JOHN ABRAHAM LB, Arizona Cardinals
Recorded 11.5 sacks this season, increasing his career total to 133.5, ninth-best since sacks became an official statistic in 1982.
MATT ASIATA RB, Minnesota Vikings
Made his first career start in Week 15 and rushed for three touchdowns, becoming the first player since DAUNTE CULPEPPER (September 3, 2000) to rush for his first three touchdowns in his first NFL start.
TAVON AUSTIN WR, St. Louis Rams
In Week 10, returned a punt 98 yards for a touchdown and had receiving touchdowns of 81 and 57 yards. He is the first player in NFL history with a 95+ yard punt-return touchdown and two 55+ yard receiving touchdowns in the same game. No player had ever had a 95+ yard punt-return touchdown and one 55+ yard receiving touchdown in a single game.
Joined Pro Football Hall of Famer GALE SAYERS (December 12, 1965) and RANDY MOSS (November 26, 1998) as the only players age 22 or younger with three 50+ yard touchdowns in the same game. Austin finished the game with 142 scrimmage yards (138 receiving, four rushing) and 145 punt-return yards. He and STEVE SMITH (December 8, 2002) are the only players in NFL history with at least 140 scrimmage yards and 140 punt-return yards in the same game.
ANQUAN BOLDIN WR, San Francisco 49ers
Had 13 catches for 208 yards and a touchdown on Kickoff Weekend. There have been only three 10+ catch, 200+ yard receiving performances on Kickoff Weekend in NFL history and he has two of them. In his NFL debut with the Arizona Cardinals in 2003 (September 7), he had 10 catches for 217 yards and two touchdowns. The only other player with such a game on Kickoff Weekend is Dallas' FRANK CLARKE, who had 10 catches for 241 yards and three touchdowns on September 16, 1962.
NA VORRO BOWMAN LB, San Francisco 49ers
Bowman was the only player in the NFL to record three sacks (five), two interceptions (two), an interception-return touchdown (one), two forced fumbles (four) and a fumble recovery (two).
Only player in the NFL this season with at least 100 tackles (143), five sacks (five), four forced fumbles (four) and an interception-return touchdown (one).
In Week 17, he became the first player since 2006 (DE MECO RYANS) to record at least 10 tackles, a sack, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in a game.
TOM BRADY QB, New England Patriots
Has 359 career passing touchdowns and surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer FRAN TARKENTON (342) for the fifth-most touchdown passes in NFL history.
Increased his passing yards total to 49,149, the seventh-most in NFL history.
Became the sixth player in NFL history to reach 4,000 career completions (4,178) and surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer JOHN ELWAY (4,123) for the fifth-most in NFL history.
Passed for 4,343 yards and joined PEYTON MANNING (13), DREW BREES (eight), BRETT FAVRE (six) and Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (six) as the only players to have at least six seasons with 4,000 passing yards.
Has a 148-45 (.767) career record, tied with Elway for the third-most wins among starting quarterbacks in NFL history.
Has led the Patriots to 11 division titles, the most of any starting quarterback in NFL history.
Improved to 11-1 (.917) in season openers, the best record among quarterbacks in the Super Bowl era.
DREW BREES QB, New Orleans Saints
Became the fifth quarterback in NFL history to reach 50,000 passing yards (51,081). Accomplished the feat in his 183rd game, the fewest games of any player.
Is the first quarterback in NFL history with three consecutive 5,000-yard seasons and four career 5,000-yard seasons. He is the first ever to pass for 20,000 yards in a four-year span (20,435).
Has passed for at least 30 touchdowns in six consecutive seasons, surpassing BRETT FAVRE (five) for the longest such streak in NFL history.
With 39 touchdown passes this season, passed Pro Football Hall of Famer FRAN TARKENTON (342) for the fourth-most touchdown passes in NFL history (363).
Threw four touchdown passes with no interceptions in five different games this season, extending his NFL record to 17 such games.
Has 25 career games with at least four touchdown passes, the second-most in NFL history (PEYTON MANNING, 31).
