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Chargers-Vikings…Weekend of fun matchups….Norv Turner-Vikings offensive coordinator against John Pagano defense….Adrian Peterson-power running back-vs-Chargers shaky defensive line….San Diego blitz package-vs-Teddy Bridgewater-young quarterback.

 

Redskins-Giants…Eli Manning struggling on offense now faces fierce Redskins defense-pass rush…Giants collapsed in 4th quarter last two games… Washington becoming heavy run team with Alf Morris and rookie Matt Jones taking pressure off QB-Kirk Cousins…WR-DeSean Jackson remains out with shoulder problems.

 

Falcons-Cowboys…Very tough weekend for Dallas, without Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and not much of run game…Matt Ryan rolling with new look Falcons offense and rookie running backs…Falcons should go to (3-0)…Dallas slide begins.

 

Colts-Titans…Andrew Luck struggling which is surprise considering all talent around him at skill positions…Colts offensive line playing poorly….Indy secondary down 4-DBs with injuries…Rookie QB-Marcus Mariota struggled in stretches last week. Rumors everywhere of Coach-GM rift in Indianapolis…Luck needs to prevent (0-3) start.

 

Tampa Bay-Houston….Marked improvement last week from Bucs QB-Jameis Winston…Still waiting for running back Doug Martin to show us power of rookie season..WR-Mike Evans back on field with WR-Vincent Jackson….Texans stay with Ryan Mallett at QB-decent first start….Matchup everyone waiting for JJ Watt and pass rush vs Winston.

 

Steelers-Rams…RB-Le’Veon Bell returns from suspension to join DeAngelo Williams…QB-Ben Roethlisberger off to huge start throwing ball….Lines up now against pretty good Rams front seven….St. Louis struggling to help QB-Nick Foles.

 

Raiders-Browns….Derek Carr teamed with Michael Crabtree-Amare Cooper for 16-completions last week….Oakland defense gave up tons of yards to Joe Flacco…Browns inserting Josh McCown back as starting QB despite strong outing from Johnny Manziel….Cleveland defense its strength right now-big challenge from Carr.

 

Bengals-Ravens…Early in season to have ‘must-win’ but Baltimore cannot afford home field loss in division…Andy Dalton playing complete game now-run-throw-move pocket-scramble….Cincinnati defensive front very physical….Joe Flacco puts up big numbers but run game lacking and defense got torched last weekend.

 

Jaguars-Patriots….Next victim in New England…Brady throwing to everyone..real tough test for Jacksonville kid QB-Blake Bortels….Still not enough pieces around Jags quarterback to help him…Rob Gronkowski off to likely record-career start.

 

Saints-Carolina…Drew Brees cannot do it by himself and does not have much help…Numbers dropping on offense-not enough quality skill around him…RB’s spotty…New Orleans defense non-existent….Cam Newton taking on bigger burden offense run and pass..Saints could be (0-3) by Sunday night….Organization has let Brees down.

 

Eagles-Jets…Stunning how poor Philadelphia offense is right now….Offensive line coming off horrific showing last week….Chip Kelly says they will run the ball-just wondering how-with no holes…Eagles defense chewed up with linebacker injuries…Jets doing it with no-name-stars on offense….Ryan Fitzpatrick managing game…New York defense causing havoc everywhere, from DL to DB’s-excellent start for Todd Bowles.

 

49ers-Arizona…San Francisco offense looks ploddingly slow…Colin Kaeperneck may have to throw more if teams load the box….Cardinals blazing hot…Carson Palmer has passing game clicking…run game doing just enough….Arizona defense playing very well.

 

Bears-Seattle….Jimmy Clausen (1-10) career starts…replaces injured Jay Cutler….Chicago had ridiculous 14-penalty-170 yard day of mistakes last week….Seahawks still shaky in OL infront of QB-Russell Wilson….Kam Chancellor ends holdout-upgrade secondary which has given up 11-passes of 20-yards or more even with Richard Sherman out there.

 

Bills-Dolphins…Rex Ryan circus goes on the road….Big challenge for Buffalo defense to go against Ryan Tannehill, who is putting up huge numbers…Dolphin run game still MIA….Tyrod Taylor strung together two pretty good passing days but Miami defense gets after it.

 

Broncos-Lions….Denver still trying to mix-and-match offense, under center-vs-shotgun….Get sense the WR corps not the same with Julius Thomas-Wes Welker no longer on team…Broncos defense-tremendous pass rush pressure…Lions QB-Matthew Stafford taken wicked hits first two games…Detroit likely to be looking at 3rd straight loss.

 

Chiefs-Packers….Aaron Rodgers-vs-Chiefs pass rush. That’s it plain and simple. Will he get them before they get him? KC new pieces receiving group working well with QB-Alex Smith, but are there enough game-breakers…Looks like Andy Reid wants to play 14-12 games every weekend.

 

 

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