Week 11 NFL Game Capsules

Cold, Hard Football Facts for Nov 13, 2013



WEEK 11 – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (6-3) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (4-5)

SERIES

 

COLTS

TITANS

SERIES LEADER

23-13

 

STREAKS

Past 3, 8 of past 9

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Pagano: 2-0

Munchak: 1-3

LAST WEEK

L 38-8 vs. Rams

L 29-27 vs. Jaguars

LAST GAME

12/9/12: Titans 23 at Colts 27. Indianapolis CB Cassius Vaughan returns INT 3 yards for TD in 3rd quarter as Colts overcome 13-point halftime deficit.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/28/12: Colts 19, Titans 13 (OT). Indianapolis rookie QB Andrew Luck leads 80-yard 4th-quarter TD drive to force OT. Colts RB Vick Ballard has game-winning 16-yard catch.

BROADCAST

NFLN (7:25 PM CT): Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Trent Green, Rocky Boiman (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1) 92 (Ind.), 86 (Ten.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Ind.) 86 (Ten.). 

 

STATS

PASSING

Luck: 183-311-2,198-14-6-87.5

Fitzpatrick: 63-111-790-4-4-76.0

RUSHING

Richardson: 119-355-3.0-2

C. Johnson: 150-546 (3C)-3.6-2

RECEIVING

Hilton: 41-663-16.2-5

Wright: 50-580-11.6-1

OFFENSE

348.1

322.9

TAKE/GIVE

+3

+4 (3C)

DEFENSE

367.8

326.2

SACKS

Mathis: 13.5 (1L)

Casey: 7

INTs

Butler: 2

Verner: 5 (T1L)

PUNTING

McAfee: 46.6

Kern: 43.8

KICKING

Vinatieri: 70 (19/19 PAT; 17/20 FG)

Bironas: 62 (23/23 PAT; 13/16 FG)

NOTES

COLTS: Have won 3 of past 4 at Ten…Have 3-1 road record this season…QB ANDREW LUCK is 6-2 with 13 TDs vs. 6 INTs & 83.3 rating vs. AFC South. Luck (10) has most game-winning drives by QB in 4th qtr./OT in 1st 2 seasons of career since ’70. Since 2012, has 8 rush TDs, most by AFC QB. Had 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 92.8 rating in last road game. Registered 8th career game with 300+ passing yards last week…Since ’12, RB TRENT RICHARDSON has 13 rush TDs, 3rd-most in AFC. RB DONALD BROWN is averaging 120.5 rush yards per game in past 2 vs. Ten…WR T.Y. HILTON has 7 catches & 100+ rec. yards (121, 130) in each of past 2. Has 4 100-yard rec. games in ’13…LB ROBERT MATHIS has career-best 13.5 sacks in ’13. Posted 5th game of season w/ at least 2 sacks last week...LB JERRELL FREEMAN leads team w/ 75 tackles…

 

TITANS: QB RYAN FITZPATRICK completed 22 of 33 passes (66.7 pct.) for 264 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 111.2 rating last week. In last start at home vs. Colts (w/ Buf. on 1/3/10), Fitzpatrick had 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 120.8 rating…RB CHRIS JOHNSON has 2 career games with 100+ rush yards vs. Ind. (113, 111). Titans are 25-9 (.735) when Johnson has 100+ rush yards. Has 6 career rush TDs of 80+ yards, most in NFL history. For career, Johnson avg. 104.9 rush yards per game in Nov. RB SHONN GREENE rushed for 161 yards in last game vs. Colts (w/ NYJ. on 10/14/12)…WR KENDALL WRIGHT has team-best 292 yards after catch in 2013. Wright (580) needs 47 rec. yards to surpass career-high…TE DELANIE WALKER has career-best 4 TD rec. in 2013…DT JURRELL CASEY has career-best 7 sacks this season…CB ALTERRAUN VERNER has career-high 5 INTs in ’13.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2013

NEW YORK JETS (5-4) AT BUFFALO BILLS (3-7)

SERIES

 

JETS

BILLS

SERIES LEADER

 

54-51

STREAKS

9 of past 11

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Ryan: 7-2

Marrone: 0-1

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 9: W 26-20 vs. Saints)

L 23-10 at Steelers

LAST GAME

9/22/13: Bills 20 at Jets 27. New York rookie QB Geno Smith throws 2 TD passes & records 1st career 300-yard passing game (331). Jets RB Bilal Powell rushes for 149 yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/30/12: Bills 28, Jets 9. Buffalo WR Stevie Johnson has 6 receptions for 111 yards. Bills RB C.J. Spiller catches 66-yard TD pass & LB Bryan Scott has 20-yard INT-TD.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 134 (NYJ), 108 (Buf.). XM: 230 (Buf.). 

 

STATS

PASSING

Smith (R): 158-272-1,997-8-13-71.0

Manuel (R): 107-189-1,140-6-4-76.2

RUSHING

Powell: 109-414-3.8-1

Jackson: 129-557 (2C)-4.3-6 (T2C)

RECEIVING

Kerley: 28-347-12.4-2

Johnson: 41-471-11.5-3

OFFENSE

331.2

332.9

TAKE/GIVE

-10

-1

DEFENSE

325.2

355.9

SACKS

Wilkerson: 8

M. Williams: 11 (T3L)

INTs

5 tied: 1

Alonso (R): 4 (T3L)

PUNTING

Quigley (R): 44.8

Moorman: 42.2

KICKING

Folk: 83 (T2C) (14/14 PAT; 23/23 FG)

Carpenter: 75 (18/18 PAT; 19/21 FG)

NOTES

JETSClub has won 4 of past 5 at Buf…Rookie QB GENO SMITH is 2-1 as starter vs. AFC East. Passed for career-best 331 yards in only meeting vs. Bills…RB CHRIS IVORY has rushed for 100+ yards in 2 of past 3. RB BILAL POWELL rushed for career-best 149 yards in last game vs. Bills…WR SANTONIO HOLMEShad 5 catches for 154 yards, incl. 69-yard TD rec., in last meeting. WR DAVID NELSON spent 3 seasons with Bills (2010-12). WR JEREMY KERLEY had TD catch in last game vs. AFC East (NE on 10/20/13). WR STEPHEN HILL has career-bests in rec. (23) & receiving yards (340) in ’13. Had career-high 108 receiving yards vs. Buf. (9/22/13)…Defense allows fewest rush yards per game (77.9) in NFL in 2013…Jets registered 8 sacks in last meeting vs. Bills…DE MUHAMMAD WILKERSON has career-best 8 sacks this season. Aims for 6th consecutive game with sack. Had 2 sacks in last meeting vs. Buf…LB DAVID HARRIS has team-high 68 tackles…

BILLSRookie QB EJ MANUEL is 2-1 & has 4 TD passes with 84.1 passer rating at home…Bills avg. 140.7 rush yards per game, 2nd-best in AFC…Since ’12, RB C.J. SPILLER averages 5.5 yards per carry, tied for best (100 att. min.) among NFL RBs (ADRIAN PETERSON). Has 2 TDs of 50+ yards against Jets (56-yard rush TD on 9/9/12; 66-yard TD rec. on 12/30/12). In last game vs. NYJ, RB FRED JACKSON totaled 109 scrimmage yards (72 rush, 37 receiving)…WR STEVIE JOHNSON is averaging 98.5 receiving yards per game in past 2 vs. NYJ. Rookie WR MARQUISE GOODWIN aims for 3rd straight game with TD rec at home. Avg. 23 yards per catch at home…TE SCOTT CHANDLER had TD catch in each of past 2 vs. Jets…DE MARIO WILLIAMS (11) needs 3 sacks to tie career-best of 14 in ’07. DE JERRY HUGHES has career-high 6 sacks in ’13…Rookie LB KIKO ALONSO is only player in NFL with 4 INTs & at least 2 sacks in ’13…S JAIRUS BYRD has 4 career INTs vs. NYJ, most against any team.

