We eked out a win last week with the Dolphins, so that pick was worth it despite the heartburn it caused. Here are this week’s picks.
1. Arizona at St. Louis – The Rams have been playing a tick better, but they are still ungood. The Cards, meanwhile, have been quite good on the road. So we’ll take this mismatch even though it’s a roadie.
2. Minnesota vs. Seattle – If you haven’t yet used the Vikes, this Steve Hutchinson Bowl is a great chance to do it. The Seahawks just don’t have enough firepower to keep up with a team like Minnesota.
3. New Orleans at Tampa Bay – The Saints are on the road, and they still have a home game against the Bucs to come, but if you need a safe pick this is it.
Trap to avoid: Pittsburgh at Kansas City – The Steelers should win this, but the Chiefs have occasionally played over their heads at home this year. Just wait for the Steelers to play Cleveland instead of using them here.
Week 10: W Miami (over Tampa Bay)
Week 9: W Atlanta (over Washington)
Week 8: W Chicago (over Cleveland)
Week 7: W Indianapolis (over St. Louis)
Week 6: L Jets (vs. Buffalo)
Week 5: W Philadelphia (over Tampa Bay)
Week 4: W San Francisco (over St. Louis)
Week 3: L Houston (vs. Jacksonville)
Week 2: L Jacksonville (vs. Arizona)
Week 1: W New Orleans (over Detroit)