NFL Week 13 sport picks, schedule information, fantasy soccer suggestions, odds, accidents and extra


The Week 13 NFL schedule is stacked with nice matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters carry us the keys to each sport, a daring prediction for every matchup and remaining rating picks.

Moreover, ESPN Stats & Data offers a stat to know for every sport, and the Soccer Energy Index (FPI) goes contained in the numbers with a matchup score (on a scale of 1 to 100) and a sport projection. ESPN Fantasy‘s Kyle Soppe and ESPN Chalk‘s Dave Bearman hand out useful nuggets as nicely. It is all right here to assist get you prepared for a loaded weekend of NFL soccer.

Let’s get into the total Week 13 slate, together with an enormous NFC West matchup between two playoff contenders. (Sport occasions are Sunday except in any other case famous.)

Soar to a matchup:
NO-ATL | CLE-TEN | IND-HOU
JAX-MIN | CIN-MIA | DET-CHI
LV-NYJ | LAR-ARI | NYG-SEA
PHI-GB | NE-LAC | DEN-KC
WSH-PIT | BUF-SF | DAL-BAL

Bye: TB, CAR

1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score:
73.1 | Unfold: NO -2.5 (45)

What to observe for: Hidden within the camouflage of the Broncos taking part in final Sunday towards the Saints with no quarterbacks obtainable for the sport was the very fact Denver used quite a lot of protection seems to be and pressures to restrict Saints quarterback Taysom Hill to 78 yards passing and sack him thrice. If the Falcons can maintain the Saints in third-and-long, and even third-and-midrange, they may put it in Hill’s palms and take a look at a few of the identical issues. — Jeff Legwold

Daring prediction: Hill will throw the primary two landing passes of his profession, and vast receiver Michael Thomas will catch his first two of this season. Each of them are lengthy overdue, and the breakthrough will come at Atlanta, though the Falcons’ protection has proven nice enchancment recently and simply decimated the Raiders final weekend. — Mike Triplett

Stat to know: Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has six video games this season with a Whole QBR of no less than 80, the third most within the NFL. And he wants simply three passing touchdowns for his 12th consecutive season with no less than 20, which might tie for the fourth-longest streak in NFL historical past.

Accidents: Saints | Falcons

What to know for fantasy: Saints operating again Alvin Kamara‘s worst two profession video games towards the Falcons on a per-touch foundation have are available his previous two conferences with the division rivals. The 0.81 factors per contact he averaged in Week 11 was the 11th-worst sport of his skilled profession. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: New Orleans has lined 4 straight video games, together with in Week 11 towards Atlanta. Learn extra.

Triplett’s decide: Saints 27, Falcons 22
Legwold’s decide: Saints 23, Falcons 16
FPI prediction: NO, 62.6% ( a mean of 4.Three factors)

Matchup must-reads: Jordan, Saints protection surge to No. 1: “It is a we factor”As Falcons enhance, Morris displaying he is a severe head-coaching candidateFalcons’ protection “put all of it collectively,” rising beneath Morris


1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score:
50.4 | Unfold: TEN -6 (53.5)

What to observe for: This sport is a matchup of the league’s prime two speeding assaults. Whether it is shut into the fourth quarter, it’s going to come all the way down to which crew is ready to put on the opposite down. With each defenses committing to stopping the run, do not be shocked if there’s an explosive play off of play-action, too. — Turron Davenport

Daring prediction: Operating backs Derrick Henry (Titans), Nick Chubb (Browns) and Kareem Hunt (Browns) will mix to attain six touchdowns and rush for greater than 400 yards. — Jake Trotter

Stat to know: Henry and Chubb rank 1-2, respectively, within the NFL in speeding yards per sport and 100-yard speeding video games for the reason that begin of final season. The Browns rank No. 1 within the NFL in speeding share at 50%, whereas the Titans are third at 47%.

Accidents: Browns | Titans

What to know for fantasy: Since 2018, Henry is averaging 37.1% extra fantasy factors per sport over the Titans’ remaining seven video games than their first 9 of the season. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: When quarterback Ryan Tannehill begins regular-season video games for Tennessee, overs are 18-3, together with 9-1 within the Titans’ previous 10 video games. Learn extra.

