NFL Week 4: 15 Facts You Didn’t Know

(Last Updated On: December 10, 2018)

Five teams are now undefeated after four weeks, while four teams are still looking for their first win.

footballThe Sporcle Facts Teams is back for another week of trivia tidbits. Here’s your NFL Week 4 fast facts:

San Francisco 49ers 35, St. Louis Rams 11

The Rams were held to 18 rushing yards, the fewest in a game by a team so far this season. The Rams hadn’t been held to 18 rushing yards or fewer as a team since week 12 of the 2008 season.

Detroit Lions 40, Chicago Bears 32

The Lions 40 points against the Bears is the most they’ve scored against the Bears since scoring 55 in 1997.

Buffalo Bills 23, Baltimore Ravens 20

Flacco’s seven interceptions are tied for the 2nd-most through the 1st four games of the season by the defending Super Bowl MVP.

Kansas City Chiefs 31, New York Giants 7

According to Elias Sports Bureau, the Giants -85 point differential is their worst ever through the first 4 games of a season.

Minnesota Vikings 34, Pittsburgh Steelers 27

Thanks to the Vikings, the Steelers are 0-4 for the first time since 1968. Maybe now Adrian Peterson’s daughter will be happy.

Seattle Seahawks 23,  Houston Texans 20

This is the first time in franchise history the Seahawks have won a game in which they trailed by at least 14 points entering the 4th quarter; it is also the first time they have started the season 4-0.

 Indianapolis Colts 37,  Jacksonville Jaguars 3

Andrew Luck is tied with John Elway for the most wins (14) in his first 20 starts by a quarterback drafted No. 1 overall since 1970.

Arizona Cardinals 13,  Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10

This is the tenth 0-4 start in franchise history for the Buccaneers.

Cleveland Browns 17, Cincinnati Bengals 6

After trading Trent Richardson, the Browns are tied for first place in the AFC North.

Denver Broncos 52,  Philadelphia Eagles 20

The Broncos are averaging 44.8 points per game; that’s more than the Buccaneers or the Jaguars have scored all season.

Tennessee Titans 38, New York Jets 13

The Titans are only the 2nd team in NFL history without a turnover in the first 4 games, the other was the 1995 Rams.

San Diego Chargers 30, Dallas Cowboys 21

The Cowboys have three defensive TD this season, matching their total from last season.

Washington Redskins 24, Oakland Raiders 14

The Redskins won despite the fact that Robert Griffin III had a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 38.1.

New England Patriots 30, Atlanta Falcons 23

This is the 2nd time both Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have started 4-0 in the same season.

New Orleans Saints 38, Miami Dolphins 17

The Saints are 4-0 for the 4th time in franchise history; the last time they started this strong was in 2009 on their way to a Super Bowl title.

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