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•By leading the Buccaneers to a 27-10 win over the Lions on Sunday at Tampa Bay, Craig Erickson became the first Tampa Bay starting quarterback other than Vinny Testaverde to win a game since 1987.
•The leading Raider receivers in Sunday's 24-9 loss to the Chiefs were a Rocket (Ismail, four catches for 75 yards) and a Jett (James, three catches for 74 yards).
•It's no contest: The worst division in football is the NFC Central. On Sunday last year's champ (Minnesota), this year's favorite (Green Bay) and this year's current first-place team (Detroit) lost by 19, 22 and 17 points, respectively.
In a 31-14 upset of San Diego, Seahawk quarterback Rick Mirer threw 40 passes. more than he has in any game since high school. He also ran for a TD. "He's a righthanded Steve Young," says Charger cornerback Donald Frank....
Worried about the future of NFL quarterbacking? Here's another reason to be: The Chiefs, led by 37-year-old Joe Montana, have faced starters Steve DeBerg (39), Warren Moon (36), John Elway (33) and Vince Evans (38) in their four games thus far.
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