Trotter’s decide: Titans 38, Browns 30
Davenport’s decide: Titans 35, Browns 28
FPI prediction: TEN, 67.0% ( a mean of 5.9 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Browns trying to show they’re far more than simply good at beating dangerous groupsBrowns’ Chubb, Hunt current greatest problem but to Titans’ protectionTitans firmly in driver’s seat in AFC South race with favorable schedule forward


1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score:
49.3 | Unfold: IND -3.5 (50)

What to observe for: Can Colts vast receiver T.Y. Hilton proceed to torch the Texans? In 16 profession video games towards Houston, Hilton has 85 catches for 1,537 yards and 10 touchdowns, far essentially the most towards an AFC South crew. And regardless of a sluggish begin, Hilton is coming off his finest outing of the season and has a historical past of huge video games at NRG Stadium. — Sarah Barshop

Daring prediction: Houston do-everything defensive lineman J.J. Watt could have his second multisack sport of the season. Sure, Colts quarterback Philip Rivers has been sacked solely 10 occasions this season, however there’s an opportunity beginning left sort out Anthony Castonzo will miss the sport with a knee harm. It is exhausting sufficient to cease Watt with a beginning sort out. It is actually tough to include him with a backup. — Mike Wells

Stat to know: The Texans are averaging 83.9 speeding yards per sport this season, 31st within the NFL.

Accidents: Colts | Texans

What to know for fantasy: For the season, Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson averages 58.1% extra fantasy factors per throw to Will Fuller than to all different Texans gamers. On Monday, Fuller was suspended for six video games. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: Houston is 1-5 towards the unfold (ATS) towards groups with successful information this season, and 3-2 ATS towards all others. Learn extra.

Wells’ decide: Colts 27, Texans 23
Barshop’s decide: Colts 24, Texans 21
FPI prediction: HOU, 55.2% ( a mean of 1.Eight factors)

Matchup must-reads: Not No. 1, Colts protection hindered sluggish beginsWR Fuller, CB Ro suspended six video games beneath NFL’s PED coverageSanchez says surgical procedure to take away tumor “went nicely”What Fuller’s suspension means for his future with TexansColts activate sack chief Autry off reserve/COVID-19 listingWatson: “Essential” that Texans re-sign Fuller


1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score:
36.7 | Unfold: MIN -10.5 (50.5)

What to observe for: With 82 receiving yards towards Jacksonville, Vikings vast receiver Justin Jefferson would grow to be simply the fifth rookie to succeed in 1,000 receiving yards within the first 12 video games of his profession in the course of the Tremendous Bowl period. Jefferson leads all rookies with 918 receiving yards and ranks second in receptions (52) and landing catches (six). — Courtney Cronin

Daring prediction: Vikings tight finish Kyle Rudolph could have two landing catches. The Jaguars, Jets and Chargers have all given up a league-high 9 TD catches to tight ends. Rudolph has only one this season and is coming off season highs in catches (seven) and yards (68) towards Carolina. — Mike DiRocco

Stat to know: The Jaguars have allowed 24-plus factors in 10 straight video games this season, their longest streak of permitting 24 factors in franchise historical past. The Vikings have scored 24-plus factors in eight of their 11 video games this season, however they’re simply 4-Four in these video games.

Accidents: Jaguars | Vikings

What to know for fantasy: Jefferson has surpassed 17.5 fantasy factors in back-to-back-to-back video games (26 final weekend towards the Panthers). See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: All six Minnesota dwelling video games have gone over the full this season. Learn extra.

DiRocco’s decide: Vikings 30, Jaguars 21
Cronin’s decide: Vikings 31, Jaguars 20
FPI prediction: MIN, 83.1% ( a mean of 12.Eight factors)

Matchup must-reads: Jaguars go along with QB Glennon, not MinshewVikings’ Jefferson proves he is up for a starring functionMarrone nonetheless centered on crew’s document after GM firingVikings activate WR Thielen from COVID-19 listingWhy Jaguars have most tasty GM opening in NFL


1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score:
31.1 | Unfold: MIA -11.5 (42.5)

What to observe for: Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard leads the NFL with seven interceptions, everywhere in the previous 9 video games. The NFL’s finest ball hawk would possibly get an opportunity so as to add to his decide whole this weekend whereas going through Brandon Allen, the harm substitute for Joe Burrow at quarterback who dedicated two turnovers vs. the Giants final weekend. — Cameron Wolfe

Daring prediction: The Bengals could have fewer than 250 yards of whole offense. Between a robust cross protection and a Bengals crew that’s with out its beginning quarterback (Burrow) and beginning operating again (Joe Mixon), gaining yards might be a tough job. — Ben Child

Stat to know: The Dolphins common 0.06 anticipated factors added per play with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on subject this season, and minus-0.08 with Tua Tagovailoa. That’s equal to the distinction between the 18th- and 31st-ranked offenses.

