Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes became the third quarterback in NFL history with a 50-touchdown pass season when he connected with Demarcus Robinson on an 89-yarder midway through the third quarter against Oakland. Peyton Manning set the record of 55 with the Broncos in 2013, while the Patriots’ Tom Brady threw also threw 50 touchdown passes in the 2007 season. Giants: Saquon Barkley broke Reggie Bush’s NFL record (88) for most catches by a rookie running back.
Browns: Baker Mayfield set the NFL rookie record with his 27th TD pass of the season against Baltimore. The top pick in the draft from Oklahoma got the record on a 1-yard TD pass to Antonio Callaway in the fourth quarter. Cardinals: In his 15th season, Fitzgerald caught the 116th touchdown pass of his career and became the third player with at least 1,300 career receptions.
Chiefs: Tyreek Hill set the franchise record for receiving yards in a season, hauling in a 67-yard touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to cap the opening drive against Oakland. Hill came into the game with 1,378 yards. His long touchdown catch on a perfectly thrown post route moved him past Derrick Alexander, who set the previous record of 1,391 yards in 2000. Packers: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ up-anddown season ended with a concussion. Green Bay confirmed the diagnosis early in the fourth quarter, trailing 24-0 to the Detroit Lions. Rodgers lost his helmet on a sack on his second play of the game.
Eagles: Nate Sudfeld replaced Nick Foles at quarterback in the fourth quarter against Washington. Foles sustained a chest injury and was questionable to return. He completed 25 straight passes at one point, tying Philip Rivers’ NFL record. Jaguars: Jacksonville is sticking with coach Doug Marrone, top decisionmaker Tom Coughlin and general manager Dave Caldwell in 2019. Team owner Shad Khan made the announcement minutes after Jacksonville’s season finale, a 20-3 loss at Houston.
An anonymous source A familiar with the situation said Jacksonville has notified running back Leonard Fournette that his suspension for his role in a fight against Buffalo late last month voided the remaining guarantees in his fouryear rookie contract.