2013 NFL WEEK 5 REVIEW
The 2013 NFL season continues to be held to the standards Peyton Manning is dictating with his superb performance this year. In what ended up being a shootout, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos faced Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys in a battle that produced the 3rd highest scoring game in history. Tony Romo had the game of his career throwing more than 500 yards and 5 Touchdown passes only to throw an interception in the 4th quarter that sealed the Cowboys fate in their 51 to 48 loss. Possibly the best game of the season so far and the Broncos go into Week 6 at 5-0. The Kansas City Chiefs won again and are 5-0 for the first time in 10 years ushering in the Andy Reid era.
- Peyton Manning leads the NFL in Passing Yards with 1,884 Yards and Passing Touchdowns with 20 Touchdowns. He also snuck in a Rushing Touchdown in Week 5 with a naked bootleg scoring on foot for the first time in 5 years.
- LeSean McCoy leads the league with 514 Rushing Yards and is tied for 3rd for Rushing Touchdowns.
- Adrian Peterson leads the league in Rushing Touchdowns with 5 so far this year.
- Julio Jones leads the league in Receiving Yards with 481 yards.
- Wes Welker and Tight End Jimmy Graham are tied for the league lead with 6 Receiving Touchdowns.
- Peyton Manning, with his performance in Week 5 moved into the #2 slot with 61,371 Career Passing Yards passing Hall of Fame Quarterback Dan Marino on the list. Manning, on his quest now to beat Brett Favre needs to throw for another 10,889 yards to tie Favre at the #1 spot and is currently 56 Touchdowns short of Favre’s Career high 508 Touchdowns.
- Eli Manning moved up 4 spots from #29 to #25 with 33,248 Passing Yards since 2001. He made a significant jump on the list passing legends like Ken Anderson, Troy Aikman, Y.A. Tittle and Steve Young.
- Philip Rivers completed 2 Touchdown passes in Week 5 and move up the list from #32 to #31 surpassing Matt Hasselbeck and Roman Gabrial with 202 Passing Touchdowns.
- Carson Palmer moved up the Career Passing Touchdown list from #37 to share the #36 slot with Ken Stabler at 194 Touchdowns.
- Tony Romo had a career game in Week 5 throwing for more than 500 yards and 5 Touchdowns. His 5 Touchdowns moved him up the list to #38 all-time. Tony Romo passed Hall of Fame Quarterback Sammy Baugh.
For a complete list of the all time leaders for NFL Career Passing Yards and NFL Career Passing Touchdowns.
RUNNING BACK LEADERS
- Frank Gore moved past Ahman Green to take the #33 slot for Career Rushing yards. Gore also scored a Rushing Touchdown moving up to #36 with 54 Touchdowns, a spot shared with Antowan Smith and George Rogers.
- Willis McGahee moved past Gerald Riggs and Roger Craig to #39 knocking Gerald Riggs off of the list. He also scored a Touchdown which moved him up to 64 Career Rushing Touchdowns passing Hall of Fame Running Back Lenny Moore on the list and tied with Hall of Fame Running Back Larry Csonca and Maurice Jones-Drew at #27.
- Brandon Jacobs scored 2 Rushing Touchdowns in Week 5 moving him to #31 on the list passing Jamal Lewis and Mike Alstott.
WIDE RECEIVER LEADERS
- Tony Gonzalez moved past the great Marvin Harrison to assume the #6 slot on the Career Receiving Yards list. He is the only Tight End in the Top 10.
- Reggie Wayne moved past Torry Holt to the #11 slot with 13,428 Career Receiving Yards.
For a complete list of the all time leaders for NFL Career Receiving Yards and NFL Career Receiving Touchdowns.