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Posted Dec 12, 2012

NFL CAPSULES -- WEEK 15

WEEK 15 – THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012

CINCINNATI BENGALS (7-6) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (4-9)

SERIES

BENGALS

EAGLES

SERIES LEADER

7-3-1

 

STREAKS

 

2-1-1 record over past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Lewis: 1-0-1

Reid: 1-1-1

LAST WEEK

L 20-19 vs. Cowboys

W 23-21 at Buccaneers

LAST GAME

11/16/08: Eagles 13 at Bengals 13 (OT). Cincinnati WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh has 149 receiving yards & TD & Philadelphia K David Akers ties game with FG to force OT.

LAST GAME AT SITE

1/2/05: Bengals 38, Eagles 10. Cincinnati RB Rudi Johnson rushes for 3 TDs as Bengals defense forces 5 turnovers, including DE Robert Geathers’ 36-yard INT-TD return.

BROADCAST

NFLN (8:20 PM ET): Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Ian Eagle, Boomer Esiason, Rocky Boiman (Field reporter).SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 94 (Cin.), 93 (Phi.). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Cin.), 226 (Phi.). 

STATS

PASSING

Dalton: 282-445-3,186-25 (3C)-14-90.3

Foles (R): 113-184-1,174-4-3-80.3

RUSHING

Green-Ellis: 238-974-4.1-5

McCoy: 177-750-4.2-2

RECEIVING

Green: 79-1,151-14.6-10 (T1L)

Maclin: 53-646-12.2-5

OFFENSE

355.2

362.9

TAKE/GIVE

0

-19

DEFENSE

328.0 (3C)

348.6

SACKS

Atkins: 10.5

Cox (R): 4

INTs

Crocker: 3

Rodgers-Cromartie: 3

PUNTING

Huber: 46.6

McBriar: 47.8 (2C)

KICKING

Nugent: 92 (35/35 PAT; 19/23 FG)

Henery: 90 (21/22 PAT; 23/26 FG)

NOTES

BENGALS: Have won 4 of past 5…QB ANDY DALTON (3,186) needs 213 pass yards to surpass rookie total (3,398). In past 3 vs. NFC, has 8 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 111.9 rating. Has 99.3 4th Q rating, 2nd-best in AFC (PEYTON MANNING, 107.1)…In past 4, RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS is averaging 109.3 rush yards per game. Needs 26 rush yards to reach 1,000 for 2nd time in career. Posted 2 rush TDs in only meeting vs. Phi. (w/ NE on 11/27/11)…WR A.J. GREEN (1,151) can challenge for most rec. yards in season in team history (CHAD JOHNSON, 1,440, ’07). Has career-best 10 TD, incl. 3 for 50 yards (73, 57, 56). Since ’11, has 17 TD rec., most among AFC WRs…Club leads NFL with 42 sacks…DT GENO ATKINS (10.5) is tied for 2nd-most sacks by Bengal in season since ’82 (EDDIE EDWARDS, 13 in 1982). Since ’10, leads NFL DTs w/ 21 sacks…EAGLES: Rookie QB NICK FOLES had team rookie record 381 pass yards last week. Threw GW TD pass as time expired. Had 3 TDs vs. TB (2 pass, 1 rush)…RB LE SEAN MC COY has 11 total TDs (9 rush, 2 rec.) in past 8 vs. AFC. Has 17 TDs (13 rush, 4 rec.) in past 15 at home. Rookie RB BRYCE BROWN has rushed for 150 yards & 2 TDs in 2 of past 3…WR JEREMY MACLIN caught GW TD as time expired last week. Had 9 catches for 104 yards & TD vs. TB. Has 242 receptions, tied with KEITH JACKSON for most by Eagle in 1st 4 seasons. WR JASON AVANT had 7 catches for 133 yards last week, his 5th career 100-yard game (1st in 2012). Rookie WR-PR DAMARIS JOHNSON has 271 PR yards, 2nd most by Phi. rookie (DE SEAN JACKSON, 440, 2008)… CB NNAMDI ASOMUGHA has 3 INTs in past 2 vs. Cin. DT FLETCHER COX ties for lead among rookie DTs with 4 sacks. Since 2007, DE TRENT COLE has 57 sacks, 4th most in NFC. LB DE MECO RYANS leads team with 98 tackles.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2012

NEW YORK GIANTS (8-5) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (11-2)

SERIES

GIANTS

FALCONS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 10-10

 

STREAKS

Past 3

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Coughlin: 6-1

Smith: 0-2

LAST WEEK

W 52-27 vs. Saints

L 30-20 at Panthers

LAST GAME

11/22/09: Falcons 31 at Giants 34 (OT). New York TE Kevin Boss catches 2 TDs & WR Mario Manningham adds 126 receiving yards. Giants’ Lawrence Tynes kicks winning FG.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/15/07: Giants 31, Falcons 10. New York QB Eli Manning connects with WR Plaxico Burress for 43-yard TD. Giants RBs Reuben Droughns & Derrick Ward each post TD run.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 94 (NYG), 123 (Atl.). XM: 232 (Atl.). 

STATS

PASSING

Manning: 281-462-3,429-20-13-86.4

Ryan: 346-511-3,932 (3L)-24-14-94.8

RUSHING

Bradshaw: 196-869-4.4-5

Turner: 187-689-3.7-8

RECEIVING

Cruz: 76-1,004-13.2-9 (T1C)

Gonzalez (TE): 81-831-10.3-7

OFFENSE

372.9

376.2

TAKE/GIVE

16 (2L)

6

DEFENSE

376.2

361.9

SACKS

Pierre-Paul: 6.5

Abraham: 10 (3C)

INTs

S. Brown: 7 (2L)

DeCoud: 5

PUNTING

Weatherford: 46.4

Bosher: 47.4

KICKING

Tynes: 137 (1L) (38/38 PAT; 33/38 FG)

Bryant: 121 (3L) (34/34 PAT; 29/34 FG)

NOTES

GIANTS: QB ELI MANNING has won 4 in row vs. Atl., incl. last year’s WC. In past 2 vs. Atl. (incl. WC), has 661 yards (330.5 per game), 6 TDs, 1 INT & 119.5 rating…RB AHMAD BRADSHAW has 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in past 5 in Dec/Jan. Rookie RB-KR DAVID WILSON is 1st player in NFL history with 100 rush (100) & 200 KR (227) yards in game. Had 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 KR) last week …WR VICTOR CRUZ aims for 3rd in row with 100 yards. Has 225 rec. yards (112.5 per game) in past 2. In past 4 Dec/Jan games, has 22 catches for 567 yards (141.8 per game) & 3 TDs. WR HAKEEM NICKS had 6 catches for 115 yards & 2 TDs in WC meeting. TE MARTELLUS BENNETT aims for 3rd in row with TD… DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL has 27.5 career sacks & needs 2.5 to reach 30. S STEVIE BROWN had 2 INTs for 91 yards last week. Leads NFL with 259 INT yards, most by Giant all-time. DE JUSTIN TUCK aims for 3rd reg. season game in row vs. Atl. with sack…FALCONS: Clinched NFC South & have NFC’s best record (11-2)…QB MATT RYAN has won 32 of his 1st 36 starts at home, best by QB in SB era. Aims for 11th consecutive home win. Has 100 rating in 19 home games & Atlanta is 19-0. In career, Falcons are 30-1 (.968) when he has 100 rating…RB MICHAEL TURNER aims for 5th in row with TD. Is franchise leader with 59 total TDs (58 rush, 1 rec.)…WR JULIO JONES has 997 yards & needs 3 for 1st career 1,000-yard season. In past 10 at home, WR RODDY WHITE has 69 catches for 1,075 yards (107.5 per game) & 7 TDs with 7 100-yard games. Since 2007, has 548 receptions, most in NFC. TE TONY GONZALEZ had 8 catches for 82 yards & TD in last reg. season meeting…Falcons are only team in NFL with 2 S with 4 INTs: THOMAS DE COUD (5) & WILLIAM MOORE (4). DE JOHN ABRAHAM has 14.5 sacks in past 16. In 4 meetings (incl. playoffs), has 3 sacks & 2 FFs. LB STEPHEN NICHOLAS (79) leads team in tackles & LB SEAN WEATHERSPOON (69) is 3rd.

