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  Posted: Wednesday November 13, 2002 1:47 PM

1 -- Rushing TDs needed by Panthers' Lamar Smith to surpass Fred Lane (7) for franchise's single-season record. Dick LeBeau
Dick LeBeau has a unique perspective on the Bengals-Browns rivalry.
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1.5 -- Sacks needed by Seahawks' John Randle to pass Rickey Jackson for eighth place on NFL's all-time list.
2 -- Statistically "perfect" games for Colts QB Peyton manning after last week's win at Philadelphia (18 of 23 (78.3 pct.), 318 yards, 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for a 158.3 passer rating).
3 -- Former or current head coaches for the past four expansion teams: Texans head coach Dom Capers (Carolina), Texans offensive coordinator Chris Palmer (Browns) and Jaguars head coach Tom Coughlin. Houston and Jacksonville plays Sunday at Reliant Stadium.
6 -- Consecutive games with a rushing TD for Vikings' Moe Williams.
7 -- Consecutive NFC games won by the Eagles, the longest current streak in the NFL.
8.0 -- Career-high sacks this year for Redskins' LaVar Arrington, who has 6.0 in the past five games.
9 -- Rushing TDs for Bills RB Travis Henry, already more than 35 of the Bills' 42 single-season rushing leaders.
10 -- Games since 2000 that the 49ers have not allowed a sack, second-most in the NFL (Jets, 13).
11 -- Points separating the Bengals (1,165) and Browns (1,176) in head-to-head play. Cleveland also leads the all-time series 30-28, winning the past two.
13 -- 100-yard receiving games for Saints WR Joe Horn. New Orleans is 12-1 in those games.
16.5 -- Average yards-per-catch for Lions' Mikhael Ricks, tops among league TEs.
17.9 -- NFL-leading yards per catch average (minimum 10 receptions) for Texans' Corey Bradford.
22.2 -- Buccaneers defense's NFL-best red zone TD percentage (18 possessions, 4 TDs allowed).
25-2 -- Titans' record when Eddie George has at least 27 rushes, including 3-0 vs. Pittsburgh, this week's opponent.
29 -- Completions needed by Giants' Kerry Collins to pass Fran Tarkenton (1,051) for third place on the franchise's all-time list.
50 -- Percent of games vs. AFC West (3 of 6) that have gone into OT with Tom Brady as Patriots' QB. New England is 3-0 in those games.
53 -- Consecutive games with at least one sack for the Buccaneers, the NFL's longest active streak.
65-47 -- Cowboys' record vs. the AFC since 1970. Dallas plays at Indianapolis on Sunday.
71.4 -- Chargers' NFL-best red zone TD percentage (20 TDs in 28 possessions).
82 -- Consecutive passes thrown by Jets' Chad Pennington without an INT. He leads the AFC with a 69.7 completion percentage (136 of 195).
95 -- Yards for Ravens' Lamont Brightful on last week's punt return for a TD, the longest in team history, and the longest in the NFL this season.
98 -- Overall pick in the 1987 NFL Draft: Rich Gannon, by New England; a pick the Patriots had obtained from the Raiders. Oakland plays host to New England on Sunday.
183-63-1 -- Dolphins' league-best home record since 1970. Miami has been .500 or above for 96 consecutive weeks.
193 -- Career wins for Falcons head coach Dan Reeves. He needs one to pass Chuck Knox for sixth place all time.
450 -- Passing yards needed by Steelers' Tommy Maddox and Rams' Marc Bulger to join Dan Fouts, Dan Marion and Phil Simms as the only QBs to throw for at least 450 yards in back-to-back games.
546 -- Chiefs RB Priest Holmes' yards from scrimmage (384 rushing, 162 receiving) for 182.0 yards-per-game average and six TDs in three games vs. AFC East this year. Kansas City plays host to Buffalo on Sunday.
.555 -- Winning percentage for Cardinals' Jake Plummer against the Eagles. He has five wins in nine starts.
.857 -- Broncos' winning percentage under Mike Shanahan (6-1) following a loss on Monday Night Football.
1959 -- Year that Cleveland drafted Bengals head coach Dick LeBeau (fifth round, DB, Ohio State).
1963 -- Year that Green Bay last had an eight-game winning streak. With a victory Sunday at Minnesota, the Packers can match that mark -- and clinch a playoff berth. It would be the earliest a team has clinched a division title since the 16-game schedule was instituted in 1978.


 
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