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MIAMI (1-3) At CINCINNATI (3-1)

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Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Bengals by 5 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Miami 2-2; Cincinnati 2-1-1

SERIES RECORD - Dolphins lead 14-5

AP PRO32 RANKING - Dolphins, No. 25; Bengals, No. 12

LAST MEETING - Dolphins beat Bengals 22-14, Oct. 31, 2010

LAST WEEK - Dolphins lost to Cardinals 24-21 OT; Bengals beat Jaguars 27-10

DOLPHINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (5), PASS (19)

DOLPHIS DEFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (1), PASS (30)

BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (13), PASS (8)

BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (24), PASS (16)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Miami's .737 winning percentage against Bengals is second-best against Cincinnati, following San Francisco's .786 mark. ... Miami has won six of last seven in Cincinnati. ... Dolphins have lost last two games in overtime. ... It's fourth in series of five straight games by Cincinnati against QBs who are either rookies or in their second season. Bengals won first three (Cleveland, Washington, Jacksonville). ... Miami's Ryan Tannehill threw for 431 yards in loss to Cardinals, second-most by rookie QB in NFL history. ... Tannehill trying for first road win. ... Tannehill needs 204 yards Sunday to join Cam Newton (1,610 in 2011) as only rookies in NFL history with at least 1,250 yards passing through team's first five games. ... WR Brian Hartline leads NFL with 455 yards receiving. He had club-record 253 last week. ... DE Cameron Wake had career-high 4 1/2 sacks against Cardinals. ... Cincinnati leads NFL with 17 sacks. DT Geno Atkins leads all NFL interior linemen with five sacks. ... Bengals have averaged 33 points in last three games. ... QB Andy Dalton fifth in league with 103 passer rating. His 151.7 rating in fourth quarter is best in league. ... WR A.J. Green has consecutive 100-yard games - 183 against Washington, 117 against Jacksonville. He leads AFC with 27 catches and is second to Hartline in yards with 428. ... After not fumbling in four seasons with New England, RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis has lost fumble in each of last two games.

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PHILADELPHIA (3-1) At PITTSBURGH (1-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Steelers by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Philadelphia 1-3; Pittsburgh 1-2

SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 47-27-3

AP PRO32 RANKING - Eagles No. 8; Steelers No. 15

LAST MEETING - Eagles beat Steelers 15-6, Sept. 21, 2008

LAST WEEK - Eagles beat Giants 19-17; Steelers had bye

EAGLES OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (7), PASS (10)

EAGLES DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (12), PASS (7)

STEELERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (31), PASS (7)

STEELERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (14), PASS (3)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Steelers haven't lost back-to-back games since 2009, coming off 34-31 loss to Oakland two weeks ago ... Philadelphia 9-3-1 against AFC North under coach Andy Reid, including 2-0 this season ... Philadelphia holding opposing quarterbacks to passer rating of 65.8, third-best in NFL ... Steelers have started season 6-2 in each of coach Mike Tomlin's first five seasons ... Pittsburgh leads NFL in time of possession, averaging more than 35 minutes a game ... Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger second in NFL in quarterback rating at 109.2 ... Pittsburgh 26-6 in last 32 games against NFC opponents and 4-1 coming off bye week under Tomlin ... Eagles TE Brent Celek's 18 receptions tops in league among tight ends ... Philadelphia QB Michael Vick first quarterback in 12 years to lead team to three fourth-quarter comebacks in first four games of season ... Eagles lead NFL in yards per game differential, averaging 417.8 yards while giving up 298.3. ... Pittsburgh has won seven straight home games against NFC teams, last loss 21-14 to Giants in 2008 ... Pittsburgh LB James Harrison one sack shy of moving into tie for third place on franchise all-time list with 59 ... Steelers last in league in rushing yards per attempt at 2.6 ... Eagles haven't allowed punt or kickoff return for touchdown since 2008, longest active streak in league.

