Dan Zaksheske

Dan Zaksheske

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Wild Card Preview: Las Vegas Raiders at Cincinnati Bengals

#5 LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (10-7) AT #4 CINCINNATI BENGALS (10-7), 4:30ET Line: Bengals -5.5, Total: 49 ANALYTICAL ANALYSIS THAT EVERY SPORTS NERD NEEDS TO KNOW Burrow vs. Blitz  One of the important markers for a young quarterback is how well he performs against the blitz. Generally, younger QBs have a tougher time when facing extra […]

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Monday Night Football Preview: Miami Dolphins at New Orleans Saints

MIAMI DOLPHINS (7-7) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (7-7), 8:15PM (ET) Line: Dolphins -2.5, Total: 37 ONE THING THAT EVERY FAN NEEDS TO KNOW Tua Time? Quietly the second-hottest team in the NFL – behind Kansas City – is the Miami Dolphins, who have won six games in a row following a 1-7 start. While the […]

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Thursday Night Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Tennessee Titans

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (8-6) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (9-5), 8:20ET  Line: 49ers -3, Total: 44 ONE THING THAT EVERY FAN NEEDS TO KNOW Ball Security Blues Following a Week 10 win over the New Orleans Saints, the Titans were sitting at 8-2 with the best record in the AFC and the easiest remaining schedule of any […]

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Monday Night Football Preview: Two Games for One!

LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (6-7) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (7-6), 5:00ET Line: Browns -3, Total: 41 ONE THING THAT EVERY FAN NEEDS TO KNOW Concerning Pattern   One thing the Raiders have become known for over the past couple of years is a fast start followed by a slow finish – the opposite of when you want […]

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Drive by Drive: Davis Mills v. Seattle Seahawks

With all the emphasis on the first-round quarterbacks this season, it’s often forgotten that there’s another rookie QB who’s getting the majority of snaps for his team: Houston’s Davis Mills. Mills was named by head coach David Culley as the Texans’ starter for the remainder of the season, so let’s take a look at the […]

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Saturday Night Football Preview: New England Patriots at Indianapolis Colts

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (9-4) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (7-6), 8:15ET Line: Colts -2.5, Total: 45.5  ONE THING THAT EVERY FAN NEEDS TO KNOW Going Streaking  The New England Patriots are on a seven-game winning streak, which is the longest current streak in the NFL and tied with the Arizona Cardinals and Green Bay Packers for the […]

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Monday Night Football Preview: Los Angeles Rams at Arizona Cardinals

LOS ANGELES RAMS (8-4) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (10-2), 8:15ET Line: Cardinals -2.5, Total: 51 ONE THING THAT EVERY FAN NEEDS TO KNOW Monkey off their Backs The NFC West rivalry between the Rams and Cardinals has been pretty one-sided in recent memory, with LA coming into 2021 on an eight-game winning streak. Since Sean McVay […]

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Drive by Drive: Zach Wilson v. Philadelphia Eagles

Last week we looked at No. 1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence, who has struggled in his first NFL campaign while playing for one of the worst teams in the league. This week, we will look at the No. 2 overall pick, Zach Wilson, who has struggled in his first NFL campaign while playing for one […]

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Thursday Night Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers at Minnesota Vikings

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (6-5-1) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (5-7), 8:20ET Line: Vikings -3, Total: 43.5  ONE THING THAT EVERY FAN NEEDS TO KNOW End of ANOTHER Era?  A major theme throughout the NFL and STAT Stack this season has been various eras coming to an end. Last week we discussed Ben Roethlisberger, who predictably went out and […]

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