With regard to the paywalls it's a minor annoyance at best. As you mentioned usually paywalled sites like the NYT allow people to see the first article the click on.
Nice to see the Browns and Bills are for real once again, poor Lions though. Look forward to watching the Bills and Steelers today. Barring any mishaps I'm thinking the Steelers are set to take it all this year as they're definitely firing on all cylinders consistently.
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