Week 15 matchup tidbits

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 1:50 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for the Week 15 matchups, minus the 49ers-Chargers Thursday-night game.

PHILADELPHIA AT N.Y. GIANTS

Eagles' Key To The Game:
Does Philly have the horses to slow the Bradshaw and Jacobs ground assault?

Eagles RB LeSean "Shady" McCoy has 184-972, 5.3, 7 TDs and 70-538, 7.7, 2 TDs receiving.
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson has 42-972, 23.1, 6 TDs and 15 - 104, 6.9, 1 TD receiving and 19 punt returns for 8.7 avg., 35 long, 8 FC.
Giants DE Justin Tuck's 60 tackles lead team, 8½ QB sacks, 3 PD, 6 FF, 4 FR.
Giants CB Terrell Thomas has 77 tackles, 1 QB sack, 19 PD, 5 INTs - 56 yards, 3 FF, 1 FR, 1 kick blocked.

Giants' Key To The Game:
Can Giants and Eli Manning avoid the turnovers that are the only thing that's stopped them this year?

Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw has 230-1,116, 4.9, 8 TDs and 38-251, 6.6 receiving.
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has 114-693, 6.1, 8 TDs and 7-59, 8.4 receiving.
Eagles DE Trent Cole has 54 tackles, 9 QB sacks, 2 PD, 1 FF.
Eagles LB Ernie Sims has 53 tackles, 2 QB sacks, 4 PD, 1 FF, 1 FR.

Other tidbits:
PHI 1st OFF; NYG 2nd DEF
PHI 4th RUN; NYG 7th VS. RUN
PHI 6th PASS; NYG 2nd VS. PASS
PHI 2nd PTS; NYG 13th PTS ALLOWED
NYG 4th OFF; PHI 12th DEF
NYG 6th RUN; PHI 7th VS. RUN
NYG 10th PASS; PHI 17th VS. PASS
NYG 6th PTS; PHI 20th PTS ALLOWED
PHI 2nd TO/TA; NYG 14th TO/TA
DESEAN JACKSON 91-YARD TD WAS SECOND-LONGEST EVER ALLOWED BY DAL.
ANDY REID HAS 127 WINS, INCLUDING PLAYOFFS, TYING MIKE DITKA FOR 24TH ALL TIME.
JACKSON HAD 210 YARDS RECEIVING SUNDAY, THE THIRD-HIGHEST TOTAL IN PHI HISTORY.
JACKSON IS 8TH PLAYER IN NFL HISTORY TO HAVE AT LEAST 900 YARDS RECEIVING IN HIS FIRST 3 SEASONS.
TODD HERREMANS CAUGHT HIS 2ND CAREER TD PASS IN WEEK 14.
LeSEAN MCCOY'S 149 YARDS RUSHING VS. DAL WERE A CAREER HIGH.

 

GREEN BAY AT NEW ENGLAND

Packers' Key To The Game:
If Rodgers can't go can they run the football, and even if he can, can they run the football?

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is 65.4%, 3,289, 8.0 avg., 23 TDs, 10 INTs, 27 sacks/ 180 yards, 98.5 and 55-309, 5.6, 4 TDs.
Packers QB Matt Flynn is 55.2%, 182, 6.3 avg., 0 TD, 1 INT, 2 sacks / 13 yards, 59.8 rating and 6-13, 2.2 rushing.
Patriots DL Gerard Warren has 22 tackles, 3½ QB sacks.
Patriots LB Jerod Mayo's 148 tackles lead NFL, 1 QB sack, 3 PD, 2 FR.

Patriots' Key To The Game:
Can the hottest team in the NFL avoid a letdown after huge back-to-back smack-downs of Jets and Bears?

