Week Seven matchup tidbits

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 2:09 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for the Week Seven matchups.

WASHINGTON AT CHICAGO

Redskins' Key To The Game:
Can the Redskins find additional options in the passing game beyond Santana Moss and Chris Cooley?
Redskins WR Santana Moss has 37-485, 13.1, 1 TD on season; Redskins 9th in NFL passing.
Redskins TE Chris Cooley has 28-340, 12.1, 2 TDs this season.
Bears DE Julius Peppers has 2 QB sacks, 4 PD, 2 FF, 1 INT, 1 FG block this year.
Bears CB Charles Tillman has 33 tackles, 2nd on team, 8 PD, 2 INTs for 24 yards and 1 FF for Bears' "D," which is 3rd in NFL points allowed.

Bears' Key To The Game:
Can Bears keep Brian Orakpo and Andre Carter off Cutler?
Bears OLT Frank Omiyale and Bears 32nd, dead last, in NFL protecting Jay Cutler.
Bears QB Jay Cutler completing 60.3%, 1,202 yards, 8.5 avg., 6 TDs, 3 INTs, 23 sacks for 138 yards, 93.2 passer rating.
Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo has 5 QB sacks, 2 PD and 1 FF in Redskins' 31st-rated pass  defense.
Redskins SS LaRon Landry has 48 tackles to lead team, 1 sack, 4 PD, 1 INT, 1 FF and 1 FR.

Other tidbits:

WAS 15TH OFF; CHI 8TH DEF
WAS 25TH RUN; CHI 3RD VS. RUN
WAS 9TH PASS; CHI 18TH VS. PASS
WAS 21ST PTS; CHI 3RD PTS ALLOWED
CHI 29TH OFF; WAS 32ND DEF
CHI 26TH RUN; WAS 24TH VS. RUN
CHI 22ND PASS; WAS 31ST VS. PASS
CHI 22ND PTS; WAS 14TH PTS ALLOWED
WAS 5TH TO/TA; CHI 7TH TO/TA
PIERRE GARCON'S 57-YARD TD CATCH WAS LONGEST SCORE WAS HAS ALLOWED THIS SEASON.
IND TOTALED 470 YARDS OFFENSE VS. WAS.
MATT HASSELBECK HAD SEASON-HIGH 242 PASSING YARDS VS. CHI.
CHI ALLOWED 6 SACKS VS. SEA.
DEVIN HESTER EQUALED NFL RECORD (BRIAN MITCHELL) WITH 13TH RETURN FOR A TD.
CHI WAS 0-FOR-12 ON 3RD DOWNS.
BRIAN IWUH HAD TEAM-HIGH 9 TACKLES, 7 OF THEM WITHIN 6 YARDS OF LINE OF SCRIMMAGE.
CHI HAD 0 SACKS AND 1 QB HIT ON 40 SEA PASS PLAYS.
RYAN TORAIN HAD HIS FIRST 100-YARD GAME (20-100-2 RUSHING).
WAS ALLOWED IND TO RACK UP 294 YARDS AT HALFTIME.

 

N.Y. GIANTS AT DALLAS

Giants' Key To The Game:
Can the Giants, tied for 4th in penalties and 5th in penalty yards, stop shooting themselves in the feet?

Giants QB Eli Manning 64.7 comp. pct., 1,479, 7.3 avg., 10 TDs, 8 INTs, 11 sacks/73 yards and 86.2 passer rating on year.
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks has 36-417, 11.6 and 6 TDs already this year.
Cowboys' Jay Ratliff keys Cowboys "D," rated 4th in NFL in total defense, from the NT position.
Cowboys OLB DeMarcus Ware already has 7 QB sacks for 41 yards in losses for 'Boys' 4th-rated Pass "D."

Cowboys' Key To The Game:
Can the Cowboys, 2nd in total offense, turn yards into points? They're 16th in points scored.

