NFL Research offers the best pieces from NFL season finisher games. Here are the most eye-popping measurable achievements of the Wild Card Round.
» Deshaun Watson is the third quarterback in the Super Bowl period with a pass touchdown, a surge TD, no giveaways and a final quarter rebound in a season finisher game. He joins Hall of Famer Ken Stabler in the 1976 Divisional Round and Hall of Famer Bart Starr in “The Ice Bowl” in 1967 as the main players to do as such.
» The Bills drove 16-0 preceding the Texans got their first score in the second from last quarter, yet the Texans had the option to haul out a 22-19 win in additional time. With Bill O’Brien as lead trainer, Houston was already 0-22 when trailing by at any rate 16 focuses in a game, including postseason.
» J.J. Watt came back to activity 69 days in the wake of tearing his pectoral muscle in Week 8. Watt had 1.0 sack, denoting his first postseason game with a full sack since the Texans’ 2012 success over the Bengals in the Wild Card Round (Watt has played in four season finisher games from that point forward, including Saturday’s matchup). Watt additionally had two quarterback hits and one handle for misfortune in the Texans’ success.
» Deshaun Watson is the third quarterback age-24 or more youthful to record a rebound of at any rate 16 focuses in a postseason game since in any event 2000. He joins Andrew Luck in a 2013 AFC Wild Card Game and Marcus Mariota in a 2017 AFC Wild Card Game as the main such players to do as such. Both Luck and Mariota did as such against the Chiefs.
» How noteworthy was Josh Allen’s first profession season finisher drive? His 42-yard run was the longest hurrying play of the Bills’ 2019 season (counting postseason) and his 16-yard TD gathering on a go from wide recipient John Brown was the longest season finisher getting TD by a quarterback in the Super Bowl time. The past longest season finisher accepting TD by a quarterback was Marcus Mariota’s 6-yard go to himself in a 2017 AFC Wild Card Game.
» The Bills-Texans matchup denoted the principal season finisher game in the Super Bowl time in which two quarterbacks had at any rate 50 surge yards each. Deshaun Watson had 55 surge yards in the Texans’ success and Josh Allen had 92. The two quarterbacks drove their individual groups in hurrying. This is the first run through since 1950 that restricting beginning quarterbacks drove their groups in surge yards in a season finisher game.
» John Brown tossed a 16-yard pass TD to Josh Allen on the main drive of the Bills’ misfortune to the Texans. He likewise discovered Devin Singletary for a 28-yard pass TD in the Bills‘ Week 13 win over the Cowboys. Dark colored is the third wide beneficiary since 2010 with at any rate two pass TDs in a season (counting end of the season games). He joined Antwaan Randle El (two of every 2010) and Odell Beckham Jr. (two out of 2018) as the main players to do as such.