The Numbers Behind The Numbers: NFL Week 10

Tavon Austin 1 kick return TD 2 receiving TD's vs ColtsEach week, during the 2013 NFL season, will provide NFL fans with 10 interesting, yet sometimes overlooked stat lines from the weekend that was. Below is the Week 10 addition of The Numbers Behind The Numbers.


Rams rookie Tavon Austin had a 98-yard kickoff return TD, as well as 81-yard and 57-yard TD receptions, in St. Louis' 38-8 win over the Indianapolis Colts.

In the Denver Broncos 28-20 victory over the San Diego Chargers, WR Demaryius Thomas had 7 catches for 108 yards and 3 TD's.

Despite going down to the Detroit Lions, 21-19, Chicago Bears WR Brandon Marshall grabbed 7 balls for 139 yards and 2 TD's, while fellow Chicago WR Alshon Jeffery corralled 9 passes for 114 yards.

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy had 25 carries for 155 yards, amid Philly's 27-13 triumph over the Green Bay Packers. In the game, the Eagles outrushed the Packers 204 yards to 99 yards.

Marshawn Lynch had 25 rushing attempts for 145 yards and 1 TD, as his Seattle Seahawks crushed the Atlanta Falcons 33-10.

During the San Francisco 49ers 10-9 loss to the Carolina Panthers, Colin Kaepernick was only 11 of 22 for 91 yards and 1 INT, while also being on the receiving end of 6 sacks.

The New Orleans Saints set the NFL record for first downs in a game, after finding the marker 40 times, in their 49-17 whooping of the Dallas Cowboys.

The Tennessee Titans outgained the Jacksonville Jaguars 362 yards to 214 yards, yet allowed Jacksonville their first win of the season, 29-27. In the contest, Tennessee turned over the ball 4 times, including a JAX fumble recovery TD.   

The Cincinnati Bengals outgained the Baltimore Ravens 364 yards to 189 yards, but still went down in overtime, 20-17.

In the New York Giants 24-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders, both teams produced more total rushing yards than passing yards (NYG - 133 rush & 118 pass, OAK - 107 rush & 106 pass).