Cowboys QB Tony Romo is 69.4%, 1,566, 7.6, 10 TDs, 7 INTs, 7 sacks/41 and 93.6 passer rating this year.
Cowboys WR Miles Austin has 33-486, 14.7 and 2 TDs this year.
Giants DE Justin Tuck has 36 tackles, 3rd on team, 4 QB sacks, 1 FF and 3 FR this season.
Giants S Antrel Rolle is 2nd on team with 37 tackles, 1 PD and 1 INT for 36 yards.

Other tidbits:
NYG 7TH OFF; DAL 4TH DEF
NYG 6TH RUN; DAL 9TH VS. RUN
NYG 12TH PASS; DAL 4TH VS. PASS
NYG 11TH PTS; DAL 21ST PTS ALLOWED
DAL 3RD OFF; NYG 2ND DEF
DAL 23RD RUN; NYG 7TH VS. RUN
DAL 4TH PASS; NYG 2ND VS. PASS
DAL 17TH PTS; NYG 13TH PTS ALLOWED
NYG 19TH TO/TA; DAL 30TH TO/TA
DAL RUNNING BACKS HAD 15 RECEPTIONS VS. MIN. MILES AUSTIN HAD 2 (LONG TD CALLED BACK BECAUSE OF OFFENSIVE PASS INTERFERENCE).
TONY ROMO COMPLETED 24-OF-32 PASSES (FOR 220 YARDS) BUT HAD 2 INTS TO E.J. HENDERSON.
DAL HAS OUTGAINED ITS OPPONENTS BY MORE THAN 100 YARDS IN EACH OF ITS 4 LOSSES.
DAL CONVERTED 9-OF-17 3RD DOWNS AND 1-OF-1 4TH DOWN VS. MIN.
DAVID BUEHLER HAS ONLY 3 TOUCHBACKS AFTER DAL-RECORD 29 A YEAR AGO.
ELI MANNING HAS 19-4 RECORD IN OCTOBER, BEST MARK AMONG QBS WHO BEGAN CAREERS IN SUPER BOWL ERA.
NYG HAVE HELD PAST 3 OPPONENTS TO 65 YARDS RUSHING OR FEWER.
NYG HAD BOTH 167 YARDS RUSHING AND PASSING VS. DET.
NYG DID NOT HAVE OFFENSIVE TURNOVER FOR FIRST TIME SINCE DEC. 21, 2009 LAST WEEK.
DAL HAD 11 PENALTIES FOR 91 YARDS VS. MIN.
AHMAD BRADSHAW HAD 19-133 RUSHING LAST WEEK, 2ND-HIGHEST TOTAL OF HIS CAREER.

 

PITTSBURGH AT MIAMI

Steelers' Key To The Game:
Can the Steelers give Ben Roethlisberger the time to get the passing game untracked?

Steelers QB Roethlisberger started out 16-27, 257, 3 TDs, 1 INT last week.
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall 116-495, 4.3, 5 TDs and 8-42 so far this year.
Dolphins OLB Cameron Wake is key to pass rush with 6 QB sacks for 51 yards, 3 PD and 1 FF.
Dolphins LB Karlos Dansby is 2nd on team with 34 tackles, 1 QB sack and 1 PD.

Dolphins' Key To The Game:
Can Dolphins, tied for 30th in NFL takeaways, make big plays on defense?

Dolphins QB Chad Henne 62.9%, 1,195, 7.0, 7 TDs, 5 INTs, 9 sacks/49 yards, 85.3 passer rating.
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall 37-467, 12.6 and 1 TD for Dolphins' 13th-rated passing game.
Steelers DE Aaron Smith has returned from injury-shortened 2009 to anchor Steelers' "D," ranked 1st vs. run  and 1st in points allowed.
Ravens SS Troy Polamalu has 27 tackles, 2 PD and 2 INTs.

