Notables: Inside the box scores and record books

The last quarterback to throw six touchdown passes and lose was Dan Marino of the Miami Dolphins on Sept. 21, 1986, against the New York Jets. Since 1960, three games have seen both quarterbacks throw five or more touchdown passes:

» Sunday:Carson Palmer, Cincinnati Bengals, threw six touchdown passes and Derek Anderson, Cleveland Browns, threw five, in the Browns' 51-45 victory.
» Nov. 2, 1969: Billy Kilmer, New Orleans Saints, and Charley Johnson, St. Louis Cardinals, each threw six touchdown passes in a game won by the Saints, 51-42.
» Dec. 22, 1963: George Blanda, Houston Oilers, threw five touchdown passes and Tom Flores, Oakland Raiders, threw six in a game won by the Raiders, 52-49.

Steelers 26, Bills 3
» Willie Parker had his 15th career 100-yard rushing game.
» Parker has 1,095 rushing yards in his last 10 starts.
» Pittsburgh registered the 500th win in franchise history, becoming the first AFC team to win 500 games.
» Pittsburgh has won five consecutive home openers.

Indianapolis 22, Titans 20
» The Colts snapped a three-game losing streak in AFC South games.
» Indianapolis is 24-7 in its last 31 AFC South games.
» The Colts have won 14 of their last 15 September games.
» Peyton Manning has thrown a touchdown pass in 44 of his last 50 games.
» Sunday marked Manning's 41st career 300-yard passing game.

Green Bay 35, N.Y. Giants 13
» Brett Favre recorded his 149th career win as a starting quarterback, the most all-time.
» Favre recorded his 59th career game with three or more touchdown passes.
» Favre now has 417 career touchdown passes, three shy of Dan Marino's all-time record.
» Favre threw his 275th career interception, two shy of George Blanda's all-time record.
» The Packers are 2-0 for the first time since 2001.
» Green Bay now has six consecutive victories, dating back to last season.
» Sunday's was the 650th win in franchise history, making the Packers the second NFL team to win 650 games.
» Green Bay scored 21 fourth-quarter points for the first time since Dec. 14 ,2003.
» The Giants started the season 0-2 for first time since 1996.
» New York has allowed 321 points in its last 11 games, including playoffs (29.2 PPG).

Houston 34, Panthers 21
» Houston scored a franchise-record 34 points.
» The win gives the Texans their first 2-0 start in franchise history.
» Houston has its first four-game win streak in franchise history.
» Texans quarterback Matt Schaub has completed 72 percent of his passes this season (36 of 50).
» Andre Johnson (Texans) posted his third career game with two touchdown receptions.
» Steve Smith (Panthers) posted his fourth career game with two touchdown receptions.
» Carolina has lost four consecutive home openers.

49ers 17, Rams 16
» San Francisco is 2-0 for first time since 1998.
» The 49ers have been held under 200 total yards in both of their wins this season.
» The Rams' Marc Bulger had his 24th career 300-yard passing game.
» St. Louis is 0-2 for first time since 2002.
» Isaac Bruce had eight receptions Sunday and has 898 for his career.

Browns 51, Bengals 45
» The teams combined for 96 points, eighth-most combined in a single game in NFL history.
» Browns QB Derek Anderson had a career-high five touchdown passes.
» Anderson is the first Cleveland quarterback with five touchdown passes in a game since Kelly Holcomb had five in November 2004.
» Cleveland scored its most points since Sept. 10, 1989 (51 vs Pittsburgh).
» It was the fifth time in team history the Browns have scored 50 or more points.
» Browns RB Jamal Lewis gained 216 yards rushing, the seventh 200-yard game in Browns history.
» It was Lewis' third career 200-yard game. The other two came against the Browns when Lewis played for the Baltimore Ravens.
» Lewis' total was the most rushing yards by a Browns player since Jim Brown had 223 on Nov. 3, 1963.
» The last Browns running back to rush for 200 yards was Greg Pruitt in 1975.
» Bengals QB Carson Palmer had a franchise-record six touchdown passes.
» Palmer is the first quarterback with six touchdown passes in a game since Peyton Manning did it on Thanksgiving of 2004.
» Bengals receiver Chad Johnson had his second career 200-yard receiving game.
» Bengals RB Rudi Johnson had his 19th career 100-yard rushing game.

