Tennessee Titans (3-1) at Buffalo Bills (1-3)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM ET | New Era Field | Referee: Tony Corrente

SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Titans lead all-time series, 27-15

STREAKS: Titans have won 5 of past 6

LAST GAME: 10/11/15: Bills 14 at Titans 13

LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/21/12: Titans 35, Bills 34

TITANS NOTES:

  • QB MARCUS MARIOTA passed for 344 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT for 99.4 rating & rushed for 46 yards with TD in Week 4. Has 6 games with pass TD & rush TD since entering league in 2015, tied for 6th-most among NFL QBs. Since 2015, is 1 of 3 NFL QBs (KIRK COUSINS & CAM NEWTON) with 60+ pass TDs (60) & 10+ rush TDs (10). • RB DION LEWIS had 153 scrimmage yards (129 rush, 24 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in his last game vs. Buf. (12/24/17 with NE). Has 130+ scrimmage yards & TD in 2 of his past 3 meetings. RB DERRICK HENRY has 454 rush yards in 4th Q since 2017, 2nd-most in NFL (KAREEM HUNT). • WR COREY DAVIS set career-highs with 9 catches & 161 rec. yards, his 1st-career 100+ yard game, & had GWTD catch last week. Is 1st Titan with 150+ rec. yards & TD catch in single game since JARED COOK (12/24/11). WR TAJAE SHARPE had TD catch in Week 4. • S KEVIN BYARD led team with career-high 11 tackles last week. CB MALCOLM BUTLER had 10 tackles, sack & FF in Week 4. Had sack & FF in his last game vs. Buf. (12/24/17 with NE). Is 1 of 2 in NFL (JOSH NORMAN) with 200+ tackles (215) & 45+ PD (48) since 2015. DT JURRELL CASEY had 1.5 sacks in last meeting. Has 3 sacks & 2 FFs in past 3. LB WESLEY WOODYARD had 9 tackles in last meeting. LB JAYON BROWN had career-high 10 tackles, 2 TFL & sack last week. Aims for 3rd in row with TFL. CB LOGAN RYAN has 30 tackles & 2 TFL in his past 3 vs. Buf.

BILLS NOTES:

QB JOSH ALLEN (rookie) threw for 245 yards & TD in only career home start (9/16/18 vs. Chargers). Has 2 rush TDs, tied for 2nd-most among NFL QBs. • RB LE SEAN MC COY had 130 rush yards & TD in last game vs. Ten. (11/23/14 with Phi.). Aims for his 3rd meeting in row with 100+ scrimmage yards. In past 9 at home, has 1,005 scrimmage yards (111.7 per game) with 6 TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.). Since joining Bills in 2015, has 90+ scrimmage yards in 17 of his 21 home games (81 pct.). RB CHRIS IVORY has 100+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 4 vs. Ten. • WR KELVIN BENJAMIN has TD catch in 2 of past 3 at home. TE CHARLES CLAY is 1 of 4 active TEs with 500+ rec. yards in each of past 5 seasons (2013-17). Has 165 catches in 4 seasons with Buf., 4th-most by TE in franchise history. • S JORDAN POYER had INT last week. Has 39 tackles (7.8 per game), INT, FF & 2 PD in past 5 at home. S MICAH HYDE has 3 PD in past 4 at home. LB LORENZO ALEXANDER has 4 TFL & sack in past 3 at home. CB TRE’DAVIOUS WHITE had 3 PD last week. Since entering league in 2017, has 4 games with 3+ PD, tied for 2nd-most in NFL. Ranks 5th in NFL with 22 PD since 2017. Rookie LB TREMAINE EDMUNDS leads team with 30 tackles. Is only AFC player with 30+ tackles (30) & 4+ PD (4) in 2018. DE JERRY HUGHES had 3 TFL last week. Has sack in 2 of past 3. Has TFL in 2 of his past 3 vs. Ten. Rookie S SIRAN NEAL had 1st-career sack last week.

 

New York Giants (1-3) at Carolina Panthers (2-1)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM ET | Bank of America Stadium | Referee: Jerome Boger

SERIES HISTORY:

LEADER: Panthers lead all-time series, 5-4

STREAKS: Panthers have won past 2

LAST GAME: 12/20/15: Panthers 38 at Giants 35

LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/22/13: Panthers 38, Giants 0

GIANTS NOTES:

QB ELI MANNING passed for 255 yards with 1 TD last week. Has 343 career TD passes & surpassed HOFer FRAN TARKENTON (342) for 7th-most TD passes in NFL history. Passed for 245 yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 96.7 rating in last meeting. In 3 career games at Car., has 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 89.9 rating. Has 576 pass yards (288 per game) with 3 TDs & 0 INTs for 113.2 rating in past 2 on road. • RB SAQUON BARKLEY (rookie) had 100 scrimmage yards (56 rec., 44 rush) & rush TD in Week 4. Is 5th player in NFL history with 100+ scrimmage yards in each of 1st 4 career games. Aims for 3rd in row with rush TD. Has 225 scrimmage yards (112.5 per game) & rush TD in 2 career road games. Has 453 scrimmage yards, most among NFL rookies in 2018. • WR ODELL BECKHAM, JR. had 6 catches for 76 yards & TD in last meeting. In 3 career games on road vs. NFC South, has 24 receptions for 325 yards (108.3 per game) & 3 TDs. WR STERLING SHEPARD had 10 catches for 77 yards & TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with TD. • S LANDON COLLINS tied career high with 14 tackles in Week 4. Aims for 3rd in row with PD. Led team with 9 tackles in last meeting. DE OLIVIER VERNON had 2 sacks in only career meeting (11/24/13 with Mia.). LB ALEC OGLETREE had 9 tackles in his last game vs. Car. (11/6/16 with LAR). Has 17 tackles & INT in past 2. Rookie DT B.J. HILL had sack last week. Aims for 3rd in row with sack. CB JANORIS JENKINS has 2 INT-TDs, 8 PD & FF in his past 7 on road.

