The NFL’s most disappointing players in 2019

There is a wise old saying about how you can never be disappointed if you never have any expectations. Clearly, whomever came up with that genius thought doesn’t live in the hyper-critical, social media obsessed world of 2019 where Twitter feeds and Instagram likes are life. Disappointment hits us like a ton of bricks everyday as we depict our best lives on the Internet while living in a cramped apartment that smells like regret and stale pizza. Life comes at you fast and so does the NFL season.

NFL quarter-season awards: MVP, OPOY, DPOY & more

Now that every team in the league has played at least four games, we have reached the the quarter point of the NFL season. There have been some surprises and some upsets but also some expected results. There is still a long way to go, but if the season were to suddenly get called off today, here is who would win each end-of-season award.

NFL MVP race: 5 players who could dethrone Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes is the heavy favorite to win the NFL MVP Award at +160, but it is still early in the season, and there are plenty of candidates in the running. Here are five value picks to wager against the Kansas City Chiefs star.

NFL Week 1 Roundtable: Antonio Brown, Lamar Jackson & more

Every week we sit down with BetAmerica Extra columnists Scott Shapiro, James Scully and Ashley Anderson to discuss the latest news from around the NFL. This week we dive into the Antonio Brown saga, Nick Foles' injury woes and Lamar Jackson's breakout game against the Miami Dolphins.

Clowney trade makes Seahawks’ win total an attractive bet

The Houston Texans settled their holdout situation with former first round pick Jadeveon Clowney over the weekend by trading him to the Seattle Seahawks. The Pro Bowl defensive end signed his franchise tender immediately following the trade making him eligible for Week 1. We examine the impact he'll have on Seattle's win total this season.

Scott Shapiro’s Week 14 NFL 4-Pack

After a one-sided Thursday night game dominated by Derrick Henry and the Titans to start off a week full of divisional battles, a plethora of meaningful games are on tap this weekend in the National Football League. Here is my Week 14 4-Pack: Dallas Cowboys (-3.5) vs Philadelphia Eagles The defending champions may have won two in a row, but do not be fooled by them outscoring their last two opponents and getting back into a position to potentially win [...]

Scott Shapiro’s Week 10 Thursday Night Analysis- Panthers vs Steelers

Week 9 saw one of the best Sunday’s this decade for the public. Unfortunately for me it took a Monday night cover by Tennessee for me to avoid my first 0 and 4 weekend of the NFL season. After lackluster games on Thursday night over the past several weeks, pigskin fans get a good one between Carolina and Pittsburgh to kickoff Week 10 in the National Football League. The Panthers have slid under the radar over the first half of [...]

Scott Shapiro’s Week 3 NFL 4-Pack

After splitting the 4 games in my Week 2 4-Pack, but losing both of my 2-unit plays with Pittsburgh and the Giants, I'm back with my Week 3 NFL picks. I will roll with a slight home favorite, a total that looks too low to me and two desperate teams from the NFC West this week in hopes I can tack onto my 7-2-1 start to the 2019 campaign. Denver at Baltimore (Total 44 points) When people think of the [...]