Pro Football News and Notes
New Orleans Saints at San Francisco 49ers (Saturday 4:30pm)
SF had a league low 10 turnovers while taking it away an NFL best-tying 38 times. Saints have taken 9 of the past 11 from the 49ers, including the last six in a row.
Denver Broncos at New England Patriots (Saturday 8pm)
Patriots topped the Broncos 41-23 in December with the Pats taking the turnover battle 3-0. Denver is 2-0 vs. New England in the playoffs.
Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens (Sunday 1pm)
The Ravens, who are 8-0 at home this season, have never lost to Houston (5-0), including topping the Texans, 29-14 back in October. The Texans and Ravens are the only NFL teams to rank in top five in total defense as well as both rush and pass defense.
New York Giants at Green Bay Packers (Sunday 4:30pm)
Green Bay thwarted a late NYG rally, beating the Giants in the final seconds in December, 38-35. Green Bay has won six of the last seven regular season meetings, but the Giants won the last playoff meeting back in the 2007 NFC Championship.
Last week: 2-2
Thursday, January 12 2012, 02:03 PM EST