Early-Season NFL Misconceptions That Were Laid to Rest in Week 3

September 30, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Fans of the National Football League are an intelligent bunch, for the most part. We know it's silly to draw sweeping conclusions after a single game or a single week of football.
We just can't help ourselves.
We all like to think we have the state of the league figured as soon as teams begin walking off the field. The thing is, we're proved wrong more often than not.
Do you remember when the New England Patriots fell to 2-2 last season and people were clamoring that the dynasty was over? In retrospect, it was a dumb conclusion to reach, but it was fun to talk about at the time.
We made plenty of conclusions during the first couple of weeks of the 2015 season, too. Some of them still seem to ring true—that New Orleans Saints defense is really bad. Other conclusions, on the other hand, seem to have been simple misconceptions.
Today, we're going to take a look at some early-season misconceptions that now seem foolish after the third week of the 20...

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