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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924392 Brian Billick looks ahead to Week 5 Brian+Billick+looks+ahead+to+Week+5 NFL

Our Super Bowl-winning coach breaks down all of the week's action on FOXSports.com.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924397 New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons (Monday, 8:40 p.m. ET, ESPN) New+York+Jets+at+Atlanta+Falcons+%28Monday%2C+8%3A40+p.m.+ET%2C+ESPN%29 NFL

The Jets are coming off their worst game of the season and will now have to travel to Atlanta and play Matt Ryan, who has yet to lose back-to-back home games in his career. Julio Jones and Roddy White have both been battling injuries, but I like both of them to have big games as the Falcons are desperate to keep pace with New Orleans in the division. The toughest task for the Falcons will be to keep Ryan clean in the pocket as this offensive line has struggled mightily this season and the Jets' defensive front is their obvious strong suit. Geno Smith will be facing the best pair of safeties he has seen this season, so I’m not sure he will break his turnover habit this weekend. I like the Falcons to win big on Monday Night Football.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924396 San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders (Sunday, 11:35 p.m. ET, NFLN) San+Diego+Chargers+at+Oakland+Raiders+%28Sunday%2C+11%3A35+p.m.+ET%2C+NFLN%29 NFL

Much has been made about Philip Rivers’ resurgence under Mike McCoy and Ken Whisenhunt but a lot of the credit has to be given to a healthy Antonio Gates. Gates has 23 receptions in the past three games and has already broken 100-yards receiving twice this season. Look for him to have another big game against the Raiders this weekend. The Raiders will benefit from the return of Terrelle Pryor but I’m not sure they are strong enough defensively to keep Rivers and Co. out of the end zone. It may be close, but I like the Chargers to win in a dog fight.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924393 Houston Texans at San Francisco 49ers (Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC) Houston+Texans+at+San+Francisco+49ers+%28Sunday%2C+8%3A30+p.m.+ET%2C+NBC%29 NFL

This game will feature two quarterbacks who have had equally disappointing seasons. The Texans and 49ers are still very much in the discussion as Super Bowl contenders, but both quarterbacks must get better and fast. Kaepernick just doesn’t look the same. His confidence is broken and even his arm action doesn’t look as sharp as it did a season ago. As for Schaub, he is the poster boy for a good quarterback who will never fully satisfy a fan base. In my opinion, last week's pick-six aside, he is a great quarterback for what the Texans are built for. I’ll pick the 49ers at home, but I’m not totally convinced of it.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924394 Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys (Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS) Denver+Broncos+at+Dallas+Cowboys+%28Sunday%2C+4%3A25+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

Peyton Manning has nearly set every record in regards to the first four games of an NFL season, but he is just 2-2 against Dallas in his career and has thrown just a many picks as he has touchdowns in those games. Dallas has had issues in their secondary as they adapt to Monte Kiffin’s Cover-2 scheme and that doesn’t bode well this week. I look for them to break character and try to blitz and pressure Manning early and get him uncomfortable. The Cowboys are built to play man coverage and they are going to continue to struggle until they play into their strengths. The Broncos get to 5-0 at the end of this game.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924395 Carolina Panthers at Arizona Cardinals (Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, FOX) Carolina+Panthers+at+Arizona+Cardinals+%28Sunday%2C+4%3A05+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

Cam Newton set the rookie passing record (since broken) against Arizona in his first career start with 422 passing yards and is now coming off his best game of this season. Newton had 223 passing yards with three touchdowns and added another 45 yards on the ground in Week 3 (bye week last week) and now will face a defense that is depleted with injuries, particularly at linebacker. He should have plenty of opportunities to pull it down and run … as long as he is willing to do so. The Cardinals overcame a 10-point deficit last week against the Bucs, but they can’t afford to do that against the better teams. Carolina will make them pay if they get down early.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924388 New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX) New+Orleans+Saints+at+Chicago+Bears+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

After Tampa Bay, Arizona, and Miami, ranked 31st, 27th, and 17th respectively, the Saints will get a true test of just how good this defense is. The Bears rank as the third-best scoring offense in the NFL and this will prove whether or not Rob Ryan really does have the fifth-ranked defense or if he has just benefited from his weak opponents. On the other side of the ball, Drew Brees is 0-4 in Chicago and there is supposed to be a chance of rain all weekend. The Saints may have to rely on their running game more frequently then they typically do and for that reason I like the Bears to bounce back this week.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31926152 Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants (Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX) Philadelphia+Eagles+at+New+York+Giants+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.%2C+FOX%29 NFL

