The New York Jets were expected to have trouble on offense, after an uninspiring offensive output in the preseason. However they did the exact opposite in the opener as they executed flawlessly and destroyed the Buffalo Bills.
Now they will attempt to prove it was not fluke as they go up against the defensive minded Pittsburgh Steelers looking to get their first win of the season.Instead of focusing on the Steelers, the Jets and the media have yet another side story as
the press is writing about who else? Tim Tebow, and the chances he will demand a trade sometime in the near future.
The opening line for this game posted at SportsBettingOnline has the Steelers tagged as 6.5 point favorites for this game. For all of your football betting needs, open a free account at SportsBettingOnline and get a 10% weekly rebate on wins and losses! This is an incredible bonus to play at SportsBettingOnline that will keep your account loaded with money to bet on football.
The Steelers opened up against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday night football. After a slow start, Ben Roethlisberger settled in and the Steelers looked good on several drives, but failed late in a comeback attempt. This was without several key players on defense.
The Steelers got some good news this week on the injury front. Linebacker James Harrison will run on Wednesday and see how his knee feels before deciding if he can play Sunday, Mike Tomlin said. Harrison missed the season opener in Denver after having minor knee surgery in the offseason. UPDATE: Harrison has said he will play
Safety Troy Polamalu has a calf strain and may be limited in practice this week but is expected to play Sunday, Tomlin said. Ryan Clark will return to the lineup after sitting out the game in Denver and Pittsburgh will be loaded on the defensive side of the ball.
The Jets are a different team on the road as they are 2-7 against the spread (ATS) in their last nine road games. Mark Sanchez looked good against the Bills but he did make some mistakes and he will not have the luxury of getting multiple turnovers from his defense.
The Steelers are 8-0 against the spread (ATS) in their last eight games following a loss and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Steelers rebound after an opening day loss to throttle the Jets.
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