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ESPN Match Ups Week 10


         NFL Match Up week 10



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(7-1) @   (6-2)

Preview: Game of the Week! The Washington Redskins begin the toughest part of their schedule after a 7-1 start. They are looking for respectability, and defeating the 4 time Supwer Bowl winning headcoach of the Bears would be a step in the right direction. The Bears can ill afford to overlook this game as they are trying to keep pace with the Packers in the Division. 

 (1-6)      @          (3-5)

Preview:Rivalry Game!!!! This AFC West Match up will see the Broncos take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Arrow head. THe Chiefs are 2 games below .500, and still have a punchers chance at post season play, however they pretty much need to win out.

 (2-6)      @           (6-2)

Preview: Over the Past couple of seasons this match up has been one to watch. The Packers are atop the North as of now, but with russell Wilson and the Defending Supewr Bowl Seahawks coming to lambeau they will need to hunker down. 

 (4-4)       @           (3-5)

Preview: The Atlanta Falcons are now playing for a Wildcard as the Saints have pretty much wrapped up the division unless a miracle happens, this will be a long offseason for the Falcons. 

 (2-6)       @           (4-4)

Preview: The Panthers are in the same position as the Falcons as previously stated. if they expect to have a chance at any post season play they can ill afford to lose this game. The Vikings are playing for pride, and would love to throw a monkey wrench into someones plans.

(1-7)       @           (3-5)

Preview: The Titans had a major win a week ago and will look to build upon that momentum against the 1 win Broncos. some times the Madden Gods gives you the boot, and sometimes you get the ass.

 (0-8)       @           (6-2)

Preview: The Dolphins spoke too soon a week ago having me believing that he won his first game of the season. However upon second inspection a L was in the column. They could be looking at another one as the Cowboys playing in the stadium that Jerry built is no easy mountain to climb.

 (5-3)       @           (0-8)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! for the first time in NFASL History Brother Vs Brother will be squared off in the field of battle. The Cardinals got a piece of Humble pie a week ago, and the Buccaneers are still looking for their first win,. Will this be David VS Goliath!

 (7-1)       @           (0-8)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! In Past Years I would have given Melblaze and the Eagles at least a semblance of a chance to defeat the Giants as Shooter has been known to disappoint the fans, his parents, and the 2 seconds he's in the bed with his significant other.

(6-2)       @           (3-5)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!!! I pretty much picked the Rams Decline with a crystal ball as I had them finishing dead last in the Division. Well getting back to where they believe they should be could start in this game. However this is a different Niners team, and Kalikos swagger is cranked up to a 100.

 (2-6)       @           (3-5)

Preview: The Moral victory in football is one of the fools golds in all the world. The Chargers put up 44 in a loss, and will probaly need only have of those to win this game against the Jets. lets see what happens.

 (3-6)       @           (8-1)

Preview: At the time of the write up the Oakland Raiders pressure defense was back on track this week after giving up 44 against the Chargers. They defeated the Lions 24-3 giving the Raiders a death grip on the West.

 (4-5)       @           (6-3)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! At the Time of this write up the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated their bitter rivals in a shootout 38-35. THe Ravens moved 1 game below .500 and are now in danger of missing the playofss 2 years in a row.

 (5-3)       @           (5-3)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! Careers are won, and lost in these type of match ups as the Bills vs the Patriots has become one of the best rivalries in football. This year it looks like only the winner of the Division will make the playoffs so this game is a must win .

 (8-0)       @           (2-6)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!!! Battle of Ohio, or as I like to call it the slaughter of Ohio! The Browns are once again one of the best teams in football, and will be looking to show their cross town rivals the reason why!

ESPN Match Ups Week 09


         NFL Match Up week 9



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(4-3) @   (8-0)

Preview: Game of the Week! This NFC South Match up should be one to watch as the Saints look like they are the real deal. The Falcons are looking to take them down a peg, and make some ground up all at the same time. 

 (1-6)      @          (3-5)

Preview:Rivalry Game!!!! This AFC West match up will see the Broncos traveling to Kansas City to take on Joey Bockus and the Chiefs. The Chiefs are clawing their way back to respectability, and winning this game will help the cause.

 (3-5)      @           (6-2)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! At the Time of this Write up Aaron Rodgers and the packers took care of the Detroit lions 36-0. The Packers have hit their stride and are an early Super Bowl contender. 