Patriots RB-WR Danny Woodhead has 73-376, 5.2, 4 TDs and 30-335, 11.2, 1 TD.
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski has 31-365, 11.8, 7 TDs.
Packers OLB Clay Matthews has 51 tackles, 12½ QB sacks, 4 PD, 1 INT - 62 yards, 1 TD, 1 FF.
Packers CB Charles Woodson has 79 tackles, 1 QB sack, 8 PD, 2 INTs - 48 yards, 1 TD, 4 FF.

Other tidbits:
GB 11TH OFF; NE 27TH DEF
GB 24TH RUN; NE 14TH VS. RUN
GB 7TH PASS; NE 31ST VS. PASS
GB 11TH PTS; NE 17TH PTS ALLOWED
NE 8TH OFF; GB 10TH DEF
NE 15TH RUN; GB 19TH VS. RUN
NE 8TH PASS; GB 3RD VS. PASS
NE 1ST PTS; GB 1ST PTS ALLOWED
GB 7TH TO/TA; NE 1ST TO/TA

PATRIOTS HAVE CAUSED 13 TURNOVERS WHILE COMMITTING ZERO TURNOVERS DURING FIVE-GAME WINNING STREAK.
TOM BRADY HAS NOT LOST AT HOME SINCE 2006. DURING WIN STREAK HE HAS THROWN 15 TDS AND ZERO INTS AND HAS THROWN FOR OVER 300 YDS EACH OF THE LAST THREE GAMES.
PATRIOTS GAVE UP 24.2 PTS PER GAME IN FIRST 11 GAMES. HAVE GIVEN UP 10 TOTAL POINTS IN LAST TWO GAMES.
AARON RODGERS THREW FOR 46 YARDS BEFORE LEAVING WEEK 14 GAME WITH CONCUSSION.
PACKERS RUSHED FOR JUST 66 YDS (3.3 AVG) IN LOSS TO LIONS. HAVE RUSHED FOR OVER 100 YARDS JUST 4 TIMES THIS SEASON.
CLAY MATTHEWS HAS 12½ SACKS THIS SEASON.
IN ONLY CAREER GAME AGAINST PATS, RODGERS COMPLETED 4-OF-12 PASSES FOR 32 YDS.
WES WELKER AND DEION BRANCH COMBINED FOR 16 CATCHES, 266 YDS AND ONE TD IN WIN OVER BEARS.

 

JACKSONVILLE AT INDIANAPOLIS

Jaguars' Key To The Game:
Can the Jaguars 27th-ranked pass "D," 32nd in avg. gain/pass, handle and ultra-focused Peyton Manning and company?

Jaguars QB David Garrard is 65.5%, 2,141, 7.4 avg., 20 TDs, 12 INTs, 28 sacks/207 yards, 93.2 and 56-232 4.1, 4 TDs rushing.
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew has 284-1,278, 4.5, 5 TDs & 32-295, 9.2, 2 TDs.
Colts MLB Gary Brackett has 58 tackles, 3 PD.
Colts FS Antoine Bethea's 89 tackles lead team, ½ QB sack, 3 PD, 1 FF.

Colts' Key To The Game:
It's all about Colts' 29th-ranked run "D," whether it gets Brackett back and its ability to limit MJD?

Colts WR Reggie Wayne has 94-1,213, 12.9, 5 TDs.
Colts WR Pierre Garcon has 52-627, 12.1, 4 TDs.
Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu has 31 tackles, 3½ QB sacks, 1 PD.
Jaguars LB Kirk Morrison has 66 tackles, 2nd on team.

