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10 Wild Stats From Week 1 of the 2023 NFL Season

Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa

Wild Stats From Week 1

  • The Atlanta Falcons are over .500 in the regular season for the first time since December 31, 2017.

Los Angeles Rams Puka Nacua

  • Los Angeles Rams WR Puka Nacua joined Allen Hurns as the only rookies drafted after Round 4 to have 100-plus receiving yards in their debut since 2000.
  • Nacua and Tutu Atwell became the first Rams duo age 23 or younger to record 100-plus receiving yards in a game since 1958.
  • The Las Vegas Raiders have sole possession of first place in the AFC West for the first time since December 2016.
  • Brock Purdy became the first quarterback to win each of his first six regular-season starts and throw two-plus touchdowns in each, via NFL Communications.
  • Joe Burrow‘s 2.6 yards per attempt were the lowest by any quarterback with 30-plus throws since Andy Dalton (Week 10 of 2014 vs. Cleveland Browns), via Ed Werder.
  • Rashan Gary played 10 passing snaps and generated five quarterback pressures, via Daire Carragher.
  • Tyreek Hill had the third-most receiving yards in Week 1 history, while Tua Tagovailoa had the fourth-most Week 1 passing yards ever, via Adam Schefter.
  • The Dallas Cowboys’ 40-0 victory was the biggest shutout win in franchise history, via Ed Werder.
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