The NFL might be down this season, but then again this season might not have many ups. Week 7 had high-scoring rallies and barely-defensive slugfests. In week 7 of the season we get all three — a traditional air raid that sets an early tone, an air barrage that affords later breathing room, and a rush-for-only-six-yards that goes down to the final seconds to secure a stunning victory.
Even the G-Men aren’t guaranteed to lead as they get caught napping against a Rex Ryan team that has three rookies on its active roster and another, Logan Thomas, who started twice last season as an NFL quarterback and has yet to appear in a regular-season game at all. It might be argued that Rex is no Mark Sanchez in terms of his success rate but Ryan’s explosive and unpredictable team has the chance to come out on top.
A little too big of a fan in Chuck Pagano, who will be haunted by his lone season as the Indianapolis head coach if he loses this one (and seriously, just look at his record there) as his stellar Colts offense fails to take advantage of Brock Osweiler in Denver. As for the Colts, he shouldn’t hang his head, because with Marcus Mariota expected to miss this game for the Titans, Blaine Gabbert is probably the best option for them to keep his roster afloat.
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