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NFL WEEK 8 CAPSULES

Posted Oct 23, 2013

NFL WEEK 8 CAPSULES



WEEK 8 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013

CAROLINA PANTHERS (3-3) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (0-6)

SERIES

PANTHERS

BUCCANEERS

SERIES LEADER

14-11

 

STREAKS

 

Past 2

COACHES VS. OPP.

Rivera: 2-2

Schiano: 2-0

LAST WEEK

W 30-15 vs. Rams

L 31-23 at Falcons

LAST GAME

11/18/12: Buccaneers 27 at Panthers 21 (OT). Tampa Bay WR Vincent Jackson scores TD & 2-point conversion with 0:12 remaining. Bucs TE Dallas Clark has15-yard TD catch for win.    

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/9/12: Buccaneers 16, Panthers 10. Tampa Bay races to 13-0 halftime lead en route to Kickoff Weekend victory. Bucs rookie RB Doug Martin rushes for 95 yards in NFL debut.

BROADCAST

NFLN (8:25 PM ET): Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Trent Green, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (Car.), 93 (TB). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Car.), 226 (TB). 

STATS

PASSING

Newton: 108-170-1,331-10-5-95.0

Glennon (R): 76-130-722-5-3-77.1

RUSHING

D. Williams: 106-434-4.1-0

Martin: 127-456-3.6-1

RECEIVING

S. Smith: 28-293-10.5-3

Jackson: 36-544-15.1-4

OFFENSE

327.5

297.8

TAKE/GIVE

5 (T3C)

0

DEFENSE

302.2 (3L)

340.8

SACKS

Hardy, Johnson: 4

David: 4

INTs

Mitchell: 3 (T3C)

6 tied: 1

PUNTING

Nortman: 47.3

Koenen: 42.9

KICKING

Gano: 43 (16/16 PAT; 9/9 FG)

Lindell: 33 (9/9 PAT; 8/10 FG)

NOTES

PANTHERS: In 4 meetings, QB CAM NEWTON has 105 rating. In those 4, has also rushed for 163 yards with 4 TDs & has 27-yard reception. In past 2, has 81.4 comp. pct., 4 TDs, 0 INTs & 140.9 rating…When RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS has 18 att., team is 18-4. RB MIKE TOLBERT has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in past 2…WR STEVE SMITH reached 800 career catches last week. WR BRANDON LA FELL aims for 4th in row vs. TB with TD catch. In past 3 meetings, has 3 TDs & averages 47.3 yards per TD. Has 11 career rec. TDs & averages 29.7 yards per TD (327 yards)…CB CAPTAIN MUNNERLYN had 74-yard INT-TD in last meeting. Had 45-yard INT-TD last week. Since 2010, has 4 INT-TDs, tied for 2nd in NFL. DE GREG HARDY has 13 sacks in past 15. Since entering NFL in 2012, LB LUKE KUECHLY leads NFL with 212 tackles. In past 19, DE CHARLES JOHNSON has 16.5 sacks & 7 FFs. S MIKE MITCHELL is only player in NFL with 3 INTs & 2 sacks…BUCCANEERS: Rookie QB MIKE GLENNON had career-high 90.7 rating last week…RB DOUG MARTIN has 279 scrimmage yards (139.5 per game) in past 2 meetings. Has 1,895 scrimmage yards (118.4 per game) & 11 TDs (10 rush, 1 rec.) in past 16. His 1,895 scrimmage yards are 3rd most in NFL in that span…WR VINCENT JACKSON had 10 catches for 138 yards & 2 TDs last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 9 catches, 100 yards & 2 TDs. Among active players (min. 200 catches), has NFL-best 17.6 avg. (380 catches, 6,682 yards). WR MIKE WILLIAMS had TD in last home meeting…LB LAVONTE DAVID is only player in NFL with 40 tackles (47), 4 sacks (4) & INT (1). In only game vs. Car. (11/29/09 with NYJ), CB DARRELLE REVIS had 2 INTs, incl. 67-yard INT-TD. Incl. playoffs, when Revis has INT, his teams are 16-3 (.842). DT GERALD MC COY aims for 3rd at row at home vs. Car. with sack or FF.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2013

DALLAS COWBOYS (4-3) AT DETROIT LIONS (4-3)

SERIES

COWBOYS

LIONS

SERIES LEADER

12-10

 

STREAKS

2 of past 3, 5 of past 7

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Garrett: 1-1

Schwartz: 1-1

LAST WEEK

W 17-3 at Eagles

L 27-24 vs. Bengals

LAST GAME

10/2/11: Lions 34 at Cowboys 30. Detroit overcomes 24-point second half deficit with INT-TD returns by LB Bobby Carpenter (34 yards) & CB Chris Houston (56).  

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/9/07: Cowboys 28, Lions 27. Dallas RB Marion Barber scores 3 TDs (2 rush & 1 rec). Cowboys TE Jason Witten catches game-winning 16-yard TD pass with 0:18 remaining.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Dick Stockton, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 111 (Dal.), 86 (Det.). XM: 86 (Det.). 

STATS

PASSING

Romo: 181-265-2,010 (2C)-15 (T1C)-5-101.6

Stafford: 178-290-2,129 (1C)-15 (T1C)-4-95.3

RUSHING

Murray: 91-428-4.7-3

Bush: 98-426-4.3-1

RECEIVING

Bryant: 42 (2C)-569-13.5-6 (T1C)

C. Johnson: 33-492-14.9-6 (T1C)

OFFENSE

352.4

386.4

TAKE/GIVE

5 (T3C)

5 (T3C)

DEFENSE

393.9

397.1

SACKS

Hatcher: 6 (2C)

Suh: 3.5

INTs

Carr, Lee: 2

Levy: 4 (T1L)

PUNTING

C. Jones: 44.0

Martin (R): 48.2 (2C)

KICKING

Bailey: 54 (21/21 PAT; 11/13 FG)

Akers: 54 (21/21 PAT; 11/14 FG)