 (5-2)       @           (2-5)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! The Bears are trying to keep pace with the Packers in the Divsion, and will first have to make sure they don't slip up against the two win Vikings. Games in the division are always a toss up however so look for the Vikings to give the Bears their best shot. 

 (4-4)       @           (2-5)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! The Titans Season pretty much boils downs to this game. At 2-5 the Titans can ill afford a loss, much less a divisional one. Although no one is running away with the Division The Jaguars have a 2 game lead.

(0-8)       @           (7-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! At the time of this write up the Washington Redskins shut out the Eagles 39-0 and moved into sole possession of the NFC East.

 (0-7)       @           (3-5)

Preview: The Tampa Buccaneers are still looking for their first win, and will make their way to Indianapolis to try to get it. The Buccs Defense will be tested as the Colts will bring their run game to the arena.

 (5-3)       @           (6-2)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! At the Time of this write up the San Francisco 49ers smack talk was warranted as they defeated the Arizona Cardinals 35-28. The Niners are in the lead in the West, and may represent them in the Post Season.

 (6-1)       @           (5-2)

Preview: The Buffalo Bills know if they want to win this game, slowing down Saquon Barkley, and Odell Beckham Jr. No small task as those two players are among the tops in yards allowed. With the Redskins winning again the Giants won't want to lose any ground.

(3-4)       @           (6-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!!! The Chargers have looked respectable in the past couple weeks, but will now travel to Oakland to take on the division leading Raiders. With the Raiders being dominant on Defense, look for the Chargers to play it fast and loose.

 (5-3)       @           (5-3)

Preview: A Non Traditional rivalry between Coach Hunter, and Atk is underway this week as the Patriots vs Steelers shoudl be one to watch.

 (6-2)       @           (2-6)

Preview: At the time of the write up the Dallas Cowboys blew out the Jets in Glorious fashion 61-10. The Team that Jerry Built are built for the playoffs, and could make some hay if they get there.

 (2-5)       @           (0-7)

Preview: The Miami Dolphins are still looking for their first win of the season, and the next team to step up to the plate are the Houston Texans. The Texans passing game is a deep one so making sure the safeties stay back is paramount to a win .

NFASL Game of the Week 8


Game of the Week 8



   San Francisco 49ers (5-2)30     Carolina Panthers (4-4)27

Team Leaders:

  • J. Garoppolo 368yds, 2td, 1intC. Newton 323yds, 2td, 0int
  • M. Breida 10att, 42yds, 2td     C. McCaffrey 11att, 20yds, 1td
  • T. Kelce 4rec, 135yds, 0td      D.J. Moore 7rec, 141yds, 1td


   Niners Strike Gold in Carolina!

          Charlotte, NC. In the NFASL Game of the Week 8, The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Carolina Panthers 30-27 after a tumultous two weeks. The Niners saw their record go from 3-0 the Talk of the town, to 3-2, and equally the Talk of the town for different reasons. However this week in primetime they got their swagger back as the Niners using the right arm of Jimmy Garoppolo throwing for 368 yards, and two touchdowns was nothing short of special. The Niners scored in every qtr, and put up 30 points in the win. The Niners were devoid of offensive talent a year ago, and made big changes in the offseason. Those changes came into fruition as Travis Kelce, and Tyreek Hill both contributed mightily to the Niners win. The only negative in this game for the Niners is that Matt Breida trying to do his best LE'Veon Bell impression didn't have many yards, but what able to score two touchdowns in the win. 

   The Carolina Panthers tried to match the Niners score for score scoring 27 of their own. a goose egg in the first qtr for the Panthers proved to be their undoing and allowed the Niners to win at the Panthers home stadium. Cam Newton played great throwing for 323 yards, and two touchdowns was distraught after the game, knowing they let one slip away.

             The San Francisco 49ers will take on their bitter rival, and leading the NFC West Arizona Cardinals in week 9. With the smack talk going back and forth all season long, this game will have the full attention of the footballl world. The Carolina Panthers will lick their wounds as they have a much needed bye week to make improvements to their team. Until Next time this has been a Sim Athletics Network Production.

ESPN Match Ups Week 8


         NFL Match Up week 8



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(4-2) @   (4-3)

Preview: Game of the Week! these two teams are dow points are on the rise after both had horrible seasons a year ago. Jimmy G, VS Cam Newton should be one to watch as these two teams have talent all over the field. Look for the team who has the fewest turnovers to win the game. 

