What an explosive week in the NFL, as teams and players got shook by COVID news, last minute trades, and unfortunate accidents.
What does it mean for your Week 9 NFL fantasy lineups? Not a whole heck of a lot, but we will try to give some clarity as Wade and Ryan present their Week 9 tips.
Dirty, dirty Aaron, as it emerged this week he was ‘immunised’ and thought he could get away with trying to be smarter than everyone.
Sadly he’s still an NFL player, and beholden to the rules of the league, not of his own bodily choices.
Despite assurances from Dr. Joe Rogan, Rodgers tested positive this week for COVID and will miss the afternoon matchup against the Chiefs.
However this whole mess works itself out, Rodgers legitimacy took a knock here, as his arrogance once again showed he still marches to his own beat.
Somewhere Tom Brady is shaking his head in dismay.
The shit hit the fan in Cleveland, as OBJ Sr. took to YouTube to point out the mistakes of the struggling Baker Mayfield.
Despite displaying his superior acting ability, it became evident that Mayfield was indeed not happy with the critique, and soon OBJ found himself on the outs, and on the waivers.
The Browns have begun to sink into their own mess, and it’s hard to see ways that they will be able to not only salvage the season, but the past decade of draft building.
How did it all far apart so quickly?
Buffalo, Buffalo, Bills (-14.5) would be Ryan’s advice for Week 9, as they face the hapless Jacksonville Jaguars in swampy Florida.
Despite struggling last week against the pitiful Dolphins, the Bills could put some distance between them and the rest of the AFC with a definitive win.
Burrow and the Bengals (-3) took a sad loss to the Jets last week, propelling them down the rankings after a showing of such idiocy.
Ryan likes the Bengals to come back in this one to slip a punch into the jaw of the weakened Browns.
Shanahan’s Magic has been shining through in San Francisco (-2.5), and Ryan sees that continuing as the 49ers face off against a struggling Arizona Cardinals who have also been hit by injury and COVID.
San Fran has been on a roll as of late, and he likes them to lay a beat on the 1 loss Arizona team.
It’s been a tough week for the Raiders (-3), but Ryan thinks this is the kind of motivation that builds winners. Las Vegas has a chance to extract a beating from the Giants, and help them move up in a tight AFC West.
Ryan believes in the Carr-Do attitude that will help Vegas choke out Daniel Jones.
If you parlay Ryan’s 4 picks of the BILLS, BENGALS, 49ers, and RAIDERS at a £10 wager, you would win a payout of £151.48.
Houston, we have a problem…Tyrod Taylor is back!
Sure, the Texans (+6.5) have been woeful this season, but Tyrod was one of the main guys to keep them in the game.
Miami is atrocious, and the Texans should be able to capitalise on the Florida drama by keeping this game at least close.
Bill Belichick may have haunted Sam Darnold with ghosts last year, but Sam’s not in New York anymore.
The Panthers (+4) have added Gilmore, as well as the return of Christian McCaferry who should provide some headaches for the Patriots D.
Carolina needs this home win, and they have the tools to get ‘er done.
It’s been a hell of a week to be a Raiders fan, coming off a bye week of tragedy.
Teams usually need a coach to help them rally, but oops, they lost him too.
The Raiders may have come off a bye week, but it might not seem enough time given what has happened.
The Giants (+3) might have loads of injuries, but they still have a pretty solid D that has kept them in some games, look for that D to do the same on Sunday.
Aaron Rodgers is a dirty boy, which means it’s time to clean up with Jordan Love.
Unlike other teams who were quick to roll out their top draft picks, the Packers (+7) have been stewing and simmering Love for the right time.
What could be better than a match up between a struggling Chiefs team, who suddenly find themselves in the limelight again?
Packers will keep this close, and might even win it.
If you like Wade’s picks of TEXANS, PANTHERS, RAIDERS, and PACKERS, a £10 bet could win you £148.10.
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