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Thursday, October 2, 2014

WEEK 4 NFL PICKS RECAP

The week got off to a miserable start with Washington's Kirk Cousins doing his impression of Peyton Manning in the Super Bowl. But at least I finished above the .500 point for the week.

Last Week:      7 - 6
Overall:        38 -23

New York Giants (1 - 2) 20 @ Washington (1 - 2) 27: No. The less written about this, the better. Is Joe Theismann healthy? Giants 45 - 14.

Green Bay (1 - 2) 23 @ Chicago (2 - 1) 24:No panic in Green Bay yet. Rodgers came through in a big way against their rivals.  No. Green Bay 38 - 17.

Buffalo (2 - 1) 17 @ Houston (2 - 1) 20: Correct. At least one game went as I thought it would. Maybe the best pick of the week. Houston 23 - 17.

Tennessee (1 - 2) 24 @ Indianapolis (1 - 2) 30:  Correct. The Colts have put themselves back in the playoff conversation, especially with their weak division  Indianapolis 41 - 17.

Carolina (2 - 1) 16 @ Baltimore (2 - 1) 23:  Correct. I wasn't surprised that the Ravens won, but the score is a bit of a shocker. What's happened to the Panther defense? Baltimore 38 - 10.

Detroit (2 - 1) 27 @ New York Jets (1 - 2) 21: Correct. The Lions are getting it done and lead a very tough division. But their still Detroit and it's still early. Detroit 24 - 17.

Tampa Bay (0 - 3)  24 @ Pittsburgh (2 - 1) 31: No. How did the Steelers let this one get away? Bad loss in Pittsburgh. Tampa Bay 27 - 24.

Miami (1 - 2) 20 @ Oakland (0 - 3) 24:   No. The Dolphins had high expectations after an opening victory over the Patriots, but they've failed to win since. The Raiders have simply failed to win. But it's the NFL, the Dolphins are travelling west and will be facing a hostile environment. No. Miami 38 - 14.

Jacksonville (0 - 3) 17 @ San Diego (2 - 1) 34:  Correct. I came pretty close to nailing this game, kind of like the Chargers nailed the Jags. San Diego 33 - 14.

Philadelphia (3 - 0) 27 @ San Francisco (1 - 2) 28: Correct. All I can say is, I like it when I'm right. San Francisco 26 - 21.

Atlanta (2 - 1) 30 @ Minnesota (1 - 2) 20: No. And I don't when I'm wrong... Minnesota 41 - 28.

New Orleans (1 - 2) 27 @ Dallas (2 - 1) 24:  No. Don't look now, but the 'Boys appear to have that nation's team thing going on again. Or it could be the Saints just aren't a very good football team right now. All I know is the Cowboys are tied with Philadelphia at the top of the NFC East and New Orleans is miraculously only one game back in the NFC South. Dallas 38 - 17.

New England (2 -1) 27 @ Kansas City (1 - 2) 30: Correct. The Chiefs and Patriots are going in different directions, as Andy Reid has KC on the right track, at least for the last couple of weeks. Stay tuned, though. It's a long season. Kansas City 41 - 14.