Benedict Bermange picks the best stats for his fifth week in the NFL, including first defeat in the NFL for 44-year-old Tom Brady, another defeat for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and an unwanted record for Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns.
Sky Sports Cricket statistician – and a big Buffalo Bills fan – Benedict Bermange dives into the 2021 NFL season to pick the best stats for each week …
V Los angeles chargers won Cleveland Browns 47-42 in a game in which 41 points were scored in the fourth quarter alone. The combined 89 points were the most points in an NFL game since the Browns lost 47-42 to Baltimore Ravens in week 14 of last season.
Baker Mayfield lost his third game of his career, in which his team scored at least 42 points. No other starting NFL quarterback in history has had more than one defeat in a game in which his team scored the same number of points. Brown also became the first NFL team in history to lose a game in which they scored at least 40 points and did not lose!
Trevor Lawrence It is now 0-5 in his NFL career, having lost more games than he lost in high school and college – where he posted 86-4 together. Jaguars“The losing streak is now 20 straight games, the third longest in NFL history.
Trey Lance ran 89 yards in the San Francisco 49ers’ defeat to the Arizona Cardinals, becoming the fifth most scoring quarterback in history to make his first start in the NFL.
Kickers had a tough time in the Green Bay Packers’ win over the Cincinnati Bengals with five penalties in the final three minutes of the fourth quarter and extra time combined. Before he missed three in a row, Mason Crosby hit the Packers’ record of 27 straight goals in a row, with his last failed attempt in the final week of the 2019 season.
Aaron Rogers kicked off the game with 420 career touchdowns, alongside Dan Marino in sixth-place finish in NFL history. After two touchdowns against the Bengals, he was out of the game with Marino and also overtook Philip Rivers.
The 45-17 Tampa Bay Buccaneers victory over the Miami Dolphins was Tom Brady351st career NFL game (including playoffs). It was the first game in which he had at least 400 pass yards and at least five touchdown passes.
The Ravens defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-25 in overtime in Monday Night Football where Lamar Jackson set a new record for the highest completion percentage in a game when any quarterback has walked 400 yards or more. Jackson completed 37 of 43 passes (86.05%) at 442 yards, surpassing Deshaun Watson’s previous best result (426 yards, 84.85%) two years ago.