Nfl Week 15

December 15, 2003


1,000 again

Jets running back Curtis Martin became the second player in NFL history to top 1,000 yards in nine straight seasons to start a career, joining Barry Sanders as the only players in NFL history to accomplish the feat. Martin also passed John Riggins for 11th place on the NFL's all-time rushing list.

Top of the Pack

Packers' Ahman Green eclipsed Hall of Famer Jim Taylor's mark of 1,474 rushing yards set in 1962. Brett Favre threw at least one touchdown pass in his 23rd straight game to set the franchise record. Kicker Ryan Longwell broke Don Hutson's career scoring record.

Tough Ram

Rams' Torry Holt has nine 100-yard receiving games this season, tied with Isaac Bruce for the franchise record.

All or nothing

Carolina tied an NFL record with its seventh win by three points or less this season - the Cardinals did it in 1998.

Passing himself

Randy Moss set a Minnesota single-season record. He now has 1,465 yards receiving, breaking his own mark of 1,437 yards set in 2000.


Philadelphia (10-3) at Miami (8-5)

Time: 9.

TV: Chs. 2, 7.

Line: Dolphins by 2.

Story line: QB Donovan McNabb has led the Eagles to eight consecutive victories and into good position for home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs.

Outlook: After failing to score last week at New England, the Dolphins will be looking to end the Eagles' win streak. But Miami will have to do it with a gimpy QB in Jay Fiedler, who is questionable with a knee injury.

- Los Angeles Times


Cincinnati (8-6) at St. Louis (11-3)

The Bengals are coming off a big win over the 49ers and are tied for first in the AFC North. The Rams clinched the NFC West, and, with the best mark in the conference, are battling the Eagles for home-field advantage.

Denver (9-5) at Indianapolis (11-3)

The Colts are still one game ahead of the Titans in the race for the AFC South title. Indianapolis has a chance to get home-field advantage in the playoffs, while the Broncos still have a shot at a wild card.

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