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Rams lose rookie RB Wilkins until after the week 10 bye, just after they established a good run game.

Went out and signed Henderson to the practice squad and Myles Gaskin to the squad. He will have what, 2 days to learn the play book as we face the Steelers… not ideal at all.

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3 hours ago, Gorgoroth said:

Eagles build a side how it should be. 
build a strong offensive line then defensive line and then fill the gaps. 

Loved the throw back unis too!

Yeah, they're an extremely solid outfit playing very well.  And how do the other teams stop the tush-push?  Working a treat right now 

Eagles, Jags,  KC,  Lions, 49ers & the Ravens (?) are starting to create separation in their respective divisions

But it's a long season and there's probably still 20 teams in contention for the playoffs (remembering that 14 teams contest the playoffs now)

I'll have a go at the top 10













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Vikes matched the niners for toughness today. Did not see that and Cousins was huge!

I don’t think the niners played bad, Vikes just had their measure today and without Jefferson too, I actually thought with Jefferson they weren’t much of a chance.

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1 point on offer this week (the bonus point on offer as well) Good luck!  haha

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14 hours ago, Gorgoroth said:

Been teams like the bills that have dropped games badly, Cowboys the same. 
can the browns finally get things together? It’s a wide open season. And as well as the Eagles were, Miami has a lot of very good players to return from injury soon.

Just got to get to the playoffs and then anything can happen.  At this stage maybe the Chiefs/Eagles to get to the SB but there are any number of teams that can get on a roll.  Home field may or may not be an advantage 

And there's bound to be a couple of teams get hot at the business end

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6 hours ago, Gorgoroth said:

Vikes matched the niners for toughness today. Did not see that and Cousins was huge!

I don’t think the niners played bad, Vikes just had their measure today and without Jefferson too, I actually thought with Jefferson they weren’t much of a chance.

Trent Williams was a huge loss for the Niners. He gives them a lot in the run game, but also provides Purdy and Kyle confidence in the pass game that the backside is locked down.

So I wasn't totally shocked to see the Niners offense struggling. My guess is they kind of have some up and down weeks for the next stretch of the season whilst they contemplate how much they can ask of Purdy in the playoffs.

The Vikings offense surprised me, but Kevin O'Connell knows the Niners D from his time at the Rams and is a good coach, so I guess it shouldn't have been a total shock that they had some chances. The big surprise was Kirk didn't go full prime time Kirk and was making plays late in the game.

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Rams cut their kicker. Not surprised, what’s annoying is we didn’t re sign Gay who was great over the last three seasons and would have cost sod all.

Watching Leonard Floyd smashing it also hurts since we are paying his wage, another dumb off season move.

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2 hours ago, JV7 said:

Cheifs, Ravens, Eagles...

In all seriousness @Macca the pointless battlers, we must be getting into uncharted territory for longest start to the season without a point 🤣

2 participants went pointless for the entire season last season and 1 of the 2 participants still hasn't got off the mark this year!  Intolerable cruelty 

But said participant could get up and win it.  You never know!

And we had a 4 or 5 week stretch last season (around the same time frame as right now) where no one received a point

It's a tough comp that gets tougher

Still, everyone is within striking distance of leading the comp so there's that

As for the Falcons, your division is down to 3 who can win it.  Handy win against the Bucs on the weekend

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