NFL Week 14: MNF Showdown In Foxboro Keys The Week

The top of the AFC race heats up this week. The four division races might be well in hand, courtesy of New England, Baltimore, Houston and Denver. Now those four have to sort themselves out for homefield advantage and first-round byes. The Broncos kept the pressure on everyone else with Thursday’s win in Oakland. The Ravens have a tough trip to Washington and this week’s card is highlighted by the Monday Night showdown of Houston-New England up in Foxboro. So it’s with the Texans-Patriots that TheSportsNotebook begins its preview of NFL Week 14.