Tennessee Titans QB Will Levis is among the nominees for Rookie of the Week, for his Week 8 performance vs Atlanta Falcons, Sunday.
WILL LEVIS vs ATLANTA FALCONS ON SUNDAY:
- Recorded a start in the first game of his NFL career. He became the 12th rookie starting quarterback in franchise history and the first since Malik Willis at Houston on Oct. 30, 2022.
- Completed 19 of 29 passes for 238 yards and four touchdowns without throwing an interception. His passer rating was 130.5, which was the best in franchise history among qualifying players (minimum 20 attempts) in the first start of a rookie season.
- Became the fifth player in NFL history with a minimum 20 attempts and a passer rating of 130.0 or better in his first NFL game. The only previous players to accomplish the feat were: San Francisco's Nick Mullens (151.9 vs. Oakland on Nov. 1, 2018), Minnesota's Fran Tarkenton (148.6 vs. Chicago on Sept. 17, 1961, Washington's Robert Griffin III (139.9 at New Orleans on Sept. 9, 2012) and St. Louis' Marc Bulger (134.1 vs. Oakland on Oct. 13, 2002).
- Became the third player in NFL history to record four touchdown passes in his NFL debut, joining Minnesota's Fran Tarkenton and the Titans' Marcus Mariota.
- Completed his first NFL touchdown pass in the first quarter on a 47-yard bomb to DeAndre Hopkins. He added touchdown passes to Hopkins of 16 yards in the second quarter and 61 yards in the third quarter.
- Tossed a 33-yard touchdown pass to Nick Westbrook-Ikhine in the fourth quarter.
- Rushed for 11 yards on seven attempts, including quarterback sneaks for first downs on each of his first two career rushing attempts.
- Became the first Titans quarterback with four touchdown passes in a game since Ryan Tannehill accomplished the feat at Houston on Jan. 9, 2022.
- Joined San Francisco's Brock Purdy (Oct. 8 vs. Dallas) and Miami's Tua Tagovailoa (Sept. 24 vs. Denver) as the NFL's only quarterbacks in 2023 to complete a touchdown pass in all four quarters of a game. Levis became the first Titans quarterback to accomplish the feat since at least the beginning of the 2000 season.