Fantasy Football Rankings Week 6, 2020: Model that beat experts says start Jamison Crowder, sit Deshaun Watson

Injuries to Dak Prescott, Dalvin Cook and Sammy Watkins will shake up the Week 6 Fantasy football rankings. Prescott suffered a gruesome ankle injury against the Giants and he’ll miss the remainder of the season. Meanwhile, Cook suffered an adductor strain against the Seahawks and is expected to miss Sunday’s matchup against the Falcons. Fantasy football injuries like those puts Andy Dalton and Alexander Mattison in line to handle increased workloads. 

Where will Dalton and Mattison land in the Week 6 Fantasy football rankings? A reliable set of Week 6 Fantasy football picks can help answer those types of questions and assist in your Fantasy football start-sit decisions, trade evaluations or even help you find a gem in the free agent pool the rest of your league may have missed. Before you lock in your lineups, be sure to check out the latest Week 6 Fantasy football rankings from the

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Transitioning to hybrid model, North Olmsted City Schools forfeits playoff football game due to positive COVID-19 test

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — After a player tested positive for COVID-19, North Olmsted City Schools forfeited its playoff game against Avon scheduled for Friday night (Oct. 16).

Joining the player in a 14-day quarantine will be nine additional students and two staff members who were exposed.

“Everyone is doing fine, and we look forward to their return to school as soon as possible,” North Olmsted City Schools Superintendent Michael E. Zalar said. “We’re very disappointed to have to cancel our game.

“The kids worked hard and won their first playoff game last week. Nobody wants to see their season end this way.”

The Eagles team finished the abbreviated season like it started with having to withdraw from their season opener in August after a player tested positive.

“It’s unfortunate for our student athletes,” Zalar said. “Our players and coaches have done a great job of following our safety protocols, but

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Louisiana vs. Coastal Carolina odds, line: 2020 college football picks, predictions from model on 23-6 run

As Hurricane Delta blazed a path through the Gulf of Mexico last week, the Sun Belt elected to postpone Saturday’s game between the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. The game will now be played on Wednesday night at Cajun Field with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. Both teams are undefeated and Louisiana is ranked No. 21 in the AP Top 25 entering this week after beginning its season with a dominant win at Iowa State.

However, the Chanticleers also dominated a Big 12 team with a win over Kansas in their opener and they’re coming off a 52-23 drubbing of Arkansas State on Oct. 3. The Ragin’ Cajuns are favored by 7.5 points at home in the latest Louisiana vs. Coastal Carolina odds from William Hill. The over-under for total points is set at 58.5. Before making any Coastal Carolina vs. Louisiana picks, check out the

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Florida Gators Defense Playing ‘Different Style of Football’

From the outside looking in, the worst aspect of the Florida Gators football team is its defense. A basic observation, no doubt, but it rings true from head to toe from this perspective. 

The Gators began their season with a shootout at Ole Miss, posting 642 total yards and 51 points compared to allowing 613 yards and 35 points right back. South Carolina followed that up with a more pedestrian 329 yards and 24 points, but the Gators allowed to Gamecocks to convert a miserable 5-of-6 fourth-down attempts and run 83 plays (36:23 time of possession) compared to UF’s 53 (23:37). 

This past Saturday, Texas A&M was able to defeat Florida by way of 543 total yards, including 338 from quarterback Kellen Mond, and another 160 from the rushing attack in the second-half alone.

Head coach Dan Mullen hinted at changes to come defensively after the A

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Monday Night Football picks, predictions from model on 103-69 roll

The New Orleans Saints will try to continue their success at home when they host the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday Night Football. It’s the second-to-last game of the Week 5 NFL schedule. The Saints (2-2), who won the NFC South at 13-3 in 2019, are 7-3 at home since the start of last season. Los Angeles, which finished fourth in the AFC West at 5-11 a year ago, is 4-6 on the road since last September. Los Angeles will be without running back Austin Ekeler (hamstring), while New Orleans will be without star wideout Michael Thomas. New Orleans won the last meeting with Los Angeles, a 35-34 victory in 2016 at San Diego.