Other tidbits:
JAX 15th OFF; IND 20th DEF
JAX 2nd RUN; IND 29th VS. RUN
JAX 29th PASS; IND 8th VS. PASS
JAX 12th PTS; IND 23rd PTS ALLOWED
IND 5th OFF; JAX 26th DEF
IND 32nd RUN; JAX 18th VS. RUN
IND 1st PASS; JAX 28th VS. PASS
IND 4th PTS; JAX 25th PTS ALLOWED
IND TO/TA; JAX 30th TO/TA

PEYTON MANNING HAS BEEN INTERCEPTED 4 TIMES IN EACH OF HIS LAST 2 HOME STARTS.
MANNING'S 118.6 PASSER RATING AT TEN IN WK 14 MARKED FIRST TIME SINCE WK 6 HE HAD COMPILED PASSER RATING OF BETTER THAN 100.
MANNING COMPLETED 33-OF-46 PASSES FOR 352 YARDS WITH 2 TDS AND 1 INT IN FIRST MEETING WITH JAX IN WK 4.
IND CONVERTED 7-OF-10 3RD DOWNS VS. JAX IN WK 4; JAX CONVERTED 9-OF-13.
JAX RUSHED FOR 174 YDS IN FIRST MEETING WITH IND. MAURICE JONES-DREW HAD 105 YDS RUSHING AND DAVID GARRARD ADDED 44, INCLUDING 25-YD TD.
JONES-DREW HAS RUSHED FOR 100 YDS OR MORE IN 6 CONSECUTIVE GAMES.
RASHAD JENNINGS HAS SCORED A TD IN 3 CONSECUTIVE GAMES.
REGGIE WAYNE NEEDS 6 CATCHES FOR 100 AND 11 TO SET A NEW CAREER-HIGH FOR CATCHES.

 

N.Y. JETS AT PITTSBURGH

Jets' Key to the Game:
Can Mark Sanchez handle the Steel Curtain pressure, and can his teammates get their mojo back?

Jets QB Mark Sanchez is 53.3%, 2,852 yards, 6.5 avg., 16 TDs, 12 INTs, 26 sacks/ 171 yards, 74.2 and 27-90, 3.3, 2 TDs rushing.
Jets WR Santonio Holmes has 41-620, 15.1, 4 TDs.
Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley has 44 tackles, 8 ½ QB sacks, 4 PD, 2 INTs - 22 yards, 1 TD, 3 FF, 2 FR.
Steelers SS Troy Polamalu has 62 tackles, 1 QB sack, 10 PD, 6 INTs - 101 yards, 1 TD, 1 FF, 1 FR.

Steelers' Key To the Game:
Can Steelers pick up Rex Ryan's blitzes and do a better job protecting Big Ben?

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is 61.9%, 2,336 yards, 8.0 avg., 13 TDs, 5 INTs, 26 sacks/161 yards, 94.8 and 21-125, 6.0, 1 TD rushing.
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall has 275-1,073, 3.9, 9 TDs and 20-125, 6.3 receiving.
Jets NT Sione Pouha had 10 tackles, 1 QB sack, 1 FR last week vs. Dolphins and has 55 tackles, 2 QB sacks, 3 PD and 3 FR.
Jets FS Brodney Pool has 40 tackles, 1 sack, 6 PD, 1 INT - 0, 1 FF, 1 FR.

Other tidbits:
NYJ 12TH  OFF; PIT 4TH DEF
NYJ 5TH RUN; PIT 1ST VS. RUN
NYJ 22ND PASS; PIT 23RD VS. PASS
NYJ 18TH PTS; PIT 2ND PTS ALLOWED
PIT 20TH OFF; NYJ 3RD DEF
PIT 10TH RUN; NYJ 3RD VS. RUN
PIT 18TH PASS; NYJ 9TH VS. PASS
PIT 15TH PTS; NYJ 6TH PTS ALLOWED
NYJ T-8TH TO/TA; PIT 3RD TO/TA
STEELERS HAD THREE IN WEEK 13 WIN VS. BENGALS AND RETURNED TWO (BY LAMARR WOODLEY AND TORY POLAMALU) FOR TOUCHDOWNS.
FIRST TIME PIT HAD TWO INTERCEPTION TDS IN A GAME SINCE 1998.
WR HINES WARD HAD EIGHT CATCHES FOR 115 YARDS, HIS HIGHEST RECEPTION TOTAL OF THE SEASON.
STEELERS HAVE SCORED JUST TWO TOUCHDOWNS IN THEIR LAST 30 OFFENSIVE POSESSIONS.
JETS QB MARK SANCHEZ WAS SACKED SIX TIMES IN WEEK 13 LOSS TO DOLPHINS.
SANCHEZ COMPLETED ONLY 17 OF 44 PASSES (38.6 PERCENT) VS. MIAMI, THROWING FOR 216 YARDS, NO TDS AND ONE INT.
JETS HAVE LOST BACK-TO-BACK GAMES AFTER A FOUR-GAME WINNING STREAK.
RB LADAINIAN TOMLINSON HAS BEEN HELD WITHOUT A TOUCHDOWN SINCE WEEK SIX.

