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WEEK ONE NFL PICKS, and "Game of the Week"

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    Re: WEEK ONE NFL PICKS, and

    In response to TexasPat's comment:

    In response to TFB12's comment:

     

    Good write up, TP.  Are you going to be doing this all season?  I believe last year you stopped mid way through.  I was also picking against the spread and comparing our picks/records but then you stopped.

     



         Work commitments were the reason that I had to take a break last year. But, prior to that, I was having an awful year picking games against the spread. So...you most likely picked better than I had, to that point.

     




    Well if you were having a bad year picking games then I wasn't doing much better.  There were just a couple games seperating us.  I'm going to try and see if I kept the spreadsheet or not, it would be fun to see if we could do better this season.  Do you keep all your yearly records?

     
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    Well if you were having a bad year picking games then I wasn't doing much better.  There were just a couple games seperating us.  I'm going to try and see if I kept the spreadsheet or not, it would be fun to see if we could do better this season.  Do you keep all your yearly records?

     



         No. I do this for fun. If I started keeping stats, it becomes work. Usually, at the end of a season, I hover around the .500 mark against the spread...with the notable exception of last year, when my record against the spread was awful. 

     

         But, anybody can do pretty well if they just pick the winners. Picking with the spread makes it interesting.   

     

     
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         Here's another interesting article, and set of predictions, for both the eason, and the Week One games: http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/preseason-cheat-sheet-2013-predictions-houston-texans-will-win-super-bowl-083013

     
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         Safety Jarius Byrd wants out of Buffalo. But, a lingering foot injury could erail his plans of breaking the bank, through free agency: http://www.buffalonews.com/sports/bills-nfl/sources-byrd-agent-trying-to-orchestrate-trade-20130904 

     
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         Don't know about you, but I'm rooting for the Ravens tonight. I still can't stomach the "Horseface": http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/09/05/peyton-manning-closing-in-on-dan-marino-in-passing-yards/

     
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         Here's how the so-called experts see the week one games (they do not take the point spread into account): http://espn.go.com/nfl/picks

     
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    Good find on the Wes article. Been saying it for years. Slots are replaceble...just like SL Uts!

     

     

    "Take care of my B*tch, I may need her back in a couple years"

    Brady to Manning after Wes signed with Denver

     
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         Thoughts?? Especially your take on the Pats' game. Remember, my picks are made taking into account the respective point spread. 

         Enjoy the season!     

          

          

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    Thank God football is back in earnest so I can enjoy write-ups like yours. Nice job, as usual!

    I agree that chances are that Baltimore beats the point spread against Denver. 8.5 point spread against the Super Bowl Champions is amazing by itself. The Manning mystique is mystifying, especially in Las Vegas. Broncos were 9 point favorites in last year's divisional playoff as well. The learning curve is still just as steep for the odds-makers, it appears. Broncos added Wes Welker, Ravens added Elvis Dumervil. Says it all. Von Miller is out of the game for the Broncos. Maybe everyone is counting on a shoot-out. The best part, being a Patriots' fan, is that one of these two teams is going to start the season with a loss. Laughing

     
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    I disagree on 4 this week.

    I  have...

    Chiefs over Jags

    Browns over Dolphins

    Cardinals over Rams

    Eagles over Redskins

     

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    Re: WEEK ONE NFL PICKS, and

    NE @ BUF 

    SEA @ CAR 

    CIN @ CHI 

    MIA @ CLE 

    MIN @ DET 

    OAK @ IND 

    KC @ JAC

    ATL @ NO 

    TB @ NYJ 

    TEN @ PITT

    GB @ SF 

    ARI @ STL 

    NYG @ DAL 

    PHI @ WAS 

    HOU @ SD

     
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