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    This week’s “Thursday Night Football” game (Broncos at Jets (8:20 p.m. ET, NFL Network) features two winless teams with offenses that have a lot of problems. It might sound like a game to mostly avoid when making your Week 4 fantasy football start ’em, sit ’em decisions, but there are some good sources of production if you know where to look. Sporting News’ Vinnie Iyer is here to help with the early lineup calls to make in your seasonal leagues of varying depths, as well as provide single-game DFS tips: WEEK 4 FANTASY: Sleepers | Busts | Start ’em, sit ’em Broncos: Who to start or sit in fantasy football on Thursday night Start: RB Melvin Gordon Gordon is coming off a horrible...
    Fact check: In early 1970s, RBG represented woman discharged from military because she wouldnt get an abortion Amazon Prime Day Starts October 13—Heres Everything You Need to Know Broncos name Brett Rypien starting QB for ‘Thursday Night Football’ matchup with Jets The Denver Broncos will go with their third starting quarterback of the season for their matchup with the New York Jets on Thursday night. Broncos coach Vic Fangio officially named Brett Rypien the starter for Thursday’s game at MetLife Stadium, replacing Jeff Driskel.  “We’ve had a year and a second training camp and a couple weeks with Brett here and we think he deserves a chance to see how he can do as the starter, albeit on a...
    The Thursday Night Football game between the Jets and Broncos might not exactly sound like an exciting one, but it could be an interesting one for avid NFL DFS players. The Broncos are starting their third quarterback  in four weeks, as Brett Rypien will get the nod over Jeff Driskel. Meanwhile, the Jets are relying on Sam Darnold and a host of injury replacements to win the battle of these winless teams. The unknowns about this game may cause frustration for some as they craft their lineups, but there are still plenty of possibilities for our FanDuel single-game lineup picks. The strategy here from us was simple. Without the option of choosing either defense, we’re focusing on each team’s best offensive...
    Week 4 — and, by proxy, Week 4 daily fantasy football contests — are not set to get off a roaring start. Jets vs. Broncos shapes up as an even uglier Thursday Night Football game on paper than last week’s Dolphins-Jaguars matchup. There’s also all sorts of quarterback uncertainty, from whether Sam Darnold is any good to who Denver will use at QB during the game. That creates some unusual difficulties in creating a DraftKings Showdown DFS lineup. For the first and probably only time this season, we’ve faded both quarterbacks We’ve gone for an even more unique lineup by utilizing the Denver D/ST at captain after the Jets allowed the Colts to score two defensive touchdowns last week. There’s...
    “Thursday Night Football” got some atrocious ratings when the Dolphins beat the Jaguars. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the game averaged 5.43 million viewers on the NFL Network, which is the lowest number of viewers in four years for “TNF.” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Jacksonville Jaguars (@jaguars) on Sep 24, 2020 at 8:27pm PDT Hitting a four-year low is really bad news for the NFL. In fact, it’s about as bad as it could possibly get. Right now, people aren’t even allowed at most games, which means they have no choice but to watch at home or at bars.   View...
    By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — We’re in month seven of full-blown pandemic in the United States, which is something that we all frankly never expected to say or read or even really fathom. Something we also never imagined was that the NFL would somehow be playing football all across the country in the midst of this pandemic, and yet, there it is, filling up our flat screens every Thursday, Sunday and Monday. The reason the NFL aggressively pursued a season in 2020 was obvious: Money. The second most important reason was … checks notes … yup, that was money, too. But if you move your way down the list of the NFL’s reasons to charge full bore into a 2020...
    Cam Robinson’s Thursday Night Football ejection was softer than soft. Thursday Night Football between the Miami Dolphins and the Jacksonville Jaguars wasn’t must-watch TV, so perhaps the officials decided to spice it up with an ejection. Robinson was a second-round selection by the Jaguars in 2017 out of Alabama. He has started 33 games for the team despite missing most of the 2018 season with an ACL tear. Next: Kyle Van Noy Runs Through Offensive Lineman
    The Miami Dolphins visiting the Jacksonville Jaguars isn’t the most attractive matchup for “Thursday Night Football,” but with FitzMagic vs. Minshew Magic, it’s again Must-See TV (we’ll spare you the “Seinfeld” references this week). The line has been wavering between the Jaguars -2.5 and -3 all week with most books charging extra vig (-120 instead of the standard -110) to get the side you want. Both of these teams have continued to battle hard despite low expectations from experts and NFL fans. Last year, the Dolphins were accused of “Tanking for Tua Tagovailoa” early in the season and were competitive enough with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to win five games, including an upset of the New England Patriots in Week 17...
