Facts you should know about the Sunday games of Week 8

There are no undefeated teams and there is only one that has not been able to win (Lions). This week they rest: Baltimore Ravens and Las Vegas Raiders.


  • They have met 136 times in the regular season (Steelers lead 75-60-1).

  • Steelers: 2 losses in a row vs. Browns including postseason. They haven’t lost 3 in a row against them since 1986-89 (7 in a row).

  • Ben Roethlisberger (PIT): 23-2-1 vs. Browns in regular season. His winning percentage (.904) is 4th. Highest by a QB against a particular opponent since 1950 (Minimum 15 starts).

  • Browns: Only team with 3 different RB’s with 100+ total yards this season (Chubb, Hunt, Johnson).

  • Baker Mayfield (CLE): 3-3 in his career vs. Steelers including postseason. The only Browns QB’s with the most wins over the Steelers in the Super Bowl era are Bernie Kosar (8-4) & Bill Nelsen (5-2).



  • They have met 111 times in the regular season (Dolphins lead 60-50-1).

  • Dolphins: 6-0 in their history in games played on Halloween.

  • Tua Tagovailoa (MIA): He was in 2 offensive series in the first game between the two this season and came out with a broken rib.

  • Bills: 6 consecutive wins over Dolphins. That equals his best record against that team from 1987-89.

  • Sean McDermott (BUF): 4-0 in games immediately after bye week. It is the best mark for an active head coach with at least 3 games after resting.

  • Josh Allen (BUF): Will start his 50th game in the NFL. He has 27 rushing TDs in 49 starts and with 2 more, he will set a new record for a QB in his first 50 games started (The current mark belongs to Cam Newton).


  • They have met 34 times in the regular season (Series tied 16-16-2).

  • Eagles: The last time they lost to a team 0-7 or worse was in 1978 to the Cardinals who were 0-8.

  • Jalen Hurts (PHI): Registers 85.3% of the yards gained by the team this season (by air and ground). That pct. It is the highest for any player in 2021.

  • Lions: They have scored less than 20 pts. in 6 games in a row. It’s his worst streak since 2005.

  • Jared Goff (DET): 10 consecutive losses as a starting QB including postseason. It’s the worst active streak in the NFL.


  • They have met 53 times in the regular season (Colts lead 35-18).

  • Titans: Since Week 5, they are the only AFC team not to lose and averaging 30+ points per game.

  • Derrick Henry (TEN): Could become 3rd. player in history with 1,000+ rushing yards and 10 TDs on the same track in the first 8 games of a season.

  • Colts: 2 losses in a row at home to Titans. They have never lost 3 in a row at home to them.

  • Jonathan Taylor (IND): 1st. time in his career that he exceeds 100 rushing yards in straight games. The last Colts player to do so in 3 consecutive games was Edgerrin James in 2005 (5 in a row).


  • They have met 4 times in the regular season (Rams lead 3-1).

  • Rams: 2-5 in their last 7 games against AFC opponents, after going 10-0 in their first 10 games against AFC opponents since 2017.

  • Matthew Stafford (L to R): 90.0% complete when he throws Cooper Kupp on deep passes this season. No other QB-WR pair has a completion percentage higher than 65% (Minimum 10 passes).

  • Texans: 1-11 in their last 12 games since last season (6 consecutive losses).

  • Davis Mills (HOU): It’s 1 of 2 winless QBs who have started at least 4 games this season. The other is Jared Goff.


  • They have met 64 times in the regular season (Bears lead 32-31-1).

  • 49ers: 4 consecutive defeats after starting 2-0. It’s their worst streak since 2018 when they lost 6 in a row.

  • Jimmy Garoppolo (SF): Has been intercepted in 3 games in a row. That ties the longest streak in his career (3 separate times).

  • Bears: They are the 1st. team since the Titans in 2008 to record fewer than 200 passing yards in each of their first 7 games of a season.

  • Justin Fields (CHI): His average passing yards per game and pct. Pass completions are the lowest of the 33 qualifying QBs this season.


  • They have met 52 times in the regular season (Falcons lead 33-19).

  • Pathers: They beat the Falcons in their last games last season. They haven’t beaten them 2 in a row since 2013-14.

  • Sam Darnold (CAR): He pitched 7 INTs in the last 4 games (lost all 4). He had thrown only one INT in the first 3 (They won those 3 games).

  • Falcons: They seek to put their pct. win over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2017 season.

