In 2008-09, no player dropped more passes than the Kansas City Chiefs’ Dwayne Bowe. He dropped 12 passes in 2008, and 10 more in 2009.
BoweThis season, he’s catching everything thrown his way.
Following his first career three-touchdown game on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, Bowe has 14 TD receptions, a franchise record with five games still to play.
Since the merger in 1970, the only player who had more TD receptions in the first 11 games of the season was Randy Moss in 2007, who had 16.
He leads the NFL with five multi-TD games this season, and has caught a touchdown pass in seven straight games, which extends his own franchise record. From the Elias Sports Bureau: The last player with a TD reception in eight straight games in one season is T.J. Houshmandzadeh in 2007.
On the throwing end of all those touchdowns is Matt Cassel. Sunday was his second straight four-touchdown performance in a road game. After throwing no touchdowns and two interceptions in his first two road games of the season, Cassel has 13 touchdowns and just one interception in his last four road starts.
From the Elias Sports Bureau: Cassel has thrown four TD passes in each of his last two road games, the first QB to do that since Tom Brady in 2007.
Staying in the state of Missouri, rookie Sam Bradford threw for 308 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in the St. Louis Rams' 36-33 win over the Broncos in Denver. From the Elias Sports Bureau: Bradford is the first rookie in NFL history throw for at least 300 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in a road win.