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WEEK 12 CAPSULES

WEEK 12 – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (6-4) AT DETROIT LIONS (6-4)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 VIKINGSLIONS
SERIES LEADER71-37-2
STREAKS2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.Mike Zimmer: 2-3Jim Caldwell: 3-2
LAST WEEKW 30-24 vs. ArizonaW 26-19 vs. Jacksonville
LAST GAME11/6/16: Lions 22 at Vikings 16 (OT). Detroit K Matt Prater converts game-tying 58-yard FG as time expires in regulation. Lions WR Golden Tate has GW 28-yard TD catch in OT.
LAST GAME AT SITE10/25/15: Vikings 28, Lions 19. Minnesota QB Teddy Bridgewater passes for 316 yards & 2 TDs for 118.3 rating. Vikings WR Stefon Diggs has 6 catches for 108 yards & TD.
REFEREECarl Cheffers
BROADCASTCBS (12:30 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Tom McCarthy, Ross Tucker, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 83 (Min), 82 (Det). XM: 83 (Min), 82 (Det).

STATS

PASSINGSam Bradford: 217-311-2191-12-2-99.8Matthew Stafford: 238-351-2651-18-5-101.2
RUSHINGJerick McKinnon: 97-285-2.9-1Theo Riddick: 79-310-3.9-1
RECEIVINGStefon Diggs: 67 (3L)-747-11.1-2Golden Tate: 52-540-10.4-2
OFFENSE293.8331.7
TAKE/GIVE+13 (T1L)+2
DEFENSE306.9 (3L)358.2
SACKSDanielle Hunter: 7Kerry Hyder: 7
INTsXavier Rhodes: 4Rafael Bush: 2
PUNTINGJeff Locke: 44.2Sam Martin: 49.6 (2L)
KICKINGKai Forbath: 6 (3/4 PAT; 1/1 FG)Matt Prater: 75 (21/23 PAT; 18/21 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: QB SAM BRADFORD passed for 273 yards & TD for 103.4 rating in last meeting. Has 5 TDs vs. 1 INT for 99.1 rating in past 4…RB MATT ASIATA aims for 3rd in row with rush TD. Had career-high 115 rush yards in 12/29/13 meeting…WR STEFON DIGGS has 40 receptions (10 per game) in past 4. Ranks 2nd in NFC with 67 receptions. WR-KR CORDARRELLE PATTERSON had 104-yard KR-TD in Week 11. Has 4 career 100+ yard TDs, most in NFL history. WR ADAM THIELEN aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. TE KYLE RUDOLPH aims for 4th in row vs. Det. with TD catch. Ties for lead among NFL TEs with 5 rec. TDs…DE EVERSON GRIFFEN has 8.5 sacks in past 8 vs. Det. DE DANIELLE HUNTER has 3 sacks in past 2. CB XAVIER RHODES had 2 INTs, incl. 100-yard INT-TD in Week 11. S HARRISON SMITH had 10 tackles & sack last week. Since 2012, leads NFL safeties with 7.5 sacks…LIONS: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has 2,238 pass yards (279.8 per game) & 18 TDs with 6 INTs for 101 rating in past 8 vs. division. Has 8 TDs & 0 INTs for 119.1 rating in past 4 at home…RB THEO RIDDICK had 8 receptions for 70 yards in Week 11. Since 2015, leads NFL RBs with 123 receptions…WR ANQUAN BOLDIN has 4 TD catches in past 5 vs. Min. WR GOLDEN TATE had 11 receptions for 79 yards, including GW 28-yard TD catch in OT in last meeting. Has 285 rec. yards (95 per game) & TD in past 3 at home. TE ERIC EBRON had 1st career rush TD last week…DE EZEKIEL ANSAH has 4.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 5 vs. Min. DE KERRY HYDER had 2 sacks in last meeting. LB TAHIR WHITEHEAD aims for 3rd in row vs. NFC North with 11+ tackles. S RAFAEL BUSH has 2 INTs & sack in past 3 at home. S TAVON WILSON had INT last week.

 

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (6-3-1) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (9-1)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 REDSKINSCOWBOYS
SERIES LEADER67-42-2
STREAKS3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP.Jay Gruden: 2-3Jason Garrett: 8-5
LAST WEEKW 42-24 vs. Green BayW 27-17 vs. Baltimore
LAST GAME9/18/16: Cowboys 27 at Redskins 23. Dallas rookie QB Dak Prescott passes for 292 yards & rushes for TD. Cowboys rookie RB Ezekiel Elliott rushes for 83 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE1/3/16: Redskins 34, Cowboys 23. Washington QB Kirk Cousins passes for 176 yards & 3 TDs for 155.1 rating. Redskins WR Jamison Crowder has 5 catches for 109 yards & TD.
REFEREECraig Wrolstad
BROADCASTFOX (4:30 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (Field reporter). Westwood One: John Sadak, James Lofton, Scott Kaplan (Field reporter). SIRIUS:83 (Was), 82 (Dal). XM: 83 (Was), 82 (Dal).

STATS

PASSINGKirk Cousins: 258-384-3091 (3L)-17-7-98.8Dak Prescott (R): 214-316-2640-17-2-108.6 (3L)
RUSHINGRobert Kelley (R): 84-424-5.0-4Ezekiel Elliott (R): 223-1102 (1L)-4.9-9 (T3L)
RECEIVINGJordan Reed (TE): 49-535-10.9-3Cole Beasley: 53-591-11.2-5
OFFENSE418.5 (2L)413.1
TAKE/GIVE+2+4
DEFENSE371.3347.9
SACKSRyan Kerrigan: 8Tyrone Crawford: 3.5
INTs7 tied: 1Brandon Carr: 1
PUNTINGTress Way: 43.7Chris Jones: 46.6
KICKINGDustin Hopkins: 92 (T2L) (23/25 PAT; 23/27 FG)Dan Bailey: 87 (30/30 PAT; 19/21 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: QB KIRK COUSINS completed 21 of 30 (70 pct.) for 375 yards & 3 TDs for 145.8 rating last week. Has 956 pass yards, 6 TDs & 2 INTs for 96.4 rating in 4 career meetings. Aims for 4th in row on road vs. NFC East with 100+ rating…Rookie RB ROBERT KELLEY rushed for career-high 137 yards & 3 TDs in Week 11. Has 321 rush yards (107 per game) & 4 TDs in past 3…WR JAMISON CROWDER aims for 5th in row vs. NFC East with TD. Has 23 receptions for 354 yards (88.5 per game) & 3 TDs in past 4. WR PIERRE GARÇON had 6 receptions for 116 yards & TD last week. In 6 career meetings at Dal., WR DE SEAN JACKSON is averaging 101.7 yards per game. Since 2015, TE JORDAN REED ties for NFL lead among TEs with 14 TD catches…LB RYAN KERRIGAN has 6.5 sacks in past 6. Aims for 3rd in row at Dal. with sack. CB JOSH NORMAN had FF last week. Had FF & 3 PD in last meeting. S DONTE WHITNER has 35 tackles (8.8 per game) in past 4…COWBOYS: QB DAK PRESCOTT leads NFL rookies in pass yards (2,640), TDs (17) & rating (108.6). Has 2+ TD passes in 5 games in row, 4th rookie in NFL history with 5 consecutive multi-TD games… Rookie RB EZEKIEL ELLIOTT leads NFL with 1,102 rush yards, 3rd-most in player’s 1st 10 career games. Ranks 2nd in NFC with 10 TDs (9 rush, 1 rec.)…WR DEZ BRYANT has 11 receptions for 215 yards (107.5 per game) & TD in past 2 vs. NFC East. Has 4 rec. TDs in past 3 at home. TE JASON WITTEN ranks 2nd all-time among NFL TEs with 1,069 receptions & 11,735 rec. yards…DT TYRONE CRAWFORD aims for 3rd in row vs. NFC East with sack. LB SEAN LEE has 43 tackles (10.8 per game) in past 4 meetings. CB ORLANDO SCANDRICK has 3 sacks & 2 FFs in past 4 at home.   

