The Week 12 NFL schedule for the 2022 season is stacked with nice matchups, and we received you coated with what you must know heading into the weekend following Thanksgiving. Our NFL Nation reporters deliver us the most important keys to each sport and a daring prediction for every matchup.
Moreover, ESPN Stats & Info analysis offers a giant stat to know and a betting nugget for every contest, and our Soccer Energy Index (FPI) goes contained in the numbers with a sport projection. ESPN researcher Kyle Soppe fingers out useful fantasy soccer intel, as properly. Lastly, Seth Walder and Eric Moody give us closing rating picks for each sport. The whole lot you need to know is right here in a single spot that will help you prepare for a loaded weekend of NFL soccer.
Let’s get into the total post-holiday Week 12 slate, together with Jalen Hurts vs. Aaron Rodgers, the Rams attempting to get again on observe in opposition to the Chiefs and Tom Brady taking over the Browns’ protection. All of it culminates with a Monday Evening Soccer matchup between the Steelers and the Colts on ESPN. (Recreation instances are Sunday until in any other case famous.)
Soar to a matchup:
TB-CLE | CIN-TEN | CHI-NYJ
BAL-JAX | HOU-MIA | ATL-WSH
DEN-CAR | LAC-ARI | LV-SEA
LAR-KC | NO-SF | GB-PHI | PIT-IND
1 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: TB -3 (42.5)
What to look at for: Bucs QB Tom Brady is 7-1 in opposition to the Browns in his profession, along with his solely defeat coming in 2010. Brady has additionally thrown 13 landing passes with simply 4 interceptions in opposition to Cleveland, which enters this sport with the second-worst scoring protection (26.9 factors allowed per sport) within the league this season. — Jake Trotter
Daring prediction: That is the week the Bucs’ No. 32-ranked floor sport will hit a season-high of 175 dashing yards and three dashing touchdowns. The Browns have struggled stopping the run all yr, surrendering 299 fantasy factors to opposing working backs via 10 weeks — second-most within the NFL. Their 16 dashing touchdowns surrendered are additionally third-worst within the NFL, and over the previous 4 video games, they’ve surrendered a mean of 140.5 dashing yards per sport. They’re most susceptible up the center, which caters in the direction of offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich’s playcalling fairly properly. — Jenna Laine
Stat to know: Brady is 15-5 (.750) in his profession off the bye week, tied with Troy Aikman (9-3) for the fourth-best win share off a bye because it was instituted in 1990 (amongst 28 QBs with 10-plus begins). He trails solely Donovan McNabb (11-1, .917), John Elway (8-2, .800) and Peyton Manning (13-4, .765).
Accidents: Buccaneers | Browns
What to know for fantasy: Donovan Peoples-Jones is coming off of a season finest 17.1 fantasy factors in opposition to the Payments and has now surpassed 11 fantasy factors in 5 straight contests. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: The previous 4 instances the Bucs have gotten prolonged relaxation, their sport has gone underneath the overall by a mean of 8.0 factors per sport. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Buccaneers 30, Browns 23
Walder’s decide: Browns 24, Buccaneers 22
FPI prediction: TB, 51.0% (by a mean of 0.4 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Browns losing one other prime yr of Garrett, different stars as losses mount
1 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: CIN -3 (43.5)
What to look at for: Tennessee insists this week in opposition to the Bengals is not a revenge sport regardless that Cincinnati snatched a golden alternative away from the top-seeded Titans in final yr’s AFC divisional playoff sport. The Titans could have a completely wholesome Derrick Henry this time round, so Cincinnati’s focus will likely be on stopping the NFL’s main rusher, which ought to open up alternatives for quarterback Ryan Tannehill to get some redemption after final yr’s three-interception postseason efficiency. Tannehill is coming off of his finest passing day of the season, having posted 333 yards and two touchdowns in final week’s win over the Packers. — Turron Davenport
Daring prediction: Ryan Tannehill will throw for 275 yards in a loss. The Bengals, who’re slight street favorites, are eager on taking Henry away. That leaves it as much as Tannehill if the Titans need to actual payback for final yr’s AFC divisional playoff loss in Nashville. — Ben Child
Stat to know: The Titans haven’t allowed greater than 20 factors in seven straight video games, the third-longest streak in franchise historical past. The opposite two got here in 1993 (11 video games) and 1967 (9), when the franchise was known as the Houston Oilers.
