Week 2 in the National Football League was as wild as it gets. The Cowboys provided one of the greatest comebacks in history, and the injury bug hit the San Francisco 49ers. Check it all out in our National Football League update so you can wager on their NFL odds!
NFL COVID-19 Update – September 22nd Edition
2021 Super Bowl LV
- When: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021
- Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
2021 Super Bowl LV Odds
- Kansas City Chiefs +500
- Baltimore Ravens +500
- San Francisco 49ers +1200
- New England Patriots +1800
- New Orleans Saints +900
- Pittsburgh Steelers +1800
- Dallas Cowboys +1600
- L.A. Chargers +5000
- Green Bay Packers +2000
- Seattle Seahawks +1200
- Philadelphia Eagles +4000
- L.A. Rams +2200
- Cleveland Browns +4000
- Minnesota Vikings +4000
- L.A. Raiders +5000
- Indianapolis Colts +2500
- Tennessee Titans +2200
- Houston Texans +6600
- Chicago Bears +5000
- Atlanta Falcons +8000
- Buffalo Bills +2200
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers +1600
- Denver Broncos +10000
- Carolina Panthers +17500
- New York Giants +15000
- New York Jets +20000
- Detroit Lions +10000
- Arizona Cardinals +2000
- Jacksonville Jaguars +17500
- Cincinnati Bengals +20000
- Miami Dolphins +15000
- Washington Football Team +12500
San Francisco 49ers lose Nick Bosa and Solomon Thomas
The 49ers beat the New York Jets 31-13 in Week 2, but it came with a huge cost. The Niners two starting defensive-ends, Nick Bosa and Solomon Thomas, suffered ACL injuries. Both are out from 6 to 8 weeks.
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is questionable in Week 3 due to a knee injury. Running back Raheem Mostert is listed as doubtful due to an MCL sprain. The 49ers play the New York Giants in Week 3.
There’s a good likelihood the Niners sit both players even if either is ready to go. San Francisco is 1-1. Their next division game is in Week 6. That’s the battle coach Kyle Shanahan should circle for Mostert’s return. Garoppolo should be ready by Week 4.
When it comes to Bosa and Thomas, other defenders must step it up. The 49ers have a good defense, but they lost Richard Sherman in the first week. The Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, and Miami Dolphins are there next three opponents.
But, after that, the Niners play the Rams, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers, and New Orleans Saints all in a row. Things could get tough for the SF defense unless a couple of players step it up.
Cowboys provide amazing comeback against Falcons
At halftime of Sunday’s win against the Atlanta Falcons, the Dallas Cowboys were down 29-10. Not only did the Cowboys come back and win, but they came back to win 40-39. The Boys got an onside kick, unheard of in today’s NFL, and then converted a field goal.
What’s interesting about the onside kick is that instead of pouncing on the football, Falcon players waited for it to go out of bounds. That makes absolutely no sense and is the reason the Cowboys were able to notch their first win of the season.
Atlanta’s defense is the worst in the NFL. Coach Dan Quinn is on the hot seat because of it. Boneheaded plays like the one that led to the loss at home won’t help Quinn’s case to keep his job.
Ravens and Chiefs on collision course in NFL Week 3
There were other Week 2 highlights. The Las Vegas Raiders opened Allegiant Stadium with a solid 31-24 win over the New Orleans Saints while the Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson beat Cam Newton and the New England Patriots 35-30.
Los Angeles quarterback Justin Herbert played exceptionally well. Coach Anthony Lynn said Herbert would remain the backup if Tyrod Taylor were healthy enough to play in Week 3. We’ll see how long Lynn sticks with that plan.
Next Monday night, the Chiefs and Ravens battle. Baltimore looks like the team to beat in the AFC. They were the team to beat last season as well. It will be interesting to see how the Ravens’ defense handles Patrick Mahomes.
Have a great rest of your week!
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