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Free NFL Week10 Picks
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Cleveland (2-6) at Atlanta (5-3), Sunday, 1:00 Pick: Atlanta -7, click here
Storylines: Falcons return home for the first time since a thrilling 41-38 overtime win over the Steelers in Week 7...Atlanta begins the week a game behind NFC South leader New Orleans, which will play at Pittsburgh later Sunday afternoon...Browns are 3-9 on the road under head coach Romeo Crennel, with two of those wins coming against the Raiders...Falcons lead the league in rushing offense (205.1)...The Browns' Kellen Winslow leads NFL tight ends in receptions (51)...Falcons quarterback Michael Vick has thrown eight touchdown passes in his past three games combined, the most prolific stretch of his career...Atlanta will be without both of its starting guards, Matt Lehr (suspension for violating NFL's steroid policy) and Kynan Forney (shoulder), as well as nickel corner Kevin Mathis (spine)...Cleveland, which was already without cornerbacks Gary Baxter (knees) and Daylon McCutcheon (knee) for the year, will be minus cornerback Leigh Bodden (ankle) on Sunday.
Fast Fact: The Browns are 9-2 all-time against the Falcons, including 4-1 in Atlanta.
Prediction: Depleted Cleveland defense won't consistently stop Vick. Falcons 31, Browns 14.
San Diego (6-2) at Cincinnati (4-4), Sunday, 1:00 Pick: San Diego -1
Storylines: Chargers will play their second of four games without Pro Bowl outside linebacker Shawne Merriman (suspension for violation of NFL steroid policy)...Bengals have lost four of their last five, and have slipped two games behind Baltimore in the AFC North...San Diego is 6-0 inside the state of California this season, 0-2 when traveling outside the state...Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson leads the NFL in rushing touchdowns (12) and total touchdowns (14)...San Diego leads the league in scoring offense (31 points per game)...Chargers have committed six turnovers, tied for the fewest in the league with Indianapolis...Chargers defense leads the league in sacks (31)...Bengals will again be without center Rich Braham (knee) and left tackle Levi Jones (knee), while linebacker Brian Simmons (neck) and safety Kevin Kaesviharn (knee) are considered unlikely to play...Chargers end Luis Castillo (ankle) and outside linebacker Shaun Phillips (calf) considered questionable for Sunday.
Fast Fact: The Chargers are 4-2 in Cincinnati since their fabled loss there in the 1981 AFC Championship, a game in which wind chills dipped to 59 below zero.
Prediction: Chargers have been a different team on the road this season, and Cincinnati is desperate. Bengals 24, Chargers 21.
San Francisco (3-5) at Detroit (2-6), Sunday, 1:00 Detroit -5
Storylines: San Francisco seeking its first two-game win streak since 2003, while Detroit looking for its first two-game run since opening 2-0 in 2004... Three points allowed by San Francisco in last week's 9-3 win over the Vikings were their fewest surrendered in a game since 2001, but 49ers remain last in the league in scoring defense (29.8 points per game)...Detroit quarterback Jon Kitna leads the NFL in completions (187)...Lions running back Kevin Jones has gone over 100 yards rushing in two of his past three games...49ers running back Frank Gore rushed for a season-low 41 yards on 19 carries in last week's win over Minnesota...Lions opponents are completing a league-high 68.6 percent of their passes...After throwing for 814 yards without an interception in his first three games of 2006, San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith has totaled 722 yards with six interceptions in his past five...49ers have lost a league- high 11 fumbles on the year.
Fast Fact: The 49ers have won nine of their last 10 games against the Lions, including four straight dating back to 1996.
Prediction: Lions won't run up and down the field on a rejuvenated San Francisco defense, but they'll do enough to win. Lions 23, 49ers 20.
Buffalo (3-5) at Indianapolis (8-0), Sunday, 1:00 Pick Indianapolis -12
Storylines: Indianapolis, the first team since the 1929-1931 Green Bay Packers to open 8-0 in back-to-back seasons, enters Week 10 as the NFL's only unbeaten...Bills, who snapped a three-game losing streak with last week's 24-10 win over Green Bay, likely to be without running back Willis McGahee (broken ribs) on Sunday...Ex-Bears 1,000-yard rusher Anthony Thomas slated to make his first start as a Bill...Colts quarterback Peyton Manning leads the NFL in TD passes (17) and passer rating (106.0), and Indianapolis is No. 1 in the league in passing offense (277.1 yards per game)...Indy has committed six turnovers, tied for the fewest in the league with San Diego...Colts defense is last in the league in rushing defense (165.4 yards per game) and sacks (11)...Bills No. 3 receiver Josh Reed (bruised kidney) will miss Sunday's contest...Indy has won five in a row against Buffalo dating back to 2000.
