Derek Norton

Derek Norton has been writing football articles since 2005. He graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Communication (Journalism) in 2011 and shifted his focus to the NFL. His work has also appeared on FantasyPros, LeagueSafe Post and Dober Games.

NFL Props: Which team will Nick Foles play for next year?

Now that Philadelphia’s season is over, speculation over Nick Foles’ future can resume. Foles returned to the Eagles after winning Super Bowl MVP a year ago, but it wouldn’t be feasible for the Eagles to keep him in 2019 barring a major shakeup. So which team will Foles join? Let’s take a look at the odds and determine the best …

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Patriots vs. Chiefs Over/Under Betting: How many points should be expected?

The NFL’s final four teams were also the league’s four highest-scoring offenses. The AFC Championship features number one (Kansas City, 35.3 points per game) versus number four (New England, 27.3 points per game). Given that, we can expect a high-scoring game. Can we expect enough scoring to go over the total? Let’s examine the case for each side and make …

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Patrick Mahomes vs. Tom Brady: Which quarterback will throw for more yards?

The Divisional round wasn’t a great one in the AFC, however, the teams on the right side of those blowouts get to play each other this weekend in the AFC Championship. As fun as this game will be regardless, it wouldn’t hurt to throw in a wager or two. Here’s a prop featuring the two quarterbacks — Patrick Mahomes and …

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Ezekiel Elliott vs. Todd Gurley: Which running back will rush for more yards?

Saturday evening’s matchup between the Rams and Cowboys will feature two of the best running backs in the league. Dallas’ Ezekiel Elliott was the NFL rushing champion and the Rams’ Todd Gurley finished third. Surely both players will make an impact, but who will pick up more yards on the ground? Let’s examine the case for both players and determine …

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Colts vs. Chiefs: Will either team score 30 points?

They say defense wins championships, but odds are that won’t be the case this season. Each of the NFL’s top five scoring offenses are still alive and number one (Kansas City) faces number five (Indianapolis) this weekend. Though the Wild Card games were all fairly low-scoring, this matchup is primed to buck the trend. Let’s take a look at this …

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Amari Cooper Wild Card Props: Will the Cowboys WR score a touchdown?

Amari Cooper had been considered a mild disappointment since the Raiders drafted him fourth overall in 2015. Despite two 1,000-yard seasons, the inconsistency and drops contributed to Cooper becoming the latest victim of Jon Gruden’s housecleaning. But Cooper has thrived in Dallas, shaking off a slow start to end the year with his third 1,000-yard season. Will Cooper continue his …

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Ezekiel Elliott Wild Card Props: Total rushing yards

The Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks occupy the lone primetime spot of Wild Card Weekend, giving us a chance to watch 2018 rushing leader Ezekiel Elliott. It will be Elliott’s first postseason appearance since the infamous “Dez caught it” game two years ago. It will also be Elliott’s second matchup with Seattle this season, which could give us a glimpse …

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LeBron James Prop Bets: Total Points, Rebounds and Assists on Christmas

It wouldn’t be Christmas without the NBA, and it wouldn’t be Christmas basketball without LeBron James facing the Warriors. James’ history at this time and with this opponent is well-documented, though this will be his first experience with either as a member of the Lakers. Those looking for a small wager to go with their eggnog should take a look …

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