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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31932608 Billick's back, baby! Billick%27s+back%2C+baby%21 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 6 Look Ahead 31932599 Eagles at Buccaneers (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX) Eagles+at+Buccaneers+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

It has long been said that you can’t lose your job to injury in the NFL, but we saw last year with the 49ers that isn’t always the case. It may not be the case in Philly this year either if Nick Foles lights it up against the 15th-ranked Buccaneers pass defense. I know Chip Kelly says he needs to go 100-for-100 and 25 touchdowns, but even if he wins there will still be questions. The biggest impact on the Eagles will not be their passing game, it will be how Michael Vick’s absence will be felt my LeSean McCoy. Can he continue his league-leading pace when all the attention is focused on him? I’ll take him over a rookie third-round quarterback getting just his second career start.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31932602 Panthers at Vikings (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX) Panthers+at+Vikings+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

Adrian Peterson, unfortunately affected by some tragic news this week, will play Sunday and is coming off his best game of the season in his 23 rushes for 140 yards and two touchdowns in London last week. That was just his second 100-yard performance of the season, but he now has 420 yards on the year, which is almost 100 yards more than at this point in his record-setting 2012 season. Very quietly, the Panthers have put together a very solid defense as they are ranked third in total yards, third in scoring, and have allowed just one 100-yard rusher. The Panthers’ young front seven may be the most talented group in the NFL, and it will be nice to see how they step up in this game. But I’ll take the Vikings at home.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31932598 Bengals at Bills (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS) Bengals+at+Bills+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

The Bengals have yet to win on the road this season, but they will get the benefit of facing Thad Lewis, who has started just one game in his three-year career. The Bengals posted a league-best 6-2 record on the road last season, but are scoring nine points fewer while giving up five points more per game away from Cincinnati so far this year. Mike Zimmer and the Bengals defense will look to confuse Lewis early and continue their 19-game streak of not allowing an opposing quarterback to throw for more than 300 yards. I like the Bengals to sit atop the AFC North by themselves after this week.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31932597 Lions at Browns (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX) Lions+at+Browns+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

We saw how dependent the Lions are on Calvin Johnson when he sat out last weekend, and while he is a game-time decision this week, I expect him to be on the field as the Lions fight to stay tied with the Bears on top of the division. If he does play, he will be locked up with Joe Haden, who has held some of the best receivers in the league at bay so far this season. Offensively, the Browns will once again turn to Brandon Weeden, who led them to their third win in a row last week in relief duty but still completed less than 55 percent of his passes. Not sure that is enough this week.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31932603 Packers at Ravens (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX) Packers+at+Ravens+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL The Ravens have been more reliant on Joe Flacco than ever this season, and he has produced mixed reviews with five touchdowns and eight interceptions. Flacco has never beaten the Packers, but it should be a little easier with their best pass rusher, Clay Matthews, sidelined with a thumb injury. Matthews leads the team with three sacks and they now will need to rely on the disappointing Nick Perry. The Ravens’ line has been beat up and underwhelmed all season, so if Perry is going to have a break-out game, there is no better time than now. But it should be noted that have only lost seven times at home since 2008, an .833 winning percentage.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31932601 Steelers at Jets (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS) Steelers+at+Jets+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

Rex Ryan and his defense rely so heavily on the ability of his corners to cover one-on-one with no help over the top or anywhere else for that matter. Last week, Antonio Cromartie was left to cover Julio Jones while Ryan blitzed the house on critical third downs and he won more often than not, but he may not have that luxury this weekend or the rest of this season. Cromartie injured his knee in a non-contact drill in practice on Thursday and is currently awaiting MRI results. The Steelers have struggled to get separation this year, but this may be their best chance to win one-on-one battles based on health and scheme. I’m not sure they can do it, so I’ll take the Jets even without Cromartie.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31933531 Saints at Patriots (Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX) Saints+at+Patriots+%28Sunday%2C+4%3A25+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

This game will feature the two best quarterbacks in the NFL not named Peyton Manning. Tom Brady is coming off a struggling Week 5 performance in which the Patriots scored just six points and they are averaging just 19 points on the season. That is more than two touchdowns fewer than the scoring average of the Patriots all of last season. As for the exact opposite, Drew Brees is playing better than ever and has never lost to the Patriots in his entire career. He is 3-0 with eight touchdowns and zero interceptions in two games with the Chargers and one with the Saints. I’ll stick with history and pick the Saints for the road win.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31930525 Raiders at Chiefs (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS) Raiders+at+Chiefs+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