Fast Fact: Peyton Manning's career-high in rushing yards (44) came in a 30-14 win over the Bills on Nov. 4th, 2001.
Prediction: In McGahee's absence, Bills won't have enough offense to keep pace with Manning and the Colts. Colts 27, Bills 6.
Houston (2-6) at Jacksonville (5-3), Sunday, 1:00 Jacksonville -10
Storylines: Jaguars look to avenge a 27-7 loss at Houston in Week 7, while the Texans try to sweep their AFC South rival for the second time in three seasons...Jacksonville quarterback David Garrard expected to make his third consecutive start over Byron Leftwich (ankle)...Houston, set to play its third straight game on the road, is 0-4 away from home under first-year head coach Gary Kubiak...Jaguars Pro Bowl defensive tackle Marcus Stroud (ankle) expected to miss his fifth straight game, and cornerback Rashean Mathis (hamstring) and defensive tackle John Henderson (hamstring) are questionable...Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson leads the NFL in receptions (65) and receiving yards (752)...Houston leads the league in completion percentage (70.7)...Mathis leads the NFL in interceptions (6)...Texans are tied for last in the league in interceptions (2) with Washington...Houston defensive end Mario Williams has 4.5 sacks in his past five games.
Fast Fact: Since a loss to the Colts in Week 14 of last season, the Jaguars have gone 6-0 at Alltel Stadium and outscored visitors to the facility by a composite score of 161 to 46.
Prediction: Jacksonville will exact its revenge for the Week 7 whipping, but an improving Houston team will keep it interesting. Jaguars 20, Texans 13.
Kansas City (5-3) at Miami (2-6), Sunday, 1:00 Pick: Kansas City -1
Storylines: Dolphins try to build on last week's 31-13 upset of the previously unbeaten Bears, while Kansas City attempts to win for the sixth time in seven games...Dolphins quarterback Joey Harrington, who got his first win as Miami's starter last Sunday, will be seeking his first home win...Kansas City quarterback Damon Huard, who is 5-2 as a starter, expected to make his eighth consecutive start in place of the injured Trent Green (severe concussion)... Huard played for the Dolphins from 1998 through 2000, serving primarily as a backup to Dan Marino and Jay Fiedler...Chiefs running back Larry Johnson has 459 rushing yards (153 per game) and seven touchdowns in his past three games combined...Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown rushed for a career-high 157 yards on 29 carries against Chicago last Sunday...Chiefs will be without guard Brian Waters (knee), while tackle Kevin Sampson (foot), safety Greg Wesley (shoulder), linebacker Derrick Johnson (ankle), and defensive end Tamba Hali (hip) are all questionable.
Fast Fact: Since being held to 93 yards on 23 carries in a win over the Dolphins in Week 7 of last season, Chiefs running back Larry Johnson has posted 100 yards or more in 14 of his 18 games.
Prediction: Keep the good times rolling for Miami, which saw its defense come to life last Sunday. Dolphins 21, Chiefs 16.
Green Bay (3-5) at Minnesota (4-4), Sunday, 1:00 Pick: Minnesota -5
Storylines: Longtime division rivals play another installment of a regular season series that is tied, 44-44-1...Vikings have lost four of their last six overall, and have scored a total of 10 points in back-to-back losses to the Patriots and 49ers...Packers have lost three straight to the Vikings, including a playoff loss at Lambeau Field in 2004...Minnesota kicker Ryan Longwell, the Packers' all-time leading scorer, will face the team for which he played from 1997 through 2005 for the first time...Green Bay running back Ahman Green has gone over the 100-yard mark in three straight games... Minnesota has two rushing touchdowns on the season, tied for the league-low with Oakland...Packers end Aaron Kampman leads the NFL in sacks (9.5)... Minnesota is No. 1 in the league in rushing defense (69 yards per game)... Vikings have four defensive touchdowns on the year, tied for the most in the league with the Ravens...Green Bay is last in the league in passing defense (244.5 yards per game).
Fast Fact: In their last four games against the Packers, the Vikings have had four different players (Jermaine Wiggins, Mewelde Moore, Moe Williams, Nate Burleson) lead the team in receiving.
