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    Key injuries, streaks and milestones for Week 17 of the NFL

    Key injuries

    Atlanta: DE John Abraham, sprained ankle; CB Dunta Robinson, head injury.

    Chicago: TE Matt Spaeth, concussion.

    Cincinnati: S Chris Crocker, bruised thigh.


    Dallas: WR Dez Bryant, bruised back.

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    Green Bay: DE Jerel Worthy, leg injury.

    Houston: LB Tim Dobbins, bruised shoulder; LB Daryl Sharpton, bruised hip.

    Indianapolis: G Joe Reitz, head injury.

    Streaks, etc.

     Broncos QB Peyton Manning had his 73d three-touchdown game, surpassing the record held by Brett Favre.


     Andrew Luck broke Peyton Manning’s Colts record for completions by a rookie with 339, but fell 15 short of Sam Bradford’s NFL mark. Luck also moved into third all-time among rookies with 22 TD passes.

     The Seahawks’ Russell Wilson tied Peyton Manning’s NFL record for most touchdown passes by a rookie with 26. He also finished with a franchise-record 100.0 passer rating.

     Eli Manning threw five TD passes, the first time that’s been done by a Giants QB since Phil Simms in 1980.

     This will be the seventh straight season in which the Super Bowl champion failed to win a playoff game the following year.

     The Bears (10-6) became only the second team since the playoffs expanded to 12 teams to miss out after a 7-1 start, according to STATS, LLC. The other was Washington in 1996.


     The Broncos swept six games in the division for the first time since 1998 — the last time they won the Super Bowl.

     Baltimore’s Justin Tucker kicked 30 of 33 field goals this season, his 90.9 percent success rate setting an NFL record for a rookie.

     Matt Bryant kicked his 33d field goal of the season, setting a Falcons record. Jay Feely had 32 in 2002.

     Redskins kicker Kai Forbath missed a 37-yard field goal attempt, ending his NFL-record streak of 17 consecutive makes to begin a career.

     Matt Ryan finished the regular season with a Falcons-record 32 TD passes. Steve Bartkowski threw 31 in 1980.

     The Lions’ Matthew Stafford finished with an NFL-record 727 pass attempts, surpassing the 691 Drew Bledsoe threw for New England in 1994.

     The Falcons’ Tony Gonzalez reached 90 catches to become the first NFL tight end with five seasons of 90 or more receptions.

     The Texans’ Andre Johnson caught 12 passes for 141 yards and became the second player in league history with three seasons of 100 or more catches and 1,500 or more yards. The other: Former Colt Marvin Harrison.

     Lions WR Calvin Johnson, who broke Jerry Rice’s record of 1,848 yards receiving last weekend, finished at 1,964 after catching five passes for 72 yards.

     The Packers went without a 1,000-yard receiver for the first time since 2003. Randall Cobb finished with 954 yards.

     Justin Blackmon’s five TD receptions tied Matt Jones (2005) for most by a rookie in Jacksonville history.

     The crowd of 51,831 at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field was the smallest in the 12-year history of the stadium.

     Frank Gore ran for a 49ers-record 51st rushing touchdown, breaking a tie with mentor Roger Craig and the late Hall of Famer Joe Perry.

     The Rams’ Steven Jackson went over 1,000 yards rushing for the eighth straight season, becoming the sixth player in NFL history to accomplish that feat.

     Michael Crabtree’s 172 receiving yards was the most by a 49er since Terrell Owens’s 166 on Nov. 25, 2002, against Philadelphia. He also went over 1,000 yards receiving, the first 49er to top that figure since Owens in 2003.

     The Redskins set a franchise record for fewest turnovers in a season with 14, fewer even than the 1982 team that played only nine regular-season games because of a players strike.

     Michael Spurlock became the first Charger to have a kickoff and punt return for touchdowns in consecutive weeks.

     Thad Lewis was the 18th quarterback to start for the Browns since 1999.

     The Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles finished with a career-high 1,509 yards rushing.

     The Texans’ J.J. Watt did not get a sack, leaving him with 20½, two behind Michael Strahan’s NFL record (22½).

     The Rams finished with 52 sacks, tied with the 1979 LA Rams for most in franchise history.

     The Bengals finished with a franchise-record 51 sacks.

     The Seahawks went undefeated at home for the third time in franchise history.