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The 12 Most Notable Stats of NFL’s Week 12

Before the Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans battle in a pivotal AFC South duel on Monday Night Football to conclude the NFL week, a look here at 12 of the most notable statistical marks from Week 12.

237

Total yards accumulated by Christian McCaffrey in the Panthers’ loss to the Seahawks. He turned 17 carries into 125 yards and a TD, and corralled 11 passes for 112 yards and a score.

190

Rushing yards by Lamar Jackson in the past two games, the most by a quarterback in his first two starts in NFL history.

97

The number of yards logged in the touchdown catch-and-run by Juju Smith-Schuster, who scored on a pass from Ben Roethlisberger.

96.6

The record-breaking completion percentage of Philip Rivers, who connected on 28 of 29 passes for 259 yards and three scores in the Chargers’ beatdown of the Cardinals.

Philip Rivers played a near-flawless game against the Cardinals. — by Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times
Philip Rivers played a near-flawless game against the Cardinals. — by Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times

25 (Part a)

Consecutive complete passes Rivers threw to start the game—tying an NFL record—with the 25th completion coming on a four-yard TD pass to Keenan Allen.

25 (Part b)

The number of consecutive road losses the Cleveland Browns had suffered before crushing the Cincinnati Bengals to snap the infamous streak that began in 2015.

Baker Mayfield threw four TDs in the Browns' win over the Bengals as Cleveland won its first road game in three years. — by Frank Victores/AP
Baker Mayfield threw four TDs in the Browns' win over the Bengals as Cleveland won its first road game in three years. — by Frank Victores/AP

11

Consecutive seasons Rivers has thrown 25 or more TD passes, tied for the second-most such seasons (Drew Brees also has thrown 25+ TDs in each of the past 11 years) in league history.

10

Wins the New Orleans Saints have tallied in a row since losing in Week 1.

9

Games Adam Thielen has posted over 100 yards receiving this season, a new franchise-record for the Minnesota Vikings, previously held by Randy Moss.

5

Consecutive games Baker Mayfield has thrown multiple TD passes, tying an NFL rookie record.

4

Undrafted players who caught TD passes from Brees in the Saints’ win over Atlanta. Tommylee Lewis, Austin Carr, Dan Arnold and Keith Kirkwood each had one TD reception.

3

Plays in a row in which Ravens linebacker Matt Judon sacked Raiders QB Derek Carr.

1

The sack total for the Miami Dolphins against the Colts. This was the first time in six games the Indianapolis Colts’ dominant offensive line surrendered a sack, maintaining tremendous protection for quarterback Andrew Luck. Cameron Wake sacked Luck, forcing a fumble on the play.

This article was originally published on @tyash34