NFL Week 7 Blocking Media Is Garbage, Like NFC
There were two NFC teams competing in Week 7 of the NFL season with a winning record. That’s right, each middle finger will play one to play the average gridiron. Only four in total. Two is on BYE? Philadelphia (6-0) and Minnesota (5-1). Dallas, mainly using a backup quarterback to this point, is half of the active pair. And the resurgent New York Giants are By some way others after a third of the regular season. Everyone else? They are either losers or at .500.
After staring at the NFL’s list of games for this weekend for a few minutes, I couldn’t find a really enjoyable, must-see game, and that’s largely because NFC is so mediocre. You’re supposed to be the conference’s two best teams from the rotation and everything goes astray. Dak Prescott will return to the Cowboys to host Detroit. It’ll be fun to see the standard-bearer pair on Thanksgiving Day, but that’s it. Patrick Mahomes is always TV appointment. So what makes this week’s game against the 49ers so special if the scenario is possible Christian McCaffrey doesn’t play reality? Tua Tagovailoa, who suffered a terrible concussion in Week 4, can return to the squad Because Sunday Night Football with a bland Pittsburgh team.
It hurts the NFL’s rankings that this year’s Super Bowl favorites, Buffalo and last season’s champion, the Rams, are also on BYE. Last night resultwhere nine ground hits compared to the one in eight quarters ago of Thursday Night Football help a little bit. Even a little sideline Real housewivesThe kind of drama between Kyler Murray and Kliff Kingsbury is good for the tournament with two losing teams on the field. The kind displays of both Saints and Cardinals do not save us from a possible Sunday homage.
The NFL can be saved with things like online sports Betting, NFL RedRegion and fantasy football. That drew interest from fans from other teams to see whatever pig skin was flying around. But put on your goggles for a while and wipe away the fake outrage. With all NFC West and NFC South at 0.5 or below .500, what motivates you to see out-of-market games for yourself?? You have nothing better to do on a Sunday? It’s most people’s day off and I can see how Taylor Heinicke returns to Washington full-back may have the same effect as melatonin.
Consider the rest of the NFL standings. Cincinnati vs. Atlanta can be exciting, with two of the best college defenders of the past decade going head to head. And that’s the best we got in the 1pm Eastern game block. Late afternoon pools are often more profitable when there are more selective options available. This week you have three stupid games and the Chiefs vs. The aforementioned 49ers. The Jets-Broncos will be remembered for how Russell Wilson’s drop in form and the stupidity of Nathaniel Hackett made the Jets 4-2. The Raiders will beat the Texans in the game of who smokes less. The Chargers-Seahawks seem like a great watch for a casual fan, but neither of those teams move any sort of hand for anyone not on the West Coast.
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The remaining two matches with broadcast time did not have a winner. There’s a Steelers QB rookie Kenny Pickett tried to adapt to the NFL in the town and stadium where he played college football, and didn’t have the same success. We can watch a team on a three-game losing streak where the most interesting thing about them is a pitch violations related to CTE. And on Monday it was the Chicago Bears who failed to score against the Lowly Commanders 10 days ago and the superb quarterback battle between Bailey Zappe and Mac Jones. And had a lot of fun.
The NFL schedules everything a few months in advance, I get that, and they can’t predict how things will turn out. What is within the league’s control is to provide balance to their schedules so options like Week 7 cannot exist. FOLLOW happens, teams do better and worse than expected. And the NFL’s mission is to keep its fansparticipation base regardless of the unpredictability of football. This week is a prime example of how it fails to do that. Mediocre is just another word for boredom.