    Seattle police officer captured on video riding his bicycle over a protesters head placed on administrative leave Which grocery stores will be closed on Thanksgiving? Heres a list Miami Dolphins vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Thursday Night Football Live Stream, Odds, TV Channel, Start time The Miami Dolphins will be on the road for the second consecutive week on Thursday when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars from TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. © Provided by For The Win The Jaguars are coming off a loss to the Tennessee Titans, 33-30 on Sunday, and Gardner Minshew will look for a bounce-back performance against a struggling Miami Dolphin team, who lost to the Bills, 31-28 on Sunday. Can Gardner Minshew...
    The Miami Dolphins visiting the Jacksonville Jaguars isn’t the most attractive matchup for “Thursday Night Football,” but with FitzMagic vs. Minshew Magic, it’s again Must-See TV (we’ll spare you the “Seinfeld” references this week). The line has been wavering between the Jaguars -2.5 and -3 all week with most books charging extra vig (-120 instead of the standard -110) to get the side you want. Both of these teams have continued to battle hard despite low expectations from experts and NFL fans. Last year, the Dolphins were accused of “Tanking for Tua Tagovailoa” early in the season and were competitive enough with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to win five games, including an upset of the New England Patriots in Week 17...
    Hello, we mustache you a question. The NFL has been home to many iconic facial hair configurtions, but have you ever seen a more glorious lip-warmer in the NFL than Gardner Minshew’s? The Uncle Rico of the National Football League unleashed his facial hair on the world last season, coupling his now-iconic horseshoe mustache with surprising play for the Jags, as a lone bright spot in an otherwise lost season.  But every great hero has a great villain, and the NFL’s incumbent bushy-faced braggart, Ryan Fitzpatrick, takes issue with Minshew’s preferred choice of facial hair. The two QBs exchanged barba barbs earlier in the week, making the battle of the facial hair the No. 1 storyline heading into Thursday night’s Dolphins vs. Jaguars...
    The Dolphins and Jaguars have provided many of fantasy football’s early surprises in the 2020 NFL season. Both teams have showed some good production in the receiving corps, and two unexpected young backs have become very valuable with their respective volume. The combination of surprise offensive players and two mediocre defenses is undoubtedly creating plenty of early-week start ’em, sit ’em drama for fantasy owners, and SN’s Vinnie Iyer is here to help with the first bit of lineup advice for Week 3. To the casual fan, Miami at Jacksonville doesn’t sound like the most inspiring kickoff to Week 3 of fantasy football (8:20 p.m. ET, NFL Network), but fantasy owners know there could be some fun boom-or-bust performances. Let’s get to it. MORE...
    Two rebuilding teams will look to show a national television audience that they are on the right track as the Jaguars (1-1) host the Dolphins (0-2) in an intrastate battle on Thursday Night Football in Week 3. The Jaguars have been installed as a three-point favorite with an over/under that is sitting at 47.5 points. Jacksonville is also a -191 favorite on the moneyline.  The BetQL NFL Best Bet Model lists a four-star wager on the total and a three-star wager on the moneyline in this game. Keep reading to find out what one of them is. WEEK 3 PICKS ADIVCE: Pick ’em pools | Survivor pools All data presented is as of Thursday afternoon. You can track all...
    A pair of social media’s favorite quarterbacks meet in the third “Thursday Night Football” game of the season, as Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Miami Dolphins head to Jacksonville to face Gardner Minshew and the Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field.  Two weeks ago many had the first pick in the 2021 NFL Draft signed, sealed and delivered to Jacksonville. Instead, the Jaguars (1-1) have gone out and shocked Indianapolis in Week 1 and lost a squeaker in Week 2 to Tennessee. Minshew has thrown for six touchdowns and ranks third in the league in completion percentage above expectation. Even the run defense has held its own, limiting Derrick Henry to just 84 yards on 25 carries and holding the Colts...
