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Bengals vs Chargers Live Reddit

Bengals vs Chargers Live Reddit: There are both many similarities and differences between the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Chargers right now. It’s a matter of who takes advantage of their strengths more so on Sunday.

The 2020 NFL season is officially underway, which means here on The Phinsider, our annual picks pool is also underway. Kathleen Noa crushed all of us – and all the experts working with our friends at TallySight – last year. Can she repeat this year?

Our straight-up winners picks will be posted here on the site every week, with CT Smith, James McKinney, Justin Hier, Josh Houtz, Kat, and me all participating this year. (Sidnote: If you click the tab on the chart, you can see some picks against the spread too.) Who will come out on top after the season? Will anyone be close to Kat? Will Kat go back in to the system to finish her picks? Will Houtz even bother to get his Week 1 picks in before the games start on Sunday? Will we all regret picking the Miami Dolphins this week? Can I at least get to 60% correct picks in our two years with TallySight

The opening week of football showcases some big-time storylines, including Tom Brady debuting for the Buccaneers, Cam Newton taking his old spot in New England and the introduction of No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow (who happens to be the son of former CFL Grey Cup champion Jim Burrow). Look for Canadians Neville Gallimore (Cowboys) and Chase Claypool (Steelers) to make their NFL debuts as well.

Seattle opens its season against the Falcons on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET and will feature a defensive corp that now includes former Jets two-time Pro-Bowler Jamal Adams. On offense, the usual suspects are in place including quarterback Russell Wilson and wide receivers Tyler Lockett, DK Metcalf and Canadian native Luke Willson at tight end.

Coming off their second playoff appearance in the last three years, the Buffalo Bill will be looking to build on their development in Week 1 when they face division rivals, the New York Jets. Josh Allen will have a new weapon in his arsenal this season with the addition of Stefon Diggs at wide receiver.

The Rams’ opening game is so close. On Sunday Night Football @ 5:20 pm PST, they open up the 2020 season against the Dallas Cowboys in their new SoFi Stadium. Since there won’t be any fans at the game, the atmosphere will be much different than what most expected when the stadium was being built.

Still, a fresh season with endless possibilities is always a great time for any sports fan. There are plenty of factors that contribute to a team’s wins and losses, but I’d like to take a look at five (5) specific Rams in this game.

After a career year in 2018, Havenstein had his worst season as a pro in 2019, earning a 50.9 PFF (Pro Football Focus) grade and allowing 5 sacks through 9 games. He then suffered a meniscus injury and didn’t return for the remainder of the season.

Many are expecting Havenstein to get back to his 2018 form, and the Rams will desperately need the former Wisconsin draft choice to do so. He faces a tough task in his first game back, going up against Pro Bowl DE Demarcus Lawrence. Lawrence didn’t play in their meeting last year and was stifled in the playoffs 2 seasons ago. Still, he’s a force to be reckoned with, having recorded 30 sacks and 6 forced fumbles in the last 3 seasons. Havenstein will need to be at the top of his game to protect his QB.

While Ramsey will likely shadow Amari Cooper on Sunday night, Hill will be matched up against Michael Gallup and rookie CeeDee Lamb. Dallas has arguably the best receiving corps in the league, and Hill will have his work cut out for him whoever he goes against.

Cooper and Gallup were mostly contained in last year’s matchup, but mainly because the Cowboys ran the ball down LA’s throat all game long. Expect Dak Prescott to pass more in this meeting, which means more work for the Rams’ corners.

I’ve talked a lot about Higbee recently, and for good reason. He’s coming off arguably the greatest season by a Rams TE in franchise history, as well as one of the greatest 4-game stretches by a TE in league history. One of the games in that stretch was against Dallas last year, where Higbee caught 12 passes on 14 targets for 111 yards. This came against a defense that returns most of its starters from last year, and one that was among the NFL’s worst at defending tight ends (most catches and 3rd most yards allowed).

Admittedly, Higbee got a few more targets than expected because of the game script (LA got down big, early) and usage due to Gerald Everett’s injury. While I don’t think Higbee will get 14 targets again, look for him to continue his late success from last year and start the season off with a bang.

