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Austin Ekeler and Tarik Cohen: And Philip Rivers is as good as any quarterback in football at getting to his checkdown quickly and giving that back a chance to create. While Jordan Howard is a far superior runner, new head coach Matt Nagy surely prefers a back who can be a factor in the passing game. If Cordy Glenn and Billy Price provide a legitimate upgrade up front, Mixon is a top fantasy value.
Though it seems everyone loves him now. McKinnon is a perfect fit in a Kyle Shanahan offense. Durability might be the only question. He was my favorite NFL draft sleeper last spring. Wilkins had an abbreviated career at Ole Miss because of academic problems, so he comes into the league with plenty of juice left in his legs, and he needed only touches to put up 1, yards from scrimmage in the SEC last season, he had yards over 21 career carries—7.
This is your version of Alex Collins who I told you about this time last year. Make Wilkins your last pick if you can. Three late-round tight ends. Or at least try not to. You can if you really want to. When I order a meal I don't ask someone else to chew it for me.
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Remove or add teams to and from your list of favorites Teams In Your Area Add more favorite teams from the list below based on your geolocation. No team results found. The Divisional Round of the playoffs always tends to be a bit on the strange side. Oftentimes, we have at least one blowout and at least one game that comes right down to the wire, and there is normally a surprising result thrown into the mix.
In fact, in the playoffs teams run up the score. Even if they are up by two touchdowns, the winning team wants to leave nothing to chance and will take the opportunity to score another two if they can. Also you have to think about a team in general.
Many players are dealing with the effects of a season long torture test of endurance and there are those select few players that have been around the block that will play through those bumps, and injuries, and then there are others that will not be able too. Also you might take a look at the teams who struggle in a 4 quarter games in round 1 of the playoffs, that have to travel and play a well rested team are clearly at a huge disadvantage as well in terms of health, morale and overall condition.
It simply boils down to man to man match-ups on the field and what is witnessed is that good teams beating bad teams based on a few simple items of fundamental handicapping. The AFC looks to be the stronger conference by far, and provides much more parity in terms of match-ups this year.
Keep these items in mind when handicapping the NFL playoffs. My postseason picks utilize systems built around these variables. Sunday, January 27, Live NFL Playoffs odds. How to bet on sports. The Sports Betting Rules. View NFL Deposit options. Top 5 Rated Sportsbooks 1. NFL Divisional Playoff Matchup Betting Preview The NFL playoff match-ups are among the most difficult games to predict, many people, including those who don't typically gamble on sports, will be getting in on the action.
The bottom line is that most teams play to their potential and these NFL football playoff games.