NOTES

COWBOYS: QB TONY ROMO aims for 4th in row vs. Det. with 300 yards & 2 TDs. In 3 starts vs. Det., has completed 92 of 123 (74.8 pct.) for 954 yards with 7 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 102.2 rating…In career, when RB DE MARCO MURRAY has 18 att., Cowboys are 11-0. Has 1,253 rush yards (113.9 per game) in those 11. Rookie RB JOSEPH RANDLE had career-high 93 scrimmage yards last week…WR DEZ BRYANT ties for NFC lead with 6 rec. TDs. In past 15, has 92 catches for 1,448 yards (96.5 per game) & 16 TDs. Has 3 TDs in 2 meetings & aims for 3rd in row vs. Det. with TD. TE JASON WITTEN (841) ranks 2nd all-time in receptions by TE. Since 2007, has 589 catches, most by NFL TE. Rookie WR TERRANCE WILLIAMS aims for 4th in row with TD. Has 380 rec. yards, most by NFC rookie…Since 2010, LB SEAN LEE leads NFL LBs with 9 INTs & 216 INT yards. Ties for 1st among LBs with 2 INT-TDs. DT JASON HATCHER has 3 sacks in past 2 & is 2nd in NFC with 6 sacks…LIONS: In last meeting, overcame 24-point deficit (27-3) to win 34-30…Since 2011, QB MATTHEW STAFFORD ranks 2nd in NFL with 12,134 pass yards. Has 7 TDs in past 2…RB REGGIE BUSH ranks 3rd in NFL with 121.8 scrimmage yards per game (731 yards, 6 games). Is only player in NFC with 400 rush (426) & 300 rec. (305) yards…WR CALVIN JOHNSON had 8 catches for 96 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. Since 2011, leads NFL with 4,137 rec. yards & 108.9 rec. yards per game. Since 2008, leads NFL with 7,572 rec. yards & 56 rec. TDs. Rookie TE JOSEPH FAURIA leads NFL rookies with 5 TDs. TE BRANDON PETTIGREW had TD last week…LB DE ANDRE LEVY ties for NFL lead with 4 INTs. His 4 INTs are career-high & he had 5 career INTs entering 2013. LB STEPHEN TULLOCH leads team with 58 tackles. CB CHRIS HOUSTON had 56-yard INT-TD in last meeting. DE ZIGGY ANSAH leads NFC rookies with 3 sacks. DT NICK FAIRLEY has 3.5 sacks, 2 FRs & FF in past 6 at home.

NFL INTERNATIONAL SERIES, WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON, ENGLAND

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (5-2) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (0-7)

SERIES

49ERS

JAGUARS

SERIES LEADER

 

2-1

STREAKS

 

2-1

COACHES VS. OPP.

Harbaugh: 0-0

Bradley: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 31-17 at Titans

L 24-6 vs. Chargers

LAST GAME

11/29/09: Jaguars 3 at 49ers 20. San Francisco QB Alex Smith throws for 232 yards & 2 TDs. 49ers TE Vernon Davis (3 yards) & RB Frank Gore (4) both record TD receptions.

LAST GAME AT SITE

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BROADCAST

FOX (5:00 PM GMT): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). Westwood One: Tom McCarthy, Rod Woodson. SIRIUS: 139 (SF), 110 (Jax.). XM: 230 (Jax.). 

STATS

PASSING

Kaepernick: 103-182-1,420-8-5-85.0

Henne: 103-173-1,222-2-5-72.9

RUSHING

Gore: 127-547 (3C)-4.3-5 (T3C)

Jones-Drew: 103-316-3.1-2

RECEIVING

Boldin: 34-495-14.6-2

Shorts: 39-491-12.6-1

OFFENSE

335.0

282.0

TAKE/GIVE

4

-7

DEFENSE

326.1 (3C)

391.4

SACKS

Brooks: 3.5

Babin, Marks: 2

INTs

Brock, Reid (R): 3 (T3C)

Posluszny: 2

PUNTING

Lee: 48.3 (1C)

Anger: 47.0

KICKING

Dawson: 48 (21/21 PAT; 9/12 FG)

Scobee: 32 (5/5 PAT; 9/9 FG)

NOTES

49ERS: Defeated Den. 24-16 (10/31/10) in last game at Wembley. Have won 4 in row & scored 30 pts. in all 4…QB COLIN KAEPERNICK is 12-5 (.706) as starter (incl. playoffs) with 94.1 rating & 742 rush yards. Incl. playoffs, when Kaepernick starts & has 100 rating, 49ers are 7-0…RB FRANK GORE rushed for 118 yards & TD in last game at Wembley. Has 34 career 100-yard games. Rushed for 2 TDs last week. Since ’06, has 11,368 scrim. yards (8,778 rush, 2,590 rec.), most in NFL. RB KENDALL HUNTER has rush TD in 3 of past 5…WR ANQUAN BOLDIN had TD catch in last game vs. Jax (10/24/11 w/ Bal.). TE VERNON DAVIS had 6 rec. for 69 yards & TD in last meeting. Incl. playoffs, has 13 100-yard games. Since ’09 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL TEs with 42 TDs. Has 4 TDs in past 4 & ties for 1st in NFC w/ 6 rec. TDs in 2013…LB NA VORRO BOWMAN leads team with 59 tackles. Since entering NFL in ’07, LB PATRICK WILLIS is only player w/ 17 sacks (17.5), 15 FF (15) & 7 INTs (7). S ERIC REID leads NFC rookies w/ 3 INTs. DT JUSTIN SMITH had 2 sacks in last game at Wembley. Has 5.5 sacks, FF & FR in past 4 meetings. Had 2 sacks last week. CB TRAMAINE BROCK has 3 INTs in past 3…JAGUARS:  QB CHAD HENNE (318) had 11th career 300-yard passing game last week. Aims for 3rd consec. game w/ 300 yards…RB MAURICE JONES-DREW has 78 TDs (65 rush, 11 rec., 2 return), 6th-most among active players. Has 65 career rush TDs, most in club annals. Had 110 (75 rush, 35 rec.) scrim. yards in only game vs. 49ers…Since Week 5, WR JUSTIN BLACKMON leads NFL in rec. (25) & rec. yards (384). Had 5 rec. for 136 yards (27.2 avg.) with TD in last game vs. NFC (10/6/13 vs. StL). WR CECIL SHORTS tied career-best w/ 8 rec. last week. WR MIKE BROWN had career-best in rec. (5) & yards (120) vs. SD...TE MARCEDES LEWIS has 3,255 career rec. yards, 3rd-most in club history…DE JASON BABIN posted 3 sacks & FF in last mtg (w/ Phi. on 10/2/11)…DT SEN’DERRICK MARKS has sack in 2 of past 3…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY leads team w/ 68 tackles.

CLEVELAND BROWNS (3-4) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (7-0)

SERIES

BROWNS

CHIEFS

SERIES LEADER

11-10-2

 

STREAKS

3 of past 4

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Chudzinski: 0-0

Reid: 4-0

LAST WEEK

L 31-13 at Packers

W 17-16 vs. Texans

LAST GAME

12/9/12: Chiefs 7 at Browns 30. Cleveland rookie RB Trent Richardson rushes for 42 yards on 18 carries & 2 TDs. Browns S Tashaun Gipson records 3rd-quarter INT.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/20/09: Browns 41, Chiefs 34. Cleveland KR Josh Cribbs scores on 2 KR-TDs (100, 103). Browns RB Jerome Harrison rushes for career-high 286 yards & 3 TDs.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 132 (Cle.), 85 (KC). XM: 228 (KC). 

