Nfl Week 5

October 06, 2003

TOP FIVE PASSERS

Player, Team ................. C-A ............ Yds ............. TD

McNair, Titans............. 23-45 ........... 391 ............... 0

Johnson, Falcons ....... 28-40 ........... 352 ................ 2

Leftwich, Jaguars........ 19-28 .......... 336 ................ 2

Brees, Chargers .......... 24-41 .......... 296 ................ 3

Carter, Cowboys .......... 20-31 .......... 277 ............... 2

Player, Team .................. Att ............ Yds ............... TD

Davis, Panthers .............. 30 ............. 159 ................ 1

Portis, Broncos ............... 23 ............. 141 ................ 1

McAllister, Saints ............ 23 ............ 124 ................ 0

Thomas, Bears ............... 22 ............. 123 ................ 0

Green, Packers .............. 27 ............. 118 ................ 2

Player, Team .................. Rec ............ Yds ............. TD

Boston, Chargers ............ 14 ............ 181 ............... 2

Price, Falcons ................. 12 ............. 168 ............... 1

J. Smith, Jaguars ............. 8 .............. 137 ............... 0

R. Smith, Broncos ............ 8 .............. 131 ............... 0

Shockey, Giants ............. 11 ............. 110 ................ 0

"I grew up in Pittsburgh in the '70s, with all that `We Are Family' stuff with the Pirates. It's kind of like that here."

Gus Frerotte, Vikings quarterback, on his team.

"We need a win, and we need one in a hurry. This is bad."

Peerless Price, Falcons wide receiver, on team's 1-4 start.

"It's still the end of the first quarter ... and we are in a four-quarter race."

John Fox, Panthers coach, on his team's 4-0 start.

"I was fine all week, then when I woke up and looked at the alarm clock I thought, `You've got to be kidding me.' I was ready to play. I had to calm myself down a little bit."

Jake Delhomme, Saints quarterback, on getting up at 6:05 a.m. because of the excitement of facing his former team.

"It builds our confidence that we can win now, instead of having everybody saying 0-16."

Paul Edinger, Bears kicker, after lifting team to first win with 48-yard field goal as time expired.

"This is a tough one to lose because it's a special place for me."

Mike Holmgren, Seahawks coach, on dropping his return to Lambeau Field.

"We're not just happy to be in games. We expect to win every football game."

Jon Kitna, Bengals quarterback, after team's overtime loss to Bills.

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