NFL: Week 8 Capsules

NFL week 8 notes,stats, and upcoming games.

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WEEK 8 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010

MIAMI DOLPHINS (3-3) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (2-4)

SERIES

DOLPHINS

BENGALS

SERIES LEADER

12-5

STREAKS

9 of past 11

Past 2

COACHES VS. OPP.

Sparano: 0-0

Lewis: 2-0

LAST WEEK

L 23-22 vs. Steelers

L 39-32 at Falcons

LAST GAME

12/30/07: Bengals 38 at Dolphins 25. Cincinnati QB Carson Palmer passes for 316 yards & 3 TDs, including 4 catches, 131 yards & 2 TDs by WR Chad Ochocinco.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/19/04: Bengals 16, Dolphins 13. Cincinnati LB Brian Simmons has 50-yard INT-TD in 3rd quarter & Bengals K Shayne Graham converts 3 FG attempts (48, 36, 39).

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 147 (Mia.), 126 (Cin.). XM: 103 (Cin.).

STATS

PASSING

Henne: 130-206-1,452-8-5-86.9

C. Palmer: 151-244-1,699-10-6-86.1

RUSHING

R. Brown: 76-313-4.1-1

Benson: 123-476-3.9-2

RECEIVING

Marshall: 42 (3C)-524-12.5-1

Owens: 40-564 (3C)-14.1-3

OFFENSE

342.0

371.0

TAKE/GIVE

-2

+3

DEFENSE

317.3

340.0

SACKS

Wake: 6 (T2C)

Crocker: 2

INTs

J. Allen: 3 (3C)

Hall: 4 (T1C)

PUNTING

Fields: 42.0

Huber: 44.5

KICKING

D. Carpenter: 49 (10/10 PAT; 13/15 FG)

Nugent: 52 (10/10 PAT; 14/16 FG)

NOTES

DOLPHINS: Have 7-3 road record vs. Cin…Club aims for 4-0 start on road in '10…In past 3 road wins, QB CHAD HENNE has completed 53 of 88 passes (60.2 pct.) for 527 yards w/ 3 TDs vs. 1 INT & 83.9 passer rating…RB RICKY WILLIAMS (7,385) needs 41 scrimmage yards to surpass Pro Football HOFer LARRY CSONKA (7,425) for 4th-most in Dolphins history…WR BRANDON MARSHALL averages 83.7 receiving yards per game on road in '10 (251 total). WR DAVONE BESS aims for 4th consecutive game w/ TD catch. Bess has 5+ catches in 5 of 6 games this season…LB CAMERON WAKE has 4 sacks in past 3 games…Rookie LB KOA MISI (2nd round, No. 40) has 2.5 sacks in past 3 games. Misi ranks 2nd among NFL rookies w/ 3.5 sacks…S YEREMIAH BELL had sack & FF last week against Steelers…BENGALS: Club has won 5 of past 8 against NFC… QB CARSON PALMER is 2-0 against Dolphins. In past 3, Palmer has 992 passing yards w/ 7 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 100.9 passer rating…Club has 9-1 record when RB CEDRIC BENSON has 100+ rushing yards in game…WR TERRELL OWENS (50) needs 1 100-yard receiving game to surpass DON MAYNARD for 4th-most in NFL history (JERRY RICE, 76). In last game against Mia. (w/ Bills on 11/29/2009), Owens had 51-yard TD reception. Aims for 4th consecutive game w/ TD reception. WR CHAD OCHOCINCO (64) surpassed CARL PICKENS (63) last week for most TD receptions in franchise history. Ochocinco posted 2nd 100-yard receiving game of season at Atl. in Week 7 (159, 108). Rookie WR JORDAN SHIPLEY had 1st career 100-yard receiving game (131) last week vs. Falcons…CB LEON HALL is tied for 1st in AFC & 2nd in NFL w/ 4 INTs. CB ADAM JONES had 59-yard FF-FR-TD last week.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (3-4) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (1-5)

SERIES

JAGUARS

COWBOYS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 2-2

STREAKS

2-2

COACHES VS. OPP.

Del Rio: 1-0

Phillips: 2-0

LAST WEEK

L 42-20 at Chiefs

L 41-35 vs. Giants

LAST GAME

9/10/06: Cowboys 17 at Jaguars 24. Jacksonville erases 10-0 1st-quarter deficit & withstands late Cowboys rally. Jaguars QB Byron Leftwich throws for 237 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/24/02: Cowboys 21, Jaguars 19. Dallas WR Joey Galloway has 7 catches for 144 yards & 2 TDs (43, 11). RB Emmitt Smith adds 73 yards rushing & TD.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms. SIRIUS: 153 (Jax.), 125 (Dal.). XM: 102 (Dal.).

STATS

PASSING

Garrard: 84-128-838-9-7-84.7 OR

Bouman: 18-34-222-2-2-68.5

Kitna: 16-33-187-2-0-86.3

RUSHING

Jones-Drew: 135-510-3.8-1

Jones: 60-264-4.4-0

RECEIVING

M. Thomas: 29-346-11.9-0

Austin: 36-524-14.6-2

OFFENSE

301.0

375.7 (2C)

TAKE/GIVE

-10

-2

DEFENSE

382.1

317.3

SACKS

Kampman: 4

Ware: 8 (T2L)

INTs

4 tied: 1

5 tied: 1

PUNTING

Podlesh: 43.0

McBriar: 46.0

KICKING

Scobee: 52 (13/13 PAT; 13/13 FG)

Buehler: 39 (15/15 PAT; 8/11 FG)

