When a report came out, folks in Seattle and Phoenix forked to a Seahawks-Cardinals diversion on Thursday night as a pivotal one in a NFC West.
Forget that: Arizona, tormented by injuries and common play, has been a outrageous disappointment.
Indeed, a Seahawks haven’t accurately been universe beaters, either, worried by black penalties and a occasionally attack.
This is an event for Seattle to keep tighten to a division-leading Rams, who arrange of have a bye as they face a unable Texans. Are a Seahawks adult to it?
Star linebacker Bobby Wagner has no doubts, and even finds a advantage to personification a Cardinals on a brief week.
“Yeah, since we don’t have to relearn a new offense, like we have seen this group a handful of times,” Wagner said.
“We got a lot of film on them, so that’s what helps us. They know us, we know them, and it’s only who can remember what they did a fastest.”
The Arizona register Wagner and cohorts will face in law isn’t all that tangible with Carson Palmer and David Johnson sidelined.
But visitor Adrian Peterson has had dual large games using a round and will get all of Seattle’s attention.
“I consider this is a character of offense where he is excelling unequivocally good in since he is a unequivocally studious runner, and this is a studious kind of run game,” Wagner said.
“It is only crunching and only watchful for someone to cocktail out of their gap. He does a good pursuit of anticipating it, though we feel like we have been unequivocally trained when we played him, and we know a problems that he kind of presents when we play him. If we stay opening sound, we should be fine.”
Seattle (No. 10 in AP Pro32) is a 6-point choice during No. 23 Arizona.
KNOCKOUT LEAGUE TIP
OK, we get a mulligan. Due to deadlines, a surefire collect of Houston final week was done a day before Deshaun Watson went down. Does anyone this side of Chuck Pagano consider we would have picked a Colts?
Hoping that Matthew Stafford does not have a same emanate this week, we’ll go with DETROIT.
No. 24 Houston (plus 10) during No. 4 Los Angeles Rams
Without Watson, Texans have no offense. And no chance.
BEST BET: RAMS, 27-10
No. 8 Dallas (plus 3) during No. 16 Atlanta
Two teams headed in conflicting directions. Go with a group indicating upward.
UPSET SPECIAL: Cowboys, 30-20
No. 20 New York Jets (minus 2 1-2) during No. 29 Tampa Bay
Actually toyed with this as Best Bet.
No. 6 New Orleans (minus 3) during No. 13 Buffalo
Actually toyed with this as Upset Special.
No. 2 Pittsburgh (minus 7 1-2) during No. 28 Indianapolis
Did not fondle with this for Upset Special. But did for Best Bet.
No. 3 New England (minus 6) during No. 25 Denver
Patriots mostly onslaught in Mile High City. Not this time.
No. 5 Minnesota (minus 1) during No. 14 Washington
Redskins looked so good in Seattle, though also are so banged-up.
No. 18 Green Bay (plus 5) during No. 26 Chicago
Cheeseheads are putting their faith in Wisconsin Badgers now.
No. 22 Miami (plus 8) during No. 9 Carolina, Monday night
Another prime-timer for Dolphins, who haven’t unequivocally warranted it.
No. 21 Los Angeles Chargers (plus 4 1-2) during No. 11 Jacksonville
We could see Chargers unctuous divided with this one.
No. 27 Cincinnati (plus 5 1-2) during No. 12 Tennessee
If Titans design to win AFC South, they can’t event in this kind of matchup.
No. 21 Cleveland (plus 10) during No. 15 Detroit
First win for Browns? Not happening.
No. 30 New York Giants (minus 1) during No. 31 San Francisco
First win for Niners? Maybe. Or maybe not.
Last week: Against widespread (5-6-1). Straight adult (6-7)
Season Totals: Against widespread (60-63-3). Straight up: (80-52)
Best Bet: 5-4 opposite spread, 7-2 true up.
Upset special: 6-3 opposite spread, 6-3 true up
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