After 8 seasons with the Rams, Brockers looked like he was signing with the Baltimore Ravens in the 2020 offseason. However, due to a failed physical, the Ravens chose not to sign the former 1st-round draft pick, allowing him to rejoin the Rams for another go.

Brockers, a long-time team captain, has been a consistently good run defender for LA, and that’s an area the defense has struggled in over the past few seasons. Brockers had arguably his best season as a pro in 2019, earning a 74.7 grade by PFF. He made 4 tackles and 1 TFL in Dallas last year, and he’ll be looking to do more against a banged-up offensive line.

Dallas gashed the Rams’ defense for 263 rushing yards and 3 TDs last year. While they are missing starters on the OL from that game, RBs Zeke Elliott and Tony Pollard are still in the backfield. With offseason acquisition NT A’Shawn Robinson set to miss this game due to a non-football injury designation, and 2 new starters at ILB, the Rams’ defense will need veterans to step up on the front seven.

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49ers vs Cardinals Live Reddit

49ers vs Cardinals Live Reddit: The defending NFC champions may have to wait a bit longer as California wildfires have ravaged the Bay Area, affecting the air quality in the region and potentially Sunday’s NFC West showdown between the 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals.

The 2020 NFL season is officially underway, which means here on The Phinsider, our annual picks pool is also underway. Kathleen Noa crushed all of us – and all the experts working with our friends at TallySight – last year. Can she repeat this year?

Our straight-up winners picks will be posted here on the site every week, with CT Smith, James McKinney, Justin Hier, Josh Houtz, Kat, and me all participating this year. (Sidnote: If you click the tab on the chart, you can see some picks against the spread too.) Who will come out on top after the season? Will anyone be close to Kat? Will Kat go back in to the system to finish her picks? Will Houtz even bother to get his Week 1 picks in before the games start on Sunday? Will we all regret picking the Miami Dolphins this week? Can I at least get to 60% correct picks in our two years with TallySight

The opening week of football showcases some big-time storylines, including Tom Brady debuting for the Buccaneers, Cam Newton taking his old spot in New England and the introduction of No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow (who happens to be the son of former CFL Grey Cup champion Jim Burrow). Look for Canadians Neville Gallimore (Cowboys) and Chase Claypool (Steelers) to make their NFL debuts as well.

Seattle opens its season against the Falcons on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET and will feature a defensive corp that now includes former Jets two-time Pro-Bowler Jamal Adams. On offense, the usual suspects are in place including quarterback Russell Wilson and wide receivers Tyler Lockett, DK Metcalf and Canadian native Luke Willson at tight end.

Coming off their second playoff appearance in the last three years, the Buffalo Bill will be looking to build on their development in Week 1 when they face division rivals, the New York Jets. Josh Allen will have a new weapon in his arsenal this season with the addition of Stefon Diggs at wide receiver.

The Rams’ opening game is so close. On Sunday Night Football @ 5:20 pm PST, they open up the 2020 season against the Dallas Cowboys in their new SoFi Stadium. Since there won’t be any fans at the game, the atmosphere will be much different than what most expected when the stadium was being built.

Still, a fresh season with endless possibilities is always a great time for any sports fan. There are plenty of factors that contribute to a team’s wins and losses, but I’d like to take a look at five (5) specific Rams in this game.

After a career year in 2018, Havenstein had his worst season as a pro in 2019, earning a 50.9 PFF (Pro Football Focus) grade and allowing 5 sacks through 9 games. He then suffered a meniscus injury and didn’t return for the remainder of the season.

Many are expecting Havenstein to get back to his 2018 form, and the Rams will desperately need the former Wisconsin draft choice to do so. He faces a tough task in his first game back, going up against Pro Bowl DE Demarcus Lawrence. Lawrence didn’t play in their meeting last year and was stifled in the playoffs 2 seasons ago. Still, he’s a force to be reckoned with, having recorded 30 sacks and 6 forced fumbles in the last 3 seasons. Havenstein will need to be at the top of his game to protect his QB.

