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不见了https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/G/GollKe00.htm?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_源=直接和；utm_medium=链接器-“target=“_blank”rel=“nofollow noopener”>Kenny Golladay和Marvin Jones。复杂的问题是T.J.霍肯森https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/S/SewePe00.htm?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_源=直接和；utm_medium=链接器-“target=“_blank”rel=“nofollow noopener”>Penei Sewell，Trey Flowers、D'Andre Swift和Jamal Williams被列为有问题的球员，并且在练习中受到限制。对于那些在主场得分的球员来说，这是他们的明星后卫和后卫，第一轮进攻性铲球，以及两名跑位。
狮子是一种未知生物，说起来很奇怪。这也让他们更难做好准备。通常，在这项充满惊喜的运动中，它们是为数不多的确定因素之一。维京人队已经连续七次击败底特律队，并且https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/C/CousKi00.htm?utm_campaign=Linker&；utm_source=direct&；utm_medium=linker—“target=“\u blank”rel=“nofollow noopener”>Kirk Cousins以6-0击败他们。他们是NFC北部的门垫球队，不像绿湾包装工队那样是一个大对手，也不像芝加哥熊队那样是一个令人讨厌的陷阱。
通常情况下，狮子会是你在14-7输给凯文·斯特凡斯基（Kevin Stefanski）和克利夫兰·布朗（Cleveland Browns）之后想要踢的球队。维京人队以1比3获胜，在与一支可击败的卡罗莱纳黑豹队进入告别周之前，这应该是一场轻松的胜利。
在克利夫兰聘请他为他们的主教练之前，斯特凡斯基在维京人队效力了20年Baker Mayfield自2018年1-1起草以来已开始为布朗夫妇服务。他们有迈尔斯·加勒特和Jadeveon Clowney, and they sacked Justin Fields nine times the week before traveling to Minneapolis. To paraphrase the late, great Denny Green, the Browns are who the Vikings thought they were.
The Seahawks? Well, we’re talking Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson, institutions in Seattle who helped turn them into Super Bowl champions. The Legion of Boom is long gone, but it was the same cast of characters who were around for fourth-and-inches last year or the primetime loss the year before.
Arizona may not have had the winning streak Seattle did against the Vikings, but by now everybody knows what Kyler Murray can do. We all were well aware that he had a lot of weapons at his disposal, and we also have our opinions about Kliff Kingsbury.
The most alarming aspect of this is that of the teams Minnesota has played so far, the Bengals are probably the most similar to the Lions. Zac Taylor was hired in 2019, the same year Kingsbury was, but it was a lower-profile decision and people are still forming their opinions on him. Joe Burrow only played in 10 games last year due to injury, and Tee Higgins and Ja’Marr Chase are young receivers.
The Vikings lost in Cincinnati because they started slow, took too many penalties, and left the game in the ref’s hands. They beat themselves, essentially. Or at least let the Bengals hang around long enough to beat them. However you want to view it, Minnesota should have won that game.
Now they have no margin for error after losing to the Bengals, Greg Joseph’s missed kick in Glendale, and their lack of offensive production against the Browns. Sunday’s game is a must-win. Not only that, but it’s a game where they need to put Detroit away early so that they never believe they’re in it. Because if they do, they are capable of making things interesting.
The Lions are a different team this year. They’ve become the ultimate trap team.
爱荷华州给出了如何击败马里兰和热门QB的蓝图Taulia Tagovailoa上周受到了压力。现在马里兰州面临俄亥俄州的pass rusher大学，将没有顶级接手武器Dontay Demus。事实上，上周看到特警队被爱荷华州击败并不太令人惊讶，因为他们现在没能与过去排名第6的对手抗衡。马里兰州在所有这些比赛中都处于劣势，平均输掉40.7分。
UNC本赛季在主场是一个强大的球队，三场比赛平均拿下31分。在这些比赛中，他们也以3比0领先，平均领先加13分。后面Sam Howell和不可阻挡的宽接收机James Franklin took over. The Nittany Lions are 0-7 straight up in true road games against top-10 teams, with only one of those games being a single-digit affair. They’re coming off a big revenge win last week, are overvalued off 4 straight home wins, and had one less day than Iowa to prepare for this game. The Hawkeyes know they have a legitimate chance at a CFP invite but it hinges right now on this game, so look for them to get the win and cover a small number.
NCAA Football (0.75 Unit) Notre Dame @ Virginia Tech +1 (-110): 6:30 PM CT on ACC Network
Enter Sandman. That’s all you really need to know about this game, with the Metallica song being such a famous aspect of night games at Lane Stadium. It’s underrated as a truly difficult venue to play in, and a terrible spot for Notre Dame to find themselves.
By losing last week to Cincinnati, the Fighting Irish said goodbye to an undefeated season and any hope of a playoff invite. Historically that’s had a deflating effect on teams that thought of themselves as contenders, and it has shown up in the results the following week. That flat spot is made all the worse by Virginia Tech’s strength at home – especially under the lights – where they’re 5-1 ATS their past 6 games as an underdog.
