Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Watching football on Turkey Day is about as American as it gets, and for a change there are three excellent games. And another thing to be thankful for--no more bye weeks! Every week going forward, we have a full slate of NFL action. Honestly, the two or three game late game action on Red Zone is generally awful. It's typically San Diego/Oakland, Seattle/Arizona and maybe a decent one like Pittsburgh/San Francisco. Or if the Giants play in that time slot, it makes everything better. But I digress. Let's go to the picks!
Houston at Detroit--Not only are the Lions finally decent, but America gets to see the awesomeness that is the Houston Texans. The Texans are a well-balanced team on both sides of the ball, and the Lions are kind of a loose cannon. Pass the potatoes! Texans 31, Lions 27
Washington at Dallas--America gets to see RG3 in another fierce division rivalry. And on this particular day, most of us will be pulling for said RG3 to keep the Cowboys off our hold of first place. Redskins 23, Cowboys 20
Atlanta at Tampa Bay--The Bucs have won four straight, and the Falcons have looked vulnerable. Seriously, Matt Ryan throws five picks and they still win? They can't keep that up. Bucs 26, Falcons 23
San Francisco at New Orleans--Okay, so thanks to three Thursday games, we once again have only three games in the Sunday late slot. But this one makes it worthwhile. Saints 30, Niners 27
Green Bay at NY Giants--Our team is rested, but will they be able to escape their annual November swoon? Don't make me look bad for this, guys. Giants 34, Packers 31
Last Week: 10-4
Season Record: 103-57