PLAY OF THE WEEK
Adrian Peterson, Minnesota at San Francisco -- The rookie sensation showed he's healthy with last week's 116-yard, two-touchdown performance in a win over Detroit. Look for him to get the ball more against an overmatched 49ers defense.
STARTING NOD -- Brian Westbrook, Philadelphia vs. New York Giants: Westbrook (1,598 total yards) has scored eight touchdowns in the past six games and will be the focal point of the Eagles' offense.
OTHER SOLID OPTIONS -- Ryan Grant, Green Bay; Jamal Lewis, Cleveland; Rudi Johnson, Cincinnati.
STARTING NOD -- T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Cincinnati vs. St. Louis: Look for Houshmandzadeh's production to pick up against St. Louis. He has 88 catches for 914 yards and 11 touchdowns, but only one touchdown catch in the past four games.
NOT THIS WEEK -- Chris Chambers, San Diego; Mike Furrey, Detroit; Jerry Porter, Oakland.
STARTING NOD -- Jason Witten, Dallas at Detroit: Playing the 31st-ranked pass defense that has yielded 10 passing touchdowns in the past four games should bode well for Witten, who has 65 catches for 817 yards and six touchdowns this season.
STARTING NOD -- Nick Folk, Dallas at Detroit: After hitting all three field-goal tries and four extra points in a win against Green Bay, Folk should be busy again when the Cowboys go indoors to play at Detroit.
STARTING NOD -- Minnesota at San Francisco: The Vikings' defense/special teams has dominated the past two games, getting six turnovers and six sacks, with touchdowns coming on interception and kick returns in both weeks.
Last week's tab
Play of the week -- LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego: 23 carries, 177 yards, two TDs; three catches, 20 yards.
Quarterback -- Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh: 21-for-32, 184 yards, two TDs, two interceptions.
Running back -- Steven Jackson, St. Louis: 20 carries, 96 yards, one TD; four catches, 71 yards.
Wide receiver -- Marques Colston, New Orleans: two catches, 39 yards.
Tight end -- Chris Cooley, Washington: seven catches, 89 yards.
Kicker -- Phil Dawson, Cleveland: 2-for-2 field goals, one extra point.
Defense -- New England: one interception.