The Week 6 NFL schedule is stacked with nice matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters carry us the keys to each recreation, a daring prediction for every matchup and last rating picks.
Moreover, ESPN Stats & Info gives a stat to know for every recreation, and the Football Power Index (FPI) goes contained in the numbers with a matchup score (on a scale of 1 to 100) and a recreation projection. ESPN Fantasy‘s Kyle Soppe and ESPN Chalk‘s Dave Bearman hand out useful nuggets as properly. It is all right here to assist get you prepared for a loaded weekend of NFL football.
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 67.2 | Spread: BAL -7.5 (47)
What to look at for: Opposing tight ends have racked up 32 catches for 323 yards and 5 touchdowns by way of 5 video games towards the Eagles, with a lot of that injury coming towards a struggling linebacking corps. Enter Baltimore’s Mark Andrews, who’s tied for third within the NFL with 5 receiving scores. — Tim McManus
Daring prediction: Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson will throw not less than 4 TD passes. Jackson, final season’s NFL chief in landing passes, hasn’t thrown for greater than three in a recreation since his MVP season. However the Eagles have allowed 10 landing passes this season, and solely 5 groups have given up extra. — Jamison Hensley
Stat to know: Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz at present has a 53.1 Whole QBR this season (twenty fifth within the NFL) and a league-leading 9 interceptions. No Eagles QB has led the NFL in picks over a full season because the 1970 merger.
What to know for fantasy: Jackson had only one recreation final season with fewer than 19 fantasy factors. However he has been below 19 fantasy factors in three of his previous 4 video games. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: Jackson is 8-0 outright and 6-0-2 towards the unfold (ATS) in his profession as a street favourite. Read more.
Hensley’s choose: Ravens 31, Eagles 23
McManus’ choose: Ravens 33, Eagles 20
FPI prediction: BAL, 73.5% (by a median of 8.6 factors)
Matchup must-reads: D is the new MVP: Ravens’ D upstaging Jackson … From QB play to his contract, a look at what’s ailing Eagles’ Ertz … Eagles cleared to host limited fans at home games … “Biggest” Eagles fan sends well-wishes after Prescott’s injury
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 61.2 | Spread: PIT -3.5 (51)
What to look at for: After adequately controlling the run recreation of their first three video games, the Steelers noticed Miles Sanders and the Eagles exploit among the weaknesses opened up by their aggressive blitzing. They will must cease the frenzy higher to achieve success towards a sizzling Browns workforce. Regardless that Nick Chubb might be out, the Browns have an strong floor recreation with Kareem Hunt — and quarterback Baker Mayfield‘s mobility makes him a working menace, too. — Brooke Pryor
Daring prediction: Steelers broad receiver Chase Claypool will catch two extra touchdowns, rewarding fantasy homeowners who added him after his four-TD outburst final weekend. — Jake Trotter
Stat to know: The Browns have 4 consecutive wins for the primary time since 2009, however they haven’t received 5 straight since 1994, when Invoice Belichick was the pinnacle coach. One motive for the string of victories: Mayfield has tossed two landing passes in all of these 4 wins, his longest multi-TD streak since 5 straight video games again in 2018.
What to know for fantasy: Cleveland’s Hunt has been a top-27 RB in 11 of 13 video games since becoming a member of the Browns. He caught 11 of 13 targets for 65 yards and a landing in his two video games towards the Steelers final season. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: All 4 of Cleveland’s wins have gone over the entire, and the workforce lined prior to now three. Read more.
