Today's Tv Games

December 07, 2008|By FROM SUN NEWS SERVICES

Eagles (6-5-1) @Giants (11-1)

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

LINE:: Giants by 6 1/2

FANTASY FACTOR: : Eagles QB Donovan McNabb threw for 260 yards and four touchdowns against the Cardinals on Thanksgiving Day, just four days after being benched against the Ravens. ... Eagles WR DeSean Jackson leads NFL rookies with 775 receiving yards. ... Giants QB Eli Manning is 25-5 in his past 30 starts, including 6-1 against the Eagles.

THE BUZZ:: The Giants sacked McNabb 12 times in his previous game at Giants Stadium. ... The Giants are 6-0 at home this season.

Jaguars (4-8) @Bears (6-6)

TIME, TV:: 1 p.m., Ch. 9

LINE:: Bears by 6 1/2

FANTASY FACTOR: : Jaguars QB David Garrard has 10 touchdown passes and nine interceptions this season, after throwing 18 TD passes and just three interceptions last season. ... Bears rookie RB Matt Forte has 1,012 rushing yards this season.

THE BUZZ:: The Bears are one game behind the Vikings in the NFC North and can't afford another loss.

Cowboys (8-4) @Steelers (9-3)

TIME, TV: : 4 p.m., chs. 45, 5

LINE: : Steelers by 3

FANTASY FACTOR: : Cowboys QB Tony Romo has thrown for 672 yards, six touchdowns and one interception in three games since returning from a broken right little finger. ... The Steelers are allowing just 71.2 rushing yards a game, the fewest by any team since the NFL merger in 1970.

THE BUZZ: : Both teams have won three in a row.

Patriots (7-5) @Seahawks (2-10)

TIME, TV:: 4 p.m., Ch. 13

LINE:: Patriots by 6 1/2

FANTASY FACTOR: : After having thrown for more than 400 yards in consecutive games, Patriots QB Matt Cassel had just 169 yards with two interceptions and two touchdowns last week.

THE BUZZ:: The Patriots are a league-best 20-2 in December since 2003.

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