DENVER BRONCOS (10-3) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (9-4)

SERIES

BRONCOS

RAVENS

SERIES LEADER

 

5-3

STREAKS

 

Past 2

COACHES VS. OPP.

Fox: 2-1

Harbaugh: 2-0

LAST WEEK

W 26-13 at Raiders

L 31-28 (OT) at Redskins

LAST GAME

10/10/10: Broncos 17 at Ravens 31. Baltimore RB Ray Rice rushes for 133 yards & 2 TDs. Ravens QB Joe Flacco & RB Willis McGahee each add TD run.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/10/10

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 106 (Den.), 86 (Bal.). XM: 226 (Bal.). 

STATS

PASSING

Manning: 330-483-3,812 (2C)-30 (1C)-10-104.0 (2C)

Flacco: 268-447-3,220-18-9-87.1

RUSHING

Moreno: 80-288-3.6-2

Rice: 218-993-4.6-9 (T3C)

RECEIVING

D. Thomas: 74-1,197 (3C)-16.2-8 (T3C)

Boldin: 58-828-14.3-4

OFFENSE

390.1 (2C)

344.4

TAKE/GIVE

-2

12 (3C)

DEFENSE

309.4 (2C)

375.9

SACKS

Miller: 16 (3L)

Kruger: 8

INTs

Woodyard: 3

E. Reed, Ca. Williams: 4 (T2C)

PUNTING

Colquitt: 46.7

Koch: 47.5

KICKING

Prater: 105 (T3C) (42/42 PAT; 21/26 FG)

Tucker (R): 107 (2C) (35/35 PAT; 24/26 FG)

NOTES

BRONCOS: Captured AFC West title for 2nd consecutive season. Have won 8 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL…QB PEYTON MANNING (3,812) needs 188 passing yards to become 1st player in NFL history with 12 4,000-yard seasons. Incl. postseason, Manning is 8-2 vs. Ravens with 19 TDs & 96.3 passer rating. Manning (30) has most TD passes in single season by Broncos QB. Posted 70th career 300-yard passing game of career last week, most in NFL history…RB KNOWSHON MORENO posted season-best 167 scrimmage yards last week. Moreno is averaging 120.3 scrimmage yards/game in past 3 starts…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS is averaging 96 rec. yards per game on road in ’12. WR ERIC DECKER has career-best in receptions (64) & receiving yards (790) in 2012…DE ELVIS DUMERVIL (8) needs 2 sacks to reach 10 for 3rd time in career. LB VON MILLER aims for 7th consecutive game with sack. Miller (16) needs 1.5 sacks to set single-season club record (Dumervil, 17 in ’09)…CB CHAMP BAILEY posted 52nd career INT last week, 2nd-most among active players since ‘99 (ED REED, 61)…RAVENS: Aim for 3rd season in row with 10 wins…Club is 4-0 all-time at home vs. Den…Ravens have won 15 of past 16 at home…QB JOE FLACCO has 2-0 record vs. Den. Flacco is 32-6 (.842) in home starts, 5th-best record by starting QB since 1970 (min. 20 starts). Flacco (98) needs 2 pass TDs to reach 100 career…RB RAY RICE totaled 133 rush yards with 2 TDs in last game vs. Den. Rice (1,417) needs 83 scrimmage yards to reach 1,500 for 4th consecutive season. Rushed for season-best 121 yards last week…WR TORREY SMITH (93) needs 7 catches to register 100 career. Smith (753) needs 89 receiving yards to surpass rec. yards total (841) as rookie last season. WR ANQUAN BOLDIN (10,072) reached 10,000 career rec. yards last week. Has 3 TD catches in past 2…TE DENNIS PITTA (5) needs 3 TD rec. to set Ravens all-time record among TEs (TODD HEAP, 7 in ’05)…LB PAUL KRUGER has career-high 8 sacks in ’12 & aims for 6th game in row with sack…DE ARTHUR JONES has 4.5 sacks in past 3 games…KR-WR JACOBY JONES has NFL-best 33.2 KR avg. in ’12.

GREEN BAY PACKERS (9-4) AT CHICAGO BEARS (8-5)

SERIES

PACKERS

BEARS

SERIES LEADER

 

91-86-6

STREAKS

Past 4 & 7 of past 9

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

McCarthy: 9-5

Smith: 8-10

LAST WEEK

W 27-20 vs. Lions

L 21-14 at Vikings

LAST GAME

9/13/12: Bears 10 at Packers 23. Green Bay P Tim Masthay completes 27-yard TD pass to TE Tom Crabtree on fake punt. Packers defense limits Chicago to 168 total yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/25/11: Packers 27, Bears 17. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers passes for 297 yards & 3 TDs for 111.4 passer rating as Packers win rematch of 2010 NFC Championship Game.

BROADCAST

FOX (12:00 PM CT): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 117 (GB), 93 (Chi.). XM: 229 (Chi.). 

STATS

PASSING

Rodgers: 293-438-3,297-29 (T3L)-8-103.7 (3C)

Cutler: 213-356-2,495-16-13-80.9

RUSHING

Green: 122-429-3.5-0

Forté: 192-834-4.3-3

RECEIVING

Cobb: 71-177-10.9-7

Marshall: 101 (1L)-1,342 (2L)-13.3-9 (T1C)

OFFENSE

345.8

314.8

TAKE/GIVE

7

13 (2C)

DEFENSE

351.8

314.2 (3C)

SACKS

Matthews: 9

Peppers: 7

INTs

Hayward (R): 5

Jennings: 8 (1L)

PUNTING

Masthay: 43.9

Podlesh: 41.8

KICKING

Crosby: 87 (36/36 PAT; 17/27 FG)

Gould: 96 (33/33 PAT; 21/25 FG)

NOTES

PACKERS: Have won 11 division games in row…QB AARON RODGERS aims for 6th consecutive win vs. Chi. (incl. playoffs). In past 3 vs. Chi., has 9 TDs, 2 INTs & 117.4 rating. Packers are 25-0 when he starts & has 115 rating. In past 9 vs. division, is 9-0 with 21 TDs, 4 INTs & 117 rating…WR-PR-KR RANDALL COBB is only player in NFL with 900 KR (927), 700 rec. (777), 200 PR (255) & 100 rush (132) yards. WR JAMES JONES ties for NFC lead with 9 rec. TDs. In past 2 vs. Chi., WR JORDY NELSON has 12 catches for 199 yards (99.5 per game) & 2 TDs. In past 2 at Chi. (incl. NFC Champ), WR GREG JENNINGS has 17 catches for 249 yards (124.5 per game). TE JERMICHAEL FINLEY had career-high 3 TDs in last game at Chi. In last meeting, P TIM MASTHAY threw 27-yard TD pass to TE TOM CRABTREE… Defense had 7 sacks & 4 INTs in Week 2. CB TRAMON WILLIAMS had 2 INTs in last meeting. Has NFC-best 15 INTs since 2010 (incl. playoffs). LB CLAY MATTHEWS had 3.5 sacks in last game vs. Chi. In past 2 meetings, has 3.5 sacks, INT & FF. CB CASEY HAYWARD leads rookies with 5 INTs…BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER has won 9 of past 11 starts at home. Incl. playoffs, when he has 100 rating, his teams are 26-1…In past 2 at home vs. GB (incl. NFC Champ), RB MATT FORTÉ has 242 scrimmage yards (121 per game), incl. 170 rec. yards. RB MICHAEL BUSH has 5 rush TDs with all 5 at home…WR BRANDON MARSHALL has team-record 101 catches. Is 4th player in NFL history with 4 100-catch seasons. Has 85 catches for 1,128 yards (112.8 per game) & 8 TDs in past 10…Defense has 7 INT-TDs, tied for 3rd most in season in NFL history. CB CHARLES TILLMAN leads NFL with 9 FFs & ties for NFL lead with 2 INT-TDs. LB LANCE BRIGGS also ties for NFL lead with 2 INT-TDs. Since entering NFL in 2003, Tillman has 37 FFs, most by DB. Is only player with 30 INTs (32) & 30 FFs in that span. CB TIM JENNINGS leads NFL with 8 INTs. DE JULIUS PEPPERS had 2 sacks in last meeting. Has 6 sacks in past 7 vs. GB. DT HENRY MELTON leads NFC DTs with 6 sacks.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (7-6) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (5-8)

SERIES

REDSKINS

BROWNS

SERIES LEADER

 

33-10-1

STREAKS

5 of past 7

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Shanahan: 4-0

Shurmur: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 31-28 (OT) vs. Ravens

W 30-7 vs. Chiefs

LAST GAME

10/19/08: Browns 11 at Redskins 14. Washington RB Clinton Portis rushes for 175 yards & TD. Redskins QB Jason Campbell connects with WR Santana Moss for 18-yard TD pass.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/3/04: Browns 17, Redskins 13. Cleveland QB Jeff Garcia completes 14 of 21 passes with 112.2 passer rating & TD as RB Lee Suggs scores game-winning 3-yard TD run.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Ron Pitts, Mike Martz, Krista Voda (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 92 (Was.), 135 (Cle.). XM: 233 (Cle.).