Trotter’s choose: Steelers 28, Browns 24
Pryor’s choose: Steelers 30, Browns 27
FPI prediction: PIT, 57.0% (by a median of two.5 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Hurting Browns QB Mayfield still plans to face Steelers … Browns vs. Steelers: Behind the turnarounds, return of Garrett and what win means … Browns’ Garrett playing at elite level going into Steelers rematch … Steelers coach Mike Tomlin focused on facing Browns, not Garrett … Steelers’ Roethlisberger “proud” of Smith-Schuster’s selflessness
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 50.3 | Spread: TEN -3 (53.5)
What to look at for: The Titans might be inventive find methods to strain Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel was very aggressive final day out, sending defensive backs on the blitz. The Titans may even have Jeffery Simmons again to workforce up with Jadeveon Clowney on the within, with Vic Beasley Jr. and Harold Landry III coming off the sting of their NASCAR package deal. They will must be disciplined and hold Watson from extending performs and discovering his speedy receivers down the sphere. — Turron Davenport
Daring prediction: Titans defensive lineman Clowney will get his first sack of the season towards his former workforce. Clowney did not get to face the Texans after they traded him to the Seahawks simply earlier than the 2019 season. His former defensive coordinator, Texans interim head coach Romeo Crennel, referred to as the previous No. 1 total choose “a really disruptive participant” including, “I count on a terrific recreation from him, and he’ll attempt to play his greatest.” Watson has already been sacked 17 instances, which is the third most within the NFL. — Sarah Barshop
Stat to know: With Ryan Tannehill beginning at quarterback, the Titans are actually 11-3 (.714) and have averaged 30.4 factors per recreation. That is one of the best win share (minimal 10 begins) and most workforce factors per recreation for a Titans/Oilers QB because the 1970 merger.
Betting nugget: Tennessee is 3-11 ATS in video games that observe fewer than six days’ relaxation because the begin of the 2013 season. Read more.
Barshop’s choose: Titans 31, Texans 21
Davenport’s choose: Titans 34, Texans 20
FPI prediction: TEN, 61.8% (by a median of 4.2 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Cooks enjoys a breakthrough with Watson … Titans have been dominating in the red zone behind Tannehill … McKinney expected out for season … Unhappy LB Correa traded by Titans to Jaguars … Texans hire search firm to assist GM search
1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 48.5 | Spread: MIN -3.5 (54.5)
What to look at for: What does an 0-5 workforce seem like with a brand new teaching employees however a season probably previous the purpose of being salvaged? Do the Falcons uncover a brand new id or type of motivation to rattle off a sequence of wins below interim coach Raheem Morris? The scheme won’t change, however what sort of stops does Atlanta pull out towards a Vikings workforce scratching to maintain its playoff hopes alive? — Courtney Cronin
Daring prediction: Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will throw three landing passes, tripling his complete from the previous three weeks mixed. However it will not be sufficient, as Vikings working again Alexander Mattison does his greatest Dalvin Cook impersonation with greater than 100 dashing yards and two scores of his personal. — Mike Triplett
Stat to know: Atlanta broad receiver Calvin Ridley has an NFL-high 4 100-yard receiving video games this season.
What to know for fantasy: After throwing 4 landing passes on 36 makes an attempt in Week 2 towards the Cowboys, Ryan has only one landing toss over the previous three weeks (114 makes an attempt). Over that stretch, Ryan is QB24 in complete factors, simply 0.5 factors forward of a struggling Sam Darnold, who missed Week 5. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: Minnesota is 23-10-1 ATS at residence over the previous 5 seasons, one of the best mark within the NFL. Read more.
Triplett’s choose: Vikings 33, Falcons 27
Cronin’s choose: Vikings 30, Falcons 27
FPI prediction: MIN, 62.8% (by a median of 4.5 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Falcons shut down facility after positive coronavirus test … Vikings’ Mattison ready to step in for injured Cook … Teacher, coach, No. 1 receiver: Vikings’ Thielen relishing new roles
1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 42.2 | Spread: CAR -2.5 (44)
What to look at for: This recreation is all about strain. Can the Panthers, who haven’t allowed a sack in two straight video games, hold quarterback Teddy Bridgewater clear towards Chicago’s Akiem Hicks and Khalil Mack, who’ve 3.5 sacks every? And may the Panthers muster a cross rush with defensive finish Brian Burns (concussion) uncertain and sort out Kawann Short now out for the season with a shoulder harm? — David Newton
Daring prediction: Bears rookie tight finish Cole Kmet will catch not less than 5 passes and one landing. Chicago’s second-round choose (No. 43 total) out of Notre Dame, Kmet has only one reception for 12 yards although 5 video games. Quarterback Nick Foles tried 42 passes in Week 5, however Kmet completed the sport with zero targets and performed simply 21 of 63 offensive snaps. That has to vary. The Bears have an excessive amount of invested in Kmet for him to be a bystander, so search for Foles to focus on the rookie early and considerably typically on Sunday. — Jeff Dickerson
Stat to know: Panthers broad receiver Robby Anderson now has three 100-yard receiving video games by way of 5 video games this season. He had three such video games all of final season with the Jets.
