This is an article from the Nov. 5, 2007 issue
Deion Branch isexpected to return after missing two games with a sprained foot, so Hasselbeckwill have a full complement of targets as he goes against Cleveland, which hasgiven up an average of 237 passing yards over its last six games.
If Tom Bradyweren't drawing so much attention, more people might notice Big Ben's steadyproductivity. He's thrown for 15 TDs and only six INTs, and he'll have anothergood day against underachieving Baltimore.
Jonesin' for asleeper? Kevin has upped his output every week and eclipsed former starterTatum Bell, who was inactive last week.
After acareer-best 130 yards in Week 7, Watson will look to top himself againstBuffalo, which allows 132.5 rushing yards per game.
He's been cold,but he'll end his five-game TD-less streak against Cleveland's lousy line.
The Green Bay Dhas generally been tough this year, but quality tight ends have exceededexpectations against the Pack. Antonio Gates, Chris Cooley and Jeremy Shockeyhad a total of 25 catches and 278 yards; Greg Olsen also had his breakthroughat Lambeau.
Isn't it amazinghow the same system that Chambers was a part of in Miami works better whenplayers like Rivers, Tomlinson and Gates run it in San Diego?
Boldin has a pairof TDs in each of his last two games, and all five of his scoring grabs havecome in warm weather, on the road and on grass. Welcome to Tampa!
The crowd will booT.O. on every touch, and it'll end up hating Crayton too. The Cowboys'"other" receiver has scored four touchdowns in as many games.
Some promisinghistory: Akers has more career FGs against Dallas than against any other team,and Philly's last 12 red zone trips have yielded just three TDs.
DEFENSE / SPECIALTEAMS
Even if ChampBailey and Dre' Bly miss the flight to Detroit, this is a no-brainer. Jon Kitnais threatening David Carr's single-season record for getting sacked (76).
QB Philip Rivers Chargers, RB Earnest Graham Buccaneers, RB LenDale WhiteTitans, WR Roddy White Falcons