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NFL Week 12 Game Capsules

Posted Nov 21, 2013

NFL Week 12 Game Capsules



WEEK 12 – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (8-2) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (2-8)

SERIES

SAINTS

FALCONS

SERIES LEADER

 

46-42

STREAKS

12 of past 15

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Payton: 11-2

Smith: 3-8

LAST WEEK

W 23-20 vs. 49ers

L 41-28 at Buccaneers

LAST GAME

9/8/13: Falcons 17 at Saints 23. New Orleans QB Drew Brees completes 26 of 35 passes for 357 yards & 2 TDs for 113.6 rating. Saints S Roman Harper adds INT & FR.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/29/12: Falcons 23, Saints 13. Atlanta QB Matt Ryan connects with TE Tony Gonzalez for 17-yard TD. Falcons defense records 5 INTs, including 2 by S William Moore.

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 (NO), 86 (Atl.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (NO), 86 (Atl.). 

STATS

PASSING

Brees: 277-406-3,369 (1C)-26-8-106.7 (3C)

Ryan: 267-404-2,868-18-12-89.2

RUSHING

Thomas: 107-413-3.9-1

Jac. Rodgers: 76-273-3.6-2

RECEIVING

Graham (TE): 60 (3C)-846-14.1-10 (T2L)

Gonzalez (TE): 53-556-10.5-4

OFFENSE

419.1 (1C)

347.5

TAKE/GIVE

+3

-11

DEFENSE

305.4 (3C)

381.9

SACKS

Jordan: 7 (T3C)

Umenyiora: 6.5

INTs

Lewis: 3

Alford (R): 2

PUNTING

Morstead: 46.5

Bosher: 47.2 (3C)

KICKING

Hartley: 90 (3C) (33/33 PAT; 19/25 FG)

Bryant: 68 (23/23 PAT; 15/16 FG)

NOTES

SAINTS: QB DREW BREES is 12-3 vs. Atl. as NO QB. Has 100+ rating in 8 of those 15 & 10 300-yard games. Since joining NO in 2006, leads NFL with 36,940 yards & 270 TDs…RB PIERRE THOMAS has 7 TDs (5 rush, 2 rec.) in career vs. Atl. RB DARREN SPROLES had 6 catches for 88 yards in Week 1. Since 2011, leads NFL RBs with 209 catches, 1,840 rec. yards & 16 rec. TDs…Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), TE JIMMY GRAHAM leads NFL TEs with 256 catches & 3,296 yards. Ties for 1st with 33 TDs. Has 6 TDs in past 6 meetings. WR MARQUES COLSTON has TD in 3 of past 4 vs. Atl. Has 7,923 career rec. yards & passed ERIC MARTIN (7,854) for club record. Rookie WR KENNY STILLS has 4 TDs in past 5. Averages 49.3 yards per TD. In last game at Atl., WR LANCE MOORE had 7 catches for 123 yards…DE CAMERON JORDAN has 7 sacks in past 9. Had sack in last game at Atl. S ROMAN HARPER had INT & FR in Week 1...FALCONS: In 4 home starts vs. NO, QB MATT RYAN has 6 TDs vs. 1 INT. In career, when Ryan starts & has 100+ rating, Atl. is 34-2 (.944)…In past 6 vs. NO, RB STEVEN JACKSON has 839 scrimmage yards (139.8 per game), incl. 636 rush yards (106 per game) & 6 TDs. RB JACQUIZZ RODGERS has 4 TDs (2 rush, 2 rec.) in past 6. RB ANTONE SMITH had career-long 50-yard TD last week…TE TONY GONZALEZ has catch in 205 consecutive games, 2nd longest streak in NFL history. Has 50 receptions (53) in 16 consecutive years, longest streak in NFL history. Has 4 TDs in past 3 vs. NO. WR RODDY WHITE had TD last week. WR HARRY DOUGLAS has 35 catches for 535 yards (107 per game) & 2 TDs in past 5…DE OSI UMENYIORA is 1 of 2 in NFL with 6+ sacks (6.5) & INT-TD. In last home meeting, Atl. had 5 INTs: S WILLIAM MOORE (2), S THOMAS DE COUD, LB SEAN WEATHERSPOON & DT JONATHAN BABINEAUX.

 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2013

NEW YORK JETS (5-5) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (4-6)

SERIES

JETS

RAVENS

SERIES LEADER

 

7-1

STREAKS

 

Past 7

COACHES VS. OPP.

Ryan: 0-2

Harbaugh: 2-0

LAST WEEK

L 37-14 at Bills

L 23-20 (OT) at Bears

LAST GAME

10/2/11: Jets 17 at Ravens 34. Baltimore RB Ray Rice rushes for 66 yards & TD. Ravens defense forces 4 turnovers & scores 3 TDs (2 FR-TD, INT-TD).

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/2/11

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 134 (NYJ), 125 (Bal.). XM: 229 (Bal.). 

STATS

PASSING

Smith (R): 166-295-2,100-8-16-65.1

Flacco: 221-377-2,469-13-13-75.3

RUSHING

Ivory: 107-467-4.4-2

Rice: 140-420-3.0-4

RECEIVING

Kerley: 28-347-12.4-2

T. Smith: 46-785-17.1-3

OFFENSE

324.8

308.5

TAKE/GIVE

-14

-5

DEFENSE

324.0

339.9

SACKS

Wilkerson: 8

Suggs: 9

INTs

5 tied: 1

Ihedigbo, D. Smith: 2

PUNTING

Quigley: 45.1

Koch: 44.7

KICKING

Folk: 85 (16/16 PAT; 23/24 FG)

Tucker: 80 (20/20 PAT; 20/22 FG)

NOTES

JETS: QB GENO SMITH (2,100) needs 345 passing yards for most passing yards by rookie in franchise history (MARK SANCHEZ, 2,444 in 2009). Club is 3-0 when Smith has 80+ passer rating in game…In past 2, RB CHRIS IVORY is averaging 118.5 rush yards per game (352 total)…WR SANTONIO HOLMES has 7 TD receptions in past 7 vs. Ravens. Holmes is averaging 26.2 yards per reception this season (12 catches for 314 yards). WR STEPHEN HILL has career-bests in catches (23) & receiving yards (340) in 2013…TE JEFF CUMBERLAND (3) needs TD reception to set career-high (3 in 2012)…Defense allows fewest rush yards per game (73.2) in NFL in 2013…DE MUHAMMAD WILKERSON has career-best 8 sacks this season. Has sack in 5 of past 6 games…LB DAVID HARRIS has team-high 77 tackles. LB CALVIN PACE aims for 3rd straight game with sack…S ED REED spent 11 seasons (2002-12) with Ravens. Reed was selected No. 24 overall in ’02 NFL Draft by Bal…KR JOSH CRIBBS has 2 career return TDs vs. Ravens (1 KR, 1 PR)… RAVENS: Club has won 17 of past 20 games at home…QB JOE FLACCO is 2-0 against Jets as starter. Has 18-7 (.720) record in November, 6th-best in Super Bowl era (min. 20 starts). Flacco has 36-8 (.818) record at home as starter…RB RAY RICE had season-best 131 rush yards last week. Club is 14-4 (.777) when Rice has 100+ rush yards. Rice (5,940) needs 60 rush yards to join JAMAL LEWIS (7,801) as only players in Ravens history to reach 6,000 career rush yards…WR TORREY SMITH (785) needs 71 receiving yards to set new career-high (855 in ’12). Avg. 17.1 yards per catch. Aims for 3rd straight game with TD reception...Last week, TE DALLAS CLARK (501) became 9th TE in NFL history to reach 500 career receptions…LB TERRELL SUGGS (9) needs sack to reach double-digit sacks for 5th time in career. In 2 career games vs. Jets, LB ELVIS DUMERVIL has 2.5 sacks & 1 FF. LB DARYL SMITH leads team with 86 tackles…S JAMES IHEDIGBO spent 1st 3 seasons of career with Jets (2008-10)…CB LARDARIUS WEBB leads team with 13 passes defensed this season…Since ’12, KR JACOBY JONES has 2 KR-TDs, tied for most in NFL.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (4-6) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (4-6)

