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Week 12 Cheat Sheet

Everything you need to know as kickoff approaches...

Key game-time decisions

All players questionable unless noted

Michael Floyd (hamstring) WR; Patrick Peterson (ankle) CB; John Brown (hamstring) WR -- PROBABLE, Arizona Cardinals

All three were limited on Friday. Bruce Arians said Friday that Floyd looked good this week, indicating he'll play after sitting out Week 11. Peterson is also expected to play.

UPDATE: Floyd will play against the 49ers, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source.

Tyrod Taylor (right shoulder) QB -- PROBABLE, Buffalo Bills

Rex Ryan has been confident all week Taylor would play. He is active.

Travis Kelce (groin, ankle) TE; Charcandrick West (hamstring) RB, Kansas City Chiefs

Kelce injured his ankle in practice on Friday. Andy Reid believes the tight end will "be fine." West sat out all week. Spencer Ware will lead the way in the backfield if West is unable to play.

UPDATE: Kelce is active for the Chiefs.

While Ware took reps with the ones at running back for the Chiefs this week, Rapoport reported that West was trying to work his way in. Ware will get the start and Knile Davis will be active.

Danny Amendola (knee) WR; Keshawn Martin (hamstring) WR; Jamie Collins (illness) LB -- DOUBTFUL, New England Patriots

Amendola was limited on Thursday and Friday. It's unclear how much the wideout will play even if he suits up Sunday night. Collins returned to practice on Friday, but, as is Bill Belichick's modus operandi, the linebacker will likely wait a week before playing.

Emmanuel Sanders (ankle, finger) WR -- PROBABLE, Denver Broncos

With Brock Osweiler starting against the Pats, the Broncos need as much firepower as they can get on the field.

Jarvis Landry (knee) WR; Rishard Matthews (illness) WR, Miami Dolphins

Landry sat out practice Friday, but Dan Campbell expects the wideout to play Sunday.

UPDATE: Both Landry and Matthews are active.

Everson Griffen (hip, shoulder) DE; Harrison Smith (knee) S -- OUT; Trae Waynes (ankle) CB -- OUT, Minnesota Vikings

Griffen and Smith returned to practice Friday on a limited basis. Waynes sat out the final practice of the week.

Alfred Morris (rib) RB -- PROBABLE; Bashaud Breeland (hamstring, illness) CB; Deshazor Everett (hamstring) CB, Washington Redskins

Morris was full go all week and will play. Breeland sat out Friday. With Chris Culliver out with an ACL tear, the Redskins will struggled to slow Odell Beckham Jr. and the Giants' pass attack if they are down more corners.

The change-of-pace backup was limited Friday.

Kendall Wright (knee) WR -- PROBABLE, Tennessee Titans

Wright will play after missing three games.

Shazier was a full participant Friday, after missing Thursday. That's a good progression. The Steelers need Shazier to help slow the Seahawks' rushing attack Sunday.

Malcom Floyd (shoulder) WR -- PROBABLE, San Diego Chargers

Floyd was full-go on Friday. It appears his career isn't over just yet.

Allen Hurns (thigh, foot) WR -- PROBABLE, Jacksonville Jaguars

Hurns was limited all week.

Case Keenum (concussion) QB; Robert Quinn (hip, back) DE, St. Louis Rams

The Rams are preparing to start Nick Foles. Quinn sat out all week of practice. The pass rusher has missed two of the past three games.

Adam Jones (foot) CB, Cincinnati Bengals

Jones returned to practice Thursday and was limited for the final two sessions of the week.

Randy Starks (knee) DE; Joe Haden (concussion) CB; Andrew Hawkins (concussion) WR -- ALL OUT, Cleveland Browns

All three of Cleveland's notable losses did not practice this week.

Weather Tracking*

We will update as prognostications drift closer to game time.

Rams at Bengals -- 48 degrees / Chance of Rain (46 percent)
Bills at Chiefs -- 39 degrees / Chance of Rain (49 percent)
Dolphins at Jets -- 47 degrees / Chance of Rain (22 percent)
Raiders at Titans -- 58 degrees / Chance of Rain (76 percent)
Giants at Redskins -- 51 degrees / Chance of Rain (40 percent)
Patriots at Broncos -- 23 degrees / Chance of Snow (65 percent)
Ravens at Browns (MNF) -- 45 degrees / Chance of Rain (19 percent)
*Forecasts courtesy of Weather Underground

Three matchups that intrigue

Adrian Peterson vs. Falcons run defense

Strength meets strength in Atlanta. Adrian Peterson leads the NFL in rushing with 1,006 yards. Though they boast no big names, Falcons lead the NFL in run defense, allowing just 87.4 rush yards per game. Linebacker Paul Worrilow leads Atlanta in tackles, Kroy Biermann is having a solid season under Dan Quinn and O'Brien Schofield seems to make plays every week. Sunday they will be dispatched to slow down Peterson. After looking fresh through the middle of the season, All Day was bottled up most of last week. It's difficult to keep a beast caged two straight weeks. In a pivotal game for NFC playoff seeding, whichever unit controls the ground game will control the scoreboard.

Tom Brady vs. Broncos pass rush

Whether Peyton Manning played or not, the key to this showdown was going to be Brady versus the No. 1 defense in the NFL. With his weapons faltering around him, the Pats' future Hall of Famer struggled last week against Rex Ryan's blitzes. Now he faces Wade Phillips. The Broncos rank first in the NFL in sacks -- though missing DeMarcus Ware has hurt the Broncos pass rush (he will be out again). Expect Phillips to bring heat to frustrate Brady. If Danny Amendola (questionable) can't play, it will be interesting to see if Brady trusts his non-Gronk targets. We expect a ground attack from the Pats given their passing limitations, but the world is often wrong with trying to predict a Belichick game plan.