STATS

PASSING

Weeden: 103-195-1,154-5-6-66.5

A. Smith: 145-250-1,570-7-4-79.3

RUSHING

McGahee: 70-203-2.9-1

Charles: 135-561 (1C)-4.2-6 (T2L)

RECEIVING

Cameron (TE): 45-515-11.4-6 (T3L)

Charles (RB): 36-337-9.4-2

OFFENSE

313.7

330.7

TAKE/GIVE

-1

11 (1L)

DEFENSE

318.9

304.6 (3C)

SACKS

D. Bryant: 3.5

Houston: 10 (T2L)

INTs

Gipson, Ward: 2

Demps: 3

PUNTING

Lanning (R):44.8

Colquitt: 43.2

KICKING

Cundiff: 46 (13/13 PAT; 11/13 FG)

Succop: 55 (19/19 PAT; 12/14 FG)

NOTES

BROWNS:  QB BRANDON WEEDEN (4,539) needs 461 passing yards to reach 5,000 career. Weeden is 1-0 in career vs. Chiefs…RB WILLIS MC GAHEE ranks 4th among active NFL RBs w/ 8,300 rush yards. Ranks 3rd among active players w/ 64 rush TDs (ADRIAN PETERSON, 81; MAURICE JONES-DREW, 65). Rushed for 145 yards on 28 att. (5.2 avg.) in last game vs. KC (w/ Den. on 1/1/12). RB CHRIS OGBONNAYA (20) needs 5 receptions to surpass career-best of 24 in 2012…Since Week 3, WR JOSH GORDON has 450 receiving yards, 4th-best in NFL. Had 8 catches for 86 yards in only meeting vs. KC. WR GREG LITTLE averaged 17.3 yards per catch in last game vs. KC…TE JORDAN CAMERON leads NFL TEs in receptions (45). Has most catches in 1st 7 games of season in club history. Has 6 TD rec., tied for 2nd-most in single-season by TE in Browns history (OZZIE NEWSOME, 9 in 1979)…LB D’QWELL JACKSON leads team with 61 tackles…PR TRAVIS BENJAMIN has 12.3 PR avg., 2nd-best in AFC this season…CHIEFS:  Aim for 1st 8-0 start since 2003 (9-0). Chiefs are 1st team in NFL history to start 7-0 after losing 14 games in previous season…KC ( 11) has best turnover ratio in NFL…Since 2011, QB ALEX SMITH is 26-5-1 as starter w/ 37 TDs vs. 14 INTs for 90.7 rating. With win last week, Smith (7) tied DIETER BROCK of 1985 LA Rams for most consecutive wins to start season in QBs 1st year with team since ’70…For career, RB JAMAAL CHARLES averages 122.7 rush yards per game vs. Browns (368 total in 3 games). Had 80-yard rush TD in last game vs. Cle. Has at least 100 scrimmage yards & TD in each of 1st 7 games to start season, joining HOFer O.J. SIMPSON (1975) as only players in NFL history to accomplish feat. Averages 128.3 scrim. yards per game in ’13, 2nd-best in NFL…WR DWAYNE BOWE averages 17.1 yards per catch vs. Browns…Defense has NFL-best 35 sacks in 2013…CB BRANDON FLOWERS has 2 INTs in 3 career games vs. Cle…LB JUSTIN HOUSTON (10) & LB TAMBA HALI (9) have combined for 19 sacks. Hali had 2 sacks in last game vs. Cle. Has 71.5 career sacks, 3rd-most by Chief since ’82. LB DERRICK JOHNSON leads team with 49 tackles.

MIAMI DOLPHINS (3-3) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (5-2)

SERIES

DOLPHINS

PATRIOTS

SERIES LEADER

49-43

 

STREAKS

 

Past 6, 16 of past 21

COACHES VS. OPP.

Philbin 0-2

Belichick: 17-11

LAST WEEK

L 23-21 vs. Bills

L 30-27 (OT) at Jets

LAST GAME

12/30/12: Dolphins 0 at Patriots 28. New England RB Stevan Ridley scores on pair of 2nd-quarter rushing TDs. Patriots QB Tom Brady passes for 284 yards & 2 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/30/12

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms. SIRIUS: 135 (Mia.), 91 (NE). XM: 229 (NE). 

STATS

PASSING

Tannehill: 133-219-1,577-9-7-83.1

Brady: 158-285-1,708-8-5-75.3

RUSHING

L. Miller: 59-254-4.3-2

Ridley: 78-320-4.1-3

RECEIVING

Hartline: 31-401-12.9-2

Edelman: 46 (T3L)-455-9.9-2

OFFENSE

312.7

341.1

TAKE/GIVE

-1

5

DEFENSE

372.2

352.7

SACKS

Vernon: 3.5

Cha. Jones: 6.5

INTs

Patterson: 2

Talib: 4 (T1L)

PUNTING

Fields: 49.9 (1L)

Allen (R): 46.5

KICKING

Sturgis (R): 45 (15/15 PAT; 10/12 FG)

Gostkowski: 68 (2L) (14/14 PAT; 18/19 FG)

NOTES

DOLPHINS:  Club is 2-1 on road this season…QB RYAN TANNEHILL (4,871) needs 129 yards to reach 5,000 career. Had career-best 3 TD passes last week. Team is 8-1 when he has 90 rating…Offense rushed for season-best 120 yards vs. Buf. last week...RB DANIELTHOMAS averaged season-best 5 yards per carry vs. Buf…WR MIKE WALLACE has 15 receptions for 206 yards (13.7 avg.) with 2 TDs in 2 career games vs. NE. 18 of WR BRANDON GIBSON’s 29 catches this season have been for 1st downs. Gibson tied career-high with 2 TD receptions last week. 3 of WR BRIAN HARTLINE’s 4 career games with 100 receiving yards have been on road…TE CHARLES CLAY aims for 4th straight game with TD catch…DE CAMERON WAKE has 5.5 sacks in 8 career games vs. NE. DT RANDY STARKS has 25 sacks with Mia., most by Dolphins DT…LB OLIVIER VERNON seeks 4th game in row with sack. LB PHILIP WHEELER leads team with 43 tackles…S CHRIS CLEMONS posted 1st INT of season last week…PATRIOTS:  Aim for 14th straight win vs. AFC East at home…Seek 5th straight win at home vs. Mia…Since ’10, Patriots are 24-3 (.889) at home…QB TOM BRADY (342) needs TD pass to surpass HOFer FRAN TARKENTON (342) for 4th-most in NFL history. In past 6 wins vs. Mia., Brady has passed for 1,695 yards with 11 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 102.4 rating. Passed for career-best 517 yards vs. Dolphins on 9/12/11…RB STEVAN RIDLEY has 3 rush TDs in past 2 games vs. Mia. RB BRANDON BOLDEN posted 1st rush TD of season last week…TE ROB GRONKOWSKI (114) registered 10th 100-yard receiving game of career last week, most by TE in franchise history. Gronkowski (195) needs 5 catches to reach 200 career. Has 3 TD receptions in past 4 vs. Mia. Since 2011, Gronkowski has 28 TD rec., most among NFL TEs…WR-PR JULIAN EDELMAN has career-best in catches (46) & rec. yards (455) in’ 13. Edelman had 94-yard PR-TD vs. Mia. on 1/2/11…Defense has forced turnover in 34 consecutive games, longest active streak in NFL…DE CHANDLER JONES has career-best 6.5 sacks in 2013…Rookie DT CHRIS JONES had career-high 2 sacks last week. Ranks 1st among NFL rookies with 3.5 sacks…S STEVE GREGORY had INT in last game vs. Mia…Rookie CB LOGAN RYAN had 79-yard INT-return TD last week.

