If the Redskins don't beat the New York Giants on Sunday, they will have dug themselves too deep a hole.
Denver went 5-1 against New England from 2001-06 before winning just twice in their past eight meetings.
Oakland running abck Jamize Olawale is becoming a productive player, and he has attributes similar to the Raiders' Marcel Reece.
The Steelers are wary of former All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham, who is still looking for a breakout game with Seattle.
With injuries wreaking havoc on the offensive line, rookie Cody Wichmann and second-year player Demetrius Rhaney look likely to start Sunday in Cincy.
"I'm sure there have been times in the past when he's played well here and he hasn't had guys who have his back," Kyle Long said. "We have Jay's back."