AFC Tiebreakers entering Week 15

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

NFC tiebreakers entering Week 15

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

AFC Tiebreakers entering Week 14

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

NFC tiebreakers entering Week 14 (and NO-ATL)

The following charts seek to answer the following question: If these two (or more) teams finish with the same record, who wins the tiebreaker? Notes and assumptions: No possibility of future tie games. Tiebreaker winners are as they would be if the teams were tied at the end of the season,

Player ejections in the 2017 season

A running list of players ejected in the 2017 season. Week Game Player Pos Team Reason Time Referee 1. Pre-3 CHI-TEN Jaye Howard Jr. DL CHI Throwing a punch 10:51/2Q Hochuli 2. Quinton Spain OL TEN Throwing a punch 10:51/2Q Hochuli 3. 1 SEA-GB Jeremy Lane CB SEA Throwing a punch 9:41/1Q Parry 4. 7 KC-OAK Marshawn Lynch* RB OAK Grabbing an official 6:12/2Q Wrolstad 5. 8 PIT-DET A'Shawn Robinson DT DET Throwing a punch 0:42/4Q Hussey 6. 9 CIN-JAX A.J. Green WR CIN Fighting 0:18/2Q Allen 7. Jalen Ramsey CB JAX Flagrant personal foul 0:18/2Q Allen 8. AZ-SF Carlos Hyde RB SF Fighting 3:36/4Q Wrolstad 9. Frostee Rucker DE AZ Fighting 3:36/4Q Wrolstad 10. Hasson Reddick LB AZ Fighting 3:36/4Q Wrolstad 11. 10 CIN-TEN Vontaze Burfict LB CIN Contact with an official 5:35/2Q Triplette 12. 12 MIA-NE Bobby McCain CB MIA Throwing a punch 11:08/3Q Torbert 13. DEN-OAK Michael Crabtree* WR OAK Flagrant personal foul 11:47/1Q Anderson 14. Aqib Talib* CB DEN Flagrant personal foul 11:47/1Q Anderson 15. Gabe Jackson OL OAK Shoving an official 11:47/1Q Anderson 16. 14 SEA-JAX Sheldon Richardson DT SEA Throwing

Players with the longest sack streaks

The Vikings' Everson Griffen has recorded at least one sack in 7 consecutive games.  How close is he to the record? Most consecutive NFL games with at least 1 sack Player Team Games From To Simon Fletcher DEN 10 1992 Week 11 1993 Week 3 DeMarcus Ware DAL 10 2007 - 15 2008 - 7 Bruce Smith BUF 9 1986 - 11 1987 - 7* Kevin Greene SF/CAR 9 1997 - 15 1998 - 7 Dwight Freeney IND 9 2008

Reader mail! Extra points

Updated 10/22/2017: Jeff Heath extra point. In 1971 the Bears had two non-kickers score PATs: Bobby Douglass on a rush and Dick Butkus on a pass from Douglass. Douglass was the Bears' holder on placekicks. Prior to the 2-pt conversion rule in '94; how many times during the era after the

Field goal attempts on consecutive plays

The Steelers and Bears attempted field goals on consecutive plays from scrimmage today.  When was the last time this happened with no kickoff in between? Field Goal Attempts On Consecutive Plays, 1982-2017 Miami Dolphins at Dallas Cowboys, November 25, 1993: The Dolphins, trailing 14-13, had driven to the Cowboys 24 with

Every safety … ever

The bookkeeping for most scoring plays is clear, simple, and consistent: the type of play, the scoring player, the passer (if applicable), and the yardage. Safeties are an exception; at best, the box score line will show the tackler and the player safetied; at worst, they'll read something like "Safety,