During the 2020 NFL offseason, the Oakland Raiders moved about 600 miles to the East from Northern California to Las Vegas, Nevada. This promised to open a new chapter in the franchise’s long history. This is precisely what they have been able to do thus far, standing out as one of the most impressive contenders for Super Bowl LV.
The 2020 MLB offseason is right around the corner and free agency promises to shake up the competitive balance yet again. A shortened 2020 campaign helped many players improve their numbers due to having a smaller workload. Therefore, their profiles also became more impressive while their value increased. Similarly, some players suffered, which will lead some teams to complete almost bargain deals with productive players.
The 6-1 Seahawks have been on fire this whole NFL season. A statement win against the 49ers, coupled with a Packers loss at home, proved that Seattle has all it takes for a place at Super Bowl LV. All of this – mostly due to Russell Wilson’s masterpiece of a campaign that sees him as the top contender for his first MVP award.
Pittsburgh has had a nearly perfect slate of five games to start its 2020 NFL campaign. The team is currently leading the AFC North with a 5-0 record and is the only club with a 5-0 record in the AFC alongside its next opponent, the Titans. The Steelers have won three out of their five games by more than one possession, Ben Roethlisberger has led a terrific offense and the defense is one of the very best in the NFL.
There have been just five weeks of NFL football during the 2020 season and the scheduling has already taken a hit. A number of positive COVID-19 tests by players, both high and low-profile, have caused games to be postponed and the original 2020 schedule, released back in May, to be thrown into jeopardy.
The Cleveland Browns established what was almost a “dream team”, a squad made up of top players on many different positions. Despite loading up with exceptional talent, the Browns never actually lived up to the expectations. They missed the postseason in both of the last two years, finishing near a .500 record. Until this year, that is.
The latest edition of Monday Night Football offers a very interesting matchup between the 3-0 Green Bay Packers and the 0-3 Atlanta Falcons. These are two teams that started the season with sky-high expectations. Yet, they’ve headed in opposing directions since the campaign started in mid-September.
The 2020 Major League Baseball season is right around the corner. The league has its opening day scheduled for July 23rd, Thursday, and will be the first of the four major US leagues to return since the month of March. Despite some well-known names opting out of the campaign, baseball’s stars will be on display almost as much as during any other season. At least for the time being.