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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE REPORT

Streaks

Detroit had its 10-game home winning streak snapped by the Giants. . . . The Packers have scored first in all eight of their games. . . . The Redskins extended their winning streak to seven, longest since they started 11-0 in 1991 en route to the Super Bowl title. . . . Atlanta place-kicker Morten Andersen has scored in 198 consecutive games, extending his NFL record. . . . The Jets snapped their 12-game losing streak, eight this year, by beating Arizona. . . . Seattle ended a five-game losing streak against the Chargers.

Stats

Jerry Rice, 49ers, had five receptions and now has 997 for his career. . . . Irving Fryar, Eagles, made the 600th reception of his career. . . . Pete Metzelaars, Lions, set an NFL record for most games by a tight end, 212. . . . John Elway, Broncos, passed 3,000 yards rushing, only the second QB to get there. . . . The Packers are 7-1 for the first time in 30 years. Green Bay has won 11 straight at Lambeau Field. Coach Mike Holmgren is 23-4 in Green Bay, one game better than Vince Lombardi was in his first 27 games there. . . . The Eagles are the only NFL team unbeaten on Sundays at 6-0. Both losses came on Monday nights. . . . The Redskins are 21 for 21 in the red zone, with 15 TDs and six field goals . . . Henry Ellard, Redskins, had three receptions, tying him with Charlie Joiner for fifth place on the career list with 750.

Special teams

Al Del Greco, Oilers, kicked a 56-yard field goal. . . . Brian Mitchell, Redskins, returned a punt 71 yards. . . . Kansas City got its lone score on Tamarick Vanover's 97-yard kickoff return. . . . Tito Wooten, Giants, blocked a punt for a safety.

Struggling

Barry Sanders, Lions, had only 47 yards on 16 carries against the Giants. It marked the first time in his career Sanders has gone six straight games without a 100-yard rushing performance. . . . The Ravens won despite committing four turnovers and missing two field goals and a conversion. The Rams also had four turnovers, botched a field-goal try in overtime and were called for 14 penalties totaling 104 yards.

Stars

Rushing
Adrian Murrell, Jets, set a team record with 199 yards rushing and scored a TD. . . . Terry Allen, Redskins, rushed for 124 yards and had his second consecutive three-touchdown game. . . . Jerome Bettis, Steelers, ran for 126 yards, his sixth 100-yard game this season.
Passing
Troy Aikman, Cowboys, was 33 of 41 for 363 yards and three scores, with no interceptions, at Miami. . . . Ty Detmer, Eagles, was 23 for 38 for a career-high 342 yards and two TDs against Carolina. . . . Vinny Testaverde, the top-rated passer in the AFC, was 31 for 51 for 429 yards and three TDs, including the winning score with 10 seconds left in overtime against St. Louis.
Receiving
Isaac Bruce, Rams, had 11 catches for 229 yards and a touchdown. . . . Michael Irvin, Cowboys, made 12 receptions for 186 yards and a score.
Defense
Darryl Williams, Seahawks, intercepted two passes, running back one 79 yards for a touchdown. . . . Ray Lewis, Ravens, had 14 tackles against St. Louis. . . . Rodney Harrison, Chargers, also had 14 against Seattle.

Sacks

Jacksonville tied its franchise record by sacking Jeff Blake five times, with three for Clyde Simmons. . . . The Redskins, who allowed one sack, have given up only eight in eight games. . . . Kevin Carter, Rams, had two sacks.

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