Tampa Bay quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON passed for a career-high 458 yards with four touchdowns and one interception for a 124.9 passer rating in the Buccaneers‘ 38-17 win at Detroit.
Winston, who passed for 456 yards with four touchdowns in Week 14, is the first player in NFL history with at least 450 passing yards in consecutive games in league annals.
Winston has five games with at least 375 passing yards in 2019 and joined PEYTON MANNING (six games in 2013) and DREW BREES (five games in 2013) as the only quarterbacks with at least five such games in a single-season in NFL history.
An undrafted rookie, Detroit running back WES HILLS had two rushing touchdowns in his NFL debut in Week 15 and joined ISAIAH CROWELL (September 7, 2014) as the only undrafted rookies with at least two rushing touchdowns in their first career game in the common draft era.
Other notable performances from Sunday include:
Washington running back ADRIAN PETERSON rushed for 66 yards and a touchdown in Week 15 against Philadelphia. Peterson has 110 career rushing touchdowns, tied with Pro Football Hall of Famer WALTER PAYTON (110) for the fourth-most rushing touchdowns in NFL history.
Peterson has 14,102 career rushing yards and surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer CURTIS MARTIN (14,101) for the fifth-most rushing yards in league annals.
Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES had 13 receptions for 134 yards and two touchdowns in the Falcons‘ 29-22 win over San Francisco.Jones has 11,881 receiving yards since entering the NFL in 2011 and surpassed TORRY HOLT (11,864) and Pro Football Hall of Famer JERRY RICE (11,776) for the most receiving yards by a player in his first nine seasons in NFL history.
Jones also has 780 receptions in his first nine seasons and surpassed BRANDON MARSHALL (773) and WES WELKER (768) for the fourth-most receptions in a player’s first nine seasons in league annals. Only Pro Football Hall of Famer MARVIN HARRISON (845) as well as ANTONIO BROWN (837) and TORRY HOLT (805) had more.
San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE had a career-high 13 receptions and 134 receiving yards on Sunday against Atlanta.Kittle, who has 2,780 receiving yards since entering the NFL in 2017, surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer MIKE DITKA (2,774) for the most receiving yards by a tight end in their first three seasons in league annals.