BEAR DOWN:The Chicago Bears are currently 7-3, tied atop the NFC North with the Green Bay Packers. The franchise holds a 700-510-42 all-time regular season record.
With their 16-0 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday Night Football, Chicago became the first franchise to reach 700 regular-season wins.
The NFL franchises with the most regular-season wins:
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Green Bay Packers
New York Giants
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FAMILIAR FOES: The New England Patriots defeated the Indianapolis Colts 31-28 at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. The teams met for the eighth season in a row (2003-2010), the longest streak among non-division opponents since realignment in 2002. Including the postseason, Sunday marked the sixth consecutive meeting decided by seven points or fewer. The Colts earned a last-minute 35-34 victory in Week 10 of last season.
Patriots quarterback TOM BRADY has now won 25 consecutive games at Gillette Stadium, tying him with BRETT FAVRE for the most consecutive regular-season home wins as a starting quarterback.
The most consecutive regular-season home games won as a starting quarterback:
Colts quarterback PEYTON MANNING passed for 396 yards and has thrown for at least 300 yards in five of the team's six road games this season. He now has 33 road games in which he has passed for at least 300 yards, an NFL record.
300-YARD PASSING GAMES ON ROAD
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WHAT TO LOOK FOR ON MNF: One more note to keep in mind for tonight's Monday Night Football game between the Broncos and Chargers…
RIVERS FOR 3,000:Through nine games, San Diego Chargers quarterback PHILIP RIVERS has 2,944 passing yards. He is averaging 327.1 passing yards per game.
With 308 passing yards against the Denver Broncos, Rivers would have the most passing yards through the first 10 games of a season in NFL annals. New Orleans Saints quarterback DREW BREES currently holds the record with 3,251 passing yards through 10 games in 2008.
The players with the most passing yards through the first 10 games of a season in NFL history:
- Through nine games
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