What to know for fantasy: Carolina working again Mike Davis has a 15-yard rush, a 10-yard reception and not less than 5 receptions in three straight video games. Christian McCaffrey didn’t have such a streak final season. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: Carolina is 3-0 each straight up and ATS in its previous three video games. Read more.
Dickerson’s choose: Panthers 17, Bears 16
Newton’s choose: Panthers 24, Bears 20
FPI prediction: CAR, 54.3% (by a median of 1.5 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Bears stun Brady … McCaffrey doesn’t have to rush back for Panthers … Can Foles shed relief pitcher rep? … Panthers’ Short to have season-ending shoulder surgery … How COVID-19 put everything on the line for Panthers’ Reed
Mike Clay feels good about David Montgomery’s quantity this season, and towards a nasty run protection in Carolina, he believes Montgomery can preserve his fantasy productiveness.
1 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 41.8 | Spread: NE -9.5 (46.5)
What to look at for: The Patriots totaled greater than 200 dashing yards in every of their first two residence video games, and in the event that they hit the mark once more Sunday, they’d match the 1976 and 1978 groups as the one ones to hurry for 200 or extra in three consecutive video games. Quarterback Cam Newton‘s return, and his dashing prowess, will stress the Broncos’ protection. — Mike Reiss
Daring prediction: The Broncos will power two turnovers. Why? Properly … as a result of they’re actually, actually due. And if they do not, this recreation might get ugly. The Broncos have been one of many league’s worst in takeaways this season — one interception and one fumble restoration in 4 video games — however the Patriots are tied for eighth in giveaways with seven. — Jeff Legwold
Stat to know: Newton posted a Whole QBR of 73 within the Patriots’ first two video games of the season. However then the quarterback play hit a snag, as Newton, Brian Hoyer and Jarrett Stidham mixed to publish a Whole QBR of 28 prior to now two outings. That was the worst workforce QBR within the league mixed in Weeks 3 and 4.
Betting nugget: Pats coach Invoice Belichick is 23-11 ATS at residence as a favourite over the previous 5 seasons. Read more.
Legwold’s choose: Patriots 24, Broncos 17
Reiss’ choose: Patriots 30, Broncos 13
FPI prediction: NE, 63.6% (by a median of 4.8 factors)
Matchup must-reads: “A student of everything”: What a 26-year-old Bill Belichick learned as a Broncos assistant … Patriots’ Newton comes off COVID-19 list … Broncos coach Fangio forced to take more risks on defense … Broncos RB Gordon cited for DUI
1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 37.3 | Spread: IND -7.5 (46.5)
What to look at for: Keep watch over the Colts’ cross rush towards Bengals QB Joe Burrow. One of many issues the Colts, who’ve the NFL’s No. 1-ranked protection, have struggled with this season has been attending to the quarterback; they’re tied for fifteenth within the league in sacks (11). However go away it to the Bengals to come back alongside at simply on the proper time. Burrow has been sacked a league-high 22 instances by way of 5 weeks. — Mike Wells
Daring prediction: The Colts can have a plus-five sack differential. The matchup in cross safety is closely tilted towards the Colts. Indianapolis protects the quarterback properly, and the Bengals are depleted on the line of defense. On the flip aspect, Burrow has been sacked greater than another QB within the NFL. — Ben Child
Stat to know: Colts quarterback Philip Rivers has thrown 4 passing touchdowns this season, the fewest by way of his workforce’s first 5 video games of a season in his profession. His low by way of six video games is seven (2007 and 2011). Rivers has additionally gone below 250 passing yards in 4 straight; he hasn’t carried out so in 5 straight since 2013-14.
What to know for fantasy: Bengals working again Joe Mixon is on tempo for 384 touches this season, a quantity that solely Ezekiel Elliott, Le’Veon Bell, Christian McCaffrey and Derrick Henry have hit since 2015. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: Indianapolis is 6-3 ATS as a house favourite because the begin of final season, tied for the second-best cowl share over that span. Read more.
