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NFL Week 8 viewer's guide

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The American brand of football returns to London as the International Series resumes with the St. Louis Rams "hosting" the New England Patriots at London's Wembley Stadium. Meanwhile in the U.S., the Philadelphia Eagles will attempt to ruin the Atlanta Falcons' run at perfection, the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Washington Redskins in an intriguing interconference game and the rivalry between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants returns.

    • Carolina at Chicago

      Sun 1:00 p.m. ET, FOX Get Tickets
    • Why you should care:

      There still is talent on this Panthers team, but the Panthers will need to pull it together fast to compete with Chicago. More ...
    • Who will win:

      Elliot Harrison predicts a Bears victory. See more experts predictions and make your own picks with NFL Weekly Pick 'Em
    • Fantasy implications:

      A matchup against the latest version of the Monsters of the Midway does not bode well for Cam Newton, who is mired in a sophomore slump. Michael Fabiano examines in Start 'Em, Sit 'Em.
    • Top five picks to click:


      » Bears are a team with few flaws
      » Are Bears the class of NFC North?
      » A season unraveled in Carolina
      » Why is Newton struggling?
      » Billick: Cam is a 'petulant child'
    • On Twitter:

      #CARvsCHI
    • Watch: Game Preview
    • Seattle at Detroit

      Sun 1:00 p.m. ET, FOX Get Tickets
    • Why you should care:

      Even with all his heroics, Russell Wilson still faces questions as Seattle's starting signal-caller. Will a fierce Detroit D-line add more fuel to the QB controversy fire? More ...
    • Who will win:

      Elliot Harrison predicts a Seahawks victory. See more experts predictions and make your own picks with NFL Weekly Pick 'Em
    • Fantasy implications:

      The Lions' offense isn't as explosive as it was a season ago. In fact, it has falled to such a level that it's wise to start the opposing team's defense against it in fantasyland. Michael Fabiano examines in Start 'Em, Sit 'Em.
    • Top five picks to click:


      » What's wrong with Stafford?
      » Why is Stafford ignored?
      » Lions offense stuck in stall
      » Wilson's rookie bucket list
      » ATL picks: Majority likes Seahawks
    • On Twitter:

      #SEAvsDET
    • Watch: Game Preview
    • Miami at New York

      Sun 1:00 p.m. ET, CBS Get Tickets
    • Why you should care:

      Gone are the days when we thought the game would be too fast for rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Instead, its two division rivals battling for footing in a situation in which both have lots of life. More ...
    • Who will win:

      Elliot Harrison predicts a Jets victory. See more experts predictions and make your own picks with NFL Weekly Pick 'Em
    • Fantasy implications:

      The Jets' defense leaves much to be desired against the run, which makes Reggie Bush a solid No. 2 fantasy option in most leagues. Michael Fabiano examines in Start 'Em, Sit 'Em.
    • Top five picks to click:


      » Rookie QBs: How does Tannehill stack up?
      » Ryan frazzled by Bush's comments
      » Playoff picture: Where do 'Fins, Jets sit?
      » Should Jets trade Tebow?
      » ATL picks: Majority likes Jets
    • On Twitter:

      #MIAvsNYJ
    • Watch: Game Preview

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