|MATT ASIATA RB, Minnesota Vikings|
- Had two games with three rush touchdowns this season and now has three career games with three rushing touchdowns, the most of any undrafted player in his first three seasons in the common draft era (since 1967).
ANTHONY BARR LB, Minnesota Vikings
- Forced and returned a fumble 27 yards for a touchdown in overtime in Week 8, marking the fourth overtime contest in NFL history that was decided by a fumble-return touchdown.
ODELL BECKHAM, JR. WR, New York Giants
- Had 91 receptions, most in a player's first 12 games to begin a career in NFL history.
- Had 1,305 receiving yards in 12 games and surpassed BILLY HOWTON (1,231 with Green Bay in 1952) for the most receiving yards for a player's first 12 career games in NFL history.
- Joined Pro Football Hall of Famer MICHAEL IRVIN (1995) as the only players in NFL history to have at least 90 receiving yards in nine consecutive games.
- Had 606 receiving yards in the month of December, the most by a rookie in any calendar month in NFL history.
- Became the first rookie in NFL history with at least 12 catches, 140 receiving yards and three touchdown catches in a game.
- Had four games with at least 10 receptions this season, the most such games by a rookie in NFL history.
- Became the first rookie in NFL history with at least 130 receiving yards and a touchdown catch in four consecutive games.
LE' VEON BELL RB, Pittsburgh Steelers
- Bell joined Pro Football Hall of Famer WALTER PAYTON (1977) as the only players in NFL history with 200 scrimmage yards in three consecutive games.
- Joined Pro Football Hall of Famer MARSHALL FAULK as the only players in NFL history with 1,350 rushing yards and 850 receiving yards in a season.
ANQUAN BOLDIN WR, San Francisco 49ers
- Had 83 receptions, his NFL-record 12th consecutive season with at least 50 receptions.
BLAKE BORTLES QB, Jacksonville Jaguars
- Became the third rookie starting quarterback to help his team overcome a deficit of at least 21 points to win since at least 1970, joining MATTHEW STAFFORD (November 22, 2009) and VINCE YOUNG (November 26, 2006).
TOM BRADY QB, New England Patriots
- Passed for 4,109 yards this season, bringing his career total to 53,258, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer JOHN ELWAY (51,475) for the fifth-most passing yards all-time.
- Reached 50,000 career passing yards, one of six players in NFL history to reach the milestone.
- Earned his 150th career victory as a starting quarterback and joined BRETT FAVRE (186) and PEYTON MANNING (179) as the only quarterbacks to accomplish the feat. Brady now has a 160-47 record as a starter in the regular season.
- Won his 87th game in his 100th career regular-season home start in a 51-23 Week 8 win against Chicago, the most of any starting quarterback in NFL history in his first 100 home starts in the regular season.
- Earned his 155th victory in his 200th career regular-season start in Week 9, the most of any starting quarterback through his first 200 regular-season starts in NFL history.
DREW BREES QB, New Orleans Saints
- Has passed for 56,033 yards in his career, the fourth-most all-time.
- Has passed for 43,685 yards since joining New Orleans in 2006 and became the seventh quarterback in NFL history with 40,000 passing yards with one franchise. Brees accomplished the feat in his 132nd game with the Saints, surpassing DAN MARINO (Miami, 153 games) as the fastest quarterback to reach 40,000 passing yards with one team.
- Tied for the league lead with 4,952 passing yards, the fifth time in his career leading the league in passing yards, tying Pro Football Hall of Famers SONNY JURGENSEN and DAN MARINO for the most all-time.
- Threw five touchdown passes without an interception in Week 13, his seventh career game with at least five touchdown passes and no interceptions, the most in NFL history.
- Brees (33) has thrown at least 30 touchdowns in each of the past seven seasons, extending his NFL record for the most consecutive such seasons.
ANTONIO BROWN WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
- Had 129 receptions this season, the second-most in a season in NFL history (MARVIN HARRISON,**143 in 2002).
- Became the fourth player in NFL history with consecutive 110-catch seasons, joining Pro Football Hall of FamersJERRY RICE(1994-95) andCRIS CARTER(1994-95) and*WES WELKER *(2007-09, 2011-12).