Buccaneers 31, Saints 14
» New Orleans is 0-2 for the first time since 1997.
» The Saints have been outscored 72-24 this season.
» Tampa Bay receiver Joey Galloway has caught a touchdown pass in six consecutive games vs. the Saints.
» Tampa Bay scored 14 points off two turnovers.

Jaguars 13, Falcons 7
» Atlanta has lost four consecutive games and nine of its last 11.
» Jacksonville snapped a four-game losing streak.
» The Jaguars have won six of their last seven games against NFC teams.
» Jacksonville is 12-5 vs. NFC teams under coach Jack Del Rio.

» Cowboys QB Tony Romo has thrown six touchdown passes this season to only one interception.
» Dolphins QB Trent Green was intercepted four times in a game for the third time in his career.
» The last four meetings between these teams have been decided by at least 17 points.
» Dallas is 2-0 for the first time since 1999.
» Copwboys running back Marion Barber has scored a touchdown in 13 of his last 17 games (19 touchdowns total).
» The 37 points is the most the Dolphins have allowed since Dec. 5, 2004.

» Detroit's Jason Hanson kicked his 17th game-winning field goal (fourth quarter or overtime).
» It was the Lions' first overtime win since Oct. 20, 2002 and broke a five-game overtime losing streak.
» Detrtoit WR Roy Williams has a touchdown in four consecutive games.
» Williams also recorded his 11th career 100-yard receiving game.
» Detroit is 2-0 for the first time since 2004.
» The loss snapped a 10-game Vikings winning streak vs. the Lions.
» The Vikings have been intercepted 10 times in their last three games vs. the Lions.

» Arizona RB Edgerrin James rushed for 128 yards, his best total as a member of the Cardinals.
» James now has 567 rushing yards in five career games against the Seahawks.
» It was the 53rd 100-yard rushing game of James' career.
» Seattle WR Deion Branch had seven catches for 122 yards one week after not catching a pass.
» It was Branch's sixth career 100-yard receiving game.
» Cardinals K Neil Rackers now has four career game-winning field goals in the last five minutes of regulation or in overtime.

» Kansas City has started 0-2 for the second consecutive season.
» The Chiefs have scored 21 points in their last three games, including last season's Wild Card loss to the Colts.
» Larry Johnson has 39 rush attempts for 130 yards and no touchdowns in his last three games, including playoffs.
» Bears RB Cedric Benson posted his second career 100-yard rushing game.
» Second-year man Devin Hester had his fourth career punt return for a touchdown.
» Chicago QB Rex Grossman threw two interceptions and now has 27 turnovers in his last 16 games, including playoffs.
» The Bears have won three consecutive home openers. Sunday marked the franchise's 60th win in a home opener.
» The Bears have won 16 of their last 20 at home, including playoffs.

» The Jets are 8-20 since 2002 when Chad Pennington does not start.
» Baltimore is 19-4 in home games since 2000 following a home loss.
» The Ravens are 4-0 against the Jets under head coach Brian Billick.
» Jets QB Kellen Clemens had 176 yards passing in the fourth quarter.

» Jason Elam kicked his 14th career game-winner, but it was the first time he has done it in back-to-back weeks.
» Travis Henry has gained 100 yards rushing in four consecutive games.
» Broncos coach Mike Shanahan is 20-5 vs. the Raiders in his career.
» Oakland suffered its 11th consecutive loss, 12th in a row on the road.
» This marks the Raiders' third consecutive 0-2 start.
» Denver is now 21-3 in home openers since 1984 (12-1 under Shanahan).
» Sunday was the Broncos' 10th consecutive home win in September.

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