 (4-2)      @          (0-6)

Preview:Rivalry Game!!!! the Dolphins are still looking for their first win on the season and have looked positive at certain points during the year. However this is not a league where moral victories get you anything. Look for the Bills to move their record to 5-2 as the Dolphins fall at home.

 (1-5)      @           (2-4)

Preview: The Broncos will travel to detroit to take on the Defensive minded Lions squad. The Broncos are prone to turnovers and will need to put a governor on them if they expect to win this game. 

 (2-5)       @           (2-5)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! The Defending Super Bowl Champs are 2-5 for reasons out of the coaches control, but 2-5 nonetheless they take on another NFC West team in the Rams that is also mind numbingly 2-5 with arguably the best talent in football. 

 (4-3)       @           (7-0)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! the Browns dominance over the North is something that has to be sticking in the Craw of the Ravens Proud franchise. Look for this game to be played like a playoff game with hard hits, and emotion all over the field.

(2-4)       @           (5-1)

Preview: The Minnesota Vikings nearly snuck out a win over the Redskins a week ago but fell when it was all said and done. They will get another shot at a NFC East opponent in the Division leading New York Giants.

 (3-3)       @           (4-2)

Preview: Coach Jerms has taken over the reins of the Chargers and may be bringing them to respectability. Won't be easy this week as Big Ben Roethlisbergetr is back from injury.

 (7-0)       @           (3-4)

Preview: The Saints are quietly and I mean quietly running through the league with a flawless record so far in week 8. this will be a good test for them as the Colts have an offense like no other in the league. If the Saints can slow down the Colts run game they will be a true Super Bowl Contender.

 (4-2)       @           (2-5)

Preview: The Cardinals are one of the best teams in the league much to the surprise of many. They will take on a flying high Bengals squad after shocking the football world a week ago with a upset win over the Patriots.

(2-4)       @           (3-3)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! This AFC East Match up will see The Gotham Citey Jets take on the Patriots in Foxborough. The Patriots look vulnerable for the first time in recent memory, and if the Jets can't win this game they may never beat them.

 (4-3)       @           (2-5)

Preview: The Jaguars are coming off a disappointing loss a week ago to the Ravens falling by 3 in a shoot out. They will take on the Chiefs at Arrowhead, and even though they are 2-5 they will not be a pushover at home.

 (2-4)       @           (3-3)

Preview: The Atlanta Falcons are trying to get above .500 for the first time this season, where the Titans are trying to get back to respectability themselves. This is a must win game for both teams as we are getting late in the season.

 (4-2)       @           (0-6)

Preview: This North VS South Match up is tailor made for the Bears to win. The Buccaneers are turnover prone and will need to get that squared away if they expect to win this game .

ESPN Match Ups Week 7


         NFL Match Up week 7



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(6-0) @   (4-1)

Preview: Game of the Week! two of the hottest teams in football are squared off in this game of the week as the Browns will be looking to continue their dominance over the NFC West. Last week they lowered the hammer on the Niners, but may find things a little harder against the Cardinals and their new owner playing his first prime time game. Lets hope the stage isn't to big for him. 

 (5-1)      @          (4-2)

Preview:The Green Bay Packers are looking for a clean sweep of the NFC East as they take on another East opponent for the third week in a row. 2 down, 2 more to go. Look for Aaron Rodgers and company to use their defense to shut down the Cowboys offense.

 (1-4)      @           (0-6)

Preview: Nothing spells get right than when you have Melblaze and the Philadelphia Eagles on the schedule. However never take your opponent lightly, and this week is no different. The Lions will look to get on track in what should be a win on the road. 

 (2-4)       @           (2-3)

Preview: Two teams who had major plans for the season are off to terrible starts with the level of talent they have on their respective teams. the winner of this game will get a boost in the right direction. 

 (2-3)       @           (5-1)

Preview: The Washington Redskins are trying to keep pace in the NFC East as they are tied with the Giants. They will have to take on their former Quarterback Kirk Cousins in what should be an emotional return.

(3-2)       @           (1-5)

Preview: The Patriots don't look as dominant without their hall of fame quarterback Tom Brady lost to retirement. They have never been more vulnerable so look for the Bengals to upset the apple cart.