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CLEVELAND (0-4) At NEW YORK GIANTS (2-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Giants by 10 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Browns 2-1-1; New York 1-1-2

SERIES RECORD - Browns lead 26-19-2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Browns No. 32; Giants No. 11

LAST MEETING - Browns beat Giants 35-14, Oct. 13, 2008

LAST WEEK - Browns lost to Ravens 23-16; Giants lost to Eagles 19-17

BROWNS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (27), PASS (20)

BROWNS DEFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (19), PASS (28)

GIANTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (23), PASS (2)

GIANTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (21), PASS (19)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Browns have lost 10 straight games dating to last season. Last win was against Jacksonville Nov. 20. ... Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden has thrown for at least 300 yards in two of last three games. ... Rookie running back Trent Richardson has run for a touchdown in three straight games. ... Tight end Benjamin Watson had team-high five receptions last week. ... Cleveland's defense has 13 sacks, tied for fifth in NFL. ... Linebackers D'Qwell Jackson and Craig Robertson tied for lead in AFC with two interceptions apiece. ... Browns' six interceptions overall tied for AFC lead, and tied for third best overall. ... This will be Browns first game at MetLife Stadium, which opened in 2010. ... Browns have played defending Super Bowl champions in four of last five seasons. ... Quarterback Eli Manning has won seven straight vs. AFC foes, and has at least 200 yards passing in 23 consecutive games, second longest streak in NFL history. His 1,320 yards passing is 30 yards shy of league-leader Drew Brees. ......RB Ahmad Bradshaw has 981 yards from scrimmage (722 rushing, 259 receiving) and nine TDs in last 10 games vs. AFC opponents. ... Rookie David Wilson third in NFL, averaging 30.2 yards on kickoff returns. ... WR Victor Cruz leads NFL with 32 receptions. ... Domenik Hixon had six receptions for 114 yards last week, starting for injured Hakeem Nicks. ... Michael Boley leads NFL linebackers with three interceptions. ... Defensive end Osi Umenyiora has sack in each of last two games. ... Kicker Lawrence Tynes had made his first 12 field goal attempts before missing game-winning 54-yard attempt in closing seconds against Eagles. His 43 points is No. 3 in league, one behind Stephen Gostkowski and Jason Hanson. ...Fullback Henry Hynoski's father, Henry Sr., played for Browns in 1975.

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ATLANTA (4-0) At WASHINGTON (2-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Falcons by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Atlanta 3-1; Washington 2-2

SERIES RECORD - Redskins lead 15-6-1

AP PRO32 RANKING - Falcons No. 2; Redskins No. 18

LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Redskins 31-17, Nov. 8, 2009

LAST WEEK - Falcons beat Panthers 30-28; Redskins beat Buccaneers 24-22

FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (18), PASS (11)

FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (29), PASS (8)

REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (2), PASS (15)

REDSKINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (10), PASS (31)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Game features NFL's top-rated passer (Matt Ryan, 112.1 rating) vs. top-rated rookie (Robert Griffin III, 103.2). ... Both led late FG drives for two-point wins last week. ... Both have completed 69.4 percent of their passes, trailing only Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers (69.9). ... Falcons' Ryan has only two interceptions in 102 attempts; Redskins' Griffin has one pick in 86 throws. ... Griffin also league's top rushing QB (234 yards) and has already tied Washington's single-season record for rushing TDs by QB (4), matching Joe Theismann in 1979 and Eddie LeBaron in 1955. ... With Griffin, Redskins have NFL-best 151.4 passer rating vs. blitz. ... Falcons lead league with plus-10 turnover differential. They are only team yet to lose fumble this season. ... Atlanta RB Michael Turner had first 100-yard game of season last week, gaining 103 yards on 13 carries. He also had first career receiving TD. ... Falcons DE John Abraham had sack and forced fumble last week. His career sack total stands at 115, most among active players. ... Falcons K Matt Bryant has made all nine FG attempts; Redskins K Billy Cundiff has missed NFL-high four (6 for 10). ... Game also features league's least penalized team (Falcons, 114 yards) vs. most penalized (Redskins, 356 yards). ... Washington defense allowing NFL-high 6.81 yards per play, plus league-worst 7.13 yards on first down. ... Redskins RB Alfred Morris leads NFL rookies with 376 yards rushing. Washington is first team in NFL history with two rookies (Griffin, Morris) each with four-plus rushing TDs in team's first four games. ... Redskins have rushed for 150-plus yards in every game this season. ... Win would tie Redskins coach Mike Shanahan with Bud Grant (168) for 14th place all-time. ... Washington has lost seven straight at home.

