Russell Wilson Joins Doug Flutie in NFL History Book

Cold, Hard Football Facts for Sep 24, 2013



 

FRESH STARTSevn teams are undefeated through their first three games of the season – Chicago, Kansas City, Miami, New England, New Orleans and Seattle. Denver (2-0) plays Oakland on Monday Night Football and can join the undefeated teams.

 

While no guarantee of future success, a strong start to the season is a good omen – 75.4 percent of teams (86 of 114) that started 3-0 since 1990 made the playoffs. 

 

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PASS TIMEThere were seven 300-yard passing performances in Week 3, bringing the season total of such games to 30.

 

The 30 individual 300-yard passing games are the second-most through the first three weeks of any NFL season with one game still to play.

 

The most individual 300-yard passing games through Week 3 in NFL history:

                                     

SEASON

IND. 300-YARD PASS. GAMES

2011

34

2013

30

2012

26

2009

21

1994

19

 

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HOME SWEET HOME: Seattle quarterback RUSSELL WILSON led the Seahawks to a 45-17 victory over Jacksonville, completing 14 of 21 passes for 202 yards with four touchdowns for a 117.5 passer rating.

 

Wilson is now a perfect 10-0 at home during his career and tied DOUG FLUTIE (10) for the fourth-most consecutive wins at home to start a career among quarterbacks since 1970.

 

The quarterbacks with the most consecutive home wins to start a career since 1970:

 

PLAYER

TEAM

SEASONS

CONSECUTIVE HOME WINS

Danny White

Dallas Cowboys

1980-1981

16

Kurt Warner

St. Louis Rams

1999-2001

15

Marc Bulger

St. Louis Rams

2002-2004

14

Russell Wilson

Seattle Seahawks

2012-2013

10*

Doug Flutie

Buffalo Bills

1988-1998

10

*Active streak

 

 

 

 

 


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