Heading into NFL Week 2, the only teams without a game under their belt are the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who had an unconventional bye in Week 1 due to Hurricane Irma.
For the rest of the NFL, it was business as usual in Week 1. Most of the games went exactly as expected, but there was a major upset right out of the gates when the reigning Super Bowl champion Patriots fell to the Chiefs for the first time in history at Foxborough.
Every week, AccuScore updates its 2017 NFL postseason forecast by simulating the remainder of the NFL season 10,000 times to predict win totals, division winners and probabilities of reaching the playoffs on the road to Super Bowl 52. After the first 15 games, let’s look at how the probabilities and Vegas odds of making the NFL playoffs have changed.
After throwing four touchdown passes, Siemian throws an interception, his second turnover of the game. Jourdan Lewis comes up with the pick and returns the interception to the Broncos 39-yard line.
Touchdown Denver. It took just two plays for the Broncos to turn Prescott’s interception into seven points. After an incompletion, C.J. Anderson takes a handoff and sprints up-field for a 23-yard score. Denver’s lead has grown to 35-10 with 6:14 left in the third quarter.
People shouldn’t have to choose. If a guy wants to go about his normal business and participate in the anthem, he shouldn’t be forced to choose sides. If a guy feels the need to do something, he shouldn’t be separated from his teammate who chooses not to.
The Steelers did not protest the anthem last year and had stayed relatively neutral on the national discussion, but President Donald Trump’s verbal attack on NFL players who protest appears to have changed things.