 

NEW ORLEANS AT BALTIMORE

Saints' Key To The Game:
Can Drew Brees avoid mistakes vs. Ravens' pressure defense after throwing two more picks last week and 18 already on the season?

Saints RB Pierre Thomas has 58-186, 3.2, 1 TD and 21-162, 7.7 receiving.
Saints WR Marques Colston had 2 TDs last week vs. Rams and is 76-921, 12.1, 7 TDs.
Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs has 59 tackles, 10 QB sacks, 2 PD, 1 FR.
Ravens FS Ed Reed has 25 tackles, 10 PD, 4 INTs - 83 yards, 1 FF.

Ravens' Key To The Game:
Can Joe Flacco find some rhythm in Ravens' terribly unpredictable offense?

Ravens QB Joe Flacco is 62.6%, 3,223, 7.5 avg., 21 TDs, 8 INTs, 32 sacks/241 yards, 94.0 passer rating and 36-65, 1.8, 1 TD.
Ravens RB Ray Rice has 231-898, 3.9, 3 TDs and 57-476, 8.4 receiving.
Saints DL Alex Brown has 28 tackles, 1 QB sack, 2 PD, 1 FR.
Saints SS Roman Harper has 81 tackles, 3 QB sacks, 8 PD, 1 INT - 6 yards, 6 FF, 1 FR.

Other tidbits:
NO 3rd OFF; BAL 7th DEF
NO 22nd RUN; BAL 6th VS. RUN
NO 3rd PASS; BAL 12th VS. PASS
NO 7th PTS; BAL 3rd PTS ALLOWED
BAL 16th OFF; NO 8th DEF
BAL 19th RUN; NO 16th VS. RUN
BAL 13th PASS; NO 5th VS. PASS
BAL 17th PTS; NO 5th PTS ALLOWED
BAL 17th TO/TA; NO 20th TO/TA

BAL HELD TO 63 YDS RUSHING BY HOU.
BAL SURRENDERED 301 YDS IN THE SECOND HALF VS. HOU.
JOE FLACCO WAS SACKED 5 TIMES AT HOU AND HAS BEEN SACKED 32 TIMES ON THE SEASON.
FLACCO HAS THROWN 20 TDS AND THREE INTS IN HIS LAST 11 STARTS.
DREW BREES HAS THROWN MULTIPLE TD PASSES IN 8-OF-9 STARTS.
NO 5-1 ON ROAD THIS SEASON AND HAS WON 4 IN A ROW AS VISITORS, SCORING AT LEAST 30 PTS IN  THEIR LAST 3 ROAD WINS.

