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I'm not watching Red Zone or anything and your points just jumped up, did something happen or was it just your defence starting the match? Also, funny you mention that because I was really close to dropping the Chargers this week too. Had a waiver in for the Chiefs but cancelled it!
Yeah it was just because the Denver game started so was just the standard 10 you start with for them.

What a play by the J-E-T-S albeit helped by someone not doing their job in the secondary. Darnold returning unsurprisingly making them better but fair play they are dishing it out to the Cowboys.
 

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Ramsey to the Rams then. Two first round picks to bring in someone to disrupt the locker room...

Yes I am irked we didn’t make a solid move for him.
 

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The problem for the Rams on this is they already have a lot of money tied up in bad contracts for Goff and Gurley. Goffs cap number next year minus any restructure is eye-watering. Then they have to figure out how to get Ramsey on a new deal.

If KC had made this deal then you’d say fair enough as it straight away improves their biggest weakness. For the Rams I’m surprised if they were going to go big on a trade would have thought the offensive line would have been the obvious spot.
 

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Made it out to Minneapolis for the second time last weekend, though I'm a bit closer than the first time I visited, stadium still jaw-dropping, Vikings put on a show as well, Cousins finally getting it done against a "decent" team, though Eagles have a lot of question marks right now.

Sadly got to watch that shitshow of a Packers game on the way home, where do they get these guys from?! Pack at 5-1 and 3-0 in the division is gonna make it hard to catch them, and it looks like the wildcard spots will be an almighty scramble this year with it looking like 3 teams contending from the north, two from the west and one from each of the other two fighting over two spots. We will need Cousins to continue to play like he did Sunday to get us at least 10 wins, history suggests that is unlikely.


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Broncos at Mile High tonight. No Jones, Watkins, Fuller, Fisher or Wylie and Mahomes with one bad ankle. Happy times. Ever the optimist I've booked tomorrow off work and stocked up on beer and nachos so I'll be going to bed in a bad mood after a 9-6 defeat.
 
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Broncos have looked much better the past 2 weeks, Lindsey doing a lot of good work on the ground. That being said, despite the injuries, I think the Chiefs will get it done tonight, one possession game in their favour.
 

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Chiefs marginal favourites for me in this. Now that said the reason they’ve lost the last couple of weeks is they can’t get off the field when on D. The time of possession stats in their two losses say it all. Need to just sell out on the run and load up the box, Flacco will give you a turnover or two naturally.

Andy Reid can also help his D out a bit by not throwing on every play and slowing it down with the run. Their passing game is incredible and right up there with the Peyton Broncos but if you have a terrible D the best strategy is to keep them on the sideline.
 

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Hopefully Mahomes is ok and back on the field before too long. Have to say that is some gross negligence from Andy Reid to call a QB sneak when his leg is already banged up though.

The good news for KC tonight is at least its Flacco they're up against on the opposite side. As in keeping with most of the last few years he has been utter garbage.
 
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PM should have been rested long before now. Better to take some hits early on and get him back than risk his long term fitness.
 

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The Broncos offensive line and captain checkdown at QB = a recipe for disaster. John Elway would have been long gone before now if he didn't have his past with the Broncos, he's incompetent and not fit for purpose as a General Manager.

I forgot how much I dislike the bye week. Mason Rudolph is out of concussion protocol though which is good news and we have the Dolphins in 10 days time on MNF in Pittsburgh - classic Tomlin if we play down to the competition then.

In separate news, the Bengals vs. Dolphins Week 16 matchup is already looking like THE MOTHER OF ALL TANK BOWLS!
 

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Got to wonder at what point do we have to seriously consider the Falcons for the #1 draft pick. That Defense of theirs is horrendous. Suppose the Fins and Bengals are more incompetent so obviously favourites but Falcons are inserting themselves to the conversation.
 
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Gone to 5-1first half I thought stupid penalties was costing us coupled with some bad drops Second half was much better and crowned with a great special team play from Hyde ( Would it be considered a Kick 6)
 

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Jacoby brisett is starting to impress me
Always quite rated him, remember his debut for the Pats funnily enough against the Texans and he really impressed. More of a game manager type than Luck was but has been more than credible and today is a huge win against a very good team.

Going to be very interested in the Bears and Saints game coming up not just because my fantasy matchup with Stagat is on the line in this one. Really pleased for Bridgwater how he's come back since that horrific injury in Minnesota. Against the Bears defense though is going to be a tough challenge for him. If he can remain unbeaten with Brees to return that is a brilliant return.
 

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It will forever be a stain on the Bears they somehow saw fit to draft Trubisky ahead of Mahomes and Watson in the 2017 draft. Know he's playing with an injury but it's not as though he was any good prior to that.
 
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It will forever be a stain on the Bears they somehow saw fit to draft Trubisky ahead of Mahomes and Watson in the 2017 draft. Know he's playing with an injury but it's not as though he was any good prior to that.
It's part of the gamble with drafting QB's you don't know what your getting as it is a lot of projection Also I think Mahomes really fell into the perfect situation
 
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Going to be very interested in the Bears and Saints game coming up not just because my fantasy matchup with Stagat is on the line in this one. Really pleased for Bridgwater how he's come back since that horrific injury in Minnesota. Against the Bears defense though is going to be a tough challenge for him. If he can remain unbeaten with Brees to return that is a brilliant return.
Close game. Still got Michel to make your winning margin bigger though. I took a gamble on playing David Johnson and it didn't pay off. But got a bit lucky anyway playing you when McCaffrey was on a bye so swings and roundabouts.
 

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When Sam Darnold mic’d up is heard saying “I’m seeing ghosts” can take it that’s not really a good sign for him.

Best half of Football from the Pats in a while. Been convincing on both sides of the ball.
 

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Feel for the Jets fanbase. I thought the last few years, they were starting to collect some good peices. A promising QB, a few excellent defensive players. But then they went and hired Gase and Williams, 2 absolute frauds who shouldn't be anywhere near an NFL team. It'd be nice to see what a solid coaching team can do with this Jets team.

Their only saving grace is that they've had a tough opening 6 games and they have 7 straight games against average or bad teams. If they can't rattle off 4-5 wins from the Jags, Dolphins x 2, Giants, Redskins and Raiders, then they really should fire Gase. Or just do it anyway, there is only one way this ends. Save themselves the time.
 

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