By the numbers

Miscellaneous

September 10, 1999|By Ken Murray

Minus-24: Chargers' turnover ratio in 1998, worst in the NFL by 10.

0: Winning seasons by Raiders since they returned to Oakland in 1995.

0: Number of teams with winning records the Redskins beat in 1998.

1: College starts by Ohio State RB Joe Montgomery, a second-round pick by the Giants.

2: Touchdowns scored by Bucs RB Warrick Dunn in 1998, down from seven in 1997.

2: Number of completions of 44 yards or longer thrown by Titans QB Steve McNair last year.

2: Number of runs longer than 17 yards by Jets RB Curtis Martin.

3: Cardinals' wins decided in the final two seconds.

4: Completions of 35 yards or longer allowed by Packers CB Tyrone Williams.

4: Rams players who skipped the final team meeting of 1998, none of whom was Tony Banks.

4: Number of head coaches Chargers have had in past four seasons, counting Mike Riley this year.

5: Double-digit leads blown by Colts in 1998.

6: Number of 50-yards-or-longer TDs scored each by WRs Antonio Freeman of Packers and Jermaine Lewis of Ravens.

6: Touchdowns allowed by Dolphins in eight home games in 1998.

8: Rushing touchdowns scored by Steelers in 1998.

8: Interceptions returned for TDs by Seahawks to lead NFL.

9: Number of teams with new head coaches in 1999.

9: Comeback wins by Cardinals QB Jake Plummer in 26 career games.

9: Interceptions by Patriots CB Ty Law to lead the league.

10: Former Steelers Pro Bowl players playing elsewhere.

10: Arrests of Saints players a year ago.

13: Consecutive games with at least one touchdown pass by Colts QB Peyton Manning.

15: Touchdowns of 20 or more yards allowed by the Giants.

16: Consecutive winning seasons by the 49ers.

20: Interceptions thrown by Cardinals QB Jake Plummer.

22: Catches of 20 yards or more by Bills WR Eric Moulds, most in the NFL.

26: Number of performance incentives in RB Ricky Williams' eight-year contract with Saints that could elevate its value from $16.2 million to $68.4 million.

29: Number of 49ers WR Jerry Rice's TDs against Falcons.

29: Sacks by Giants DE Michael Strahan the past two seasons.

30: Number of seasons ABC has televised "Monday Night Football."

31: NFL and team records broken or tied by Vikings All-Pro WR Randy Moss.

32: Total passes Eagles QB Doug Pederson has thrown in seven seasons with Miami and Green Bay.

57.4: Average yardage per touchdown by Ravens WR Jermaine Lewis to lead the league.

68: Dolphins QB Dan Marino's Monday night TD pass total.

72: Carries for no gain or negative yardage by Lions running backs last season.

83: Average rushing yards per game by the Saints a year ago.

105.1: Broncos RB Terrell Davis' career average rushing yards per game.

109: Consecutive regular-season starts by Packers QB Brett Favre.

116: Record for consecutive regular-season starts by former Eagles QB Ron Jaworski, from 1977 to 1984.

128: Touchdown passes thrown by Patriots QB Drew Bledsoe -- 64 at home, 64 on the road.

138: Consecutive passes without an interception by Lions QB Charlie Batch, matching the rookie record set by Bernie Kosar.

313: Rushing yards by June Henley to lead Rams in 1998.

408: QB Dan Marino's career touchdown passes for Dolphins.

452: Bengals' franchise-record points allowed in 1998.

457: Rushing yards by RB Lamar Smith to lead Saints in 1998.

556: Vikings' league-record points scored in 1998.

1,428: Kickoff return yards by Lions' Terry Fair, a rookie record.

2,008: Rushing yards by Broncos RB Terrell Davis to lead NFL.

3,739: Passing yards by Colts QB Peyton Manning, a rookie record.

9,118: Total air miles to be traveled by Ravens this season, fewest in NFL.

350,000: Amount of bonus money that RB Edgerrin James, fourth pick in draft, will get for making Colts' roster, in addition to his $9.5 million signing bonus.

1.8 million: Pay cut accepted by Falcons S Eugene Robinson to return to the team.

Pub Date: 9/10/99

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