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So we had, um we had a big today.
The NFL Yesterday, the cardinals beat the Cowboys, and of course, the chiefs, uh, went all were walked all over the bills.
There's more specifically, Clyde Edwards aware.
Talked all over the bit of bills.
Um, we are giving you my top 10 power rankings on me giving you Sean stop 10 power rankings.
Um, I'm gonna be updating you all on our fantasy.
Lee s h pick seven from this weekend last week.
And finally, I want to discuss why are the Cowboys so bad? And and are the Browns a riel threat in the rial contender in this league? Um so, starting with the power rankings, Shawn's power rankings are as follows.
He has his number 10 team being the New Orleans Saints.
They did not move from last week.
Finally, another way to score 30 plus with Drew Brees who really can't push the ball all that far downfield.
Um, his number 19 was the Bills dropping two spots after they lose to the Chiefs to their second loss in a row? Um, number seven.
Our number eights are The Rams also dropped two spots after losing to the 40 Niners, and his number 17 is the Tennessee Titans getting a plus three after beating the Texans in a large large victory.
Um honestly, I think you have to attribute that mostly to the overtime rules.
Neither defense's it was really not.
The defense's were really, um, doing much to stop who was late in the game.
They were tired.
Um, the whoever got the ball first in overtime was gonna win that game, and just John Watson knew it.
Um, after the coin toss, the Ravens dropped to spot, being the number of 16 team the Buccaneers go plus three.
The Steelers go plus one bucks of five Steelers of four.
The Packers dropped two spots from his number one spots of the number three spot.
The Seahawks do not change in.
The Chiefs regained the number one spot, hopping right over the Seahawks.
My reaction to Shawn's power? Frank Gaines.
Um, I I think he's slightly overreacting Thio to the past week's game.
Um, I believe that, you know the Ravens are still a better team. The Steelers.
I think the Buccaneers air better than the Ravens.
Um, and where's the 40 Niners? Really, Um, do not know.
Do not see the 40 Niners in here at all, and that kind of concerns me.
I had the 40 Niners that my number 19 last week just because of how many injuries they've dealt with.
And they're now getting their players back.
Jimmy Garoppolo, after getting benched last week, came back and threw 4 300 yards.
Um, he got Deebo, Samuel Brandon I you George Kittle.
Three physical, shifty runners in space.
And when you have the scheme that call Shanahan runs in the 40 Niners run with that play action outside zone, um, shot kind of concept.
He gets his guys open in space, and then the D backs have to make the tackle.
And with with physical quick, shifty runners like Samuel I, you and Kittel, it's it's really ah, hard team.
Ah, hard team to tackle.
Um, yes, they are still missing Nick Bosa.
They're obviously not going to get him back, But, um, I think with the way the offenses has the potential to play at and the defense still being not completely just void of any path rush, um, Then then they get the nod.
My top 10 Number 10.
I also have the saints.
Um, they are my number 10 team, the 40 Niners and the number 19.
They do not move the bills Still of the number 18.
Again, they do not move the Steelers coming in number seven.
Yes, they paced the Browns.
I will talk about the Browns later.
They do not move.
The Ravens, I'm going to say, is Carson Wentz is starting to look more like top 10.
Q b Carson wins and not forget my mechanics.
Carson was Ravens or the number 16.
The Packers drop, Um, from number two to number four.
The Ravens, with the number five team Packers, drop from 2 to 4.
Um, the Buccaneers come up to the number three spot just the way they played it.
ZMA or so good buccaneers.
And rather than bad packers, we'll see what happens when Lazard comes back.
They were infusing two receivers back into their offense in ST Brown and Adams, and they were just coming off of a bye week.
It was not a great situation for Green Bay, although they did not show up whatsoever Seahawks or the number two team.
They move up a spot, and the chief state number one never overreacted.
Um, saying that the Chiefs No, no, they lost to the Raiders.
Every team has that stinker game we saw it from the Chiefs.
We saw it, um, from honestly from the Packers last week and from the 40 Niners, with the Dolphins smacking up all over them, um, it And you know what? These teams over a course of 16 game season are going to show who they are and what they're all about.
