NFL Statistical Records & Incentive Bonus Tracker: Which Players Hit the Marks They Needed?
Joe Sargent/Getty Images. Pictured: Pittsburgh Steelers star T.J. Watt.
The NFL’s extra game has put lots of single-season records on the line in Week 18, including receiving yards, receptions, sacks and passing completions. Throw in a host of rookie records and we’ve got some interesting situations.
Betting player props based on incentives and records has been a popular angle for a while, but the additional game makes it even higher stakes.
We’re tracking every key result, and we already have some controversy in the early window.
Steelers LB TJ Watt appeared to break the single-season sack record, but what looked like a sack was ruled a tackle for loss. The statistician likely ruled the play was aborted by Ravens QB Tyler Huntley, who dropped the snap and was sacked.
The NFL can review it after the game and determine whether or not it was a sack.
TJ Watt ended the season with 22.5 sacks, tying Michael Strahan for the single-season record.
This play was ruled a tackle for loss, not a sack to break it…pic.twitter.com/U1fDTNogBU
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NFL Records & Incentives Tracker
Stefon Diggs vs. Jets
Diggs caught six balls to hit his incentive and add $658k. He did not hit his receiving yards prop.
Ja’Marr Chase vs. Browns
Chase topped 45 yards to break the single-season record for receiving yards by a rookie.
Marvin Jones Jr. vs. Colts
Jones easily hit the four catches he needed to get a $500k bonus, finishing with seven.
Tom Brady vs. Panthers
Brady hit the completions record but not yards or attempts.
Rob Gronkowski vs. Panthers
Gronk hit seven catches for a $500,000 bonus and 85 yards for $500,000.
Tyler Lockett vs. Cardinals
Lockett scored two touchdowns in last season’s finale to hit his touchdown incentive and he needs two touchdowns once again to get a $1.2 million bonus.
He did it again this year!
A.J. Green vs. Seahawks
Green did not hit either 10 catches or 75 yards for his bonuses.
Cooper Kupp vs. Rams
Kupp did not hit the markets for the all-time catches or receiving yards records.
Kyle Pitts vs. Saints
Pitts fell short of the 59 yards needed to break Mike Ditka’s single-season rookie tight end receiving yards record that was set way back in 1961.
Jonathan Taylor vs. Jaguars
Taylor did not reach 2,000 yards as the Jags shocked the Colts, 26-11.
Mark Andrews vs. Steelers
The Ravens tight end needed 141 receiving yards away from breaking the record for most yards by a tight end, set by Chiefs star Travis Kelce in 2020, but finished with 85 against Pittsburgh.
TJ Watt vs. Ravens
Watt did not break Michael Strahan’s sack record, because what looked like a sack turned out to be a tackle for loss. The league can review it after the game, though.
TJ Watt ties the record!pic.twitter.com/AgxEpfEFJJ
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) January 9, 2022
Jaylen Waddle vs. Patriots
The Miami Dolphins receiver needed three catches to set the single-season record for receptions by a rookie and hit it in the first quarter.
Davante Adams vs. Lions
Adams got the 22 receiving yards he needed to set the Packers franchise record.
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