- In a 30-23 win against Houston on October 20, became the third player in NFL history to have at least nine catches and throw a TD pass in a single game (JAMES WILDER, 1984; Pro Football Hall of FamerJERRY RICE, 1995).
DEZ BRYANT WR, Dallas Cowboys
- Had 16 touchdown receptions and became the only player with 12 receiving touchdowns in each of the past three seasons.
- Has a touchdown catch in 12 consecutive games against the AFC, extending the longest interconference streak since the 1970 merger.
- In Week 10 in London, became the first player with at least 150 receiving yards (158) and two touchdowns in the 11-game history of the NFL International Series in London.
MARTAVIS BRYANT WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
- Became one of four NFL players with at least seven TD receptions (7) in his first seven career games, joining HARLON HILL (eight, 1954), MAX MC GEE (seven, 1954) and BILLY HOWTON (seven, 1952).
DEREK CARR QB, Oakland Raiders
- Led all NFL rookies in pass attempts (599), completions (348), passing yards (3,270) and passing touchdowns (21).
CHANDLER CATANZARO K, Arizona Cardinals
- Converted 17 consecutive field-goal attempts to start the season and surpassed St. Louis' GREG ZUERLEIN (15 in 2012) for the longest streak of consecutive field goals made to start a rookie season in NFL history.
ANDY DALTON QB, Cincinnati Bengals
- In his 50th career game (Week 2), passed for 252 yards, bringing his 50-game total to 11,913 yards, the sixth-most passing yards of any active quarterback through his first 50 games.
- Dalton (82) has the fifth-most touchdown passes of any active quarterback through their first 50 games.
KNILE DAVIS RB, Kansas City Chiefs
- With a 99-yard kickoff-return touchdown in Week 8, became the fifth player in NFL history with a kickoff-return touchdown of at least 99 yards in each of his first two NFL seasons.
MIKE EVANS WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Became one of only six players in the last 30 seasons with at least 10 touchdown catches in his rookie season (12).
- In Week 11, became the youngest player in NFL history with a 200-yard receiving game (209 yards) at 21 years, 87 days old.
LARRY FITZGERALD WR, Arizona Cardinals
- Fitzgerald became the youngest player to reach 900 career receptions in NFL history (31 years, 102 days old), surpassing ANDRE JOHNSON (32 years, 143 days).
JOE FLACCO QB, Baltimore Ravens
- Became the fastest player to record five touchdown passes in a game since at least 1970 in Week 6 (16:03 into the game) against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- In Week 6, also became the first player since 1986 with four touchdown passes in the first quarter of a game (Minnesota quarterback TOMMY KRAMER vs. Green Bay on September 8, 1986) and the first player with five touchdown passes in the first half since TOM BRADY (October 18, 2009 vs. Tennessee).
MATT FORTÉRB, Chicago Bears
- Had 102 receptions, the most by a running back in a single season in NFL history.
- Had 1,038 rushing yards and 102 receptions this season and joined LA DAINIAN TOMLINSONas the only players in NFL history to start a career with seven seasons in a row with 800 rushing yards and 40 catches.
- In his 102nd career game (Week 11 vs. Minnesota), became the third-fastest player in NFL history to reach 7,000 rushing yards and 3,500 receiving yards. Only Pro Football Hall of Famers MARSHALL FAULK (97 games) and MARCUS ALLEN (99) reached the milestone in fewer games.
ARIAN FOSTER RB, Houston Texans
- Has 32 career 100-yard rushing games, surpassing PRIEST HOLMES (31) for the most in NFL history by an undrafted player.
JONAS GRAY RB, New England Patriots
- Became the first player to score his first four career rushing touchdowns in the same game since 1921 and the third to do so all-time (HERB HENDERSON, 1921; PAT SMITH, 1920) in a 42-20 win against Indianapolis on November 16.
TASHAUN GIPSON CB, Cleveland Browns
- Led the AFC in interceptions with six.