SERIES

STEELERS

BROWNS

SERIES LEADER

63-57

 

STREAKS

17 of past 19

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Tomlin: 10-2

Chudzinski: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 37-27 vs. Lions

L 41-20 at Bengals

LAST GAME

12/30/12: Browns 10 at Steelers 24. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger completes 15 of 23 passes for 134 yards & 3 TDs. Steelers defense force 4 turnovers (3 FR, 1 INT).

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/25/12: Browns 20, Steelers 14. Cleveland rookie RB Trent Richardson rushes for 85 yards & TD. Browns rookie QB Brandon Weeden throws 5-yard TD pass to TE Jordan Cameron.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 135 (Pit.), 111 (Cle.). XM: 225 (Cle.). 

STATS

PASSING

Roethlisberger: 247-383-2,901-17-10-91.3 (3C)

Campbell: 73-131-809-6-3-80.0

RUSHING

Bell (R): 120-375-3.1-4

McGahee: 106-275-2.6-1

RECEIVING

A. Brown: 74 (1L)-952 (3C)-12.9-5

Cameron (TE): 56-629-11.2-6

OFFENSE

343.2

318.1

TAKE/GIVE

-8

-3

DEFENSE

340.8

306.5 (2C)

SACKS

Woodley: 5

Mingo (R): 4

INTs

W. Allen, Clark: 2

Haden: 3

PUNTING

McBriar: 42.6

Lanning (R): 44.9

KICKING

Suisham: 86 (20/20 PAT; 22/24 FG)

Cundiff: 65 (20/20 PAT; 15/17 FG)

NOTES

STEELERS:  Have won 10 of past 12 at Cle…For career, QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER is 15-1 (.938) as starter vs. Browns & has 24 TDs vs. 10 INTs & 99.8 rating. Roethlisberger (208) needs 5 TD passes to surpass HOFer TERRY BRADSHAW (212) for most career TD passes by Steeler. Registered 4th career game with at least 4 TD passes & 0 INTs last week…Rookie RB LE’VEON BELL has 3 rush TDs in 4 road games in ’13…WR ANTONIO BROWN (74) needs 6 rec. to join YANCEY THIGPEN, HOFer JOHN STALLWORTH & HINES WARD as only Steelers to register 80 catches in season. Brown (952) needs 48 rec. yards to reach 1,000 for 2nd time in career (1,108 in 2011). WR JERRICHO COTCHERY has career-best 7 TD rec. in ’13…Last week, TE HEATH MILLER (5,021) joined ELBIE NICKEL (5,131) as 2nd TE in Steeler history to reach 5,000 career rec. yards…LB LA MARR WOODLEY has 5th-most sacks (57) in club annals since ’82…S WILL ALLEN had INT & FF last week. S TROY POLAMALU has 8 career INTs vs. Cle., most against any team…BROWNS:  Club needs win to match last year’s win total of 5. Have won 3 of past 4 at home…In last start at home, QB JASON CAMPBELL completed 23 of 35 passes (65.7 pct.) for 262 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 116.6 rating…RB WILLIS MC GAHEE ranks 4th among active NFL RBs w/ 8,372 rush yards. Ranks 3rd among active players w/ 64 rush TDs (ADRIAN PETERSON, 85; MAURICE JONES-DREW, 67). RB CHRIS OGBONNAYA has career-best 34 catches in 2013. Totaled 99 scrimmage yards last week…WR JOSH GORDON (751) needs 55 yards to surpass rec. total as rookie (805 in 2012). Posted 4th 100-yard rec. game of season last week. Had career-long 74-yard TD reception vs. Bengals…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 TD rec. in last game vs. Pit…CB JOE HADEN had career-high 2 INTs last week, incl. 29-yard INT-return TD. Has 3 INTs in past 2 games…LB D’QWELL JACKSON leads team with 88 tackles.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-8) AT DETROIT LIONS (6-4)

SERIES

BUCCANEERS

LIONS

SERIES LEADER

 

29-25

STREAKS

 

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Schiano: 0-0

Schwartz: 2-0

LAST WEEK

W 41-28 vs. Falcons

L 37-27 at Steelers

LAST GAME

9/11/11: Lions 27 at Buccaneers 20. Detroit QB Matthew Stafford connects with WR Calvin Johnson for 2 TDs. Lions TE Tony Scheffler adds 11-yard TD catch on Kickoff Weekend.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/23/08: Buccaneers 38, Lions 20. Tampa Bay overcomes 17-point deficit. Buccaneers RB Clifton Smith returns punt 70 yards for TD & DB Rondé Barber adds 65-yard INT-TD.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 136 (TB), 119 (Det.). XM: 228 (Det.). 

STATS

PASSING

Glennon (R): 154-248-1,535-11-4-87.7

Stafford: 248-419-3,198-21-8-92.0

RUSHING

Rainey: 51-242-4.7-3

Bush: 145-654-4.5-2

RECEIVING

Jackson: 56-827-14.8-5

C. Johnson: 59-1,083 (1L)-18.4-11 (1L)

OFFENSE

310.8

414.3 (3C)

TAKE/GIVE

+5

-2

DEFENSE

341.7

378.4

SACKS

McCoy: 6

Suh: 4.5

INTs

3 tied: 2

Levy: 5 (T1L)

PUNTING

Koenen: 43.0

Martin (R): 48.3 (2C)

KICKING

Lindell: 65 (20/20 PAT; 15/18 FG)

Akers: 73 (31/31 PAT; 14/18 FG)