PANTHERS NOTES:

QB CAM NEWTON aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rating. Had 4 TDs (2 pass, 2 rush) & 108 rating in Week 3. Has 3 career games with 2+ TD passes & 2+ rush TDs, 2nd-most all-time. Has 57 career rush TDs, most by QB in NFL history. Has 4 rush TDs in his past 3 at home. Passed for 340 yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 116.9 rating & added 100 rush yards in last meeting. • RB CHRISTIAN MC CAFFREY had career-high 184 rush yards in Week 3. Has 95+ scrimmage yards in all 3 games in 2018. In his past 4 at home, has 483 scrimmage yards (120.8 per game) & TD catch. RB C.J. ANDERSON had rec. TD in Week 3, his 1st TD with Car. • WR DEVIN FUNCHESS led team with 67 rec. yards & TD in Week 3. Had TD catch in last meeting. Has 4 rec. TDs in his past 6 at home. Since entering league in 2011, WR TORREY SMITH ranks 3rd among active NFL players with 16.4 yards per reception (min. 200 catches). • LB LUKE KUECHLY had 5 tackles & INT in Week 3. Had 15 tackles in last meeting. In 3 career meetings, has 33 tackles (11 per game) & 2 PD. Since entering league in 2012, leads NFL with 844 tackles. Rookie CB DONTE JACKSON had 7 tackles & 2 INTs in Week 3, his 1st-career multi-INT game. Aims for 3rd in row with 7+ tackles & INT. Has 3 INTs in 2018, tied for NFL lead. DE EFE OBADA had sack & INT in Week 3 in NFL debut. DE MARIO ADDISON has 4.5 sacks & 2 FFs in his past 5 at home.

 

Miami Dolphins (3-1) at Cincinnati Bengals (3-1)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM ET | Paul Brown Stadium | Referee: Craig Wrolstad

SERIES HISTORY:

LEADER: Dolphins lead all-time series, 15-6

STREAKS: Dolphins have won 3 of past 4

LAST GAME: 9/29/16: Dolphins 7 at Bengals 22

LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/29/16

DOLPHINS NOTES

QB RYAN TANNEHILL has 120+ rating in 2 of past 3. Has 90+ rating in 2 of past 3 meetings. Is 10-2 in his past 12 starts. Ranks 2nd in AFC in comp. pct. (69.1 pct.) & 3rd in rating (106.1). • RB FRANK GORE had TD catch last week. Had 101 scrimmage yards (82 rush, 19 rec.) in his last game vs. Cin. (10/29/17 with Ind.). Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his 3 career meetings. RB KENYAN DRAKE has TD in 4 of past 6 on road. • WR KENNY STILLS had 74-yard TD catch in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Cin. with TD catch. Since entering league in 2013, has 16.3 yards per catch avg., 2nd-highest among NFL players (min. 200 catches). WR ALBERT WILSON has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3. Is 1 of 4 active players with 5+ TD catches (9), rush TD (1) & pass TD (1) in career. • LB KIKO ALONSO led team with 12 tackles last week. Aims for 4th in row with 12+ tackles. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 46 tackles & is only NFL player with 40+ tackles & INT this season. Had career-high 22 tackles in 10/13/13 meeting (with Buf.). DE CAMERON WAKE has 4 sacks, 2 TFL, FF & FR in his past 3 meetings. S RESHAD JONES has 38 tackles (9.5 per game), 2 TFL & FR in his past 4 on road. CB XAVIEN HOWARD has 3 INTs & 4 PD in his past 3. CB BOBBY MC CAIN had INT last week. Had sack & PD in last meeting. DE ANDRE BRANCH had FF in last meeting.

BENGALS NOTES

BENGALS recorded GW-TD pass with under 10 seconds remaining in 4th Q last week for 2nd time in franchise history (10/10/99). • QB ANDY DALTON completed 29 of 41 (70.7 pct.) for 337 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 109.5 rating last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 330+ pass yards. Has 100+ rating in 3 of his past 4. Ties for 2nd in NFL with 11 TD passes. • RB GIOVANI BERNARD had 96 scrimmage yards (69 rush, 27 rec.) & 2 rush TDs last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 85+ scrimmage yards & rush TD. Had 104 scrimmage yards (79 rush, 25 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in 10/31/13 meeting. In his past 4 at home, has 436 scrimmage yards (109 per game) & rush TD. Since entering leauge in 2013, is 1 of 2 active players (LE’VEON BELL) with 3,000+ rush yards (3,055) & 2,000+ rec. yards (2,138). • WR A.J. GREEN caught GW 13-yard TD with 7 seconds remaining in 4th Q last week. In 3 career meetings, has 30 catches (10 per game) for 366 rec. yards (122 per game) & 2 TDs. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Mia. with 10+ catches & 125+ rec. yards. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 5 TD catches. WR TYLER BOYD had career-high 11 catches for 100 yards last week. Aims for 4th in row with 90+ rec. yards. • DT GENO ATKINS had sack last week. In past 3 vs. Mia., has 3.5 sacks & 4 TFL. Aims for 4th meeting in row with sack. Has 8.5 sacks in past 10 at home. DE CARLOS DUNLAP aims for 3rd in row with sack. Has sack in 5 of past 6.

 

Baltimore Ravens (3-1) at Cleveland Browns (1-2-1)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM ET | FirstEnergy Stadium | Referee: Clay Martin

SERIES HISTORY:

LEADER: Ravens lead all-time series, 29-9

STREAKS: Ravens have won past 5

LAST GAME: 12/17/17: Ravens 27 at Browns 10

LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/17/17

RAVENS NOTES:

  • QB JOE FLACCO passed for 363 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 109.5 rating last week. Has 350+ pass yards in 2 of past 3. Passed for 288 yards with TD & had rush TD in last meeting. Has 11 TD passes vs. 5 INTs for 90.5 rating in his past 6 vs. Cle. Aims for 4th meeting in row with 90+ rating. Has 2+ pass TDs in each of past 3 vs. division. • RB JAVORIUS ALLEN led team with 70 rush yards in last meeting. Has 262 scrimmage yards (65.5 per game) with 2 TD catches in past 4 vs. Cle. Has rush TD in 3 of his past 4. RB ALEX COLLINS had TD catch last week. Has TD in 4 of his past 5. • WR JOHN BROWN had 3 catches for 116 rec. yards & TD catch last week. Has TD catch in 3 of past 4. Aims for 4th in row with 85+ rec. yards. Has 22.5 yards per catch avg. in 2018, 2nd-highest in NFL (DE SEAN JACKSON) among players with 15+ catches. WR MICHAEL CRABTREE has 26 TD catches since 2015, tied for 5th-most in NFL. • LB C.J. MOSLEY had 5 tackles & 3 PD in last meeting. Has 8+ tackles in 7 of his past 10 vs. division. S ERIC WEDDLE aims for his 5th in row vs. Cle. with INT. LB TERRELL SUGGS has sack & FF in 2 of past 3 meetings. In his past 6 on road, has 3.5 sacks, 4 TFL, FF & 5 PD. CB BRANDON CARR aims for his 3rd in row vs. Cle. with INT. In 6 career meetings, has 3 INTs & 9 PD. LB MATTHEW JUDON had sack & 3 TFL in last meeting. Has 5 TFL & 2 sacks in past 4 vs. division. LB TIM WILLIAMS had sack last week.