Child’s choose: Colts 23, Bengals 14
Wells’ choose: Colts 27, Bengals 17
FPI prediction: IND, 67.6% (by a median of 6.3 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Inability to keep Burrow upright is problem Bengals must fix quickly … Colts sticking with Rivers at QB despite turnover trouble … Bengals lose Reader for season with quad injury … Rivers’ turnovers responsible for nine points in Colts’ loss
1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 14.8 | Spread: DET -3.5 (54)
What to look at for: Search for Jaguars working again James Robinson to hold the ball greater than 20 instances. Jacksonville offensive coordinator Jay Gruden admitted he has deserted the run manner too quickly in every of the Jaguars’ previous two video games, so count on him to decide to Robinson fairly closely towards the Lions. And it is sensible as a result of the Lions are giving up an NFL-worst 170.3 yards per recreation dashing. — Mike DiRocco
Daring prediction: Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford will seem like the quarterback he was final season, throwing for 330 yards and three touchdowns, in a recreation that can nonetheless come right down to the ultimate possession because of Detroit’s poor protection towards Gardner Minshew — who may even throw for 300 yards and two scores. — Michael Rothstein
Stat to know: Minshew wants 235 passing yards to have probably the most ever by a Jaguars QB by way of six video games. He also can be part of Mark Brunell (1999) as the one gamers in Jaguars historical past with three straight 300-yard passing video games.
What to know for fantasy: Robinson has not less than 17 touches in each recreation this season, totaling not less than 90 yards in 4 of these 5 video games. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: Detroit is 7-1 ATS coming off a bye because the begin of the 2012 season. Read more.
Rothstein’s choose: Lions 27, Jaguars 24
DiRocco’s choose: Lions 28, Jaguars 20
FPI prediction: DET, 60.2% (by a median of three.6 factors)
Matchup must-reads: What’s wrong with Stafford’s feet? … Titans deal unhappy LB Correa to Jaguars … Jaguars to use fifth kicker of season in Brown … Jaguars among NFL teams using silver to fight COVID-19
1 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 9.0 | Spread: NYG -2.5 (43)
What to look at for: We get Washington defensive finish Chase Young up towards Giants left sort out Andrew Thomas — the No. 2 total choose from April matched towards the struggling No. 4 total choice. It has been a tough begin for Thomas, as he is ranked 61st out of 68 tackles in pass-block win fee (79.4%), an ESPN metric powered by NFL Subsequent Gen Stats. Younger, in the meantime, flashed his type early earlier than lacking a while with a groin harm. He returned final weekend and ought to be each near one hundred pc and a handful for Thomas off the sting. — Jordan Raanan
Daring prediction: Washington defensive finish Montez Sweat will make the most of a weak New York offensive line and beat proper sort out Cameron Fleming for a sack/fumble that results in a deciding landing for Washington. Moreover, Washington will document 4 sacks to interrupt a three-game skid towards the Giants. It ranks fifth in sacks with 15, however eight occurred within the opener. In opposition to this line, Washington’s cross rush will get wholesome. — John Keim
Stat to know: The Giants are final within the NFL in dashing, with simply 79.0 yards per recreation. However Washington is second to final at 81.4 dashing yards per recreation.
What to know for fantasy: In Weeks 2-4, Giants broad receiver Darius Slayton totaled 134 yards on 9 catches. In Week 5, he racked up 129 yards on eight catches towards a divisional foe within the Cowboys. In Week 6, he will get one other NFC East rival that has been routinely challenged deep down discipline by opponents. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: Previously 35 seasons, when a workforce with an 0-5 or worse document is favored, the below is 12-6. Read more.
Keim’s choose: Washington 21, Giants 20
Raanan’s choose: Giants 23, Washington 22
FPI prediction: WSH, 52.7% (by a median of 1 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Resetting Washington’s QB situation: What’s next for Allen, Smith and Haskins … Giants’ Jones continues to be haunted by last-minute failures … Smith favored to win comeback player award … Giants lose LB Carter for season with ruptured Achilles
Mike Clay believes that Washington’s No. 1 WR Terry McLaurin can have his palms full on Sunday when he’s probably shadowed by CB James Bradberry.
4:05 p.m. ET | CBS
Matchup score: 28.7 | Spread: MIA -9.5 (47)
What to look at for: The Dolphins are favored for the primary time in 21 video games (December 2018) and favored by greater than a landing for the primary time since November 2016. They have not received back-to-back video games by double digits since 2015, earlier than the Brian Flores and Adam Gase eras in Miami, whereas the Jets have misplaced each recreation this season by not less than 9 factors. One thing has bought to provide! — Cameron Wolfe
Daring prediction: The Jets will not convert greater than 5 third downs. They’re twenty eighth in third-down share, and the Miami protection is seventh. This can imply an extended day for QB Joe Flacco, whose undefeated document towards Miami (6-0) might be historical past. — Wealthy Cimini
Stat to know: The Jets have began 0-6 solely as soon as in franchise historical past: 1996. That workforce completed 1-15. As of now, the Jets have a league-high 43.6% likelihood to get the highest choose in 2021 NFL draft, in response to FPI.