    When the Dolphins travel to play the Jaguars in Jacksonville on ‘Thursday Night Football’ to open Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season (8:20 p.m. ET, NFL Network), it will be an all-Florida affair. The Dolphins (0-2) are coming off two division losses against the Patriots and Bills, while the Jaguars (1-1) have split their AFC South games against the Colts and Titans. The Jaguars’ youth movement is in full force, led by QB Gardner Minshew, undrafted rookie running back James Robinson and young first-round pass rusher Josh Allen. The Dolphins are headed in that direction, but are still keeping rookie first-round QB Tua Tagovailoa on the bench in favor of veteran bridge Ryan Fitzpatrick. Here’s how Sporting News sees...
    Of the teams playing on “Thursday Night Football” tonight, neither is expected to be a contender in the AFC or even in its own division. But the fact that it’s only Week 3 means both the Dolphins and the Jaguars are, at least internally, preserving hopes of reaching their goals in 2020 despite 0-2 and 1-1 starts, respectively. This is an all-Florida matchup between the team that has most been connected to the concept of tanking over the last couple years and the team many believe are doing the same beginning this season. Yet Jacksonville won its first game and nearly beat Tennessee last week, reaffirming that Jaguars players and coaches aim to win every game regardless of the organization’s long-term...
    Thursday Night Football’s Week 3 matchup might not be a clash of world-beaters, but the game should be an exciting one. The Dolphins and Jaguars are facing off in a battle of rebuilding teams that have some dynamic talents (and shaky defenses). For Miami, it’s DeVante Parker, Mike Gesicki, and a strong secondary. For Jacksonville, Gardner Minshew’s strong performance has keyed a 1-1 record despite the Jaguars trading away a lot of talent during the offseason. All of this offensive firepower makes it easy to build a good-looking lineup for our single-game FanDuel tournament that will kick off the Week 3 NFL DFS slate. The strategy in crafting this lineup was simple: Neither defense is particularly good, so this has the chance to be an...
    Week in celebrity photos for Sept. 21-25, 2020 Navigating telehealth: What to expect at a remote doctor’s visit Jaguars to wear all-teal jersey combo for first time against Dolphins on Thursday Night Football The Jacksonville Jaguars will make history when they take the field at EverBank Field on Thursday night for their matchup against the Miami Dolphins. The move is one that Jaguars fans have been clamoring for for quite some time.Jaguars to wear all teal on Thursday Night FootballJacksonville will rep their all-teal uniform combination on Thursday night, marking the first time they’ve done so since revealing new jerseys ahead of the 2019 season. It's official. We're getting out the all teal for our Teal Out.#DUUUVAL pic.twitter.com/SXtXd2xJ6I— #DUUUVAL...
    Jaguars vs. Dolphins on Week 3 Thursday Night Football promises to present us with weirdness never yet seen on an NFL field, but we’re going to lean into that weirdness with our DraftKings Showdown lineup. If there was ever a week to only play tournaments, it’s this one, because no one can really predict what’s going to happen with this game. It’s not a bad idea to play a lower portion of your bankroll than normal, but any time you can captain Laviska Shenault Jr. in a single-game DFS contest, you have to do it. This lineup’s potential downside is the absence of DJ Chark, DeVante Parker, and Mike Gesicki. Hopefully we cover for some of their production by using...
    Joe Buck. AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth Joe Buck was surprised at halftime of Thursday night's game between the Browns and Bengals with the news that he was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Buck was honored with the Pete Rozelle Award, for his "longtime exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football." Buck's father, Jack Buck, also had won the award in his broadcasting days, making them the first father-son duo to both earn the honor. After a video played announcing his spot in Canton, Buck was left nearly speechless. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Veteran sports broadcaster Joe Buck got the surprise of a lifetime on Thursday night. During halftime of the game...