 

BALTIMORE RAVENS (4-5) AT CHICAGO BEARS (5-4)

SERIES

 

RAVENS

BEARS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 2-2

 

STREAKS

2-2

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Harbaugh: 1-0

Trestman: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 20-17 (OT) vs. Bengals

L 21-19 vs. Lions

LAST GAME

12/20/09: Bears 7 at Ravens 31. Baltimore QB Joe Flacco throws 4 TD passes, including 2 1st-quarter TDs to TE Todd Heap. Ravens defense force 6 turnovers (4 INTs, 2 FR).

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/23/05: Bears 10, Ravens 6. Chicago RB Thomas Jones totals 139 rushing yards. Bears QB Kyle Orton connects with RB Marc Edwards on 9-yard pass for game’s only TD.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms. SIRIUS: 135 (Bal.), 93 (Chi.). XM: 226 (Chi.). 

STATS

PASSING

Flacco: 204-346-2,307-12-11-77.3

McCown: 42-70-538-4-0-103.2

RUSHING

Rice: 115-289-2.5-3

Forté: 157-691-4.4-7 (T3L)

RECEIVING

T. Smith: 41-753-18.4-2

Marshall: 60 (2C)-786-13.1-8 (T3C)

OFFENSE

307.6

372.7

TAKE/GIVE

-3

+8 (T2C)

DEFENSE

342.2

379.2

SACKS

Suggs: 9

McClellin: 3.5

INTs

Ihedigbo, D. Smith: 2

Jennings: 3

PUNTING

Koch: 44.8

Podlesh: 43.3

KICKING

Tucker: 72 (18/18 PAT; 18/20 FG)

Gould: 73 (25/26 PAT; 16/17 FG)

NOTES

RAVENSClub is 13-8 (.619) vs. NFC under head coach JOHN HARBAUGH…In past 4 vs. NFC, QB JOE FLACCO has completed 78 of 117 passes (66.7 pct.) for 1,067 yards with 8 TDs vs. 1 INT & 114.9 rating. In only meeting vs. Chi., compl. 21 of 29 passes (72.4 pct.) for 234 yards w/ 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 135.6 rating. Flacco (19,940) needs 60 yards to reach 20,000 career. Has 18-6 (.750) record in Nov., 5th- best in SB era (min. 20 starts)…RB RAY RICE averaged 5.4 yards/carry in only game vs. Chi (16 att., 87 yards). Club is 14-3 (.823) when Rice has 100+ rush yards…WR TORREY SMITH (753) needs 103 receiving yards to set new career-high (855 in ’12). Avg. 18.4 yards per catch, best in AFC...TE DALLAS CLARK (499) needs rec. to become 9th TE in NFL history to reach 500…LB TERRELL SUGGS(9) needs sack to reach double-digit sacks for 5th time in career. LB ELVIS DUMERVIL had season-high 2.5 sacks vs. Cin. LB DARYL SMITH leads team with 80 tackles…S JAMES IHEDIGBO had career-best 2 INTs last week…Since ’12, KR JACOBY JONES has 2 KR-TDs, tied for most in NFL… 

 

BEARS: QB JOSH MC COWN has 4 TDs, 0 INTs & 103.2 rating this season (3 games played)…RB MATT FORTÉ has 1,023 scrimmage yards (691 rush, 332 rec.) & is 1st Bear with 1,000+ scrimmage yards in each of 1st 6 seasons…WR BRANDON MARSHALL aims for 7th in row at home with TD. Has 8 rec. TDs in past 6 home games. Had 7 catches for 139 yards & 2 TDs last week. WR ALSHON JEFFERY has 34 catches for 631 yards (105.2 per game) & 3 TDs in past 6. Marshall & Jeffery can become 1st Bears teammates with 1,200+ rec. yards each in same season. Since 2012, TE MARTELLUS BENNETT is 1 of 5 TEs in NFL with 90+ catches (95) & 9+ TDs (9). KR-PR DEVIN HESTER has 20 career return TDs (incl. playoffs), most in NFL history…Since 2012, CB TIM JENNINGS ties for 1st in NFL with 12 INTs. Since entering NFL in 2002, DE JULIUS PEPPERS has 113.5 sacks, 3rd most in NFL. Had 2 sacks & FF in last game vs. Bal. (10/15/06 with Car.). S MAJOR WRIGHTleads team with 66 tackles. S CHRIS CONTE had 35-yard INT last week, his 2nd INT this season. CB ZACK BOWMAN had INT in last meeting.

 

CLEVELAND BROWNS (4-5) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (6-4)

SERIES

 

BROWNS

BENGALS

SERIES LEADER

 

42-38

STREAKS

Past 2

7 of past 10

COACHES VS. OPP.

Chudzinski: 1-0

Lewis: 14-7

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 9: W 24-18 vs. Ravens)

L 20-17 (OT) at Ravens

LAST GAME

9/29/13: Bengals 6 at Browns 17. Cleveland QB Brian Hoyer passes for 269 yards & 2 TDs. Browns TE Jordan Cameron records 10 catches for 91 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/16/12: Bengals 34, Browns 27. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton passes for 318 yards & 3 TDs.

PR Adam Jones returns 1st-quarter punt 81 yards for TD. 

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 158 (Cle.), 86 (Cin.). XM: 86 (Cin.). 

 

STATS

PASSING

Campbell: 46-75-561-5-0-106.6

Dalton: 239-383-2,861 (3L)-18 (T2C)-13-86.7

RUSHING

McGahee: 100-262-2.6-1

Green-Ellis: 140-460-3.3-3

RECEIVING

Cameron (TE): 50-600-12.0-6

Green: 65 (2L)-1,013 (1L)-15.6-6

OFFENSE

316.8

378.6 (3C)

TAKE/GIVE

-1

-4

DEFENSE

315.7 (3C)

311.4 (2C)

SACKS

Mingo (R): 4

Dunlap: 6

INTs

Gipson, Ward: 2

A. Jones, Newman: 2

PUNTING

Lanning (R): 45.7

Huber: 43.8

KICKING

Cundiff: 57 (18/18 PAT; 13/15 FG)

Nugent: 66 (27/28 PAT; 13/17 FG)

NOTES

BROWNSClub needs win to match last year’s win total of 5…In past 2 starts, QB JASON CAMPBELL has completed 45 of 71 passes (63.4 pct.) for 555 yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 110.9 rating. Campbell is 1st Browns QB since 1967 to register 100+ passer rating in 1st 2 starts with team…RB WILLIS MC GAHEE ranks 4th among active NFL RBs w/ 8,359 rush yards. Ranks 3rd among active players w/ 64 rush TDs (ADRIAN PETERSON, 85; MAURICE JONES-DREW, 66). RB CHRIS OGBONNAYA has career-best 28 catches in 2013…WR JOSH GORDON is averaging 85 receiving yards per game in past 2 vs. Cin. Last week, WR GREG LITTLE had career-best 7 catches for 122 yards (2nd-most of career). WR DAVONE BESS tied career-high with 2 TD rec. vs. Bal…TE JORDAN CAMERON has 6 TD rec., tied for 2nd-most by TE in single-season in club history (OZZIE NEWSOME, 9 in 1979). Had career-best 10 catches in last game vs. Cin…CB JOE HADENposted 1st INT of season vs. Bal…LB D’QWELL JACKSON leads team with 79 tackles… 

 

BENGALSClub is 4-0 at home in 2013…Since Week 6, QB ANDY DALTON is averaging 329.2 pass yards per game, 3rd-best in NFL. Cin. is 13-1 (.929) when Dalton has 100+ rating. At home vs. Cle., Dalton is 2-0 & has completed 45 of 62 passes (72.6 pct.) for 588 yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT & 116.9 rating…RB GIOVANI BERNARD leads all AFC rookies with 723 scrimmage yards (419 rush; 304 receiving). Has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 receiving) in past 2 games…WR A.J. GREEN aims for 6th straight game with 100+ receiving yards (103, 155, 115, 128, 151). Has 6 games with 100+ rec. yards in ’13, most in NFL. Averages 101.3 receiving yards per game, 2nd-best in NFL (CALVIN JOHNSON, 113). Has 4 TDs in 5 career games vs. Cle. WR MARVIN JONES had career-best 4 TD catches in last home game…Defense allows 311.4 yards per game, 2nd-fewest in AFC…LB VONTAZE BURFICT leads team with 102 tackles. LB VINCENT REY is 1st player in club history with 3 sacks & INT in single-game…DE CARLOS DUNLAP tied career-best with 2 sacks vs. Bal.

