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NFL Week 14 Picks

Last week: 7-8-1Season: 94-93-5 Denver (-10.5) at Oakland Analysis: The Broncos are on a tear since their last loss, a 31-21 defeat at the hands of New England that left them at 2-3. They’ve won…


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NFL Week 13 Spread Picks

Last week: 5-10-1Season: 87-85-4  New Orleans at Atlanta (-3.5) Analysis: The Falcons’ lone loss came at the hands of the Saints in Week 10, 28-24. It was the 11th win in the last 13 meetings…


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Week 12 picks: Thanksgiving Day games

Last week: 9-5Season: 82-75-3 Houston (-3) at Detroit Analysis: Though it was also the case last week, this truly is the Lions season right here. A loss ends any hope that Detroit makes it back-to-back…


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NFL Week 11 Picks

Last week: 6-8Season: 73-70-3 SUNDAYArizona at Atlanta (-9.5)Analysis: The Falcons are coming off their first loss of the season and get to face a team riding a five-game losing streak after a 4-0 start. The…


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Week 3 spread picks

New York Giants at Carolina (-3)Analysis: The banged-up Giants are proof positive that this whole Thursday night business 13 times a year is a joke. But let’s not go there. Cam Newton rediscovered his touch…


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Week 2 NFL Spread Picks

Arizona at New England (-13.5)Analysis: The Patriots will face yet another backup quarterback as they did virtually the entire second half of last year. This could be Kevin Kolb’s last stand. Ty Cobb has a…


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Super Bowl XLVI: History Repeats Itself

Line: Patriots by 2½                  This isn’t a movie I wanted to watch again, but it’s the Super Bowl, so we give it our due diligence as American citizens. The Patriots and Giants…


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Championship Game picks; A Harbaugh Bowl looming?

We’ve reached the Final Four and perhaps more refreshingly, two of the league’s three offensive sideshows have been put to rest. The Saints and Packers and their circus-like attack will be home watching three teams…



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Wild Card Weekend upon us; picks

Welcome to the second season, my friends. The playoffs are here – in a season that almost never was. A dual rookie QB matchup and the toast of the league trying to slay the mighty…