Monday, December 18, 2017
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Not so easy Breesy

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook https://twitter.com/mandell_w/status/796483515479130112 Scooby Drew Brees. Wiley Sean Payton. A high powered offense and another bottom of the barrel defense. This is the team that our Denver Broncos have to do battle with on Sunday....

Hop on the Raiders’ Bandwagon

The Al Davis era of Raiders football encompassed two California cities and bounced from the Pride and Poise era to a Commitment to Excellence. However, that consistent level of success abruptly disappeared after their loss in Super Bowl XXXVII....

Bludgeoned in the Black Hole

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook. Great Knights of Columbus! That was a catastrophic meltdown by Denver, and a perfectly executed game by Oakland. What did you see on Sunday Night Football? I saw an Oakland Raider team that straight clocked...

Lucky Lions

The Lions are legitimate...ly lucky. The Lions are getting lucky. The Lions are not winning these games. Their opponents are losing them. And if you disagree with this take, you are denying reality. The Lions aren't good. They're getting...

Lions beat Vikings in OT 22-16

Detroit 22, Minnesota 16 (OT) As predicted, the Detroit Lions would end up covering the spread and the Over/Under came in for a team that has now found a new swagger heading into the bye week. Slowly, the Lions...

Bills at Seahawks, Monday Night Football

Seahawks vs Bills The Buffalo Bills travel to Seattle Monday in a match up that looks a little more competitive now than it did nine weeks ago. The Seahawk offense is floundering, the defense is overworked, and the special teams...

Vikings vs Lions Key Matchups

TE Eric Ebron vs. LB Anthony Barr Ebron is still barely healthy and looks insecure in his routes and ability to take a hard hit. He will be tested all day by Barr, a former first-round pick himself, who...

Week 9 Betting Tips and Predictions

There are some intriguing matchups on the docket for this weekend's NFL schedule. As always we are going to let you know which ones are the games to put some money on and get rich! Let's get to it. Chiefs...

Tracking the path to #1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft: Week 8

After week 3 of the 2016 NFL season we began doing a piece about who was on target to get the #1 pick in next year's draft. In that first article we had the top five as follows, 1. Browns 2....

Raidahhh Week!

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w Twitter 360Sports Review https://twitter.com/NFLon77/status/793446035683147776 Is this the biggest game that the Raiders have had in decade? I believe the answer to that question is yes. Irrelevancy and hopelessness have been the names of the game for our AFC West siblings since...

Bucs Draft Options at the Wide Receiver Position

The injury to Vincent Jackson was a serious blow the wide receiver core. Not just his paly, but also from his leadership. During his years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he was nothing short of a model citizen, and...

Inconsistent Old Lions

By Harsha Hebbale Twitter - @Harshmallow81 Recap: Lions 13 - Texans 20 Some people will rip QB Matt Stafford. Some people will rip head coach Jim Caldwell. But what occurred on Sunday was nothing more than a regression to the mean, with...

San Diego No More

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook I can't begin to tell anyone how satisfying of a win this was. Watching Rivers plead with the refs, pout on the sideline and bark at his teammates. It brings me great joy....

What’s Wrong With The Panthers?

The Carolina Panthers were, by many respects, considered to be the at the top of the NFC. Now after a 1-5 start, that's all but a pipe dream. They simply have not played up to even the most modest...

Wade’s Revenge @5280

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on Twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook This week will be different. It will be more disciplined, better executed and faster play speed. It will be war. As I have said in the past, I am a fan first....

Bricked it!!

  By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360sports review on Facebook https://twitter.com/NFL/status/790758983241838592 Before we get into the goodness that was the victory over the Houston Texans, I want to take a moment and extend my deepest sympathy to Texans offensive lineman Derek Newton and his...

Takeaways from the Lions’ Week 7 Win

I scheduled a physical this Wednesday for the first time in three years, where I'm sure to be a perplexing case for my physician when he finds all my vital signs falling in the normal range with the exception of my blood...

The Stumble

It was a stumble, not a bone crushing hit, not an illegal hit (Suh’s hit was on the right not left knee), not even an awkward slide, but a stumble over his own feet. That is how Pittsburgh Steelers...

Fool Me Thrice? Not this time.

By Marc Mandell @mandell_W on Twitter The last two weeks the Broncos have gone from front-runner to dumb-bummer. Coach Kubiak missed last week with what I am calling a head injury. I say head injury because after watching the offense not...

Rein in the Unbridled

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 10/17/16                    Have you been able to calm down a little bit? Fret not, as it's been a struggle for me too. The last two weeks, games that...

Washington Runs Over Eagles, 27-20

The first defensive series of the game pretty much summed up how Sunday's matchup against the Eagles was going to go-- we just didn't know it at the time. OLB Ryan Kerrigan introduced himself to Philadelphia's impressive rookie signal caller...

Seahawks vs Falcons Preview

Falcons at Seahawks The surprising Atlanta Falcons (4-1) travel to Seattle to take on the Seahawks (3-1) in a game that could have far reaching implications for the NFC. The winner will have the (early) inside track on a top...

San Diego Sun Down

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 99% chance of winning the game and lost in the last 5 minutes. 72% chance of winning and lost again in the last 3 minutes. The last two games by the 1-4 San Diego Chargers...

D: All of the Above

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 294 days, 9 consecutive games, and 42 weeks worth of winning came to a very humbling close on Sunday afternoon. If you were watching the same game I was, than I'm sure you were considering...

NFL Week 5 Gambling Picks

We are now 5-5-1 on the year with our picks and have fallen pretty flat so far but this is the week we turn it around! Last week we hit on the Cowboys, Broncos and Rams but missed with...

