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GOOD ‘O’ or BAD ‘D’?

By Marc Lawrence — After three weeks of watching the SEC back in action, CBS Sports’ Ben Kercheval contends the Big 12’s chicken or the egg conundrum has fully engulfed SEC country: Are the offenses really that good or are the defenses really that bad? And with it this fair warning, SEC: it’s a tired debate that goes in circles. The Big 12 spent years fighting the notion that its teams didn’t play defense. In some respects, it’s still fighting it. An exciting Week 6 in the SEC and the ACC saw totals cash in 13 of the 14 games played. So the question becomes – are the offenses that good, or are the defenses that bad? In short: yes. Also, forget that Arkansas lost, controversially, to Auburn 30-28. The Razorbacks feel they could have, and maybe should have, won that game. New boss Hog Sam Pittman should get votes for SEC Coach of the Year … For more reactions to College Football Week 6 click here.

Trending Today

At the start of the 2020 NFL season these were the NFL teams scheduled to on a Bye this week: The New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Las Vegas Raiders and Seattle Seahawks. Due to the COVID-19 situation that is beginning to hit the league hard these are the Bye team this week: Seattle Seahawks, Los Angeles Chargers, New Orleans Saints and Las Vegas Raiders. Which means if your daughter is planning her wedding around a Bye week in the league this year you had better have a backup wedding caterer on standby.

Grinding Out The Profits

From this week’s PLAYBOOK FOOTBALL NEWSLETTER: Highly-touted UL Lafayette’s last two wins have been by 2 points and 3 in overtime. In addition, the Ragin’ Cajuns have been outyarded in two of their three contests this season. The feeling here is ULL is living on last year’s 11-win laurels. In what might well be the “Year of the Chanticleer”, Coastal Carolina warrants a strong look tonight.

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