? Don Hutson is far and away the outstanding pass receiver in NFL history, with 489 receptions in II seasons with Green Bay. What are some of Hutson's other pass-catching records?
?A career high of 101 touchdown passes caught, a season high (in 1942) of 17 touchdown passes caught (tied in 1951 by Elroy Hirsch of the Los Angeles Rams) and a career total of 8,010 yards gained catching passes.
? Hutson also led the NFL eight seasons as a pass receiver. Has anyone led the league this many times in any other department?
?No. Sammy Baugh was the NFL's top passer six times; Philadelphia's Steve Van Buren and Cleveland's Jim Brown each won the rushing title four times; and Cleveland's Lou Groza kicked the most field goals five times. Scoring crowns? Hutson again, with five titles, all in a row, from 1940-44.
? Who gained the most yards rushing in a) career, b) season, c) one game?
? a) Joe Perry of the Baltimore Colts gained 7,246 yards in 11 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers (he averaged five yards per carry); b) Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns gained 1,527 yards in 1958, averaging 5.9 yards a try; c) Brown also holds the single-game high of 237 yards (7.6 yards per try) vs. L.A. in 1957.
? The 1950 Los Angeles Rams set a league offensive record of 466 points in one season. What team gave up the fewest points in a season?
?The New York Giants yielded only 20 points during a 13-game season in 1927.
? What team had the longest winning streak?
?The Chicago Bears twice won 18 games in a row. The first winning streak (1933-34) was ended in the 1934 playoff by the N.Y. Giants, 30-13. A championship playoff also ended the Bears' second streak (1941-42) when Washington beat them, 14-6.