 

OAKLAND RAIDERS (3-6) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (2-7)

SERIES

 

RAIDERS

TEXANS

SERIES LEADER

 

5-2

STREAKS

 

5-2

COACHES VS. OPP.

Allen: 0-0

Kubiak: 4-2

LAST WEEK

L 24-20 at Giants

L 27-24 at Cardinals

LAST GAME

10/9/11: Raiders 25 at Texans 20. Oakland QB Jason Campbell passes for 190 yards & 2 TDs. Raiders DE Lamarr Houston & S Michael Huff each record INTs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/9/11

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 125 (Oak.), 117 (Hou.). XM: 231 (Hou.). 

STATS

PASSING

Pryor: 132-224-1,559-5-10-69.0

Keenum: 57-102-822-7-0-105.1

RUSHING

Pryor (QB): 68-504-7.4-2

Tate: 103-455-4.4-1

RECEIVING

D. Moore: 35-558-15.9-4

A. Johnson: 62 (3L)-850 (2C)-13.7-5

OFFENSE

330.8

376.2

TAKE/GIVE

-2

-9

DEFENSE

345.4

280.0 (1L)

SACKS

Houston: 4

Watt: 6.5

INTs

Porter: 2

4 tied: 1

PUNTING

King: 48.6 (T3L)

Lechler: 48.7 (2L)

KICKING

Janikowski: 52 (19/19 PAT; 11/15 FG)

Bullock: 58 (16/16 PAT; 14/23 FG)

NOTES

RAIDERS: QB TERRELLE PRYOR leads NFL QBs with 504 rush yards this season. Pryor needs 26 rush yards to surpass RICH GANNON (529 in 2000) for most single-season rush yards by Raiders QB…Club leads AFC with 143.2 rush yards per game in 2013…In past 2, RB RASHAD JENNINGS is averaging 95 rush yards per game. Jennings had 108 rush yards vs. Texans on 1/2/11…In past 7, WR DENARIUS MOORE is averaging 17.2 yards per catch (30 catches, 515 receiving yards). Leads team with 245 yards after catch this season…S CHARLES WOODSON has13 career defensive TDs (11 INTs, 2 FRs), tied for most in NFL history. Ranks 2nd among active players with 56 INTs (ED REED, 61)…LB NICK ROACH leads team with 64 tackles this season…CB TRACY PORTER had 43-yard INT-return TD last week…DE LAMARR HOUSTON attended Univ. of Texas…Rookie LB SIO MOORE has 3.5 sacks in past 4 games…K SEBASTIAN JANIKOWSKIhas made 335 FGs, 3rd-most among active players (ADAM VINATIERI, 430; DAVID AKERS, 379)… 

TEXANS: QB CASE KEENUM 1st undrafted QB to have consecutive games with 3+ TD passes as rookie or 1st-year player since 1960 (BUTCH SONGIN). Keenum passed for 350 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 123.4 rating in last home game…RB BEN TATE had 81 rush yards in last home game vs. Colts, 2nd-highest of season…WR ANDRE JOHNSON has 5 TD receptions in past 2 games. For career, Johnson averages 82.3 rec. yards per game, 2nd-best in NFL history (min. 100 games). Johnson is averaging 125.8 receiving yards per game at home this season (503 total). WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS is 2nd among NFL rookies in receiving yards (539)…Defense allows NFL-low 280 yards per game…DE J.J. WATT aims for 4th straight game with sack. Had 2 FFs & 2 FRs vs. Arz. last week. Since 2012, Watt leads NFL w/ 27 sacks. DE ANTONIO SMITHhas 2.5 sacks & FF in last 2 games vs. Oak. Smith tied career-best with 2 sacks last week vs. Arz…Rookie S D.J. SWEARINGER posted 1st INT of career last week…P SHANE LECHLER spent 1st 13 seasons (2000-2012) of career in Oak. Lechler was selected in 5th round of 2000 NFL Draft by Raiders.

 

ARIZONA CARDINALS (5-4) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-8)

SERIES

 

CARDINALS

JAGUARS

SERIES LEADER

 

2-1

STREAKS

 

2-1

COACHES VS. OPP.

Arians: 0-0

Bradley: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 27-24 vs. Texans

W 29-27 at Titans

LAST GAME

9/20/09: Cardinals 31 at Jaguars 17. Arizona QB Kurt Warner completes 24 of 26 passes (92.3 percent) for 243 yards & 2 TDs. Cardinals RB Tim Hightower has rushing TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/20/09

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Dick Stockton, Rondé Barber, Kris Budden (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 119 (Arz.), 112 (Jax.). XM: 235 (Jax.). 

STATS

PASSING

Palmer: 194-316-2,154-12-15-74.5

Henne: 146-241-1,630-3-7-72.8

RUSHING

Ellington (R): 54-388-7.2-2

Jones-Drew: 143-432-3.0-3

RECEIVING

Fitzgerald: 39-493-12.6-5

Shorts: 48-607-12.6-1

OFFENSE

316.4

278.4

TAKE/GIVE

-1

-5

DEFENSE

330.6

388.9

SACKS

Abraham: 5

Babin, Marks: 2

INTs

Peterson: 3

Posluszny: 2

PUNTING

Zastudil: 44.9

Anger: 46.3

KICKING

Feely: 65 (17/17 PAT; 16/17 FG)

Scobee: 45 (9/9 PAT; 12/12 FG)

NOTES

CARDINALSIn only start at Jax. (10/9/05 with Cin.), QB CARSON PALMER completed 22 of 33 (66.7 pct.) for 239 yards with 2 TDs vs 0 INTs for 108 rating…Rookie RB ANDRE ELLINGTON ranks 1st among NFL RBs with 7.2 rush avg. (min. 50 att.). RB RASHARD MENDENHALL rushed for 146 yards & TD in last game vs. Jax. (10/16/11 with Pit.)…WR LARRY FITZGERALD has TD catch in both career meetings. Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL with 67 rec. TDs. WR ANDRE ROBERTS had 5 catches for 72 yards & TD last week. TE ROB HOUSLER scored 1st career TD last week…LB JOHN ABRAHAM had 2 sacks & FF last week, incl. sack & FF on game’s 1st play, returned for TD by LB MATT SHAUGHNESSY. Has 5 sacks & 3 FFs in past 3. Leads active players with 127 sacks & 47 FFs. Has 5.5 sacks & 3 FFs in past 3 vs. Jax. Since entering NFL in 2011, CB-PR PATRICK PETERSON leads NFL with 4 PR-TDs & is only player with 10+ INTs (12) & 3+ PR-TDs (4). DE CALAIS CAMPBELL has 3 sacks in past 5. LB DARYL WASHINGTON is only player in NFC with 7+ PD (7), 2+ sacks (2) & 2+ INTs (2)…