NOTES

BUCCANEERS: Aim for 3rd win in row…Rookie QB MIKE GLENNON had career-best 87 comp. pct. (20 of 23) & 137.5 rating last week. Has 8 TDs vs. 1 INT in past 5…RB BOBBY RAINEY rushed for 163 yards with 2 TDs & had rec. TD last week. Is 1st since EDGERRIN JAMES (1999) with 150+ rush yards, 2+ rush TDs, 1+ rec. TD in game in 1st 10 games to start career…Among active players (min. 200 catches), WR VINCENT JACKSON has NFL-best 17.4 avg. (400 catches, 6,965 yards). Had 10 catches for 165 yards & TD last week…LB LAVONTE DAVID is only player in NFL with 80+ tackles (86), 5+ sacks (5) & INT (1). S MARK BARRON is 2nd on club with 65 tackles. DT GERALD MC COY had career-high 3 sacks last week & has 4 sacks in past 2. Incl. playoffs, when CB DARRELLE REVIS has INT, his teams are 17-3. Leads team with 7 PD. Also has club-best 2 FFs. LB MASON FOSTER had 37-yard INT-TD last week & is 1 of 3 players with 2 INT-TDs this season…LIONS: In only career meeting, QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 305 yards, 3 TDs & 118.9 rating. Has 101 career TD passes in 55 games & is 4th fastest in NFL history to reach 100. Has 16,005 pass yards & passed HOFer BOBBY LAYNE (15,710) for most in team history…RB REGGIE BUSH ranks 5th in NFL with 113.3 scrimmage yards per game. In last game vs. TB (1/2/11 with NO), had 125 scrimmage yards (70 rush, 55 rec.). RB JOIQUE BELL had rush TD last week…WR CALVIN JOHNSON has 35 catches for 746 yards (186.5 per game) & 7 TDs in past 4. Averages 88.3 yards per game in career, highest in NFL history (min. 100 games). Since 2011, leads NFL with 4,728 rec. yards & 115.3 rec. yards per game. Since 2008, leads NFL with 8,163 rec. yards & 61 rec. TDs. Has 1,083 rec. yards, his franchise-record 5th 1,000-yard season…LBs DE ANDRE LEVY & STEPHEN TULLOCH lead team with 81 tackles. Levy ties for NFL lead with career-high 5 INTs. DT NICK FAIRLEY aims for 3rd game in row with sack. DE ZIGGY ANSAH ties for 2nd among NFC rookies with 3 sacks. CB CHRIS HOUSTON had INT in last game vs. TB.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (2-8) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (5-5)

SERIES

VIKINGS

PACKERS

SERIES LEADER

 

55-48-1

STREAKS

 

6 of past 7

COACHES VS. OPP.

Frazier: 1-5

McCarthy: 12-4

LAST WEEK

L 41-20 at Seahawks

L 27-13 at Giants

LAST GAME

10/27/13: Packers 44 at Vikings 31. Green Bay WR Jordy Nelson records 7 catches for 123 yards & 2 TDs (11, 76). Packers PR Micah Hyde scores on 93-yard PR-TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/2/12: Packers 23, Vikings 14. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers completes 32-yard TD pass to WR James Jones. Packers RB James Starks adds 22-yard TD run.

BROADCAST

FOX (12:00 PM CT): Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Erin Andrews (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 137 (Min.), 113 (GB). XM: 113 (GB). 

STATS

PASSING

Ponder: 128-201-1,375-6-9-74.9

Tolzien: 48-73-619-1-5-68.2

RUSHING

Peterson: 194-851-4.4-9

Lacy (R): 172-696-4.0-5

RECEIVING

Simpson: 34-492-14.5-0

Nelson: 57-889 (3C)-15.6-7

OFFENSE

317.7

417.4 (3L)

TAKE/GIVE

-8

-6

DEFENSE

391.7

350.9

SACKS

Allen: 5

Daniels: 4.5

INTs

3 tied: 2

4 tied: 1

PUNTING

Locke (R): 45.4

Masthay: 44.8

KICKING

Walsh: 72 (27/28 PAT; 15/17 FG)

Crosby: 96 (3L) (27/27 PAT; 23/27 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: QB CHRISTIAN PONDER had career-high 120.2 rating in 12/30/12 meeting with 3 TDs & 0 INTs…In 14 career meetings (incl. playoffs), RB ADRIAN PETERSON has rushed for 1,601 yards (114.4 per game) & 10 TDs. Has 10 rush TDs in past 11 reg-season meetings. In past 5 reg-season games vs. GB, has rushed for 695 yards (139 per game) & 5 TDs. Since entering NFL in 2007, leads NFL with 9,700 rush yards & 85 rush TDs…WR GREG JENNINGS returns to GB. Spent 1st 7 seasons (2006-12) with GB & had 425 receptions for 6,537 yards & 53 TDs. Rookie WR-KR CORDARRELLE PATTERSON leads NFL with 34.4 KR avg. & 2 KR-TDs. Had 109-yard KR-TD in last meeting, longest KR in NFL history & tied for longest play. WR JARIUS WRIGHT had career-high 2 TDs last week…Since entering NFL in 2004, DE JARED ALLEN has NFL-best 122 sacks. Has 16.5 sacks in past 11 vs. GB (incl. playoffs). LB ERIN HENDERSON is only player in NFL with 3+ sacks (3) & 2+ INTs (2)…PACKERS: QB SCOTT TOLZIEN passed for career-high 339 yards last week…Rookie RB EDDIE LACY leads NFL with 645 rush yards since Oct. 1. Has rushed for 696 yards in 9 games & is on pace to surpass JOHN BROCKINGTON’s team rookie record (1,105 yards in 1971). Rushed for 94 yards with TD & had 112 scrimmage yards in only meeting. Has rush TD in 4 of past 5. RB JAMES STARKS aims for 3rd in row vs. Min. with 20+ yard rush TD…WR JORDY NELSON had 7 catches for 123 yards & 2 TDs in Week 8. Has 5 TDs in past 4 reg-season meetings. Since 2011, ties for 2nd among NFL WRs with 29 rec. TDs. WR JAMES JONES aims for 3rd regular-season game in row vs. Min. with TD…In past 5 vs. Min. (incl. playoffs), LB CLAY MATTHEWS has 7 sacks & sack in all 5. LB A.J. HAWK has 48 tackles & 4 sacks in past 6. Leads team with 80 tackles. Rookie CB-PR MICAH HYDE had 93-yard PR-TD in last game vs. Min. DE MIKE DANIELS had 2 sacks in Week 8. Rookie DE DATONE JONES has 3 sacks in past 3. Since 2008 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMS has 25 INTs, tied for 4th most in NFL. Had INT last week.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-9) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (2-8)

SERIES

JAGUARS

TEXANS

SERIES LEADER

 

13-9

STREAKS

 

Past 5

COACHES VS. OPP.

Bradley: 0-0

Kubiak: 9-5

LAST WEEK

L 27-14 vs. Cardinals

L 28-23 vs. Raiders

LAST GAME

11/18/12: Jaguars 37 at Texans 43 (OT). Houston QB Matt Schaub passes for 527 yards & 5 TDs, including 48-yard TD pass to WR Andre Johnson with 2:01 remaining in OT.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/18/12

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 117 (Jax.), 108 (Hou.). XM: 230 (Hou.). 

