Monday, November 06, 2017 1:00 am
Streaks & stats
Alex Smith threw his first interception of the season in a loss at Dallas. It ended a streak of 293 passes without a pick for Smith. ... The Rams' rout of the Giants was Los Angeles' fifth win in six games to improve to 6-2, the franchise's best start since 2001, when the club, then in St. Louis, went 14-2 and eventually lost to the Patriots in the Super Bowl. ... The Giants allowed the biggest offensive performance against them in a home game since Cleveland beat them 52-21 in 1964. ... Cincinnati finished with a season-low 148 yards in a 23-7 loss to Jacksonville, the Bengals' worst output since a 27-0 drubbing at Indianapolis in 2014 in which they managed just 135 yards. ... Denver's Demaryius Thomas caught his first TD pass this season a 51-23 loss at Philadelphia. He hadn't scored since Nov. 13, 2016.
The Rams' Jared Goff and Eagles' Carson Wentz became the first quarterbacks selected Nos. 1 and 2 in the same draft to each throw four or more touchdown passes on the same day. Goff, the top pick in 2016, had four touchdown throws in a 51-17 rout of the Giants. Wentz, No. 2 that year, also threw four TD passes in Philadelphia's 51-23 victory over Denver. ... Eli Manning of the Giants became the seventh quarterback to reach the 50,000 completion mark. ... Adam Vinatieri moved past Gary Anderson for second on the NFL's career scoring list Sunday with 2,442 points. ... Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald moved past Tim Brown into sixth place on the career list for yards receiving with 14,953. ... Arizona linebacker Karlos Dansby had an interception at San Francisco, becoming the fifth player with at least 40 sacks and 20 INTs in a career, joining Brian Urlacher, Ray Lewis, Wilber Marshall and Seth Joyner.
Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was inactive for violating a team rule. Jacksonville made the announcement 90 minutes before kickoff. ... Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston left Sunday's game at New Orleans with shoulder soreness after the first half. Winston sprained the AC joint in his right shoulder on Oct. 15 at Arizona, and he landed hard on the shoulder when he was sacked in the final minute of the first half against the Saints. ... Bucs starting defensive end William Gholston was carted off the field with a neck injury. Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said Gholston, who moved his arms and legs while the Bucs medical staff treated him on the field, was getting neurological tests at a hospital. ... Cowboys star receiver Dez Bryant left his team's 28-17 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs with a sprained ankle in the third quarter. ... Seattle lost running back Eddie Lacy in the first quarter to a groin injury in their 17-14 loss to the Redskins.
– Associated Press