The New Orleans Saints come fresh off a demoralizing loss in Philadelphia on Sunday, and now on short rest they host their arch-rivals from Atlanta. To say the Saints face a severe disadvantage in this game would be an egregious understatement. Atlanta's top-five offense against the worst defense in the NFL hardly seems competitive now does it? The Saints will surely give it their all, but that may prove to be far from enough to pick up a home victory on Thursday Night against the hated Atlanta Falcons. Now we take a look at that and the rest of the games in Week 6.
Last week I went 9-6
Thursday, October 15th - Thursday Night Football
Falcons(5-0) at Saints(1-4)
Sunday, October 18th - Early Games
Points will be at a premium in this one, but the Jets will win this defensive battle at home.
Cardinals(4-1) at Steelers(3-2)
Arizona returned to their dominant ways last week and they'll continue with a road win in Pittsburgh.
Minnesota's rushing attack will overwhelm the wounded Chiefs in this one.
The toast of the regular season continues their winning ways in Buffalo this week.
Bears(2-3) at Lions(0-5)
The suddenly white-hot Bears pick up a slim victory over the ice-cold Lions in Detroit.
Josh McCown may outplay Peyton Manning in this one, but Denver's top-ranked defense will keep the Broncos undefeated.
Texans(1-4) at Jaguars(1-4)
Houston wins the most uninteresting game of the week, 24-14.
Tennessee picks up a big home win, behind the strength of one of the NFL's most underrated defenses.
Sunday, October 18th - Late Games
Carolina has taken full advantage of a weak schedule so far, and even though Seattle has struggled recently, they still represent Carolina's toughest challenge yet. Seattle wins at home, 24-17.
The class of the NFC stays undefeated with a big home win at Lambeau Field.
The unexpectedly bad Ravens will outplay the predictably bad Niners in this awful Super Bowl XLVII rematch.
Sunday Night Football
Prepare yourselves for a relentless tirade of underinflated football references in this one. New England will steamroll Indy in this game, Pats win 48-17.
Monday, October 19th - Monday Night Football
The Giants have the opportunity to widen the gap in the weakened NFC East, and they'll do so by crushing a poor Eagles team in Philly. Giants roll to an easy victory, 31-13.
That's how I see Week 6 coming together, let us know what you think will happen. Leave your comments, picks, and insight below.