 (2-3)       @           (2-4)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! This AFC west match up will be played as though seasons depend on it, because they do. The Raiders are running away with the Division and if either one of these teams want to make some noise winning this game is paramount.

 (1-5)       @           (0-5)

Preview: Coach Joe_Money405 is looking to get his first win in the NFASL, and this looks like the week it will happen. They just have to remember to bring their track shoes as the Texans will throw the pig skin around the yard.

 (4-2)       @           (6-0)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! I picked the Saints to finish dead last in the NFC South, and i'll be damned if he isn't running away with the division. They will have Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers standing in their way this week, lets see if they can put a stop to this train.

(3-3)       @           (1-4)

Preview: After an impressive win a few weeks back the Broncos have fallen off the wagon getting destroyed by the Raiders a week ago. they take on another tough as nails team in the Jaguars who at 3-3 are not looking like the team from a year ago.

 (4-2)       @           (3-2)

Preview: After starting the season 3-0 the Niners have now lost 2 in a row, and are in trouble of falling to .500 with the Ravens coming to town. Jimmy G will have to get back on track if they expect to defeat this solidly built Ravens squad.

 (3-3)       @           (5-1)

Preview: The Leagues best run defense will be put to the test against the Colts who love to pound the rock. Look for this game to be won and lost in the trenches with the team winning the line of scrimmage winning the game.

 (3-2)       @           (2-4)

Preview: The Steelers have an auto win as the Coach of the Seahawks papashaga is getting married in real life. congrats man, I hope you have a long happy life with your wife.

 (0-5)       @           (1-4)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! The coach of the Dolphins is still looking for his first win in the NFASL and this could be the week he gets it done. Of course I have been saying that for a season and a half, but hey hope springs [email protected]!

ESPN Match Ups Week 6


         NFL Match Up week 6



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(3-2) @   (6-0)

Preview: Game of the Week! At the time of this article the Cleveland Browns talked softly, and carried a big stick defeating the San Francisco 49ers 49-17. The Browns were called out by the Niners headcoach Kaliko who screamed from the mountain top Niners gonna win! Things became so heated they put their money where their mouths were, and when it was all said and done The Browns and their organization walked away $100.00 dollars richer. 

 (3-2)      @          (1-3)

Preview:The Atlanta Falcons have started the season out to a 1-3 start and will look to get back on track at home against the Colts dominant running game. The Colts lean on their strength dominating the line of scrimmage, and will probably not waver in this game.

 (1-3)      @           (3-2)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!!! This NFC North match up will be one to watch as the Lions looked as though they found a new lease on their season a week ago with a win over the Vikings. They will look to keep the pressure up as the Bears Mitchell Trubisky had a game to forget throwing 8 interceptions. 

 (3-2)       @           (5-0)

Preview: The New York Giants at home with Odell Beckham Jr have been simply unstoppable this seaosn. The Packers have one of the best secondaries in the league and flexed their muscles a week ago in a win over the Redskins. 

 (0-5)       @           (0-4)

Preview: This is a game of winless teams, which means someone is going to put up a W, and possibly Turn their season around. Both these teams have played well in the last couple of weeks, but have not made the plays when it counts to win.

(2-3)       @           (5-0)

Preview: The Coach of the Seattle Seahawks is off to get married, so make sure you congratulate him! Good news for the Saints as they will move their record to 6-0 because of it.

 (4-1)       @           (0-5)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! The Washington Redskins played poorly in a blowout loss to the Packers and will look to get on track against the winless philadelphia Eagles.

 (1-4)       @           (1-4)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! These two teams had high hopes for their season but a 1-4 start has put a damper on those dreams. They are now playing one game at a time, and the winner of this game can try to get train back on the track.

 (4-2)       @           (243)

Preview: At the time of this Aritcle the buffalo Bills tooko care of business behind 2 touchdown passes from Josh Allen winning the game 28-6 in a blowout.

(1-3)       @           (4-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! if you have the Raiders defense in fantasy football this is the week to play them for certain. The Raiders have one of the leagues best defense if not the best, and the Broncos have trouble scoring when their is no opposition.

 (2-3)       @           (3-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! The NFC West is on display in this match up as the Arizona Cardinals now in first place after the Niners have shat the bed, will look to extend. THe Rams defense looked dominant in week 5, and should be feeling good in this match up.