Betting nugget: Miami is 4-0 ATS towards the Jets because the begin of the 2018 season. Read more.
Cimini’s choose: Dolphins 31, Jets 13
Wolfe’s choose: Dolphins 30, Jets 17
FPI prediction: MIA, 73.5% (by a median of 8.6 factors)
Matchup must-reads: How Bell ouster affects Jets’ locker room and future cap … Dolphins’ Howard, Jones show potential to be top CB duo … Jets to again start Flacco at QB; Gase to still call plays … Source: Dolphins’ Godchaux has biceps tear … Bell’s ugly ending with Jets raises serious questions
4:25 p.m. ET | Fox
Matchup score: 85.0 | Spread: GB -1.5 (54.5)
What to look at for: The Bucs are hopeful that Tom Brady can get again a few of his weapons, reminiscent of broad receiver Chris Godwin and working again Leonard Fournette, together with a more healthy Scotty Miller and Mike Evans. However the large query is how they will substitute 347-pound defensive sort out Vita Vea, who was a key motive why the Buccaneers have had the league’s top-ranked dashing protection over the previous two years, and why their cross rush has improved to be among the many greatest. Who will attempt to rattle Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers now? — Jenna Laine
Daring prediction: The Packers’ protection will lastly make a stand. Aaron Rodgers & Co. have carried the workforce to a 4-0 begin, however after a bye week to determine what has gone incorrect, Mike Pettine’s protection will discover a strategy to come up large. Search for the Smiths (Preston Smith and Za’Darius Smith) to have success towards the statuesque Brady, and Kenny Clark‘s return will assist a run protection that thus far has allowed almost 5 yards per carry. — Rob Demovsky
Stat to know: The Packers’ 93.3 offensive effectivity is the second highest by way of 4 workforce video games since 2008 (95 by the Rams in 2018). And per the Elias Sport Bureau, Inexperienced Bay now has 4 consecutive video games scoring not less than 30 factors with zero turnovers, tied for the second-longest streak in NFL historical past (2010 Patriots, seven straight).
Betting nugget: Inexperienced Bay is 4-0 ATS, making it the one undefeated workforce ATS left this season. Read more.
Demovsky’s choose: Packers 27, Buccaneers 24
Laine’s choose: Buccaneers 31, Packers 27
FPI prediction: TB, 53.0% (by a median of 1.1 factors)
Matchup must-reads: One night in Atlanta 10 years ago, Rodgers became a star … Brady pokes fun at himself while congratulating LeBron … Brady’s fourth-down gaffe joins list of other interesting errors with time and turnovers
8:20 p.m. ET | NBC
Matchup score: 81.8 | Spread: LAR -3.5 (51.5)
What to look at for: The 49ers’ struggling offensive line will get its hardest check but with Aaron Donald & Co. coming to city. The Rams are tied for the NFL lead with 20 sacks, and the Niners have allowed 18, fourth most within the league. Donald is able to wrecking video games by himself, and the Niners’ inside line has been of explicit concern. If San Francisco cannot get it found out in a rush, it could possibly be one other lengthy evening. — Nick Wagoner
Daring prediction: Donald will flip in his third multi-sack efficiency of the season. The defensive sort out is coming off a four-sack efficiency and can proceed to wreak havoc within the backfield towards the 49ers, whom he has 11.5 profession sacks towards. — Lindsey Thiry
Stat to know: Rams quarterback Jared Goff has a 70% completion share in three consecutive street video games, the second-longest streak in Rams historical past (Kurt Warner, 5).
What to know for fantasy: Los Angeles working again Darrell Henderson has three video games with not less than 14 touches this season. He has rushed for a rating in all three of these video games, and he even caught a landing final weekend at Washington. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: San Francisco is 0-3 ATS and straight up at residence this season. The Niners’ solely two wins have come at MetLife Stadium (defeating the Giants and Jets). Read more.
