Now that the dust has settled and MU may have James Franklin back as soon as this week, they may still have a legitimate shot at winning their division. After all, they control their own destiny and no other team in their division does. Now that Tennessee has lost its main quarterback, I’m sorry, its first-string quarterback, the Tigers should roll over the mediocre visitors. That will make MU 8 and 1 with three important games remaining; a likely victory over Kentucky and then two tough ones.
The Tigers will face Johnny Football and Texas A&M which is the SEC’s version of the Denver Broncos, which means likely a loss but a win is still possible. The swing game is Ole Miss and that could go either way. So a date with No. 1 Alabama’s Crimson Tide is still very much alive.
The Kansas City Chiefs once again face a seemingly never ending barrage of second- and third-string quarterbacks with the Buffalo Bills. Yes, Buffalo has no quarterback. We’ve heard all week about their defense, their solid running game and the fact Kansas City hasn’t won there since Grant was a corporal. Translation; the Chiefs last victory in Buffalo was the late ‘80’s. That said, the Chiefs will defeat Buffalo and go to 9—0 equaling their 2003 start.
The answer is both and it takes both to win a championship. Hey, last year was anyone on the planet even talking about the Baltimore Ravens going to the Super Bowl during the regular season? No, and they won the Super Bowl.
I know, I know, we have two games with Denver.
If Manning stays healthy and the Bronco’s continue to play as well as they have been, it’s likely we’ll lose both, although we have a shot at them at Arrowhead. We’ll likely split with San Diego, could have trouble with Oakland there, but we should defeat Indy at home since they lost Reggie Wayne.
So the Chiefs should end up 13-3 or 12-4.
And hey, those old Miami Dolphins haven’t popped the cork yet on those champagne bottles, maybe we win ‘em all including the Super Bowl. It could happen.
Auburn (-7) over Arkansas.
MU (-4) over Tennessee teased with UCLA (-21) over Colorado
Chiefs (-3) over the Bills.
Saints (-3) over the Jets.
Oakland (+4) over Philadelphia teased with Seattle (-8) over Tampa Bay.
Indy (+5) over Houston teased with Green Bay (-4) over Chicago.
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