STATS

PASSING

Griffin III (R): 233-351-2,906-18-4-104.2 (T1L) OR

Cousins (R): 7-11-137-2-2-107.0

Weeden (R): 264-463-3,037-13-15-72.8

RUSHING

Morris (R): 253-1,228-4.9-7

Richardson (R): 247-869-3.5-9 (T3C)

RECEIVING

Morgan: 42-429-10.2-1

Richardson (R) (RB): 45-348-7.7-1

OFFENSE

386.5 (3C)

321.8

TAKE/GIVE

12 (T3C)

8

DEFENSE

388.1

363.2

SACKS

Kerrigan: 6.5

Parker: 5

INTs

Hall: 4

S. Brown, Haden: 3

PUNTING

Rocca: 44.3

Hodges: 41.9

KICKING

Forbath: 63 (21/22 PAT; 14/14 FG)

Dawson: 103 (25/25 PAT; 26/27 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: Rookie QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III has won past 4 starts. Aims for 5th in row with 100 rating. In past 4, has 10 TDs vs. 1 INT for 134.7 rating. Has 748 rush yards, most by rookie QB in NFL history. Is 1st QB in NFL history with 4 TD passes of 60 yards & rush TD of 60 yards in season. In 6 road games, has 106.6 rating & 13 TDs (10 pass, 3 rush). Rookie QB KIRK COUSINS tied game last week with TD pass & 2 pt conversion with 0:29 remaining…RB ALFRED MORRIS is 2nd among rookies with 1,228 rush yards. Rushed for 122 yards & TD last week. Aims for 4th in row with 100 rush yards. Has 75 rush yards in 11 of 13 games (6 100s). In 6 road games, has 590 rush yards (98.3 per game) & 4 TDs…WR PIERRE GARCON aims for 4th in row with TD & 85 yards. WR SANTANA MOSS has 5 TDs in past 7. Had TD in last game vs. Cle…LB LONDON FLETCHER has INT in 2 of past 3. CB DE ANGELO HALL has INT in 2 of past 4.  Since 2011, LB RYAN KERRIGAN is only NFL player with 10 sacks (14) & 2 INT-TDs (2)…BROWNS: Seek 4th straight win. Have won 4 of past 5 at home. Are 17-6 (.739) all-time at home vs. Was…QB BRANDON WEEDEN (5) has most wins ever by Browns rookie QB. In past 2 vs. NFC, has 4 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 89 rating. Weeden (3,037) has most pass yards by rookie in club history…RB TRENT RICHARDSON is tied with HOFer JIM BROWN (9 in 1957) for most rush TDs by Browns rookie. Has 3 games with 100 rush yards, tied for most ever by Browns rookie. Leads AFC rookies with 869 rush yards & needs 73 to surpass Brown (942) for most rush yards by Browns rookie…WR JOSH GORDON leads NFL rookies in rec. yards (732). Has 14 rec. for 202 yards with TD in past 2…LB D’QWELL JACKSON has team-high 97 tackles…DE JUQUA PARKER has 3 sacks in past 4…K PHIL DAWSON has made 26 of 27 FGs in 2012, 2nd-best pct. in NFL…Rookie PR TRAVIS BENJAMIN had 93-yard PR-TD last week, longest in Browns history.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (9-4) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (11-2)

SERIES

COLTS

TEXANS

SERIES LEADER

17-3

 

STREAKS

8 of past 10

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Arians: 0-0

Kubiak: 3-9

LAST WEEK

W 27-23 vs. Titans

L 42-14 at Patriots

LAST GAME

12/22/11: Texans 16 at Colts 19. Indianapolis QB Dan Orlovsky throws 1-yard TD pass to WR Reggie Wayne with 19 seconds remaining in 4th quarter in come-from-behind win.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/11/11: Texans 34, Colts 7. Houston RB Ben Tate rushes for 116 yards & TD. Texans’ WR Andre Johnson has 7 catches for 95 yards & TD in Kickoff Weekend victory.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. Dial Global Radio: Tom McCarthy, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 104 (Ind.), 91 (Hou.). XM: 225 (Hou.).

STATS

PASSING

Luck (R): 295-537-3,792-18-18-74.5

Schaub: 285-445-3,294-21-10-92.7

RUSHING

Ballard (R): 146-562-3.8-1

Foster: 298-1,148 (2C)-3.9-14 (1L)

RECEIVING

Wayne: 94 (2C)-1,220 (1C)-13.0-4

A. Johnson: 82 (3C)-1,209 (2C)-14.7-3

OFFENSE

382.6

384.5 (3C)

TAKE/GIVE

-16

14 (3L)

DEFENSE

362.5

330.0

SACKS

Mathis: 7

Watt: 16.5 (1C)

INTs

Butler: 3

Jackson: 4 (T2C)

PUNTING

McAfee: 48.8

Do. Jones: 46.9

KICKING

Vinatieri: 98 (29/29 PAT; 23/30 FG)

S. Graham: 105 (T3C) (42/42 PAT; 21/26 FG)

NOTES

COLTS: Club has made 9-game improvement over last season (0-13) through Week 14. Seek 4th straight win vs. AFC South…QB ANDREW LUCK (3,792) surpassed PEYTON MANNING (3,739) for 2nd-most passing yards by rookie in NFL history last week. Has 6 game-winning drives in 4th quarter or OT, most by rookie since 1970 merger. Luck’s 9 wins are most by rookie QB who was drafted No. 1 overall in SB era (since 1966). Attended Stratford HS in Houston, TX…Rookie RB VICK BALLARD posted career-best 94 rush yards last week…WR REGGIE WAYNE (1,220) surpassed 1,200-yard mark for 6th time in his career & joined HOFer JERRY RICE (11), RANDY MOSS (8), MARVIN HARRISON (6) & TORRY HOLT (6) as only players with at least 6 such seasons. Wayne (94) needs 6 rec. to reach 100 for 4th time in career & tie for most in NFL history. Has 12 TD rec. vs. Texans, most vs. any team. Rookie WR T.Y. HILTON has 4 100-yard receiving game, most among rookies in ’12…CB CASSIUS VAUGHN had INT-return TD last week, 1st of season…LB DWIGHT FREENEY has 15.5 sacks vs. Hou., most vs. any team…TEXANS: Have most wins in single-season in franchise history (11). Texans have won 9 of past 11 vs. AFC South…Since ’11, QB MATT SCHAUB has 18-5 record (.783), 3rd-best among NFL starting QBs (min. 10 starts)…RB ARIAN FOSTER (1,148) needs 52 rush yards to reach 1,200 for 3rd consecutive season. Foster averages 163.7 rush yards per game with 5 rush TDs in 3 career games vs. Ind. RB BEN TATE rushed for 116 yards & TD in last game at home vs. Colts…WR ANDRE JOHNSON is averaging 153 rec. yards per game in past 4 (612 total). Johnson (10,865) needs 135 receiving yards to reach 11,000 career. Rookie WR LESTAR JEAN is averaging 28.3 yards per catch in past 2. TE OWEN DANIELS has career-best 6 TD rec. in ’12…DE J.J. WATT (16.5) has most sacks in season in Texans history…Rookie LB WHITNEY MERCILUS is tied for 1st among AFC rookies with 6 sacks…LB BRYAN BRAMAN leads club with 12 tackles on special teams.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (2-11) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (5-8)

SERIES

JAGUARS

DOLPHINS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 2-2

 

STREAKS

2-2

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Mularkey: 3-1

Philbin: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 17-10 vs. Jets

L 27-13 at 49ers

LAST GAME

12/13/09: Dolphins 14 at Jaguars 10. Miami RB Ricky Williams rushes for 108 yards & TD. QB Chad Henne adds TD run as Dolphins defense limits Jacksonville to 217 total yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/3/06: Jaguars 24, Dolphins 10. Jacksonville WR Matt Jones has 6 catches for 128 yards & TD. Jags QB David Garrard passes for 229 yards & 2 TDs.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 148 (Jax.), 128 (Mia.). XM: 234 (Mia.). 

