Extra Points

November 17, 2003

Eclipsing Mitchell

Edgerrin James became the Colts' all-time rushing leader, gaining 127 yards for a total of 5,540, breaking Lydell Mitchell's record of 5,487.

Catching on

The Rams' Marshall Faulk moved past Ronnie Harmon into second place all-time for receiving yards (6,077) by a running back.

He's No. 1

The Broncos' Shannon Sharpe had three touchdown receptions to pass Jerry Smith's league record for tight ends with 61.

Shut out

Jaguars rookie quarterback Byron Leftwich finished without a touchdown pass for the first time in nine games.

Century mark

Quincy Morgan and Andre' Davis are the first pair of Browns receivers with 100 yards in a game since 1983.

Fashion statement

Marlins pitcher Dontrelle Willis, an Oakland, Calif., native and the National League Rookie of the Year, attended the Raiders' game wearing a vintage Howie Long jersey. Fashion statement II

The Eagles wore black jerseys for the first time in team history.

Pittsburgh (3-6) at San Fran. (4-5)

Time: 9.

TV: Chs. 2, 7.

Line: 49ers by 4.

Key stat: 49ers are in the top 10 in offense (No. 8) and defense (No. 7).

Players to watch: WR Terrell Owens leads 49ers with 48 catches. Steelers WR Hines Ward leads AFC with 60 catches.

The buzz: In a less-than-stellar Monday night matchup, the 49ers will scramble to stay in the NFC playoff race. San Francisco is 4-1 at home, and the 49ers' defense is likely to contain the Steelers' mediocre offense. -- Chicago Tribune


Carolina (8-2) at Dallas (7-3)

The Panthers have been winning the close ones, with six of their wins by three points or fewer. Now they get Dallas, which has been held to 31 points in its past four games.

Pittsburgh (3-6) at Cleveland (4-6)

How lame is the AFC North? A game between teams with losing records has significance in Week 12. The Steelers had won the previous six meetings before falling to the Browns, 33-13, in Week 5.

Baltimore Sun Articles
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.