An Overview of NFL Week 7 (Part 3)
Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos
The Raiders (3-4) crushed the Broncos (2-5) with a final score of 59-14. Oakland’s leader in passes was Campbell with 12-20 for 204 yards and 2 TDs while McFadden led in rushes with 16 carries for 165 yards and 3 TDs. The lead receiver was Miller with 3
receptions for 65 yards and 1 TD.
Denver’s passing leader was Orton with 12-29 for 198 yards and 2 TDs. Moreno led in rushes with 14 carries for 53 yards with Gaffney as the lead receiver with 4 receptions for 54 yards.
The Raiders managed 508 offensive yards and no turnovers in 38:39 of possession time while the Broncos had 240 yards and 3 turnovers in 21:21.
New England Patriots vs. San Diego Chargers
The Patriots (5-1) defeated the Chargers (2-5) with a final score of 23-20. New England’s lead passer was Brady with 19-32 for 159 yards and 1 TD. Green-Ellis was the rushing leader with 11 carries for 24 yards and 1 TD while the receiving leader was Hernandez
with 5 receptions for 54 yards.
San Diego’s Rivers was the passing leader with 34-50 for 336 yards and 1 TD. The rushing leader, with 8 carries for 15 yards, was Mathews while Crayton was the receiving leader with 7 receptions for 82 yards.
The Patriots attained 179 offensive yards and no turnovers in 25:35 while the Chargers had 363 yards and 4 turnovers in 34:25.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers
The Vikings (2-4) lost to the Packers (4-3) with a final score of 24-28. Minnesota’s passing leader was Favre with 16-29 for 212 yards and 1 TD while Peterson was the rushing leader with 28 carries for 131 yards and 1 TD. The leader in receptions was Harvin
with 5 for 65 yards.
Green Bay’s leader in passes was Rodgers with 21-34 for 295 yards and 2 TDs. Jackson led in rushes with 13 carries for 58 yards and 1 TD while Jones was the receiving leader with 4 receptions for 107 yards.
The Vikings attained 402 offensive yards and 3 turnovers in 31:04 of possession time while the Packers had 379 yards and 2 turnovers in 28:56.
New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys
The final game of Week 7 featured the Giants (5-2) defeating the Cowboys (1-5) with a final score of 41-35. New York’s leading passer was Manning with 25-35 for 306 yards and 4 TDs while Bradshaw led in rushing with 24 carries for 126 yards. Nicks was the
receiving leader with 9 receptions for 108 yards and 2 TDs.
Dallas’ lead passer was Kitna with 16-33 for 187 yards and 2 TDs. Jones led in rushing with 9 carries for 35 yards while the leader in receptions was Witten with 9 for 95 yards and 1 TD.
The Giants had 497 offensive yards and 5 turnovers in 37:31 while the Cowboys racked up 254 yards and 2 turnovers in 22:29.
The Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts, New York Jets, and Houston Texans had a bye week in Week 7 and will play in Week 8 against the Washington Redskins, Houston Texans, Green Bay Packers, and Indianapolis Colts, respectively.
The NFL Standings as of Week 7 see the New York Giants and Atlanta Falcons as the leaders of the National Football Conference (NFC) with 5 wins and 2 losses each, giving them a percentage of .714. The lowest placed team is the San Francisco 49ers with 1
win and 6 losses, giving them a percentage of .143.
The leading teams in standings in the American Football Conference (AFC) are the New York Jets, New England Patriots, and Pittsburgh Steelers, with 5 wins and 1 loss, with a percentage of .833. The lowest ranking team is the Buffalo Bills, with no wins and
6 losses, giving them a percentage of .000.
NFL Week 8 will begin on Sunday, October 31, 2010. Stay tuned!