Other tidbits:
PIT 28TH OFF; MIA 9TH DEF
PIT 9TH RUN; MIA 17TH VS. RUN
PIT 28TH PASS; MIA 12TH VS. PASS
PIT 10TH PTS; MIA 23RD PTS ALLOWED
MIA 12TH OFF; PIT 6TH DEF
MIA 14TH RUN; PIT 1ST VS. RUN
MIA 13TH PASS; PIT 23RD VS. PASS
MIA 24TH PTS; PIT 1ST PTS ALLOWED
MIA 23RD TO/TA; PIT 2ND TO/TA
STEELERS BEAT DOLPHINS 30-24 IN 2009 SEASON FINALE.
RICKY WILLIAMS JUST 33 RUSH YDS VS. PIT LAST SEASON.
BRANDON MARSHALL 10 CATCHES, 127 YDS AGAINST GB IN WEEK SIX.
BEN ROETHLISBERGER 257 PASS YDS WITH 3 TDS AND 1 INT IN HIS FIRST GAME THIS SEASON VS. BROWNS IN WEEK SIX.
ROETHLISBERGER IS 3-0 VS. DOLPHINS WITH 4 TDS AND 2 INTS.
DOLPHINS HAVE NOT BEATEN STEELERS SINCE 1998.
RONNIE BROWN AVG 4.5 YDS PER CARRY, WILLIAMS 4.3 YDS PER CARRY.
STEELERS ALLOWED 281 YDS PASSING TO BROWNS QB COLT McCOY IN WEEK SIX.
DOLPHINS 0-2 AT HOME THIS SEASON.

 

PHILADELPHIA AT TENNESSEE

Eagles' Key To The Game:
Can the Eagles, 27th in 3rd-down efficiency on defense and 19th in time of possession get the Titans' ground game off the field?

Eagles QB Kevin Kolb 67.6%, 804, 7.7 avg., 5 TDs, 2 INTs, 9 sacks/56 yards, 98.3 passer rating and 7-39, 5.6 on ground.
Eagles QB Michael Vick 61.5%, 799, 8.3 avg., 6 TDs, 0 INT, 11 sacks/71 yards, 108.8 passer rating and 26-187, 7.2, 1 TD on ground.
Titans DLE Jason Babin's 6 QB sacks and 1 FF key Titans' pass rush.
Titans DRE Dave Ball has 5 QB sacks, 3 PD and 1 FR.

Titans' Key To the Game:
Can Vince Young handle Eagles' multiple blitz packages and do enough through the air to keep Eagles' "D" honest?

Titans RB Chris Johnson is 139-596, 4.3, 7 TDs and 15-59, 3.9.
Titans WR Kenny Britt has 16-209, 13.1, 4 TDs.
Eagles DT Mike Patterson has 13 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, and will key Eagles' efforts to stop Chris Johnson.
Eagles MLB Stewart Bradley has 25 tackles, 3rd on team, 1 QB sack and 1 PD.

Other tidbits:
PHI 4th OFF; TEN 21st DEF
PHI 8th RUN; TEN 10th VS. RUN
PHI 8th PASS; TEN 26th VS. PASS
PHI 11th PTS; TEN 11th PTS ALLOWED
TEN 26th OFF; PHI 11th DEF
TEN 5th RUN; PHI 22nd VS. RUN
TEN 29th PASS; PHI 9th VS. PASS
TEN 4th PTS; PHI 15th PTS ALLOWED
TEN 14th TO/TA; PHI 3rd TO/TA
TEN HAS WON 11 STRAIGHT VS. THE NFC AND IS 16-2 VS. NFC SINCE 2006.
TEN HAS WON 3 STRAIGHT VS. PHI AFTER LOSING FIRST SEVEN MATCHUPS IN FRANCHISE HISTORY .
KEVIN KOLB HAS COMPLETED 44-OF-60 PASSES FOR 579 YDS WITH 4 TDS AND 1 INT IN HIS LAST TWO STARTS.
PHI HAS RUSHED FOR AT LEAST 106 RUSH YDS IN EVERY GAME THIS SEASON.
JEREMY MACLIN CAUGHT ALL 7 PASSES THROWN TO HIM IN WEEK 6 FOR 159 YDS AND 2 TDS. HE HAS 6 TD CATCHES THIS SEASON.
ENTERING WEEK 6, TEN HAD SURRENDERED AT LEAST 308 PASS YDS IN ITS PREVIOUS 3 GAMES.
PHI ALLOWING 115.7 RUSH YDS PER GAME.

