Week 15 Facts

Dolphins (4-9) at Bills (5-8) 1:00PM ET
The Bills offense’s top 3 performances in first downs and in points were all in their first three games. Their defense failed to get a turnover in none of their first five games. They haven’t gotten a turnover in four of their last eight.

Packers (13-0) at Chiefs (5-8) 1:00PM ET
In 13 games, the Chiefs have 17 INTs, only 3 rushing TDs and 23 sacks.  In their 11 games not against the Raiders or Bears, they have 11 INTs, 1 rushing TD, and 16 sacks.

Panthers (4-9) at Texans (10-3) 1:00PM ET
The Texans are on a pace to have the NFL’s first duo of 1,000-yard rushers since the New York Giants in 2008.

Redskins (4-9) at Giants (7-6) 1:00PM ET
The Giants, 32nd in the NFL in rushing,

If Andy Reid, Tom Coughlin and Norv Turner get fired, the Jets will have played 7 games against 6 teams who fired their coaches during or after this season, including four straight to close out their 2011 campaign.

Saints (10-3) at Vikings (2-11) 1:00PM ET
Sunday, the top receiver catching from Drew Brees – a former Charger – was Marques Colston – a 6th round pick from Hofstra -, and the top RB was Chris Ivory, an undrafted free agent out of Tiffin.

Titans (7-6) at Colts (0-13) 1:00PM ET
As to be expected when playing the Ravens defense, the Colts went from their second-highest passing-yardage total of the season – vs. the Patriots – with 437, down to their lowest with 167 vs. the Ravens.

Lions (8-5) at Raiders (7-6) 4:05PM ET
When the Raiders win the turnover battle, they are 5-0. When they lose it, they are 0-6.

Jets (8-5) at Eagles (5-8) 4:15PM ET
The Eagles first won the turnover battle this season in games 6 and 7, divisional games against the Redskins and Cowboys that they won. They didn’t win the turnover battle again until this week, a win against Miami.

Asante Samuel has only 2 INTs, his lowest total since 2004.

Patriots (10-3) at Broncos (8-5) 4:15PM ET
The Broncos gave the ball away just 5 times in the last 6 games, the best 6-game stretch for the Broncos since weeks 1-6 2009.

Tom Brady is 1-6 lifetime against the Denver Broncos, including postseason.

Broncos RB Willis McGahee has scored 3 TDs in his 8 career games against the Patriots, including postseason.

The Broncos top 3 WR – Eric Decker, Demaryius Thomas and Matt Willis – have appeared in a combined total of 69 games. The top 3 WR for the PatriotsWes Welker, Deion Branch and Chad Ochocinco – have a combined total of regular season games, postseason games.

Over the past two seasons, the Patriots have had 38 TD passes to tight ends. In the same span, the Broncos have had 2 TD passes to tight ends.

Since 2000, the Chiefs have had 4 different coaches and will have a new one next year, the Broncos have had 3 different coaches, the Raiders have had 7 different coaches, the Chargers have had 3 different coaches, and two of these teams have hired Norv Turner.

Ravens (10-3) at Chargers (6-7) 8:20PM ET
The Ravens have allowed just one of their first 13 opponents to score 3 offensive TDs in a game.

The Ravens have scored the most offensive points any team has on the Bengals and the second-most any team has scored on the Texans.

The Ravens have rushed for 2 more TDs and have 18 more sacks than they had all of 2010.

Steelers (10-3) at 49ers (10-3) 8:30PM ET Monday
The 49ers have lost three games by a total of 15 points. They’ve allowed one team to run for over 100 yards.

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