Lions claw at Patriots, NFL elite in Week 3 Super Bowl odds

As Week 3 NFL play kicks off tonight with a matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers, one NFC team looks poised to chase the NFL elite after getting a bump in their Super Bowl futures.

According to Bovada, Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions have doubled their chances of taking Super Bowl 52 as their own after they beat the New York Giants 24-10 in East Rutherford this past Monday. A play of note was Detroit punt returner Jamal Agnew's 88-yard return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Click through to see every NFL team's starting odds of winning this year's Super Bowl:

Every NFL team's Super Bowl 52 odds
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Every NFL team's Super Bowl 52 odds
Cleveland Browns

Super Bowl odds: Odds not listed

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San Francisco 49ers

Super Bowl odds: Odds not listed

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New York Jets

Super Bowl odds: 500/1

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Indianapolis Colts

Super Bowl odds: 500/1

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New York Giants

Super Bowl odds: 500/1

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Arizona Cardinals

Super Bowl odds: 150/1

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Chicago Bears

Super Bowl odds: 100/1

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Baltimore Ravens

Super Bowl odds: 100/1

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Cincinnati Bengals

Super Bowl odds: 100/1

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Super Bowl odds: 100/1

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Los Angeles Chargers

Super Bowl odds: 66/1

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Miami Dolphins

Super Bowl odds: 66/1

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Washington Redskins

Super Bowl odds: 66/1

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Buffalo Bills

Super Bowl odds: 50/1

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Jacksonville Jaguars

Super Bowl odds: 50/1

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Houston Texans

Super Bowl odds: 40/1

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Denver Broncos

Super Bowl odds: 40/1

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Oakland Raiders

Super Bowl odds: 33/1

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Tennessee Titans

Super Bowl odds: 33/1

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Detroit Lions

Super Bowl odds: 33/1

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Carolina Panthers

Super Bowl odds: 33/1

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Green Bay Packers

Super Bowl odds: 33/1

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New Orleans Saints

Super Bowl odds: 22/1

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Dallas Cowboys

Super Bowl odds: 20/1

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Los Angeles Rams

Super Bowl odds: 18/1

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Minnesota Vikings

Super Bowl odds: 16/1

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Atlanta Falcons

Super Bowl odds: 16/1

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Seattle Seahawks

Super Bowl odds: 10/1

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Kansas City Chiefs

Super Bowl odds: 10/1

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Pittsburgh Steelers

Super Bowl odds: 15/2

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Philadelphia Eagles

Super Bowl odds: 7/1

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New England Patriots

Super Bowl odds: 13/4

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Shawn Windsor of the Detroit Free Press describes Detroit's momentum in their Week 2 Giants matchup, saying games like that are the kind that "catapult a team toward the postseason."

Still, despite the Lions victory on the road, Detroit remains behind 10 other teams whose chances remain greater when it comes to the Vince Lombardi trophy. Tom Brady and the dominant New England Patriots hold steady with the greatest odds of claiming the repeat Super Bowl win after they defeated the Saints 36-20 in New Orleans.

It's no mystery to dedicated NFL plans that the league feels a bit lopsided right now, with a select number of powerful teams poised to steadily own their week-to-week schedule while the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns of the league are left to suffer in football purgatory -- despite their recent QB picks -- without a chance to call their own.

SEE ALSO: NFL POWER RANKINGS: Where all 32 teams stand going into Week 3

True to this narrative, the Steelers and Seahawks trail the Patriots with the second and third best chances at the Super Bowl. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers saw a significant dip, though, when their odds dropped from 15/2 to 10/1 this week after their loss 34-23 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

The New York Jets remain in last place, with 5000/1 odds of winning this season's Super Bowl.

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NFL quarterback power rankings: 2017
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NFL quarterback power rankings: 2017
32. Josh McCown, New York Jets

Career record as starter: 18-42

2016 stats: 1,100 yards, 54.5 completion %, 72.3 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 139.2 points

One thing to know: The Jets will be McCown's eighth NFL team. In 22 games started over the past three years, he's gone 2-20.

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31. Tom Savage, Houston Texans

Career record as starter: 1-1

2016 stats: 461 yards, 63.0 completion %, 80.9 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 85.2 points

One thing to know: Savage started three games for the Texans last season, but with 12th overall pick Deshaun Watson waiting in the wings, it's only a matter of time before he returns to the bench.

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30. DeShone Kizer, Cleveland Browns

Career record as starter: N/A

2016 stats: N/A

2017 fantasy projection: 157.8 points

One thing to know: Kizer, a rookie, was a second-round pick in this year's draft. He won the starting job over Brock Osweiler, who's set to make $16 million this season.