NOTES

SERIES NOTE: All 4 games between Jaguars-Cowboys have been decided by 7 points or fewer…JAGUARS: Club has totaled 56 points in past 2 road games (36 at Buf; 20 at KC). Jax. has 20-4 (.833) record when QB DAVID GARRARD has 100+ passer rating. In season debut, QB TODD BOUMAN made 1st start since 1/1/06 last week & had 2 TDs…In past 3 against NFC, RB MAURICE JONES-DREW is averaging 98.6 rush yards per game (296 total). Jones-Drew totaled 121 yards last week against KC (74 receiving, 47 rush) & posted 7th TD reception of career…15 of WR MIKE SIMS-WALKER's 21 receptions this season have been for 1st downs (71.4%). DeSoto, TX native WR MIKE THOMAS attended DeSoto HS…TE MARCEDES LEWIS is tied for 2nd among NFL TEs w/ 5 TD rec. in '10 (ANTONIO GATES, 8)…CB RASHEAN MATHIS had INT in only meeting against Cowboys…LBs KIRK MORRISON & DARYL SMITH are tied for team lead w/ 40 tackles…DE AARON KAMPMAN has 2.5 sacks in past 3 games in '10. Kampman has 2 career sacks vs. Cowboys in 3 games…COWBOYS: QB JON KITNA will make 1st start since 10/5/08 w/ Det. Passed for 187 yards w/ 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 86.3 rating last week…RB MARION BARBER has 11 rush TDs in past 16 vs. AFC. Incl. playoffs, RB FELIX JONES has 8 career TDs (7 rush, 1 KR) & averages 47.1 yards per TD (377 yards)…Rookie WR-PR DEZ BRYANT (1st round) has 4 TDs in past 2, incl. career-high 3 last week (2 rec., 1 PR) - 1st Cowboys rookie since JULIUS JONES (2004) w/ 3 TDs in game. His 93-yard PR-TD vs. NYG is 2nd-longest in club history. Has 5 total TDs, tied for most among NFL rookies (JAHVID BEST). In 5 career starts vs. AFC, WR MILES AUSTIN avgs. 130.4 receiving yards per game (34 catches, 652 yards) with 5 TDs…TE JASON WITTEN has TD catch in 2 of past 3, incl. 4-yarder vs. Giants…DT JAY RATLIFF had sack in last meeting. LB DE MARCUS WARE has 7 sacks in past 4 & aims for 5th in row with sack. Has 64.5 sacks since 2006, most in NFL. LB KEITH BROOKING had 1st INT w/ Dal in Week 7.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (4-3) AT DETROIT LIONS (1-5)

SERIES

REDSKINS

LIONS

SERIES LEADER

27-11

STREAKS

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Shanahan: 2-1

Schwartz: 1-0

LAST WEEK

W 17-14 at Bears

Bye (Wk. 6: L 28-20 at Giants)

LAST GAME

9/27/09: Redskins 14 at Lions 19. Detroit QB Matthew Stafford completes 21 of 36 attempts for 241 yards & 1 TD. RB Kevin Smith adds 101 yards rushing.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/27/09

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Sam Rosen, Tim Ryan, Charissa Thompson (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 122 (Was.), 155 (Det.). XM: 106 (Det.).

STATS

PASSING

McNabb: 142-247-1,761-6-7-76.0

Stafford: 11-15-83-0-0-86.3

RUSHING

Torain: 82-381-4.6-3

Best (R): 79-249-3.2-4

RECEIVING

Moss: 42-548 (2C)-13.0-2

Pettigrew (TE): 33-336-10.2-1

OFFENSE

332.7

337.7

TAKE/GIVE

+8 (1C)

+1

DEFENSE

406.0

362.8

SACKS

Orakpo: 7

Suh (R): 4.5

INTs

Hall: 5 (1L)

A. Smith: 3

PUNTING

Smith: 41.3

Harris: 44.2

KICKING

Gano: 52 (T2C) (13/13 PAT; 13/18 FG)

Hanson: 48 (15/15 PAT; 11/13 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: QB DONOVAN MC NABB has won both career starts vs. Det., completing 50 of 68 (73.5 pct.) for 737 yards with 6 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 137.9 rating (highest vs. any opponent). When he has 100+ rating (min. 10 att.), his teams are 46-2 (.958), incl. playoffs…RB RYAN TORAIN has rushed for 100+ yards in past 2, incl. career-high 125 vs. Chi…TE CHRIS COOLEY leads NFC & is tied for 2nd in NFL among TEs with 35 rec. WR SANTANA MOSS has 5+ rec. in 6 of 7 games this season. Has 21 catches, 333 yards & 3 TDs in 3 career games vs. Lions. Needs 9 rec. yards to reach 8,000 career (7,991)…LB BRIAN ORAKPO had 1st NFL sack vs. Det. on 9/27/09. Has 10.5 sacks in past 10 on road. Has 5 sacks in past 3. LB ROCKY MC INTOSH had FF in last meeting. LB LONDON FLETCHER leads team with 68 tackles. Aims for 3rd straight game with FF…CB DE ANGELO HALL tied NFL single-game record w/ 4 INTs last week, incl. game-winning 92-yard INT-TD. 3rd player in club history (HOFer SAMMY BAUGH, DAN SANDIFER) w/ 4 INTs in game & 1st NFL player to accomplish feat since CB DELTHA O'NEAL (Den. vs. KC on 10/7/01). Leads NFL with 5 INTs in '10 & needs 1 more to equal career-high of 6 in '05 w/ Atl… LIONS: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD earned 1st win as starter on 9/27/09 vs. Was., completing 21 of 36 (58.3 pct.) for 241 yards with 1 TD vs. 0 INTs for 87.8 rating…RB JAHVID BEST (1st round) leads NFL rookies with 534 scrimmage yards. Tied for NFL lead among rookies with 5 total TDs ( DEZ BRYANT). RB KEVIN SMITH had 101 rush yards on 16 att. (6.3 avg.) in last mtg…WR CALVIN JOHNSON has 4 TDs in past 3, incl. 87-yarder vs. NYG, 2nd-longest of career…TE BRANDON PETTIGREW aims for 5th game in row w/ 4+ catches. Ranks 2nd among NFC TEs with 33 rec. Lions are only NFL team with 2 TEs with 20+ rec. (Pettigrew & TONY SCHEFFLER, 26)…KR STEFAN LOGAN has 50+ yard KR in past 2, incl. club-record 105-yard KR-TD vs. Rams in Wk. 5…Rookie DT NDAMUKONG SUH (1st round, No. 2) had career-high 1.5 sacks vs. NYG. Leads NFL rookies with 4.5 sacks. In only career start vs. Was., DE CLIFF AVRIL had 1 sack & FF…CB ALPHONSO SMITH has INT in 3 of past 4.

BUFFALO BILLS (0-6) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (4-2)

SERIES

BILLS

CHIEFS

SERIES LEADER

21-16-1

STREAKS

Past 3

COACHES VS. OPP.

Gailey: 0-1

Haley: 0-1

LAST WEEK

L 37-34 (OT) at Ravens

W 42-20 vs. Jaguars

LAST GAME

12/13/09: Bills 16 at Chiefs 10. Buffalo has 200 rushing yards, including 99 from RB Fred Jackson & 84 from RB Marshawn Lynch. Bills' defense notches 3 sacks & 4 INT.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/13/09

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Gus Johnson, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 130 (Buf.), 91 (KC). XM: 108 (KC).

