Sky Sports statistician – and big Buffalo Bills fan – Benedict Bermange picks out the best stats the NFL has to offer from Week Seven, including Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow setting a new franchise record, while may Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady’s rocky start to the season continue with more losses…
The Baltimore Ravens managed to hold on to their lead this time by beating the Cleveland Browns 23-20 on Sunday. They are the 20th team since 1970 to have held a lead of at least 10 points in each of their first seven games. The other 19 teams have gone 132-1 combined over that streak, but the Ravens are just 4-3.
Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost 20-3 to the Carolina Panthers. It’s the first time Brady has gone below .500 in seven games in a season since 2002. It was his first full season as the NFL’s starting QB, and the only healthy season of Brady’s career at the during which he did not make the playoffs.
Highlights of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Carolina Panthers from week seven of the NFL season, with Tom Brady’s team sliding to a shock loss.
The Green Bay Packers also have a losing record after seven games for the first time with Aaron Rodgers as the starting quarterback. It was the team’s worst start to the season since 2006, when it also started 3-4, finished 8-8 and missed the playoffs. The Packers were 0/6 on third down in their loss to the Washington Commanders, the first time in Rodgers’ career that he failed to convert on a third down.
The Green Bay Packers attempted a desperate final scramble for a touchdown, throwing full-backs across the field late in their loss to Washington Commanders.
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Terrier torched the Atlanta Falcons defense to a franchise-record 196 first-quarter yards and 344 first-half yards, during which time he threw 16 successive passes. Tyler Boyd and Ja’Marr Chase both passed 100 receiving yards and had a touchdown reception in the first half only, the first time a pair of teammates had both achieved this feat in one half since Randy Moss and Wes Welker for New England. Patriots against the Tennessee Titans in 2009.
Cincinnati Bengals wideout Ja’Marr Chase had an outstanding catch for a 32-yard touchdown, carrying the ball over his shoulder, beating two defenders.
The bengals the defense did not allow a second-half touchdown for the seventh straight game, the longest such streak since the Kansas City Chiefs had a 10-game streak without allowing a second-half TD in 1997.
Seattle Seahawks rookie running back Kenneth Walker scores and an incredible 74-yard touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Kenneth Walker III rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns in his second career start for the Seattle Seahawks against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. He is only the second rookie in franchise history to have at least 150 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns in a single game, the other being Curt Warner in Week 13 of the 1983 season who had 207 yards and three touchdowns against the Chiefs in a 51-48 overtime win.
Highlights of the Kansas City Chiefs against the San Francisco 49ers from week seven of the NFL season.
The Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, with Mecole Hardman becoming the first wide receiver in the Super Bowl era with two rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown in the same game. Ju Ju Smith Schuster and Marquez Valdes-Scantling also became the Chiefs’ first receiving duo with 100+ yards in the same game since Week 10 of the 2000 season against the Raiders.
Monday evening, the Chicago Bears won his first game against the Patriots in franchise history, after going into the game 0-4 on the road against them. The Bears rushed for 200+ yards for the third time this season, having failed to do so in any game in the past four full seasons.
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