The Numbers Behind The Numbers: NFL Week 9

Nick Foles 406 yards 7 TD's vs Raiders, Riley Cooper 139 yards 3 TD's vs RaidersEach 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 9 addition of The Numbers Behind The Numbers.


In the Philadelphia Eagles 49-20 wipeout of the Oakland Raiders, not only did Nick Foles throw for 406 yards and 7 touchdowns, but WR Riley Cooper caught 5 passes for 139 yards and 3 touchdowns.

The New England Patriots posted 610 total yards, with TE Rob Gronkowski tallying 9 receptions for 143 yards and 1 TD, amid their 55-31 thrashing of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

During the Washington Redskins 30-24 OT win over the San Diego Chargers, the Skins amassed 500 total yards, while WR Pierre Garcon grabbed 7 balls for 172 yards.

Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson corralled 9 passes for a whopping 229 yards and 3 TD's, despite his team's 27-24 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Mike James ran for 158 yards, and completed a 2-yard TD pass, as his team went down in defeat to the Seattle Seahawks, 27-24.

The Tennessee Titans 28-21 victory over the St. Louis Rams included Titans RB Chris Johnson running for 150 yards and 2 TD's, as well as Rams RB Zac Stacy running for 127 yards and 2 TD's.

The Chicago Bears 27-20 Monday night triumph at the Green Bay Packers featured Chicago RB Matt Forte galloping for 150 yards and 1 TD, with Green Bay's Eddie Lacy scampering 125 yards, with 1 TD.

RB Chris Ivory gathered 139 rushing yards and 1 TD, leading his New York Jets to a 26-20 upset of the New Orleans Saints.

Despite losing to the still unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs, 23-13, the Buffalo Bills outgained Kansas City 470 yards to 210 yards.

In the Carolina Panthers 34-10 whooping of the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina won the 1st down battle 27 to 12.