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4th and Goal: NFL stat leaders for Week 15

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger calls signals against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in Pittsburgh. He led all passers after Sunday’s afternoon slate.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger calls signals against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, in Pittsburgh. He led all passers after Sunday’s afternoon slate. The Associated Press

Here’s a look at the top four statistical leaders in the three major categories on offense. All games played Sunday unless noted.

PASSING

1. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers: He finished with 380 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions in a 34-27 victory over visiting Denver.

2. Jameis Winston, Buccaneers: The rookie threw for 363 yards, two scores and a pick in a 31-23 loss at St. Louis on Thursday.

3. Sam Bradford, Eagles: He threw for 361 yards with two scores and two picks in a 40-17 loss at Arizona.

4. Cam Newton, Panthers: He passed for 340 yards and five touchdowns in a 38-35 victory over the host New York Giants.

RUSHING

1. David Johnson, Cardinals: He rushed for 187 yards and three touchdowns on 29 carries in a 40-17 victory over visiting Philadelphia.

2t. Rashad Jennings, Giants: He had 16 carries for 107 yards and a touchdown in a 38-35 home loss to Carolina.

2t. Alfred Blue, Texans: He ran for 107 yards on 20 carries in a 16-10 victory at Indianapolis.

4t. Cam Newton, Panthers: The quarterback ran for 100 yards on eight carries in a 38-35 victory over the host New York Giants.

4t. Darren McFadden, Cowboys: The former Raider amassed 100 yards on 16 carries in a 19-16 loss to the visiting New York Jets on Saturday.

RECEIVING

1. Antonio Brown, Steelers: He finished with 16 receptions for 189 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-27 victory over visiting Denver.

2. Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos: He had 10 grabs for 181 yards and a 61-yard touchdown in a 34-27 loss at Pittsburgh.

3. Jordan Matthews, Eagles: He recorded 159 yards and a 78-yard touchdown on eight catches in a 40-17 loss at Arizona.

4. Mike Evans, Buccaneers: He amassed 157 yards on nine receptions in a 31-23 loss at St. Louis on Thursday.

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