WestGate 2019 NFL Regular Season Win Totals
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may be the oldest active player in the league but the 42-year old signal caller agreed to a two-year contract extension Sunday, Aug. 4. The new deal for Tom Terrific will run through the 2021 season. And for those who believe that the Patriots quarterback has taken pay cuts in the past to spread the wealth not that Brady will earn $23 million in 2019. WestGate 2019 NFL Regular Season Win Totals.
Brady’s odds to play at 45-years of age?
Brady is the elder statesman in the league. Not only at quarterback but at any position. Brady and his New England teammates have the largest 2019 NFL Regular Season Win Total at the World’s Largest Race and Sportsbook, Westgate of Las Vegas, checking in at 11 games. Los Angeles Chargers Philip Rivers is no spring chicken. The 37-year old and the Chargers have a regular-season win total of 9.5 games. The Bolts regular-season win total is the second-highest total in the AFC West behind the Kansas City Chiefs 10.5 games.
The questions that surround current holdout Melvin Gordon III have not changed the Chargers’ projected number of regular-season victories. Furthermore, the organization’s front office has a history of playing hardball with prior hold outs. And the LA front office has been vocal about their belief in RB Austin Ekeler.
Gordon III returning from his holdout before Week 1 is everything but a certainty. Longtime NFL insider Adam Schefter spoke to the history of the Chargers organization and their hold-outs. Schefter’s body language would lend that he believes the holdout could be lengthy.
Sign Gordon or roll the dice with Ekeler?
The Chargers are faced with the possibility of playing eight games without their All-Pro running back.
The Chargers scored 26.6 points per game last season. And save Gordon and the playing status of offensive tackle Russell Okung return the bulk of the personnel responsible for the nearly 27 point-per-game.
In the trio of games, Gordon missed due to injury last year the play of Ekeler was solid. Ekeler recorded five, five, and two receptions, respectively, with a minimum of 17 touches in those three games.
Ekeler odds on favorite to start Week 1
Gordon is not a product of the Chargers offensive line. He has improved his strength and his numbers with each of his professional seasons. I am not staking claim to any situation in which Ekeler is a better opinion for Rivers than Gordon. I am, however, saying that running backs in the National Football League have a life expectancy of just under five years. And the reality of what Ekeler brings to the table each and every Sunday is dynamic.
For fantasy owners who are preparing for their league drafts note that Ekeler was second to the Carolina Panthers hybrid tailback Christian McCaffrey in fantasy points per touch last season.