 

MINNESOTA AT GREEN BAY

Vikings' Key To The Game:
Can Vikings, 24th in TO/TA ratio, take better care of the football?

Vikings QB Brett Favre is 58.7%, 979 yards, 6.5 avg., 6 TDs, 7 INTs, 13 sacks/91 yards, 72.1 passer rating.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has 112-553, 4.9, 4 TDs and 15-103, 6.9.
Packers DE Cullen Jenkins has 12 tackles and 4 QB sacks for 24 yards.
Packers CB Charles Woodson's 39 tackles 2nd on team, 5 PD, 1 INT, 1 TD and 2 FF.

Packers' Key To The Game:
How many healthy starters can the Packers suit up this week?

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is 64.2%, 1,546, 7.7 avg., 10 TDs, 7 INTs, 14 sacks/86 yards, 89.7 passer rating and 23-113, 4.9, 3 TDs.
Packers RB Brandon Jackson 67-305, 4.6, 1 TD and 16-104, 6.5.
Vikings DE Jared Allen has 17 tackles and 1 QB sack in a very quiet 2010 so far.
Vikings MLB E.J. Henderson has 37 tackles, 2nd on team, 3 PD, 2 INTs - 10 yards, 1 FF and 1 FR in huge comeback year.

Other tidbits:
MIN 25TH OFF; GB 15TH DEF
MIN 11TH RUN; GB 21ST VS. RUN
MIN 24TH PASS; GB 17TH VS. PASS
MIN 26TH PTS; GB 9TH PTS ALLOWED
GB 13TH OFF; MIN 5TH DEF
GB 19TH RUN; MIN 11TH VS. RUN
GB 10TH PASS; MIN 6TH VS. PASS
GB 9TH PTS; MIN 6TH PTS ALLOWED
MIN 30TH TO/TA; GB 19TH TO/TA
GB ALLOWED 5 SACKS TO MIA.
GREG JENNINGS HAD 6-131-1 RECEIVING AFTER QUESTIONING HIS ROLE IN OFFENSE LAST WEEK.
TIM MASTHAY AVERAGED ONLY 33.4 YARDS PER PUNT SUNDAY.
GB HAD 0 SACKS AND ONLY 1 TACKLE FOR LOSS VS. MIA.
ADRIAN PETERSON TIED JAMAL LEWIS (51 GAMES) TO BECOME 5TH-FASTEST BACK TO 5,000 YARDS RUSHING.
BRETT FAVRE WAS HIT ON 8 OF THE FIRST 10 PLAYS LAST WEEK AND TOOK 3 SACKS.
RANDY MOSS HAS 5-55-0 RECEIVING IN HIS FIRST HOME GAME AT MIN SINCE 2004.
FAVRE HAS 11 TURNOVERS THIS SEASON.
E.J. HENDERSON HAD 2 INTERCEPTIONS VS. DAL, SETTING UP 10 MIN POINTS.
PERCY HARVIN HAD A 95-YARD KO RETURN FOR TD TO START THE SECOND HALF.

 

CINCINNATI AT ATLANTA

CIN 11TH OFF; ATL 17TH DEF
CIN 18TH RUN; ATL 8TH VS. RUN
CIN 7TH PASS; ATL 24TH VS. PASS
CIN 18TH PTS; ATL 4TH PTS ALLOWED
ATL 9TH OFF; CIN 13TH DEF
ATL 7TH RUN; CIN 19TH VS. RUN
ATL 17TH PASS; CIN 13TH VS. PASS
ATL 12TH PTS; CIN 16TH PTS ALLOWED
ATL 4TH TO/TA; CIN 27TH TO/TA
7 OF CIN'S NEXT 8 GAMES VS. TEAMS WITH WINNING RECORDS.  
TERRELL OWENS HAS CAUGHT 17 PASSES FOR 324 YARDS AND 2 TDS IN LAST 2 GAMES.  
ATL ALLOWED 6 PASS PLAYS OF 20 YARDS OR MORE IN WEEK SIX.  
CEDRIC BENSON ON PACE FOR 1,299 RUSH YDS, WHICH WOULD BE A CAREER HIGH.  
MATT RYAN'S COMPLETION PERCENTAGE HAS DROPPED FOR 5 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS (54.2 PERCENT IN WEEK 6).  
ATL HAS GAINED PROGRESSIVELY FEWER YDS THE LAST 5 WEEKS (293 LAST WEEK).  
RODDY WHITE ON PACE FOR 115 CATCHES AND 1,456 YDS.