Joe Fortenbaugh likes the Titans’ probabilities in opposition to the Bengals and suggests to play them on the cash line.
What to know for fantasy: Treylon Burks piled up 111 yards final Thursday night time at Lambeau Discipline, greater than double his earlier profession excessive. Expectations must be measured, however he has seen 14 targets since returning to motion in Week 10. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Bengals opened the season 0-2 in opposition to the unfold with 5 straight unders and have been 7-1 ATS and 4-0-1 to overs since. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Bengals 20, Titans 17
Walder’s decide: Bengals 24, Titans 23
FPI prediction: CIN, 60.5% (by a mean of three.1 factors)
Matchup must-reads: With out Chase and Mixon, Bengals present why they’re one in every of NFL’s hottest offenses … Titans’ Henry first in NFL to 1,000 yards, throws for TD as well … Mixon suffers concussion vs. Steelers … Titans OC arrested on DUI cost after coming back from Packers win
1 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: NYJ -6 (38.5)
What to look at for: The QB showdown between struggling 2021 first-round quarterbacks Zach Wilson and Justin Fields won’t occur; Wilson received benched due to efficiency and Fields is day-to-day with a left shoulder damage. Who could be enthusiastic about Mike White (or Joe Flacco) versus Trevor Siemian, an ex-Jet? Quarterback determination apart, this can be a large sport for the Jets (6-4), who nonetheless have an opportunity to make the playoffs. Their offense ought to be capable of get going in opposition to the Twenty ninth-ranked rush protection. — Wealthy Cimini
Daring prediction: Placing an injured Fields in hurt’s approach of the vicious Jets protection could be malpractice. New York got here away from Week 11 with six sacks and eight quarterback hits, and that go rush goes to feast on Siemian and Chicago’s leaky go safety. Siemian will get sacked 4 instances and throw two interceptions whereas the Jets maintain the Bears to lower than 20 factors for the primary time in six video games. — Courtney Cronin
Stat to know: The Jets have registered at the least 5 sacks in three straight video games, their longest streak for the reason that 1970 merger. Bears QBs have been sacked 40 instances this season, tied with the Colts for probably the most within the NFL.
What to know for fantasy: The expansion of Fields is nice to see, however watch out in assuming it advantages the ability gamers round him. Darnell Mooney has rating 13-plus fantasy factors simply as soon as throughout this run of high-end manufacturing from Fields and has greater than six targets simply twice this season. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Jets have seen 4 of 5 residence video games go underneath the overall. Actually, in all 5 of these video games, the shedding group did not eclipse 17 factors. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Jets 20, Bears 14
Walder’s decide: Jets 23, Bears 17
FPI prediction: NYJ, 70.7% (by a mean of 6.3 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Fields day-to-day with shoulder damage … Jets bench Wilson, flip to White as beginning QB … Lengthy dwell the Butt Fumble
1 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: BAL -4 (43.5)
What to look at for: Lamar Jackson has run for 100-plus yards 12 instances in his profession, together with twice this season. His profession excessive is 152 yards in opposition to Cincinnati in 2019. Why is that necessary? As a result of the Jaguars allowed Giants quarterback Daniel Jones to hurry for 107 yards earlier this season, the primary time a Giants QB has rushed for 100 yards since 1946 (per Elias Sports activities Bureau). It may very well be one other large day for Jackson on the bottom, particularly for the reason that Jaguars get little strain off the sting, which ought to give Jackson loads of alternatives to get exterior and take off. — Mike DiRocco
Daring prediction: The Ravens will not take a double-digit lead in a sport for the primary time this season. Baltimore is simply the sixth group in NFL historical past to go forward by 10 or extra factors in every of its first 10 video games of a season. However the Jaguars are a extra aggressive group than their 3-7 document signifies, as they’ve a plus-11 level differential. Jacksonville’s common margin of defeat is just 6.8 factors. — Jamison Hensley
Stat to know: The Ravens are averaging 6.1 yards per rush on the street, the very best in NFL. They’ve had 4 straight street video games with 180-plus rush yards, one shy of tying the longest streak within the Tremendous Bowl period (1985-86 Falcons and 1976-77 Steelers).
