Bolts hit K.C., Lions tackle Tebow, Cowboys invade Philly

This week's marquee game takes place in Pittsburgh, where teams that have won seven of the last 10 AFC titles and five of the last 10 Super Bowls will meet. The Patriots have owned the Steelers in the Tom Brady-Ben Roethlisberger era, going 6-1 against them.

New England-Pittsburgh is the only Week 8 game between teams with winning records, but it's not the only intriguing matchup. The Dallas Cowboys visit the City of Brotherly Love for a Sunday night showdown between division rivals who have both exceeded their share of drama this season. The teams' combined record might be only 5-7, but many are looking at this as a statement game in the NFC East (or possibly an elimination game in a division that could come down to head-to-head tiebreakers).

The Patriots and Cowboys are among teams in good position this week to get difficult road victories based on matchups, injuries, history and other circumstances.



Detroit at Denver (Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET)



New England at Pittsburgh (Sunday, 4:15 p.m. ET)



Dallas at Philadelphia (Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET)



San Diego at Kansas City (Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET)

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