 

JACKSONVILLE AT KANSAS CITY

JAX 22ND OFF; KC 19TH DEF
JAX 3RD RUN; KC 5TH VS. RUN
JAX 26TH PASS; KC 27TH VS. PASS
JAX 15TH PTS; KC 8TH PTS ALLOWED
KC 18TH OFF; JAX 30TH DEF
KC 1ST RUN; JAX 12TH VS. RUN
KC 27TH PASS; JAX 29TH VS. PASS
KC 14TH PTS; JAX 29TH PTS ALLOWED
KC 10TH TO/TA; JAX 23RD TO/TA
KC ALLOWING 90.8 RUSH YDS PER GAME.
MATT CASSEL HAS THROWN 3 TDS IN 2 OF HIS LAST 3 STARTS.
KC AVERAGING 164.6 RUSH YDS PER GAME AND 164.2 PASS YDS PER GAME.
KC HAS ALLOWED JUST 4 SACKS THIS SEASON; CHIEFS ALLOWED 45 SACKS IN 2009.
KC 2-0 AT HOME THIS SEASON;1-7 AT HOME IN 2009.
JAX HAS WON 4 OF LAST 5 VS. KC.
MAURICE JONES-DREW HAS RUSHED FOR 50-225-3 IN 3 CAREER GAMES VS. KC.
KC TRYING TO AVOID HAVING AT LEAST ONE 3-GAME LOSING STREAK IN A 7th STRAIGHT SEASON.

 

BUFFALO AT BALTIMORE

BAL 16TH OFF; BUF 28TH DEF
BAL 15TH RUN; BUF 14TH VS. RUN
BAL 16TH PASS; BUF 10TH VS. PASS
BAL 22ND PTS; BUF 32ND PTS ALLOWED
BUF 30TH OFF; BAL 3RD DEF
BUF 16TH RUN; BAL 14TH VS. RUN
BUF 31ST PASS; BAL 3RD VS. PASS
BUF 26TH PTS; BAL 2ND PTS ALLOWED
BAL 27TH TO/TA; BUF 19TH TO/TA
BILLS ARE 4-1 THE PAST FIVE YEARS COMING OFF BYE WEEKS.
RYAN FITZPATRICK THREW FOR 220 YDS, 3 TDS AND 0 INT IN LAST GAME (36-26 LOSS TO JAX).
BUF DEFENSE HAS ALLOWED 30+ POINTS IN FOUR CONSECUTIVE GAMES, FIRST TIME THAT'S HAPPENED IN THE FRANCHISE'S HISTORY (1960-CURRENT).
BUF ALLOWS 182 RUSHING YARDS AND 32 POINTS PER GAME, BOTH LEAGUE HIGHS.
BAL OPPONENTS CONVERT JUST 27 PERCENT OF THIRD DOWNS, LOWEST IN THE NFL.
JOE FLACCO THREW FOR 285 YARDS, 2 TD, 0 INT IN LOSS TO NE.
RAVENS PUNTED ON FINAL FIVE DRIVES IN OT LOSS TO PATRIOTS IN WEEK SIX.
FLACCO IS 14-4 LIFETIME AT M&T BANK STADIUM.

