Week 2 of the NFL season delivered just a few minimal upsets, as the favorites dominated play all weekend. Week 3 is loaded with some terrific betting matchups, and there aren't as many big spreads this weekend.
Here is a quick look at all 16 games on the Week 3 schedule as all 32 teams will be in action yet again.
Thursday Night Football features the Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars, and the hosts are slight 2.5-point favorites. Jacksonville is just three points away from being 2-0 so far this season, while the Dolphins are looking for their first victory of the season.
Gardner Minshew has been terrific at the quarterback position for the Jaguars, and he threw for 339 yards and three touchdowns in the Week 2 loss. The Jaguars do have some question marks on defense, but the offense can score some points.
Miami scored just 11 points in Week 1 but then scored 28 points in a Week 2 loss to the Buffalo Bills. The Dolphins are still featuring Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback, but Tua Tagovailoa is waiting in the wings.
The Chicago Bears head to Atlanta with a 2-0 record, but the Bears are fortunate to have a pair of wins. Atlanta has yet to win a game this season, and its Week 2 last-second loss to the Cowboys will sting for quite some time.
Quarterback Mitch Trubisky has played better than expected for the Bears, but he did throw a pair of second-half interceptions in Week 2. The Bears defense has come up with some big plays late, and Khalil Mack got back in the sack column on Sunday.
The Falcons blew a massive fourth-quarter lead against Dallas in Week 2, suffering a devastating 40-39 loss. Wide receiver Calvin Ridley had seven catches for 102 yards in the setback, and the Falcons will try to win this game with their offense.
A pair of 0-2 teams will meet up in Philadelphia on Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles host the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati was expected to struggle in 2020, but it is a shock to see the Eagles with a winless record.
Philadelphia gave up 37 points in a Week 2 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, and its secondary is a major concern. Running back Miles Sanders did have 20 carries for 95 yards in that loss, but the Eagles need some help from the defense.
Rookie quarterback Joe Burrow threw for 316 yards in Week 2 for the Bengals, but it was in a 35-30 loss to the Cleveland Browns. The Bengals have some holes on their roster, but they look to be set at the quarterback position.
The Houston Texans were a playoff team a season ago, while the Pittsburgh Steelers watched the postseason from home. This year, the Steelers are off to a 2-0 start, and the Texans are 0-2.
Houston has played both the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens this season, but its defense has really let the team down. Quarterback Deshaun Watson has been sharp, but the Texans can't expect to just outscore opponents all season long.
Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is back for the Steelers, and he has put up some impressive numbers through two games. Running back James Conner went over the 100-yard mark in Week 2, and that's a great sign for this offense.
The Las Vegas Raiders come into this matchup with a record of 2-0, and they have been extremely impressive so far in 2020. The Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football, putting up 34 points in the win.
New England is 1-1 so far in 2020 after suffering a 35-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2. Quarterback Cam Newton had 397 passing yards in that loss, and the offense has looked sharp to begin the season.
A pair of 2-0 teams will square off in Buffalo in Week 3, but the Rams and Bills get the job done in very different ways. Los Angeles wants to win games with its offense, while Buffalo features a potent rushing attack and a great defense.
Rams quarterback Jared Goff struggled at times in 2019, but he is off to a huge start so far in 2020. Goff threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns in Week 2, and he will be a tough matchup for the Bills secondary.
Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen is more dangerous as a runner, but he has been terrific at throwing the ball in 2020. Allen threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns in a win over the Miami Dolphins, and he will look for another big day in this one.
The San Francisco 49ers have been decimated by injuries so far this season, but they were able to come away with a 31-13 win over the New York Jets in Week 2. San Francisco is a four-point road favorite over the New York Giants in Week 3, as the Giants are 0-2 so far this season.
New York has also been hit hard by injuries, and it will be without star running back Saquon Barkley for the remainder of the season. Daniel Jones threw for 241 yards in the Week 2 loss to the Chicago Bears, but turnovers continue to be a problem for the young quarterback.
The Tennessee Titans advanced to the AFC Championship Game a season ago, and they are off to a great start in 2020. Minnesota won a playoff game in 2019 as well, but it enters Week 3 with an 0-2 record.
Tennessee running back Derrick Henry has been a little quiet so far in 2020, but he won the rushing title a season ago. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill threw for four touchdowns in Week 2, and this offense is now a dual-threat.