BROWNS NOTES:

  • QB BAKER MAYFIELD (rookie) passed for 295 yards with 2 TDs vs. 2 INTs last week. His 295 pass yards were 5thmost by No.1 overall pick in his 1st-career start in SB era. • RB CARLOS HYDE had 82 rush yards & TD last week. Rushed for 55 yards in only career meeting (10/18/15 with SF). Has 160 rush yards (80 per game) & 3 TDs in past 2 at home. Since 2016, is 1 of 8 with 2,000+ rush yards (2,211) & 20+ total TDs (22). Rookie RB NICK CHUBB had 3 carries for 105 yards, incl. rush TDs of 63 & 41 yards last week. Is 1st player in NFL history with 100+ rush yards & 2+ rush TDs on 3 or fewer carries. RB DUKE JOHNSON, JR. had rush TD in last meeting. Has 143 scrimmage yards (71.5 per game) in his past 2 vs. Bal. Since 2015, leads NFL RBs with 1,825 rec. yards & ranks 2nd among RBs with 197 catches. • WR JARVIS LANDRY had TD catch last week. Has 209 rec. yards (104.5 per game) in past 2 at home. Aims for 3rd in row at home with 7+ catches & 100+ rec. yards. TE DAVID NJOKU had 1st-career TD catch in 9/17/17 meeting at Bal. • DE MYLES GARRETT has 4 sacks, 3 TFL & 3 FFs in his past 4 vs. division. LB JOE SCHOBERT had careerhigh 14 tackles & sack last week. Has 49 tackles (9.8 per game), 3 PD & 2 FRs in past 5 vs. division. DT LARRY OGUNJOBI has 6 TFL in past 4. Is 1 of 5 in AFC with 6+ TFL (6) & 3+ sacks (3) in 2018. LB JAMIE COLLINS, SR. has 17 tackles, 3 TFL & sack in his past 2 vs. Bal.

 

Green Bay Packers (2-1-1) at Detroit Lions (1-3)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM ET | Ford Field | Referee: John Hussey

SERIES NOTES:

LEADER: Packers lead all-time series, 98-70-7

STREAKS: Lions have won past 2

LAST GAME: 12/31/17: Packers 11 at Lions 35

LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/31/17

PACKERS NOTES:

  • QB AARON RODGERS has 34 TD passes vs. 6 INTs for 109.4 rating in 16 career games vs. Det. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Det. with 4+ TD passes & 100+ rating. In his past 9 vs. division, is 7-1-1 with 23 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 116.9 rating. • RB JAMAAL WILLIAMS had 113 scrimmage yards (82 rush, 31 rec.) in last meeting. RB AARON JONES had 82 scrimmage yards (65 rush, 17 rec.) & rush TD in Week 4. • WR DAVANTE ADAMS led team with 8 catches for 81 yards in Week 4. Has 6 rec. TDs in his past 6. Has 4 TD catches in his past 4 vs. Det. Aims for 4th in row vs. NFC North with TD. Since 2016, leads NFL with 25 rec. TDs. WR RANDALL COBB had TD catch in last meeting. Has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. division. TE JIMMY GRAHAM had TD catch last week, his 1st-career TD with GB. Has 6 TDs in his past 6 on road. Since 2012, leads NFL TEs with 54 TD catches & ranks 2nd in receptions (442) & rec. yards (5,303). • DT MIKE DANIELS had sack in last meeting. Has sack in 2 of his past 3 vs. division. LB BLAKE MARTINEZ led team with 9 tackles & had sack in Week 4. Has 19 tackles, 3 TFL, sack, FF & 2 PD in past 3 vs. Det. Aims for 4th in row on road vs. NFC North with PD. Since 2017, ranks 2nd in NFL with 175 tackles. Rookie CB JAIRE ALEXANDER had 1st-career INT in Week 4. LB KYLER FACKRELL had career-high 3 sacks last week, his 1st-career multi-sack game. DL KENNY CLARK had FF & FR in Week 4. In his past 4 vs. division, has 3 sacks & FR.

LIONS NOTES:

QB MATTHEW STAFFORD aims for 4th in row with 100+ rating. Has 1,416 pass yards (354 per game) with 10 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 118.3 rating in his past 4 meetings. Aims for 5th in row vs. GB with 300+ pass yards, 2+ TDs & 95+ rating. Has 1,470 pass yards (294 per game), 11 TDs & INT for 118.3 rating in his past 5 vs. NFC North. • RB KERRYON JOHNSON (rookie) rushed for 1st-career TD last week. Is averaging 83 scrimmage yards per game in past 2. RB THEO RIDDICK leads NFL RBs with 207 receptions since 2015. • WR GOLDEN TATE had 8 catches for 132 yards & 2 TDs last week. Has 20 catches for 294 yards (98 per game) & 2 TDs in his past 3 meetings. Aims for 3rd in row vs. GB with 7+ receptions & 100+ rec. yards. Has rec. TD in 2 of past 3 at home. WR MARVIN JONES, JR. has 25 receptions for 507 yards (101.4 per game) & 6 TDs in 5 career meetings. Aims for 3rd in row vs. GB with TD. In his past 5 vs. NFC North, has 24 receptions for 467 yards (93.4 per game) & 6 TDs. • DE EZEKIEL ANSAH has 4 sacks in his past 2 at home. Aims for 3rd in row at home with sack. Has 6 sacks in 5 career home meetings. LB JARRAD DAVIS led team with 11 tackles & FF in Week 4. Had career-high 12 tackles & 1st-career INT in last meeting. Has 25 tackles & INT in 3 career home games vs. division. CB DARIUS SLAY had INT & 3 PD in last meeting. Has 4 INTs & 7 PD in his past 4 at home. Since 2017, leads NFL in INTs (9) & PD (30).

 

Jacksonville Jaguars (3-1) at Kansas City Chiefs (4-0)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM ET | Arrowhead Stadium | Referee: Brad Allen

SERIES NOTES:

LEADER: Jaguars lead all-time series, 6-5

STREAKS: Chiefs have won past 3

LAST GAME: 11/6/16: Jaguars 14 at Chiefs 19

LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/6/16

JAGS NOTES:

QB BLAKE BORTLES completed 29 of 38 (76.3 pct.) for 388 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT for 114.8 rating last week. Has 375+ pass yards in 2 of past 3. In last meeting, passed for 252 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT & rushed for 54 yards. Since entering the league in 2014, is 1 of 2 NFL QBs (RUSSELL WILSON) with 15,000+ pass yards (16,023) & 1,500+ rush yards (1,542). • RB T.J. YELDON had 100 scrimmage yards (52 rush, 48 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 90+ scrimmage yards. Had TD catch in last meeting. Has 65+ scrimmage yards & TD in 2 of past 3 on road. RB LEONARD FOURNETTE has 874 scrimmage yards (109.3 per game) & 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in 8 career road games. • WR DEDE WESTBROOK set career highs with 9 catches & 130 rec. yards last week. Has 80+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3. WR DONTE MONCRIEF had 109 rec. yards & TD catch in Week 4. Has TD catch in 2 of past 3. Had rec. TD in only career meeting (10/30/16 with Ind.). WR KEELAN COLE has 195 rec. yards (65 per game) in past 3 on road. • DE CALAIS CAMPBELL has 3 sacks & 5 TFL in past 4. Had sack in his last game vs. KC (12/7/14 with Az.). Aims for 3rd in row on road with 2+ TFL. Since 2017, ranks 3rd in NFL with 17.5 sacks. DT MALIK JACKSON had sack in Week 4. Aims for 5th in row with TFL. DE YANNICK NGAKOUE had sack last week. In past 6 on road, has 7 sacks, 5 TFL & 3 FFs. CB A.J. BOUYE had 4 tackles & 2 PD in his last meeting (9/18/16 with Hou.). LB TELVIN SMITH aims for 3rd in row with TFL.

CHIEFS NOTES:

QB PATRICK MAHOMES had 304 pass yards with TD & 1st-career rush TD last week. Aims for 4th in row with 300+ pass yards. Passed for 314 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 115.5 rating in only career home start (9/23/18 vs. SF). Leads NFL with 14 pass TDs & ranks 2nd with 126.5 rating. Ties for 2nd-most TD passes (14) in team’s 1st 4 games of season in NFL history. • RB KAREEM HUNT had 175 scrimmage yards (121 rush, 54 rec.) & rush TD last week. Has 7 games with 100+ rush yards since entering league in 2017, tied for 2nd-most in NFL. Has 3 rush TDs in past 2. Has 9 TDs (7 rush, 2 rec.) in his past 8. Has 494 scrimmage yards (123.5 per game) with 6 TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.) in past 4 at home. Since 2017, ranks 2nd in NFL with 1,616 rush yards & 3rd with 2,130 scrimmage yards. • TE TRAVIS KELCE had 7 catches for 78 yards & TD last week. Has 100+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3. In his past 10 at home, has 65 catches (6.5 per game), 864 rec. yards (86.4 per game) & 5 TD catches. WR TYREEK HILL has 3 TD catches in past 4. Is 1 of 5 in NFL with 350+ rec. yards (364) & 3+ TD catches (3). WR CHRIS CONLEY has TD catch in 2 of past 3. • LB DEE FORD had sack last week. Aims for 3rd in row with sack. Had 2 sacks in last meeting. Has sack in 3 of past 4 at home. LB JUSTIN HOUSTON had sack in Week 4. Has 3 sacks & 2 FFs in past 2. Had 3 sacks in his only career meeting (9/8/13). Has 6 sacks, 8 TFL & 2 FFs in his past 6 at home. CB ERIC MURRAY had 1st-career INT last week.

 

Denver Broncos (2-2) at New York Jets (1-3)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM ET | MetLife Stadium | Referee: Pete Morelli

SERIES NOTES:

LEADER: Broncos lead all-time series, 19-15-1

STREAKS: Broncos have won past 3

LAST GAME: 12/10/17: Jets 0 at Broncos 23

LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/12/14: Broncos 31, Jets 17

BRONCOS NOTES:

  • QB CASE KEENUM passed for 245 yards last week. Has 100+ rating in 3 of his past 6 road starts. Since 2017, is 1 of 4 NFL QBs with 4,500+ pass yards (4,535), 25+ TD passes (25) & 66+ comp. pct (66.2). • RB PHILLIP LINDSAY (rookie) rushed for 69 yards & TD last week. Has 75+ scrimmage yards in 3 of past 4. Is only NFL rookie with 300+ scrimmage yards (312), rush TD (1) & rec. TD (1). Rookie RB ROYCE FREEMAN had 8 carries for 67 yards (8.4 avg.) & rush TD last week. Aims for 4th in row with rush TD. Freeman (219 rush yards, 3 rush TDs) & Lindsay (267, 1) are only pair of RB teammates with 200+ rush yards & TD run each in 2018. • WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS has 18 catches (9 per game) for 217 yards (108.5 per game) with 2 TDs in past 2 meetings. Aims for 3rd in row vs. NYJ with TD catch. WR EMMANUEL SANDERS is 1 of 2 NFL players (ALVIN KAMARA) with 300+ rec. yards (314) & 50+ rush yards (53). TE JEFF HEUERMAN (57 rec. yards) & rookie WR COURTLAND SUTTON (51) set career-highs in rec. yards last week. • LB VON MILLER had sack in last meeting. In 3 career games vs. NYJ, had 4.5 sacks & 7 TFL. Since entering league in 2011, leads NFL with 87.5 sacks. LB BRANDON MARSHALL had 7 tackles, 3 TFL, sack & FF in last meeting. LB TODD DAVIS had sack last week. Has 7+ tackles in 3 of past 4. S DARIAN STEWART had INT in last meeting. DE ADAM GOTSIS had sack & FR in last game vs. NYJ.

JETS NOTES:

  • QB SAM DARNOLD (rookie) threw for TD last week. Passed for 334 yards in only career home start (9/16/18 vs. Mia.). Leads rookie QBs with 868 pass yards. • RB ISAIAH CROWELL ties for third in NFL with 4 rush TDs. Since entering league in 2014, is 1 of 8 active RBs with 3,000+ rush yards (3,289), 25+ rush TDs (25) & 100+ catches (101). RB BILAL POWELL has 70+ scrimmage yards in 2 of past 3. Since 2016, ranks 3rd among NFL RBs with 4.77 yards per carry avg. (min. 200 carries). Has 225 scrimmage yards (112.5 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in past 2 at home. Aims for 4th in row at home with TD. • WR QUINCY ENUNWA led team with 66 rec. yards last week. Has 173 rec. yards (86.5 per game) in his past 2 at home. Has 16 catches for 1st downs, tied for 6th-most in AFC. WR ROBBY ANDERSON has 483 rec. yards (80.5 per game) & 4 TD catches in his past 6 at home. TE JORDAN LEGGETT had 1st-career TD catch last week. • LB AVERY WILLIAMSON had 9 tackles, FF & PD last week. Has 23 tackles & 2 sacks in past 2. Had FF in only career meeting (12/11/16 with Ten.). S JAMAL ADAMS had career-high 12 tackles last week. Had TFL in last meeting. Has 31 tackles, tied for 2nd-most among NFL safeties. LB DARRON LEE has 4 TFL & 2 sacks in past 4 at home. CB TRUMAINE JOHNSON had INT & 2 PD in last game vs. Den. (11/16/14 with Rams). DE LEONARD WILLIAMS had sack & 2 TFL last week. Has 2+ TFL in 2 of past 3.