 

THURSDAY NIGHT

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (5-5) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (5-5)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 STEELERSCOLTS
SERIES LEADER16-6
STREAKS3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP.Mike Tomlin: 3-1Chuck Pagano: 0-2
LAST WEEKW 24-9 at ClevelandW 24-17 vs. Tennessee
LAST GAME12/6/15: Colts 10 at Steelers 45. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger passes for 364 yards & 4 TDs for 126.4 rating. Steelers WR Antonio Brown has 3 total TDs, incl. 71-yard PR-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE9/25/11: Steelers 23, Colts 20. Pittsburgh S Troy Polamalu has 16-yard FR-TD. Steelers K Shaun Suisham converts GW 38-yard FG with 4 seconds remaining.
REFEREEWalt Coleman
BROADCASTNBC (8:30 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 83 (Pit), 82 (Ind). XM: 88 (WW1), 83 (Pit), 82 (Ind).

STATS

PASSINGBen Roethlisberger: 228-353-2524-20-7-96.3Andrew Luck: 236-375-2827-19-8-93.9 OR

Scott Tolzien (Pre.): 41-62-390-2-1-87.4

RUSHINGLe’Veon Bell: 128-579-4.5-2Frank Gore: 163-642-3.9-4
RECEIVINGAntonio Brown: 77 (1L)-907-11.8-7 (3L)T.Y. Hilton: 57-888-15.6-5
OFFENSE364.4356.6
TAKE/GIVE+2-3
DEFENSE363.6397.6
SACKSStephon Tuitt: 3.5Erik Walden: 8
INTsArtie Burns (R): 2Darius Butler: 2
PUNTINGJordan Berry: 46.3Pat McAfee: 50.3 (1L)
KICKINGChris Boswell: 58 (22/22 PAT; 12/16 FG)Adam Vinatieri: 87 (27/27 PAT; 20/21 FG)

NOTES

STEELERS: Play 6th Thanksgiving game (1st since 1991)…QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER has 1,250 pass yards (416.7 per game) & 11 TDs vs. 1 INT for 129.1 rating in past 3 vs. Ind…RB LE’VEON BELL had 201 scrimmage yards (146 rush, 55 rec.) & TD last week. Has 4 career games with 200+ scrimmage yards, most in Pit. history. RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS has 203 rush yards (101.5 per game) & 2 rush TDs in past 2 meetings…In past 2 vs. Ind., WR ANTONIO BROWN has 18 catches for 251 yards (125.5 per game) & 4 TDs. Fastest in NFL history to 600 catches (96 games)… LB JAMES HARRISON is franchise leader with 77.5 sacks. Has 7 sacks in past 5 meetings. DE STEPHON TUITT had 2.5 sacks last week. Rookie DT JAVON HARGRAVE had sack & FR-TD last week…COLTS: Play 4th Thanksgiving game (1st at home)…In past 6 at home, QB ANDREW LUCK has 1,762 pass yards (293.7 per game) & 13 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 100.8 rating. QB SCOTT TOLZIEN has 2 career NFL starts (last on 11/24/13 vs. Min.)…RB FRANK GORE had 121 scrimmage yards (50 rush, 71 rec.) last week. Has 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in past 2 vs. Pit. RB ROBERT TURBIN had rush TD last week…WR T.Y. HILTON had 97 rec. yards & TD last week. In past 2 vs. Pit., has 191 rec. yards (95.5 per game) & TD. WR DONTE MONCRIEF aims for 4th in row with rec. TD…LB ERIK WALDEN aims for 5th in row with sack. Is 1 of 4 NFL LBs with 8+ sacks (8) & 2+ FFs (2). LB D’QWELL JACKSON had sack in last meeting. Had sack last week.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27

ARIZONA CARDINALS (4-5-1) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (6-4)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 CARDINALSFALCONS
SERIES LEADER15-13
STREAKS2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.Bruce Arians: 1-1Dan Quinn: 0-0
LAST WEEKL 30-24 at MinnesotaBye (Wk. 10: L 24-15 at Philadelphia)
LAST GAME11/30/14: Cardinals 18 at Falcons 29. Atlanta QB Matt Ryan passes for 361 yards & 2 TDs. Falcons WR Julio Jones has 10 catches for 189 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE11/30/14
REFEREEJohn Parry
BROADCASTFOX (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 126 (Ari), 93 (Atl). XM: 386 (Ari), 227 (Atl).

STATS

PASSINGCarson Palmer: 227-369-2642-13-10-83.6Matt Ryan: 236-346-3247 (2L)-24 (3L)-5-115.1 (1L)
RUSHINGDavid Johnson: 197-863 (3L)-4.4-10 (2L)Devonta Freeman: 145-669-4.6-3
RECEIVINGLarry Fitzgerald: 74 (2L)-749-10.1-5Julio Jones: 61-1105 (1L)-18.1-5
OFFENSE372.8416.6 (3L)
TAKE/GIVE-1+3
DEFENSE287.4 (1L)385.9
SACKSChandler Jones: 8Vic Beasley: 9.5
INTsMarcus Cooper: 3Deion Jones (R), Robert Alford: 2
PUNTINGDrew Butler: 41.5Matt Bosher: 46.9
KICKINGChandler Catanzaro: 60 (24/25 PAT; 12/15 FG)Matt Bryant: 100 (1L) (31/32 PAT; 23/25 FG)

NOTES

CARDINALS: QB CARSON PALMER has passed for 765 yards (382.5 per game) & 4 TDs with 1 INT for 110.8 rating in 2 career meetings at Atl. Has 300+ pass yards in 3 of past 4…RB DAVID JOHNSON had 160 scrimmage yards (103 rush, 57 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in Week 11. Is 3rd player since 1970 to have 100+ scrimmage yards in each of team’s 1st 10 games. Ties for NFL lead with 12 TDs (10 rush, 2 rec.)…Since entering league in 2004, WR LARRY FITZGERALD leads NFL in receptions (1,092) & rec. yards (14,115) & has 103 TDs. Aims for 5th in row on road with 6+ receptions. TE JERMAINE GRESHAM had TD catch last week…DT CALAIS CAMPBELL has 16 tackles, 2 sacks & INT in past 3 on road. LB MARKUS GOLDEN has 4 sacks & FF in past 5 on road. LB CHANDLER JONES had sack & FF in Week 11. Since 2015, ties for 2nd in NFL with 20.5 sacks. Leads team with 8 sacks. LB DEONE BUCANNON leads team with 71 tackles. LB ALEX OKAFOR had sack last week…FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN ranks 2nd in NFL with 3,247 pass yards, 24 TD passes & 115.1 rating. Is averaging 324 pass yards per game with 14 TDs & 5 INTs for 111.7 rating in past 7 at home. Passed for 361 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting…Since 2015, RB DEVONTA FREEMAN ties for 3rd in NFL with 19 TDs (14 rush, 5 rec.). Has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in past 3 at home…WR TAYLOR GABRIEL has TD catch in 2 of past 3. WR JULIO JONES leads NFL with 1,105 rec. yards. Has 51 catches for 917 yards (131 per game) & 3 TDs in past 7. Had 10 receptions for 189 yards & TD in last meeting. TE LEVINE TOILOLO had TD catch in last meeting…LB VIC BEASLEY had 2 sacks & FF in Week 10. Ranks 2nd in NFC with career-high 9.5 sacks. Rookie LB DEION JONES had career-high 11 tackles in Week 10. CB ROBERT ALFORD aims for 7th in row at home with PD. Rookie S KEANU NEAL aims for 8th game in row with 8+ tackles. Leads NFL rookies with 66 tackles. Has FF in 4 of past 6 games.     