 

CLEVELAND AT CINCINNATI

CLE 29th OFF; CIN 21st DEF
CLE 17th RUN; CIN 24th VS. RUN
CLE 27th PASS CIN 15th VS. PASS
CLE 30th PTS; CIN 28th PTS ALLOWED|
CIN 24th OFF; CLE 22nd DEF
CIN 30th RUN; CLE 23rd VS. RUN
CIN 15th PASS; CLE 16th VS. PASS
CIN 20th PTS; CLE 9th PTS ALLOWED
CIN 24th TO/TA; CLE 8th TO/TA
CIN HAS LOST 10 IN A ROW.
PEYTON HILLIS HAS FUMBLED 8 TIMES, LOSING FIVE.
CLE ALLOWING AVERAGE OF 2 PTS PER GAME IN FIRST QUARTER THIS SEASON.
TERRELL OWENS CAUGHT 10 PASSES FOR 222 YARDS AND A TD AGAINST CLE IN WEEK 4.
CLE HAS INTERCEPTED 18 PASSES.
CLE GOING FOR 1ST SEASON SWEEP OF CIN SINCE 2002.
CEDRIC BENSON HAS BEEN HELD TO LESS THAN 50 YDS RUSHING IN LAST 3 GAMES.

 

HOUSTON AT TENNESSEE

HOU 6th OFF; TEN 24th DEF
HOU 7th RUN; TEN 21st VS. RUN
HOU 9th PASS TEN 26th VS. PASS
HOU 10th PTS; TEN 11th PTS ALLOWED
TEN 28th OFF; HOU 31st DEF
TEN 14th RUN; HOU 10th VS. RUN
TEN 30th PASS; HOU 32nd VS. PASS
TEN 14th PTS; HOU 29th PTS ALLOWED
TEN 20th TO/TA; HOU 13th TO/TA
HOU HELD CHRIS JOHNSON TO 5 YDS ON 7 CARRIES IN LAST MATCHUP WITH TEN.
JOHNSON HAS RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 100 YDS 7 TIMES THIS SEASON.
ARIAN FOSTER RACKED UP 218 RUSH-REC YDS IN AGAINST TEN IN FIRST MEETING.
KENNY BRITT CAUGHT 4 PASSES FOR 39 YDS IN RETURN TO THE LINEUP LAST WEEK. HE STARTED IN PLACE OF RANDY MOSS, WHO DID NOT HAVE A CATCH IN THE LOSSS TO IND.
MATT SCHAUB ATTEMPTED 62 PASSES IN THE LOSS TO BAL ON MONDAY NIGHT.
HOU HAD SCORING DRIVES OF 80, 99 AND 95 YDS VS. BAL.

 

WASHINGTON AT DALLAS

WAS 17th OFF; DAL 25th DEF
WAS 26th RUN; DAL 17th VS. RUN
WAS 11th PASS; DAL 27th VS. PASS
WAS 29th PTS; DAL 31st PTS ALLOWED
DAL 7th OFF; WAS 32nd DEF
DAL 23rd RUN; WAS 28th VS. RUN
DAL 4th PASS; WAS 29th VS. PASS
DAL 8th PTS; WAS 22nd PTS ALLOWED
WAS 12th TO/TA; DAL 18th TO/TA
DESEAN JACKSON 91-YARD TD WAS SECOND-LONGEST EVER ALLOWED BY DAL.
FELIX JONES RAN FOR HIS FIRST TD OF THE SEASON VS. PHI.
JASON WITTEN NOW HAS HIS 5TH 70-CATCH SEASON, TIED FOR SECOND-MOST ALL TIME AMONG TIGHT ENDS (TONY GONZALEZ).
WITTEN HAD 2 TDS LAST WEEK, THE SECOND 2-TD GAME OF HIS CAREER.
WAS HAS 24 TAKEAWAYS, TIED FOR THE MOST THEY HAVE HAD SINCE 2007.
ANTHONY ARMSTRONG HAD HIS 9-GAME STREAK OF AT LEAST 40 YARDS RECEIVING IN A GAEM BROKEN LAST WEEK.
WAS' 188 YARDS RUSHING WERE THEIR MOST SINCE 10/19/2008.
CHRIS COOLEY IS THE 27TH WAS PLAYER TO PLAY IN 100 GAMES.
LONDON FLETCHER PLAYED IN HIS 205TH STRAIGHT GAME LAST WEEK, INCLUDING 164 STRAIGHT STARTS.
DONOVAN MCNABB HAS TD PASSES IN 12 STRAIGHT GAMES.
RYAN TORAIN'S 172 YARDS RUSHING WERE THE FIFTH-MOST IN WAS HISTORY.
WAS HAS DROPPED 5 OF 6 SIX GAMES AND 4 IN A ROW AT HOME.

