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  • 2022 NFL Power Rankings – Week 07

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 27, 2022

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (6-0): The Eagles have a +12-turnover ratio, which is a +8 better than the second-place team in that category. The Eagles lead the NFL in turnovers caused with 14 and lead the NFL in fewest turnovers with two. Next: Bye – Following week: N/A vs Pittsburgh Steelers – Sun, Oct. 30 – O/U N/A (ATS: 4-2 – O/U: 3-3) 2. Buffalo Bills (5-1): With the Bills 24-20 win over the Chiefs at Kansas City, the Bills have the early season edge on homefield advantage over the Chiefs and the...

  • 2022 NFL Power Rankings – Week 06

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 13, 2022

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (5-0): The Eagles remained undefeated after hanging on for a 20-17 win over the Cardinals. The Eagles jumped to a 14-0 second quarter lead over the Cardinals and then did what other teams have done with the Cardinals; they took their foot off the gas. Next: -6 vs Dallas Cowboys – Sun, Oct. 16 – O/U 42 (ATS: 3-2 – O/U: 2-3) 2. Buffalo Bills (4-1): In their rout of the Steelers, the Bills showed the Steelers and the NFL early in the game what they are capable of. On the t...

  • 2022 NFL Power Rankings – Week 05

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 6, 2022

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (4-0): The Eagles still remain the only undefeated team in the NFL and statistically look like the best team in football. The Eagles second in total offensive yardage per game, second in scoring per game, third in defensive yardage allowed per game and first in turnover ratio. They are showing few weaknesses. Next: -5.5 at Arizona Cardinals – Sun, Oct. 9 – O/U 48.5 (ATS: 3-1 – O/U: 2-2) 2. Buffalo Bills (3-1): The Bills overcame a 17-point deficit to beat the Ravens in na...

  • 2022 NFL Power Rankings – Week 4

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Sep 29, 2022

    1. Philadelphia Eagles (3-0): The Eagles are the only undefeated team in the NFC and lead the NFL in total offense at yards per game and are 5th in total defense at yards per game allowed. They are not a fluke; they have a good football team. Next: -6.5 vs Jacksonville Jaguars – Sun, Oct. 2 – O/U 46 (ATS: 2-1 – O/U: 1-2) 2. Miami Dolphins (3-0): Somehow the Dolphins are unbeaten after three weeks, despite being ranked 31st on defense and 13th on offense. Defensively, the Dolphins are allow...

  • 2022 NFL Power Rankings – Week 03

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Sep 22, 2022

    1. Buffalo Bills (2-0): The Bills have easily defeated the Super Bowl champion Rams 31-10 and crushed the Tennessee Titans on Monday Night 41-7. The Titans had the best record in the AFC last season. The Bills look like the best team in football. Next: -5.5 at Miami Dolphins - Sun, Sep. 25 – O/U 52.5 (ATS: 2-0 – O/U: 1-1) 2. Kansas City Chiefs (2-0): The Chiefs escaped with a victory over the Chargers, but they did not look like the better team. They looked like the team that would find a way...

  • 2022 NFL Power Rankings – Week 02

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Sep 15, 2022

    1. Buffalo Bills (1-0): The Bills easily defeated the Super Bowl champion Rams and let the NFL world know that they are the team to beat in 2022. Quarterback Josh Allen threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth touchdown in the rout of the Rams. They also have quarterback Josh Allen. Next: -10 vs Tennesse Titans - Mon, Sep. 19 – O/U 48.5 (ATS: 1-0 – O/U: 0-1) 2. Kansas City Chiefs (1-0): Tyreek Hill who? Quarterback Patrick Mahomes was selected the AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Wee...

  • 2022 NFL Power Rankings – Week 1

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Sep 8, 2022

    1. Los Angeles Rams (0-0): The Rams added eight-time All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner to their defense in the offseason and wide receiver Allen Robinson, a legitimate No. 1-type receiver to their offense. The Rams will be tough to beat. Next: +2.5 vs Buffalo Bills - Thu, Sep. 8 – O/U 52.5 (ATS: 0-0 – O/U: 0-0) 2. Buffalo Bills (0-0): The Bills added linebacker Von Miller from the Rams to make a good defense even better. They had the No. 1 ranked defense in the NFL in 2021. They also have quarterb...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 18

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Member|Jan 6, 2022

    1. Green Bay Packers (13-3): The Packers clinched the homefield advantage with their blowout win over the Vikings. The biggest issue the Packers face this week is who to play and who to rest in the final meaningless game against the Lions. Next: -4 at Detroit Lions - Sun, Jan. 9 – O/U 44.5 (ATS: 12-4 – O/U: 7-9) 2. Los Angeles Rams (12-4): The Rams have clinched a playoff berth and need a win over the 49ers to clinch the division. Wide receiver Cooper Kupp leads the NFL in receptions at 138...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 17