And, you know, that's why teams like the Niners, the Bills, the Steelers, the Ravens and the Chiefs did not move it all.
The Patriots did drop out of my top 10 despite or actually, not even because they lost just because of how poor the offense plate.
The defense is looking stout still, Um, the Rams did not get in basically because they lost and the Browns also did not get in.
They were an honorable mention last week because they got smacked around by the Steelers.
Basically, at the end of the day, what I'm saying is, I think the Chiefs are the best team in the NFL.
I think the Seahawks are the second best team in the NFL.
I think the Buccaneers are the third best team in the NFL.
I think the Ravens are better than the Steelers and, um, the The Saints are better than the 40 Niners Rams or not the for the Patriots, Rams and Browns, etcetera.
Um, moving right along.
Let's go to the fantasy update.
Um, happy about that.
And I will give you the the standings, the updated standings and who won their match ups last week.
So myself, I played Warren.
I won, uh, that game, Sean absolutely got smacked around by Myron.
Uh, Team Barker Team Andrew beat Team Mike by a sizable margin, Almost 60 points and team ox long beat team Cortana Quartararo by 6.
So close margin there.
League standings update Sean and higher Tide of five and one for the East Court.
Uh, Quartararo is three and three and Team Mike is Owen. Six.
Not a good season for him.
Um, Team Ox Long is four and two.
Team Morin's team.
Small Nugget 23 3 and three and second place as well as Team Andrew and then Team Barker is one and five in fourth place are his only win, Of course, being against Sean Davis.
How you feel about that song? Well, let's now go.
Thio, our pick seven.
So at the end of week six, my I am 34 30 for Sean is 20 nine and 39.
Not a good uh, not a good first few weeks.
Person on and honestly, not a good first few weeks for me. I'm just about average.
Um, we've got the games this week.
Steelers, verse, Titans, Packers, Verse, Texans, Chargers versus the Jaguars.
Seahawks versus the Cardinals.
Buccaneers is the Raiders and the Bears versus the Rams.
Um, so pulling up the over under is here.
We've got the Steelers Titans over under is 52 a half.
Sean has the Steelers on the over.
I have the Steelers on the under.
I want to see how that Tennessee offensive line Well, with missing Taylor Lewan really gets that push for Derrick Henry.
Um, against this really, really, really, really good Steelers defensive line, the Packers and the Texans over under 56 a half.
I've got the Packers on the over soda.
Sean, I think, um, not much defense will be blade.
I've been Texans.
They're gonna be able to put up a fight, though, um, and really put our defense.
The Packers defense against the wire.
The only notable guy that's really playing well and has not stopped playing well the whole season is Jaia Alexander, Probably the number two corner right now in football.
Um, the Chargers and the Jags over under his 49.
Um, Shawn has the Chargers on the under.
I have the charges on the over.
I think Herbert is gonna be able to put up some points against the Jacksonville defense.
And as long as Herbert doesn't make bonehead interceptions or throw bad balls, you know, over the middle of the field leading two interceptions and turnovers, then I think we're going to We're going to see Herbert's true potential and true arm talent.
Um, just go to town on on the Jacksonville defense, going now to the Seahawks and the Cardinals.
Um, the over under for that game is 56 and a half.
Um, he, Sean has the cardinals, um, on Sean has the Cardinals on the under or on the over.
Pardon me? Um, and I have the Seahawks on the over.
I am guessing that is Shawn's upset of the week.
I told him that's not gonna lead to very, very good record.
And he is nine games under 10 games under 500.
Right now, the Buccaneers and the Raiders over under is 53 a half.
Sean has the Bucks on the over.
I also have the Bucks on the over.
I think the Raiders gonna be able to put up some points, especially with them wanting to throw the ball deep a lot.
We'll see how that offensive on holds up in pass protection, but they're not really gonna have to run the ball.
Ah, whole lot, despite having Josh Jacobs.
And we saw that the Buccaneers defense is very, very good at stopping the run last week and last season.
The Bears risk of the Rams over Under is 46.
Sean has the Rams on the under.
I also have the Rams on the under.
I think the Bears defense is really going to be able to Stifel this Rams offense that is kind of slow down over the past few weeks.
