Chiefs trade Tyreek Hill to Dolphins for five draft picks, including a 2022 first-rounder

Another day, another big name on the move in the NFL. After failed efforts to strike a new contract with Tyreek Hill, the Chiefs have traded the All-Pro wide receiver to the Dolphins, as ESPN and NFL Media reported and CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora confirmed Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Kansas City granted the six-time Pro Bowler permission to seek a trade and began exploring potential replacements at his position. The Jets were reportedly also front-runners to land Hill, but instead, the speedster will go to Miami in exchange for five different draft picks, including a 2022 first-rounder.

Hill, 28, was set to enter a contract year with the Chiefs, the final year of a three-year, $54 million extension he signed in 2019. He was seeking a substantial raise in the wake of 2022 free agency, which reset the receiver market thanks to a number of new deals around the NFL. Kansas City offered the former Super Bowl champion an extension that would’ve made him one of the game’s highest-paid at his position, per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, but negotiations stalled to the point Hill sought a new deal elsewhere.

The Dolphins, in addition to giving Hill a four-year, $120 million extension that averages $30 million per year, with $72.2M guaranteed — a new record for wide receivers, have dealt a 2022 first-round pick, 2022 second-rounder, 2022 fourth-rounder, 2023 fourth-rounder and 2023 sixth-rounder to Kansas City in exchange for the wideout. 

The Chiefs had been preparing for his exit, recently signing former Steelers starter JuJu Smith-Schuster, continually scouting free-agent and draft options, and on Wednesday hosting former Packers speedster Marquez Valdes-Scantling for a free-agent visit, per NFL Media. Losing Hill, however, removes one of the NFL’s most explosive pass catchers from a lineup once heralded

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NFL games today: Expert picks, predictions, props for NFL playoffs, Sunday divisional round schedule 2022

This weekend will decide who makes up our NFL “Final Four.” The divisional round of the playoffs has the potential to be the most entertaining round of the postseason and it certainly got off to a rousing start on Saturday.

The Cincinnati Bengals punched their ticket with a walk-off win on the road over the top-seeded Titans, while the 49ers sent Aaron Rodgers and the top-seeded Packers home early with a walk-off win as well. On Sunday, Tom Brady and Matthew Stafford face off for the second time this year, while the Chiefs and Bills tangle in a rematch of last season’s AFC title game. If you’re looking for advice on what lines to play on Sunday, you’ve come to the right spot.  

Every week, we collect all of the best picks and gambling content from CBSSports.com and SportsLine in one place, so you can get picks against the spread from our CBS Sports experts as well as additional feature content for each game, including plays from top SportsLine experts and the SportsLine Projection Model, best bets from our staff and more.

All NFL odds via Caesars Sportsbook.

Which picks can you make with confidence in the divisional round? And which Super Bowl contender goes down hard? Visit SportsLine, as their incredible model simulates every NFL game 10,000 times and is up over $7,500 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six-plus years ago.

Time: Sunday, 6:30 p.m. ET (CBS), stream on Paramount+ (click here)
Open: Chiefs -2.5, O/U 54.5
Current: Chiefs -2, O/U 54

“This is a rematch from a game earlier this season that the Bills won on the Chiefs’ home field. The Bills and Chiefs are both coming off impressive victories. Both Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen lit up their opponents

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Prisco’s NFL picks for wild-card round: Bills roll over Patriots in AFC East rubber match, 49ers upset Cowboys

Like some of the NFL teams did with their players, I rested last week. That awful showing you saw with my picks came from my backup. It wasn’t me. Blame the backup. He was terrible. I was getting ready for the postseason.

OK. It was me. I played, and I got abused. LOOOOOOSER.

That certainly is not the week I wanted heading into the playoffs. I went 7-9 ATS, 8-8 straight up and 2-4 with my Best Bets as part of the Pick Six Podcast. That brings my season records to 144-125-3 ATS, 168-103-1 straight up and 59-54 with my Best Bets.

I do like the Super Wild Card Weekend games this week, so I am getting back on track.

My backup did a terrible job last week when I sat out, so I am ready to go.

Bring on the playoffs.

Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET (NBC)

Latest Odds:

Cincinnati Bengals
-5.5

The Raiders got into the playoffs by beating the Chargers on Sunday night, while the Bengals are coming off a loss where they rested most of their top players. That’s an edge to the Bengals. Cincinnati has an explosive offense, but the Raiders counter with a wicked pass rush. This will be decided by how well the Bengals can protect Joe Burrow. I think they do it well enough to win the game, but it will be close. The Bengals win their first playoff game since the 1990 season.

Pick: Bengals 27, Raiders 24

Saturday, 8:15 p.m. ET (CBS, Paramount+)

Latest Odds:

Buffalo Bills
-4.5

This is the third game featuring these two this season, with each winning on the other’s field. New England won the first meeting in a wind storm in early December, while the Bills dominated the Pats at their place in late December.

