The NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 13-9, in Week 12 and improved to 10-1 on the season. The Patriots have won at least 10 games in 17 consecutive seasons dating back to 2003 and surpassed the SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (16 seasons from 1983-98) for the most consecutive seasons with at least 10 victories in NFL history.
QB JAMEIS WINSTON passed for 313 yards last week. Has 300+ pass yards in 5 consecutive games, longest active streak & longest in franchise history. Had 345 pass yards & 4 TDs vs. INT for 121.7 rating in last meeting. Has 1,581 pass yards (316.2 per game) & 18 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 120.6 rating in his past 5 vs. Atl. Aims for his 6th in row vs. Atl. with 3+ TD passes & 110+ rating.
RB JONATHAN WILLIAMS had career-high 147 scrimmage yards (116 rush, 31 rec.), his 1st career game with 100+ rush yards last week.
QB CARSON WENTZ passed for 214 yards with TD vs. 0 INTs last week. Had 348 pass yards in last meeting against the Seahawks on 12/3/17 in a losing effort Eagles 10 at Seahawks 24
Raiders rookie defensive end MAXX CROSBY had four sacks in Oakland’s 17-10 win over Cincinnati in Week 11. Since the sack became an official individual statistic in 1982, Crosby became the fourth rookie with at least four sacks in a game, joining LESLIE O’NEAL (five on November 16, 1986), CORNELIUS BENNETT (four on December 27, 1987) and BRIAN ORAKPO (four on December 13, 2009).