September 26, 2021, 10:30 am
What a wild and exciting weekend of college football! Adam is working on righting the free play ship seeing as he hit his play yesterday on the Sun Devils team total against the Colorado Buffs last night. Today is purely NFL so lets buckle up those chin straps and tackle these winnings!
FREE PLAY 2 Week Record: 8-7 +1.5
New Orleans Saints @ New England Patriots
The New England Patriots (1-1) will host the New Orleans Saints (1-1) in this Week 3 matchup. The Patriots are coming off of a 25-6 victory against the New York Jets while the Saints suffered an embarrassing 26-7 loss at the hands of the Carolina Panthers. The Saints are now playing their third straight road game as their game in Week 1 was moved to Jacksonville due to hurricane Ida, Week 2 they played in Carolina, and now they travel to Foxborough for Week 3. This type of schedule to start the season is a tough task for any team let alone a team starting a new quarterback and still trying to find their identity. Saints quarterback Jameis Winston will have a tough time on Sunday if his offensive like performs the way it did in Week 2. Winston was sacked 4 times and pressured on more than 60 percent of his drop backs in Week 2 against the Panthers. We all know Winston has a history of turnovers and this came to light in Carolina where the Saints QB threw 2 interceptions. I believe Bill Belichick’s defensive mind accompanied by the Patriots top 5 passing defense will cause Winston headaches giving New England the advantage in the turnover battle. The Patriots will host the Bucaneers in Week 4 for Tom Brady’s return to New England. I believe that the Patriots will not fall for the look ahead trap and instead use this against against the Saints as a chance to tune up the offense and give quarterback Mac Jones some more freedom to let it fly. The Patriots would much rather hold a 2-1 record going into next weeks big matchup than suffer their second home loss this early season. I am going to back the home team and lay the points. My play is New England Patriots -3 +100 for 1 unit.