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NFL Week 12 Quick Picks - Happy Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year! Thanksgiving and lots of football. This year we get three games again on Turkey day although it won’t have the same feel as in the past given the COVID-19 world we now find ourselves in. While there are many cities discouraging families from having large gatherings, there will be plenty of football watching. Once again there are some very important games ...

The Race is On for NFL Rookie of the Year

This year 32 young men were drafted in the first round of the National Football League Draft and for the team that selected them, they were hoping they found their next great star. We’ve now gone through 10 weeks of play in the 2020 season and when it’s all said and done, there will be one man who is named Rookie of the Year. At this point, it seems to be boiling down to a rac ...

NFL Week 11 Quick Picks

With the Pittsburgh Steelers winning yet again, they are now 9-0 and there is a buzz about going undefeated. Only the 1972 Miami Dolphins went through an entire season without losing and then winning all their playoff games and taking the Super Bowl’s Lombardi Trophy. The New England Patriots came close a few years ago winning every game up to the Super Bowl but then were upset ...

Winston Named Starter in New Orleans as Brees Recovers from Injury

Jameis Winston will take over as the starting QB for the New Orleans Saints after Drew Brees suffered multiple fractured ribs and a collapsed lung during their victory against the 49ers.

NFL Week 10 Short Takes

The Pittsburgh Steelers took another step forward to an undefeated regular season last weekend when they beat the Cincinnati Bengals but the highlight of the week had to be the ending to the Arizona/Buffalo game. Summaries of all the action follows. Indianapolis 34 / Tennessee 17. The Titans were my pick but I missed on this one as the Colts made a nice comeback for the victor ...

NFL Week 10 Quick Picks

As COVID-19 continues to impact the availability of players in the NFL the games trudge on and teams further establishing themselves as the teams to beat in both the AFC and NFC. It appears conference championship games are boiling down to probably games between either Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, or Buffalo in the AFC and New Orleans, Seattle, and Green Bay in the NFC. ...

NFL Week 9 Short Takes

Another week down in the NFL and we still have a team that has yet to lose and another squad who hasn’t seen a W put up in their season standings. The Pittsburgh Steelers squeaked out a victory in Dallas to move to 8-0 the first time in team history they have begun a season by winning the first eight games, and the New York Jets are off to their worst start in franchise history ...

NFL Week 9 Quick Picks

The second half of the 2020 NFL season gets underway with a Thursday night matchup between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers followed by a slate of games for some teams that hands them a seemingly easy victory. Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers Jimmy Garoppolo isn’t playing but Aaron Rodgers is. Packers win. Prediction: Packers 34 / 49ers 13 Baltimore R ...

The Broncos Storm Back to Take Victory Over the Bolts

In a first half dominated by the Los Angeles Chargers’ defense, the Broncos' offense was suffocated to just two first downs and 56 yards total. The struggle on offense for Denver this season continued to loom early. With their inability to convert on third downs. They only scored three points in the first half, thanks in part to a Justin Simmons' interception that was returned ...

NFL Week 8 Short Takes

We are halfway home in the NFL season with a first-half that had some surprises, some awful teams that playing on the level that was expected of them, and oddly enough, games being played in stadiums with very little to no fans. Stranger days ahead I’m sure. A 9-5 week last week for yours truly and here’s the quick look at what went down. Atlanta Falcons 25 / Carolina Panthers ...