WHO. FIN. DEY. Man, I can't imagine it. Whereas we now know that anybody can beat anybody within the NFL in a one-game matchup, it was nonetheless laborious to imagine KC would lose at house to Cincinnati. Then as soon as the sport began and Mahomes went 17 for his first 19 with Three TDs and constructed a 21-Three lead, nobody thought he wasn't successful. To clarify what occurred after that, effectively, it might't be. You don't begin out as scorching as that, then you definitely go 9-for-20 with 2 inters and Four sacks. What a Jekyll and Hyde sport. I ought to have caught with the DM I received halfway by the second quarter from the fan who mentioned, "By no means wager towards the Chiefs!" Uh huh. I assume now they don’t have anything to say. The purpose is, as I discussed final week, I'm betting the Bengals will win the Tremendous Bowl at 40/1. If I had wager them within the preseason, it might have been 150/1. However I didn't till October once they had been Four-2. They’d began off respectable, they appeared good so I figured why not. Did I ever anticipate them to win? No. However when you could have a wager like that with such excessive odds, all I actually wanted the Bengals to do was GET to the Tremendous Bowl, since then the protection potentialities would come into play. Yeah, it might be nice in the event that they gained, however simply getting there was all it took. Then a humorous factor occurred on the best way to that…
Two of the opposite SB future bets I had had been the Niners and Rams (I had the Raiders and Chargers for my 5 whole SB bets this season). So as soon as the Bengals gained, now it didn't matter who gained the Rams/Niners sport as a result of I'm assured a winner within the Tremendous Bowl at superb costs. If KC had gained, would I’ve lined? Most likely not. I've by no means actually been good at futures betting. It's such a troublesome wager to make, but it surely's at all times enjoyable to have the prospect that possibly that unlikely shot will hit. Would you favor the Bengals to win in 2 weeks? Certain. It can pay greater than the Rams. I’ve $500 on the Bengals at principally 40/1 and $1k on the Rams at principally 10/1. So yeah, whereas it's a pleasant payday irrespective of who wins, it might be good to boost near $20,000 on a Tremendous Bowl wager I made in mid-October. I simply can't imagine it occurred to me. This NEVER does in future bets, ha ha.
There are positively few "Emails from Readers" for tomorrow, so get them immediately so I can reply to them within the column. You most likely have numerous questions/feedback now that we're month into the season, so I'll be ready for them. Effectively, apart from the "when are you going to inform us who Clayton picked." Uhhhhh, when have you learnt? Final week's podcast visitor, Jacqueline Trumbull, had a significant occasion in her life since she was beforehand. This week's visitor? The identical factor. Any guesses? You'll discover out Wednesday evening, as we're speculated to have an enormous chilly entrance right here in Dallas that's going to final 48 hours from Wednesday evening to Friday, and I've already gotten emails from my cable and web suppliers saying principally, "Hey, anticipate an outage sooner or later." So I'd slightly put up the podcast tomorrow evening earlier than the storm hits slightly than Thursday morning when my web gained't even let me. So anticipate that.
One of many greatest complaints in regards to the present in recent times, amongst many, has been the impact that social media has had on the present. You've heard the complaints: everybody desires to be an influencer, nobody is genuine, blah blah blah. For those who're proper. There's no denying that. However that can also be the truth. There's no approach to keep away from it. It's what the present has turn out to be and if that bothers you I counsel you cease watching it as a result of that's not going to vary. Nonetheless, what @Bachelordata did a couple of days in the past summed up what I discussed on my podcast a couple of month in the past concerning why I began a TikTok. IG is turning into previous information. Take a look at these contestants' follower numbers and the way a lot they've dropped. And no, it’s not for social justice points. And no, it's not as a result of Chris Harrison has principally been fired. IG followers had been dropping earlier than that. Identical with grades. It is a very informative video from Suzana, so I positively needed to share it:
What can we conclude? Effectively, this notion that each one the contestants who go on the present considering they’re assured a whole bunch of hundreds, if not 1,000,000, of followers as soon as the present ends is significantly flawed. Did it occur previously? Sure. Is it nonetheless occurring? No. And the numbers verify it. Does it imply that all of the sudden the contestants they selected gained't be on the lookout for affect or branding on social media? No. It simply signifies that possibly they don't rely upon him as a lot. after They now not depart this system.
This morning on his IG tales, Clayton addressed the feud between Elizabeth and Shanae:
If there's one thing humorous about all this, it's that Shanae is the one who ought to have been the primary to apologize to Elizabeth, and she or he hasn't. He continues to play the character on social media and clearly seems like he hasn't carried out something flawed. For those who're making an attempt to cover behind "the contract gained't let me contact her", that's BS contemplating that about 6 of the Clayton girls went to LA final weekend to hang around. And now Clayton, who’s the present's lead, and possibly within the present's tighter social media area, was allowed to put up this, so Shanae has no excuse. And for now, it's too late. Nothing she will be able to say will come throughout as honest as a result of we've already seen for the primary month of the present's run that she didn't appear to assume she was flawed in something she mentioned or did. So an apology at this level, to me, could be insincere and truthful phrases. Her actions as soon as the present has been on the air inform me every thing I wanted to learn about how she Actually I felt for Elizabeth, the opposite girls and the way she acted. A day late and a greenback brief.
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