STATS

PASSING

Henne: 173-283-1,885-4-9-72.2

Keenum: 70-126-992-8-1-99.0

RUSHING

Jones-Drew: 157-455-2.9-4

Tate: 122-543-4.5-1

RECEIVING

Shorts: 50-629-12.6-1

A. Johnson: 72 (2L)-966 (2C)-13.4-5

OFFENSE

278.0

378.0 (3C)

TAKE/GIVE

-7

-11

DEFENSE

391.6

286.1 (1L)

SACKS

Babin: 3

Watt: 8.5

INTs

Posluszny: 2

4 tied: 1

PUNTING

Anger: 46.5

Lechler: 48.8 (2L)

KICKING

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

Bullock: 69 (18/18 PAT; 17/26 FG)

NOTES

JAGUARS: In last game at Hou., QB CHAD HENNE passed for 354 yards with 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 126.8 rating. In career vs. Hou., Henne has 6 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 87.1 rating. Had season-long 62-yard TD pass to TE DANNY NOBLE vs. Ari… RB MAURICE JONES-DREW aims for 3rd straight game with rush TD. Has 80 TDs (67 rush, 11 rec., 2 return), tied for 5th-most among active players. Has 67 career rush TDs, most in club annals. Has 10 rush TDs vs. Texans, tied for most vs. any opponent…WR CECIL SHORTS had 3 rec. for 81 yards, incl. 67-yard TD rec. in last game vs. Hou. Shorts (50) needs 6 rec. to surpass career-best of 55 in ’12. Rookie WR ACE SANDERS had career-high 8 rec. last week. WR MIKE BROWN is averaging 17 yards per catch in 2013 (17 rec. for 289 yards)...TE MARCEDES LEWIS tied career-best with 2 TD rec. in last game vs. Hou…DE JASON BABIN was selected No. 27 overall by Hou. in 2004 NFL Draft. Spent 3 seasons with Texans. Has 3 sacks in 2 career games vs. Hou…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY leads team w/ 88 tackles. Had INT & FF in last game vs. Hou…DE JASON BABIN aims for 3rd straight game with sack…TEXANS: QB CASE KEENUM has 4 TDs vs. 1 INT & 102.7 rating in 2 career starts at home…RB BEN TATE averages 6.5 yards per carry vs. Jaguars (22 att., 142 yards)…WR ANDRE JOHNSON posted 19th career game with at least 10 catches & 100+ rec. yards, most in NFL history. Averages 123.8 rec. yards per game at home this season (619 total). Had career-best in rec. (14) & rec. yards (273) in last game vs. Jax. Johnson (890) needs 10 catches to become 15th player in NFL history to reach 900 career. For career, Johnson averages 82.6 rec. yards per game, 2nd-best in NFL history (min. 100 games). WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS is 2nd among NFL rookies in receiving yards (546)…TE GARRETT GRAHAM had 136 rec. yards last week, most by TE in game in Texans history…Defense allows NFL-low 286.1 yards per game…DE J.J. WATT aims for 5th straight game with sack. Since 2012, Watt leads NFL w/ 29 sacks. Watt has 4.5 sacks in past 3 games vs. Jax. Posted 9th career game with 2+ sacks last week…PR KESHAWN MARTIN had career-long 87-yard PR-TD vs. Oak.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (4-6) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (9-1)

SERIES

CHARGERS

CHIEFS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 52-52-1

 

STREAKS

10 of past 13

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

McCoy: 0-0

Reid: 2-1

LAST WEEK

L 20-16 at Dolphins

L 27-17 at Broncos

LAST GAME

11/1/12: Chiefs 13 at Chargers 31. San Diego QB Philip Rivers completes 18 of 20 passes (90 percent) for 220 yards & 2 TDs. Chargers defense adds FR-TD & INT-TD in 4th quarter.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/30/12: Chargers 37, Chiefs 20. San Diego RB Jackie Battle scores rushing & receiving TD. Chargers defense forces 6 turnovers, including 21-yard INT-TD by LB Donald Butler.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms. Westwood One: Tom McCarthy, Rod Woodson. SIRIUS: 92 (SD), 86 (KC). XM: 86 (KC). 

STATS

PASSING

Rivers: 254-358-2,989 (2C)-19 (3C)-8-104.4 (2C)

A. Smith: 209-360-2,149-11-4-80.9

RUSHING

Mathews: 150-666 (2C)-4.4-2

Charles: 186-803 (1C)-4.3-6 (T3C)

RECEIVING

Gates (TE): 56-664-11.9-3

Charles (RB): 49-383-7.8-2

OFFENSE

399.4 (2C)

320.0

TAKE/GIVE

-6

+15 (1L)

DEFENSE

389.0

336.9

SACKS

4 tied: 3

Houston: 11 (T3L)

INTs

5 tied: 1

Demps: 3

PUNTING

Scifres: 43.9

Colquitt: 45.4

KICKING

Novak: 84 (24/24 PAT; 20/23 FG)

Succop: 82 (25/25 PAT; 19/22 FG)

NOTES

CHARGERS:  QB PHILIP RIVERS has 9 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 107.7 rating at home this season. Has 90+ passer rating in 8 of 10 games in ’13. Has completed 20+ passes w/ at least 80% comp pct. in 3 games this season, tying for most such games in season in NFL history (BRETT FAVRE in 2009; DREW BREES in 2011). Rivers is 10-4 (.714) as starter vs. KC…RB RYAN MATHEWS posted 3rd 100-yard rush game of season last week. RB DANNY WOODHEAD has career-best 55 catches in 2013, most among NFL RBs…TE ANTONIO GATES (698 rec; 8,985 rec. yards) needs 2 catches & 15 rec. yards to become 4th TE in NFL history to have at least 700 catches & 9,000 rec. yards. Since entering NFL in 2003, Gates has 86 TD rec., most among NFL TEs. Has 13 TD receptions vs. KC, most against any team…WR EDDIE ROYAL has career-best 7 TD rec. in ’13. Rookie WR KEENAN ALLEN leads NFL rookies in rec. yards (613)…S ERIC WEDDLE leads team with 70 tackles. Posted 1st sack of season last week. Has 4 INTs in past 4 vs. KC…CHIEFS:  Club is 5-0 at home this season…With win, ANDY REID will become 21st coach in NFL history to win 150 games (incl. postseason)…KC (+15) has best turnover ratio in NFL…At home in 2013, QB ALEX SMITH has passed for 1,104 yards with 7 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 83.6 rating. Smith (317) needs 70 rush yards for most in season by QB in Chiefs history (TYLER THIGPEN, 386)…RB JAMAAL CHARLES averages 118.6 scrimmage yards per game in ’13, best in AFC. For career, Charles averages 5.5 yards per carry, best in NFL history among RBs (min. 750 att.). Averages 5.3 yards per carry vs. SD (75 att., 400 yards)…WR DWAYNE BOWE had 7 catches for 108 yards with TD in last home game vs. Chargers…Chiefs allow AFC-low 13.8 points per game this season…KC has 36 sacks, 2nd-best in NFL…LB JUSTIN HOUSTON (11) & LB TAMBA HALI (9) have combined for 20 sacks, most by NFL duo in 2013. Hali has 10.5 career sacks vs. SD, most against any team. LB DERRICK JOHNSON leads team with 73 tackles…S ERIC BERRY has 2 INTs in past 3 vs. SD.