STATS

PASSING

Henne: 94-182-1,217-8-5-76.2

Tannehill (R): 227-396-2,709-8-12-72.5

RUSHING

Jones-Drew: 86-414-4.8-1

Bush: 179-791-4.4-5

RECEIVING

Blackmon (R): 45-614-13.6-3

Hartline: 62-925-14.9-1

OFFENSE

282.9

310.6

TAKE/GIVE

0

-11

DEFENSE

394.5

352.7

SACKS

Babin: 6.5

Wake: 14 (3C)

INTs

Cox, Posluszny: 3

R. Jones: 3

PUNTING

Anger (R): 47.5

Fields: 50.4 (1L)

KICKING

Scobee: 78 (15/16 PAT; 21/23 FG)

Carpenter: 82 (25/25 PAT; 19/24 FG)

NOTES

JAGUARS: Club won only meeting at Mia…QB CHAD HENNE was selected in 2nd round by Dolphins in ’08 NFL Draft & spent 4 seasons in Mia. (2008-11). In past 2 on road, Henne has passed for 556 yards with 5 TDs vs. 1 INT & 88.5 rating…Since entering NFL in ’06, RB MAURICE JONES-DREW has 76 total TDs (63 rush, 11 rec., 2 ret.), 2nd-most among active NFL players. RB MONTELL OWENS had career-best 91 rush yards on 14 att. (6.5 avg.) last week with TD…Rookie WR JUSTIN BLACKMON ranks 3rd among NFL rookies with 614 rec. yards. In past 7 starts, WR CECIL SHORTS III is averaging 88.4 rec. yards per game (619 total). Has 3 TD catches of 50 yards in ’12 (80, 67, 59), single-season club record & tied for most in NFL this season (A.J. GREEN). Aims for 5th straight game with TD rec…TE MARCEDES LEWIS ranks 3rd in Jaguars history with 21 career TD rec…PAUL POSLUSZNY has team-high 112 tackles…DE JASON BABIN tied career-best with 3 sacks against Dolphins on 12/11/11 (w/ Eagles). Since ’10, Babin has 36 sacks, 3rd-most in NFL…DOLPHINS: QB RYAN TANNEHILL (2,709) has 3rd-most passing yards among AFC rookies & most passing yards by rookie in Dolphins history. Team is 4-1 when Tannehill has 90 rating…RB REGGIE BUSH is averaging 124.2 scrimmage yards per game in December in past 2 seasons (745 in 6 games). Since entering NFL in 2006, Bush leads NFL RBs in receptions (366). Bush totaled 115 scrimmage yards in only meeting vs. Jaguars (w/ NO on 11/4/07)…WR BRIAN HARTLINE (925) needs 75 receiving yards for first career 1,000-yard season. WR DAVONE BESS (778) needs 43 rec. yards to surpass career-best of 820 in ’10…Since ’08, TE ANTHONY FASANO has team-high 22 TD rec…DE CAMERON WAKE (14) needs half sack to surpass single-season career-best (14 in ’10). Last week, registered 2nd game of season with at least 3 sacks…Wake (42) has most sacks by Dolphin in 1st 4 seasons of career…LB KARLOS DANSBY leads team with 105 tackles…DE JARED ODRICK has 2 sacks in past 3 games.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (6-7) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (5-8)

SERIES

BUCCANEERS

SAINTS

SERIES LEADER

 

24-17

STREAKS

 

Past 2

COACHES VS. OPP.

Schiano: 0-1

Vitt: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 23-21 vs. Eagles

L 52-27 at Giants

LAST GAME

10/21/12: Saints 35 at Buccaneers 28. New Orleans overcomes 14-point deficit as Saints QB Drew Brees throws 4 1st-half TDs, including 3 in 2nd quarter (9, 48, 20).

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/6/11: Saints 27, Buccaneers 16. New Orleans RB Darren Sproles has 99 scrimmage yards (42 rush, 57 rec.), including 21-yard TD catch from Brees in division win.

BROADCAST

FOX (12:00 PM CT): Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 136 (TB), 125 (NO). XM: 230 (NO).

STATS

PASSING

Freeman: 231-422-3,192-25 (3C)-8-91.1

Brees: 330-535-4,028 (1L)-32 (1L)-18-90.8

RUSHING

Martin (R): 264-1,234 (3L)-4.7-10 (T1C)

P. Thomas: 94-444-4.7-1

RECEIVING

Jackson: 56-1,145 (3C)-20.4-8

Colston: 65-889-13.7-8

OFFENSE

356.8

394.2 (3L)

TAKE/GIVE

12 (T3C)

-4

DEFENSE

389.8

436.9

SACKS

Bennett: 9

Jordan: 7

INTs

Barber: 4

P. Robinson: 3

PUNTING

Koenen: 45.0

Morstead: 50.0 (1C)

KICKING

Barth: 106 (37/37 PAT; 23/28 FG)

Hartley: 82 (43/43 PAT; 13/16 FG)

NOTES

BUCCANEERS: QB JOSH FREEMAN has completed 95 of 146 (65.1 pct.) for 1,259 yards with 8 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 110.5 rating in past 4 vs. NO. In past 9, has 20 TDs vs. 4 INTs & 97.3 rating. Has 3,000 yards (3,192) for 3rd consecutive season joining BRAD JOHNSON (2001-03) as only Bucs to do so…Rookie RB DOUG MARTIN is 2nd in NFL with 1,612 scrimmage yards (1,234 rush, 378 rec.). Set team rookie record for scrimmage yards. In past 4 on road, has 745 scrimmage yards (580 rush, 165 rec.) & 6 TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.). Ties for NFC lead with 10 rush TDs…WR VINCENT JACKSON had 7 catches for career-high 216 yards & TD in last meeting. WR MIKE WILLIAMS aims for 3rd in row with TD…S RONDE BARBER aims for 3rd in row vs. NO with INT. Has career-high 3 INTs in 2 games, both vs. NO. Is only player in NFL annals with 25 sacks (28) & 40 INTs (47). Rookie LB LAVONTE DAVID leads team with 117 tackles. DT GERALD MC COY tied career-high with 2 sacks last week. DE MICHAEL BENNETT had 2 sacks last week & leads team with career-high 9…SAINTS: QB DREW BREES aims for 3rd win in row vs. TB. In past 2 meetings, has 116 rating. Has 4,028 yards, his 7th consecutive 4,000-yard season. Has all 7 4,000-yard seasons in team history (7 seasons)…RB PIERRE THOMAS aims for 3rd in row vs. TB with rush TD. RB DARREN SPROLES aims for 3rd in row vs. TB with rec. TD. Had rush & rec. TD last week…TE JIMMY GRAHAM had 6 TDs in past 6 vs. division. Since 2010, leads NFC TEs with 27 TDs (incl. playoffs). WR MARQUES COLSTON has 5 TDs in past 6 vs. division. Has 8 TDs in past 10. WR LANCE MOORE had 9 catches for 121 yards in last meeting. WR JOSEPH MORGAN had 48-yard TD in last game vs. TB. Avg. 44.3 yards per catch (7 catches, 310 yards, 2 TDs)…Since 2006, S ROMAN HARPER has 18.5 sacks, most by DB (incl. playoffs). Had sack & FF in last home meeting. DE CAMERON JORDAN had sack & FF in last meeting. Saints have 3 players with 90 tackles: LB CURTIS LOFTON (110), Harper (97) & S MALCOLM JENKINS (94).

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (7-6) AT ST. LOUIS RAMS (6-6-1)

SERIES

VIKINGS

RAMS

SERIES LEADER

18-14-2

 

STREAKS

2 of past 3

3 of past 5

COACHES VS. OPP.