Last week, the week before last two weeks has really slowed down a little bit and the Bears offenses allergic to scoring touchdowns.
So I've got, um, the Rams on the under.
That will be noted.
So I'm gonna look back through this, make sure I'm not cheating anyway, a little bit, But But now I'm going to talk about are the Cowboys for really and what is going wrong? So if you watch that game last night, you saw a few things.
If you were on Twitter last night, you saw one thing.
You're on Twitter.
You saw Andy Dalton is terrible.
Andy Dalton should not be playing quarterback anymore.
Why doesn't Andy Dalton just retire or get cut? If you were watching the game, you saw a predictable play calling play calling, Bye bye.
They gave it to Z pretty much every first down play that they had.
Um, the line play for the Cowboys offensively was not very good.
Andy Dalton was under a good amount of pressure all night.
And you know what? When his throws were not that he, um he threw a nice ball of Michael Gallup that he that was dropped, it would have been in touch down.
Um, there was a completely missed pass interference call that led to an interception when he was trying to make a comeback.
That was not really don't fault either, as as the defense committed a foul, um, and and engaged in some unfair play there.
But at the end of the day, didn't really matter because it was not called by the ref.
So, um, the Cowboys defense we know cannot stop a fly from landing on a hamburger.
And the the offense really just did not even give Dalton a chance.
Um, Dalton did not play anywhere near the level of Dak Prescott, Um, and probably never will at all this season unless they go up against the Jets.
Somehow in some scheduling miracle.
Um, but it's just the fact that you are tearing into Andy Dalton after a game that he could have played better in.
Yeah, but wasn't really all his fault.
He's basically being asked to be an above average game manager.
Listen, Jack press dot was a new elite game manager at times, a dynamic quarterback.
Andy, all we need you to do is to be able to push the ball down the field.
We've got check down.
We've got three really good receivers that can create separation.
We've got probably the best running back in the league right now as Cyclone and McCaffrey or hurt, Um, you've got a pretty good offensive line overall.
And listen, we just need you to weigh.
Need you to make the plays that were there.
Try to create plays.
Um, and if you're under pressure, you can throw it away.
You could get down, but don't force the ball.
And honestly, he wasn't doing that too poorly last night.
Um, and then, you know, with the defense not being able to stop anybody, it was not a favorable matchup for Andy Dalton.
And it really wasn't favorable matchup for the Cowboys at all, either.
Um, the last few minutes of today's episode, I'm going to talk about the Cleveland Browns boil boy, they got, uh, they got, um, They got smacked around by the Steelers, Specifically, the Steelers defense align.
The Browns are one of the best running teams.
We're having the best one of the best running teams s so far this year.
And the Steelers just said you're not going to run the ball.
Baker, go make some plays on some broken ribs.
Um, and I don't even know Blaker.
Baker would have made those plays on completely fine healed, perfectly shiny ribs.
Um, and and, uh, I don't think the Browns air for really this year.
I think there kind of soft team.
They don't really They don't really rise to the occasion.
Um, in in big time games.
Um, I mean, just looking, looking at their schedule.
They they've played, you know, they got smacked around by by the Steelers, obviously, in a weak one.
They got blown out by the Ravens.
Although, I will say, new coach, new system? No, pre season.
That was pretty inevitable.
Um, you would you would have to be does not paying attention to anything.
Um, if if you thought the Browns, we're gonna just come in there and steamroll the Ravens.
Um, they beat Washington by two touchdowns. Congratulations.
They put up just about 50 on the Cowboys OAU.
The Cowboys are soft as ever.
They beat the Colts.
The Colts defense was really, really overrated. Overhyped.
And then they come up against the Steelers and lose by 31.
Um, once again, that is four touchdowns and a field goal.
That is the margin they lost by.
And it was because they could not run the ball whatsoever against the Colts, which are probably, which is probably the best defense they played, um, in in there's in the season.
Excluding the first game.
They picked off Philip Rivers twice, which is going to happen.
Ah, lot of the times when Philip Rivers doesn't make the best throws.
I know Sean can attest that They ran for 124 yards on 33 carries.