REGGIE BUSH RB, Detroit Lions
In his Lions debut, recorded 101 receiving yards and 90 rushing yards and became the first player with at least 100 receiving yards and 90 rushing yards in his first game with a new team since San Diego's CID EDWARDS (October 1, 1972).
JORDAN CAMERON TE, Cleveland Browns
In September, caught five touchdown passes, tied for the second-most by a tight end in September in NFL history (JIMMY GRAHAM, 6 in 2013).
JAMAAL CHARLES RB, Kansas City Chiefs
Joined Pro Football Hall of Famer O.J. SIMPSON (1975) as the only players ever to record 100 scrimmage yards and a touchdown in each of his first seven games of a season.
In Week 15, became the first player in NFL history with at least four touchdown receptions and one touchdown run in a single game.
Charles led the NFL with 19 total touchdowns (12 rushing, seven receiving).
RANDALL COBB WR-KR-PR, Green Bay Packers
Had a career-long 67-yard run in Week 5 and joined Pro Football Hall of Famer GALE SAYERS as the only players in NFL history with a 60+ yard run, 60+ yard reception, 100+ yard kickoff return and 80+ yard punt return in his first three seasons.
ANDY DALTON QB, Cincinnati Bengals
Joined PEYTON MANNING and CAM NEWTON as the only players in NFL history to pass for at least 3,000 yards in each of their first three seasons to begin a career (4,296 in 2013).
Is one of five quarterbacks to lead a team to the playoffs in each of his first three seasons. KARLOS DANSBY LB, Arizona Cardinals
Is the fourth player in NFL history with at least six sacks (6.5), four interceptions (four) and two interception-return touchdowns (two) in a season since the sack became an official statistic in 1982.
LAVONTE DAVID LB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Was the only player in the NFL this season with at least 100 tackles (143), five sacks (six) and five interceptions (five). In the past decade, David and BRIAN URLACHER (2007) are the only two players to accomplish the feat.
BRANDON FIELDS P, Miami Dolphins
Has a 46.8 career punting average, the third-highest punting average since 1939.
LARRY FITZGERALD WR, Arizona Cardinals
In Week 8, reached 800 career receptions and became the youngest player in NFL history to do so (30 years and 57 days old).
In Week 12, reached 11,000 career receiving yards and became the youngest player ever to do it (30 years and 85 days old).
Caught 10 touchdown passes this season and became the ninth player in NFL history to record at least five seasons with 10 or more touchdown receptions. He joins Pro Football Hall of Famer JERRY RICE (nine), RANDY MOSS (nine), MARVIN HARRISON (eight), TERRELL OWENS (eight), Pro Football Hall of Famers CRIS CARTER (six) and LANCE ALWORTH (five), BOB HAYES (five) and ART POWELL (five).
JOE FLACCO QB, Baltimore Ravens
In September, Flacco has an 11-0 career record at home as a starter, tied with JAY SCHROEDER for the best record for a quarterback in the Super Bowl era (minimum 10 attempts per start).
LONDON FLETCHER LB, Washington Redskins
Played in his 244th consecutive game (Week 4) and surpassed former Raider BILL ROMANOWSKI (243) for the most consecutive games played by a defensive player since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
Is the fourth player in NFL history to play in 250 consecutive games (256), joining punter JEFF FEAGLES (352), quarterback BRETT FAVRE (299) and defensive end JIM MARSHALL (282).
In Week 11, made his 209th consecutive start, surpassing DERRICK BROOKS for the longest streak by a linebacker in NFL history.
NICK FOLES QB, Philadelphia Eagles
Finished the season with 27 touchdown passes and two interceptions, more than twice as many touchdowns by any quarterback in NFL history who threw two or fewer interceptions (BOOMER ESIASON, 13 touchdowns with two interceptions in 1997). He also became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw 250 or more passes in each of his first two seasons with five or fewer interceptions each year.