Frazier: 0-0

Fisher: 1-4

LAST WEEK

W 21-14 vs. Bears

W 15-12 at Bills

LAST GAME

10/11/09: Vikings 38 at Rams 10. Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson has 2 TD runs & QB Brett Favre throws TD to TE Visanthe Shiancoe. Vikings DE Jared Allen has 52-yard FR-TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/11/09

BROADCAST

FOX (12:00 PM CT): Gus Johnson, Charles Davis, Kristina Pink (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (Min.), 112 (StL.). XM: 231 (StL.). 

STATS

PASSING

Ponder: 251-401-2,396-14-12-78.3

Bradford: 255-427-2,877-15-10-81.9

RUSHING

Peterson: 265-1,600 (1L)-6.0-10 (T1C)

Jackson: 214-836-3.9-3

RECEIVING

Rudolph (TE): 45-412-9.2-8 

Amendola: 51-576-11.3-2

OFFENSE

328.8

324.3

TAKE/GIVE

-5

-1

DEFENSE

352.0

336.1

SACKS

Allen: 9

Quinn: 9.5

INTs

Smith (R), Winfield: 3

Jenkins (R), Finnegan: 3

PUNTING

Kluwe: 44.7

Hekker (R): 45.7

KICKING

Walsh (R): 99 (27/27 PAT; 24/27 FG)

Zuerlein (R): 82 (19/19 PAT; 21/27 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: QB CHRISTIAN PONDER has won 7 of past 8 games played indoors…RB ADRIAN PETERSON is 1 of 3 in NFL history with 1,600 rush yards, 6.0 avg. & 10 TDs in team’s 1st 13 games. Rushed for 154 yards & 2 TDs last week, his team-record 7th consecutive 100-yard game. Has rushed for 1,101 yards (157.3 per game) & 8 TDs in past 7. Has 13 career 150 yard rush games, most by active player. Since 2007, leads NFL with 8,352 rush yards & 74 rush TDs. Rushed for 2 TDs in only meeting…TE KYLE RUDOLPH has rec. TD in 3 of past 4. WR MICHAEL JENKINS aims for 4th in row vs. StL with 4 catches…DE JARED ALLEN had 52-yard FR-TD in last meeting. In past 2 vs. StL, has 2 sacks, 3 FRs (1 TD) & FF. Has 41 sacks in past 38. Since entering NFL in 2004, has NFL-best 114 sacks. LB CHAD GREENWAY leads team with 126 tackles. Rookie S HARRISON SMITH had 56-yard INT-TD last week, his 2nd INT-TD of season. Aims for 3rd in row with INT. CB ANTOINE WINFIELD is 2nd on team with 93 tackles...RAMS: QB SAM BRADFORD aims for 4th win in row. Has 2,877 yards & needs 123 for 2nd career 3,000-yard season…In 12/31/06 meeting, RB STEVEN JACKSON had 166 scrimmage yards & career-best 4 TDs. Rushed for 142 yards with 3 TDs & had 2 catches for 24 yards with TD. Since 1960, is 1 of only 9 players with 140 rush yards, 3 rush TDs & rec. TD in single game. Since 2006, has NFL-best 10,911 scrimmage yards…WR BRANDON GIBSON had GW 13-yard TD catch with 0:48 left last week. Had 6 catches for 100 yards, his 1st career 100-yard game. Rookie WR CHRIS GIVENS has 3 career TDs & avg. 46 yards per TD. WR DANNY AMENDOLA has 576 rec. yards & needs 114 for career-high (689 in 2010)…Rookie CB JANORIS JENKINS has 3 TDs in past 3 (2 INTs-TDs & FR-TD). DE ROBERT QUINN has 9.5 sacks in past 13. DE CHRIS LONG has 7.5 sacks in past 11. Has 16.5 sacks in past 21 at home. LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is only NFC player with 8.5 sacks & 6 INTs since 2009. Rookie DT MICHAEL BROCKERS had 1.5 sacks last week. Has 4 sacks, tied for most by rookie DT…Rookie K GREG ZUERLEIN has 7 FGs of 50 yards & needs 1 to tie for most in season all-time.

DETROIT LIONS (4-9) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (4-9)

SERIES

LIONS

CARDINALS

SERIES LEADER

31-24-5

 

STREAKS

 

Past 3 & 8 of past 11

COACHES VS. OPP.

Schwartz: 0-1

Whisenhunt: 2-0

LAST WEEK

L 27-20 at Packers

L 58-0 at Seahawks

LAST GAME

12/20/09: Cardinals 31 at Lions 24. Arizona jumps out to 17-0 1st-half lead. Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin catches late TD & RB Beanie Wells rushes for 110 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/11/07: Cardinals 31, Lions 21. Arizona WR Larry Fitzgerald & TE Leonard Pope each record 2 TD catches as Cardinals defense forces 5 turnovers (3 FFs & 2 INTs).

BROADCAST

FOX (2:05 PM MST): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jaime Maggio (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 92 (Det.), 137 (Arz.). XM: 235 (Arz.). 

STATS

PASSING

Stafford: 350-579-4,006 (2L)-17-12-82.4

Skelton: 109-201-1,132-2-9-55.4

RUSHING

Leshoure: 171-640-3.7-7

Stephens-Howling: 94-318-3.4-4

RECEIVING

C. Johnson: 96 (2L)-1,546 (1L)-16.1-5

Fitzgerald: 57-652-11.4-4

OFFENSE

413.8 (1C)

269.5

TAKE/GIVE

-6

0

DEFENSE

348.4

337.6

SACKS

Avril: 9.5

Washington: 9

INTs

Carey, Houston: 2

Peterson: 6 (T3L)

PUNTING

Harris: 40.5

Zastudil: 46.6

KICKING

Hanson: 114 (3C) (33/33 PAT; 27/31 FG)

Feely: 78 (18/18 PAT; 20/23 FG)

NOTES

LIONS: Have NFL’s No. 1 pass offense (307.8 yards per game)…QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has 4,006 pass yards & is 3rd player in NFL history to have 4,000 yards in season after passing for 5,000 (DAN MARINO, DREW BREES). When he has 105 rating, Lions are 10-0…RB MIKEL LESHOURE has 6 rush TDs in past 6. Has rush TD in 3 of past 4…WR CALVIN JOHNSON is 3rd player in NFL history with 1,500 rec. yards in consecutive seasons. Has 100 rec. yards in 6 games in row & can tie NFL record (7). In past 6, has 55 catches for 908 yards (151.3 per game) & 4 TDs. Since 2011, has NFL-best 3,227 rec. yards & 111.3 yards per game. Since 2008, has 50 rec. TDs, most in NFL. Since 2010, TE BRANDON PETTIGREW is 3rd among NFL TEs with 211 rec. TE TONY SCHEFFLER had TD last week…DE CLIFF AVRIL has 5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 4. Aims for 5th in row with sack. Is 1 of 2 in NFL with 20 sacks (20.5) & 8 FFs (8) since 2011 (VON MILLER). Had sack & FF in last meeting. In only game vs. Arz., S LOUIS DELMAS had 101-yard INT-TD…CARDINALS: QB JOHN SKELTON has 3,707 career pass yards & needs 293 to reach 4,000…RB BEANIE WELLS rushed for 110 yards & TD in only meeting…WR LARRY FITZGERALD has 3 TDs in past 2 meetings & 4 TDs in past 4 vs. Det. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Lions with TD. Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL with 7,837 yards & 62 rec. TDs. WR ANDRE ROBERTS has 100 yards or TD in 4 of past 6 in Dec. Has career-highs in catches (53), yards (675) & TDs (5). TE ROB HOUSLER has team-best 19 catches in past 3…LB DARYL WASHINGTON has 10 sacks in past 14. Is 1 of 2 in NFL (CLAY MATTHEWS) with 14 sacks, 3 INTs & 2 FFs since 2011. Has 7 sacks in past 7 at home. Leads team with 108 tackles. S KERRY RHODES had INT in last game vs. Det. (10/22/06 with NYJ). Has 3 INTs & FF in past 4. CB PATRICK PETERSON aims for 4th in row with INT. Ties for 3rd in NFL with 6 INTs. Leads team with 12 PD. DE CALAIS CAMPBELL has 9 sacks in his past 13 in Dec. DT DARNELL DOCKETT has 6 sacks in past 9 in Dec/Jan.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (8-5) AT BUFFALO BILLS (5-8) IN TORONTO

SERIES

SEAHAWKS

BILLS

SERIES LEADER

6-5

 

STREAKS

 

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Carroll: 5-3

Gailey: 1-0

LAST WEEK

W 58-0 vs. Cardinals

L 15-12 vs. Rams

LAST GAME

9/7/08: Seahawks 10 at Bills 34. Buffalo WR Roscoe Parrish has 63-yard PR-TD & P Brian Moorman throws 19-yard TD pass to DE Ryan Denney on Kickoff Weekend.

