Each week, DenverBroncos.com will go inside the boxscore from the team’s most recent game to give you interesting stats and notes that may have gone unnoticed.
P Britton Colquitt ranks second in the NFL with a 43.9-yard net punting average (min. 15 punts). His 49.6-yard gross punting average is fifth among players with at least 15 punts. Colquitt’s six punts downed inside the 20-yard line rank second among players averaging at least 48 yards per punt.
With his two touchdown receptions at Green Bay, WR Eric Decker brought his season receiving TD total to four, becoming the first Bronco since Rod Smith in 2001 to catch four touchdown passes in the team’s first four games.
WR Eric Decker’s five total touchdowns this season (4 receiving, 1 punt return) tie for the most by a non-running back through four games in team history.
WLB D.J. Williams returned from injury to make his season debut and lead the team with eight tackles (7 solo). Williams led the Broncos in tackles with 119 total tackles last season according to press-box totals.
With his two sacks of Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, SLB Von Miller recorded the ninth multi-sack game by a rookie in franchise history. He is the first rookie since DE Tim Crowder in 2007 to record multiple sacks in one game.
With 136 receiving yards at Green Bay, WR Brandon Lloyd topped the 100-yard mark for the 11th time in his career. The 136 yards are the fourth-highest single-game total of his career.
Denver ranks first in the NFL with a punt-return average of 21.9 yards, and is tied for the league lead with one punt-return touchdown.
RB Willis McGahee topped the 100-yard rushing mark for the 25th time in his career, which ties him for fifth-most 100-yard games among active players. It was his second 100-yard game of the season (Week 2 vs. Cin., 9/18).
K Matt Prater has registered touchbacks on 15-of-18 kickoffs this season, ranking first in the league with a touchback percentage of 83,3.
RB Willis McGahee (15-103) and WR Brandon Lloyd (8-136) each turned in a 100-yard game. The last time a team had a 100-yard receiver and a 100-yard rusher against the Packers was Steve Slaton (26-120) and Kevin Walter (6-146) on Dec. 7, 2008 at Green Bay.
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