While Ramsey will likely shadow Amari Cooper on Sunday night, Hill will be matched up against Michael Gallup and rookie CeeDee Lamb. Dallas has arguably the best receiving corps in the league, and Hill will have his work cut out for him whoever he goes against.

Cooper and Gallup were mostly contained in last year’s matchup, but mainly because the Cowboys ran the ball down LA’s throat all game long. Expect Dak Prescott to pass more in this meeting, which means more work for the Rams’ corners.

I’ve talked a lot about Higbee recently, and for good reason. He’s coming off arguably the greatest season by a Rams TE in franchise history, as well as one of the greatest 4-game stretches by a TE in league history. One of the games in that stretch was against Dallas last year, where Higbee caught 12 passes on 14 targets for 111 yards. This came against a defense that returns most of its starters from last year, and one that was among the NFL’s worst at defending tight ends (most catches and 3rd most yards allowed).

Admittedly, Higbee got a few more targets than expected because of the game script (LA got down big, early) and usage due to Gerald Everett’s injury. While I don’t think Higbee will get 14 targets again, look for him to continue his late success from last year and start the season off with a bang.

After 8 seasons with the Rams, Brockers looked like he was signing with the Baltimore Ravens in the 2020 offseason. However, due to a failed physical, the Ravens chose not to sign the former 1st-round draft pick, allowing him to rejoin the Rams for another go.

Brockers, a long-time team captain, has been a consistently good run defender for LA, and that’s an area the defense has struggled in over the past few seasons. Brockers had arguably his best season as a pro in 2019, earning a 74.7 grade by PFF. He made 4 tackles and 1 TFL in Dallas last year, and he’ll be looking to do more against a banged-up offensive line.

Dallas gashed the Rams’ defense for 263 rushing yards and 3 TDs last year. While they are missing starters on the OL from that game, RBs Zeke Elliott and Tony Pollard are still in the backfield. With offseason acquisition NT A’Shawn Robinson set to miss this game due to a non-football injury designation, and 2 new starters at ILB, the Rams’ defense will need veterans to step up on the front seven.

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Saints vs Buccaneers Live Reddit

Saints vs Buccaneers Live Reddit: The New Orleans Saints have called up receiver Bennie Fowler and defensive lineman Margus Hunt from the practice squad for Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The 2020 NFL season is officially underway, which means here on The Phinsider, our annual picks pool is also underway. Kathleen Noa crushed all of us – and all the experts working with our friends at TallySight – last year. Can she repeat this year?

Our straight-up winners picks will be posted here on the site every week, with CT Smith, James McKinney, Justin Hier, Josh Houtz, Kat, and me all participating this year. (Sidnote: If you click the tab on the chart, you can see some picks against the spread too.) Who will come out on top after the season? Will anyone be close to Kat? Will Kat go back in to the system to finish her picks? Will Houtz even bother to get his Week 1 picks in before the games start on Sunday? Will we all regret picking the Miami Dolphins this week? Can I at least get to 60% correct picks in our two years with TallySight

The opening week of football showcases some big-time storylines, including Tom Brady debuting for the Buccaneers, Cam Newton taking his old spot in New England and the introduction of No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow (who happens to be the son of former CFL Grey Cup champion Jim Burrow). Look for Canadians Neville Gallimore (Cowboys) and Chase Claypool (Steelers) to make their NFL debuts as well.

Seattle opens its season against the Falcons on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET and will feature a defensive corp that now includes former Jets two-time Pro-Bowler Jamal Adams. On offense, the usual suspects are in place including quarterback Russell Wilson and wide receivers Tyler Lockett, DK Metcalf and Canadian native Luke Willson at tight end.

Coming off their second playoff appearance in the last three years, the Buffalo Bill will be looking to build on their development in Week 1 when they face division rivals, the New York Jets. Josh Allen will have a new weapon in his arsenal this season with the addition of Stefon Diggs at wide receiver.

