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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13

DENVER BRONCOS (4-1) AT SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (1-4)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

BRONCOS

CHARGERS

SERIES LEADER

62-49-1

 

STREAKS

Past 4

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Gary Kubiak: 3-2

Mike McCoy: 1-5

LAST WEEK

L 23-16 vs. Atlanta

L 34-31 at Oakland

LAST GAME

1/3/16: Chargers 20 at Broncos 27. Denver RBs Ronnie Hillman & C.J. Anderson combine for 212 rushing yards. Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas has 5 receptions for 117 yards & TD. 

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/6/15: Broncos 17, Chargers 3. Denver WR Demaryius Thomas has 6 receptions for 61 yards & TD. Broncos LB Danny Trevathan records 25-yard INT-TD.

REFEREE

Craig Wrolstad

BROADCAST

CBS/NFLN/Twitter (8:25 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton. SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Den), 81 (SD). XM: 226 (Den), 225 (SD).

STATS

PASSING

Trevor Siemian: 68-101-824-6-3-99.6

Philip Rivers: 117-172-1469-11(T3L)-3-108.4

RUSHING

C.J. Anderson: 84-293-3.5-3

Melvin Gordon: 89-299-3.4-6 (T1L)

RECEIVING

Emmanuel Sanders: 32-373-11.7-3

Travis Benjamin: 28-394-14.1-2

OFFENSE

327.2

373.2

TAKE/GIVE

+3

-2

DEFENSE

301.0

375.0

SACKS

Von Miller: 6.5 (2L)

Melvin Ingram: 3

INTs

Aqib Talib: 3 (T2L)

Casey Hayward: 3 (T2L)

PUNTING

Riley Dixon (R): 47.3

Drew Kaser (R): 39.1

KICKING

Brandon McManus: 41 (11/12 PAT; 10/11 FG)

Josh Lambo: 44 (17/18 PAT; 9/10 FG)

NOTES

BRONCOS: QB TREVOR SIEMIAN has won 1st 4 career starts. Is 2-0 on road with 5 TDs, 0 INTs & 134.9 rating... RB C.J. ANDERSON has 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in past 10 (incl. playoffs). Rushed for 95 yards & TD in last meeting... WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS is 1 of 2 in NFL with 6,000+ rec. yards (6,168) & 40+ rec. TDs (44) since 2012. Aims for 4th in row with TD. Has 8 rec. TDs in past 8 meetings. Has 25 catches for 406 yards (101.5 per game) & 3 TDs in past 4 vs. SD. WR EMMANUEL SANDERS has 24 catches for 285 yards (95 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3... LB VON MILLER has 11 sacks, 14 TFL, 3 FFs & FR in 10 games vs. SD. Has 11.5 sacks, 3 FFs & INT in past 7 (incl. playoffs). Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), ranks 2nd in NFL with 73 sacks. CB AQIB TALIB has 3 INTs in past 4, incl. INT-TD. Has 9 career INT-TDs, tied for 4th in NFL history. LB SHANE RAY has 4 sacks & FR-TD in past 4... CHARGERS: QB PHILIP RIVERS aims for 4th in row with 300+ pass yards. Had 359 yards & 4 TDs last week. Since 2008, has 36,228 pass yards, 2nd most in NFL... RB MELVIN GORDON leads NFL with 7 TDs (6 rush, 1 rec.). Has TD in all 5 games in 2016... WR-PR TRAVIS BENJAMIN has 15 career TDs (12 rec., 3 PR) & 9 have been 40+ yards. Had 9 catches for 117 yards in last game vs. Den. (10/18/15 with Cle.). WR TYRELL WILLIAMS had 1st career 100-yard game (117) last week (5 catches, 1 TD). Had career-long 80-yard TD in last meeting. TE ANTONIO GATES ranks 2nd in NFL history among TEs with 106 rec. TDs. Has 4 TDs in past 4 meetings... LB MELVIN INGRAM aims for 4th in row vs. Den. with sack. Has 9.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 10. Rookie DE JOEY BOSA had 2 sacks in NFL debut last week. CB CASEY HAYWARD has 3 INTs in past 4.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (1-4) AT BUFFALO BILLS (3-2)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

49ERS

BILLS

SERIES LEADER

6-5

 

STREAKS

3 of past 4

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Chip Kelly: 1-0

Rex Ryan: 0-1

LAST WEEK

L 33-21 vs. Arizona

W 30-19 at Los Angeles

LAST GAME

10/7/12: Bills 3 at 49ers 45. San Francisco QB Alex Smith passes for 303 yards & 3 TDs for 156.3 rating. 49ers RB Frank Gore rushes for 106 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/30/08: 49ers 10, Bills 3. San Francisco QB Shaun Hill passes for 161 yards & TD. 49ers WR Isaac Bruce has 5 receptions for 67 yards & TD.

REFEREE

Gene Steratore

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Dick Stockton, Chris Spielman, Krista Pink (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 137 (SF), 81 (Buf). XM: 380 (SF), 225 (Buf).

STATS

PASSING

Colin Kaepernick (2015): 144-244-1615-6-5-78.5

Tyrod Taylor: 86-139-897-6-2-88.9

RUSHING

Carlos Hyde: 95-377-4.0-6 (T1L)

LeSean McCoy: 85-447-5.3-3

RECEIVING

Jeremy Kerley: 26-304-11.7-2

Robert Woods: 20-196-9.8-0

OFFENSE

291.4

306.6

TAKE/GIVE

-1

+9 (2L)

DEFENSE

369.6

354.2

SACKS

Ahmad Brooks: 2

Lorenzo Alexander: 7 (1L)

INTs

4 tied: 1

Stephon Gilmore, Nickell Robey-Coleman: 2

PUNTING

Bradley Pinion: 46.9

Colton Schmidt: 41.9

KICKING

Phil Dawson: 25 (13/13 PAT; 4/5 FG)

Dan Carpenter: 33 (12/14 PAT; 7/9 FG)

NOTES

49ERS: QB COLIN KAPERNICK rushed for TD in last meeting... RB CARLOS HYDE had 114 scrimmage yards (78 rush, 36 rec) & TD last week. Ties for NFL lead with 6 rush TDs. Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 2 of past 4... WR JEREMY KERLEY had 8 receptions for 102 yards & TD in Week 5. Aims for 3rd in row with TD. Had 2 TDs (rec., PR) in 9/9/12 meeting (with NYJ). WR TORREY SMITH had 5 receptions for 166 yards & TD in only meeting (9/29/13 with Bal)... LB NICK BELLORE led team with 9 tackles last week. LB AHMAD BROOKS had sack in last meeting. CB ANTOINE BETHEA has 6+ tackles in 3 of past 4. Rookie CB RASHARD ROBINSON has 4 PD in past 2. S ERIC REID had 6 tackles & FF in Week 5... BILLS: Aim for 4th consecutive win... QB TYROD TAYLOR aims for 4th win in row vs. NFC. Since 2015, is 1 of 2 QBs in NFL with 95+ rating (96.6) & 700+ rush yards (736)... Team is averaging 178.3 rush yards per game in past 3. RB LE SEAN MC COY has TD in 3 of 4 games vs. SF. Is only NFL player with 7,000+ rush (7,497) & 2,000+ rec. (2,361) yards since 2010. In past 3, has 382 scrimmage yards (127.3 per game) & 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.)... WR MARQUISE GOODWIN has 5 career TD catches & averages 46.4 yards per TD... CB NICKELL ROBEY-COLEMAN had 2 INTs last week, incl. 41-yard TD. Has 3 career INTs & 2 INT-TDs. LB LORENZO ALEXANDER had career-high 3 sacks last week. Leads NFL with 7 sacks. Has 0.5+ sack in all 5 games. LB ZACH BROWN ties for NFL lead with 57 tackles. LB JERRY HUGHES has 4 sacks in past 5.  CB STEPHON GILMORE has 3 INTs in past 3 vs. NFC. LB PRESTON BROWN is 2nd on team with 43 tackles. Rookie DT ADOLPHUS WASHINGTON had 1st sack last week.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-3) AT CHICAGO BEARS (1-4)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

