Week 1 Recap The first week of the NFL season was full of surprises. Beginning with a shocking Patriots defeat at the hands of resurgent Alex Smith and finishing up with the Saints struggling to put up points against the Vikings, not much played out as expected. Quarterback play, in particular, seemed especially suspect. A short list of high-profile passers who had statistically disappointing Week 1’s includes Cam Newton, Tom Brady, and Russell Wilson, who threw a combined two touchdowns and recorded only one win between them.
The News Amazon’s recent announcement that it is looking to build a second North American headquarters dubbed “HQ2” has sent a shock through most major US Cities. With the news dropping just a few weeks after a Seattle Times article naming Seattle “America’s Biggest Company Town”, it is clear that Amazon is looking for a new and dynamic market to growth their business outside of the Pacific Northwest. But where to set up shop?
I’ve never bet on football before - besides Fantasy Football, the closest I’ve ever gotten to “gambling” is the $5 Super Bowl boxes at my office. Recently, though, I learned all about prop bets and couldn’t resist diving in. Prop bets, for those unfamiliar, aren’t related to overs and unders or the moneylines of games each week. Instead, they’re wagers that a particular event will happen. And when I say “events”, I mean anything - you can bet on the number of touchdowns Odell Beckham Jr.
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