 

DETROIT AT TAMPA BAY

DET 19th OFF; TB 16th DEF
DET 27th RUN; TB 27th VS. RUN
DET 12th PASS; TB 11th VS. PASS
DET 16th PTS; TB 12th PTS ALLOWED
TB 21st OFF; DET 19th DEF
TB 11th RUN; DET 22nd VS. RUN
TB 23rd PASS; DET 14th VS. PASS
TB 22nd PTS; DET 21st PTS ALLOWED
DET 11th TO/TA; TB 6th TO/TA
LAST TIME DET WENT TO HALFTIME WITH SCORE 0-0 WAS 11/18/07 VS. NYG.
LAST TIME DET HELD GB TO 3 POINTS WAS 9/11/2005.
ROOKIE AMARI SPIEVEY MADE HIS FIRST CAREER INT LAST WEEK.
JAHVID BEST'S 52 RECEPTIONS ARE SECOND-MOST BY A DET ROOKIE (BILLY SIMS).
BRANDON PETTIGREW NEEDS ONLY 53 YARDS TO PASS CHARLIE SANDERS FOR MOST RECEIVING YARDS BY DET TIGHT END.
TB WAS HELPED TO VICTORY BY 2 MISSED FGS AND 1 MISSED XP BY WAS.
TB SNAPPED A 2-GAME LOSING STREAK.
JOSH FREEMAN WAS 11 FOR 167 PASSING FOR 214 YARDS IN SECOND HALF BUT LOST A FUMBLE IN 4TH QUARTER AGAINST WAS.
FREEMAN COMPLETED HIS 5TH 4TH-QUARTER COMEBACK OF THE SEASON IN WEEK 14.
TB HAS LOST 6 STARTERS TO INJURY THE PAST 3 GAMES.

 

CHICAGO AT MINNESOTA

CHI 30th OFF; MIN 6th DEF
CHI 25th  RUN; MIN 5th VS. RUN
CHI 26th PASS; MIN 13th VS. PASS
CHI 24th PTS; MIN 16th PTS ALLOWED
MIN 18th OFF; CHI 9th DEF
MIN 8th RUN; CHI 2nd VS. RUN
MIN 19th PASS; CHI 18th VS. PASS
MIN 25th PTS; CHI 4th PTS ALLOWED
CHI 14th TO/TA; MIN 32nd TO/TA
CHI IS 5-0 AGAINST NFC NORTH OPPONENTS.
CHI GOING FOR FIRST SWEEP OF MIN SINCE 2006.
CHI 1-9 WHEN JAY CUTLER THROWS MORE THAN 1 INTERCEPTION.
JULIUS PEPPERS HAS AT LEAST 1 SACK IN EACH OF THE PAST 4 GAMES.
BRIAN URLACHER HAS AT LEAST 10 TACKLES IN EACH OF THE PAST 3 GAMES.
CHI HAS HELD ADRIAN PETERSON TO 3.9 YDS PER CARRY OR LESS IN 3 STRAIGHT GAMES.
JARED ALLEN HAS 8.5 SACKS IN HIS 5 GAMES AGAINST CHI.
MIN 1-3 AGAINST NFC NORTH OPPONENTS.
BRETT FAVRE 23-12 ALL TIME AGAINST CHI.