In Week 9, tied the NFL single-game record with seven touchdown passes, becoming one of seven players in NFL history to throw seven touchdown passes in a single game. He joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Y.A. TITTLE (October 28, 1962) and PEYTON MANNING (September 5, 2013) as the only ones to accomplish the feat without throwing an interception. His 158.3 passer rating joined Tittle (151.4) as the only players in NFL history to register a 150+ passer rating in a seven-touchdown game.
In Week 10, followed his seven-touchdown performance from Week 9 with an additional three touchdowns and no interceptions, joining TOM BRADY (2007) as the only players in league history with at least 10 touchdown passes and no interceptions in a two-game span in a single season.
Threw 19 touchdown passes in 2013 before his first interception, the second-longest such streak to begin a season in NFL history. Peyton Manning began this season with 20 touchdown passes before throwing his first interception.
Led the NFL in passer rating this season (119.2), the third-highest single-season mark of any player in NFL history.
In November, his 152.8 passer rating was the highest for any calendar month in NFL history (minimum 50 attempts).
ANTONIO GATES TE, San Diego Chargers
Gates (719) became the fourth tight end in NFL history to record 700 career receptions (719), joining TONY GONZALEZ (1,325), JASON WITTEN (879) and Pro Football Hall of Famer SHANNON SHARPE (815).
Is the fourth tight end in NFL history with 9,000 receiving yards (9,193), joining Gonzalez (15,127), Sharpe (10,060) and Witten (9,799).
TONY GONZALEZ TE, Atlanta Falcons
Has 1,325 receptions, 15,127 receiving yards and 111 touchdown catches, joining Pro Football Hall of Famer JERRY RICE as the only two players in NFL history with at least 1,100 receptions, 15,000 receiving yards and 100 touchdown catches.
Became the fifth player -- and first tight end -- in NFL history to reach 15,000 career receiving yards (15,127).
Registered 83 catches this season, extending his NFL-record streak to 16 consecutive seasons with at least 50 catches. Gonzalez (16) and Rice (17) are the only players in NFL history with at least 16 career 50-catch seasons.
JOSH GORDON WR, Cleveland Browns
Became the first player in NFL history to record back-to-back games with 200 receiving yards (Week 12, 237; Week 13, 261).
Led the league with 1,646 receiving yards, the 10th-most in a single season in NFL history.
JIMMY GRAHAM TE, New Orleans Saints
Led all NFL players with 16 touchdown catches in 2013, which is the second-most ever by a tight end in a season (ROB GRONKOWSKI, 17 in 2011).
Became the third tight end to lead all NFL players in touchdown catches in a season, joining Gronkowski in 2011 and VERNON DAVIS, who tied for the league lead in 2009.
Tallied 413 receiving yards during Weeks 2-4, which tied for the most by a tight end in a three-game span in a single season in NFL history (DAVE KOCOUREK and SHANNON SHARPE).
Accumulated 100+ receiving yards in four consecutive games (Weeks 2-5), tying for the longest streak in NFL history by a tight end. TONY GONZALEZ accomplished the feat in 2000 and Graham did so in 2011. Graham is the first tight end in NFL history to have two separate streaks with 100+ yards in four consecutive games.
In September, caught six touchdowns, the most by a tight end in September in NFL history.
A.J. GREEN WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Green (260) surpassed ANQUAN BOLDIN (259) for the most catches in the first three seasons of a career in NFL history.
Totaled 3,833 receiving yards in his first three seasons, the second-most in a player's first three seasons (RANDY MOSS, 4,163).
ROBERT GRIFFIN III QB, Washington Redskins
Is one of only two players (RUSSELL WILSON) in the NFL with a 90+ passer rating (91.5) and at least 1,000 rushing yards (1,304) since the start of 2012.
JOHNNY HEKKER P, St. Louis Rams
Recorded the highest net punting average (44.2) in a single season in NFL history.
DEVIN HESTER KR, Chicago Bears
In Week 7, returned a punt 81 yards for a touchdown. Including the postseason, he now has 20 return touchdowns in his career, passing Pro Football Hall of Famer DEION SANDERS (19) for the most in NFL history.
