The Panthers should have no problem rebounding off their first loss of the season facing a Saints team that always seems to underachieve when things start looking good like lasts weeks blowout win over the Falcons.
The Browns should be able to give the Patriots fits as they keep the game close. However, in the end the Patriots will be able to find the game even if they do not cover the spread.
Call this a back to reality game as the struggling Super Bowl Champion Buccaneers easily beat the Cowboys who are defying all the experts and flying high at 5-1 with a 5-game winning streak.
Since Danny Kannel last started a NFL game he has tried out his luck in baseball playing with the Newark Bears, he struck out there too, given new life as the Broncos 3rd stringer he strikes out again as the Broncos lose their 2nd straight.
Stinker of the Week: Lions versus Bears, Oh My! This one promises to be as bad as advertised as two 1-5 teams battle to stay out of last place. The Lions at least have a more talented QB, as 2nd year QB Joey Harrington has to have a good game eventually.
The Giants will have the upset in the palm of their hands as their defense shuts downs the Vikings all game. However, the final minutes the Giants special teams continues to play like the Special Olympics in the final minutes of the game, costing the Giants another one.
Bengals QB Jon Kitna once was the starting QB for the Seahawks. Through out his career Kitna has been mistake prone when he tries to press. Playing his former team he will be pressing and messing up all day as the Seahawks win easily.
Marc Bulger continues to establish himself as one of the top Quarterbacks in the NFL as he has a field day against the Steelers porous secondary, as he passes for over 350 yards on the road.
The Titans are starting to get the look of a team that could be playing for Lombardi’s Trophy, against the Jaguars who could be playing for the top pick in the draft they should be able to win going away.
Upset of the Week: After stunning the Super Bowl Champion Buccaneers at home last week, the 49ers are due for a let down, and it comes in the form of a disappointing loss to the perennial loser Cardinals in Arizona.
The Jets have never beaten the Eagles in the regular season. That wont change this week as Chad Pennington returns in the 2nd half and is rusty, as the Jets offense never gets off the ground.
Coming off a bye week and rested expect the Colts offense to be firing on all cylinders as the explode for 45 points against the Texans, who will be lucky if the Colts don’t hang fifty on the board.
Game of the Week: This could turn into a real offensive explosion as two high-powered offenses face off on Sunday Night. Expect the Chiefs to stay perfect but the Bills to keep close through out as both teams rack up the yards and add up the points.
Long time Chargers star Junior Seau returns home with Dolphins who will be looking to shake off a frustrating loss created by the Marlins playing in the World Series. Expect the Chargers offense to remain in neutral while Ricky Williams runs for 200 yards on Monday Night.