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PRO FOOTBALL SPOTLIGHT

Noteworthy

September 02, 1996

--Quarterback Vinny Testaverde scrambled in for the first touchdown in Baltimore Ravens' history at the end of an 85-yard drive.

- Brett Favre moved past the 15,000-yard mark in his 66th game, tying Joe Namath as the third-fastest to reach the milestone. Dan Marino did it in 56 games and Jim Everett in 64.

--The 49ers, who opened with an easy victory over New Orleans, have the best record in the NFL since 1990. The top five:

1. San Francisco: 73-24 (.753)

2. Dallas: 67-29 (.698)

3. Buffalo: 66-31 (.680)

4. Kansas City: 65-32 (.670)

5. Miami: 60-37 (.619).

--Buffalo's 23-20 overtime victory improved its record as the 1990's best team as far as close games (three points or less) are concerned. The top five:

1. Buffalo: 15-6 (.714)

2. Philadelphia: 17-8 (.680)

3. Indianapolis: 18-9 (.667)

4. Pittsburgh: 10-5 (.667)

5. Oakland: 17-9 (.654)

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