JAGUARS

BEARS

SERIES LEADER

 

4-2

STREAKS

 

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Gus Bradley: 0-0

John Fox: 2-1

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 4: W 30-27 vs. Indianapolis in London)

L 29-23 at Indianapolis

LAST GAME

10/7/12: Chicago 41 at Jacksonville 3. Chicago WR Brandon Marshall has 12 receptions for 144 yards & TD. Bears CB Charles Tillman & LB Lance Briggs each record INT-TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/7/08: Bears 23, Jaguars 10. Chicago QB Kyle Orton passes for 219 yards & 2 TDs. Bears RB Matt Forte has 106 scrimmage yards.

REFEREE

Clete Blakeman

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Andrew Catalon, Steve Tasker, Steve Beuerlein (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 126 (Jax), 135 (Chi). XM: 381 (Jax), 232 (Chi).

STATS

PASSING

Blake Bortles: 98-160-1050-7-6-79.4

Brian Hoyer: 100-140-1094-6-0-108.5 (3L)

RUSHING

T.J. Yeldon: 48-155-3.2-1

Jordan Howard (R): 51-296-5.8-0

RECEIVING

Allen Robinson: 21-238-11.3-3

Eddie Royal: 25-284-11.4-2

OFFENSE

320.8

372.4

TAKE/GIVE

-2

-3

DEFENSE

304.5

346.0

SACKS

Yannick Ngakoue (R): 3

Willie Young: 4

INTs

3 tied: 1

3 tied: 1

PUNTING

Brad Nortman: 48.4

Pat O’Donnell: 42.6

KICKING

Jason Myers: 30 (9/9 PAT; 7/9 FG)

Connor Barth: 25 (10/10 PAT; 5/8 FG)

NOTES

JAGUARS: QB BLAKE BORTLES aims for 4th in row with 2+ TD passes. In past 2 on road vs. NFC, has completed 50 of 68 (73.5 pct.) for 671 yards with 8 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 125.3 rating... RB T.J. YELDON aims for 3rd in row vs. NFC with TD. Had 117 scrimmage yards (71 rush, 46 rec.) in Week 4. RB CHRIS IVORY had 96 scrimmage yards (52 rec., 44 rush) in only game vs. Chi. (9/22/14 with NYJ)... WR ALLEN ROBINSON has 3 rec. TDs in past 2 & has 15 rec. TDs in past 16. Since 2015, leads NFL with 17 rec. TDs. WR ALLEN HURNS had 42-yard TD catch in Week 4. In past 2 vs. NFC on road, has 13 catches for 223 yards (111.5 per game) & 3 TDs. Since 2013, TE JULIUS THOMAS has 30 rec. TDs, most by NFL TE... Rookie DE YANNICK NGAKOUE had INT, sack & FF in Week 4. Aims for 4th in row with sack & leads rookies with 3 sacks. LB PAUL POSLUSZNY aims for 3rd in row with sack or INT. Leads team with 35 tackles... BEARS: QB BRIAN HOYER aims for 4th in row with 300+ pass yards & 2+ TDs. Passed for 293 yards & 3 TDs for 119.3 rating in 10/18/15 meeting (with Hou.)... Rookie RB JORDAN HOWARD had 163 scrimmage yards (118 rush, 45 rec.) & TD catch last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rush yards... WR ALSHON JEFFERY had TD catch in last meeting. Has 100+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3 vs. AFC. WR CAMERON MEREDITH had career-high 9 receptions, 130 yards & TD last week. TE ZACH MILLER has 3 rec. TDs in past 3... Rookie DE JONATHAN BULLARD had 1st career sack last week. LB JERRELL FREEMAN ranks 2nd in NFC with 48 tackles. Aims for 4th in row with 7+ tackles. LB DANNY TREVATHAN had INT in only meeting (10/13/13 with Den). LB WILLIE YOUNG had 3 sacks in Week 5. Has 5 sacks in past 4 vs. AFC. S ADRIAN AMOS had FF in Week 5. S CHRIS PROSINSKI led team with 8 tackles last week.

LOS ANGELES RAMS (3-2) AT DETROIT LIONS (2-3)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

RAMS

LIONS

SERIES LEADER

43-39-1

 

STREAKS

2 of past 3

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Jeff Fisher: 4-2

Jim Caldwell: 1-1

LAST WEEK

L 30-19 vs. Buffalo

W 24-23 vs. Philadelphia

LAST GAME

12/13/15: Lions 14 at Rams 21. Rams RB Todd Gurley rushes for 140 yards & 2 TDs. Rams CB Trumaine Johnson has 58 yard INT-TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/9/12: Lions 27, Rams 23. Detroit QB Matthew Stafford passes for 355 yards & GW 5-yard TD pass to RB Kevin Smith with 10 seconds. Smith adds 62 rushing yards & rush TD.

REFEREE

John Hussey

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Justin Kutcher, Charles Davis, Peter Schrager (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (LA), 83 (Det). XM: 388 (LA), 226 (Det).

STATS

PASSING

Case Keenum: 88-152-1096-4-5-75.4

Matthew Stafford: 123-181-1378-10-4-99.6

RUSHING

Todd Gurley: 105-288-2.7-3

Theo Riddick: 50-171-3.4-1

RECEIVING

Kenny Britt: 23-356-15.5-0

Marvin Jones: 27-519 (1L)-19.2-3

OFFENSE

284.2

349.6

TAKE/GIVE

+1

-2

DEFENSE

364.6

378.2

SACKS

Aaron Donald, Robert Quinn: 2

Kerry Hyder: 5

INTs

Mark Barron: 2

Darius Slay, Glover Quin: 1

PUNTING

Johnny Hekker: 45.2

Sam Martin: 50.1 (3L)

KICKING

Greg Zuerlein: 34 (7/7 PAT; 9/9 FG)

Matt Prater: 35 (11/12 PAT; 8/9 FG)

NOTES

RAMS: QB CASE KEENUM aims for 3rd in row on road with 2+ TDs... RB TODD GURLEY rushed for 140 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. Had 108 scrimmage yards (72 rush, 36 rec.) & TD run last week... WR TAVON AUSTIN has 85+ scrimmage yards in 2 of past 3. WR BRIAN QUICK has 3 TDs in past 3...DT MICHAEL BROCKERS had sack in last meeting. DT AARON DONALD had 3 sacks in last meeting. Has 2 sacks & FF in past 2. DE ETHAN WESTBROOKS had sack in Week 5. LB MARK BARRON aims for 5th in row with 8+ tackles. Has INT in 2 of past 3. Had 11 tackles in last meeting. LB ALEC OGLETREE aims for 12th in row with 6+ tackles. Leads team with 41 tackles. CB E.J. GAINES aims for 4th in row with PD. CB TRUMAINE JOHNSON had 58-yard INT-TD in last meeting. Has 9 PD & INT in past 3... LIONS: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 3 TDs in Week 5. Has 100+ rating in 6 of past 8 at home... RB THEO RIDDICK had 2 rec. TDs last week. Has 10 TD catches since 2014, most by NFL RB... WR ANQUAN BOLDIN aims for 4th in row vs. Rams with TD catch. WR MARVIN JONES had rec. TD last week. WR GOLDEN TATE has 282 rec. yards (94 per game) & 5 TDs in past 3 vs. Rams... DE EZEKIEL ANSAH has 6.5 sacks in past 6 at home. Had sack in last meeting. DE ARMONTY BRYANT had sack last week in debut with Det. DE KERRY HYDER ranks 2nd in NFC with 5 sacks. DE DEVIN TAYLOR had sack last week. Has 6 sacks in past 5 at home. LB TAHIR WHITEHEAD led team with 12 tackles in Week 5. Has 10+ tackles in 4 of past 5. CB QUANDRE DIGGS had FF in Week 5. Aims for 3rd in row with 5+ tackles. CB DARIUS SLAY had INT in last meeting. Had INT & FF last week. S GLOVER QUIN has INT in 2 of past 4 at home. S TAVON WILSON had INT in only career meeting (10/28/12 with NE).  

