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Panthers-Saints and the Power Rankings

Do you remember how people kept complaining about the Thursday night games last year?  Or was that this year?  Or is it every year?  Anyway, tomorrow night we get a rare bird:  two sub-.500 teams playing for first place in … Continue reading

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NFL Week 8 Results

After a bizarre game in London (but a win is a win!), the Lions have played two games in a row where they won yet failed to cover.  That’s more impressive when you consider they were favored in those games … Continue reading

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NFL Week 8 Picks

With Detroit and Atlanta kicking off at 9:30 in the morning, it’s extra important to get the picks up today.  With a relatively strong contingent of home underdogs this week, including the Falcons assuming they were actually playing at home, … Continue reading

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Bill Simmons Just Found out About Point Differential

Bill Simmons had some time off due to his suspension from ESPN, but returned with his picks for tomorrow’s games (which I’ll have in my usual picks post later).  But aside from golfing, apparently Simmons spent some time thinking about … Continue reading

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Broncos-Chargers Features the Best Team in Football

The storylines from early in the season are starting to fall apart a bit.  The Patriots started poorly, but now sit at 5-2 (even though they still haven’t been inspiring their old confidence).  The Bengals have failed to win three … Continue reading

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NFL Week 7 Results

The models had a glowing start to the week.  They all got the Jets to cover against the Pats, and the next three games that the models agreed on (according to the schedule released before the season began) were all … Continue reading

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NFL Week 7 Picks

The predictions this week start off on a high note, as the Jets managed to keep the game close against the Patriots for a cover.  The models though the Pats were favorites by about the early line of a touchdown, … Continue reading

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