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Statistical highlights from Week 13 in the NFL

LIVING LEGENDSArizona wide receiver LARRY FITZGERALD and Indianapolis running back FRANK GORE continue to etch their names in the NFL record book.

Fitzgerald led the Cardinals with 10 receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown in their Week 13 loss. He has 1,207 career catches and became the third player in NFL history to reach 1,200 receptions, joining Pro Football Hall of Famer JERRY RICE(1,549) and TONY GONZALEZ (1,325).

Fitzgerald, who played in his 214th career game, is the fastest player in NFL history to reach the milestone (Rice, 221 games and Gonzalez, 247).

The players with the most career receptions in NFL history:

PLAYER

TEAM(S)

CAREER RECEPTIONS

GAMES TO REACH 1,200 CATCHES

Jerry Rice^

San Francisco, Oakland, Seattle

1,549

221

Tony Gonzalez

Kansas City, Atlanta

1,325

247

Larry Fitzgerald

Arizona

1,207*

214

*Active

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

Fitzgerald has 15,267 career receiving yards and surpassed ISAAC BRUCE (15,208) to move into fourth place on the NFL’s all-time receiving yards list.

The players with the most career receiving yards in NFL history:

PLAYER

TEAM(S)

CAREER RECEIVING YARDS

Jerry Rice^

San Francisco, Oakland, Seattle

22,895

Terrell Owens

San Francisco, Philadelphia, Dallas, Buffalo, Cincinnati

15,934

Randy Moss

Minnesota, Oakland, New England, Tennessee, San Francisco

15,292

Larry Fitzgerald

Arizona

 15,267*

*Active

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

Frank Gore rushed for 61 yards in the Colts’ Week 13 loss and has 13,697 career rushing yards. He surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famers LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON (13,684) and JEROME BETTIS (13,662) to move into fifth place on the NFL’s all-time rushing list.

The players with the most career rushing yards in NFL history:

PLAYER

TEAM(S)

CAREER RUSHING YARDS

Emmitt Smith^

Dallas, Arizona

18,355

Walter Payton^

Chicago

16,726

Barry Sanders^

Detroit

15,269

Curtis Martin^

New England, New York Jets

14,101

Frank Gore

San Francisco, Indianapolis

13,697*

*Active

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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SAINTS ARE MARCHINGNew Orleans running backs ALVIN KAMARA (126 scrimmage yards with two touchdowns) and MARK INGRAM (122 scrimmage yards with a touchdown) combined for 248 scrimmage yards and three touchdowns in the Saints’ 31-21 win over Carolina in Week 13.

Kamara and Ingram have both recorded at least 100 scrimmage yards in the same game four times and are the first pair of running back teammates with four such games in a season since ROGER CRAIG and WENDELL TYLER of the 1985 San Francisco 49ers.

The pairs of running back teammates to record 100+ scrimmage yards each in the same game at least four times in a single season since 1970:

TEAM

PLAYERS

SEASON

GAMES WITH 100+ SCRIMMAGE YARDS EACH

Atlanta

Dave Hampton, Art Malone

1972

6

New Orleans

Mark Ingram, Alvin Kamara

2017

4*

San Francisco

Roger Craig, Wendell Tyler

1985

4

Pittsburgh

Rocky Bleier, Franco Harris^

1976

4

Dallas

Walt Garrison, Calvin Hill

1972

4

*Through Week 13

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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RECORD-SETTING RECEIVER: Pittsburgh wide receiver ANTONIO BROWN had eight catches for 101 yards and a touchdown in the Steelers’ 23-20 win at Cincinnati on Monday Night Football last week.

Brown, who has 569 receptions since 2013, surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer MARVIN HARRISON (563 from 1999-2003) for the most catches by a player over any five-year span in NFL history.

The most receptions by a player over any five-year span in NFL history:

PLAYER

TEAM

SEASONS

RECEPTIONS

Antonio Brown

Pittsburgh

2013-17

569*

Marvin Harrison^

Indianapolis

1999-2003

563

*In fifth season of span

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

Brown, who has 7,611 receiving yards since 2013, also surpassed Harrison (7,594 from 1999-2003) for the most receiving yards by a player over any five-year span in NFL history.

The most receiving yards by a player over any five-year span in NFL history:

PLAYER

TEAM

SEASONS

RECEIVING YARDS

Antonio Brown

Pittsburgh

2013-17

7,611*

Marvin Harrison^

Indianapolis

1999-2003

7,594

*In fifth season of span

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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LEGENDARY LANDRY: Miami wide receiver JARVIS LANDRY ranks third in the NFL with 80 receptions this season.

Landry, who entered the NFL as a second-round draft pick in 2014, is the only player in NFL history to have at least 80 receptions in each of his first four seasons.

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CLUTCH WILSON: Seattle quarterback RUSSELL WILSON threw three touchdown passes, including one in the fourth quarter, in the Seahawks’ 24-10 win over Philadelphia on Sunday Night Football last week.

Wilson has 15 fourth-quarter touchdown passes this season, tied with ELI MANNING (15 in 2011) for the most in a single season.

The players with the most fourth-quarter touchdown passes in a single season in NFL history:

PLAYER

TEAM

SEASON

4TH QUARTER TD PASSES

Russell Wilson

Seattle

2017

15*

Eli Manning

New York Giants

2011

15

Drew Brees

New Orleans

2016

14

Blake Bortles

Jacksonville

2015

14

Peyton Manning

Denver

2013

14

Peyton Manning

Indianapolis

2002

14

Johnny Unitas^

Baltimore Colts

1959

14

*Through Week 13

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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JETS SOARING: New York Jets quarterback JOSH MC COWN completed 26 of 36 passes (72.2 percent) for 331 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions for a 109.8 passer rating and rushed for two touchdowns in the team’s 38-31 win over Kansas City last week.

McCown, who turned 38 years old in July, became the third player in NFL history with at least two rushing touchdowns in a single game at the age of 38 or older.

The players with at least two rushing touchdowns in a single game at the age of 38 or older:

PLAYER

TEAM

SEASON

AGE

RUSHING TDS

Josh McCown

New York Jets

2017

38

2

Doug Flutie

San Diego

2003

41

2

Jim Thorpe^

Canton Bulldogs

1926

38

2

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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DOMINANT DUMERVILSan Francisco linebacker ELVIS DUMERVIL recorded a sack in the 49ers’ 15-14 win at Chicago last week. Dumervil ranks fourth among active players with 104.5 career sacks.

Dumervil’s sack of Chicago rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky on Sunday marked the 50th different quarterback he has sacked in his 12-year NFL career. Dumervil is the fourth active player to have at least a half-sack against 50 different quarterbacks in his career.

The active players with at least a half-sack against 50 different quarterbacks:

 PLAYER

TEAM(S)

NO. OF QUARTERBACKS SACKED

Julius Peppers

Carolina, Chicago, Green Bay

74

Terrell Suggs

Baltimore

69

Dwight Freeney

Indianapolis, San Diego, Arizona, Atlanta, Seattle, Detroit

63

Elvis Dumervil

Denver, Baltimore, San Francisco

50

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