Oh it's finally that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the yard doesn't need cut as much, and football smell is in the air. Here are some picks to take to the bank for NFL action Week 1.
Miami at Atlanta
Matt Ryan and Co. pick up where they left off last season. 31-20 Falcons
Kansas City at Baltimore
Ravens stingy defense too much for Kansas City. 27-6 Ravens
Philadelphia at Carolina
Could have been NFC Championship rematch. 30-27 Eagles
Denver at Cincinnati
Only Denver fans get to watch this pillow fight. 17-10 Bengals
Minnesota at Cleveland
Brett Favre’s debut is a success. 24-17 Vikings
N.Y. Jets at Houston
Houston’s defense welcomes Mark Sanchez to the NFL. 31-13 Texans
Jacksonville at Indianapolis
Battle of division rivals goes the distance. 23-20 Colts
Detroit at New Orleans
Lions can’t keep up with Saints offense. 45-14 Saints
Dallas at Tampa Bay
Cowboys spoil Raheem Morris’ coaching debut. 20-10 Cowboys
San Francisco at Arizona
Improved 49ers squad plays Cards to the wire. 34-31 Cardinals
Washington at N.Y. Giants
G-Men take care of business at home. 17-13 Giants
St Louis at Seattle
Seahawks push around division foe at home. 30-7 Seahawks
Chicago at Green Bay
Buffalo at New England
Buffalo’s squirt gun offense sputters. 45-3 Patriots
San Diego at Oakland
San Diego takes the first step to wrapping up the division by Halloween. 31-10 Chargers.
authors note: Would have taken the Steelers 23-13 last night.
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