On Thursday night, the BALTIMORE RAVENS defeated the New York Jets, 42-21, to clinch their second-consecutve AFC North division title.
Green Bay and San Francisco each qualified for the postseason after missing the playoffs last season. From 1990-2018 – a streak of 29 consecutive years – at least four teams have qualified for the playoffs in every season that were not in the postseason the year before. With a win on Sunday Night Football, the BUFFALO BILLS can also qualify for the playoffs after missing the postseason in 2018.
This week, with Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football remaining, 19 players recorded at least two offensive touchdowns (rushing and receiving), including a four-touchdown game from Cardinals running back KENYAN DRAKE.With two games remaining in Week 15, the 19 such performances of at least two offensive touchdowns are the second-most in a single week in NFL history, trailing only Week 13 of the 1983 season (20 players with at least two touchdowns).
Seattle quarterback RUSSELL WILSON passed for 286 yards with two touchdowns and zero interceptions for a 137.7 passer rating in the Seahawks‘ 30-24 win at Carolina.
Wilson, currently in his eighth NFL season, has 86 career regular-season wins, tied with TOM BRADY (86) for the most regular-season wins by a quarterback in his first eight seasons in league annals.
Panthers running back CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY had eight receptions and recorded 175 scrimmage yards (88 receiving, 87 rushing) with two rushing touchdowns on Sunday.
McCaffrey has six career games with at least 75 rushing yards and 75 receiving yards, tied with Pro Football Hall of Famer WALTER PAYTON (six games) for the third-most such games since 1970. Only Pro Football Hall of Famer MARSHALL FAULK (11 games) and PRIEST HOLMES (nine) had more.
McCaffrey, who had 107 receptions – the most by a running back in a single-season in NFL history – in 2018, has 94 catches in 2019 and joined LARRY CENTERS (1995 & 1996) as the only running backs with at least 90 receptions in multiple seasons in NFL history.