The Atlanta Falcons’ 48-33 win over the reigning NFC champs on Sunday had plenty of offensive fireworks, but two players stood above the rest. Matt Ryan‘s 503 passing yards and four TDs were impressive but what was even more impressive is that Julio Jones was responsible for 300 of them.
Jones’ 12-catch day came 37 yards short of setting an NFL record for most receiving yards in a game with his 300 being the sixth-best game in league history. Willie “Flipper” Anderson set the mark with 336 in a game against the Saints back in 1989.
Not a bad day … especially for a guy who hasn’t signed a heavy amount of autographs in his six years as a pro.
Keep reading for more guys who generated some buzz on the field this week.