That game could not have gone worse. I had the Bengals +3.5, Juju Smith-Schuster and Tyler Boyd, and I was going against James Conner.
I have a high tolerance for bad football when things are going my way. I loved the Seahawks-Broncos Super Bowl because I bet big on Seattle, including some alternative lines where I was laying 7.5 points at 3:1 odds. But when things are going against me, and the product is terrible, I’m like a celiac getting intravenous Wonder Bread.
Thursday Night Football showdowns are infamously hit-or-miss affairs, and the 2019 season has certainly had a number of misses. That’s hopeful to change Sept.27, when the 3-0 Packers host the 1-2 Eagles — two teams who came into the season with high expectations and have flashed, but haven’t yet managed to perfect their formulas. Interestingly enough, both the Packers and Eagles are attempting to anchor their gameplans around stellar O-line play. We’ll examine how well that’s working out for each franchise in the Week 4 edition of our weekly Offensive Line Overview, and check in with other risers and fallers around the league.