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Harrison tops 12,000 yards receiving

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 4, 2005) -- The Indianapolis Colts triplets again were setting milestones at a frantic pace against the Titans.

Marvin Harrison became the 12th receiver in league history to top 12,000 yards receiving in the first quarter against Jacksonville. He did it on the Colts' opening drive, catching a 36-yard pass to top the mark and then catching a 10-yard TD pass from Peyton Manning to extend the duo's NFL record to 92 touchdowns.

In the third quarter, Manning and Edgerrin James got their own accomplishments.

On the opening drive, James became the second-fastest player in NFL history to top 9,000 yards rushing. His 8-yard carry with 11:29 left gave him 9,003 yards in 93 games. The only player to do it quicker was Eric Dickerson, who accomplished the feat in 82 games.

Manning completed the drive with a 27-yard TD pass to Reggie Wayne. That gave Manning 25 touchdown passes this year, extending his NFL record to eight consecutive seasons with 25 or more.

Harrison now has 10 TD receptions this season and is the only player in the league to reach double-digit touchdown receptions each of the past seven years.

Jacksonville's Jimmy Smith also entered the day needing 51 yards to reach the 12,000-yard mark. It would be the first time in NFL history two receivers topped 12,000 yards on the same day.

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