No. 1 quarterbacks
Andrew Luck has a 14-6 record as a starter, tying him with John Elway for the most wins in the first 20 starts by QB drafted No. 1 overall (since 1970)
The Jets lead the NFL in penalties, with 44, and penalty yards, with 345. They have 30 penalties in their last 2 games.
Four for four
Kiko Alonso of Buffalo has 4 INT this season, T-most in NFL. Alonso’s 4 INT through Week 4 is tied for the 2nd most by a LB since 1960. Only the 1968 Dallas Cowboys’ Chuck Howley, with 5, had more. Among the other LBs with 4 INTs through 4 games – the legendary Dick Butkus of the Bears.
Week 5 records
Since the playoffs expanded to 12 teams in 1990, 90.0% percent of teams (36 of 40) that started the season 5-0 went on to make the playoffs. No team that started 0-5 went on to make the playoffs, and only one team that started 2-3 has gone on to the Super Bowl - 2001 New England Patriots (finished 11-5).
Tight end touchdowns
Browns TE Jordan Cameron ranks 1st among tight ends in receptions, with 30, and is 2nd in TDs, with 5. After only 4 games, Cameron needs one receiving TD to join Ozzie Newsome as the only Browns tight ends with 6+ TD in a season. Newsome had 6 TDs in 1981 and 1983, and 9 TDs in 1979.
Tony Romo has 8 TD and 1 INT through his first 4 games. Last season, Romo had 8 INT through his first four games.
Wilson vs Luck
The Seahawks visit the Colts on Sunday. Through 20 career games, Russell Wilson leads Andrew Luck in wins (15 to 14), completion percentage (63.6 to 55.8), touchdowns (32 to 28), and passer rating (99.1 to 79.1).
Tom Brady is 1 TD pass shy of tying Fran Tarkenton for 4th most in NFL history, with 342. Next up on the career TD pass list is Dan Marino. After tying Tarkenton, Brady will need 78 more TDs to reach Dan Marino (420), who is 3rd on the list after Brett Favre (508) and Peyton Manning (452).
On Sunday, Tom Brady faces the Bengals, who have not allowed a 300-yard passer in 18 consecutive games. During that same span, Brady has thrown for 300 yards 8 times.
As the NFL season moves into October, no fans are happier than Giants fans. Since 2004, the Giants are 30-6 under Tom Coughlin in October – it is their best record in any month.
Five teams have 4-0 records - Chiefs, Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots, and Saints - tied for most in any season in NFL history (1968, 2003, 2009).
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