Alabama is 3-0 and looking like a juggernaut. Meanwhile, the Buffalo Bills are off to an 0-2 start and appear to be one of the two worst teams in the NFL--the Arizona Cardinals might give them a run for their money.
You know where this is going. It is somehow time for this topic to come up again: Can Alabama beat (insert NFL team)?
This time, the NFL team is the Bills after it was the Browns for many years. At least two analysts think it could happen.
Chris Childers and Aaron Murray discussed this hypothetical during today's show on SiriusXM. Murray said the Crimson Tide would keep it within one score if the two teams played, while Childers went one step further.
He picked Alabama to win.
What about the well-accepted logic that the Crimson Tide would have no chance against any NFL squad? Childers isn't buying it.
“Rick Neuheisel has (told me) that’s crap, that’s not true," Childers said. “He’s like, 'I’m telling you right now, you put Alabama against the bottom tier of that league, it would be very competitive.' That is fact. Don’t give me that NFL superiority bullcrap. That is a team with NFL guys all over it.
“They are a NFL franchise. That’s the way they’re run. That’s the way they play. They are the 33rd NFL franchise is this country.”
While I agree with Childers saying Nick Saban runs his program like an NFL team, there is a difference between an Alabama roster that has a handful of players currently ready for the pros and others that will get to that level and an actual NFL roster. The Bills are terrible in the NFL, but they would roll over the Tide.
[ 247Sports ]