Thursday August 7th, 2014

An oddsmaker is offering an unconventional prop bet, splitting the NFL into animals, birds and the field and offering odds on which group will contain the Super Bowl winner.

There are some interesting decisions the bookie made in splitting the group up, other than deciding birds are no longer animals of course.

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First, as some on Twitter pointed out, a Charger is technically a horse that a knight rides into battle, although the team has clearly opted for a more modern definition of the term with its logo.

Secondly, while "Bills" are not an animal, the team does use the buffalo as a mascot and a logo, which also makes the Buffalo Bills a tough call.



-Brendan Maloy

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