Kansas City boasts one of the league’s fiercest defenses and will be getting Justin Houston back this week. The Texans also have a strong defense, anchored by the pass-rushing combo of J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus. Points could Julian Edelman Kids Jersey be at a premium in this game, which all of our human experts predict Kansas City to win. The OddsShark computer is the only one picking the Texans.
The next game on Saturday is an AFC North showdown, with the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers meeting for the third time this season. The teams split their regular season series, but under vastly different circumstances.
Oftentimes, head coaches deserve longer than three years with a team Jerick McKinnon Kids Jersey before their performance is evaluated. But the exception should be made for Mike McCoy, who’s presided over the Chargers’ fall into the abyss.
After making the playoffs in 2013 and losing in the Divisional round, San Diego has missed out on the postseason in each of the last two seasons. The Chargers finished 4-12 in 2015, their worst record since 2003.
Team president and CEO Dean Spanos recognizes the need for change, given the dismissal of six assistant coaches. On the heels of the club’s rumored move to Los Angeles, Spanos would’ve been wise to completely clean house and start anew.
It’s hard to get excited about Mike Mularkey, who now owns an 18-39 record in nearly four full seasons as an NFL head coach. The Titans need to bring on a head coach who can mentor No. 2 overall pick Marcus Mariota, and Mularkey isn’t that guy.
Given Mariota’s promise, several intriguing candidates may be interested in pursuing the job. Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is reportedly interested in interviewing and Kelly, who was Mariota’s college coach, could be a candidate as well.
The one major negative is the Titans’ murky ownership situation, as the league is reportedly working with the team to resolve an undisclosed issue. That kind of uncertainty isn’t a good look.