LAST GAME AT SITE

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BROADCAST

FOX (4:05 PM ET): Dick Stockton, John Lynch, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 113 (Sea.), 112 (Buf.). XM: 231 (Buf.). 

STATS

PASSING

Wilson (R): 208-330-2,492-20-9-94.9

Fitzpatrick: 253-406-2,718-21-13-85.8

RUSHING

Lynch: 261-1,266 (2L)-4.9-9 (2C)

Spiller: 144-944-6.6-5

RECEIVING

Rice: 45-658-14.6-7

St. Johnson: 61-776-12.7-5

OFFENSE

341.2

341.4

TAKE/GIVE

8

-7

DEFENSE

301.7 (2C)

362.1

SACKS

Clemons: 9

M. Williams: 10.5

INTs

Sherman: 6 (T3L)

Byrd: 5 (1C)

PUNTING

Ryan: 46.7

Powell (R): 44.2

KICKING

Hauschka: 90 (33/34 PAT; 19/22 FG)

Lindell: 89 (32/32 PAT; 19/20 FG)

NOTES

SEAHAWKS: Rookie QB RUSSELL WILSON has completed 49 of 73 (67.1 pct.) for 705 yards with 7 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 130.2 rating in 3 games vs. AFC. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with 125 rating. In past 5, has 10 TDs vs. 1 INT for 116.9 rating…RB MARSHAWN LYNCH faces former team for 1st time. Was drafted by Buf. in 1st round (No. 12) in 2007 & had 2 1,000-yard rush seasons (2007-08). Rushed for 128 yards & 3 TDs last week. Has 100 rush yards in 5 of past 7. In past 7, has 717 yards (102.4 per game) & 7 TDs. Since Nov. 2011, leads NFL with 2,207 rush yards, 339 more than 2nd place (RAY RICE). RB-PR-KR LEON WASHINGTON has 8 career KR-TD, tied for most in NFL history...WR GOLDEN TATE has 5 TDs (4 rec., 1 pass) in past 5. WR SIDNEY RICE has 6 TDs in past 8. In only game vs. Buf. (12/5/10 with Min.), had 5 catches for 105 yards & 2 TDs…Defense forced 8 turnovers (4 INTs, 4 FRs) last week. CB RICHARD SHERMAN had 2 INTs last week, incl. 19-yard TD. LB BOBBY WAGNER had 2 INTs vs. Arz. Leads team with 108 tackles. DE CHRIS CLEMONS has 15 sacks in past 20. DE BRUCE IRVIN leads NFL rookies with 8 sacks…

BILLS: Defeated Wash. 23-0 in Toronto Series in 2011…QB RYAN FITZPATRICK tied JACK KEMP (77) last week for 3rd-most TD passes in Bills history. Fitzpatrick (2,718) needs 282 pass yards to reach 3,000 for 3rd season in row…RB C.J. SPILLER (944) needs 56 rush yards to reach 1,000 for 1st time in career. Averages NFL-best among RBs with 6.6 yards per carry…WR STEVE JOHNSON (776) aims to become 1st Bill with 1,000 rec. yards in 3 consecutive seasons…Since ’11, TE SCOTT CHANDLER is 2nd among AFC TEs with 12 TD catches. Has 6 TD receptions in 2012, tying his career high (2011). Had season-high 71 receiving yards last week....DE MARIO WILLIAMS has 6 sacks in past 4 games. Williams (10.5) became 1st Bill since 2009 to with 10 sacks in season (AARON SCHOBEL, 10). Needs 4 sacks to surpass career-best of 14 in ’07…Rookie CB STEPHON GILMORE registered 1st INT of career last week. Gilmore has team-high 16 passes defensed in ’12…PR LEODIS MC KELVIN has NFL-best 18.7 PR avg.

CAROLINA PANTHERS (4-9) AT SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (5-8)

SERIES

PANTHERS

CHARGERS

SERIES LEADER

3-1

 

STREAKS

3-1

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Rivera: 0-0

Turner: 6-1

LAST WEEK

W 30-20 vs. Falcons

W 34-24 at Steelers

LAST GAME

9/7/08: Panthers 26 at Chargers 24. Carolina CB Chris Gamble has 31-yard FR-TD & K John Kasay adds 4 FGs. Panthers TE Donte Rosario catches game-winning TD as time expires.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/7/08

BROADCAST

FOX (1:05 PM PT): Sam Rosen, Heath Evans, Jill Savage (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Kevin Kugler, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 134 (Car.), 128 (SD). XM: 228 (SD). 

STATS

PASSING

Newton: 227-390-3,220-16-10-88.0

Rivers: 298-465-3,196-21-15-85.5

RUSHING

Newton (QB): 104-640-6.2-7

Mathews: 180-685-3.8-1

RECEIVING

S. Smith: 60-999-16.7-2

Floyd: 54-775-14.4-5

OFFENSE

353.7

319.9

TAKE/GIVE

1

0

DEFENSE

348.8

335.5

SACKS

Hardy: 9

Phillips: 7

INTs

Munnerlyn: 2

Weddle: 3

PUNTING

Nortman (R): 42.6

Scifres: 48.8 (3C)

KICKING

Gano: 21 (9/10 PAT; 4/4 FG)

Novak: 71 (26/26 PAT; 15/17 FG)

NOTES

PANTHERS: Last week, QB CAM NEWTON became 1st in NFL history with 250 pass yards (287), 100 rush yards (116), pass TD (2) & rush TD in game. In past 3, has passed for 7 TDs, 0 INTs & 118.1 rating. Also has 246 rush yards (82 per game) & 3 TDs in those 3. Aims for 4th in row with 110 rating. Is only player in NFL history with 30 pass (37) & 20 rush (21) TDs in 1st 2 seasons…RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS had 53-yard TD catch last week. RB JONATHAN STEWART made NFL debut at SD (9/7/08) & rushed for 53 yards (10 att., 5.3 avg.). In career, when Stewart has 50 rush yards & 5.0 avg., Panthers are 16-5 (.762)…WR STEVE SMITH has 10 catches for 202 yards (101 per game) & 2 TDs in past 2 vs. AFC on road. Had 7 catches for 109 yards last week. WR BRANDON LA FELL has 8 career rec. TDs & avg. 26.5 yards per TD (212 yards). TE GREG OLSEN aims for 3rd in row with TD. Has 4 TDs in past 5…CB CAPTAIN MUNNERLYN ties for NFL lead with 2 INT-TDs. Since 2010, DE CHARLES JOHNSON had 8.5 sacks in 10 games vs. AFC. Has 25.5 sacks in past 35. Has 8.5 sacks in past 10. DE GREG HARDY has 7 sacks in past 7. Rookie LB LUKE KUECHLY leads team with 131 tackles…CHARGERS: In only career meeting against Panthers (9/7/08), QB PHILIP RIVERS had 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 125.1 passer rating. Rivers (27,454) has 2nd-most pass yards in club history, trailing only HOFer DAN FOUTS (43,040). For career, Rivers is 24-4 (.857) as starter in Dec. w/ 51 TDs vs. 16 INTs & 98.6 passer rating. Since ’08, Rivers (20,766) has 2nd-most passing yards in NFL (DREW BREES, 23,581)…RB RYAN MATHEWS (929; 685 rush, 244 rec.) needs 71 scrimmage yards to reach 1,000. RB RONNIE BROWN has career-high 46 rec. in ’12…TE ANTONIO GATES (448) needs 52 receiving yards to reach 500 for 9th consecutive season. Gates (80) trails only HOFer LANCE ALWORTH (81) for most TD catches in team history. In past 5, WR DANARIO ALEXANDER is averaging 98.8 receiving yards per game with 5 TD rec. WR MICHEAL SPURLOCK had career-high 7 rec. last week…LB DONALD BUTLER leads team w/ 73 tackles…DE COREY LIUGET has career-best 5 sacks in ’12.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (7-6) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (7-6)

SERIES

STEELERS

COWBOYS

SERIES LEADER

 

14-13

STREAKS

Past 2

3 of past 5

COACHES VS. OPP.