BUFFALO BILLS (3-4) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (5-1)

SERIES

BILLS

SAINTS

SERIES LEADER

 

5-4

STREAKS

 

Past 3

COACHES VS. OPP.

Marrone: 0-0

Payton: 1-0

LAST WEEK

W 23-21 at Dolphins

Bye (Wk. 6: L 30-27 at Patriots)

LAST GAME

9/27/09: Saints 27 at Bills 7. New Orleans RB Pierre Thomas compiles 126 yards on 14 carries & 2 4th-quarter TDs (34, 19). Saints RB Lynell Hamilton adds rush TD.  

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/2/05: Saints 19, Bills 7. New Orleans RB Deuce McAllister has 27 carries for 130 yards as Saints defense only allows 67 pass yards. Saints K John Carney makes 4 FGs.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 134 (Buf.), 92 (NO). XM: 225 (NO). 

STATS

PASSING

Lewis: 40-64-418-2-1-85.3

Brees: 157-237-1,958 (3C)-14 (T3C)-5-102.6 (3C)

RUSHING

F. Jackson: 86-380-4.4-5 (3C)

P. Thomas: 59-188-3.2-0

RECEIVING

St. Johnson: 26-315-12.1-2

Graham (TE): 37-593 (2C)-16.0-6 (T1C)

OFFENSE

333.3

397.7

TAKE/GIVE

5

5 (T3C)

DEFENSE

380.4

338.0

SACKS

M. Williams: 10 (T2L)

Jordan: 5 (T3C)

INTs

Alonso (R): 4 (T1L)

Lewis: 2

PUNTING

Moorman: 46.8

Morstead: 46.9

KICKING

Carpenter: 59 (14/14 PAT; 15/16 FG)

Hartley: 59 (T3C) (17/17 PAT; 14/16 FG)

NOTES

BILLS: In 2 career starts with Bills, QB THAD LEWIS has 1-1 record & has completed 40 of 64 passes (62.5 pct.) for 418 yards with 3 TDs (2 pass, 1 rush) vs. 1 INT & 85.3 rating. Has 121.9 4th quarter passer rating in 2013…Bills avg. AFC-best 140.4 rush yards per game…RB C.J. SPILLER aims for 3rd straight game with 100 rush yards (103, 103) vs. NFC. RB FRED JACKSON has 4 rush TDs in past 5…WR STEVIE JOHNSON aims for 3rd straight game with 100 rec. yards & TD vs. NFC…Since 2011, TE SCOTT CHANDLER has 14 TD catches, 2nd-most on team…Defense has NFL-best 12 INTs in 2013…S JIM LEONHARD & AARON WILLIAMS have career-best 3 INTs apiece in 2013…DE MARIO WILLIAMS (10) has most sacks through 1st 7 games of season by Bill since ’82. Reached 10 sacks for 4th time in career. Needs 4 sacks to tie career-best of 14 in 2007…Rookie LB KIKO ALONSO leads team with 70 tackles…DT MARCELL DAREUS has 3 sacks in past 4…Rookie CB NICKELL ROBEY had INT-return TD last week…SAINTS: Since joining NO in 2006, QB DREW BREES leads NFL with 35,529 yards & 258 TDs. Since 2011, is 15-4 at home, completing 497 of 735 (67.6 pct.) for 6,192 yards with 64 TDs vs. 16 INTs for 113.5 rating. His 6,192 yards & 64 TDs both lead NFL…In only game vs. Buf., RB PIERRE THOMAS rushed for career-high 126 yards & 2 TDs. Since 2011, RB DARREN SPROLES leads NFL RBs with 193 catches, 1,743 rec. yards & 15 rec. TDs. Rookie RB KHIRY ROBINSON rushed for 1st career TD in Week 6…TE JIMMY GRAHAM has 6 TDs in past 4 at home & aims for 5th home game in row with TD. In past 4 home games, has 26 catches for 394 yards (98.5 per game) & 6 TDs. Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL TEs with 233 catches & 3,043 yards. Leads NFC TEs with 29 TDs in span. Rookie WR KENNY STILLS had 1st career TD (34 yards) in Week 6. WR MARQUES COLSTON aims for 5th in row at home with 5 rec. Has 3 TDs in past 4 at home…DE CAMERON JORDAN has 5 sacks in past 5. Rookie KENNY VACCARO is 1 of 2 rookie safeties with sack & INT.

NEW YORK GIANTS (1-6) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (3-4)

SERIES

GIANTS

EAGLES

SERIES LEADER

81-74-2

 

STREAKS

 

8 of past 10

COACHES VS. OPP.

Coughlin: 10-13

Kelly: 1-0

LAST WEEK

W 23-7 vs. Vikings

L 17-3 vs. Cowboys

LAST GAME

10/6/13: Eagles 36 at Giants 21. Philadelphia QB Nick Foles throws for 197 yards & 2 TDs for 114.9 rating. Eagles WR DeSean Jackson has 7 catches for 132 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/30/12: Eagles 19, Giants 17. Philadelphia RB LeSean McCoy rushes for 123 yards & WR DeSean Jackson adds 99 receiving yards & TD. Eagles K Alex Henery converts 4 FGs.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 112 (NYG), 93 (Phi.). XM: 226 (Phi.). 

