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Reeling Raiders lead this week’s Sorry Six

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The bad news is, there are no truly great teams in the NFL. The good news is, there are a lot more candidates for this week’s Sorry Six. 1. Oakland Raiders: Hey, remember when we said the AFC West was the toughest division in football?

Track & Field In The 6ix live announcement

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Track & Field In The 6ix live announcement

In 2018, the very best of North American, Central American and Caribbean track and field are set to do battle in the heart of downtown Toronto, over three days of championship competition.

Fantasy football, Week 7: Who to start and sit across the NFL

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Check out our weekly starts/sits advice for help setting your fantasy lineups in Week 7. With Week 7 arriving, it’s time for our weekly start/sit advice for the toughest calls facing your fantasy football lineups. This week we only have a couple teams on bye.

NFL Super Bowl odds: Green Bay Packers fall, New England Patriots hold steady

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

This week's games kick off on Thursday night when the Chiefs and Raiders face off -- giving Kansas City a chance to potentially boost their Super Bowl odds beyond where they already stand. For the seventh week in a row, the New England Patriots have remained Bovada's Super Bowl favorite, and they are currently positioned with a 4/1 chance of winning this season's big game. The Pittsburgh Steelers and other dominant league teams, though, just might give them a run for their money.

Derek Carr needs to earn his contract tonight (not all of it but you get the point)

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The last two times Carr, who is making $25 million per year, has played in prime time, he has not played well. In Week Three, Carr completed 19 of 31 passes for 119 yards, generating an average of 3.8 yards per attempt and a passer rating of 52.9. Last year against the Chiefs on a Thursday night in Kansas City, Carr essentially disqualified himself from MVP consideration with an even worse showing.

Need to Know: What will the Redskins do after Jonathan Allen’s injury?

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Here is what you need to know on this Thursday, October 19, four days before the Washington Redskins visit the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night football. The Redskins defensive line has been one of the most improved positions on the team. Jonathan Allen's Lisfranc injury will require surgery and that means he will be sidelined for the rest of the season.

Eagles aim to sweep ‘Skins

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

With the entire nation watching, the Philadelphia Eagles will attempt to take a commanding three-game lead in the NFC East when they host the Washington Redskins on Monday night at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles (5-1) have won four in a row and will complete a sweep of the Redskins (3-2) with another victory. Philadelphia won the season opener 30-17 at Washington.

Eagles aim to sweep ‘Skins

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

With the entire nation watching, the Philadelphia Eagles will attempt to take a commanding three-game lead in the NFC East when they host the Washington Redskins on Monday night at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles (5-1) have won four in a row and will complete a sweep of the Redskins (3-2) with another victory. Philadelphia won the season opener 30-17 at Washington.

Chargers look to extend win streak vs. Broncos

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The Denver Broncos seek to get back on track against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. The Chargers, thank you, prefer to stay on their current path. The Broncos (3-2) have lost two of their last three games.

49ers host Cowboys with elusive win still out there

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Bobby Beathard schemed for years to beat the Cowboys as an NFL front-office executive. Rookie quarterback C.J. Beathard will get the call at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., when the San Francisco 49ers try for the seventh time to garner their first win, this time at the Cowboys' expense. Beathard's NFL debut last week in Washington nearly culminated in a victory.