STATS

PASSING

Fitzpatrick: 81-128-969-11 (T3C)-4-102.0(2L)

Cassel: 91-153-1,044-9-3-91.5

RUSHING

F. Jackson: 55-233-4.2-1

Charles: 81-489-6.0-2

RECEIVING

St. Johnson: 25-372-14.9-5

Moeaki (R) (TE): 21-236-11.2-2

OFFENSE

293.5

345.0

TAKE/GIVE

-4

+4

DEFENSE

379.3

333.5

SACKS

8 tied: 1

Hali: 5.5

INTs

A. Davis: 1

Flowers: 2

PUNTING

Moorman: 44.4

D. Colquitt: 44.0

KICKING

Lindell: 37 (13/13 PAT; 8/10 FG)

Succop: 42 (18/18 PAT; 8/10 FG)

NOTES

BILLS: Club aims for 3rd consecutive win at Arrowhead Stadium…QB RYAN FITZPATRICK had career high in passing yards (374) & TDs (4) last week. In past 3, Fitzpatrick has completed 61 of 100 (61.0 pct.) for 722 yards w/ 9 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 104.7 passer rating. Aims for 3rd consecutive game w/ 3 or more TD passes…RB FRED JACKSON totaled 213 yards in last game against Chiefs (99 rush, 23 rec., 91 KR)…WR LEE EVANS averages 20.8 yards per catch against KC (9 rec., 187 yards). Evans tied career high w/ 3 TD receptions last week & posted 1st 100-yard receiving game of season (105). WR STEVE JOHNSON aims for 5th consecutive game w/ TD catch. WR ROSCOE PARRISH had career-high 8 receptions at Bal last week…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY & S GEORGE WILSON each had INT in last game vs. Chiefs…DE DWAN EDWARDS had 1st sack of season last week… LB CHRIS KELSAY had sack in last game vs. KC.

CHIEFS: Club aims for 4-0 start at Arrowhead Stadium after starting 0-4 at home in '09…At home in '10, QB MATT CASSEL is 3-0 & has completed 39 of 67 passes (58.2 pct.) for 511 yards w/ 6 TDs vs. 1 INT & 106.0 passer rating…Rush offense had season-high 236 yards last week & is 1st in NFL in' 10, averaging 176.5 yards per game…RB THOMAS JONES aims for 3rd straight game w/ 100+ rushing yards against Bills (210, 109). Has 3 rushing TDs in past 4 vs. Buf. RB JAMAAL CHARLES had 143 rushing yards in last game vs. Bills, incl. 76-yard TD run…WR DWAYNE BOWE aims for 3rd consecutive game w/ 2 TD receptions. WR CHRIS CHAMBERS has 7 career TD catches against Buf, most vs. any opponent…RookieTE TONY MOEAKI (3rd round, No. 93) ranks 2nd among NFL rookie TEs w/ 236 receiving yards (AARON HERNANDEZ, 355)…LB DERRICK JOHNSON leads team w/ 49 tackles…LBs TAMBA HALI & MIKE VRABEL each had sack in last game vs. Bills…Rookie S ERIC BERRY (1st round, No. 5) recorded 1st career INT vs. Jax in Week 7.

GREEN BAY PACKERS (4-3) AT NEW YORK JETS (5-1)

SERIES

PACKERS

JETS

SERIES LEADER

8-2

STREAKS

Past 3 & 8 of past 9

COACHES VS. OPP.

McCarthy: 0-1

Ryan: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 28-24 vs. Vikings

Bye (Wk. 6: W 24-20 at Broncos)

LAST GAME

12/3/06: Jets 38 at Packers 10. New York RB Cedric Houston rushes for 105 yards & 2 TDs as Jets beat Green Bay amidst snow flurries on 19-degree day.

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/29/02: Jets 42, Packers 17. New York QB Chad Pennington completes 17 of 24 passes (70.8 pct.) for 196 yards & 4 TDs.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Howard David, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 90 (GB), 123 (NYJ). XM: 105 (NYJ).

STATS

PASSING

Rodgers: 150-235-1,841 (2C)-12 (T3C)-9-89.0

Sanchez: 98-177-1,100-9-2-86.4

RUSHING

Jackson: 80-363-4.5-2

Tomlinson: 92-490-5.3-5

RECEIVING

Driver: 28-307-11.0-3

Keller (TE): 24-343-14.3-5

OFFENSE

350.0

334.2

TAKE/GIVE

-1

+10 (1L)

DEFENSE

338.4

319.0

SACKS

Matthews: 8.5 (1L)

Ellis: 3.5

INTs

Hawk, T. Williams: 2

Cromartie: 2

PUNTING

Masthay: 43.2

Weatherford: 45.5

KICKING

Crosby: 47 (20/20 PAT; 9/12 FG)

Folk: 55 (3C) (16/16 PAT; 13/15 FG)

NOTES

PACKERS: In 10 career starts vs. AFC, QB AARON RODGERS has completed 207 of 340 (60.9 pct.) for 2,794 yards with 18 TDs vs. 6 INTs for 97.4 passer rating. Has passed for 290+ yards in past 3. Leads NFL QBs w/ 3 rush TDs in '10…RB BRANDON JACKSON has 326 scrimmage yards (226 rush, 100 rec.) in past 3 (108.7 per game)…WR GREG JENNINGS has TD catch in 4 of past 5. Averages 19.2 yards per catch vs. AFC (60 rec., 1,154 yards, 8 TD). WR JAMES JONES had 1st 100-yard rec. game of season vs. Min. (107). WR DONALD DRIVER caught 20-yard TD in last game vs. Jets. WR JORDY NELSON tied career-high with 4 catches last week (25 yards) & aims for 3rd in row with 4+ rec…CB CHARLES WOODSON had INT in last meeting. Since 2008, Woodson leads NFL with 17 INTs & S NICK COLLINS is tied for 3rd with 14. LB CLAY MATTHEWS has 8 sacks in 5 career games vs. AFC. DE JARIUS WYNN notched 1st career sack last week…JETS: Club aims for 6-game win streak…Jets aim for 4th straight win against GB…Club has won 3 of past 4 against NFC…In past 5 wins, QB MARK SANCHEZ has completed 88 of 156 passes (56.4 pct.) for 1,026 yards with 9 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 90.4 passer rating…Rush offense ranks 2nd in NFL w/ 159.2 yards per game… RB LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON has 5 rush TDs in past 4. Has 38 career games with at least 2 rush TDs, most in NFL history & his clubs are 36-2 (.947) during such games. Tomlinson (12,980) needs 20 rushing yards to become 7th player in NFL history to reach 13,000 career… WR BRAYLON EDWARDS has 4 TD receptions in past 5. In only meeting vs. GB (w/ Browns on 9/18/05), Edwards has 3 rec. for 107 yards (35.7 avg.) w/ 1 TD. WR SANTONIO HOLMES (3,923) needs 77 receiving yards to reach 4,000 career. WR JERRICHO COTCHERY had 9 rec. for 99 yards (11.0 avg.) w/ TD in last game vs. GB...TE DUSTIN KELLER is tied for 2nd in NFL among TEs w/5 TD receptions…LB JASON TAYLOR aims for 4th consecutive game w/sack against Packers…LB DAVID HARRIS leads team w/ 40 tackles.

