Week 7 Inside The Numbers
By Jerry Tapp
Here’s a look at the Week 7 matchups in the NFL and some of the numbers inside the head-to-head series between the two teams.
Seattle @ Arizona (Thursday):
Arizona leads the all-time series 15-13. The Cardinals have won two of the last three from the Seahawks. Seattle defeated Arizona 58-0 in their last meeting. The Cardinals have won six of the last seven home games played against Seattle. The Cards won 23-20 and 20-16 in their last two games against Seattle played at home.
Tampa Bay @ Atlanta:
The Bucs have a slim 20-19 lead in the rivalry. The Falcons have won seven of the last nine contests. Eight of the last nine games in the series were decided by 10 points or less. The Falcons have won four of the last five games played in Atlanta against Tampa Bay.
St. Louis @ Carolina:
The Panthers have won 11 and lost eight in the series. Carolina has won four of the last five games against the Rams. The Panthers have won the last two games played in Carolina. The Rams scored only 40 total points in their last four games against Carolina.
Cincinnati @ Detroit:
The Bengals have won seven of the 10 games in the series. Cincinnati has won four straight against the Lions and they have won the last four played in Detroit. The Lions’ last home win over Cincinnati was September 27, 1970. The Bengals scored 129 points in the last four games against the Lions.
San Diego @ Jacksonville:
The Chargers hold a 3-2 lead in the series. The Jags have won two of three games played in Jacksonville against the Chargers. The Chargers scored 38 points in each of the last two outings against Jacksonville. Jacksonville scored only 27 total points in the last two games.
Houston @ Kansas City:
The Texans have won three of the five games played between the two franchises. In the only game played in the series in Kansas City, the Texans won 24-21. Houston has won three of the last four. The Chiefs scored 30 or more points in three of the five games in the series.
Buffalo @ Miami:
This is the 99th game in the all-time series. Miami holds a 57-40-1 advantage in the series. Miami has won three of the last four. The Dolphins have won four of the last five against the Bills in Miami. The Bills have scored over 20 points in only one of the last six contests against Miami.
New England @ New York Jets:
The Pats are 56-52-1 in the series. New England has won four straight against the Jets. The two teams have split the last four games played in New York. The Patriots have averaged 32 points in their last seven games against the Jets. New England has won 11 of the last 15 games in the series dating back to January 2007.
Dallas @ Philadelphia:
Dallas leads the all-time series, 61-47. Dallas won the last two games against Philly 38-33 and 38-23. Dallas has won three of the last four games played in Philadelphia. Dallas has won eight and the Eagles seven in the last 15 games played in the series.
Chicago @ Washington:
The series is tied at 23-23-1. Washington has won the last four contests. The Redskins have won six of the last seven games at home against the Bears. Four of the last six games were decided by three points or less. Washington has held Chicago under 17 points in each of the last four games.
San Francisco @ Tennessee:
The 49ers lead the series 7-5. Tennessee has won the last two. San Francisco has won four of six in Tennessee. Five of the last seven games in the series were decided by three points or less.
Cleveland @ Green Bay:
The Pack holds an 11-7 advantage in the series. Green Bay has won three of the last four against the Browns. The Packers have won five of the last six games played in Green Bay against Cleveland. The Packers averaged 29 points in their last four games against the Browns.
Baltimore @ Pittsburgh:
Pittsburgh has won 22 and lost 15 against the Ravens. The two teams have split the last ten matchups. Baltimore has won three of the last four. The last three games in the series were each decided by a field goal. Baltimore has won the last two games played in Pittsburgh.
Denver @ Indianapolis:
Denver holds a one-game lead in the series, 11-10. Indy has won five straight in the series. The Colts have won the last four games played in Indianapolis against the Broncos. The Colts are 8-2 in the series since 2000. The Broncos have scored in double-figures in 15 straight games in the series.
Minnesota @ New York Giants (Monday):
Minnesota has a 14-11 lead in the series. The two teams last met in a Monday Night Football game in 2001 when the Vikings won 28-16. The Vikings have won the last two games played in New York. Minnesota has won four of the last five games in the series.