Commanders News: Sam Howell, Jack Del Rio, Terry McLaurin and Week 3 game day

Delving deeper into the latest Commanders news and rumors from around the media.

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Which Washington Commanders news stories are hitting the headlines as the team gets set to take on the high-profile Buffalo Bills in Week 3?

Week 3 has officially arrived and even though it's not looking too promising on the weather front, FedEx Field will be packed to the rafters once again as the Washington Commanders look to take another major scalp when the Buffalo Bills come to town. Something that would put them 3-0 for the campaign and see expectations rise considerably.

Until the big kick-off this afternoon, the stories causing debate include Terry McLaurin on rising expectations, Sam Howell lauded by an upcoming rival, Jack Del Rio on a significant upcoming challenge, and how sportsbooks are projecting things will go later on today.

Let's delve into each topic in more detail.

Commanders vs. Bills odds for Week 3

According to the latest odds from FanDuel Sportsbook, the Washington Commanders are 6.5-point underdogs at home to the Buffalo Bills in Week 3 despite winning their first two games of the campaign.

  • Commanders +6.5: -118 (bet $118 to win $100)
  • Bills -6.5: -104 (bet $104 to win $100)

Anyone wishing to bet Washington on the money line can get them at tempting odds of +215 (bet $100 to win $215), with Buffalo favored to build on their success against the Las Vegas Raiders last time out at -260 (bet $260 to win $100). FanDuel has set the over/under at 43.0 points, which is available at -110 (bet $110 to win $100) in both directions.

Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.