Day: November 8, 2021

Tom Brady became co-favorite to win NFL MVP without taking a single snap

Tom Brady walks off the field after a preseason game.

Tom Brady. AP Photo/Justin Rex

  • Tom Brady’s MVP campaign had a great week this week, despite the fact that he didn’t play a snap.

  • The MVP contenders that were in action played miserably and lost embarrassing games.

  • Two other candidates that had the week off saw their MVP stock drop for other reasons.

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers weren’t in action during Week 9 of the NFL season, but their case for being the best in the NFL still took a massive step forward.

In hilariously Brady fashion, the GOAT was able to have one of the best days for his 2021 NFL MVP campaign from the comfort of his couch.

Heading into Sunday, just six players – all quarterbacks – had odds of 10/1 or lower to take home MVP honors this season.

While Tom Brady was watching from home, the six other quarterbacks competing for the

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Rams’ Matthew Stafford, channeling his inner Carson Wentz, throws a pair of costly INTs to Tennessee Titans

Somewhere in Central Indiana on Sunday, Carson Wentz must have yelled out, “See?! It’s not just me!”

Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford made a very similar play as what Wentz did last week against the Titans, trying to spin out of a sack in the end zone and blindly throwing the ball to no receiver in particular in Sunday’s game in Los Angeles between LA and Tennessee. David Long picked off the pass and returned it to the Rams’ 2-yard line. One play later, a Ryan Tannehill touchdown pass to Geoff Swaim gave the Titans a second-quarter lead.

Last week, it was Elijah Molden. This week, it was Long.

On the next drive, Stafford gave it up again, throwing an interception to Kevin Byard who returned the ball for an easy touchdown.

Just like that, it was 14-3.

Wentz, of course, two critical interceptions last week; the one to Molden

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What’s in a name? Social media reacts to Jaguars’ Josh Allen sacking, intercepting Bills’ Josh Allen

The Jacksonville Jaguars defense is keeping it surprisingly close against the high-voltage Buffalo Bills.

Josh Allen has played a big part in that.

That’s the Jaguars’ Josh Allen, not to be confused with the Bills’ Josh Allen.

The MVP contender has been kept in check all day, and a couple of second-half interceptions have allowed the Jags to hang around. His second pick of the day led to a Matthew Wright go-ahead field goal to make it 9-6.

On the receiving end of Josh Allen’s interception: Josh Allen.

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