Thomas Rawls vs. Steelers front seven

Rawls, a bulldozing pinball, rushed 209 yards last week. Many of his 30 carries ended with a lowered shoulder square into a defender. If you don't get juiced watching the 5-foot-9, 215-pound back plow over defenders, you're watching the wrong sport. Taking over duties for Marshawn Lynch is no easy task, but the undrafted rookie from Flint has shown the Beast Mode-like ability to carry the load while remaining a threat in the passing attack. The Steelers' defense is on pace for their worst statistical season in terms of total yards allowed in team history (371.4 YPG). However, their run defense has been stout, ranking fifth in the NFL. If Pittsburgh can swallow up Rawls and force Russell Wilson to beat them through the air, the Steelers could keep Seattle's difficult season on the downslope.

Did You Know?

Since 1990, teams that start 6-5 have made the playoffs 45.1 percent of the time. Teams that start 5-6 have made the playoffs 12.6 percent of the time.

Entering Week 12, there are two undefeated teams -- CAR (now 11-0) and NE (10-0), which marks the fourth time in NFL history there have been multiple 10-0 teams in a season (1934, 1990, 2009). Looking forward, the most undefeated 11-0 teams in a season in NFL history is two, which occurred only once ever, in 2009 (NO & IND). The 2009 Saints defeated the 2009 Colts in Super Bowl 44 (XLIV).

In the Super Bowl era, 15 teams started 10-0 and all 15 made the playoffs. Nine of those 15 teams advanced to the Super Bowl with six of those 15 winning the Super Bowl.

Week 11 continued the trend of close games as eight of 14 games were decided by seven or fewer points. Eighty-four out of 160 (52.5 percent) games have been decided by seven points or fewer this season (most such games through Week 11 in NFL history -- 1998: 81 games).

Through Week 11 this season, nine of 32 teams (.281 percent) are above .500, which marks the lowest percentage of teams above .500 since the merger in 1970.

Divisions by Winning Percentage
NFC South 25-15 .625
AFC East 24-16 .600
NFC North 21-19 .525
NFC West 20-20 .500
AFC North 19-21 .475
AFC West 19-21 .475
NFC East 16-24 .400
AFC South 16-24 .400

The NFC is 25-21 versus the AFC head-to-head this season.

Atlanta's defense is allowing 87.4 rush YPG (best in NFL). Adrian Peterson is averaging 100.6 rush YPG (most in NFL).

Julio Jones is averaging 118.9 rec YPG (most in NFL). The Vikings' defense is allowing 69.8 receiving YPG to No. 1 WRs (10th-most in NFL).

Vikings' notable offensive ranks: 3rd in rushing YPG (141.9); T-23rd in points per game (21.1); 29th in total YPG (330.0); and T-30th in pass YPG (188.1).

Minnesota is 6-0 when they have 120-plus rushing yards this season and 1-3 when they have less than 120 rushing yards.

Teddy Bridgewater: 64.6 completion percentage, 210.6 YPG, 8 TD, 6 INT, 86.6 passer rating. Among all starting QBs of teams with 7-plus wins this season, Bridgewater has the second-worst passer rating (ahead of only Peyton Manning). Bridgewater has one-or-fewer TD passes in nine of 10 games this season.

Adrian Peterson: 208 carries, 1,006 rushing yards, 6 TD, 4.8 yards/carry. Leads NFL in carries and rushing yards. Peterson would need to average 165.7 rushing YPG to reach 2,000.

Stefon Diggs: 36 receptions, 573 yards, 2 TDs. Last three games: 3.7 receptions per game. 51.3 YPG. 0 TDs.

Vikings' notable defensive ranks: 3rd in points per game allowed (18.4); 6th in pass YPG (224.8); 9th in total YPG (334.9); T-17th in rush YPG (110.1).

Matt Ryan: 65.5 completion percentage, 298.2 YPG, 15 TDs, 10 INTs, 89.6 passer rating. Ryan has gone 17 straight games of at least 250 passing yards -- longest active streak in NFL, T-2nd longest streak since 1960 with HOF QB Dan Fouts.

Julio Jones: 134 targets, 89 receptions, 1,189 receiving yards, 6 TDs. Leads the NFL in receptions (89), receiving yards (1,189) and receiving yards per game (118.9). Jones is on pace for 1,902 receiving yards this season. Jones has the second-highest percentage of his team's targets (33.4), receptions (33.7), and receiving yards (39.9) in NFL this season (trails Antonio Brown in each category). Compiled three straight 100-yard games (matches career high).

Falcons' notable defensive ranks: 1st in rush YPG allowed (87.4); 10th in total YPG (335.7); 12th in PPG (21.4); 18th in pass YPG (284.3); and T-32nd in sacks (12).

Matchup to watch:Xavier Rhodes vs. Julio Jones

The Rams have six losses through first 10 games of the season for the fourth straight season. St. Louis has been under .500 through 10 games in every season since 2005 (missed playoffs each of last 10 seasons).

The Rams are last in the NFL this season in third down offense, converting just 24.2 percent of their attempts, which would rank as the third lowest since the league starting keeping track of third downs (2005 49ers, 24.0 and 2002 Cowboys, 24.0).