CAROLINA PANTHERS (1-5)

SERIES

PANTHERS

RAMS

SERIES LEADER

10-7

STREAKS

Past 3 & 5 of past 7

COACHES VS. OPP.

Fox: 4-0

Spagnuolo: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 23-20 vs. 49ers

L 18-17 at Buccaneers

LAST GAME

9/9/07: Panthers 27 at Rams 13. Carolina QB Jake Delhomme completes 18 of 27 attempts for 199 yards & 3 TDs, including 2 to WR Drew Carter.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/9/07

BROADCAST

FOX (12:00 PM CT): Dick Stockton, Charles Davis, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 129 (Car.), 121 (StL.). XM: 107 (StL.).

STATS

PASSING

M. Moore: 53-100-650-4-7-57.5

Bradford (R): 146-260-1,483-9-8-71.4

RUSHING

D. Williams: 87-361-4.1-1

S. Jackson: 149-617 (3C)-4.1-2

RECEIVING

Gettis (R): 18-244-13.6-2

Amendola: 39-351-9.0-1

OFFENSE

259.8

310.7

TAKE/GIVE

-6

-1

DEFENSE

311.0

330.0

SACKS

C. Johnson: 3

Hall: 6.5

INTs

Godfrey: 4 (T2L)

Fletcher: 2

PUNTING

Baker: 43.4

D. Jones: 45.3

KICKING

Kasay: 31 (7/7 PAT; 8/9 FG)

Jo. Brown: 48 (12/12 PAT; 12/15 FG)

NOTES

PANTHERS: QB MATT MOORE has won 7 of 11 career starts. Has 5 TDs vs. 3 INTs in past 3 road games. Passed for season-high 308 yards last week vs. SF… RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS ranks 4th in NFC with 2,993 rush yards since start of 2008. Has 176 rushing yards on 35 att. (5.0 avg.) in 2 career games vs. Rams, incl. 1st career 100-yard game (114 yards on 11/19/06). In career, when Williams has 18+ att., Panthers are 15-3 (.833). When RB JONATHAN STEWART has 14+ carries, Panthers are 15-0…WR STEVE SMITH aims for 3rd in row vs. Rams with TD catch. Since start of 2005, Smith is 1 of 6 players with 6,000+ rec. yards & he leads those 6 with 14.7 yards per catch avg. Has 8 rec. TDs in his past 12. RookieWR DAVID GETTIS (6th round, No. 198) had career highs in catches (8), rec. yards (125) & caught 1st 2 career TDs last week… DE CHARLES JOHNSON has sack in 3 of past 4. DT DEREK LANDRI had 1st sack as Panther. vs. SF. S CHARLES GODFREY is tied for 2nd in NFL with career-high 4 INTs. CB RICHARD MARSHALL had 1st INT of season last week. LB JAMES ANDERSON has 29 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2 FRs, 2 PDs & FF in past 3 games.

RAMS: Aim for 4th consecutive home win…No. 1 overall pick QB SAM BRADFORD had career-high 89.6 rating & threw 2 TD passes for 3rd time this season last week. Has 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs in past 2…RB STEVEN JACKSON rushed for 110 yards vs. TB & has 7,324 in his career, passing HOFer ERIC DICKERSON (7,245) for most in team history. Aims for 4th game in row with 100+ rush yards. On Rams' all-time list, he trails only Dickerson (38) & MARSHALL FAULK (27) with 26 100-yard rushing games. Averages 121.7 scrimmage yards per game since 2006, most in NFL (7,548 yards, 62 games)…WR-PR-KR DANNY AMENDOLA scored 1st TD of season (2nd career) last week vs. Bucs on 5-yard catch. Also had career-long 21 yard rush vs. TB. Rookie TE MICHAEL HOOMANAWANUI (5th round, No. 132) caught 1st career TD against Bucs (2 yards)…S OSHIOMOGHO ATOGWE has 19 INTs since 2006, 3rd most in NFC. Had 10 tackles in last meeting. DE JAMES HALL has 4.5 sacks in past 4. DE CHRIS LONG has 3 sacks & FF in past 2.

NFL INTERNATIONAL SERIES, WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON, ENGLAND

DENVER BRONCOS (2-5) AT SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (1-6)

SERIES

BRONCOS

49ERS

SERIES LEADER

6-5

STREAKS

2 of past 3

3 of past 5

COACHES VS. OPP.

McDaniels: 0-0

Singletary: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 59-14 vs. Raiders

L 23-20 at Panthers

LAST GAME

12/31/06: 49ers 26 at Broncos 23 (OT). San Francisco K Joe Nedney converts 36-yard FG with 1:56 left in OT as 49ers knock Broncos from playoff contention.

LAST GAME AT SITE


BROADCAST

CBS (5:00 PM GMT): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 152 (Den.), 127 (SF). XM: 104 (SF).

STATS

PASSING

Orton: 167-276-2,140 (2L)-11 (T3C)-4-92.1

A. Smith: 143-242-1,554-9-9-75.0 OR

Carr: 5-13-67-0-1-23.6

RUSHING

Moreno: 65-212-3.3-2

Gore: 135-573-4.2-1

RECEIVING

Gaffney: 41-462-11.3-1

Gore (RB): 37-341-9.2-2

OFFENSE

358.6

312.6

TAKE/GIVE

-2

-6

DEFENSE

361.9

321.9

SACKS

D. Williams: 3.5

Haralson, LaBoy: 3

INTs

5 tied: 1

Clements, Spencer: 2

PUNTING

B. Colquitt: 46.5

Lee: 46.1

KICKING

Prater: 48 (15/15 PAT; 11/12 FG)

Nedney: 33 (12/12 PAT; 7/8 FG)

