AFC FROM A TO Z

Chicago Tribune (Sunday) - - CHICAGO SPORTS -

Ben­gals

Gio­vani Bernard, start­ing for the in­jured Joe Mixon, has three 100-yard rush­ing games and 23 five-catch games in his six-year ca­reer.

Bills

De­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor Les­lie Fra­zier faces the Vik­ings in Min­nesota for the first time since be­ing fired as their coach after the 2013 sea­son.

Bron­cos

RB Phillip Lind­say topped 100 yards from scrim­mage in each of the first two games. He’s the only un­drafted rookie to ac­com­plish the feat.

Browns

The city has a new king after rookie QB Baker May­field led the Browns back from a 14-point deficit Thurs­day for their first vic­tory in 20 games.

Charg­ers

They face the Rams in the first meet­ing be­tween two Los An­ge­les teams since Nov. 13, 1994, when the Raiders de­feated the Rams 20-17.

Chiefs

Pa­trick Ma­homes, who has thrown for 10 touch­downs and no in­ter­cep­tions, faces a 49ers de­fense that has yet to pick off a pass.

Colts

First-year coach Frank Re­ich was the Ea­gles of­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor the last two years. He faces his for­mer pro­tege in quar­ter­back Car­son Wentz.

Dol­phins

They are look­ing to go 3-0 for the first time since 2013. They have five in­ter­cep­tions after fin­ish­ing with nine last sea­son.

Jaguars

Their 55 sacks last year were sec­ond­most in the NFL. They’re on pace for 32 this sea­son and face the Ti­tans, who have al­lowed only one.

Jets

Isa­iah Crow­ell ran for two touch­downs against the Browns but also re­ceived a 15-yard penalty for a crude cel­e­bra­tion after one of them.

Pa­tri­ots

They are 45-6 off a loss since 2003 and didn't lose two straight in 2016 or ’17. Tom Brady is 9-2 in his last 11 Sun­day night games.

Raiders

Derek Carr’s com­ple­tion per­cent­age of 90.6 (29for-32) last week is the high­est for any quar­ter­back who at­tempted 30 or more passes.

Ravens

Joe Flacco has 10 touch­down passes and one in­ter­cep­tion in his last six home games. Ravens have nine TDs in nine trips to red zone.

Steel­ers

An­to­nio Brown, who said he wasn’t ask­ing for a trade when he tweeted “Trade me” last week, has 18 catches for 160 yards and a touch­down.

Tex­ans

De­shaun Wat­son has thrown for 12 touch­downs and two picks in three ca­reer home starts. La­mar Miller is fourth in the NFL with 166 rush­ing yards.

Ti­tans

Backup QB Blain Gab­bert, who started in place of the in­jured Mar­cus Mar­i­ota last week, re­turns to Jack­sonville. He was 5-22 as a Jaguar.

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