Monday’s Den: Wrapping up an NFL Sunday……

Dolphins 42, Ravens 38:
— Ravens led 35-14 after the third quarter.
— Miami scored 28 points in 4th quarter for first time ever.
— Dolphins won game on 7-yard TD pass with 0:14 left.
— Tagovailoa threw for 469 yards and six TD’s.
— Hill caught 11 balls for 190 yards, Waddle 11 for 171. 

— Ravens ran opening kick of game back for a TD.
— Jackson ran 79 yards for a TD, threw a 75-yard TD pass.
— Both teams had six plays each of 20+ yards.
— Ravens in first half: 31 plays, 295 yards, 16 first downs, 21 points.
— Ravens in second half: 24 plays, 199 yards, 7 first downs, 10 points.

Jets 31, Browns 30:
— Jets scored two TD’s in last 1:22 to pull off an amazing comeback.
— Jets recovered an onside kick that set up the winning TD. 
— According to ESPN Stats, teams had won 2,229 consecutive games when leading by 13+ points in the final 2:00.
— 37-year old Flacco threw for 307 yards and four TD’s.

— Cleveland scored 57 points in first two games, but this is a horrendous loss.
— Browns ran for 184 yards here, 401 yards in two games.
— Jets won seven of last nine series games.
— Jets were 8-15 on third down, Cleveland 8-12.
— Since 2005, Browns are 5-13 ATS in home openers
— Since 1999, Browns are 0-9 ATS as a favorite in home openers. 

Lions 36, Commanders 27:
— Washington in 1st half: 26 plays, 39 yards, 2 first downs, no points.
— Washington in 2nd half: 45 plays, 340 yards, 19 first downs, 27 points.
— Wentz threw for 337 yards, much of it in garbage time.
— Detroit won six of last seven series games.
— Commanders scored 55 points in their first two games (1-1).

— Detroit led this game 22-0 at halftime.
— St Brown caught nine passes for 116 yards, two TD’s.
— Lions have scored 9 TD’s on their first 23 drives this year.
— Under Campbell, Lions are 4-15-1 SU, 13-6 ATS.
— Over is 18-7-1 in their last 26 home games.

Jaguars 24, Colts 0
— Colts lost last eight visits to Jacksonville; they were favored in 6 of 8.
— Indy has been outscored 27-3 in first half this year.
— Colts were 2-10 on 3rd down, had only nine first downs.
— Ryan threw three INT’s, went scoreless in two trips to red zone.
— In two games, they’ve scored 17 points in seven trips to red zone.

— Jaguars outgained Colts 331-218.
— Jacksonville scored two TD’s, FG on their first four drives.
— Home side won last eight series games.
— Under is 4-1 in last five series games.

Buccaneers 20, Saints 10:
— Game was 3-3 after three quarters.
— Tampa Bay has allowed one TD on 24 drives in two games.
— Tampa Bay has scored two TD’s on 21 drives in two games.
— Bucs scored on a pick-6 with 4:11 left.
— Tampa Bay won field position by 12 yards.
— With Brady at QB, Bucs are 4-0 ATS in games with spread of 3 or less points.

— New Orleans turned ball over five times (minus-4)
— QB Winston was sacked six times, in addition to the turnovers.
— According to Jay Glazer on TV, Winston is playing with four fractures in his back.
— Saints are 1-7 ATS in last eight home openers.
— New Orleans had only one play of 20+ yards.

Giants 19, Panthers 16:
— Carolina lost first two games, by 2-3 points.
— Panthers gained 261-275 yards in their first two games.
— Carolina converted only 2-12 third down plays in this game.
— Panthers fumbled away opening kick, then fumbled again on first series.
— Last 3+ years, Carolina is 15-36 SU.

— Giants won first two games, by 1-3 points.
— Giants scored only 6 first half points in two games.
— Big Blue has converted only 8-28 third down plays.
— Giants are 2-0 for first time since 2016.
— Under is 9-0 in their last nine home openers.

Patriots (0-1) @ Steelers (1-0)
— Patriots outgained Pittsburgh, 376-243.
— New England converted 9-17 third down plays.
— New England scored 7-17 points in its first two games.
— Last 6+ years, under is 33-16-1 in their road games.
— New England won six of last seven series games.

