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September 12, 2013

Jets and Patriots similar teams? No way

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BEST BET: RAVENS, 30-13

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.

SEAHAWKS, 24-23

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 ...

RAIDERS, 17-7

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

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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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