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Benoît Bermange

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Drew Brees becomes first quarterback in NFL history to throw more than 80,000 passing yards; Justin Herbert of Los Angeles Chargers sets new record for most touchdown passes in a season by a rookie

Last updated: 12/29/20 16:58 pm


NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News



NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News







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Look back at the best of the action from Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season

Look back at the best of the action from Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season

Sky Sports Cricket statistician – and die-hard Buffalo Bills fan – Benedict Bermange lends his talents to the 2020 NFL season to bring you his 10 best stats from Week 16 action …

The Christmas Day game (Friday) between the New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings made this season the first to feature games every seven days of the week. He also gave some Christmas gifts to those with a statistical mind, with the score of 52-33 being the first in NFL history, and Alvin kamara became just the fourth player to score six touchdowns in the same game – Ernie Nevers the only other to rush for all six.

Players score six touchdowns in a single game

PlayerTeamAgainstDated
Ernie NeversCardinalsBear28/11/1929
Dub JonesBrownBear25/11/1951
Gale SayersBear49ers12/12/1965
Alvin kamaraThe SaintsVikings12/25/2020

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News 2:19
Watch the Saints’ best runs back Alvin Kamara since his record-breaking NFL six touchdown game against the Vikings on Christmas Day

Watch the Saints’ best runs back Alvin Kamara since his record-breaking NFL six touchdown game against the Vikings on Christmas Day

With a nine-yard completion to Latavius ​​Murray in the third quarter, Drew brees became the first player in NFL history to pass 80,000 yards. Tom Brady is next on the list with 78,805 yards.

In the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 47-7 win over the Detroit Lions, Brady had more yards and touchdowns in the first quarter than the three-quarter Lions had in the entire game (179-152, 2-0). Brady also became the first quarterback in history to win at least 10 games with different teams in successive seasons.

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News 3:25
Relive some of Tom Brady’s best plays as the Buccaneers beat the Lions to secure their playoff spot for the first time since 2007

Relive some of Tom Brady’s best plays as the Buccaneers beat the Lions to secure their playoff spot for the first time since 2007

Arizona Cardinals Veteran Receiver Larry fitzgerald tied the NFL record for most seasons with at least 50 catches.

Most seasons with a minimum of 50 receptions

PlayerSeasons
Larry fitzgerald17
Jerry rice17
Tony Gonzalez16
Jason witten15

the Miami dolphins offense scored points on all three of Ryan Fitzpatrick’s drives in the fourth quarter of their insane victory over the Las Vegas Raiders. The game saw five scoring games that tied the score or gave a team the lead in the final five minutes of play, culminating with Jason Sanders’ 44-yard field goal that ended the first final score 26-25 in the history of the NFL.

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News 1:05
Ryan Fitzpatrick completed a deep ball while having his face masked and kicker Jason Sanders then nailed the winning basket for the Dolphins against the Raiders

Ryan Fitzpatrick completed a deep ball while having his face masked and kicker Jason Sanders then nailed the winning basket for the Dolphins against the Raiders

the Baltimore Ravens beat the Giants 27-13 and became the second team in the past 30 years to have three players rushing for at least 75 yards in the same game. Gus Edwards had 85 yards, Lamar Jackson 80 yards and JK Dobbins 77 yards. The only other team to do so before was Baltimore again, in a 26-24 win over the Cleveland Browns in 2018, in which Edwards and Jackson were joined by Kenneth Dixon as they passed the 75-yard mark. Jackson also became the first quarterback in NFL history to rush for at least 900 yards in successive seasons.

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News 0:29
Kansas City’s Travis Kelce set the record for most receiving yards from a tight end in a single season

Kansas City’s Travis Kelce set the record for most receiving yards from a tight end in a single season

Travis Kelce set a new record for most receiving yards in a season by a tight end in NFL history. The Kansas City Chiefs also recorded their 10th victory from behind of the season and their seventh straight victory by six points or less beating the Atlanta Falcons, setting a new NFL record.

Most receiving yards in one season by a tight end

PlayerTeamSeasonYards
Travis KelceChefs20201,416
George kittle49ers20181,377
Travis KelceChefs20181336
Rob gronkowskiPatriots20111,327
Jimmy grahamThe Saints20111310

Justin herbert the Los Angeles Chargers became only the fourth rookie to pass over 4,000 yards in a season and also set a new NFL record for most touchdown passes in a season by a rookie.

Most touchdown passes in a season by a rookie QB

PlayerTeamSeasonsTD
Justin herbertChargers202028
Baker mayfieldBrown201827
Peyton manningFoals199826
Russell wilsonSeahawks201226

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News

NFL stats: Travis Kelce sets new receiving record for tight ends, Alvin Kamara scores six touchdowns for Saints |  NFL News 0:34
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert set the NFL rookie passing record in one season with his 28th touchdown pass

Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert set the NFL rookie passing record in one season with his 28th touchdown pass

the Chicago Bear comfortably beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and scored at least 30 points in four straight games for the first time since weeks 4-7 of the 1965 season. At that time their head coach was George Halas, their star running back was Gale Sayers and their tight star was Mike Ditka – all three of whom are now in the NFL Hall of Fame.

The Philadelphia Eagles may have lost to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, but Jalen hurts joined Michael Vick (2011) as the only quarterback in NFL history with at least 300 passing yards and at least 50 rushing yards in consecutive games.

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