Because of NFL balance, spreads very tight

Updated: September 26, 2003, 3:32 PM ET
By Hank Goldberg | NFL Insider

Last week was one for chalk as favorites went 10-4. Because of NFL balance, there is an abundance of choices that are giving up a field goal or less. This week there are seven.

Hank Goldberg is an NFL reporter on a variety of ESPN programs. He first joined ESPN2 as football analyst on SportsNight when the new network launched Oct. 1, 1993. He has also been a frequent contributor on ESPN Radio since June 1992.