Thursday Night Football
Titans @ Packers
Derrick Henry and the Titans will be visiting the Packer’s 26th-ranked rushing defense in total yards heading into week 10. Assuming Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who the Tennessee Titans have had listed as questionable for multiple weeks remains healthy, they could make it a long day for the Green Bay defense. As for the Packers, the key for them would be to make the Titans one-dimensional as they have one of the top five defenses when it comes to passing yards and total yards.
Our Pick: Packers
Bears @ Falcons
It wouldn’t be surprising to see the timing of this game be remarkably short as both teams have heavy run-first offenses. Heading into week 10 the Bears are at 195.4 yards per game leading the league while the Falcons are ranked fifth at a clip of 160.4 yards per game. It also doesn’t hurt that the Falcons are a couple of games into getting running back Coradelle Patterson back from injury.
Our Pick: Bears
Eagles @ Colts
On paper this game looks like it could be a dandy but if the team’s seasons are reflective of how the game is going to go it could prove otherwise. Statistically, heading into week 10, Philadelphia is in the top 10 in total yards, passing yards, points, and third down conversions while Colt’s defense is in the top 15 in total yards, passing yards, rushing yards, points, and third down conversions. The Eagles are also third in pass defense so this could be another good test for Sam Ehlinger.
Our Pick: Eagles
Rams @ Saints
The Rams may be pass heavy in this one as quarterback Matthew Stafford is currently on concussion protocol so it is unknown as to whether or not he will be available to play next week which could have a huge impact on the success or failure of the Rams offense next week. As for the Saints, it would be wise to try to make the Rams one-dimensional should Matthew Stafford be out as they are ninth in passing yards in the NFL at a clip of just under 200 yards a game entering week 10.
Our Pick: Saints
Panthers @ Ravens
Just like a lot of games this game could quite simply come down to which side of the does a better job at the offensive line as both teams have extensive strengths in the rushing game. For the Ravens, you of course have Lamar Jackson and running back Gus Edwards who is averaging just under five yards a game heading into week 10. The fact that Ravens tight end Mark Andrews is questionable could also throw a wrench into Raven’s offense. As for the Panthers, with cornerback Donte Jackson out for the season due to an Achilles tear, it could be a good test for the Carolina defense to see if they can handle the Baltimore offense.
Our Pick: Ravens
Browns @ Bills
The good news for Bill’s offense is that Josh Allen was able to survive his injury as he was able to have a strong showing in week 10 against the Vikings and was able to throw for over 250 yards against the Vikings. The Browns will need a strong showing from running back Nick Chubb for this game to be competitive.
Our Pick: Bills
Raiders @ Broncos
While there is uncertainty about whether or not Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy will participate in this one due to an ankle injury that could be an opportunity for some of the other Broncos wide receivers to step up in his place. As for the Raiders, this game could be a good test for Derek Carr to see if their offense has progressed under coach Josh McDaniels, who is the Patriot’s ex-offensive coordinator as the Bronco’s defense is ranked in the top 10 in almost every single category.
Our Pick: Raiders
Bengals @ Steelers
The Steeler’s offensive depth could be tested as they have three wide receivers and a running back (Anthony Miller, Jeremy McNichols, and Calvin Austin) who are all in some form or fashing listed as at least questionable for next week’s game. If the Bengal’s defense can wear down the Steeler’s offense it could be a long day for Kenny Picket and company.
Our Pick: Bengals
Cowboys @ Vikings
This game could be a good test for the Minnesota defense as Dallas back up running back has more than proven his worth in Ezekiel Elliot’s place who has been injured in the last several weeks, averaging over six yards a carry and five touchdowns. As for the Vikings, it could be a good test for Kik Cousins as the Dallas pass defense is fourth in the league heading into week 10.
Our Pick: Cowboys
Chiefs @ Chargers
For Kansas City it will be a matter as to which wide receiver will step up as wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster is currently in concussion protocol. As for the Chargers, they may have to rely on their quarterback Justin Herbert to make outstanding throws to evade the Kansas City defensive line.
Our Pick: Chiefs
Monday Night Football – (In Mexico)
49ers @ Cardinals
With the potential of Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray being out it could be a good test for Arizona backup quarterback Colt McCoy in this Monday Night Football contest. However, if the Cardinals aren’t able to do anything through the air it could spell doom for Arizona as San Fransisco has the number one rushing defense statistically heading into week 10.
Our Pick: 49ers