What to know about every NFC team heading into Week 10

SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 7, 2018: Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (18), Los Angeles Rams wi
Rams wide receivers Cooper Kupp (18), Robert Woods (17), Brandin Cooks (12) and quarterback Jared Goff (16) surround running back Todd Gurley (30) after a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks.
(GIna Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Arizona: Larry Fitzgerald is 14 catches from his 1,282nd reception, which will be a record for most with one team. He’s caught a career-high 13 in one game three times.

Atlanta: Quarterback Matt Ryan is on pace for career highs in passing yards per game (335.6, best in the NFL) and completion percentage (70.8, fourth best).

Carolina: Ejected Thursday night after diving at Ben Roethlisberger’s head, Eric Reid apologized to the Steelers quarterback before being escorted off the field.

Chicago: The Bears have gone 0-10 vs. NFC North foes since a 20-10 win over Minnesota on Oct. 31, 2016. They are 4-21 within the division since the start of the 2014 season.


Dallas: Byron Jones, on shoving Titans players who were celebrating midfield at AT&T Stadium last week: “You overstep the boundaries when you go on the star.”

Detroit: The Lions were held to single digits in points last week, a 24-9 loss to Minnesota, for the first time since a 17-6 loss to the New York Giants on Dec. 18, 2016.

Green Bay: Davante Adams is the only player in team history with five or more catches in each of the first eight games of a season. He had six last week vs. New England.

Minnesota: Dalvin Cook reached 22.07 mph during a 70-yard run last week, the fastest speed by a ballcarrier this year, according to the NFL’s Next Gen Stats.


New Orleans: Drew Brees needs three touchdown throws to pass Brett Favre (508) as No. 2 on the all-time list. Dez Bryant was placed on injured reserve.

N.Y. Giants: The Giants are 1-7 for the second straight season. The only other times they’ve had a record that bad or worse after eight games were in 1976 (0-8) and 1980 (1-7).

Philadelphia: If Carson Wentz attempts 30-plus passes and has a passer rating of 115.0 or better this week, he will be the first NFL player to do so in five straight games.

RAMS: Brandin Cooks, Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp each have more yards receiving than the Seahawks’ leader in that department, Tyler Lockett with 416.

San Francisco: George Kittle’s 71-yard catch vs. Oakland last week made him the first tight end since 1972 to have two receptions of 70 or more yards in one season.

Seattle: Russell Wilson has 18 touchdown passes in eight games, putting him on pace to pass his career high of 34, which he’s achieved twice, in 2015 and 2017.

Tampa Bay: QB Ryan Fitzpatrick was drafted at No. 250 overall in 2005. That’s 249 spots below opposing Redskins QB Alex Smith, who was taken by San Francisco.

Washington: The Redskins are the only group this season that hasn’t lost a game in which they have led or won a game in which they have trailed.


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