Benedict Bermange selects the NFL’s best second-week stats, including a career-high 450 touchdown for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers; Tyreke Hill and Jaylen Waddle take on the Baltimore Ravens; Amazing start to 2022 season at Buffalo Bills continues
Benedict Bermange, Sky Sports cricket statistician and big fan of the Buffalo Bills, dives into the second week of the 2022 season to pick the best stats the NFL has to offer, including a 450th career touchdown for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers …
Miami Dolphins as well as Arizona Cardinals both closed a halftime gap of at least 20 points to win, marking the first time in NFL history that multiple teams did so on the same day.
Kansas City Chiefs Jaylen WatsonThe 99-yard interception return is the longest fourth-quarter touchdown by a rookie in NFL history, surpassing three 96-yard attempts by Gale Sayers in 1965, Brandon Banks in 2010, and Kenyan Drake in 2016.
With the victory head coach Chiefs Andy Reed moved to 235-135-1 in his career, becoming the fourth player in history to play at least 100 games over .500.
In the Dolphins’ 42–38 win over the Baltimore Ravens Tyreke Hill as well as Jaylen Waddle became the only teammate duo in the Super Bowl era to have at least 170 receiving yards and at least two receiving touchdowns in the same game. The only other time in NFL history was in 1942, when Green Bay Packers duo Don Hutson and Andy Uram played against the Chicago Cardinals.
Lamar Jackson became the first player in NFL history to score a 75+ yard touchdown and a 75+ yard touchdown in the same game. Only two players even had 50+ passes and rushing touchdowns in a single game – Cam Newton for the Carolina Panthers against the Atlanta Falcons in 2012 and Ace Parker for the Brooklyn Dodgers against the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1938.
Cleveland Browns lost New York Jets and missed their chance to start 2–0 for the first time since 1993. The Jets became the first team in NFL history to close a 13-point gap in the last 90 seconds of a game to win in regulation time.
Detroit Lions defeated the Washington Commanders 36–27 and now have at least 35 points in three consecutive games for the first time from Week 10, 1952 to Week 1, 1953. This Lions team won the NFL championship in the 1952 and 1953 seasons. In defeat Carson Wentz became the first quarterback to have at least 300 passing yards and at least three passing touchdowns in each of his first two starts with the team.
Indianapolis Colts lost their eighth consecutive game in Jacksonville as the Jaguars lost 24-0. They are 10-4 on the road against every other AFC South team in the same span of time and the Jaguars are 15-35 at home against any other NFL team over this time.