Falcons AT Redskins
Washington has surrendered a league-low three rushing touchdowns this season.
(A horrific pass defense may have a lot to do with that.) Dunn has failed to
gain 100 yards rushing in his last six games, a span in which he has scored
three times but has netted 100 yards from scrimmage only once.
Vikings AT Bears
Before moving to St. Louis and then Arizona, the Cardinals called Chicago home.
That's about the only shared distinction between the team that Taylor torched
for 136 yards last week and the one that he'll face at Soldier Field. The Bears
held Taylor to 74 yards and no TDs in Week 3 at Minnesota.
Dolphins VS. Jaguars
New quarterback Joey Harrington has quickly developed a chemistry with Booker,
but he won't be facing a patsy defense like the Lions', which he burned for 115
yards and two TDs on Thanksgiving. Jacksonville hasn't allowed a wide receiver
to surpass 65 receiving yards for five straight games.
Panthers AT Eagles
After a strong start to the season Johnson hasn't been getting the damn ball
lately: In his last six games he has one touchdown reception and has failed to
gain more than 55 yards. Against a similar Philadelphia defense last year,
Johnson (with the Cowboys) averaged 51.5 yards and did not score.
Redskins VS. Falcons
Like most young QBs, Washington's Jason Campbell has been sticking to the easy
stuff: short routes to tight ends and running backs. (He has hit Chris Cooley
or Ladell Betts 15 times in two games.) In Moss's first game back from a
hamstring injury, he had three catches for 12 yards against the Panthers.
49ers AT Saints
Owners of Davis have been eagerly waiting since Week 3 for the rookie to
recover from a fractured fibula. But while he made his first catch since the
opener on Sunday, Davis is too rusty to be counted on, especially against a New
Orleans defense that has allowed only seven completions (and just one TD) to
opposing tight ends over its last four games.
Lions AT Patriots
Even though the footing on Gillette Stadium's new FieldTurf is a lot better
than than the natural grass it replaced, the Razor is still not a good place
for opponents to try to score--because of the tough New England defense.
Without RB Kevin Jones, Detroit will have an even harder time moving the ball,
making field goal opportunities rare to come by.