 

Atlanta Falcons (1-3) at Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2-1)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM ET | Heinz Field | Referee: John Parry

SERIES NOTES:

LEADER: Steelers lead all-time series, 13-2-1

STREAKS: Steelers have won past 2

LAST GAME: 12/14/14: Steelers 27 at Falcons 20

LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/12/10: Steelers 15, Falcons 9

FALCONS NOTES:

  • QB MATT RYAN has 1,065 pass yards (355 per game) & 10 TDs vs. 1 INT for 137.9 rating in past 3. Aims for 3rd in row with 300+ pass yards, 3+ TDs & 100+ rating. Passed for 310 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT for 102.3 rating in last meeting. In his past 4 on road vs. AFC, has 1,150 pass yards (287.5 per game), 7 TDs & 1 INT for 111.3 rating. • RB DEVONTA FREEMAN has 300 scrimmage yards (100 per game) & rush TD in his past 3 on road. Has 598 scrimmage yards (99.7 per game) & 2 rush TDs in his past 6 on road vs. AFC. RB TEVIN COLEMAN has 249 scrimmage yards (83 per game) & TD catch in past 3. Rookie RB ITO SMITH had 1st-career rush TD last week. • WR JULIO JONES led team with 9 receptions for 173 yards in Week 4. Has 13 games with 150+ rec. yards since entering league in 2011, most in NFL over span. Has 17 catches for 318 yards (159 per game) is his past 2 road games. Aims for 3rd in row on road with 7+ receptions & 100+ rec. yards. WR CALVIN RIDLEY leads NFL rookies with 264 rec. yards & 6 TDs in 2018. His 6 rec. TDs are most by rookie in his team’s 1st 4 games of season in NFL history. • DE TAKKARIST MC KINLEY had 3 sacks last week, his 1st-career multi-sack game. Aims for 4th in row with sack. Has 4 sacks & FF in his past 2 vs. AFC. S DAMONTAE KAZEE had 7 tackles & 1st-career INT in Week 4. Aims for 3rd in row with 7+ tackles. CB ROBERT ALFORD aims for 3rd in row vs. AFC with PD. Since 2015, leads NFL with 59 PD.

STEELERS NOTES:

QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER has completed 43 of 57 (75.4 pct.) for 598 yards (299 per game) with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 126.2 rating in two career meetings. In his past 5 at home vs. NFC, has 1,660 pas yards (332 per game) with 14 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 117.6 rating. Has 98+ rating in 12 of his past 14 games at home. Leads NFL with 1,414 pass yards (353.5 per game) & ranks 5th with 119 comp. • RB JAMES CONNER is 1 of 2 in AFC (MELVIN GORDON) with 200+ rush yards (232) & 150+ rec. yards (164) in 2018. • WR ANTONIO BROWN had TD catch in Week 4. Had 10 catches for 123 yards in last meeting. In his past 9 vs. NFC, has 76 catches (8.4 per game) for 935 yards (103.9 per game) & 8 TDs. In his past 6 at home, has 679 rec. yards (113.2 per game) with 6 TDs. WR JU JU SMITH-SCHUSTER has 100+ rec. yards in 4 of his past 5. Has 100+ rec. yards in 3 of past 4 at home. Since entering league in 2017, ranks 7th in AFC with 1,333 rec. yards. TE VANCE MC DONALD has 2 TD catches of 75+ yards since 2016, tied for most in NFL. • LB JON BOSTIC tied for team lead with 9 tackles last week. Has 5 TFL & 2 sacks in past 4. DT CAMERON HEYWARD has 5 TFL & 3 sacks in past 3 vs. NFC. LB BUD DUPREE has 4 TFL, 2 sacks & INT-TD in his past 5 vs. NFC. Aims for 3rd in row with sack. CB JOE HADEN had INT in his last game vs. Atl. (11/23/14 with Cle.). LB VINCE WILLIAMS had 9 tackles last week. Aims for 3rd in row at home vs. NFC with TFL.

 

Oakland Raiders (1-3) at Los Angeles Chargers (2-2)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 4:05 PM ET | StubHub Center | Referee: Alex Kemp

SERIES HISTORY:

LEADER: Raiders lead all-time series, 62-52-2

STREAKS: Chargers have won past 2

LAST GAME: 12/31/17: Raiders 10 at Chargers 30

LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/31/17

RAIDERS NOTES:

  • QB DEREK CARR completed 35 of 58 (60.3 pct.) for 437 yards with 4 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 92.4 rating last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 340+ pass yards. In his past 5 vs. division, has 1,412 pass yards (282.4 per game) with 8 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 99.4 rating. Aims for 3rd in row vs. division with 90+ rating. Ranks 4th in NFL with 120 completions & 71.0 comp. pct. • RB MARSHAWN LYNCH had 119 scrimmage yards (101 rush, 18 rec.) in last meeting. Has 337 scrimmage yards (84.3 per game) with 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in 4 career games vs. Chargers. Aims for 3rd in row on road with rush TD. Has 492 scrimmage yards (82 per game) & 5 rush TDs in past 6 on road. RB DOUG MARTIN has 187 scrimmage yards (93.5 per game) with rush TD in 2 career meetings. • WR AMARI COOPER had 8 catches for 128 yards & TD last week. Has 8+ catches & 110+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3. Had 3 catches for 115 yards, incl. 87-yard TD in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. division with 110+ rec. yards. TE JARED COOK had 8 catches for 110 yards & 2 TDs last week. Leads NFL TEs with 370 rec. yards & ties for 3rd with 2 TD catches. WR JORDY NELSON aims for 3rd in row with rec. TD. Had 105 rec. yards & TD in only career meeting (11/6/11 with GB). • LB TAHIR WHITEHEAD led team with 12 tackles last week. S REGGIE NELSON had INT last week. Leads all active players with 37 INTs. LB BRUCE IRVIN had sack last week. Has 3.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 3 meetings. CB GAREON CONLEY had 36-yard INT-TD last week, his 1st-career INT.