The Ram scored fewer than 20 points in each of last three games.

After a hot start, Todd Gurley has cooled off:
Week 4: 146 yards rushing. Week 5: 159. Week 7: 128. Week 8: 133. Week 9: 89. Week 10: 45. Week 11: 66.

Tavon Austin: 31 receptions, 310 yards, 4 TD; 29 carries, 241 rush yards, 2 TD. Austin is second on Rams in rush yards and rush TD and leads the team in receptions and receiving yards -- fewest receptions and receiving yards by a team leader in NFL this season.

Rams notable defensive ranks: 5th in sacks (30); 9th in pass YPG (229.4); 10th in PPG (19.9); 12th in total YPG (337.5); 16th in rush YPG (108.1).

Bengals notable offensive ranks: 5th in PPG (26.6); 7th in total YPG (376.2); 9th in pass YPG (262.6); 11th in sacks allowed (19); and 12th in rush YPG (113.6).

Andy Dalton: 65.1 completion percentage, 273.8 pass YPG, 20 TDs, 5 INTs, 104.0 passer rating; 51 carries, 127 rushing yards (2.5 average), 2 rush TDs. Career bests in completion percentage, pass YPG, TD-INT ratio and passer rating. On pace to set a Cincinnati single-season records in pass yards and passer rating.

Over his last two games, Dalton has a passer rating of 29.3 when throwing 15-plus air yard passes. Over his first eight games, Dalton had a passer rating of 123.9 on such pass attempts.

Giovani Bernard: 105 carries, 565 yards (5.4 average), 2 TD; 34 receptions, 326 receiving yards.

A.J. Green: 59 receptions, 848 receiving yards (14.4 average), 4 TD.

Tyler Eifert: 43 receptions, 482 receiving yards (11.2 average), 11 TD. Leads the NFL in receiving TDs -- 6 receiving TDs away from matching record for most in a season by TE (2011 Rob Gronkowski, 17).

Bengals notable defensive ranks: 4th in PPG allowed (18.6); T-8th in sacks (28); 13th in rush YPG (100.4); 15th in pass YPG (242.8); 16th in total YPG (343.2).

Allowed season-high 34 points in Week 11 at Arizona. First game this season allowing more than 24 points.

Matchup to watch:Todd Gurley versus Geno Atkins

The Saints have gained 300-plus yards of total offense in 30-straight games, their longest such streak since at least 1970. The Vikings hold the record for the longest streak of 300-plus yard games since 1970, doing so in 36 straight games between Week 4, 2002 and Week 8, 2004.

Drew Brees: 69.5 completion percentage, 330.2 YPG, 20 TD, 9 INT, 101.3 passer rating -- 8-5 career after bye week. Brees is one of four QBs averaging 300-plus pass YPG per game this season: Tom Brady (332.0), Drew Brees (330.2) Philip Rivers (321.1) and Carson Palmer (306.6).

Mark Ingram: 145 carries, 661 yards, 5 TD; 40 receptions, 337 yards -- 99.8 scrimmage YPG this season (9th in NFL) with 95-plus scrimmage yards in four straight games.

Brandin Cooks: 50 receptions, 701 yards, 6 TD. 70-plus receiving yards in 5 of last 6 games -- 1-plus reception of 25-plus yards in six straight games.

The Saints' defense ranks last in the NFL in points per game allowed (31.5), total YPG (424.3), yards per play allowed (6.7), opponent's passer rating (116.6) and 20-plus yard plays allowed (53).

The Saints are the first team since at least 1970 to allow 4-plus passing TD and have 0 INT in three straight games. Only three other teams have had two such games in a row since 1970: The 2014 Bears, 2004 Vikings, and 1980 49ers.

The Saints have allowed 34-plus points in three straight games. Fired defensive coordinator Rob Ryan during bye.

The Texans owe their current three-game winning streak to the defense. Opponents are scoring just 9.7 points per game over the three-game streak, and the Texans have a 5-plus turnover differential in that span.

The Texans have the No. 6 ranked pass offense in the NFL (266.7 YPG), but the 25th ranked scoring offense (20.8 PPG). The run game ranks 29th in rush yards per contest (90.8) and 32nd in yards per carry (3.29).

Brian Hoyer: 59.5 completion percentage, 243.4 YPG, 13 TD, 4 INT, 92.9 passer rating -- 3-2 as starter.

DeAndre Hopkins: 76 receptions, 1,045 yards, 9 TD. Ranks first in the NFL in targets (135) and touchdowns (9), third in receptions (76) and yards (1,045). Nine receiving TD this season -- ties a Houston franchise record for a complete season (Andre Johnson, 2009).

The Texans defense has allowed less than 275 total yards allowed, 3-plus sacks and 2-plus takeaways in each of the past three games. For the season Houston is allowing a 26.4 conversion rate on 3rd down (best in NFL and would be lowest for full season since 1998 Raiders -- 26.3 percent).

J.J. Watt: 50 tackles, 11.5 sacks, 33 QB hits, 21 TFL. Leads NFL in sacks, QB hits and TFL.

Matchup to watch: DeAndre Hopkis vs. Saints DBs

The NFL's oldest and youngest starting quarterbacks will face off in Indianapolis this weekend. Matt Hasselbeck, who made his NFL debut when Jameis Winston was just 5 years old, is 18 years and 103 days older than his rookie counterpart. That marks the 6th-biggest age gap between starting quarterbacks in any game since 1950.