  • Kyle Pitts (ATL): Has pace to finish with 1,335 receiving yards in a 17-game season. The record for a rookie TE belongs to Mike Ditka with 1,076 yards in 1961 (It was a 14-game season).


  • They have met 25 times in the regular season (Jets lead 15-10).

  • Bengals: Only team that has allowed 25 or fewer pts. in each of their games this year.

  • Joe Burrow (CIN): Leads the NFL with 9 TD passes of 30+ yards in the air.

  • Ja’Marr Chase (CIN): His 754 receiving yards is the most for a player in his first 7 career games since 1970.

  • Jets: 14 losses in a row from temp. passed by QB’s not named Sam Darnold.

  • Corey Davis (NYJ): Records 4 of the 5 TDs via reception for the Jets this season.


  • They have met 39 times in the regular season (Patriots lead 23-14-2).

  • Patriots: 9-2 (.818) vs. teams coming off bye in the past 10 seasons.

  • Mac Jones (NE): He is 1 of 3 rookie QB’s in history, with 170+ completions (174) in his first 7 career games.

  • Chargers: They fell 45-0 to the Patriots in Week 13 of last season. It is the worst defeat in their history.

  • Justin Herbert (LAC): Never in his short career has he lost twice to the same team (5-0, with 13 TDs and 0 INT to teams against those he previously lost).


  • They have met 8 times in the regular season (Seahawks lead 5-3).

  • Jaguars: 3 losses in a row after bye week. It’s the worst streak in team history.

  • Trevor Lawrence (JAX): Rookie QBs are 2-9 on the road against the Seahawks in the Pete Carroll era (Since 2010).

  • Seahawks: 3 consecutive losses. The last time a Pete Carroll team lost 4 in a row, it was the 1994 Jets (5 losses in a row).

  • Geno Smith (SEA): The last time you played a complete game and won it, it was in Week 17 of 2014 in Miami.

  • They have met 58 times in the regular season (Saints lead 37-21).

  • Buccaneers: Since 2019, they allow the lowest average rushing yards per game (75.4) & yards per carry (3.47).

  • Tom Brady (TB): 2-3 vs. Saints in the Sean Payton era (Since 2006). It is his worst mark against any rival in that period (Minimum 3 games).

  • Tom Brady (TB): He’s been pressured in 17.6% of his dropbacks this year. It’s their lowest percentage in the Next Gen Stats era (Since 2016).

  • Saints: In 2020, they became the 1st. team to defeat Tom Brady twice in the regular season.

  • Jameis Winston (NO): He will start his 1st. match vs Buccanners. He’s that team’s all-time leader in passing yards (19,737) & TD passes (121).

  • Jameis Winston (NO): Since 2010, the player who was drafted with the No. 1 overall pick is 1-6 in his 1st. match against the team that originally selected him.


  • They have met 13 times in the regular season (Broncos lead 7-6).

  • Washington: They allow 30.0 points per game to their rivals this season (Worst average in the NFL).

  • Montez Sweat (WSH): The only player in the 2019 Draft with at least 20.0 sacks by QB, 23 tackles for loss of yards and 43 hits to the opposing QB.

  • Broncos: 4 consecutive losses for the first time since the 2019 season. They have NOT lost 5 in a row since 2017 (There were 8 losses in a row that year).

  • Teddy Bridgewater (DEN): 0-4 with 5 INTs since Week 4. He was 3-0 in the first 3 Weeks.


  • They have met 25 times in the regular season (Cowboys lead 13-12).

  • Cowboys: 5 consecutive victories. They have not won 6 in a row since 2016 (On that occasion they came to string together 11 victories).

  • Cowboys: 4 games in a row scoring at least 35 points. That equals the longest streak in team history (2014).

  • Cowboys: 10 games in a row since last season with multiple recovered balls. It’s the longest active streak in the NFL.

  • Dak Prescott (DAL): It’s the 6th. QB in the Super Bowl era with 16+ TD passes, 70% completions and less than 5 INTs in his team’s first 6 games in a season (4 of the previous 5 QB’s, ended up winning the MVP award of the season).

  • Vikings: They have captured rival QB in 9.3% of dropbacks this year. It is the highest percentage in the NFL.

  • Vikings: HC Mike Zimmer defenses are 6-2 against the league’s No. 1 offense in PJJ.

  • Kirk Cousins ​​(MIN): 2-7 against Cowboys. He is the rival against whom he registers the most defeats in his career.


We want to give thanks to the author of this short article for this outstanding material

Facts you should know about the Sunday games of Week 8