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BENGALS

AT PATRIOTS

1 p.m. - CBS-Ch. 12

SERIES RECORD: Patriots lead 13-8

LAST MEETING: Patriots beat Bengals 34-13, Oct. 1, 2007

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Game matches two of the most dangerous receiver combinations in NFL: Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens of Cincinnati and Randy Moss and Wes Welker of New England. ... Both teams won their divisions in 2009 with 10-6 records but lost in first round of playoffs. ... Patriots are 6-1 in their past seven games against Bengals. ... Patriots rebuilding defense got even younger when three veterans, DE Ty Warren, CB Leigh Bodden and S Brandon McGowan, were placed on season-ending IR.

DOLPHINS AT BILLS

1 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 53-38-1

LAST MEETING: -- Bills beat Dolphins 31-14, Nov. 29, 2009

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Chad Henne becomes sixth quarterback to start a Dolphins season in seven years after going 7-6 in place of Chad Pennington. ... Brandon Marshall makes Dolphins debut after being acquired from Denver. In '09, Marshall became third player to have 100 catches in three consecutive seasons. ... Chan Gailey makes debut as Bills coach after replacing Dick Jauron. ... Bills have won five in a row against Dolphins at Ralph Wilson Stadium, excluding 16-3 loss at Toronto in 2008.

BRONCOS AT JAGUARS

1 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Jaguars lead 5-4.

LAST MEETING: Jaguars 24, Broncos 17, Oct. 12, 2008

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Broncos could have young offensive line in opener. If RT Ryan Harris (sprained left ankle) misses game, the unit could have first-year pro Stanley Daniels and rookies J.D. Walton and Zane Beadles in starting lineup. ... Broncos have won 16 of last 21 openers and own the best mark in AFC on opening weekend (32-17-1). ... Jaguars have lost three consecutive home openers. ... Jaguars DE Aaron Kampman makes his debut nine months after surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left knee.

COLTS AT TEXANS

1 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Colts lead 15-1

LAST MEETING: Colts 35, Texans 27, Nov. 29, 2009

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Colts have won six in a row and 15 of 16 overall against Houston. ... Indianapolis has led NFL in third-down conversion rate every year since 2005. ... Peyton Manning is only quarterback in league history with 3,000 yards passing in each of his first 12 seasons. He also is the league's only four-time MVP. ... The Texans have lost two consecutive season openers. ...Houston WR Andre Johnson has led league in yards receiving past two seasons. Johnson has caught a pass in 66 consecutive games.

PANTHERS AT GIANTS

1 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Carolina leads series 4-2

LAST MEETING: Panthers beat Giants 41-9, Dec. 27, 2009

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Panthers embarrassed New York in its final game at Giants Stadium last season and get a chance to spoil the opening of the Giants' new $1.6 billion facility. ...WR Steve Smith and RB Jonathan Stewart didn't play in preseason because of injuries, but are ready for Week 1. ... Giants lost 8 of final 11 in missing playoffs for first time since 2005. ... Ahmad Bradshaw has taken over as No. 1 RB from Brandon Jacobs for the Giants and rookie punter Matt Dodge has replaced the retired Jeff Feagles.

LIONS

AT BEARS

1 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Bears lead 91-64-5

LAST MEETING: Bears beat Lions 37-23, Jan. 3, 2010

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Bears taken four consecutive against Lions, running away with a 48-24 victory at Soldier Field after Johnny Knox started the second half with a 102-yard kickoff return. ... Closed out '09 with 37-23 win over Lions behind Jay Cutler's four touchdown passes. ... Detroit has lost 20 road games in a row, the fourth longest streak in the NFL, since they won 16-7 at Chicago on Oct. 28, 2007. Buffalo (22, 1983-86) is third, Houston Oilers (23, 1981-84) second. Record is 24 set by the Lions from 2001-03.

BROWNS AT BUCCANEERS

1 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Browns lead 5-2

LAST MEETING: Buccaneers beat Browns 22-7, Dec. 24, 2006

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Teams finished 2009 on encouraging notes, with Browns winning their final four games to finish 5-11 and Bucs winning two of last three to go 3-13. ... Cleveland had one of NFL's more productive rushing attacks last season, while Tampa Bay had league's worst run defense. ... New Cleveland quarterback Jake Delhomme has a 9-2 career record against Tampa Bay. ... Browns running back Jerome Harrison averaged 111.1 yards rushing in seven starts and finished with three consecutive 100-yard games.

ARIZONA (10-6) At ST. LOUIS (1-15)

Sunday, 4:15 p.m. ET. FOX

OPENING LINE -- Cardinals by 4

RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Arizona 10-8; St. Louis 7-9

SERIES RECORD -- Rams lead 31-30-2

LAST MEETING -- Cardinals beat Rams 31-10, Dec. 27, 2009

CARDINALS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (14), RUSH (28), PASS (12)

CARDINALS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (20), RUSH (17), PASS (23)

RAMS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (29), RUSH (20), PASS (28)

RAMS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (29), RUSH (27), PASS (25)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Cardinals are two-time defending NFC West champions. ... Cardinals have won seven in a row in series and five in a row in St. Louis, their former home, and are 13-5 vs. NFC West since 2007. ... QB Derek Anderson starred in lone prior start in St. Louis, throwing three TD passes with no interceptions for Browns on Oct. 28, 2007. ... Cardinals won six games on road last year, and had winning record on road for first time since 1982. ... Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford completed 60 percent of his passes in preseason with 3 TDs and no interceptions heading into opening day start. ... Rams OL allowed four sacks in last three preseason games. ... Rams were 0-8 at home last year, their first winless record since going 0-6 in 1959, and have lost 13 in row at home dating to 2007. ... RB Steven Jackson led NFC last year with 1,416 yards rushing and needs 539 to pass Eric Dickerson as the team's all-time top rusher. ... Rams have four Ohio State LBs, including the three starters (Na'il Diggs, James Laurinaitis and Larry Grant). ... Rams roster includes nine 2010 draft picks and five undrafted free agents. ... Rams are 61-60 at home since moving to St. Louis in 1995.

