Maxx Crosby named AFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 11

Following a standout performance against the Cincinnati Bengals, Maxx Crosby has been named the Week 11 AFC Defensive Player of the Week. 

Stat line: Posted five tackles (four solo), including three for loss, four sacks and one forced fumble.

  • Recorded four sacks.
  • Crosby's four sacks in Week 11 are tied for second-most by a rookie in NFL history.
  • Crosby is just the fourth rookie in NFL history to record four sacks in a game and the first to do so since Brian Orakpo in 2009.
  • Crosby's four sacks in Week 11 set a new franchise record for most sacks in a game by a rookie.
  • Four sacks rank tied for second-most by a player in franchise history

o  Crosby's four sacks in Week 11 were the most among all defenders in the NFL.

o  Crosby's four sacks in Week 11 are tied for the most in a single contest by a player in 2019.

  • Crosby is one of just three players to record four sacks in a contest in 2019.
  • Crosby recorded three sacks in the fourth quarter in Week 11.

o  Crosby's three sacks are tied for second-most in the fourth quarter of a contest since at least 1991.

o  Crosby is the only player with three sacks in a fourth quarter this season.

o  Dating back to 2000, Crosby is the only rookie to record three sacks in a fourth quarter of a contest.

o  Crosby's third sack of the fourth quarter came on the Bengals' final offensive drive and set the team up with a second-and-19 that ended in a Raiders interception.

  • Crosby is one of four players in Week 11 to register multiple sacks and at least one forced fumble.

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