Accidents: Bengals | Dolphins

What to know for fantasy: Miami vast receiver DeVante Parker racked up 14 targets and 119 yards in Fitzpatrick’s return to the beginning lineup. In Tagovailoa’s 4 begins, Parker averaged 6.Three targets and 39.Eight yards per sport. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: Miami has lined in six of its previous seven video games, and Miami is 17-6 ATS since its Week 5 e final season, the most effective mark within the league. Learn extra.

Child’s decide: Dolphins 24, Bengals 10
Wolfe’s decide: Dolphins 27, Bengals 13
FPI prediction: MIA, 67.9% ( a mean of 6.2 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Allen: From COVID-proof emergency QB to Bengals starterWhy Dolphins’ playoff push is invaluable for Tagovailoa’s progressRegardless of the QB, Dolphins’ protection reveals it’s key to playoff run


1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score:
20.0 | Unfold: CHI -3 (44.5)

What to observe for: Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky‘s time in Chicago is nearing an finish, however he does normally gentle up the hapless Lions. In six profession appearances versus Detroit, Trubisky has handed for 1,601 yards, 14 touchdowns and 4 interceptions (106.Zero quarterback score), together with 4 consecutive video games with no less than three touchdowns and a passer score over 100.0. Trubisky threw for 3 fourth-quarter scores to steer Chicago to that inconceivable comeback victory at Ford Discipline in Week 1. — Jeff Dickerson

Daring prediction: Darrell Bevell will win his debut because the interim Detroit Lions coach because the crew will get a bump from a brand new, modified voice. In that victory, Matthew Stafford will appear to be the quarterback he was in 2019, throwing for greater than 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns within the crew’s most full offensive displaying of the season. — Michael Rothstein

Stat to know: The Lions are certainly one of 4 groups this season with out a win in a divisional sport (Chargers, Jets and Bengals). In reality, they’ve misplaced 9 straight divisional video games, at the moment tied for the longest lively such shedding streak within the NFL (Chargers).

Accidents: Lions | Bears

What to know for fantasy: Determined for a fantasy QB? The Bears have gained every of the previous 4 conferences with the Lions, and Trubisky has thrown three landing passes in every a kind of video games (26.Zero fantasy factors per sport in these matchups). See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: Detroit is 1-11 outright and 3-9 ATS in its previous 12 division video games. Learn extra.

Rothstein’s decide: Lions 35, Bears 21
Dickerson’s decide: Bears 23, Lions 21
FPI prediction: CHI, 61.1% ( a mean of three.Eight factors)

Matchup must-reads: FAQ: How will the Lions’ GM and training search go? Whither Stafford?Bears’ Smith takes place amongst league’s elite linebackersLions’ “Patriots Midwest” experiment with Patricia, Quinn a pricey failure


1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score:
18.4 | Unfold: LV -9 (47)

What to observe for: The Raiders have dropped two straight, jeopardizing their playoff possibilities, however they now face the perfect opponent. The Jets are all people’s favourite get-well matchup. They’ve confronted 5 groups that entered the sport on shedding streaks, starting from two to 4 video games, and the Jets misplaced all of them. So, sure, the Raiders could be reeling after final weekend’s ugly defeat to the Falcons, however don’t have any worry … the Jets are right here to make all of it higher. — Wealthy Cimini

Daring prediction: Ageless Jets operating again Frank Gore will rush for 100 yards for the primary time since September 2019. He’s coming off a season-best 74 yards in a loss to the Dolphins, and the Raiders’ run protection — ranked 13th within the NFL in permitting a mean of 113.Four yards on the bottom — has been greater than suspect. Gore turning again the clock and protecting the Las Vegas offense off the sphere will maintain issues attention-grabbing within the Meadowlands … for some time. — Paul Gutierrez

Stat to know: Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has no passing TDs in every of his previous 4 begins, the longest lively streak within the NFL. A fifth consecutive sport with out a landing cross would tie the longest such streak a Jets QB previously 40 seasons (Geno Smith was the latest to take action, in 2013).

