NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Before Sunday, six of the NFL’s seven 2,000-yard rushers had unsurprisingly carried their teams, doing the bulk of the heavy lifting.

The first, O.J. Simpson, was of a far different era.

He got just seven touchdown passes of help from the Buffalo Bills starting quarterback Joe Ferguson in a 14-game season, and the team’s QBs averaged only 88.3 passing yards a game over the historic season while he ran for 143.1.

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When Derrick Henry’s 250-yard game in Houston pushed him to 2,027 for the year, it came paired with the best touchdown total, the lowest interception mark, the highest completion percentage, the most yardage and the most passing yards for any 2K running backs quarterback or quarterbacks.

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