 (4-1)       @           (3-1)

Preview: Coach BamDynes won his first game for the second time with the Cowboys a week ago. confused so am I, just know that they won. They will travel to Foxborough to take on the Patriots who have played well this season.

 (0-4)       @           (3-2)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!! A second chance for a first impression is the chance Buccaneers new coach Joemoney is looking for. They will take on a division rival in the Panthers who are coming off a loss a week ago.

 (3-2)       @           (3-2)

Preview: The Baltimore Ravens offense took a left turn in primetime a week ago, and will look to get things back on track against the Jaguars who have hit their stride winners of two in a row.

NFASL Game of the Week 5


Game of the Week 5



   Baltimore Ravens (3-2)03     Los Angeles Rams (2-3)10

Team Leaders:

  • L. Jackson 164yds, 0td, 2int   J. Goff 116yds, 0td, 2int
  • L. Jackson 4att, 53yds, 0td     T. Gurley II 24att, 150yds, 1td
  • C. Thompson 8rec, 58yds, 0tdR. Woods 3rec, 41yds, 0td


   Rams Get Rolling on the Ground!

          Agoura Hills, CA. In the NFASL Game of the Week 5, The Los Angeles Rams steppped into a positive direction defeating the Baltimore Ravens 10-3. The Rams after a tumultous start to the Season going 0-3 out of the gate the Rams have now won 2 games in a row, and have got back to what they have done well in the past. That is give the Ball to All Pro Back Todd Gurley II, and playing shut down defense. That formula has worked for years in the NFL, and has a championship Pedigree behind it. The Rams tried it the 21st century way, and have not had the success that many believe a team with this much talent should have. Well that might have just changed as Gurley finished with 24 carries for 150yards, and a touchdown. Check one. The Rams then played stellar defense behind 2 interceptions of Baltimore Quarterback Lamar Jackson, and shutting down the Baltimore Offense to just 3 points. Check two. 

   The Baltimore Ravens will be kicking themselves when they look at the film of this game as they were very unbalanced in their approach to this game. Lamar Jackson the Teams quarterback had the most carries on the team with 4, and checked the Ball down to Chris Thompson to the tune of 8 catches and 58 yards in the loss. With the Ravens unable to make the big play the Rams were able to control the clock having the ball for 22:48, to 13:12 in time of possession. 

             The Baltimore Ravens will look to get back on track in week 7 against a tough as nails AFC South opponent the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Los Angeles Rams will look to keep the streak going, making it 3 in a row, and moving their record to .500 in their next game against their rival the Arizona Cardinals.   Until Next time this has been a Sim Athletics Network Production.

ESPN Match Ups Week 5


         NFL Match Up week 5



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(3-1) @   (1-3)

Preview: Game of the Week! The Baltimore Ravens will take on the Los Angeles Rams who have yet to hit their stride this season. At 1-3 the Rams will have to play well to defeat a solid Ravens team who are playing their best football after missing the Playoffs a year ago. 

 (5-0)      @          (3-2)

Preview:At the time of this Article the Cleveland Browns moved their record to a perfect 5-0 as they defeated the Colts 24-13 behind a perfect Baker Mayfield quarterback rating, and 2 touchdowns .

 (2-2)      @           (0-4)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!!! This AFC North match up will see Coach Hunter take on coach Chance in what should be a grudge match. With Big Ben Roethlisberger hurt this is the Bengals best chance to get a win. 

 (2-2)       @           (0-3)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! this NFC North match up should be a good one as the Lions will have to open up their offense if they expect to get back into the swing of things. They take on a Vikings team who are looking to go one game above .500. 

 (1-4)       @           (5-0)

Preview: At the time of this article the Giants used a 37-3 second half drubbing of the New York Jets to win 51-22. Odell Beckhams amazing season continued as he had another 4 touchdown game.

(1-3)       @           (2-2)

Preview: Rivlary Game!!! this AFC South Match up is one to watch as the Leagues best secondary will square off against a team in the Houston Texans that loves to fling it around the field. expect big plays on both sides of the ball!

 (2-2)       @           (0-4)

Preview: After having missed a scheduled game against the Redskins the Bills will be looking to take out their frustrations on another NFC East opponent, the Melblaze lead Philadelphia Eagles.

 (4-0)       @           (3-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! This is one of the best match ups of the week as the Panthers after a down year are back! they will take on their bitter rival and new head coach of the Saints off to a 4-0 start.

