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Through five games of the 2016 NFL season, you'd have no idea that the Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott is a rookie. Or that he's just 21 years old.

Despite being so young, he leads the NFL in rushing and is looking to challenge Eric Dickerson for the greatest rookie season in history.

Check out Zeke's incredible numbers and find out what pace he needs to be the top rookie rusher in history.

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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz may not have quite gotten the finish he was looking for, but he did manage to tie former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for fourth place on the all-time playoff RBI list at 61, per ESPN Stats & Info.

With the Red Sox down 2-0 in the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians and facing elimination Monday night at Fenway Park, the 40-year-old Ortiz came up to the plate with one out and runners on second and third base in the bottom of the sixth inning.

With his team already trailing 4-1 in the game, Ortiz hit a rocket to straightaway center field, but it was fielded without much incident by Indians outfielder Rajai Davis.

Although he couldn't come through with the big hit, Ortiz's line shot turned into a sacrifice fly, driving in second baseman Dustin Pedroia to narrow the lead to 4-2.

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Although the season didn't end as planned, the Boston Red Sox enjoyed a fantastic 2016 campaign, with one of the highlights being a high-powered offense that provided three players with 30 or more home runs and 100 or more RBI for the first time in franchise history, per MLB Stat of the Day.

Doing the honors were outfielder Mookie Betts, designated hitter David Ortiz and first baseman Hanley Ramirez, all of whom enjoyed fascinating season for entirely different reasons.

The 24-year-old Betts had a breakout campaign that places him among the American League MVP favorites, finishing with a .318 batting average, 31 homers, 26 stolen bases, 113 RBI and 122 runs—one of the more well-rounded stat lines you'll ever see, in addition to play solid defense.

Ortiz, 40 years old and on the opposite end of the career spectrum, announced his impending retirement prior to the season and then proved that he's still good enough to play a couple more years, though he made it clear he has no such intention.

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Madison Bumgarner's postseason statistics are simply staggering.

MadBum boasts a 1.94 career postseason ERA—the best in MLB history among pitchers with at least 12 starts—and the San Francisco Giants are relying on him to extend the NLDS against the NL Central-champion Chicago Cubs, who have opened a 2-0 lead in the series.

Is MadBum the greatest postseason pitcher ever? Watch this video and decide.

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New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will enter Sunday's road game against the Green Bay Packers with a shot to earn the 100th regular-season win of his career as a starter, per ESPN Stats & Info.

The 35-year-old signal-caller, who has started all but two of his 189 regular-season appearances, already had two shots at the feat, first coming up short against the Washington Redskins in Week 3 and then falling at the hands of the Minnesota Vikings in Week 4.

There isn't a ton of reason to think this week will be any different, as Manning has to face an Aaron Rodgers-led Packers team that is typically at its best at Lambeau Field.

However, Manning does own a respectable 2-3 record against the Packers in his regular-season career, including wins in his last two matchups against the team, though he lost his only start at Lambeau.

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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson and quarterback Carson Wentz will enter Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with a shot to become the first rookie coach-quarterback tandem to start their respective careers with a 4-0 record together, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info).

After Philly beat the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 34-3 back in Week 3, Pederson and Wentz joined Rex Ryan and Mark Sanchez of the 2009 New York Jets as the only duo to start 3-0.

Now coming out of a bye week, the 23-year-old Wentz and 48-year-old Pederson draw a favorable matchup with the Detroit Lions, albeit on the road at Ford Field in downtown Detroit.

The Lions started their season strong with a 39-35 shootout win over the Indianapolis Colts in Week 1, but the team has since dropped three consecutive games by a total of 11 combined points.

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Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto finished the second half of the season posting a .408 batting average, becoming the first player with at least 200 plate appearances to hit over .400 after the All-Star break since Ichiro Suzuki in 2004, per MLB Stat of the Day.

Votto's .252/.386/.446 batting line prior to the All-Star break put him in position for the worst season of his career, but a hot second half pushed his season average to .326, well above his career .313 mark.

Despite a horrendous 68-94 record for the Reds this season, Votto managed to drive in the third-most runs (97 RBI) in his career and tied for the second-most home runs (29) he's collected in a campaign.

Votto remains under contract with Cincinnati through 2024, which will put him in his age-41 season. The contract was the richest in franchise history for the Reds, and he's proved himself worth it early on. With eight years remaining on the deal, it's still tough to speculate how well Votto will be playing toward the end of the 10-year contract.

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New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has suffered through a nightmarish beginning to the 2016 season, becoming the first player since Daunte Culpepper in 2005 to throw 10 or more interceptions through the first four games of a campaign, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Fitzpatrick actually got off to a decent start, throwing just one pick (against three touchdowns) in the first two weeks as the Jets posted a 1-1 record with a one-point loss to the Cincinnati Bengals and six-point win over the Buffalo Bills.

Then, everything exploded in a 24-3 Week 3 road defeat at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs, with Fitzpatrick becoming the first player since quarterback/punter Tom Tupa in 1989 to throw six interceptions without a single touchdown pass in a regular-season game.

It appeared the poor outing might have been an aberration when Fitzpatrick led the Jets on a field-goal drive to start Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks, but he ultimately finished with just one touchdown and three interceptions in a 27-17 loss that felt much worse than the final score.

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Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed recorded the 200th catch of his career in Sunday's 31-20 win over the Cleveland Browns, setting a new NFL record at his position for the fastest player (38 games) to reach the 200-reception barrier, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info).

Reed narrowly bested the old record of 39 games, which was set by Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow Sr. in 1981 as a member of the San Diego Chargers.

The two tight ends appear to have quite a bit in common, as both have struggled with more than their fair share of injuries but otherwise mostly appear unstoppable.

Winslow played just seven games during his 1979 rookie season and ultimately made just 109 regular-season appearances in nine seasons, limited by injuries more so than the opposition.

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The Atlanta Falcons scored 48 points in Sunday's home win over the Carolina Panthers, marking the first time in franchise history the Falcons have scored 45 or more points in back-to-back games, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Atlanta previously defeated the Saints by a score of 45-32 in Week 3, behind three rushing touchdowns from second-year running back Tevin Coleman, in combination with a pair of passing scores by quarterback Matt Ryan and a pick-six by rookie linebacker Deion Jones, a 21-year-old New Orleans native.

While Coleman had a quiet outing in Sunday's 48-33 win over Carolina, both Ryan and the defense came up big once again, with the quarterback notably throwing for a franchise-record 503 yards to go along with a quartet of touchdowns.

Also setting a franchise record was wide receiver Julio Jones, who became the sixth player in NFL history to reach 300 or more receiving yards in a single game, hitting the mark exactly on the nose when he jaunted for a 75-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter to seemingly close out the victory for good.