Published: September 26th, 2010 | Tags: Adrian Peterson, Anquan Boldin, Austin Collie, C.J. Spiller, Charlie Batch, Dan Fouts, Dan Marino, Hines Ward, Jamaal Charles, Jerome Bettis, Leon Washington, Michael Vick, Peyton Hillis, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Randy Moss, Sam Bradford, Thomas Jones, Tom Brady, Tony Banks, Tony Gonzalez
A look at a few of the notes to come off the NFL Network research desk in Week 3:
After calling an NFL-low 29.6 percent of run plays during their 0-2 start, the Cowboys had 27 run plays and 30 pass plays (47.4 percent) against the Texans.
The Texans allowed 284 pass yards, and have now allowed 1,106 pass yards in three games this season, the second most allowed by any NFL team through three games since 1950.
Anquan Boldin finished with eight receptions for 142 yards and tied his career high with three TDs, while becoming the fastest in NFL history to reach 600 receptions (606 in 98 career games).
Peyton Hillis had 22 rushes for a career-high 144 yards, the sixth-most ever allowed by Ravens.
The Bengals recorded four takeaways for the second straight game.
The Chiefs improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2003, when they started 9-0 and finished 13-3 (seventh 3-0 start in franchise history).
The Chiefs out-rushed the 49ers 207-43. Jamaal Charles had 12 rushes for 97 yards while Thomas Jones posted 95 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.
The Patriots have won 14 straight over the Bills, tied for fifth-longest win streak by one team vs. an opponent in NFL history. Tom Brady has won 22 consecutive home starts.
Randy Moss had two receiving TDs and now has 151 in his career, joining Jerry Rice as the only players in NFL history to reach 150 receiving touchdowns.
The Falcons out-rushed the Saints 202-43 and had 50 rushing attempts, their second-most since 1987.
Tony Gonzalez had eight receptions for 110 yards and TD for his 27th career 100-yard game, extending his own NFL record among tight ends.
The Titans have won 10 straight and 15 of the last 16 vs. the NFC.
Adrian Peterson’s 80-yard touchdown run was the longest of his career. Peterson had 23 rushes for 160 yards and two TDs.
The Lions suffered their 22nd consecutive road loss (tied for third-longest in NFL history).
Charlie Batch improved to 4-1 with Steelers as the starter, picking up his first win as a starter since Week 1 in 2006.
Hines Ward scored his 80th career TD, which ties Jerome Bettis for second in franchise history.
First overall draft pick Sam Bradford picked up his first career win as starter, the first Rams rookie QB to win since Tony Banks won five games in 1996.
The story was Michael Vick, who had his first career game with three-plus passing TDs and a rushing TD. It was Vick’s fourth career game with three-plus passing TDs and his 291 passing yards tied for fourth-most in his career. Here’s Vick’s highlights in video.
Peyton Manning went 27-for-43 for 325 yards and three TDs, his 62nd career game with three-plus passing TDs to tie Dan Marino for second all-time.
Austin Collie set career-bests in receptions (12) ands yards (171 yards) and tied a career-best with two TDs.
The Chargers gained 518 total yards, the third-most in franchise history in a loss.
Philip Rivers went 29-for-53 for 455 yards, breaking Dan Fouts’ franchise record for passing yards (444). A look at Rivers’ highlights here.