 

CINCINNATI BENGALS (3-6-1) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (5-5)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 BENGALSRAVENS
SERIES LEADERSeries tied: 20-20
STREAKS6 of past 7
COACHES VS. OPP.Marvin Lewis: 16-10John Harbaugh: 7-9
LAST WEEKL 16-12 vs. BuffaloL 27-17 at Dallas
LAST GAME1/3/16: Ravens 16 at Bengals 24. Cincinnati RB Jeremy Hill rushes for 96 yards & TD. Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict has INT & 12 tackles.
LAST GAME AT SITE9/27/15: Bengals 28, Ravens 24. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton passes for 383 yards & 3 TDs. Bengals WR A.J. Green has 227 yards & 2 TDs, incl. GW 7-yard TD with 2:10 remaining.
REFEREEClete Blakeman
BROADCASTCBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washburn (Field reporter). Westwood One: Tom McCarthy, Mike Mayock. SIRIUS: 132 (Cin), 82 (Bal). XM: 380 (Cin), 82 (Bal).

STATS

PASSINGAndy Dalton: 233-360-2760-11-6-91.2Joe Flacco: 260-414-2643-10-9-80.0
RUSHINGJeremy Hill: 135-623-4.6-6Terrance West: 140-552-3.9-4
RECEIVINGBrandon LaFell: 33-419-12.7-4Dennis Pitta (TE): 49-405-8.3-0
OFFENSE372.7336.5
TAKE/GIVE+2+3
DEFENSE372.1295.1 (2L)
SACKSCarlos Dunlap: 5.5Terrell Suggs: 6
INTsDre Kirkpatrick: 3C.J. Mosley: 3
PUNTINGKevin Huber: 45.6Sam Koch: 46.9
KICKINGMike Nugent: 67 (19/22 PAT; 16/21 FG)Justin Tucker: 83 (14/14 PAT; 23/23 FG)

NOTES

BENGALS: QB ANDY DALTON passed for 383 yards & 3 TDs for 122.3 rating in last meeting. Ranks 5th in AFC with 2,760 pass yards. Had rush TD last week. Since 2011, is 2nd among NFL QBs with 17 rush TDs…RB JEREMY HILL has 3 rush TDs in past 4. Had rush TD in last meeting. Since 2014, ranks 2nd in NFL with 26 rush TDs…WR BRANDON LA FELL has 3 rec. TDs in past 3 on road. TE TYLER EIFERT had rec. TD in last meeting. Since 2015, ties for lead among NFL TEs with 14 rec. TDs. Rookie WR TYLER BOYD had 1st career TD catch last week…LB VONTAZE BURFICT had 12 tackles & INT in last meeting. Had sack last week. Aims for 4th in row with 10+ tackles. DT GENO ATKINS has 2 sacks & 6 TFL in past 3 meetings. Since 2010, has 47.5 sacks, most among NFL DTs. CB DRE KIRKPATRICK aims for 3rd in row with INT. CB ADAM JONES has INT in 2 of past 3 vs. Bal… RAVENS: QB JOE FLACCO passed for 362 yards & 2 TDs in his last game vs. Cin. (9/27/15)…RB TERRANCE WEST had rush TD last week. FB KYLE JUSZCZYK had rec. TD in last meeting…WR STEVE SMITH, SR. had 8 catches for 99 yards & TD last week. Has 100+ rec. yards in 4 of past 6 vs. Cin. In past 3 meetings, has 339 rec. yards (113 per game) & 3 TDs. Is 14th player in NFL history with 1,000 receptions (1,005). WR MIKE WALLACE has 462 rec. yards (92.4 per game) in past 4. TE DENNIS PITTA has 49 catches, tied for 2nd most among NFL TEs…LB C.J. MOSLEY has 31 tackles (10.3 per game), INT, FR & sack in past 3 meetings. Leads NFL LBs with 3 INTs. S ERIC WEDDLE had INT & FR in 12/1/13 meeting (with SD). LB TERRELL SUGGS had sack in last meeting. Is franchise leader with 112.5 sacks. LB ALBERT MC CLELLAN had sack last week…K JUSTIN TUCKER has converted 23 of 23 FGs. Has made 30 consecutive FGs.

 

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (2-8) AT BUFFALO BILLS (5-5)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 JAGUARSBILLS
SERIES LEADER7-6
STREAKS2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.Gus Bradley: 1-1Rex Ryan: 2-2
LAST WEEKL 26-19 at DetroitW 16-12 at Cincinnati
LAST GAME10/25/15: Bills 31 at Jaguars 34 (London). Jacksonville LB Telvin Smith has 26-yard INT-TD & 9 tackles. Jaguars WR Allen Hurns has GW 31-yard TD catch with 2:16 remaining.
LAST GAME AT SITE12/2/12: Bills 34, Jaguars 18. Buffalo QB Ryan Fitzpatrick accounts for 3 total TDs (2 passing, 1 rushing). Bills RB Fred Jackson has 109 rushing yards.
REFEREETony Corrente
BROADCASTCBS (1:00 PM ET): Andrew Catalon, Steve Tasker, Steve Beuerlein (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 113 (Jax), 133 (Buf). XM: 382 (Jax), 229 (Buf).

STATS

PASSINGBlake Bortles: 250-415-2623-18-13-80.0Tyrod Taylor: 181-295-1935-10-4-86.2
RUSHINGChris Ivory: 84-306-3.6-1LeSean McCoy: 138-716-5.2-7
RECEIVINGAllen Robinson: 51-567-11.1-6Robert Woods: 42-493-11.7-1
OFFENSE337.5343.5
TAKE/GIVE-15+8
DEFENSE322.6346.0
SACKSYannick Ngakoue (R): 5Lorenzo Alexander: 10 (T1L)
INTs3 tied: 1Stephon Gilmore: 4
PUNTINGBrad Nortman: 46.5Colton Schmidt: 42.1
KICKINGJason Myers: 63 (18/19 PAT; 15/18 FG)Dan Carpenter: 67 (25/27 PAT; 14/18 FG)

NOTES

JAGUARS: QB BLAKE BORTLES passed for 2 TDs in last meeting. In past 4, has 1,056 pass yards & 9 TDs…RB CHRIS IVORY has 216 scrimmage yards (108 per game) in past 2 vs. Buf. Had 114 scrimmage yards (39 rush, 75 rec.) last week. RB T.J. YELDON had 115 rush yards & TD in last meeting. Since 2015, is 1 of 5 in AFC with 1,000+ rush yards (1,041) and 475+ rec. yards (496)…WR ALLEN ROBINSON had 98 rec. yards & TD in last meeting. Aims for 4th in row with rec. TD. Since 2015, has 20 TD catches, most in NFL. TE JULIUS THOMAS leads NFL TEs with 33 TD catches since 2013. WR ALLEN HURNS had TD catch in last meeting. WR MARQISE LEE had rec. TD last week…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY spent 4 years with Buf. (2007-10). Has 2 INTs in past 3 meetings. LB TELVIN SMITH had INT-TD & 3 PD in last meeting. Since 2014, is 1 of 3 players with 300+ tackles (306), 3 FFs (3) & 2+ INTs (2). Rookie DE YANNICK NGAKOUE had sack last week. Ties for rookie lead with 5 sacks…BILLS: QB TYROD TAYLOR has 5 pass TDs vs. 2 INTs in past 4 at home. Leads NFL QBs with 401 rush yards. Since 2015, is only QB with 4,500+ pass yards (4,970) & 950+ rush yards (969)…RB LE SEAN MC COY had rush TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Jax. with 100+ scrimmage yards. Since 2010, leads NFL with 7,766 rush yards. RB MIKE GILLISLEE aims for 3rd in row at home with rush TD…WR ROBERT WOODS has 166 rec. yards (83 per game) & 2 TDs in past 2 vs. Jax. WR MARQUISE GOODWIN ranks 5th in AFC with 17.6 yards per catch avg. (min. 15 catches)…CB STEPHON GILMORE had 2 INTs last week. Ties for 4th in NFL with 4 INTs. LB LORENZO ALEXANDER ties for NFL lead with 10 sacks. S COREY GRAHAM had INT-TD in last meeting. LB ZACH BROWN led team with 12 tackles last week. Ties for 3rd in NFL with 101 tackles.

