Chiefs roll, 37 - 20
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Who is the winner?
Mine was first . . . just sayin'.
Let's see if we get this tradition going again.
Cleveland will be a better team than last year, eventually, but not in Week 1.
I would have given Baker Mayfield the starting job from the get go. Tyrod Taylor isn't the answer.
Hue Jackson dithered all week over who was going to start at left tackle. He settled on an UDFA from West Georgia. Either Jackson is a genius, or the Browns O-line is in disarray already. I predict Bud Dupree will actually get his name on the stat sheet.
Not having Le'Veon Bell is disappointing, but this year is slightly different, as Conner has been preparing to start all along. Bell didn't exactly set the world on fire in last year's opener.
Ben is a good quarterback in inclement weather, but 40 mph winds and a downpour will have a negative effect on scoring and offensive production in general.
I'm going with 19-13 Steelers.
I can't believe the roster is set. Only three outside linebackers? Two injured tight ends? Moves must be made.
Didn't see that coming.
Probably couldn't work a trade for either Dobbs or Jones, and after Thursday's game, believed Dobbs wouldn't go unclaimed.
Going to have to revise your list. Damoun Pattterson waived injured. Might end up in IR.
DE Casey Sayles
ILB Matt Galambos
OG/C Larson Graham
Artie Burns James Conner Kendal Vickers Parker Cothren B.J. Finney James Summers Larson Graham Patrick Morris Brian Allen James Washington Lavon Hooks Pharoah McKever Bucky Hodges Jarvion Franklin Malik Golden Quadree Henderson Cameron Sutton Javon Hargrave Malik Reaves R.J. Prince Casey Sayles Jaylen Samuels Marcus Allen Ryan Switzer Chris Schleuger Jordan Dangerfield Marcus Tucker Sean Davis Christian Scotland-Williamson Joseph Cheek Mason Rudolph T.J. Watt Chukwuma Okorafor Joshua Dobbs Matt Galambos Terrell Edmunds Damoun Patterson Joshua Frazier Matt Wile Tevin Jones Farrington Huguenin JuJu Smith-Schuster Matthew Thomas Trey Griffey Greg Gilmore Kameron Canaday Mike Hilton Tyler Matakevich Jake Rodgers Keion Adams Olasunkanmi Adeniyi Xavier Grimble Jamar Summers Keith Kelsey Oni Omoile Zach Banner
especially one in the AFC North.
Landry Jones will not be traded or cut. He's the only experienced back-up. If Dobbs plays well, teams that hope he can help them in the future, or serve as the back-up to a starter with a similar skill set, i.e. Cam Newton, may show some interest. I think it is more likely he gets cut and put on the practice squad.
Carrying three quarterbacks is a waste of a roster position (only half the league does it) but carrying four would be an absolute farce. Makes me think Tomlin might do it, just to show us how smart he is.
Ian Rappaport tweeted about the possibility.
Dale Lolley thinks the Panthers may be interested in Dobbs. Both of Carolina's back up aren't any good, and both are pocket passer type quarterbacks, which might make the mobile Dobbs appealing.
I would love to see both Dobbs and Coty Sensabaugh dealt.
If history is any indicator, there is at least one player on another team that will be on the Steelers' final 53 on Saturday. Kevin Colbert will trade for somebody or sign another team's castoff, or both. Tight end is a position of great need.
Essentially just moved down a few draft positions to get him.
Will be a terrific return man, and will contribute from the slit receiver position.
Makes me wonder if James Washington's abdominal injury will require a significant time to heal.
Agree with everything you wrote.
Not sure why Matt Wile hasn't made it onto a team since his days at Michigan. I think he would be an upgrade over Jordan Berry. Slightly cheaper too.
Xavier Grimble will make the final 53, then get put in IR designated to return with his thumb injury. Thumb is still in a cast. That paves the way for Bucky Hodges. I think they may try an upgrade that position if Vance McDonald can't stay healthy. He didn't return to practice.
Camp and pre-season Week 1 phenom, Damoun Patterson, has come down to earth. Ditto James Washington. Washington left early with an abdominal strain. Looks like DHB and Justin Hunter have cemented their roster spots.
The 3-3-5 look featured no outside linebackers.
#44 did not look good in the second half. Dirty Red may know where to be, but he can't get there. Big step back in my opinion.
No dollar defense shown.
Will be hard to cut Ola Adeniyi.
James Conner's ability to catch the ball out of the backfield has improved substantially.
Jaylen Samuels made the most of his opportunities.
Chris Boswell ($19.72M over 5 years) and Vince Williams ($20.6 M over 4 years) both signed for the long term.
Boswell is one of the best kickers in the league, and the signing is a good investment.
Williams won't see the last two years of his new contract.
I don't believe Mark Madden has a press credential. He hosts his radio show and some live events, but I can't recall him ever interviewing a player or being in the locker room.
Warn a beat writer from the only daily newspaper in town? C'mon. Warn him for what? He reported what he saw, that's all.
The fact that Tomlin allows his players to act the way they do is one symptom of the overall problem.
I prefer the way the Jaguars handled a similar situation.
We are 180 degrees apart on this issue.
It looks like you are on AB's side on the social media incident, or am I wrong?