Accidents: Raiders | Jets

What to know for fantasy: Gore’s carry depend elevated for a 3rd straight sport, and he has a number of receptions in all three of these video games. This weekend, he will get the fourth-worst protection way of defending fantasy operating backs this season. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: The over is 8-Three in Las Vegas video games this season, the second-highest over share within the NFL this season. Learn extra.

Gutierrez’s decide: Raiders 28, Jets 20
Cimini’s decide: Raiders 31, Jets 21
FPI prediction: LV, 70.2% ( a mean of seven.1 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Ruggs rising as Raiders’ deep menace, with Agholor’s assistJets’ Gase admits he hasn’t helped Darnold develop as NFL QBSeason on the brink? How do Raiders react to “trash” displaying in Atlanta?Why is Gase (7-20) nonetheless teaching the Jets?Jets’ Gase says playcalling now “a collaborative effort”


4:05 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score:
79.4 | Unfold: LAR -3 (48)

What to observe for: It’s going to be identified early within the sport simply how a lot Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray‘s proper shoulder has improved. If he begins operating early, then it is higher. If he does not, then it is nonetheless a problem. Coach Kliff Kingsbury will not run Murray on designed calls if there’s an opportunity of him getting hit and damage extra. However whether or not Murray runs could have a definite impression and might be the distinction between Arizona successful — or shedding for the fourth time in 5 video games. — Josh Weinfuss

Daring prediction: Rookie Rams operating again Cam Akers will tally his first 100-rushing-yard sport. The Rams haven’t been capable of get their operating sport going since Week 10, however towards a Cardinals protection that’s permitting a mean of 123 yards per sport, look ahead to coach Sean McVay to decide to it. Akers is coming off a nine-carry, 84-yard efficiency in Week 12. — Lindsey Thiry

Stat to know: The Cardinals lead NFL in yards per rush (5.0), rank fourth in speeding yards per sport (155.9) and sit at second in run block win price (73%). However the Rams have allowed the fourth-fewest speeding yards per sport (93.5) this season.

Accidents: Rams | Cardinals

What to know for fantasy: Trigger for concern? The Rams have been the most effective protection towards fantasy receivers this season, and three of DeAndre Hopkins‘ 4 worst video games this season have come since Arizona’s Week Eight e. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: Arizona is 12-6-1 ATS as an underdog beneath Kingsbury. And it is 5-Three ATS as a house underdog beneath Kingsbury, with all 5 covers additionally going over the full. Learn extra.

Thiry’s decide: Rams 28, Cardinals 20
Weinfuss’ decide: Cardinals 24, Rams 21
FPI prediction: LAR, 53.7% ( a mean of 1.Three factors)

Matchup must-reads: Rams’ Goff vows to do higher after loss, criticismHave groups cracked the code on Cardinals’ Murray?Rams coach McVay says Goff “has acquired to take higher care of the soccer”Cardinals first-round decide Simmons discovering “the move of it”

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Mike Clay explains why he feels good about beginning Robert Woods towards the Cardinals’ protection.

4:05 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score:
46.8 | Unfold: SEA -10 (47.5)

What to observe for: Control Seattle vast receiver DK Metcalf versus New York cornerback James Bradberry. The NFL’s main WR has been getting a lot of consideration from opposing defenses’ prime corners this season, with largely good outcomes. Metcalf set a profession excessive with 177 yards on Monday evening whereas doing most of his injury towards Darius Slay. He figures to see loads of Bradberry on Sunday. — Brady Henderson

Daring prediction: Seahawks vast receiver Tyler Lockett could have double-digit receptions. The Giants’ defensive weaknesses embrace their CB2 and slot cornerback. That units up completely for Lockett, who’s 10th within the NFL with 33 catches out of the slot for 352 yards. — Jordan Raanan

Stat to know: Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson ranks fifth in QBR (78.1) versus zone protection this season with 9 touchdowns, which trails solely Patrick Mahomes’ 11. The Giants make the most of zone protection on 66.1% of opponent dropbacks, the second-highest price this season (Panthers at 69.7%).

