NFL Picks Week 3: Offenses That Will Ride Aerial Assaults to Victory

September 21, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The days of lining up and running down the middle are firmly behind us. The NFL is a pass-first league, and those who embrace the throwing game will be better for it.
Maybe coaches started playing Madden and realized how fun it is to air the ball out with ruthless aggression. Probably not, as the NFL simply introduced new rules to embed the quarterback's cause at the same time that a swarm of talented signal-callers entered the league.
Those who attend Stay off My Lawn University will lament the end of ground-and-pound offenses, but everyone else will admit that the sport offers much more excitement when offenses pick apart secondaries at will.
This Sunday will feature several passing attacks pummeling their opponents into submission. Keep your eyes glued to the air; that's where you'll find the ball when these offenses take the field.
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