It’s time for the latest “Mazz’s Tiers“, with Jim Murray filling in for Mazz. Murray gives out his tiers of ranking the teams in the NFL. Where will the local New England Patriots rank heading into their bye week?
But before the tiers…here are some other things you need to know from the NFL communications department…
The Kansas City Chiefs will host the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night. Monday’s game will be the ninth matchup between the previous season’s Super Bowl representatives. The winner of the Super Bowl has went on to win the rematch six out of eight times. Patrick Mahomes can also tie Dan Marino for the most multi-touchdown games in his first seven seasons in the NFL during this game.
Houston Texans‘ quarterback CJ Stroud currently ranks second in the NFL in passing yards with 2,626, which is the third-most by any rookie quarterback within his first nine starts in NFL history. He can move into the top-three for the most passing yards by any player in NFL history in their first ten games, by throwing for 339 yards or more when the Texans host the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert can tie Patrick Mahomes for the second most touchdown passes by a player in their first four years in the NFL when the Chargers travel to Green Bay on Sunday. Herbert currently sit’s at 111 TD passes thrown, with only Patrick Mahomes (114 TDs thrown) and Dan Marino (142 TDs thrown), having more.
Los Angeles Rams‘ quarterback Matthew Stafford can pass Matt Ryan for the second-most passing yards by a player in their first 200 games in NFL history on Sunday, when the Rams host the Seahawks. Stafford(currently at 54,152 yards) needs 198 yards against the Seahawks to pass Ryan(54,349 yards), with only Drew Brees(55,439 yards) having more.