Today's Tv Games

Nfl Week 13

November 30, 2008|By FROM SUN NEWS SERVICES

Giants (10-1) @Redskins (7-4)

TIME, TV:: 1 p.m., chs. 45, 5

LINE:: Giants by 3 1/2

FANTASY FACTOR: : New York QB Eli Manning, who has won 24 of his past 29 starts, has thrown 18 TD passes vs. seven interceptions. ... Washington QB Jason Campbell has thrown 10 TD passes vs. just three interceptions.

THE BUZZ:: With a three-game lead in the NFC East, the Giants are looking to wrap up home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. ... The game matches the NFL's top-rushing team (Giants) vs. the league's top rusher (Clinton Portis, 1,206 yards).

Steelers (8-3) @Patriots (7-4)

TIME, TV:: 4 p.m., chs. 13, 9

LINE:: Patriots by 1

FANTASY FACTOR: : Pittsburgh WR Hines Ward, who has five TD catches this season, has two touchdowns in the past two games against New England. ... Patriots QB Matt Cassel goes for a third straight game with three touchdown passes. ... The Steelers have the No. 1 defense in the NFL.

THE BUZZ:: The Patriots can't afford a loss if they want to make the playoffs. ... Steelers RB Willie Parker is questionable.

Bears (6-5) @Vikings (6-5)

TIME, TV: : 8:15 p.m., chs. 11, 4

LINE: : Vikings by 3 1/2

FANTASY FACTOR: : Chicago RB Matt Forte has scored nine TDs this season - six rushing, three receiving. ... Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has gained 423 yards and scored seven touchdowns in three games against the Bears. ... Minnesota QB Gus Frerotte passed for a season-high 298 yards in the last meeting, won by Chicago, 48-41, on Oct. 19.

THE BUZZ: : The winner gains the inside track for the division title over the season's final month. The home team has won 11 of the past 13 meetings in the series.

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