Returned five kickoffs for a franchise-record 249 yards in Week 2, which ranks as the third-most in NFL history in a game for a player who had five kickoff returns or fewer. Detroit's WALLY TRIPLETT had 294 yards on four returns (October 29, 1950) and Seattle's LEON WASHINGTON had 253 yards on four returns (September 26, 2010).
DE ANDRE HOPKINS WR, Houston Texans
In Week 2, Hopkins became the first rookie wide receiver to catch a touchdown pass in overtime since SANTONIO HOLMES (December 31, 2006).
SEBASTIAN JANIKOWSKI K, Oakland Raiders
Has converted 45 career field goals of at least 50 yards, including three this season, trailing JASON HANSON (52) for the most in NFL history.
ALSHON JEFFERY WR, Chicago Bears
Recorded two 200-yard receiving games in 2013 (Week 5, 218; Week 13, 249) and is among the eight players in NFL history to have multiple 200-yard receiving games in a single season.
ANDRE JOHNSON WR, Houston Texans
Tied TORRY HOLT (145 games) as the second-fastest player to reach 12,000 receiving yards in NFL history. Pro Football Hall of Famer JERRY RICE reached the milestone in 142 career games.
Reached 900 career receptions in 150 games, the second-fewest games to reach the milestone in NFL history (MARVIN HARRISON, 149 games).
In Week 14, recorded his 10th career game with at least 10 receptions and 150 receiving yards, tying Pro Football Hall of Famer JERRY RICE (10) for the most such games in NFL history.
Caught 109 passes and joined WES WELKER and BRANDON MARSHALL as the only players ever to register five 100-catch seasons.
CALVIN JOHNSON WR, Detroit Lions
Became the first player in NFL history to record 5,000 yards in any three-season span (5,137 since 2011).
Through his 100th game (Week 10), registered 8,740 career receiving yards, the second-most in NFL history in a player's first 100 games (Pro Football Hall of Famer LANCE ALWORTH, 9,019).
In Week 8, recorded 329 receiving yards, which ranks second only to FLIPPER ANDERSON's single-game NFL record of 336 yards. Johnson now has five career 200-yard games, tied with Alworth for the most in NFL history.
CHRIS JOHNSON RB, Tennessee Titans
Became the sixth player in NFL history to record 1,000 rushing yards in each of his first six seasons joining LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON, COREY DILLION and Pro Football Hall of Famers BARRY SANDERS, CURTIS MARTIN and ERIC DICKERSON.
JULIO JONES WR, Atlanta Falcons
Caught an 81-yard touchdown pass in Week 2 and became the first player in NFL history with an 80+ yard touchdown reception in each of his first three seasons.
MARVIN JONES WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Tied WR ERIC DECKER and RB JAMAAL CHARLES for the most touchdown catches in a game this season (four).
MAURICE JONES-DREW RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Surpassed 8,000 career rushing yards (8,071) and ranks fifth among active players.
LUKE KUECHLY LB, Carolina Panthers
Leads the NFL with 320 tackles since entering the league in 2012.
In Week 16, had 24 tackles and an interception, tied for the most tackles in a game (New York Jets' DAVID HARRIS, November 4, 2007) since tackles were tracked in 1994. He is the first player since DERRICK BROOKS (September 30, 2001) to record at least 20 tackles and an interception in the same game.
EDDIE LACY RB, Green Bay Packers
Led all rookies in rushing yards (1,178), rushing touchdowns (11) and scrimmage yards (1,435).
SPENCER LANNING P, Cleveland Browns
Punted five times, kicked an extra point and threw an 11-yard touchdown in Week 3, becoming the first player since Philadelphia's SAM BAKER on October 13, 1968 with a punt, an extra point and a touchdown pass in a single game.
ANDREW LUCK QB, Indianapolis Colts
Surpassed CAM NEWTON (7,920) for the most passing yards in a player's first two seasons of a career in NFL history (8,196).