What to know for fantasy: On a per sport foundation, Jackson was QB1 via three weeks however is QB15 since. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Ravens have seen six of their previous seven video games go underneath the overall, a development that was by no means extra clear than in final week’s 13-3 win over the Panthers, which had a 41.5-point over/underneath. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Ravens 27, Jaguars 20
Walder’s decide: Jaguars 20, Ravens 17
FPI prediction: BAL, 57.5% (by a mean of two.3 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Lamar mad about Stanley damage: ‘I damage him’ … What to anticipate from the Jaguars post-bye week? … It felt like Ravens soccer’: Baltimore channeling its nice defenses of the previous
1 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: MIA -14 (47)
What to look at for: The Texans personal the worst run protection within the NFL when it comes to yards allowed per sport. In the meantime, the Dolphins are recent off their finest dashing efficiency of the season, working for 195 yards in opposition to the Browns in Week 10. Houston additionally ranks twenty sixth in yards allowed per go, which appears like a large mismatch in opposition to a Miami offense that leads the league in that class. Barring a complete lapse following their Week 11 bye, there’s little on paper to counsel the double-digit-point favourite Dolphins will not win this sport. — Marcel Louis-Jacques
Daring prediction: The Texans’ new beginning quarterback, Kyle Allen, will produce a passer score over 100. The change ought to give the Texans’ offense a lift. Allen’s profession passer score is 84.9, however the Dolphins enable quarterbacks to provide a passer score of 99.5, third-highest within the NFL. The Dolphins solely strain quarterbacks on 24.4% of their drop backs, fifth fewest within the NFL. That is why the vast majority of passers have thrived in opposition to the Dolphins’ protection. — DJ Bien-Aime
Stat to know: Tua Tagovailoa has three straight video games with three or extra landing passes, tied with Lamar Jackson for the longest streak within the NFL this season. The one Dolphins QB to throw greater than three landing passes in 4 consecutive video games is Dan Marino.
Tyler Fulghum explains why he expects the Dolphins to overmatch the Texans in Week 12.
What to know for fantasy: Jeff Wilson Jr. is averaging 6.9 yards per contact since becoming a member of the Dolphins and has scored in each video games with the group. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Dolphins have not been favored by 11 or extra factors since 2003 Week 1 (-14), additionally in opposition to the Texans (Miami misplaced 21-20). Detroit is the one group with an extended energetic drought of not being favored by eleven-plus factors (1996). Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Dolphins 31, Texans 16
Walder’s decide: Dolphins 30, Texans 10
FPI prediction: MIA, 85.7% (by a mean of 12.7 factors)
Matchup must-reads: 10 years later, Johnson displays on historic day as one in every of his ‘best accomplishments’ … Wilson giving group ‘Wilson-itis’ with bodily run fashion
1 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: WSH -4 (40.5)
What to look at for: This will likely be a terrific matchup of Atlanta’s high-powered rush offense vs. Washington’s wonderful run protection. The Falcons rank third in dashing yards per sport and are sixth in yards per carry. In the meantime, Washington ranks sixth in dashing yards per sport allowed and ninth in yards per carry. Washington’s defensive entrance has been terrific, led by tackles Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne. Previously 5 video games, just one group — Indianapolis — has rushed for greater than 94 yards in opposition to the Commanders. — John Keim
Daring prediction: The Falcons will construct on their low-blitz, high-pressure sport in opposition to the Bears by including one other 4 sacks in opposition to Washington. Quarterback Taylor Heinicke is likely to be cell, however he is not elite with regards to working, Atlanta has some confidence in a go rush that had not been doing properly with strain or sacks this season. Now, that confidence is likely to be there and the Falcons will take benefit and make life tough for Washington’s quarterbacks. — Michael Rothstein
Stat to know: The Falcons could be .500 with a win; they have not been .500 or higher this late right into a season since 2017, which was the final time they made playoffs and had a successful document.