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (4-1) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (1-4)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

STEELERS

DOLPHINS

SERIES LEADER

12-10

 

STREAKS

5 of past 6

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Mike Tomlin: 3-1

Adam Gase: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 31-13 vs. New York Jets

L 30-17 vs. Tennessee

LAST GAME

12/8/13: Dolphins 34 at Steelers 28. Miami QB Ryan Tannehill passes for 200 yards & 3 TDs. Dolphins TE Charles Clay has 7 receptions for 97 yards & 2 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/24/10: Steelers 23, Dolphins 22. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger passes for 302 yards & 2 TDs. Steelers WR Hines Ward has 7 receptions for 131 yards & TD.

REFEREE

Ed Hochuli

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots, Chris Fischer (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 84 (Pit), 134 (Mia). XM: 386 (Pit), 230 (Mia).

STATS

PASSING

Ben Roethlisberger: 126-192-1496 (3L)-15 (1L)-4-106.6

Ryan Tannehill: 100-156-1272-6-7-83.6

RUSHING

DeAngelo Williams: 71-265-3.7-3

Jay Ajayi: 31-117-3.8-2

RECEIVING

Antonio Brown: 37 (1L)-447-12.1-5 (T1L)

Jarvis Landry: 34-403-11.9-1

OFFENSE

386.2

303.8

TAKE/GIVE

0

-7

DEFENSE

379.0

401.0

SACKS

Cameron Heyward: 3

Ndamukong Suh: 2.5

INTs

3 tied: 1

Isa Abdul-Quddus: 1

PUNTING

Jordan Berry: 47.6

Matt Darr: 48.7

KICKING

Chris Boswell: 29 (17/17 PAT; 4/5 FG)

Andrew Franks: 22 (10/10 PAT; 4/5 FG)

NOTES

STEELERS: QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER has won 4 of 5 starts vs. Mia. with 109.9 rating. Has 680 yards (340 per game), 9 TDs, 0 INTs & 143 rating in past 2. Leads NFL with 15 pass TDs, most ever by Pit. QB in 1st 5 games of season... RB LE’VEON BELL has 332 scrimmage yards (166 per game) in 2 games in 2016. Since 2014, averages 135 scrimmage yards per game, most in NFL. RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS has 9 TDs (8 rush, 1 rec.) in past 10... WR ANTONIO BROWN had 5 catches for 138 yards & TD in last meeting. Since 2013, leads NFL with 412 catches, 5,478 rec. yards, 24 100-yard rec. games & 39 total TDs. WR SAMMIE COATES had career-high 139 yards & 2 TDs last week. Is 1st in NFL with 22.2 avg. yards per catch (19 catches, 421 yards). TE JESSE JAMES has TD in 3 of past 4... LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS leads team with 32 tackles. CB WILLIAM GAY has 5 INT-TDs since 2013, tied for most in NFL... DOLPHINS: QB RYAN TANNEHILL won only career start vs. Pit. & passed for 3 TDs. Has 9 career games with 3+ pass TDs... RB JAY AJAYI has rush TD in 2 of past 3. RB ARIAN FOSTER is only NFL player since 2010 with 6,000+ rush yards (6,262), 50+ rush TDs (51) & 2,000+ rec. yards (2,237). Has 281 scrimmage yards (140.5 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in 2 meetings... WR JARVIS LANDRY has 144 catches since 2015, 3rd most in NFL. WR DE VANTE PARKER has 14 catches for 320 yards (80 per game) & 2 TDs in past 4 at home. WR KENNY STILLS had 5 catches for 162 yards & TD (69 yards) in only game vs. Pit. (11/30/14 with NO)... Since 2015, S RESHAD JONES is only NFL player with 180+ tackles (181), 5+ INTs (5) & 2+ sacks (2). DE CAMERON WAKE had sack & FF in last meeting. Since 2010, has 65.5 sacks, 4th most in NFL. Since entering NFL in 2010, DT NDAMUKONG SUH has 44.5 sacks, 2nd most by DT.

CINCINNATI BENGALS (2-3) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (4-1)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

BENGALS

PATRIOTS

SERIES LEADER

 

15-9

STREAKS

 

5 of past 6

COACHES VS. OPP.

Marvin Lewis: 1-5

Bill Belichick: 14-4

LAST WEEK

L 28-14 at Dallas

W 33-13 at Cleveland

LAST GAME

10/5/15: Bengals 17 at Patriots 43. New England QB Tom Brady passes for 292 yards & 2 TDs for 110.7 rating. Patriots RB Stevan Ridley rushes for 113 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/5/15

REFEREE

Ronald Torbert

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washburn (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 112 (Cin), 82 (NE). XM: 385 (Cin), 82 (NE).

STATS

PASSING

Andy Dalton: 126-187-1503 (2L)-5-2-96.2

Tom Brady: 28-40-406-3-0-127.7

RUSHING

Jeremy Hill: 62-233-3.8-3

LeGarrette Blount: 106-389-3.7-5 (T3L)

RECEIVING

A.J. Green: 36 (2L)-518 (2L)-14.4-2

Julian Edelman: 24-231-9.6-0

OFFENSE

366.4

377.2

TAKE/GIVE

+2

+4

DEFENSE

338.6

345.0

SACKS

Carlos Dunlap: 4

Jabaal Sheard: 3

INTs

4 tied: 1

Jamie Collins: 2

PUNTING

Kevin Huber: 44.7

Ryan Allen: 44.6

KICKING

Mike Nugent: 44 (8/8 PAT; 12/14 FG)

Stephen Gostkowski: 34 (13/13 PAT; 7/10 FG)