ROB GRONKOWSKI TE, New England Patriots
- Recorded his 50th career touchdown catch in his 59th game in Week 9, tying RANDY MOSS as the second-fastest players in NFL history to reach 50 career TD receptions (LANCE ALWORTH, 54).
DEVIN HESTER WR-KR-PR, Atlanta Falcons
- Scored his NFL-record 20th career return touchdown on a 62-yard punt return TD in Week 3, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer DEION SANDERS(19) for the most in NFL history.
JEREMY HILL RB, Cincinnati Bengals
- Led NFL rookies in rushing yards (1,124) and rushing touchdowns (nine).
- Had four 140-yard rushing performances, joining Pro Football Hall of Famers ERIC DICKERSON(five in 1983) andCURTIS MARTIN (four in 1995) as the third rookie with at least four 140-yard rushing games.
JUSTIN HOUSTON LB, Kansas City Chiefs
- Led the league with 22 sacks, tied for the second-most in a single season since the statistic was officially instituted in 1982, trailing only Pro Football Hall of Famer MICHAEL STRAHAN (22.5 in 2001).
ALLEN HURNS WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
- Became the first player in NFL history to record two receiving TDs in the first quarter of his NFL debut.
DE SEAN JACKSON WR, Washington Redskins
- Had an 81-yard touchdown reception in Week 3 against the Philadelphia Eagles, his former team, and became only the third player in NFL history (Pro Football Hall of Famer CHARLIE JOINER and ART POWELL) with an 80-yard touchdown catch both for and against a team.
Jackson, who had an 88-yard touchdown catch for Philadelphia against Washington (November 15, 2010), has accomplished the feat for and against both the Eagles and Redskins.
- Has 5,646 career rushing yards and 2,640 receiving yards and joins PRIEST HOLMES and CLEM DANIELS as the only undrafted players in NFL history with at least 5,000 rushing yards and 2,500 receiving yards.
- Ranks third in rushing yards (5,646) by an undrafted player.
ANDRE JOHNSON WR, Houston Texans
- Has 13,597 career receiving yards, surpassing TORRY HOLT (13,382) for 12th all-time, and is one of 16 players in NFL history to reach 13,000 career receiving yards.
- Became the 10th player in NFL history to reach 1,000 career catches. Johnson, who had his 1,000th catch in his 168th career game, is the second-fastest player to reach 1,000 catches, trailing only MARVIN HARRISON, who reached the milestone in 167 games. Johnson (1,012) also surpassed HINES WARD (1,000) for No. 9 on the all-time receptions list. Johnson finished the season with 1,012 career receptions.
CALVIN JOHNSON WR, Detroit Lions
- Has 44 career 100-yard receiving games, the second-most in a player's first eight NFL seasons. Only RANDY MOSS (45) has more.
- Became the fastest player to reach 10,000 career receiving yards (115 games), surpassing TORRY HOLT (116).
- On Thanksgiving Day, caught two touchdown passes, increasing his Thanksgiving Day total to eight, surpassing CLOYCE BOX (seven) for the most touchdown receptions on the holiday.
JACOBY JONES WR-KR, Baltimore Ravens
- Had his NFL-record third career regular-season touchdown of at least 105 yards in Week 9 on a 108-yard kickoff return against Pittsburgh.
ANDREW LUCK QB, Indianapolis Colts
- Threw for 4,761 yards this season and joined PEYTON MANNING and Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO as the only players in NFL history to pass for at least 4,000 yards in two of their first three seasons.
- Became the eighth player in NFL history with at least 40 touchdown passes in a season (40).
- Has 12,957 career passing yards, eclipsing PEYTON MANNING (12,287) for the most of any NFL player in his first three seasons.
- Since entering the NFL in 2012, has 86 TD passes, which ranks second only to Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (98) for the most in a player's first three years.
- Became the first player in NFL history to post consecutive games with at least 370 passing yards, four or more touchdown passes, a completion percentage above 70 percent and one or no interceptions.
PEYTON MANNING QB, Denver Broncos
- Has 530 career touchdown passes, surpassing BRETT FAVRE (508) for the most in NFL history.
- Passed for 4,727 yards this season, his NFL-record 14th career 4,000-yard passing season.