Tomlin: 1-0

Garrett: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 34-24 vs. Chargers

W 20-19 at Bengals

LAST GAME

12/7/08: Cowboys 13 at Steelers 20. Pittsburgh comes from behind to score 17 4th-quarter points, including CB Deshea Townsend’s game-winning INT-TD return with 1:40 remaining.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/17/04: Steelers 24, Cowboys 20. Pittsburgh overcomes 10-point 4th-quarter deficit as TE Jerame Tuman has TD catch & RB Jerome Bettis scores TD with 30 seconds remaining.

BROADCAST

CBS (3:25 PM CT): Jim Nantz. Phil Simms. SIRIUS: 91 (Pit.), 86 (Dal.). XM: 226 (Dal.). 

 

STATS

PASSING

Roethlisberger: 231-358-2,572-20-5-98.6 (3C)

Romo: 349-526-3,928-20-16-88.5

RUSHING

Dwyer: 122-510-4.2-1

Murray: 119-466-3.9-3

RECEIVING

Miller (TE): 61-679-11.1-7

Witten (TE): 92 (3C)-880-9.6-1

OFFENSE

341.8

372.1

TAKE/GIVE

-13

-10

DEFENSE

262.4 (1L)

336.6

SACKS

Worilds: 5

Ware: 11 (2C)

INTs

Timmons: 3

Carr: 2

PUNTING

Butler (R): 43.9

Moorman: 44.0

KICKING

Suisham: 102 (27/27 PAT; 25/26 FG)

Bailey: 104 (29/29 PAT; 25/27 FG)

NOTES

STEELERS: Have won 12 of past 14 vs. NFC…For career against Cowboys, QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER is 2-0 with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 102.4 rating. Is 23-10 (.697) as starter in Dec. Has 29,151 pass yards, most in Steelers annals. RB JONATHAN DWYER rushed for 107 yards in only meeting vs. NFC this season (vs. Was.)…WR MIKE WALLACE posted 14th 100-yard receiving game of career last week. Has 10 TDs in 15 career games vs. NFC…WR EMMANUEL SANDERS has career-high in rec. (41) & yards (585)…TE HEATH MILLER (398) needs 2 receptions to join HINES WARD & HOFer JOHN STALLWORTH as only Steelers to reach 400 career. Has 7 TD rec., tied for most in career (7 in ’07)…Defense allows NFL-low 262.4 yards per game…LB JAMES HARRISON (62) has 2nd-most sacks by Steeler since 1982 (JASON GILDON, 77). LB LARRY FOOTE leads team with 91 tackles…DE ZIGGY HOOD aims for 3rd straight game with sack…S TROY POLAMALU had INT in last game vs. Dal. Steelers are 24-3 (.889) when Polamalu has at least 1 INT in game…COWBOYS: QB TONY ROMO has 3,928 pass yards & needs 72 yards to reach 4,000 for 4th time. Has only 3 4,000-yard seasons in team history. Has won 4 of past 5 starts vs. AFC. Aims for 4th win at home vs. AFC…RB FELIX JONES is only active player in NFL with 60 yard rush TD, 70 yard rec. TD & 90 yard KR-TD. When RB DE MARCO MURRAY has 18 att., Cowboys are 9-0. Has 992 rush yards (110.2 per game) in those 9…WR DEZ BRYANT has 33 catches for 525 yards (105 per game) & 7 TDs in past 5. Aims for 6th in row with TD. In past 3 vs. AFC, has 29 catches for 290 yards (96.7 per game) & 4 TDs. In past 5 at home, has 39 catches for 603 yards (120.6 per game) & 5 TDs. TE JASON WITTEN has 84 catches (8.4 per game) since Oct. 1, 2nd most in NFL during that span. Since 2007, has 536 catches, most by NFL TE…LB DE MARCUS WARE has 19.5 sacks in past 19 vs. AFC. Has 36.5 sacks in past 32. Has 102.5 sacks since 2006, most in NFL. LB ANTHONY SPENCER has 5 sacks in past 4. Had 2 sacks last week.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (2-11) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (3-10)

SERIES

CHIEFS

RAIDERS

SERIES LEADER

53-49-2

 

STREAKS

 

7 of past 10

COACHES VS. OPP.

Crennel: 2-3

Allen: 1-0

LAST WEEK

L 30-7 at Browns

L 26-13 vs. Broncos

LAST GAME

10/28/12: Raiders 26 at Chiefs 16. Oakland QB Carson Palmer passes for 209 yards & 2 TDs. Raiders RB Darren McFadden adds 114 rushing yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/23/11: Chiefs 28, Raiders 0. Kansas City RB Le’Ron McClain rushes for 1-yard TD & S Kendrick Lewis (59) & CB Brandon Flowers (58) each post INT-TDs in shutout victory.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:25 PM PT): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 136 (KC), 94 (Oak.). XM: 227  (Oak.). 

STATS

PASSING

Quinn: 77-127-794-2-5-67.5

Palmer: 324-533-3,805 (3C)-22-14-85.3

RUSHING

Charles: 240-1,220 (1C)-5.1-4

McFadden: 150-507-3.4-2

RECEIVING

McCluster: 41-358-8.7-1

Myers (TE): 70-728-10.4-4

OFFENSE

335.6

358.8

TAKE/GIVE

-22

-7

DEFENSE

349.5

390.2

SACKS

Houston: 10

Shaughnessy: 3.5

INTs

Flowers: 3

3 tied: 2

PUNTING

Colquitt: 46.0

Lechler: 47.3

KICKING

Succop: 91 (16/16 PAT; 25/29 FG)

Janikowski: 94 (22/22 PAT; 24/26 FG)

NOTES

CHIEFS: Club has won 8 of past 9 games at Oakland…QB BRADY QUINN aims for 1st win with Chiefs as starter against AFC West opponent. Quinn has won 3 of his past 4 starts in Dec. Club averages 149.2 rush yards per game, best in AFC…In past 5, RB JAMAAL CHARLES has averaged 117.2 rush yards per game (586 total). Aims for 4th consecutive game with 100 rush yards. Registered 2nd rush TD of 80 yards in ’12 last week…WR DEXTER MC CLUSTER had TD reception in last game vs. Raiders…LB TAMBA HALI (61.5) has 3rd-most sacks in Chiefs annals (HOFer DERRICK THOMAS, 126.5; NEIL SMITH, 85.5). Hali (8) & LB JUSTIN HOUSTON (10) aim to become 1st Chiefs duo since Neil Smith (11.5) & Derrick Thomas (11) in 1994 to each register double-digit sacks. Houston has 5 sacks in 6 career games in Dec…DE TYSON JACKSON has 3 sacks in past 4…CB BRANDON FLOWERS had 2 INTs & 58-yard INT-return TD in last game at Oak…Defense had 6 INTs in last game at Oak, tied for 2nd-most in game in Chiefs history… RAIDERS: QB CARSON PALMER (3,805) needs 195 passing yards to join RICH GANNON (4,689 in 2002) as only 2nd QB in Raiders history to reach 4,000 in season. Palmer is averaging 307.7 passing yards per game at home in ’12. Palmer is 4-2 as starter vs. KC… RB DARREN MC FADDEN has 2 career games with 100 rush yards vs. KC (164, 114). Raiders are 9-2 (.818) when McFadden has 100 rush yards. Registered 6-yard TD catch last week, 1st TD rec. of season. RB MARCEL REECE has 472 receiving yards in ’12, most among NFL RBs…WR DENARIUS MOORE has career-best 6 TD catches in this season. For career, WR DARRIUS HEYWARD-BEY averages 19.3 yards per catch vs. KC. In past 2, rookie WR ROD STREATER has 7 receptions for 196 yards (28 avg.) with 1 TD…TE BRANDON MYERS leads AFC TEs with 70 receptions in 2012…LB PHILIP WHEELER has team-best 97 tackles…CB PHILLIP ADAMS had INT & 2 passes defensed last week against Broncos…DE LAMARR HOUSTON aims for 3rd straight game with sack.

