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Nov. 12, 2007
Nov. 12, 2007

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Nov. 12, 2007

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WE LIKE THE MATCHUP

QUARTERBACK

This is an article from the Nov. 12, 2007 issue

J.P. LOSMAN

Bills ATDolphins

Losman hasreclaimed the team from Trent Edwards by piloting Buffalo to back-to-back wins.He'll further cement his hold on the job against this familiar foe, in threecareer games against Miami, Losman has thrown seven TD passes and oneinterception.

MARC BULGER

Rams ATSaints

St. Louis has norunning game, and the Saints are scoring at will. Look for Bulger to have hisfifth career game with 50-plus pass attempts.

ELI MANNING

Giants VS.Cowboys

Eli has had threestraight multiple-TD games against Dallas, including his best performance of'07—four TDs and 312 yards in Week 1.

RUNNING BACK

DESHAUNFOSTER

Panthers VS.Falcons

Foster, who stillisn't conceding many carries to DeAngelo Williams, dines out on Atlanta; he had122 yards and two TDs against them in Week 3 and has his best per-carry averageagainst them (4.9 yards) of teams he's faced more than twice.

CEDRIC BENSON

Bears ATRaiders

Yes, he's been adud, but take out Jamal Lewis's 56 yards in Week 3 and starting backs have beenaveraging 131 yards against Oakland.

JESSE CHATMAN

Dolphins VS.Bills

With Ronnie Brownout and the QB position in turmoil, Chatman is suddenly Miami's bestweapon.

PRIEST HOLMES

Chiefs VS.Broncos

Desperate? Go toa Priest. He got two goal line carries against Green Bay and could start withLJ injured.

KICKER

JASON HANSON

Lions ATCardinals

In weatherproofGlendale the beneficiary of a hot Detroit offense gets the next bestenvironment to the indoor Ford Field.

MASON CROSBY

Packers VS.Vikings

Green Bay kickershave attempted 11 field goals in three (Mike) McCarthy-era games againstMinnesota.

DEFENSE / SPECIALTEAMS

SEAHAWKS VS.49ers

Theinjury-riddled Niners offense is scoring just 13 points per game and will makea fine feast for its divisional foe.

BEARS ATRaiders

Beleaguered butcoming off a bye week, Chicago takes dead aim at Josh McCown, who has beensacked eight times in three starts.

WIDE RECEIVER

CHRIS HENRY

Bengals ATRavens

The return of theleague's best third receiver (nine TDs in 2006) from his eight-game suspensionis of particular interest now that Chad Johnson's health is in question.

GREG JENNINGS

Packers VSVikings

The second-yearstar has accounted for Green Bay's game-winning scores on long touchdown passes(82 and 60 yards) in each of the last two games, and he has found the end zonein all but one game this season.

RODDY WHITE

Falcons ATPanthers

Once seen as afirst-round bust, he's quietly at sixth in the NFC in receiving yards; he had acareer-high 127 yards and a 69-yard TD against Carolina in Week 3.

TIGHT END

HEATH MILLER

Steelers VS.Browns

Cleveland hasallowed multiple TDs to opposing tight ends in three games this year.

MARCEDESLEWIS

Jaguars ATTitans

Jags QBs havetargeted Lewis 16 times in three games against run-tough Tennessee.

HE'S COMING OUTOF NOWHERE...

Justin Fargas

THE HOT BACK inOakland is taking over the starting job; Fargas had his second 100-yard game of'07 on Sunday and is averaging 5.4 yards per carry, fourth best in the NFL.

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