 

BUFFALO AT MIAMI

BUF 26TH OFF; MIA 5TH DEF
BUF 12TH RUN; MIA 8TH VS. RUN
BUF 25TH PASS; MIA 6TH VS. PASS
BUF 23RD PTS. MIA 8TH PTS ALLOWED
MIA 22ND OFF; BUF 23RD DEF
MIA 21ST RUN; BUF 32ND VS. RUN
MIA 17TH PASS; BUF 4TH VS. PASS
MIA 31ST PTS; BUF 27TH PTS ALLOWED
BUF T-24TH TO/TA; MIA T-26TH TO/TA
IN WEEK ONE MEETING, BILLS GAINED JUST 166 TOTAL YARDS AGAINST 'FINS.
NEITHER RONNIE BROWN NOR RICKY WILLIAMS HAS RUSHED FOR 100 YARDS THIS SEASON.
BILLS ARE 6-1 IN SEVEN CAREER 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES FOR FRED JACKSON, INCLUDING WEEK 14 WIN OVER BROWNS.
CHAD HENNE COMPLETED JUST 5 PASSES FOR 55 YARDS VS. JETS IN WEEK 14. FIRST GAME SINCE WEEK TWO HE DID NOT THROW AN INT.
DOLPHINS ARE 6-1 ON THE ROAD AND 1-5 AT HOME.
RYAN FITZPATRICK, WHO WAS BACKUP IN WEEK ONE MEETING, HAS THROWN 21 TDS AND 11 INTS THIS SEASON.
ONLY TWO TEAMS HAVE FAILED TO RUSH FOR OVER 100 YARDS AGAINST BILLS.
BRANDON MARSHALL HAD JUST 2 CATCHES FOR 16 YARDS IN WEEK 14 RETURN. WENT 8-53 IN WEEK ONE VS. BILLS.

 

ARIZONA AT CAROLINA

AZ 31ST OFF; CAR 15TH DEF
AZ 28TH RUN; CAR 25TH VS. RUN
AZ 31ST PASS; CAR 10TH VS. PASS
AZ 27TH PTS; CAR 26TH PTS ALLOWED
CAR 32ND OFF; AZ 29TH DEF
CAR 16TH RUN; AZ 30TH VS. RUN
CAR 32ND PASS; AZ 25TH VS PASS
CAR 32ND PTS; AZ 30TH PTS ALLOWED
AZ 23RD TO/TA; CAR 29TH TO/TA
THE CARDINALS REGISTERED 6 TAKEAWAYS IN WEEK 14 WIN OVER BRONCOS.
IN SIX OF THEIR 9 LOSSES, THE CARDINALS HAVE TRAILED BY AT LEAST 10 POINTS AT HALFTIME.
THE CARDINALS' 211 YARDS RUSHING IN WEEK 14 WERE 92 YARDS MORE THAN THEIR PREVIOUS SEASON-HIGH IN WEEK 3.
THE CARDINALS HAVE CONVERTED ONLY 7-OF-38 THIRD DOWNS IN THE LAST THREE GAMES.
MIKE GOODSON HAS TD RUNS FOR PANTHERS IN EACH OF LAST 3 GAMES.
JIMMY CLAUSEN IS 0-7 AS A STARTING QB FOR PANTHERS AND HAS A 1-7 TD-INTERCEPTION RATIO.
PANTHERS RUSHED FOR A SEASON-HIGH 212 YARDS IN WEEK 14.
PANTHERS HAVE NOT SCORED MORE THAN 23 POINTS IN A GAME THIS SEASON.