The Buccaneers are .500-or-better after 10 games for the first time since 2012: 6-4 after 10 games. The Bucs are 4-2 in their last 6 games:
First 4 games: 1-3 record; 18.0 PPG; 29.3 Opp. PPG; -4 turnover differential
Last 6 games: 4-2 record; 27.3 PPG; 22.8 Opp. PPG; +7 turnover differential

Jameis Winston: 58.3 completion percentage, 240.5 pass YPG, 15 TD, 9 INT, 86.5 passer rating -- tied NFL record for most TD passes by a rookie in a game in Week 11 at PHI with 5 (Matthew Stafford 2009; Ray Buivid, 1937).

Winston is on pace for the highest passer rating by any No. 1 overall pick in his rookie season in NFL history.

Doug Martin: 188 carries, 941 rush yards, 3 TD. Martin ranks second in the NFL in rush yards. Among all RBs with 100 carries this season, Martin has the third-best yards per carry average (5.0).

Mike Evans: 44 rec, 725 yards, 2 TD. Four 100-yard receiving games this season. T-2nd most receiving yards in NFL since Week 7, behind Antonio Brown.

Tampa's notable defensive ranks: T-4th in takeaways (20); 13th in total YPG (339.1); T-15th in sacks (23); 26th in PPG allowed (25.4); 28th in 3rd down percentage (43.3); 30th in red zone TD percent (64.7).

The Colts have not been .500-or-worse through 10 games in a season since 1996 and haven't been under .500 through 11 games since 1994.

Matt Hasselbeck has gone 3-0 as a starter in Andrew Luck's absence this season. The last time he strung together a four-game winning streak within a season was Weeks 10-14, 2007, while he was with the Seahawks (five straight). If Hasselbeck comes away with a victory on Sunday, he'll join Brett Favre as the only QBs in NFL history to win four consecutive starts within a season after their 40th birthday.

Hasselbeck: 65.7 completion percentage, 236.0 pass YPG, 5 TD, 2 INT, 91.9 passer rating.

Frank Gore: 162 carries, 633 yards (3.9 yards/carry), 4 TDs. On pace for 259 carries, 1,013 yards, 6 TD this season.

T.Y. Hilton: 45 rec, 724 yards, 3 TD -- only one 100-yard receiving game this season.

Indy's notable defensive ranks: 5th in interceptions (13); 17th in 3rd down percentage (39.0); 19th in PPG (24.8); 21st in rush YPG (113.4); 27th in total YPG (392.3); 29th in pass YPG (278.9).

Matchup to watch:Doug Martin vs. Colts' front seven

The Chargers have lost six straight games. San Diego's last six-game losing streak came Weeks 7-12, 2011.

The Chargers' offense averages a starting field position of the 20.4 yard line this season (worst in NFL) -- 52 straight drives started inside own 40-yard line.

The Chargers offense ranks 3rd in the NFL in passing yards per game (310.6), 5th in total YPG (392.6), but 30th in rush yards per game (82.0).

Philip Rivers: 68.6 completion percentage, 321.1 YPG, 19 TD, 8 INT, 98.2 passer rating. Leads the NFL with 420 pass attempts and 288 completions this season, second in the NFL with 3,211 passing yards this season (Brady, 3,320). Four INTs returned for TDs this season (Most in NFL).

Danny Woodhead: 64 carries, 237 yards, 2 TD; 46 receptions, 530 yards, 3 TD. Woodhead's 530 receiving yards this season are most among NFL RBs. He earned 60-plus receiving yards in six games this season, more than Amari Cooper, John Brown, Mike Evans, Randall Cobb.

Chargers' notable defensive ranks: 17th in pass YPG allowed (247.5); 24th in total YPG (373.4); 26th in rush YPG (125.9); 31st in PPG (28.2) and yards per play allowed (6.36). Their 12 rush TDs allowed this season are 2nd most in the NFL.

The Jaguars' offense has one rush TD this season (fewest in NFL).

Blake Bortles - This season: 56.5 completion percentage, 262.3 YPG, 20 TD, 12 INT, 81.8 passer rating. Bortles has thrown at least 1 TD pass in all 10 games this season. One of four QBs with 180-plus pass yards and 1-plus pass TD in every game this season -- Brady, Wilson and Cousins. Bortles has more game-winning drives (4) than any other QB this season. Thrown and interception in six straight games.

T.J. Yeldon: 147 carries, 585 yards, TD; 27 receptions, 153 yards, TD. Earned 60-plus scrimmage yards in six straight games, but 70 rush yards or fewer in seven of nine games this season.

Allen Robinson: 50 receptions, 871 yards, 7 TDs. On pace for 80 receptions, 1,394 yards, 11 TD this season -- would be most receiving TDs in JAX history.

Jags' notable defensive ranks: 9th in rush YPG allowed (94.7); 11th in yards per play (5.27); T-15th in sacks (23); 19th in total YPG (357.5); 25th in pass YPG (262.8); 28th in PPG (26.8). At least 1 sack in every game this season. Allow a TD on 65.6 percent of opponent red zone drives this season, second worst in NFL.

Matchup to watch:Allen Robinson vs. Chargers CBs

Buffalo ranks 29th in passing offense and is just one of five teams without a 300-yard passer. They join the Jets, Seahawks, Rams and Buccaneers as the only teams without a QB who has reached 300 pass yards.

The Bills lead the NFL in big play touchdowns (16), big play rushing TDs (6) and most points scored from outside the red zone (139) -- big plays are those of 25-plus yards.