Minnesota has been a mess on the defensive side of the ball, and the offense has not been able to make up for it. The Vikings managed just 11 points in a Week 2 loss, and there are several things to fix for Minnesota.
The Cleveland Browns got their first win of the season on Thursday Night Football in Week 2, and they are a touchdown favorite in Week 3. Washington enters this game with a record of 1-1 and has been surprisingly good this season.
Browns running back Nick Chubb ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns on Thursday night and really carried the offense. Odell Beckham Jr. also had a touchdown reception, and the Browns could have a big offensive day in this game.
Washington scored 27 points in Week 1 but managed just 15 in a loss to the Cardinals in Week 2. Quarterback Dwayne Haskins has taken over the job, but he has struggled with accuracy in his young career.
The Carolina Panthers are 0-2 so far this season, and now they enter Week 3 without their best player. Running back Christian McCaffrey is out with an injury, and he does a little bit of everything for this offense.
Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater did throw for over 350 yards in Week 2 for the Panthers, but it was not enough to keep his team in the game. Carolina has a young defense, and that could be a problem in this one.
The Chargers turned to rookie Justin Herbert in Week 2, and he nearly led the team to an upset win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Herbert threw for 311 yards in the loss, but the team is expected to turn back to Tyrod Taylor in this game if he's healthy.
The New York Jets have yet to win a game in 2020, and they are huge 10-point underdogs in Week 3. Indianapolis struggled in Week 1, but it was impressive in beating the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2.
New York is looking for offense heading into this Week 3 showdown, and quarterback Sam Darnold must play better. Darnold threw for just 179 yards in Week 2, and that won't get it done.
Indianapolis got 101 rushing yards from rookie running back Jonathan Taylor in Week 2, and he will be looking to have a big game against a struggling defense. The Colts do have a dominant defense, and that unit should dominate this game.
One of the most anticipated games in Week 3 is a matchup between the favored Seattle Seahawks and the Dallas Cowboys.
The Cowboys made an improbable fourth-quarter comeback in Week 2 to beat the Atlanta Falcons. Quarterback Dak Prescott threw for 450 yards in that win, and Ezekiel Elliott also had 89 rushing yards.
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson has already thrown nine touchdown passes this season, and wide receiver DK Metcalf has become a huge weapon. The Seahawks do have some questions on defense, and that could be a problem in this game.
The 2-0 Arizona Cardinals are six-point favorites over the Detroit Lions in this Week 3 matchup. Arizona looks like a real threat to make the playoffs this season, while the Lions have plenty of weaknesses on this roster.
Detroit has jumped out to a big lead in each of its first two games, but the defense has fallen apart each time. Quarterback Matthew Stafford threw for 244 yards and two touchdowns in Week 2, but the Lions must find some defense in a hurry.
Arizona has been explosive on offense so far in 2020, and the play of wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has transformed this team. Quarterback Kyler Murray had 286 passing yards in Week 2 and is also a threat to run.
Tom Brady earned his first win in his Buccaneers career in Week 2, as Tampa Bay came away with a 31-17 win over the Carolina Panthers. Running back Leonard Fournette had 12 carries for 103 yards and two touchdowns in Week 2, but the Bucs must get their passing attack going.
The Denver Broncos will be without quarterback Drew Lock for at least three weeks, and wide receiver Courtland Sutton is also out with an injury. Denver does have a dominant defense, but the offense will have to do its part in this game.
After suffering a 34-24 loss to the Raiders on Monday Night Football, the Saints head home to take on the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay is 2-0 so far this season, and its offense has been terrific.
Packers running back Aaron Jones had over 230 offensive yards in Week 2, scoring three times. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers has looked sharp to start the season, and the Packers offense can score points in a hurry.
New Orleans is playing without wide receiver Michael Thomas, and the Saints are missing his big-play ability. The Saints are also looking for answers on defense after allowing 34 points on Monday night.
The Week 3 Monday Night Football matchup will feature two of the most explosive offenses in football, and it will also feature the last two MVP winners in the NFL.
The Baltimore Ravens are slim three-point favorites over the defending Super Bowl champions on Monday night, and Baltimore has looked sharp to begin the season. Quarterback Lamar Jackson has been solid both passing and running, and the defense has completely shut down two opponents.
Kansas City is also 2-0 so far this season, but it was a struggle against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 2. The Chiefs were able to come away with an overtime victory, but Kansas City's explosive offense managed just 23 points in that game.
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