Wednesday 22 November 2017 / 01:58 AM

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN NFL WEEK 10

TOP BILLING: New England head coach BILL BELICHICK has 269 career wins, including the postseason, in his 23-year head coaching career with the Browns and Patriots.

With a victory on Sunday night at Denver, Belichick would tie Pro Football Hall of Famer TOM LANDRY (270) for the third-most total wins by a head coach in NFL history.

The head coaches with the most total wins (including the postseason) in NFL history:

COACHTEAM(S)WINSLOSSESTIESWIN PCT.
Don Shula^Baltimore Colts, Miami3471736.666
George Halas^Chicago32415131.682
Tom Landry^Dallas2701786.603
Bill BelichickCleveland, New England2691270.679
Curly Lambeau^Green Bay, Chicago Cardinals, Washington22913422.631
^Pro Football Hall of Famer   

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COMPLETE PLAYERS: Los Angeles Chargers quarterback PHILIP RIVERS (3,984) and Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER (3,972) enter Week 10 ranked ninth and 10th, respectively, on the NFL’s all-time completions list.

This week, Rivers and Roethlisberger can become the eighth and ninth players in NFL history to record at least 4,000 career completions.

The players with at least 4,000 career completions in NFL history:

PLAYERTEAM(S)CAREER COMPLETIONS
Brett Favre^Green Bay, New York Jets, Minnesota6,300
Peyton ManningIndianapolis, Denver6,125
Drew BreesSan Diego, New Orleans6,033*
Tom BradyNew England5,450*
Dan Marino^Miami4,967
Eli ManningNew York Giants4,259*
John Elway^Denver4,123
   
Philip RiversSan Diego/Los Angeles Chargers3,984*
Ben RoethlisbergerPittsburgh3,972*
^Pro Football Hall of Famer
*Active

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STELLAR STREAK: New York Giants quarterback ELI MANNING, who became the seventh player in NFL history with 50,000 career passing yards (50,034) in Week 9, has started 207 consecutive games.

With a start on Sunday at San Francisco, Manning would tie his brother, PEYTON MANNING (208), for the second-longest streak of consecutive starts in NFL history. Only Pro Football Hall of Famer BRETT FAVRE (297) has started more consecutive games.

The players with the most consecutive starts in NFL history:

PLAYERTEAM(S)SEASONSCONSECUTIVE GAMES STARTED 
Brett Favre^Green Bay, New York Jets, Minnesota1992-2010297 
Peyton ManningIndianapolis1998-2010208 
Eli ManningNew York Giants2004-present207* 
^Pro Football Hall of Famer
*Active streak

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DAK ATTACK: Dallas quarterback DAK PRESCOTT passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a touchdown in the Cowboys’ 28-17 victory against Kansas City in Week 9. Prescott, who is in his second NFL season, has five career games with multiple touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown.

This Sunday at Atlanta, Prescott can tie CAM NEWTON (six) for the most games with multiple touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown in a player’s first two career seasons.

The players with the most games with multiple touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown in their first two seasons:

PLAYERTEAMYEARSGAMES WITH 2+ TD PASSES & RUSH TD
Cam NewtonCarolina2011-126
Dak PrescottDallas2016-175*
Steve GroganNew England1975-765
*In second season

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AWESOME ADRIAN: Arizona running back ADRIAN PETERSON rushed for 159 yards on a career-high 37 carries in the Cardinals’ 20-10 victory at San Francisco in Week 9. The performance marked Peterson’s 19th career game with at least 150 rushing yards.

On Thursday night against Seattle, Peterson can join Pro Football Hall of Famers BARRY SANDERS (25), JIM BROWN (22) and WALTER PAYTON (20) as the only players in NFL history with 20 career games with at least 150 rushing yards.

The players with the most career games with at least 150 rushing yards in NFL history:

PLAYERTEAM(S)GAMES WITH 150+ RUSHING YARDS 
Barry Sanders^Detroit25 
Jim Brown^Cleveland22 
Walter Payton^Chicago20 
Adrian PetersonMinnesota, Arizona19 
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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DYNAMIC DUO: Pittsburgh running back LE’VEON BELL (979 scrimmage yards) and wide receiver ANTONIO BROWN (835) rank fourth and fifth, respectively, in the NFL in scrimmage yards.