NOTES

BENGALS: QB ANDY DALTON leads AFC with 1,503 pass yards. Passed for 2 TDs & had 117.4 rating in last start at NE. Has 31 games with 100+ rating & Cin. is 27-4 (.871)... RB JEREMY HILL has 10 rush TDs in past 13 (incl. playoffs). Since 2014, has 23 rush TDs, most in NFL. RB GIOVANI BERNARD had 96 scrimmage yards (50 rush, 46 rec.) last week... WR A.J. GREEN had 5 catches for 81 yards & TD in last meeting. Leads AFC with 518 rec. yards & is 2nd in AFC with 36 catches. WR BRANDON LA FELL had 2 TD catches last week, 4th career game with 2+ rec. TDs... DE CARLOS DUNLAP has 17.5 sacks in past 21. Has 3 sacks, 2 FFs & 2 PD is past 2. DT GENO ATKINS has 42.5 sacks since 2011, most by NFL DT. Atkins & LB VONTAZE BURFICT each had sack in 10/6/13 meeting. DE WILL CLARKE has sack in 3 of past 4. CB ADAM JONES is only active player with 2+ INT-TDs (2) & 5+ PR-TDs (5) in career. Had 81-yard PR-TD vs. NE on 12/31/06 (with Ten.)... PATRIOTS:  Incl. playoffs, have won 27 of past 30 at home... QB TOM BRADY has won 5 of 6 starts vs. Cin. & has 12 TDs, 3 INTs for 101.2 rating. Has 5 games with 2+ pass TDs vs. Cin. & 4 games with 100+ rating. Incl. postseason, Brady is 112-18 (.862) at home as starter. Passed for 406 yards & 3 TDs for 127.7 rating last week... RB LE GARRETTE BLOUNT ties for 3rd in NFL with 5 rush TDs. Ranks 4th in AFC with 389 rush yards... Since 2010, TE ROB GRONKOWSKI has 65 rec. TDs, most in NFL. In past 15 at home (incl. playoffs), has 15 rec. TDs. TE MARTELLUS BENNETT had career-high 3 TD catches last week. Has 284 catches since 2012, 4th most by TE. WR JULIAN EDELMAN has 7 rec. TDs in past 13. WR CHRIS HOGAN had 1st career 100-yard game (114) last week... LB JAMIE COLLINS has 3 sacks, 2 INTs & FF in past 6 (incl. playoffs). DT MALCOLM BROWN had 2 sacks last week. DE JABAAL SHEARD has 3 sacks in past 3. CB MALCOLM BUTLER has 19 PD since 2015, most on team.

CAROLINA PANTHERS (1-4) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (1-3)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

PANTHERS

SAINTS

SERIES LEADER

23-19

 

STREAKS

4 of past 5

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Ron Rivera: 6-4

Sean Payton: 8-12

LAST WEEK

L 17-14 vs. Tampa Bay

Bye (Wk. 4: W 35-34 at San Diego)

LAST GAME

12/6/15: Panthers 41 at Saints 38. Carolina QB Cam Newton passes for 331 yards & 5 TDs for 122.1 rating. Panthers WR Ted Ginn Jr. has 5 receptions for 80 yards & 2 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/6/15

REFEREE

Walt Anderson

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Sam Rosen, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 146 (Car), 136 (NO). XM: 383 (Car), 229 (NO).

STATS

PASSING

Cam Newton: 77-133-974-6-5-80.2

Drew Brees: 116-176-1269-10-3-98.9

RUSHING

Fozzy Whittaker: 32-186-5.8-0

Mark Ingram: 54-221-4.1-1

RECEIVING

Greg Olsen (TE): 33-516-15.6-2

Michael Thomas (R): 21-229-10.9-2

OFFENSE

392.0 (3L)

386.0

TAKE/GIVE

-7

+1

DEFENSE

341.2

422.8

SACKS

Tre Boston: 2

Nick Fairley: 3

INTs

4 tied: 1

B.W. Webb: 1

PUNTING

Andy Lee: 49.8

Thomas Morstead: 51.1 (2L)

KICKING

Graham Gano: 35 (11/12 PAT; 8/11 FG)

Wil Lutz (R): 28 (13/13 PAT; 5/8 FG)

NOTES

PANTHERS: QB CAM NEWTON passed for 331 yards & 5 TDs in last meeting. Has 872 pass yards (290.7 per game) with 10 TDs & 1 INT for 119.2 rating in past 3 vs. NO... RB CAMERON ARTIS-PAYNE rushed for career-high 85 yards & 2 TDs last week. FB MIKE TOLBERT had TD catch in last meeting... WR KELVIN BENJAMIN had TD catch in his last game vs. NO (12/7/14). WR TED GINN JR. had 5 receptions for 80 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. TE GREG OLSEN had 9 receptions for career-high 181 yards in Week 5. Has 27 catches, 335 yards (111.7 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3 vs. NO. Ranks  4th in NFL & 1st among TEs with 516 rec. yards in 2016... DE MARIO ADDISON had FF in Week 5. DT KAWANN SHORT has sack in 2 of past 3 vs. NO. LB THOMAS DAVIS had 7 tackles, sack & FF in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. NO with FF. LB LUKE KUECHLY ties for NFL lead with 57 tackles. S TRE BOSTON had sack last week. S KURT COLEMAN had INT in last meeting... SAINTS: QB DREW BREES passed for 282 yards & 3 TDs in last meeting. Aims for 4th in row vs. NFC South with 300+ pass yards. Has 27 pass TDs in past 7 at home... RB MARK INGRAM had 105 scrimmage yards (56 rush, 49 rec.) & rush TD in last game. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Car with TD. FB JOHN KUHN had 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in last game... WR BRANDON COLEMAN had rec. TD in last meeting. WR BRANDIN COOKS had 6 receptions for 104 yards & TD in last meeting. Has TD catch in 6 of past 7 at home. WR WILLIE SNEAD has TD catch in 2 of past 3. Rookie WR MICHAEL THOMAS aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. TE COBY FLEENER had TD catch in only meeting (11/2/15 with Ind.)... DT NICK FAIRLEY had 1.5 sacks in last game.  DE CAMERON JORDAN has 5 sacks in past 6 vs. Car. Had sack & FF in last game. LB NATHAN STUPAR led team with 8 tackles in last game. CB STERLING MOORE aims for 4th in row with PD. S KENNY VACCARO aims for 3rd in row vs. Car. with 9+ tackles. 

BALTIMORE RAVENS (3-2) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (2-3)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

RAVENS

GIANTS

SERIES LEADER

3-1

 

STREAKS

2 of past 3

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

John Harbaugh:1-1

Ben McAdoo: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 16-10 vs. Washington

L 23-16 at Green Bay

LAST GAME

12/23/12: Giants 14 at Ravens 33. Baltimore QB Joe Flacco passes for 309 yards & 2 TDs for 114.2 rating. Ravens RBs Bernard Pierce & Ray Rice combine for 230 yds.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/16/08: Giants 30, Ravens 10. New York RB Brandon Jacobs rushes for 73 yards & 2 TDs. Giants CB Aaron Ross has 2 INTs, including 50-yard INT-TD.

REFEREE

Jeff Triplette

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Jamie Erdahl (Field reporter). Westwood One: John Sadak, Ross Tucker. SIRIUS: 121 (Bal), 133 (NYG). XM: 382 (Bal), 231 (NYG).