 (3-2)       @           (4-1)

Preview: At the time of this Aritcle the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Chicago Bears 22-3 behind a ferocious Defensive effort that saw the Cowboys sack Bears Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky 6 times, and intercept him 6 times as well.

(1-4)       @           (4-1)

Preview: At the time of this Article the Titans fell to the Oakland Raiders 33-6 with the Raiders defense adding 9 more sacks, and 3 more interceptions to what is quickly becoming one of the all time best defenses.

 (3-0)       @           (1-3)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! The NFC West is on display in this match up, however Coach Papashaga is on hiatus to get married. Hopefully he can break away to take out his loudest Rival, Coach Kaliko and the San Francisco 49ers.

 (1-3)       @           (2-2)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! The Chiefs are looking to salavage their season as they are off to a 1-3 start, and will do anything to not fall to 1-4. expect this rivalry game to be played like a playoff match up.

 (2-2)       @           (4-0)

Preview: The Last time these two teams met they went down to the wire with the Packers coming away with the win. Look for the Redskins off to their best start in years to seek some revenge.

 (1-3)       @           (0-4)

Preview: At the time of this article New Head Coach Joe_money405 found out the Hard way that this league is not for the feint of heart losing in glorious fashion 50-12.

Team Spotlight Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders 3-1


                                                                Team Stats


Points For                       35

rush Yards                      434

Pass Yards                      609

3rd  down efficiency       35%

Touchdowns                   13



Points Against                   13

Rush Yard allowed           167

Pass Yard Allowed           9243

fumbles                             2

interceptions                    17

Sacks                                 31



Player Stats


QB Carr, Derek               Rating          Percent       Yards       YPG     TD        INT

                   86.7               51.0%           751         188       10          06

RB Coleman, Tevin         Att            Yards              Avg       TD           Avgpg

                  53             307                 6           2            77

TE Lewis, Marcedes       Rec          Yds                 TD           Avg

                   03            63                   1              16

WR Amari Cooper         Rec       Yds      TD        Avg

                 14         193       5          49


Overview: The Oakland Raiders are the first team in quite sometime to Grace the cover of the NFASL, in Team Spotlight. hteT this week in the Team Spotlight. At 3-1 The Raiders don't have the leagues best record, and it's still early. However what they are doing defensively in the early parts of the season has to be looked at. The Raiders are dominant on defense, with no other adjective being able to grasp what is happening. The Raiders are first in Sacks (31), Interceptions (17), First in points allowed per game (13), and first in rush Defense (167). The Black Hole is where opposing offenses come to die! At the start of last season the Raiders traded Khalil Mack to the Chicago Bears in a move that baffled the entirety of the Raider Nation. However it seems they knew what they were doing as they have hit a level that they never have with Mack. The Raiders Rookie Heath Hilgenberg out of Boise State has been nothing short of amazing wracking up 8.5 sacks in 4 games. With that sort of Pass rush it's no wonder the Raiders lead the League in interceptions. The Raiders Defense is even more impressive, when the league has done everything in it's power to make sure offenses are never stopped.

    With most of the credit going to the Raiders defense for their start, the Offense has been overshadowed. 5th Year player Derek Carr is not having his best statistical year. Carr has a QBR of 86.7 literally middle of the pack at 15th overall in the league. Carrs 51% Competion percentage which is near the bottom portion of the league will have to be brought up if the Raiders expect to do what they want to do this season. Couple in the Fact that Carr has 6 interceptions to only 10 touchdowns, you can see where their may be a hiccup. The Raiders may have to lean a little more heavily on Halfback Tevin Coleman whose 307 yards is 8th in the league. However the Raiders have so many weapons with Amari Cooper, Marcedes Lewis, and Travis Benjamin who all have game breaking abilities that you want to use them. Problem is when you have a what looks like a all time great defense, you want to make sure you play to the strengths of your team. Coach e30zack is a Super Bowl winning coach, winner of Super Bowl XIII, so I'm sure whatever short comings this team has he will rectify them. Congratulations on your Team Spotlight, the league, and I will be looking to see what you do this season.