The Eagles are have scored just 22 points per game in their last three. The Giants were shut out by the Panthers two weeks ago and put up just even point against the Chiefs last week. But I predict this to be the highest-scoring game of the NFL weekend. Eli Manning is going to limit his turnovers and both Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks will surpass the 100-yard receiving mark. The Eagles should also find their offensive rhythm with the league’s leader in rushing yards (LeSean McCoy), but I just think it is the Giants' time to get their first win of the season. The Giants win in a shootout.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924391 Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS) Baltimore+Ravens+at+Miami+Dolphins+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

Against the Bills last week, Ray Rice and the rest of the Ravens combined for just nine rushing attempts against a run defense that at the time ranked 30th in the NFL. We saw what happened when the Ravens become one dimensional: five Joe Flacco interceptions. The Dolphins are a top-10 rushing defense, but the Ravens must stay committed to getting Ray Rice his touches. As for the Dolphins, they are giving up a league-high 18 sacks and will now have to face Elvis Dumervil and Terrell Suggs off the edges. I like the Ravens to get back on track this weekend, but it will be very close.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31926550 Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS) Kansas+City+Chiefs+at+Tennessee+Titans+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

Andy Reid is known for his ability to develop an offense but it's his defense in Kansas City that has been truly amazing so far this season. The Chiefs are the league's best in scoring defense, sacks and passing defense. Now they face a quarterback starting his first game of the season in Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is filling in for the injured Jake Locker. The Titans have a much-improved offensive line from a season ago, but despite their 3-1 start, have yet to really get their running game cranking. It will be much of the same this weekend. The Chiefs will try to jump out to an early lead and force the Titans to become one dimensional, then bait Fitzpatrick into making multiple mistakes.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924389 Seattle Seahawks at Indianapolis Colts (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX) Seattle+Seahawks+at+Indianapolis+Colts+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

The Seahawks have a reputation of not traveling well, but that is more of an offensive stigma than it is for the entire team. The defense has actually played very well on the road this season. They gave up just seven points at Carolina and while they gave up 20 last week, they did force overtime with an interception return for a touchdown. Russell Wilson still needs to prove he can carry this team away from home and this will be a great opportunity against fellow sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck. In my opinion, Luck is still the cream of the crop of all the 2012 draft class and he can put a stamp on that with a win over the best team in the NFC.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924387 Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX) Detroit+Lions+at+Green+Bay+Packers+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

If not for Peyton Manning, Reggie Bush would be my MVP vote right now. He has had more of an impact than any other free agent this season and while he hasn’t transformed this team into a physically dominant running team, he's given them the added dimension that relieves some of the pressure from Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson. But, and this is a big but, the Lions haven’t beaten the Packers in Lambeau in 21 straight games and I’m not sure they will get it done this weekend. The Packers desperately need to get back on track to keep pace with both the Lions and the Packers and I think they get the win they desperately need.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31926151 New England Patriots at Cincinnati Bengals (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS) New+England+Patriots+at+Cincinnati+Bengals+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

Vince Wilfork is the anchor of the Patriots defense and now the team will begin the second quarter of the season with him out for the entire year. The Bengals don’t have the most intimidating running game, but without Wilfork to deal with, you must assume they'll test the middle of the Patriots defense with a steady dose of Giovanni Bernard and BenJarvus Green-Ellis. It sounds as if Tom Brady will get Danny Amendola back, but Rob Gronkowski will be held out for yet another week. The Bengals haven’t quite lived up to their preseason hype, but they have a real chance to knock off one of the remaining unbeatens this weekend.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 5 Look Ahead 31924390 Jacksonville Jaguars at St. Louis Rams (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS) Jacksonville+Jaguars+at+St.+Louis+Rams+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

This is a game that pits the worst of the worst against one another and we get to sit back and see which one gives. The Rams own the league's worst rushing offense but will face the league's worst rushing defense in the Jaguars. Jacksonville is giving up 165 yards per game on the ground while the Rams have barely rushed for that many all season! Jeff Fisher will find a way to get back on track this weekend, but mainly because the Jaguars are just that bad.

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