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Published: Sept. 12, 2019 at 12:18 p.m.

Mind-boggling stats for 2019 Week 2

Lamar Jackson is off to a perfect start (at least when it comes to passer rating), Odell Beckham Jr. is returning to his old stomping grounds, and the Patriots are looking to redeem themselves in Miami. See what the numbers have to say with these mind-boggling stats for Week 2.

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  • Lamar Jackson made history in Week 1 by becoming the youngest player in NFL history (22 years, 244 days) with a perfect passer rating in a game (min. 20 attempts). That is not the only history Jackson made with his 158.3 passer rating in the Raven's 59-10 victory over the Dolphins. Jackson and Dak Prescott became the first players with a perfect passer rating (158.3) in a season opener (min. 20 attempts). 9

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    "Not bad for a running back"

    Lamar Jackson made history in Week 1 by becoming the youngest player in NFL history (22 years, 244 days) with a perfect passer rating in a game (min. 20 attempts). That is not the only history Jackson made with his 158.3 passer rating in the Raven's 59-10 victory over the Dolphins. Jackson and Dak Prescott became the first players with a perfect passer rating (158.3) in a season opener (min. 20 attempts).

  • The Browns are hoping there is no place like home for Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham will return to his former North Jersey stomping grounds at MetLife Stadium to take on the Jets. Since it opened in 2010, no player has more receptions (198), receiving yards (2,900) or receiving TD (23) than Beckham at MetLife Stadium. 8

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    Master of MetLife

    The Browns are hoping there is no place like home for Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham will return to his former North Jersey stomping grounds at MetLife Stadium to take on the Jets. Since it opened in 2010, no player has more receptions (198), receiving yards (2,900) or receiving TD (23) than Beckham at MetLife Stadium.

  • The Seahawks-Steelers Week 2 matchup isn't on Pay-Per-View, but it still comes at a high price. Russell Wilson ($35M average annual value) and Ben Roethlisberger ($34M aav) are the two highest average annual salaries in NFL history. This will mark the 5th matchup in the last 10 seasons in which the top-2 earning QBs in the league have met. The results? The top paid QB has won 3 straight. The last time the #2 earner beat the #1 earner was in 2012, when Peyton Manning and the Broncos took down Drew Brees and the Saints. 7

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    Dropping Dimes

    The Seahawks-Steelers Week 2 matchup isn't on Pay-Per-View, but it still comes at a high price. Russell Wilson ($35M average annual value) and Ben Roethlisberger ($34M aav) are the two highest average annual salaries in NFL history. This will mark the 5th matchup in the last 10 seasons in which the top-2 earning QBs in the league have met. The results? The top paid QB has won 3 straight. The last time the #2 earner beat the #1 earner was in 2012, when Peyton Manning and the Broncos took down Drew Brees and the Saints.

  • In the Battle of the Birds, Julio Jones has historically flown the highest. The Falcons wide receiver has 100+ receiving yards in 5 consecutive games against the Eagles (including playoffs), 1 away from the Super Bowl era record for most by any player against any opponent (6 by Rod Smith vs KC). And his 116.3 career receiving YPG against Philadelphia? Most by any player against the Eagles in the Super Bowl era (min. 5 games). 6

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    Flying High

    In the Battle of the Birds, Julio Jones has historically flown the highest. The Falcons wide receiver has 100+ receiving yards in 5 consecutive games against the Eagles (including playoffs), 1 away from the Super Bowl era record for most by any player against any opponent (6 by Rod Smith vs KC). And his 116.3 career receiving YPG against Philadelphia? Most by any player against the Eagles in the Super Bowl era (min. 5 games).

  • Dak Prescott isn't just re-writing the Cowboys' history books. Dating back to Week 17, 2018, Prescott is the 2nd QB in NFL history to throw for 350+ yards, 4+ TD, and 0 INT in consecutive games. The only other QB to do so? The GOAT, Tom Brady, who did so in Weeks 6 and 7 in 2007. That season, Brady became the 1st player in NFL history to throw 50 TD and won the first of his three NFL MVP awards. 5

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    Starting Strong

    Dak Prescott isn't just re-writing the Cowboys' history books. Dating back to Week 17, 2018, Prescott is the 2nd QB in NFL history to throw for 350+ yards, 4+ TD, and 0 INT in consecutive games. The only other QB to do so? The GOAT, Tom Brady, who did so in Weeks 6 and 7 in 2007. That season, Brady became the 1st player in NFL history to throw 50 TD and won the first of his three NFL MVP awards.

