N.F.L. Scores Week 11: Rams, Vikings and Saints in Action Early After a few weeks of humdrum matchups, the N.F.L. is back in full force for Week 11 with several games between major contenders including Rams vs. Vikings and, later, Eagles vs. Cowboys. The top story lines for N.F.L. There have been few teams as hot as the Los Angeles Rams and Minnesota Vikings, and while we’re not ready to put either team in the N.F.L.’s elite, today’s result may offer some clarity as to which of the teams is a true contender. Will it be Los Angeles, with their top-scoring offense and Aaron Donald-led defense? Or will it be Minnesota, a team on a winning streak powered by the player who was their third choice at quarterback coming into the season? Here are our N.F.L. Week 11 picks against the spread. visited Mexico City last season for the first time in 11 years, and the league has stepped it up this season with a strong matchup between the New England Patriots and the Oakland Raiders (4:25 p.m. Eastern). Tom Brady and Derek Carr will square off in the city’s famed Estadio Azteca at 4:25 Eastern. has nother game planned for next year. The Week 11 injury report. Philip Rivers cleared the N.F.L.’s concussion protocol and is expected to start at quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers. It will be the 186th consecutive start of his career. As expected, the Green Bay Packers will be playing without either of the team’s preferred running backs, with Ty Montgomery and Aaron Jones both ruled out. Jamaal Williams and Devante Mays will replace them at running back. Leonard Fournette, the Jacksonville Jaguars’ rookie running back, is a game-time decision with his continuing ankle troubles. Fournette had a brilliant start to the season, with seven touchdowns in his first six games, but the last four weeks have seen him miss a game with an injury, have a bye-week, get suspended for a game for a violation of team rules, and then be almost totally ineffective in a win over the Chargers. At some point the Jaguars will need Fournette to return to his early-season form. Continue reading the main story. The Houston Texans have lost players left and right this season, and Will Fuller is the latest to sit out. Without the big-play wide receiver, Houston will be looking at a day in which Patrick Peterson is covering DeAndre Hopkins, giving Tom Savage very few other options on the field.