Statitudes Statitudes

  Posted: Wednesday October 23, 2002 11:34 AM

1 -- Touchdowns needed by Cowboys’ Emmitt Smith to become the first player with 150 rushing TDs. He also needs one catch to pass Tony Hill for third on club’s all-time reception list. Fred Taylor
Darrell Green will take center stage at halftime Sunday.
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2 -- Passing touchdowns needed by Colts’ Peyton Manning to surpass Bert Jones (122) for second most in franchise history behind Johnny Unitas (287).
3 -- Rushing yards needed by Cardinals’ Thomas Jones to eclipse his previous single-season high (380 set in 2001).
4 -- Native Minnesotans on Vikings’ roster: Matt Birk and Corbin Lacina (Cretin-Derham Hall H.S.), Todd Bouman (Russell-Tyler-Ruthton H.S.) and Adam Haayer (Forest Lake H.S.).
4.9 -- Career best yards-per-carry average for Lions’ James Stewart through six games.
6 -- Sacks that the Ravens had against Pittsburgh in three games last season.
7 -- NFL-leading sacks for Panthers’ Julius Peppers. Has two three-sack games and needs one to become first rookie in history with three three-sack games.
16 -- Members of the Texans who played high school football in Texas.
17 -- Career touchdown passes for Titans’ Steve McNair vs. Bengals. He’s 8-2 against Cincy with a 101.2 passer rating.
19-6 -- Jets’ record when Curtis Martin rushes for at least 100 yards.
22 -- Team-leading receptions for Bengals RB Corey Dillon. Receivers Peter Warrick and Ron Dugans both have 19 catches.
23 -- Teams that Steelers head coach Bill Cowher has at least a .500 record against, including Baltimore (9-4).
24 -- Consecutive games in which the Bears have forced a turnover.
40 -- Punt-return yards allowed by Seahawks’ Jeff Feagles, second-fewest in the league.
53 -- Touchdowns for Broncos’ Shannon Sharpe, second most for a tight end in NFL history (60 -- Jerry Smith, Wash., 1965-77).
64 -- Career touchdowns for 49ers’ Terrell Owens. He needs three to pass Roger Craig for second on the team’s all-time list.
66.7 -- Saints’ red zone touchdown percentage (16 TDs in 24 trips), tops in the league.
70 -- "Greatest Redskins," including DB Darrell Green, to be celebrated at halftime Sunday night as franchise commemorates 70th anniversary.
1:17:02 -- Time of 1986 AFC Divisional playoff game between Browns and Jets (Cleveland won 23-20 in two OTs), the third-longest game in NFL history.
130.1 -- Passer rating for Bills’ Drew Bledsoe in two games vs. the NFC this season (63 of 85 for 791 yards with 7 TDs vs. 0 INTs).
139 -- Consecutive passes by Falcons’ Michael Vick without an interception, the longest current streak in the NFL.
155.7 -- Average passing yards per game allowed by Patriots this year, tops in the league.
200 -- Career touchdowns for Jerry Rice the next time he crosses the goal line.
239 -- Team record for points scored through seven games for the Chiefs, besting the previous high of 237 set in 1966.
.630 -- Career winning percentage for Buccaneers’ Brad Johnson (46-27).
1,574 -- Consecutive passes thrown for Giants by Kerry Collins, the longest current streak in the league.
8,372 -- Receiving yards for Jaguars’ Jimmy Smith during the past seven seasons, most in the NFL.
20,984 -- Totals yards for Eagles’ Brian Mitchell. He needs 16 to become the third player in league history to reach 21,000 (Walter Payton, Jerry Rice).