The Bengals have Cincinnati fans excited again as they are on the verge of 4-0, playing a Texans team that appears to be stuck in the mud. Look for the Bengals to stay hot and win going away as the Texans find that firing the offensive coordinator does not make the line protect better.
Coming off a solid Monday Night Home win the Broncos travel East and experience a big let down as the Jaguars smothering defense harasses mistake prone QB Jake Plummer all day. Look for a big game from QB Byron Leftwich as the Broncos will likely be without Champ Bailey.
The Eagles would have a tough time winning in Kansas City even if Donovan McNabb was healthy. Now that he is banged up the Eagles will have a tough time winning at home let along one of the toughest road stadiums in the NFL as a the Eagles drown amidst a sea of red, with Priest Holmes running wild.
The Chargers offense caught fire and scored at will last week against the New York Giants, this week that momentum will continue against the banged up Patriots as their home winning streak comes to and end as LT has another big day to drive the Chargers back to .500.
The Bills a tough defense hurt by a struggling offense gets an opportunity for a big day against a ragged road weary Saints team playing a “home game” in San Antonio. Look for a nice game by Willis McGahee as Bills QB J.P. Losman continues to learn the ways of the NFL.
Last week despite a 45-23 loss to the Chargers saw Giants QB Eli Manning grow up, as he had a solid game amidst hostile conditions. Now back among their friendly confines the Giants will bounce back as Eli continue to play solid football leading the way in a Giants win.
The Buccaneers appear to back on course after drifting the seas of mediocrity the last two season, now powered by a Cadillac the offense is now capable of scoring, while the defense is tough as ever. Look for another long day from Lions QB Joey Harrington who is quickly looking like a NFL failure.
Like a long dormant Volcano waiting to erupt the Colts offense is overdue for an offensive explosion. Facing the Titans with a questionable secondary gives them just the fuel they needs as Peyton Manning goes over 300 yards and beyond 400 for the first time this season as the Colts win big.
The Redskins are 2-0, but incapable of scoring, and now coming off a bye week reality comes slamming back hard as the Seahawks who look like they are interested in playing come to Washington and get the upset by shutting down the Redskins sluggish offense and unlike the Cowboys playing 60 Minutes.
The Raves are 0-2 and angry. Their offense has been horrendous and their defense has been on the field way too much. However refreshed off a bye week they now smell blood in the water facing an inexperienced 3rd string QB. What does this mean for Brooks Bollinger and the New York Jets? Bad Things, Man! Bad Things.
The Falcons defense is strong and Michael Vick is ready to fly, the last time they faced the Vikings Vick the quick ran all day beating the Vikings with a long TD scramble. This time he wont need overtime as Vikings QB Daunte Culpepper has another long day as the Falcons win easily.
The Raiders are 0-3 losing to the Patriots Chiefs and Eagles, now they get to take their frustration out on the Cowboys going to the West Coast for the season straight week. The Cowboys secondary has been vulnerable to the long bomb and that has Raiders WR Randy Moss licking his chops.
This one is historic as the NFL goes south of the border with a regular season game in México City. Word of advice for the 49ers and Cardinals; don’t drink the water. Word of advice for México City; don’t think this is really what the NFL is like. Last year the 49ers won just twice beat the Cardinals in OT each time, they won’t need OT this time.
The Panthers have lost two frustrating games sandwiched around a win over the Patriots. Facing the Packers they get to take those frustrations out with an easy win, as the Packers slip to 0-4 while old number 4 Brett Favre looks older each game and begins to make plans for retirement.