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Legend: P-probable (≥75% + chance to play), Q-questionable (50% chance to play), D-doubtful (≤25% chance to play), O-out (0% chance to play)

BYE WEEKS: GREEN BAY, CAROLINA      Thursday Night Game: San Francisco at St. Louis

 

 

Early Games September 29, 2013

 

 

Baltimore at Buffalo 1:00 PM / Weather: 73sunny

 

Injuries:

 

Baltimore: WR-Jacoby Jones- knee (O), RB-Ray Rice- hip (Q), RB-Shaun Draughn- ankle (Q), DE-Chris Canty- thigh (Q), WR-Brandon Stokley- groin (Q), WR-Marlon Brown- neck (P),

Buffalo: S-Jairus Byrd- foot (Q), CB- Stephon Gilmore- wrist (O), K-Dustin Hopkins- right groin (O), G-Doug Legursky- knee (P), CB-Ron Brooks- foot (O), WR-Marquise Goodwin- hand (O), WR-Stevie Johnson- hamstring (P), DE-Mario Williams- ankle (P), DT-Kyle Williams- achilles (P), DT-Marcell Dareus- ankle (P), RB-C.J. Spiller- quadriceps (P), DE-Alex Carrington- quadriceps (O), G-Kraig Urbik- knee (P), CB-Leodis McKelvin- hamstring (Q)

 

 

Sleepers:

 

Baltimore: WR-Marlon Brown, RB-Bernard Pierce

Buffalo: QB-E.J. Manuel, RB-C.J. Spiller

 

 

Prediction: Ravens win 24-7

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Cincinnati at Cleveland 1:00 PM / Weather: 74 chance of showers

 

Injuries:

Cincinnati: CB-Dre Kirkpatrick- hamstring (D), CB-Leon Hall- hamstring (D), LB-James Harrisson- illness (P), CB-Terence Newman- knee (P), RB-Ben Jarvus Green-Ellis- ankle (P), G-Mike Pollak- knee (D), S-Reggie Nelson- hamstring (D), CB-Brandon Ghee-concussion (P)

Cleveland: DE-Ahtyba Rubin- calf (P), DE-Desmond Bryant- wrist (P), G-Shawn Lauvao- ankle (Q), LB-Quentin Groves- ankle (O), QB-Brandon Weeden- right thumb (O), WR-Josh Gordon- ankle (P), K-Billy Cundiff-right thigh (Q)

 

 

Sleepers:

Cincinnati: TE-Tyler Eifert, TE-Jermaine Gresham, RB-Giovani Bernard

Cleveland: QB-Brian Hoyer, WR-Josh Gordon, TE- Jordan Cameron

 

 

Prediction: Cleveland wins 38-27

 

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Chicago at Detroit 1:00 PM / Weather: Dome

 

Injuries:

Chicago: CB-Charles Tillman- groin (Q), CB-Sherrick McManis- quadriceps (D), CB-Zackary Bowman-knee (P), DT-Henry Melton- knee (O)

Detroit: WR-Calvin Johnson- knee (P) S-Louis Delmas- knee (P), LB Ashlee Palmer- ankle (P), RB-Reggie Bush- knee (P), WR-Patrick Edwards- ankle (D), DT-Ndamukong Suh- knee (P), WR-Nate Burleson- forearm (O)

 

Sleepers:

Chicago: WR-Devin Hester, WR-Alshon Jeffery

Detroit: RB-Joique Bell, WR-Ryan Broyles

 

Prediction: Chicago wins 17-14

 

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Seattle at Houston 1:00 PM / Weather: 90chance of thunderstorms

 

Injuries:

Seattle: CB-Brandon Browner- hamstring (P), G-J.R. Sweezy- back (P), C-Max Unger- arm (D), DE-Red Bryant- back (P),

Houston: LB-Brian Cushing- knee (P), RB-Arian Foster- thumb (P), TE-Garret Graham- hip (P), WR-DeVier Posey- achilles (P), S-Ed Reed, hip (P), TE-Owen Daniels-knee (P), RB-Ben Tate- shoulder (P), CB-Jonathan Joseph-toe (Q), WR-Andre Johnson-shin (Q), G-Wade Smith- knee (P), LB-Darryl Sharpton- hip (Q), QB-Matt Schaub- ankle (P)

 