ESPN Match Ups Week 4


         NFL Match Up week 4



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(3-0) @   (2-1)

Preview: Game of the Week! The Washington Redskins are undefeated, and will have their biggest game of the season against one of the premier coaches in the League OffensiveDom, and the Buffalo Bills. The Redskins struggled a week ago vs another AFC East opponent in the Dolphins with Alex Smith throwing two interceptions. Smith, and the Redskins will need to play better if they expect to win this game. 

 (0-3)      @          (1-2)

Preview:The Philadelphia Eagles offensive Struggles continued with them having their worst performance in years as they were shut out 26-0 against the Green Bay Packers. The Eagles were held to just 7 total pass yards, and 14 rushing yards in a game that should be a wake up call to every single member of the Franchise. They will take on the Minnesota Vikings coming off a shut out win as they lowered the hammer on the Denver Broncos.

 (3-0)      @           (2-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!!!! This AFC North match up should be a good one as the Browns coming off a huge win thanks large in part to their defense will take on a Steelers team that is coming off an embarrasing loss to the Jets. The Steelers lost Future Hall of Famer Ben Roethlisberger for 4 weeks with a dislocated Knee, and will turn to Mason Rudolph in the coming weeks to try to keep the ship afloat. 

 (2-1)       @           (1-2)

Preview: Both the San Diego Chargers, and Jacksonville Jaguars are coming off of losses in week 3, and will look to get things back on track. Philip Rivers had a monster game in the loss, but the Chargers coach loves to butter his bread with the running game. The Raiders used that to their advantage, and shut it down. Look for the Jaguars head coach to look to do the same. 

 (1-2)       @           (2-1)

Preview: The Indianapolis Colts recipe is a whole lot of run, and just a dash of passing. They used that tried but true remedy last week as they grounded the Texans into a Pulp. They will have a tougher time this week as they take on a Denver Broncos Team that is designed to stop the run.

(1-2)       @           (3-0)

Preview: The New Orleans Saints are off to a 3-0 start, and will look to push it to 4-0 as they take on the Houston Texans in a game that is sure to be a track meet. IV's and a change of shoes are on the check list as this is going to be most likely the highest scoring game of the week!

 (0-3)       @           (2-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! The Dolphins did everything but win the game a week ago against the highly favored Washington Redskins. This week they take on the New England Patriots after a tough loss, one in which saw the mental Breakdown of their Headcoach ATK. This Rivalry game should be one to watch, and if I were a betting man I'd put my money down on the Dolphins to get their first win of the season.

 (1-2)       @           (2-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! The Seattle Seahawks coming off their Super Bowl Win has hit that Lull called the Super Bowl Hangover, and with their headcoach taking a hiatus to get married, (congrats) we should definitely have a New Super Bowl Winner this year.

 (0-4)       @           (1-3)

Preview: At the Time of this Article the Los Angeles Rams got off the Snide winning their first game of the year after a mind boggling 0-3 start. They defeated the Cincinatti Bengals in a shout out 34-31. In the loss for the Bengals Rookie Quarterback Freddie Holmes of the Bengals had a coming out party throwing for a league best 407 yards in the loss.

 (2-1)       @           (1-2)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! This AFC West Match up is one of the leagues oldest Rivalries. Look for it to continue on as the Chiefs are coming off an embarrassing loss to the Chicago Bears where they scored a grand total of zero points. Look for Patrick Mahomes and company to play better at home against their hated rival.

 (2-1)       @           (2-1)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! This AFC North Match up is one that every eye in football will be watching as these were two teams battling out all the way through to Seasons end for North Supremacy. This divisional game will factor in huge later in the season, so the winner of this game will have a huge advantage.

 (3-0)       @           (3-0)

Preview: Rivalry Game!!! Both these teams come into this game undefeated as the 3-0 Cowboys take on the 3-0 New York Giants. Ad in the fact that this is a rivalry game and you can see how this game should be on every members radar. Saquon Barkley, vs Ezekiel Elliott will be a match up to Marvel at.

 (1-3)       @           (3-1)

Preview: At the Time of this Article the Baltimore Ravens took care of business easily dispatching Aaron Donald and the New York Jets 33-14. Baltimore used a balanced effort of Lamar Jackson, and Chris Thompson to win this game as both players had monster games.

 (1-2)       @           (2-1)

Preview: Cam Newton, and the Carolina Panthers after a team crushing loss a week ago to the Washington Redskins that saw them squander a 21-0 4th qtr lead got back on track shutting down the Atlanta Falcons a week ago. They will take on another team from the South, but different Conference in the Titans in which they are coming off a dispiriting loss of their own to the Saints.

