This is the week … that looks like all other weeks.
Pick: Lions 34, Browns 10
›› Nov. 12 is a date in Bengals history that has produced some crazy numbers
Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2) at Indianapolis Colts (3-6)
A soft opening to a soft second-half schedule.
Pick: Steelers 35, Colts 17
Los Angeles Chargers (3-5) at Jacksonville Jaguars (5-3)
The Chargers will put up more of a fight than the Bengals, but….
Pick: Jaguars 28, Chargers 24
›› Bengals have history with digging out of 3-5 hole
New Orleans Saints (6-2) at Buffalo Bills (5-3)
Don’t know the exact data, but guessing dome teams don’t fare well in Buffalo in November.
Pick: Bills 21, Saints 17
New York Jets (4-5) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-6)
Jameis and Co. are forced to eat another ‘L’
Pick: Jets 20, Buccaneers 17
Minnesota Vikings (6-2) at Washington Redskins (4-4)
Branches from the Marvin Lewis coaching tree collide with Zim vs. Jay.
Pick: Redskins 27, Vikings 23
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Houston Texans (3-5) at Los Angeles Rams (6-2)
The surprising roll continues for the Rams
Pick: Rams 27, Texans 13
Dallas Cowboys (5-3) at Atlanta Falcons (4-4)
Gotta go with big ‘D’, as in “desperation” for the Falcons.
Pick: Falcons 28, Cowboys 21
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New York Giants (1-7) at San Francisco 49ers (0-9)
Who cares, really?
Pick: 49ers 7, Giants 6
New England Patriots (6-2) at Denver Broncos (3-5)
Denver is a tough place to play, except when Brock Osweiler is guiding the Broncos
Pick: Patriots 28, Broncos 10
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Miami Dolphins (4-4) at Carolina Panthers (6-3)
No iceberg yet for the Titanic Panthers
Pick: Panthers 31, Dolphins 21
Cincinnati Bengals (3-5) at Tennessee Titans (5-3)
Bengals haven’t beaten a team with a winning record on the road in more than two years.
Pick: Titans 23, Bengals 9
This year: 78-46