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N.F.L. Week 6 Picks Against the Spread

Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m., Fox Line: Rams -15 | Total: 50.5 Lions quarterback Jared Goff played for the Rams (5-1) for five seasons and helped lay the groundwork for SoFi Stadium to open, which it did in 2020, and he will play there this weekend as a visitor. But Detroit Coach […]

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What We Learned From Week 6 in the N.F.L.

One month ago, the Baltimore Ravens were in a state of Code Red. The team ended a September practice after two players — the No. 1 running back, Gus Edwards, and the No. 1 cornerback Marcus Peters — tore anterior cruciate ligaments on back-to-back plays. They had already lost running backs J.K. Dobbins (torn A.C.L.) […]

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Louisville Surprised Lamar Jackson By Announcing They’re Retiring His Number

The only Heisman Trophy winner in Louisville history is getting his number retired. Lamar Jackson, who suited up for the team from 2015-17 en route to being named the best player in the sport and becoming a first-round draft pick by the Baltimore Ravens, will see his No. 8 immortalized by the program, making him […]

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NFL Week 6 Picks Against the Spread

Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m., Fox Line: Packers -4.5 | Total: 45 It’s the N.F.L.’s oldest rivalry but the Packers (4-1) and Bears (3-2) are concerned with entirely different futures. Aaron Rodgers is leading a win-now Green Bay team, while Chicago develops the rookie Justin Fields, who attempted only 20 passes in […]

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N.F.L. Week 5 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Giants at Dallas Cowboys, 4:25 p.m., Fox Line: Cowboys -7 | Total: 52 The Cowboys (3-1) can further distance themselves from the rest of the N.F.C. East with a win over the Giants (1-3). The historically bad defense from 2020 has transformed under the first-year Dallas coordinator Dan Quinn, with its dismal passing defense saved […]

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Justin Tucker’s Field Goal Record Is Likely to Stand for a While

When Tom Dempsey walloped a 63-yard field goal for the New Orleans Saints in 1970, it might have ushered in a new era of long kicks. Instead, it was an anomaly, so much so that it took decades for another kicker to match it. It has taken 51 years to nudge the N.F.L. record 3 […]

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NFL Week 4 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Tennessee Titans at Jets, 1 p.m., CBS Line: Titans -7.5 | Total: 46 Receiver A.J. Brown’s hamstring injury should not stop the Titans (2-1) from winning this game easily, given the team’s other formidable stars, running back Derrick Henry and receiver Julio Jones. The Jets, however, lack such options. The rookie quarterback Zach Wilson has […]

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Lamar Jackson’s Bold Play: A Contract Without an Agent

By any argument, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has had an exceptional career through his first three N.F.L. seasons. Drafted at the end of the first round in 2018, he quickly emerged as one of the league’s most dynamic players, winning six of his first seven regular-season starts in his first year and the Most Valuable […]

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