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NFL Week 11 Statistical Highlights

Browns Nick Chubb was present at the game on Sunday to cheer on his team! Photo: NFL Instagram
Browns Nick Chubb was present at the game on Sunday to cheer on his team! Photo: NFL Instagram

Closely Contested Battles:

Eight of the 12 games in Week 11 (66.7%) have been within one score (eight points) in the fourth quarter.

This season, a remarkable 70% of all games (113 of 162) have maintained this competitive edge.

Lions Roar Back:

The Detroit Lions made history by overcoming a 12-point deficit in the final three minutes to defeat Chicago 31-26.

This victory propelled the Lions to an impressive 8-2 record, a feat not achieved since 1962.

Browns Seal the Deal:

The Cleveland Browns secured a thrilling 13-10 victory over Pittsburgh with a game-winning field goal, marking their fifth win in the last six games.

Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson orchestrated the win, contributing to the Browns' late-game heroics.

Rookie Triumphs:

Rookie quarterbacks Dorian Thompson-Robinson (Cleveland) and Tommy DeVito (New York Giants) celebrated their first career victories in Week 11.

This season boasts a record-breaking nine rookie quarterbacks securing wins, the most since 1950 (excluding 1987).

Stafford's Milestone:

In his 200th career game, Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford reached 54,342 career passing yards, ranking third in NFL history for passing yards in the first 200 games, following Drew Brees and Matt Ryan.

Stroud's Rookie Brilliance:

Houston rookie quarterback C.J. Stroud continues to shine, surpassing Cam Newton for the fourth-most passing yards in a player's first 10 career games in NFL history.

Stroud is the second rookie ever with at least 300 passing yards in three consecutive games, joining Joe Burrow.

Hill's Historic Season:

Tyreek Hill's standout performance for the Miami Dolphins includes 10 receptions for 146 yards and one touchdown.

Hill becomes the fifth player in NFL history with at least 1,200 receiving yards in his team's first 10 games of a season, joining Hirsch, Berry, Hutson, and Hennigan.

Purdy and McCaffrey's Record-Setting Day:

San Francisco quarterback Brock Purdy's impeccable 158.3 rating, combined with Christian McCaffrey's versatile performance, contributes to the 49ers' 27-14 win over Tampa Bay.

Purdy joins an elite group as one of the youngest quarterbacks with a perfect rating, while McCaffrey achieves a unique milestone as the first running back with four career seasons of at least five touchdown receptions.

Allen's Milestone:

Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen impresses with 275 passing yards and three touchdowns in a 32-6 win over the New York Jets.

Allen now holds the record for the most combined passing and rushing touchdowns by a player in his first six seasons in NFL history.

Parsons and Bland Shine for Cowboys:

Dallas linebacker Micah Parsons records 2.5 sacks, tying his career high, while cornerback Daron Bland achieves his fourth interception-return for a touchdown in the Cowboys' 33-10 victory against Carolina.

Garrett's Sack Mastery:

Myles Garrett, the defensive end for the Cleveland Browns, secures two sacks in the team's 13-10 win over Pittsburgh, leading the NFL with 13 sacks entering Sunday Night Football.

Garrett joins an elite group as the fourth player with at least 13 sacks in four of his first seven career seasons since 1982.

Other Notable Performances:

Amon-Ra St. Brown (Detroit) showcases consistency, surpassing Odell Beckham Jr. and Michael Thomas for the second-most games with at least six receptions by a player in his first three seasons.

Justin Herbert (Los Angeles Chargers) surpasses Peyton Manning for the third-most touchdown passes by a player in his first four seasons.

Davante Adams (Las Vegas) surpasses Hall of Famer Don Hutson for the fifth-most touchdown receptions in a player's first 10 seasons.

Week 11 brought a plethora of exciting moments and record-breaking performances, setting the stage for an unforgettable NFL season.

This is Dez Barnes of Pretty Girls Love Sports, a new writer on the MTMV Sports platform. I am a retired US Army veteran, professional cheerleader, dog mom, and avid sports lover. Feel free to follow my writings as I dive into the latest sports news! You can find me on all social media channels @PGLOVESPORTS.


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