- Has 69,691 career passing yards and joinedBRETT FAVRE(71,838) as the only quarterbacks in NFL history with 65,000 career passing yards.
- With a win in Week 1 over the Colts, joined BRETT FAVRE as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to defeat all 32 teams.
- Threw three touchdown passes in Week 1 and has 34 career touchdowns in season openers, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (33) for the most all-time.
- In Week 12, became the third player in NFL history to throw a touchdown pass in at least 50 consecutive games, joining DREW BREES (54) and TOM BRADY (52).
TRE MASON RB, St. Louis Rams
- In Week 13, became the fourth player in NFL history with an 85 yard TD run and a 35 yard TD catch in the same game. The other three to accomplish the feat are JIM SPAVITAL (November 5, 1950), JOEY GALLOWAY (November 12, 1995) and CHRIS JOHNSON (September 20, 2009).
LAMAR MILLER RB, Miami Dolphins
- Had a 97-yard touchdown run in Week 17 and became the fifth player in NFL history with a rush of at least 97 yards, joining Pro Football Hall of Famer TONY DORSETT(99), AHMAN GREEN(98), ANDY URAM (97), and BOB GAGE(97).
DE MARCO MURRAY RB, Dallas Cowboys
- Led the NFL in rushing yards (1,845), yards from scrimmage (2,261) and tied for the league lead in rushing touchdowns (13).
- Became first player in NFL history to rush for at least 100 yards in each of his team's first eight games to start a season, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer JIM BROWN (six games in 1958).
JORDY NELSON WR, Green Bay Packers
- Became the eighth player in NFL history with 95 catches (98), 1,500 receiving yards (1,519) and 13 touchdown receptions (13) in a season.
CAM NEWTON QB, Carolina Panthers
- Has four career games with at least 200 passing yards, multiple touchdown passes, 80 rushing yards and a touchdown run, the most such games in NFL history. Only two other players have accomplished the feat multiple times: RUSSELL WILSON (three) and MICHAEL VICK (two).
K, Philadelphia Eagles
- Scored 150 points, the most by a rookie in NFL history.
CORDARRELLE PATTERSON WR, Minnesota Vikings
- Became the first wide receiver since at least the 1970 merger to have a 35 yard rushing touchdown in three consecutive games with a 67-yard touchdown run in Week 1 (35-yard run in Week 16, 2013; 50-yard run in Week 17, 2013).
- Became the first wide receiver since at least the merger with a 50 yard rushing touchdown in back-to-back games.
PHILIP RIVERS QB, San Diego Chargers
- Posted a passer rating of 120 or better in five consecutive games, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer JOHNNY UNITAS (four in 1965) and KURT WARNER (four in 2009) for the longest such streak in NFL history (minimum 15 pass attempts in each game).
AARON RODGERS QB, Green Bay Packers
- Had 53 career interceptions at time of 3,000th pass attempt, the fewest of any NFL quarterback at the time of his 3,000th pass attempt.
- Became the second-fastest QB in NFL history to reach 200 career touchdown passes, accomplishing the feat in his 99th career game in Week 5 (Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO, 89 games).
Rodgers' 53 career interceptions are the fewest of any quarterback at the time they reached 200 career TD passes (TOM BRADY, 88). * Played in his 100th career game in Week 6 and had 25,616 passing yards and 203 touchdown passes at the time. The 203 touchdown passes are the second-most of any player in his first 100 games, trailing only Pro Football Hall of FamerDAN MARINO, who threw 217 touchdowns in his first 100 career games. Rodgers' 25,616 yards after 100 games rank fourth all-time among players in their first 100 games.
- Became the only player in NFL history to post a 100 passer rating in six consecutive seasons.
- Has not thrown an interception at home since December 2, 2012 and extended his NFL-record streaks to 418 consecutive passes at home and 36 touchdown passes in a row at home without an interception.
- Third career season with at least 4,000 yards (4,381) and 35 touchdowns (38), tied with DREW BREES for the second-most such seasons in NFL history, trailing onlyPEYTON MANNING(four).