The Rams’ opening game is so close. On Sunday Night Football @ 5:20 pm PST, they open up the 2020 season against the Dallas Cowboys in their new SoFi Stadium. Since there won’t be any fans at the game, the atmosphere will be much different than what most expected when the stadium was being built.

Still, a fresh season with endless possibilities is always a great time for any sports fan. There are plenty of factors that contribute to a team’s wins and losses, but I’d like to take a look at five (5) specific Rams in this game.

After a career year in 2018, Havenstein had his worst season as a pro in 2019, earning a 50.9 PFF (Pro Football Focus) grade and allowing 5 sacks through 9 games. He then suffered a meniscus injury and didn’t return for the remainder of the season.

Many are expecting Havenstein to get back to his 2018 form, and the Rams will desperately need the former Wisconsin draft choice to do so. He faces a tough task in his first game back, going up against Pro Bowl DE Demarcus Lawrence. Lawrence didn’t play in their meeting last year and was stifled in the playoffs 2 seasons ago. Still, he’s a force to be reckoned with, having recorded 30 sacks and 6 forced fumbles in the last 3 seasons. Havenstein will need to be at the top of his game to protect his QB.

While Ramsey will likely shadow Amari Cooper on Sunday night, Hill will be matched up against Michael Gallup and rookie CeeDee Lamb. Dallas has arguably the best receiving corps in the league, and Hill will have his work cut out for him whoever he goes against.

Cooper and Gallup were mostly contained in last year’s matchup, but mainly because the Cowboys ran the ball down LA’s throat all game long. Expect Dak Prescott to pass more in this meeting, which means more work for the Rams’ corners.

I’ve talked a lot about Higbee recently, and for good reason. He’s coming off arguably the greatest season by a Rams TE in franchise history, as well as one of the greatest 4-game stretches by a TE in league history. One of the games in that stretch was against Dallas last year, where Higbee caught 12 passes on 14 targets for 111 yards. This came against a defense that returns most of its starters from last year, and one that was among the NFL’s worst at defending tight ends (most catches and 3rd most yards allowed).

Admittedly, Higbee got a few more targets than expected because of the game script (LA got down big, early) and usage due to Gerald Everett’s injury. While I don’t think Higbee will get 14 targets again, look for him to continue his late success from last year and start the season off with a bang.

After 8 seasons with the Rams, Brockers looked like he was signing with the Baltimore Ravens in the 2020 offseason. However, due to a failed physical, the Ravens chose not to sign the former 1st-round draft pick, allowing him to rejoin the Rams for another go.

Brockers, a long-time team captain, has been a consistently good run defender for LA, and that’s an area the defense has struggled in over the past few seasons. Brockers had arguably his best season as a pro in 2019, earning a 74.7 grade by PFF. He made 4 tackles and 1 TFL in Dallas last year, and he’ll be looking to do more against a banged-up offensive line.

Dallas gashed the Rams’ defense for 263 rushing yards and 3 TDs last year. While they are missing starters on the OL from that game, RBs Zeke Elliott and Tony Pollard are still in the backfield. With offseason acquisition NT A’Shawn Robinson set to miss this game due to a non-football injury designation, and 2 new starters at ILB, the Rams’ defense will need veterans to step up on the front seven.

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US Open Men’s Final 2020 Live

US Open Men’s Final 2020 Live Stream: Second seed Dominic Thiem and fifth seed Alexander Zverev have in recent years become familiar with facing each other in the biggest events on Tour. The pair of talented young stars take their rivalry to new heights on Sunday as they each look to win their maiden Grand Slam title in the US Open final.

Zverev, ranked No. 7 in the world and seeded fifth in this tournament, is just 23 and already has a ATP Tour Finals championship under his belt, having won the tournament in 2018. For all of his success, this will be Zverev’s first Grand Slam final.

Zverev, a tall, lanky player, is the next logical iteration of the Novak Djokovic school of tennis. Had he played 30 years ago, Zverev would have been coached as a lumbering giant with a big serve, constantly driving toward the net. Now, the mind-set of many players in the younger generation is that you can learn to move well, no matter your size. Zverev is entirely comfortable staying deep behind the baseline and engaging in long rallies with his opponents.

