4caster Frank's Weekly Picks
Last Week: 7-7 .500
Season Total: 88-70 .557
Colts 41 Lions 31
Young gun Joey Harrington of the Lions tries to match firepower with the machine gun of the Colts Peyton Manning. Look for this to be fun and exciting s both team rack up the points, but in the end the Colts firepower will be too much.
Bears 17 Cowboys 13
Both teams are going nowhere with Rookie Quarterbacks, at one time the Cowboys games was the highlight of NFL Thanksgiving and the may be again, but this year they will be an added sleeping device with the tryptophan from the Turkey
Buccaneers 20 Panthers 13
Since starting 0-4 the Buccaneers have played well as Brian Griese has played well since taking over at QB. Look for the Buccaneers to get a step closer to .500 against the disappointing Panthers.
Bengals 27 Browns 23
It's the battle of Woe-hio the Bengals have not had a winning season since 1990,but they appear to be close to turning the corner while the Browns have been nothing but a continue disappointment since returning to the NFL in 1999, including Sunday as the Bengals win by 2 Touchdowns.
Texans 28 Titans 24
The Texans have already beaten the Titans once going to Tennessee to beat the team that once called Houston home for the first time. Look for them to complete the seep in Houston on Sunday.
Chiefs 30 Chargers 17
The Chiefs have been the most disappointing team in the NFL while the Chargers have been one of the best surprises. Look for a little reversal of fortune as the Chiefs playing at home take the Chargers down a notch.
Eagles 38 Giants 10
Rookie QB Eli Manning faces the Eagles for the first time and will get a hard dose of reality as the Giants in red jerseys leave their fans feeling blue in a blowout loss that will have Eli showered with boos.
Vikings 24 Jaguars 20
The Jaguars Cinderella season appears to be approaching midnight look for them to turn into a pumpkin against the Vikings as Daunte Cullpepper continues to put up All-Pro numbers. However the Jags will keep it close.
Patriots 17 Ravens 6
Without RB Jamal Lewis the Ravens don't stand a chance against the Patriots who after a loss to the Steelers are back to their winning ways, look for this one to be low scoring as the Ravens will have a tough time just keeping the ball.
Steelers 24 Redskins 7
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has not lost yet, but the true secret to the Steelers winning streak is their defense that has been reminiscent of their Steel Curtain glory days, look for them to shut down the Redskins as they win their 8th straight.
Falcons 21 Saints 13
No matter how bad the Saints or Falcons are they always manage to give the other a hard time, this spread is simply way to high. Look for it to be fairly close, but for the Falcons to win.
Jets 24 Cardinals 20
Quincy Carter has played well in 2 starts since taking over for injured QB Chad Pennington last year as a starter for the Cowboys he had a field day against the Cardinals, this year he has more fun as the Jets win on the road again.
Dolphins 15 49ers 12
20 years ago these two teams met in the Super Bowl and had a combined 3 loses, now the winner just gets their second win of the year if any of these two pathetic teams can actually win a game, while the loser has the inside track for the top draft pick.
Seahawks 31 Bills 10
The Seahawks have underachieved at 6-4; fortunately their division is the weakest in the NFL and still rest in first place. Look for them to start to build some momentum as they beat the Bills by 20.
Packers 31 Rams 21
The Rams have been a roller coaster up one week down the next, look for them to put up a fight on Monday Night before a later drive by Brett Favre delivers the Packers their 5th straight win.
Broncos 41 Raiders 17
The Broncos traveled to Oakland and laid a whooping on the Raiders early in the year now in Denver they will do it again look for this one to get ugly fast.