*Home team in CAPS
Chargers +1 over the 49ERS- The Niners have completely given up on head coach Jim Harbaugh and it has shown over the last three weeks, all losses, one of them to the lowly Raiders. Colin Kaepernick has been less than stellar in the last three contests garnering just 121, 174, and 141 passing yards. The Chargers are still fighting for a playoff spot and need this game too much to let S.F. have their way with them. Player to watch: Antonio Gates
Giants +5 1/2 over the RAMS- The Giants have been coming together as a team on the both sides of the ball. Odell Beckham Jr. leads all rookies in receiving yards (972) and touchdown catches (9). Eli Manning, thanks in part to Beckham, has shown signs of the Manning of old. Jason Pierre-Paul has six sacks in the past three games while Johnathan Hankings has collected 3.5. Rams are a huge step up in class from who the N.Y. football Giants have been facing of late, but they seem to be rallying around their beleaguered but much beloved coach, Tom Coughlin, second among active head coaches in career wins with 163.
STEELERS -3 over the Chiefs- A little inconsistent at times this season, (remember their stunning loss to the Jets), the Steelers will need to stack the box this Sunday and contain Jamaal Charles and Kansas City’s prolific running game which, without scoring by their wide receivers this season is the Chiefs only real offensive threat. Blitzes and stunts thrown at QB Alex Smith on passing downs will help in that effort as well. We like the black & gold at home even giving up the three points.
Ravens -5 over the TEXANS- With the loss of QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, Houston is down to Case Keenum or Thad Lewis as his backups. Neither, however will frighten the staunch Raven’s defense. The Texans have won, and handily, against some of the worst teams in the NFL this season. Teams such as the Raiders, Jaguars, Redskins and the Titans (twice). Baltimore, among the better teams they’ll face in the league, needs this game desperately and should win this one going away. Ravens DST should amass some nice fantasy points for those still in the fantasy playoffs this week.
Broncos -3 over the BENGALS- Denver, losers of only three games all season, are still playing for possible homefield advantage throughout the AFC playoffs should New England falter during their last two games. New Broncos weapon- running back C.J. Anderson along with the absence of Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict, make this a little easier for Peyton to pick up his 12th win of the season.
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Jay Cutler is said to be aggrieved by his benching and to be replaced by Jimmy Claussen . Let’s see , Culter’s nine year career has seen him throw 130 interceptions and a mere one hundred and eighty-three touchdowns . Thankfully , the Bears’ fans have been appreciative of his craft and the mediocrity he’s brought to the franchise . GM Phil Emery should be praised for giving him that seven-year $127 million deal where there was $54 million in guaranteed money . Here I was thinking, only the federal government could be so goddamn inept !
It’s a travesty Al, that Cutler is the highest paid player in the NFL in 2014!! What the #@*& was Emery thinking? That Cutler was the second coming of Joe Montana or Peyton Manning? 18 league leading interceptions this season and 24 total turnovers. Unbelievable…
Jay Cutler has become this generation’s Jeff George and just as dumb literally, in so many ways . All of the excuses being made because Cutler is diabetic , is simply ridiculous . I’ve met with and counseled veterans with PTSD and they’re far more responsive and cognizant than jay Cutler has ever been seen to be during NFL career.
Does anyone think that Cutler received that 7 year deal because of his medical status? Who made excuses for him when he threw those 28 touchdown passes this year? You mean there are only excuses made for him when he threw those 18 picks? What am I missing here?
My issue with Jay Cutler , is the very fact he shows a lack of leadership and maturity. His teammates may well rally behind him , but at the end of the day , when they are losing , he doesn’t seem to be prepared to step up to the plate and be held accountable for his poor play and that of his teammates .
Since going to Chicago , explain to me, what the hell Jared Allen has done as a player ?
Cutler’s intangibles are , that he remains more of a liability rather than an asset .
Not much, to answer your question. Not for someone who used to be regarded as one of the top feared defensive [players in the league. This season his 5 sacks and 34 tackles are pedestrian at best.
Peyton seems to have aged ten years over the course of this season. I thought he might throw for sixty TD’s the way he started off. Now, I’m surprised if he makes it through sixty minutes.
Anyways, Merry Christmas to you mister.
If someone felt that Cutler was one of the most feared offensive weapons in the NFL my question would be , what prescriptive medication were they under at the time of making the summation ?
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If someone / anyone felt that Jay Cutler was one of the top offensive weapons in the NFL as passer . My question would be, what medication were they being prescribed at the time of making the summation ?
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