While NFL players are taking a knee, Erich Nikischer is leaving the arena. Nikischer found himself so enraged by several Buffalo Bills kneeling during the national anthem on Sunday that he quit his job of almost 30 years at the team’s home stadium, New Era Field. Nikischer said he has no issue with players protesting prior to the playing of The Star-Spangled Banner, but could not handle the kneeling during the song.
NFL underdogs went on a run Sunday that produced a significant transfer of wealth in Las Vegas. Ten of Sunday's 13 underdogs covered the spread, with six teams pulling outright upsets. For some bookmakers, it was their most lucrative NFL Sunday ever. For the betting public, it was a multimillion-dollar defeat. On an average NFL Sunday, sportsbook operator CG Technology will win 4-6 percent of the amount wagered. This Sunday, CG Technology kept more than 16 percent of the money bet on the NFL at their sportsbooks, according to vice president of risk Jason Simbal. "It was certainly one of the best days we've had," Simbal told ESPN on Sunday night. All the big decisions went the books' way. Upset
Don't miss out on any of our exclusive football, basketball and recruiting coverage. Click here to get your 30-day free trial! Former NC State safety Josh Jones earned his first start Sunday in a win for the Green Bay Packers. USA Today Sports