 

TENNESSEE TITANS (5-6) AT CHICAGO BEARS (2-8)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 TITANSBEARS
SERIES LEADER6-5
STREAKS2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.Mike Mularkey: 0-1John Fox: 1-3
LAST WEEKL 24-17 at IndianapolisL 22-16 at New York Giants
LAST GAME11/4/12: Bears 51 at Titans 20. Chicago LB Brian Urlacher has 46-yard INT-TD, 7 tackles, FF & FR. Bears WR Brandon Marshall has 9 catches for 122 yards & 3 TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE11/9/08: Titans 21, Bears 14. Tennessee QB Kerry Collins passes for 289 yards & 2 TDs for 108.7 rating. Titans TE Bo Scaife has 10 catches for 78 yards & TD.
REFEREEEd Hochuli
BROADCASTCBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 118 (Ten), 135 (Chi). XM: 387 (Ten), 230 (Chi).

STATS

PASSINGMarcus Mariota: 228-355-2772-23-8-100.3Jay Cutler: 81-137-1059-4-5-78.1 OR

Matt Barkley: 6-15-81-0-2-18.3

RUSHINGDeMarco Murray: 212-1000 (2L)-4.7-8Jordan Howard (R): 131-682-5.2-2
RECEIVINGDelanie Walker (TE): 46-607-13.2-5Cameron Meredith: 33-430-13.0-2
OFFENSE382.9344.1
TAKE/GIVE-2-6
DEFENSE358.3340.0
SACKSBrian Orakpo: 9Willie Young: 6.5
INTsPerrish Cox: 3Tracy Porter: 2
PUNTINGBrett Kern: 45.0Pat O’Donnell: 43.9
KICKINGRyan Succop: 71 (29/31 PAT; 14/16 FG)Connor Barth: 55 (16/17 PAT; 13/17 FG)

NOTES

TITANS: In past 7, QB MARCUS MARIOTA has 1,847 pass yards (263.9 per game) with 19 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 116.8 rating & 192 rush yards with 2 TDs. Aims for 8th in row with 2+ pass TDs…RB DE MARCO MURRAY has 325 rush yards (162.5 per game) & rush TD in past 2 vs. Chi. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 1,268 scrimmage yards (1,000 rush, 268 rec.) & ties for 3rd with 11 total TDs (8 rush, 3 rec.)…WR RISHARD MATTHEWS had 133 rec. yards last week. Has 3 rec. TDs in past 3 on road. Rookie WR TAJAE SHARPE aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. Since 2013, TE DELANIE WALKER has 263 catches, tied for 3rd among NFL TEs…LB DERRICK MORGAN had 1.5 sacks last week. Has 8 sacks in past 7. LB BRIAN ORAKPO is 6th in NFL with 9 sacks. In past 2 vs. Chi., has 2 sacks & INT-TD. Since 2013, DT JURRELL CASEY has 25.5 sacks, 2nd most by NFL DT. CB JASON MC COURTY ties for 5th in NFL with 12 PD…BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER has passed for 429 yards, 5 TDs & 0 INTs for 137.6 rating in 2 career meetings. QB MATT BARKLEY has appeared in 5 NFL games in career (0 starts). Rookie RB JORDAN HOWARD had 99 scrimmage yards (77 rush, 22 rec.) last week. Ranks 2nd among NFL rookies with 682 rush yards. Aims for 3rd in row at home with rush TD. RB JEREMY LANGFORD had rush TD in Week 11. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with rush TD…WR CAMERON MEREDITH has 20 receptions for 243 yards (121.5 per game) & TD in past 2 vs. AFC…DE AKIEM HICKS has 3 sacks in past 3 at home. Has sack in only career meeting (12/20/15 with NE). LB SAM ACHO had FF in Week 11. Rookie LB LEONARD FLOYD ties for lead among NFL rookies with 5 sacks. LB PERNELL MC PHEE has 3.5 sacks & INT in past 4 at home vs. AFC. LB DANNY TREVATHAN aims for 3rd in row with 11+ tackles. LB WILLIE YOUNG has 6 sacks & FF in past 3 vs. AFC.

 

NEW YORK GIANTS (7-3) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-11)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 GIANTSBROWNS
SERIES LEADER26-20-2
STREAKS5 of past 6
COACHES VS. OPP.Ben McAdoo: 0-0Hue Jackson: 0-0
LAST WEEKW 22-16 vs. ChicagoL 24-9 vs. Pittsburgh
LAST GAME10/7/12: Browns 27 at New York Giants 41. New York RB Ahmad Bradshaw rushes for 200 yards & TD. Giants WR Victor Cruz has 5 catches for 50 yards & 3 TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE10/13/08: Browns 35, Giants 14. Cleveland CB Eric Wright has 94-yard INT-TD. Browns QB Derek Anderson passes for 310 yards & 2 TDs for 121.3 rating.
REFEREEWalt Anderson
BROADCASTFOX (1:00 PM ET): Dick Stockton, Matt Millen, Peter Schrager (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 145 (NYG), 83 (Cle). XM: 385 (NYG), 83 (Cle).

STATS

PASSINGEli Manning: 246-386-2708-17-10-88.3Josh McCown: 65-122-778-5-6-66.2
RUSHINGRashad Jennings: 100-340-3.4-2Isaiah Crowell: 129-561-4.3-5
RECEIVINGOdell Beckham Jr.: 59-819-13.9-6Terrelle Pryor Sr.: 56-724-12.9-4
OFFENSE339.9311.1
TAKE/GIVE-7-7
DEFENSE354.9409.5
SACKSJason Pierre-Paul, Olivier Vernon: 4Emmanuel Ogbah (R): 3
INTsLandon Collins: 5 (T1L)Joe Haden: 3
PUNTINGBrad Wing: 47.1Britton Colquitt: 45.4
KICKINGRobbie Gould: 16 (10/12 PAT; 2/2 FG)Cody Parkey: 48 (12/13 PAT; 12/16 FG)

NOTES

GIANTS: QB ELI MANNING has 2,716 pass yards (301.8 per game) with 20 TDs & 7 INTs for 95.7 rating in past 9 vs. AFC. Passed for 259 yards with 3 TDs for 103.3 rating in last meeting…RB RASHAD JENNINGS had 129 scrimmage yards (85 rush, 44 rec.) & rush TD in Week 11…WR ODELL BECKHAM JR. has 35 receptions for 738 yards (147.6 per game) & 7 TDs in past 5 vs. AFC. Has 6 TDs in past 6. Has 31 rec. TDs since 2014, most in NFL. WR VICTOR CRUZ had 3 TD catches in last meeting. Rookie WR STERLING SHEPARD had TD catch last week. Ties for NFL lead among rookies with 5 rec. TDs…DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL had 2.5 sacks & FF in Week 11. DE OLIVIER VERNON aims for 4th in row with sack. CB DOMINIQUE RODGERS-CROMARTIE has 7 PD in past 3 vs. AFC. CB JANORIS JENKINS had FF & 2 PD in only meeting (10/25/15 with Rams). S LANDON COLLINS has 5 INTs & 2 sacks in past 5. Ties for NFL lead with 5 INTs…BROWNS: QB JOSH MC COWN had pass TD in relief last week. In 5 career starts vs. NFC East, has 9 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 97.9 rating…RB ISAIAH CROWELL has 4 rush TDs in past 5 vs. NFC. Since 2015, RB DUKE JOHNSON JR. ranks 3rd among NFL RBs with 103 catches & 918 rec. yards…TE GARY BARNIDGE had TD catch last week. Since 2015, has 1,500 rec. yards, 4th most among NFL TEs. WR TERRELLE PRYOR SR. aims for 3rd in row vs. NFC East with TD catch. Had 97 rec. yards last week. Leads team with 56 catches, 724 rec. yards & 4 rec. TDs…LB CHRISTIAN KIRKSEY ties for 3rd in NFL with 101 tackles. CBs JOE HADEN (19 INTs, 99 PD) & TRAMON WILLIAMS (20 INTs, 95 PD) are 2 of 3 players with 15+ INTs & 90+ PD since 2010. LB JAMIE COLLINS SR. has 26 tackles, 3 TFL, sack & FF in 3 games with Cle. Rookie CB BRIEAN BODDY-CALHOUN ranks 3rd among NFL rookies with 7 PD.

