NFL Week 6: 3 Players on Historic Paces

Six weeks of the NFL regular season have come and gone, and fans have been treated to plenty of memorable performances so far. These three players stand out above the pack and have an opportunity to etch their names in history should they continue their sensational starts to the season.

Quarterback Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills

Buffalo Bills passer Josh Allen announced himself as potentially the league's best quarterback with a Week 6 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, extending an incredible hot steak to begin the season. Allen has compiled an amazing 2187 yards of total offense through the air and on the ground, putting him on pace to end the year with a colossal 6197 yards. That mark would shatter the all-time record of 5404 set by Drew Brees in 2011 and all but guarantee Allen his first MVP.

Wide Receiver Tyreek Hill, Miami Dolphins

The Kansas City Chiefs may be doing just fine without wide receiver Tyreek Hill, but they must be at least a little forlorn when they see what he's accomplished so far with the Miami Dolphins. Hill has hauled in 50 receptions for a league-leading 701 receiving yards at an incredibly efficient 10.8 yards per target through six weeks, all while catching passes from three different quarterbacks. Should he maintain his pace, he'll finish the year with 1985 receiving yards, topping the single-season record of 1964 set by Calvin Johnson in 2012. Hill can indeed put up numbers with anyone.

Quarterback Matt Ryan, Indianapolis Colts

Not all records are good ones. Quarterback Matt Ryan has had an up-and-down start in his first season with the Indianapolis Colts. The bad has been REALLY bad. Ryan has fumbled 11 times in his six appearances, one short of his career-high over an entire season. If he continues his embarrassing mistakes, he'll end the year with a baffling 31 fumbles, crushing the league record of 23 shared by quarterbacks Kerry Collins and Daunte Culpepper.

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