    A portrait cake just doesn’t do Erin Andrews justice. Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink got a special cake made for themErin Andrews/Instagram Video posted to the Fox Sports NFL sideline reporter’s Instagram story Thursday showed off cakes the broadcasters were gifted with their faces on them at First Energy Stadium for the Bengals-Browns game. But there was something off with Andrews’ side of the dessert. “How cute is this? Wait for it, wait for it. Why does my nose looks like that? I appreciate the effort, but uhhhh.” Andrews, who was recently let go from her co-hosting gig for ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, couldn’t hold back her laughter as she viewed her portrait in cake form. The first cake...
    With lackluster numbers through two games but signs of better looming, A.J. Green is a prime buy-low candidate in fantasy football. After catching five passes for 51 yards in Week 1 against the Los Angeles Chargers, Cincinnati Bengal wide receiver A.J. Green had just three catches for 29 yards Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns. Drawing a lot of Browns’ top corner Denzel Ward was a factor in that lack of production, but Green was targeted 13 times in the game (21.3 percent target share; 61 attempts for rookie quarterback Joe Burrow). So Burrow is looking Green’s way often, 22 times through two games (22.7 percent target share), but he has just eight catches for 80 yards total. Green’s first...
    Louisville city council votes no confidence in mayor for handling of Breonna Taylor case Jobs that could grow during the pandemic and recession Cleveland Browns defeat Cincinnati Bengals in high-scoring Thursday Night Football showdown If the Cincinnati Bengals could have stopped the Cleveland Browns’ running backs in the last five minutes, Joe Burrow would have had a second chance to lead the Bengals on a game-winning touchdown drive. Lorenzos Locks: The 3 best bets you should consider for NFL Week 2 USA TODAY SPORTS See more videos SHARE SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL What to watch next Edgar Samaniego pleads not guilty KTNV Las Vegas, NV Zac Taylor: We felt that wed have success in pass...
    The Los Angeles Lakers star took notice of how special an NFL quarterback Joe Burrow can become. When you’re a first-overall pick in any professional sport, all eyes are going to be on you. Perhaps no NFL Draft prospect entered with more hype than Joe Burrow, especially following his historic season as the starting quarterback for the LSU Tigers. Burrow’s NFL debut with the Cincinnati Bengals was hindered by an ill-timed cramp from kicker Randy Bullock. But, Burrow had the chance to open some eyes in primetime on Thursday against the Cleveland Browns. And did he ever. After throwing his first-career touchdown pass to tight end CJ Uzomah in the second quarter, Burrow received hefty praise from Los Angeles Lakers...
    NFL fans wasted no time complaining about Joe Buck on Thursday Night Football. It’s a tradition unlike any other: Ripping on Joe Buck.
    Fact check: Postal Service will deliver ballots with insufficient or unpaid postage New York is set to become the latest city to let restaurants add a COVID-19 fee to your bill Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns Live Stream, NFL Thursday Night Football, Odds, TV Channel, Start time In the battle of Ohio, we have the Cincinnati Bengals facing the Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football from FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. © Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports He's a supremely talented receiver, and though his season was about as bad as it could get in 2019, that's why he's worth targeting in 2020. It's hard to imagine his stock being any lower. Baker Mayfield should be better under Kevin...
    The Cleveland Browns will be donning a great uniform combo for their home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. The 2020 NFL season didn’t get off to the greatest starts for the Cleveland Browns. With many predicting that head coach Kevin Stefanski can turn the around and bring them to the playoffs, they were smacked around by the powerhouse of the AFC North: the Baltimore Ravens. Now, the Browns open up First Energy Stadium on Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. We’ve seen Cleveland wear their home uniforms last week in Baltimore, but for Week 2, they’re changing things up. Executive vice president of the Browns, J.W. Johnson, revealed that the team will be wearing their home jerseys with orange pants...
    The Week 2 Thursday Night Football matchup should be an interesting one at the very least. The Browns and Bengals are squaring off in a battle of former No. 1 overall picks and Heisman Trophy winners. Joe Burrow is still looking for his first win while Baker Mayfield is looking to regain his Offensive Rookie of the Year form from 2018. Both players have fantasy potential, but only one makes the cut for our single-game FanDuel lineup to kick off the Week 2 NFL DFS slate. It’s still early in the season, so it is hard to project exactly who has the advantage in Browns vs. Bengals, but we’re buying into some of the notable weaknesses of each team...
