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September 12, 2013

Jets and Patriots similar teams? No way



No. 16 St. Louis (plus 7) at No. 8 Atlanta

Falcons licking their wounds, too.

FALCONS, 30-19

No. 1 San Francisco (plus 3) at No. 3 Seattle

Should be nasty, physical — and very, very loud.


No. 25 San Diego (plus 8) at No. 12 (tie) Philadelphia

After the Chargers ran out of gas against Houston, what now against breathless Philly?

EAGLES, 27-20

No. 21 Tennessee (plus 9) at No. 4 Houston

Texans' offense will test Titans' new D more than Steelers could.

TEXANS, 24-17

No. 18 Miami (plus 3) at No. 9 Indianapolis

Colts got sloppy vs. Raiders last week, must clean it up.

COLTS, 20-16

No. 23 Carolina (minus 3) at No. 28 Buffalo

Bills should be 1-0. They will be 1-1.

BILLS, 20-16

No. 19 Washington (plus 7½) at No. 6 (tie) Green Bay

If there's a good loss, Packers had it last week. Now, a good win.

PACKERS, 30-24

No. 27 Pittsburgh (plus 7) at No. 14 Cincinnati, Monday night

Imagine Steelers 0-2 already. Going to happen ...

BENGALS, 23-13

No. 11 Dallas (plus 2½) at No. 17 Kansas City

Getting tired of picking home teams this week. Still ...

CHIEFS, 21-20

No. 32 Jacksonville (plus 5½) at No. 30 Oakland

And more tired ...


No. 6 (tie) New Orleans (minus 3½) at No. 29 Tampa Bay

Ah, finally, a road victory.

SAINTS, 33-23

No. 2 Denver (minus 4½) at No. 20 New York Giants

And another as Peyton goes 3-0 vs. Eli.

BRONCOS, 31-21

No. 22 Minnesota (plus 6½) at No. 10 Chicago

And yet another as Vikings avoid 0-2 division start.

VIKINGS, 24-23


2013 RECORD:

Against spread: 5-10-1. Straight up: 10-6.

Best Bet: 0-1 against spread, 1-0 straight up.

Upset special: 0-1 against spread, 1-0 straight up.


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