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NFL 2020: Week 7 Picks

Week 7 of the NFL brings us some key matchups across the league. The marquee matchup of the week is the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans, both 5-0, squaring off on Sunday afternoon. The meeting of the 4-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers and 3-2 Las Vegas Raiders should be a good one, as well as Jimmy Garroppolo and the 3-3 San […]

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NFL 2020: Post-Week 6 Power Rankings

While I considered the outcomes of Week 5 to be pretty tame and have little effect on the Power Rankings, the same cannot be said about Week 6. Shake-ups at the top, near the bottom, and in the middle of this week’s rankings are a result of some interesting games that took place in Week 6. I labeled the juicy […]

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NFL 2020: Week 6 Picks

Four undefeated teams remain, and both conferences are wide-open with no clear favorites yet. Week 6 will clear the air on how some teams stack up in the eventual NFL playoff race. In the NFC, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady are set to duel as the 4-0 Green Bay Packers take on the 3-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In another NFC […]

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NFL 2020: Post-Week 5 Power Rankings

Week 5 saw two unbeaten teams, the previously 4-0 Kansas City Chiefs and 4-0 Buffalo Bills, fall at the hands of the Las Vegas Raiders and Tennessee Titans. The Top 10 of this week’s Power Rankings had a number of shake-ups as a result, including a new team at the top. The 5-0 Seattle Seahawks, 4-0 Green Bay Packers, 4-0 […]

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NFL 2020: Week 5 Picks

The NFL is officially one-quarter through their 2020-21 season, with almost every team playing four games so far. There’s a slew of undefeated teams left: the Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills, and Seattle Seahawks are all 4-0, while the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers retain 3-0 records after their matchup was postponed. But Week 5 could still […]

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NFL 2020: Quarter Season MVP Watch

There are thirteen weeks left in the 2020-21 NFL regular season. But it’s never too early to take a look around the league and evaluate which players have the best case for MVP. As always, quarterbacks lead the way. Since 2001, the Associated Press National Football League Most Valuable Player Award has gone to a quarterback all but three years, […]

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NFL 2020: Post-Week 4 Power Rankings

Compared to the last two weeks, there was a little less movement in this week’s Power Rankings. That’s not to say there weren’t surprises in Week 4 though. The Philadelphia Eagles earned their first win of the season over the defending (but depleted) NFC champions on Sunday Night Football. The New England Patriots kept Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City […]

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NFL 2020: Week 4 Picks

Seven undefeated teams remain in the NFL heading into Week 4. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennesse Titans will retain their 3-0 records, not playing this week due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Titans organization. The Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will attempt to improve to 4-0 this week. None of these […]

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NFL 2020: Post-Week 3 Power Rankings

Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season is in the books. The reigning Super Bowl MVP and league MVP clashed in one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the year. Tom Brady and Cam Newton helped lead their teams to 2-1 starts, while Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, and Ryan Tannehill all have their teams sitting […]

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NFL 2020: Week 3 Picks

Week 2 saw injuries ravage the NFL, potentially altering the landscape of the league. But through two weeks, some of the usual suspects sit at 2-0: the Baltimore Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, and Green Bay Packers all look to defend playoff berths from 2019. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles, Houston Texans, and Minnesota Vikings, who all made the postseason […]

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NFL 2020: Post-Week 2 Power Rankings

The NFL’s second week of action has already shaken up the landscape of the 2020-21 season. Thought the New Orleans Saints were a well-oiled machine? Well Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders took care of them on Monday night. Thought the Kansas City Chiefs would steamroll over their divisional foes? Patrick Mahomes needed overtime to take care of Justin […]

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NFL 2020: Week 2 Picks

The 2020 NFL Season is underway, with plenty of storylines already beginning to unfold. Week 2 brings some exciting quarterback duels, like Lamar Jackson vs. Deshaun Watson, and Cam Newton vs. Russell Wilson. Philip Rivers, Teddy Bridgewater, Tom Brady, and Joe Burrow will all be searching for their first win with their new team in Week 2. NFL Week 2 […]

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NFL 2020: Post-Week 1 Power Rankings

Week 1 of the 2020 NFL Season has come and gone, and in reality, we still don’t know much about how the league’s 32 teams stack up against each other. Were wins by the Washington Football Team, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Arizona Cardinals flukes, or a sign of good things to come? Are Cam Newton’s New England Patriots a good team, […]

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Cam Newton Wins 1st Patriots Start 21-11 over Dolphins

For the first time since 1999, Tom Brady was not a part of the New England Patriots organization on an NFL Sunday. The six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback begins the next chapter in his illustrious career in 2020, taking over as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback. September 13, 2020 also marks the next era of Patriots franchise history, with Cam […]