The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under). Last week’s record 11-5 (.688); season 116-59-2 (.663). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 9-6-1 (.600); season 91-81-5 (.529). Tennessee and Cleveland have the week off.
Kansas City (8-3) at Atlanta (7-4)
Sunday, 10 a.m.
Falcons 27, Chiefs 23
TV: None. DirecTV: 705.
Line: Falcons by 4 1/2. O/U: 49.
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Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) stands over Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) after he was sacked by Detroit Lions middle linebacker Stephen Tulloch (55) during the first half at Ford Field in Detroit.