Tied BEN ROETHLISBERGER (22) for the second-most wins in the first two years of a career in NFL history (RUSSELL WILSON, 24).
Tied Pro Football Hall of Famer JOHN ELWAY (14) for the most wins in his first 20 starts by a quarterback drafted No. 1 overall since the 1970 merger.
Tied MATT RYAN for the second-most home wins (13) in the first two seasons to start a career in Super Bowl era.
Is the first quarterback since the merger to win each of his first seven starts that were decided by four points or fewer.
Has the most game-winning drives in the fourth quarter or overtime in the first two seasons of a career since 1970 (10).
ELI MANNING QB, New York Giants
Extended his streak of consecutive starts to 151 games, the longest active streak by a quarterback.
PEYTON MANNING QB, Denver Broncos
Set the NFL's single season record for most passing yards (5,477) and touchdown passes (55).
Tied DREW BREES (four), BRETT FAVRE, and Pro Football Hall of Famers LEN DAWSON, JOHNNY UNITAS and STEVE YOUNG for the most seasons leading the league in touchdown passes.
Surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO for the second-most career passing yards in NFL history (64,964).
Extended his own NFL record of 4,000-yard passing seasons to 13.
Threw seven touchdowns on Kickoff Weekend, tied for the single-game NFL record (SID LUCKMAN, 1943; ADRIAN BURK, 1954; GEORGE BLANDA, 1961; Y.A. TITTLE, 1962; JOE KAPP, 1969; NICK FOLES, 2013). Manning, Foles and Tittle are the only quarterbacks in NFL history to have at least seven touchdowns passes without an interception in a single game.
Recorded 12 300-yard passing games, extending his NFL record to 84.
Had at least four touchdown passes in nine games this season, surpassing BRETT FAVRE (23) for the most games with four or more touchdown passes (31).
Threw for four touchdowns and zero interceptions in six games this season and has 16 such games in his career, the second-most in a career in NFL history (Brees, 17).
Has the longest touchdown streak (20) before throwing an interception in NFL history.
Became only the second starting quarterback in NFL history to win 10 division titles (TOM BRADY, 11).
Is the first quarterback in the Super Bowl era to win at least 12 consecutive regular-season games three separate times in a career.
Joined Brady as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to win at least 16 consecutive regular-season games multiple times in a career.
Completed 20+ passes while completing at least 80 percent of his pass attempts in three games this season, tied for the most such games in a season in NFL history (BRETT FAVRE in 2009; DREW BREES in 2011; PHILIP RIVERS in 2013).
EJ MANUEL QB, Buffalo Bills
Recorded a 105.5 passer rating and 66.7 completion mark on Kickoff Weekend, the third-best by a starting rookie quarterback in Week 1 in NFL history.
Manuel became the first rookie quarterback to defeat the defending Super Bowl champions in September (Week 4 against Baltimore). Manuel and rookie head coach DOUG MARRONE are the first rookie quarterback and head coach tandem to defeat the defending Super Bowl champions since 2003.
BRANDON MARSHALL WR, Chicago Bears
Recorded at least 100 receptions (100) for the fifth time in his career, tying ANDRE JOHNSON and WES WELKER for the most such seasons in NFL history.
ROBERT MATHIS LB, Indianapolis Colts
Led the league in sacks with 19.5, winning the inaugural Deacon Jones Award.
Led the league with eight forced fumbles, tied for his career best.
LE SEAN MC COY RB, Philadelphia Eagles
Led the NFL in rushing yards (1,607) and scrimmage yards (2,146).
CAM NEWTON QB, Carolina Panthers
Joined ANDY DALTON and PEYTON MANNING as the only players in NFL history to pass for at least 3,000 yards in each of their first three seasons to begin a career (3,379 in 2013).
Played in his 40th career game in Week 9 and became the first player in NFL history with at least 50 passing (53) and 25 rushing (26) touchdowns in his first 40 games. Newton's 79 total touchdowns are the fourth-most by a player in his first 40 games.
Has 10 career games with at least two passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown which is the most such games by a player in his first three seasons in NFL history.
