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Week 13 NFL picks & predictions

Posted on: December 3, 2009 4:55 pm
 
Here are my picks & predictions.  Enjoy:

 

THURSDAY

Jets @ Bills -- The Bills are playing hard, which bodes well for the future. Terrell Owens is playing his best football of the season, and Ryan Fitzpatrick seems to be the way to go at QB. But, I expect more of the Jets defense we saw last week against the Panthers. My gut tells me the Jets defense dominates the game for a second straight week. PREDICTION: JETS

 

SUNDAY

 

Eagles @ Falcons -- No Matt Ryan + possibly no Michael Turner = disaster for the Falcons. PREDICTION: EAGLES

 

Patriots @ Dolphins -- The Patriots haven't won a game on the road this season. The feeling is they win their first one here. The Dolphins WR's are making way too many mistakes, and it seems the Dolphins miss Ronnie Brown after all. Welker & the Pats big. PREDICTION: PATRIOTS

 

Buccaneers @ Panthers -- Jake Delhomme is just about done at QB for the Panthers. The Bucs seem to have found their answer at QB with Josh Freeman. The Bucs defense also played much better last week with Raheem Brock calling the plays. Expect the effort to pay off this week. Bucs in an upset. PREDICTION: BUCCANEERS

 

Rams @ Bears -- I picked the Rams two straight weeks to pull off the upset, and they made me look stupid. Won't make that mistake again for the rest of the season. PREDICTION: BEARS

 

Lions @ Bengals --The Lions defense is horrible. The Bengals defense is one of the best in the league. Not much more to analyze here. PREDICTION: BENGALS

 

Titans @ Colts -- The Colts have already clinched the division title, and have a three game lead on the second best AFC team for homefield advantage in the playoffs. The Titans are on fire, and have much more to play for. My gut tells me the Titans come out with more intensity. Look for the Titans to make it six straight and pull off the upset. PREDICTION: TITANS

 

Texans @ Jaguars -- The Jaguars have absolutely no pass rush, and just Maurice Jones-Drew and Mike Sims-Walker as the team's only legitimate scoring threats. The Texans are the more talented team, and at this point, Gary Kubiak's job is on the line. Expect the Texans losing streak to end here. PREDICTION: TEXANS

 

Broncos @ Chiefs -- The Broncos victory over the Giants was impressive. But, they're in Arrowhead this Sunday and face a Chiefs team that plays hard; especially at home. The Chiefs will put up a much better fight than the lack-luster Giants did. Another upset prediction. PREDICTION: CHIEFS

 

Raiders @ Steelers -- Expect the Superbowl champs to bounce back in a big way against a struggling Raiders team. Roethlisberger or no Roethlisberger, the Steelers are at home and should win this one easily. PREDICTION: STEELERS

 

Saints @ Redskins -- This could be a trap game for the Saints. The Redskins are at home and are still playing hard. The defense is one of the better ones in the league. But, I just don't seem them being able to stop the Saints offense when no one else has been able to. Look for the Saints to stay undefeated. PREDICTION: SAINTS

 

Chargers @ Browns -- The Browns simply don't know how to win. The Chargers have won six on a row. Any questions? PREDICTIONS: CHARGERS

 

Cowboys @ Giants -- The Giants are a pitiful, pathetic, lethargic, complacent, lazy, lack-luster bunch of bums who are a disgrace to the game of football. They're playing with no pride, no passion, no heart, no emotion, no intensity, no fire, no spark, no urgency, no interest, no gonads****, no self-respect, .........well, I think you get the idea. I'd be shocked if they won a single game the rest of the season. Cowboys BIG. PREDICTION: COWBOYS

 

49ers @ Seahawks -- The 49ers defense seems to be getting back on track, and Alex Smith looks more confident and poised every week. Vernon Davis has become a dangerous offensive weapon. I think they're the better team right now. The Seahawks are banged up with injuries. I don't see how they win this one; even at home. PREDICTION: 49ERS

 

Vikings @ Cardinals -- Whether it's Matt Leinart or Kurt Warner, I don't see how either QB gets it done against that pass rush. Brett Favre will continue to prove me wrong with yet another solid performance. Vikings big. PREDICTION: VIKINGS

 

MONDAY

 

Ravens @ Packers -- The Ravens barely beat a Steelers team without Ben Roethlisberger. There are still issues in their passing game, and Ray Rice can't do it all by himself. Expect another big day by the Packers 'D' and Aaron Rodgers. I like the Packers at home. PREDICTION: PACKERS

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