The 5-2 Ravens will host the 8-0 Patriots tonight in the week’s showcase matchup for real football.
Taking it off the fake football slate means we don’t need to assess Lamar Jackson’s chances for our GPP lineups or ponder whether Baltimore’s improving -- and healthier -- pass defense damages the outlook for Julian Edelman.
But the 2 teams present an interesting showdown slate. Does Jackson combine with the still-climbing salary to take the Patriots defense out of range? Is predicting the New England backfield too difficult? And how does the matchup affect Baltimore’s non-QB skill guys?
Let’s check the value charts ...