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NFL Week 16 picks, odds: Rodgers makes MVP statement on Christmas, Patriots hand Bills another bitter defeat

Week 15 is up there in terms of the most insanely bizarre NFL weeks I’ve ever seen. Obviously having two games Monday and two games Tuesday is a good start to that, 

The Texans scored 30 points in a cakewalk victory, the Lions beat the Cardinals and Tom Brady scored zero points in a home, prime-time loss. It was a weird week all around, fittingly coming in the longest week in NFL history. 

Hopefully everyone can have a winning and happy Christmas, and in the spirit of Christmas miracles, I’m going to write up fewer of these picks and toss some scores for meaningless games at the bottom. 

My ATS record against the spread this year is just awful, but 9-5 last week is strong. A strong close to the season can salvage this year ATS so let’s get hot over the holidays. 

All NFL odds are via Caesars Sportsbook

NFL Week 16 Picks

Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET
TV: 
NFL Network | Stream: fuboTV (click here)
Follow: CBS Sports App

Latest Odds:

Tennessee Titans
+3.5

Week 15 featured plenty of underdogs barking loudly, so I’m a little hesitant to jump onto a road favorite on a short week. But the 49ers are starting to cook. Deebo Samuel appears to be the catalyst for this run game, with his presence in the backfield wrecking havoc on opposing defenses. Kyle Shanahan’s playcalling has been outstanding and the Niners appear to have a pretty good stable of backs capable of producing on a weekly basis — with Elijah Mitchell out, Jeff Wilson stepped up nicely against the Falcons. Tennessee has been good against the run this season but the 49ers should be able to stretch them horizontally. The one thing I’d be wary of if you’re backing Jimmy Garoppolo and Co.

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Monday Night Football odds, spread: Giants vs. Buccaneers picks, NFL predictions from expert on 28-15 roll

Tom Brady and Daniel Jones will lead their respective teams into a primetime showdown on Monday Night Football to close out Week 11. Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are leading the NFC South standings with a 6-3 record and 4-0 mark in their home stadium. Tampa Bay lost its last two games, however, and the Giants enter with improved recent play. New York is 2-1 in the last three games, and the Giants have the rest advantage after a bye in Week 10.

Kickoff is at 8:15 p.m. ET in Tampa Bay. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Buccaneers as 11-point favorites, while the Over-Under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 50 in the latest Giants vs. Buccaneers odds. Before you make any Buccaneers vs. Giants picks and NFL predictions, make sure you see what SportsLine NFL expert R.J. White has to say.

White, a CBS Sports fantasy and gambling editor, ended the 2020 season on an 80-59 run on all NFL picks, returning more than $1,400 during that span. It’s no surprise, as White has cashed huge twice in the world’s most prestigious football handicapping competition, the Las Vegas SuperContest.

In addition, White has gone an astounding 28-15 on his last 43 picks involving the Giants, returning more than $1,100. Anyone who has followed him is way up.

Now, White has set his sights on Giants vs. Buccaneers. You can head to SportsLine to see his picks. Now, here are several NFL betting lines and trends for Giants vs. Buccaneers:

  • Giants vs. Buccaneers spread: Buccaneers -11
  • Giants vs. Buccaneers over-under: 50 points
  • Giants vs. Buccaneers money line: Buccaneers -550, Giants +400
  • NYG: Giants are 5-4 against the spread this season
  • TB: Buccaneers are 3-6 against the spread in 2021

Why the Giants

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NFL Week 8 odds, picks, how to watch, streaming: Expert picks, teasers, survivor picks and more

We are almost halfway through the 2021 NFL regular season. Pretty crazy isn’t it? Placing bets against the spread is getting a bit trickier due to injuries, but you’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for some expert advice on what sides to take in Week 8.

Each week, we’ll collect all of the best picks and gambling content from CBSSports.com and SportsLine in one place, so you can get picks against the spread from our CBS Sports experts as well as additional feature content for each game, including plays from top SportsLine experts and the SportsLine Projection Model, best bets from our staff, survivor picks and more. 

Let’s dive in.

All NFL odds via Caesars Sportsbook.

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Panthers at Falcons

Time: Sunday, 1 p.m. ET (Fox), stream on fuboTV (try for free
Open: Falcons -1, O/U 47.5
Current: Falcons -3, O/U 46.5

“This pick is more about fading the Panthers than it is riding the Falcons. Sam Darnold is flailing under center for Carolina and it’s hard to watch. He even got benched in the fourth quarter last week during the Panthers’ 25-3 loss to the New York Giants. I don’t think he’s going to be able to rebound. I was optimistic about Darnold coming to Carolina, and thought he could pull a “Ryan Tannehill.” Seven weeks in, and I’m out. It’s not all his fault, as the offensive line is atrocious. The offensive struggles have also negatively affected the defense. In Weeks 1-3, the Panthers ranked

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