Posted on Thursday, November 24, 2016
Compiled by Jerry Tapp
Here’s a look at the 16 NFL games for Week 12 (Nov. 24, 27, 28) and a handful of stats you need to know about each contest. (Games are on Sunday unless otherwise noted).
Minnesota @ Detroit (Thursday): Minnesota leads the series 71-37-2. Detroit won earlier this season, 22-16. Detroit has won seven of the last 12 against the Vikings. The Lions are 4-2 in the last six games at home against Minnesota. Seven of the last 12 games in this series were decided by a TD or less.
Washington @ Dallas (Thursday): The Cowboys have a 67-44-2 advantage over the Redskins. The Cowboys are 6-1 all-time versus Washington in games played on Thursday. The Redskins have won three of the last four games played in Dallas. Dallas won earlier this season, 27-23.
Pittsburgh @ Indianapolis (Thursday): Pittsburgh holds a big 21-6 lead in this series. The Steelers have won three straight against the Colts and 13 of the last 15. They scored 96 points in the last two games against Indy. The Steelers have won three of the last four in Indianapolis.
Tennessee @ Chicago: The Bears lead the series 6-5 and have won four of the last five against the Titans. The Titans won the last game in Chicago, 21-14 in 2008. Three of the last five games played between these two teams were decided by a FG or less.
Jacksonville @ Buffalo: The series is tied at 7-7, the teams have split the last six games, they have split the last six games played in Buffalo, and three of the last six contests were decided by a field goal. Pretty even, huh? (Watch, it will be a blowout!)
Cincinnati @ Baltimore: Another series tied… this one is tied at 20-20. The Bengals have won five straight against the Ravens. The last four games in the series were decided by eight points or less. Cincy won the last two games played in Baltimore.
Arizona @ Atlanta: The Cardinals lead the series 16-13. Atlanta has won seven of the last 10 versus the Cardinals and has won seven straight at home against the Arizona.
New York Giants @ Cleveland: The Browns hold a 27-21-2 advantage in this series against the Giants. New York has won five of the last six games. The Browns won the last game played in Cleveland between the two, 35-14 in 2008.
Los Angeles Rams @ New Orleans: The Rams lead the series 40-32. The teams have split the last four games played and have split the last four games played in New Orleans.
San Francisco @ Miami: The series is tied at six games apiece. The 49ers have won six of the last eight. Miami is 3-2 in San Francisco against the 49ers. The teams have split the last four games.
San Diego @ Houston: The Chargers have won four of the five games played against the Texans. Houston won the last meeting between the two teams, 31-28 in 2013. The Chargers are 2-0 in Houston against the Texans.
Seattle @ Tampa Bay: The Seahawks have an 8-4 lead in the series. Tampa Bay has won three of the last four. The teams split the last four contests. Tampa Bay has outscored Seattle 106-59 in the last four games in the series.
Carolina @ Oakland: Carolina has won three of the five games played in this young series. The Panthers won the last two games in this series by identical 17-6 scores. Oakland is 1-1 at home against the Panthers.
New England @ New York Jets: The Patriots lead the series 59-54-1 and have won eight of the last 10 against the Jets. The teams have split the last eight games played on the Jets home field. Seven of the last 10 games in the series were decided by a touchdown or less.
Kansas City @ Denver: The Chiefs have won 57, the Broncos 55 in this series. Denver has won seven of the last eight against the Chiefs. Kansas won the last meeting (in 2015) 29-13. Denver is 6-3 in their last nine games at home versus Kansas City.
Green Bay @ Philadelphia (Monday): Green Bay leads the series 27-16. The Packers have won four of the last five meetings against the Eagles. Philly is 3-1 against the Packers on Monday night. Green Bay won the last two games played in Philadelphia. The teams split the last 12 in the series.