 

NEW ENGLAND AT SAN DIEGO

NE 10th OFF; SD 1st DEF
NE 12th RUN; SD 6th VS. RUN
NE 14th PASS; SD 1st VS. PASS
NE 1st PTS; SD 19th PTS ALLOWED
SD 1st OFF; NE 29th DEF
SD 13th RUN; NE 18th VS. RUN
SD 1st PASS; NE 28th VS. PASS
SD 5th PTS; NE 25th PTS ALLOWED
NE  7th TO/TA; SD 23rd TO/TA
PHILIP RIVERS WAS SACKED A CAREER-HIGH 7 TIMES IN LAST WEEK'S LOSS AT ST. LOUIS.
THE CHARGERS' TOP 2 PASS CATCHERS, ANTONIO GATES AND MALCOM FLOYD, BOTH LEFT EARLY IN WEEK 6 WITH INJURIES.
THE CHARGERS ARE AVERAGING 20 MORE POINTS AT HOME THIS SEASON THAN ON THE ROAD.
DEION BRANCH'S 9 CATCHES LAST WEEK WERE AS MANY AS RANDY MOSS HAD IN 4 GAMES WITH THE PATRIOTS IN 2010.
NE HAS ALLOWED AT LEAST 200 PASSING YARDS IN ALL 5 GAMES THIS SEASON.
THE PATRIOTS HAVE WON 3 OF THEIR LAST 4 VS. SD DATING BACK TO THE 2006 SEASON.

 

ST. LOUIS AT TAMPA BAY

STL 20TH OFF; TB 26TH DEF
STL 17TH RUN; TB 31ST VS. RUN
STL 19TH PASS; TB 16TH VS. PASS
STL 28TH PTS; TB 21ST PTS ALLOWED
TB 23RD OFF; STL 16TH DEF
TB 27TH RUN; STL 14TH VS. RUN
TB 18TH PASS; STL 20TH VS. PASS
TB 29TH PTS; STL 10TH PTS ALLOWED
STL 14TH TO/TA; TB 5TH TO/TA
STL HAS ALLOWED 3 POINTS IN THE 1ST QUARTER THIS SEASON.
STL 1-14 IN LAST 15 ROAD GAMES.
STL HAS 12 SACKS IN ITS LAST 3 GAMES.
TB ALLOWED AVERAGE OF 187.3 YDS RUSHING IN LAST 3 GAMES.
TB HAS 2 RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS THIS SEASON.
TB HAD NO SACKS IN 4 OF 5 GAMES THIS SEASON.

 

CLEVELAND AT NEW ORLEANS

CLE 24TH OFF; NO 7TH DEF
CLE 22ND RUN; NO 16TH VS. RUN
CLE 20TH PASS; NO 7TH VS. PASS
CLE 31ST PTS; NO 7TH PTS ALLOWED
NO 8TH OFF; CLE 23RD DEF
NO 21ST RUN; CLE 23RD VS. RUN
NO 5TH PASS; CLE 21ST VS. PASS
NO 12TH PTS; CLE 17TH PTS ALLOWED
CLE 27TH TO/TA; NO 16TH TO/TA
CLE HAS SCORED 20 POINTS IN ITS LAST 2 GAMES.
CLE 2-12 IN LAST 14 ROAD GAMES.
CLE HAS ALLOWED 8 SACKS IN THE LAST 2 GAMES.
NO 10-3 IN LAST 13 HOME GAMES INCLUDING PLAYOFFS.
NO HAS 1 INTERCEPTION IN ITS LAST 4 GAMES.
MARQUES COLSTON HAS 67 YDS OR LESS IN ALL BUT 1 GAME.
NO ALLOWED 1.98 YDS PER CARRY IN LAST 2 GAMES.

 

ARIZONA AT SEATTLE

AZ 31ST OFF; SEA 24TH DEF
AZ 29TH RUN; SEA 2ND VS. RUN
AZ 30TH PASS; SEA 30TH VS. PASS
AZ 25TH PTS; SEA 12TH PTS ALLOWED
SEA 27TH OFF; AZ 27TH DEF
SEA 30TH RUN; AZ 29TH VS. RUN
SEA 21ST PASS; AZ 25TH VS. PASS
SEA 20TH PTS; AZ 30TH PTS ALLOWED
AZ 23RD TO/TA; SEA 16TH TO/TA
IN CARDINALS' TWO LOSSES, THEY HAVE ALLOWED AN AVERAGE OF 200.5 YARDS RUSHING.
CARDINALS HAVE AVERAGED ONLY 44 YARDS RUSHING IN LAST TWO GAMES.
CARDINALS HAVE ALLOWED AN AVERAGE OF 3.8 SACKS PER GAME.
CARDINALS WR FITZGERALD HAS ONLY 2 TDS AND ZERO 100-YARD GAMES RECEIVING AND IS AVERAGING 11.6 YPC.
SEAHAWKS HAVE FORCED SEVEN TURNOVERS IN TWO HOME VICTORIES.
SEAHAWKS QB HASSELBECK HAS 3-5 TD-INTERCEPTION RATIO IN LAST 4 GAMES.
SEAHAWKS ARE ALLOWING ONLY 70.4 RUSHING YARDS PER GAME.
SEAHAWKS GAINED ONLY 128 YARDS IN 27-3 LOSS TO CARDINALS AT HOME LAST YEAR IN WEEK 6.