NOTES

FOURTH OVERSEAS NFL regular-season game. BRONCOS: In 5 starts against NFC w/Denver, QB KYLE ORTON has 3-2 record & has completed 101 of 151 passes (66.9 pct.) for 1,177 passing yards w/ 10 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 106.9 passer rating. Orton ranks 2nd in NFL w/ 2,140 passing yards in '10… RB KNOWSHON MORENO has 2 rush TDs in past 3 against NFC. Moreno had career-high 2 TD catches last game. In last meeting vs. 49ers (w/ Eagles on 10/12/08), RB CORRELL BUCKHALTER totaled 178 yards (93 rush, 85 receiving) & 1 rush TD. RB LAURENCE MARONEY had rush TD in London in '09 w/ Patriots (vs. TB)…WR BRANDON LLOYD (709) needs 25 receiving yards to surpass career high of 733 in '05 w/ 49ers. Leads NFL w/ 14 catches of 20+ yards in '10. Lloyd was selected in 4th round by 49ers in '03 & spent 3 seasons (2003-05) in SF…CB CHAMP BAILEY aims for 3rd consecutive game w/ INT against 49ers…LB D.J. WILLIAMS aims for 3rd straight game with sack. Williams leads team w/ 63 tackles… 49ERS: SF played in 1st international regular-season game in NFL history on 10/2/05 vs. Arizona in Mexico City…QB ALEX SMITH has passed for 6 TDs in past 3. Team is 8-0 when he starts & has rating of 96+…RB FRANK GORE rushed for 102 yards vs. Car. & holds club record with 23 100-yard games. Had 153 rush yards on 31 att. (4.9 avg.) in last meeting. Leads NFL with 914 scrimmage yards (573 rush, 341 rec.) & ranks 2nd among NFL RBs with 37 catches. Since 2006, has 7,567 scrimmage yards (5,526 rush, 2,041 rec.), most in NFL…TE VERNONDAVIS aims for 5th in row with TD. Since start of 2009, has 17 rec. TDs, most among TEs. Leads NFC TEs with 422 receiving yards…DE RAY MC DONALD returned 1st career INT 31 yards for TD last week, his 2nd career TD (11-yard FR-TD vs. St.L. on 10/4/09). LB PATRICK WILLIS leads team with 58 tackles. DT JUSTIN SMITH has started 146 games in row, longest active streak by DL. CB NATE CLEMENTS had FF & FR in last game vs. Den. (12/17/05 w/ Buf.). Had sack last week, his 1st since 9/16/07 vs. Rams.

TENNESSEE TITANS (5-2) AT SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (2-5)

SERIES

TITANS

CHARGERS

SERIES LEADER

23-13-1

STREAKS

Past 6

COACHES VS. OPP.

Fisher: 0-6

Turner: 5-1

LAST WEEK

W 37-19 vs. Eagles

L 23-20 vs. Patriots

LAST GAME

12/25/09: Chargers 42 at Titans 17. San Diego RBs LaDainian Tomlinson & Darren Sproles score 2 rushing TDs apiece as Chargers beat Tennessee.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/17/06: Chargers 40, Titans 7. Tomlinson scores 2 1st-half rush TDs (4, 8) as San Diego builds 20-0 halftime lead. Chargers RB Michael Turner adds 138 rushing yards.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:05 PM PT): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. Westwood One Radio: Kevin Kugler, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 127 (SD). XM: 104 (SD).

STATS

PASSING

Young: 62-101-745-7-2-98.8 (3L) OR

K. Collins: 45-72-535-5-3-90.9

Rivers: 171-270-2,344 (1L)-13 (T1C)-6-97.8

RUSHING

C. Johnson: 163-662 (1C)-4.1-7 (1L)

Tolbert: 68-300-4.4-6 (T2L)

RECEIVING

Britt: 23-434-18.9-7 (3L)

Gates (TE): 35-540-15.4-8 (T1L)

OFFENSE

302.1

422.7 (1L)

TAKE/GIVE

+5

-7

DEFENSE

328.1

244.3 (1L)

SACKS

Babin, Ball: 6 (T2C)

Phillips: 7 (1C)

INTs

Griffin: 4 (T1C)

Cason: 2

PUNTING

Kern: 44.1

Scifres: 49.4 (1L)

KICKING

Bironas: 63 (T1L) (21/21 PAT; 14/15 FG)

Kaeding: 39 (18/18 PAT; 7/9 FG)

NOTES

TITANS: Club aims for 4-0 start on road in '10…Since '09, QB VINCE YOUNG has 12-4 (.750) record as starter & has completed 214 of 355 passes (60.3 pct.) passes for 2,624 yards w/ 17 TDs vs. 8 INTs & 89.7 passer rating…RB CHRIS JOHNSON aims for 9th consecutive 100-yard rush game on road, 2nd-longest streak in NFL history (BARRY SANDERS, 10). Johnson had 142 rush yards on 21 att. (6.8 avg.) w/ 1 TD in last game vs. SD… WR KENNY BRITT aims for 6th consecutive game w/ TD catch. Britt had career-high 225 receiving yards last week, most in single-game in NFL this season…Defense tied for NFL lead w/ 25 sacks (SD, 25) & leads NFL w/ 12 INTs in '10…S MICHAEL GRIFFIN aims for 5th consecutive game w/ INT…DE DAVE BALL has 6 sacks in past 6 games…Rookie CB ALTERRAUN VERNER (4th round, No. 104) has 2 INTs & FR in past 3 games… CHARGERS: QB PHILIP RIVERS is 3-0 against Titans & has 5 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 94.7 passer rating. As starter at home, Rivers has 28-7 record (.800) w/ 52 TDs vs. 22 INTs & 98.2 passer rating. Aims for 21st consecutive game w/ TD pass - longest active streak in NFL. Posted 4th game of 300+ passing yards last week (334, 455, 431, 336)…RB MIKE TOLBERT has 6 rush TDs in past 6. KR-RB DARREN SPROLES tied career high w/ 2 rush TDs in last game vs. Titans. Sproles totaled 225 yards last week (136 KR, 70 rec., 12 PR, 7 rush)…TE ANTONIO GATES leads NFL TEs w/ 8 TDs in '10. Gates has TD reception in 10 of past 11 games…WR PATRICK CRAYTON is averaging 99.5 receiving yards per game (199 total) in past 2…Defense allows league-low 244.3 yards per game & 158.6 passing yards per game…LB KEVIN BURNETT has 3 sacks in past 3… LB ANTWAN BARNES had career-high 2 sacks last week.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (2-4) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (5-1)

SERIES

VIKINGS

PATRIOTS

SERIES LEADER

6-4

STREAKS

4 of past 6

COACHES VS. OPP.

Childress: 0-1

Belichick: 2-3

LAST WEEK

L 28-24 at Packers

W 23-20 at Chargers

LAST GAME

10/30/06: Patriots 31 at Vikings 7. New England QB Tom Brady passes for 372 yards & throws TD pass to 4 different teammates as Pats win on Monday Night to improve to 6-1.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/24/02: Patriots 24, Vikings 17. Brady throws for 239 yards & 3 TDs, including 2 scores to TE Christian Fauria (9, 1). Pats' defense registers 4 sacks & recovers 3 fumbles.