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BALTIMORE (3-1) At KANSAS CITY (1-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Ravens by 6 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Baltimore 1-3-0; Kansas City 2-2-0

SERIES RECORD - Tied 3-3

AP PRO32 RANKING - Ravens No. 4; Chiefs No. 27

LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Chiefs 30-7, Jan. 9, 2011

LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Browns 23-16; Chiefs lost to Chargers 37-20

VISITOR OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (12), PASS (4)

VISITOR DEFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (13), PASS (29)

HOME OFFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (2), PASS (17)

HOME DEFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (20), PASS (12)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Chiefs have lost three straight to Ravens, including AFC wild card game in 2011. Their last win was Oct. 4, 2004. ... Baltimore coming off stretch of four games in 18 days. ... Chiefs had six turnovers in last Sunday's 37-20 loss to San Diego, five before halftime. Kansas City leads NFL with 15 turnovers and minus-13 differential. ... Kansas City QB Matt Cassel has thrown seven interceptions and lost three fumbles. ... Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles leads NFL in yards from scrimmage with 512. Ravens RB Ray Rice second with 491. ... Charles second in NFL with 415 yards rushing, 8 behind Seattle's Marshawn Lynch. ... Ravens lead NFL with 26 plays of 20-or-more yards, eight TD drives of 80-or-more. ... Baltimore QB Joe Flacco third in NFL in yards passing with 1,269, trailing Drew Brees and Eli Manning. ... Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe fourth in AFC with 342 yards receiving. He also has three TD catches. ... Baltimore 7-1 against AFC West under John Harbaugh, including 2-0 against Kansas City. He is tied with Atlanta's Mike Smith (47-21) for best winning percentage among active head coaches. ... Ravens trying to start 4-1 for third straight season. ... Chiefs TE Kevin Boss (concussion) went on IR this week. LB Bryan Kehl signed to fill roster spot.

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GREEN BAY (2-2) At INDIANAPOLIS (1-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Packers by 6 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 1-3; Indianapolis 1-2

SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 21-20-1

AP PRO32 RANKING - Packers No. 7; Colts No. 31

LAST MEETING - Packers beat Colts 34-14, Oct. 19, 2008

LAST WEEK - Packers beat Saints 28-27; Colts had bye

PACKERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (25), PASS (15)

PACKERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (18), PASS (6)

COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (21), PASS (12)

COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (23), PASS (15)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Packers will make first appearance in Lucas Oil Stadium - sixth venue used since series began in 1953 (Green Bay's City Field and Lambeau Field, Milwaukee County Stadium, Baltimore's Memorial Stadium and Indy's Hoosier/RCA Dome). ... Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is interim with coach Chuck Pagano out because of leukemia. After 20 seasons as NFL assistant, it's Arians' first game calling shots. ... Packers beginning stretch of three straight road games. Houston only other team with three-game road trip in 2012. ... Indy receiver Reggie Wayne needs two touchdowns to pass college teammate Edgerrin James (75) for third on franchise list, 64 yards from scrimmage to pass James (12,065) for No. 2 in franchise history and seven receptions to pass Keenan McCardell (883) for No. 14 in NFL history. Wayne also can extend streak of consecutive games with catch to 100. .... Packers receiver Donald Driver can break tie with Bart Starr for second-most games played in franchise history (196). Only Brett Favre (255) has played in more. ... Colts P Pat McAfee's average of 50.3 yards is 3.7 yards ahead of last year's club record. ... Packers C Jeff Saturday, longtime Colts' fan favorite, will be in Indy's visiting locker room for first time in 14-year NFL career. ... Colts have had three different receivers top 100 yards in first three games for first time since 1967. ... Packers DB Charles Woodson needs one interception return for score to tie Rod Woodson's NFL record (12) and break tie for second with former Green Bay safety Darren Sharper (11). ... Green Bay one of five teams Indy OLB Dwight Freeney has not recorded sack against. Freeney hasn't played since Week 1 because of sprained left ankle.