Sleepers:

Seattle: WR-Golden Tate, RB-Robert Turbin

Houston: WR-DeAndre Hopkins

 

Prediction: Seattle wins 24-10

 

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Indianapolis at Jacksonville 1:00 PM / Weather: 82 slight chance of showers

 

 

Injuries:

Indianapolis: TE: Dwayne Allen- knee (O), LB-Pat Angerer- knee (P), RB-Vick Ballard- knee (O), S-LaRon Landry- ankle (O), WR-T.Y. Hilton- toe (P), S-Antoine Bethea- toe (P), RB-Ahmad Bradshaw- neck (O)

Jacksonville: RB-Maurice Jones-Drew- ankle (P), QB-Blaine Gabbert- right hand (P), TE-Marcedes Lewis- calf (P), WR-Stephen Burton- concussion (O), WR-Mike Brown- back (O), CB-Will Blackmon- head (P),

 

 

Sleepers:

Indianapolis: RB-Trent Richardson, TE-Coby Fleener

Jacksonville: WR-Ace Sanders

 

 

Prediction: Indianapolis wins 34-9

 

 

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NY Giants at Kansas City 1:00 PM / Weather: 71 sunny

 

 

Injuries:

NY Giants: T-David Diehl- thumb (D), TE-Adrien Robinson- foot (O), CB-Corey Webster- hip (O), G-Chris Snee- hip (O), C-David Baas- neck (O), CB-Terrell Thomas- knee (P),

Kansas City: TE-Travis Kelce- knee (O), TE-Anthony Fasano- ankle (Q), CB-Brandon Flowers- knee (Q)

 

 

Sleepers:

NY Giants: RB-David Wilson

Kansas City: QB-Alex Smith

 

 

Prediction: NY Giants win 21-13

 

 

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Pittsburgh at Minnesota 1:00 PM / Weather: 69 chance of showers (England)

 

 

Injuries:

Pittsburgh: CB-Cortez Allen- ankle (P), RB-Le’Veon Bell- foot (P), DT-Steve McLendon- hamstring (P), TE-Heath Miller- knee (P), DE-Brett Keisel- hamstring (P)

Minnesota: DT-Kevin Williams- knee (P), QB-Christian Ponder- rib (O)

 

 

Sleepers:

Pittsburgh: RB-LeVeon Bell

Minnesota: WR-Cordarrelle Patterson, QB-Matt Cassel

 

 

Prediction: Pittsburgh wins 27-10

 

 

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Arizona at Tampa Bay 1:00 PM / Weather: 87 mostly sunny

 

 

Injuries:

 

 

Arizona: RB-Rashard Mendenhall- toe (P), WR-Larry Fitzgerald- hamstring (P), LB-Kevin Minter- hamstring (O)

Tampa Bay: DT-Gerald McCoy- ankle (P), WR-Mike Williams- hamstring (Q), WR-Vincent Jackson- ribs (Q), S-Mark Barron- hamstring (P),

 

 

Sleepers:

 

 

Arizona: RB-Andre Ellington

Tampa Bay: QB-Mike Glennon

 

 

Prediction: Tampa Bay wins 17-10

 

 

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Afternoon Games

 

 

NY Jets at Tennessee 4:05 PM / Weather: 84 chance of showers

 

 

Injuries:

NY Jets: TE-Kellen Winslow- knee (P), WR-Santonio Holmes- foot (P), G-Willie Colon- elbow (P), CB-Antonio Cromartie- hip (P), QB-Geno Smith- ankle (P), DE-Quinton Coples- ankle (P), WR-Stephen Hill- knee (P), WR-Edmond Gates- knee (P), DT-Sheldon Richardson- shoulder (P), CB-Dee Milliner- hamstring (O), RB-Chris Ivory- hamstring (O)

Tennessee: RB-Shonn Greene- knee (O), TE-Delanie Walker- toe (Q), WR-Kenny Britt- neck (Q),

 

 

Sleepers:

NY Jets: QB-Geno Smith, RB-Bilal Powell, WR-Santonio Holmes

Tennessee: none

 

 

Prediction: Tennessee wins 17-6

 

 

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Philadelphia at Denver 4:25 PM / Weather: 68 sunny

 

 

Injuries:

Philadelphia: T-Jason Peters- finger (P), S-Patrick Chung- shoulder (D)