This line is on the move and I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Hokies as short favorites by kickoff. But with such a strong home-field advantage against a deflated Notre Dame squad, I like Tech to grind out a tough win here.
NCAA Football (1 Unit) Alabama -11 First Half @ Texas A&M (-110): 7:00 PM CT on CBS
We’ve reached that point of the college football season when it’s time to start rolling with Alabama in every first half. The incredibly profitable angle from last year is back for more and should have an easy time in this one against a struggling Texas A&M squad.
I like this number for a lot of reasons, but chief among them is the Crimson Tide have played three Power 5 teams this season and held a bigger lead than this at half in every game. In fact, they’ve averaged a 21.3 point margin at the break in those games, all against teams with more potent offenses than the Aggies can put together. Backup QB Zach Calzada has been overwhelmed for A&M, and now faces the most defensive talent he’s seen in his life. It also bears reminding that Jimbo Fisher is an ex-assistant for Nick Saban, and the pupils never get the better of the master. Saban is in the habit of letting up against his former assistants late though, another reason to back Alabama early in this one.
With back-to-back road games for the Tide it’s even more likely they get up big early and coast late, so I like Alabama to take a multiple touchdown lead into the half. There’s a fairly low total in this game due to A&M’s offensive woes, creating a shorter line and thus shorter halftime line, so I love that natural value for such a dominant first-half team.
No degenerates today.
Tiny Nick is 392-302 ATS (+86.2 Units) on his Locks since joining Zone Coverage.
Every day he will offer his Locks and Degenerate picks. Locks are the games he’s confident in. Degenerates are entertaining but riskier picks.
我们还不能确定，但潜在客户之间的竞争可能会更戏剧化，而不是真实化。周二，野生动物声称https://www.hockey-reference.com/players/p/pitlire01.html?utm_campaign=Linker&；utm_source=direct&；utm_medium=linker—“target=“\u blank”rel=“nofollow noopener”>Rem Pitlick，一名24岁的纳什维尔捕食者农场主，在71场AHL比赛中攻入28球，得46分。明尼苏达州已经明确表示，他们将把他留在名册上田径队的迈克尔·鲁索报道，爱荷华州排名垫底的野性六人布兰登·杜哈伊姆是最有可能获得最终名单席位的人。
当你看到罗西在冰上的进攻时，他是明尼苏达州最好的中锋之一。当罗西5对5比赛时，野性队控制了58%的预期进球，领先于所有中锋候选人，但Joel Erikson Ek和Kirill Kaprizov, but past that? They’ll once again try to make do with some combination of Ryan Hartman, Rask, Nick Bjugstad, Nico Sturm, and now Frederick Gaudreau and Pitlick.
It might work for them for a few months in the regular season, but it sure didn’t work against the Vegas Golden Knights. Rossi’s services will likely be needed to solidify Minnesota’s patchwork center situation.
And if they are, Minnesota shouldn’t worry about cap implications in 2024. This year may be their best shot at the Cup in the next four. Their buyout penalty is under $5 million this season, and will increase to almost $13 million for 2022-23. With Kevin Fiala due for a raise next season, this might be their final year with their secondary game-breaker.
Can Minnesota justify keeping Rossi’s powder dry when they might not have a better opportunity to win? To let Fiala leave without ever seeing his potential next to a player as skilled as Rossi? To burn off one of the precious five years of Kaprizov’s contract without taking their best swing?
It just doesn’t add up. This year is much more pressing than worrying about what might happen in 2024.
Another reason is this: Teams usually figure stuff out when it comes to getting RFAs to cap-compliant deals. The St. Louis Blues found themselves needing to sign Robert Thomas with under $1 million in cap space this summer. They flipped Zach Sanford, a fine but not crucial piece, for former first-rounder Logan Brown, clearing the $2 million necessary to ink Thomas.
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Vancouver Canucks have navigated much nastier cap situations. The Canucks needed to sign stars Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes this summer. Pettersson was thought to be in a position to command Kaprizov-type money. He got less than $8 million per year, as did Hughes. Tampa manages to get stars like Brayden Point, Anthony Cirelli, and Mikhail Sergachev to take steep discounts for cap purposes on an annual basis.
In an environment where offer sheets are rarely used, RFA situations tend to work themselves out. The Wild also have time to construct a plan to leave cap space open. Zuccarello has $6 million coming off the books in Summer 2024. Matt Dumba’s $6 million cap hit clears in 2023. If Minnesota wants to plan for Rossi’s next contract, they can start in two years instead of wasting this one.
When a player’s ready, they’re ready. Maybe Rossi needs two or three months in Iowa to prove he’s truly ready for NHL action. But there’s little chance he needs a full year of seasoning to reach his potential. Rossi is no ordinary prospect. He’s got an advanced game and racked up video game numbers in the OHL. He has an NHL body and a clean bill of health.
He can help Minnesota this year, when they have a legitimate shot in a weak Western Conference. Going into the playoffs without Rossi will noticeably hurt their chances, given their current center depth. The Wild may worry about affording Rossi’s next deal, but they can afford to punt this year for the sake of playing service time games even less.
All data from Natural Stat Trick unless otherwise indicated.