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DENVER (2-2) At NEW ENGLAND (2-2)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Patriots by 7

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 2-2; New England 3-1

SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 27-18

AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 13; Patriots No. 6

LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Broncos 45-10, Jan. 14, 2012

LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Raiders 37-6; Patriots beat Bills 52-28

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (14), PASS (9)

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (9), PASS (13)

PATRIOTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (8), PASS (6)

PATRIOTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (7T), PASS (25)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Patriots have scored at least 41 points in each of last three wins against Broncos and are 3-1 in last four matchups. ... Denver has outscored opponents in fourth quarter by league-high 45 points. New England scored 31 against Buffalo in fourth quarter last Sunday. ... Tom Brady and Peyton Manning meet for 13th time and first since Manning joined Broncos. Brady has won eight of 12 meetings. ... Last season, Patriots beat Broncos 41-23 in December and 45-10 in playoffs with Tim Tebow starting at quarterback in both games for Denver. ... In last Sunday's win over Oakland, Manning completed 30 of 38 passes for 338 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions - and wasn't sacked. ... Denver 5-2 in last seven games at New England. ... Dan Koppen expected to start at center for Broncos after eight seasons as Patriots starting center. ... Willis McGahee leads active NFL players with 32 games of at least 100 yards rushing. He ran for 112 against Raiders. ... Eric Decker with 24 catches and Demaryius Thomas with 21 tied for second for receptions by teammates this season. Patriots first with Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd catching 25 passes each. ... New England leads NFL with 438.3 yards per game after gaining 580 against Buffalo. ... Against Bills, Rob Gronkowski and Welker each had more than 100 yards receiving while Brandon Bolden and Stevan Ridley each rushed for more than 100 yards. ... Patriots came up with six turnovers at Buffalo, four of them interceptions. ... Brady tied with Brett Favre for third place with 36 consecutive games with at least one touchdown pass. Only players ahead are Drew Brees and Johnny Unitas, with 47 each. ... Stephen Gostkowski, most accurate kicker in Patriots history, has missed three of last four field goal attempts.

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TENNESSEE (1-3) At MINNESOTA (3-1)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Vikings by 6 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Tennessee 1-3; Minnesota 2-2

SERIES RECORD - Vikings lead 7-4

AP PRO32 RANKING - Titans No. 29; Vikings No. 14

LAST MEETING - Titans beat Vikings 30-17, Sept. 28, 2008

LAST WEEK - Titans lost to Texans 38-14; Vikings beat Lions 20-13

TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (29), PASS (18)

TITANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (27), PASS (27)

VIKINGS OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (10), PASS (25)

VIKINGS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (T7), PASS (15)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Matt Hasselbeck will start at QB for Titans, with Jake Locker declared out due to dislocated non-throwing shoulder. The 37-year-old Hasselbeck 1-3 in four career starts against Vikings, all with Seattle. ... Titans RB Chris Johnson, who has slight edge over Adrian Peterson of Vikings in most yards rushing in league since 2008, Johnson's rookie year, coming off 141-yard performance on 25 carries in Houston. In Johnson's first three games, he totaled 45 yards on 33 attempts. ... Jared Cook of Titans third among AFC TEs with 959 yards receiving since start of last season, behind Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez of New England. ... Former Vikings RB Darius Reynaud has 105-yard kickoff return for TD, tied for longest in league this year with current Vikings WR Percy Harvin. Both came against Detroit. ... Titans tied for second-worst turnover ratio in league at minus-six. Vikings plus-one. ... Titans LG Steve Hutchinson faces his old team after playing last six seasons with Vikings. ... Titans have 10 of last 13 road games against NFC teams. ... Vikings have never lost to Titans at home, though Houston Oilers won at Minnesota in 1992. ... Peterson coming off first 100-plus-yard game since last Oct. 23 against Green Bay. ... Vikings QB Christian Ponder only starter left in league who hasn't thrown interception. ... Harvin one of five players in NFL history with five or more kickoff return TDs in first four seasons, and Vikings also first team in NFL history to have both kickoff and punt return for TD in same game three different times, also done in 1999 and 2007. ... Since Ponder's first start, which was same day of Peterson's previous 100-plus-yard game, Harvin has 92 catches, fourth-most in league. Harvin's 698 combined net yards, including kickoff returning, rushing and receiving, are most in league.

