Week 2 comes to a close, and all eyes are looking ahead to Week 3. There’s a lot of uncertainty in the NFL moving forward given the unfortunate injuries to Nick Chubb, Saquon Barkley, David Montgomery and Jamaal Williams. I spent the offseason building a projection model using machine learning to navigate uncertainty and consider […]
Two weeks into the NFL season is too small of a sample size to make blanket judgments on teams or players. However, several surprises emerged in the early going. Here are the seven biggest surprises thus far: 7 Biggest Surprises Three 2022 Playoff Teams’ Poor Starts While six playoff teams from 2022 remain unbeaten, three […]
Week 2 is when teams start to tell you all about themselves. Coaches have gone back to rewire what does and doesn’t work. Quarterbacks and receivers get real game reps to reflect on and shore up communication issues. Defenses take stock of how new offenses look around the league. The Week 1 rust wears away […]
Below are my 2023 Week 3 fantasy rankings for points per reception (PPR) and half-PPR leagues. Included are my top 32 quarterback, top 50 running back, top 74 wide receiver and top 26 tight end rankings. At the bottom, you’ll find the top 13 defense rankings from Ryan Reynolds. For each player, you can view […]
Each week, the Sports Info Solutions (SIS) research team will comb through the previous week of NFL games and evaluate interesting fourth-down decisions. It won’t always be the best or worst calls, as just the situation itself is often compelling enough to discuss. But in all situations, we’ll look at how the numbers might lean […]
We have two weeks of football in the books, which gives us a better idea of who each team is right now. Every Tuesday, we’ll provide updated power rankings. The rankings will be driven by who the teams are at the moment. Those stances will be centered on every team’s talent, reliability and current level […]
Andy Benoit breaks down a crucial third-down read during a Tampa Bay Buccaneers two-minute drive led by Baker Mayfield.
Following Week 2 of the 2023 NFL season, The 33rd Team’s experts analyzed the biggest storylines and applied their unique perspective to each team’s outlook. Is it panic time in Cincinnati? How good is Dallas’ defense? Should the Jets find a new quarterback? Here are their expert takeaways from Week 2: Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati […]
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ roster has more talent than many gave it credit for, Ronde Barber notes. It starts with a defense that has eight sacks through two games and is forcing turnovers. And it continues with QB Baker Mayfield, who is producing dynamic plays without making costly mistakes.
These need-to-know takeaways from each NFL Week 2 game provide immediately actionable fantasy football information. Top 5 Takeaways Minnesota Vikings 28 vs. Philadelphia Eagles 34 Philadelphia Eagles RB D’Andre Swift dominated Thursday Night Football, one week after Kenneth Gainwell debuted as the team’s Week 1 surprise starter. A rib injury prevented Gainwell from taking the […]