The Contenders and Pretenders in this Years NFL
|Written by Andrew Scofield|
|Wednesday, 09 September 2015 20:47|
Football is a year-round sport now, with coverage of the draft, training camp, and off-season, it seems like it may never end. But the preseason is upon us, and the first regular season games are only a few weeks away. While everyone believes they have shot, really there are only a few teams with a legitimate chance to wind up in the Super Bowl. Let’s separate some contenders from the pretenders and look at optimal sports betting stats.
Climbing the Hill to be King
It’s always safe to assume that the last two teams to face off in the Super have a legitimate shot to get back. The patriots lost some key defensive players, and Tom Brady has seemingly been in a legal battle with the NFL since the day after the Bowl, but if there is one rule to follow, it’s never count out the Patriots. The Seahawks may have even more talent this year, and if the defense can stay healthy, along with the addition of Jimmy Graham on offense, they will be right back in the picture.
After those two, the next tier teams consist of the Green Bay Packers and the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts have been on the rise the last few years and after getting spanked by the Patriots, regardless of how inflated the footballs were, they seemingly have a score to settle and are in Super Bowl or bust mode. Green Bay as well. Coming ever so close, and already having veterans with a Super Bowl ring from a few years back, the Packers look to get back the NFC Championship. Other fringe legitimate contenders include the Denver Broncos and the Ravens.
Anybody’s Game for the Taking
Recent odds have Green Bay as the favorite with 6-1 odds, followed by the Seattle Seahawks at 13-2, the Indianapolis Colts at 8-1, and the New England Patriots at 9-1, while the Dallas Cowboys round out the top 5 at 10-1. But honestly, no one trusts the Cowboys.
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|Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 20:52|