STATS

PASSING

Joe Flacco: 138-216-1282-5-4-80.1

Eli Manning: 119-187-1385-5-4-86.0

RUSHING

Terrance West: 65-327-5.0-1

Orleans Darkwa: 30-111-3.7-2

RECEIVING

Dennis Pitta (TE): 28-259-9.3-0

Odell Beckham: 27-359-13.3-1

OFFENSE

338.2

349.6

TAKE/GIVE

0

-7

DEFENSE

266.8 (3L)

358.2

SACKS

Terrell Suggs: 4

4 tied: 1

INTs

C.J. Mosley: 3 (T2L)

Janoris Jenkins: 2

PUNTING

Sam Koch: 47.5

Brad Wing: 46.8

KICKING

Justin Tucker: 42 (6/6 PAT; 12/12 FG)

Josh Brown: 33 (6/6 PAT; 9/10 FG)

NOTES

RAVENS: QB JOE FLACCO passed for 309 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INTs & 114.2 rating with rush TD in last start vs. NYG. Has won 7 of past 10 starts vs. NFC... RB TERRANCE WEST has rushed for 208 yards (104 per game) & TD in past 2. Aims for 3rd in row with 95+ rush yards... WR STEVE SMITH, SR. aims for 3rd in row at NYG with TD. In 5 career games at NYG (incl. playoffs), has 5 TDs (3 rec., 1 rush, 1 PR). Ranks 9th in NFL history with 14,242 rec. yards. Needs 12 catches to reach 1,000 in career. Smith & HOFer TIM BROWN are only 2 in NFL history with 900+ catches & TD via run, catch, PR & KR. WR MIKE WALLACE had 51-yard TD catch in only game at NYG (11/4/12 with Pit.). TE DENNIS PITTA has 28 catches, most by AFC TE. TE CROCKETT GILMORE had TD catch last week... LB TERRELL SUGGS has 4.5 sacks in past 5 vs. NFC & aims for 6th in row vs. NFC with 0.5+ sacks. Is franchise leader with 110.5 sacks. LB C.J. MOSLEY has INT in 3 of past 4. LB ZACHARY ORR had FF & FR last week... K JUSTIN TUCKER has made all 12 FGs in 2016... GIANTS: QB ELI MANNING has 299 career TD passes & needs 1 to become 8th in NFL history with 300 TDs.  Aims for 4th in row at home with 300+ pass yards... RB ORLEANS DARKWA has rush TD in 2 of past 3. RB RASHAD JENNINGS has 100+ rush yards & TD in 2 of past 3 at home... WR ODELL BECKHAM had TD catch last week. Averaging 119 rec. yards in 7 games vs. AFC & has scored 5 TDs. WR DWAYNE HARRIS aims for 3rd in row vs. AFC with TD catch... DE OLIVIER VERNON has 4.5 sacks in 3 career meetings. LB JONATHAN CASILLAS aims for 8th in row with 6+ tackles. Leads team with 40 tackles. LB KEENAN ROBINSON has 5+ tackles in both home games with NYG. CB JANORIS JENKINS had 2 INTs & 3 PD in Week 5. S LANDON COLLINS aims for 12th in row with 6+ tackles.        


CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-5) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (2-3)

SERIES

 

BROWNS

TITANS

SERIES LEADER

35-28

 

STREAKS

5 of past 7

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Hue Jackson: 0-0

Mike Mularkey: 1-1

LAST WEEK

L 33-13 vs. New England

W 30-17 at Miami

LAST GAME

9/20/15: Tennessee 14 at Cleveland 28. Cleveland QB Johnny Manziel passes for 172 yards & 2 TDs for 133.9 rating. Browns RB Isaiah Crowell rushes for 72 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/5/14: Browns 29, Titans 28. Cleveland QB Brian Hoyer passes for 291 yards & 3 TDs. Browns erase 25-point deficit to complete largest road comeback in NFL history.

REFEREE

Carl Cheffers

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Tom McCarthy, Adam Archuleta. SIRIUS: 119 (Cle), 145 (Ten). XM: 382 (Cle), 227 (XM).

STATS

PASSING

Cody Kessler (R): 54-81-529-2-1-87.9

Marcus Mariota: 100-165-1088-7-5-81.6

RUSHING

Isaiah Crowell: 74-416-5.6-3

DeMarco Murray: 93-461 (2L)-5.0-3

RECEIVING

Terrelle Pryor: 24-338-14.1-1

DeMarco Murray (RB): 24-172-7.2-2

OFFENSE

349.4

358.0

TAKE/GIVE

-2

-2

DEFENSE

402.6

320.6

SACKS

Cam Johnson: 2

Brian Orakpo: 6 (T3L)

INTs

Jamar Taylor, Joe Haden: 2

Jason McCourty, Perrish Cox: 2

PUNTING

Britton Colquitt: 46.5

Brett Kern: 46.5

KICKING

Cody Parkey: 19 (4/4 PAT; 5/8 FG)

Ryan Succop: 26 (8/9 PAT; 6/7 FG)

NOTES

BROWNS: Rookie QB CODY KESSLER has thrown TD pass in each of past 2 games... RB ISAIAH CROWELL ranks 3rd in AFC with 416 rush yards. Has 6 rush TDs in past 9. Had rush TD in last meeting. RB DUKE JOHNSON, JR. has 81 catches since 2015, 4th most by NFL RB... T JOE THOMAS is only OL in NFL history to be selected to Pro Bowl in each of 1st 9 seasons. Has started all 149 games in career... WR TERRELLE PRYOR is only player in NFL with rush TD, rec. TD & 5+ pass att. in 2016. In past 2 on road, has 205 scrimmage yards (102.5 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rec., 1 rush). TE GARY BARNIDGE has 9 rec. TDs since 2015, tied for 4th most by NFL TE. WR ANDREW HAWKINS had TD catch last week... LB CAM JOHNSON has 2 sacks, 3 TFL & FF in past 2. Since 2010, CBs JOE HADEN (95) & TRAMON WILLIAMS (92) are top 2 in NFL in PD. DT JAMIE MEDER had 1st career sack in last meeting. Had sack last week... TITANS: QB MARCUS MARIOTA passed for 2 TDs, 0 INTs & 96.3 rating in only career start vs. Cle. Passed for 3 TDs, 0 INTs & 117.5 rating with rush TD last week... Since 2013, RB DE MARCO MURRAY leads NFL with 31 rush TDs & is 2nd with 4,129 rush yards. In past 3, has rushed for 330 yards (110 per game) & 3 TDs. Only player in NFL with 2+ rush TDs (3) & 2+ rec. TDs (2)... Since 2015, TE DELANIE WALKER ranks 2nd among NFL TEs in rec. yards (1,313) & ties for 2nd in catches (110). WR ANDRE JOHNSON is active leader in career catches (1,062) & ranks 2nd among active players with 14,185 rec. yards. Walker, Johnson & WR RISHARD MATTHEWS each had TD catch last week... Since 2013, DT JURRELL CASEY has 24.5 sacks, 2nd most by NFL DT. LB BRIAN ORAKPO has 6 sacks in past 4 & aims for 5th in row with sack. Casey, Orakpo & LB DERRICK MORGAN each had 2 sacks last week.


PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (3-1) AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS (3-2)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

EAGLES

REDSKINS

SERIES LEADER

 

83-73-5

STREAKS

 

Past 3

COACHES VS. OPP.

Doug Pederson: 0-0

Jay Gruden: 3-1

LAST WEEK

L 24-23 at Detroit

W 16-10 at Baltimore

LAST GAME

12/26/15: Redskins 38 at Eagles 24. Washington QB Kirk Cousins passes for 365 yards & 4 TDs for 120.3 rating. Redskins TE Jordan Reed has 9 receptions for 129 yards & 2 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/4/15: Redskins 23, Eagles 20. Washington QB Kirk Cousins passes for 290 yards & TD. Redskins WR Pierre Garçon has 5 receptions for 55 yards & TD.

REFEREE

John Parry

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, John Lynch, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 132 (Phi), 93 (Was). XM: 387 (Phi), 228 Was).

