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NFL: Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Preview

September 10, 2010

The Cleveland Browns will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to start off the 2010 NFL season on Sunday. Truth be told, these teams are not nearly towards the top of the NFC. This game will feature two of the teams that are expected to finish towards

the bottom of the league.

The good news for these two struggling organizations is that one of them will get to start off the season with a win. A win could go a long ways towards giving one of these teams the momentum that they need to improve upon their seasons last year.

The Browns have a very apparent problem with their team: They are starting Jake Delhomme. Delhomme was the quarterback for the Panthers for years and did not finish well. He really struggled towards the end of his tenure in Carolina and showed no signs of bouncing back. If the Browns are relying on him to win games they will be in for a long season.

It seems like the Bucs have been mired in mediocrity for years now. They have a young quarterback at the helm now that may be able to rescue them out in time. Unfortunately it does not look like he is ready to carry the team to the playoffs just yet. The Bucs will need a miracle to take place if they are to have any chance at making a playoff run in 2010.

This game will be an important one for each team and for the NFL betting odds too as they may not have many more chances at victory for the rest of the season.

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NFL Betting – 2011 Super Bowl Odds

February 11, 2010

With the 2010 Super Bowl just ending many fans are getting in on some early betting for favorites of the 2011 Super Bowl. Early lines on all 32 teams to win the Superbowl next year are already set.

With the New Orleans Saints winning the 2010 Super Bowl by a 14-point margin you would think they would rank higher than third to win next year’s NFL championship. The Indianapolis Colts are the odds on favorite to win next year’s Super Bowl in spite of losing to the Saints last season. 7-1 favorites to win next year’s Super Bowl, the Colts are followed by the San Diego Chargers 8-1 odds. New Orleans Saints 9-1 odds, and New England Patriots 10-1 odds round out the leading favorites to win the 2011 Super Bowl.

The Saints are 5-1 favorites to win the NFC championship while the Colts are 3-1 favorites to win the AFC title. Further to the odds, the Colts and the Saints are favored to return to the Super Bowl.

With a dismal 1-15 record, The St. Louis Rams have the worst odds of all NFL teams at 150-1. At 100-1 odds the following teams are also considered to be long shots to win next years’ Super Bowl, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Detroit Lions, and Kansas City Chiefs.