Five games to watch during the NFL preseason

The NFL preseason kicks off Aug. 1. Here are some of the more interesting matchups. Denver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons, Aug. 1 Both teams participating in the annual Hall of Fame game are borderline playoff squads, so it will be interesting to see if their young talent plays well. Washington Redskins at Cleveland Browns, Aug. 8 The Browns are favored to win the AFC North, and this will be our first look at the team with Odell Beckham Jr. on [...]

NFL Round-Up – Grading The 2019 NFL Futures After A Free Agent Frenzy

What. Just. Happened. The 2019 NFL Futures rocked by some major moves in free agency. We're covering the big hits here after a week that went absolutely bonkers. Check out our 2019 NFL Futures Market for the updated odds! Le'Veon Bell (Sort of) Finally Gets His Contract A year ago, Le'Veon Bell literally said that $60 million wasn't enough to go play with the Jets. And so he signed a 4-year, $52 million this year to show everyone up after [...]

Opinion – The Raiders Might Not Be Stupid After All

An editorial from an Oakland Raiders fan... On the Morning of March 10th, after months of my vintage Raiders gear living in an old cardboard box, I was able to put on my favorite sweatshirt without the fear of pitiful looks from passersby. It wasn’t pride that I was feeling, but the right dose of dignity that allowed me straighten my shoulders while wearing a Raiders logo. It’s no hot-take that just because Gruden brought in Antonio Brown, the Raiders [...]

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Los Angeles Rams Open As Super Bowl 54 Co-Favorite

The blood on Jared Goff's hand isn't even dry, but sports betting is a forward-looking type of hobby so let's wait a minute to digest the New England Patriots winning Super Bowl 53 and look ahead to the Super Bowl 54 futures. Los Angeles Rams +750 to win Super Bowl 54 No touchdowns in Super Bowl LIII? Apparently...no problem? Yes, they just lost the Super Bowl three hours ago, but that hasn't faded their future value in the eyes' of [...]

SBLIII – Do NFL Running Backs Matter?

Over the past few seasons, a very strange debate has broken out. Do NFL running backs matter in the grand scheme of the game? With Super Bowl LIII barreling down our throats on Sunday, February 3rd, it's a discussion worth having especially when you consider how much one team is paying for the services of their running game compared to their opponent. Yes, of course we're talking Todd Gurley here. Before we broach his impact on this subject, we should [...]

2019 NFL Pro Bowl Betting – The Super Bowl has a higher total

The NFL has made it a mission to turn the 2019 Pro Bowl betting matchup into something more than just a glorified, meaningless, celebration. They’ve sort of succeeded? The last two Pro Bowls have been dink and dunk contests both won by the AFC, 20-13 in 2016 and 24-23 in 2017, and each has turned the clock back on the idea that the OVER in the Pro Bowl is guaranteed money like it used to be. You want to know [...]

Nick Foles Has Earned The Right To Control His Destiny

The Philadelphia Eagles aren’t trading Carson Wentz. When Doug Pederson said that Wentz is their starting quarterback, he meant it. That's not the issue in Philadelphia, and it never really was. Finding a franchise quarterback is exceptionally tough and Wentz has all the tools (with a few caveats I'll get to in a bit). So instead, the discussion turns to the immediate future of Nick Foles. And let's be clear on this - the question is purely about whether or not [...]

NFL Week 17 Free Picks – Drama, Karma and Playoff Implications!

The final week of the current NFL Regular Season is here and wouldn’t you know it? Drama’s present in plenty of games. At least nine games could have serious playoff implications. There's even future consequences for teams involved in otherwise meaningless skirmishes. Will the Giants stick with Eli Manning? Could the Buccaneers actually extend Jameis Winston? Which coaches will finally burn up on the hot seat? NFL Week 17 isn’t time to turn off the television and plan your New [...]

Week 16 Monday Night Football Betting – Goodbye, Oakland Coliseum

In the final Monday nighter of this season, the Denver Broncos travel to Oakland t0 battle the Raiders in the Oakland Coliseum. Although neither team gains much by winning, there’ll be a ton of drama in Week 16 Monday Night Football betting. None of the drama will have to do with where Santa is during his yearly foray around the world. Instead, the drama will settle on what’s going to happen to the Raiders in 2019. The Las Vegas stadium won’t [...]

NFL Week 16  Free Picks – A Truly Difficult Sunday of Handicapping

Nick Foles took Carson Wentz’s place under center for the Philadelphia Eagles and promptly led the defending champs to a big upset win over the Los Angeles Rams in what would be a shocker if we hadn't also seen this same backup quarterback become a Super Bowl MVP. Foles must continue his late season heroics when the Eagles host AFC South winner Houston on Sunday. If the season ended today, the Texans would be the second seed in the AFC, [...]