NFL Week 4 Review and Week 5 Preview

By - Kory Kinslow

The Thursday night game certainly revealed the Giants and Redskins for what they are. The Giants have the ability to beat anyone if the offense is in sink. The Redskins are going to hurt for points and on defense for the time being. They're an injured team without a lot of depth. If Griffin returns he is going to have to really play well to get this team back to it's winning ways. There were a lot of surprises this week. The Cowboys are starting to look really good. The Bears and Packers both went to 2-2 when the Pack beat Chicago. It's a division that's hard to make out.

The Texans looked a lot better than many of us thought they would and the Bills are not going to start Manuel next week. The Panthers are not looking like the team they were last year. The Bucs had a big win over the Steelers with Glennon looking very good. The Raiders and Jags still have no wins, without a lot of help in site. The 49ers appear to be getting back to winning, while the Falcons seem to be falling to the way side.

Perhaps the most upsetting game of the week happened when the Chiefs blew out the Patriots. The Patriots need a lot of work done to their roster. I have three games that I think will truly show what some teams are made of for week 5. The Cowboys  hosting the Texans is about as big a game as there is this week. For one, it's the two Texas teams facing off. Another thing is they are both a surprising 3-1.

NFL Week 4 Review and Week 5 Preview
Sep 28, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs with the ball against New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro (32) and cornerback Corey White (24) at AT&T Stadium. Photo courtesy by - Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports.

The question will be if the Cowboys can run against the Texans and if the Texans can pass against the Cowboys. The Texans have a great defensive line, but not much in the air. The Cowboys have run all over teams, but the question going into the season was the defense, especially the Defensive Backs. So far so good for both teams, but somethings got to give.

The Saints and Bucs play in a game of 1-3 teams that no one would have expected. The Saints have to dominate this game and show they can play the way they have over the years and a win here could be a big confidence boost for a young Bucs team.

Another big game this week is the undefeated Cardinals playing the Broncos. The Broncos need to get some momentum going and beat a good team, while the Cardinals have everything to prove. If they win this one, they will seemingly be one of the best teams in the league. I think everyone will know that if they win this one. Your bonus game is the undefeated Bengals and the Patriots.

I truly believe the Bengals have what it takes to win the Super Bowl this year and they can't lose to an angry and driven Patriots team. I guarantee you that both Coach and Quarterback will have the Pats ready!

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