If Bell and Brown each reach 1,000 scrimmage yards on Sunday at Indianapolis, it would mark the seventh time in NFL history that a pair of teammates had at least 1,000 scrimmage yards each in their team’s first nine games of a season.

Bell and Brown, who also accomplished the feat in 2014, would join Indianapolis’ EDGERRIN JAMES and MARVIN HARRISON (1999 and 2000) as the only pairs of teammates in NFL history to each record at least 1,000 scrimmage yards in their team’s first nine games of a season multiple times.

The pairs of teammates in NFL history with at least 1,000 scrimmage yards each in the first nine games of a season:

TEAMSEASONPLAYERSCRIMMAGE YARDSPLAYERSCRIMMAGE YARDS
Atlanta2015Devonta Freeman1,141Julio Jones1,029
Pittsburgh2014Le’Veon Bell1,144Antonio Brown1,009
St. Louis2000Marshall Faulk^1,326Isaac Bruce1,019
Indianapolis2000Edgerrin James1,294Marvin Harrison1,004
Indianapolis1999Edgerrin James1,221Marvin Harrison^1,000
Dallas1995Emmitt Smith^1,361Michael Irvin^1,023
      
Pittsburgh*2017Le’Veon Bell979Antonio Brown835
^Pro Football Hall of Famer
*Through eight games

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CATCHING CHRISTIAN: Carolina rookie running back CHRISTIAN MC CAFFREY ranks third in the NFL and leads all running backs with 54 catches.

With eight catches on Monday against Miami, McCaffrey would surpass REGGIE BUSH (61 in 2006) for the most receptions by a rookie running back in his team’s first 10 games of a season in NFL history.

The rookie running backs with the most receptions in their team’s first 10 games of a season:

PLAYERTEAMSEASONRECEPTIONS IN TEAM’S 1ST 10 GAMES 
Reggie BushNew Orleans200661 
Christian McCaffreyCarolina201754* 
Earl CooperSan Francisco198053 
*Through nine games

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EVERY DAY EVERSON: Minnesota defensive end EVERSON GRIFFEN ranks third in the NFL with 10 sacks and has recorded a sack in all eight of Minnesota’s games this season.

With a sack on Sunday at Washington, Griffen would become the first player to record a sack in each of his team’s first nine games to start a season since the individual sack became an official statistic in 1982. Indianapolis’ DWIGHT FREENEY (2009) and ROBERT MATHIS (2005) are the only other players to each record a sack in their team’s first eight games of a season.

The players to record a sack in each of their team’s first eight games of a season since 1982:

PLAYERTEAMSEASONSACK IN EACH GAME TO START A SEASON
Everson GriffenMinnesota20178*
Dwight FreeneyIndianapolis20098
Robert MathisIndianapolis20058
*Active streak  

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TERRIFIC TITAN: Tennessee safety KEVIN BYARD, who had three interceptions in Week 7, had two interceptions in the Titans’ 23-20 victory over Baltimore in Week 9.

With an interception on Sunday against Cincinnati, Byard, who has five interceptions in the Titans’ past two games (Tennessee had a bye in Week 8), will join JAIRUS BYRD (2009), ALBERT LEWIS (1985) and Pro Football Hall of Famers KENNY EASLEY (1984) and MIKE HAYNES (1976) as the only players in the Super Bowl era (since 1966) with six interceptions over a three-game span in a single season.

With two interceptions on Sunday, Byard would become the first player in the Super Bowl era with seven interceptions over a three-game span in a single season.

The players with the most interceptions over a three-game span in a single season in the Super Bowl era:

 

PLAYERTEAMSEASONWEEKSINTS IN 3-GAME SPAN
Jairus ByrdBuffalo20096-86
Albert LewisKansas City198514-166
Kenny Easley^Seattle19849-116
Mike Haynes^New England19769-116
Mike Haynes^New England197610-126
     
Kevin ByardTennessee20177, 95*
^Pro Football Hall of Famer
*In two games

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