STATS

PASSING

Manning: 146-268-1,921-10-15-66.5

Vick: 71-132-1,185-5-2-90.6 OR

Foles: 52-90-622-6-0-101.3

RUSHING

Jacobs: 44-154-3.5-3

L. McCoy: 141-685 (1L)-4.9-3

RECEIVING

Cruz: 40-591 (3C)-14.8-4

Jackson: 37-610 (1C)-16.5-5

OFFENSE

328.1

425.3 (3L)

TAKE/GIVE

-14

1

DEFENSE

364.9

412.7

SACKS

Kiwanuka, Tuck: 1.5

Barwin: 3

INTs

Rolle: 2

Boykin, Williams: 2

PUNTING

Weatherford: 47.7 (3C)

D. Jones: 45.5

KICKING

J. Brown: 36 (15/15 PAT; 7/9 FG)

Henery: 59 (T3C) (17/17 PAT; 14/18 FG)

NOTES

GIANTS: QB ELI MANNING has started 142 consecutive games, longest active streak by QB. Has 18 TD passes in past 6 meetings, incl. 3 games with 4 TDs…RB BRANDON JACOBS has 13 career 100-yard games. Is franchise leader with 59 rush TDs…WR VICTOR CRUZ has 5 TDs in 5 games vs. Phi. In those 5, has TD in 4 games & has 3 100-yard games. WR HAKEEM NICKS had 9 catches for 142 yards in last meeting. WR RUEBEN RANDLE aims for 3rd in row vs. Phi. with 2 TD catches. Has 2 career games with 2 rec. TDs, both vs. Phi. Aims for 4th in row with TD catch…DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL has 8 sacks & 28-yard INT-TD in past 10 in Oct. Has 3.5 sacks in past 6 vs. Phi. Has 14.5 sacks in past 17 vs. division. S RYAN MUNDY leads team with 47 tackles. Had career-high 15 tackles in Week 5 meeting. CB PRINCE AMUKAMARA ranks 2nd on club with 40 tackles & has team-high 6 PD. DE JUSTIN TUCK has 5.5 sacks in past 7 vs. Phi…EAGLES: QB MICHAEL VICK aims for 3rd consecutive win vs. division opp. QB NICK FOLES has 6 TDs, 0 INTs & 101.3 rating in 2013…RB LE SEAN MC COY leads NFL with 685 rush yards & 952 scrimmage yards. Has 811 scrim. yards (115.9 per game) in past 7 meetings. Has 10 TDs (6 rush, 4 rec.) in past 10 Oct. games. Since 2010, ranks 4th in NFL with 111.4 scrim yards per game (5,461 yards, 49 games)…WR-PR DE SEAN JACKSON leads NFC with 610 rec. yards. Among active players (min. 200 catches), ranks 2nd in NFL with 17.3 avg. (311 rec., 5,395 yards). Aims for 3rd in row vs. NYG with TD. In past 2 meetings, has 13 catches for 231 yards (115.5 per game) & 2 TDs. WR RILEY COOPER has 10 rec. for 208 yards (104 per game) & TD in past 2. TE BRENT CELEK had 25-yard TD catch in Week 5 meeting… LB DE MECO RYANS had sack & 36-yard INT last week, 3rd career game with sack & INT. CB CARY WILLIAMS is only DB in NFL with 5 PD, 2 INTs & sack. Had INT in last meeting. LB MYCHAL KENDRICKS had 1st career INT in last mtg.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (2-4) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (2-4)

SERIES

STEELERS

RAIDERS

SERIES LEADER

 

11-9

STREAKS

 

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Tomlin: 1-2

Allen: 1-0

LAST WEEK

W 19-16 vs. Ravens

Bye (Wk. 6 L 24-7 at Chiefs)

LAST GAME

9/23/12: Steelers 31 at Raiders 34. Oakland QB Carson Palmer passes for 209 yards and 3 TDs. Raiders RB Darren McFadden rushes for 113 yards, including 64-yard TD in 1st quarter.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/23/12

BROADCAST

CBS (1:05 PM PT): Spero Dedes, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 111 (Pit.), 119 (Oak.). XM: 230 (Oak.). 

STATS

PASSING

Roethlisberger: 143-215-1,655-7-5-90.7

Pryor: 89-138-1,061-5-5-84.8

RUSHING

Bell (R): 51-184-3.6-2

Pryor (QB): 44-285-6.5-0

RECEIVING

A. Brown: 47 (2L)-548-11.7-2

D. Moore: 25-399-16.0-4

OFFENSE

329.8

320.8

TAKE/GIVE

-10

0

DEFENSE

306.8

340.0

SACKS

Woodley: 5

Houston: 3

INTs

3 tied: 1

3 tied: 1

PUNTING

Mesko: 42.4

King: 49.5 (2L)

KICKING

Suisham: 51 (9/9 PAT; 14/14 FG)

Janikowski: 33 (12/12 PAT; 7/11 FG)

NOTES

STEELERS:  Have won 9 of past 10 in Oct…For career vs. Raiders, QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER has 10 TDs vs. 5 INTs & 106.3 rating. Passed for 384 yards with 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 123.2 rating in last game vs. Oak. Has 198 TD passes & needs 2 to join HOFer TERRY BRADSHAW (212) as only Steelers to reach 200 career. Aims for 4th straight game with 70 comp. pct. Has 89-43 (.674) record as starter…Since ’11, Steelers are 14-2 (.875) when club has 100 rush yards….Rookie RB LE’VEON BELL rushed for career-best 93 rush yards last week…WR ANTONIO BROWN (47) needs 3 rec. to reach 50 for 3rd straight season. Avg. AFC-best 91.3 rec. yards per game in 2013. Had 7 rec. for 87 yards with TD in last game at Oak…Last week, TE HEATH MILLER (40) became 5th player in Steelers history to reach 40 career TD rec. Tied career-best with 2 TD rec. in last game at Oak…LB LA MARR WOODLEY aims for 5th straight with sack. Has (57) 5th-most sacks in club annals since ’82. Has 4 sacks in 3 career games vs. Oak. LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS had career-high 17 tackles last week…RAIDERS:  Have won past 2 at home vs. Steelers…QB TERRELLE PRYOR is 2-0 at home as starter & has completed 33 of 47 passes (70.2 pct.) for 347 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 105.5 rating. Pryor ranks 3rd among NFL QBs with 285 rush yards. Attended Jeannette HS in Pa…Club ranks 3rd in AFC with 129.2 rush yards per game in 2013…RB DARREN MC FADDEN rushed for 113 yards on 18 att. (6.3 avg.) with 1 TD in last meeting vs. Steelers…In past 4, WR DENARIUS MOORE has 20 rec. for 356 yards (17.8 avg.) & 3 TD catches. Leads team with 158 yards after catch this season. Aims for 3rd straight game with TD catch. WR ROD STREATER posted 1st TD reception of season in last home game…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). Has INT, 2 FRs & 1 FF in past 2 games…In only career game vs. Pit. (w/ Den. on 9/9/12), CB TRACY PORTER had 43-yard INT-return TD…Rookie LB SIO MOORE registered 1st sack of career last game. LB NICK ROACH has team-best 45 tackles in 2013.

