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The Journal Gazette

Monday, December 04, 2017 1:00 am

Extra points

Streaks & stats

Chargers receiver Keenan Allen became the first player in league history to have 10 or more catches, 100 or more yards and one or more touchdowns in three consecutive games. ... A 70-yard run by the Chiefs' Alex Smith was the longest by a quarterback this season. Smith also became the first player since the 1970 merger to have a 70-yard run and a pass of 70 or more yards (79 to Tyreek Hill) in the same game. Carolina's Cam Newton had a 69-yard run earlier this year. .

Injuries

Jimmy Smith, the top cornerback on the Ravens' dominant defense, tore his Achilles tendon on a non-contact play in Baltimore's 44-20 win over the Detroit Lions and will miss the rest of the season, coach John Harbaugh said. ... Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford left with a bruised and bloodied right hand after it was stepped on, but X-rays were negative. ... Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor hurt his left knee on the opening series of Buffalo's 23-3 loss to the New England Patriots. He played through the injury before leaving the game early in the fourth quarter, and was limping heavily in the locker room. He did not speak to reporters but nodded his head “Yes” when asked if he was OK. ... Bills tight end Tre'Davious White was being evaluated for a concussion after he was struck by Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while lying on the ground. Gronkowski apologized for the hit after the game. ... The Houston Texans suffered several injuries, with tight end C.J. Fiederowicz being evaluated for a concussion. Receiver Braxton Miller and running back Alfred Blue also suffered concussions. Cornerback Johnathan Joseph was ruled out just after halftime with an injured shoulder. Receiver Bruce Ellington also couldn't finish against Tennessee with an injured hamstring. ... Vikings tight end David Morgan went out in the first quarter against Atlanta with a concussion. Falcons guard Andy Levitre sustained a triceps injury in the first quarter and didn't return.

Milestones 

New England's Tom Brady got his 27th win over Buffalo, breaking Brett Favre's record for wins by a quarterback against a single opponent. Favre beat Detroit 26 times. Brady also became the fourth player in league history to surpass 65,000 passing yards. ... Saints quarterback Drew Brees has 6,127 career completions, surpassing Peyton Manning for second place all-time. Favre leads with 6,300 career completions. ... Saints rookie Alvin Kamara has 614 receiving yards and 606 rushing yards this season, joining Charley Taylor (1964) and Billy Sims (1980) as the only rookies to have at least 600 in each category. ... Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald had 10 catches and became the third player with more than 1,200 career receptions.

 – Associated Press