Hi everyone! Today I want to discuss which picks I got correct and which ones I got wrong. For instance, I predicted that the Patriots would beat the Panthers 32-26, but the final score was 24-6 Patriots over the Panthers. I predicted that the Ravens would beat the Vikings 27-23, but the final score was 34-31 Ravens over the Vikings in overtime. The Ravens came back from being down 17-3 in the first half. They won the game in overtime by going for a game-winning field goal. I predicted that the Chargers would beat the Eagles 24-16, but the final score was 27-24 Chargers over the Eagles in a close game. The Chargers went down the field to kick a game-winning field goal. I predicted that the Chiefs would beat the Packers 36-31, but the final score was 13-7 Chiefs over the Packers in a low scoring game. The Chiefs offense did not really play all that well, but they did enough to win the game. The defense of the Chiefs played outstanding football until they gave up a touchdown. I think that if the Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was playing that game against the Chiefs, then that would have changed the game and I would have given the Packers a victory over the Chiefs and the Packers would have won that game. I predicted that the Cardinals would beat the 49ers 27-20, but the final score was 31-17 Cardinals over the 49ers. The Cardinals without Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins, A.J. Green, and Chase Edmonds still found a way to get the win over the 49ers. The running back James Conner had a terrific day scoring 2 touchdowns, 2 touchdown runs, and 1 touchdown pass in the start of the second half. Colt McCoy ran a different type of offense because Kyler Murray was out for the game. Eno Benjamin scored his first rushing touchdown as a Cardinal by trucking a defender to the ground. He was represented as an angry run-on NFL Network the other day. The Cardinal defense forced 3 turnovers and gave up 2 touchdowns. 2 forced fumbles and one interception.
I predicted that the Titans would beat the Rams 31-27, but the final score was 28-16 Titans over the Rams. The Rams offense was just out of sync, the Titans offense without Derrick Henry came out balling and their defense came out on fire even though they started wearing down a bit, but it was enough performance over the Rams. I predicted that the Steelers would beat the Bears 34-24, but the final score was 29-27 Steelers over the Bears. The Bears were coming back from being down 20-6. It looked like the Bears were going to shock the Steelers with a game-winning field goal, but it was short. A little bit closer would have won the game for the Bears and the Steelers escaped with the win.
I predicted that the Raiders would beat the Giants 34-20, but the final score was 23-16 Giants over the Raiders. I predicted that the Saints would beat the Falcons 36-17, but the final score was 27-25 Falcons over the Saints. The Falcons blew a big lead once again, but they still got the win. See, this is why I picked the Saints to win this game because the Falcons intend to blow games later on in the 4th quarter. I predicted that the Bills would beat the Jaguars 38-21, but the final score was 9-6 Jags over the Bills in a really low scoring game. The Jags won without scoring a touchdown. That was an embarrassing loss for the Bills because that was a winnable game. The Bills should have beaten the Jags. Maybe it was that the Jags defense came to play or is it that the Bills shot themselves in the foot or both? I think that it might have been both of them, but if I had to choose one, then I would say that the Bills shot themselves in the foot. I predicted that the Bengals would beat the Browns 31-28, but the final score was 41-16 Browns over the Bengals in a blowout. I predicted that the Cowboys would beat the Broncos 44-31, but the final score was 30-16 Broncos over the Cowboys. The Cowboys were getting blown out 30-0 because the offense was not playing well at all. Some wide receivers have dropped some balls that they have got to catch. The other thing that was embarrassing for the Cowboys is that when their defense forced the Broncos to punt the ball away and they blocked it, but when it was blocked, the Broncos offensive lineman picked up the ball and got a couple yards, but not the first down. However, the referees somehow gave the Broncos the first down because you can pick it up legally and advance it.