ESPNEWS Trade Rules Change

ESPN Breaking News The NFASL Trade rules have been changed. Read further to see what's changed.


        On this edition of ESPNEWS We will Discuss the new trade rules in the league, and basically speak on the state of the league. As the New season starts, or second season as it were we are going at a pretty quick rate. As in all things I like to keep everyone up to date with what is going on. Commissioners, JD, and Shooter have come up with a trade rule that could add a touch more excitement in the league allowing for one trade to be made during the regular season. Now if any of you jokers know me you know that I am resistant to change because I just know how things are going to go =) however as long as the case made makes sense, changes sometimes happen. This time is one of those times.  The New trade rules are as follows.

  • One trade allowed per season, per team.
  • No injured player can be traded
  • Trades are done by Normal NFL Deadline
  • Trade Points still need to match
  • Trade Center will not be re-opened because someone was injured or for any other reason.
  • You can only trade one season ahead IE: you trade player "A" in season 2 which is the 2019 season, and you want to trade for a draft pick. That draft pick can only be a player in the upcoming draft(2020), not a Draft pick in 2021

   You still have to follow the No Trade list of course with the caveat that if a player is on the No trade pist you can trade him if he is on the last year of his contract.

The List of non-tradeable players can be found for the AFC/NFC here ----------->    If you any questions regarding the list please direct them toward Hunter Clark the coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers.   Good Luck to you all Moving forward.




Team Statistics: In the NFL the teams with the best stats normally have the best seasons. This year is no different. It takes every aspect of a team to win games, and while you can have one do well and not the other  over a full season it will show and prove in your final win loss record. So far the tops in the league are those we are about to show here. Let's take a look.





Total Pass Yards 914 Total Rush Yards 582

Points Per Game 48




Total Defensive Pass 169 Total Defensive Rush 20 Total Points Allowed 10ppg


NFASL Game of the Week 2


Game of the Week 2



   Seattle Seahawks (1-1)26     San Francisco 49ers (2-0)36

Team Leaders:

  • R. Wilson 294yds, 3td, 5int J. Garoppolo 316yds, 3td, 0int
  • R. Penny 8att, 67yds, 2td   L. Bell 20att, 79yds, 0td
  • E. Dickson 6rec, 80yds, 0tdT. Hill 3rec, 127yds, 1td


   Niners are Back!

          Santa Clara, CA. In the NFASL Game of the Week 2, The San Francisco 49ers renewed their Rivalry with the Seattle Seahawks defeating them 36-26 in primetime. The Niners were embarrassed a year ago with the Seahawks sweeping them in the regular season, and the Niners finishing up the season 3-13. With the Niners feeling as though they were devoid of talent they made several big moves in the offseason to give themselves what they believed would be a fighting chance in the incredibly loaded NFC West. With both the Los Angeles Rams, and the Seattle Seahawks both finishing with double Digit wins 14, and 15 respectively the Niners knew they couldn't just rest on their Laurels. The Teams general Manager Kaliko made several big signings during the Free Agency period, and made two major moves via trades acquiring Speedster Tyreek Hill from the Chiefs, and Le'Veon Bell from the Pittsburgh Steelers.  So far so good as the Niners are 2-0, with both those players contributing in major ways. Wide Receiver Tyreek Hill finished the game with 3 cathces for 127 yards, and touchdown. And Le'Veon Bell finishing the game with 20 rushing attempts for 79 yards, ,and 5 Receptions for 70 yards with two Touchdowns.

         The Seattle Seahawks had a game to forget with the Leagues MVP picking up where he left off at in the Super Bowl throwing 5 interceptions. The Seahawks are in danger as Most teams are after having won the Super Bowl hit a lull, and find it hard to get up for these games in the regular season. The Pheonomenom is called Super Bowl Hangover. So not only are they playing every team eager to measure themselves against the best, they are also trying to stave off that feeling.

 The Seattle Seahawks will look to get back on track in week #3 and will be facing a team in the New York Giants that are 2-0, and playing incredibly well. The Giants will be looking for revenge as the Seahawks are the team that sent them packing in the playoffs. The San Francisco 49ers will look to continue rolling as they take on the Detroit Lions in Michigan.    Until Next time this has been a Sim Athletics Network Production.

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