The oddsmakers have set the over-under numbers for the wins for all teams. We spent some time during Tuesday’s PFT Live looking at the nooks and crannies of the projected AFC win totals.
The ensuing discussion didn’t suck, which some may say would be a low bar in relation to our normal content. Regardless, it’s worth your time to see the numbers and to hear our seat-of-the-pants analysis of the numbers, along with our effort to find the best bets among the bunch.
That’s the guy you want working with Andrew Luck.
Reich brings a new mentality to an environment that seemed to have become stale and gloomy. You’re allowed to be an excited Colts fan again.
The Buffalo Bills believe they’ve found their future franchise quarterback in Josh Allen, but it took a lot of maneuvering for them to position themselves to draft him. Buffalo traded up five spots on draft night, but the No. 12 selection that went the other way in a deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers originally belonged to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Barrett had a redshirt season in 2013 and took over as the Buckeyes’ starter the next year after an injury to Braxton Miller, who now plays wide receiver for the Texans. An injury late that season brought Cardale Jones, currently with the Chargers, into the mix, but Barrett returned to the lineup before the 2015 season was out and remained there the last two years.
Tom Savage and Taysom Hill are the backup options already on hand in New Orleans.
With that in mind, it made sense to pay up for a talented young receiver like Robinson, who is coming off a torn ACL but is a year removed from a two-season stretch in which he caught 153 passes for 2,283 yards and 20 touchdowns.
That was in the Jacksonville Jaguars offense, pre-Leonard Fournette and before Blake Bortles was half-decent.
With Trubisky, fellow newbie pass-catchers Taylor Gabriel and Trey Burton, a top-notch running game and a solid offensive line, the 24-year-old 2014 second-round pick should explode if healthy in 2018.