Tom Brady, Patriots, finished 23-for-35 for 304 yards with four touchdown passes in New Englands 45-7 win over St. Louis. Brady joined Brett Favre (72), Peyton Manning (67) and Dan Marino (62) as the only NFL players with 50 games of at least three TD passes. It also was the 50th 300-yard passing game of his career.
Matthew Stafford, Lions, was 34-for-49 for 352 yards with three touchdown passes and an interception in Detroits 28-24 win over Seattle.
Matt Ryan, Falcons, was 22-for-29 for 262 yards and three touchdown passes in Atlantas 30-17 win over Philadelphia.
Andrew Luck, Colts, finished 26-for-38 for 297 yards with a TD and an interception in Indianapolis 19-13 overtime win over Tennessee. Luck, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, has led the Colts to a 4-3 record, the highest winning percentage (.571) by a rookie QB who was a No. 1 overall pick through Week 8 in NFL history.
Stevan Ridley, Patriots, had 15 carries for 127 yards and a touchdown in New Englands 45-7 win over St. Louis.
Trent Richardson, Browns, had 24 carries for 122 yards and a touchdown in Clevelands 7-6 win over San Diego. Richardson has five touchdowns rushing, the most by a Browns rookie in the teams first eight games since 1969 (Ron Johnson, five).
Darren McFadden, Raiders, finished with 114 yards on 29 carries in Oaklands 26-16 victory over Kansas City.
Jonathan Dwyer, Steelers, finished with 107 yards on 17 carries in Pittsburghs 27-12 win over Washington.
Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks, had 12 carries for 105 yards and a touchdown in Seattles 28-24 loss to Detroit.
Jason Witten, Cowboys, finished with 18 catches, tied for third most in NFL history, for 167 yards in Dallas 29-24 loss to the New York Giants.
Rob Gronkowski, Patriots, had eight receptions for 146 yards and two touchdowns in New Englands 45-7 win over St. Louis.
Miles Austin, Cowboys, had nine catches for 133 yards in Dallas 29-24 loss to the New York Giants.
Julio Jones, Falcons, had five catches for 123 yards and a touchdown in Atlantas 30-17 win over Philadelphia.
Steve Smith, Panthers, finished with seven catches for 118 yards in Carolinas 23-22 loss to Chicago.
Cecil Shorts, Jaguars, had eight catches for 116 yards in Jacksonvilles 24-15 loss to Green Bay.
Dez Bryant, Cowboys, had five catches for 110 yards in Dallas 29-24 loss to the New York Giants.
Titus Young, Lions, had nine catches for 100 yards and two touchdowns in Detroits 28-24 win over Seattle.
Tim Jennings, Bears, returned one of his two interceptions 25 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Chicagos 23-22 win over Carolina.
Greg Hardy and Louis Murphy, Panthers: Murphy recovered a fumble for a touchdown, and Hardy had three sacks in Carolinas 23-22 loss to Chicago.
Jason Pierre-Paul and Stevie Brown, Giants: Pierre-Paul returned an interception 28 yards for a touchdown, and Brown had two interceptions and a fumble recovery in New Yorks 29-24 win over Dallas.
Dezman Moses, Packers, recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown in Green Bays 24-15 victory over Jacksonville.
Olivier Vernon, Dolphins, recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown, and he blocked a field goal in Miamis 30-9 win over the New York Jets.
Justin Medlock, Panthers, was 5-for-5 on field goals in Carolinas 23-22 loss to Chicago.
Lawrence Tynes, Giants, was 5-for-5 on field goals in New Yorks 29-24 win over Dallas.
Quote of the Day
Were 7-0 over here, baby. If I was over there now, they have to go to work, Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel said about his former team, the Eagles, after Atlantas 30-17 win over Philadelphia (3-4).