 

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (4-6) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (6-4)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 CHARGERSTEXANS
SERIES LEADER4-1
STREAKS2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.Mike McCoy: 0-1Bill O’Brien: 0-0
LAST WEEKBye (Wk. 10: L 31-24 vs. Miami)L 27-20 at Oakland (Mexico City)
LAST GAME9/9/13: Texans 31 at Chargers 28. Houston LB Brian Cushing has 18-yard INT-TD. Texans K Randy Bullock converts GW 41-yard FG as time expires.
LAST GAME AT SITE11/7/10: Chargers 29, Texans 23. San Diego QB Philip Rivers passes for 295 yards & 4 TDs for 137.2 rating. Chargers WR Seyi Ajirotutu has 4 catches for 111 yards & 2 TDs.
REFEREEJeff Triplette
BROADCASTCBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 136 (SD), 81 (Hou). XM: 381 (SD), 225 (Hou).

STATS

PASSINGPhilip Rivers: 229-369-2886-20-11-92.0Brock Osweiler: 216-363-2061-12-10-74.9
RUSHINGMelvin Gordon: 217-838-3.9-9 (T3L)Lamar Miller: 192-824-4.3-3
RECEIVINGTyrell Williams: 43-720-16.7-4DeAndre Hopkins: 50-540-10.8-3
OFFENSE378.1313.3
TAKE/GIVE-3-6
DEFENSE361.9318.2
SACKSMelvin Ingram: 6Whitney Mercilus: 4.5
INTsCasey Hayward: 5 (T1L)5 tied: 1
PUNTINGDrew Kaser (R): 44.9Shane Lechler: 48.5
KICKINGJosh Lambo: 92 (T2L) (29/32 PAT; 21/23 FG)Nick Novak: 79 (16/17 PAT; 21/26 FG)

NOTES

CHARGERS: QB PHILIP RIVERS ranks 8th in NFL history with 301 pass TDs. In past 3 vs. Hou., has 11 pass TDs vs. 2 INTs for 119.7 rating…RB MELVIN GORDON has 5 rush TDs in past 5 on road. Has 377 rush yards (125.7 per game) & TD in past 3. Ties for 3rd in NFL with 11 total TDs (8 rush, 3 rec.)…WR TYRELL WILLIAMS had 125 rec. yards & TD in last game. Aims for 3rd in row with rec. TD. Has 10 catches of 25+ yards, 4th most in NFL. TE ANTONIO GATES aims for 4th in row with TD catch. In past 3 meetings, has 264 rec. yards (88 per game) & 2 TDs. Has 109 career TD catches, 2nd most by TE in NFL history. Rookie TE HUNTER HENRY has 4 rec. TDs, tied for 3rd among NFL rookies…LB MELVIN INGRAM has sack in 3 of past 4. LB KOREY TOOMER led team with 11 tackles, incl. 3 TFL in Week 10. CB CASEY HAYWARD has INT in 2 of past 3. Ties for NFL lead with 5 INTs. Rookie DE JOEY BOSA ties for 3rd among NFL rookies with 4 sacks…TEXANS: QB BROCK OSWEILER is 5-0 as starter at home. Is 2-0 in career as starter vs. SD. Passed for 243 yards & TD last week…RB LAMAR MILLER has 824 rush yards, 5th most in NFL. Rushed for 104 yards & TD last week. Has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in past 2 at home…Since 2014, WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS ranks 7th in NFL with 3,271 rec. yards. Has 3 TD catches in past 4 vs. AFC West. Rookie WR BRAXTON MILLER had 1st career TD catch last week. TE C.J. FIEDOROWICZ aims for 4th in row at home with rec. TD…DE JADEVEON CLOWNEY had 2 TFL last week. Leads NFL DEs & ties for 2nd in NFL with 12 TFL. Has sack in 2 of past 3 at home. CB A.J. BOUYE leads team with 10 PD. Had INT last week. LB BENARDRICK MC KINNEY leads team & ranks 3rd in AFC with 89 tackles. LB BRIAN CUSHING had INT-TD in last meeting. LB WHITNEY MERCILUS had sack & TFL in last game vs. SD.

 

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (1-9) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (6-4)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 49ERSDOLPHINS
SERIES LEADER6-5
STREAKS2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.Chip Kelly: 0-1Adam Gase: 0-0
LAST WEEKL 30-17 vs. New EnglandW 14-10 at Los Angeles
LAST GAME12/9/12: Dolphins 13 at 49ers 27. San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick passes for 185 yards & rushes for 53 yards with TD. 49ers RB Frank Gore rushes for 63 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE12/14/08: Dolphins 14, 49ers 9. Miami QB Chad Pennington passes for 156 yards & 2 TDs for 124.0 rating. The Dolphins defense holds San Francisco to 248 total net yards.
REFEREERon Torbert
BROADCASTFOX (1:00 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Charles Davis, Chris Spielman, Holly Sonders (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 137 (SF), 112 (Mia). XM: 384 (SF), 228 (Mia).

STATS

PASSINGColin Kaepernick: 86-162-1144-7-2-85.0Ryan Tannehill: 197-299-2289-12-8-91.1
RUSHINGCarlos Hyde: 141-529-3.8-6Jay Ajayi: 143-802-5.6-6
RECEIVINGJeremy Kerley: 40-424-10.6-3Jarvis Landry: 60-686-11.4-2
OFFENSE309.6329.8
TAKE/GIVE-30
DEFENSE431.1350.6
SACKSAhmad Brooks: 3.5Cameron Wake: 7.5
INTsGerald Hodges: 2Isa Abdul-Quddus, Tony Lippett: 2
PUNTINGBradley Pinion: 44.8Matt Darr: 46.3
KICKINGPhil Dawson: 64 (22/22 PAT; 14/15 FG)Andrew Franks: 60 (24/24 PAT; 12/15 FG)

NOTES

49ERS: QB COLIN KAEPERNICK passed for 206 yards & 2 TDs for 97.4 rating last week. In past 4 vs. AFC, has passed for 1,068 yards (267 per game) with 7 TDs & 0 INTs for 102.7 rating…RB SHAUN DRAUGHN aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. RB CARLOS HYDE had 110 scrimmage yards (86 rush, 24 rec.) in Week 11…WR TORREY SMITH had 6 receptions for 121 yards in only career meeting (10/6/13 with Bal.). TE VANCE MC DONALD has TD catch in 2 of past 3…DL DE FOREST BUCKNER has 3 sacks in past 2 on road. LB AHMAD BROOKS had sack in Week 11. Has sack in 2 of past 3 vs. AFC. LB GERALD HODGES aims for 7th in row on road with 6+ tackles. CB TRAMAINE BROCK has 9 PD in past 6. Ties for 3rd in NFC with 11 PD. In 4 career meetings, S ANTOINE BETHEA has 31 tackles (7.8 per game) & INT. S ERIC REID aims for 3rd in row vs. AFC with 7+ tackles. S JIMMIE WARD has 5 PD in past 2 on road… DOLPHINS: Aim for 6th win in row…QB RYAN TANNEHILL threw 2 TDs in final 5 minutes of 14-10 win at LA last week. In past 5, has 6 pass TDs vs. 1 INT for 99.3 rating…RB JAY AJAYI has rushed for 685 yards (137 per game) & 4 TDs in past 5. Leads NFL RBs with 5.61 yards per carry avg. (min. 60 att.). Ranks 2nd in NFL with 28 rushes of 10+ yards…WR DE VANTE PARKER had rec. TD last week. Has 182 yards (91 per game) & rec. TD in past 2. WR JARVIS LANDRY had TD catch last week. Since entering league in 2014, ranks 4th in NFL with 254 catches…DE CAMERON WAKE had 3 sacks & FF in last meeting. Has 6.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 5. Has 77.5 sacks since 2009, 2nd most among active players. LB KIKO ALONSO had FF & FR last week. Leads team with 79 tackles. DT NDAMUKONG SUH had sack in last meeting (9/16/12 with Det.). Aims for 3rd in row at home with sack. Since 2010, is 2nd among NFL DTs with 47 sacks.

