This Week’s Top Performers

Kyler Murray* (ARI):  21/32, 289 yds, 4 TD; 1 rush TD

Patrick Mahomes* (KAN):  27/36, 337 yds, 3 TD; 1 rush TD

Amari Cooper* (DAL):  13 rec, 139 yds, 2 TD

Tyreek Hill* (KAN):  11 rec, 197 yds, 2 tot TD

Jameis Winston* (NOR):  14/20, 148 yds, 5 TD

Jared Goff (DET):  38/57, 338 yds, 3 TD

Jalen Hurts (PHI):  27/35, 264 yds, 3 TD; 62 rush yds

Dak Prescott (DAL):  42/58, 403 yds, 3 TD

Deebo Samuel (SFO):  9 rec, 189 yds, 1 TD

Tom Brady (TAM):  32/50, 379 yds, 4 TD

Week 1 Passing Leaders

Cmp/Att Yds TD
Dak Prescott (DAL)42/‌58 403 yds, 3TD
Tom Brady (TAM)32/‌50 379 yds, 4TD
Kirk Cousins (MIN)36/‌49 351 yds, 2TD
Jared Goff (DET)38/‌57 338 yds, 3TD
Patrick Mahomes (KAN)27/‌36 337 yds, 3TD

Stathead Spotlight: Jameis Winston

Fewest yards needed for a 5 passing TD game (since 1950)

PlayerDateTmOppYdsTD
Jameis Winston2021‑09‑12NORGNB1485
Eddie LeBaron1962‑10‑21DAL@PIT1585
Frank Tripucka1962‑10‑28DENBUF1685
Lamar Jackson2019‑11‑25BAL@LAR1695
George Blanda*1962‑10‑14HOUNYT1906
Boomer Esiason1989‑10‑29CINTAM1975

* – Hall of Fame

Week 1 Rushing Leaders

Att/Yds/TD
Joe Mixon (CIN)29 att 127 yds, 1TD
David Montgomery (CHI)16 att 108 yds, 1TD
Elijah Mitchell (SFO)19 att 104 yds, 1TD
Melvin Gordon (DEN)11 att 101 yds, 1TD
Damien Harris (NWE)23 att 100 yds, 0TD

Week 1 Receiving Leaders

Rec/Yds/TD
Tyreek Hill (KAN)11 rec 197 yds, 1TD
Deebo Samuel (SFO)9 rec 189 yds, 1TD
Amari Cooper (DAL)13 rec 139 yds, 2TD
Brandin Cooks (HOU)5 rec 132 yds, 0TD
Antonio Brown (TAM)5 rec 121 yds, 1TD

Week 1 Defensive Leaders

SacksInt
Chandler Jones (ARI)5.00
Shaq Thompson (CAR)1.01
B.J. Hill (CIN)2.00
Von Miller (DEN)2.00
Chris Jones (KAN)2.00

Stathead Spotlight: Chandler Jones

Most sacks in the first game of the season (since 1982)

PlayerDateTmOppSk
Derrick Thomas*1998‑09‑06KANOAK6.0
William Gay1983‑09‑04DET@TAM5.5
Chandler Jones2021‑09‑12ARI@TEN5.0

Week 1 Fantasy Breakouts

PlayerFantasy Pts.Pct. Owned
Christian Kirk (ARI)19.0012%
Sterling Shepard (NYG)17.3038%
Elijah Mitchell (SFO)16.400%
Zach Pascal (IND)16.301%
Mark Ingram (HOU)14.5018%
Juwan Johnson (NOR)14.109%
Van Jefferson (LAR)14.001%
Deonte Harris (NOR)13.203%
Nelson Agholor (NWE)13.2032%
Jalen Reagor (PHI)10.9021%