STATS

PASSING

Carson Wentz (R): 91-135-1007-7-1-103.5

Kirk Cousins: 129-192-1432-7-5-90.5

RUSHING

Ryan Mathews: 44-146-3.3-3

Matt Jones: 73-298-4.1-2

RECEIVING

Jordan Matthews: 19-269-14.2-2

Jordan Reed (TE): 33-316-9.6-2

OFFENSE

363.8

366.0

TAKE/GIVE

+5

+2

DEFENSE

266.8 (2L)

392.0

SACKS

Fletcher Cox: 4

Trent Murphy: 4.5

INTs

Rodney McLeod: 2

4 tied: 1

PUNTING

Donnie Jones: 44.4

Tress Way: 42.3

KICKING

Caleb Sturgis: 41 (11/12 PAT; 10/11 FG)

Dustin Hopkins: 49 (3L) (10/11 PAT; 13/14 FG)

NOTES

EAGLES: Rookie QB CARSON WENTZ has 100+ rating in 3 of 4 career games. Passed for 238 yards & 2 TDs last week... RB RYAN MATHEWS had rush TD in last meeting. Had 75 scrimmage yards (42 rush, 33 rec.) & TD catch in Week 5... WR JORDAN MATTHEWS had 6 receptions for 104 yards & TD in last meeting. Has 4 rec. TDs in past 3 vs. NFC East. TE ZACH ERTZ had 13 receptions for 122 yards in last meeting. Had 15 receptions for 115 yards in 12/20/14 meeting... DE FLETCHER COX had 2 sacks in last meeting. Has 3 sacks & FF in past 2. DE VINNY CURRY had sack last week. DE BRANDON GRAHAM has sack in 3 of past 4. DT BENNIE LOGAN aims for 3rd in row with sack.    

LB MYCHAL KENDRICKS has 10+ tackles in 2 of past 3 vs. Was. S RODNEY MC LEOD led team with 9 tackles last week. Leads team with 22 tackles. S JAYLEN WATKINS has 5 PD in past 6... REDSKINS: QB KIRK COUSINS passed for 365 yards & 4 TDs for 120.3 rating in last meeting. Averaging 360.7 yards per game with 8 TDs & 1 INT for 105.1 rating in 3 career meetings. Has 100+ rating in 2 of past 3... RB MATT JONES aims for 3rd in row at home with TD... WR-PR JAMISON CROWDER had 85-yard PR-TD in Week 5. WR PIERRE GARÇON had TD catch last week. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Phi with rec. TD. WR DE SEAN JACKSON averaging 94.3 yards per game in 3 meetings with TD. TE JORDAN REED has 7+ receptions in 3 of past 4 at home... DE ZIGGY HOOD had sack last week. LB WILL COMPTON leads team with 45 tackles. Has 9+ tackles in 4 of past 5. LB RYAN KERRIGAN had sack in Week 5. LB TRENT MURPHY has 3 sacks in past 2 at home. CB JOSH NORMAN aims for 4th in row vs. Phi with PD. CB GREG TOLER had INT in last meeting (9/15/14 with Ind.). S DUKE IHENACHO had 9 tackles last week.  

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (2-2) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-1)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

CHIEFS

RAIDERS

SERIES LEADER

58-51-2

 

STREAKS

5 of past 6

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Andy Reid: 6-3

Jack Del Rio: 3-4

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 4: L 43-14 at Pittsburgh)

W 34-31 vs. San Diego

LAST GAME

1/3/16: Raiders 17 at Chiefs 23. Kansas City QB Alex Smith passes for 156 yards & 2 TDs. Chiefs RB Spencer Ware rushes for 76 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/6/15: Chiefs 34, Raiders 20. Kansas City QB Alex Smith passes for 162 yards & 2 TDs with 0 INTs for 123.7 rating. Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin has 9 receptions for 95 yards & TD.

REFEREE

Pete Morelli

BROADCAST

CBS (4:05 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 136 (KC), 145 (Oak). XM: 229 (KC), 227 (Oak).

STATS

PASSING

Alex Smith: 109-168-1073-5-2-87.7

Derek Carr: 129-193-1383-11 (T3L)-2-102.3

RUSHING

Spencer Ware: 54-284-5.3-1

Jalen Richard (R): 25-175-7.0-1

RECEIVING

Travis Kelce (TE): 22-220-10.0-2

Michael Crabtree: 29-355-12.2-5 (T1L)

OFFENSE

338.5

391.6

TAKE/GIVE

+3

+7 (3L)

DEFENSE

370.0

452.6

SACKS

Dee Ford: 1.5

Stacy McGee: 2.5

INTs

Marcus Peters: 4 (1L)

Sean Smith: 2

PUNTING

Dustin Colquitt: 43.4

Marquette King: 49.6

KICKING

Cairo Santos: 29 (8/8 PAT; 7/8 FG)

Sebastian Janikowski: 34 (13/13 PAT; 7/9 FG)

NOTES

CHIEFS: Aim for 7th consecutive division win... QB ALEX SMITH has won 7 of 8 starts vs. Oak. with 18 TDs, 3 INTs & 106.1 rating. In 3 starts at Oak., has 9 TDs, 0 INTs & 133.7 rating.... RB SPENCER WARE has rush TD in both career meetings. Ranks 4th in NFL averaging 120.8 scrimmage yards per game. RB JAMAAL CHARLES has 518 scrimmage yards (129.5 per game) & 8 TDs (5 rec., 3 rush) in past 4 meetings. Had career-high 5 TDs (4 rec., 1 rush) & 195 rec. yards in 12/15/13 game at Oak. Averages 5.47 yards per carry, highest in NFL history (min. 1,000 att.)... TE TRAVIS KELCE aims for 3rd in row with TD. WR JEREMY MACLIN has 3 TDs in past 2 meetings... CB MARCUS PETERS had INT & FF in last game at Oak. Has 9 INTs (1 TD) in past 11, incl. playoffs. Has 5 INTs (1 TD) in past 4 on road. Since entering league in 2015, has 12 INTs, most in NFL. LB DERRICK JOHNSON leads team with 31 tackles... RAIDERS: QB DEREK CARR has 11 TDs, 2 INTs & ranks 3rd in AFC with 102.3 rating... RB LATAVIUS MURRAY has 3 rush TDs in 2 home games vs. KC, incl. 90-yard TD. Aims for 3rd in row at home with 100+ scrimmage yards & TD... WR AMARI COOPER had 6 catches for 138 yards & 64-yard TD last week. Has 7 career 100-yard rec. games & Oak. is 6-1. WR MICHAEL CRABTREE aims for 3rd in row vs. KC with TD catch. Has TD in 5 of past 6 vs. division... DE KHALIL MACK has 11 sacks in past 11. Has 7 sacks & 11 TFL in past 5 division games. Had 2 sacks in last home game vs. KC. CB DAVID AMERSON had 24-yard INT-TD in last meeting. DT STACY MC GEE had 1.5 sacks & 2 FFs last week. Since entering NFL in 2007, S REGGIE NELSON is only active player with 30+ INTs (31) & 5+ sacks (6.5). Since 2014, LB BRUCE IRVIN is 1 of 2 in NFL with 10+ sacks (14) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Rookie S KARL JOSEPH had 1st INT last week.

DALLAS COWBOYS (4-1) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (3-1)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

COWBOYS

PACKERS

SERIES LEADER

 

14-12

STREAKS

 

Past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Jason Garrett: 0-3

Mike McCarthy: 4-2

LAST WEEK

W 28-14 vs. Cincinnati

W 23-16 vs. New York Giants

LAST GAME

12/13/15: Cowboys 7 at Packers 28. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers passes for 218 yards & 2 TDs. Packers RBs Eddie Lacy & James Starks combine for 195 rushing yards & 2 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/13/15

REFEREE

Brad Allen

BROADCAST

FOX (4:25 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 83 (Dal), 82 (GB). XM: 2226 (Dal), 82 (GB).