 

LOS ANGELES RAMS (4-6) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (4-6)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 RAMSSAINTS
SERIES LEADER40-31
STREAKS2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.Jeff Fisher: 5-0Sean Payton: 2-3
LAST WEEKL 14-10 vs. MiamiL 23-20 at Carolina
LAST GAME12/15/13: Saints 16 at St. Louis Rams 27. Rams RB Zac Stacy rushes for 133 yards & TD. Rams DE Robert Quinn has 2 sacks, 5 tackles, FF & FR.
LAST GAME AT SITE12/12/10: Saints 31, Rams 13. New Orleans QB Drew Brees passes for 221 yards & 3 TDs. Saints S Malcolm Jenkins has 2 INTs, incl. 96-yard INT-TD.
REFEREEJohn Hussey
BROADCASTFOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (LA), 108 (NO). XM: 383 (LA), 226 (NO).

STATS

PASSINGJared Goff (R): 17-31-134-0-0-65.8Drew Brees: 298-420-3277 (1L)-26 (1L)-8-106.4
RUSHINGTodd Gurley: 187-591-3.2-4Mark Ingram: 122-575-4.7-2
RECEIVINGKenny Britt: 49-736-15.0-3Michael Thomas (R): 56-681-12.2-5
OFFENSE299.9422.0 (1L)
TAKE/GIVE-30
DEFENSE318.3382.8
SACKSAaron Donald: 5Nick Fairley: 4.5
INTsMark Barron: 2Sterling Moore: 2
PUNTINGJohnny Hekker: 46.5Thomas Morstead: 49.4 (3L)
KICKINGGreg Zuerlein: 59 (14/14 PAT; 15/18 FG)Wil Lutz (R): 79 (31/32 PAT; 16/22 FG)

NOTES

RAMS: Rookie QB JARED GOFF made 1st career start last week…RB TODD GURLEY rushed for 76 yards & TD in Week 11…WR-PR TAVON AUSTIN leads NFC with 252 PR yards. WR KENNY BRITT has 14 receptions (7 per game) for 245 yards (122.5 per game) & 2 TDs in past 2 on road. TE LANCE KENDRICKS had TD catch in last meeting…DT DOMINIQUE EASLEY had 2 sacks in Week 11, 1st career multi-sack game. DE WILLIAM HAYES had sack in last meeting. DE ROBERT QUINN has 3 sacks & FF in 2 career meetings. Has 8 sacks & 5 FFs in past 11. Since 2012, leads NFL with 18 FFs. LB MARK BARRON has 39 tackles (9.8 per game) & 6 PD in 4 career meetings. LB ALEC OGLETREE aims for 4th in row with 9+ tackles. CB TRUMAINE JOHNSON had INT in last meeting. Has 8 PD in past 3 on road. S T.J. MC DONALD had INT in last meeting…SAINTS: QB DREW BREES is averaging 369.2 yards per game & has 37 TDs vs. 8 INTs for 115.0 rating in past 12 at home. Leads NFL with 3,277 pass yards & 26 TD passes…RB TIM HIGHTOWER has 4 rush TDs in 7 career meetings…WR BRANDON COLEMAN had TD catch last week. WR BRANDIN COOKS aims for 4th in row at home with TD. Has 981 rec. yards (98.1 per game) & 11 TDs in past 10 at home. WR MICHAEL THOMAS leads NFL rookies in receptions (56), rec. yards (681) & TD catches (5). TE COBY FLEENER had rec. TD in Week 11…DE DARRYL TAPP had career-high 4 sacks in 10/21/07 meeting (with Sea.). LB DANNELL ELLERBE aims for 3rd in row with sack. DT NICK FAIRLEY had sack in only meeting (9/9/12 with Det.). LB CRAIG ROBERTSON aims for 6th in row at home with 7+ tackles. Leads team with 89 tackles. LB NATE STUPAR had sack last week. Rookie S VONN BELL aims for 3rd in row with PD. S KENNY VACCARO has 3 sacks & INT in past 5 at home.

 

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (7-2-1) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (5-5)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 SEAHAWKSBUCCANEERS
SERIES LEADER8-4
STREAKS3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP.Pete Carroll: 1-2Dirk Koetter: 0-0
LAST WEEKW 26-15 vs. PhiladelphiaW 19-17 at Kansas City
LAST GAME11/3/13: Buccaneers 24 at Seahawks 27 (OT). Seattle WR Doug Baldwin has game-tying TD catch with 1:51 remaining. Seahawks K Steven Hauschka converts GW 27-yard FG in OT.
LAST GAME AT SITE12/26/10: Buccaneers 38, Seahawks 15. Tampa Bay QB Josh Freeman passes for 237 yards & 5 TDs for 144.2 rating. Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow has 98 rec. yards & 2 TDs.
REFEREEBill Vinovich
BROADCASTFOX (4:05 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 83 (Sea), 134 (TB). XM: 83 (Sea), 231 TB).

STATS

PASSINGRussell Wilson: 221-335-2714-11-2-99.3Jameis Winston: 228-378-2680-20-10-88.5
RUSHINGThomas Rawls: 33-82-2.5-0Doug Martin: 65-181-2.8-1
RECEIVINGDoug Baldwin:54-733-13.6-5Mike Evans: 65-916 (3L)-14.1-8 (2L)
OFFENSE351.6366.0
TAKE/GIVE+6+1
DEFENSE335.4381.7
SACKSCliff Avril: 10 (T1L)Gerald McCoy: 4.5
INTsRichard Sherman: 4Chris Conte, Brent Grimes: 2
PUNTINGJon Ryan: 45.5Bryan Anger: 46.0
KICKINGSteven Hauschka: 81 (18/22 PAT; 21/24 FG)Roberto Aguayo (R): 59 (20/22 PAT; 13/18 FG)

NOTES

SEAHAWKS: QB RUSSELL WILSON has 902 pass yards (300.7 per game) with 6 TDs & 0 INTs for 119.2 rating in past 3. Passed for 217 yards & 2 TDs with rush TD in last meeting. Had TD pass & 15-yard TD catch in Week 11…RB THOMAS RAWLS has 749 rush yards (93.6 per game) in 8 career starts…WR DOUG BALDWIN has 252 rec. yards (84 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3. Since 2015, ties for NFC lead with 19 TD catches. Had 104 rec. yards & 1st career TD pass in Week 11. WR JERMAINE KEARSE had TD catch in last meeting. TE JIMMY GRAHAM has 3 TDs in past 3. Has 23 receptions (7.6 per game), 357 rec. yards (119 per game) & TD in past 3 at TB…DE CLIFF AVRIL had sack & FF last week. Since 2015, leads NFC with 19 sacks. LB BOBBY WAGNER had 11 tackles & 1.5 sacks in last meeting. Leads NFL with 108 tackles. LB K.J. WRIGHT aims for 20th in row with 6+ tackles. CB RICHARD SHERMAN had INT in Week 11. Since entering NFL in 2011, leads league with 30 INTs…BUCCANEERS: QB JAMEIS WINSTON passed for 331 yards & TD for 97.3 rating last week. Has 12 TD passes vs. 2 INTs for 102.2 rating in past 6. Aims for 3rd in row with 300+ pass yards…RB DOUG MARTIN aims for 5th in row at home with rush TD. Had 105 scrimmage yards (63 rush, 42 rec.) last week…WR MIKE EVANS has 21 receptions for 321 yards (107 per game) & 2 TDs in past 3. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 8 TD catches. WR CECIL SHORTS had 8 receptions for 143 yards in only career meeting (9/22/13 with Jax.). TE CAMERON BRATE aims for 4th in row at home with TD catch…DE ROBERT AYERS had sack in last meeting (11/9/14 with NYG). DT GERALD MC COY has 3.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 5. LB LAVONTE DAVID had FF last week. Since 2013, is only NFL player with 450+ tackles (487), 10+ sacks (12) & 5+ INTs (8). S CHRIS CONTE aims for 3rd in row with INT.