JAGUARS QB CHAD HENNE registered 11th 300-yard game of career in last game in Jax. In past 2 games vs. NFC, Henne has completed 36 of 58 passes (62.1 pct.) for 317 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 88.1 passer rating…RB MAURICE JONES-DREW has 79 TDs (66 rush, 11 rec., 2 return), 6th-most among active players. Has 66 career rush TDs, most in club annals…In past 5 vs. NFC, WR CECIL SHORTS is averaging 92.6 receiving yards per game. Shorts (48) needs 8 receptions to surpass career-best of 55 in 2012. WR MIKE BROWN is averaging 17.7 yards per catch in 2013 (15 catches for 266 yards)...TE MARCEDES LEWIShad 3 catches for 62 yards, including 25-yard TD reception in only game vs. Arz…DE JASON BABIN has 3.5 sacks & FF in 3 career games against Cardinals…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY leads team w/ 88 tackles. Posluszny had FF & FR against Titans last week. LB GENO HAYES had season-best 11 tackles last game…RookieCB DWAYNE GRATZ (3rd round, No. 64 overall) posted 1st INT of career last week…CB WILL BLACKMON had sack, FF & 21-yard FR-TD against Titans.

 

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (3-6) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (5-5)

SERIES

 

REDSKINS

EAGLES

SERIES LEADER

80-71-5

 

STREAKS

2 of past 3

6 of past 9

COACHES VS. OPP.

Shanahan: 5-6

Kelly: 1-0

LAST WEEK

L 34-27 at Vikings

W 27-13 at Packers

LAST GAME

9/9/13: Eagles 33 at Redskins 27. Philadelphia RB LeSean McCoy totals 184 rushing yards & TD. Eagles QB Michael Vick accounts for 3 TDs (2 pass, 1 rush) on Kickoff Weekend.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/23/12: Redskins 27, Eagles 20. Washington rookie QB Robert Griffin III throws TDs to WRs Joshua Morgan & Santana Moss. Redskins rookie RB Alfred Morris adds TD run.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Erin Andrews (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 132 (Was.), 85 (Phi.). XM: 228 (Phi.). 

STATS

PASSING

Griffin III: 205-337-2,450-12-9-83.8

Foles: 86-136-1,256-16-0-132.5

RUSHING

A. Morris: 159-825 (3L)-5.2-5

McCoy: 193-932 (1L)-4.8-3

RECEIVING

Garçon: 61 (1C)-803-13.2-3

Jackson: 54 (T3C)-903 (3L)-16.7-7

OFFENSE

410.4

413.4 (3C)

TAKE/GIVE

0

+2

DEFENSE

388.6

417.0

SACKS

Kerrigan: 6.5

Curry: 4

INTs

Hall: 3

Boykin: 3

PUNTING

Rocca: 41.8

Jones: 44.8

KICKING

Forbath: 40 (19/19 PAT; 7/11 FG)

Henery: 76 (28/28 PAT; 16/21 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III had 158.3 rating (highest possible) in 11/18/12 meeting, completing 14 of 15 (93.3 pct.) for 200 yards with 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs. Had 3 TDs, 0 INTs & 114.8 rating last week…RB ALFRED MORRIS has rushed for 448 yards (112 per game) & 2 TDs in past 4. Since Week 12 of 2012, is averaging 104.6 rush yards per game, 2nd best in NFL. Has 13 rush TDs in that span, tied for 2nd most in NFL…TE JORDAN REED leads NFL rookies w/ 44 catches. WR PIERRE GARÇON has 14 catches for 291 yards (145.5 per game) & TD in past 2. Has 5+ catches in all 9 games in 2013. WR LEONARD HANKERSON had 2 TDs in last meeting…LB RYAN KERRIGAN has 4 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in past 3 meetings. Since entering NFL in 2011, is only player in league with 20+ sacks (22.5) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Has 8.5 sacks & 4 FFs in past 11. LB LONDON FLETCHER has played in 249 consecutive games. Had INT in last game at Phi. LB BRIAN ORAKPO had 2 sacks in last game at Phi. CB DE ANGELO HALL had 75-yard FR-TD in Week 1…

EAGLES: QB NICK FOLES has 10 TDs & 0 INTs in 2-game span, joining TOM BRADY (2007) as only 2 to accomplish in single season. Has 16 TDs vs. 0 INTs, joining PEYTON MANNING (2013) & MILT PLUM (1960) as only 3 to start season with 16+ TDs before INT. Passed for 345 yards in last meeting…RB LE SEAN MC COY rushed for 155 yards last week, his 3rd 150+ yard game this season. Leads NFL w/ 932 rush yards & 1,258 scrimmage yards. Rushed for 184 yards & TD in last meeting. In past 6 meetings, has 830 scrimmage yards (138.3 per game) & 3 TDs…Among active players (min. 300 catches), WR DE SEAN JACKSON ranks 2nd in NFL with 17.3 avg. (328 rec., 5,688 yards). Had 7 rec. for 104 yards & TD in last game vs. Was. In past 2, WR RILEY COOPER has 8 catches for 241 yards (120.5) & 5 TDs. TE BRENT CELEK had TD in last meeting…LB DE MECO RYANS had sack in Week 1. Leads team w/ 89 tackles. CB CARY WILLIAMS is 1 of 4 NFL CBs with 6+ PD (6), 2+ INTs (2) & sack (1). LB TRENT COLE had safety in last meeting.

DETROIT LIONS (6-3) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (3-6)

SERIES

 

LIONS

STEELERS

SERIES LEADER

 

15-14-1

STREAKS

 

Past 3, 11 of past 13

COACHES VS. OPP.

Schwartz: 0-1

Tomlin: 1-0

LAST WEEK

W 21-19 at Bears

W 23-10 vs. Bills

LAST GAME

10/11/09: Steelers 28 at Lions 20. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger passes for 277 yards & 3 TDs. Steelers TE Heath Miller & WRs Hines Ward & Mike Wallace each record TD receptions.

LAST GAME AT SITE

1/1/06: Steelers 35, Lions 21. Pittsburgh RB Jerome Bettis scores 3 rushing TDs. Steelers PR Antwaan Randle El returns punt 81 yards for TD in 1st quarter.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). Westwood One: Tom McCarthy, Rod Woodson. SIRIUS: 157 (Det.), 110 (Pit.). XM: 229 (Pit.). 

STATS

PASSING

Stafford: 229-373-2,836 (2C)-19 (3C)-7-94.1

Roethlisberger: 218-338-2,534-13-10-87.6 (3C)

RUSHING

Bush: 133-623-4.7-2

Bell (R): 102-339-3.3-4

RECEIVING

C. Johnson: 53-904 (1C)-17.1-9 (T2L)

A. Brown: 67 (1L) -805 (3C)-12.0-3

OFFENSE

410.2

337.1

TAKE/GIVE

+1

-11

DEFENSE

376.2

328.6

SACKS

Suh: 4.5

Woodley: 5

INTs

Levy: 5 (T1L)

Clark: 2

PUNTING

Martin (R): 48.1 (2C)

McBriar: 41.9

KICKING

Akers: 64 (28/28 PAT; 12/16 FG)

Suisham: 73 (16/16 PAT; 19/21 FG)

