“I went out there and just tried to work as many moves as possible to see what was working,” Watt said. “I felt like the outside rush was definitely working.”
It’s one game, but Watt provided a glimpse of why the Steelers were willing to grab the former Wisconsin standout 30th overall in this year’s draft. Call it energy, motor, don’t-quit attitude: Watt possesses all the qualities at linebacker Pittsburgh has coveted since the 1970s. It’s understood, expected and not talked about much. That would explain Steelers coach Mike Tomlin’s succinct view of Watt’s performance.
“I thought T.J. got off to a good start in terms of a regular-season game,” Tomlin said.
Tickets were cheap for this one. The Coliseum seats 90,000, and people in Southern California are understandably not in a rush to see the Rams play a bad Colts team.
The Rams announced 60,128 in attendance, which still looked like a pretty empty stadium. But if the Rams can somehow keep up a performance like Sunday’s (lol) then that will change.
Trumaine Johnson got first dibs, taking one back 39 yards in the first four minutes of the game to make it 10-0 Rams.
I was tempted to toss out the Raiders’ D/ST as a key streaming option given a choice matchup with a sloppy Jets offense, but figure the market will surely notice this obviously exploitable matchup. Instead, let’s look to the Bucs and a meeting with a Chicago offense that has been decimated over the past month at an already thin receiving depth chart. In their past eight games dating back to last season, the Bucs have yielded a Cheap Jerseys And Snapbacks passer rating of 72.9, second lowest in the league over this stretch, while registering the sixth-highest sack rate Cheap Ireland Rugby Jerseys in the NFL. Widely available and well-rested for this unique home opener, the Bucs are poised to pounce on a limited Chicago offense.