CHARGERS NOTES:

  • QB PHILIP RIVERS passed for 250 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 97.2 rating in Week 4. Has 3+ TD passes in 4 of past 5. Aims for 6th in row with 97+ rating. In last meeting, passed for 387 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 135.8 rating. Has 51,504 career pass yards & surpased HOFer JOHN ELWAY (51,475) for 8th-most in NFL history. • RB MELVIN GORDON had 159 scrimmage yards (104 rush, 55 rec.) & TD catch last week. Has 5 TDs (3 rec., 2 rush) in past 3. Aims for 4th in row with TD. Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his past 5 at home. In 4 career meetings, has 390 scrimmage yards (97.5 per game) & 3 TDs (2 rec., 1 rush). Leads AFC with 475 scrimmage yards. RB AUSTIN EKELER had rec. TD in Week 4. Has 351 scrimmage yards this season & joins Gordon (475) as only pair of RB teammates with 350+ scrimmage yards each in 2018. • WR KEENAN ALLEN had 9 catches for 133 yards & TD & had 27-yard FR-TD in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. division with 8+ catches, 100+ rec. yards & TD. TE ANTONIO GATES had TD catch last week. Has 115 career rec. TDs, most among TEs in NFL history. • S DERWIN JAMES (rookie) had 7 tackles, 2 PD & sack last week. Has sack in 3 of 4 career games. Is 1 of 2 players in NFL (CARLOS DUNLAP) with 3+ sacks (3) & 5+ PD (6) this season. CB CASEY HAYWARD has 4 PD in his past 4 vs. division. DE MELVIN INGRAM has 1.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 2 home meetings.

 

Minnesota Vikings (1-2-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (2-2)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 4:25 PM ET | Lincoln Financial Field | Referee: Walt Coleman

SERIES NOTES:

LEADER: Vikings lead all-time series, 13-10

STREAKS: Vikings have won 2 of past 3

LAST GAME: 10/23/16: Vikings 10 at Eagles 21

LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/23/16

VIKINGS NOTES:

QB KIRK COUSINS passed for 422 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 117.3 rating last week. Has 4 games with 400+ pass yards since 2016, most in NFL. Had 303 pass yards, 3 TDs & INT for 110.7 rating in his last game vs. Phi. (10/23/17 with Was.). In 4 career meetings at Phi., has 1,329 pass yards (332.3 per game) with 12 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 112 rating. Aims for 5th in row at Phi. with 100+ rating. • RB DALVIN COOK has 649 scrimmage yards (92.7 per game) & 2 rush TDs in 7 career games. • WR ADAM THIELEN had 8 catches for 135 yards & TD in Week 4. Joined HOFer RANDY MOSS (2007) & ISAAC BRUCE (2004) as only players with 100+ rec. yards in each of team’s 1st 4 games since 1970. Aims for 3rd in row on road with 100+ yards & TD. WR STEFON DIGGS had 11 receptions for 123 yards last week. Has 6 TDs in his past 7. WR ALDRICK ROBINSON had 2 TD catches in Week 4, his 1st-career multi-TD game. • DE DANIELLE HUNTER had 6 tackles & sack last week. Aims for 5th in row with sack. Aims for 3rd in row on road with 6+ tackles & sack. CB XAVIER RHODES had INT & FF in last meeting. S HARRISON SMITH has 14 tackles & FR in 2 career meetings. Since entering league in 2012, leads NFL safeties with 11 sacks. Rookie CB MIKE HUGHES tied for team lead with career-high 7 tackles & had 1st-career FF in Week 4. Is 1 of 3 NFL rookies with INT (1) & FF (1) in 2018. S ANDREW SENDEJO had INT in last meeting.

EAGLES NOTES:

REMATCH of 2017 NFC Champ. Game, which Phi. won 38-7. • QB CARSON WENTZ passed for 348 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 99.4 rating last week. Is 9-0 in his past 9 home starts. In his past 6 at home, has 1,464 pass yards (244 per game) with 18 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 110.9 rating. • RB JAY AJAYI had 99 scrimmage yards (73 rush, 26 rec.) in 2017 NFC Champ. Game vs. Min. Has 3 rush TDs in his past 4 at home. • WR ALSHON JEFFERY had 8 catches for 105 yards & TD in Week 4. Had 85 rec. yards & 2 TDs in 2017 NFC Champ. Game. In his past 8 vs. Min. (incl. playoffs), has 46 catches for 702 yards (87.8 per game) & 8 TDs. TE ZACH ERTZ led team with 10 catches for 112 yards last week. Has 10+ receptions in 2 games in 2018, most by NFL TE. Ranks 2nd among NFL TEs in catches (183) & rec. yards (1,967) since 2016. WR JORDAN MATTHEWS had 56-yard TD catch last week in his 1st game with Phi. since 2016. • DE BRANDON GRAHAM had sack & FF in last meeting. DE DEREK BARNETT aims for 3rd in row with sack. LB JORDAN HICKS had 11 tackles & sack in last meeting. Has 15 tackles, 1.5 sacks & 3 PD in his past 2 at home. DT FLETCHER COX has 3 sacks in his past 4. LB NIGEL BRADHAM had sack & PD in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Min. with 7+ tackles. S COREY GRAHAM led team with 9 tackles in Week 4. Had INT in 2017 NFC Champ. Game. Rookie CB AVONTE MADDOX had 1stcareer INT last week.

 

Arizona Cardinals (0-4) at San Francisco 49ers (1-3)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 4:25 PM ET | Levi’s Stadium | Referee: Shawn Smith

SERIES NOTES

LEADER: 49ers lead all-time series, 29-24

STREAKS: Cardinals have won past 6

LAST GAME: 11/5/17: Cardinals 20 at 49ers 10

LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/5/17

CARDS NOTES:

  • QB JOSH ROSEN (rookie) had TD pass & 88.5 rating in 1st-career start last week. • RB DAVID JOHNSON had 112 scrimmage yards (71 rush, 41 rec.) & rush TD in Week 4. Aims for 3rd in row with TD. Has 356 scrimmage yards (89 per game) & 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 4 vs. SF. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. SF with 2+ TDs. Has 7 TDs (6 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 6 on road vs. division. Since 2016, ranks 3rd in NFL with 119 scrimmage yards per game (min. 20 games). • WR LARRY FITZGERALD has 5 rec. TDs in his past 6 meetings. Has 2,169 rec. yards & 17 TD catches vs. SF, both most vs. any opponent in his career. Ranks 3rd in NFL history in rec. yards (15,686) & receptions (1,249). TE JERMAINE GRESHAM had TD catch in last meeting. WR CHAD WILLIAMS had 1st-career TD catch last week. • LB CHANDLER JONES aims for 3rd in row with sack. Has 3 sacks in his past 3 vs. SF. Aims for 5th in row vs. SF with TFL. Since 2015, leads NFL with 43.5 sacks & ties for 1st with 56 TFL. DT OLSEN PIERRE has 1.5 sacks & PD in 2 career meetings. In 6 career games vs. NFC West, has 3.5 sacks, FF & PD. S ANTOINE BETHEA has 7+ tackles in 4 of past 5 on road vs. NFC West. CB PATRICK PETERSON has 2 INTs & 5 PD in past 4 on road. Had FR in last meeting. Has INT, 2 PD & FR in his past 3 on road vs. division. S TRE BOSTON led team with career-high 11 tackles last week. Aims for 6th in row with 6+ tackles.

