Pregame nuggets to chew on
December, 23, 2012
By Paul Kuharsky | ESPN.com
- In the Vikings' last six games, quarterback Christian Ponder has completed one pass of 15 yards or more downfield in 23 attempts. The Texans have not been playing great pass defense, but facing such a non-threatening quarterback could provide a major boost.
- If the Colts make the playoffs, they will be the eighth team in the common draft era to make the playoffs the same year as making the No. 1 overall pick in the draft. Indy is in with a win or a tie at Kansas City or a Pittsburgh loss or a tie against Cincinnati.
- In 10 regular-season starts with the temperature below freezing, Aaron Rodgers has thoroughly outplayed his counterparts, with a 7-3 record and a total QBR of 75.6 to 48.3 for his counterparts.
- Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne had some statistical success against the Patriots while he played for the Dolphins. He passed for a career-best 416 yards with two TDs and one interception and a 93.6 rating in his last game against New England. And he has more than 300 passing yards in three of his last four games against the Pats.
Final Cleveland 10 Baltimore 20 Final Dallas 44 Washington 17 Final Indianapolis 27 Tennessee 10 Final Jacksonville 17 Houston 23 Final San Diego 7 Kansas City 19 Final New York 37 Miami 24 Final Chicago 9 Minnesota 13 Final Buffalo 17 New England 9 Final Philadelphia 34 New York 26 Final New Orleans 23 Tampa Bay 20 Final Carolina 34 Atlanta 3 Final Detroit 20 Green Bay 30 Final Oakland 14 Denver 47 Final Arizona 17 San Francisco 20 Final St. Louis 6 Seattle 20 Final Cincinnati 17 Pittsburgh 27