Accidents: Giants | Seahawks

What to know for fantasy: Giants operating again Wayne Gallman has rushed for a landing in 5 consecutive video games, however extra vital for the sustainability of his standing as a top-20 fantasy operating again, he matched a season excessive with 5 targets in Week 12. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: The Giants have lined in eight of their previous 9 street video games. Learn extra.

Raanan’s decide: Seahawks 27, Giants 16
Henderson’s decide: Seahawks 27, Giants 14
FPI prediction: SEA, 86.2% ( a mean of 14.5 factors)

Matchup must-reads: McCoy, plunged into playoff race, brings grit to Giants’ offenseFrom anemic to superior: Seahawks’ cross rush has accomplished a 180Giants’ Barkley rehabs ACL, meniscus accidentsSeahawks WR Gordon reinstated for final two weeks


4:25 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score:
60.9 | Unfold: GB -9 (47.5)

What to observe for: From the Aaron Rodgers no means forgets file: The Eagles beat the Packers in Week Four of final season after they picked off Rodgers on the objective line with 20 seconds left to seal the sport. Since then, the Packers quarterback has thrown 53 touchdowns and 7 interceptions in 23 regular-season video games. He wants three landing passes to succeed in 400 for his profession. Drew Brees at the moment owns the document for quickest to 400 landing passes (205 video games); Rodgers has performed in 192. — Rob Demovsky

Daring prediction: Packers operating again Aaron Jones will discover the top zone twice. He hasn’t had a multiple-touchdown sport since Week 2 towards the Lions, however with the Eagles centered on Rodgers and defensive sort out Fletcher Cox coping with a neck harm, Jones will lead the scoring cost for the Packers. — Tim McManus

Stat to know: Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has an off-target price of 23.3% this season, which ranks final within the NFL. The Eagles quarterback was ranked 11th out of 32 QBs within the class final season at 16.6%.

Accidents: Eagles | Packers

What to know for fantasy: Jones hasn’t been the fantasy celebrity we had hoped for over the previous two months, however he did common 5.Three yards per carry towards a tricky Bears protection final weekend and has hauled in 15 of 17 targets over his previous 4 video games. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: Philadelphia is 1-Four ATS on the street this season. Learn extra.

McManus’ decide: Packers 27, Eagles 17
Demovsky’s decide: Packers 30, Eagles 21
FPI prediction: GB, 72.8% ( a mean of 8.1 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Eagles activate Ertz, add Johnson to IRRodgers for (his third) MVP? Packers QB squarely within the race nowEagles coach Pederson given no assurance he’ll end seasonGary, Savage begin to make Packers’ 2019 draft look higherNFL execs predict Wentz’s future: Why his contract is such a burden for the EaglesBlissful 37th birthday, Rodgers, this is a first-round WR for a change


4:25 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score:
38.7 | Unfold: EVEN (47.5)

What to observe for: Can Justin Herbert outduel Cam Newton? He has six 300-yard passing video games, tied for many a rookie in NFL historical past (Andrew Luck in 2012). And with 4 extra passing touchdowns, he’d tie Baker Mayfield for the rookie document of 27. — Shelley Smith

Daring prediction: After the Patriots’ Gunner Olszewski noticed a punt-return TD nullified a penalty final weekend, he’ll take one to the home towards a Chargers special-teams unit that has had its struggles in 2020. — Mike Reiss

Stat to know: Newton has 4 passing touchdowns and 9 interceptions this season. That 0.44 TD-INT price is the second worst a quarterback with 250 cross makes an attempt in a season previously decade out of 344 qualifying QB seasons (Jimmy Clausen was at 0.33 in 2010).

Accidents: Patriots | Chargers

What to know for fantasy: Over the previous 4 weeks, Chargers tight finish Hunter Henry ranks top-five on the place in targets, catches and fantasy factors. Over that stretch, his 1.Three end-zone targets per sport ranks seventh within the league throughout all positions. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: The Chargers have didn’t cowl in 5 consecutive video games. Learn extra.

