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Rating Every Week 8 NFL Game by LSU-Ness

Losing a lot of guys to injury :(

Seattle Seahawks v Arizona Cardinals Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

While LSU continues to rack up stats across the NFL, some of our favortie guys from over the years have seen their 2020 campaigns cut short by injury. It really isn’t fair that an actual competitive and entertaining Browns team losing Odell Beckham Jr. for the year. What shitty week for him. He’s been the butt of jokes lately, but I still love watching that guy play football and can’t wait to watch it again. Now let’s see what we have coming up this week.

FALCONS at PANTHERS

When: Oct. 29, 7:20 CST on FOX/NFLN/Amazon Prime

Former LSU Falcons Players: LB Deion Jones, WR Russell Gage

Former LSU Panthers Players: CB Donte Jackson

There is no better example of the Falcons cursing a good football player than Todd Gurley, a player KNOWN for being ultra aware of stopping short of the end zone to preserve a win, doing the exact opposite of that as a Falcon.

And in pure Falcon fashion, it ended poorly for them. Letting this happen against the Lions is incredible because no team loses more games like this than the Lions themselves.

Anyway, there are a handful of Tigers here.

SCORE: 5/10

STEELERS at RAVENS

When: Nov. 1, 12:00 CST on CBS

Former LSU Steelers Players: T Jerald Hawkins

Former LSU Ravens Players: LB Patrick Queen

When I score these games I try to only factor in the number of LSU players participating and nothing else. Sure there’s only two former Tigers playing, but this is a damn exciting game. And yeah, Patrick Queen is that dude.

SCORE: 4/10

PATRIOTS at BILLS

When: Nov. 1, 12:00 CST on CBS

Former LSU Patriots Players: None

Former LSU Bills Players: CB Tre’Davious White, LS Reid Ferguson

It would just be classic Bills to lose this game after the Patriots look like a dumpster fire and it looks like Buffalo’s decision to lose. I will of course to full-on rooting for the Bills, but I have to acknowledge the obvious possible outcome.

SCORE: 4/10

TITANS at BENGALS

When: Nov. 1, 12:00 CST on CBS

Former LSU Titans Players: CB Kristian Fulton

Former LSU Bengals Players: QB Joe Burrow

Sure, the defense Bengaled at the very end, but last Sunday was the most Joe Burrow-like Joe Burrow has looked this year.

Bengals games are now a minimum of 9 at this rate. Kristian Fulton is cool enough to put this one over the top. Watch Joe y’all.

SCORE: 10/10

RAIDERS at BROWNS

When: Nov. 1, 12:00 CST on FOX

Former LSU Raiders Players: TE Foster Moreau, DE Arden Key

Former LSU Browns Players: WR Odell Beckham Jr (injured), WR Jarvis Landry, CB Greedy Williams (injured), LB Jacob Phillips

God dammit why did we have to lose Odell. And while he was trying to make a tackle on an interception, something that disproves the notion that he doesn’t care about winning. This shit isn’t fair.

SCORE: 7/10

COLTS at LIONS

When: Nov. 1, 12:00 CST on CBS

Former LSU Colts Players: None

Former LSU Lions Players: None

No.

SCORE: 0/10

VIKINGS at PACKERS

When: Nov. 1, 12:00 CST on FOX

Former LSU Vikings Players: DE Danielle Hunter*, WR Justin Jefferson

Former LSU Packers Players: None

Weird but true: the Vikings have more former LSU players than the rest of the NFC North combined. Well, maybe they should draft more so they won’t be 1-5.

*Out for the year

SCORE: 5/10

JETS at CHIEFS

When: Nov. 1, 12:00 CST on CBS

Former LSU Jets Players: None

Former LSU Chiefs Players: RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB Darrell Williams, S Tyrann Mathieu

Watch this to see what kind of absolute fury from hell the Chiefs bring upon the Jets.

SCORE: 7/10

RAMS at DOLPHINS

When: Nov. 1, 12:00 CST on FOX

Former LSU Rams Players: DT Michael Brockers, T Andrew Whitworth

Former LSU Dolphins Players: DT Davon Godchaux (injured), LS Blake Ferguson

I forgot to mention last week that Godchaux is likely done for the season with a torn bicep. Again, this sport sucks sometimes. As for who is playing in this game, former LSU foe Tua Tagovailoa makes his first career start against... Aaron Donald.... good luck with that!

SCORE: 6/10

CHARGERS at BRONCOS

When: Nov. 1, 3:05 CST on CBS

Former LSU Chargers Players: G Trai Turner

Former LSU Broncos Players: C Lloyd Cushenberry

The offensive lineman duel every LSU fan has been waiting for!

SCORE: 3/10

49ERS at SEAHAWKS

When: Nov. 1, 3:25 CST on FOX

Former LSU 49ers Players: LB Kwon Alexander

Former LSU Seahawks Players: S Jamal Adams, G Damien Lewis, C Ethan Pocic

If you just want entertaining football watch every Seahawks game. I mean that, they are all pure chaos and it’s terrific.

SCORE: 6/10

SAINTS at BEARS

When: Nov. 1, 3:25 CST on FOX

Former LSU Saints Players: C Will Clapp

Former LSU Bears Players: LB Barkevious Mingo

So the Saints apparently decide the day before games if Will Clapp is gonna be on the roster or not, so I might as well list him each week just in case. However, he is a third string offensive lineman sooooo it’s not like he’s driving the score up that much!

SCORE: 1/10

COWBOYS at EAGLES

When: Nov. 1, 7:20 CST on NBC

Former LSU Cowboys Players: None

Former LSU Eagles Players: S Jalen Mills, LB Duke Riley

During the fourth quarter of the terrific Seahawks-Cardinals game it was hilarious hearing Al Michaels almost begrudgingly promote this game. The less NFC East football you watch the happier you will be.

SCORE: 4/10

BUCCANEERS at GIANTS

When: Nov. 2, 7:15 CST on ESPN

Former LSU Bucs Players: LB Devin White, RB Leonard Fournette, LB Kevin Minter, WR Cyril Grayson

Former LSU Giants Players: None

The Bucs’ large numbers of Tigers makes this a compelling watch, but I would like to protest three NFC East teams in prime time this week.

Also Devin White playing football is NSFW. Don’t let your kids watch this.

SCORE: 6/10