STATS

PASSING

Dak Prescott (R): 107-155-1239-4-0-101.5

Aaron Rodgers: 78-139-876-9-3-87.7

RUSHING

Ezekiel Elliott (R): 109-546 (1L)-5.0-5 (T3L)

Eddie Lacy: 54-295-5.5-0

RECEIVING

Cole Beasley: 27-332-12.3-1

Jordy Nelson: 21-244-11.6-5 (T1L)

OFFENSE

397.0 (2L)

321.8

TAKE/GIVE

+2

-1

DEFENSE

355.6

317.3

SACKS

Tyrone Crawford, Benson Mayowa: 2

Nick Perry: 4.5

INTs

3 Tied: 1

Damarious Randall, Joe Thomas: 1

PUNTING

Chris Jones: 49.1

Jacob Schum: 40.4

KICKING

Dan Bailey: 39 (15/15 PAT; 8/10 FG)

Mason Crosby: 32 (11/11 PAT; 7/7 FG)

NOTES

COWBOYS: 1st team in NFL history with rookie QB with 1,000+ pass yards (DAK PRESCOTT, 1,239) & rookie RB with 500+ rush yards (EZEKIEL ELLIOTT, 546) in 1st 5 games of season... QB Prescott passed for 227 yards & TD with rush TD in Week 5... RB Elliott rushed for 134 yards & 2 TDs last week. RB ALFRED MORRIS rushed for 107 yards in only meeting (9/15/13 with Was.)... WR COLE BEASLEY had TD catch last week. TE JASON WITTEN had TD catch in 12/15/13 meeting... DE DEMARCUS LAWRENCE had sack in last meeting. DT TERRELL MC CLAIN had career-high 1.5 sacks last week. DE BENSON MAYOWA had sack in Week 5. Had FF in last meeting. LB SEAN LEE leads team with 45 tackles. Has 10+ tackles in 8 of past 10. Rookie CB ANTHONY BROWN had career-high 6 tackles last week. S BARRY CHURCH aims for 3rd in row vs. GB with 11+ tackles. Has 7+ tackles in 8 of past 9... PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS has 7 TDs & 0 INTs for 100.8 rating in 5 career meetings. Has 109.2 rating at home, highest in NFL history (min. 500 ATT). RB EDDIE LACY averaging 132.5 rush yards per game in 2 career meetings with 2 TDs. RB JAMES STARKS had 103 scrimmage yards (71 rush, 32 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in last meeting...WR DAVANTE ADAMS aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. WR RANDALL COBB had 8 catches for 81 yards in last meeting. Had 9 receptions for 108 yards last week. WR JORDY NELSON aims for 5th in row with TD catch. Had TD in his last game vs. Dal (12/15/13)... DT MIKE DANIELS had sack in last meeting (12/15/13). LB JAYRONE ELLIOTT had sack in last meeting. LB KYLER FACKRELL had sack & FF last week. LB CLAY MATTHEWS aims for 5th in row with sack. Has 3.5 sacks & 62-yard INT-TD in 4 career meetings. LB NICK PERRY has 3 sacks in past 2 at home. LB JAKE RYAN aims for 6th in row with 6+ tackles. CB SAM SHIELDS has INT in all 3 career meetings. S MICAH HYDE had sack in Week 5.

ATLANTA FALCONS (4-1) AT SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (3-1)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

FALCONS

SEAHAWKS

SERIES LEADER

 

9-5

STREAKS

3 of past 4

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Dan Quinn: 0-0

Pete Carroll: 1-3

LAST WEEK

W 23-16 at Denver

Bye (Wk. 4: W 27-17 at New York Jets)

LAST GAME

11/10/13: Seattle 33 at Atlanta 10. Seattle QB Russell Wilson passes for 287 yards & 2 TDs for 134.6 rating. Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch rushes for 145 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/2/11: Falcons 30, Seahawks 28. Atlanta RB Michael Turner rushes for 70 yards & 2 TDs. Falcons WR Julio Jones has 11 receptions for 127 yards.

REFEREE

Tony Corrente

BROADCAST

FOX (4:25 PM ET): Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Lee, Mike Holmgren. SIRIUS: 93 (Atl), 81 (Sea). XM: 228 (Atl), 225 (Sea).

STATS

PASSING

Matt Ryan: 116-168-1740 (1L)-12 (2L)-2-121.6 (1L)

Russell Wilson: 87-133-1064-5-1-99.3

RUSHING

Devonta Freeman: 78-410-5.3-2

Christine Michael: 63-290-4.6-2

RECEIVING

Julio Jones: 24-517 (3L)-21.5-3

Doug Baldwin: 24-330-13.8-2

OFFENSE

457.4 (1L)

357.5

TAKE/GIVE

+3

-1

DEFENSE

388.8

264.0 (1L)

SACKS

Vic Beasley: 4.5

Michael Bennett, Frank Clark: 3

INTs

Robert Alford: 2

Richard Sherman: 2

PUNTING

Matt Bosher: 47.4

Jon Ryan: 43.4

KICKING

Matt Bryant: 51 (T1L) (18/18 PAT; 11/11 FG)

Steven Hauschka: 31 (7/8 PAT; 8/8 FG)

NOTES

FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN leads NFL with 1,740 pass yards & is 2nd with 12 TD passes. Averaging 340 pass yards per game in past 7. Has 100+ rating in 6 of past 7... RB TEVIN COLEMAN had 163 scrimmage yards (132 rec., 31 rush) & TD catch last week. Has 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in past 4. RB DEVONTA FREEMAN rushed for 88 yards & TD in Week 5. Aims for 4th in row with TD. Averaging 121.8 scrimmage yards per game in past 4... WR JULIO JONES had 11 catches for 127 yards in his only game vs. Sea. (10/2/11). Ranks 2nd in NFC with 517 rec. yards. TE JACOB TAMME had TD catch in only meeting (9/21/14 with Den)... DE DWIGHT FREENEY aims for 4th in row with sack. Has sack in 3 of 4 career meetings. LB VIC BEASLEY had career-high 3.5 sacks & 2 FFs last week. LB PAUL WORRILOW had 19 tackles in last meeting. S RICARDO ALLEN had INT in Week 5... SEAHAWKS: QB RUSSELL WILSON passed for 287 yards & 2 TDs for 134.6 rating in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rating... RB CHRISTINE MICHAEL had 90 scrimmage yards (58 rush, 32 rec.) & TD catch in last game. RB C.J. SPILLER rushed for 149 yards & TD in 12/01/13 meeting (with Buf.). WR DOUG BALDWIN aims for 6th in row at home with TD catch. Has 8 TDs in past 5 at home. WR JERMAINE KEARSE had 75 rec. yards & TD in last meeting. Rookie WR TANNER MC EVOY had 1st career TD catch in last game. TE JIMMY GRAHAM aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rec. yards. Has 8 TDs in 10 career games vs. Atl... DE CLIFF AVRIL had sack & FF in last game. DE MICHAEL BENNETT has sack in 3 of past 4. LB K.J. WRIGHT aims for 14th in row with 6+ tackles. LB BOBBY WAGNER had 10 tackles & sack in Week 4. CB RICHARD SHERMAN had 2 INTs in last game. Since 2010, leads NFL with 28 INTs. S EARL THOMAS had INT in Week 4.

