Remember back when we had no football in our lives? Those days are long gone as we already even have a game/victory in the rearview mirror.
Week 2, the Sunday version, kicks off today and part of the smorgasbord is the Cowboys visiting the Broncos. This is a classic match-up, a Super Bowl re-match, and the meeting of unstoppable forces in terms of the Dallas o-line and Denver front seven.
What’s going to happen during this contest? Obviously a Cowboys win, but here we’re talking about what’s going to happen in terms of bold predictions. Let’s begin.
Nolan Carroll will lead the team in interceptions
On Saturday I planted a flag here at BTB, making me the unofficial president of the Nolan Carroll Fan Club. But there’s a big variable at play here, and it has nothing to do with Carroll himself.
Remember back to these two teams’ meeting four years ago. Peyton Manning had what is literally the greatest season a quarterback has ever had from a statistical perspective in 2013, and Tony Romo beat him on an October 6th day, but whatever.
Peyton Manning entered that day with zero interceptions on the season, until #24 Morris Claiborne stepped in. That’s right, Morris Claiborne drew first blood on the greatest quarterbacked season ever.
Additionally, the last time these two teams met in Denver there was some magic to the Cowboys #24. It was then two-four Marion Barber that led the Cowboys in rushing on that October 4th (2009).
Nolan Carroll wears #24.
DeMarcus Lawrence will have more sacks than Von Miller
There are a lot at factors in play on this one.
In Week 1 we saw Tank Lawrence have quite the game (cue…
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