NOTES

LIONS: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has passed for 2,686 yards (335.8 per game) with 19 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 99.2 rating in past 8 starts vs. AFC. In career, has 6 300-yard passing games (incl. 2 400-yard games) vs. AFC…RB REGGIE BUSH rushed for 105 yards last week. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 120.8 scrimmage yards per game. Had rush TD in only game vs. Pit. (11/12/06 with NO)…WR CALVIN JOHNSON had 6 catches for 83 yards & 2 TDs last week in 100th game. Has 8,740 rec. yards, 2nd most in player’s 1st 100 games. Averages 87.4 yards per game, highest in NFL history (min. 100 games). Since 2011, leads NFL with 4,549 rec. yards & 113.7 rec. yards per game. Since 2008, leads NFL with 7,984 rec. yards & 59 rec. TDs. In past 8 vs. AFC, has 63 catches for 1,100 yards (137.5 per game) & 8 TDs. In those 8 vs. AFC, has 7 100-yard games & has TD in 6 games…LB STEPHEN TULLOCH leads team with 72 tackles. LB DE ANDRE LEVY ranks 2nd on team with 69 tackles. Ties for NFL lead with career-high 5 INTs. DT NDAMUKONG SUH has sack in 2 of past 3 vs. AFC. DE ZIGGY ANSAH ties for 2nd among NFC rookies with 3 sacks…

STEELERSDating back to 9/18/66, Pit. has won 8 consecutive home games vs. Det…For career, QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER is 2-0 as starter vs. Lions. Reached 90 career wins in 135th start last week, 5th-fastest in SB era. Roethlisberger (204) needs 9 TD passes to surpass HOFer TERRY BRADSHAW (212) for most career TD passes by Steeler…Since ’11, Steelers are 15-3 (.833) when club has 100+ rush yards…Rookie RB LE’VEON BELL posted 4th rush TD of season last week…WR ANTONIO BROWN (67) needs 3 rec. to surpass career-best of 69 in ’11. Posted 2nd 100-yard rec. game of season last week. WR JERRICHO COTCHERY has 4 TD rec. in past 2. Has 6 TD rec. in ’13, tied for most in season (6 in ’06)…TE HEATH MILLER (4,954) needs 46 rec. yards to join ELBIE NICKEL as 2nd TE in Steeler history to reach 5,000 career…LB LA MARR WOODLEY has 5th-most sacks (57) in club annals since ’82…S RYAN CLARK had INT in last game vs. Lions.

 

ATLANTA FALCONS (2-7) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (1-8)

SERIES

 

FALCONS

BUCCANEERS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 20-20

 

STREAKS

8 of past 10

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Smith: 8-3

Schiano: 1-2

LAST WEEK

L 33-10 vs. Seahawks

W 22-19 vs. Dolphins

LAST GAME

10/20/13: Buccaneers 23 at Falcons 31. Atlanta QB Matt Ryan completes 20 of 26 passes with 3 TDs (2 to RB Jacquizz Rodgers, 1 to WR Harry Douglas) for 148.4 rating.   

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/25/12: Falcons 24, Buccaneers 23. Matt Ryan connects with WR Julio Jones for 80-yard TD. Falcons RBs Jacquizz Rodgers & Michael Turner each rush for TD.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Sam Rosen, Heath Evans, Peter Schrager (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 128 (Atl.), 94 (TB). XM: 227 (TB). 

STATS

PASSING

Ryan: 248-368-2,614-16-10-91.0

Glennon (R): 134-225-1,304-9-4-81.8

RUSHING

Jac. Rodgers: 70-251-3.6-2

Leonard: 29-90-3.1-0

RECEIVING

Gonzalez (TE): 47-505-10.7-4

Jackson: 46-662-14.4-4

OFFENSE

339.4

299.8

TAKE/GIVE

-8

+2

DEFENSE

378.8

333.0

SACKS

Umenyiora: 4.5

David: 5

INTs

Alford (R): 2

Barron, Revis: 2

PUNTING

Bosher: 47.8 (3C)

Koenen: 43.1

KICKING

Bryant: 60 (21/21 PAT; 13/14 FG)

Lindell: 54 (15/15 PAT; 13/15 FG)

NOTES

FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN has won 8 of past 10 starts vs. TB. In last meeting, completed 20 of 26 (76.9 pct.) for 273 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 148.4 rating. In career, when Ryan starts & has 100+ rating, Falcons are 34-2 (.944)…RB STEVEN JACKSON leads active players with 10,289 rush yards. Aims for 4th in row vs. TB with 100+ rush yards or TD. RB JACQUIZZ RODGERS has 4 TDs (2 rush, 2 rec.) in past 5. Had 2 rec. TDs in last meeting…TE TONY GONZALEZ has catch in 204 consecutive games, 2nd longest streak in NFL history. Needs 3 catches to reach 50 receptions for 16th consecutive year, longest streak in NFL history. Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), WR RODDY WHITE has 612 receptions, 3rd most in NFC. WR HARRY DOUGLAS aims for 3rd in row vs. TB with TD. In last meeting, had 7 catches for 149 yards & TD. Rookie WR DARIUS JOHNSON caught 1st TD last week…Since 2011, S THOMAS DE COUD has 10 INTs, tied for most in NFL by S.DE OSI UMENYIORA is 1 of 3 in NFL with 4 sacks & INT-TD. Rookie LB PAUL WORRILOW leads team with 55 tackles…

BUCCANEERSRookie QB MIKE GLENNON won 1st career game last week. Has 6 TDs & 1 INT in past 4. Passed for 256 yards with 2 TDs, 0 INTs & 90.7 rating in last meeting…RB BOBBY RAINEY had career-long 31-yard run & scored 1st career TD last week. RB BRIAN LEONARD rushed for team-high 57 yards last week…WR VINCENT JACKSONhad 10 catches for 138 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. Among active players (min. 200 catches), has NFL-best 17.4 avg. (390 catches, 6,800 yards). Rookie TE TIM WRIGHT has TD catch in 2 of past 3…T DONALD PENN had 1-yard TD catch last week, his 3rd career catch & 2nd TD…Defense allowed 2 rush yards last week, fewest in team history…LB LAVONTE DAVID is only player in NFL with 70+ tackles (77), 5+ sacks (5) & INT (1). Had safety last week. S MARK BARRON is 2nd on club with 60 tackles. CB DARRELLE REVIS had INT vs. Mia. Incl. playoffs, when Revis has INT, his teams are 17-3. DE ADRIAN CLAYBORN aims for 3rd consecutive division home game with sack.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (4-5) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (4-5)

SERIES

 

CHARGERS

DOLPHINS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 12-12

 

STREAKS

Past 2

7 of past 9

COACHES VS. OPP.

McCoy: 0-0

Philbin: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 28-20 vs. Broncos

L 22-19 at Buccaneers

LAST GAME

10/2/11: Dolphins 16 at Chargers 26. San Diego QB Philip Rivers throws for 307 yards, including 55-yard TD pass to WR Vincent Jackson in 1st quarter.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/5/08: Dolphins 17, Chargers 10. Miami defense holds San Diego to 202 total net yards. Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown records 125 rushing yards & adds TD.

BROADCAST

CBS (4:05 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. Westwood One: Dave Sims, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 139 (SD), 110 (Mia.). XM: 227 (Mia.). 

