Seven Statistical Highlights From NFL Week 12

A look at seven statistical highlights from games played at 1:00 p.m. ET and 4:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 28, the 12th week of the 2010 season.

· Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN led the Falcons to a 20-17 win over Green Bay. With the victory, Ryan improved to 19-1 (.950) in his career as the starter at home, tying DANNY WHITE for the best winning percentage in a player’s first 20 starts at home among QBs who began their careers in the Super Bowl era (since 1966).

Ryan completed 24 of 28 passes for an 85.7 completion percentage, the 11th time in NFL history in which a quarterback posted a completion percentage of at least 85.7 with 28 or more attempts in a game.

· Cleveland running back PEYTON HILLIS rushed for 131 yards with three touchdowns and added six receptions for 63 yards in the Browns’ 24-23 victory over Carolina. Hillis joins MARSHALL FAULK (September 17, 2000) as the only players in NFL history to record at least 130 rushing yards, three rushing touchdowns, six receptions and 60 receiving yards in a single game.

Hillis has 11 rushing touchdowns this year and joins Pro Football Hall of Famer JIM BROWN and LEROY KELLY as the only Browns to rush for at least 11 touchdowns in a season.

· Houston wide receiver ANDRE JOHNSON had nine receptions in the Texans’ 20-0 win over Tennessee. Johnson has 65 catches this year and is the first player in NFL history to record at least 60 receptions in each of his first eight seasons.

· Chicago quarterback JAY CUTLER threw four touchdown passes in the Bears’ 31-26 victory over Philadelphia, his third game as a Bear with four TD passes. Cutler joins Pro Football Hall of Famer SID LUCKMAN (four times) and BILLY WADE (three) as the only Bears to throw four or more touchdowns in a game at least three times.

· Kansas City wide receiver DWAYNE BOWE had 13 catches for 170 yards and three touchdowns in the Chiefs’ 42-24 win at Seattle. Bowe joins Pro Football Hall of Famer JERRY RICE (October 14, 1990 and December 18, 1995) and JIMMY SMITH (September 10, 2000) as the only players since 1990 to record at least 13 catches, 170 receiving yards and three touchdown receptions in a game.

· New York Giants quarterback ELI MANNING played in his 100th career game and completed 14 of 24 passes for 226 yards with two touchdowns in the Giants’ 24-20 win over Jacksonville. Manning holds franchise records for the most completions (1,838), attempts (3,169), passing yards (21,465) and passing touchdowns (148) in a player’s first 100 games as a Giant.

· Cleveland rookie cornerback JOE HADEN had an interception in the Browns’ win over Carolina, marking the third consecutive game he has recorded an interception. He is the first Browns player with an interception in three consecutive games in his first NFL season since BERNIE PARRISH in 1959.