Initially built by NASA to set lines for the Las Vegas casinos in the late 50’s (who do you think funded the Apollo missions? The government? It was the mob…), The Sin City Betbot 6000 calculated lines for over 30 years. The Betbot was given various upgrades through the years, not always with the best equipment, but he was very good at setting lines, and living the good life.
The Betbot was de-commissioned in 1990 after San Francisco destroyed Denver in the Super Bowl. The 45 point spread simply fried a number of the Betbot’s wires and he retired. The Betbot was discovered by Fantasysharks.com and retooled to give fantasy advice. He lives now to give his own unique, well cultured take on the NFL.The Sin City Betbot 6000 Presents is transcribed by Joe Petrizzi and Tom Walls because “typing.. .BZZT… is a dame’s job.”
Andy Reid will finally catch up with him this year. Wait, let me amend that. Reid’s hubris already caught up to him years ago, but he still has a job. The move to install
Juan ‘Grandma Glasses’ Castillo as the Defensive Coordinator has to be the worst high profile front office/coaching move since
Matt Millen was named GM of the Lions.
Jim Washburn, and grabbing some high profile free agents that anyone with any football pedigree at all could succeed. We see now that Castillo is overmatched. He doesn’t know the proper way to use his players.
Nnamdi Asomugha looks like a practice squad player , and Casey Matthews looks like…
Casey Matthews. How can Asomugha and his cohorts look so bad? And why is Casey Matthews on the field? Juan Castillo and his lack of understanding of scheming to his players’ strengths.
Dick Jauron was on the Eagles coaching staff last year and would have been a competent choice to head the defense this year. Castillo was dealt a bum hand. His pal Andy Reid set him (and the team) up for failure. Instead of helping his career, Reid has ensured Castillo won’t be any kind of coordinator for years to come.
Michael Vick and letting him play as he did last year. Get out of his head and let him run. The offensive line isn’t great, but it’s not horrible, but they aren’t as bad as Vick is making them look. Get rid of the ball quickly or run, your choice Vick. Holding onto the ball for five seconds each passing play is no longer an option. As soon as they make this simple change, the offense will be back to last year’s production.
Ryan Fitzpatrick but the defense needs more pass rush. +7 in turnover margin is covering up for only 4 sacks, and that is not sustainable.
Tom Brady had an awful day against Buffalo and then cut his hair. Coincidence? I think not. Same story here as last year – massive offense and very little defense. You would not have expected continuous defensive mediocrity from this head coach but that is what you are getting.
Rex Ryan can bluster all he wants but at some point we have to see improvement from QB
Mark Sanchez if this team is going to take the next step. It would be nice if
Shonn Greene would earn a paycheck once in a while.
Sage Rosenfels? Apparently
David Garrard and the Fins didn’t feel they were a proper fit – which is code for Garrard saying he’d rather be unemployed. Smart move, Goldenlegs. This is one situation you want no part of.
Ed Reed and
Ray Lewis. When
Orlando Brown died recently Lewis said he was “one of the greatest men I know.” I’m taking that as damning with faint praise.
Carson Palmer all that much, which is to say that even though Cincy’s offense is brutal, it was similarly brutal last year. I’m not sure why it’s a big deal that Palmer isn’t playing. He’s been terrible since about 2008.
Colt McCoy is the real deal, but when I watch I don’t see it. Talk to me when his yards/attempt gets above seven.
Peyton Hillis was nice enough to get sick and miss a week, meaning all of the “Madden Cover Curse” whackos will bring that up for the next 10 years.
Ben Roethilsberger (14 sacks) and
Rashard Mendenhall (3.0 ypc) are suffering for it. Now
James Harrison is hurt. They’ll still finish above both Ohio teams.
Andre Johnson is hurt again? He needs to get fitted for a pair of robotic legs, pronto. I never pull my hamstring.
Matt Hasselbeck hasn’t been hurt yet, it kind of makes sense. The Ravens win was a nice cap, but otherwise we need to see more from supposed All-Pro
Chris Johnson. The defense is actually pretty good. Good luck naming a starter on that unit.
Maurice Jones-Drew and his fantasy owners. Actually, he’s not on my team so I don’t really care. Sorry for any confusion.
Ryan Mathews is posting a tidy 4.7 ypc to go with 3 TDs. Not bad, unless you drafted
Darren McFadden is the real deal. If they could ‘D’ up once in a while I could see a little power running, smash mouth thing going on in Oakland. But you can’t really salt the clock away while giving up 20-some points every game, now can you? DISAPPOINTMENT.
Tim Tebow, which is about as useful as if they were calling for pizza. Neither of those are going to solve the 111 points they’ve given up so far. Of course, the pizza would probably be tasty. Tebow is better off not playing, so his mythical status can still be used to sell jerseys and underwear ads before his market value dries up.
Todd Haley needs a cigarette and a blindfold.
So long for now, and remember “Showgirls and gin my friends, showgirls and …BZT…gin.”