Bills have 100-plus rush yards in eight of 10 games this season (5-3 in those games) -- 0-2 when rushing for fewer than 100 yards. The Chiefs rank fourth in rush defense this season (92.6 YPG).

Tyrod Taylor: 67.9 completion percentage, 208.6 YPG, 11 TD, 4 INT, 100.9 passer rating -- ranks 4th in NFL in completion percentage and 6th in passer rating. Only Colin Kaepernick and Nick Foles have fewer passing YPG than Taylor (min. 100 attempts).

LeSean McCoy: 133 carries, 610 yards, 3 TD; 24 rec, 218 yards, TD. Leads team in carries and rush yards. Since returning from injury in Week 6: 18.0 carries per game, 92.8 rush YPG, 5.2 YPC, 3 TDs, 2 100-yard games.

Sammy Watkins: 25 rec, 368 yards, 3 TD (played 7 games).

Bills' notable defensive ranks: T-10th in rush YPG allowed (96.4); 14th in PPG (22.7); 17th in total YPG (350.2); 22nd in pass YPG (253.8).

The Chiefs lost five of their first six games and were faced with the fact that since 1990, no team that started 1-5 has ever made the postseason. However, after a four-game winning streak the Chiefs now hold the second Wild Card spot and the easiest remaining strength of schedule.

Alex Smith has not thrown an interception in seven straight games. It's been 253 pass attempts since he was last picked off in the 3rd quarter of Week 3 versus the Packers. Not only that streak the longest in the NFL this season, but also the longest in Chiefs franchise history.

Smith: 63.9 completion percentage, 242.6 YPG, 10 TD, 3 INT, 93.0 passer rating. Ranks 6th in NFL in TD/INT ratio (3.33).

Spencer Ware: Replaced Charcandrick West in Week 11: 11 carries, 96 yards, 2 TDs. Ware had 6 carries, 24 yards and 1 TD entering Week 11. Selected by Seahawks in 6th round of 2013 Draft (LSU). Signed with Chiefs in 2014 (did not play in 2014).

Travis Kelce (questionable, ankle): 50 receptions, 620 yards, 3 TD -- leads team in all 3 categories. Kelce has 1 TD in last 9 games.

Chiefs' notable defensive ranks: 4th in rush YPG allowed (92.6); 7th in total YPG (327.4); T-8th in PPG (19.8); 14th in pass YPG (234.8). The Chiefs have held opponents to 18 or fewer points in six straight games with 2-plus takeaways in five straight games (T-longest active streak in NFL -- Giants).

Justin Houston: 30 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 2 INT, 13 QB Hits -- 5th in NFL in sacks (led NFL in sacks in 2014).

Matchup to watch:Bills O-line vs. Chiefs front seven

The Dolphins' offense is averaging 150.3 rush YPG in their four wins this season, but average 66.0 rush YPG in their 6 losses. Miami has allowed 2-plus sacks in each game this season -- 30 sacks allowed this season (T-25th in NFL). The Dolphins' 27.8 conversion rate on 3rd down ranks 31st in NFL -- 1-10 last week versus Cowboys, 6-25 in last two games.

Ryan Tannehill: 62.8 completion percentage, 264.0 YPG, 17 TD, 10 INT, 89.4 passer rating.

Lamar Miller: 114 carries, 565 yards, 5 TD; 35 receptions, 330 yards, 2 TD. His 89.5 scrimmage YPG this season ranks 9th among RB. Scored 1-plus TD in 5 of last 6 games. Fewer than 45 rush yards in four straight games.

Jarvis Landry: 63 receptions, 651 yards, 3 TD.

Miami Defense: 138.6 rush YPG allowed this season (31st in NFL); 43 runs of 10-plus yards allowed this season (most in NFL). The Dolphins earned 21 sacks in the last six games combined -- 1 sack in first 4 games combined (fewest in NFL). Ranks 31st in rushing yards allowed per game (138.6).

Ryan Fitzpatrick: 58.4 completion percentage, 219.9 YPG, 16 TD, 11 INT, 81.5 passer rating. Over the past two games, Fitzpatrick is completing just 46.6 percent of his passes for 204.5 yards per game with a 3-4 TD-INT ratio and a 55.1 passer rating -- fewer than 300 pass yards in 12 straight games.

Chris Ivory: 164 carries, 679 yards, 6 TDs; 17 receptions, 165 yards, TD. Week 4 versus Miami: Career-high 166 rush yards.

Eric Decker (7) and Brandon Marshall (7) have combined for 14 rec TD -- T-most of any duo with Allen Hurns and Allen Robinson of JAX (7 each).

Jets' notable defensive ranks: 1st in first downs per game allowed (17.3), red zone TD percent (34.8) and rushing TDs given up (2); 3rd in rushing YPG (91.6); T-4th in takeaways (20); 5th in total YPG (323.0).

Matchup to watch:Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. Dolphins' pass rush

Matchup notes:
Raiders have allowed 13 sacks this season (T-fewest in NFL with Jets). The Titans' 31 sacks ranks T-3rd in NFL this season.

Tennessee has allowed the fewest completions in the NFL this season (190). Oakland's 268 completions allowed are 2nd most in the NFL.

The Raiders have lost 22 of last 24 road games. The Titans have lost 10 straight at home.

Derek Carr: 63.3 completion percentage, 256.5 YPG, 21 TD, 6 INT, 99.4 passer rating. On pace for the second-best single-season passer rating in Raiders history. Carr has highest passer rating by QB this season with a losing record.

