Week 3 of the NFL pre-season is generally the most exciting of the games, and the simplest to handicap. Since the majority of starters will sit entirely in Week 4, Normally coaches allow before regular season games begin this week to function as the final tune-up.
With two weeks to go until the regular season will get underway on September 5th, teams are ramping up their preparations to ensure they are ready for Week 1 of the regular season.
In the pre-sean slate of tonight, we’ll turn our focus where the Falcons and Matt Ryan will cheer Washington in a match-up filled with fascinating storylines on each side of the globe.
For Atlanta, this is a season for head coach Dan Quinn and several of the Falcons’ core. After playing in the Super Bowl two decades ago down moments have followed closely. It’s time for Atlanta even however a has not calmed any fears to bounce back.
For Washington, they are still undecided who their starting quarterback is going to be for Week 1. They utilized a high draft pick Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins, though the Case Keenum may act as a placeholder that was solid until Haskins is genuinely ready and was revealed to be serviceable. We will become yet another look battling it out on Thursday.
Redskins vs. Falcons, and it must be interesting to finally see some NFL action which resembles the actual sport, to get a half at least. It has been a run that is pre-season that is profitable so far and we’ll look to maintain the ball rolling to kick-off Week 3 with a different winner. Keep reading below the chances for a thorough match breakdown, and also official betting choice for Washington vs. Atlanta.
Washington Redskins -3 (-110)
@ Atlanta Falcons +3 (-110)
More than 41 (-115)
Beneath 41 (-105)
Both squads will be out looking for their very initial pre-season victory in this contest. It’s actually their fourth game of the exhibition season, as they played the first week to the Broncos. They have looked pretty mediocre so much as a team, and coach Dan Quinn has to actually give his group that was starting a real run entirely, because lots of his first-teamers are locked into positions.
On Thursday, it’s believed that celebrities Julio Jones and Devonta Freeman will be sitting out to Atlanta. Dan Quinn has been unorthodox in his strategy. A week, matt Ryan got 31 snaps, however, is anticipated to really get fewer against Washington. Regrettably, nothing has been confirmed yet, but based off of press conferences, quotes, and reporter insight — fiscal on Atlanta really scaling things back in Week 3 as Quinn wants to focus on the”closing 30 guys on the roster”
That should open up things to your Redskins to perform their starters and finally make a decision within their QB battle between Keenum and Haskins. Projected starter Colt McCoy remains hurt and out, so this will carry a good deal of fat with head coach Jay Gruden. Gruden said the novices will see their work in Atlanta and has also already come out.
Additionally fascinating for Washington is the yield of running Derrius Guice into the field . The sophomore will return to game action for the time and back tore his ACL. He’s evasive and explosive, and he ought to be able to feast to the Reduce backups of Atlanta unit if he yields close to 100 per cent.
Though Matt Ryan and the starters would perform in the front of the home crowd in Atlanta, I can not envision Dan Quinn again offering his depleted group 31 snaps. They battling injuries and also the hot-seat coach won’t need to risk any longer collapses. Anticipate the first-team until Matt Ryan provides way to Matt Schaub for its duration to be out there for around a quarter of Atlanta.
This is where a enormous benefit is possessed by the Redskins. The two QB’s of Haskins and Keenum of washington will move the ball against the halt unit of Atlanta and have had victory. It is believed that time will be divide by both for the majority of the competition of Thursday, and that provides the’Skins a massive advantage in terms of overall depth. At just three-point street favorites, the QB battle and depth should lead to some urgency with Washington as it comes to keeping the chains moving. Expect Washington to leave their first win of the pre-season to Atlanta.