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🔥 The Hot Ticket
Bills at Jets, 8:15 p.m. | TV: ESPN
The Pick: Bills -2 (-110)Key trend: The Jets are 9-21 ATS in division games since 2018.
Did we all have a great offseason talking about Aaron Rodgers and the New York Jets? Did you enjoy watching the multi-part promotional video about what a great teammate Aaron Rodgers is on “Hard Knocks?” He’s just the best! Look at how well he gets along with his teammates! He’s super relatable!
Sure, whatever. Obviously, as a Bears fan, I’m going to feel some type of way about Rodgers. I don’t like him, but that doesn’t mean I won’t readily admit he’s one of the greatest ever to play the position. As a gambler, I can’t wait to fade all the offseason hype surrounding Rodgers and the Jets.
Did we forget that the Buffalo Bills are extremely talented? They have one of the best quarterbacks in the league, a strong offensive line and talent at the skill positions. They also have one of the best defenses in the NFL. They’re a better team than the Jets and should be favored by quite a bit more in this matchup.
The Bills are a team with the Super Bowl on their minds. The Jets are just hoping to become respectable. The difference in approach will be noticeable tonight.
I’m not saying this to suggest the Jets stink. They do not. They have a solid roster and made an obvious upgrade at QB. That’s very important. I just don’t think the addition of Rodgers — who is still good but not quite Aaron Freaking Rodgers anymore — is enough to close the gap on this Bills squad or even the Dolphins in the AFC East.
It won’t be as bad in New York as it was for the Giants last night, but there aren’t…
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Author : Tom Fornelli
Publish date : 2023-09-11 21:36:01
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