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 30, 2021

    1. Green Bay Packers (12-3): The Packers, with a home game against the Vikings and a road game against the Lions, do not have much standing in the way of their clinching homefield throughout the playoffs. The road to the Super Bowl in the NFC will lead through Green Bay, again. Next: -7 vs Minnesota Vikings - Sun, Jan. 2 – O/U 46.5 (ATS: 11-4 – O/U: 6-9) 2. Los Angeles Rams (11-4): Running back Cam Akers has been activated by the Rams, five and a half months after he tore his Achilles tendon and...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 16

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 23, 2021

    1. Green Bay Packers (11-3): The Packers have the best record in the NFL and are the No. 1 seed in the NFC. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, wide receiver Davante Adams, and defensive tackle Kenny Clark were the only three Packers named to the Pro Bowl this week. All three played their high school football and college football in California. Next: -7.5 vs Cleveland Browns - Sat, Dec. 25 – O/U 45.5 (ATS: 11-3 – O/U: 6-8) 2. Los Angeles Rams (10-4): As long as the Rams have a healthy Aaron Donald on...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 15

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 16, 2021

    1. Green Bay Packers (10-3): The Packers are the No. 1 seed in the NFC after the Cardinals loss to the Rams. With a balanced offensive attack and a future Hall of Fame quarterback, the Packers should be favored to get homefield advantage throughout the NFC playoffs, for the second consecutive season. Next: -5.5 at Baltimore Ravens - Sun, Dec. 19 – O/U 43.5 (ATS: 11-2 – O/U: 5-8) 2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (10-3): The Buccaneers can clinch their division this weekend with a victory. Wide Rec...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 14

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 9, 2021

    1. Arizona Cardinals (10-2): Quarterback Kyler Murray finally returned and looked as good as ever in the win over the Bears in Chicago. Murray threw for two touchdowns and ran for two touchdowns in his first action since October 28th against the Packers. Next: -3 vs Los Angeles Rams - Mon, Dec. 13 – O/U 52 (ATS: 9-3 – O/U: 6-6) 2. Green Bay Packers (9-3): The Packers have a four-game lead in the NFC North and at this point, they are playing for the No. 1 seed in the NFC. With three home games pl...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 12

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Dec 2, 2021

    1. Arizona Cardinals (9-2): With the Cardinals coming off a bye, head coach Kliff Kingsbury is hopeful quarterback Kyler Murray can play in Week 13. Murray has been out for the past month with an ankle injury. Next: -7.5 at Chicago Bears - Sun, Dec. 5 – O/U 45.5 (ATS: 8-3 – O/U: 5-6) 2. Green Bay Packers (9-3): Despite a toe injury, quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and also ran for a score in the Green Bay Packers' 36-28 victory over the Rams. The reigning MVP completed 28 of...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 12

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 25, 2021

    1. Arizona Cardinals (9-2): The Cardinals are the only team in the NFL with less than three losses and with a bye this week, they will remain a two-loss team until December 5th, when they travel to Chicago to take on the Bears. Next: Bye – Following week: N/A at Chicago Bears - Sun, Dec. 5 – O/U N/A (ATS: 8-3 – O/U: 5-6) 2. Green Bay Packers (8-3): Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 385 yards and four touchdowns and that would usually be enough to win the game, but the Packer defense strug...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 11

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 18, 2021

    1. Green Bay Packers (8-2): The only loss that the Packers have suffered since the opening game fiasco was against the Chiefs in Kansas City without Aaron Rodgers. After their win at Arizona and this weekend's shutout victory over the Seahawks, the Packers look like the new team to beat in the NFL. Next: -1.5 at Minnesota Vikings - Sun, Nov. 21 – O/U 47 (ATS: 9-1 – O/U: 2-8) 2. Arizona Cardinals (8-2): The Cardinals were without injured Kyler Murray for a second consecutive games and were also w...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 10

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 11, 2021

    1. Arizona Cardinals (8-1): The Cardinals added backup quarterback Colt McCoy in the offseason for the veteran minimum of $1.075 million. He also received a signing bonus of $137,500. It was a good investment as McCoy replaced an injured Kyler Murray and led the Cardinals to a road win in San Francisco, throwing for 249 yards and one touchdown. Next: -10 vs Carolina Panthers - Sun, Nov. 14 – O/U 44.5 (ATS: 7-2 – O/U: 4-5) 2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2): It is always interesting to see when mul...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 9

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 4, 2021

    1. Los Angeles Rams (7-1): The Rams are not sitting back and hoping that their current roster is good enough to win it all. The Rams on Monday acquired linebacker Von Miller from the Broncos in exchange for second- and third-round picks in the 2022 NFL Draft. Miller was the MVP of Super 50 and is an eight-time Pro Bowl selection. The 32-year-old veteran has 110 sacks in his career. Next: -7.5 vs Tennesse Titans - Sun, Nov. 7 – O/U 54 (ATS: 4-4 – O/U: 5-2-1) 2. Dallas Cowboys (6-1): The Cow...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 8

