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Mandel's Forward Pass: Separating the worrisome from the 'oh well'

September 2, 2019

In theory, the best approach to Week 1 is to not wildly overreact one way or the other to a surprising result. In reality, it’s not humanly possible to do so if, for example, your favorite team gets run over at home by a Sun Belt opponent coming off a 2-10 season. Or blows an 18-point lead to suffer a loss even more excruciating than its season-opening blowout the year before. Or loses at Wyoming. Or Nevada.

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