5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 12
Philip Rivers completed his first 25 pass attempts in the Los Angeles Chargers' win over the Arizona Cardinals, and 28 of his 29 in all. Rivers' 96.6% completion percentage is the highest in NFL history for a single game with at least 20 attempts.
Mike Evans had 6 catches for 116 yards on Sunday as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers moved past the hapless San Francisco 49ers, 27-9. These yards took Evans to 1,073 for the season, giving Evans 1,000 yards in each of his first five NFL seasons. In 2019, Evans will look to join Randy Moss as the only wideout with six such seasons to open a career.
Zach Ertz set a Philadelphia Eagles single-season record for tight end receptions, pushing his season total to 84 grabs in Philly's Week 12 game against the New York Giants. Ertz also recorded his 400th career reception, becoming the fourth tight end in NFL history with at least 400 receptions in their first six seasons.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the other most compelling statistical performances from Week 12.