    This Bengals-Browns matchup would be met with derision in any other year, but it’s 2020, so we’ll count our blessings that we have “Thursday Night Football.” We loved “Friends” & “Seinfeld” back in the day, but this is today’s “Must See TV.” So let’s put on a puffy shirt, have some soup and a black-and-white cookie and enjoy the show. These teams are trying to avoid getting locked in the AFC North vault and the Browns come in as 6-point home favorites. The advance line on this game was Browns -8 over the summer but was lowered below a touchdown after the Ravens ran over the Browns 38-6 on Sunday while Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow and the Bengals lost...
    Myles Garrett will never live down his fight with Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph on November 14, 2019, and more specifically, his decision to swing a helmet at Rudolph in a moment of rage. His NFL legacy is in some ways already sealed regardless of how many career sacks he accumulates. He’s the player who used an opponent’s helmet as a weapon in primetime football action. When the Browns, who drafted Garrett No. 1 overall in 2017, face the Bengals on Thursday, his infamous attack will almost certainly be recounted by TV broadcasters. After all, the scrap with Pittsburgh took place on “Thursday Night Football” last season. Garrett served a lengthy suspension following the Browns-Steelers brawl. He’s back this year, though, and expected to be entering...
    The AFC North Battle for Ohio will open Week 2 of the NFL season on Thursday Night Football with the Bengals set to visit the  Browns. Cleveland opened as a seven-point favorite, which got gobbled up pretty quickly by bettors and has now settled with Cleveland as six-point favorites. The Browns are also a -260 favorite on the moneyline and the over/under is set at 43.5 points.  The BetQL NFL Best Bet Model lists a four-star moneyline bet, a three-star total bet ,and a one-star spread bet on this game. Keep reading to find out what one of them is. WEEK 2 PICKS ADVICE: Pick ’em pools | Survivor Pools All data presented is as of Thursday afternoon. You...
    Getty Baker Mayfield #6 hands the ball off to Kareem Hunt #27 of the Cleveland Browns. DraftKings’ $1.5M NFL Thursday Night Special Showdown is open for entry now. The contest features an AFC North divisional battle between the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals. The first place prize winner of the Showdown will receive a hefty $300M payout. Let’s see how to optimize our lineups below.Rules & Scoring: Six total players (one captain, five flex players) Captain selection costs 1.5x standard salary Captain scores 1.5x fantasy point values Can choose from any position (QB, RB, WR, TE, K, DST) You can use as many players at the same position as you’d like $50,000 salary cap ...
    Nursing home transferring residents following COVID-19 outbreak at facility 9 Ways Trader Joes Changed the Way We Grocery Shop Browns vs. Bengals picks: Point spread, total, player props and trends for Thursday Night Football in Week 2 One week of NFL is in the books, and besides the lack of fans in almost every stadium due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was basically professional football as we've come to know and love, with plenty of scoring, a few shocking upsets and everything else you get in Week 1. That includes a disappointing showing from a Browns team that has built some buzz under a new regime, as well as a highly-touted No. 1 overall pick at quarterback losing his...
    When the Bengals and Browns resume their in-state AFC North rivalry on ‘Thursday Night Football’ (8:20 p.m. ET, NFL Network), the goal for each team will be avoiding falling into a bigger hole. Both Cincinnati (0-1) and Cleveland (0-1) suffered frustrating losses in Week 1. The Bengals led the Chargers throughout before giving up the lead late and were unable to convert the game-winning field-goal opportunity. The Browns were blasted by the Ravens on the road from the get-go. There are expectations that both teams should be much improved from 2019, but 2020 hasn’t started off well. There’s a lot on the line early as the Battle of Ohio goes into prime time. Here’s how Sporting News sees the...