 

SAN FRANCISCO AT CAROLINA

SF 19TH OFF; CAR 12TH DEF
SF 28TH RUN; CAR 26TH VS. RUN
SF 15TH PASS; CAR 5TH VS. PASS
SF 30TH PTS; CAR 20TH PTS ALLOWED
CAR 32ND OFF; SF 10TH DEF
CAR 20TH RUN; SF 20TH VS. RUN
CAR 32ND PASS; SF 11TH VS. PASS
CAR 32ND PTS; SF 24TH PTS ALLOWED
SF 32ND TO/TA; CAR 27TH TO/TA
NINERS QB SMITH HAD HIS FIRST TURNOVER-FREE GAME OF SEASON LAST WEEK.
NINERS TE DAVIS HAS TDS IN EACH OF THE LAST 3 GAMES AND WR CRABTREE HAS TDS IN EACH OF THE LAST 2 GAMES.
NINERS WON LAST WEEK DESPITE COMMITTING 11 PENALTIES FOR 143 YARDS.
NINERS CONVERTED AT LEAST 40 PERCENT OF THEIR THIRD-DOWN ATTEMPTS FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT GAME.
PANTHERS HAVE BEEN OUTSCORED 38-6 IN FIRST QUARTER SO FAR THIS SEASON.
PANTHERS HAVE SCORED ONLY 2 POINTS IN FOURTH QUARTER SO FAR THIS SEASON.
PANTHERS HAVE AVERAGED 3.2 TURNOVERS PER GAME.
PANTHERS HAVE AVERAGED ONLY 10.4 YARDS PER GAME AND HAVE NO 100-YARD RUSHERS OR RECEIVERS IN ANY GAME SO FAR THIS YEAR.

 

OAKLAND AT DENVER

OAK 21TH OFF; DEN 18TH DEF
OAK 10TH RUN; DEN 25TH VS. RUN
OAK 23RD PASS; DEN 15TH VS. PASS
OAK 18TH PTS; DEN T-26TH PTS ALLOWED
DEN 6TH OFF; OAK 22ND DEF
DEN 32ND RUN; OAK 30TH VS. RUN
DEN 3RD PASS; OAK 8TH VS. PASS
DEN 16TH PTS; OAK 28TH PTS ALLOWED
OAK 19TH TO/TA; DEN 10TH TO/TA
THE RAIDERS HAVE WON IN THEIR LAST TWO TRIPS TO DENVER.
BRONCOS MATT PRATER HIT A 59-YARD FG LAST WEEK, MAKING HIM 9-OF-11 FROM 50-PLUS IN HIS CAREER. BEST SINCE 1970.
THE BRONCOS RUSHED FOR A SEASON-HIGH 145 YARDS LAST WEEK.
TIM TEBOW SCORED HIS FIRST CAREER TOUCHDOWN LAST WEEK ON A FIVE-YARD RUSH.
THE RAIDERS HAVE ALLOWED THREE 130-PLUS YARD RUSHERS IN SIX GAMES.
THE RAIDERS DEFENSE IS ALLOWING OVER 25 POINTS PER GAME.
SEBASTIAN JANIKOWSKI HASN'T MISSED A FG IN THE PAST 3 WEEKS.
AS OF MONDAY ZACH MILLER WAS SECOND AMONG TES IN RECEIVING YARDS.