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 28, 2021

    1. Arizona Cardinals (7-0): The Cardinals had a yawner on Sunday against the Texans, wining easily 31-5. Newly acquired tight end Zach Ertz caught three passes for 66 yards, including a 46-yard pass for a touchdown from quarterback Kyler Murray. Next: -6 vs Green Bay Packers - Thu, Oct. 28 – O/U 50 (ATS: 6-1 – O/U: 3-4) 2. Los Angeles Rams (6-1): One day after their win over the Lions, the Rams traded starting inside linebacker Kenny Young to the Broncos for an exchange of 2024 draft picks. The...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 7

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 21, 2021

    1. Arizona Cardinals (6-0): The Cardinals are 6-0 after an impressive 37-14 victory over the Browns in Cleveland. This is the best start by a Cardinal football team since 1974. The Cardinals are not sitting still, as they acquired tight end Zach Ertz in a trade with the Eagles. The three-time pro bowl tight end has 579 receptions in his NFL career and will be an excellent addition to an already loaded offense. Next: -17 vs Houston Texans - Sun, Oct. 24 – O/U 47.5 (ATS: 5-1 – O/U: 3-3) 2. Los...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 6

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 14, 2021

    1. Arizona Cardinals (5-0): Wide receiver A.J. Green was thought to be done after a nine-year career in Cincinnati. The seven-time pro bowler is having a resurgent season through five games for the Cardinals, with sixteen receptions for 261 yards and two touchdowns. The Cardinals will need him this weekend in a tough match-up on the road. Next: +2.5 at Cleveland - Sun, Oct. 17 – O/U 50.5 (ATS: 4-1 – O/U: 2-3) 2. Los Angeles Chargers (4-1): While it is still early in the season, the Chargers and...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 05

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Oct 7, 2021

    1. Arizona Cardinals (4-0): Quarterback Kyler Murray is officially the early MVP favorite after another impressive performance, this time at SoFi Stadium against the Rams. The Cardinals lead the NFL in scoring with an average of thirty-five points per game. Next: +5.5 vs San Francisco 49ers - Sun, Oct. 10 – O/U 50 (ATS: 3-1 – O/U: 2-2) 2. Los Angeles Chargers (3-1): The Chargers win over the Raiders gives them an early leg up on the rest of the AFC West division. The Chargers are 2-0 within the...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 04

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Sep 30, 2021

    1. Los Angeles Rams (3-0): The Rams routed the Buccaneers at home behind 34-year-old wide receiver DeSean Jackson, who caught three receptions for 120 yards and a touchdown in the victory. Jackson does not seem to have lost a step and to steal a line from the Oscar Nominated film, Silver Linings Playbook: "DeSean Jackson is the Man." Next: -6 vs Arizona Cardinals - Sun, Nov. 3 – O/U 54.5 (ATS: 2-1 – O/U: 3-0) 2. Arizona Cardinals (3-0): Quarterback Kyler Murray is No. 3 in the NFL in pas...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 03

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Sep 23, 2021

    1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-0): Tight end Rob Gronkowski has four touchdown receptions in his first two games and a total of 90 in 133 career games. Charger great Antonio Gates holds the record at 116 touchdown receptions in 236 games. Gronk could catch Gates in the next few years. Next: -1 at Los Angeles Rams - Sun, Sep. 26 – O/U 55.5 (ATS: 1-1 – O/U: 2-0) 2. Los Angeles Rams (2-0): The Rams are off to a good start at 2-0 but will face an early season challenge Sunday afternoon against the Buc...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 02

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Sep 16, 2021

    1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0): The defending Super Bowl champions overcame four turnovers in a come-from-behind victory. The Bucs will remain a Super Bowl favorite if they can keep their 44-year-old quarterback healthy. Next: -12.5 vs Atlanta Falcons - Sun, Sep. 19 – O/U 52 (ATS: 0-1 – O/U: 1-0) 2. Kansas City Chiefs (1-0): How tough is the AFC West? After the first week of play, all four AFC teams are tied at 1-0. The Chiefs are always going to be tough to beat as long as they have quarterback...

  • Chargers announce their 53-man roster to start the 2021 season

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporter|Sep 2, 2021

    The Los Angeles Chargers have their 53-man roster and are ready to go. Despite an uninspiring 27-0 loss to the Seattle Seahawks last Saturday night in Seattle, the Chargers accomplished what they set out to do in the preseason. They kept their starters healthy and were able to evaluate the rest of the roster in the three preseason games. The Chargers ended up 1-2 in the preseason. On Tuesday, the Chargers announced their initial 53-man roster for the 2021 season: Quarterbacks (3): Justin...

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