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8 Amazing Stats from NFL Sunday: Week 10

Highlighting the most important, intriguing and bizarre stats of the weekend.
<p> 8 Amazing Stats from NFL Sunday: Week 10</p>

NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new personalities, new winners and new losers. And new statistics.

Here are the most important, most intriguing and most bizarre statistics from Week 10 of NFL play:

NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 10

Peyton Manning's Broncos hit the road to take on Cam Newton's struggling Panthers.
<p> NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 10, including Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints, New York Giants at Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos at Carolina Panthers, Oakland Raiders at Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams at San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers.</p>

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 10.


Locks of the Week
Take the Manning Bros. to cover on the road against a pair of teams with a combined 1–7 record over their last four games.

Giants (-4) at Bengals

NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 10

J.J. Watt and the 7-1 Houston Texans travel to take on the 7-1 Chicago Bears on Sunday night.
<p> NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 10, including Houston Texans at Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings, Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars, San Diego Chargers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots, New York Giants at Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets at Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams at San Francisco 49ers.</p>

NFL Week 10 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule:

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 10

Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts continue to climb their way up the NFL power rankings.
<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 10, including the Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans, Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, Minnesota Vikings, Indianapolis Colts, New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams — from the best, the lone remaining undefeated Atlanta Falcons, to the worst, the staggering one-win Jacksonville Jaguars.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 9 of the season:

NFL Midseason Awards

A look at the award-worthy performers at halftime of the 2012 NFL season.
<p> NFL midseason awards at halftime of the 2012 NFL season, including Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan for MVP, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for Offensive Player of the Year, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt for Defensive Player of the Year, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III for Offensive Rookie of the Year, Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones for Defensive Rookie of the Year, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for Comeback Player of the Year and Bears coach Lovie Smith for Coach of the Year.</p>

NFL midseason awards at halftime of the 2012 NFL season:

NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 9

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 9.
<p> A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 9, including the Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys at Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals, Carolina Panthers at Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills at Houston Texans.</p>

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 9.


Lock of the Week
It’s put up or shut up time for Detroit. Last year will officially be a fluke if Motor City can’t run over J-Ville.

Lions (-4) at Jaguars

2012 Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 9

Doug Martin exploded last week, don't count on similar results this Sunday
<p> 2012 Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 9</p>

The calendar has turned to November as we enter Week 9 of the NFL season. Following this week, eight weeks remain in the regular season, meaning in essence, we are halfway home. However, there are still three more bye weeks to manage, including this week as any Patriots, 49ers, Jets or Rams you have on your roster won’t get you any points in Week 9.

NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 9

Denver's Peyton Manning is 7-0 all-time vs. Cincinnati, with 17 TDs and three INTs.
<p> NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 9, including the Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys at Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers at Washington Redskins, Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals, Chicago Bears at Tennessee Titans, Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers and Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints.</p>

NFL Week 9 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule:

Chiefs (1-6) at Chargers (3-4)
These two AFC West division rivals face off for the second time in six weeks. In Week 4, the Bolts lit up the Chiefs, 37–20. Overall, San Diego signal-caller Philip Rivers has a 9–4 record in his career against Kansas City. This Thursday night fight could be win No. 10 for Rivers vs. K.C.
Chargers by 4

Atlanta Falcons' First 7-0 Start in Franchise History

The Falcons are now 15-0 when Matt Ryan throws three or more TD passes.
<p> The Atlanta Falcons are off to the first 7-0 start in franchise history after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles, 30-17, in a homecoming game for Matt Ryan.</p>

Matt Ryan’s homecoming could not have gone much better. A product of Philadelphia’s William Penn Charter School, “Matty Ice” led the Atlanta Falcons to a 30–17 statement victory against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in the “City of Brotherly Love.”

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