A look at every NFL game for Week 11, with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 11, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan:
Chargers (4-5) at Bears (6-3)
Philip Rivers and Jay Cutler have a feud that goes back to Cutlerâs days with Denver. The two have exchanged trash talk over the years, with Cutler saying they âarenât the best of friendsâ and Rivers boasting that heâd âhave been taken off in a cartâ when responding to Cutler sitting out the second half of last yearâs NFC title game with an injury. The Monsters of the Midway defense may get revenge for their quarterback.
Bears by 6
Jets (5-4) at Broncos (4-5)
Rex Ryanâs crew isnât happy about having the quickest turnaround of the season â kicking off in Denver on Thursday night after losing to the Patriots last Sunday night. But there is no rest for the weary. The Jets will attempt to stop Tim Tebowâs old-school option offense.
Jets by 4
Raiders (5-4) at Vikings (2-7)
Oakland has been resting since last Thursdayâs win over San Diego; Minnesota has a short week after losing to Green Bay on Monday.
Raiders by 2
Bills (5-4) at Dolphins (2-7)
Two teams headed in different directions â Miami is 2â0 following an 0â7 start; Buffalo is 1â3 after going 4â1 out of the gate.
Bills by 2
Jaguars (3-6) at Browns (3-6)
Cleveland is averaging only 10 points over its last four games, going 1â3 during that stretch.
Browns by 1
Bengals (6-3) at Ravens (6-3)
With the AFC North up for grabs, both Cincinnati and Baltimore must regroup after tough losses. The Bengals fell to the Steelers at home, while the Ravens were stunned by the Seahawks on the West Coast after capping a season sweep of Pittsburgh the week prior.
Ravens by 6
Panthers (2-7) at Lions (6-3)
These cats are collectively licking their wounds. Carolina was shut down by Tennessee in Cam Newtonâs first âbadâ game in the NFL, while Detroit was embarrassed by Chicago in Matt Staffordâs âworstâ game of his young career.
Lions by 7
Buccaneers (4-5) at Packers (9-0)
The battle of the Bays pits former NFC Central rivals Tampa Bay â losers in four of its last five games â against Green Bay â the reigning Super Bowl champs who have won 15 straight. The Packers are attempting to become the 14th team in the Super Bowl era to start 10â0.
Packers by 12
Eagles (3-6) at Giants (6-3)
After being a healthy inactive as punishment for a missed meeting, DeSean Jackson returns to the scene of his greatest moment in the NFL. Last seasonâs âMiracle at the Meadowlandsâ punt return was a 65-yard walk-off score by Jackson that served as a knockout blow to the Giants. In that game, the Eagles scored 28 points in the final 7:28 to pull off a 38â31 win.
Giants by 4
Cowboys (5-4) at Redskins (3-6)
Dallas protected its home turf at Jerryâs House, beating Washington 18â16 in Week 3. Since then, the Boys have been riding an unpredictable roller coaster while the Skins have been in a consistent downward spiral.
Cowboys by 10
Cardinals (3-6) at 49ers (8-1)
Jim Harbaughâs Niners are playing great. But San Fran hasnât faced Arizonaâs John Skelton, who is 2â0 since taking over for Kevin Kolb.
49ers by 11
Seahawks (3-6) at Rams (2-7)
The last time these two teams played was a Week 17 playoff play-in to settle the NFC Worst division title. Seattle made the playoffs at 7â9.
Rams by 1
Titans (5-4) at Falcons (5-4)
Two teams with playoff aspirations meet at a critical juncture. Technically, this isnât do-or-die, but it sure feels like a fourth down in overtime.
Falcons by 5
Chiefs (4-5) at Patriots (6-3)
K.C.âs general manager Scott Pioli returns to New England, where he helped Bill Belichick build a three-time Super Bowl champion during his tenure with the team (2000-08). But the Chiefs will be without starting quarterback Matt Cassel, who served as Tom Bradyâs backup before following Pioli to Kansas City.
Patriots by 17
Last week: 10â6 // Season: 98â48