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BUFFALO (2-2) At SAN FRANCISCO (3-1)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - 49ers by 10

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Buffalo 2-2; San Francisco 3-1

SERIES RECORD - Tied 5-5

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bills No. 20; 49ers No. 3

LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Bills 10-3 ,Nov. 30, 2008

LAST WEEK - Bills lost to Patriots 52-28; 49ers beat Jets 34-0

BILLS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (4), PASS (22)

BILLS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (28), PASS (23)

49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (3), PASS (30)

49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (6), PASS (5)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Teams have alternated wins in last six matchups. ... Last time either team won consecutive games over other was when San Francisco won in 1983 and 1989. ... RB Brandon Jacobs, out with left knee injury since preseason, could make season debut for 49ers. ... Bills LT Cordy Glenn and RG Kraig Urbik both hurt right ankles in 52-28 loss to New England and not expected to play. ... Game marks first of three straight and five of six at home for San Francisco. .. Trip to Bay Area begins stretch of four of five on road for Buffalo. ... Rather than returning home following game, Bills will travel to Arizona, where they'll practice for week before facing Cardinals. ... Bills WR Stevie Johnson born in San Francisco and attended high school in Fairfax, Calif., just over Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County. ... 49ers S Donte Whitner drafted eighth overall by Buffalo and played for Bills from 2006-10. ... 49ers have not allowed touchdown rushing in 11 straight home games, longest active streak in NFL. ... In winning at Cleveland two weeks ago, Bills snapped eight-game road losing streak. ... Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick leads NFL with 12 touchdown passes. He's also tied for second-worst with seven interceptions. ... 49ers QB Alex Smith tied for 14th with five touchdowns. He's tied for second-best with one interception.

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CHICAGO (3-1) At JACKSONVILLE (1-3)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Bears by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chicago 3-1; Jacksonville 2-2

SERIES RECORD - Bears lead 3-2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bears No. 9; Jaguars No. 30

LAST MEETING - Bears beat Jaguars 23-10, Dec. 7, 2008

LAST WEEK - Bears beat Cowboys 34-18; Jaguars lost to Bengals 27-10

BEARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (16), PASS (24)

BEARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (3), PASS (18)

JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (15), PASS (31)

JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (30), PASS (20)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Bears back on road following short week and Monday night game at Dallas. Bears 7-2 following MNF games, including 6-0 after road game. ... Jay Cutler coming off stellar performance against Cowboys, completing 75 percent of passes for 275 yards, with two TDs and 140.1 QB rating. His teams are 25-0 when he has rating of 100 or higher. ... Devin Hester needs one return TD to break NFL record (19) he shares with Hall of Famer Deion Sanders. ... Bears lead NFL with 14 takeaways, including five INTs on Monday night. ... Alshon Jeffery leads all rookies with 164 yards receiving. ... Bears OC Mike Tice and P Adam Podlesh return to Jacksonville. Tice was Jaguars TE coach (2007-09), and Podlesh spent four years (2007-10) with Jaguars ... Game features Brandon Marshall vs. Brandon Marshall. Chicago's Marshall is former All-Pro WR who has 23 catches for 352 yards and two TDs this season. Jacksonville's Marshall is rookie LB who plays mostly special teams. ... Jaguars will wear new home jerseys for first time this season. Team switching from teal to black as primary jersey color. ... Jaguars have won six of their last seven games before a bye week. ... PK Josh Scobee needs one FG to tie franchise record (175) held by Mike Hollis. ... Scobee has made 13 consecutive FGs. ... RB Maurice Jones-Drew needs 41 all-purpose yards to reach 12,000, and would join Fred Taylor (13,632) and Jimmy Smith (12,875) as only players in team history to reach that milestone. ... Blaine Gabbert has thrown TD pass in five consecutive games, but has yet to throw one in first quarter in 18 career starts. Gabbert also has yet to throw for 300 yards.