 

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (8-2) AT NEW YORK JETS (3-7)

REGLAR SEASON SERIES

 PATRIOTSJETS
SERIES LEADER57-53-1
STREAKS3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP.Bill Belichick: 23-11Todd Bowles: 1-3
LAST WEEKW 30-17 at San FranciscoBye (Wk. 10: L 9-6 vs. Los Angeles)
LAST GAME12/27/15: Patriots 20 at Jets 26 (OT). New York Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick passes for 296 yards & 3 TDs for 109.4 rating. Jets WR Eric Decker has GW 6-yard TD in OT.
LAST GAME AT SITE12/27/15
REFEREEBrad Allen
BROADCASTCBS (4:25 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Jamie Erdahl (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 81 (NE), 108 (NYJ). XM: 225 (NE), 226 (NYJ).

STATS

PASSINGTom Brady: 145-206-1915-16-1-123.3 (1L)Ryan Fitzpatrick: 168-298-1983-8-13-67.6
RUSHINGLeGarrette Blount: 201-802-4.0-12 (1L)Matt Forté: 189-732-3.9-7
RECEIVINGJulian Edelman: 56-534-9.5-2Brandon Marshall: 43-601-14.0-2
OFFENSE387.1335.3
TAKE/GIVE+1-11
DEFENSE355.2345.9
SACKSTrey Flowers: 4Leonard Williams: 6
INTs3 tied: 1Marcus Gilchrist, Marcus Williams: 2
PUNTINGRyan Allen: 44.0Lachlan Edwards (R): 42.9
KICKINGStephen Gostkowski: 69 (30/33 PAT; 13/16 FG)Nick Folk: 65 (17/19 PAT; 16/18 FG)

NOTES

PATRIOTS: Aim for 6th road win in row…QB TOM BRADY has 3,000 pass yards with 21 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 96.9 rating in past 11 vs. NYJ. In 6 games this season, has 1,915 pass yards (319.2 per game) with 16 TDs vs. 1 INT for 123.3 rating… RB LE GARRETTE BLOUNT had 124 rush yards last week. Has 8 rush TDs in past 6. Leads NFL with 12 rush TDs. RB JAMES WHITE had rec. TD last week. Had TD catch in last meeting…WR JULIAN EDELMAN has 2 rec. TDs in past 3. WR DANNY AMENDOLA has rec. TD in 2 of past 3 meetings. Had TD catch last week. Rookie WR MALCOLM MITCHELL had 98 rec. yards & TD last week. TE ROB GRONKOWSKI has 21 catches (7 per game) for 225 yards (75 per game) & 2 TDs in past 3 meetings. Has 68 rec. TDs since 2010, most in NFL. Leads NFL with 21.6 yards per catch avg. (min. 25 catches). TE MARTELLUS BENNETT had 2 rec. TDs in only meeting vs. NYJ (9/22/14 with Chi.)…DE TREY FLOWERS has 4 sacks in past 3. DE JABAAL SHEARD had sack & FF in last meeting. LB DONT’A HIGHTOWER had sack & FF last week…JETS: QB RYAN FITZPATRICK has 928 pass yards (309.3 per game) with 7 TDs vs. 1 INT for 102.4 rating in past 3 vs. NE…In past 4, RB MATT FORTÉ has 458 scrimmage yards (114.5 per game) & 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.). Had 168 scrimmage yards (114 rush, 54 rec.) & TD catch in last meeting. RB BILAL POWELL had rec. TD last week…WR BRANDON MARSHALL had 115 rec. yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. Since entering league in 2006, ranks 2nd in NFL with 11,874 rec. yards & 925 catches. WR QUINCY ENUNWA leads team with 3 rec. TDs…DT STEVE MC LENDON had 1.5 sacks in Week 10. CB DARRELLE REVIS had INT in last meeting. DT LEONARD WILLIAMS has 6 sacks, 3rd among AFC DL. Has 5.5 sacks in past 6 at home. DE MUHAMMAD WILKERSON has 31 sacks since 2013, 5th among AFC DL. DE SHELDON RICHARDSON has 2.5 sacks & FF in past 3 vs. NE.

 

CAROLINA PANTHERS (4-6) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (8-2)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 PANTHERSRAIDERS
SERIES LEADER3-2
STREAKS2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP.Ron Rivera: 1-0Jack Del Rio: 1-2
LAST WEEKW 23-20 vs. New OrleansW 27-20 vs. Houston (Mexico City)
LAST GAME12/23/12: Raiders 6 at Panthers 17. Carolina QB Cam Newton passes for 170 yards & scores 2 TDs (1 passing, 1 rushing). Panthers LB Luke Kuechly has 13 tackles & INT.
LAST GAME AT SITE11/9/08: Panthers 17, Raiders 6. Carolina RB DeAngelo Williams rushes for 140 yards & TD. Panthers DE Julius Peppers has 3 sacks, 7 tackles & 2 FFs.
REFEREEJerome Boger
BROADCASTCBS (4:25 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 93 (Car). 82 (Oak). XM: 227 (Car), 82 (Oak).

STATS

PASSINGCam Newton: 175-310-2186-11-7-80.9Derek Carr: 255-385-2800-20-4-100.6
RUSHINGJonathan Stewart: 110-365-3.3-5Latavius Murray: 101-426-4.2-8
RECEIVINGGreg Olsen (TE): 54-745-13.8-3Amari Cooper: 62-900-14.5-3
OFFENSE352.3393.5
TAKE/GIVE-5+10 (3L)
DEFENSE353.5393.6
SACKSMario Addison: 6.5Khalil Mack: 8
INTsThomas Davis, Kurt Coleman: 2Reggie Nelson: 3
PUNTINGMichael Palardy: 46.7Marquette King: 48.7
KICKINGGraham Gano: 76 (22/24 PAT; 18/22 FG)Sebastian Janikowski: 80 (26/26 PAT; 18/24 FG)

NOTES

PANTHERS: QB CAM NEWTON had pass TD & rush TD in last meeting. Has most career rush TDs (47) by QB in NFL history. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with rush TD…RB JONATHAN STEWART has 5 TDs in past 5…WR KELVIN BENJAMIN aims for 4th in row on road vs. AFC with TD catch. WR TED GINN JR. had 40-yard TD catch last week…TE GREG OLSEN has TD catch in 2 of past 3 on road. Since 2013, leads NFL TEs in receptions (288) & rec. yards (3,673) with 22 TDs…DE MARIO ADDISON has 5 sacks & FF in past 3. DE KONY EALY aims for 3rd in row with sack. LB THOMAS DAVIS has 20 tackles (10 per game) & sack in 2 career meetings. LB LUKE KUECHLY had 14 tackles in Week 11. Since 2012, leads NFL with 693 tackles. Had 13 tackles & INT in last meeting. S KURT COLEMAN had 9 tackles, INT & FF last week. Since 2014, ties for 2nd among NFL safeties with 12 INTs…RAIDERS: Aim for 5th win in row…In past 3 vs. NFC South, QB DEREK CARR has passed for 1,131 yards (377 per game) & 8 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 111.6 rating. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 5.0 TD/INT ratio (min. 15 pass TDs)…RB LATAVIUS MURRAY has 219 scrimmage yards (109.5 per game) & 3 rush TDs in past 2. Has 5 rush TDs in past 4. RBs JAMIZE OLAWALE & rookie JALEN RICHARD each had rec. TD last week…WR AMARI COOPER had rec. TD in Week 11. Since 2015, is 1 of 7 in NFL with 130+ catches (134) & 14.0+ yards per catch avg. (14.7). Has 100+ rec. yards in 3 of past 5 vs. NFC…LB KHALIL MACK has 8 sacks, 10 TFL, 2 FFs & FR in past 7. Since 2015, leads NFL with 23 sacks. LB BRUCE IRVIN ties for NFL lead with 4 FFs. LB MALCOLM SMITH had 8 tackles & FF in last game vs. Car. (10/26/14 with Sea.). Had INT last week. S REGGIE NELSON had INT in last meeting. Is only active player with 30+ INTs (33) & 5+ sacks (6.5) since 2007.

