NFL Odds Makers Like The Titans Over The Raiders In Week 1

September 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Oakland Raiders may be coming off a disappointing 5-11 campaign, but with JaMarcus Russell out and Jason Campbell in, things appear to be looking up.
After posting the best record in the 2008 regular season, the Tennessee Titans lost their first six games in 2009. They did finish the year 8-2 to end up with a .500 record. The reemergence of quarterback Vince Young, to go along with star running back Chris Johnson, has the Titans thinking playoffs.
NFL odds makers expect Tennessee to get off to a better start than it did last season, listing the Titans as a 6-point favorite with the total set at 40.5.
Tennessee will be a run-first team again in 2010, and that means that Johnson could be poised for another 2,000 yard rushing season. Johnson has quickly established himself as the most feared ball carrier in the NFL, but he isn’t doing it alone. Tackles Michael Roos and David Stewart, guards Leroy Harris and Jake Scott and center Eugene Amano form on...

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