SUNDAY NIGHT

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (9-3-1) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-3)

SERIES

49ERS

PATRIOTS

SERIES LEADER

7-4

 

STREAKS

 

Past 3

COACHES VS. OPP.

Harbaugh: 0-0

Belichick: 3-0

LAST WEEK

W 27-13 vs. Dolphins

W 42-14 vs. Texans

LAST GAME

10/5/08: Patriots 30 at 49ers 21. New England QB Matt Cassel completes 66-yard TD pass to WR Randy Moss. RB Kevin Faulk adds 2 TD runs & Pats defense allows 199 total yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

1/2/05: Patriots 21, 49ers 7. New England QB Tom Brady throws TD to LB Mike Vrabel. RB Corey Dillon rushes for 116 yards as Pats score 21 unanswered points to finish season 14-2.

BROADCAST

NBC (8:20 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Dave Sims, James Lofton, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 94 (DGR), 92 (SF), 93 (NE). XM: 227 (DGR), 225 (SF), 226 (NE).

STATS

PASSING

Kaepernick: 87-129-1,073-3-1-97.5

Brady: 319-495-3,833 (1C)-29 (T3L)-4-104.2 (1C)

RUSHING

Gore: 211-1,035-4.9-7

Ridley: 243-1,082 (3C)-4.5-10 (T2L)

RECEIVING

Crabtree: 66-761-11.5-5

Welker: 95 (1C)-1,116-11.7-4

OFFENSE

360.1

425.7 (1L)

TAKE/GIVE

6

24 (1L)

DEFENSE

275.5 (1C)

376.3

SACKS

Ald. Smith: 19.5 (1L)

Ninkovich: 6.5

INTs

Goldson: 3

McCourty, Wilson (R): 4 (T2C)

PUNTING

Lee: 47.3

Mesko: 43.1

KICKING

Akers: 104 (35/35 PAT; 23/32 FG)

Gostkowski: 128 (1C) (56/56 PAT; 24/30 FG)

NOTES

49ERS: QB COLIN KAEPERNICK is 1st QB in NFL history with 175 pass yards & 50 yard run in consecutive games…RB FRANK GORE aims for 5th in row vs. AFC with rush TD. Had rush TD last week & surpassed 1,000 rush yards for 6th time…WR RANDY MOSS played 52 games for NE (2007-10) & had 259 catches for 3,904 yards & 50 TDs. Since 2009 (incl. playoffs), TE VERNON DAVIS leads NFC TEs with 35 TDs. WR MICHAEL CRABTREE has 90 yards or TD in 5 of past 6…49ers lead NFL allowing 14.2 points per game (184 points). Team ranks 2nd in NFL in total defense (275.5 yards per game) & pass defense (184.7 yards per game). Defense is holding opposing QBs to 77 passer rating. LB ALDON SMITH has 33.5 career sacks, most by player in 1st 2 NFL seasons. Leads NFL with team-record 19.5 sacks. Has 15 sacks in past 7. LB NA VORRO BOWMAN leads team with 113 tackles. LB PATRICK WILLIS is 2nd with 99…PATRIOTS: With win, NE can surpass Dal. (13, 1968-72) for 2nd-most consecutive wins in Dec. in NFL history…NE has won 20 straight at home in Dec…QB TOM BRADY posted 36th career game with 3 TD & 0 INTs last week, tied for 2nd-most in NFL history (PEYTON MANNING, 37; BRETT FAVRE, 36). Needs 167 passing yards to reach 4,000 for 5th time. Has thrown TD pass in 45 straight games, 3rd-longest streak in NFL history. Needs TD pass to reach 30 for 4th time. In past 7 (all wins), has 19 TDs vs. 1 INT…RB STEVAN RIDLEY aims for 7th straight game w/ rush TD. WR WES WELKER (95) needs 5 rec. to become 1st player in NFL history with 5 100-catch seasons. WR BRANDON LLOYD was selected in 4th round of ’03 NFL Draft by 49ers. WR DONTE’ STALLWORTH had 63-yard TD rec. last week, 1st catch in ’12…TE AARON HERNANDEZ tied career best with 2 TD rec. last week…LB JEROD MAYO leads club w/ 125 tackles.

MONDAY NIGHT, DECEMBER 17, 2012

NEW YORK JETS (6-7) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (4-9)

SERIES

JETS

TITANS

SERIES LEADER

 

21-17-1

STREAKS

5 of past 6

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Ryan: 1-0

Munchak: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 17-10 at Jaguars

L 27-23 at Colts

LAST GAME

9/27/09: Titans 17 at Jets 24. New York QB Mark Sanchez posts 3 TDs (2 pass, 1 rush) & WR Jerricho Cotchery has 108 receiving yards & TD. Jets defense forces 4 turnovers.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/23/08: Jets 34, Titans 13. New York RB Leon Washington has 2 TD runs (61, 4) & QB Brett Favre has 2 TD passes. Jets defense limits Tennessee to 45 rush yards.

BROADCAST

ESPN (7:30 PM CT): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Kevin Harlan, Dan Fouts, Tony Boselli (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (NYJ), 93 (Ten.). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (NYJ), 226 (Ten.). 

STATS

PASSING

Sanchez: 216-390-2,547-12-13-71.8

Locker: 142-247-1,735-9-9-76.2

RUSHING

Greene: 230-883-3.8-6

C. Johnson: 223-1,037-4.7-4

RECEIVING

Kerley: 52-728-14.0-2

Wright (R): 59-555-9.4-4

OFFENSE

305.9

331.9

TAKE/GIVE

-6

-10

DEFENSE

332.5

377.8

SACKS

Wilkerson: 4

Wimbley: 5

INTs

Cromartie: 3

McCourty, Verner: 2

PUNTING

Malone: 46.4

Kern: 48.9 (3L)

KICKING

Folk: 75 (27/27 PAT; 16/21 FG)

Bironas: 99 (27/27 PAT; 24/29 FG)

NOTES

JETS: Club has won 3 of past 4 at Ten…Jets aim for 3rd consecutive win…Defeated Titans on MNF on 12/1/03…QB MARK SANCHEZ had 2 TDs & 81.4 passer rating in last game vs. Titans. Club has 10-2 record (.833) when Sanchez has 100 rating…RB SHONN GREENE (77 rush, 1 TD) & RB BILAL POWELL (78 rush, 1 TD) totaled 155 rush yards with 2 TDs last week. For career, Greene averages 101 rush yards per game with 20 att. Club is 6-0 when Greene has 100 rush yards. Greene has 6 rush TDs in past 7 in Dec. Powell has 4 rush TDs in past 4…WR JEREMY KERLEY has career-best in rec. (52) &  rec. yards (728) in ’12…LB BART SCOTT posted 1st INT of season last week…LB DAVID HARRIS leads team with 101 tackles. Had sack & INT in last game vs. Titans…CB ANTONIO CROMARTIE has 4 INTs in past 8 on MNFDE MUHAMMAD WILKERSON has 3 sacks in past 4 games…TITANS: Have won 4 of past 5 on MNFQB JAKE LOCKER is averaging 305.3 passing yards per game at home in ’12 (916 total). Rushed for career-best 51 yards last week…Last week, RB CHRIS JOHNSON (1,037) became 8th player in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in each of 1st 5 seasons of career. Averages 113 rush yards in 3 career games on MNF. Has 24 career games with 125 rush yards, 2nd-most in player’s 1st 5 seasons in NFL history (ERIC DICKERSON, 27). Has 5 career rush TDs of 80 yards, most in NFL history…WR KENNY BRITT had season-best in rec. (8) & rec. yards (143) last week. WR KENDALL WRIGHT leads NFL rookies with 59 rec. Wright needs 3 catches to surpass ERNEST GIVINS (61 in 1986) for 2nd-most receptions by rookie in franchise history…TE JARED COOK posted 18-yard TD rec. last week & now has career-best 4 TDs…LB AKEEM AYERS leads team with 85 tackles…DT KARL KLUG tied career best with 2 sacks last week.

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