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NFL All-Time List Top-50 Movement (Week 1 – 2015)

September 15, 2015
Despite a 31-19 loss at Arizona, New Orleans Saints QB Dre Brees tied Hall of Famer Dan Marino for 3rd-best of the NFL list for passes completed (4,967). (photo courtesy of the Associated Press and Ross D. Franklin)

Despite a 31-19 loss at Arizona, New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees tied Hall of Famer Dan Marino for 3rd-best on the NFL list for passes completed (4,967). (photo courtesy of the Associated Press and Ross D. Franklin)

Each week, I will track movement in the NFL’s Top-50 of all major statistics. Only players who tied or moved up the rankings will be listed.

PASSING

Passes Completed

Drew Brees tied Dan Marino for 3rd (4,967)
Ben Roethlisberger passed Donovan McNabb for 15th (3,183)
Tony Romo passed Mark Brunell for 27th (2,779)
Aaron Rodgers passed Jeff George for 50th (2,304)

Passes Attempted

Carson Palmer passed Jim Everett for 23rd (4,938)
Philip Rivers passed John Hadl and Troy Aikman for 26th (4,720)

Passing Yards

Carson Palmer passed Jim Kelly for 21st (35,672)
Tony Romo passed Phil Simms and John Hadl for 27th (33,626)
Aaron Rodgers passed Len Dawson and Rich Gannon for 46th (28,767)

Passing TDs

Philip Rivers tied Dan Fouts for 15th (254)
Ben Roethlisberger passed Drew Bledsoe for 17th (252)
Tony Romo passed Y.A. Tittle and John Hadl for 20th (245)
Jay Cutler passed Craig Morton and tied Mark Brunell for 48th (184)
Matt Ryan tied Craig Morton for 50th (183)

Sacked

Drew Brees tied Rich Gannon for 39th (302)
Alex Smith passed Ken Stabler for 47th (282)
Eli Manning tied Ken Stabler for 48th (281)

RUSHING

Rushing Attempts

Adrian Peterson passed Ahman Green for 35th (2,064)
Matt Forte passed Rodney Hampton and Garrison Hearst for 48th (1,841)

RECEIVING

Receptions

Jason Witten passed Derrick Mason and tied Andre Reed for 12th (951)
Anquan Boldin passed Derrick Mason for 14th (944)
Roddy White passed Chad Johnson and Marshall Faulk for 33rd (769)
Marques Colston passed Amani Toomer and tied Ricky Proehl for 48th (669)

Receiving Yards

Roddy White passed Harold Jackson for 37th (10,441)
Brandon Marshall passed Wes Welker and Drew Hill for 46th (9.833)

Receiving TDs

Brandon Marshall tied Jimmy Orr, Santana Moss, Derrick Mason and Roy Green for 46th (66)

Points Scored

Robbie Gould passed Don Cockroft for 45th (1,091)
Mason Crosby passed Todd Peterson for 50th (1,044)

KICKING

Extra Points Made

Sebastian Janikowski passed Mark Moseley for 27th (483)
Phil Dawson passed Sam Baker for 36th (429)

Field Goals Made

Phil Dawson tied Sebastian Janikowski for 13th (364)
Robbie Gould passed Stephen Gostkowski and Jim Breech for 39th (246)

PUNTING

Punts

Andy Lee tied Nick Harris for 28th (943)
Dustin Colquitt passed Tom Blanchard and Greg Coleman for 40th (822)

Punting Yards

Dustin Colquitt passed Jim Arnold for 35th (36,857)
Sam Koch passed Michael Koenen and John Jett for 49th (32,180)

DEFENSE

Sacks

Demarcus Ware tied Rickey Jackson for 13th (128.0)
Julius Peppers passed Derrick Thomas for 15th (127.0)

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