NFL Week 3 is edging closer and closer. Two weeks are in the bag, which means that irrational panic has set in for some fanbases and irrational confidence has set in for others.
Don't worry for those that are panicking. Two weeks isn't enough to truly gauge how a team will look the rest of the way. The NFL is made out to be a sprint, but it is more like a marathon. There may not be as many games as baseball, but it doesn't matter.
Injuries happen, teams go through cold spells and unexpected things happen over the course of a year. The NFL season is not just about winning ball games early in the season, it's also about surviving. Rarely does a team that suffers a high amount of injuries win the Super Bowl.
Relax fans of teams that are currently 0-2 or are 1-1 and coming off an atrocious loss; it's not the end of the world. There are still 14 more games to be played and a lot of football to take place.
With that being said, here are five bold predictions heading into the third week of the NFL season.