Thursday 17 August 2017 / 01:45 PM

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN WEEK 14

BROWN IN THE BOOKS: Pittsburgh wide receiver ANTONIO BROWN ties for the NFL lead with 88 receptions this season and has totaled 463 catches since 2013. With seven catches at Buffalo on Sunday, Brown would have the most receptions by a player over any four-year span in NFL history, passing Pro Football Hall of Famer MARVIN HARRISON (469 catches from 1999-2002).

The players with the most receptions over any four-year span in NFL history:

 PLAYERSEASONSTEAMRECEPTIONS
 Marvin Harrison^1999-2002Indianapolis469
 Antonio Brown2013-2016Pittsburgh463*
 Wes Welker2009-2012New England449
 *In fourth season of span
 ^Pro Football Hall of Famer

Brown leads the NFL with 11 touchdown receptions and ranks fourth in the league with 1,052 receiving yards. With 148 receiving yards against the Bills, Brown would become the fifth player in NFL history to record four consecutive seasons with at least 1,200 receiving yards and eight touchdown catches.

The players with the most consecutive seasons with at least 1,200 receiving yards and eight touchdown catches:

PLAYERSEASONSTEAMCONSECUTIVE SEASONS
Jerry Rice^1988-1996San Francisco9
Marvin Harrison^1999-2003Indianapolis5
Randy Moss1998-2001Minnesota4
Lance Alworth^1963-1966San Diego4
    
Antonio Brown2013-2015Pittsburgh3*
*Active streak   
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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MILESTONE FOR MILLER: Denver linebacker VON MILLER leads the NFL with 12.5 sacks this season and has 72.5 career sacks in his first six seasons in the league. With 2.5 sacks at Tennessee on Sunday, Miller would tie Pro Football Hall of Famer BRUCE SMITH as the third-fastest player to reach 75 career sacks, doing so in his 85th career game.

The players to reach 75 career sacks in the fewest games since individual sacks became an official statistic in 1982:

PLAYERTEAMGAMES TO REACH 75 SACKS 
Reggie White^Philadelphia62 
J.J. WattHouston82 
Bruce Smith^Buffalo85 
Derrick Thomas^Kansas City91 
Richard Dent^Chicago92 
    
Von MillerDenver84* 
*Has 72.5 sacks entering Week 14
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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GOOD COMPANY: Since entering the NFL in 2015, Arizona running back DAVID JOHNSON leads the league with 28 total touchdowns, including 19 rushing touchdowns, eight receiving scores and a kickoff-return TD.

With a rushing touchdown at Miami on Sunday, Johnson would join Pro Football Hall of Famer GALE SAYERS as the only players in NFL history with 20+ rushing touchdowns, 5+ receiving touchdowns and a kickoff-return touchdown in their first two seasons.

 PLAYERTEAMRUSHING TDSRECEIVING TDSKICKOFF RETURN TDS
 Gale Sayers^Chicago2283
     
 David JohnsonArizona1981
 ^Pro Football Hall of Famer

Johnson has recorded at least 100 scrimmage yards in each of the Cardinals’ 12 games this season. With 100 scrimmage yards on Sunday, he would tie EDGERRIN JAMES (13 in 2005) for the longest streak of consecutive games with 100 scrimmage yards to begin a season in NFL history.

The most consecutive games with at least 100 scrimmage yards to start a season:

PLAYERSEASONTEAMCONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 100+ SCRIMMAGE YARDS
Edgerrin James2005Indianapolis13
David Johnson2016Arizona12*
Edgerrin James2000Indianapolis12
Larry Brown1972Washington10
*Active streak   

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LUXURY CARR: Oakland quarterback DEREK CARR passed for two touchdowns in the Raiders’ 38-24 victory against Buffalo in Week 13. Carr has 77 touchdown passes in his first three seasons and with three touchdowns at Kansas City on Thursday Night Football, Carr would become the fifth player in NFL history with 80 touchdown passes in his first three seasons.

The players with the most touchdown passes in their first three seasons:

PLAYERSEASONSTEAMPASSING TOUCHDOWNS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS
Dan Marino^1983-1985Miami98
Andrew Luck2012-2014Indianapolis86
Peyton Manning1998-2000Indianapolis85
Andy Dalton2011-2013Cincinnati80
Derek Carr2014-presentOakland77*
*In third season 
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

 

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RISING ROOKIES: Dallas quarterback DAK PRESCOTT has 10 games with a passer rating of 100 or higher this season, the most by a rookie quarterback in NFL history. With a 100+ passer rating at the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football, Prescott would become the eighth different quarterback in NFL history to have 11 or more games with a 100+ rating in a single season.

The quarterbacks with a 100+ rating in 11 or more games in a single season:

 

PLAYERSEASONTEAMGAMES WITH 100+ RATING
Aaron Rodgers2011Green Bay13
Tom Brady2011New England12
Tom Brady2010New England12
Steve Young^1994San Francisco12
Carson Palmer2015Arizona11
Aaron Rodgers2014Green Bay11
Drew Brees2011New Orleans11
Tom Brady2007New England11
Carson Palmer2005Cincinnati11
Peyton Manning2004Indianapolis11
Kurt Warner1999St. Louis11
    
Dak Prescott2016Dallas10*
*Through 12 games
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

RISING ROOKIES: Dallas quarterback DAK PRESCOTT has 10 games with a passer rating of 100 or higher this season, the most by a rookie quarterback in NFL history. With a 100+ passer rating at the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football, Prescott would become the eighth different quarterback in NFL history to have 11 or more games with a 100+ rating in a single season.

The quarterbacks with a 100+ rating in 11 or more games in a single season:

 

PLAYERSEASONTEAMGAMES WITH 100+ RATING
Aaron Rodgers2011Green Bay13
Tom Brady2011New England12
Tom Brady2010New England12
Steve Young^1994San Francisco12
Carson Palmer2015Arizona11
Aaron Rodgers2014Green Bay11
Drew Brees2011New Orleans11
Tom Brady2007New England11
Carson Palmer2005Cincinnati11
Peyton Manning2004Indianapolis11
Kurt Warner1999St. Louis11
    
Dak Prescott2016Dallas10*
*Through 12 games
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

Prescott tops NFL rookies with 2,974 passing yards and 19 touchdown passes, while Cowboys rookie running back EZEKIEL ELLIOTT leads the league with 1,285 rushing yards and ranks second with 12 rushing touchdowns. With a passing touchdown from Prescott on Sunday night, the Cowboys would become the third team in NFL history to have a rookie pass for 20 touchdowns and a rookie rush for 10 touchdowns in the same season.

 

SEASONTEAMPLAYERPASSING TDSPLAYERRUSHING TDS
2012WashingtonRobert Griffin III20Alfred Morris13
2011CarolinaCam Newton21Cam Newton14
      
2016DallasDak Prescott19*Ezekiel Elliott12*
*Through 12 games    

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