BROADCAST

FOX (4:15 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 121 (Min.), 123 (NE). XM: 105 (NE).

STATS

PASSING

Favre: 104-179-1,191-7-10-68.0

Brady: 131-198-1,362-11 (T3C)-4-96.0

RUSHING

Peterson: 140-684 (2L)-4.9-5 (T1C)

Green-Ellis: 68-259-3.8-4

RECEIVING

Harvin: 25-289-11.6-3

Welker: 37-295-8.0-3

OFFENSE

318.5

325.0

TAKE/GIVE

-6

+6 (3C)

DEFENSE

308.3

379.7

SACKS

Edwards: 1.5

Wright: 3

INTs

E. J. Henderson: 2

Chung, Ninkovich: 2

PUNTING

Kluwe: 43.7

Mesko (R): 43.0

KICKING

Longwell: 27 (12/13 PAT; 5/5 FG)

Gostkowski: 51 (21/21 PAT; 10/13 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: In 7 career games vs. NE (incl. SB XXXI), QB BRETT FAVRE has completed 128 of 209 (61.2 pct.) for 1,438 yards with 12 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 94.9 passer rating…RB ADRIAN PETERSON has 1,615 rushing yards & 15 TDs in 13 career games vs. AFC (124.2 yards per game). Has scored 5 TDs in past 5…In 52 games over 4 seasons w/ NE, WR RANDY MOSS had 259 catches for 3,904 yards & 50 TDs, incl. NFL single-season record 23 in 2007. Moss is tied w/ BEN COATES for 2nd on Pats' all-time TD rec. list (STANLEY MORGAN, 62). Had 130 yards on 5 catches (26.0 avg.), incl. 73-yard TD, in last game vs. Pats (9/8/05 w/ Oak.). WR-KR PERCY HARVIN has 5 TDs (3 rec., 1 rush, 1 KR) in past 4. Had 17-yard TD run last week…DE JARED ALLEN has 2 sacks in 2 career games vs. NE. Had 3rd career INT last week vs. GB along with 2 PDs. LB CHAD GREENWAY leads team with 63 tackles & has 10+ in 3 straight games. LB E.J. HENDERSON had 8 tackles & sack in last meeting. S MADIEU WILLIAMS had INT last week, 1st since 11/23/08 vs. Jax…PATRIOTS: Patriots have won 18 of past 19 reg-season games against NFC & aim for 16th consecutive win against NFC at home…NE leads NFL averaging 29.5 points per game in '10…QB TOM BRADY has won 23 consecutive regular-season games at home as starter, 2nd-longest streak by QB in NFL history (BRETT FAVRE, 25 in 1995-98). Has 27-5 (.844) record as starter against NFC. Brady has 2-0 record against Vikings w/ 7 TDs vs. 1 INT & 114.2 passer rating…RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS aims for 5th straight game w/ rush TD… WR WES WELKER has 10 receptions & 100+ receiving yards (107, 105) in 2 of past 3 vs. NFC…Rookie TE AARON HERNANDEZ (4th round, No. 113) ranks 2nd among NFL rookies w/ 355 receiving yards…Rookie CB DEVIN MC COURTY (1st round, No. 27) had 1st career INT last week. DE BRANDON DEADERICK (7th round, No. 247) aims for 3rd consecutive game w/ sack.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (4-2) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (3-4)

SERIES

SEAHAWKS

RAIDERS

SERIES LEADER

27-23

STREAKS

3 of past 5 overall

Past 5 at home

COACHES VS. OPP.

Carroll: 0-0

Cable: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 22-10 vs. Cardinals

W 59-14 at Broncos

LAST GAME

11/6/06: Raiders 0 at Seahawks 16. In game featuring heavy rain & gusting winds, Seattle defense allows just 185 yards & registers 9 sacks en route to Seahawks' 1st shutout of season.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/8/02: Raiders 31, Seahawks 17. Oakland QB Rich Gannon throws 2 TD passes & RB Charlie Garner records 127 rush yards on 15 carries (8.5 avg.) & adds 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.).

BROADCAST

FOX (1:15 PM PT): Ron Pitts, John Lynch, Nischelle Turner (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 122 (Sea.), 126 (Oak.). XM: 103 (Oak.).

STATS

PASSING

Hasselbeck: 122-204-1,248-6-6-75.0

J. Campbell: 63-111-713-4-4-73.1 OR

Gradkowski: 53-102-709-4-4-71.1

RUSHING

Forsett: 70-323-4.6-1

D. McFadden: 101-557 (3C)-5.5-4

RECEIVING

M. Williams: 32-348-10.9-1

Z. Miller (TE): 33-453-13.7-4

OFFENSE

294.0

340.4

TAKE/GIVE

+3

+1

DEFENSE

338.8

331.1

SACKS

Clemons: 5.5

Shaughnessy: 4

INTs

Thomas (R): 4 (T2L)

3 tied: 1

PUNTING

Ryan: 42.8

Lechler: 49.0 (2L)

KICKING

Mare: 40 (13/13 PAT; 9/9 FG)

Janikowski: 63 (T1L) (18/18 PAT; 15/20 FG)

NOTES

SEAHAWKS: In past 2 vs. Oak., QB MATT HASSELBECK has completed 38 of 55 (69.1 pct.) for 336 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 103.3 rating. Incl. playoffs, when he starts & has 95+ rating (min. 10 att.), his teams are 35-6 (.854)…RB MARSHAWN LYNCH had season-high 89 rush yards last week. Rushed for 83 yards & 2 TDs in only game vs. Oak. (9/21/08 w/ Buf.). RB-KR LEON WASHINGTON leads NFL with 35.1 KR avg. RB JUSTIN FORSETT averages 5.1 yards per carry on road in career (113 att., 575 yards)…WR MIKE WILLIAMS leads team with 348 rec. yards & needs 3 more to top career-high of 350 in '05 w/ Det. Had 2-yard TD rec vs. Arz., his 1st TD since 12/31/06 w/ Lions. 2nd-year WR DEON BUTLER has equaled rookie total with 15 catches…DE CHRIS CLEMONS aims for 5th in row with at least half sack. Had 1st FF w/ Seahawks last week. S EARL THOMAS (1st round) leads NFL rookies with 4 INTs. Needs 1 INT to tie MICHAEL BOULWARE's club rookie record (5 in '04). CB MARCUS TRUFANT had FF & FR in same game for 1st time in career last week…RAIDERS: Club has 17-9 (.654) record vs. Seahawks at home…Club has won 2 of past 3 at home vs. NFC…Raiders set franchise record w/ 59 points last week…In 1 start vs. Seahawks (w/ Was. on 11/23/08), QB JASON CAMPBELL completed 20 of 33 passes (60.6 pct.) for 206 yards w/ 1 TD vs. 0 INTs & 88.7 passer rating… Club had 328 rush yards last week, 3rd-most in team history…RB DARREN MC FADDEN aims for 3rd consecutive game w/ 100+ yards against NFC (145, 105). McFadden had career-high 165 rush yards last week & tied franchise record w/ 4 TDs (3 rush, 1 rec.)…WR LOUIS MURPHY has 90+ receiving yards in 2 of past 3 against NFC…TE ZACH MILLER (199) needs 1 catch to become 4th Raiders TE to reach 200 career. Miller has 4 TD rec. in past 5…DT TOMMY KELLY aims for 4th straight game with at least 0.5 sacks…CB CHRIS JOHNSON had 30-yard INT-return TD vs. Broncos.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (4-2) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (3-3)