For Zverev, the path to a first Grand Slam final has been, at times, uninspiring. Problems with consistency have haunted his game, particularly his service motion. In his semifinal match against Pablo Carreño Busta, he lost the first two sets quickly and made fewer than 60 percent of his first serves. By the fifth set, Zverev had settled down and was landing 75 percent of his first serves. That same pattern held for his groundstroke rallies, with eight unforced errors off his usually stalwart backhand in the first set; in the fifth, he made no unforced errors from that wing. If Zverev is going to have a chance at beating Thiem, he will need to find a groove early on and not allow the Austrian to unsettle him.

Thiem, ranked No. 3 and seeded second, is in his fourth Grand Slam final, but his first not facing one of the Big Three — Djokovic, Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal. Asked if that would change his mentality going into the final, Thiem said it would not. “I know what Sascha is capable of,” he said of Zverev.

Thiem had not been expected to do so well as the tournament started. He had just lost in the second round of the Western & Southern Open, a warm-up for the U.S. Open. A video released by the United States Tennis Association of a practice session days before the U.S. Open showed him smashing a racket.

Thiem seemed to gain confidence as he progressed through the U.S. Open. He needed four sets to push past the 31st seed, Marin Cilic, but then blitzed past Felix Auger-Aliassime and Alex de Minaur, two promising young players.

In the semifinals against Daniil Medvedev, who reached the U.S. Open final last year, Thiem played well, and with intelligence. Knowing that his usual playing style would suit the lanky Russian, Thiem instead opted to constantly shift his shot selection, drawing Medvedev out of his comfort zone.

That same strategy could be employed today to coax errors out of Zverev. An Achilles’ tendon injury sustained in the semifinal may harm Thiem’s movement, but he did not seem overly concerned after the match.

No matter who wins, men’s tennis will have its first new major champion since 2014, when Cilic won the U.S. Open. Perhaps this will usher in a new era; it should at least be a good opening chapter.

Thiem leads the tournament in return games won (32/82, 39%) and will look to apply pressure on Zverev’s serve, which has been prone to spurts of double faults. Although he shines in long baseline rallies, Thiem has also shown a greater willingness to finish points at net. That could serve him well as he hopes to avoid testing a minor right ankle injury that he sustained against Medvedev.

Zverev had struggled with internal and external pressure at Grand Slams, but broke free from that this year. After achieving his first Grand Slam semi-final in Melbourne, the 23-year-old is the youngest player to reach the US Open final since Djokovic in 2008. Should he prevail on Sunday, he’ll become the youngest major winner since a 20-year-old Juan Martin del Potro at this event in 2009.

The German showed impressive mental toughness in shaking off slow starts during his quarter-final and semi-final matches. He rallied from a set and a break down against Borna Coric in the quarter-finals, then fought back from two sets down against Pablo Carreno Busta to reach the final. His fitness is also evident in continuing to bounce back from long matches. Zverev’s average match time this fortnight has exceeded three hours.

Although his comebacks have been admirable, Zverev can’t afford to start slowly against Thiem. He’ll need to use his serve and forehand to keep the points short and avoid lengthy rallies with the tireless Austrian. The longer the match goes, the more it will likely swing in favor of Thiem, who produced a 15-3 record last year in deciding sets.

But perhaps the biggest factor will be who handles the occasion better. Thiem will have to erase the memories of his previous defeats in Grand Slam finals and Zverev will need to handle his nerves as he plays the biggest match of his career. The Austrian will also face his first major final without any fans. Although Thiem has adapted well to the unique atmosphere, he fed off vocal crowds throughout his three previous Grand Slams finals and will need to draw energy from elsewhere.

”It’s the biggest goal and also the biggest dream I’ve had in my tennis career for a few years now,” Thiem said. “Of course, it’s pressure for me. At the same time, I try to think not too much about it. If it’s not going to happen on Sunday, I have to continue working and maybe get the chance at another Slam. [But] the chance is now… I’ll try everything to make it.”