NFL League Leaders: Week 2

Dedrick HendrixCorrespondent ISeptember 21, 2009

PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 20:  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints looks for an open man during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 20, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Top in each stat category:

Offensive Leaders:

QB Passing Yards:

1. Phillip Rivers Chargers 688 yards

2. Drew Brees Saints 669 yards

3. Tom Brady Patriots 594 yards

4. Eli Manning Giants 586 yards

5. Ben Roethlisberger Steelers 584

QB Passing Touchdowns:

1. Drew Brees Saints 9 Touchdowns

2.(tie) Matt Ryan Falcons 5 Touchdowns

    Joe Flacco Ravens 5 TOuchdowns

4.(tie) Byron Leftwich Buccaneers 4 Touchdowns

    Tony Romo Cowboys 4 Touchdowns

    Matt Schaub Texans 4 Touchdowns (All in Week 2)

    Trent Edwards Bills 4 Touchdowns

RB Rushing Yards:

1. Adrian Peterson Vikings 272 yards

2. Chris Johnson Titans 254 yards

3. Frank Gore 49ers 237 yards

4. Mike Bell Saints 229 yards

5. Fred Jackson Bills 220 yards

RB Rushing Touchdowns:

1. Adrian Peterson Vikings 4 Rushing Touchdowns

2. (tie) Willis McGahee Ravens 3 Rushing Touchdowns

    Frank Gore 49ers 4 Rushing Touchdowns

4.(tie) Thomas Jones Jets 2 Rushing Touchdowns

    Marion Barber Cowboys 2 Rushing Touchdowns

    Ryan Grant Packers 2 Rushing Touchdowns

    DeAngelo Williams Panthers 2 Rushing Touchdowns

    Chris Johnson Titans 2 Rushing Touchdowns

WR Receiving Yards:

1.(tie) Santonio Holmes Steelers 214 yards

   Steve Smith Giants 214 yards

3. Mario Manningham Giants 208 yards

4. Vincent Jackson Chargers 197 yards

5. Andre Johnson Texans 184 yards

WR Receiving Touchdowns:

1. (tie) Jeremy Shockey Saints 2 Touchdowns

    Benjamin Watson Patriots 2 Touchdowns

    John Carlson Seahawks 2 Touchdowns

Defensive Leaders:


1. Thomas Davis LB Panthers 28 tackles

2. (tie) London Flectcher LB Redskins 27 tackles

     Keith Ellison Bills 27 tackles

4. James Laurinaitis LB Rams 22 tackles

5. (tie) Stephen Cooper LB Chargers 20 tackles

     Justin Durant Jaguars 20 tackles


1. Antwan Odom DE Titans 7 Sacks

2. Elvis Dumervil DE Broncos 4 Sacks (All vs. Browns in Week 2)

3.(tie) Greg Eillis DE Raiders 3 Sacks

   Lawrence Jackson DE Seahawks 3 sacks

5.(tie) Berchand Berry Cardinals 2 Sacks

   John Abraham Falcons 2 Sacks

   Darren Howard Eagles 2 Sacks

   Richard Seymour Raiders 2 Sacks

   Adewale Ogunleye Bears 2 Sacks

   Alex Brown Bears 2 Sacks

   Jarret Johnson Ravens 2 Sacks

   Tully Banta-Cain Patriots 2 Sacks

   Cullen Jenkins Packers 2 Sacks

   Trent Cole Eagles 2 Sacks

   Ray McDonald 49ers 2 Sacks

   Kroy Biermann Falcons 2 sacks


1.(tie) Darren Sharper Saints 3 Interceptions

    Michael Huff Raiders 3 Interceptions

3.(tie) Charles Woodson Packers 2 Interceptions

    Sheldon Brown Eagles 2 Interceptions

    Scott Shanle Saints 2 Interceptions

    Chad Greenway Vikings 2 Interceptions

    Akeem Jordan Eagles 2 Interceptions

    Antione Cason Chargers 2 Interceptions

    Kenny Phillips Giants 2 Interceptions

I will keep everyone posted week by week!


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