While the NFL gets ready to start Week Four on Thursday night, here is one final look at some stats and interesting facts from Week Three.
Last Look at Week Three in the NFL (*courtesy of NFL.com research).
Ravens lose to Kansas City, 34-20 in MNF showdown:
Another disappointing performance for 2019 NFL MVP Lamar Jackson against Kansas City adds to questions about his ability to win big games.
|Career, Starting QB|
|vs Chiefs||Rest of NFL|
Russell Wilson continues to shine in Seahawks win over Cowboys
Wilson threw for five TD again (second time this season), and his 14 TD through the first three games is an NFL record. Wilson and Ben Roethlisberger own the most games throwing at least five TD since 2012, doing it five times each. He also joins Roethlisberger, Tom Brady, and Daunte Culpepper as the only QB to throw five TD in consecutive games since the merger.
|Most Games w/5 TD Passes|
|NFL, Since 2012 Season|
|>>21st player since 1970 w/multiple five TD games|
|in season (P. Manning owns NFL record w/4 in 2004)|
Vikings teammates shine, but not enough in 31-30 loss to Tennessee
Minnesota RB Dalvin Cook ran for 181 yards, and WR Justin Jefferson recorded 175 receiving yards. The Vikings set an NFL record by becoming the first teammates with at least 175 yards rushing & receiving in the same game.* Despite their efforts, the Vikings fell to 0-3 for just the fourth time since the merger.
|Fewest 0-3 Starts, Since 1970|
|Played in Every Season|
|Last 0-3 Start|
Texans Fall to 0-3 as their defense can’t stop the run
Houston allowed 169 rushing yards in their 28-21 loss at Pittsburgh. The Texans are the first team since the 2009 Texans to allow 160 rushing yards in each of their first three games.* Their 545 rushing yards allowed is the third-most allowed in the first three games of a season since 2010.
|Most Rushing Yards Allowed|
|First Three Games, Since 2010|
Josh Allen leads the Bills back…again
After Buffalo failed to hold a 28-3 lead, Bills QB Josh Allen completed his seventh game-winning drive since the start of last season, the most in the NFL. Buffalo’s 35-32 win marks the second straight season they’ve started 3-0, the first time since 1991-92.
|Most Game-Winning Drives|
|QB, Since 2019|