49ERS NOTES:

QB C.J. BEATHARD had career-high 298 pass yards with 2 TDs vs. 2 INTs in Week 4. Passed for 294 yards & had rush TD in last meeting. Aims for 5th start in row with 200+ pass yards. • RB MATT BRIEDA ranks 3rd in NFL with 313 rush yards in 2018. Has 347 scrimmage yards (115.7 per game) & rush TD in his past 3. • WR MARQUISE GOODWIN has 18 catches for 312 yards (78 per game) & TD in his past 4 at home. TE GEORGE KITTLE led team with 6 receptions for career-high 125 yards & TD in Week 4. Ranks 3rd among NFL TEs with 316 rec. yards & leads TEs with 218 YAC this season. Has 416 rec. yards & TD in his past 5. WR PIERRE GARÇON has 2 TDs in 4 career meetings. Has 11 receptions for 178 yards (89 per game) in his past 2 vs. division. WR KENDRICK BOURNE has TD catch in 2 of past 3. • DE DE FOREST BUCKNER has 2 sacks, 3 TFL, FR & PD in 3 career meetings. Has 3.5 sacks in his past 4. LB REUBEN FOSTER had career-high 14 tackles in last meeting. Has 20 tackles (10 per game) in 2 career home games vs. division. LB MALCOLM SMITH has sack, FR & INT in his past 5 vs. Az. DB ANTONE EXUM, JR. had 32-yard INT-TD & 3 PD in Week 4, his 1st-career TD. Has 12 tackles, sack, FF & INT-TD in his past 2. DL SHELDON DAY had sack last week. Aims for 3rd in row at home with PD. Rookie LB FRED WARNER is 1st rookie since 2000 with 10+ tackles in 4 consecutive games to begin career. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 43 tackles.

 

Los Angeles Rams (4-0) at Seattle Seahawks (2-2)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 4:25 PM ET | CenturyLink Field | Referee: Clete Blakeman

SERIES NOTES:

LEADER: Seahawks lead all-time series, 23-16

STREAKS: Seahawks have won 2 of past 3

LAST GAME: 12/17/17: Rams 42 at Seahawks 7

LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/17/17

RAMS NOTES:

RAMS are 4-0 for 1st time since 2001 (started 6-0). • QB JARED GOFF completed 26 of 33 (78.8 pct.) for career-high 465 yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs for perfect 158.3 rating last week. Is 5th player in NFL history with 450+ pass yards, 5+ TDs & 0 INTs in single game. Became 1st QB in NFL history with 350+ pass yards & 75+ completion pct. in 3 consecutive games. Ranks 1st in rating (127.3), 2nd in pass yards (1,406) & ties for 2nd in TD passes (11) in 2018. • RB TODD GURLEY aims for 3rd in row with 150+ scrimmage yards. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 338 rush yards, 532 scrimmage yards & 6 TDs. Had 180 scrimmage yards (152 rush, 28 rec.) & career-high 4 TDs (3 rush, 1 rec.) in last meeting. • WR BRANDIN COOKS had 7 receptions for 116 yards & TD last week. Had TD catch in only career game vs. Sea. (10/30/16 with NO). WR COOPER KUPP set career-highs with 9 receptions, 162 rec. yards & 2 TDs in Week 4. Has 5 TDs in his past 5. WR ROBERT WOODS aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rec. yards & TD. Has 22 receptions for 315 yards (105 per game) & TD in his past 3 on road vs. NFC West. • DT AARON DONALD had 2 sacks last week. Has 6 games with 2+ sacks since 2015, 2nd-most among NFL DTs (KAWANN SHORT, 8). Tied career-high with 3 sacks & FF in last meeting. Rookie DL JOHN FRANKLIN-MYERS had 1st-career sack & FF last week. S JOHN JOHNSON has 22 tackles, FF & 3 PD in his past 3.

SEAHAWKS NOTES:

  • QB RUSSELL WILSON has 8 pass TDs vs. 0 INTs for 102 rating in his past 4 at home. Has 14 TDs vs. 5 INTs for 95.4 rating in his past 11 vs. Rams. Aims for 5th in row at home vs. division with 0 INTs. Since 2017, ties for NFL lead with 41 TD passes (TOM BRADY). • RB MIKE DAVIS set career-highs in rush yards (101) & TD rushes (2) in Week 4. Has 188 scrimmage yards (94 per game) & 2 TDs in his past 2 vs. division. • WR DOUG BALDWIN has TD catch in 2 of his past 3 at home vs. Rams. In his past 7 at home vs. NFC West, has 45 catches for 628 yards (89.7 per game) & 6 TDs. Has 4 rec. TDs in his past 5 at home. Since 2015, ranks 3rd in NFL with 29 TD catches. WR TYLER LOCKETT has TD catch in 3 of his past 4. Had career-high 130 rec. yards & TD in 12/15/16 meeting. • LB BOBBY WAGNER aims for 9th in row vs. Rams with 7+ tackles. Aims for 4th in row with PD. Since entering league in 2012, ranks 3rd in NFL with 795 tackles. DE DION JORDAN had 7 tackles & sack in last meeting. DE FRANK CLARK had sack & FF in last meeting. Has 7 sacks, 8 TFL & FF in his past 9. Has 3 sacks in his past 4. DT JARRAN REED has 3 sacks & 4 TFL in his past 2. Aims for 3rd in row with sack & 2+ TFL. Rookie CB TRE FLOWERS had 6 tackles & 1st-career FF last week. Aims for 4th in row with 6+ tackles. CB

 

Dallas Cowboys (2-2) at Houston Texans (1-3)

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 8:20 PM ET | NRG Stadium | Referee: Bill Vinovich

SERIES NOTES:

LEADER: Cowboys lead all-time series, 3-1

STREAKS: Cowboys have won past 3

LAST GAME: 10/5/14: Texans 17 at Cowboys 20 (OT)

LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/26/10: Cowboys 27, Texans 13

COWBOYS NOTES:

  • QB DAK PRESCOTT passed for 255 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 118.6 rating last week. Has 8 TDs (7 pass, 1 rush) & 93.9 rating in 4 career road games vs. AFC. Since entering league in 2016, ranks 2nd among NFL QBs with 12 rush TDs. • RB EZEKIEL ELLIOTT had career-high 240 scrimmage yards (152 rush, 88 rec.) & TD catch last week. Is 3rd player in team history with 150+ rush yards & 50+ rec. yards in single game. Has 719 scrimmage yards (119.8 per game) & 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in 6 career games vs. AFC. In his past 6 road games, has 832 scrimmage yards (138.7 per game) & 7 TDs. Has 100+ rush yards in 4 of past 5 on road. Since 2016, leads NFL in rush yards (3,040) & rush TDs (24). • TE GEOFF SWAIM had 1st-career TD catch last week. WR COLE BEASLEY has 5 rec. TDs in his past 8 vs. AFC. WR TERRANCE WILLIAMS had 71 rec. yards & TD in last meeting. Has 3 TD catches in his past 2 vs. AFC South. • DE DEMARCUS LAWRENCE had career-high 8 tackles & 3 sacks last week. Has 2 games with 3+ sacks since 2017, 2nd-most in NFL. Has 3 sacks & 2 FFs in his past 3 on road vs. AFC. In his past 10 road games, has 9.5 sacks, 2 FFs & 3 FRs. S JEFF HEATH aims for 3rd in row on road vs. AFC with FF & PD. Has 2 FFs, INT & 3 PD in his past 4 vs. AFC. LB JAYLON SMITH aims for 3rd in row on road with sack. CB CHIDOBE AWUZIE tied career-high with 8 tackles in Week 4.

TEXANS NOTES:

  • QB DESHAUN WATSON passed for 375 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT for 102.8 rating & rushed for 41 yards with TD last week. Aims for 4th in row with 300+ pass yards & 2+ TD passes. In his past 4 at home, has 1,154 pass yards (288.5 per game) with 14 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 114.5 rating. Ranks 4th in AFC with 1,246 pass yards & is only NFL QB with 1,200+ pass yards & 150+ rush yards (161) in 2018. • RB LAMAR MILLER has TD catch in 2 of past 3 vs. NFC. Has 80+ scrimmage yards in 7 of past 10 at home. Since 2014, ranks 3rd among active RBs with 5,398 scrimmage yards. • WR DE ANDRE HOPKINS had 10 catches for 169 yards & TD last week. Has 5 games with 10+ catches & 100+ rec. yards since 2015, tied for 4th-most in NFL. Has 11 TD catches in past 9 at home. Since 2017, has 695 rec. yards (77.2 per game) & 11 TD catches in 9 games at home. WR WILL FULLER V had TD catch last week. Has 6 TD catches in his past 7 at home. Has 3 TD catches in his past 4 vs. NFC. Rookie WR KEKE COUTEE had 11 catches for 109 yards in NFL debut last week, 2nd-most catches by player in 1st-career game in NFL history. • DE J.J. WATT had 2 sacks & 2 FFs last week. Has 14 sacks, 16 TFL, 3 FFs & 2 FRs in his past 11 at home. In his past 4 vs. NFC, has 6 sacks, 8 TFL & FF. DE JADEVEON CLOWNEY had 2 sacks & FR-TD in Week 4. Has 12 TFL, 5 sacks & FF in his past 6 vs. NFC. Has 8 TFL in his past 5 at home. S TYRANN MATHIEU had INT in 11/2/14 meeting (with Az.).

 

Washington Redskins (2-1) at New Orleans Saints (3-1)

Monday, October 8, 2018 | 8:15 PM ET | Mercedes-Benz Superdome | Referee: Carl Cheffers

SERIES NOTES:

LEADER: Redskins lead all-time series, 17-9

STREAKS: Redskins have won 2 of past 3

LAST GAME: 11/19/17: Redskins 31 at Saints 34

LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/19/17

REDSKINS NOTES:

QB ALEX SMITH passed for 214 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 126 rating in his last game vs. NO (10/23/16 with KC). In 3 games with Was., has 767 pass yards (255.7 per game) with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 102.2 rating. In his past 10 on road, has 2,837 pass yards (283.7 per game), 23 TDs & 4 INTs for 118.6 rating. • RB ADRIAN PETERSON had 120 rush yards & 2 TDs in Week 3. Has 102 career rushing TDs & moved into sole possession of 7th place on all-time rush TD list. Has 281 rush yards (93.7 per game) & TD in his past 3 on road. RB CHRIS THOMPSON had rec. TD in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row on road with TD catch. Has 8 TDs (4 rush, 4 rec.) in his past 8 on road. Has 10 TD catches since 2014, 3rdmost among NFL RBs. • WR JAMISON CROWDER had TD catch in Week 3. TE JORDAN REED had 8 receptions for 64 yards & 2 TDs in his last Monday game (10/23/17 vs. Phi.). Had 2 rec. TDs in his last game vs. NO (11/15/15). WR PAUL RICHARDSON, JR. had rec. TD in Week 3, his 1st TD with Was. • LB RYAN KERRIGAN has sack in 2 of 3 career meetings. Has 1.5 sacks & 2 FFs in his past 4 Monday games. DL JONATHAN ALLEN had 2 sacks in Week 3, his 1stcareer multi-sack game. Rookie DL DARON PAYNE had 1st-career sack in Week 3. LB ZACH BROWN has 9+ tackles in 8 of his past 11 on road. Has 31 tackles, 3.5 sacks & FR in 4 career Monday games.

SAINTS NOTES:

QB DREW BREES aims for 3rd in row at home vs. Was. with 300+ pass yards. In his past 8 at home, is 7-1 with 2,418 pass yards (302.3 per game) & 13 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 114.3 rating. Has 71,740 career pass yards & needs 201 yards to surpass HOFer BRETT FAVRE (71,838) & PEYTON MANNING (71,940) for most in NFL history. • RB ALVIN KAMARA leads NFL with 611 scrimmage yards in 2018. Had career-high 134 rush yards & 3 rush TDs last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 175+ scrimmage yards. In his past 7 at home, has 813 scrimmage yards (116.1 per game) & 9 TDs (5 rush, 4 rec.). Had 116 scrimmage yards (74 rec., 42 rush) & TD catch in last meeting. • WR MICHAEL THOMAS has 46 catches for 498 yards (99.6 per game) & 5 TDs in his past 5 at home. Aims for 3rd in row at home with 10+ receptions & TD. WR TED GINN, JR. has TD catch in 2 of his past 3 vs. Was. • DE CAMERON JORDAN had sack in last meeting. Has 4 sacks & 5 TFL in his past 3. Has 9 sacks, INT-TD & 8 PD in his past 9 at home. S VONN BELL led team with career-high 13 tackles & had sack & FF in last meeting. LB DEMARIO DAVIS had 11 tackles & 2 sacks in Week 4, his 2nd-career 2-sack game. Is 1 of 2 in NFL (DARIUS LEONARD) with 35+ tackles (37) & 2+ sacks (2) in 2018. CB MARSHON LATTIMORE had 1st-career FR last week. Has 2 INTs, 8 PD & FF in his past 4 at home. DT TYELER DAVISON had sack & FF in Week 4.