49ERS AT SEAHAWKS

4:15 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 12-10

LAST MEETING: Seahawks beat 49ers 20-17, Dec. 6, 2009

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: San Francisco was 2-6 on road in 2009 and 4-9 since Mike Singletary took over as coach. ... RB Frank Gore coming off four consecutive 1,000 yards seasons, longest streak in franchise history. ... RB Brian Westbrook expected to play after spending eight seasons with Philadelphia, where he was limited to eight games last year after suffering two concussions ... First NFL game for Seattle coach Pete Carroll since end of 1999 season while with New England. ... RB Justin Forsett to get the start for Seattle.

PACKERS AT EAGLES

4:15 p.m. - Fox-Ch. 54

SERIES RECORD: Packers lead 24-15

LAST MEETING: Packers beat Eagles 16-13, Sept. 9, 2007

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Eagles will honor the 50th anniversary of their last championship team by wearing 1960 uniforms. Philadelphia beat Green Bay 17-13 to win the NFL title, handing Vince Lombardi the only playoff loss in his Hall of Fame career. ...Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers coming off a Pro Bowl season in which he threw for 4,434 yards, 30 TDs and only seven interceptions. ... Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb makes third career start, taking over for departed Donovan McNabb.

COWBOYS AT REDSKINS

8:20 p.m. - NBC-Ch. 26

SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 59-39-2

LAST MEETING: Cowboys beat Redskins 17-0, Dec. 27, 2009

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Donovan McNabb, makes his Redskins debut. Dallas QB Tony Romo led 5-2 in head-to-head meetings when McNabb was with Eagles. ... Mike Shanahan makes debut as Redskins coach, looking for first win since Dec. 7, 2008, when his Broncos beat Kansas City. ...McNabb needs 70 yards to pass Dallas Hall of Fame QB Troy Aikman (32,942) for 22nd on NFL all-time list. ... Redskins running back Clinton Portis needs one rushing touchdown to tie Stephen Davis (45) for No. 2 on franchise list.

RAVENS AT JETS

Monday, 7 p.m. - E SPN

SERIES RECORD: Ravens lead 5-1

LAST MEETING: Ravens beat Jets 20-13, Sept. 16, 2007

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Marks first regular-season Monday night game played at New Meadowlands Stadium, the $1.6 billion home to both Jets and Giants. ... Ravens have won last five meetings vs. Jets ... Matchup features two of league's toughest defenses: Jets allowed season-low 26 TDs, while Ravens gave up 27. ... Cornerback Darrelle Revis signed 4-year deal, ending 36-day holdout a week before opener, and will play. ... LB Calvin Pace (broken right foot) will miss game and will be replaced by Jason Taylor.

CHARGERS AT CHIEFS

Monday, 10:15 p.m. - E SPN

SERIES RECORD: Chiefs lead 50-49-1

LAST MEETING: Chargers beat Chiefs 43-14, Nov. 29, 2009

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: The Chiefs haven't played host to a Monday night game since 2006 but lobbied for this one to show off what they're calling "New Arrowhead." A $375 million makeover has given 38-year-old facility different look on inside, including a museum tracing history of franchise and AFL. ... Rookie RB Ryan Matthews makes his NFL debut for the Chargers. ... Intriguing matchup will be San Diego LT Brandyn Dombrowski vs. KC LB Tamba Hali. Hali had 81/2 sacks last year.

RAIDERS AT TITANS

1 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 27-18

LAST MEETING: Titans beat Raiders 13-9, Oct. 28, 2007

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Quarterback Jason Campbell makes his Raiders debut after being traded from Washington on April 26. He threw for a career-high 3,618 yards and 20 touchdowns last year. ... Titans are 3-0 against Oakland at home on opening weekend dating back to Sept. 1, 1991. ... Titans have won five of past six at home. ... Chris Johnson leads NFL with 3,234 yards rushing since 2008. He is seeking 12th consecutive game rushing for 100 yards or more, putting him second to Barry Sanders' mark of 14 in a row in 1997.

CARDINALS AT RAMS

4:15 p.m.

SERIES RECORD: Rams lead 31-30-2

LAST MEETING: Cardinals beat Rams 31-10, Dec. 27, 2009

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Cardinals have won seven in a row in series and five in a row in St. Louis ... QB Derek Anderson starred in lone prior start in St. Louis, throwing three TD passes with no interceptions for Browns on Oct. 28, 2007. ... Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford completed 60 percent of his passes in preseason with 3 TDs and no interceptions heading into opening day start. ... RB Steven Jackson led NFC last year with 1,416 yards rushing and needs 539 to pass Eric Dickerson as the team's all-time top rusher.

-- Associated Press


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