Accidents: Falcons | Commanders
What to know for fantasy: The tight finish place is as ugly because it has been in latest reminiscence, thus making the extensively obtainable Logan Thomas (5 catches for 65 yards final week at Houston) a viable possibility on this matchup with a poor go protection. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: 4 of 5 Washington residence video games this season have completed inside six factors of the unfold (most just lately was a push in Week 9 as a three-point underdog to Minnesota). Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Commanders 27, Falcons 17
Walder’s decide: Falcons 20, Commanders 19
FPI prediction: WSH, 60.6% (by a mean of three.0 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Falcons TE Pitts goes to IR … Rivera, Commanders able to activate DE Younger … Commanders to roll with ‘successful’ Heinicke at QB … How faculty rivalries spill into NFL locker rooms
1 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: DEN -1.5 (36)
What to look at for: This sport may very well be a nightmare for people who like high-scoring contests. Or good quarterback play. Or a lot offense in any respect. The Broncos rank final within the league in scoring with 14.7 factors per sport and the Panthers are twenty fifth with 18.9, together with their 3-point effort of their Week 11 loss to Baltimore. By way of the quarterback place, Denver’s Russell Wilson ranks twenty eighth with a Complete QBR of 32.3 and needs to be grateful for Carolina’s collective QBR of 20.8. — David Newton
Daring prediction: Although logic would dictate in any other case — beginning working again Javonte Williams is on injured reserve and backup Melvin Gordon III was waived this week — the Broncos will be a part of the 30 membership and be the seventh group this season to run the ball at the least 30 instances in opposition to the Panthers, who surrender 137.0 dashing yards per sport. The Panthers have a excessive strain charge of their go rush, and the one approach for the Broncos to attempt to maintain Wilson out of hurt’s approach behind a patchwork offensive line will likely be at hand the ball off and make the most of play-action to throw. — Jeff Legwold
Stat to know: There are 36 QBs with at the least 10 begins the previous two seasons. Sam Darnold‘s 39.5 Complete QBR ranks thirty third and Baker Mayfield‘s 32.3 QBR ranks final. And Mayfield’s 17.8 Complete QBR this season would rank 520th out of 521 qualifying seasons since QBR started in 2006 (solely Jimmy Clausen in 2010 for the Panthers was worse).
What to know for fantasy: Latavius Murray has rushed for a rating in three of his previous 4 video games and now has enhanced quantity expectations with Gordon waived and Chase Edmonds banged up. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Panthers have coated three residence video games this season, and the overall has gone underneath in every of these cases. It is a low quantity this week, and it won’t be low sufficient! Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Broncos 13, Panthers 10
Walder’s decide: Broncos 20, Panthers 16
FPI prediction: DEN, 53.1% (by a mean of 1.1 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Protection’s breakdowns are newest concern for Denver … QB Mayfield merely ‘not adequate’ in Panthers’ loss
4:05 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: LAC -3 (48)
What to look at for: The Cardinals are in a state of utter disarray in the meanwhile. Going through one other good quarterback in Justin Herbert will not assist settle the state of affairs. The Cardinals cannot get their offense shifting, and their protection hasn’t compelled a quarterback to have a completion share underneath 61.1%. With all the problems Arizona is going through already, having to play a playoff contender on a brief week is not a really perfect state of affairs. — Josh Weinfuss
Daring prediction: Chargers broad receiver Keenan Allen has returned from a hamstring damage that saved him sidelined practically all season. In his first full sport final Sunday, he caught 5 passes for 94 yards. Look ahead to Allen to eclipse the 100-receving yard mark in opposition to a Cardinals protection that ranks twenty third within the NFL and permits a mean of 245 passing yards per sport. — Lindsey Thiry
Stat to know: Since coming back from suspension, Cardinals receiver DeAndre Hopkins has 487 receiving yards, solely trailing Davante Adams (511) for many within the NFL since Week 7.