The Raiders haven’t won a road game all season and now they will have to play in one of the toughest places to steal a win in all of the NFL. Meanwhile, the fans at Arrowhead will attempt to break a noise record set by the fans in Seattle earlier this season. Terrelle Pryor is developing better than expected as an NFL quarterback, but he will regress this weekend as he will face the best defense in the NFL right now. Alex Smith, after throwing no interceptions in the first three games, has now thrown three in the last two games combined. Even still, the Chiefs cruise in Week 6.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31930526 Jaguars at Broncos (Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS) Jaguars+at+Broncos+%28Sunday%2C+4%3A05+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

Brock Osweiller has only attempted three passes this season, but he should have the opportunity to play in the majority of the second half on Sunday. The Broncos have scored 50-plus points in two games and have the chance to be the first team in NFL history to do it three straight games. It may be Osweiller that gets them there as this game will be out of hand quickly and Peyton Manning will be resting by midway through the third quarter. There is just too big a gap between the league’s best team and the league’s worst team no matter how hard the Jags fight on Sunday.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31933527 Rams at Texans (Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, FOX) Rams+at+Texans+%28Sunday%2C+1+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

The Texans have lost three in a row and five of their last seven regular-season games. Matt Schaub has thrown an interception returned for a touchdown in the last four and much has been made about the possibility of benching him in favor of T.J. Yates. The Texans better be careful what they wish for; instead of showing up to his house screaming obscenities, “fans” should embrace their quarterback and help him get out of his slump as they are still very much in the race in the AFC. On the other side of the ball, the Rams offense needs to find some explosion plays or else they will continue to bleed out slowly. I’ll take the Texans in a bounce-back game.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31932604 Titans at Seahawks (Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS) Titans+at+Seahawks+%28Sunday%2C+4%3A05+p.m.+ET%2C+CBS%29 NFL

The Seahawks defense was the unit that was supposed to travel well, but instead they gave up 34 points on the road last week. This week, Seattle will be in the comfort of its own home, a place where they have won 11 straight and are outscoring teams 317-115 in Century Link. The Titans actually have a top-10 defense, but they will struggle offensively as Ryan Fitzpatrick makes his second start on the season. The Seahawks win big and reestablish themselves as the team to beat in the NFC.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31933529 Redskins at Cowboys (Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC) Redskins+at+Cowboys+%28Sunday%2C+8%3A30+p.m.+ET%2C+NBC%29 NFL

The Redskins are coming off their first win in Week 4 and have had an extra week to iron out all the wrinkles. As most of the talk in D.C. has surrounded RG3 and the health of his knee, the biggest wrinkles that need ironing are on the defensive side of the ball, particularly the back half. If Tony Romo can throw for 500 yards against the Broncos, then he could throw for 600 against the Redskins. This will come down to quarterbacks, as they will both have huge numbers. But it will be the one who can avoid the big mistake that will walk away with the win.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31933530 Cardinals at 49ers (Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX) Cardinals+at+49ers+%28Sunday%2C+4%3A25+p.m.+ET%2C+FOX%29 NFL

Colin Kaepernick has struggled ever since his Week 1 performance against the Packers and has yet to overcome the loss of Michael Crabtree as the 49ers have no real threat at the wide receiver position. In this game, the Cardinals will force him to throw into a under-appreciated secondary that features two of the best defensive playmakers in the NFL, Patrick Peterson and Tyrann Mathieu. Just coming off suspension, Daryl Washington made his presence felt last week and should once again be in the face of Kaepernick. I predict that Kaepernick will throw two interceptions under pressure and the Cardinals steal a win in San Francisco.

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NFL 5 2520 Brian Billick NFL Week 6 Look Ahead 31932605 Colts at Chargers (Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) Colts+at+Chargers+%28Monday%2C+8%3A30+p.m.+ET%2C+ESPN%29 NFL

The Colts can announce themselves on the national stage among the elites of the AFC with a dominating win over the Chargers on Monday night. They have been vey impressive on the road this season, averaging more than 32 points while giving up just five! A big part of that defensive surge is Robert Mathis, who very quietly is having an MVP-caliber season. His 9.5 sacks is just a half sack behind the NFL record for most sacks after five games in a season and he will be in Philip Rivers’ face all night long. San Diego is 0-3 against AFC opponents this year and by the end of Monday night they will be 0-4.

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