— Steelers gained 267-243 yards in first two games.
— Pitt had a 16-play drive that took 7:07, but gained only 48 yards and a FG.
— Steelers averaged only 4.2 yards per pass attempt.
— Steelers are 0-5 ATS in last five games as home underdogs.

Rams 31, Falcons 27:
— Falcons first drive: 13 plays, 8:06 off clock, missed FG.
— Atlanta blocked punt for TD with 4:57 left to get within 31-25.
— Ramsey picked off Mariota in red zone with 1:07 left to preserve the win.
— Falcons converted 3-10 on third down, Rams 6-10.
— Last 2+ years, Falcons are 9-6 ATS as a road underdog.

— Rams scored TD’s on four of their first five drives.
— They also turned ball over three times, had punt blocked for TD.
— Kupp caught 11 balls for 108 yards, despite no targets in first quarter.
— Rams outgained Atlanta, 337-261.
— Buffalo was 9-10 on 3rd down LW; Falcons were only 3-10.

Seahawks (1-0) @ 49ers (0-1)
— Seattle’s only TD was an 86-yard return of a blocked field goal.
— Seahawks were outgained 373-216, running for 36 yards.
— In two games, Seattle ran 37 second half plays for 110 yards.
— Geno Smith is 14-22 as an NFL starter.
— Seahawks had only one play of 20+ yards.

— QB Lance broke his ankle early, is out for the year.
— Garoppolo threw for 154 yards and a TD.
— 49ers won field position by ten yards.
— In first two games, 49ers ran for 176-139 yards
— Before this game, 49ers had lost 15 of last 17 series games.

Cowboys 20, Bengals 17:
— Bengals’ only TD of day tied game 17-17 with 3:45 left.
— Cincinnati had only one play of 20+ yards.
— Burrow got sacked six times (13 times in two games)
— Dallas outgained the Bengals, 337-254.

— Maher kicked a 50-yard FG at the gun for the walk-off win.
— Maher also kicked a 54-yard FG at end of the first half.
— Dallas was 3-10 on third down, Bengals 6-17.
— Last 4+ years, Dallas is 7-1 ATS as a home underdog.
— QB Rush is now 2-0 as an NFL starter, winning 20-16 at Minnesota LY.

Broncos 16, Texans 9:
— Game was 6-6 at halftime.
— Houston has been outgained 867-533 in two games.
— Texans are 0-1-1 SU, but covered both games.
— Since 2016, under is 22-15-3 in their road games.
— 2nd-year QB Mills is 2-10-1 as an NFL starter

— Denver’s only TD was the game-winner with 12:37 left.
— Wilson completed only 6-17 passes in first half.
— Denver converted 3-12 on third down, Houston 2-13.
— Broncos outgained first two foes, 783-487.
— Since 2017, Denver is 6-13-1 ATS as a home favorite.

Cardinals 29, Raiders 23 OT
— Arizona tied game on a Murray run/2-point pass with 0:00 left.
— Arizona won game on a 59-yard fumble return in OT
— Cardinals in first half: 19 plays, 71 yards, no points.
— Cardinals in 2nd half/OT: 59 plays, 325 yards, 23 points.
— Fumble return TD was the longest one in OT in NFL history.

— Raiders in first half: 40 plays, 236 yards, 20 points.
— Raiders in 2nd half/OT: 24 plays, 115 yards, 3 points.
— Las Vegas converted 6-11 on third down, Arizona 3-13.
— Last five years, Raiders are 7-13-2 ATS vs NFC teams.
— Derek Carr is 57-73 as an NFL starter.

Packers 27, Bears 10:
— Bears drove 71 yards for a TD on their first drive.
— Rest of game: 35 plays, 142 yards, 7 first downs, 3 points.
— Last 3+ years, Chicago is 7-12 ATS as a road underdog.
— How does a team lose 27-10 and throw only 11 passes?
— Bears were outgained 745-432 in their first two games.
— 2nd-year QB Fields is 3-9 as an NFL starter.

— Rodgers is now 24-5 in his career against Chicago.
— Bears are 1-6 ATS in last six visits to Lambeau Field.
— Green Bay scored 3 TD’s and FG on first five drives.
— Last 3+ years, Packers are 17-7 ATS as a home favorite.
— Last 3+ years, Green Bay is 10-0 ATS off a SU loss.

 

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.

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