NFL Week Five stats: CJ Stroud betters Dak Prescott streak to set new passing record as a rookie
Josh Allen rushed for his 41st career touchdown, breaking his tie with Jack Kemp for third-most by a quarterback in NFL history; The Miami Dolphins broke the record set by the St. Louis Rams’ “Greatest Show on Turf” in 2000 for most passing yards in the first five games of an NFL season.
Last updated: 10/11/23 10:57 p.m.
Sky Sports Cricket statistician – and big Buffalo Bills fan – Benedict Bermange dives into the 2023 NFL season to pick out the best stats from each week…
THE Chicago BearThe win over the Washington Commanders on Thursday night ended a 14-game losing streak, the longest in the franchise’s 104-year history. It was their first win in 346 days since Week 7 of last season.
DJ Moore made eight receptions for 230 yards, setting a new record for most receiving yards on Thursday Night Football. The last Bears player to have at least 200 receiving yards and at least three receiving touchdowns in the same game was Harlon Hill against the San Francisco 49ers in 1954.
THE Buffalo Bills lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, managing just 29 rushing yards – their fewest total in a game since Week 16 of the 2014 season.
Josh Allen led the team with 14 rushing yards, but managed to rush for his 41st career touchdown, breaking his tie with Jack Kemp for third rushing touchdown by a quarterback in NFL history.
Most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in NFL history
Against the Atlanta Falcons, CJ Stroud of the Houston Texans broke the record for most pass attempts without an interception to start an NFL career. He now has 186 attempts without a choice, ahead of Dak Prescott’s 176 and Tom Brady’s 162 to start their respective careers.
THE Miami Dolphins defeated the New York Giants and, in doing so, set a record for most total yards in the first five games of an NFL season. Their 2,568 yards broke the record set by the 2000 St Louis Rams of the “Greatest Show on Turf,” who passed for 2,527 yards.
De’Von Achane became the second player in NFL history to score at least seven touchdowns in his first four career games. Bill Paschal of the 1943 Giants was the first to do so.
A saving grace for the Giants in their loss to the Dolphins was the 102-yard interception return for a touchdown Jason Pinnock, who tied the record for longest interception return in franchise history. The other 102 yards was made by Erich Barnes against the Dallas Cowboys in 1961.
The New Orleans Saints’ 34-0 shutout victory over the New England Patriots was the greatest home loss in history. Bill BelichickNFL career, with his single largest margin of defeat coming last week against the Cowboys. The Patriots’ previous biggest home loss was 31-0 to the Kansas City Chiefs in 1969.
Alvin Kamara scored his 73rd touchdown for the Saints, breaking Marques Colston’s franchise record of 72.
Ja’Marr Chase set a new Cincinnati Bengals franchise record for most receptions in a game with 15 against the Arizona Cardinals. The previous record mark belonged to Carl Pickens, who had 13 receptions in Week 6 of the 1998 season against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Brock Purdy‘s win against the Cowboys on Sunday Night Football improved his regular season start record to 10-0, the first quarterback to begin his NFL career that way since Ben Roethlisberger during the 2004 and 2005 seasons , and only the fourth. in NFL history!
Most wins by a quarterback to start his NFL career
Monday evening, the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Green Bay Packers for the first time since a 20-0 victory in Week 1 of the 1987 season, snapping an eight-game losing streak.
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