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Published: Oct. 18, 2018 at 03:47 p.m.

Mind-boggling stats for 2018 Week 7

Brees is one touchdown shy of reaching 500, Dak Prescott will try to remain undefeated against the Redskins, and Julio Jones continues his hunt for the end zone. See what the numbers have to say with these mind-boggling stats for Week 7.

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  • Drew Brees is one passing TD shy of 500 for his career and one win shy of defeating all 32 current NFL franchises. He can accomplish both in Week 7, but it won't be easy. Brees is 0-4 in his career against the Ravens, who boast both the No. 1 scoring defense and No. 1 total defense this season. What's more, the Ravens are the only team in the NFL that has not allowed a passing touchdown on their home field this season. 10

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    More milestones for the GOAT

    Drew Brees is one passing TD shy of 500 for his career and one win shy of defeating all 32 current NFL franchises. He can accomplish both in Week 7, but it won't be easy. Brees is 0-4 in his career against the Ravens, who boast both the No. 1 scoring defense and No. 1 total defense this season. What's more, the Ravens are the only team in the NFL that has not allowed a passing touchdown on their home field this season.

  • The Chiefs defense has allowed the most passing yards (2,042) in a team's first six games of a season since 1940. The good news for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes: Two teams ranked in the bottom five were led to the Super Bowl by MVP QBs (2013 Broncos, 2017 Patriots). The bad news for the Chiefs? Both of those teams failed to capture the Lombardi trophy. 9

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    Dismal defense

    The Chiefs defense has allowed the most passing yards (2,042) in a team's first six games of a season since 1940. The good news for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes: Two teams ranked in the bottom five were led to the Super Bowl by MVP QBs (2013 Broncos, 2017 Patriots). The bad news for the Chiefs? Both of those teams failed to capture the Lombardi trophy.

  • Philip Rivers has played much better than Marcus Mariota this season. In fact, Rivers has more touchdowns of 20-plus air yards (4) than Mariota does total touchdown passes this season (2). 8

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    Taking Mariota to the River

    Philip Rivers has played much better than Marcus Mariota this season. In fact, Rivers has more touchdowns of 20-plus air yards (4) than Mariota does total touchdown passes this season (2).

  • Odell Beckham Jr. has 4,930 receiving yards in 53 career games. He needs 70 receiving yards against the Falcons in Week 7 to become the fastest player to reach 5,000 career receiving yards (54 games) since 1970. The player he would pass? He'll be watching from the opposite sideline: Julio Jones, who reached the 5,000-yard threshold in 56 games. 7

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    Reaching for a record

    Odell Beckham Jr. has 4,930 receiving yards in 53 career games. He needs 70 receiving yards against the Falcons in Week 7 to become the fastest player to reach 5,000 career receiving yards (54 games) since 1970. The player he would pass? He'll be watching from the opposite sideline: Julio Jones, who reached the 5,000-yard threshold in 56 games.

  • Julio Jones has the second-most receiving yards (707) in the NFL this season, but has failed to reach the end zone. In fact, Odell Beckham Jr. has more touchdown passes (1) than Jones has receiving touchdowns (0) this season. 6

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    Jonesing for the end zone

    Julio Jones has the second-most receiving yards (707) in the NFL this season, but has failed to reach the end zone. In fact, Odell Beckham Jr. has more touchdown passes (1) than Jones has receiving touchdowns (0) this season.

  • Von Miller was the second overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, and the Super Bowl 50 MVP has been selected to six Pro Bowls since. The only defensive player with more Pro Bowl selections than Miller since 2011? Draft classmate and Week 7 opponent Patrick Peterson, who has been selected to all seven Pro Bowls since being drafted fifth overall in 2011. 5

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    Great vs. great

    Von Miller was the second overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, and the Super Bowl 50 MVP has been selected to six Pro Bowls since. The only defensive player with more Pro Bowl selections than Miller since 2011? Draft classmate and Week 7 opponent Patrick Peterson, who has been selected to all seven Pro Bowls since being drafted fifth overall in 2011.

  • Deshaun Watson has thrown an interception in each of his last eight games, the longest active streak in the NFL. While the Jaguars rank first in pass defense this season, they may be the perfect opponent to snap the streak. After ranking second in the NFL with 21 interceptions in 2017, the Jaguars rank 27th this season with three INTs. 4

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    Breaking the streak

    Deshaun Watson has thrown an interception in each of his last eight games, the longest active streak in the NFL. While the Jaguars rank first in pass defense this season, they may be the perfect opponent to snap the streak. After ranking second in the NFL with 21 interceptions in 2017, the Jaguars rank 27th this season with three INTs.

  • Matt Nagy has the Bears in first place in the NFC North heading into Week 7, but he could have a hard time holding on to that lead. Since Bill Belichick took over as Patriots head coach in 2000, rookie head coaches are 15-45 against him. Belichick's teams have a plus-26 turnover differential in those games and have outscored their opponents by an average of 9.1 points. 3

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    Kings of the north

    Matt Nagy has the Bears in first place in the NFC North heading into Week 7, but he could have a hard time holding on to that lead. Since Bill Belichick took over as Patriots head coach in 2000, rookie head coaches are 15-45 against him. Belichick's teams have a plus-26 turnover differential in those games and have outscored their opponents by an average of 9.1 points.

  • The Panthers were only able to muster 81 rush yards against the Redskins in Week 6. It was their lowest rush output since Week 6, 2017 against ... you guessed it, the Philadelphia Eagles. Christian McCaffrey is in for another long day. Although his 117.4 scrimmage YPG ranks seventh among running backs this season, the Eagles have held visiting RBs to just 78.7 scrimmage YPG (second in NFL). 2

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    Precluding the Panthers

    The Panthers were only able to muster 81 rush yards against the Redskins in Week 6. It was their lowest rush output since Week 6, 2017 against ... you guessed it, the Philadelphia Eagles. Christian McCaffrey is in for another long day. Although his 117.4 scrimmage YPG ranks seventh among running backs this season, the Eagles have held visiting RBs to just 78.7 scrimmage YPG (second in NFL).

  • Dak Prescott is 4-0 in his career against the Redskins, his best record versus any opponent. With a win Sunday, Prescott would become the first Cowboys QB to win five straight starts against the Redskins since Troy Aikman won his final five starts against Washington from 1997-2000. 1

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    Dak's dominance

    Dak Prescott is 4-0 in his career against the Redskins, his best record versus any opponent. With a win Sunday, Prescott would become the first Cowboys QB to win five straight starts against the Redskins since Troy Aikman won his final five starts against Washington from 1997-2000.