NFL leaders: Manning tops in passing yards and TDs
With one stellar half on Sunday, Peyton Manning set the NFL
single-season record for yards passing. He finished with 5,477
yards and 55 touchdown passes – both league marks.
LeSean McCoy had the rushing title wrapped up before the Eagles
beat the Cowboys on Sunday night for the NFC East title and a spot
in the postseason. Coming into the game, McCoy had a 189-yard lead
on Jamal Charles, who sat out the Chiefs’ regular-season
McCoy ran for 131 yards in a 24-22 victory and finished with
1,607, becoming the first Philadelphia running back to win the
rushing title since Hall of Famer Steve Van Buren in 1949.
Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon finished with an NFL-high
1,646 yards receiving, a first for the franchise. Washington’s
Pierre Garcon led with 113 receptions.
Indianapolis’ Robert Mathis finished with 19 1/2 sacks, a
half-sack more than Robert Quinn of St. Louis. Mathis joined Dwight
Freeney as Indy’s only sacks champions.
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