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Week 2 Injuries
Kenneth Gainwell (Ribs) — OUT for TNF
JK Dobbins (Achilles) — OUT for Season
Evan Hull (Knee) — OUT; Getting Placed on IR
Zach Moss (Arm) — Practicing, likely playing
Austin Ekeler (Ankle) — Did Not Practice Thursday (DNP); signed RB Jaret Patterson to their practice squad.
Kendre Miller (hamstring) — Practicing
Aaron Jones (Hamstring) — DNP
Cordarrelle Patterson (thigh) — Practicing
Jonathan Taylor — OUT; On IR
Alvin Kamara — OUT; Suspended
Jeff Wilson — OUT; On IR
Week 2 Rankings
Diontae Johnson (Hamstring) — OUT Multiple Weeks
Jakobi Meyers (Concussion) — In Concussion Protocol, DNP
Brandin Cooks (knee) — DNP (“has a chance” to play per McCarthy. Doesn’t sound great.)
DJ Chark (hamstring) — Practicing
Jerry Jeudy (hamstring) — Limited Practice; Trending towards playing.
Christian Watson (hamstring) — DNP
DeVante Parker (knee) — Limited Practice
DeAndre Hopkins (ankle) — DNP
Mark Andrews (Quad) — Practicing
Travis Kelce (Knee) — Practicing
Pat Freiermuth (Chest) — Trending towards playing
Greg Dulcich (Leg) — OUT multiple weeks
Anthony Richardson (Knee) — Expected to Start
Aaron Rodgers (Achilles) — OUT for Season
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Week 2 Spread Picks
You knew with Aaron Rodgers going down after four snaps that Cust would be on one. He was: Claiming the Jets as theoretical Super Bowl champs, back patting for completely prediction the season correctly, and finding out he gets his dad to make his oil change appointment for him. Not to be outdone in the crazy department, Geoff reads a DM he sent to his “BEST FRIEND” the son of the Chargers owner. There’s also picks for all the games and a Cust Corner.
After some debate, Geoff and I decided we’re going to do a 15-30min show every week on golf bets because we can’t help ourselves. And, let’s fact it, we’re going to be betting regardless of whether we talk about it or not.
Here’s what my custom model spat out on Fantasy National. Looking for excellent drivers after seeing Champ, Steele, and Homa has former champs…
WEEK 2 PICK’EM
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Week 2 Betting Notes
Beyond the simulations for each of the games (and of DFS tournaments), we’ve put together a new tool at Run The Sims if you want to get in on the prop market. Basically, we’ve imported both our median projections for players, and the odds from each site to give you a full menu of the best projections vs the prop number at every sports book. Hope you like it…
Are these trends predictive? Probably not. But they’re fun to look at nonetheless…
MIN — Overs have hit on all four occasions since 2021 in which the Vikings were getting at least four points.
ATL — Over the past two seasons, unders are 9-3 following a Falcons win (second highest rate in the NFL).
DET — The Lions were a league-best 7-1 ATS following an outright win last season.
LAC — The Chargers have played a league-high 20 games decided by three points or less in the Justin Herbert era.
LV — Unders are 13-6 over the past two seasons when the Raiders play on the road (68.4%).
HOU — Unders went 4-1 last season when the Texans faced off against a bottom-10 pass offense.
DAL — The Jets impressed on the ground on Monday night - the Cowboys are a league-best 9-1 outright (8-2 ATS) against top-10 run offenses since the beginning of 2021.
DEN — Over the past two seasons, unders are 18-4 when Denver plays outside the the division (81.8%).
LAR — Since the beginning of 2021, the Rams are 2-10 ATS against top-10 rush offenses.
NE — Unders were 6-2 last season in the game following a Patriots loss, the highest hit rate among teams that lost in Week 1.
NO — Unders were 6-1 last season when the Saints were coming off of a win.
CLE — Among teams with at least four wins, no team was worse ATS last season coming off of a win than the Browns (1-6).