Nfl

By The Numbers

September 07, 2001

1 -- interception return for a touchdown Ravens' Rod Woodson needs to become the all-time leader.

2 -- number of new stadiums opening this season, in Pittsburgh and Denver.

7 -- rushing touchdowns by Vikings' Daunte Culpepper, a league high for QBs.

8 -- 300-yard passing games by Rams' Kurt Warner, a league high.

9 -- 100-yard rushing games by Colts' Edgerrin James to lead league.

17 -- sacks by Saints' La'Roi Glover, most in league.

17.5 -- number of sacks Redskins' Bruce Smith needs to pass Reggie White for the all-time record.

18 -- rushing touchdowns by Rams' Marshall Faulk to lead league.

23 -- number of 1,000-yard rushers in NFL last season.

29 -- number of touchdown catches of more than 20 yards since 1998 by Vikings' Randy Moss.

37 -- consecutive games Ravens have not allowed a 100-yard rusher.

44 -- number of catches Ravens' Shannon Sharpe needs to pass Ozzie Newsome as the NFL's all-time leading tight end in catches.

104 -- rushing yards needed by Cowboys' Emmitt Smith to pass Barry Sanders for second place all-time.

141 -- number of consecutive games started by Packers QB Brett Favre.

160 -- points scored by Rams' Marshall Faulk, the league leader.

165 -- points allowed by Ravens' defense, a league record.

201 -- combined catches of Broncos' Ed McCaffrey and Rod Smith.

306 -- consecutive carries without a fumble by Rams' Marshall Faulk and Falcons' Rodney Thomas.

1,281 -- career catches by Raiders' Jerry Rice.

1,561 -- rushing yards needed by Smith to pass Walter Payton to become the NFL's all-time rushing leader.

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