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USA TODAY Sports' Week 6 NFL picks

Week 6 of the NFL season has arrived with another set of intriguing matchups and story lines. It begins Thursday night, when the Carolina Panthers welcome the Philadelphia Eagles in the only pairing of 4-1 teams. Sunday, first place (or a share of it) will be on the line in the AFC East, when the surprising New York Jets host the New England Patriots, and NFC North, where the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings resume their rivalry. Also, Adrian Peterson will make his debut for the Arizona Cardinals, and the Kansas City Chiefs will attempt to become the league's only 6-0 team as they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in a rematch of last season's divisional playoff. PHOTOS: NFL power rankings heading into Week 6   ...