. Greg DePalma and co-host Tony Mejia set the stage for Week 5 in the NFL, starting with Thursday night’s clash that sends the New England Patriots – and a defense ranked dead last in the league – on the road to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A tasty Sunday also finds a playoff rematch as Green Bay visits Dallas and lone remaining unbeaten Kansas City at upstart Houston.
Greg DePalma and Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, look at Lions DE Anthony Zettel and other top unheralded performers playing big through the first month of the NFL season. With the 2018 Ourlads’ draft preview guide now available, it’s also worth noting Washington State QB Luke Falk outperformed USC’s Sam Darnold in their Pac-12 clash.
Greg DePalma recaps a weekend full of key injuries in the NFL as Marcus Mariota (Titans), Chris Carson (Seahawks), Derek Carr (Raiders) and Dalvin Cook (Vikings) all go down. Ourlads.com fantasy chief Jamal Murphy assesses the impact for fantasy owners. Also, Deshaun Watson turns in a big performance (as predicted) and the downturn of the Patriots defense.
Greg DePalma and PSN contributor Jan Levine break down the New York Jets‘ overtime triumph over the Jacksonville Jaguars, highlighted by big days from DE Kony Ealy – a castoff from New England – and RB Bilal Powell continuing to render Matt Forte expendable when he returns from injury. With the Cleveland Browns up next, the Jets have a chance to go 3-2 and stop the “tanking” chatter.
Deshaun Watson and the Texans face Tennessee in a key Week 4 AFC South matchup in Houston. After nearly beating the defending champions in New England last week, the Texans need to keep pace with a Titans team on a two game run. Care to guess which team we like this week?
Greg DePalma and Jamal Murphy, chief fantasy analyst for Ourlads.com, are joined by fantasy expert Dan Weinreich to discuss the rise of rookie RB Aaron Jones on an injury-depleted Packers offense. Also, Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin and Redskins TE Jordan Reed are among top injuries to keep an eye on in the next few weeks.
. Greg DePalma and co-host Tony Mejia look ahead to Week 4 of the NFL season, highlighted by a heated showdown between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers for early control of the AFC North. Also in the spotlight: a meeting of NFC North co-leaders when the Lions visit Minnesota, while the Titans travel to Houston and the Raiders are at Denver.
Dan Shonka, general manager of Ourlads’ NFL Scouting Services, tells Greg DePalma that Penn State RB Saquon Barkley has moved to the top of his 2018 draft board after a sterling performance to help beat Iowa. In a sneak peek at his draft preview set for distribution next week, he also says USC’s Sam Darnold is not atop his quarterback chart as others have.
Greg DePalma recaps the NFL and college football weekend, topped by Penn State‘s last-second miracle at Iowa and the New England Patriots spoiling a near-upset by Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans. He also takes aim at NBC’s Football Night in America, which spent 25 minutes on anthem protests before giving highlights, and poor officiating as exemplified in the Atlanta Falcons‘ squeaker at Detroit.
Greg DePalma and PSN contributor Jan Levine analyze the New York Jets‘ first win of the season, a 20-6 victory over the Miami Dolphins that showcased a dominating defense. First-round draft pick Jamal Adams (pictured) turned in a stellar performance, while LB Demario Davis and SS Terrence Brooks also shined.