Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2016
Compiled by Jerry Tapp
Here’s a look at the 13 NFL games for Week 8 (Oct. 27, 30, 31) and a handful of stats you need to know about each contest. (Games are on Sunday unless otherwise noted).
Jacksonville @ Tennessee (Thursday): The Titans lead the series 24-19. The teams have split the last 14 games played in the series. Nine of the last 10 games played between the two teams were decided by eight points or less, and four of the last 10 were decided by a field goal. Tennessee is 4-1 in the last five games at home against the Jags.
Washington @ Cincinnati: Cincinnati has won five of the nine games played against the Redskins. The Bengals have won the last three contests. The last four games in the series were each decided by a touchdown. The Bengals are 3-1 at home versus Washington.
Kansas City @ Indianapolis: The Colts have a 16-8 advantage over the Chiefs. Indy is 13-2 versus K.C. since 1990. The Colts are 6-1 in the last seven games played at home against Kansas City. The Chiefs have scored 10 points or less in four of their last seven games against Indianapolis.
Oakland @ Tampa Bay: Oakland has won six of the nine games played in this series. The two teams have split the last six played, and have each won one game of the two played on Tampa Bay’s home field. The Raiders have scored 30 or more points in four of the last five games played against the Bucs.
Seattle @ New Orleans: The Seahawks have an 8-6 advantage over the Saints, but the teams are tied at 6-6 in regular season games. Seattle has won three straight and six of the last eight versus New Orleans. The Saints are 3-1 in the last four games at home against Seattle. The Seahawks tallied 98 points in their last three games versus New Orleans.
Detroit @ Houston: These teams have played each other only three times with the Texans winning two of those contests. Houston has won the last two games. In the only game played at Houston, the Texans won 28-21. The last two games were decided by a touchdown and a field goal.
New York Jets @ Cleveland: Cleveland leads the series, 13-10. The Jets have won three straight against the Browns. Each team has won four games in the last eight played. The Jets have won three of the last five games played in Cleveland.
New England @ Buffalo: The Patriots lead this divisional series 69-43-1. Each team has won two of the last four played. New England is 23-3 in the last 26 games played in the series and they are 11-1 in the last 12 played on Buffalo’s home field. The Bills won 16-0 over New England earlier this month (October 2).
Arizona @ Carolina: The Panthers are 10-5 against Arizona. Carolina has won the last two games in the series and they are 5-1 in the last six games played at home versus Arizona. Only two of the last seven games played in the series were decided by a touchdown or less.
San Diego @ Denver: This AFC West matchup finds the Broncos with a 63-50-1 advantage. The Chargers defeated Denver 21-13 on October 13. Denver has won five of the last six against San Diego and they have won four of the last five at home against the Chargers.
Green Bay @ Atlanta: The Packers lead the series 17-13 and have won four straight versus the Falcons. The Pack has won three of the last four against the Falcons in Atlanta. Green Bay has scored 40 points in two of the last four games against Atlanta. Three of the last six games played between the teams were decided by three points or less.
Philadelphia @ Dallas: The Cowboys have a 64-50 advantage in this matchup. The teams have split the last 12. The Eagles have won three of the last five and have won the last three games played in Dallas.
Minnesota @ Chicago (Monday): The Vikings lead the series against their NFC Central rivals, 57-51-2 and have won the last three played against the Bears. The Bears are 7-1 over Minnesota in the last eight games played in Chicago. The Bears have scored over 21 points in only two of the last nine games played against the Vikes.
Teams with a bye this week: Baltimore, L.A. Rams, Miami, N.Y. Giants, Pittsburgh, San Francisco