CAROLINA PANTHERS (7-3) AT MIAMI DOLPHINS (5-5)

SERIES

PANTHERS

DOLPHINS

SERIES LEADER

 

4-0

STREAKS

 

4-0

COACHES VS. OPP.

Rivera: 0-0

Philbin: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 24-20 vs. Patriots

W 20-16 vs. Chargers

LAST GAME

11/19/09: Dolphins 24 at Panthers 17. Miami RB Ricky Williams records 138 scrimmage yards & 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.). Dolphins CB Nate Jones adds INT in 3rd quarter.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/25/05: Dolphins 27, Panthers 24. Miami QB Gus Frerotte throws TD passes to WR Chris Chambers & TE Randy McMichael. Dolphins S Lance Schulters records sack, INT & FF.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 132 (Car.), 85 (Mia.). XM:  227 (Mia.). 

STATS

PASSING

Newton: 189-299-2,179-16-8-91.8

Tannehill: 224-366-2,474-14-11-81.5

RUSHING

D. Williams: 141-579-4.1-2

L. Miller: 104-467-4.5-2

RECEIVING

S. Smith: 46-512-11.1-3

Hartline: 48-599-12.5-2

OFFENSE

321.2

307.8

TAKE/GIVE

+10 (T3C)

0

DEFENSE

294.0 (3L)

364.9

SACKS

Johnson: 8.5 (2C)

Wake: 6.5

INTs

3 tied: 3

Patterson: 4 (T3L)

PUNTING

Nortman: 45.9

Fields: 49.3 (1L)

KICKING

Gano: 70 (28/28 PAT; 14/15 FG)

Sturgis (R): 73 (22/22 PAT; 17/22 FG)

NOTES

PANTHERS: Aim for 7th win in row…QB CAM NEWTON is only player with 50+ pass (56) & 25+ rush (26) TDs in 1st 3 NFL seasons. Threw 3 TDs last week…In last meeting, RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS rushed for 122 yards & averaged 9.4 yards per carry. RB MIKE TOLBERT has 5 TDs (3 rush, 2 rec.) in past 6…In past 2 vs. Mia., WR STEVE SMITH has 18 catches for 257 yards (128.5 per game) & 4 TDs. In last game at Mia., had 11 catches for 170 yards & 3 TDs. WR BRANDON LA FELL, TE GREG OLSEN & WR TED GINN, JR. each had TD last week. Olsen has 5 TDs in past 6 vs. AFC…Lead NFL in fewest points allowed (135). Only team in NFL to rank in top 5 in total (3rd), rush (3rd) & pass (5th) defense. DE GREG HARDY has 15 sacks in past 19. Since entering NFL in 2012, LB LUKE KUECHLY leads NFL with 251 tackles. In past 23, DE CHARLES JOHNSON has 21 sacks & 7 FFs. 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). S ROBERT LESTER ties for NFC rookie lead with 3 INTs…DOLPHINS: Aim for 3rd win in row at home…QB RYAN TANNEHILL has 7 TDs vs. 4 INTs & 85.3 rating at home in 2013. In career at home vs. NFC, is 3-0 & has completed 63 of 90 passes (70 pct.) for 674 yards with 5 TDs vs. 2 INTS & 100.9 rating...RB LAMAR MILLER averages 5.5 yards per carry at home this season (44 att., 242 yards). RB DANIEL THOMAS posted 3rd rush TD of season last week…In only meeting vs. Panthers (w/ Pit. on 12/23/10), WR MIKE WALLACE had 4 receptions for 104 yards (26 avg.) with 1 TD. WR RISHARD MATTHEWS has 15 rec. for 172 yards & 2 TDs in last 2…TE CHARLES CLAY has career-best in catches (42), rec. yards (474) & TD rec. (4) in ’13…DT RANDY STARKS has 25 sacks w/ Mia., most by Dolphins DT…LB OLIVIER VERNON has career-best 5.5 sacks this season. LB DANNELL ELLERBE lead team with 70 tackles…CB BRENT GRIMES posted 3rd INT of season last game…DE CAMERON WAKE has 4 sacks in past 2 at home.

CHICAGO BEARS (6-4) AT ST. LOUIS RAMS (4-6)

SERIES

BEARS

RAMS

SERIES LEADER

51-34-3

 

STREAKS

Past 4

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Trestman: 0-0

Fisher: 1-4

LAST WEEK

W 23-20 (OT) vs. Ravens

Bye (Wk. 10: W 38-8 at Colts)

LAST GAME

9/23/12: Rams 6 at Bears 23. Chicago RB Michael Bush rushes for 3-yard TD. Bears S Major Wright returns INT 45 yards for TD & K Robbie Gould makes all 3 FGs (54, 22, 37).

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/23/08: Bears 27, Rams 3. Chicago RB Matt Forté totals 139 rushing yards & 2 TDs (13, 47). Bears defense records 4 INTs, including 2 by LB Lance Briggs.

BROADCAST

FOX (12:00 PM CT): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 112 (Chi.), 93 (StL). XM: 226 (StL). 

STATS

PASSING

McCown: 61-101-754-5-0-100.0

Clemens: 46-86-634-3-2-79.3

RUSHING

Forté: 175-774-4.4-7

Stacy (R): 129-537-4.2-3

RECEIVING

Marshall: 64 (2C)-828-12.9-8 (T3C)

Cook (TE): 33-428-13.0-3

OFFENSE

367.3

316.5

TAKE/GIVE

+10 (T3C)

+5

DEFENSE

373.0

351.8

SACKS

Peppers: 4

R. Quinn: 12 (1C)

INTs

Jennings: 3

Johnson, Laurinaitis: 2

PUNTING

Podlesh: 42.6

Hekker: 45.6

KICKING

Gould: 84 (27/28 PAT; 19/20 FG)

Zuerlein: 68 (23/23 PAT; 15/17 FG)