NEW YORK JETS (4-3) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (5-2)

SERIES

JETS

BENGALS

SERIES LEADER

15-7

 

STREAKS

8 of past 9

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Ryan: 3-0

Lewis: 1-5

LAST WEEK

W 30-27 (OT) vs. Patriots

W 27-24 at Lions

LAST GAME

11/25/10: Bengals 10 at Jets 26. New York CB Antonio Cromartie & S Jim Leonhard both record INTs. Jets KR-WR Brad Smith scores on 89-yard KR & 53-yard rush.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/21/07: Bengals 38, Jets 31. Cincinnati RB Kenny Watson rushes for 130 yards & 3 TDs. Bengals WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh catches 4 passes for 43 yards & TD.

BROADCAST

CBS (4:05 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 117 (NYJ), 86 (Cin.). XM: 86 (Cin.). 

STATS

PASSING

Smith (R): 130-223-1,723-8-11-74.3

Dalton: 164-249-1,924 (3C)-11 (3C)-6-93.9

RUSHING

Powell: 90-366-4.1-1

Green-Ellis: 99-319-3.2-3

RECEIVING

Kerley: 24-319-13.3-2

Green: 43-619 (3L)-14.4-5

OFFENSE

343.3

365.0

TAKE/GIVE

-11

-2

DEFENSE

302.6 (2C)

334.3

SACKS

Wilkerson: 6

Atkins, Dunlap: 4

INTs

Allen, Landry: 1

5 tied: 1

PUNTING

Quigley (R): 44.0

Huber: 44.7

KICKING

Folk: 60 (12/12 PAT; 16/16 FG)

Nugent: 46 (16/17 PAT; 10/13 FG)

NOTES

JETS:  Incl. postseason, Jets aims for 5th straight win vs. Bengals…Rookie QB GENO SMITH (2nd round, No. 39 overall)  is only QB since 1970 merger with 4 game-winning drives in 4th quarter or OT in 1st 7 career games. Smith completed 16 of 20 passes (80 pct.) for 199 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 147.7 rating in last road start. Posted 2nd rush TD of career last week…RB CHRIS IVORY (104) registered 4th career game with 100 rush yards & 1st as Jet vs. Patriots. In only career meeting vs. Cin. (w/ NO on 12/5/10), rushed for 117 yards on 15 att. (7.8) & 2 rush TDs…WR JEREMY KERLEY had career-high 8 rec. last week for season-best 97 yards & TD. WR STEPHEN HILL averages 16.7 yards per catch in ’13…TE JEFF CUMBERLAND has TD rec. in 2 of past 3 on road…Defense allows 2nd-fewest yards per game (302.6) in AFC in 2013…DE MUHAMMAD WILKERSON has career-best 6 sacks this season. Aims for 4th straight with sack…LB DAVID HARRIS has team-high 57 tackles in 2013. ANTONIO CROMARTIE had INT in last game vs. Cin…S ANTONIO ALLEN had 23-yard INT-return TD vs. NE, 1st of career…BENGALS:  Club aims for 5th consecutive win at home dating back to 2012…QB ANDY DALTON seeks 25th career win as starter. Has passed for 300 yards, 3 TDs & 100 rating in each of past 2. In past 4 wins at home, Dalton has 89.9 rating. Has 88.2 passer rating at home this season. Bengals are 12-1 (.923) when Dalton has 100 rating…RB GIOVANI BERNARD leads all rookies with 497 scrimmage yards (264 rush, 233 rec). Has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 receiving) in 2013. RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS has 4 rush TDs in past 3 vs. Jets…WR A.J. GREEN had career-long 82-yard TD rec. last week. Since 2012, Green has 16 TD rec., tied for 2nd-most in NFL…TE JERMAINE GRESHAM (200) is 5th TE in club history to reach 200 career rec. Gresham (28) & rookie TE TYLER EIFERT (22) have combined for 50 rec, most by NFL TE duo in 2013 (min 10 rec. apiece)…LB VONTAZE BURFICT leads team with 74 tackles…Since 2012, DT GENO ATKINS leads NFL DTs with 16.5 sacks.

ATLANTA FALCONS (2-4) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (3-4)

SERIES

FALCONS

CARDINALS

SERIES LEADER

 

14-12

STREAKS

Past 2, 6 of past 7             

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Smith: 2-1

Arians: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 31-23 vs. Buccaneers

L 34-22 vs. Seahawks

LAST GAME

11/18/12: Cardinals 19 at Falcons 23. Atlanta DT Jonathan Babineaux recovers fumble & returns 15-yards for TD. Falcons defense holds Cardinals to 178 total net yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/23/07: Cardinals 30, Falcons 27 (OT). Arizona WR Anquan Boldin has 162 rec yards & 2 TDs. K Neil Rackers makes FG as time expires to force OT & connects on 31-yard OT game-winner.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:25 PM MST): Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Molly McGrath (Field reporter). Westwood One: Dave Sims, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 92 (Atl.), 85 (Arz.). XM: 228 (Arz.). 

STATS

PASSING

Ryan: 171-244-1,922-13-3-105.9 (1C)

Palmer: 161-266-1,741-8-13-69.5

RUSHING

Jac. Rodgers: 60-193-3.2-2

Mendenhall: 92-281-3.1-3

RECEIVING

Gonzalez (TE): 35-369-10.5-3

Fitzgerald: 32-422-13.2-4

OFFENSE

374.7

309.7

TAKE/GIVE

-2

-2

DEFENSE

366.3

349.7

SACKS

Umenyiora: 4

Dockett: 4

INTs

3 tied: 1

Peterson: 3 (T3C)

PUNTING

Bosher: 47.5

Zastudil: 44.9

KICKING

Bryant: 45 (18/18 PAT; 9/10 FG)

Feely: 47 (11/11 PAT; 12/13 FG)

NOTES

FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN completed 20 of 26 (76.9 pct.) for 273 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for career-high 148.4 rating last week. In career, when Ryan starts & has 100 rating, Falcons are 34-2 (.944). Since start of 2012, ranks 3rd in NFL with 101 rating…RB STEVEN JACKSON leads active players with 10,215 rush yards. RB JACQUIZZ RODGERS had career-high 2 rec. TDs last week & has 4 TDs (2 rush, 2 rec.) in past 2…TE TONY GONZALEZ has catch in 201 consecutive games, 2nd longest streak in NFL history. Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), WR RODDY WHITE has 611 receptions, most in NFC. Aims for 5th in row vs. Az. (incl. playoffs) with 100 yards or TD. WR HARRY DOUGLAS had 7 catches for career-best 149 yards & TD last week…DT JONATHAN BABINEAUX had 15-yard FR-TD in last meeting. Since 2011, S THOMAS DE COUD has 10 INTs, tied for most in NFL by S. Had 30-yard FR-TD last week. DE OSI UMENYIORA is only NFC player with 4 sacks & INT-TD. Had 2 sacks & FF in last game vs. Az. (10/2/11 with NYG)…