Accidents: Chargers | Cardinals
What to know for fantasy: Each Mike Williams and Allen have been energetic final week, however neither was fairly proper. These limitations left the door open for Joshua Palmer to have his finest sport of the season with 30.6 fantasy factors (his fifth sport this season with at the least 13 fantasy factors). See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: Arizona enters this week on quick relaxation, and which means one in every of two outcomes: cowl and over, or no cowl and underneath. That may sound easy, however it’s held for every of their previous six video games performed on a brief work week. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Chargers 30, Cardinals 20
Walder’s decide: Chargers 34, Cardinals 24
FPI prediction: ARI, 62.6% (by a mean of three.7 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Chargers signal Dicker the kicker as Hopkins heads to IR … Cardinals assistant coach Kugler fired for groping lady, sources say … Murray meets boy he impressed throughout most cancers therapy
4:05 p.m. ET | CBS | Unfold: SEA -4 (47.5)
What to look at for: One space the place the Seahawks seem to have a definite benefit on this matchup is their offensive line — enjoying at residence — versus the Raiders’ disappointing go rush. Las Vegas has gotten 9 sacks out of Maxx Crosby however ranks useless final as a group with 12, as nobody else has a couple of. The Seahawks, in the meantime, rank sixth in ESPN’s go block win charge. — Brady Henderson
Daring prediction: Davante Adams, who has been on a three-game tear to the tune of 26 catches for 413 yards and 5 touchdowns, will set a Raiders franchise document along with his fourth straight sport with at the least 100 yards receiving and a TD. Whereas Seahawks rookie CB Tariq Woolen is second within the NFL with 5 interceptions, Seattle is simply No. 21 within the NFL in go protection. — Paul Gutierrez
Stat to know: Adams is the sixth participant in NFL historical past with six or extra seasons with at the least 10 TD catches, becoming a member of Corridor of Famers Randy Moss, Jerry Rice, Marvin Harrison, Terrell Owens and Cris Carter.
Doug Kezirian explains why he’s laying factors with the Seahawks of their matchup with the Raiders.
What to know for fantasy: Do not let the bye week permit you to neglect that Geno Smith leads the league in completion share, particularly not when he will get to face the worst protection when it comes to opponent completion share this season. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: Seattle’s common cowl margin in its six ATS victories is 11.3 factors. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Seahawks 34, Raiders 23
Walder’s decide: Seahawks 26, Raiders 20
FPI prediction: LV, 51.4% (by a mean of 0.6 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Adams a ‘totally different’ receiver throughout present three-game tear … One flaw in Smith’s in any other case stellar season with Seahawks
4:25 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: KC -15 (42)
What to look at for: With one notable exception, the Chiefs dominate their NFC opponents. The Chiefs received their previous 13 regular-season video games in opposition to NFC groups relationship to a 2019 loss to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, a sport by which Patrick Mahomes didn’t play due to damage. The Chiefs are 2-0 this yr in opposition to the NFC, beating the Cardinals and 49ers by a mixed 44 factors. The Chiefs did lose Tremendous Bowl LV to the Bucs in the midst of this streak, although. In the meantime, the Rams are 0-1 this season in opposition to AFC opponents, having misplaced to the Payments. — Adam Teicher
Daring prediction: Kyren Williams will lead the working backs in touches. Though Cam Akers led the Rams’ trio of working backs in dashing in Week 11 in opposition to the Saints, Williams led in offensive snaps, enjoying 35 in comparison with Akers’ 25 and Darrell Henderson Jr.’s 4. Henderson was waived Tuesday, additional liberating up snaps and touches. — Sarah Barshop
Stat to know: Mahomes is 19-3 in his profession as a starter in Week 12 or later, the perfect document amongst QBs to debut within the Tremendous Bowl period (since 1966), minimal 20 begins. He is 10-1 in his profession at residence in Week 12 or later, with the one regular-season loss in 2018 Week 15 in opposition to the Chargers.
