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Fun facts from Week 9

Safety first The Rams did something historic in an otherwise-ugly third quarter in Arizona. With their only two scores being safeties, they became the first team to ever score exactly four points in a single…


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Ravens-Steelers headlines Week 9

The byes are starting to dwindle down, meaning more opportunity to have a big bounce-back week here after a 5-8 showing in Week 8. Week 9 is headlined by the Ravens-Steelers bloodbath, part two, and…


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Late games highlight Week 8 slate

            With my big Week 7 surge, I have officially moved over .500 for the year. What an accomplishment considering the Dolphins-like start I had to my season. There are five…



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Pigskin Predictions for Week 7

Finally, a week to be proud of. 8-4-1 (I guess the bye weeks are helping me out) and now 3-3 on upset specials for the year. Did I say upset special? Jim Schwartz was especially…


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Week 6 picks

Buffalo at New York Giants (-3): GiantsCarolina at Atlanta (-4): FalconsIndianapolis at Cincinnati (-7): ColtsJacksonville at Pittsburgh (-13): SteelersPhiladelphia (-1) at Washington: EaglesSt. Louis at Green Bay (-14): PackersSan Francisco at Detroit (-4): 49ersCleveland at…


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Looking to bounce back in Week 5

Yikes. 5-11 a week ago, it’s time I get this thing turned around. But until I do, feel free to look at my picks and for betting purposes, pick the opposite. That would have made…


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Week 4 breakdown

History has been in the making so far in 2011. The Bills trailed by 18 or more the past two weeks and rallied to win, the first time in history that’s happened. The Vikings have…


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Breaking down the games for Week 3

I wasn’t exactly on point last week, going 5-9-2, although the late games brought me back a bit (thanks for showboating, Jesse Holley). The aerial assaults and scoring barrages continue, a trend that looks like…


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Breaking down the Week 2 slate

To say the offenses were ahead of the defenses in Week 1 is a vast understatement. Five different games featured two quarterbacks going over 300 yards, most unforgettably Cam Newton’s stellar 418-yard debut and Tom…