    Of the teams playing on “Thursday Night Football” tonight, both enter Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season winless, but one might be a little more desperate than the other. The Browns entered the season with reasonable expectations to compete in the AFC North and push for a playoff berth. But their clunker against the Ravens to open the season has them in danger of falling into the dreaded 0-2 hole. Their opponent Thursday night, the Bengals, aren’t playing with the same amount of pressure despite having the same record. MORE: Watch tonight’s NFL game live with fuboTV Cleveland’s relative desperation is part of the reason the home team is a solid favorite Thursday night based on the odds....
    There wasn’t a lot of viable production from either the Bengals or Browns in the teams’ respective Week 1 losses, so let’s hope the mediocre defenses of both teams will wake up the offenses for more pleasing stats. Fantasy owners are undoubtedly wondering about whether to start Odell Beckham Jr., Kareem Hunt, an injured Jarvis Landry, and Tyler Boyd, among others, and SN’s Vinnie Iyer is here to help with the first bit of start ’em, sit ’em lineup advice for Week 2. Things kick off in Cleveland at 8:20 p.m. ET on NFL Network. We’ll get official word on Landry’s injury status at around 6:50 p.m. ET. We’ll be updating our Landry injury post with news throughout the day, so check there...
    The TV channel for tonight’s Browns vs. Bengals game in Cleveland technically is the same network that will broadcast all NFL “Thursday Night Football” games in 2020. But it will be the exclusive TV channel for Thursday night games for just a few more weeks. In Weeks 2-4 this season, including Browns vs. Bengals, NFL Network is the home of “Thursday Night Football.” A bigger group of TV viewers will have access to “Thursday Night Football” games beginning in Week 5 when they simulcast on cable network Fox. MORE: Watch tonight’s NFL game live with fuboTV (7-day free trial) The national TV audience that does watch Browns vs. Bengals on Thursday night will see a game between a pair...
    There is not enough talent to merit starting any fantasy football personnel in Week 2’s Thursday Night Football (TNF) game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns. After whetting our appetite for football by starting the season last Thursday night with the Houston Texans and the NFL champion Kansas City Chiefs, the league schedule makers follow up with two pro football teams with a combined record of 28-67-1 over the last three seasons. Maybe the location – FirstEnergy Stadium – will give us a hint on the outcome of Thursday night’s game.  Neither team’s first games of 2020 provided insights on how good Cincinnati or Cleveland will be this season.  The two teams combined for 19 points and surrendered 46...
    New York City (CNN Business)Add Anheuser-Busch (BUD) to the list of major companies working to help save Black-owned businesses, which are struggling more than most during the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent economic downturn.The beer maker's new Bud Light "Thursday Night Shoutout" ad series, which promotes Black-owned restaurants, is set to debut during the NFL's Thursday Night Football game. Bud Light said four commercials are in the works and expect more will be made throughout the season. Each commercial will tell the story of a Black-owned restaurant and the owner whose hard work made it a reality."Over the course of the NFL Thursday Night Football season, Bud Light will continue to shout out various Black-owned restaurants in select host cities,...
    Stream Thursday Night Football to start Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season, and catch Bengals vs. Browns in an all-Ohio battle. When: Thursday, Sept. 17, 8:20pm ET Where: FirstEnergy Stadium, in Cleveland, Ohio Broadcast: NBC Streaming Services: Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Fubo TV, AT&T TV Now, YouTube TV Best Week 2 NFL games NFL Baltimore Ravens vs. Houston Texans Sunday, Sept. 20, 4:25pm ETCBS New England Patriots vs.Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Sept. 20, 8:20pm ETNBC New Orleans Saints vs.Las Vegas Raiders Monday, Sept. 21, 8:15pm ETESPN More on NFL Live Streaming NFL TV and streaming schedule for this week’s games How...
    Browns vs. Bengals pits two Heisman Trophy-winning, former No. 1 pick QBs against each other on Thursday Night Football. Baker Mayfield is flirting with the “bust” label, while Joe Burrow will look for his first NFL win. Only one of them makes our DraftKings Showdown lineup to open the Week 2 NFL DFS slate, and here’s a hint: It’s not Mayfield. That’s the call that will make or break this lineup — fading Mayfield could help us win a tournament or send us hurtling toward the bottom of the leaderboard. But until Baker looks less likely to turn the ball over or throw bounce passes to his wide receivers, we’re going to stay away from him and count on Cleveland’s...