 

ATLANTA AT SEATTLE

ATL 9TH OFF; SEA 30TH DEF
ATL 9TH RUN; SEA 20TH VS. RUN
ATL 14th PASS; SEA 30TH VS. PASS
ATL 5TH PTS; SEA 24TH PTS ALLOWED
SEA 27TH OFF; ATL 17TH DEF
SEA 31ST RUN; ATL 13TH VS. RUN
SEA 16TH PASS; ATL 24TH VS. PASS
SEA 21ST PTS; ATL 7TH PTS ALLOWED
ATL 4TH TO/TA; SEA 26TH TO/TA
FALCONS HAVE ALLOWED ONLY 6 RUSHING TDS ALL SEASON.
FALCONS CONVERTED 9-OF-17 THIRD DOWNS IN WEEK 14 WIN OVER PANTHERS.
MICHAEL TURNER HAS 10 TDS AND 5 100-YARD RUSHING PERFORMANCES IN HIS LAST SEVEN GAMES FOR FALCONS.
JOHN ABRAHAM HAS 9 SACKS IN HIS LAST 8 GAMES FOR FALCONS.
SEAHAWKS HAVE STARTED THE SAME OFFENSIVE LINE FOR 3 STRAIGHT WEEKS.
SEAHAWKS OUTGAINED NINERS 361-336 IN WEEK 14 LOSS.
MATT HASSELBECK HAS THROWN 8 INTERCEPTIONS IN HIS LAST 3 GAMES.
SEAHAWKS HAVE ONLY 34 POINTS IN FIRST QUARTER THIS SEASON.

 

KANSAS CITY AT ST. LOUIS

KC 13th OFF; STL 13th DEF
KC 1st RUN; STL 12th VS. RUN
KC 28th PASS; STL 21st VS. PASS
KC 12th PTS; STL 14th PTS ALLOWED
STL 25th OFF; KC 18th DEF
STL 21st RUN; KC 15th VS. RUN
STL 20th PASS; KC 22nd VS. PASS
STL 26th PTS; KC 14th PTS ALLOWED
KC 5th TO/TA; STL 8th TO/TA
BRODIE CROYLE IS NOW 0-10 AS A STARTING QB AFTER LAST WEEK'S LOSS AT SD.
THE CHIEFS ARE 3-0 VS. NFC WEST TEAMS THIS YEAR AND HAVE OUTSCORED THEM 104-47.
KC'S 67 YARDS OF OFFENSE LAST WEEK WAS THE SECOND-LOWEST TOTAL IN TEAM HISTORY.
THE CHIEFS WERE SHUT OUT LAST WEEK FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE OCT. 5, 2008.
IN HIS PAST 5 HOME GAMES, SAM BRADFORD HAS AN 8-3 TD-INT RATIO.
THE RAMS HAVE PILED UP 8 SACKS OVER THEIR PAST 3 GAMES.

 

DENVER AT OAKLAND

DEN 10th OFF; OAK 14th DEF
DEN 29th RUN; OAK 26th VS. RUN
DEN 5th PASS; OAK 7th VS. PASS
DEN 19th PTS; OAK 19th PTS ALLOWED
OAK 14th OFF; DEN 28th DEF
OAK 3rd RUN; DEN 31st VS. RUN
OAK 24th PASS; DEN 19th VS. PASS
OAK 9th PTS; DEN 32nd PTS ALLOWED
DEN 30th TO/TA; OAK 18th TO/TA
THE BRONCOS HAVE WON SIX OF THEIR LAST SEVEN GAMES IN OAKLAND.
THE RAIDERS EMBARRASSED DENVER IN WEEK SEVEN, BEATING THEM 59-14.
THE BRONCOS TURNED THE BALL OVER SIX TIMES LAST WEEK.
KYLE ORTON HASN'T THROWN A TD PASS IN TWO STRAIGHT GAMES AFTER HAVING THROWN AT LEAST ONE TOUCHDOWN PASS IN 17 CONSECUTIVE GAMES.
DARREN MCFADDEN HAS MORE THAN 100 YARDS IN EVERY GAME IN WHICH HE HAS HAD MORE THAN 15 TOUCHES.
BRONCOS INTERIM COACH ERIC STUDESVILLE IS STILL IN SEARCH OF HIS FIRST WIN AFTER LOSING LAST WEEK.
THE RAIDERS HAVE WON THREE OF THEIR LAST FOUR HOME GAMES.