Latavius Murray: 157 carries, 706 yards, 4 TD. Raiders are 7-1 when Murray rushes for at least 65 yards, but 0-17 when Murray rushes for fewer than 65 yards.

Amari Cooper: 51 receptions, 736 yards, 4 TD. On pace to break or tie several Raiders rookie-receiving records: most targets (on pace for 136), receptions (82) and yards (1,178).

Michael Crabtree: 57 receptions, 696 yards, 5 TD -- 4-plus receptions, 50-plus yards in seven straight games.

Raiders notable defensive ranks: 23rd in rush YPG allowed (114.7); 27th in PPG (25.9); 29th in total YPG (405.2); 30th in pass YPG (290.5). For the first time since 1987, three Raiders draft picks have recorded a sack in their rookie seasons: Ben Heeney (1.0), Mario Edwards Jr. (1.5) and Neiron Ball (1.0).

The Titans' offense has scored 14 or fewer points in seven games this season (0-7).

Marcus Mariota: 65.3 completion percentage, 253.3 YPG, 13 TD, 6 INT, 96.1 passer rating; 21 carries, 130 yards, TD.

Antonio Andrews: 99 carries, 376 yards, 2 TD -- 55-plus rush yards in four of last five games.

Delanie Walker: 53 receptions, 617 yards, 3 TD -- 50-plus receiving yards in each of last six games.

Titans notable defensive ranks: 3rd in sacks (31) and pass yards per game allowed (214.2); 6th in totally YPG (324.3); T-17th in rush YPG (110.1); 18th in PPG (23.3).

Matchup to watch:Marcus Mariota vs. Khalil Mack

The Giants have lost four games after holding a lead in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter. That's the most for the Giants in a single season since at least 1983 (as far back as we can check). The most for any team over that span is the 2000 Chargers who did so five times. That team finished 1-15 under Mike Riley with Ryan Leaf, Jim Harbaugh and Moses Moreno at quarterback.

Eli Manning: 64.6 completion percentage, 270.0 YPG, 21 TD, 6 INT, 96.9 passer rating. His 10 TD passes over last 3 games are most TD passes over three-game single season stretch in career.

Odell Beckham Jr.: 63 receiving, 863 yards, 8 TD. Ranks T-7th in receptions, 7th in yards, T-3rd in TDs. Beckham Jr. has 100-plus rec yards in three straight games.

Rashad Jennings: 105 carries, 403 yards, TD. Leads team in carries and rush yards. Has not reached 65 rushing yards since Week 13, 2014 versus Jaguars. 5th-fewest rush yards of any RB with 100-plus carries this season.

The Giants are on pace to give up the most total yards in team history. They are allowing 420.9 total YPG this season (31st in NFL). The Giants record is 383.4 total YPG, back in 2012. New York is allowing 309.9 pass YPG this season (last in NFL). They are on pace to be the first team in NFL history to allow more than 300 passing yards per game.

Jason Pierre-Paul: 2 tackles, 3 QB hits, 1 pass defensed. Played in 108 of 135 possible defensive snaps this season (80.0 percent).

Kirk Cousins is completing 73.0 percent of his passes against the blitz this season, the highest rate in the NFL. However, he has also thrown 5 INTs when blitzed, also the most in the league. The Giants have blitzed on just 21.3 percent of passing plays this season (6th-lowest in NFL).

Kirk Cousins: 68.3 completion percentage, 248.5 YPG, 15 TDs, 10 INTs, 89.8 passer rating -- Sacked 8 times in last 2 games (only Teddy Bridgewater was sacked more; 10).

DeSean Jackson: 10 receptions, 146 yards, TD. Week 11 versus Panthers: 5 rec, 87 yards, TD -- All season highs; First receiving TD of the season.

Alfred Morris: 112 carries, 404 yards; 9 rec, 43 yards. Leads team in carries and rush yards.

Jordan Reed: 47 rec, 443 yards, 6 TDs. Leads team in receptions and rec TDs -- T-4th-most rec TD among TE this season.

Redskins' notable defensive ranks: 12th in pass YPG allowed (234.1); 22nd in total YPG (370.1); T-24th in PPG (25.3); 30th in rush YPG (136.0).

Matchup to watch:Odell Beckham Jr. vs. Redskins DBs

The Cardinals have the league's top-ranked total and scoring offense. Conversely, the 49ers rank last in both total and scoring offense. This marks the 27th matchup since 1970 featuring the team with the league's top total and scoring offense against the team with the league's worst total and scoring offense. Teams with the top ranked offense are 20-5-1 in the previous 26 games.

The Cardinals are averaging 417.3 total YPG (best total offense in NFL). The 49ers are allowing 404.0 total YPG (28th total defense in NFL). Arizona ranks 3rd in total defense (322.2 total YPG). 49ers rank last in total offense (288.2 total YPG).

Carson Palmer: 64.0 completion percentage, 306.6 YPG, 27 TD, 9 INT, 108.9 passer rating. Thrown at least three TD passes in each of last three games -- ties longest streak of career (Weeks 10-12, 2006). The last Cardinals QB to with three straight games with 3-plus TD: Kurt Warner, 4 straight in 2007. Palmer currently leads the NFL with 27 passing touchdowns. No Cardinals player has ever led the NFL in passing touchdowns. 300-plus passing yards in seven of 10 games this season (Palmer's most in a season).