Since entering the NFL in 2011, Newton has three games with at least three passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown, joining DAUNTE CULPEPPER as the only players in the Super Bowl era to have three such games in their first three seasons.
ALEC OGLETREE LB, St. Louis Rams
His 98-yard interception-return touchdown in Week 6 is tied for the longest interception-return touchdown in the regular season by a linebacker in NFL history and the longest ever by a rookie linebacker.
CARSON PALMER QB, Arizona Cardinals
Passed for 4,274 yards to become the first player in NFL history to pass for at least 4,000 yards with three different teams. He previously recorded 4,000-yard seasons with Cincinnati (2006 and 2007) and Oakland (2012).
CORDARRELLE PATTERSON WR-KR-PR, Minnesota Vikings
Is the only player in NFL history with four receiving touchdowns, three rushing touchdowns and two kickoff-return touchdowns in the same season.
Is the first player in NFL history with a 100-yard kickoff-return touchdown (109 and 105), 75-yard receiving touchdown (79) and 50-yard rushing touchdown (50) in a season.
Tied the NFL record for the longest play in NFL history with a 109-yard kickoff return touchdown in Week 8 (ANTONIO CROMARTIE).
ADRIAN PETERSON RB, Minnesota Vikings
Became one of only five players in NFL history to rush for at least 10,000 yards in his first seven seasons (10,115), joining Pro Football Hall of Famer ERIC DICKERSON (11,226), LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON (10,650) and Pro Football Hall of Famers BARRY SANDERS (10,172) and EMMITT SMITH (10,160).
Joined Pro Football Hall of Famers JIM BROWN and Emmitt Smith and Tomlinson as the only running backs to register 750 rushing yards and eight touchdowns in seven consecutive seasons to start a career.
He and Tomlinson are the only players in NFL history to rush for at least 900 yards and 10 touchdowns in each of their first seven seasons.
Rushed for the third-most yards through his first 90 games of any player in NFL history (8,942). Only Dickerson (9,915) and Brown (9,322) have more rushing yards through 90 career games.
His 78-yard touchdown run in Week 1 was his first carry of the season, making it the longest touchdown run on a player's first carry of a season since the 1970 merger.
MATT PRATER K, Denver Broncos
Converted a 64-yard field goal in Week 14, the longest in NFL history.
TERRELLE PRYOR QB, Oakland Raiders
Recorded an NFL-record 93-yard rushing touchdown, the longest by a quarterback in NFL history.
BOBBY RAINEY RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
In Week 11, rushed for 163 yards with two touchdowns and had a receiving touchdown, becoming the first player since EDGERRIN JAMES (November 21, 1999) to record at least 150 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown in a single game in a player's first 10 games to begin a career. Rainey and James both accomplished the feat in their 10th career NFL game.
One of only four players with at least 160 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns and a receiving touchdown in a single game in the past 10 seasons. The others are LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON (October 29, 2006), CHRIS JOHNSON (September 20, 2009) and DARREN MC FADDEN (October 24, 2010).
PHILIP RIVERS QB, San Diego Chargers
Completed 20+ passes while completing at least 80 percent of his pass attempts in three games this season, tied for the most such games in a season in NFL history (BRETT FAVRE in 2009; DREW BREES in 2011; PEYTON MANNING in 2013).
Surpassed 30,000 career passing yards (32,369) and reached the milestone in his 123rd game, the fifth fastest ever.
Started 128 consecutive games, the second-longest active streak by a quarterback (ELI MANNING, 151).
Joined PEYTON MANNING (13) and Brees (eight) as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to pass for at least 25 touchdowns in six consecutive seasons (32 in 2013).
AARON RODGERS QB, Green Bay Packers
Became the first player in NFL history to post a 100+ passer rating in five consecutive seasons (104.9 in 2013). He and Pro Football Hall of Famer STEVE YOUNG are the only players to record a 100+ rating in four seasons in a row.
