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    Posted: 12 Sep 2018 at 8:38am
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Week 1 has just finished yesterday, some surprises, the Jets smashing the Lions and the Browns not losing! Some things as per usual, Patriots winning and Rodgers orchestrating another comeback win.
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I notice the Rams are second favourite to win Super Bowl. Here are some of the reasons why.



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I nearly dropped from a flying pig, when I saw Cleveland had drawn with Pittsburgh.

It looks like a lot of teams are going to be working their way into the season, which is what I gained from the exhibition games, no stand out.
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The rookie QB for the Giants had a dream introduction . Pressure on now
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The Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable sports franchise in the world and it's not even close. 

With an estimated value of $4.8 billion, the Cowboys are worth nearly $700 million more than the world's next valuable sports franchise, Manchester United, a team worth an estimated $4.12 billion. Although Jerry Jones has turned the Cowboys into a profit-making factory, that almost didn't happen, and that's because Jones almost didn't own the team.

Five years before Jones purchased the Cowboys in 1989, another high profile businessman had the chance the buy the the team and that person was none other than President Donald Trump. Back in 1984, the founding owner of the Cowboys, Clint Murchison Jr., was looking to sell the team and Trump appeared to show some interest. However, instead of buying the Cowboys for $50 million -- No that's not a typo, $50 million is the number -- Trump decided to purchase the New Jersey Generals of the USFL.

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After passing on the Cowboys, Trump never seriously considered becoming an NFL owner again until 2014, when he made a bid to buy the Bills. However that bid ended up falling short and the Bills were eventually sold to Terry and Kim Pegula. 

www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/donald-trump-once-had-the-chance-to-buy-the-cowboys-at-a-dirt-cheap-price/




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Originally posted by oneonesit oneonesit wrote:

The rookie QB for the Giants had a dream introduction . Pressure on now


I'm guessing you mean the Jets? Eli Manning is far from a rookie! Although the Giants do have a rookie Running Back who is highly rated...
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Originally posted by VOYAGER VOYAGER wrote:

I nearly dropped from a flying pig, when I saw Cleveland had drawn with Pittsburgh.

It looks like a lot of teams are going to be working their way into the season, which is what I gained from the exhibition games, no stand out.


The Browns have had a lot of high draft picks the last couple of drafts (last years #1 Myles Garrett and and this years #5 pick Denzel Ward both got good reports vs Pittsburgh) and selected some highly rated talent, they could surprise a few this season if these young guys develop as expected. Grabbing Tyrod Taylor as a bridge QB to give them time with Baker Mayfield was also a shrewd move as TT doesn't turn the ball over much so will be a safe pair of hands until they think BM is ready.
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Always a pleasure for me watching the Patriots lose. Gee it was strange seeing the beardy bloke, Patricia Confused- on the sideline plotting to beat them.
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Afros I actually watched the second half of the Browns win, and the rookie quarterback showed coolness and composure to create the comeback.

It was one of the best debut efforts I have seen in the NFL for a while.

So that is a draw, a close defeat and a win for the Browns from three games. That has to be their best start for a number of seasons.
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Playing a UBET promo here - money back if your team leads at the end of any qtr and loses. Use multiple accounts to back both teams. This event happens often enough to be profitable.
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Agreed it is always enjoyable seeing the Pats get dusted! Also good seeing the Browns showing some promise, I'd tap the brakes on a playoff berth but they could end up being a 6 or 7 win team.

The Rams are looking the goods so far, while the AFC has a potentially game shifting match up next week, Dolphins @ Patriots, if the Fins can grab a win there they'll be 3 wins clear of the Pats... fingers crossed!
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I've always been astonished that anyone goes to the stadium to watch sport and people are gradually catching up to me. Even if you're in a corporate box on the half way line it's rubbish compared to tv.Big smile
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Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Playing a UBET promo here - money back if your team leads at the end of any qtr and loses. Use multiple accounts to back both teams. This event happens often enough to be profitable.



This occurred in 5 out of the 16 games this week (although for some reason I didn’t play the Thurs night game ).

Only working 2 accounts here currently so not as big a profit as I’d like but still handy. Played 13 of the games betting both teams to return the same amount. Lost $48.70 however 4 money back games returned an additional $132 for a profit of $83.30
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Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Playing a UBET promo here - money back if your team leads at the end of any qtr and loses. Use multiple accounts to back both teams. This event happens often enough to be profitable.



This occurred in 5 out of the 16 games this week (although for some reason I didn’t play the Thurs night game ).

Only working 2 accounts here currently so not as big a profit as I’d like but still handy. Played 13 of the games betting both teams to return the same amount. Lost $48.70 however 4 money back games returned an additional $132 for a profit of $83.30



Week 4 down. Played 13 of the games and had 7 resulted in cashback.

Total bets of $1,049 which returned $1,002 plus $231 cashback = $184 profit
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Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Playing a UBET promo here - money back if your team leads at the end of any qtr and loses. Use multiple accounts to back both teams. This event happens often enough to be profitable.



This occurred in 5 out of the 16 games this week (although for some reason I didn’t play the Thurs night game ).

Only working 2 accounts here currently so not as big a profit as I’d like but still handy. Played 13 of the games betting both teams to return the same amount. Lost $48.70 however 4 money back games returned an additional $132 for a profit of $83.30



Week 4 down. Played 13 of the games and had 7 resulted in cashback.

Total bets of $1,049 which returned $1,002 plus $231 cashback = $184 profit




Week 5. Promo was changed up - lead any time in 4th qtr & lose = money back. Will still be profitable.

Played 13 games and it occurred 3 times. Lost $46 but got $94 cash back so profit of $48
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Rams going well.

I'm looking forward to seeing the KC QB next week against old man Brady. He is supposed to be hot stuff.
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Originally posted by Tlazolteotl Tlazolteotl wrote:

Rams going well.

I'm looking forward to seeing the KC QB next week against old man Brady. He is supposed to be hot stuff.


Good game- bad result. Mahomes will be lots harder to beat next time.
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Pats were 1-2 a few weeks ago and looking like they could have trouble, now their 4-2 and odds on to be AFC #1 seed again, they just find a way. Jacksonville beat them a few weeks ago and have since dropped games against the Titans and now the Cowboys, its like the other AFC teams take The Autumn Suns owners idea and don't want to end the Patriots dynasty.
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Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Originally posted by ExceedAndExcel ExceedAndExcel wrote:

Playing a UBET promo here - money back if your team leads at the end of any qtr and loses. Use multiple accounts to back both teams. This event happens often enough to be profitable.



This occurred in 5 out of the 16 games this week (although for some reason I didn’t play the Thurs night game ).

Only working 2 accounts here currently so not as big a profit as I’d like but still handy. Played 13 of the games betting both teams to return the same amount. Lost $48.70 however 4 money back games returned an additional $132 for a profit of $83.30



Week 4 down. Played 13 of the games and had 7 resulted in cashback.

Total bets of $1,049 which returned $1,002 plus $231 cashback = $184 profit




Week 5. Promo was changed up - lead any time in 4th qtr & lose = money back. Will still be profitable.

Played 13 games and it occurred 3 times. Lost $46 but got $94 cash back so profit of $48




Continues to be easy money with this promo.

Week 6 & played 11 of 14 games with 3 of them having a team lead in the 4th but lose. Left out 3 where the Favs were so short that it wasn’t really worth bothering with. 2 of these games would have given cash back so missed out on approx $20 profit.

Bet $946 and returned $904 but had $133 cashback for a profit of $91[b/]
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Correction: there were 15 games but Panthers v redskins wasn’t open at the time I placed the bets and I forgot to go back later.
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