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Following is a look at this week’s NFL schedule and some historical stats on the head-to-head matchups.
Kansas City @ Buffalo: Buffalo has won four of the last five games. The Bills have won the last five games played in Buffalo. The losing team has scored 20 or more points in only one of the last 30 games played between the two teams (last time in 2008 when the Bills won 54-31).
New Orleans @ Carolina: The all-time series is tied at 17-17. The Saints have won the last four games. The two teams have split the last six games played in Carolina.
Cleveland @ Cincinnati: Cincinnati has won six of the last seven contests. The Bengals have also won seven of the last eight games played in Cincinnati. Six of the last nine games played in the series have been decided by eight points or less. The last four games have been decided by a total of 18 points.
Minnesota @ Indianapolis: The Colts hold a 15-7-1 advantage in the series. Indianapolis has won the last three meetings between the two. The last two times the teams met the games were decided by a field goal. The Vikings have never beaten the Colts in a road game.
Houston @ Jacksonville: Houston has won the last three games. The Jaguars have won four of the last five games played in Jacksonville. Five of the last six games played between the two teams have been decided by 10 points or less. Four of the last six games have been decided by a TD or less. The team that scores 30 or more points in a game in this series has never lost.
Arizona @ New England: The all-time series is tied at 6-6. New England has won the last five games. The Patriots won the last two games at home in the series against the Cardinals by scores of 47-7 and 31-0.
Tampa Bay @ New York Giants: The Giants have a 12-6 advantage in the series. The Giants have won the last three games. New York has won six of the last seven played at home. Tampa Bay has beaten the Giants only once in New York in the series (1997).
Baltimore @ Philadelphia: The two teams have played each other only three times; each team has a win and there has been one tie. The Eagles won the only game played in Philadelphia (2004). The last time the two teams played was in 2008 when the Ravens won 36-7 in Baltimore.
Washington @ St. Louis: The Redskins hold a 24-11-1 edge in the series. The Rams have won three of the last five games. The two teams have split the last four contests played in St. Louis. Four of the last five games have been decided by a TD or less.
Dallas @ Seattle: Dallas leads the series 9-5. The Cowboys have won the last three games, winning each by 10 points or more. Seattle has won three of the last four played in Seattle. The last three games played in Seattle were decided by a total of eight points.
Oakland @ Miami: Miami has won six of the last seven games in the series. The Dolphins are also 6-1 in the last seven games played in Miami. The Dolphins have won the last three matchups. The Raiders have won only twice in Miami in nine games dating back to 1986, their last win in Miami was in 1990.
New York Jets @ Pittsburgh: The Steelers hold a big edge in the series, winning 17 of the 21 games played between the two franchises. Pittsburgh is 5-3 since 2000. The two teams have split the last four games. The last three games have each been decided by a field goal.
Tennessee @ San Diego: The Chargers have won the last eight games in the series. The Titans have never beaten the Chargers as the Tennessee Titans. The last Tennessee win in San Diego was on September 30, 1990 when the Titans were the Houston Oilers. The Oilers last win in the series was in 1992.
Detroit @ San Francisco: The 49ers have won the last eight games in the series. The 49ers have won 13 of the last 14 contests. San Francisco has won the last 11 games played at home. The last time Detroit won in San Francisco was in 1975. The last Lions win in the series was in 1995.
Denver @ Atlanta (Monday): Denver has won seven of the last eight games. The last Atlanta win over Denver in Atlanta was in 1975. Denver leads the all-time series 9-4. The last time the two teams met in Atlanta was in 2008 when the Broncos won 24-20.
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