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NFL Week 14 Picks: In Need of Another Surge

It works for championship teams in sports: start hot, give yourself margin for error to struggle at midseason, then finish strong. I need the same fate, as a hot 13-7 start has faded into a…


NFL Week 13 Picks: Thank Goodness For the NFC

It’s December, which means there is only one bit of suspense left: who will play either the Patriots or Steelers (probably the Patriots) in Super Bowl LII? Thank goodness for the NFC, because that’s where all…




Final 4: NFL Gets Wish With AFC Matchup

You got your wish, Roger Goodell & Co. 12 years later, finally, FINALLY, you got your Tom Brady-Ben Roethlisberger, Patriots-Steelers AFC Championship Game that had narrowly eluded you on five previous occasions since 2004. But…


3 Teams Coming off Byes, Pats Get Another

Chris Berman used to call this “the best weekend in all of sports.” The NFL’s divisional round of the playoffs features the top two teams in each conference, well rested off a bye week. But…




Closing the Season in Style: Week 17 Picks

Talk about staying hot. Since adapting the new strategy of only picking games I feel confident about, my record has soared. After a rough Week 12 in which I went 4-7, I have rebounded in grand…