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29. Mike Glennon, Chicago Bears

Career record as starter: 5-13

2016 stats: 75 yards, 90.9 completion %, 125.4 rating (11 attempts)

2017 fantasy projection: 155.8 points

One thing to know: Glennon may not hold on to the starting job for long. Mitchell Trubisky, the second overall pick in this year's draft, has flashed serious potential in the preseason.

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28. Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams

Career record as starter: 0-7

2016 stats: 1,089 yards, 54.6 completion %, 63.6 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 178.2 points

One thing to know: Goff, the first overall pick in 2016, has continued to struggle this year, committing two turnovers during the Rams' preseason game against the Raiders.

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27. Brian Hoyer, San Francisco 49ers

Career record as starter: 16-15

2016 stats: 1,445 yards, 67.0 completion %, 98.0 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 173.8 points

One thing to know: Hoyer is coming off a solid season with the Bears, but he should expect heavy scrutiny this season. The 49ers signed him as a free agent to replace the still unemployed Colin Kaepernick under center.

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26. Trevor Siemian, Denver Broncos

Career record as starter: 8-6

2016 stats: 3,401 yards, 59.5 completion %, 84.6 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 177.6 points

One thing to know: Siemian won the Broncos starting job for the second consecutive season, beating out 23-year-old Paxton Lynch, who was handpicked by John Elway in the 2016 draft.

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25. Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars

Career record as starter: 11-34

2016 stats: 3,905 yards, 58.9 completion %, 78.8 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 198.1 points

One thing to know: Despite starting every one of Jacksonville's games between 2015 and 2016, Bortles had to earn the starting role over veteran Chad Henne this preseason.

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24. Jay Cutler, Miami Dolphins

Career record as starter: 68-71

2016 stats: 1,059 yards, 59.1 completion %, 78.1 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 205.7 points

One thing to know: Cutler was all set to spend this fall as an on-air analyst for Fox, but an injury to Dolphins incumbent Ryan Tannehill and a $10 million deal were enough to lure him back to the NFL. His chemistry with his new receivers will play a big role in his success this year.

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23. Tyrod Taylor, Buffalo Bills

Career record as starter: 14-14

2016 stats: 3,023 yards, 61.7 completion %, 89.7 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 259.3 points

One thing to know: Taylor was placed in concussion protocol after being sacked during Saturday's preseason game against the Ravens. It is unclear whether he will return in time for the Bills' season opener.

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22. Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles

Career record as starter: 7-9

2016 stats: 3,782 yards, 62.4 completion %, 79.3 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 239.6 points

One thing to know: After fading down the stretch in 2016, Wentz did his offseason training in California and delved into the Eagles' playbook in hopes of more consistent results in his sophomore season.

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21. Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals

Career record as starter: 89-84-1

2016 stats: 4,233 yards, 61.0 completion %, 87.2 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 236.1 points

One thing to know: The 37-year-old is coming off a down year, experiencing dips in passing yards, completion percentage, and passer rating. The result was Palmer's first losing record since his days with the Oakland Raiders.

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20. Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs

Career record as starter: 79-56-1

2016 stats: 3,502 yards, 67.1 completion %, 91.2 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 223.0 points

One thing to know: Smith has become a poster child for the NFL's recent emphasis on short, strategic passes, posting a 64.5 completion percentage while leading the Chiefs to 11 wins in three of his four seasons in Kansas City.

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19. Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens

Career record as starter: 83-55

2016 stats: 4,317 yards, 64.9 completion %, 83.5 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 229.6 points

One thing to know: Although he's been sidelined with a back injury for much of the summer, Flacco will be ready in time for the team's season opener against Cincinnati, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has promised.

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18. Sam Bradford, Minnesota Vikings

Career record as starter: 32-45-1

2016 stats: 3,877 yards, 71.6 completion %, 99.3 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 217.6 points

One thing to know: Bradford set an NFL record for single-season completion percentage last year, finding a receiver on over 70% of his attempts.

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17. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

Career record as starter: 51-40-1

2016 stats: 3,509 yards, 52.9 completion %, 75.8 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 282.6 points

One thing to know: After a disappointing follow-up to his 2015 MVP-winning campaign, many analysts suggested that Newton should pass more and throw less, but the Auburn product recently reaffirmedhis love for the run game.

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16. Eli Manning, New York Giants

Career record as starter: 108-91

2016 stats: 4,027 yards, 63.0 completion %, 86.0 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 243.0 points

One thing to know: Manning has started 199 consecutive regular-season games for the Giants, the longest active streak in the NFL.

