In Quick Slants, former NFL team executive Joe Banner provides a unique perspective each week on the NFL, its players and coaches. This week, he takes on multiple topics, including: >> The imbalance of power between the AFC and NFC >> The Colts’ unimaginative offensive play-calling >> Why teams shouldn’t use the run as a […]
Through 11 weeks, we start to see less movement in the Offensive Efficiency rankings. Only four teams moved more than three spots, and only one new team has entered the top 10. Additionally, this past week resulted in the third-lowest combined points scored in a game on average this season at 41.9. Offenses still continue […]
Sunday’s stunning 40-3 home loss to the Cowboys isn’t going to have any effect on the Vikings’ ability to make the playoffs. Even with the lopsided defeat, they head into Week 12 with a comfy four-game lead in the NFC North. But it did drop the 8-2 Vikings from third to eighth in The 33rd […]
Josh Fewster says you should stash these three defenses set to play in low-scoring games before the fantasy playoffs, targeting a very good Denver Broncos defense on a struggling team and making a surprise call on the defense from one of the NFL’s worst teams.
Below, you’ll find (at least) 33 fantasy football takeaways from Week 11. Advanced usage data is examined each week, as usage is a much better indicator of future fantasy points than current fantasy points. Essentially, NFL teams never look at fantasy points, so we shouldn’t focus too much attention on them either if we want to predict […]
On an NFL Sunday that had one gamed moved due to snow and multiple others finish as low-scoring games due in part to weather, there were a number of surprising performances and interesting developments. The 33rd Team’s experts weighed in with 33 takeaways from the day’s games: Ravens 13, Panthers 3 1.) “The Panthers are […]
Chris Farley shares his best bets of Week 11 to maximize your winnings, from a potential low-scoring AFC West game to America’s Team bouncing back in Minnesota, as well as his teaser of the week.
Injuries, wind, and a venue change are big stories in an unconventional Week 11. Below you’ll find a link to each of my betting previews, along with a summary for each game. Browns at Bills (in Detroit) Opening Spread: Bills -9 Opening Game Total: 47 Opening Team Totals: Bills (28), Browns (19) Weather: Dome The […]
Raiders (2-7) at Broncos (3-6) Opening Spread: Broncos -3 Opening Game Total: 41.5 Opening Team Totals: Broncos (22.25), Raiders (19.25) Weather: Outdoors, no current concerns The Line Report This line opened as Broncos -3. This line has moved down to Broncos -2.5. DraftKings Pick’Em has the Broncos -2.5. Circa Sports Millions Pro Football Contest has […]
We picked another breakout game on Thursday night as Treylon Burks went way over his 34.5 receiving yard line on the first drive. We finished the game 2-2. I’m still not sure how Derrick Henry didn’t go over 99.5 rushing yards on 28 carries, but we’re still happy with our process. That brings us to […]