CARDINALS: QB CARSON PALMER has completed 83 of 119 (69.7 pct.) for 1,031 yards with 6 TDs vs. 1 INT for 109.6 rating in 3 starts vs. Atl. Aims for 4th in row vs. Atl. with 100 rating…RB RASHARD MENDENHALL has rush TD in all 3 home games with Az. Rookie RB ANDRE ELLINGTON ranks 1st among NFL RBs with 6.4 avg. (min. 25 att.)…WR LARRY FITZGERALD has 796 catches & needs 4 to become youngest in NFL history to reach 800. Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL with 66 rec. TDs. WR MICHAEL FLOYD needs 22 yards to reach 1,000 career rec. yards…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). LB JOHN ABRAHAM spent past 8 seasons (2006-12) with Atl. & had 68.5 sacks. Had 2 sacks & 2 FFs last week. Leads active players with 124 sacks. DE CALAIS CAMPBELL has 2.5 sacks, FF & FR in past 3. LB DARYL WASHINGTON had 11 tackles & INT vs. Atl. last year. S RASHAD JOHNSON had INT in last meeting vs. Atl.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (2-4) AT DENVER BRONCOS (6-1)

SERIES

REDSKINS

BRONCOS

SERIES LEADER

 

6-5

STREAKS

 

3 of past 5

COACHES VS. OPP.

Shanahan: 3-1

Fox: 2-1

LAST WEEK

W 45-41 vs. Bears

L 39-33 at Colts

LAST GAME

11/15/09: Broncos 17 at Redskins 27. Washington RB Ladell Betts rushes for 114 yards on 26 carries & adds TD. Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall records INT. 

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/9/05: Broncos 21, Redskins 19. Denver RB Tatum Bell rushes for 127 yards & 2 TDs. Broncos QB Jake Plummer throws 2nd-quarter TD pass to WR Ashley Lelie.

BROADCAST

FOX (2:25 PM MT): Thom Brennaman, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 93 (Was.), 110 (Den.). XM: 231 (Den.). 

STATS

PASSING

Griffin III: 143-238-1,746-8-6-83.4

Manning: 207-289-2,565 (1L)-25 (1L)-3-123.3 (1L)

RUSHING

A. Morris: 91-472-5.2-3

Moreno: 95-413-4.3-8 (1L)

RECEIVING

Garçon: 40-466-11.7-2

Welker: 44-474-10.8-8 (T1L)

OFFENSE

415.8 (3C)

469.3 (1L)

TAKE/GIVE

-1

-2

DEFENSE

389.0

397.0

SACKS

Kerrigan: 5 (T3C)

Phillips: 6.5

INTs

4 tied: 1

Trevathan: 3

PUNTING

Rocca: 42.1

Colquitt: 44.7

KICKING

Forbath: 22 (10/10 PAT; 4/6 FG)

Prater: 70 (1L) (37/37 PAT; 11/11 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: Head coach MIKE SHANAHAN spent 14 years as Den. head coach & won 2 Super Bowls...QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III had 105.2 rating last week. Redskins are 8-2 when Griffin has 100 rating…Since Week 12 of 2012, RB ALFRED MORRIS is averaging 101.3 rush yards per game, 2nd best in NFL. Has 11 rush TDs in that span, tied for 2nd most in NFL. RB ROY HELU, JR. had career-high 3 rush TDs last week…Rookie TE JORDAN REED had career-high 9 catches & 134 yards with TD in Week 7. WR PIERRE GARÇON has 5 catches in all 6 games in 2013. WR ALDRICK ROBINSON had 45-yard TD catch last week…CB DE ANGELO HALL had 30-yard INT in last meeting. LB RYAN KERRIGAN has 7 sacks & 3 FFs in past 8. Since entering NFL in 2011, is only player in NFL with 20 sacks (21) & 2 INT-TDs (2). LB BRIAN ORAKPO had 29-yard INT-TD last week, his 1st career INT. Has 10.5 sacks in 12 games vs. AFC, incl. 1.5 sacks in last game vs. Den. LB LONDON FLETCHER has played in 246 consecutive games. Has 30 tackles & 3 sacks in 4 career meetings…BRONCOS: Have scored 298 points, most by team through 1st 7 games of season in NFL history. Have 30 points in 7 straight games. Aim for 7th straight win vs. NFC…QB PEYTON MANNING has 25 TD passes in ’13, 2nd-most ever through 1st 7 games of season (TOM BRADY, 27 in 2007). For career, Manning is 3-1 vs. Was. with 10 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 106 rating. At home w/ Den., Manning is 11-1 with 38 TDs vs. 4 INTs & 120 rating. Has 124.3 4th-qtr. rating, best in NFL…RB KNOWSHON MORENO has career-best 8 rush TDs this season. Aims for 5th consec. game with at least 1 rush TD…Since ’12, WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS has 2,044 rec. yards, 2nd-most in AFC. WR WES WELKER (8) & TE JULIUS THOMAS (8) are tied for NFL-best in TD rec. in ’13…WR ERIC DECKER had career-high 150 receiving yards last week…LB VON MILLER has 6 career sacks in 7 career games vs. NFC. LB DANNY TREVATHAN leads team with 48 tackles…CB CHAMP BAILEY was drafted No. 7 overall in ’99 NFL Draft by Redskins.

SUNDAY NIGHT

GREEN BAY PACKERS (4-2) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (1-5)

SERIES

PACKERS

VIKINGS

SERIES LEADER

54-48-1

 

STREAKS

5 of past 6

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

McCarthy: 11-4

Frazier: 1-4

LAST WEEK

W 31-13 vs. Browns

L 23-7 at Giants

LAST GAME

12/30/12: Packers 34 at Vikings 37. Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson (2,097) has 199 rush yards, falling 9 shy of NFL single-season record (2,105 in 1984). Vikings clinch playoff spot.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/30/12

BROADCAST

NBC (7:30 PM CT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton, Darren Sharper (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 85 (WW1), 92 (GB), 93 (Min.). XM: 227 (WW1), 225 (GB), 226 (Min.).

