Joe Flacco turns into first Cleveland Browns quarterback to go for over 300 yards in four-straight video games; Lamar Jackson and Tyler Huntley BOTH return excellent 158.3 passer rankings for Baltimore Ravens; Brock Purdy units new San Francisco 49ers franchise document for passing yards in a season
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Sky Sports activities Cricket statistician – and massive Buffalo Payments fan – Benedict Bermange dives into the 2023 NFL season to pick one of the best stats from every week…
The Cleveland Browns clinched a playoff spot by advantage of their Thursday night time victory over the New York Jets and, within the course of, Joe Flacco grew to become the primary Browns quarterback to go for at the least 300 yards in 4 successive video games. He additionally grew to become the primary QB to have at the least 250 yards passing in every of his first 5 video games with a staff.
CeeDee Lamb had 227 receiving yards because the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Detroit Lions and broke Michael Irvin’s franchise document for receptions and receiving yards in a single season, each of which have been set in 1995. Lamb’s 92-yard landing reception was the longest offensive play by any staff this season, and the second-longest passing landing in staff historical past, solely behind Don Meredith’s 95-yard effort to Bob Hayes towards Washington in 1966.
The Baltimore Ravens routed the Miami Dolphins 56-19 and each of their quarterbacks used within the sport – Lamar Jackson and Tyler Huntley – ended with excellent 158.3 passer rankings, the primary time in NFL historical past that two QBs from the identical staff have achieved that in a sport.
The Dolphins could have misplaced closely, however Tyreek Hill broke his personal franchise document for essentially the most receiving yards in a season he set for the staff final yr, reaching 1,717 yards with a sport to spare.
The Las Vegas Raiders’ playoff hopes ended with defeat to the Indianapolis Colts however Davante Adams had his twenty third profession sport with at the least 10 receptions, equalling Antonio Brown’s NFL document.
Gunner Olszewski had a 94-yard punt return landing for the New York Giants towards the Los Angeles Rams, the second-longest in franchise historical past. The one longer such return got here again in Week Two of the 1928 season when Al Bloodgood returned a punt 95 yards for a rating towards the Pottsville Maroons.
The San Francisco 49ers clinched the primary seed within the NFC by beating the Washington Commanders, with Brock Purdy setting a brand new franchise document for passing yards in a season.
San Francisco 49ers franchise document for many passing yards in a season
The Pittsburgh Steelers received a nail-biter towards the Seahawks in Seattle to safe their twentieth straight season and not using a shedding document, which is the second-longest streak in NFL historical past, behind solely the Dallas Cowboys’ 21-season effort from 1965 to 1985.
NFL head coaches with most consecutive seasons and not using a shedding document
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin additionally secured his seventeenth consecutive season and not using a shedding document, breaking a tie with George Halas for sole possession of the third-longest streak in NFL historical past.
The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs clinched their eighth successive AFC West title, breaking a tie with the 1973-1979 Rams for the second-longest division title streak in NFL historical past.
Longest division title streak in NFL historical past