STATS

PASSING

Rivers: 232-324-2,691 (3C)-18 (T2C)-7-105.9 (2C)

Tannehill: 202-331-2,206-13-10-81.2

RUSHING

Mathews: 131-539-4.1-2

L. Miller: 100-450-4.5-2

RECEIVING

Woodhead (RB): 53-408-7.7-4

Hartline: 43-534-12.4-2

OFFENSE

395.4 (2C)

303.9

TAKE/GIVE

-6

0

DEFENSE

394.1

357.1

SACKS

Ja. Johnson, Liuget: 3

Wake: 5.5

INTs

4 tied: 1

Patterson: 4 (T3L)

PUNTING

Scifres: 44.0

Fields: 49.1 (1L)

KICKING

Novak: 74 (23/23 PAT; 17/20 FG)

Sturgis (R): 65 (20/20 PAT; 15/20 FG)

NOTES

CHARGERS QB PHILIP RIVERS averages 328 pass yards per game on road this season, 2nd-best in NFL (PEYTON MANNING, 359.3). Has completed 20+ passes while completing at least 80 pct. of passes in 3 games this season, tying for most such games in season in NFL history (BRETT FAVRE in 2009; DREW BREES in 2011). Has passed for 300+ yards in past 2 vs. Dolphins (303, 307)…In 1 career game vs. Dolphins (10/2/11), RB RYAN MATHEWS totaled 149 scrimmage yards (81 rush, 68 receiving). Has rush TD in 2 of past 3. RB DANNY WOODHEAD has career-best 53 catches in 2013, most among NFL RBs…TE ANTONIO GATES (694 rec; 8,933 rec. yards) needs 6 catches & 67 receiving yards to become 4th TE in NFL history to have at least 700 catches & 9,000 receiving yards. Since entering NFL in 2003, Gates has 85 TD catches, most among NFL TEs…WR EDDIE ROYAL has career-best 7 TD rec. in ’13. Rookie WR KEENAN ALLEN leads NFL rookies in rec. yards (568)…S ERIC WEDDLE leads team with 63 tackles. Has INT in each of past 2 vs. Mia…

DOLPHINS QB RYAN TANNEHILL has 6 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 85.6 passer rating at home in 2013. For career, Tannehill is 7-5 as starter at home. Team is 9-2 (.818) when he has 90+ rating...RB LAMAR MILLER had career-best 105 rush yards on 16 att. (6.6 avg.) in last home game. Miller averages 5.6 yards per carry at home this season (40 att., 225 yards)…In last meeting vs. Chargers (w/ Pit. on 12/9/12), WR MIKE WALLACE had 7 receptions for 112 yards (16 avg.) with 2 TDs. WR RISHARD MATTHEWS had career-best in catches (21), receiving yards (237) & TD receptions (2) last week…TE CHARLES CLAY has career-best in catches (36) & rec. yards (384) in ’13…DT RANDY STARKS has 25 sacks w/ Mia., most by Dolphins DT…LB OLIVIER VERNON has career-best 4.5 sacks this season. LBDANNELL ELLERBE lead team with 66 tackles…CB DIMITRI PATTERSON has 4 INTs in 5 games in 2013…S JIMMY WILSON posted 2nd INT of season last week…DE CAMERON WAKE had 3 sacks in last home game.

 

GREEN BAY PACKERS (5-4) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (3-6)

SERIES

 

PACKERS

GIANTS

SERIES LEADER

27-22-2

 

STREAKS

3 of past 4

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

McCarthy: 3-3

Coughlin: 4-5

LAST WEEK

L 27-13 vs. Eagles

W 24-20 vs. Raiders

LAST GAME

11/25/12: Packers 10 at Giants 38. New York RBs Andre Brown & Ahmad Bradshaw each rush for TD. QB Eli Manning throws 3 TDs to 3 different WRs. 

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/25/12

BROADCAST

FOX (4:25 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 117 (GB), 93 (NYG). XM: 225 (GB), 226 (NYG). 

STATS

PASSING

Tolzien: 24-39-280-1-2-70.5

Manning: 183-329-2,307-11-16-68.5

RUSHING

Lacy (R): 158-669-4.2-4

Jacobs: 44-154-3.5-3

RECEIVING

Nelson: 49-772-15.8-7

Cruz: 50-714-14.3-4

OFFENSE

420.0 (3L)

319.2

TAKE/GIVE

-4

-13

DEFENSE

352.8

329.7

SACKS

Daniels: 4.5

Kiwanuka: 3.5

INTs

3 tied: 1

Rolle: 3

PUNTING

Masthay: 44.8

Weatherford: 45.9

KICKING

Crosby: 89 (3L) (26/26 PAT; 21/25 FG)

J. Brown: 57 (18/18 PAT; 13/15 FG)

NOTES

PACKERS: QB SCOTT TOLZIEN passed for 280 yards & TD in NFL debut last week…Rookie RB EDDIE LACY leads NFL with 618 rush yards since Oct. 1. Aims for 7th in row with 70+ rush yards & 80+ scrimmage yards. Has rushed for 669 yards in 8 games & is on pace to surpass JOHN BROCKINGTON’s team rookie record (1,105 yards in 1971)…Since 2011, WR JORDY NELSON ties for 2nd among NFL WRs with 29 rec. TDs. In 3 games vs. NYG, has 10 catches for 289 yards (96.3 per game) & 2 TDs. WR JAMES JONES ties for 6th in NFL with 16 rec. TDs since 2012…LB CLAY MATTHEWS had 38-yard INT-TD, sack & FF in his last game at NYG (12/4/11). LB A.J. HAWK has 42 tackles & 3 sacks in past 5. Leads team with 74 tackles. When he has INT, GB is 8-0. Had INT in 12/26/10 meeting.S MORGAN BURNETT had INT in 2011 Div. Playoff (1/15/12). DE MIKE DANIELS has 3.5 sacks in past 4. Since 2008 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMShas 24 INTs, 5th most in NFL. Rookie DE DATONE JONES had 2 sacks last week & has 3 sacks in past 2…

GIANTSAre 2nd team in NFL history (2009 Ten.) to start 0-6 & win next 3…QB ELI MANNING has started 144 consecutive games, longest active streak by QB. In past 3 vs. GB (incl. playoffs), has completed 60 of 103 (58.3 pct.) for 926 yards with 9 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 109.1 rating…RB ANDRE BROWN rushed for 115 yards & TD last week. Has rush TD in each of his past 6 & has 9 rush TDs in his past 10. RB BRANDON JACOBS has rush TD in 3 of 4 career meetings (incl. playoffs)…WR VICTOR CRUZ had TD in last meeting. WR HAKEEM NICKS has 23 catches for 423 yards (105.8 per game) & 6 TDs in 4 career meetings (incl. playoffs). Aims for 5th in row vs. GB with TD (incl. playoffs). WR RUEBEN RANDLE has 5 rec. TDs in past 5 & leads team with 5 rec. TDs. Had TD in last meeting…DE MATHIAS KIWANUKA had 2 sacks in last meeting. DE JUSTIN TUCK has sack in 3 of 4 regular-season meetings. S ANTREL ROLLE leads team with 52 tackles. Has 2 sacks & 2 INTs in past 3. Tied with CB PRINCE AMUKAMARA for most PD on club (6). Rookie DE DAMONTRE MOORE blocked punt last week, returned by rookie S COOPER TAYLOR for TD.

 

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-3) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (7-2)

SERIES

 

49ERS

SAINTS

SERIES LEADER

46-24-2

 

STREAKS

 

6 of past 7

COACHES VS. OPP.

Harbaugh: 2-0

Payton: 4-1

LAST WEEK

L 10-9 vs. Panthers

W 49-17 vs. Cowboys

LAST GAME

11/25/12: 49ers 31 at Saints 21. San Francisco LB Ahmad Brooks (50 yards) & S Donte Whitner (42) each record INT-TD. 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick adds TD run & TD pass. 

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/25/12

BROADCAST

FOX (3:25 PM CT): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 108 (SF), 86 (NO). XM: 86 (NO). 