NOTES

BEARS: QB JOSH MC COWN has 5 TDs, 0 INTs & 100 rating this season (4 games)…In 2 meetings, RB MATT FORTÉ has rushed for 230 yards (115 per game) & 3 TDs. RB MICHAEL BUSH had rush TD in last meeting…WR BRANDON MARSHALL has 18 catches for 288 yards (96 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3. WR ALSHON JEFFERY has 41 catches for 714 yards (102 per game) & 3 TDs in past 7. Since 2012, TE MARTELLUS BENNETT is 1 of 6 TEs in NFL with 90+ catches (97) & 9+ TDs (9)…Rookie G KYLE LONG faces brother Chris, StL DE …Since 2012, CB TIM JENNINGS ties for 1st in NFL with 12 INTs. Had INT in last meeting. Since entering NFL in 2002, DE JULIUS PEPPERS has 115.5 sacks, 3rd most in NFL. Had 2 sacks last week. S MAJOR WRIGHT leads team with 70 tackles. Had 45-yard INT-TD in last game vs. StL. Rookie DE DAVID BASS had 24-yard INT-TD last week, his 1st career TD. LB JONATHAN BOSTIC had INT last week & is 1st Bears rookie LB with INT since LANCE BRIGGS (2003)…RAMS: QB KELLEN CLEMENS had career-high 140.6 rating in Week 10…Rookie RB ZAC STACY has rushed for 323 yards (107.7 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3…In Week 10, rookie WR-PR TAVON AUSTIN became 1st player in NFL history with 95+ yard PR-TD (98) & 2 55+ yard rec. TDs (81 & 57) in single game. Joined HOFer GALE SAYERS (1965) & RANDY MOSS (1998) as only rookies with 3 50+ yard TDs in game. Averaged 78.7 yards per TD, highest by player in game with 3+ TDs. WR CHRIS GIVENS has 5 career catches of 50+ yards. Has 3 career rec. TDs & averages 46 yards per TD (138 yards)…DE ROBERT QUINN leads NFC with 12 sacks. Has 13 sacks in past 11. In Week 10, had 2 sacks & FF & DE CHRIS LONG had 45-yard FR-TD. Long has 10.5 sacks in past 12. Has 3 sacks in past 2 meetings. Since entering NFL in 2009, LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is 1 of 2 LBs with 10+ sacks (10.5) & 9+ INTs (9). Leads team with 75 tackles. Rookie LB ALEC OGLETREE is 2nd on team with 65 tackles. CB JANORIS JENKINS has 4 career TDs (3 INT, 1 FR).

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (7-3) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (6-4)

SERIES

COLTS

CARDINALS

SERIES LEADER

8-6

 

STREAKS

Past 4

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Pagano: 0-0

Arians: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 30-27 at Titans

W 27-14 at Jaguars

LAST GAME

9/27/09: Colts 31 at Cardinals 10. Indianapolis QB Peyton Manning throws for 379 yards & 4 TDs, including 3 in 2nd quarter. Colts WR Reggie Wayne has 7 catches for 126 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/27/09

BROADCAST

CBS (2:05 PM MST): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 138 (Ind.), 85 (Arz.). XM: 227 (Arz.). 

STATS

PASSING

Luck: 206-345-2,430-14-6-87.0

Palmer: 224-358-2,573-14-15-79.7

RUSHING

Richardson: 127-377-3.0-2

Ellington (R): 62-391-6.3-2

RECEIVING

Hilton: 46-707-15.4-5

Fitzgerald: 45-554-12.3-6

OFFENSE

349.9

326.4

TAKE/GIVE

+4 (3C)

+1

DEFENSE

365.0

324.9

SACKS

Mathis: 13.5 (1L)

Abraham: 7 (T3C)

INTs

Butler: 2

Peterson: 3

PUNTING

McAfee: 45.9

Zastudil: 44.9

KICKING

Vinatieri: 82 (22/22 PAT; 20/23 FG)

Feely: 74 (20/20 PAT; 18/19 FG)

NOTES

COLTS: Have won 5 of past 6 vs. NFC. Have 4-1 road record in ’13…QB ANDREW LUCK has 5-2 career record vs. NFC. Luck (10) has most game-winning drives by QB in 4th qtr./OT in 1st 2 seasons of career since ’70. For career, Luck has 18-8 (.692) record as starter. Since 2012, has 9 rush TDs, most by AFC QB…Since ’12, RB TRENT RICHARDSON has 13 rush TDs, tied for 3rd-most in AFC. RB DONALD BROWN had 80 rush yards with career-best 2 rush TDs last week…WR T.Y. HILTON aims for 3rd straight game with 100+ receiving yards vs. NFC (140, 130). Hilton (46) needs 5 catches to surpass rookie total in 2012 (50). Has 4 100-yard receiving games in ’13. Needs 4 catches to reach 100 career…TE COBY FLEENER had career-highs in receptions (8) & receiving yards (107) vs. Titans last week…LB ROBERT MATHIS has career-best 13.5 sacks in ’13. Has 5.5 sacks in 3 games vs. NFC opponents this season...LB JERRELL FREEMAN leads team w/ 75 tackles…K ADAM VINATIERI has made 4 FGs of 50+ yards in ’13, tied for most in AFC…CARDINALS: Head coach BRUCE ARIANS was named 2012 AP NFL Coach of Year with Colts after leading team to 9-3 record while serving as interim head coach. Will be 1st ever AP NFL Coach of Year to face former team in next season as head coach of another team...QB CARSON PALMER passed for 419 yards last week, 1st 400-yard game by Cardinal in win since 1996 (BOOMER ESIASON)…RB RASHARD MENDENHALL had rush TD last week…WR LARRY FITZGERALD had TD vs. Jax. Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL with 68 rec. TDs. WR MICHAEL FLOYD had 6 catches for 193 yards & TD (91 yards) last week. Cardinals are 1st team since 1962 Den. with 90+ yard rec. TD (Floyd) & 80+ yard rush TD (RB ANDRE ELLINGTON) in 1st 10 games of season…LB JOHN ABRAHAM has 7 sacks & 3 FFs in past 4 & aims for 5th in row with sack. Leads active players with 129 sacks & 47 FFs. 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 4 sacks in past 6. LB DARYL WASHINGTON is 1 of 2 players in NFL with 8+ PD (8), 2+ sacks (2) & 2+ INTs (2). CB JERRAUD POWERS had INT last week. Spent previous 4 seasons with Ind. & had 6 INTs.

TENNESSEE TITANS (4-6) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-6)

SERIES

TITANS

RAIDERS

SERIES LEADER

 

23-19

STREAKS

9 of past 13

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Munchak: 0-0

Allen: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 30-27 vs. Colts

W 28-23 at Texans

LAST GAME

9/12/10: Raiders 13 at Titans 38. Tennessee RB Chris Johnson rushes for 142 yards & 2 TDs. Titans QB Vince Young throws TD passes to WR Nate Washington & TE Bo Scaife.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/19/04: Raiders 40, Titans 35. Oakland QB Kerry Collins passes for 371 yards & 5 TDs. Raiders WR Jerry Porter catches 8 passes for 148 yards & 3 TDs.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:05 PM PT): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. Westwood One: Dave Sims, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 139 (Ten.), 119 (Oak.). XM: 228 (Oak.). 