Um, Kareem Hunt had 20 carries for 72.
Um, they even gave, gave the ball to Mayfield and, um, sorry to Beckham and he had a negative yards.
So, really 32 carries, 425 yards.
Um, Johnson had eight carries for 32 yards.
Mayfield carried the ball twice for 17 and receiving Wise back in 5 58 Landry four for 88.
Hooper had five catches.
Higgins had three.
Hunt had three, Higgins and hunting the only touchdown.
So when the oh breaking news to a ton of Allah is now starting for the for the Miami Dolphins, Apparently they were really impressed in that three throw, two minute drill when they were up by 24.
But two of them is now the starting quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, replacing Ryan Fits Magic.
Um, they, the Dolphins play this week, um, up against, Let's see, the Dolphins aren't by.
Actually, I forgot the Dolphins aren't a bye week this week, so he will get first team reps all week.
Um, with the new with the new kind of come, it's optional by weak system.
The NFL teams are employing um, and going back to the Browns against the Steelers.
They they just played almost pathetically.
Baker, Mayfield 10 for 18 a touchdown and two pigs got sacked four times.
5 q b r in a 54 point nine quarterback rating.
Um, if if you really need my opinion on the two, I'd say go with q b r over quarterback rating.
Although it is gonna be lower pretty much no matter what.
The highest you can have is 100.
Um, case Keenum didn't do much better.
62.9 quarterback rating.
Um, Kareem Hunt ran the ball 13 times for 40 yards, just over three yards of carry.
Hilliard care here the ball four times for 29 yards.
Um, but you know, when you're only running the ball 22 times compared to 33 for 75 yards compared to 125 yards, you're not gonna have success.
Especially when the Steelers are just basically on offense.
You just can't stop him.
Uh, Big Ben 14 for 22 threw a touchdown.
0, Q b r 100.9 quarterback rating.
Once again, there's the disparity between the two.
James Connor Connor average five yards a pop, 20 carries, 400 yards and a touchdown.
Benny Snell junior six carry 17 yards and a touchdown.
And Chase Clip, who got himself another rushing touchdown.
And then Claypool averaged 18.
5 yards to catch with four catches for 74.
James Washington average 17 yards a catch with the touchdown, four for 68 then he brownfield in two for nine.
Um, and everybody else produce had 11 catch.
So when you get those chunk plays by guys like Claypool in Washington and then James Carter's running the ball five yards of carry 20 times for 100 yards, you really don't need to rely on Big Ben, who is a quarterback that you really can rely on.
He's not letting it like a game manager that you just you, you have to have in the perfect situation and run the ball a lot.
Um, the Steelers carried the ball 37 times, Um, and really 26 times with running backs, Um, and and when you when you have that, combined with your offensive and defensive line just bruising the Browns of the line of scrimmage and the Browns only rushing for only rushing for about 70 yards on the ground, the only averaged 3.
4 yards a carry.
If you go back to the Colts game, which is again probably the second best defense they played excluding the Ravens and weak one, the Browns ran for just about four yards of pop.
Um, and when that's a whole that's a whole extra yard and and the the game every sport is a game of inches.
Um, if you hit a home run, if you don't hit it, ah, foot over the wall, you can see Mookie Betts will go over the wall and grab it.
If you don't run for e mean, that's all that's all.
Think about this.
If you are a receiver and you average 99 instead of 100 yards a game, right? So that's over a full season.
That's 1600 yards compared to 1515 and a half, um, 1000 yards.
Um, and that's that's an all time great season versus Wow.
He had a really nice season.
Um, if you're running back, that's you being, you know, compared to all time greats like Marshall Faulk and LaDainian Tomlinson, rather than just being a Pro Bowl guy this year and maybe an All Pro, Um, so my answer to this.
The Cowboys are bad because they're soft and, um, because the playmakers did not show up and the Browns are not contenders.
And until they prove me otherwise, we saw this last year.
We saw this this year to a point until their best win is against a Colts team that almost got beat by the Bengals or Bengals team by 15 or Washington football team by two touchdowns.
If their best win is not against the quality top 10 opponents, then I'm gonna have to take the college football approach and say you are not going to be ranked very high.
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