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NFL Week 5 early odds: Tom Brady puts improbable Thursday streak on the line, winless Falcons favored to win

If the Chicago Bears are going to win in Week 5, they’re going to have to do something they’ve never done: Beat Tom Brady. Right now though, the oddsmakers don’t seem to like the Bears’ chances of making that happen. 

In the early odds for Week 5, the Bears have opened as a 5.5-point underdog to the Buccaneers. When the game kicks off on Thursday, all eyes will be on Tom Brady, who actually has two impressive streaks going. 

The first streak relates to the fact that Brady is unbeatable on Thursday night. During his 20-year career, Brady has never lost a Thursday game that was played on short rest (Brady’s only Thursday loss came in Week 1 of the 2017 season). When you look at the short rest games, Brady is 10-0 straight-up and 8-2 ATS. 

Besides being undefeated in Thursday night games played on short rest, Brady has

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Buccaneers vs. Broncos score: Tom Brady takes care of business against depleted Denver

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were inconsistent at times, but Tom Brady had his first game with three passing TDs with his new team. The Buccaneers controlled the game from start to finish in a 28-10 victory over the Denver Broncos. The Bucs are still trying to find their groove on offense, but Brady finished 25 of 38 for 297 yards and three touchdowns for a 115.8 passer rating. Tampa Bay lost Chris Godwin to a hamstring injury, but its pass offense was balanced with eight different receivers catching a pass. 

Scotty Miller led Tampa Bay with 83 yards receiving and Mike Evans had two touchdown catches — on two targets that went for a total of two yards — giving him four scores in three games with Brady. Tampa Bay had just 68 rushing yards, though the Buccaneers averaged 5.4 yards per play. The defense held a lifeless Broncos offense

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Tom Brady, Dak Prescott, Cam Newton Rule NFL Twitter In Week 1

After the coronavirus pandemic eliminated 2020 NFL preseason play, Twitter
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users were definitely ready to take in Week 1 action, according to data provided by the company.

Compared to Week 1 of the NFL season in 2019, Twitter reported a 34.4% increased in video views and a 71.9% increase in uploads. For its NFL Amplify Sponsorship program, there was an increase of 82% in the number of participating advertisers compared to last year.

“The appetite was real for NFL fans during Week 1 on Twitter and no doubt, having live game action for the first time since February was a huge driver,” said Christine Wixted, Twitter’s sports partnership manager.

The Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs were the most mentioned team on

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