The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to discuss what’s shaping up to be an exciting World Series, before recapping some NFL Week 7 games, including the Cardinals’ overtime win against the Seahawks, Browns-Bengals, another painful Falcons loss, another Patriots flop, AFC/NFC power rankings, the sad state of the Cowboys, Titans-Steelers, Tom Brady hanging four TDs on the Raiders, and more (2:00). They finish by guessing the NFL lines for Week 8 (48:00).
Kyler vs. Russ, Rookie QB Stars, Pittsburgh’s Ceiling, and the Putrid Pats With Cousin Sal
Plus, guessing the lines for Week 8
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