Super Bowl Odds
The Eagles take the top spot this week due to the Chiefs taking a loss, but there was nothing dominant about their win over the Patriots. They do, however, have a slate of winnable games coming up on their schedule, and should remain at #1 until someone is able to put them in the loss column.
San Francisco 49ers
No contender enjoyed a more dominant victory on Sunday, as the 49ers demolished the Steelers on the road to open the season. But San Francisco entered the season behind Philly in the power rankings, and will likely stay there until the Eagles are defeated.
Kansas City Chiefs
The Chiefs aren’t used to losing opening week games, but dropped Thursday night’s contest at the hands of the Lions. They’ll be getting Chris Jones back as he finally ended his holdout, and Travis Kelce is thought to return at some point soon. They drop out of the top spot but don’t look for Kansas City to make it out of the top-5 next week.
They still may be on a tier below the Eagles and 49ers in the NFC, but the Cowboys made a strong case on Sunday night by blowing out the division rival Giants 40-0. They climb into the top 5 of the shortest Super Bowl odds as well, coming in at +1200.
Tua Tagovailoa and Tyreek Hill were the talk of Sunday’s action, and rightfully so. The Dolphins won an important early season game and their offense looks unstoppable, but the defense that was supposed to be improved gave up 34 points. They climb up a spot in the rankings and have the Patriots and Broncos looming on the schedule.
The Bills looked like they had the upper hand early on when Aaron Rodgers suffered his injury, but turnovers ultimately cost Josh Allen and company en route to a 22-16 overtime victory. There are more questions than answers about Buffalo after Monday night, and their spot in the top 10 is in…
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Author : Anthony R. Cardenas
Publish date : 2023-09-13 17:10:19
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