BEN ROETHLISBERGER QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
Reached 90 career wins in his 135th start and is the fifth fastest to reach the milestone among quarterbacks who began their careers in the Super Bowl era behind TOM BRADY (115), Pro Football Hall of Famers JOE MONTANA (128) and TERRY BRADSHAW (129) and KEN STABLER (133).
Surpassed the 200 touchdown mark (219) and ranks 26th on the all-time list.
TONY ROMO QB, Dallas Cowboys
With 31 touchdown passes in 2013, Romo (208), who was undrafted out of Eastern Illinois, became the fifth undrafted player in NFL history to reach 200 career touchdown passes (JIM HART, 209; DAVE KRIEG, 261; WARREN MOON, 291; KURT WARNER, 208).
In Week 5, became the fifth quarterback in NFL history to pass for at least 500 yards (506) and five touchdowns (five) in a game.
In Week 7, set the record for the most passing yards (27,485) in NFL history by a player in his first 100 career starts.
Improved his record as a starter to 24-5 (.828) in the month of November, the highest mark by a quarterback in the Super Bowl era (minimum 20 starts).
RICHARD SHERMAN CB, Seattle Seahawks
Led the NFL with eight interceptions.
Since entering the NFL in 2011, Sherman leads the NFL with 20 interceptions.
ALEX SMITH QB, Kansas City Chiefs
Became the first quarterback since the 1970 merger to win his first nine games to start a season with a new team.
GENO SMITH QB, New York Jets
Became the first QB since the 1970 merger with four game-winning drives in the fourth quarter or overtime in his first seven career games.
STEVE SMITH WR, Carolina Panthers
With 836 career receptions, joined TIM BROWN as the only players in league history with at least 800 catches as well as scoring on receiving (67), rushing (two), punt-return (four) and kickoff-return (two) touchdowns.
MATTHEW STAFFORD QB, Detroit Lions
Set an NFL record for the most career passing yards (14,331) through a player's first 50 games (Week 5).
In Week 11, recorded his sixth career game with 400+ passing yards through his first five NFL seasons and trails Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (seven) for the most such games in the first five seasons of a career in NFL history.
Reached 100 career touchdown passes in his 55th game (Week 11), the fourth-fastest to accomplish the feat in NFL history. The only three to reach 100 career touchdown passes in fewer games are Marino (44 games), KURT WARNER (50) and JOHNNY UNITAS (53).
JUSTIN TUCKER K, Baltimore Ravens
Converted the third-longest come-from-behind game-winning field goal in the final minute of the fourth quarter in NFL history (61 yards in Week 15).
Converted 33 consecutive field goals, the fourth-longest streak in NFL history.
ADAM VINATIERI K, Indianapolis Colts
Surpassed MATT STOVER (2,004) for the fifth-most points in NFL history (2,006).
CAMERON WAKE DE, Miami Dolphins
Has 51.5 career sacks, the eighth most by an undrafted player since 1982.
REGGIE WAYNE WR, Indianapolis Colts
Became the ninth player in NFL history with 1,000 career catches and reached the milestone in his 195th career game, the third-fastest to reach 1,000 career receptions (MARVIN HARRISON, 167 games) in NFL history.
RUSSELL WILSON QB, Seattle Seahawks
His 24 wins (13 in 2013) are the most wins by a starting quarterback in his first two seasons in the Super Bowl era.
With a 15-1 career record at home, he has the most home wins by a player in his first two NFL seasons in the Super Bowl era.
Threw for 26 touchdowns (26 in 2012), tying PEYTON MANNING (52) for the second-most touchdown passes in a quarterback's first two seasons in NFL history (Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO, 68).
JASON WITTEN TE, Dallas Cowboys
Recorded 73 receptions this season and has 879 career receptions, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer SHANNON SHARPE (815) for second place among tight ends in career receptions (TONY GONZALEZ, 1,325).
CHARLES WOODSON S, Oakland Raiders
Has 13 combined return touchdowns off of turnovers (11 interceptions and two fumble recoveries), tying for the most in NFL history (ROD WOODSON and DARREN SHARPER).