The Bengals are riding high with an 8-0 record, but the Texans have a history of spoiling things for Cincinnati. Houston would like nothing more than to play spoiler once again as it tries to stay in the hunt for the AFC South title. Here are five key stats to know about Monday night's matchup.
All eyes are on the three unbeatens, especially the Patriots as Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the 8-0 Pats head to New York to face the one team that's had their number in recent years. Could the Titans trip up the Panthers? Or the Texans ambush the Bengals?
Panthers adding a star receiver? Broncos trading for an elite running back? Seahawks and Colts adding interior line help? It likely won't happen before the trade deadline, no matter how much sense it makes.