Monday’s Den: Wrapping up an NFL Sunday

Browns 27, Texans 14
— Browns scored two defensive TD’s, ran punt back back for a TD.
— Offense had 11 drives: no TD’s, 2 FG’s, four 3/outs.
— Watson was 12-22/131 passing, threw an INT in red zone.
— Browns ran ball for 174 yards (4.6 yards/carry)
— Cleveland has outgained 10 of 12 opponents, but they’re 5-7.

— 23 of 41 points in this game were scored by defense/special teams.
— Texans are 1-10 in last 11 games SU, 2-8 ATS in last ten.
— Last three games, Texans’ offense has scored 3 points in first half.
— Houston was 1-12 on third down, Cleveland 4-13.
— Texans are 10-21-1 ATS last 32 games coming off a loss.

Ravens 10, Broncos 9
— Ravens drove 91 yards, scored only TD of game with 0:28 left.
— QB Jackson sprained his knee, is expected to miss future game(s).
— QB Huntley was 27-32/187 passing, also ran for 41 yards.
— Baltimore won six of its last eight games SU.
— Seven of last nine Raven games were decided by 5 or fewer points.

— Broncos didn’t inside red zone (Baltimore 20-yard line) all day.
— Broncos scored 16 or fewer points in 10 of 12 games.
— Denver was 2-12 on third down, Baltimore 3-13.
— Denver lost eight of last nine games, scoring 12.5 ppg in last eight.
— Last six games, Broncos have eight TD’s on 92 drives.

Packers 28, Bears 19
— Packers’ first six drives: 43 plays, 181 yards, 10 points.
— Packers’ last three drives: 19 plays, 206 yards, 18 points.
— Green Bay was +3 in turnovers; they converted 6-13 on 3rd down.
— Green Bay won last nine series games, covered last eight.
— Packers are 13-4 ATS in last 17 games coming off a loss (4-4 TY).

— Fields ran for 55-yard TD in 1st quarter; not sure if he ran again rest of game.
— Fields did average 10.2 yards per pass attempt.
— Last six games, Chicago gave up 33.5 ppg.
— Chicago lost six in row, nine of last ten games SU (2-7-1 ATS).
— Bears 12-20-2 ATS last 34 games coming off a loss.

Commanders 20, Giants 20
— Washington led 10-0 after the first quarter.
— Commanders’ next six drives: 44 plays, 160 yards, 3 points.
— Washington drove 90 yards to score tying TD with 1:45 left.
— Nine of their last eleven games stayed under the total.
— Washington is now 6-1-1 SU/ATS in its last eight games. 

— Giants scored TD on first drive of second half to take 20-13 lead.
— Rest of game; on seven drives- 29 plays, 93 yards, no points.
— Washington: 82 plays, 411 yards. Giants: 65 plays, 316 yards
— Last three games, Big Blue converted 12-37 (32.4%) on third down.
— Washington has bye next week, then plays Giants again in Week 15.

Steelers 19, Falcons 16
— Steelers in first half: 41 plays, 225 yards, 16 points.
— Steelers in second half: 26 plays, 113 yards, 3 points.
— In four post-bye games, Pittsburgh ran ball for 161.3 yards/game.
— In four post-bye games, Steelers converted 30-60 on third down.
— Steelers have no turnovers (+10) in their wins, 14 (-8) in losses.

— Steelers converted 6-12 on third down, Atlanta 3-10.
— Last four games, Falcons converted 12-40 third down plays.
— Six of Falcons’ seven home games were decided by 3 or fewer points.
— Falcons lost four of last five games SU, are 0-7 ATS in last seven.
— Under is 7-3 in Atlanta’s last ten games.

Eagles 35, Titans 10
— Hurts threw for 380 yards; Eagles averaged 9.0 yards/pass attempt.
— Eagles: 67 plays, 453 yards. Titans 53 plays, 209 yards.
— Eagles have 43 touchdowns on 117 drives this season.
— Under Sirianni, Philly is 9-1 ATS as a home favorite (5-1 TY)
— NFC East home favorites are 12-1 ATS outside division (pending Dallas game).

— Last four weeks, Titans were held to 63-88-63-87 rushing yards.
— First eight games, they averaged 142.3 rushing yards/game.
— Titans have been outscored 134-62 in second half this year.
— Tennessee averaged only 3.8 yards/pass attempt.
— Tennessee is 2-3 SU last five games, after a 5-2 start.

Lions 40, Jaguars 14
— Detroit scored 15 TD’s on its last 43 drives. 
— Detroit won four of last five games, scoring 31-31-25-40 points last four
— Last five games, Detroit converted 35-71 (49.3%) third down plays.
— Lions covered their last five games.
— Under Campbell, Lions are 8-20-1 SU, 19-9-1 ATS.

