September 30, 2007
Baltimore (3-0) @ Cleveland (3-0)
Chicago (2-1) @ Detroit (2-1)
Green Bay (1-2) @ Minnesota (0-3)
Houston (0-3) @ Atlanta (1-2)
NY Jets (2-1) @ Buffalo (0-3)
Oakland (0-3) @ Miami (1-2)
St. Louis (3-0) @ Dallas (2-1)
Seattle (1-2) @ San Francisco (1-2)
Tampa Bay (0-3) @ Carolina (2-1)
Denver (2-1) @ Indianapolis (3-0)
Kansas City (2-1) @ San Diego (2-1)
Philadelphia (3-0) @ NY Giants (1-2)
October 1, 2007
New England (2-1) @ Cincinnati (1-2)
Bye: Jacksonville (3-0), New Orleans (2-1), Tennessee (0-3), Washington (0-3)
Notable Matchups (From now on, I'll go in-depth on one and then go barebones on the other ones. This is taking up too much of my life. I need to read The Grapes of Wrath and tell Coletrain how good it is):
Baltimore (3-0) @ Cleveland (3-0) - A matchup of two undefeateds, the solid Ravens and the upstart Browns. Brady Quinn has just joined the team after holding out the first three weeks of the season. Charlie Frye now has the people of Cleveland calling for Quinn, even though his recent performance should translate to him keeping his job. Braylon Edwards his having an amazing year for the Browns, leading the league in touchdown catches (6), tied for the lead in receptions (30), and is second in yards (401). Can he keep that up? On the other side of the ball, McGahee has meshed pretty well with the Ravens offensive line, being ninth in the league in rushing (349) and tied for fourth in the league for rushing TDs, with 5. McNair has found a new favorite target in Mark Clayton (21,312, 5) who is poised for a breakout season.
St. Louis (3-0) @ Dallas (2-1) - Can the Rams stay undefeated against a tough Cowboys D? Bulger has been averaging 298 yards per game while the Rams are scoring 30 a game while the Cowboys are giving up 18.3 points a game.
Denver (2-1) @ Indianapolis (3-0) - The number four scoring offense against the number one scoring offenses. Defenses are ranked tenth and thirteenth respectively.
Kansas City (2-1) @ San Diego (2-1) - LJ vs. LT. Basically the only reason to tune in, unless you want to see Damon Huard vs. Philip Rivers.
Pittsburgh (2-1) @ Arizona (1-2) - Ken Wisenhunt and Russ Grimm take on the team they left. Can the Cardinals succeed under their tutelage?
New England (2-1) @ Cincinnati (1-2) - The Bengals are off to a slow start and are going to try to stave off a 1-3 record while going against a tough (No dip, Sherlock) Patriots team. The Patriots passing attack is looking from its breakout game, and may find it against a mediocre Bengals defense.
September 30, 2007
Baltimore (4-0) 35, Cleveland (3-1) 17
Chicago (3-1) 28, Detroit (2-2) 24
Green Bay (2-2) 24, Minnesota (0-4) 17
Atlanta (2-2) 31, Houston (0-4) 24
Buffalo (1-3) 17, NY Jets (2-2) 14
Oakland (1-3) 14, Miami (1-3) 13
St. Louis (4-0) 35, Dallas (2-2) 17
Seattle (2-2) 24, San Francisco (1-3) 10
Carolina (3-1) 14, Tampa Bay (0-4) 13
Indianapolis (4-0) 28, Denver (2-2) 21
San Diego (3-1) 27, Kansas City (2-2) 14
Pittsburgh (3-1) 17, Arizona (1-3) 14
Philadelphia (4-0) 30, NY Giants (1-3) 10
October 1, 2007
New England (3-1) 38, Cincinnati (1-3) 31
So here's where we stand. Cleveland suffers their first loss of the season against the first place Ravens. Chicago edges out Detroit for first place, while Green Bay takes out Minnesota to jump up into a second place tie with Detroit. Houston loses (again), but Matt Schaub picks up the first touchdown pass of season to Andre Johnson. Buffalo gets their first win with a victory over the Jets. JaMarcus Russell gets his first win by leading the Raiders over the Dolphins, who are still starting Trent Green. St. Louis remains undefeated as Marc Bulger has another 300-yard passing day and Steven Jackson gets another three TDs for all you fantasy owners out there. Seattle defeats San Francisco in a divisional matchup while Carolina keeps Tampa Bay in the cellar. Denver's record is dropped to .500 as the Colts throw them out of Indy, while Tomlinson beats Johnson in the showdown in SD. Philly drops the G-men while Tom Brady outshoots Carson Palmer on Monday night.
Week 4 Stats & Standings: Eventually!