This was a great week to start…
Cam Newton, Panthers – Had his best game of the season with 226 passing yards and 3 TDs plus 83 rushing yards and a 4th TD, without a turnover.
Matt Ryan, Falcons – Racked up 375 yards and 4 TDs, plus 23 rushing yards and an INT, in the loss to Green Bay.
Jay Cutler, Bears – Passed for 341 yards and 2 TDs with 1 INT, plus a rushing TD.
Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers – Racked up 350 passing yards and a trio of TDs.
Aaron Rodgers, Packers – Methodically put the Falcons away with 327 yards passing and 3 TDs, plus 28 rushing yards, without a blemish.
Matt Stafford, Lions – Rang up 311 yards and 3 TDs without a turnover.
Andy Dalton, Bengals – Threw for 302 yards and 2 TDs and added 22 yards and a TD on the ground, but lost a fumble.
Russell Wilson, Seahawks – Passed for 263 yards and 2 TDs, and ran for 48 yards and a 3rd TD, with no blemishes.
Joique Bell, Lions – Had 83 rushing yards and a TD, plus 5 receptions for 50 yards and a second TD.
LeVeon Bell, Steelers – Ran for 185 yards and 2 TDs, and added 6 catches for 50 yards and a third TD.
Jamaal Charles, Chiefs – Rushed for 91 yards and a TD, and took 2 passes for 20 yards and a second TD.
Eddie Lacy, Packers – Scored rushing and receiving while combining for 106 yards.
DeMarco Murray, Cowboys – Rumbled for 179 yards and a TD plus 9 catches for 49 yards.
A.J. Green, Bengals – Reeled in 11 passes for 224 yards and a score.
Julio Jones, Falcons – Torched the Packers’ secondary with 11 receptions for 259 yards and a TD.
Jordy Nelson, Packers – Hauled in 8 passes for 146 yards and a pair of TDs.
Mike Evans, Buccaneers – Caught 4 passes for 45 yards and 2 TDs.
Calvin Johnson, Lions – Grabbed 8 balls for 158 yards and a TD.
Odell Beckham, Jr, Giants – Racked up 130 yards and a TD on 11 receptions.
Julian Edelman, Patriots – Took 8 passes 141 yards and scored a TD.
Jared Cook, Rams – Took 4 passes 61 yards, including 2 TDs.
Martellus Bennett, Bears – Caught a dozen passes for 84 yards and a TD.
Michel Rivera, Raiders – Pulled down 7 passes for 109 yards and a score.
Rams – Pitched their second straight shutout while collecting 7 sacks, 2 INTs and a punt return TD.
Browns – Accumulated 3 sacks, 2 INTs, 2 fumbles and two defensive TDs.
Vikings – Generated 3 sacks and TDs on both of their turnovers.
This was a great week to play against…
Peyton Manning, Broncos – Had his TD streak snapped by the Bills, of all teams, who held him to 173 yards and 2 INTs.
Colt McCoy, Redskins – Came back down to earth with 199 passing yards and 2 INTs, plus 11 rushing yards.
Darren Sproles, Eagles – Didn’t gain a single yard as a runner or receiver.
Alfred Morris, Redskins – Never got going with 6 rushing yards and an 11-yard catch.
Darren McFadden, Raiders – Touched the ball just 4 times, and gained 5 yards.
Doug Martin, Buccaneers – Ran for 22 yards and caught a pass for 0 yards.
Reggie Bush, Lions – Limited to 26 yards and caught 4 passes for 8 yards.
Bishop Sankey, Titans – Only 27 combined yards.
Denard Robinson, Jaguars – Held to 30 rushing yards and no catches.
Mark Ingram, Saints – Just 43 rushing and 13 receiving yards, plus a fumble.
Ryan Mathews, Chargers – Had 44 rushing and 4 receiving yards.
Tre Mason, Rams – Limited to 66 rushing yards.
Terrance Williams, Cowboys – Blanked by the Bears.
Torrey Smith, Ravens – He was active but never hit the field.
Cecil Shorts, Jaguars – Took 2 passes just 3 yards.
Keenan Allen, Chargers – So did he.
Reuben Randle, Giants – Marginalized with a 9-yarder.
Demaryius Thomas, Broncos – Unbelievably, held to 11 yards on 2 catches.
James Jones, Raiders – Put up the same stat line as Thomas.
Mohamed Sanu, Bengals – Caught 2 passes for 16 yards.
Andre Johnson, Texans – Only 17 yards on 4 passes.
Kenny Stills, Saints – Slowed down by the Panthers, with just 23 yards on 3 balls.
Jordan Matthews, Eagles – He got 23 yards on 2 receptions.
Dwayne Bowe, Chiefs – Just 29 yards on 2 receptions.
Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals – Returned from injury but had just 34 yards on 4 passes.
Mike Wallace, Dolphins – Made 39 yards on 3 catches.
DeAndre Hopkins, Texans – Just 49 yards on 4 receptions.
Julius Thomas, Broncos – Was activated, but ran just one route and finished with a goose egg.
Jason Witten, Cowboys – Just 26 yards on 2 receptions.
Jimmy Graham, Saints – Caught 3 more passes than last week, but for just 25 yards.
Jordan Reed, Redskins – He, too, had 3 for 25.