Winning Predictions For 2016 NFL Preseason Week 2
With the first week of the NFL preseason now in the bag, it’s time to start looking ahead to Week 2. Every team will now have an idea of who might make the team, and which players are likely to be on the chopping block. For many of those fringe guys, the second game of the preseason is their last chance to really make an impact, as failing to do so will likely mean that they will be packing their bags and watching the upcoming season from the couch. The Super Bowl 51 betting odds aren’t about to shift just yet, but the rosters of each team are about to undergo a change, making Week 2 of the preseason one worth watching. Let’s take a look at some of the top match-ups for the week, with a few predictions thrown in for good measure.
In Depth Analysis On The Winning Predictions For 2016 NFL Preseason Week 2
Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks
Both of these teams were able to pick up wins on the road in Week 1 of the preseason, and both won by the identical score of 17-16. What makes this one so interesting is that these are a pair of teams who have a legitimate shot at making the playoffs in the NFC, and a case can even be made for both making a deep postseason run. While this game won’t be a great indicator of how the starters match-up, it will give is a good idea of their depth. I’ll take the Seahawks at home in a low scoring game against Minnesota Vikings.
Philadelphia Eagles at Pittsburgh Steelers
The Philadelphia Eagles believe they have found a solid starting QB in Carson Wentz, but the rookie may be forced to sit the remainder of the preseason with a hairline rib fracture. The Steelers lost big in Week 1 of the preseason, but many of their starters weren’t even dressed for that one. I expect that to change this week, and I like the Steelers to bounce back with the win.
Miami Dolphins at Dallas Cowboys
While this may not be a match-up that immediately jumps off the page, I am interested to see if Dak Prescott can have another great day in the QB position for the Cowboys. He was nothing short of brilliant in Week 1, and a similar type performance may add a new level of excitement for Cowboys fans who have become used to seeing Tony Romo go down injured every year. I like Dallas to pick up the win here.
Kansas City Chiefs at LA Rams
It was a triumphant return to LA for the Rams in Week 1 of the NFL preseason. Not only did they come away with the win against the Cowboys, they also jammed over 90,000 fans into Memorial Coliseum. They will have another tough test this week against a Kansas City Chiefs team who went down 17-16 at home to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1. I’m going with the Rams to keep the good times rolling in their own building.