New Orleans at Cincinnati 1:00
Bengals (+) over Saints- New Orleans has established themselves as the front runner in the NFL with their impressive win over the previously undefeated L.A. Rams. The Saints (7-1) have won seven in-a-row since an opening day loss to Tampa Bay and are averaging 35 points per game as Drew Brees leads the NFL in completion percentage (76.3) and passer rating (120.6). Cincinnati is off a bye week and will be without A.J. Green who leads the team in receptions and are 3-6-1 ATS with him in the lineup but will have workhorse Joe Mixon running the ball to keep them in the game. After such a huge win and the disappointment of the Dez Bryant injury I can see some letdown while the Bengals (5-3) who trail Pittsburgh (6-2-1) by a game for the division being very focused after a bye week. Take CINCINNATI!
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New England at Tennessee 1:00 ET
Titans (+) over Patriots- Starting the season 1-2 New England was on everybody’s list as a team that was ready for a downfall, but six straight wins have them back in a familiar place at the top of their division. The Patriots have a seven-game win streak against the Titans while Tennessee is 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games after a Monday night encounter. With the healthy return of Marcus Mariota who played to a 119.9 passer rating last week against Dallas the Titans are a different club. With former Patriots coach Mike Vrabel now leading Tennessee the Titans will be well prepared. Take TITANS! 3
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Dallas at Philadelphia 8:20 ET
Cowboys (+) over Eagles- The Cowboys may be just one game behind the Eagles in the standings but they are years behind in talent. Dallas put on a horrid display Monday night as they fell 28-14 to Tennessee. Philadelphia has added Golden Tate to their receivers corps while the Cowboys still don’t have a No. 1 receiver (or even a No. 2) but they still have Ezekiel Elliot running talent and Dak Prescott who threw for 243 yards against the Titans last week. This is a division contest and Dallas will be ready to play against the Super Bowl champs. Take the points with the COWBOYS!