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Saturday open thread: Which team has the worst Super Bowl odds in 2021?

Sports betting aside, which team do you think is in the worst position?

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The Lions are in shambles at the start of what looks to be a long rebuild. That being said, I find it hard to believe (unlike many oddsmakers, apparently) that they’re in the worst position to win the Super Bowl next year. Obviously this conversation is in vain, as none of the bottom tier teams will come close in 2022, but it’s a fun debate nonetheless.

Question of the day: Which team has the worst Super Bowl odds in 2021?

My answer: I have to go with the Texans.

There are four clear-cut bottom tier teams: the Lions, Texans, Jets, and the Jaguars. While they’re all ushering in new regimes, the Texans regime is already corrupted. The team completely ignored the search firm it hired when it selected Nick Caserio to be general manager, and then nabbed the wide receivers coach of one of the weakest receiving corps in the league to be their head coach.

On top of that, you have the circus that is the team parting ways with all of their stars. J.J. Watt has now been released and Deshaun Watson wants no part of it, even though the team continues to hold him hostage.

At least the Lions didn’t hold Matthew Stafford hostage. They’re entering a rebuild with a new culture, and quite frankly every team except for the Texans has hope. I just can’t envision there being any sort of faith in the direction of the franchise within the Texans locker room right now.

Who do you think is in the worst shape to win the Super Bowl in 2021? Let us know.

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