A look at seven statistical highlights from games played at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, October 4, the fourth week of the 2020 season.
- The TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 4. 2020 is the first season in which at least one team has overcome a deficit of 16-or-more points and won in each of the first four weeks of the season in NFL history.
Additionally, the NEW ORLEANS SAINTS overcame a 14-point deficit to win at Detroit on Sunday. With three games remaining in Week 4, the 2020 season has seen six games in which a team has overcome a deficit of 14-or-more points and win, tied with the 2018 season (six) for the third-most such games through the first four weeks of a season in NFL history. Only the 2011 (nine games) and 1979 (eight) seasons had more.
- Seattle quarterback RUSSELL WILSON passed for 360 yards with two touchdowns and one interception for a 112.4 rating in the Seahawks’ 31-23 win at Miami in Week 4. Seattle advanced to 4-0 for the first time since 2013, when they went on to win Super Bowl XLVIII.
Wilson has 16 touchdown passes through the first four games of the 2020 season, tied with PEYTON MANNING (16 touchdown passes in 2013) for the most by a player in his team’s first four games of a season in NFL history.
- Dallas quarterback DAK PRESCOTT passed for a career-high 502 yards with four touchdowns and one interception for a 112.9 rating in Week 4 against Cleveland.
Prescott, who passed for 450 yards in Week 2 and 472 yards in Week 3, is the first player with at least 450 passing yards in three consecutive games in NFL history.
Prescott has 1,690 passing yards in 2020 and surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer KURT WARNER (1,557 passing yards in 2000) for the most passing yards by a player in his team’s first four games of a season in NFL history.
- Tampa Bay quarterback TOM BRADY passed for 369 yards with five touchdowns and one interception for a 117.0 rating in the Buccaneers’ 38-31 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 4.
Brady became the third quarterback in NFL history with 30 career games of at least four touchdown passes, joining DREW BREES (36) and PEYTON MANNING (35).
Week 4 marked Brady’s seventh career game with at least five touchdown passes, the third-most such games in league annals, trailing only DREW BREES (11) and PEYTON MANNING (nine).
Brady now has 93 career games with at least 300 passing yards, tied with PEYTON MANNING (93) for the second-most in NFL history. Only DREW BREES (121) has more.
- Buffalo quarterback JOSH ALLEN passed for 288 yards with two touchdowns and zero interceptions for a 115.8 rating and added a rushing touchdown in the Bills’ 30-23 win at Las Vegas. The Bills advanced to 4-0 for the first time since 2008.
Allen, who had two touchdown passes with one rushing touchdown in Week 1 and four touchdown passes with one rushing touchdown in Week 3, joins STEVE GROGAN (1976) as the only quarterbacks with at least two touchdown passes and one rushing touchdown in three of his team’s first four games of a season in NFL history.
Allen recorded his 20th career rushing touchdown in his 32nd game on Sunday, becoming the second-fastest quarterback to reach 20 career rushing touchdowns in NFL history. Only CAM NEWTON (27 games) reached the mark faster.
- Cincinnati rookie quarterback JOE BURROW passed for 300 yards with one touchdown and one interception for a 92.4 rating in the Bengals’ 33-25 win over Jacksonville in Week 4, his first career victory.
Burrow, who passed for 316 yards in Week 2 and 312 yards in Week 3, is the first rookie quarterback to pass for at least 300 yards in three consecutive games in NFL history.
Los Angeles Chargers rookie quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT passed for 290 yards with three touchdowns and one interception for a 137.9 rating in Week 4 against Tampa Bay.
Herbert, who threw touchdown passes of 72 and 53 yards, is the first rookie quarterback with two touchdown passes of at least 50 yards since DESHAUN WATSON (Week 8, 2017).
Herbert has 931 passing yards this season, the second-most passing yards by a rookie quarterback in his first three career starts in NFL history. Only CAM NEWTON (1,012 in 2011) had more.
- Cleveland wide receiver ODELL BECKHAM JR. recorded 154 scrimmage yards (81 receiving, 73 rushing) and three touchdowns (two receiving, one rushing) in the Browns’ 49-38 win at Dallas in Week 4.
Beckham is the fourth wide receiver with two receiving touchdowns and one rushing touchdown in a single game since 2000, joining DAVID PATTEN (Week 6, 2001), JAVON WALKER (Week 9, 2006) and MIKE WILLIAMS (Week 15, 2018).
Browns running back KAREEM HUNT rushed for two touchdowns in the Week 4 victory. Hunt (five touchdowns) and Cleveland running back NICK CHUBB (four touchdowns) are the third set of running-back teammates each with at least four scrimmage touchdowns through their team’s first four games of a season in the Super Bowl era, joining Cincinnati’s JAMES BROOKS and LARRY KINNEBREW (1985), and Buffalo’s JIM BRAXTON and Pro Football Hall of Famer O.J. SIMPSON (1975).