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Following is a look at this week’s NFL schedule and some historical stats on the head-to-head match-ups.
Arizona vs. Atlanta: The Cardinals lead the series 15-11. The Falcons have won five of the last seven meetings between the two teams. Atlanta has won the last five games played in Atlanta. The Falcons have scored 124 points in the last four games.
Tampa Bay vs. Carolina: Carolina have a 14-10 advantage in the series. The Panthers are 8-5 against the Bucs since 2006. The Panthers have won three of the last four games played at home. Tampa bay won earlier this year 16-10.
Cleveland vs. Dallas: Cleveland has won 17 and the Cowboys have won 12 in the series. Dallas has won seven of the last 10. The Cowboys have won four of the last five games played in Dallas.
Green Bay vs. Detroit: This is the 166th meeting in this series; the Packers have a 93-65-7 record. The Packers have won 12 of the last 13. Green Bay has won eight of the last 10 games played in Detroit. The Packers scored 72 points in the last two meetings.
Jacksonville vs. Houston: Houston holds a 12-9 lead in the series. The Texans have won four straight. The Texans have won five of the last six games played in Houston. The Texans have held the Jaguars under 20 points in each of the last four games.
Cincinnati vs. Kansas City: The all-time series is tied at 13 games apiece. Cincinnati has won the last two contests. The Chiefs have won three of the last four games played in Kansas City.
Indianapolis vs. New England: New England leads the series 49-26. The Patriots won the last two games, scoring 31 points in each game. Indianapolis has won five of the last eight games. The Patriots have won 11 of the last 13 games played at home.
New York Jets vs. St. Louis: The Rams have won nine of the 12 games played against the Jets. New York won the last game played between the two teams, 47-3, on Nov. 9, 2008. The Rams have won seven of the last eight games. They have also won the last five games played against the Jets in St. Louis.
Philadelphia vs. Washington: Today’s game is number 157 in the series. Washington holds a 79-71-6 lead in the series. The Eagles have won the last three games played in Washington. The Eagles have won five of the last six in the series. Philadelphia have scored 113 points in the last three games in the series.
New Orleans vs. Oakland: The two teams have played 11 times; each team has won five games and there was one tie. The Saints have won five of the last seven in the series. New Orleans have won the last two games played in Oakland.
San Diego vs. Denver: Denver holds a 56-48-1 lead in the all-time series between the two teams. Denver has won the last two games. The Chargers have won the last three games played in Denver. Three of the last four games have been decided by five points or less.
Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh leads the series 21-14. The Ravens have won the last two contests. Pittsburgh has won six of the last 10 games. The two teams have split the last four games played in Pittsburgh.
Chicago vs. San Francisco (Monday): The 49ers hold a slight lead in the series, winning 31, losing 29, with one tie. The 49ers have won the last seven games played in San Francisco. The Bears have won four of the last six games. The 49ers have scored only 42 points in the last four games against the Bears.
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