Reiss’ decide: Patriots 27, Chargers 23
Smith’s decide: Patriots 24, Chargers 23
FPI prediction: NE, 51.4% ( a mean of 0.5 factors)

Matchup must-reads: How Patriots’ Belichick linked with an revolutionary Arkansas highschool coachChargers’ Bosa extra involved with getting wins than setting informationBelichick sticking with Newton as Patriots’ offense eyes sparkTaylor will not file grievance vs. Chargers, supply says


8:20 p.m. ET | NBC
Matchup score:
55.8 | Unfold: KC -14 (51)

What to observe for: Can the Broncos generate sufficient offense to maintain up with the Chiefs? The Chiefs have outscored the Broncos 96-25 previously three video games between the 2 groups, with the margins being 24, 20 and 27 factors. So Denver has to determine a solution to transfer the ball and rating some factors. The Chiefs have not been taking part in nicely of late on protection, however the prospect nonetheless appears dim for the Broncos. Even discounting final weekend’s QB-less catastrophe towards the Saints, they’re averaging fewer than 21 factors per sport. — Adam Teicher

Daring prediction: Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, a local of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, will throw his first profession landing cross towards the crew he watched rising up. In two profession begins towards the Chiefs, he has twice had no less than 40 cross makes an attempt, and none has gone for a TD. Lock wants a few of his finest work on this one, given he is taking some warmth for lacking final weekend’s sport after failing to abide COVID-19 protocols and remains to be in a season-long audition for the longer term. Oh, and the Chiefs are going for his or her 11th win in a row on this lengthy rivalry. — Jeff Legwold

Stat to know: Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has gained seven consecutive prime-time video games, and his 36 passing touchdowns in his 14 profession prime-time begins is already essentially the most a participant way of his first 15 prime-time begins within the Tremendous Bowl period.

Accidents: Broncos | Chiefs

What to know for fantasy: Do not sleep on Denver receiver KJ Hamler. He noticed 26 targets within the three video games previous to the Week 12 mess, and practically 72% of yards gained within the NFL this season when taking part in from behind have been gained way of the air. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: That is the second straight sport that Denver is a double-digit underdog. It hasn’t been a double-digit underdog twice in the identical season since 1975. Learn extra.

Legwold’s decide: Chiefs 28, Broncos 20
Teicher’s decide: Chiefs 30, Broncos 17
FPI prediction: KC, 88.6% ( a mean of 16.Zero factors)

Matchup must-reads: Teaching disciples of Chiefs’ Reid have exhausting time replicating his successSuccess, belief and burnt ends: Why everybody loves Chiefs coach Reid4 Broncos QBs fined crew for not carrying masksWhat did Chiefs receiver Hill first consider Mahomes? “Trash”How lining up towards his spouse helped Broncos’ Bolles earn huge payday


Monday, 5 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score:
61.5 | Unfold: PIT -8.5 (42)

What to observe for: Coming off an unsightly win towards the Ravens, the Steelers are engaged on a brief week and going through a Washington crew that had additional time to prepare for the NFL’s lone undefeated crew. The Steelers will possible nonetheless be with out operating again James Conner and middle Maurkice Pouncey (reserve/COVID-19 listing), which means they’re going to be short-handed towards a sneaky good defensive crew that has proved to be stable towards the cross and the run. — Brooke Pryor

Daring prediction: The Steelers’ offense has not been about hitting downfield passes this season; its receivers common an NFL-low 10.23 yards per catch. However Pittsburgh could have one 50-plus-yard landing on Monday towards a protection that has allowed an NFL-worst six catches of 50-plus yards. — John Keim

Stat to know: Washington quarterback Alex Smith is averaging 4.91 air yards per cross try, the shortest amongst 33 certified passers. It’s the lowest mark any passer with no less than 150 makes an attempt in a season because it was first tracked in 2006. However 58.2% of Washington’s receiving yards have come after the catch, the very best price within the NFL this season, and Terry McLaurin leads all vast receivers with 445 yards after the catch.

Accidents: Washington | Steelers

What to know for fantasy: Washington operating again Antonio Gibson set or matched season highs in speeding makes an attempt (20), catches (5) and targets (seven) in the course of the Thanksgiving win over the Cowboys. However it’s price noting that Gibson is averaging 27.7 fantasy factors per sport towards the Cowboys this season and 14 towards the remainder of the NFL. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: The Steelers are 8-Three ATS, tied with the Dolphins for finest ATS document within the league. Learn extra.

Keim’s decide: Steelers 24, Washington 17
Pryor’s decide: Steelers 17, Washington 14
FPI prediction: PIT, 74.0% ( a mean of 8.6 factors)

Matchup must-reads: Gibson nonetheless creating, however making huge impression for WashingtonTorn ACL confirmed for Steelers’ Dupree, supply saysBell “ringing” for Dupree’s substitute, and Steelers hope he responds

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Adam Schefter experiences the impact that Bud Dupree’s harm may have on the Steelers’ postseason possibilities.

Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET | ESPN/ABC
Matchup score:
70.7 | Unfold: EVEN (47)

What to observe for: This has been one other wild week in essentially the most uncommon of seasons for the 49ers, who’re coming off an emotional victory towards the Rams and now should regroup whereas relocating to Arizona for no less than the following three weeks. Payments quarterback Josh Allen‘s mobility presents a giant problem for San Francisco’s protection, nevertheless it’s additionally honest to surprise if the late-season transfer to the desert and its fallout could have an hostile impact on the Niners in a sport they have to have to remain within the NFC playoff race. — Nick Wagoner

Daring prediction: As Buffalo performs its second of no less than three video games with out wideout John Brown, Gabriel Davis will register the primary 100-yard sport of his profession, ending because the Payments’ main receiver for the second straight sport. — Marcel Louis-Jacques

Stat to know: Niners vast receiver Deebo Samuel‘s 1,293 profession yards from scrimmage is the sixth most way of two seasons a 49ers WR, trailing Jerry Rice (2,595), Dave Parks (2,047), Gene Washington (1,807), Terrell Owens (1,456) and Michael Crabtree (1,366). And Samuel has missed time with an harm and nonetheless has 5 video games to play this season.

Accidents: Payments | 49ers

What to know for fantasy: Payments wideout Stefon Diggs ranks third within the league in each catches and targets per sport. That is an elite résumé, and the elite receivers who’ve confronted the 49ers this season have lit them up. Davante Adams, DK Metcalf and DeAndre Hopkins all surpassed 29 fantasy factors on this spot, averaging 34.2 within the course of. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: The over is 8-Three in Buffalo video games this season, tied for the second-highest mark within the league. Learn extra.

Louis-Jacques’ decide: Payments 31, 49ers 18
Wagoner’s decide: Payments 23, 49ers 20
FPI prediction: SF, 55.4% ( a mean of 1.Eight factors)

Matchup must-reads: Holding Fromm remoted as emergency QB hasn’t been simple for Payments49ers to play Weeks 13-14 dwelling video games in ArizonaDaboll makes trick performs a part of Payments’ inventive assault49ers’ Shanahan says Arizona “finest situation for us”


Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. ET | Fox/NFL Community
Matchup score:
42.2 | Unfold: N/A

What to observe for: On Saturday, Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson will full his 10-day quarantine after testing constructive for COVID-19, nevertheless it’s unknown how efficient the reigning NFL MVP might be with one anticipated observe. Jackson will get a positive matchup with the Cowboys, the one crew within the NFL that’s permitting greater than 30 factors per sport. — Jamison Hensley

Daring prediction: Ravens vast receiver Dez Bryant will catch a landing cross towards his former crew. He set the Cowboys’ franchise document with 73 landing receptions from 2010 way of 2017, however his most up-to-date landing got here on Dec. 10, 2017. There might be nothing higher for Bryant than to “throw up the X” towards the Cowboys. — Todd Archer

Stat to know: The Cowboys are scoring on simply 50% (17 of 34) of their drives that attain the crimson zone, the fourth-worst mark within the league this season. They usually have scored simply three touchdowns on 12 crimson zone drives since Week 7 (that 25% mark is the worst over that span), with all three coming within the victory over the Vikings.

Accidents: Cowboys | Ravens

What to know for fantasy: Earlier this season with Dak Prescott at QB, Dallas operating again Ezekiel Elliott caught no less than six passes in three straight video games. Elliott had six catches in all of November. See Week 13 rankings.

Betting nugget: Dallas is 2-9 ATS this season, the worst cowl share within the NFL. Learn extra.

Archer’s decide: Ravens 30, Cowboys 17
Hensley’s decide: Ravens 30, Cowboys 10
FPI prediction: BAL, 81.6% ( a mean of 12.Zero factors)

Matchup must-reads: Cowboys proceed to work way of grief after demise of PaulContained in the outbreak: The most recent within the Ravens’ COVID-19 sagaCowboys to get dwell take a look at subsequent opponent as Ravens play WednesdayFrom Griffin to Dez: Meet the Ravens’ outbreak replacementsJones has no sympathy for Broncos’ QB points, given Cowboys’ personal woes



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