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15. Andy Dalton

Career record as starter: 56-35-2

2016 stats4,206 yards, 64.7 completion %, 91.8 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 259.2 points

One thing to know: The Bengals have made five postseason appearances since Dalton took over quarterback duties in 2011, but they haven't won a playoff game since 1990.

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14. Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts

Career record as starter: 43-27

2016 stats: 4,240 yards, 63.5 completion %, 96.4 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 2,71.3 points

One thing to know: Luck enjoyed a strong comeback season in 2016, but he's already run into problems this year. Thanks to a slow recovery from offseason shoulder surgery, his status for the Colts' season opener is in doubt.

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13. Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Career record as starter: 15-17

2016 stats: 4,090 yards, 60.8 completion %, 86.1 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 279.3 points

One thing to know: The Buccaneers made major improvements to their receiving corps during the offseason, which should allow them to make the most of Winston's cannon for an arm.

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12. Philip Rivers, Los Angeles Chargers

Career record as starter: 97-79

2016 stats: 4,386 yards, 60.4 completion %, 87.9 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 260.5 points

One thing to know: After finishing last season with his worst passer rating since 2007, Rivers looks ready for a rebound. He led the Chargers to three touchdowns during Sunday's preseason game against the Rams.

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11. Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys

Career record as starter: 13-3

2016 stats: 3,667 yards, 67.8 completion %, 104.9 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 270.5 points

One thing to know: The Cowboys were one of the most run-heavy teams in the NFL last season, so running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension may force Prescott to take on an ever bigger role in Jason Garrett's offense.

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10. Marcus Mariota, Tennessee Titans

Career record as starter: 11-16

2016 stats: 3,426 yards, 61.2 completion %, 95.6 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 271.5 points

One thing to know: On the verge of what could be a breakout year for the Titans, Mariota flaunted the team's wishes and slimmed down in pursuit of greater mobility.

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9. Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers

Career record as starter: 123-60

2016 stats: 3,819 yards, 64.4 completion %, 95.4 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 262.4 points

One thing to know: This season could be Roethlisberger's last go-round as an NFL quarterback. In July, he expressed uncertainty about his future to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, citing his age, health, and family commitments.

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8. Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders

Career record as starter: 22-25

2016 stats: 3,937 yards, 63.8 completion %, 96.7 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 262.1 points

One thing to know: Carr has shown steady improvement through his first three NFL seasons, taking the Raiders from a 3-13 record in 2014 to 12-4 and a playoff spot last year.

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7. Kirk Cousins

Career record as starter: 19-21-1

2016 stats: 4,917 yards, 67.0 completion %, 97.2 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 269.5 points

One thing to know: This will be a contract year for Cousins. The Michigan State product was hit with the franchise tag in February, becoming the only quarterback in history to be tagged in consecutive years.

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6. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks

Career record as starter: 56-23-1

2016 stats: 4,219 yards, 64.7 completion %, 92.6 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 294.3 points

One thing to know: Wilson will reportedly enter this season with a slimmer physique, which could help him regain some of the mobility he lacked in 2016.

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5. Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions

Career record as starter: 51-58

2016 stats: 4,327 yards, 65.3 completion %, 93.3 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 265.9 points

One thing to know: Stafford topped 4000 passing yards for the sixth consecutive season in 2016, tied for the second-longest such streak in the league.

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4. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

Career record as starter: 85-57

2016 stats: 4,944 yards, 69.9 completion percentage, 117.1 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 302.7 points

One thing to know: Ryan had a season for the ages in 2016, posting the highest passer rating in the NFL and leading the Falcons to their first Super Bowl appearance in 18 years.

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3. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

Career record as starter: 131-101

2016 stats: 5,208 yards, 70.0 completion %, 101.7 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 305.9 points

One thing to know: Brees threw for over 5,000 yards for the fifth time in his career last season. He's one of just five men in NFL history who have reached that single-season mark, and the only one to do it more than once.

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2. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Career record as starter: 90-45

2016 stats: 4,428 yards, 65.7 completion %, 104.2 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 343.4 points

One thing to know: Rodgers led the Packers to six consecutive victories to close out last year's regular season, throwing 15 touchdown passes and zero interceptions over that stretch.

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1. Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Career record as starter: 183-52

2016 stats: 3,554 yards, 67.4 completion %, 112.2 rating

2017 fantasy projection: 321.3 points

One thing to know: Last season saw Brady post his highest passer rating since 2007, the year he won his first MVP award and led the Patriots to a 16-0 record in the regular season.

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