NFL Week 3 Picks: Odds, Prop Bets and Predictions Before Thursday Night

September 22, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the injury report came out Wednesday night, New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was listed as doubtful for New England's home game against the Houston Texans Thursday night.
If Garoppolo can't play as a result of the shoulder injury he suffered in Week 2 against the Miami Dolphins, rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett will get the first start of his career. Brissett relieved Garoppolo on Sunday after the quarterback was hit hard in the second quarter against the Dolphins.
An inexperienced third-round draft pick from North Carolina State would seemingly not have much of a chance to beat a Texans defense that includes All-Pro J.J. Watt and speedy Whitney Mercilus, but Bill Belichick's team is never easy to beat, especially at Gillette Stadium.
The Texans and the Patriots are rated at even in this game, according to Odds Shark, and the Patriots have Belichick working up the game plan. Belichick does many things to help his team win, and he will find his...

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