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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick passed for 333 yards and 4 TDs and rushed for 80 yards and 2 TDs Monday night versus the Eagles, becoming only the fourth player in post-merger NFL history to score four passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns in the same game.
According to Yahoo! standard scoring, Michael Vick dropped 49.3 fantasy points on his opponents this week. So where this monumental game rank amongst the biggest fantasy performances in history?
San Diego Chargers punter Mike Scifres had his fourth punt blocked of the year during the Chargers' 29-23 victory in Week 9 over the Houston Texans, making him only the third player to have four or more punts blocked in a single season and tying him for second place for most punts blocked in a season since the AFL-NFL merger of 1970.
Browns Linebacker David Bowens Intercepts Brees Twice for TDs in Week 7, Only Third LB With Two Interceptions for TDs in Same Game
Cleveland Browns linebacker David Bowens intercepted Drew Brees twice in Week 7 in New Orleans, returning both picks for touchdowns of 30 and 64 yards. It is only the third time in history a linebacker has returned two interceptions for TDs in one game, and ties the NFL single-game record for all players.
After only six weeks of the 2010 season, New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora leads the league with seven forced fumbles - only two forced fumbles less than the all-time record of nine in a single season.
Going into 2010 Week 5, Jay Cutler leads the league with 17 times sacked and 94 sack yards lost. His abysmal Week 4 performance got me wondering - what is the record for number of times a QB was sacked in a single game?
Detroit rookie running back Jahvid Best rushed for 78 yards and two touchdowns and caught for 154 yards and one touchdown last week [2010 Week 2] against Chicago, becoming the first running back to both rush for a touchdown and catch for over 150 yards in the same game since Herschel Walker in 1986.