Just not this week. After testing positive for the coronavirus this week, the Bengals (3-2) will likely be without running back Samje Perrin, putting more weight on Mixon, who is already third in attempts and with an ankle injury. is battling. Even with an improved offensive line emerging as a front-runner for Joe Burrows and receiver Jaimar Chase’s offensive rookie of the year, Cincinnati struggles to cover against a Lions defense. who is playing for pride. to select: lion +3
Los Angeles Rams at Giants, 1 p.m., Fox
Line: Rams -10.5 | Total: 47.5
With out quarterback Daniel Jones (concussion) and a long list of injuries hampering the entire receiver core and running back to Saxon Barkley, Giants (1-4) caught any of the ball from backup Mike Glennon. will try to return it. Rams (4-1) may seem a bit surprised because of the East Coast start, but it should be fixed quickly. to select: Rams -10.5
Washington Footballers in Kansas City, 1 p.m., CBS
Line: Kansas City -6.5 | Total: 55.5
Kansas City’s offense has had to be mind-bogglingly skilled to fight so far this season, and its three losses have followed a common script: opponents who can limit Tyreek Hill to less than 100 yards, and Kansas City. Offensive play against City’s defense can convert the call. Come out with a win.
The Ravens, Chargers and Bills had written the blueprint, but it is unlikely to be executed well by Washington (2-3). Despite the Chase Young-Montez sweat defensive line pairing, its defense allowed the league’s fifth-most passing yards (1,467) and only nine sacks in six games. Mahomes, whose six interceptions are tied for third in the NFL, has shown he can quickly find receivers with his shoveling passes and Hill gives him a deep goal against a less-talented secondary. Kansas City (2-3) should look to boost confidence. to select: Kansas City -6.5
Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m., CBS
Line: Colts -9.5 | Total: 43
How does a team recover from taking a lead of 19 points? Playing Texans (1-4) is a start.
They looked shockingly skilled on both sides of the ball, before the Colts (1-4) allowed Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson to rally from behind on “Monday Night Football”. in surrender their In the second-half lead for the Patriots last week, the Texans lost their best game (312 yards and three touchdowns) to rookie Davis Mills. Carson Wentz is more experienced and working with a better all-around roster. Colts should be covered at home. to select: Colt -9.5
Las Vegas Raiders at Denver Broncos, 4:25 PM, CBS
Line: Broncos -3.5 | Total: 44
Following the resignation of John Gruden on Monday night, the Raiders (3-2) will have to prepare to face a hellish Broncos defense under interim coach, Rich Biccia. The Broncos (3-2), two straight losers, will attack a Las Vegas team facing organizational turmoil and shuffling offensive linemen, including first-round draft pick Alex Leatherwood due to injuries. Involves shifting from tackle to guard. Choose: Broncos -3.5