Prediction: Minnesota offense should get back on track against a Green Bay defense that still has major holes. Vikings 28, Packers 20.
N.Y. Jets (4-4) at New England (6-2), Sunday, 1:00 New England -10
Storylines: Former New England co-workers Bill Belichick and Eric Mangini embark upon their second frosty reunion of the season...Jets have lost seven straight to the Patriots, including a 24-17 loss at Giants Stadium in Week 2...Patriots will begin an indefinite stretch without strong safety Rodney Harrison (broken right scapula) this week...New England quarterback Tom Brady threw a career-high-tying four interceptions in last week's 27-20 loss to the Colts...The Jets' Justin Miller leads the NFL in kickoff returns for touchdowns (2)...After throwing for more than 300 yards in each of his first two games, Jets quarterback Chad Pennington has gone over 200 yards just once in his last five contests...Jets have given up a league-high 13 rushing touchdowns on the year...Jets are 8-9 all-time following the bye week... Since suffering a 30-17 loss to the Jets on Dec. 22, 2002, Brady is 52-13 (.800) as a starter...Patriots signed ex-Bills safety Rashad Baker to help compensate for Harrison's absence.
Fast Fact: In the next game following each of his four previous four- interception outings, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (four picks last week) has not thrown an interception.
Prediction: Brady will bounce back as he always seems to, and the Pats will continue to own the Jets. Patriots 23, Jets 7.
Washington (3-5) at Philadelphia (4-4), Sunday, 1:00 Pick: Philadelphia -7
Storylines: Philadelphia comes off the bye seeking to snap a three-game losing streak, while Washington looks to build upon last week's thrilling 22-19 win over the Cowboys...Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb leads the NFL in passing yards (2312), and Philadelphia is No. 1 in the league in total offense (393.4 yards per game) despite leading the league in dropped passes (27)...Redskins have allowed a league-high 16 passing touchdowns on the year, have a league low five takeaways, and are tied for last in the NFL in interceptions (2) with Houston... Eagles are 13-4 all-time following the bye week, including 7-0 under Andy Reid...Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss (hamstring), who missed last week's game against Dallas, considered questionable for Sunday... Washington running back Clinton Portis has just one 100-yard game on the season, and none in his past four games...The Eagles' Brian Westbrook leads NFL running backs with 57.3 receiving yards per game.
Fast Fact: The Redskins (two straight wins over Philadelphia) have not won three in a row against the Eagles since winning four consecutive in the series between 1985 and 1987.
Prediction: Philly will come off the bye week with fire, and the lackadaisical Redskins will re-locate their losing ways. Eagles 34, Redskins 14.
Baltimore (6-2) at Tennessee (2-6), Sunday, 1:00 Pick: Baltimore -7
Storylines: Ravens quarterback Steve McNair, who starred for the Titans from 1995 to 2005 before being traded this past offseason, makes his return to Tennessee...Baltimore leads the NFL in takeaways (25), interceptions (17), turnover margin (+14) and yards allowed per rush (2.9)...Titans have lost a league-low two fumbles on the year...Ravens have four defensive touchdowns on the year, tied with the Vikings for the most in the league...Titans are last in the NFL in total defense (368.5 yards per game)...Tennessee defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth serving the final game of his five-game suspension for stomping on the head of Dallas center Andre Gurode in Week 4...Titans quarterback Vince Young threw for a season-high 163 yards in last week's 37-7 loss to the Jaguars...Ravens kicker Matt Stover has made 34 consecutive field goals dating back to last season, the third-longest streak in NFL history... Tennessee cornerback Pacman Jones slated to return after serving a one-game team suspension.
Fast Fact: Ravens quarterback Steve McNair (eight straight starts) last started nine games in row in 2003, when he completed a run of 45 consecutive starts with Tennessee.
Prediction: McNair will be efficient as usual, and Young will struggle to make strides against the playmaking Baltimore defense. Ravens 24, Titans 7.