STATS

PASSING

Kaepernick: 124-220-1,675-9-6-83.0

Brees: 247-363-3,064 (1C)-25 (1C)-7-108.9 (1C)

RUSHING

Gore: 162-700-4.3-7 (T3L)

Thomas: 96-364-3.8-1

RECEIVING

Boldin: 41-574-14.0-2

Graham (TE): 54 (T3C)-805 (3C)-14.9-10 (1L)

OFFENSE

321.6

422.7 (1C)

TAKE/GIVE

+4

+5

DEFENSE

316.8 (3C)

317.6

SACKS

Brooks: 6.5

Jordan: 6

INTs

Brock: 4 (T3L)

Lewis: 3

PUNTING

Lee: 48.6 (1C)

Morstead: 46.1

KICKING

Dawson: 63 (27/27 PAT; 12/15 FG)

Hartley: 79 (31/31 PAT; 16/22 FG)

NOTES

49ERSSince Week 10 of 2012 (incl. playoffs), QB COLIN KAEPERNICK is only player in NFL with 4,000+ pass yards (4,198) & 9+ rush TDs (9). Incl. playoffs, when Kaepernick starts & has 100+ rating, 49ers are 8-0…RB FRANK GORE has 4 rush TDs in past 3. In past 4 vs. NO (incl. playoffs), has 509 scrimmage yards (366 rush, 143 rec.) & 3 TDs (2 rec., 1 rush). Since 2006, has 11,548 scrimmage yards (8,931 rush, 2,617 rec.), most in NFL…TE VERNON DAVIS had 7 catches for 180 yards & 2 TDs (49 & 14 yards) in Div. Since 2009 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL TEs w/ 43 TDs. Has 5 TDs in past 6. WR ANQUAN BOLDIN has 34 career 100-yard rec. games…LB NA VORRO BOWMAN leads team with 76 tackles. Since entering NFL in 2007, LB PATRICK WILLIS is only player with 18+ sacks (18.5), 15+ FF (16) & 7+ INTs (7). In last game, LB AHMAD BROOKS (50 yards) & S DONTE WHITNER (42) each had INT-TD. Brooks tied career-high with 3 sacks last week. S ERIC REID leads NFC rookies with 3 INTs. CB TRAMAINE BROCK has 4 INTs in past 5…

SAINTS: QB DREW BREES has won 5 of 6 regular-season starts vs. SF & has 15 TDs, 4 INTs & 103.5 rating. Incl. playoffs, has 16 TD passes in past 5 meetings. Since joining NO in 2006, leads NFL with 36,635 yards & 269 TDs. Has 2+ pass TDs in past 21 home games, longest streak in NFL history…RB MARK INGRAM rushed for career-high 145 yards last week. RBs Ingram,PIERRE THOMAS & DARREN SPROLES all rushed for TD last week. Since 2011, Sproles leads NFL RBs with 205 catches, 1,821 rec. yards & 16 rec. TDs. In 2011 Div. (1/14/12) vs. SF, had 15 catches for 118 yard & TD (44 yards)…Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), TE JIMMY GRAHAM leads NFL TEs with 250 catches, 3,255 yards & 33 TDs. In 2011 Div., had 5 catches for 103 yards & 2 TDs (66 & 14 yards). WR MARQUES COLSTON had 7 catches for 107 yards & TD last week. Has 7,843 career rec. yards & needs 12 to pass ERIC MARTIN (7,854) for most in franchise history. Has 5 TDs in 4 meetings (incl. playoffs). Rookie WR KENNY STILLShas 4 TDs in past 4…DE CAMERON JORDAN has 6 sacks in past 8. Incl. playoffs, S ROMAN HARPER has 1.5 sacks, INT & 2 FFs in past 3 meetings.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (2-7) AT SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (9-1)

SERIES

 

VIKINGS

SEAHAWKS

SERIES LEADER

 

7-5

STREAKS

2 of past 3

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Frazier: 0-1

Carroll: 2-1

LAST WEEK

W 34-27 vs. Redskins

W 33-10 at Falcons

LAST GAME

11/4/12: Vikings 20 at Seahawks 30. Seattle rookie QB Russell Wilson throws 3 TDs & posts 127.3 passer rating. Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch rushes for 124 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/4/12

BROADCAST

FOX (1:25 PM PT): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 94 (Min.), 132 (Sea.). XM: 228 (Sea.). 

STATS

PASSING

Ponder: 115-179-1,246-5-7-77.6

Wilson: 163-257-2,132-17-6-101.8 (3C)

RUSHING

Peterson: 173-786-4.5-9 (1L)

Lynch: 191-871 (2L)-4.6-7 (T3L)

RECEIVING

Jennings: 34-410-12.1-2

Tate: 41-574-14.0-4

OFFENSE

315.7

362.0

TAKE/GIVE

-4

+7

DEFENSE

399.3

289.0 (3L)

SACKS

Allen: 5

Bennett: 6.5

INTs

3 tied: 2

Sherman, Thomas: 4 (T3L)

PUNTING

Locke (R): 45.6

Ryan: 43.7

KICKING

Walsh: 64 (25/26 PAT; 13/15 FG)

Hauschka: 93 (1L) (27/27 PAT; 22/23 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: QB CHRISTIAN PONDER completed 17 of 21 (81 pct.) for 174 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT for 113.1 rating last week…Since entering NFL in 2007, RB ADRIAN PETERSON leads NFL with 9,635 rush yards & 85 rush TDs. In past 19, has rushed for 2,384 yards (125.5 per game) & 19 TDs. In last meeting, rushed for 182 yards (10.7 avg.) & 2 TDs…Since 2007, WR GREG JENNINGS is 1 of 2 active players with 15+ avg. (15.3) & 50+ rec. TDs (52). Had 4 catches for 111 yards (27.8 avg.) in 12/27/09 game vs. Sea. (with GB). Rookie WR-KR CORDARRELLE PATTERSON leads NFL with 35.2 KR avg. & 2 KR-TDs. Had 1st career TD catch last week. TE JOHN CARLSON had 7 catches for 98 yards & TD vs. Was…Since entering NFL in 2004, DE JARED ALLEN has NFL-best 122 sacks. LB ERIN HENDERSON is only player in NFL with 3+ sacks (3) & 2+ INTs (2). Leads club with 87 tackles. DT KEVIN WILLIAMS had 2.5 sacks last week. DE BRIAN ROBISON had sack in last meeting…

SEAHAWKSAre 9-1 for 1st time in team history…QB RUSSELL WILSON completed 16 of 24 (66.7 pct.) for 173 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 127.3 rating in only start vs. Min. When Wilson has 100+ rating, Sea. is 13-1. In career, Wilson is 12-0 at home, completing 170 of 261 (65.1 pct.) for 2,322 yards with 24 TDs vs. 6 INTs for 114.5 rating…Since Nov. 2011, RB MARSHAWN LYNCH leads NFL with 3,402 rush yards & 27 rush TDs. In last meeting, rushed for 124 yards & TD…WR PERCY HARVIN spent 1st 4 years (2009-12) with Min. before traded to Sea. Scored 29 TDs with Min. (20 rec., 5 KR, 4 rush). WR-PR GOLDEN TATE had 2 TD catches in last meeting. Is only player in NFL with 500+ rec. (574) & 300+ PR (384) yards. WR JERMAINE KEARSE aims for 3rd in row with TD…Team has 13 INTs, tied for most in NFL. Since entering NFL in 2011, CB RICHARD SHERMAN leads NFL with 16 INTs. In past 8 at home, has 7 INTs, FF, FR & scored 2 TDs (INT-TD & blocked FG return TD). S EARL THOMAS is only player in NFL with 70+ tackles (70), 4+ INTs (4) & 2+ FFs (2). Since 2011, DE CLIFF AVRIL is only player in NFL with 25+ sacks (26) & 10+ FF (10). LB BOBBY WAGNER had sack in last meeting. S BRANDON BROWNERhad INT in last game vs. Min.

SUNDAY NIGHT

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (9-0) AT DENVER BRONCOS (8-1)

SERIES

 

CHIEFS

BRONCOS

SERIES LEADER

56-49

 

STREAKS

 

Past 2 & 6 of past 9

COACHES VS. OPP.