— Lions had eight drives; four TD’s, four field goals.
— Jaguars converted only 3-12 on third down; they were 3-4 on 4th down.
— Lions outgained Jacksonville, 437-266.
— Jaguars are 5-16 ATS last 21 games with spread of 3 or less points.
— In his career, Pederson is 17-29 ATS in true road games.

Vikings 27, Jets 22
— Minnesota led this game 20-6 at halftime.
— Minnesota averaged only 4.3 yards/pass attempt.
— Vikings won nine of their last ten games SU.
— Vikings went 4-0 SU against the AFC East this season.
— Despite being 10-2, Vikings outscored foes by only 10 points (289-279).

— Jets ran 83 plays for 486 yards, Minnesota 66 plays for 287 yards.
— Jets were in red zone six times in 2nd half, scored only 16 points. 
— Jets were stopped on downs at 1-yard line with 1:43 left.
— Minnesota converted 9-18 on third down, Jets 3-16.
— QB White 31-57/369 passing, but threw to INT’s.

Seahawks 27, Rams 23
— Seattle drove 75 yards, scored game-winning TD with 0:36 left.
— Smith was 28-39/367 passing, with three TD’s.
— Seahawks are 6-10-1 ATS last 17 games as a road favorite.
— Seahawks are 6-9 ATS last 15 NFC West road games.
— Seattle is 6-1 when it allows less than 27 points.

— Rams lost six in row, eight of last nine games.
— Rams ran ball for 171 yards, their best day rushing this year.
— LA converted 4-12 on third down, Seattle 5-10.
— Last four games, Rams converted 21-65 (32.3%) on third down.
— In their losses, LA was outscored 121-46 in second half.

49ers 33, Dolphins 17
— San Francisco won its last five games (4-1 ATS)
— QB Garoppolo broke his foot, is out for the year.
— San Francisco had a 13-yard edge in field position.
— 49ers are 6-0 when they score 24+ points, 2-4 when they don’t.
— 49ers outscored last five opponents 73-7 in second half.

— Tagovailoa threw 75-yard TD pass on  first play of the game,
— Their next 7 drives: 28 plays, 101 yards, 2 INT’s, 3 points.
— 49ers converted 8-19 on third down, Miami 0-7.
— Dolphins ran ball eight times the whole game, for 33 yards.
— Four of last five Dolphin games went over the total.

Bengals 27, Chiefs 24
— Cincinnati won eight of its last ten games (9-1 ATS).
— Bengals got in red zone seven of their eight drives.
— Burrow averaged 8.7 yards/pass attempt.
— Cincy converted 57 of last 114 (50%) third down plays.
— Bengals won seven of last eight games vs Kansas City.

— Down 14-3 early, Chiefs railed to lead 24-20 early in 4th quarter.
— Both teams had only two plays each of 20+ yards.
— Last five games, Chiefs are minus-4 in turnovers (4-8)
— Last six weeks, Chiefs converted 60-100 third down plays.
— KC is 12-21-1 ATS last 34 games coming off a win.

Raiders 27, Chargers 20
— Chargers led 13-10 at halftime.
— Raiders’ first two drives of 2nd half: 3 plays, 89 yards, 14 points.
— Raiders had touchdown plays of 20-31-45 yards.
— Las Vegas won its last three games, after a 2-7 start.
— Raiders are 12-5 ATS in last 16 AFC West home games.

— LA got first score of game on pick-6 with 5:07 left in first quarter.
— Last five games, Chargers allowed 178.3 rushing yards/game.
— Chargers have been outscored 141-86 in second half.
— Chargers are 5-1 giving up less than 27 points, 1-5 if they give up 27+.
— Bolts are 6-10-1 ATS last 17 games as a road favorite.

Cowboys 54, Colts 19
— Dallas led this game 21-19 after three quarters.
— Dallas in 4th quarter: 21 plays, 229 yards, 27 points.
— Cowboys also scored a defensive TD in 4th quarter.
— Colts in 4th quarter: 21 plays, 91 yards, 4 turnovers.
— Cowboys won nine of their last 11 games (8-3 ATS).

— Colts lost six of their last seven games SU.
— Colts are 3-0-1 scoring 20+ points, 1-8 if they score less.
— Dallas ran for 220 yards, converted 7-13 on third down.
— Last eight games, Cowboys outscored foes 163-51 in second half.
— Last six games, Dallas scored 28 TD’s on 62 drives.

If the NFL playoffs started today (they don’t):
AFC: Bills, Chiefs, Ravens, Titans.
Wild Cards: Bengals, Dolphins, Jets

NFC: Eagles, Vikings, 49ers, Buccaneers
Wild Cards: Cowboys, Giants, Seahawks

Author: Armadillo Sports

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