152... Rex Grossman and the Bears are 7-0 and have won those seven games by 152 points, making them the first NFL team in 64 years to outscore their first seven opponents by 152 or more points while going 7-0. The last team to outscore its first seven opponents by 152 or more points was the 1966 Cowboys, who had a 160-point advantage after seven games (266-106) but went 5-1-1.
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98 ... Willie Parker and the Steelers outgained the Raiders 360-98 but became only the second team since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 to allow fewer than 100 yards and lose. The only other team to do that in the last 36 years was the Steelers just four years ago. On Dec. 8, 2002, the Steelers outgained the Texans 422-47 but lost 24-6. NFL teams are 29-2 since 1970 when allowing fewer than 100 yards, but the Steelers are 0-2.
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14 ... The Cowboys trailed 14-0 to the Panthers in the first quarter before Tony Romo helped lead them to a 28-14 victory. The last time a Bill Parcells-coached team trailed by 14 or more points in the first quarter and came back to win was Sept. 28, 1986, when the Giants beat the Saints 20-17 after trailing 14-0 after the first quarter.
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136 ... Broncos running back Mike Bell ran 15 times for 136 yards and two touchdowns, becoming the first running back in five years with 136 or more yards and two or more rushing TDs on 15 or fewer carries. The last to do it was Marshall Faulk of the Rams, who was 15-for-183 against the Panthers with two touchdowns on Nov. 11, 2001.
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74 ... Running back Tiki Barber has led the Giants in rushing in an NFL-record 71 consecutive games. The last time he didn't lead the Giants in rushing was the last game of the 2001 season, on Jan. 6, 2002, when Barber had 65 rushing yards but Ron Dayne had a team-high 81 yards.
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342 ... For the second time in eight days, Colts quarterback Peyton Manning threw for at least 342 yards, three or more touchdowns, completed 71 percent or more of his passes and did not throw an interception. No other NFL quarterback has had a single such game in the last 29 weeks. The last to do it was Donovan McNabb of the Eagles against the Packers in December 2004.
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8-0 ... If Lovie Smith's Bears beat the Dolphins and Tony Dungy's Colts beat the Patriots, this will be only the fourth time in NFL history and first time since 1990 that two teams have been 8-0 in the same season. The other sets of 8-0 teams were the Packers and Portsmouth Spartans in 1931, the Packers and Lions in 1934 and the Giants and 49ers in 1930. The Colts are already the first team since the 1930 and 1931 Packers to open up 7-0 in consecutive seasons.
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150 ... Buccaneers quarterback Bruce Gradkowski on Sunday against the Giants became just the third quarterback in NFL history to open his career by throwing one or fewer interceptions among his first 150 career pass attempts. Gradkowski, a rookie, has one interception in 155 career attempts. The only other quarterbacks with one or fewer interceptions in their first 150 passes are Tim Rattay -- Gradkowski's teammate with the Buccaneers -- and Tom Brady of the Patriots. Rattay's second career interception came on his 155th career pass and Brady's came on his 167th.
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39 ... Chiefs running back Larry Johnson's 39 carries against Seahawks are the most carries by a back in a game since Nov. 9, 2003, when Rudi Johnson of the Bengals had 43 against Houston. Johnson's 155 yards are the fewest on 39 or more carries since Sept. 21, 2003, when Dolphins running back Rickey Williams was 41-for-153 against the Bills.
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17-13 ... Giants quarterback Eli Manning has won 13 of his last 18 starts to reach 17-13 after 30 career starts. That's a better record after 30 starts than his two-time MVP brother, Peyton (15-15). His father, Archie, was 7-20-3 in his first 30 NFL starts.
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