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17 Notable Numbers for Week 17

The final edition of notable stats to keep an eye on for the final week of the NFL season.


Pictures of some of the Saints' top players.

17 **– The number of touchdown catches TE Cameron Brate has. He needs one more to pass Gerald Carter and Keyshawn Johnson for 10th most in franchise history.

16 – The New Orleans Saints' rank in rushing defense this season, allowing 111.8 yards per game

15 – (2015) was the last time an NFL quarterback posted three consecutive games with a passer rating above 130. QB Jameis Winston has a chance to do that on Sunday, having recorded a 131.1 passer rating against Carolina and a 130.5 passer rating in Week 15 against Atlanta.

14 – In the (2014) season, WR Mike Evans caught his 12th touchdown pass that year, establishing a new franchise record against the Saints on 12/28/14

13 – #13 WR Mike Evans had his 13th career 100-yard receiving game on Sunday, tying him with WR Vincent Jackson for third-most such games in franchise history

12 – The number of yards DT Gerald McCoy dropped QB Cam Newton for in the first quarter of last Sunday's game in Carolina

11 – Tampa Bay ranks 11th in total offense this season (357.4 ypg).

10 – QB Jameis Winston has 10 career 300-yard games, tying QB Doug Williams for second-most such games in franchise history.

9– In nine career games against the Saints, RB Doug Martin has rushed for 150 times for 630 yards (4.2 avg.) and three touchdowns, adding 129 yards receiving on 14 catches.

8 – The Buccaneers have won at home against the Saints eight times in the series history.


7 **– WR Mike Evans now has 4,524 career receiving yards, passing Odell Beckham Jr. and DeAndre Hopkins for seventh-most by a player in his first four seasons in the post-merger era.

6 – QB Jameis Winston's 11,273 career passing yards are the sixth-most by a player from his rookie season to his third season in the league.

5 – WR Mike Evans has 304 catches after Sunday's game in Carolina, passing WR Keyshawn Johnson for fifth-most in Bucs' history.

4 – The Buccaneers' 268.1 passing yards per game are the fourth-best total in the NFL.

3 – Tampa Bay has the third-most total takeaways in the league since the 2015 season with 54.

2 – WR Chris Godwin's 70-yard reception against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday was the second-longest ever by a Buccaneers' rookie.

1 – Pro Bowl DT Gerald McCoy's rank in sacks among defensive tackles since 2013 (39.5).

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