MIAMI, Fla. (Sporting Alert) — Sunday’s NFL Week 7 fixtures will undoubtable be dominated by one man, Peyton Manning, who will be looking to make history.
When the veteran quarterback and the Denver Broncos take on the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday Night Football from Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Manning is only three touchdown passes away from overtaking Brett Favre’s NFL record and all eyes will be on him to see whether or not he will get it or not. He has 506 touchdown passes coming into this game.
Still, the squad leader’s focus remains solely on the team.
“Two big games coming up,” said Manning, with clash with AFC West leader San Diego Chargers next week also in mind. “That’s plenty to think about.”
San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been having a very productive season as well and he is determined to be the highlighted QB in this fixture.
Kaepernick comes into this contest on the back of a three touchdown, 343 yards on 22-of-35 passing performance in the 49ers’ 31-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Monday Night Football and the experts are backing him to deliver another top outing.
He did acknowledged though that this week’s clash won’t be an easy face-off.
“They have two great ends that can rush the passer well,” Kaepernick said. “We’re going to have to be ready for that.”
Manning vs Kaepernick:
Manning is currently at 127-191 passing, 1530 yds, 15 tds, while Kaepernick comes in with 119-185 passing, 1456 yds, 10 tds on the season.
The San Francisco 49ers are on a three game winning streak, while the Denver Broncos have won its last two games.
JAGUARS, RAIDERS HOPING TO END SKIDS
The winless Jacksonville Jaguars (0-6) go in search of their first victory on the season when they take on the Cleveland Browns at EverBank Field.
The Browns (3-2) are coming off a 31-10 positive result against the Pittsburgh Steelers for their second straight win, while the Jaguars, on a six game skid, continue to find it difficult to outscore opponents after losing 16-14 to the Tennessee Titans the last time out.
Oakland Raiders return to the pitch after a week off and they will certainly be hoping the extra preparations will help them break the five game losing streak on the season. They come up against the NFC West leaders Arizona Cardinals.
ALSO IN WEEK 7
The on form Dallas Cowboys are on a five game win streak and they will take that form in the home clash against the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium.
Washington Redskins have lost 4 games in a row and must start getting it together, starting this week at FedEx Field against the visiting Tennessee Titans.
Week 7 began on Thursday night with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots edging the New York Jets, 27-25.
This week, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the teams on a bye.
SUN, OCT 19 TIME (ET) TV LOCATION
Atlanta Falcons at Baltimore Ravens 1:00 PM FOX M&T Bank Stadium
Tennessee Titans at Washington Redskins 1:00 PM CBS FedEx Field
Seattle Seahawks at St. Louis Rams 1:00 PM FOX Edward Jones Dome
Cleveland Browns at Jacksonville Jaguars 1:00 PM CBS EverBank Field
Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts 1:00 PM CBS Lucas Oil Stadium
Minnesota Vikings at Buffalo Bills 1:00 PM FOX Ralph Wilson Stadium
Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears 1:00 PM CBS Soldier Field
New Orleans Saints at Detroit Lions 1:00 PM FOX Ford Field
Carolina Panthers at Green Bay Packers 1:00 PM FOX Lambeau Field
Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers 4:05 PM CBS Qualcomm Stadium
Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders 4:25 PM FOX O.co Coliseum
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys 4:25 PM FOX AT&T Stadium
San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos 8:30 PM NBC Sports Authority Field at Mile High