Last week: 11-5

Overall: 81-99


Six-pack: 31-43-4

Six-pack: Buffalo, Washington, Jacksonville, Giants, St. Louis, Arizona


Cowboys at Falcons

You should know that... Tony Romo has tossed one touchdown and four interceptions in his last two games. Look for him to bounce back in a big way vs. a Falcons' pass defense that ranks 31st in the league. Meanwhile, how many owners were punching holes through walls last week when Marion Barber carried one time for minus-2 yards? He still leads the NFC with 11 rushing touchdowns and should have a good day vs. Atlanta.

The pick: Dallas (-3.5)

Jets at Vikings

You should know that...The Artose Pinner show was a one-week wonder. Minnesota's backup running back had 125 yards and three touchdowns last week vs. Detroit, but Chester Taylor is healthy and expected to start this week. Taylor is fourth in the NFC with 1,098 rushing yards.

The pick: New York (+3)

Browns at Ravens

You should know that...Kellen Winslow is the only Cleveland player worth starting here. He leads all tight ends with 71 receptions but hasn't scored in six straight weeks. Here are my thoughts on the Ravens players from earlier this week.

The pick: Baltimore (-11)

Texans at Patriots

You should know that...Tom Brady probably cost some fantasy owners a shot at the postseason last week with his 78-yard performance against the Dolphins. If you're still alive with Brady, make sure he's in the lineup against the league's 26th-ranked pass defense.

The pick: Houston (+11)

Dolphins at Bills

You should know that...Miami backup running back Sammy Morris had his most productive game of the season last week, piling up 162 rushing/receiving  yards and a touchdown. With Ronnie Brown still sidelined, Morris has a favorable matchup against Buffalo's rush defense that ranks 27th in the NFL.

The pick: Buffalo (-1)

Steelers at Panthers

You should know that...Steve Smith has failed to post a 100-yard game in four straight. He's still scored in four of his last five and has been a top-five fantasy receiver this season.

The pick: Carolina (+3)

Redskins at Saints

You should know that...Ladell Betts is on a roll for Washington. He's posted three straight 100-yard games in Clinton Portis' absence. Betts has rushed for 326 yards in the past two weeks and is a great start here against New Orleans' 24th-ranked rush defense.

The pick: Washington (+9.5)

Jaguars at Titans

You should know that...Maurice Jones-Drew has 12 total touchdowns in his rookie season. Meanwhile, Vince Young is nursing a sore elbow for the Titans. The rookie QB has been great so far this season, but be careful of starting him here. The last time these two teams squared off, Young completed just 42 percent of his passes for 163 yards, one touchdown and three intereceptions.

The pick: Jacksonville (-3.5)

Buccaneers at Bears

You should know that...Cadillac Williams probably deserves some more love as one of fantasy's most disappointing running backs. After rushing for 1,178 yards and six touchdowns as a rookie in 2005, Williams has posted 772 yards and a single TD in his second year. Going into the season, Tampa Bay said Williams would be more involved in the passing game, but he's managed just 184 receiving yards.

The pick: Chicago (-13.5)

Eagles at Giants

You should know that...Tiki Barber is an extremely frustrating player to own in leagues that are scoring-heavy. As Childs and I discussed in this week's podcast, Barber has just one touchdown all season. If your league doesn't award bonuses for 100-yard games, his fantasy value goes down significantly.

The pick: New York (-5)

Lions at Packers

You should know that...Donald Driver is an underrated fantasy receiver. He has over 1,100 yards and seven touchdowns this season and looks like a sure bet to reach 1,200 yards for the third-straight season. Meanwhile, Lions wide receiver Roy Williams hasn't scored in five straight weeks.

The pick: Green Bay (-5)

Broncos at Cardinals

You should know that...Javon Walker is slumping big-time. The Broncos wide receiver is averaging 48 yards per game in his last four and hasn't scored a touchdown in that span. If he's going to get things going, this is the week. Arizona's pass defense ranks 30th in the NFL.

The pick: Arizona (+3)

Chiefs at Chargers

You should know that...Antonio Gates is averaging 92 yards per game in his last three and has scored four TDs in that span. The Chargers tight end looks poised for a monster finish and needs two more trips to the end zone for his third straight year of double-digit touchdowns.

The pick: Kansas City (+8.5)

Rams at Raiders

You should know that...Steven Jackson has been phenomenal in the passing game for St. Louis. He leads all running backs with 82 catches to go along with 680 yards. On the ground, Jackson has 1,109 yards and seven touchdowns. He's rushed for at least 80 yards in 10 of 14 games.

The pick: St. Louis (+2.5)

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