BEN ROETHLISBERGER QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
- Tied Pro Football Hall of Famer JIM KELLY (11) for the fourth-most consecutive seasons with 10 or more touchdown passes to start a career in NFL history.
- Improved his record to 100-50 (.667) as a starter in the regular season with a Week 8 win, joining TOM BRADY (116) and Pro Football Hall of Famers JOE MONTANA (108) and TERRY BRADSHAW (102) as the only quarterbacks in the Super Bowl era (since 1966) to win at least 100 games in their first 150 career starts.
- Passed for 522 yards in Week 8, tied for the fourth-most ever in a single game
- Became the first player in NFL history with two 500-yard passing games (522 yards vs. Indianapolis in Week 8 and 503 yards vs. Green Bay on December 20, 2009).
- Became the first player in NFL history with at least six touchdown passes in back-to-back games. He joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Y.A. TITTLE (1962) as the only players with two six-touchdown games in one season.
- Passed for 278 yards in the first half of Pittsburgh's Week 1 game vs. Cleveland, the most in the first half of a Kickoff Weekend game since 2008*(DONOVAN MC NABB, 297 vs. St. Louis).
MATT RYAN* QB, Atlanta Falcons
- Threw for 448 yards and no interceptions in Week 1, the second-most in NFL history on Kickoff Weekend by a quarterback without throwing an interception.
RICHARD SHERMAN CR, Seattle Seahawks
- Has 24 career interceptions, tied for the third-most interceptions in a player's first four seasons since 1970.
STEVE SMITH, SR. WR, Baltimore Ravens
- Had seven catches for 139 yards and two touchdowns in Week 4 against Carolina. Smith, who is the Panthers' all-time leading receiver with 12,197 yards, became the second player in NFL history to have 100 receiving yards in his first game against a franchise for which he had 10,000 receiving yards (TORRY HOLT, October 18, 2009 against St. Louis).
- Had 429 receiving yards through Week 4, the most ever by a 35 year old player through the first four games of a season.
- Had three touchdown receptions of 50 or more yards this season, joining Pro Football Hall of Famers JAMES LOFTON (1991) and JERRY RICE (1998) and JOEY GALLOWAY (2007) as the only players in NFL history with three touchdown catches of 50 or more yards in a season at age 35 or older.
- Has 13,262 career receiving yards, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer ANDRE REED (13,198) for No. 14 all-time.
C.J. SPILLER RB-KR, Buffalo Bills
- Became the first player since 1973 to have a 100 yard kickoff-return touchdown and 45 yard run in the same game in Week 2.
DARREN SPROLES PR-RB, Philadelphia Eagles
- In Week 10, became the first player in NFL history to record both a punt-return touchdown and a rushing touchdown in the first quarter of a game.
MATTHEW STAFFORD QB, Detroit Lions
- Had 19,953 career passing yards through 70 games, the most of any player in NFL history in his first 70 games.
- In Week 7, threw a five-yard touchdown pass with 1:48 remaining to give the Lions a 24-23 come-from-behind victory over New Orleans, marking Stafford's sixth career game-winning touchdown pass inside the two-minute warning of the fourth quarter, the most in NFL history through a player's first six seasons.
- In Week 8, became one of three quarterbacks (TOM BRADYandDREW BLEDSOE) in the Super Bowl era to start three games in which his team overcame a deficit of at least 21 points to win.
RYAN TANNEHILL QB, Miami Dolphins
- Had a rush of 20 yards in four consecutive games (Weeks 3, 4, 6, 7), joining Pro Football Hall of Famer STEVE YOUNG and MICHAEL VICK as the only quarterbacks to do so in the past 25 years.
JULIUS THOMAS TE, Denver Broncos
- Had seven touchdowns through Week 4, the most by a tight end in his team's first four games to begin a season in NFL history.
- Became the first tight end in NFL history with back-to-back 12-touchdown seasons.
MICHAEL VICK QB, New York Jets
- Became the first quarterback in NFL history to reach 6,000 career rushing yards (6,010).
ADAM VINATIERI K, Indianapolis Colts
- Has scored 988 points since joining the Colts in 2006, the first player in NFL history to score 900 career points with two different teams. Vinatieri scored 1,158 points in 10 seasons (1996-2005) with the New England Patriots before joining the Colts.