So, I have gotten 7 out of 12 picks correct! Now, let’s get started with week 10 NFL picks, shall we?! The first game I will predict is the Saints @Titans game. I think this should be a really good game. The Titans are coming off with the win and the Saints are coming off with a little surprising loss to the Falcons. I do think the Titans can come away with the win over the Saints in a close game 34-27 because I think the Titans are red hot right now and they are one of the best teams in the AFC. The next game I will predict is the Bills @Jets game. I think this is a game that the Bills should win and I think they will over the Jets 31-15. I am going to be embarrassed for the Bills again if they somehow lose this game also and do not kick field goals Buffalo. The next game I will predict is the Lions @Steelers game. I do expect the Steelers to steamroll past the Lions 45-13. The next game I will predict is the Jaguars @Colts game, the divisional rivalries. I do think the Colts will come out on top of the Jags 27-16. The next game I will predict is the Buccaneers @Washington Football Team. I think the Bucs will come away with the win pretty easily 37-23 over the Football Team. The next game I will predict is the Browns @Patriots game. I think this is going to be a great game. Both of these teams are coming off with their wins last week. I think I might give the slight edge to the Browns over the Patriots 30-27 because I think the Browns will do just enough to beat the Pats by running the football with Nick Chubb and possibly Kareem Hunt. The Patriots are playing a lot better than we all thought, but it will probably just not enough because of the concerns of stopping the run of the Browns. The next game I will predict is the Falcons @Cowboys game. The Falcons are coming off with the win and the Cowboys are coming off with a terrible loss to the Broncos. I think this should be a bounce back game for the Cowboys. I think the Cowboys will beat the Falcons 38-27. The Falcons may have an early lead as they did last week, but later on in the 4th quarter will start to blow a lead again. The Cowboys are pretty good at making comebacks late in the 4th quarter whenever they are down. Yikes for the Falcons! The next game I will predict is the Panthers @Cardinals game. The Panthers are coming off with a loss last week to the Patriots and struggling after an 3-0 start and the Cardinals are coming off with a bounce back win over the 49ers. The Panthers recently signed Cam Newton to replace a starting quarterback Sam Darnold, but he is unlikely to play. The backup quarterback PJ Walker will be starting for the Panthers. I think this guy can run it too, something that the Cardinals need to watch out for. The Cardinals have activated a wide receiver A.J. Green off the Covid list. The Cardinals may have their hands full on stopping the running back Christian McCaffrey who is back healthy. He had 153 yards against the Cardinals last time they were here in Arizona. The Panthers have won 5 out of their last 6 games in total against the Cardinals and that’s a problem for the Cardinals. The Cardinals just need to make the Panthers one-dimensional, stop the running back, pressure the quarterback, get off to a good start, read the Panthers defense correctly because they are pretty good with the passing game, run the ball, don’t give up too many chunk plays, and don’t get too many penalties. The Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is questionable for tomorrow and so is DeAndre Hopkins a wide receiver. If Kyler can’t play tomorrow, then I believe it will be next week against Seattle. Chase Edmonds is expected to be out for a couple of weeks. I do think the Cardinals will finally put an end to the losing streak to the Panthers with a win over the Panthers in a close game 31-20. Remember, the Cardinals have to be on their best tomorrow and not mess around.
The next game I will predict is the Vikings @Chargers game. The Vikings are coming off with the loss last week to the Ravens and the Chargers are coming off with the win last week over the Eagles. I do think the Chargers will beat the Vikings 27-17. The next game I will predict is the Seahawks @Packers game. I think this is going to be a really good game because both Russell Wilson and Aaron Rodgers will be coming back to play as quarterbacks. The Seahawks are coming off a bye and the Packers are coming off with a loss last week to the Chiefs. The Seahawks have struggled over the last couple of years in Green Bay. And because of that, I do think the Packers will come away with a close win over the Seahawks 31-27. The next game I will predict is the Eagles @Broncos game. The Broncos are coming off with a historic win over the Cowboys and the Eagles are coming off with the loss last week against the Chargers. I do think the Broncos will come away with the win over the Eagles 24-13. The next game I will predict is the Chiefs @Raiders game, the divisional rivalries on Sunday Night Football. I think that this will be a really close game. I think the Raiders will come out on top of the Chiefs in a close game 28-24 because the Chiefs last week did not look all that good against the Packers and I think the Raiders will do a slight bit better than the Chiefs. The last game I will predict is the Rams @49ers game, the divisional rivalries on Monday Night Football. I think that this should be a really good game. The Rams have made some upgrades on offense and defense. They have traded for a defensive player Von Miller and signed a wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Pretty big signings. I do think the Rams will come out on top of the 49ers in a close game 35-27 because I think the Rams defense will give the 49ers offense some problems especially with Von Miller and Aaron Donald getting to the quarterback. Yep, that’s a pretty scary defensive pass rush. The 49ers offensive linemen have to be ready for those players because they will try and come after Jimmy Garopollo. But it probably won’t be enough for them.
So, what do you guys think about all the week 10 match-ups?! I would love to hear lots of comments, thoughts, opinions, questions, or concerns down below!
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