SUNDAY NIGHT

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (2-3) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (3-2)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

COLTS

TEXANS

SERIES LEADER

23-5

 

STREAKS

6 of past 7

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Chuck Pagano: 6-2

Bill O’Brien: 1-3

LAST WEEK

W 29-23 vs. Chicago

L 31-13 at Minnesota

LAST GAME

12/20/15: Colts 10 at Texans 16. Houston WR DeAndre Hopkins has 8 receptions for 94 yards. Texans RB Alfred Blue has 107 rushing yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/8/15: Colts 27, Texans 20. Indianapolis QB Matt Hasselbeck passes for 213 yards & 2 TDs for 107.4 rating. Colts RB Frank Gore rushes for 98 yards & TD.

REFEREE

Bill Vinovich

BROADCAST

NBC (8:30 PM ET): Al Michaels, Chris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton. SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Ind), 81 (Hou). XM: 226 (Ind), 225 (Hou).

STATS

PASSING

Andrew Luck: 131-205-1469-10-3-95.4

Brock Osweiler: 109-188-1133-6-7-70.6

RUSHING

Frank Gore: 78-328-4.2-2

Lamar Miller: 101-371-3.7-0

RECEIVING

T.Y. Hilton: 35 (3L)-507-14.5-3

DeAndre Hopkins: 22-283-12.9-3

OFFENSE

358.6

310.4

TAKE/GIVE

0

-4

DEFENSE

410.6

300.4

SACKS

Erik Walden: 4

Whitney Mercilus: 3.5

INTs

Darius Butler: 1

Andre Hal, Quintin Demps: 1

PUNTING

Pat McAfee: 51.8 (1L)

Shane Lechler: 49.7

KICKING

Adam Vinatieri: 51 (T1L) (12/12 PAT; 13/13 FG)

Nick Novak: 40 (7/7 PAT; 11/14 FG)

NOTES

COLTS: QB ANDREW LUCK aims for 6th consecutive win vs. Hou. In last game at Hou., passed for 370 yards & 3 TDs. Has won 14 of past 15 starts vs. division... RB FRANK GORE rushed for 98 yards & TD in last game at Hou. Has 12,368 career rush yards & passed HOFer JIM BROWN (12,312) to move into 9th all-time... WR T.Y. HILTON has 21 catches for 432 yards (144 per game) & 4 TDs in past 3 at Hou. In 10/9/14 meeting, had career-high 223 rec. yards. In 11/3/13 game at Hou., had career-best 3 rec. TDs. Had 10 catches for 171 yards & TD last week. Aims for 4th consecutive game with TD... LB ERIK WALDEN has 3 sacks & 2 FFs in past 3. Aims for 4th in row at Hou. with sack. LB ROBERT MATHIS has 8 sacks, 4 FFs & FR in past 11 meetings. Ranks 4th among active NFL players with 118 sacks. S MIKE ADAMS has 2 INTs, FF & FR in past 2 vs. Hou... TEXANS: QB BROCK OSWEILER is 3-0 as starter at home with Hou... RB LAMAR MILLER aims for 3rd in row vs. Ind. with rush TD. Has 453 scrimmage yards (90.6 per game) in 5 games with Hou... WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS has 19 catches for 263 yards (131.5 per game) in past 2 meetings. WR-PR WILL FULLER leads NFL rookies with 327 rec. yards. WR JAELEN STRONG has 3 TDs in 2 career meetings... LB WHITNEY MERCILUS has 10 sacks in past 7 (incl. playoffs). Had sack in last meeting. LB BERNARDRICK MC KINNEY leads team with 48 tackles. Had sack in last meeting. DE JADEVEON CLOWNEY had career-high 4 TFL last week. Leads team with 8 TFL. LB JOHN SIMON had sack in last meeting. CBs A.J. BOUYE (6) & JOHNATHAN JOSEPH (5) lead club in PD.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17

NEW YORK JETS (1-4) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (2-3)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 

JETS

CARDINALS

SERIES LEADER

6-2

 

STREAKS

Past 6

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Todd Bowles: 0-0

Bruce Arians: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 31-13 at Pittsburgh

W 33-21 at San Francisco

LAST GAME

12/2/12: Cardinals 6 at Jets 7. New York QB Greg McElroy throws games only TD pass. Jets RB Shonn Greene rushes for 104 yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/28/04: Jets 13, Cardinals 3. Jets’ defense holds Arizona to 137 total net yards. Jets WR Santana Moss has 5 receptions for 109 yards & TD.

REFEREE

Jerome Boger

BROADCAST

ESPN (8:30 PM ET): Sean McDonough, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Harland, Kurt Warner, Max Starks. SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (NYJ), 81 (Ari). XM: 226 (NYJ), 225 (Ari).

STATS

PASSING

Ryan Fitzpatrick: 111-192-1267-5-10-64.7

Carson Palmer: 90-153-1150-6-5-81.9

RUSHING

Matt Forté: 93-341-3.7-3

David Johnson: 91-457 (3L)-5.0-5 (T3L)

RECEIVING

Quincy Enunwa: 27-294-10.9-1

Larry Fitzgerald: 31-361-11.6-5 (T1L)

OFFENSE

351.8

363.2

TAKE/GIVE

-9

+2

DEFENSE

370.8

308.0

SACKS

Leonard Williams: 5

Markus Golden: 6 (T3L)

INTs

Marcus Williams: 2

Marcus Cooper: 3 (T2L)

PUNTING

Lachlan Edwards (R): 43.6

Ryan Quigley: 42.4

KICKING

Nick Folk: 38 (8/9 PAT; 10/11 FG)

Chandler Catanzaro: 31 (13/14 PAT; 6/7 FG)

NOTES

JETS: QB RYAN FITZPATRICK passed for 402 yards & 4 TDs in last start vs. Az. (12/15/13 with Ten.)... RB MATT FORTÉ has 529 scrimmage yards (132.3 per game) & 2 TDs in past 4 on MNF. Since entering NFL in 2008, has 13,149 scrimmage yards (8,943 rush, 4,206 rec.), most in NFL... WR BRANDON MARSHALL has 7 100-yard games in past 11. Has 16 TDs in 21 games with NYJ. Has TD in 5 of past 7 on MNF. Has 100+ rec. yards in 6 of past 9 on MNF. WR ERIC DECKER has TD in 6 of his past 7... DT LEONARD WILLIAMS has 7.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 10, incl. sack & FF last week. DE MUHAMMAD WILKERSON has 8.5 sacks in past 13. CB DARRELLE REVIS has 3 INTs (1 TD) in 2 meetings. In past 4 on MNF, has 4 INTs (incl. 100-yard TD) & 2 FR... CARDINALS: QB CARSON PALMER has 10 TD passes in past 4 vs. AFC... RB DAVID JOHNSON leads NFL in scrimmage yards (695). Is 1st Cardinal to have 100+ scrimmage yards in each of team’s 1st 5 games. Aims for 5th in row vs. AFC with TD. Rushed for 157 yards & 2 TDs in Week 5... WR LARRY FITZGERALD had 6 receptions for 81 yards & 2 TDs last week. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with 7+ receptions. Has 5 TDs in past 5 at home. Since entering NFL in 2004, ranks 1st in catches (1,049) & rec. yards (13,727) with 103 TDs. WR MICHAEL FLOYD aims for 3rd in row at home with TD... DEFENSE had 7 sacks, 2 INTs & safety in Week 5... DT CALAIS CAMPBELL had 2 sacks, INT & safety last week. LB DEONE BUCANNON led team with 14 tackles in Week 5. LB MARKUS GOLDEN had 2 sacks last week. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 6 sacks. LB CHANDLER JONES has 6 sacks & 2 FFs in 7 career meetings. CB PATRICK PETERSON had INT in last meeting.     

 

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