Defy Life NFL Picks: Week 3

Check out the guys picks for week 3 and also where everyone currently sits in the standings.

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How Patrick Mahomes is taking the NFL by storm:

Patrick Mahomes was one of the most polarizing and fascinating draft prospects I can remember in years at the quarterback position. He put up mind-boggling numbers at Texas Tech, including a senior year with over 5000 yards and 41 touchdowns through the air. At his pro day, Mahomes threw the ball 80 yards and he showed off his tremendous arm talent throughout his collegiate career, when he was tossing deep bombs on a weekly basis. However, he came from an Air Raid offensive system, which have produced dozens of signal-callers who have put up crazy stats in college but never were able to come close to that kind of success in the pros. Therefore the Chiefs received some criticism for trading up all the way to the tenth overall pick for their quarterback in 2016, with Alex Smith still on the roster. Less than two years removed from that, Mahomes now has set a new NFL record for most passing touchdowns in his team’s first two games with ten of those and has his offense scoring 40 points per game. I want to recap why I had him graded as a second-round pick and how he has proven me and so many other analysts wrong in such phenomenal fashion.

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Thought of the Day

When things aren’t adding up in your life, start subtracting.

It is easy for us as people to consistently fail and come up with excuses for the failure. There is something that successful people do, and that is self-reflect. Self-reflection is hard because you are putting yourself under the microscope. You have to step outside of of your comfort zone and figure out what is going; so we can assess whether what we did was effective or not. Continue reading Thought of the Day

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