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Ravens-Chiefs more than big defense vs big offense

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

New Orleans (1-1) at Seattle (2-0) Like Pittsburgh, New Orleans is without its starting quarterback, Drew Brees (thumb surgery), but at least he is expected back this season. Coach Sean Payton says he will play both of Brees' backups, Teddy Bridgewater and versatile Taysom Hill, a special teams regular and frequent offensive contributor in the wildcat and as a running back or receiver. The Saints stayed on the West Coast and practiced in Seattle following last week's loss to the Rams.

Chiefs down 3 starters on offense for showdown vs Ravens

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Chiefs will be missing three starters from their prolific offense, including running back Damien Williams, when the Baltimore Ravens visit Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday. Williams was ruled out Friday after bruising his knee in last week's win in Oakland, joining left tackle Eric Fisher and wide receiver Tyreek Hill on the bench for a matchup of 2-0 teams. Fisher had surgery this week on a groin injury he sustained in practice late last week.

NFL Week 3’s top game is unanimous: It’s Lamar Jackson vs. Patrick Mahomes

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Yahoo Sports NFL senior writers Terez Paylor, Kimberley A. Martin and Charles Robinson select games this week that will leave us buzzing heading into Monday. Baltimore is hoping its new safety, future Hall of Famer Earl Thomas, can prevent the big plays downfield that Mahomes hammered the Ravens with in their 27-24 win last December.

NFL against the spread picks: Dolphins or Jets? We have two historically bad underdogs

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Dallas Cowboys are a 21.5-point favorite over the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots are a 22.5-point favorite over the New York Jets, via the odds on the Yahoo Pro Football Pick'em. In Las Vegas, the Patriots' line has crept up to 22 or 22.5. Spreads that large are really, really rare in the NFL.

Mark Ingram on ‘GMFB’: ‘We play big boy ball … I was meant to be a Raven’

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Baltimore Ravens RB Mark Ingram reveals what his team must do to beat the Kansas City Chiefs and talks about what his experience has been like so far on his new team.

Ravens-Chiefs not only big offense vs. big defense

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

New Orleans (1-1) at Seattle (2-0) Like Pittsburgh, New Orleans is without its starting quarterback, Drew Brees (thumb surgery), but at least he is expected back this season. Coach Sean Payton says he will play both of Brees' backups, Teddy Bridgewater and versatile Taysom Hill, a special teams regular and frequent offensive contributor in the wildcat and as a running back or receiver. The Saints stayed on the West Coast and practiced in Seattle following last week's loss to the Rams.

Ravens-Chiefs Preview

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Patrick Mahomes and the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs have been the talk of the NFL for months, their innovation and points-a-plenty style making them one of the league's most entertaining offenses. They might not even be the best one on the field Sunday. That's because for all the gaudy numbers the Chiefs hung on Jacksonville and Oakland in roaring to a 2-0 start, Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens have been even more prolific.

NFL DFS Stacks Week 3

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

As these two face off in a game that boasts a point total of 55 points with most people betting the over (per MyBookie), we are in for a fantasy treat on Sunday. Brown is Jackson's highest targeted wide receiver by far (18 total targets, 13 in Week 2), for good reason; Brown is fast enough to beat the Chiefs secondary for big plays. Averaging almost 20 YPC, Brown looks like the kind of player it's tough to constrain even when you know what's coming.

NFL Network’s James Palmer: Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas determined to shut down Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes’ tricky throws

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

NFL Network's James Palmer explains how Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas and the Baltimore defense have been getting ready to stop Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

Chiefs WR Hill no longer in sling

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is out of a sling this week, sparking speculation that he could be ready to return from a right clavicle injury before the original 6-8 week estimate. Hill came away with a clavicle injury in a Week 1 victory at Jacksonville, keeping him out of Sunday's victory over the Oakland Raiders. It is unknown if Hill can return for a Week 4 game at Detroit, but the sight of him dribbling a basketball with both hands at the Chiefs' facility this week, reported by ESPN, has raised the question of an early return.