CNNSI.com Statitudes Statitudes

  Posted: Monday December 23, 2002 2:18 AM

0-7 -- The Bengals' record at home this season before surprising the Saints 20-13 on Sunday.
Nine times: Marc Boerigter's 99-yard catch and run was a rare occurrence in NFL history. Brian Bahr/Getty Images
1 -- Teams that went undefeated at home this season -- the Packers.
2-14 -- The Chargers' record in the second half of the past two seasons -- 0-8 in 2001 and 2-5 this year.
4 -- Consecutive 4,000-yard passing seasons by Colts QB Peyton Manning, the first NFL player in history to accomplish the feat.
6 -- Multi-touchdown games by Seattle's Shaun Alexander this season, including his two-touchdown effort against the Rams on Sunday. The Seahawks are 6-0 in those games.
9 -- 99-yard pass plays in NFL history, including Chiefs WR Marc Boerigter's touchdown grab against the Chargers on Sunday. The last time it happened was Sept. 11, 1995, when Green Bay's Brett Favre connected with Robert Brooks.
11-1 -- Baltimore's record when Jamal Lewis rushes for at least 100 yards in a game. The only loss came Sunday by one point (14-13) to the Browns.
15 -- Consecutive games played by Jacksonville's Fred Taylor, tying a career high.
17 -- Seasons since the Redskins had two 100-yard rushers in the same game. Ladell Betts (116 yards) and Kenny Watson (110) became the team's first duo to accomplish the feat since Keith Griffin (164) and George Rogers (124) on Nov. 3, 1985.
27 -- Degrees at game time for the Bills-Packers title at Lambeau Field. The win improved Favre's record to 35-0 at home when it is 34 degrees or cooler.
46 -- Yardage by the Patriots' leading rusher, Antowain Smith, in Sunday's loss to the Jets. New England has had a 100-yard rusher only once this season compared to four times in 2001.
81 -- Points scored by the Giants the past two weeks, the most for the team in back-to-back games since Sept. 29-Oct. 6, 1968.
84 -- The length, in yards, of longest punt in the NFL this season, by Buffalo's Brian Moorman against the Packers on Sunday. It was also the longest in Bills history.
475 -- Passing yards needed by Oakland's Rich Gannon next week to break Dan Marino's record of 5,084 yards. Gannon has been held to a total of 405 yards in his past two games.

 


 
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