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NFL Betting: Tucker’s popularity soaring

Justin TuckerNFL betting fans can see that these days, Justin Tucker is not only the NFL’s hottest kicker, but also the Baltimore Ravens’ most popular player.

Tucker feels the love from NFL betting fans, pay per head services, billboards around the city, Twitter, and even felt it at a local mall.

Pay per head services found out that less than 24 hours after Tucker kicked the winning 61-yard field goal in Baltimore’s 18-16 victory over the Detroit Lions on Tuesday night, hundreds of fans lined up to get his autograph. One person waited seven hours for the player, and also brought him a mix tape.

NFL Betting: Colts’ Ballard out for season with torn ACL

coltsNFL betting fans were very concerned when they found out that on Friday, coach Chuck Pagano said that Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard will receive surgery on a torn ACL in his right knee, ending his season. Colts owner Jim Irsay sent a tweet saying that Ballard was put on injured reserve.

Pay per head sportsbooks learned that Ballard, who led the Colts in rushing last season as a rookie, suffered the injury in a non-contact drill during practice on Thursday. Pagano and the players said that the injury was “freakish.”

“Nobody touched him,” running back Ahmad Bradshaw said. “Everybody saw it. They just gasped. He was going through the hole on a team drill. He was trying to weave through the line. His foot got caught in the ground and it happened.”

This accident appeared to be a very disturbing one indeed, and NFL betting fans are still in a state of disbelief over what happened.  

Bet on NFL: Panthers’ Cam Newton becomes a team captain

Cam NewtonQuarterback Cam Newton was voted as team captain by the Carolina Panthers for the first time in his short career in the league, and many fans that enjoy making a bet on NFL believe that the team made a very good move.

Price per head sportsbooks know that this is very important for the former Heisman Trophy winner and first pick of the 2011 draft because throughout the preseason his leadership was in question. Newton wasn’t available for comment before practice on Thursday, but last month at training camp he spoke about the possibility of becoming a captain.

“I recognize, and everyone knows around the league, when you’re a team captain, that’s not just a patch on the jersey,” Newton said. “You’re holding yourself to a higher standard with being accountable. I’m going about it each and every day and trying to make that happen.”

NFL betting fans saw that before practice, the coach revealed his captains after playing with reporters, telling them that “it’s a secret.” So price per head sportsbooks learned that the other five turned out to be left tackle Jordan Gross, center Ryan Kalil, wide receiver Steve Smith, linebacker Luke Kuechly and linebacker Thomas Davis.