Only eight games into the 2022 regular season, the Las Vegas Raiders have blown three separate leads of 17 or more points, something the franchise had done only five times the previous 61 years. With a 2-6 record on the back of that historic streak of blown leads, and their season in all likelihood over, it’s time for the Las Vegas Raiders to sit down and make some major changes to their defense to fix whatever is allowing these leads to slip away.
Indianapolis Colts (3-5-1) at Las Vegas Raiders (2-6) Opening Spread: Raiders -6. Opening Game Total: 42.5. Opening Team Totals: Raiders (24.25), Colts (18.25). Weather: Dome. The Line Report This line opened as Raiders -6. This line has moved down to Raiders -4.5. DraftKings Pick’Em has the Raiders -5.5. Circa Sports Millions Pro Football Contest has […]
It was an exciting weekend for the AFC East, with the Jets getting a big win against the Bills, the Dolphins winning another shootout against the suddenly-offensively-competent Bears and the Patriots knocking the Colts into next Saturday. You’ll see three of the four teams in that division at the top of this list of the […]
As we approach Week 10 in the NFL, we still see offenses struggling to score points. Scoring is at its lowest point (43 combined points per game) through Week 9 since 2017, as defenses have adapted to slow down some high-powered offenses from the past. Overall efficiency is also down at -0.04 EPA/Play. This season, […]
What happens when the horribly inefficient running back averaging 3.35 yards per carry on a pass-happy offense plays the defense ranked second against the position in EPA? Bengals RB Joe Mixon scores five touchdowns, of course! This was not the outcome the statistics predicted. Coming into the game Mixon ranked 75th in yards per carry, […]
The 33rd Team’s weekly QB rankings are a snapshot of where the league’s 32 current starters are right now, taking into account the player’s recent production, his supporting cast, his health, and an evaluation by our scouting department, led by former NFL team executive T.J. McCreight and assisted by scouts Justin Casey, Kevin Cohn and […]
There’s a new sheriff in town, and it’s the Philadelphia Eagles. The NFL’s only undefeated team (8-0) moved into the top spot in The 33rd Team’s weekly power rankings for the first time this season following their win over the Houston Texans, and previous No. 1 Buffalo’s surprising 20-17 loss to the Jets. The Eagles […]