Reid: 1-1

Del Rio: 3-2

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 9: W 23-13 at Bills)

W 28-20 at Chargers

LAST GAME

12/30/12: Chiefs 3 at Broncos 38. Denver QB Peyton Manning completes 23 of 29 passes for 304 yards & 3 TDs. Broncos RBs Lance Ball & Knowshon Moreno each score rushing TDs

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/30/12

BROADCAST

NBC (6:30 PM MT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 94 (WW1), 93 (KC), 92 (Den.). XM: 227 (WW1), 226 (KC), 225 (Den.).

STATS

PASSING

A. Smith: 188-315-1,919-9-4-81.4

Manning: 262-369-3,249 (1L)-33 (1L)-6-121.0 (1L)

RUSHING

Charles: 170-725 (1C)-4.3-6 (T2C)

Moreno: 123-521-4.2-8 (1C)

RECEIVING

Charles (RB): 47-389-8.3-2

D. Thomas: 55-793-14.4-9 (T1C)

OFFENSE

317.3

458.7 (1L)

TAKE/GIVE

+15 (1L)

-2

DEFENSE

326.9

374.9

SACKS

Houston: 11 (T3L)

Phillips: 7.5

INTs

Demps: 3

Harris, Trevathan: 3

PUNTING

Colquitt: 44.7

Colquitt: 45.4

KICKING

Succop: 77 (23/23 PAT; 18/21 FG)

Prater: 83 (T2C) (47/47 PAT; 12/12 FG)

NOTES

CHIEFS Aim for 1st 10-0 start in team history...ANDY REID is 13-1 (.929) following bye…1st team in NFL history to start 9-0 after posting worst record in league previous season…KC (+15) has best turnover ratio in NFL…Since ’11, QB ALEX SMITH is 28-5-1 (.838) as starter, 2nd-highest win pct. in NFL during span (min. 10 starts). With win vs. Buf., Smith became 1st QB since ’70 to win 1st 9 games to start season w/ new team…RB JAMAAL CHARLES averages 123.8 scrim. yards per game in ’13, best in AFC. In past 5 vs. Den., Charles is averaging 115.2 rush yards per game. Rushed for career-best 259 yards at Den. on 1/3/10…WR DWAYNE BOWE had career-high 186 rec. yards at Den. on 11/14/10… 1st club to allow 17 points or fewer in each of 1st 9 games of season since 1977 Falcons… KC has NFL-best 36 sacks…LB JUSTIN HOUSTON (11) & LB TAMBA HALI (9) have combined for 20 sacks, most by NFL duo in 2013. Houston has 3.5 sacks in past 3 vs. Den. CB SEAN SMITH had 100-yard INT-return TD vs. Buf…

BRONCOS Have scored 371 points, most by team through 1st 9 games of season in NFL history…QB PEYTON MANNING has passed for 3,249 yards, most ever through 1st 9 games. Has 33 TD passes in ’13, tied for most all-time through 1st 9 games of season (TOM BRADY, 33 in 2007). W/ Den., Manning is 8-0 vs. AFC West with 22 TDs vs. 4 INTs & 119.3 rating. Incl. postseason, has 9-1 career record vs. KC…RB KNOWSHON MORENO averages 95.2 scrimmage yards per game in ’13…WR WES WELKER (9) needs TD rec. to surpass career-best of 9 in 2011…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS had career-best 3 TD rec. last week. Thomas (9) needs 2 TD rec. to surpass career-high of 9 in ’12.  Had 7 rec. for 122 yards w/ TD in last game vs. KC. TE JULIUS THOMAS (9) needs TD rec. to tie HOFer SHANNON SHARPE (10 in ’96 & ’98) for most by Den. TE in season…Den. is tied for NFL-best w/ 13 INTs…LB VON MILLER has 3.5 sacks in 4 career games vs. KC.

MONDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 18, 2013

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (7-2) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (6-3)

SERIES

 

PATRIOTS

PANTHERS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 2-2

 

STREAKS

2-2

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Belichick: 3-1

Rivera: 0-0

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 9: W 55-31 vs. Steelers)

W 10-9 at 49ers

LAST GAME

12/13/09: Panthers 10 at Patriots 20. New England RB Kevin Faulk scores on 3-yard TD run. Patriots TE Benjamin Watson has 5-yard TD catch from QB Tom Brady.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/18/05: Panthers 27, Patriots 17. Carolina RB Stephen Davis rushes for 77 yards, including 3 1-yard TD runs. Panthers K John Kasay converts 2 FGs (51, 52).  

BROADCAST

ESPN (8:40 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Mark Malone (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (NE), 86 (Car.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (NE), 86 (Car.).

STATS

PASSING

Brady: 194-340-2,256-13-6-82.7

Newton: 170-271-1,970-13-8-88.3

RUSHING

Ridley: 118-514-4.4-6 (T2C)

D. Williams: 135-565-4.2-2

RECEIVING

Edelman: 49-473-9.7-2

S. Smith: 42-450-10.7-3

OFFENSE

361.1

323.6

TAKE/GIVE

+9 (3L)

+8 (T2C)

DEFENSE

361.0

283.3 (1C)

SACKS

Cha. Jones: 8.5

Johnson: 8.5 (2C)

INTs

Talib: 4 (T3L)

Kuechly, Mitchell: 3

PUNTING

Allen (R): 46.4

Nortman: 46.1

KICKING

Gostkowski: 90 (1C) (24/24 PAT; 22/23 FG)

Gano: 64 (25/25 PAT; 13/14 FG)

NOTES

PATRIOTSAim for 8th win in row in Nov…QB TOM BRADY had season-best in pass yards (432), TDs (4) & rating (151.8) in Week 9 vs. Pit. Has 15 career games w/ 4+ TDs vs. 0 INTs, tied for most in NFL history. Has 347 TD passes, 5th-most in NFL history. Has 34-10 (.773) record as starter in Nov., 4th-best in SB era (min. 20 starts). Is 3-1 vs. Car., incl. win in SB XXXVIII. Has 13-4 record (.765) on MNFRB STEVAN RIDLEY posted 5th career game with 100+ rush yards vs. Pit. & NE is 5-0….TE ROB GRONKOWSKI had season-best in catches (9) & rec. yards (143) last game. Since 2011, has 29 TD rec., tied for 3rd-most in NFL. WR DANNY AMENDOLA posted 4th 100-yard rec. game of career last game (122), 2nd w/ NE…Defense has takeaway in 36 straight games, longest active streak in NFL…DE CHANDLER JONES has 5 sacks in past 4…Rookie S DURON HARMON aims for 3rd in row w/ INT…

PANTHERSAim for 6th win in row…QB CAM NEWTON is only player with 50+ pass (53) & 25+ rush (26) TDs in 1st 3 NFL seasons…RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS had 27-yard rush TD last week. RB MIKE TOLBERT has 5 TDs (3 rush, 2 rec.) in past 5. Has 11 TDs (9 rush, 2 rec.) in past 12…WR STEVE SMITH had 41-yard TD in last meeting. Had 39-yard TD in SB XXXVIII vs. NE. WR BRANDON LA FELL has 11 career rec. TDs & averages 29.7 yards per TD (327 yards). TE GREG OLSEN has 4 TDs in past 5 vs. AFC…Only team in NFL to rank in top 5 in total (2nd), rush (2nd) & pass (tied 4th) defense. DE GREG HARDY has 15 sacks in past 18. Since entering NFL in 2012, LB LUKE KUECHLY leads NFL with 239 tackles. In past 22, DE CHARLES JOHNSON has 21 sacks & 7 FFs. Aims for 5th in row with sack. Since 2010, is only NFC player with 40+ sacks (41.5) & 10+ FFs (10). S MIKE MITCHELL is only player in NFL with 3+ INTs (3), 2+ sacks (2.5) & 2+ FFs (2).


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