Utilizing Pro Football Reference, Yardbarker shines a highlight on key names and numbers from Sunday’s NFL motion:
Jets overwhelmed to pulp: The New York Jets’ 30-0 loss to the Dolphins was the eighth straight defeat the Jets suffered in Miami, the longest such streak in franchise historical past. The Jets’ final win in South Florida got here on Dec. 28, 2014.
Browns barely floor one out: Regardless of gaining simply 29 collective dashing yards, the Cleveland Browns beat the Chicago Bears 20-17 because of 374 passing yards from backup quarterback Joe Flacco. This was the primary time Cleveland gained a sport with so few dashing yards as a group since Dec. 4, 1988. That day, the Browns beat the Dallas Cowboys 24-21 regardless of 27 whole dashing yards. Quarterback Bernie Kosar threw for 308 passing yards and three touchdowns.
Cardinals run free, nonetheless lose: Conversely, the Arizona Cardinals misplaced to the San Francisco 49ers 45-29 regardless of 234 dashing yards as a group. This was probably the most dashing yards the Cardinals gained in a loss since Nov. 17, 1985. The then-St. Louis Cardinals ran for a collective 237 yards however misplaced 24-14 to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Lambeau flop: The Inexperienced Bay Packers’ 34-20 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers marked the third time this season that Inexperienced Bay misplaced a house sport by two touchdowns. The Packers misplaced by that very same rating to Detroit in Week 4 and by a 24-10 margin to Minnesota in Week 8. That is the primary season Inexperienced Bay has suffered at the least three losses of 14+ factors at Lambeau Area since 2006. These three losses had been every by humiliating margins: 26-0 to Chicago in Week 1, 35-0 to New England in Week 11 and 38-10 to the Jets in Week 13.
Offense lets Pats down once more: The New England Patriots offense continues to carry again an in any other case strong protection. This was obvious in a 27-17 loss to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs through which New England solely surrendered 43 dashing yards. This comes two weeks after a 6-0 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers the place the Patriots allowed simply 29 dashing yards. That is the primary time since 1963 that the Pats have misplaced a number of video games through which lower than 50 dashing yards had been allowed.
Falcons fly low in rain: Underneath a deluge in Charlotte, the Atlanta Falcons offense was nonexistent in a 9-7 loss to the Carolina Panthers. This marked the primary time Atlanta allowed lower than 10 factors however nonetheless misplaced since Sep. 7, 1997, a 9-6 defeat that coincidentally got here to Carolina.