 

SUNDAY NIGHT

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (7-3) AT DENVER BRONCOS (7-3)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 CHIEFSBRONCOS
SERIES LEADER57-54
STREAKS7 of past 8
COACHES VS. OPP.Andy Reid: 2-6Gary Kubiak: 3-2
LAST WEEKL 19-17 vs. Tampa BayBye (Wk. 10: W 25-23 at New Orleans)
LAST GAME11/15/15: Chiefs 29 at Broncos 13. Kansas City RB Charcandrick West has 161 yards from scrimmage & 2 TDs (1 rushing, 1 receiving). Chiefs K Cairo Santos converts 5 FGs.
LAST GAME AT SITE11/15/15
REFEREEPete Morelli
BROADCASTNBC (8:30 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton. SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 81 (KC), 83 (Den). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (KC), 83 (Den).

STATS

PASSINGAlex Smith: 203-302-2077-9-4-91.2Trevor Siemian: 175-291-2028-12-7-85.0
RUSHINGSpencer Ware: 132-641-4.9-2Devontae Booker (R): 104-396-3.8-2
RECEIVINGTravis Kelce (TE): 49-574-11.7-3Demaryius Thomas: 55-678-12.3-5
OFFENSE333.8324.7
TAKE/GIVE+13 (T1L)+5
DEFENSE373.7318.0
SACKSDee Ford: 10 (T1L)Von Miller: 9.5
INTsMarcus Peters: 5 (T1L)Aqib Talib, Darian Stewart: 3
PUNTINGDustin Colquitt: 45.8Riley Dixon (R): 46.0
KICKINGCairo Santos: 88 (19/20 PAT; 23/26 FG)Brandon McManus: 85 (22/23 PAT; 21/24 FG)

NOTES

CHIEFS: Aim for 8th win in row vs. division…QB ALEX SMITH passed for 261 yards with TD & had rush TD last week. Has 100+ rating in past 3 division road games. Aims for his 15th division road game in row with 0 INTs…RB SPENCER WARE has 6 rush TDs in past 6 vs. division. Ranks 3rd in AFC averaging 109 scrimmage yards per game. RB CHARCANDRICK WEST had 161 scrimmage yards (69 rush, 92 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in last meeting…Rookie WR TYREEK HILL has 187 rec. yards (93.5 per game) & TD in past 2 on road. WR JEREMY MACLIN has TD catch in 2 of past 3 vs. division. TE TRAVIS KELCE had 108 rec. yards last week…Team had 5 INTs & 5 sacks in last meeting. LB JUSTIN HOUSTON has 5 sacks in past 3 vs. Den. Has 50.5 sacks since 2012, 3rd in NFL. S ERIC BERRY had INT & 4 PD in last meeting. LB DEE FORD has 9 sacks in past 6. Ties for NFL lead with 10 sacks…BRONCOS: QB TREVOR SIEMIAN is 4-0 at home as starter…Rookie RB DEVONTAE BOOKER aims for 3rd in row at home with rush TD. Is 4th among rookies with 396 rush yards…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS had rec. TD in last game. Has 41 catches (5.9 per game) for 661 yards (94.4 per game) & 3 TDs in past 7 meetings. Since 2012, ranks 2nd in NFL with 457 catches. WR EMMANUEL SANDERS has 2 rec. TDs in past 2 vs. KC. WR JORDAN TAYLOR had 1st career TD catch in Week 10…LB VON MILLER aims for 5th in row vs. KC with sack. In past 12 (incl. playoffs), has 14.5 sacks, 10 TFL, 3 FFs & INT. Ties for 4th in NFL with 9.5 sacks. Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), ranks 2nd in NFL with 76 sacks. S DARIAN STEWART had 2 INTs & FR in Week 10. S T.J. WARD is 1 of 3 NFL DBs with 60+ tackles (66), 1+ INT (1) & 1+ sack (1).

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

GREEN BAY PACKERS (4-6) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (5-5)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

 PACKERSEAGLES
SERIES LEADER25-14
STREAKS3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP.Mike McCarthy: 3-2Doug Pederson: 0-0
LAST WEEKL 42-24 at WashingtonL 26-15 at Seattle
LAST GAME11/16/14: Eagles 20 at Packers 53. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers passes for 341 yards & 3 TDs. Packers PR Micah Hyde has 75-yard PR-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE9/12/10: Packers 27, Eagles 20. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers passes for 188 yards & 2 TDs. Packers LB Clay Matthews has 3 sacks, 7 tackles & FF.
REFEREETerry McAulay
BROADCASTESPN (8:30 PM ET): Sean McDonough, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). WW1: Kevin Harland, Boomer Esiason, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 83 (GB), 81 (Phi). XM: 83 (GB), 225 (Phi).

STATS

PASSINGAaron Rodgers: 259-410-2761-25 (2L)-7-96.0Carson Wentz (R): 225-356-2339-11-7-84.2
RUSHINGAaron Rodgers (QB): 40-259-6.5-3Ryan Mathews: 102-427-4.2-7
RECEIVINGJordy Nelson: 53-663-12.5-9 (1L)Jordan Matthews: 53-639-12.1-3
OFFENSE362.7340.4
TAKE/GIVE-6+3
DEFENSE356.7334.6
SACKSNick Perry: 7Brandon Graham: 5
INTsHa Ha Clinton-Dix: 2Rodney McLeod: 3
PUNTINGJacob Schum: 45.0Donnie Jones: 45.8
KICKINGMason Crosby: 77 (23/25 PAT; 18/21 FG)Caleb Sturgis: 89 (20/21 PAT; 23/27 FG)

NOTES

PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS passed for 341 yards & 3 TDs for 120.3 rating in last meeting. Has 968 pass yards (322.7 per game), 9 TDs & 2 INTs for 104.3 rating in past 3 on road…RB JAMES STARKS aims for 3rd in row with rec. TD…WR RANDALL COBB had 10 receptions for 129 yards in last meeting. WR JORDY NELSON leads NFL with 9 TD catches. Has rec. TD in all 5 road games in 2016. Had 109 rec. yards & TD in last meeting. TE JARED COOK had 6 receptions for 105 yards & TD last week…LB CLAY MATTHEWS has 4 sacks in 3 career meetings. Since 2010, is only NFL player with 60+ sacks (60.5) & 5+ INTs (6). LB JULIUS PEPPERS had INT in last meeting. Had sack in Week 11. LB NICK PERRY had sack last week. Leads team with 7 sacks. CB LADARIUS GUNTER had career-high 7 tackles last week. S MORGAN BURNETT has sack in 2 of past 3…EAGLES: Rookie QB CARSON WENTZ ranks 2nd among NFL rookies in pass yards (2,339) & TD passes (11). Has 5 TD passes & 2 INTs for 92.6 rating in 4 career home games…RB RYAN MATHEWS has 4 TDs in past 4. RB-PR DARREN SPROLES had 72-yard PR-TD in 9/8/11 meeting (with NO)…WR JORDAN MATTHEWS had 107 rec. yards & TD in last meeting. Has 4 TDs in past 6 at home. TE ZACH ERTZ aims for 4th in row with 6+ receptions. Had TD catch last week…DE VINNY CURRY had sack & FF in last meeting. DE BRANDON GRAHAM aims for 5th in row at home with sack. LB CONNOR BARWIN has 3 sacks & FF in past 4 at home. LB JORDAN HICKS ties for NFL lead among LBs with 8 PD. CB NOLAN CARROLL has 5 PD in past 3 at home.

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