What to know for fantasy: Allen Robinson II scored within the first sport following Cooper Kupp‘s damage, and whereas his manufacturing exterior of the crimson zone is questionable at finest, there is not any denying he’s the featured goal in shut. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: It has been greater than a month for the reason that Rams coated a selection and simply shy of 11 months since they coated a regular-season sport that went over the overall. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Chiefs 42, Rams 17
Walder’s decide: Chiefs 33, Rams 23
FPI prediction: KC, 88.2% (by a mean of 14.3 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Struggling Rams waive RB Henderson … Mahomes on Kelce connection: ‘If he is man-to-man, I’ll give him an opportunity’
4:25 p.m. ET | FOX | Unfold: SF -9.5 (43)
What to look at for: The 49ers are on a roll, having received three in a row, however they enter this sport off a protracted journey that included nearly per week in Colorado Springs and a Monday night time sport at altitude in Mexico Metropolis. Lengthy street journeys have not been variety to the Niners prior to now, as they’ve gone 1-4 following prolonged stays elsewhere. Even after beating the Cardinals on Monday, a number of gamers instantly cautioned in opposition to a possible entice upon returning to the Bay Space. — Nick Wagoner
Daring prediction: The Saints’ offense will see a regression from final week when going up in opposition to the 49ers’ top-ranked run protection. Earlier than final week’s win over the Rams, the Saints scored a complete of 23 factors mixed in losses to the Ravens and Steelers, each of whom have top-10 run defenses. Anticipate one other low-scoring sport for the Saints in opposition to a group that hasn’t allowed greater than 67 dashing yards in every of its previous three video games. — Katherine Terrell
Stat to know: Christian McCaffrey wants one receiving landing to turn out to be the fourth participant in NFL historical past to document 30 dashing TDs and 20 receiving TDs of their first six NFL seasons (Alvin Kamara, Chuck Foreman and Lenny Moore).
What to know for fantasy: Juwan Johnson has scored 5 instances in his previous 5 video games. The quantity is underwhelming (underneath 5 targets in three of his previous 4 video games), however you are chasing landing fairness if you do not have an elite tight finish, and Johnson has confirmed viable in that regard. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: The Saints have but to cowl a street sport, failing to cowl by a mean of seven.3 factors within the course of. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: 49ers 31, Saints 20
Walder’s decide: 49ers 26, Saints 23
FPI prediction: SF, 78.4% (by a mean of 9.1 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Saints hoping Dalton-Hill tandem will be fruitful going ahead … Aiyuk holding his personal amongst 49ers’ array of offensive stars
8:20 p.m. ET | NBC | Unfold: PHI -6.5 (46)
What to look at for: Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will face one in every of his hardest assessments of the season, going in opposition to an Eagles protection that’s tied for first in interceptions (13) and is second in go yards allowed per sport (178.4). One space the place the Philly secondary has been susceptible these days is at slot nook, with Avonte Maddox on injured reserve. The Packers may look to maneuver the red-hot Christian Watson inside at instances, just like what the Commanders did with Terry McLaurin to nice success in Week 10. — Tim McManus
Daring prediction: Jalen Hurts will solely damage the Packers along with his arm, not his legs. Inexperienced Bay has had greater than a full week to arrange for the dual-threat starter, who is just the third quarterback with 30 landing passes and 20 landing runs in a 30-start span for the reason that 1970 merger. Despite the fact that their protection has been abysmal this season, the Packers will not let Hurts rating on the bottom. — Rob Demovsky
Stat to know: The Eagles are 9-1 for simply the fourth time within the Tremendous Bowl period (additionally 1980, 2004 and 2017). They reached the Tremendous Bowl in every of the earlier three 9-1 seasons.
