The Money Down: August 13

The term “Money Down” in football is another name for third down. This is the down that needs to be converted if teams want to succeed. The Money Down is important because it is the difference between winning and losing. For people who like to bet on football, information is the Money Down. The right information can make the difference in winning or losing when betting on football.

Leading up to the start of the regular season I will be scouring the internet for information on the National Football League and delivering it in a daily article right here at Bangthebook.com appropriately titled “The Money Down”. The information will include everything from injuries, stats, trends and the latest happenings around the league. Stop by on a daily basis and get your daily dose of football information!

Philadelphia Eagles: Even Better Offense?
The Philadelphia Eagles and Chip Kelly burst on the scene a year ago with an explosive offense that took everyone by storm. Could they be even better this year? The best offensive threat on the team, running back LeSean McCoy is aiming high.


From a betting stand point, it will be interesting to see how this offense does now that other teams will be expecting it. Chip Kelly will have his offense ready so expect high totals on this high-flying team.
New England Patriots: Defensive Trades
The Patriots made two trades that may have gone unnoticed yesterday, but it could also signify a problem. The concern for potential injuries on the front line is real so the Patriots are stocking up with depth on the D-Line.


Dallas Cowboys: Romo is Ready
Handicapping the preseason is never easy, but it is very important to figure out who will play and for how long they will be on the field. It may only be week two of the preseason, but Tony Romo will take the field.

Romo is still recovering from back surgery so his playing time will be limited. The rumor is that his surgery would affect his deep passing.


However Romo is using his camp workouts to put that rumor to rest.


Cleveland Browns: Manziel Mania About the Money?
The Cleveland Browns are not doing the team any favors by waiting to announce the starting QB. New coach Mike Pettine is letting it all play out.

You have to wonder if this is a football decision or a money decision.


Manziel is getting reps with the first team this week and will get plenty of reps in the second week.
Seattle Seahawks: Trouble in Paradise

When you are the defending Super Bowl Champions you have plenty of distractions. However for running back Marhsawn Lynch, the latest distraction is very serious as he is under investigation for an alleged assault.

The Seahawks are going out of their way to defend Lynch and after their own investigation they have spoken out about the allegations, which is rare in this day and age.

Cole Ryan

Cole Ryan

Cole started off as a part time handicapper and a full time computer programmer. After developing a computer program that consistently provided winners in NFL, NBA, MLB, and college sports Cole went into full time handicapping. The computer program and his knack for winners made him a rising star in the handicapping world. His complex computer program based on algorithms and analytical calculations have led to a 60% ATS rate.

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