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Following is a look at this week’s NFL schedule and some historical stats on the head-to-head matchups.
New York Giants vs. Atlanta: The Giants lead the series 11-10. New York has won the last four games and are 8-4 in games against the Falcons dating back to 1983. The Giants have won the last seven games played in Atlanta.
Denver vs. Baltimore: This will be the 10th time the two teams have faced each other; the Ravens have won six and the Broncos have won three. Baltimore has won the last two contests. The Ravens are 5-0 in games in the series played in Baltimore. Baltimore has scored 61 points in the last two games.
Green Bay vs. Chicago: This is the 186th meeting between the two franchises. Chicago leads the series 92-87-6. Green Bay has won three of the last four games played in Chicago. The Packers have won the last five games in the series. The Packers have scored 106 points in the last four games against the Bears.
Washington vs. Cleveland: Cleveland has a 33-10-1 lead against the Redskins. Washington has won five of the last seven. The Redskins have won three of the last four games played in Cleveland. Five of the last six games have been decided by seven points or less. The Browns have scored under 18 points in the last seven games in the series.
Indianapolis vs. Houston: The Colts have a big lead in the series, 17-3. The Texans have won the last two games played in Houston. The two teams have split the last four games in the series. Indy has won eight of the last 10 games.
Jacksonville vs. Miami: This is the sixth time the two teams have played each other. Jacksonville holds a 3-2 advantage. Miami has won two of the last three games. The Jaguars won the only game in the series played in Miami, 24-10, on Dec. 3, 2006.
Tampa Bay vs. New Orleans: The Saints have won 24, the Bucs 17 in the series. New Orleans has won the last two games. The two teams have split the last 16 matchups. Tampa Bay has won three of the last five games played in New Orleans. The Saints won earlier this season 35-28 on Oct. 21.
Minnesota vs. St. Louis: The Vikings have a 23-16-2 lead in the series. St. Louis has won three of the last four games played at home. Minnesota has won two of the last three in the series. The Rams have won four of the last six. The Rams have scored 40-plus points in four of the last six games against the Vikings.
Detroit vs. Arizona: Detroit leads the series 33-24-5. Arizona has won the last five games played in Arizona. The Cardinals have won three straight in the series and eight of the last 11.
Seattle vs. Buffalo: Seattle holds a slight 6-5 lead in the series. The Bills are 2-1 in games played in Buffalo. Buffalo has won the last two contests and three of the last four. The Bills have scored 134 points in the last four games (33.5 points per game).
Carolina vs. San Diego: This will be the fifth time the two teams have faced off against each other. Carolina has won three of the previous four games. San Diego is 0-2 in games against the Panthers in San Diego. The Panthers won the last game played in San Diego, 26-24 on Sept. 7, 2008.
Pittsburgh vs. Dallas: The series is tied 15-15. Pittsburgh has won four of the last six games, although the Cowboys have won the last two. They have split the last four games played in Dallas. Pittsburgh has scored under 25 points in the last eight games.
Kansas City vs. Oakland: The Chiefs have a 55-50-2 advantage in this series between long-time AFC rivals. Kansas City has won eight of the last nine games played in Oakland. Oakland has won four of the last five in the series. Oakland won 26-16 earlier this season.
San Francisco vs. New England: The 49ers have a 7-4 lead in the series. New England has won three straight against the 49ers. The Patriots have won the last two games played at home.
New York Jets vs. Tennessee (Monday): The Titans lead the series 22-17-1. The Jets have won three of the last four played in Tennessee. The Jets have won five of the last six in the series. The Titans have scored 17 or less points in the last six games. The Jets have scored 23-plus points in five of the last six in the series.
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