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NFL Today, Week 17

Monday - 12/31/2012, 1:10am  ET

The Associated Press

SCOREBOARD

Saturday, Jan. 5

Minnesota at Green Bay (8 p.m.). The NFC North rivals meet six days after the Vikings' 37-34 win gave them a playoff berth and helped keep the Packers from getting a first-round bye.

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STARS

Passing

--Eli Manning, Giants, was 13 for 21 for 208 yards and a career-high five touchdown passes in New York's 42-7 win over Philadelphia.

--Peyton Manning, Broncos, was 23 for 29 for 304 yards and three TD passes in Denver's 38-3 win over Kansas City. It was Manning's 73rd game with at least three TDs. Manning passed Brett Favre (72) for the most such games in NFL history.

--Aaron Rodgers, Packers, was 28 for 40 for 365 yards with 4 TD passes in Green Bay's 37-34 loss to Minnesota.

--Tom Brady, Patriots, finished 22 for 36 for 284 yards with 2 TD passes in New England's 28-0 win over Miami. Brady moved into second place in NFL history with a touchdown pass in 48 consecutive games, breaking a tie with Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas. And Brady became the first player to throw at least one scoring pass in all 16 games for three straight seasons.

--Colin Kaepernick, 49ers, was 16 for 28 for 276 yards with 2 TD passes in San Francisco's 27-13 win over Arizona.

--Drew Brees, Saints, finished 29 for 43 for 396 yards with four touchdown passes and an interception in New Orleans' 44-38 loss to Carolina. Brees has 5,177 yards this season, third most behind the 2011 totals of himself (5,476) and New England's Brady (5,235). Brees became the first player to eclipse 5,000 yards three times. His four TD passes gave him 43 in 2012, and he's the first player with 40 TD passes in consecutive seasons.

--Matthew Stafford, Lions, was 24 for 42 for 272 yards with three touchdown passes and an interception in Detroit's 26-24 loss to Chicago. He finished the season with an NFL-record 727 pass attempts, surpassing Drew Bledsoe's mark of 691 from 1994.

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Rushing

--Adrian Peterson, Vikings, had 34 carries for 199 yards and a touchdown in Minnesota's 37-34 win over Green Bay. Peterson finished with 2,097 yards, the second most in a season, and 9 yards shy of breaking Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson's record (2,105 in 1984). Peterson got his seventh 150-yard rushing game of the season, tied with Hall of Famer Earl Campbell (seven in 1980) for the most in a season in NFL history.

--DeAngelo Williams, Panthers, had 21 carries for 210 yards and two touchdowns in Carolina's 44-38 win over New Orleans.

--Alfred Morris, Redskins, had 33 carries for 200 yards and three touchdowns in Washington's 28-18 victory over Dallas. Morris set the franchise single-season rushing record. The Redskins clinched the NFC East title and will face the Seattle Seahawks next Sunday.

--Doug Martin, Buccaneers, had 28 carries for 142 yards and a touchdown in Tampa Bay's 22-17 win over Atlanta.

--Ahmad Bradshaw, Giants, had 16 carries for 107 yards and a touchdown in New York's 42-7 win over Philadelphia.

--Matt Forte, Bears, had 24 carries for 103 yards and a touchdown in Chicago's 26-24 win over Detroit.

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Receiving

--Michael Crabtree, 49ers, had eight catches for 172 yards and two touchdowns in San Francisco's 27-13 win over Arizona.

--Michael Floyd, Cardinals, had eight catches for 166 yards and a touchdown in Arizona's 27-13 loss to San Francisco.

--Andre Johnson, Texans, had 12 catches for 141 yards in Houston's 28-16 loss to Indianapolis. He became the second player in league history with three seasons of 100 or more catches and 1,500 or more yards. The other was former Colt Marvin Harrison.

--Lance Moore and Jimmy Graham, Saints. Moore had four catches for 121 yards and Graham had nine catches for 115 yards and a touchdown in New Orleans' 44-38 loss to Carolina.

--T.Y. Hilton, Colts, had four catches for 111 yards and a touchdown in Indianapolis' 28-16 win over Houston.

--Steve Johnson, Bills, had six catches for 111 yards in Buffalo's 28-9 win over the New York Jets. Johnson is the first Bills player to surpass 1,000 yards in three straight years.

--Earl Bennett, Bears, had five catches for 109 yards and a touchdown in Chicago's 26-24 win over Detroit.

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Special Teams

--Darius Reynaud, Titans, returned punts of 81 yards and 69 yards for touchdowns in Tennessee's 38-20 win over Jacksonville.

--Deji Karim, Colts, returned a kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown in Indianapolis' 28-16 win over Houston.

--Micheal Spurlock, Chargers, returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown in San Diego's 24-21 win over Oakland.

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