27.4 percent of Palmer's pass attempts have been 15-plus air yards- - 2nd-highest percent in NFL (Blake Bortles, 29.0 pct).

Chris Johnson: 184 carries, 797 rush yards (4.3 average), 3 TDs. On pace for 1,275 rushing yards this season.

Larry Fitzgerald: 73 receptions, 926 receiving yards, 7 TD -- 173 straight games with a reception (longest active streak in NFL).

Opposing QBs have a passer rating of 32.7 when targeting Patrick Peterson this season (lowest in NFL among cornerbacks with at least 30 targets).

The 49ers are averaging a league-worst 13.9 PPG this season. That puts them on pace for the lowest for a full season since the 2012 Chiefs, who finished 2-14 and had the first overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Blaine Gabbert: 62.7 completion percentage, 224.5 YPG, 3 TD, 2 INT, 88.9 passer rating.

Torrey Smith: 19 receptions, 402 receiving yards, 2 TDs. Anquan Boldin: 36 receptions, 465 receiving yards, 2 TD.

The 49ers are allowing a passer rating of 102.8, a 70.1 completion percentage, 290.8 pass yards per game and 17 touchdowns to just seven interceptions.

Matchup to watch:Cardinals speed vs. 49ers secondary

No AFC team has won in Seattle in the Russell Wilson-era (0-6). The last AFC team to win in Seattle came in Week 8, 2011, when the Bengals defeated Tarvaris Jackson's Seahawks 34-12.

The Steelers are 4-2 when Ben Roethlisberger plays this season, 2-2 when he does not:
With Ben: 25.7 PPG; 18.7 Opp. PPG; +3 turnover differential. Without Ben: 20.5 PPG; 19.8 Opp. PPG; +3 turnover differential.

The Steelers own the NFL's No. 6 ranked total offense (384.9 YPG), No. 6 rushing offense (126.1 YPG), No.13 passing offense (258.8 YPG). Pittsburgh is also No. 2 yards per play average (6.3) this season, but converting only 34.7 percent of third downs -- 25th in NFL.

DeAngelo Williams: 107 carries, 534 yards, 5 TDs; 13 receptions, 137 yards. Among all players with 100-plus carries this season, Williams has the fifth-best yards per carry average (5.0).

Antonio Brown: 79 receptions, 1,141 receiving yards, 5 TDs (on 114 targets). Coming off back-to-back 100-yard receiving games and could match his most consecutive 100-yard games with a third straight. Brown earned the most receiving yards by any Pittsburgh player through 10 games since 1960. He has 27 catches for 423 receiving yards and 2 TDs in his last two games. Only Clark Gaines (NYJ, 29 in 1980) and Brandon Marshall (DEN, 28 in 2009) had more receptions than Brown in any two-game span since 1960.

Martavis Bryant: 22 receptions, 440 yards, 5 TD. Bryant has 13 receiving TDs in 15 career NFL games (0.87 TD per game), the second-most receiving TD per game in NFL history (min. 15 games).

The Steelers' defense is on pace for worst total defense in team history (allowing 371.4 YPG). However, despite all of their yards allowed, the Steelers are tied for the NFL's 5th-best scoring defense this season (19.1 PPG).

The Seahawks have led in fourth quarter of 23 straight games, including playoffs. The last game without a 4th quarter lead: Week 7, 2014 at STL.

The Seahawks are on pace for their worst scoring offense of the Russell Wilson-era (22.8 PPG). Seattle owns the NFL's second worst red zone offense (TD on 39.1 percent of red zone drives) scoring a TD on only nine of 23 red zone drives.

Russell Wilson: 67.5 completion percentage, 237.8 YPG, 13 TD, 7 INT, 96.7 passer rating. (Game will be played on Wilson's 27th birthday). Wilson has multiple TD passes in only two of 10 games this season -- Multiple TD passes in 8 of 16 games last season.

Thomas Rawls: 101 carries, 604 yards, 2 TDs. Among all running backs with 100-plus carries this season, Rawls' 6.0 yards per carry is tops in the NFL. His 209 rushing yards versus the 49ers in Week 11 were more than Lynch has had in any game (college or pro), and the most by any undrafted rookie since at least 1960.

Tyler Lockett: 25 receptions, 308 yards, 3 TDs; 3 receiving TD in last 4 games. First player to have a receiving TD, punt return TD, and kickoff return TD as a rookie since Randall Cobb in 2011.

Seahawks notable defensive ranks: 2nd in pass yards per game (207.2) and total YPG allowed (303.6); 3rd in 3rd down percentage (32.3); 7th in PPG (19.2); 10th in rush YPG (96.4).

Richard Sherman: 0 interceptions, 9 passes defensed -- 11 straight games without an INT (longest streak of career). Allowing a passer rating of 110.2 in coverage this season.

Matchup to watch:DeAngelo Williams vs. Seahawks front seven

This game features the Patriots' top-ranked pass offense against the Broncos top-ranked pass defense. Tom Brady is 6-0 in his career during the second half of the season when facing the league's top pass defense, with 11 TDs and 5 INTs. The Broncos have allowed 8 pass TDs this season, while Rob Gronkowski has caught 8 of his own.

The Patriots can clinch the AFC East Sunday for the 7th consecutive season and the 12th time in the last 13 years. If so, they would tie the 1973-79 Los Angeles Rams for the most consecutive division titles in NFL history.