Hotlanta Falcons at a Mile High

By Marc Mandell @Mandell_w "Ryan and Julio down by the school yard. I say Ryan and Julio down by the school yard." https://twitter.com/Broncos/status/783844477106520069 If you have been on NFL Network, listened to any talk shows or have visited the motherships' website, ESPN, you...

Turnovers and Gators, Save the Day Against Cleveland

With a quarter of the season in the books, the Redskins are exactly what the reasonable thought they would be, sort of. And after Sunday's 31-20 victory over the Cleveland Browns at FedEx, one of the team's chief concerns may...

Beat down in Jamis town

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter https://twitter.com/PostBroncos/status/782773935905517569 Well fancy that one huh guys? Tampa started with the ball, Broncos ended with it. Final in Tampa was 27-7. After a lightening delay no less. I know you are all super curious about the...

NFL Week 4 Gambling Picks

Last week we went 2-2-1 with our picks. Had we had Detroit +7.5 we would've had a winning record but that will change this week. And with a game being played in London all the degenerate gamblers can get...

Tampa Time Week 4

                     It’s a 2:05 Kick off in Tampa, FL. The Mile High City and Bronco fans everywhere will be watching to see our Denver team go head to head with last years number 1 overall pick, Jamis Winston and...

Dolphins take on Bengals on TNF

After escaping the Browns game with a victory, the Miami Dolphins will look to build some momentum on a short week. It won't be easy though, because they have to go to Cincinnati  and beat the Bengals who are...

3rd and 7

By Marc Mandell @Mandell_W Twitter Hello everyone. So let me start by apologizing for my little hiatus over the end of the summer. A few family matters and a very busy day job has had me away from all 6 of...

Ring the Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers looked pitiful against the Philadelphia Eagles, on defense and especially on offense.  Luckily for the offense they get a boost with the return of running back Le’Veon Bell to the field after serving his three-game suspension. Before...

Tracking the path to #1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft: Week 3

With Clemson QB Deshaun Watson or Texas A&M DE looming as the likely #1 pick in the NFL Draft next April we are starting to get a sense of who will be in the running for them now that...

Titans continue to struggle at home; fall to Raiders 17-10

One step forward; two steps back.  The Tennessee Titans have shown some improvement in this young season but continue to be done in by their own costly and avoidable mistakes.  The loss drops the Titans to 2-16 in their...

49ers at Seahawks Preview

San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks   Remember when this was the biggest game of the year? Seems like so long ago the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco were perhaps the best rivalry in all of sports. Sadly(ish) San Francisco has...

NFL Week 3 Gambling Picks

Broncos +3 vs Bengals The Denver defense has been dominant so far despite playing two games at home. Traveling to Cincinnati Sunday will be the Broncos first away game this season. Usually west coast teams struggle when they go east...

False Start: Skins Drop to 0-2 After Dallas Loss

After falling 27-23 to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday afternoon, the Washington Redskins have shown themselves to be a mess as a staff, record label and a crew. Unlike in the Monday night opener, there was no offensive explosion...

Seahawks at Rams Preview

The Seattle Seahawks take their 1-0 record on the road this weekend to take on a Los Angeles Rams team that has had their number lately. Despite winning 20 of their last 27 games, the Seahawks have lost their...

Can Dolphins upset Patriots?

The last time the Miami Dolphins beat the Patriots in New England was in 2008. You may remember that Tom Brady did not play in that game and the Dolphins unveiled the wildcat offense. 8 years later we are...

Not Ready for Prime Time, Skins Fall in Opener

Last night, we were reminded that Ben Roethlisberger is really good at playing the quarterback position in tackle football. Additionally, we not only saw first hand why Antonio Brown is one of, if not the best receiver's in the...

Another Winning Season for the Steelers?

The 2016 NFL season is one game in and it was a nail biting are you kidding me kind of game, so what does this say about where this season is heading, well the best advice I can give...

Seattle Seahawks Week 1

Dolphins at Seahawks It’s finally time! The regular season is about to begin, as the Miami Dolphins make the single longest trip in the NFL this year to take on the Seahawks in Seattle. There’s plenty to talk about on...

Eight Major Keys to Skins’ 2016 Success

Three days away from what could be a #TerribleTowel infestation at FedEx Field, the brass in Ashburn should have come up with a can of Redskins Deet or Off instead of burgundy towels-- let's look at the eight players...

Washington’s Growth is Evident In Unlikely Additions

With the finalizing of the 53 man roster and practice squad (two moves on Monday: TE- Wes Sexton, DT- Louis Nix III), the burgundy and gold have shown their continued evolution as a team and franchise, heading into the Monday...

53 Man Roster and a Quizzical Offense

The Baltimore Ravens still have a lot of questions to answer. As i wrote early in the off season, one of the biggest questions isn't "where is the talent" but which talent is going to impact the team?". The Ravens...

Your 2016 Seahawks Post Cut Down Analysis

Wow! That’s all I can say after the Seahawks trim down to the initial 53 man roster. You can read the full roster here (and about a thousand other places). I don’t want to talk about the players on...

A Big Question for the Steelers

The biggest question facing the 2016 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers may just be is the coaching staff willing to go with Landry Jones as their backup quarterback. This may have not seemed that big until you see the...

Will the Titans make the playoffs?

To quote former NFL head coach Jim Mora, "Playoffs!?! Are you kidding me? Don't talk about playoffs!" I know, we're not even out of the preseason yet and before you fall out of your seat laughing at the notion of...

Dolphins offense looks solid against Falcons

The Dolphins took the field thursday in Orlando vs the Atlanta Falcons and showed off a sharp  and high paced offense. The Dolphins beat the Falcons 17-6. Though the first team only scored 7 points in their stint, Ryan...