    Perhaps the Texans can actually hang on to a lead against the Chiefs this time. After jumping out to a 24-0 second-quarter advantage in the AFC divisional round at Arrowhead Stadium last January, Houston fell apart and lost 51-31. Kansas City went on to win the Super Bowl. The Texans visit the Chiefs again Thursday night to kick off the 2020 NFL season. They enter the game with a different look on offense — Brandin Cooks has replaced DeAndre Hopkins out wide, and David Johnson will headline their backfield. Deshaun Watson is still under center, though, and they’re hoping that will be enough to keep up with an opposing attack that torches just about everyone. Kansas City has a new...
    The TV channel for tonight’s game between the Chiefs and the Texans is the same TV channel that has broadcast the last 14 Thursday night NFL season-openers. The 15th consecutive NFL kickoff game on cable network NBC, though, will be unique in the unfortunate reality of 2020. This won’t be the Super Bowl celebration the Chiefs had hoped to receive. Because of the threat of COVID-19, only about 22 percent of Arrowhead Stadium’s capacity was allowed to be filled by fans. Which might not matter much to TV viewers, but the on-field experience will be unprecedented. MORE: Watch tonight’s NFL game live with fuboTV (7-day free trial) The relative lack of fans in the stadium is just one of many...
    The 2020 NFL season starts tonight with a special edition of Thursday Night Football, featuring the Texans vs. Chiefs. Hide When: Thursday, Sept. 10, 8:20pm ET Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri Broadcast: NBC Streaming Services: Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Fubo TV, AT&T TV Now, YouTube TV Hide Best Week 1 NFL games NFL Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, Sept. 10, 8:20pm ETNBC Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs.New Orleans Saints Sunday, Sept. 13, 4:25pm ETFox Dallas Cowboys vs.Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Sept. 13, 8:20pm ETNBC Hide How to stream Texans vs. Chiefs: Thursday Night Football live streaming The Texans vs. Chiefs NFL...
    The NFL season will officially start Thursday night with a Week 1 rematch from the divisional round of the AFC playoffs as the defending champion Chiefs will face the Texans. The Chiefs are currently 9.5-point favorites against the Texans. Per BetQL’s Line Movement Dashboard, the spread has actually moved slightly in the Texans’ direction as the Chiefs originally opened as 10-point favorites. The Chiefs are a -450 moneyline favorite and the over/under is set at 54 points. BetQL’s NFL Best Bet Model lists this game as a five-star spread bet and a four-star moneyline bet. Keep reading to find out in which direction the model is leaning. WEEK 1 PICKS ADVICE: Pick ’em pools | Survivor pools All data presented is...
    The Texans have developed a hot AFC rivalry with the Chiefs. As two consistent division-winning teams in the AFC with elite first-round quarterbacks from the 2017 NFL Draft — Deshaun Watson and Patrick Mahomes — their best matchups are yet to come. Last season, Watson and the Texans won at the Chiefs 31-24 during the regular season in October, but when the stakes were raised in the divisional playoffs in January, the Texans blew a 24-0 lead and lost 51-31. Mahomes and his team went on to win Super Bowl 54 over the 49ers, while once again Watson saw a different team from the AFC South (the Titans) go a step further in the playoffs. Now Houston has to be reminded of the season-closing nightmare...
    The Thursday night NFL season-opener typically gives the national TV stage to the defending Super Bowl champions. But there was no guarantee the Chiefs would be the featured home team to begin the 2020 season given the league’s recent deviation from that tradition. Last year, for example, the NFL kicked off its 100th season with the Packers hosting the Bears even though the Patriots were the defending Super Bowl champions. The league’s reasoning was its desire to open its centennial season with a classic matchup at a famed stadium like Lambeau Field. No offense to New England and Gillette Stadium. MORE: Watch tonight’s NFL game live with fuboTV For the NFL’s 101st season, though, the tradition of honoring the defending champs with the...
