NFL Week 2 Football Picks
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
Week 1 of the 2013 NFL season featured some textbook performances by consummate pros (Peyton Manning, Reggie Bush, Charles Tillman), some incredible opening acts (Chip Kelly) and some matchups showcasing play at an atmospheric level (San Francisco and Green Bay). Week 2 promises more of the same as the Mannings face off, the Eagles try to capture lightening twice in a row and the 49ers head north to face the 12th man (and the Seahawsk too).
The return of National Football League games proved yet again what superlatives athletes play this game. In 2012, defensive players and analysts universally bemoaned all of the new rule changes prohibiting high hits, low hits, hits with the helmet. Defenders feared they would no longer be effective which such limitations.
Last weekend, in game after game and drive after drive, NFL defensive athletes delivered bone-jarring, fumble-causing hits that upheld the rules while ending drives and causing turnovers. In the six months since the Super Bowl
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