Week 13 Picks- Previews and Predictions
Week 13 kicked off last night with the Atlanta Falcons extending their lead atop of the NFC South with a 23-13 victory over Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.
Looking ahead to the rest of the action this week and there are some great games to watch on Sunday.
The Minnesota Vikings face another tough test in the NFC North with a trip to Lambeau Field to take on Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. There is another exciting divisional matchup in the AFC North with the Pittsburgh Steelers on the road in Baltimore vs the Ravens.
Those are just two of the standout games to see this week with plenty more action on show.
Now without further ado, here are my picks for Week 13.
Preview: 3-8 Browns at 3-8 Raiders
Prediction: Both teams are struggling but it’s the Browns who come out on top
Pick: Browns Win
Preview: 3-8 Panthers at 1-10 Chiefs
Prediction: The Kansas City Chiefs may be the most disappointing team in the NFL this year but get a win here
Pick: Chiefs Win
Preview: 2-9 Jaguars at 4-7 Bills
Prediction: Ryan Fitzpatrick trumps Chad Henne in Buffalo in this battle of game managing quarterbacks.
Pick: Bills Win
Preview: 6-5 Seahawks at 8-3 Bears
Prediction: Jay Cutler and the Bears will continue their impressive home record in this one
Pick: Bears Win
Preview: 10-1 Texans at 4-7 Titans
Prediction: The Texans have a big advantage heading on the road to Tennessee
Pick: Texans Win
Preview: 7-4 Colts at 4-7 Lions
Prediction: Andrew Luck faces a tough test against the Lions defense but should pull off the victory
Pick: Colts Win
Preview: 8-2-1 49ers at 4-6-1 Rams
Prediction: There will be no tie this time as the 49ers get the win on the road
Preview: 4-7 Cardinals at 4-7 Jets
Prediction: Sources close to the Jets claim a defeat could signal the end for Rex Ryan but that won’t be the case
Pick: Jets Win
Preview: 6-5 Buccaneers at 8-3 Broncos
Prediction: Peyton Manning and the Broncos continue their recent winning streak at home
Pick: Broncos Win
Preview: 6-5 Bengals at 4-7 Chargers
Prediction: The Chargers are surely due a win after last week’s overtime defeat to the Ravens
Pick: Chargers Win
Preview: 3-8 Eagles at 5-6 Cowboys
Prediction: The continuously underachieiving Cowboys get back to .500 with a win vs the Eagles
Pick: Eagles Win
Preview: 8-3 Patriots at 5-6 Dolphins
Prediction: The Patriots will clinch the division with a victory and that’s exactly what they’ll do in Miami
Pick: Patriots Win
Preview: 6-5 Steelers at 9-2 Ravens
Prediction: Even with a fully healthy Big Ben at quarterback for the Steelers I would still give the Ravens the edge
Pick: Ravens Win
Preview: 6-5 Vikings at 7-4 Packers
Prediction: The wheels look to have fallen of the Vikings Playoff push and their losing streak continues at Lambeau
Pick: Packers Win
Monday Night Football
This week’s Monday night game sees Eli Manning and the New York Giants travel to Washington to take on RG3 and the Redskins.
I’ll be posting a full preview of that game on Monday.
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