    Getty Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs DraftKings’ $3M NFL Kickoff Thursday Millionaire Showdown is open for entry now. The contest features the Kansas City Chiefs, who will kick off their title defense against the Houston Texans in Arrowhead Stadium. The first place prize winner of the Showdown will receive a whopping $1M payout. Let’s see how to optimize our lineups below.Rules & Scoring: Six total players (one captain, five flex players) Captain selection costs 1.5x standard salary Captain scores 1.5x fantasy point values Can choose from any position (QB, RB, WR, TE, K, DST) You can use as many players at the same position as you’d like $50,000 salary cap ...
    When it comes to fantasy football, it’s always fun to have some of your players going in prime time. Sunday and Monday night showcases are great, but there’s something about Thursday night and trying to get a jump on your opponents in the first game of the entire week. That always starts with making the right start ’em, sit ’em decisions, and in Week 1, that goes to a whole other level because it’s the first game of an entire season. It ratchets up another notch for the 2020 NFL opener given that it’s a matchup between two of the most explosive offenses in the league, the Texans and Chiefs. When Houston and Kansas City meet this Thursday night (8:20 p.m....
    Monkey Knife Fight is an interesting website name with an even more interesting premise: Make DFS and player prop bets more accessible and understandable for the classic fantasy football player. Heading into Week 1’s Thursday night opener between the Chiefs and Texans, we’ve put together our favorite Monkey Knife Fight picks. Some of the picks involve making determinations based on fantasy points — there are over/under choices, called “More or Less,” while the Rapidfire choices ask you to choose one player to outperform a specific number. Monkey Knife Fight also often gives you the choice of choosing a bigger goal on some of the props in the hopes of getting a bigger payout. You can choose your given buy-in...
    The 2020 NFL schedule features its usual assortment of high-profile matchups in prime time TV slots. The games played on Thursday, Sunday and Monday nights are nationally televised and serve as appointment television for football fans across the country. The broadcasts will be carried by the usual networks once again this season, with Fox and NFL Network carrying Thursday night games, NBC holding onto its traditional Sunday night slot and ESPN airing the matchups on Monday night.  The Patriots, Cowboys, Chiefs, Packers, 49ers, Rams and Buccaneers appear most often in prime time during the 2020 NFL season with five games apiece. Below is the complete prime time TV schedule for the 2020 NFL season, with start times and channels for every Thursday, Sunday and...
    Chiefs vs. Texans promises to get the 2020 NFL season underway with a lot of points on Thursday Night Football. Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson will lead the way, so they’re right at the top of our FanDuel single-game picks for Kansas City against Houston. You can get your DFS fix right away on the opening night of the season with our lineup advice right here. Remember, FanDuel’s single-game offering is different than DraftKings’ Showdown contests. There’s no salary multiplier for the “MVP” spot on FanDuel, even though it still gets 1.5x points. So it’s never worth paying too far down in that spot – you want to nail the highest-points scorer in the game. MORE WEEK 1 TNF:...
    College football has officially returned in America as of Thursday night. There are two FBS football games Thursday night, and I couldn’t be more amped if I tried. Central Arkansas plays UAB at 8:00 EST and South Alabama plays Southern Mississippi at 9:00 EST. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) After months and months of absolute chaos because of coronavirus, football in America is back.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Southern Miss Football ???? (@southernmissfb) on Sep 1, 2020 at 9:26am PDT Despite the best efforts of all the haters and critics in the media doing everything possible to cancel football, games are officially back. Coronavirus did...
    The Washington Football Team canceled its Thursday practice at FedEx Field to “continue our open dialogue on the issues of racism and social injustice in our country,” head coach Ron Rivera announced Wednesday night. The decision came hours after several MLB, NBA, WNBA and MLS games were postponed Wednesday night following the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The team said it will return to football activities Friday but emphasized that Thursday is for reflection. It has been a very difficult day on many levels. After many conversations with Head Coach Ron Rivera and Jason, we have decided to postpone tomorrow’s practice at FedExField to engage in meaningful dialogue on social injustice. pic.twitter.com/7rGYYxDurD — Julie Donaldson (@juliedonaldson_)...