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SEATTLE (2-2) At CAROLINA (1-3)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Panthers by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 2-2; Carolina 2-2

SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 3-2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Seahawks No. 17; Panthers No. 22

LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Panthers 31-14, Dec. 5, 2010

LAST WEEK - Seahawks lost to Rams 19-13; Panthers lost to Falcons 30-28

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (6), PASS (32)

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (2), PASS (T9)

PANTHERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (11), PASS (14)

PANTHERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (25), PASS (22)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Seahawks have never won in Charlotte. ... Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch ran for three TDs in last meeting as Seahawks scored 28 unanswered points to battle back from 14-3 deficit. ... Lynch leads NFL with 423 yards rushing and has at least 85 yards rushing in 12 of past 13 games. ... Seahawks QB Russell Wilson tied for most wins by rookie QB with two. . Seahawks RB-PR-KR Leon Washington ranks second in NFL with 37.7-yard kick return average. ... Seattle DE Bruce Irvin tied for lead among NFC rookies with 2 1/2. ... CB Richard Sherman has three interceptions in past five games. ... Panthers QB Cam Newton is only player in NFL history with 25 or more passing TDs and 15 or more rushing TDs in first 20 NFL games. ... Newton's 17 rushing TDs are most by QB in first two seasons. ... Newton had costly fumble last week against Falcons when he could have closed out game with first down. ... RB DeAngelo Williams is player who started ``pink'' movement in NFL to raise breast cancer awareness. Several family members have breast cancer, including his mother. ... When Williams has 18-plus rushing attempts, Panthers 15-3 (.833). ... RB Jonathan Stewart ran for 92 yards and TD in last game against Seattle. . In past seven home games, WR Steve Smith has four 100-yard receiving games. ... WR Kealoha Pilares had first career receiving TD last week vs. Atlanta. ... TE Greg Olsen beginning to heat up. He had six catches for 89 yards and score last Sunday. ... DE Charles Johnson had 3 1/2 sacks against Atlanta after failing to register one in first three games. ... New addition Dwan Edwards has 3 1/2 sacks, second-most among NFC DTs.

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SAN DIEGO (3-1) At NEW ORLEANS (0-4)

Sunday, 8:20 p.m. NBC

OPENING LINE - Saints by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - San Diego 3-1; New Orleans 1-3

SERIES RECORD - Chargers lead 7-3

AP PRO32 RANKING - Chargers No. 10; Saints No. 26

LAST MEETING - Saints beat Chargers 37-32, Oct. 26, 2008

LAST WEEK - Chargers beat Chiefs 37-20; Saints lost to Packers 28-27

CHARGERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (17), PASS (23)

CHARGERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (6), PASS (17)

SAINTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (26), PASS (3)

SAINTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (32), PASS (24)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Teams' last meeting came in Wembley Stadium in London. ... Chargers 2-0 on road. ... Chargers QB Philip Rivers replaced Saints' Drew Brees as starter in San Diego in 2006. ... . Rivers passed for 341 yards, three TDs and one INT with a 104.3 rating in only start vs. New Orleans, marking one of only eight career losses when rating 100 or better. ... Since last season, S Eric Weddle leads NFL with nine INTs. .CB Antoine Cason has INTs in his last two games. ... TE Antonio Gates has 7,907 career yards receiving, and with 74 more yards will surpass Hall of Famers Jackie Smith (7,918) and Ozzie Newsome (7,980) for fourth-most career yards receiving by TE. ... Saints seek to avoid first 0-5 start since 1996, when they finished 3-13. ... Brees seeks NFL record 48th straight regular season game with TD pass. He's tied with Hall of Fame QB Johnny Unitas, who had TD pass in 47 straight from 1956-1960. ... Last time Brees did not throw TD pass was Oct. 4, 2009, 24-10 win over NY Jets. ... Brees already owns NFL records for single-season yards passing (5,476) and single-season completion percentage (71.2). ... Since joining Saints in 2006, Brees has passed for 29,744 yards. ... Brees has faced Chargers once, passing for 339 yards with three TDs in 37-32 win in 2008. ... Brees passed for 446 yards and three TDs last week. ... RB-PR-KR Darren Sproles was fourth-round draft choice of Chargers in 2005 and faces former team for first time. ... In his first season with Saints in 2011, Sproles set NFL single season record with 2,696 all-purpose yards. ... TE Jimmy Graham has TD in six of his past seven games. ... WR Marques Colston had 153 yards receiving and TD last week.