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Kickoff from the Superdome is set for 8:15 p.m. ET. New Orleans is a seven-point favorite in the latest Saints vs. Chargers odds from William Hill after the line opened at

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College football odds, picks, predictions for Week 7, 2020: Proven model backing Ole Miss, Boston College

The Week 7 college football schedule gets underway early in the week with Coastal Carolina at Louisiana on Wednesday and also features action on Thursday and Friday leading into a loaded Saturday schedule highlighted by No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Georgia on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. The Week 7 college football odds from William Hill give the Tide a 4.5-point edge at home in that showdown. Alabama is just 1-2 against the spread this season, however, while Georgia has covered in two its three games. 

How should you play the Alabama vs. Georgia spread? And which other teams around the nation should you target in your Week 7 college football bets? Before making any Week 7 college football picks, be sure to see the latest college football predictions from SportsLine’s proven model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus

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Seahawks vs. Vikings odds, line: Sunday Night Football picks, predictions from proven model on 103-69 roll

The Minnesota Vikings look to win their second game in a row when they take on the Seattle Seahawks in a key NFC showdown at Seattle on Sunday Night Football. Both teams have struggled defensively so far this season, with the Vikings 29th overall in total yards allowed (426.5 per game). The Seahawks are 32nd, allowing 476.8 yards per game. Seattle won last year’s meeting 37-30 on Dec. 2.

The game from CenturyLink Field is slated to kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET. The Seahawks are favored by 6.5-points in the latest Vikings vs. Seahawks odds from William Hill, while the over-under for total points scored is 54.5. Before making any Seahawks vs. Vikings picks, check out the latest NFL predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,300 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus

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Fantasy Football Rankings Week 5, 2020: Model that beat experts says start Todd Gurley, sit DeVante Parker

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Former Alabama wide receivers used to be like unicorns in the NFL, but Crimson Tide pass-catching alumni now dominate Fantasy football rankings each week. The Falcons have two former Alabama greats, as Matt Ryan can complete passes to both Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley. Amari Cooper highlights a shockingly deep wide receiver corps in Dallas, while rookies Jerry Jeudy in Denver and Henry Ruggs III in Las Vegas are off to solid NFL careers.

Who can you trust with your Fantasy football picks considering Jones (hamstring) is a game-time decision, while Ridley put up a goose-egg last week? Before locking in your Week 5 Fantasy football lineups, be sure to check out the Week 5 Fantasy football rankings from the advanced computer model at SportsLine. 

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Montana State showcases familiar style during fall scrimmage | Bobcats Football

Through a pandemic, a postponed season and a changed coaching staff, Montana State football looked the same as it has for the last five years.

The Bobcats have a first-year offensive coordinator. They won’t play games this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. Their fall scrimmage on Saturday was played at Bobcat Stadium without fans, who instead had to watch the event online.

But the Bobcats haven’t changed. In a 14-7 win for the White team over the Blue team that featured a mix of young and veteran players, the Bobcats’ defense shined, their run game thrived and their passing game was inconsistent.

“For the most part, I thought competition was really good,” MSU head coach Jeff Choate said. “I don’t think we set football back 100 years today, not exactly what you’re looking for, but I think it was awesome. The energy was great. Our kids were excited to

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Seahawks vs. Vikings odds, line: Sunday Night Football picks, predictions from model on 103-69 roll

The Seattle Seahawks will look to stay perfect on the season when they take on the visiting Minnesota Vikings on Sunday Night Football. The Seahawks (4-0) are off to a fast start and lead the NFC West by one game over the Los Angeles Rams and two over the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers. The Vikings (1-3) trail the Green Bay Packers by three games in the NFC North. Minnesota snapped a three-game losing streak last Sunday with a 31-23 win at Houston.

Kickoff from CenturyLink Field is set for 8:20 p.m. ET. Seattle leads the all-time regular-season series 11-5, including an 8-2 mark in home games. The Seahawks are seven-point favorites in the latest Vikings vs. Seahawks odds from William Hill, while the over-under for total points scored is 56.5. Before making any Seahawks vs. Vikings picks, check out the latest NFL predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

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