Denver: WR-Eric Decker- shoulder (P), TE-Joel Dreessen- knee (Q), WR-Wes Welker- ankle (P), CB-Champ Bailey- foot (Q), WR-Demaryius Thomas- ankle (P)

 

 

Sleepers:

Philadelphia: QB-Michael Vick

Denver: RB-Ronnie Hillman, RB-Knowshon Moreno, RB-Montee Ball

 

 

Prediction: Denver wins 45-10

 

 

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Washington at Oakland 4:25 PM / Weather: 77 mostly sunny

 

 

Injuries:

Washington: S-Brandon Meriweather- shoulder (P) K-Kai Forbath- groin (Q), TE-Fred Davis- ankle (Q), WR-Leonard Hankerson- hamstring (P), LB-Ryan Kerrigan- knee (P)

Oakland: CB-Tracey Porter- concussion (P), S-Tyvon Branch- ankle (O), QB-Terrelle Pryor- concussion (Q),

 

 

Sleepers:

Washington: QB-RG3

Oakland: QB-Matt Flynn, WR-Rod Streater

 

 

Prediction: Washington wins 23-13

 

 

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Dallas at San Diego 4:25 PM / Weather: 87 sunny

 

 

Injuries:

Dallas: CB-Morris Claiborne- shoulder (P), LB-Ernie Sims- groin (P), DE-DeMarcus Ware- neck (P), WR-Miles Austin- hamstring (O), WR-Dwayne Harris- hip (Q)

San Diego: LB-Manti Te’o- foot (P), LB-Donald Butler- groin (P), T-D.J. Fluker- concussion (P), WR-Malcolm Floyd- neck (O), C-Nick Hardwick- shin (P), G-Chad Rinehart- toe (D), T-King Dunlap- concussion (Q),

 

 

Sleepers:

Dallas: WR-Terrence Williams, RB-DeMarco Murray

San Diego: WR-Eddie Royal, RB-Ryan Mathews

 

 

Prediction: Dallas wins 23-14

 

 

Sunday Night Game

 

 

New England at Atlanta 8:30 PM / Weather: Dome

 

Injuries:

New England: WR-Mathew Slater- wrist (O), WR-Danny Amendola- groin (Q), TE-Zach Sudfeld- hamstring (P), TE-Rob Gronkowski- back (Q), RB-Brandon Bolden- knee (Q), RB-Shane Vareen- wrist (O), T-Will Svitek- knee (Q), RB-Leon Washington- thigh (Q), LB-Jerod Mayo- ankle (P), T-Sebastian Volmer- foot (Q), DT-Vince Wilfork- foot (P),

Atlanta: CB-Asante Samuel- thigh (Q), WR-Roddy White- ankle (Q), WR-Julio Jones- knee (Q), RB-Steven Jackson- hamstring (O), T-Sam Baker- foot (Q),

 

 

Sleepers:

New England: RB-Brandon Bolden, WR-Kenbrell Thompkins

Atlanta: RB-Jason Snelling

 

 

Prediction: Atlanta wins 36-31

 

 

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Monday Night Game

 

 

Miami at New Orleans 8:40 PM / Weather: Dome

 

 

Injuries:

Miami: DT-Paul Soliai- knee (Q), LB-Dannell Ellerbe- ribs (P), S-Chris Clemons- hamstring (P), C-Mike Pouncey- ankle (P), LB-Koa Misi- shoulder (Q), WR-Mike Wallace-groin (Q), LB-Phillip Wheeler- thumb (P), WR-Brandon Gibson- knee (P), DE-Cameron Wake- knee (Q)

New Orleans: WR-Marques Colston- foot (P), CB-Jabari Greer- back (P), S-Roman Harper- knee (O), LB-Curtis Lofton- knee (P), S-Isa Abdul-Quddus- ankle (Q), T-Zach Strief- neck (P), DT-Brodrick Bunkley- calf (O), RB-Mark Ingram- toe (Q), WR-Lance Moore- hand (Q)

 

 

Sleepers:

Miami: RB-Lamar Miller, QB-Ryan Tannehill, WR-Brian Hartline

New Orleans: RB-Pierre Thomas, WR-Kenny Stills

 

 

Prediction: New Orleans wins 37-13



Weather forecasts borrowed from www.nflweather.com