Thiry’s choose: Rams 28, 49ers 24
Wagoner’s choose: Rams 30, 49ers 27
FPI prediction: LAR, 53.0% (by a median of 1.1 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Rams’ Sean McVay remains a football junkie even as he attempts to step back … How Kyle Shanahan has kept the 49ers from falling apart … Rams have a sack party in Washington as they prepare for NFC West … 49ers CB Sherman suffers setback in recovery from calf injury … 49ers QB Garoppolo practices, on track to start
Monday, 5 p.m. ET | Fox/NFL
Matchup score: 85.5 | Spread: KC -3.5 (57.5)
What to look at for: Payments broad receiver Stefon Diggs is averaging a career-high 101.8 yards per recreation in 2020, good for second within the NFL. The Chiefs, then again, have allowed two 100-yard receivers by way of 5 video games this season. Search for quarterback Josh Allen and Buffalo offensive coordinator Brian Daboll to push that quantity to 3 come Monday. — Marcel Louis-Jacques
Daring prediction: Operating again Clyde Edwards-Helaire will once more grow to be a outstanding a part of the Chiefs’ offense and can rating his first landing since Week 1. Whereas he won’t have an enormous recreation towards Buffalo’s dashing protection, the Chiefs will characteristic him greater than they did final weekend towards the Raiders. when he had 10 carries and three catches. The Chiefs deserted their working recreation far too early towards Las Vegas and will not make that mistake two weeks in a row, notably with Sammy Watkins out of the lineup. — Adam Teicher
Stat to know: Kansas Metropolis quarterback Patrick Mahomes started his 2018 MVP season by finishing 64% of his passes for 1,513 yards, 14 touchdowns, two interceptions and an 86.1 Whole QBR by way of 5 video games. That stat line is not too removed from what Allen has carried out by way of 5 video games this season: 69% passing, 1,589 yards, 14 touchdowns, three interceptions and an 85.2 Whole QBR.
What to know for fantasy: Mahomes has 235 passing yards, 20 dashing yards and a number of passing scores in 4 straight video games. He’s the primary quarterback with a streak like that since Aaron Rodgers in 2016. See Week 6 rankings.
Betting nugget: Kansas Metropolis is 7-1-1 ATS in Monday video games below Andy Reid, and 4-0-1 ATS on Monday evening with Mahomes at quarterback. Read more.
Teicher’s choose: Chiefs 31, Payments 27
Louis-Jacques’ choose: Chiefs 38, Payments 34
FPI prediction: KC, 67.5% (by a median of 6.2 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Mathieu is changing the game … Missing starters evident in Bills’ humbling loss on national stage … Source: Hamstring injury could sideline Chiefs WR Watkins a couple of games … Biggest surprises for every AFC team thus far in the 2020 season
What to look at for: Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is 6-0 all time at AT&T Stadium. He went 5-0 whereas at Allen Excessive College, together with three state championships, and 1-0 with Oklahoma, profitable the Massive 12 championship. The Cowboys are properly conscious of what he means to Arizona’s offense. “He has a singular ability set. He is so fast and explosive, and he can get the ball out of his hand in a short time,” Dallas coach Mike McCarthy stated. “Clearly he could make any throw, he can hit all of the quadrants of the sphere, and he is main the league in dashing as quarterbacks. So I feel that in itself tells you the stress that he places in your protection … He is a dynamic participant and he is undoubtedly the centerpiece of that offense.” — Todd Archer
Daring prediction: Murray will throw for 350 yards and run for an additional 100 in a reminder to everybody within the Dallas-Fort Price metroplex that he is a legend there for a motive. — Josh Weinfuss
Stat to know: The Cowboys have 11 turnovers this season, tied for many within the NFL. However the Cardinals have solely three takeaways, tied for the third fewest.
Betting nugget: Arizona is the one workforce within the NFL to see all 5 of its video games go below the entire. Read more.
Weinfuss’ choose: Cardinals 34, Cowboys 24
Archer’s choose: Cardinals 33, Cowboys 31
FPI prediction: ARI, 54.3% (by a median of 1.5 factors)
Matchup must-reads: Cardinals LB Jones to have season-ending surgery … Even without Prescott, Cowboys say plan stays the same on offense … Hopkins credits Murray, Cardinals’ playcalling for hot start … Could Dak still get $100 million? NFL execs, coaches weigh in on QB’s future