Day in review

Nfl Week 10

November 19, 2001

Top performances

300-yard passers

Player, team C-A Yds. TD

Batch, Det. 36-62 436 3

Warner, St.L. 30-42 401 3

B. Johnson, T.B. 40-56 399 0

Chandler, Atl. 29-50 352 2

Plummer, Ari. 21-33 334 4

Van Pelt, Buf. 28-42 316 2

Gannon, Oak. 25-38 311 4

Garcia, S.F. 34-54 305 3

100-yard rushers

Player, team No. Yds. TD

R. Williams, N.O. 28 120 1

Staley, Phi. 26 102 0

100-yard receivers

Player, team No. Yds. TD

Booker, Chi. 7 165 3

Morton, Det. 7 153 0

Horn, N.O. 8 148 0

P. Price, Buf. 10 138 1

Dunn, T.B. 12 138 0

Rice, Oak. 8 131 3

Bruce, St.L. 7 130 0

Sanders, Ari. 7 127 1

Pollard, Ind. 3 126 1

Bradford, G.B. 3 117 0

Ward, Pitt. 9 112 1

Westbrook, Was. 9 104 1


"You don't get chances like that every day, so I wanted to make the most of it. We knew that Leaf tended to make that throw." - Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter, who intercepted a short pass by the Cowboys' Ryan Leaf and returned it 50 yards for a touchdown on the last play of the first half

"It's obviously a compliment anytime you're mentioned in the same sentence with Joe Montana. I idolized the guy and saw him do so many great things for the 49ers. As far as coming back and winning games late, it was something that he was known for, and to be mentioned among that is a great honor."

- 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia

Injury report

Adam Archuleta, Rams S: Concussion. Did not return. LeRoy Butler, Packers S: Broke left shoulder blade. May be out for season. Mark Bruener, Steelers TE: Sprained left shoulder. Did not return. Fernando Bryant, Jaguars CB: Concussion. Did not return. Mark Fields, Rams LB: Sprained left ankle. Did not return. Brad Hopkins, Titans T: Broke left hand. Did not return. Az-Zahir Hakim, Rams WR: Sprained left ankle. Did not return. Damione Lewis, Rams DT: Broke bone in right foot. Did not return. Leonard Little, Rams DE: Sprained knee. Did not return. Ron Rice, Lions S: Neck and back injury. Did not return. Frank Sanders, Cardinals WR: Sore hamstrings. Did not return. Rich Tylski, Steelers G: Injured ankle. Did not return.

By the numbers

Record: Charlie Batch's 436 passing yards set a Lions record. Milestone: Derrick Mason's kickoff return for a touchdown was the first for the Titans-Oilers franchise since 1988. Ups: The Steelers are 7-2 for the first time since 1996. ... Since missing four field goals against the Ravens Nov. 4, the Steelers' Kris Brown has made seven of eight. Downs: It was the worst loss by the Cowboys since a 43-3 home loss to the Vikings on Nov. 13, 1988. ... The Bills have been outscored 185-95 in their seven-game home losing streak. ... This is the first time Detroit will be winless going into its annual Thanksgiving Day game.

Next week

Steelers (7-2) at Titans (4-5): What a difference a year makes. Pittsburgh has allowed the fewest points in the NFL, while Tennessee, which had one of the best defenses last season, has allowed the most in the AFC Central. Redskins (4-5) at Eagles (6-3): The hottest team in the NFL travels to Philadelphia with a chance to get into the NFC East race.

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