Doug Kezirian provides his vote of confidence for Jalen Hurts and the Eagles’ offense to cowl in opposition to the Packers.
What to know for fantasy: Allen Lazard has extra targets and extra routes run than Watson, who has been the Packers receiver lighting the fantasy world ablaze over the previous two weeks (5 touchdowns). It is OK to be inspired by the manufacturing of the rookie, however watch out in assuming Lazard is an afterthought. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: The ugly loss to the Commanders was the Eagles’ most up-to-date residence sport, however that sport did go over the overall, one thing that has occurred in every of Philadelphia’s previous 4 residence video games. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Eagles 31, Packers 20
Walder’s decide: Eagles 27, Packers 16
FPI prediction: PHI, 73.7% (by a mean of seven.3 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Packers must see what rookie WRs Watson, Doubs can do collectively … Suh, Joseph making impacts straight away … Rodgers takes blame for missed throws as Packers fall to 4-7
Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET | ESPN | Unfold: IND -2.5 (39)
What to look at for: Colts proper deal with Braden Smith could have his fingers full with Steelers All-Professional pass-rusher T.J. Watt, however there is a notable matchup brewing on the alternative aspect pitting Colts rookie left deal with Bernhard Raimann in opposition to Steelers edge rusher Alex Highsmith. Raimann has been overmatched at instances in latest video games. He has allowed seven sacks regardless of making simply 5 begins and enjoying solely 46% of the offensive snaps this season. In the meantime, Highsmith has been having fun with a profession yr. He has 9 sacks and three multi-sack video games, and this is a chance for him so as to add to that complete. — Stephen Holder
Daring prediction: The Steelers will maintain Colts working again Jonathan Taylor to 55 yards or fewer. Mike Tomlin mentioned he expects Colts interim head coach Jeff Saturday to emphasise the run, however the Steelers’ run protection is an underrated power of the group. After having the worst unit within the league a yr earlier than, the Steelers are holding offenses to barely greater than 100 yards per sport. Taylor is the Colts’ finest playmaker, however Saturday and quarterback Matt Ryan must discover one other methodology to beat the Steelers. — Brooke Pryor
Stat to know: In six prime-time video games, Taylor has averaged 103.7 dashing yards per sport, which incorporates 100-yard dashing outings in every of his previous 4 video games underneath the lights. Because the Tremendous Bowl period started, the one gamers to common extra dashing yards in prime-time video games are O.J. Simpson and Barry Sanders, in response to Elias Sports activities Bureau analysis.
What to know for fantasy: Najee Harris is averaging seven extra carries over the previous two weeks than he did previous to Week 10. It is too late to recoup all the worth from the fantasy first-rounder, however he is locked in as a fantasy starter this week, one thing that hasn’t been mentioned a lot after the primary month of the season. See Week 12 rankings.
Betting nugget: Vegas is aware of the way to handicap the Steelers on the street on Monday night time. Every of Pittsburgh’s previous seven video games in such a spot noticed the overall end inside 5 factors of the projection. Learn extra.
Moody’s decide: Colts 23, Steelers 14
Walder’s decide: Colts 19, Steelers 16
FPI prediction: IND, 66.6% (by a mean of 4.9 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Steelers transfer into top-5 place in projected 2023 draft order … Colts’ under-the-radar protection overshadowed by woeful offense … Emotional Sirianni cites Reich firing after win