STATS

PASSING

Fitzpatrick: 85-139-1,012-5-4-83.4

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

McGloin (R): 25-47-284-3-0-92.9

RUSHING

C. Johnson: 167-632 (3C)-3.8-4

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

RECEIVING

Wright: 59-660-11.2-1

D. Moore: 37-569-15.4-5

OFFENSE

324.6

331.8

TAKE/GIVE

+3

0

DEFENSE

330.2

350.3

SACKS

Casey: 7

Houston: 5

INTs

Verner: 5 (T1L)

Porter: 2

PUNTING

Kern: 43.5

King: 48.7 (T3L)

KICKING

Bironas: 71 (26/26 PAT; 15/18 FG)

Janikowski: 56 (23/23 PAT; 11/16 FG)

NOTES

TITANS: Aim for 3rd straight win vs. Oak…In past 2, QB RYAN FITZPATRICK has completed 44 of 61 passes (72.1 pct.) for 486 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 111.4 rating. In only career start vs. Raiders (w/ Bills on 9/18/11), Fitzpatrick passed for 3 TDs vs. 1 INT & 89.4 passer rating…RB CHRIS JOHNSON has 4 rush TDs in past 3. Rushed for 142 yards with 2 TDs in only game vs. Oak. (9/12/10). Has 6 career rush TDs of 80+ yards, most in NFL history. For career, Johnson avg. 104.1 rush yards per game in Nov. RB SHONN GREENE averages 101.5 rush yards per game in 2 meeting vs. Oak…WR KENDALL WRIGHT tied career-best with 9 rec. last week. Has career-high 660 receiving yards in 2013…TE DELANIE WALKER had career-high 10 rec. for 91 yards vs. Ind. In 2013, Walker has career-highs in catches (39), receiving yards (403) & TD rec. (5)…DT JURRELL CASEY has career-best 7 sacks this season…CB ALTERRAUN VERNER has career-high 5 INTs in ’13…DE DERRICK MORGAN aims for 3rd straight game with sack…RAIDERS: QB TERRELLE PRYOR leads NFL QBs with 504 rush yards this season. Needs 26 rush yards to surpass RICH GANNON (529 in 2000) for most single-season rush yards by Raiders QB. Rookie QB MATT MC GLOIN had 3 TD passes in 1st career start last week & became first undrafted rookie QB to throw at least 3 TD passes without INT in single game in common draft era (since 1967)…Club leads AFC with 145.4 rush yards per game in 2013…In past 3, RB RASHAD JENNINGS is averaging 113.3 rush yards per game. Had career-best 150 rush yards last week…WR ROD STREATER led team in catches (6) & rec. yards (84) vs. Hou…S CHARLES WOODSON has 13 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 posted 1st career INT last week…K SEBASTIAN JANIKOWSKI has made 44 FGs of 50+ yards, 2nd-most in NFL history.

DALLAS COWBOYS (5-5) AT NEW YORK GIANTS (4-6)

SERIES

COWBOYS

GIANTS

SERIES LEADER

58-42-2

 

STREAKS

2 of past 3

6 of past 9

COACHES VS. OPP.

Garrett: 3-3

Coughlin: 13-10

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 10: L 49-17 at Saints)

W 27-13 vs. Packers

LAST GAME

9/8/13: Giants 31 at Cowboys 36. Dallas S Barry Church scores on 27-yard FR-TD & CB Brandon Carr adds 49-yard INT-TD. Cowboys TE Jason Witten has 2 TD catches.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/5/12: Cowboys 24, Giants 17. Dallas QB Tony Romo throws 3 TDs, including 2 to WR Kevin Ogletree (10, 40) as Cowboys hold Giants to 269 yards in NFL Kickoff 2012 win.

BROADCAST

FOX (4:25 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 92 (Dal.), 86 (NYG). XM: 86 (NYG). 

STATS

PASSING

Romo: 239-370-2,681-21-6-98.3

Manning: 208-364-2,586-12-17-70.8

RUSHING

Murray: 111-548-4.9-4

A. Brown: 48-181-3.8-1

RECEIVING

Bryant: 52-749-14.4-8 (T3C)

Cruz: 58-824-14.2-4

OFFENSE

327.8

320.7

TAKE/GIVE

+11 (T1C)

-11

DEFENSE

439.8

336.1

SACKS

Hatcher: 7 (T3C)

Kiwanuka: 3.5

INTs

Lee: 4 (T3L)

Rolle: 4 (T3L)

PUNTING

C. Jones: 45.1

Weatherford: 46.5

KICKING

Bailey: 80 (29/29 PAT; 17/19 FG)

J. Brown: 66 (21/21 PAT; 15/17 FG)

NOTES

COWBOYS: QB TONY ROMO has 12 TDs vs. 3 INTs with 117.7 rating in past 4 starts at NYG & has 100+ rating in all 4…RB DE MARCO MURRAY rushed for 131 yards in last game at NYG. Has 265 scrimmage yards (132.5 per game) in past 2 meetings. In career, when Murray has 18+ att., Cowboys are 11-0. Has 1,253 rush yards (113.9 per game) in those 11…WR DEZ BRYANT has 18 rec. TDs in past 18. Since 2011, has 29 rec. TDs, tied for 2nd among NFL WRs. In past 2 meetings, TE JASON WITTEN has 26 catches (13 per game) for 237 yards (118.5 per game) & 2 TDs. Since 2007, has 601 catches, most by NFL TE. Ranks 2nd all-time in receptions (853) by TE. Rookie WR TERRANCE WILLIAMS has rec. TD in 5 of past 6. WR-KR-PR DWAYNE HARRIS ranks 2nd in NFL with 32.3 KR avg. & 15.1 PR avg…DE DE MARCUS WARE has 12.5 sacks in past 13 meetings (incl. playoffs). Since entering NFL in 2005, has 116 sacks, most in NFL. In Week 1, CB BRANDON CARR had 49-yard INT-TD & S BARRY CHURCH had 27-yard FR-TD…GIANTS: QB ELI MANNING has won 6 of past 9 vs. Dal. & has 97.2 rating. Has 36 pass TDs vs. Dal., tied for his most vs. opp. (Phi.). Has started 145 consecutive games, longest active streak by QB…RB ANDRE BROWN has 9 rush TDs in his past 11. RB BRANDON JACOBS has 7 rush TDs vs. Dal., his most vs. opp. Had rush TD last week, his team-record 60th career rush TD…In Week 1, WRs VICTOR CRUZ (5 catches, 118 yards, 3 TDs), HAKEEM NICKS (5 catches, 114 yards) & RUEBEN RANDLE (5 catches for 101 yards) each had 100+ rec. yards. Randle had TD last week & has 6 rec. TDs in past 6. Leads team with 6 rec. TDs…In past 5 vs. Dal., DE JASON PIERRE-PAUL has 5 sacks, 28-yard INT-TD & FF. Had 24-yard INT-TD last week. DT LINVAL JOSEPH has 3.5 sacks & FF in past 3 meetings. S ANTREL ROLLE has 3 INTs, 2 sacks & FF in past 4. Tied with CB PRINCE AMUKAMARA for most PD on club (7). Amukamara leads team with 55 tackles. DE JUSTIN TUCK has 6.5 sacks in career vs. Dal. LB JON BEASON had INT last week, 1st with Giants.

SUNDAY NIGHT

DENVER BRONCOS (9-1) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (7-3)

SERIES

BRONCOS

PATRIOTS

SERIES LEADER

25-18

 

STREAKS

 

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Del Rio: 0-5

Belichick: 6-10

LAST WEEK

W 27-17 vs. Chiefs

L 24-20 at Panthers

LAST GAME

10/7/12: Broncos 21 at Patriots 31. New England WR Wes Welker has 13 receptions for 104 yards & TD. Patriots RB Stevan Ridley rushes for 151 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/7/12

BROADCAST

NBC (8:30 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, James Lofton, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 85 (WW1), 92 (Den.), 93 (NE). XM: 227 (WW1), 225 (Den.), 226 (NE).