SERIES

BUCCANEERS

CARDINALS

SERIES LEADER

Series tied, 8-8

STREAKS

5 of past 7

COACHES VS. OPP.

Morris: 0-0

Whisenhunt: 0-1

LAST WEEK

W 18-17 vs. Rams

L 22-10 at Seahawks

LAST GAME

11/4/07: Cardinals 10 at Buccaneers 17. Tampa Bay RB Earnest Graham rushes for 124 yards, including 2-yard TD run. Buccaneers hold Arizona offense to 195 total yards.

LAST GAME AT SITE

1/2/05: Cardinals 12, Buccaneers 7. Arizona K Neil Rackers converts 4 FGs (40, 45, 39, 31), including two in 4th quarter.

BROADCAST

FOX (1:15 PM PT): Chris Myers, Brian Billick, Jaime Maggio (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 158 (TB), 125 (Ari.). XM: 102 (Ari.).

STATS

PASSING

Freeman: 117-199-1,255-7-3-82.8

M. Hall (R): 30-59-289-0-3-43.7 OR Anderson: 67-131-746-3-5-60.2

RUSHING

C. Williams: 80-202-2.5-0

Hightower: 52-298-5.7-2

RECEIVING

Winslow (TE): 29-301-10.4-0

Fitzgerald: 29-331-11.4-2

OFFENSE

307.5

237.8

TAKE/GIVE

+6 (3C)

-7

DEFENSE

353.8

368.7

SACKS

Crowder, White: 2

4 tied: 2

INTs

Talib: 3

Lenon, Wilson: 2

PUNTING

Malone: 42.4

Graham: 42.4

KICKING

Barth: 38 (8/8 PAT; 10/12 FG)

Feely: 32 (11/11 PAT; 7/8 FG)

NOTES

BUCCANEERS: QB JOSH FREEMAN has won 6 of past 9 starts. 5 of his 7 career wins have been 4th-quarter comebacks. TB trailed 17-12 in 4th when Freeman threw game-winning TD pass to RB CADILLAC WILLIAMS w/ 10 seconds left last week…In career, when Williams has 22+ att., Bucs are 13-0 (2-0 in 2010). Has 15 catches in past 2, incl. career-high 8 last week. In last meeting, RB EARNEST GRAHAM rushed for 124 yards & 1 TD. RB

LE GARRETTE BLOUNT led team w/ 72 rush yards last week…WR MIKE WILLIAMS (4th round) leads NFL rookies with 365 rec. yards. Leads rookie WRs with 28 catches & 3 rec. TDs. TE KELLEN WINSLOW aims for 4th in row with 5+ catches…CB RONDE BARBER is 1 of only 2 players in NFL history with 25+ sacks (25) & 30+ INTs (39). DE STYLEZ G WHITE had 1st FF of season last week. Rookie S CODY GRIMM (7th round) has 2 INTs & FF in past 3, incl. 11-yard INT-TD…CARDINALS: Have won 12 of past 15 vs. division…In only career home start (vs. NO in Wk. 5) QB MAX HALL became 1st undrafted rookie QB to defeat defending SB champs since 1967. In only home start in '10, QB DEREK ANDERSON threw 2 TD passes (24-23 W vs. Oak.)…RB BEANIE WELLS rushed for 54 yards & scored 1st TD of season last week. RB TIM HIGHTOWER is averaging career-high 5.7 yards per carry…WR LARRY FITZGERALD had 4 rec. for 95 yards (23.8 avg.) in last meeting. Since 2008, has 36 rec. TDs, most in NFL (incl. playoffs). Rookie WR ANDRE ROBERTS (3rd round) made 1st NFL start last week (2 rec., career-high 40 yards)… DT ALAN BRANCH tied career-high w/ 2 sacks & FF last week. Since start of 2007, DT DARNELL DOCKETT has 25 sacks, most by DT (incl. playoffs). Had 2 sacks in last meeting. LB JOEY PORTER has 7 sacks in 3 career games vs. TB, incl. 4 on 10/21/01 (tied for career-high). S ADRIAN WILSON is 1 of 10 players in NFL history with 20+ sacks (21.5) & 20+ INTs (25).

SUNDAY NIGHT

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (5-1) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (4-3)

SERIES

STEELERS

SAINTS

SERIES LEADER

7-6

STREAKS

3 of past 4

COACHES VS. OPP.

Tomlin: 0-0

Payton: 0-1

LAST WEEK

W 23-22 at Dolphins

L 30-17 vs. Browns

LAST GAME

11/12/06: Saints 31 at Steelers 38. Pittsburgh RB Willie Parker runs for 213 yards & 2 TDs as Steelers overcome 24-17 halftime deficit.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/6/02: Saints 32, Steelers 29. New Orleans RB Deuce McAllister rushes for 123 yards & 2 TDs, including 52-yard score, as Saints hold off late Steelers comeback attempt.

BROADCAST

NBC (7:20 PM CT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Andrea Kremer (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Dave Simms, James Lofton, Scott Kaplan (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 127 (WW1), 125 (Pit.), 126 (NO). XM: 104 (WW1), 102 (Pit.), 103 (NO).