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HOUSTON (4-0) At NEW YORK JETS (2-2)

Monday, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

OPENING LINE - Texans by 7

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Houston 4-0; New York 2-2

SERIES RECORD - Jets lead 5-0

AP PRO32 RANKING - Texans No. 1; Jets No. 23

LAST MEETING - Jets beat Texans 30-27, Nov. 21, 2010

LAST WEEK - Texans beat Titans 38-14; Jets lost to 49ers 34-0

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (9), PASS (21)

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (11), PASS (2)

JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (24), PASS (27)

JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (31), PASS (4)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Texans appearing on Monday Night Football for just fifth time in team history with one win in four previous appearances. ... Texans have never beaten Jets, including 0-3 against them on road. ... Victory would make Texans first pro football team in Houston to start 5-0 since the Gamblers of the USFL in 1985. ... Houston looking for second five-game winning streak in team history. ... QB Matt Schaub has led Texans to victory in each of his last eight starts dating to last season. ... WR Andre Johnson 76 yards receiving shy of 10,000 for his career, and would become sixth-fastest player in NFL history to accomplish feat, doing it in 127th game. ... RB Arian Foster needs 23 yards rushing to reach 3,500 for his career. Can tie Domanick Williams' team record by scoring TD in seventh consecutive regular-season game. Including playoffs, Foster has scored in eight straight. ... Texans' top-ranked defense had three takeaways and returned two interceptions for TDs against Titans. ... DE J.J. Watt, AFC defensive player of month, recovered fumble and had two sacks. Watt has more than one sack in every game this season to set franchise record, giving him NFL-leading 7 1/2. ... Houston leads NFL in scoring defense (14 points), yards allowed (273) and third-down efficiency (25 percent), and leads AFC in passing defense (182.8 yards). ... Texans have not given up lead this season, and have trailed for combined 18 minutes, 52 seconds. ... Texans will be without S Quintin Demps, who broke left forearm against Tennessee and had surgery Monday. ... A week after Jets lost CB Darrelle Revis for season with torn knee ligament, WR Santonio Holmes injured left foot and was placed on season-ending IR Wednesday - leaving New York without top offensive and defensive players. New York signed former Lions CB Aaron Berry to help replace Revis and former Jaguars/49ers WR Jason Hill to help make up for loss of Holmes. ... Jets inducting former DE Mark Gastineau and

?WR Wesley Walker into team's Ring of Honor at halftime. ... New York coming off first shutout loss since falling 9-0 at Green Bay on Oct. 31, 2010, and it was biggest home shutout loss since being routed 37-0 against Buffalo in 1989. ... After scoring four offensive touchdowns in season opener vs. Buffalo, Jets have just two since. ... QB Mark Sanchez's 69.6 quarterback rating ranks 30th in NFL, ahead of just rookies Ryan Tannehill of Miami and Brandon Weeden of Cleveland. ... WR Jeremy Kerley ranks fourth in NFL and fifth in AFC with 17-yard average on punt returns. ... Backup QB Tim Tebow completed his first pass with Jets last week, a 9-yard toss to TE Dedrick Epps, who injured knee on play. Tebow, whom many fans and media think should be given bigger role on offense, has 38 yards rushing on nine carries.

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