Previewing NFL Week 9

The primetime Sunday night game features two teams with winning records and two division leaders when Tennessee goes to Kansas City. Both teams are 5-2.

It is a good matchup since the Titans rely on the running of Derrick Henry and the Chiefs will counter with the passing of Patrick Mahomes. Both teams figure to win their divisiontitle  but the winner will stay a game behind the Bills for the top AFC seed.

The other two prime time games aren’t good matchups  Unbeaten Philadelphia goes to one win Houston Thursday night in a game between the teams with the best and worst records. The Monday night game features 5-3 Baltimore at 3-5 New Orleans.The Ravens figure ts stay in first place in the AFC North.

The main CBS early game has the 6-1 Bills at the 5-3 Jets in a division game. This game and the Titans-Chiefs game are the only two in which both teams have winning records. But it is an improvement over the last two weeks when there was only one game in which both teams had winning records.

Atlanta leads the NFC South at 4-4 and hosts the 4-3 Chargees, who are a game behind Kansas City in the AFC West.

AFCalanThe 6-1 Vikings figure to stay on top of the NFC North because they play at the 4-4 Commanders.

Seattle, now 5-3, can stay on top of the NFC West with a win over 3-5 Arizona. It is the only Fox late game.

CBS has the feature late game with the 3-4 Rams at the 3-5 Bucs and it will be shown nationally.

The two teams won the last two Super Bowls and both have been disappointing this year.

The schedule only has 13 games because six teams – Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Giants, Pittsburgh and San Francisco — all have byes.

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