STATS

PASSING

Roethlisberger: 35-54-559-5-1-122.4

Brees: 200-287-2,029 (1C)-14 (T1L)-10-91.4 (2C)

RUSHING

Mendenhall: 131-532-4.1-5

Ivory (R): 59-325-5.5-0

RECEIVING

Ward: 24-350-14.6-3

Colston: 40-452-11.3-1

OFFENSE

300.7

371.9

TAKE/GIVE

+8 (T2L)

-5

DEFENSE

299.3 (2C)

288.4 (3L)

SACKS

Harrison: 5

Ellis: 3

INTs

Polamalu: 2

4 tied: 1

PUNTING

Sepulveda: 46.8 (3C)

Morstead: 47.6 (1C)

KICKING

Reed: 47 (14/14 PAT; 11/15 FG)

Hartley: 31 (13/13 PAT; 6/10 FG)

NOTES

STEELERS: Club has won 3 of past 4 vs. Saints since '90…Pit has 10-4 record (.714) vs. NFC under MIKE TOMLIN… Steelers seek 5th straight win on road… QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER (19,861) needs 139 passing yards to become 2nd QB in franchise history w/ 20,000 (TERRY BRADSHAW, 27,989). Has 18-5 record (.783) vs. NFC w/ 32 TDs vs. 16 INTs & 94.2 passer rating. Had 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 127.7 passer rating in only meeting vs. NO on 11/12/06…RB RASHARD MENDENHALL (5) needs 2 rush TDs to tie career high of 7 in '09…WR HINES WARD aims for 3rd game in row w/ TD rec. Posted 2nd 100-yard rec. game of season last week (131) & 27th of career. WR MIKE WALLACE has 4 TD rec. in '10 & averages 42.3 yards per TD rec. (169 total)…Defense allows league-low 13.7 points per game this year…Wallace, S RYAN CLARK & CB IKE TAYLOR are natives of La…LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS leads team w/ 60 tackles.

SAINTS: QB DREW BREES has won 8 of 9 vs. AFC (incl. SB). In those 9, has completed 226 of 324 (69.8 pct.) for 2,600 yards with 17 TDs vs. 8 INTs for 100.8 rating. Last week, became fastest QB in history to reach 20,000 yards with new team (70 games). Since joining NO in '06, has 20,327 pass yards (most in NFL during span) & is 2nd Saints QB to reach 20,000 (ARCHIE MANNING, 21,734). Passed for 398 yards & 1 TD in last meeting… RB CHRIS IVORY has 206 rush yards in past 2 (103 per game). RB PIERRE THOMAS has 4 rush TDs in past 5 vs. AFC…WR MARQUES COLSTON aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with TD catch. In last meeting, had 10 catches for 169 yards (16.9 avg.). In only game vs. Pit., TE JEREMY SHOCKEY had 2-yard TD catch (12/18/04 w/ NYG)...LB SCOTT SHANLE had sack in last meeting. S DARREN SHARPER has 3 TFLs in past 2 vs. Pit. LB JO-LONN DUNBAR had 1st career sack in Week 7.

MONDAY NIGHT - NOVEMBER 1, 2010

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

SERIES

TEXANS

COLTS

SERIES LEADER

15-2

STREAKS

6 of past 7

COACHES VS. OPP.

Kubiak: 2-7

Caldwell: 2-1

LAST WEEK

Bye (Wk. 6: W 35-31 vs. Chiefs)

Bye (Wk. 6: W 27-24 at Redskins)

LAST GAME

9/12/10: Colts 24 at Texans 34. Houston races to 13-0 advantage en route to victory. RB Arian Foster rushes for franchise-record 231 yards & adds 3 TDs.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/8/09: Colts 20, Texans 17. Indianapolis RB Joseph Addai has 112 scrimmage yards (63 rush, 49 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) as Colts win 17th consecutive game & go to 8-0.

BROADCAST

ESPN (8:30 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworski, Jon Gruden. Westwood One Radio: Wayne Larrivee, Boomer Esiason, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 124 (WW1), 125 (Hou.), 126 (Ind.). XM: 124 (WW1), 102 (Hou.), 103 (Ind.).

STATS

PASSING

Schaub: 127-197-1,538-9-5-93.0

P. Manning: 171-254-1,916 (3C)-13 (T1C)-2-103.4 (1L)

RUSHING

Foster: 115-635 (2C)-5.5-6 (T2L)

Addai: 93-406-4.4-3

RECEIVING

A. Johnson: 32-488-15.3-2

Wayne: 45 (1C)-602 (3L)-13.4-2

OFFENSE

379.7 (3C)

409.0 (2L)

TAKE/GIVE

-1

+1

DEFENSE

410.5

344.0

SACKS

M. Williams: 5

Mathis: 5.5

INTs

Nolan: 2

Powers: 2

PUNTING

Turk: 43.1

Kapinos (GB '09): 43.8

KICKING

Rackers: 45 (18/18 PAT; 9/11 FG)

Vinatieri: 49 (19/19 PAT; 10/12 FG)

NOTES

TEXANS: Club will make 3rd appearance in franchise history on MNF (1-1)…In past 3 on road vs. AFC South, QB MATT SCHAUB has completed 76 of 109 passes (69.7 pct.) for 875 yards w/ 6 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 100.5 passer rating. Club is 15-4 (.789) when Schaub has 100+ passer rating… RB ARIAN FOSTER had franchise record 231 rush yards in last game vs. Colts. RB DERRICK WARD aims for 4th straight game w/ rush TD. Has 2 30+yard TD runs in 2 of past 3 games…WR ANDRE JOHNSON had 10 receptions for 103 receiving yards in last game at Colts. In past 2, Johnson is averaging 116.5 yards per game (233 total). WR KEVIN WALTER had 22-yard TD rec. in last game vs. Ind…DE MARIO WILLIAMS aims for 4th straight game w/ sack vs. Colts…S BERNARD POLLARD had 2 INTs in last game at Ind.

COLTS: Club has 8-0 record vs. Texans at home…Colts are 6-0 at home on MNF since 2000…Ind. aims for 6th straight win vs. AFC South at home…At home vs. Texans, QB PEYTON MANNING has completed 199 of 289 passes (68.9 pct.) for 2,425 yards w/ 21 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 114.3 passer rating. Aims for 3rd straight game w/ 3 TDs vs. Hou. Has 40 TD passes vs. Hou., most vs. any opponent…RB JOSEPH ADDAI had season-high 128 rush yards last game…WR REGGIE WAYNE (9,995) needs 5 rec. yards to reach 10,000. Manning & Wayne have combined for 63 TDs & can pass JOHNNY UNITAS & RAYMOND BERRY (63) for 5th-most TDs by QB-WR in NFL history. WR PIERRE GARCON had 1st TD of season last game on 57-yard TD rec…DE DWIGHT FREENEY aims for 5th game in row w/ sack vs. Hou. & has 13.5 for career vs. Texans (most vs. any opponent). DE ROBERT MATHIS has 11.5 sacks vs. Hou. (most vs. any opponent).

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