Pro FB Notebook-Week 15 Preview

Posted by on December 16th, 2015  •  0 Comments  • 

Chargers-Miami…..Possible last game ever-Chargers in San Diego….Bolts staggering on both sides of the ball…QB-Philips Rivers (35-sacks-96 Hits)….San Diego defense just 13-turnovers in 13-games….Defense allowing (367YPG)….Dolphins allowing (390YPG)….Miami (5-8) has big play offense led by QB-Ryan Tannehill…RB-Lamar Miller….WR-Javier Landry…..Defense anchored by DT-Ndomakong Suh.

 
Carolina-Giants….Panthers go for 14th straight win…RB-Jon Stewart ailing foot…TE-Greg Olson-bruised knee….Giants in 3-way tie for lst place in NFC-East….short work week after Monday night win.

 

Packers-Raiders…Coach Mike McCarthy taking over play calling duties….Eddie Lacy comes off (124R)….Raiders QB-Derek Carr will attack down field….Oakland needs to run table to make playoffs.

 
Bengals-49ers…AJ McCarron replaces injured Andy Dalton….Blaine Gabbert stays at QB after being sacked 9X last weekend…Bengals atop division to get a couple of home games in postseason.

 
Broncos-Steelers….Pittsburgh raging hot on offense-with healthy Ben Roethlisberger…..Denver-Brock Osweiler will remains starting QB despite terrible setback loss at home to Raiders….Injury CJ Anderson-RB big setback….Broncos nagging injuries okn defense hurting team.

 
Arizona-Eagles…Big test for Carson Palmer and big play Cardinal passing game on the road….Sam Bradford managing Chip Kelly offense better over last couple of weeks….Eaqles part of 3-way tie for first in NFC-East.

 
Chiefs-Ravens….Kansas City takes 7-game win streak on road against battered Baltimore team without Joe Flacco-Justin Forsett.

 

 
Patriots-Tennessee….Severe test for Titans rookie QB-;Marcus Mariota against very good New England defense….Tom Brady making plays regardless of who WRs are…Rob Gronkowski back even with bruised knee.

 
Bears-Vikings….Season starting to slip away in Chicago…..Vikings need bounce back weekend after loss last weekend.

 
Jaguars-Falcons….Strong season by QB-Blake Bortels even with injuries to skill position players….Atlanta in state of offensive collapse….lost 7-of-8 games….Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan in job jeopardy.

 
Colts-Houston….Andrew Luck not ready to return to games yet…..Matt Hassleback out with shoulder-rib injuries….Charley Whitehurst-3rd string will start…Colts trying to win a bad AFC-South Division….Texans QB-Brian Hoyer out with 2nd concussion in 4-weeks.

 
Bills-Redskins…..Buffalo lost its edge on both sides of the ball….playoff hopes sliding away….Kirk Cousins getting steadier as season has gone on….Does not appear to be future for RGIII in Washington.

 
Browns-Seahawks…Johnny Manziel thrown for (272-270) last two starts…RB-Isiah Crowell coming off (145R) games….Browns had 9-sacks….Russell Wilson-4 game win streak (14TD-0 Intercpetions)

 
Jets-Dallas….Ryan Fitzpatrick career best 25-TDs this year…RB-Chris Ivory finally healthy comes off 100-yard game….Cowboys Dez Bryant-just 6R-in last 3-weeks-playing hurt.

 
Lions-Saints…Drew Brees-vs-Matthew Stafford…2-big passing stars having to do it all by themselves….Lions 3-game win streak gone, replaced by another losing streak…..Still no defense for Saints.

 
Rams-Bucs….Jameis Winston-vs-Rams pass rush…Tampa Bay without lead WR-Vincent Jackson-knee strain….RB-Doug Martin having strong season….Todd Gurley has been Rams offense with 5-100 yard games this year….QB-Nick Foles remains shaky as starter.

 

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