One key thing to know about every NFL Week 11 game

Kickers are starting to play a huge role in this NFL season, and last week’s games took it to a new level. For the first time in league history, six teams won on field goals without regulation time.

Denver Broncos kicker Wil Lutz, who got a break after his first attempt at the game-winner with the Buffalo Bills having 12 men on the field, completed a 36-yard conversion pass for a 24-22 victory on Monday night.

On Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals kicked Matt Prater’s 23-yard field goal to beat Atlanta 25-23; Dustin Hopkins of the Cleveland Browns scored a 40-yard field goal to beat Baltimore 33-31; Matt Ammendola of the Houston Texans scored a 38-yard field goal to beat Cincinnati 30-27; Riley Patterson of the Detroit Lions kicked a 41-yard FG to beat the Los Angeles Chargers 41-38; the longest was Jason Myers of the Seattle Seahawks – 43 yards, which defeated Washington 29-26.

Hi: Colts (5-5), Falcons (4-6), Patriots (2-8), Saints (5-5)

Here are some other interesting facts about Week 11.

Bengals (5-4) at Ravens (7-3), 20:15, Amazon Prime: The only team that has led in the fourth quarter of every game this season is… the Baltimore Ravens, but that doesn’t mean it helped them against the Browns. They might do better against Cincinnati, which is 0-2 in the league and 1-4 in the conference. Baltimore won the first matchup (27-24) on September 17, when Joe Burrow was still hurting his calf.

Cowboys (6-3) at Panthers (1-8) 13:00, Fox: CeeDee Lamb’s consecutive game streak of 150 more yards and at least 10 catches is three, a record in the Super Bowl era. Over the last three games, he has caught 12 passes for 158 yards, 11 for 191 and 11 for 151.

Steelers (6-3) at Browns (6-3), 1:00 p.m., CBS: Deshaun Watson led Cleveland against Baltimore, but his season was ended by shoulder surgery. Pittsburgh the relatively meaningless stat streak continues — is the first team since 1933 to lose in each of its first nine games and still boast a winning record.

Bears (3-7) at Lions (7-2), at 13:00, Fox: In Detroit’s victory over the Chargers, the Lions rushed for fourth down five times, converting four of them and showing that they can do whatever they want on offense, gaining 8.3 yards per play. Jared Goff passed for 333 yards, 156 of which went to Amon-Ra St. Brown, and Jahmyr Gibbs and David Montgomery both rushed for over 100 yards.

Chargers (4-5) at Packers (3-6), 1 p.m., Fox: Jordan Love had a chance to lead his team to a road victory for the fourth time in his first season since replacing Aaron Rodgers as Green Bay’s quarterback, but he fell short by two interceptions in the fourth quarter.

Cardinals (2-8) at Texans (5-4), 1 p.m., CBS: Now a few words about CJ Stroud (who could be MVP, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, or maybe all three). He passed for 1,513 yards on throws of more than 10 yards in the air — nearly 100 more than any other quarterback. according to Next Generation Statistics. And a few more: He passed for 826 yards over the past two weeks against Tampa Bay and Cincinnati.

Titans (3-6) at Jaguars (6-3), at 1:00 p.m., CBS: Jacksonville looked terrible after being annihilated at the hands of the 49ers. Trevor Lawrence was fired five times intercepted twice and lost a fumble, which was the 18th of his career (seven more than any other player from 2021).

Raiders (5-5) at Dolphins (6-3) 1:00 p.m., CBS: There are two bright spots for the Raiders: Interim coach Antonio Pierce has given the team an identity, and the Raiders aren’t far behind the Chiefs in the AFC West.

Giants (2-8) at Commanders (4-6), 1 p.m., Fox: Giants coach Brian Daboll is 0-7 against the top two teams in the NFC East, the Cowboys and Eagles, over the last two seasons, losing by margins of 26, 6, 31, 40 and 32 points in the last five contests. But one of the Giants’ two wins came on Oct. 22 against Washington, when they were still without yet-to-be-drafted rookie quarterback Tommy DeVito.

Buccaneers (4-5) at 49ers (6-3), 16:05, Fox: The returns of Deebo Samuel and Trent Williams helped San Francisco snap a three-game losing streak, but so did the arrival of Chase Young after the Halloween trade. In his 49ers debut, Young pressured Trevor Lawrence four times and teamed with Nick Bosa on a strip sack.

Jets (4-5) at Bills (5-5), 4:25 p.m., CBS: The Jets, who beat Buffalo in Week 1, will face a struggling Bills team whose quarterback, Josh Allen, is the only player in the league with 10 or more interceptions in each of the last four seasons. He leads the NFL in interceptions (11) and turnovers (13), a decline that precipitated the firing of offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey.

Seahawks (5-3) at Rams (3-6), 4:25 p.m., CBS: If Seattle – 5-1 in conference play – can survive a difficult stretch that includes games against the 49ers (twice), Cowboys and Eagles, a postseason berth could be tempting.

Vikings (6–4) at Broncos (4–5), 8:20 p.m., NBC: Josh Dobbs is the first player in NFL history to pass for 400 yards, rush for 100 yards and have no interceptions in his first two games with the team. Minnesota won five games without winger Justin Jefferson and two without Jefferson and Kirk Cousins.

Eagles (8-1) at Chiefs (7-2), 20:15, ABC, ESPN: Andy Reid is 4-0 – including a win in Super Bowl LVII – against his former team, but Jalen Hurts has 12 straight wins against an opponent with a winning record. tied with Vinny Testaverde and Peyton Manning for the longest winning streak by a starter since 1950.


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