Found September 06, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
Here are 15 whimsical factoids some positive, some negative to digest before the SundayMonday slate of Week 1 games: 1. Of his last three road openers, Eagles tailback LeSean McCoy has averaged 134 total yards and 1.7 touchdowns. 2. Last year, Drew Brees became the first QB in history to pass for 5,000 yards in consecutive seasons. In that span, he also accounted for 91 total touchdowns. For good measure, the Saints star has averaged 315 yards passing and 3.2 TDs in his last five home openers. 3. Of DeAngelo Williams' last five games of 15 or more touches, covering the 2011-12 seasons, the Panthers tailback has averaged 120 total yards1.4 TDs per outing. 4. Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown scored a touchdown in his final four games last year. But the presumption of sizable Week 1 numbers goes beyond that: Of Ben Roethlisberger's last three games against the Titans, he has averaged 318 yards passing and 2.3 touchdowns. 5. Excluding any meaningless Week 17 games where sta...
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