They need a get-well tuneup for a passing game that still has plenty of upside. The defense once again buys them time to figure it out.
Haven’t teams learned by now not to let Matthew Stafford be trailing going into the fourth quarter at home? Sheesh. But how about that pass defense stepping up?
The Seahawks couldn’t muster even one touchdown against the Packers on Sunday, instead settling for three field goals on offense. Possible overreaction: Russell Wilson has been the most-pressured quarterback since he entered the NFL, and Week 1 was no exception. The Seahawks’ success will depend on the offensive line, not Wilson.
Carson Wentz made a big play under duress on Sunday, matching his total of passing touchdowns when pressured all of last season. Possible overreaction: Hop on the Wentz Wagon while there’s still room. The young quarterback should continue to improve, and he’ll have a lot of help from FPI’s second-ranked defense.
Matthew Stafford shook off an early pick-six to throw four touchdowns in Sunday’s 35-23 victory. Possible overreaction: Stafford ranks sixth in Total QBR since the start of last season. The Lions will find themselves in the playoffs yet again as long as he keeps this play up.
Now, O’Brien is at a coaching crossroads for a team that had high expectations Cheap Jerseys Vip with Watt returning to a loaded defense. The Jaguars, however, were the better defense, and adding insult to Cheap Jerseys UK insult is that much-maligned Blake Bortles didn’t have to do much to be the best starting QB on the field.