The Patriots are the fourth defending Super Bowl champion to start 10-0. The others were the 2011 Packers (13-0, lost in Divisional Rd), the 1998 Broncos (13-0, won Super Bowl) and the 1990 49ers (10-0, lost in NFC Championship).

Tom Brady is just 2-5 in his career at Denver (including playoffs) with 12 TDs and 7 INTs. Brady's .286 win percentage at the Broncos is his lowest road win percentage against any team he is played on the road multiple times in his career.

Brady: 66.3 completion percentage, 332.0 YPG, 25 TD, 4 INT, 107.4 passer rating -- Week 11 versus Buffalo was his first game without 2-plus TDs this season.

LeGarrette Blount: 133 rush, 569 yards, 6 TD.

Brandon LaFell (5 games): 17 receptions, 306 yards.

Rob Gronkowski: 51 receptions, 843 yards, 8 TD -- 843 receiving yards ranks 9th in the NFL this season. Tom Brady has a 129.3 passer rating when targeting Gronk this season.

The Patriots are allowing 18.2 PPG (fewest in NFL) -- fewest PPG allowed by NE since 2009 (17.8 PPG). The Pats last led NFL in scoring defense in 2003 (14.9 PPG). New England ranks second in the NFL in rush YPG allowed, 15th in total YPG (341.3) and 21st in pass YPG (252.5).

Denver scored just 17 points in Brock Osweiler's first start last week after averaging 22.8 PPG with Peyton Manning at quarterback. But the Broncos gained more yards with Osweiler (389 vs. 331.7 per game), were better on 3rd down (42.9 vs. 33.1 percent) and did not turn the ball over (2.1 per game in Manning's starts) in Week 11 with Osweiler under center.

Osweiler Week 11 at CHI: 20-27, 250 yards, 2 TD, 127.1 passer rating -- Higher completion percentage (74.1) and passer rating (127.1) than Peyton Manning had in any game this season.

In his first career start, Osweiler had a perfect passer rating (158.3) on passes over the middle of the field (7-8, 102 yards, 2 TDs). His passer rating was 94.9 when throwing left, and 88.3 when throwing right in the game.

Osweiler will see the Patriots as a starter for the first time in his career Sunday. Quarterbacks in their first start versus Belichick and the Patriots are 24-68 (.261). Quarterbacks in all other games versus Belichick and the Patriots are 41-117 (.259).

Ronnie Hillman: 124 rushes, 528 yards, 5 TD; 10 receptions, 23 yards. Three 100-yard rushing games this season (DEN 3-0).

C.J. Anderson: 102 rushes, 383 yards, TD; 17 receptions, 122 yards.

Demaryius Thomas: 71 receptions, 875 yards, 2 TD.

Vernon Davis Week 11 at CHI: 6 receptions, 68 yards (season high in yards) -- two prior games with Denver: 2 receptions, 19 yards; 6 games with SF this season: 18 receptions, 194 yards.

Broncos notable defensive ranks: 1st in total YPG allowed (284.3) and pass YPG (190.6); 2nd in PPG (18.3); 7th in rush YPG (93.7); 8th in 3rd down percent (34.8).

Matchup to watch:Chandler Jones vs. Broncos O-line

The Browns beat the Ravens in Week 5, so Week 12 presents an opportunity for Cleveland's first sweep of a divisional opponent since they beat the 2007 Ravens twice. The 2002 Bengals are the only other AFC North team to be swept by the Browns since realignment in 2002. Both the 2002 Bengals (Dick LeBeau) and 2007 Ravens (Brian Billick) replaced their head coaches after being swept by Cleveland.

With Joe Flacco, Justin Forsett and Steve Smith out for the season, the Ravens will be just the second team since 1960 to have their leading passer, rusher, and receiver through 10 games all miss the team's final six games of the season. The Dolphins suffered a similar fate in 2007: Trent Green led team in passing yards, Ronnie Brown led team in rushing yards, and Chris Chambers led team in receiving yards after 10 games, but all three players missed final six games of 2007 season to injury. Those Dolphins finished that season 1-15.

Each of the Ravens first 10 games has been decided by eight or fewer points, the most consecutive games decided by eight points or fewer to start a season since 1940.

Matt Schaub's last start was Week 17, 2013 (for Texans at Titans): 22/34, 229 pass yards, 0 TD, 2 INT (L, 16-10). Career: 63.9 completion percentage, 130 TD, 86 INT, 89.5 passer rating -- 46-44 career as a starter, two-time Pro Bowl selection (2010, 2013).

Javorius Allen: 64 carries, 249 rush yards, 0 TDs.

Crockett Gillmore: 29 receptions, 385 receiving yards, 4 TD.

The Ravens' defense is tied for last in NFL with just four interceptions.

Josh McCown: 65.0 completion percentage, 271.0 YPG, 11 TD, 4 INT, 95.2 passer rating -- 7 starts (1-6 record).

Isaiah Crowell: 107 carries, 328 rush yards (3.1 average), 1 TD; 14 receptions, 164 receiving yards, 1 TD.

Duke Johnson Jr.: 63 carries, 189 rush yards (3.0 average), 2 TD; 39 receptions, 387 receiving yards, 2 TD.

Gary Barnidge: 48 receptions, 667 receiving yards, 7 TD. In 2015, Barnidge has eclipsed all of his season totals from 2008-14.

The Browns have allowed points in eight straight games, the longest streak in franchise history and longest active streak in the NFL. The Browns rank last in rush defense this season (138.8 rush YPG).

Matchup to watch:Ravens running backs vs. Browns run defense

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