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It’s what every team wants to do at home when it comes to beating your divisional rivals. And if you return the favor in those rivalries on the road, you put yourself in prime position for a division title.
This past week, the 49ers, Giants and Patriots and survived very tough tests to beat the Seahawks, Redskins and Jets, in their own respective backyards.
But it wasn’t such a good Sunday for the Buccaneers or Bengals, who lost at home to New Orleans and Pittsburgh, respectively, both teams blowing double-digit leads in the process.
And we’ll see what happens tonight when the Lions head to Chicago, where they haven’t won in the previous four seasons.
It’s starting to get interesting as we close in on the halfway point of the NFL’s latest season…