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Week 3 Results – A Game of Inches

You always hear that football is a game of inches.  Al Pacino just finished telling me so himself.  You hear less often that picking football games is also a game of inches, but it’s just as true.  This past weekend … Continue reading

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NFL Week 3 Predictions

Week 3 has some interesting things going for it.  After the Tampa-Atlanta game, we’ve already had one of the biggest beatdowns in league history.  We have two teams favored by double-digits, which will provide some more evidence on the ‘double … Continue reading

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Falcons-Bucs and the Tyranny of the Texans

Tonight we get what used to be a classic NFC South match-up between Tampa and Atlanta.  Atlanta had a rough season last year, and Tampa hasn’t really returned to its John Lynch/Warren Sapp/Mike Alstott level of play.  The Falcons should … Continue reading

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NFL Week 3 Round-Up and Rankings

Having already covered the real life losers from the weekend, let’s move on to the pretend winners and losers: me, Bill Simmons, and the models.  I’ll start with the Hilton SuperContest.  For the most part, it’s been a rough start.  … Continue reading

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NFL Week 3

We’ll blaze through the picks a bit this weekend, since I’ve already covered Thursday night’s game along with the models’ outright predictions.  The Eagles turned the ball over way too much to really be competitive and the Chiefs took enough … Continue reading

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SuperContest Showdown – Week 3

One of the readers asked if I could get my picks up a little earlier in the week.  That’s tough, because the main thing for me is making picks against the spread and moneyline, and often Bovada (which I used … Continue reading

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NFL Week 3 Recap

Before I get into how the models did this weekend, I thought I’d put in my quick two cents on the replacement referees.  While everyone is complaining about the calls, a couple of people have pointed out that things aren’t … Continue reading

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