  • In the Browns vs Jets matchup this Monday, we may just find out who the real Mr. Monday Night is. Jets RB Le'Veon Bell averages 112.0 rush YPG and 169.0 scrimmage YPG in his career in 'Monday Night Football' games, both the most in MNF history (min. 4 games). Meanwhile, Odell Beckham Jr. has the most receptions (51), receiving yards (755) and receiving TD (7) on MNF since he entered the NFL in 2014. 4

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    Who's the real Mr. Monday Night?

    In the Browns vs Jets matchup this Monday, we may just find out who the real Mr. Monday Night is. Jets RB Le'Veon Bell averages 112.0 rush YPG and 169.0 scrimmage YPG in his career in 'Monday Night Football' games, both the most in MNF history (min. 4 games). Meanwhile, Odell Beckham Jr. has the most receptions (51), receiving yards (755) and receiving TD (7) on MNF since he entered the NFL in 2014.

  • In Week 1, Josh Jacobs joined a short list of 6 other rookies to gain 100+ scrimmage yards and score 2+ rushing touchdowns in Week 1 in the Super Bowl era. He can start his own list on Sunday by repeating the feat, as no player has ever hit those marks in each of his first 2 career games. The road to history is paved, as the Chiefs have allowed 165.3 scrimmage YPG (3rd-most in NFL) and 14 rush TD (T-9th-most in NFL) to running backs since 2018. 3

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    Another Beast Mode?

    In Week 1, Josh Jacobs joined a short list of 6 other rookies to gain 100+ scrimmage yards and score 2+ rushing touchdowns in Week 1 in the Super Bowl era. He can start his own list on Sunday by repeating the feat, as no player has ever hit those marks in each of his first 2 career games. The road to history is paved, as the Chiefs have allowed 165.3 scrimmage YPG (3rd-most in NFL) and 14 rush TD (T-9th-most in NFL) to running backs since 2018.

  • According to Next Gen Stats, Jacoby Brissett had significantly more success in his second time taking over for Andrew Luck as the Colts starting QB. Credit Frank Reich and a much-improved offensive line for helping Brissett excel in Week 1; he dropped his time to throw (2.89 seconds in 2017, 2.33 seconds in Week 1), was pressured at almost one third the rate (36.3 pct in 2017, 13.8 pct in Week 1), and targeted the ever-efficient seam area at a higher rate (50.7 pct of attempts in 2017, 66.7 pct in Week 1). 2

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    Finding His Rhythm

    According to Next Gen Stats, Jacoby Brissett had significantly more success in his second time taking over for Andrew Luck as the Colts starting QB. Credit Frank Reich and a much-improved offensive line for helping Brissett excel in Week 1; he dropped his time to throw (2.89 seconds in 2017, 2.33 seconds in Week 1), was pressured at almost one third the rate (36.3 pct in 2017, 13.8 pct in Week 1), and targeted the ever-efficient seam area at a higher rate (50.7 pct of attempts in 2017, 66.7 pct in Week 1).

  • The seemingly superhuman Patriots will face a double-dose of kryptonite on Sunday – the Miami sun and some stadium history. New England has lost 5 of its last 6 games at Hard Rock Stadium, the home of Super Bowl LIV, and Tom Brady's 10 career losses in Miami are 6 more than in any other road venue. The Pats have also lost 4 of their 5 regular season games in the stadium that would host the Super Bowl – though the 1 time they won (in Houston in 2003), they went on to win Super Bowl XXXVIII. 1

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    Hard Times at Hard Rock

    The seemingly superhuman Patriots will face a double-dose of kryptonite on Sunday – the Miami sun and some stadium history. New England has lost 5 of its last 6 games at Hard Rock Stadium, the home of Super Bowl LIV, and Tom Brady's 10 career losses in Miami are 6 more than in any other road venue. The Pats have also lost 4 of their 5 regular season games in the stadium that would host the Super Bowl – though the 1 time they won (in Houston in 2003), they went on to win Super Bowl XXXVIII.