STATS

PASSING

Rodgers: 143-220-1,906-13-4-104.5 (2C)

Freeman: 63-147-761-2-4-52.6

RUSHING

Lacy: 83-352-4.2-2

Peterson: 115-511-4.4-5 (T3C)

RECEIVING

Nelson: 32-526-16.4-5

Simpson: 26-404-15.5-0

OFFENSE

434.7 (1C)

316.3

TAKE/GIVE

-2

-2

DEFENSE

345.8

391.2

SACKS

3 tied: 3

Allen: 4

INTs

3 tied: 1

3 tied: 2

PUNTING

Masthay: 45.3

Locke (R): 46.1

KICKING

Crosby: 60 (2C) (18/18 PAT; 14/16 FG)

Walsh: 42 (15/15 PAT; 9/11 FG)

NOTES

PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS has won 6 of past 7 starts vs. Min. (incl. playoffs), completing 168 of 233 (72.1 pct.) for 2,106 yards with 19 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 121.6 rating. Since becoming starter in 2008, has NFL-best 105.6 rating. Has 104.5 rating in 2013 & 100 rating in each of past 4 seasons…RB EDDIE LACY leads NFL rookies with 352 rush yards. Aims for 3rd in row with 100 scrimmage yards. Has 80 rush yards & 95 scrimmage yards in past 3…WR JORDY NELSON has 3 TDs in past 3 reg.-season meetings. Since 2011, ties for 1st among NFL WRs with 27 rec. TDs. WR JAMES JONES aims for 3rd reg.-season game in row vs. Min. with TD. Since 2012, has 16 rec. TDs, tied for 2nd in NFL. WR JARRETT BOYKIN set career-highs in catches (8) & yards (103) last week & scored 1st career TD…LB A.J. HAWK has 22 tackles & 3 sacks in past 2. Leads team with 54 tackles. When Hawk has INT, GB is 8-0. CB SAM SHIELDS had INT in last year’s WC meeting. CB DAVON HOUSE had 1st career INT last week…VIKINGS: QB JOSH FREEMAN has made 2 starts vs. GB, completing 42 of 69 (60.9 pct.) for 547 yards with 5 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 91.9 rating…RB ADRIAN PETERSON has rush TD in 9 of past 10 reg.-sea. games vs. GB. In 2 reg.-sea. meetings in 2012, rushed for 409 yards & 2 TDs. Since entering NFL in 2007, leads NFL with 9,360 rush yards & 81 rush TDs. In past 16, has rushed for 2,109 yards (131.8 per game) & 15 TDs...WR GREG JENNINGS spent 1st 7 NFL seasons with GB (2006-12) & had 425 rec. for 6,537 yards & 53 TDs. Since 2007, is 1 of 2 active players with 15 avg. (15.4) & 50 rec. TDs (52). Has 7 career 70 yard rec. TDs, tied for most among active players. Rookie WR-KR CORDARRELLE PATTERSON leads NFL with 36.5 KR avg. WR JARIUS WRIGHT had TD & 65-yard catch in last home game vs. GB…Since entering NFL in 2004, DE JARED ALLEN has NFL-best 121 sacks. DE EVERSON GRIFFEN had career-high 3 sacks in last home meeting.

MONDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 28, 2013

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (6-1) AT ST. LOUIS RAMS (3-4)

SERIES

SEAHAWKS

RAMS

SERIES LEADER

18-11

 

STREAKS

14 of past 16

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Carroll: 4-3

Fisher: 2-6

LAST WEEK

W 34-22 at Cardinals

L 30-15 at Panthers

LAST GAME

12/30/12: Rams 13 at Seahawks 20. Seattle rookie QB Russell Wilson throws TD to RB Michael Robinson & rushes for game-winning 1-yard TD.       

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/30/12: Rams 19, Seahawks 13. St. Louis rookie P Johnny Hekker connects with WR Danny Amendola for 2-yard TD pass. Rams rookie K Greg Zuerlein converts all 4 FGs.

BROADCAST

ESPN (7:40 PM CT): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (Sea.), 93 (StL). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Sea.), 226 (StL).

STATS

PASSING

R. Wilson: 115-187-1,489-11-4-97.2

Clemens: 2-4-19-0-0-63.5

RUSHING

Lynch: 138-578 (2L)-4.2-6 (T1C)

Stacy (R): 50-214-4.3-0

RECEIVING

Tate: 27-346-12.8-1

Austin (R): 29-198-6.8-2

OFFENSE

368.6

298.7

TAKE/GIVE

7 (T1C)

3

DEFENSE

282.1 (1C)

373.4

SACKS

Bennett: 4.5

Quinn: 7 (1C)

INTs

Thomas: 4 (T1L)

5 tied: 1

PUNTING

Ryan: 43.6

Hekker: 44.9

KICKING

Hauschka: 67 (1C) (19/19 PAT; 16/17 FG)

Zuerlein: 48 (15/15 PAT; 11/11 FG)

NOTES

SEAHAWKS: Are 6-1 for 1st time in team history…QB RUSSELL WILSON had 3 TDs, 0 INTs & 122.1 rating last week. Has won past 5 vs. NFC West, completing 63 of 101 (62.4 pct.) for 946 yards with 10 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 113.7 rating. Seahawks are 11-1 when Wilson has 100 rating…Since Nov. 2011, RB MARSHAWN LYNCH leads NFL with 3,109 rush yards & 26 rush TDs. Aims for 4th in row vs. StL with 100 rush yards…WR SIDNEY RICE had TD catch last week. TE ZACH MILLER has 3 TDs in past 3…Seahawks have forced 2 turnovers in all 7 games…CB RICHARD SHERMAN aims for 3rd in row vs. StL with INT. Since entering NFL in 2011, leads NFL with 15 INTs. S EARL THOMAS aims for 3rd in row with INT & has INT in 4 of past 6. Only player in NFL with 40 tackles, 4 INTs (4) & 2 FFs (2). Since 2011, DE CLIFF AVRIL is 1 of 2 players in NFL (JOHN ABRAHAM) with 20 sacks (23.5) & 10 FF (10). DE CHRIS CLEMONS has 3.5 sacks in past 4. Has 6.5 sacks in past 6 meetings…RAMS: QB KELLEN CLEMENS has started 12 games in NFL career…Rookie RB ZAC STACY has rushed for 210 yards (70 per game) in past 3. Scored 1st career TD (reception) last week…TE JARED COOK leads club with 344 rec. yards. WR CHRIS GIVENS has 5 career catches of 50 yards. Has 3 career rec. TDs & averages 46 yards per TD (138 yards). WR AUSTIN PETTIS has 4 TDs in past 6. Had TD in last meeting. WR TAVON AUSTIN leads NFL rookies with 29 catches. TE LANCE KENDRICKS has TD in 3 of past 4…DE ROBERT QUINN leads NFC with 7 sacks. Has 8 sacks in past 8. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Sea. with sack. Has 10.5 sacks in past 8 division games. DE CHRIS LONG has 6.5 sacks in past 9. Had 3 sacks in last meeting. Since entering NFL in 2009, LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is 1 of 3 LBs with 9 sacks (9.5) & 8 INTs (8). Leads team with 55 tackles.


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