NFL Week Eight Stats: Josh Allen equals Cam Newton’s rushing touchdown record; Mike White and Cooper Rush impress | NFL News
Sky Sports Cricket statistician – and big Buffalo Bills fan – Benedict Bermange dives into the 2021 NFL season to pick the best stats of each week …
The Arizona Cardinals lost their unbeaten start to the season as Rasul Douglas intercepted Kyler Murray in the end zone with 12 seconds left to seal a 24-21 win for the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night. If that ending sounded familiar to you, it was the same place Malcolm Butler had a late-game interception – also on 2nd and on goal – to give the New England Patriots a 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in of Super Bowl XLIX in 2015.
Rasul Douglas intercepted a pass from Kyler Murray that AJ Green hadn’t expected, with just 15 seconds on the clock as the Green Bay Packers beat the Arizona Cardinals
The Buffalo Tickets’ The 29-11 win over the Miami Dolphins was their seventh in a row against their division rivals, their longest winning streak against the team, and they scored at least 25 points in the seven wins. The Bills also won their seventh straight game after a week off. Their last loss after a week off was in Week 10 in 2014, when they lost 17-13 to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Josh Allen marked his 50th career start with his 28th touchdown, tying any quarterback’s record in his first 50 starts.
Most QB rushing touchdowns in the NFL’s first 50 starts
The The Chicago Bears may have lost 33-22 to the San Francisco 49ers, but Justin Champs became the first Bears quarterback to have at least 100 rushing yards and 175 passing yards in the same game. The most passing yards by a quarterback who also ran for at least 100 yards in the same game is 340 by Cam Newton for the Carolina Panthers against the New York Giants in 2015.
Chicago Bears quarterback Justin Fields can add that incredible 22-yard touchdown run against the San Francisco 49ers to his highlight
The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Detroit Lions by a score of 44-6, their biggest margin of victory on the road since defeating the Cardinals 52-10 in the 1981 season.
Longest Colts QB streak without interception
In the midst of the Indianapolis Colts’ 34-31 loss to the Titans in overtime, Carson Wentz set a new record for most consecutive pass attempts by a Colts QB without an intercept. Unfortunately for the Colts, however, his streak ended in the fourth quarter when Elijah Molden returned an interception for a touchdown to give the Titans a 31-24 lead.
Carson Wentz is put under pressure in the end zone, tries to get rid of the ball and Elijah Molden hooks the interception for a touchdown
Mike White marked his first career start, racking up 405 passing yards for the New York Jets, the second-most quarterback making his first career start.
More passing yards in NFL’s first career start
Even though the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost 36-27 to the New Orleans Saints, Tom brady set even more records, registering his 98th game with at least three touchdowns and his 38th game with at least four, breaking the tie with Drew Brees in both categories. His only previous loss when throwing for at least four touchdowns was in 2011 against the Bills, when he also threw four interceptions. Brady now has 150 touchdown passes in his forties, down from “only” 147 when he was in his 20s.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady completes 41-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Mike Evans in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints
Cooper rush threw a touchdown pass to Amari Cooper in the Dallas Cowboys 20-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings, the first touchdown in NFL history in which the passer’s first name and receiver’s last name were a precise match. Coincidentally, last year against the Vikings, Dallas’ Andy Dalton threw a touchdown pass to Dalton Schultz, the only time the passer’s last name exactly matched the touchdown receiver’s first name.
Highlights of the Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings clash in week eight of the NFL season
The Chiefs beat the Giants 20-17 Monday night and is now back at 0.500 (4-4) this season. However, none of their nine remaining games are against teams that currently have loss records.
Highlights of New York Giants’ clash with Kansas City Chiefs in NFL week eight
Patrick muhammad Now has a 29-14 record when falling behind in a game, which is higher than the career winning percentage of all Hall of Fame quarterbacks but five – Otto Graham, Roger Staubach, Joe Montana, Peyton Manning and Terry Bradshaw.
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