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Posted: Wednesday September 05, 2001 9:27 PM

0 -- Players in NFL history to throw for 3,000 yards in 10 consecutive seasons. Green Bay's Brett Favre has done it nine years in a row entering this season, which matches the NFL record held by Dan Marino. James Allen
Chicago's James Allen is the last running back to top 100 yards against Baltimore. Jonathan Daniel/Allsport
0-7 -- Tampa Bay's all-time record at Texas Stadium, including two postseason losses. The Bucs had lost their first eight games against the Cowboys before last season's 27-7 victory.
.833 -- All-time winning percentage in season openers by the Jaguars (5-1), tops in the league. At .167 (1-5), Carolina has the worst active percentage.
1 -- Victories needed by Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren to reach 100 in his career, including postseason. Two other head coaches are closing in on the 100-win plateau: Minnesota's Dennis Green (needs four) and Pittsburgh's Bill Cowher (nine).
2 -- Former USFL players who are still active on NFL rosters -- Eagles punter Sean Landeta and Chargers quarterback Doug Flutie.
4 -- Consecutive seasons the Broncos have opened on Monday Night Football. Denver, which will christen Invesco Field at Mile High against the defending NFC champion Giants, is 1-2 in Monday night openers.
5 -- Combined games of NFL experience by the three quarterbacks on the Panthers' roster. Third-year man Dameyune Craig is the "veteran" of the squad, which includes Matt Lytle and rookie Chris Weinke.
7 -- Teams that did not lose last season when they scored on their first drive of the game -- Oakland (6-0), Philadelphia (5-0), Baltimore (4-0), New York Giants (3-0), New Orleans (3-0), Pittsburgh (3-0) and Arizona (2-0).
7-1 -- Record by the Patriots in season openers in odd-numbered years since 1985. New England is 2-6 in even-numbered years in the same span.
8 -- Times the Saints have opened the season on the road in their 35 seasons. New Orleans, which has started four of the past six seasons away from the Superdome, is 3-4 in road season openers. The Saints play at Buffalo on Sunday.
10 -- Consecutive victories by the Packers against the Lions at home, including a 1994 playoff win. The home team has won eight consecutive games in the series.
11 -- Rookies on the Cowboys' opening-day roster, including five who weren't drafted. By comparison, Dallas has only nine players with five or more years' experience.
13 -- Players in league history to rush for 10,000 career yards. Pittsburgh's Jerome Bettis is only 196 yards shy of becoming the 14th.
15 -- Years since the last time Washington played in San Diego. The Redskins beat the Chargers 30-27 on Sept. 21, 1986, thanks to 341 passing yards by Jay Schroeder.
18 -- Fourth-quarter touchdowns scored by the Colts last season, most in the NFL.
22.6 -- Percentage of teams since 1978 that lost their first game and still went on to make the playoffs (71 of 314).
29 -- Touchdown catches of 20 yards or longer by Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss since 1998, nearly double the next closest receiver. The Colts' Marvin Harrison is second with 16.
35-0 -- Score of the last game in which the Giants opened the season on MNF, a blowout loss to Dallas in 1995.
37 -- Consecutive games since Baltimore has allowed a 100-yard rusher. The Bears' James Allen rushed for 163 yards against the Ravens on Dec. 20, 1998. Allen and Chicago open the season at Baltimore on Sunday.
40-39-2 -- Oakland's regular-season record against Kansas City, dating to the AFL's inaugural season of 1960. The Raiders, however, have won only twice in their past 11 trips to Arrowhead Stadium.
65 -- Consecutive weeks in which the Dolphins have been .500 or better, the longest streak in the league. Miami, which opens Sunday night at Tennessee, has won nine consecutive season openers.
104 -- Yards needed by Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith to pass Barry Sanders (15,269) for second place on the NFL's all-time rushing list.
234 -- Yards rushing by the Jaguars' Fred Taylor in his last game against the Steelers. Taylor has scored seven career touchdowns against Pittsburgh, the most against any team.
370 -- Games since the 49ers were last shut out. San Francisco was last blanked on Oct. 16, 1977, by Atlanta, the Niners' opening-day opponent.
7,544 -- Air miles the Browns will fly this season, fewest in the NFL. By comparison, San Francisco will log 33,562 miles this season and Miami will fly 5,448 miles round trip just for its Oct. 28 game against Seattle.

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