- Has 2,144 career points scored and surpassed JOHN CARNEY (2,062) for the fourth-most points all-time.
- Had 140 points this season, becoming the only player in NFL history to score 100 points in 17 different seasons.
LEON WASHINGTON KR-RB, Tennessee Titans
- Became the 10th player in league history with at least 7,500 kickoff return yards (7,553).
SAMMY WATKINS WR, Buffalo Bills
- In Week 7, became the first rookie with at least 100 receiving yards and a game-winning touchdown catch with one second or less remaining in the fourth quarter of a game since 2009 (Tennessee wide receiver KENNY BRITT vs. Arizona on November 29, 2009).
J.J. WATT DE, Houston Texans
- Had 20.5 sacks and became the first player with at least 20 sacks in two different seasons (20.5 in 2012) since sacks became an official statistic in 1982.
- Became the first player in NFL history with at least three offensive touchdowns, two touchdowns on takeaways and a safety in the same season.
- Became only player in NFL history with at least 35 sacks (57.0), an interception-return touchdown (one) and a receiving touchdown (three) in his first four NFL seasons.
- Joined GEORGE HALAS (1927), JAY ARNOLD (1938) and BILLY STACY (1961) as the only players to score a touchdown on a reception, interception return and return on an opponent's fumble in the same season.
- In Week 11, became the only NFL player to register a sack, forced fumble, fumble recovery and touchdown reception in the same game since sacks became an official statistic in 1982.
- Has 57 career sacks and became only the fifth player to record at least 50 sacks in his first four seasons since sacks became an official statistic in 1982. Watt joins Pro Football Hall of Famers REGGIE WHITE (70) and DERRICK THOMAS (58), DE MARCUS WARE (53.5) and DWIGHT FREENEY (51) as the only players to accomplish the feat.
REGGIE WAYNE WR, Indianapolis Colts
- Has 1,070 career receptions and passed ISAAC BRUCE (1,024) for the seventh-most receptions in NFL history.
- Has*14,345 career receiving yards and surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer JAMES LOFTON *(14,004) for the eighth-most in NFL history.
- Became the ninth player in NFL history to reach 14,000 receiving yards and only the fifth to do so with one franchise.
WES WELKER WR, Denver Broncos
- Has 890 career receptions, surpassing former Broncos wide receiver ROD SMITH(849) for the most catches by an undrafted player in NFL history.
- Has 50 career touchdown catches, joining ANTONIO GATES (99) and ROD SMITH (68) as the only undrafted players with at least 50 touchdown receptions in the common draft era (since 1967).
RUSSELL WILSON QB, Seattle Seahawks
- In the regular season as a starting quarterback, Wilson's 36 wins and 22 home victories are the most in the Super Bowl era in a quarterback's first three seasons. He passed Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (33) and MATT RYAN (33) in wins and Ryan (20) in home victories.
- Won 20 of his first 22 career starts at home in the regular season, tied for the fewest starts needed to reach 20 regular-season wins at home among quarterbacks who began their careers in the Super Bowl era. The other three quarterbacks to accomplish the feat are MATT RYAN, MARC BULGER and DANNY WHITE.
- Became the only player with 300 pass yards and 85 rushing yards in two different games.
- In Week 7, became the first player in NFL history to have 300 passing yards (313) and 100 rushing yards (106) in a single game.
- Had three games with at least 100 rushing yards this season and joined MICHAEL VICK (2004 and 2006) as the only quarterbacks with at least three 100-yard rushing games in a season in the Super Bowl era (since 1966).
JASON WITTEN TE, Dallas Cowboys
- Witten (10,502) is one of four tight ends in NFL history with 10,000 career receiving yards, joining TONY GONZALEZ (15,127), Pro Football Hall of Famer SHANNON SHARPE (10,060) and ANTONIO GATES (10,014).
- Witten andTONY GONZALEZ(1,325) are the only tight ends with at least 900 career receptions, and Witten was the youngest to reach the milestone (32 years, 159 days old).