STATS

PASSING

Manning: 286-409-3,572 (1L)-34 (1L)-6-118.3 (1C)

Brady: 223-380-2,552-14-7-83.6

RUSHING

Moreno: 150-600-4.0-8 (1C)

Ridley: 131-562-4.3-7 (2C)

RECEIVING

Welker: 61-648-10.6-9 (T2C)

Edelman: 52-500-9.6-2

OFFENSE

455.5 (1L)

364.0

TAKE/GIVE

-2

+7 (2C)

DEFENSE

371.8

354.9

SACKS

Phillips: 9

Cha. Jones: 9.5

INTs

Harris, Trevathan: 3

Talib: 4 (T3L)

PUNTING

Colquitt: 45.5

Allen (R): 46.1

KICKING

Prater: 92 (2C) (50/50 PAT; 14/15 FG)

Gostkowski: 98 (1C) (26/26 PAT; 24/25 FG)

NOTES

BRONCOS: Have scored 398 points, 3rd-most by team through 1st 10 games of season in NFL history…QB PEYTON MANNING has passed for 3,572 yards, most ever through 1st 10 games. Manning aims for 5th consecutive 300-yard passing game. Averages 359.3 pass yards per game on road in ’13, best in NFL…RB KNOWSHON MORENO averages 93.6 scrim. yards per game in ’13. Totaled 124 scrimmage yards (88 rush, 36 rec.) in only game vs. NE (10/11/09). RB MONTEE BALL had career-high 2 rush TDs last week…WR WES WELKER spent 6 seasons (2007-12) with NE. Totaled 672 receptions, most in Patriots history…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS aims for 3rd straight game w/ 100+ rec. yards vs. NE. TE JULIUS THOMAS (10) needs TD rec. to surpass HOFer SHANNON SHARPE (10 in ’96 & ’98) for most by Den. TE in season…LB VON MILLER had 2 sacks & FF in last game vs. NE…DE SHAUN PHILLIPS (9) needs 3 sacks to surpass career-best of 11.5 in ’06…PATRIOTS: Seek 4th consecutive win vs. Den. (incl. postseason)…Club is 5-0 at home in 2013…Have won 7 of past 8 at home in Nov…QB TOM BRADY has 9 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 92.3 rating at home this season. Has 348 TD passes, 5th-most in NFL history. Has 34-12 (.739) record as starter in Nov., 4th-best in SB era (min. 20 starts). In past 2 vs. Broncos, Brady is 2-0 & has completed 46 of 65 passes (70.8 pct.) for 543 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 111.3 rating…RB STEVAN RIDLEY had career-high 151 rush yards in last game against Denver. RB SHANE VEREEN had team-high in catches (8, career-high) & receiving yards (65) last week…TE ROB GRONKOWSKI registered 40th TD rec. last week in fewest games (47) by TE in NFL history…DE CHANDLER JONES has 6.5 sacks in past 6. Has career-high 9.5 sacks in 2013. DE ROB NINKOVICH aims for 4th straight game with sack. Has 4.5 sacks in 4 career games against Broncos (incl. postseason)…K STEPHEN GOSTKOWSKI has made 19 consecutive FGs.

MONDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 25, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-4) AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS (3-7)

SERIES

49ERS

REDSKINS

SERIES LEADER

15-9-1

 

STREAKS

Past 2

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Harbaugh: 1-0

Shanahan: 3-3

LAST WEEK

L 23-20 at Saints

L 24-16 at Eagles

LAST GAME

11/6/11: 49ers 19 at Redskins 11. San Francisco QB Alex Smith throws 30-yard TD pass to RB Bruce Miller. David Akers kicks 4 FGs (52, 34, 45, 20) as 49ers win sixth straight.  

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/6/11

BROADCAST

ESPN (8:40 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Westwood One: Wayne Larrivee, Boomer Esiason, Ross Tucker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (SF), 86 (Was.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (SF), 86 (Was.).

STATS

PASSING

Kaepernick: 141-251-1,802-11-7-81.8

Griffin III: 222-372-2,714-14-10-83.6

RUSHING

Gore: 175-748-4.3-7

A. Morris: 181-918 (3L)-5.1-5

RECEIVING

Boldin: 47-630-13.4-3

Garçon: 67 (1C)-871-13.0-3

OFFENSE

309.0

412.1

TAKE/GIVE

+6

-2

DEFENSE

323.8

389.9

SACKS

Brooks: 6.5

Kerrigan: 6.5

INTs

Brock: 4 (T3L)

Hall: 3

PUNTING

Lee: 48.7 (1C)

Rocca: 41.2

KICKING

Dawson: 71 (29/29 PAT; 14/17 FG)

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

NOTES

49ERS: Incl. playoffs, when QB COLIN KAEPERNICK starts & has 100+ rating, 49ers are 8-0…Since 2006, RB FRANK GORE has 11,604 scrimmage yards (8,979 rush, 2,625 rec.), most in NFL. Rushed for 107 yards in last meeting. WR ANQUAN BOLDIN has 5 TDs in past 3 meetings & aims for 4th in row vs. Was. with TD. Since 2009 (incl. playoffs), TE VERNON DAVIS leads NFL TEs with 44 TDs. Has 6 TDs in past 7…LB NA VORRO BOWMAN leads team with 90 tackles. Had 8 tackles & FR in last game vs. Was. Since entering NFL in 2007, LB PATRICK WILLIS is only player with 18+ sacks (18.5), 15+ FF (16) & 7+ INTs (7). Had 13 tackles & 2 FFs in last meeting. DT JUSTIN SMITH has sack in all 3 career games vs. Was. LB AHMAD BROOKS had INT, sack & FF last week, 1st 49er with INT, sack & FF in game since 2008 (Justin Smith). Has 3 sacks in past 2. Has 6.5 sacks & needs 1 for new career-high (7 in 2011). Rookie S ERIC REID is only NFC player with 3 INTs & 2 FR. CB TRAMAINE BROCK has 4 INTs in past 6…REDSKINS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III is 1 of 2 players in NFL history (CAM NEWTON) with 5,000+ pass (5,914) & 1,000+ rush yards (1,160) in 1st 25 games…RB ALFRED MORRIS has rushed for 541 yards (108.2 per game) & 2 TDs in past 5. In last meeting, RB ROY HELU, JR. had 14 catches for 105 yards & had 146 scrimmage yards…TE JORDAN REED leads NFL rookies with 45 catches. WR PIERRE GARÇON has 20 catches for 359 yards (119.7 per game) & TD in past 3. Has 5+ catches in all 10 games in 2013. WR SANTANA MOSS has 11 catches for 180 yards (90 per game) in 2 games vs. SF…LB RYAN KERRIGAN has 8.5 sacks & 4 FFs in past 12. Since entering NFL in 2011, is 1 of 2 players in NFL (JASON PIERRE-PAUL) with 20+ sacks (22.5) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Had sack in last game vs. SF. LB LONDON FLETCHER has played in 250 consecutive games, 1 of 4 players in NFL history to accomplish feat. LB BRIAN ORAKPO has 2.5 sacks in past 2.


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