Denver (6-2) at Oakland (2-6), Sunday, 4:05 Denver -9
Storylines: Denver head coach Mike Shanahan, who coached the Raiders for one- plus season before being fired four games into the 1989 campaign and replaced with then-offensive line coach and current Oakland head man Art Shell, is 18-5 against his former employer...Oakland will be trying to avenge a 13-3 loss to Denver in Week 6...Raiders have lost 10 straight against AFC West opponents, and are 2-18 in the division since 2003...Raiders are last in the league in total offense (227.9 yards per game), scoring offense (11.5 points per game), passing offense (122.8 yards per game), sacks allowed (44), completion percentage (46.2) and touchdown passes (4), and are tied for the league-low in rushing touchdowns (2) with Minnesota... Broncos lead the league in scoring defense (12.2 points per game) and touchdowns allowed (7)...Broncos could be without linebacker Ian Gold (hamstring) and defensive end Ebenezer Ekuban (thigh) on Sunday, and running back Tatum Bell (toe) is considered questionable.
Fast Fact: In their last three trips to Oakland (all wins), the Broncos have outscored the Raiders by a composite score of 93-28.
Prediction: In its quest to keep a share of first place in the AFC West, Denver isn't likely to leave much room for an Oakland upset. Broncos 21, Raiders 6.
New Orleans (6-2) at Pittsburgh (2-6), Sunday, 4:15 Pick: Pittsburgh -4
Storylines: Steelers, who have lost three straight and six of seven, try to end their skid against NFC South-leading New Orleans... Steelers are last in the league in turnover margin (-11), have committed a league-high 24 turnovers, and have thrown a league-high 14 interceptions, all by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger...Saints rookie wideout Marques Colston is tied for the NFL lead in touchdown receptions (7) along with the Rams' Torry Holt... New Orleans has allowed a league-low eight sacks on the season...Steelers Pro Bowl center Jeff Hartings (knee) expected to miss his second straight game, and linebacker James Farrior (groin) is questionable...Saints running back and No. 2 overall draft pick Reggie Bush has compiled 81 rushing yards on 47 carries (1.7 yards per rush) in his past five games combined, and has yet to score his first offensive touchdown as a pro...Saints wideout Joe Horn (groin) considered questionable...Steelers have committed 13 turnovers during their three-game losing streak.
Fast Fact: The Saints' 20-16 victory in Pittsburgh on Nov. 29, 1987, which clinched the first winning season in franchise history, also marks New Orleans' last victory in the Steel City.
Prediction: The Steelers have to get back on track at some point, don't they? Steelers 27, Saints 15.
Dallas (4-4) at Arizona (1-7), Sunday, 4:15 Pick: Dallas -7
Storylines: Arizona, which sports the NFL's worst record as Week 10 begins, tries to snap a seven-game losing streak, the league's longest current skein...Cardinals' seven-game skid matches their longest in a single season since dropping their final eight games of the 1991 campaign...Cowboys lost a 22-19 heartbreaker to the Redskins last week, falling on Nick Novak's 47-yard field goal with no time remaining...Arizona quarterback Matt Leinart taking a fifth shot at his first win as an NFL starter...Edgerrin James still looking for his first 100-yard game as a Cardinal...Dallas quarterback Tony Romo (93.7 passer rating) has completed 48-of-72 passes for 554 yards with three touchdowns and an interception in his two NFL starts...Cardinals are last in the league in rushing offense (69.2 yards per game)...Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (hamstring), who has missed the team's last three games, considered probable for Sunday... Arizona is 9-8 all-time following the bye week, including 4-0 since 2001.
Fast Fact: The Cowboys are 0-4 in Arizona since 1998.
Prediction: Look for Cardinals to come out with some pride in an effort to halt their losing skid, but don't expect it to be enough. Cowboys 17, Cardinals 13.
St. Louis (4-4) at Seattle (5-3), Sunday, 4:15 Seattle -4
Storylines: First-place NFC West battle pits two struggling teams...Rams have lost three in a row, a skid that started with a 30-28 loss to Seattle in Week 6...Seahawks are 2-3 in their last five, but come off a 16-0 blanking of Oakland on Monday night...Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck (sprained knee) expected to miss his third straight game, and running back Shaun Alexander (cracked bone in foot) his sixth consecutive...Seattle backup QB Seneca Wallace notched his first win as a starter against Oakland, and reserve running back Maurice Morris tallied a career-high 138 yards...Rams wide receiver Torry Holt is tied for the NFL lead in touchdown receptions (7) along with the Saints' Marques Colston...St. Louis has thrown a league-low one interception on the season...In addition to Hasselbeck and Alexander, Seattle right tackle Sean Locklear (ankle), wide receiver Bobby Engram (thyroid condition), and defensive tackle Marcus Tubbs (knee) all expected to miss Sunday's contest.
Fast Fact: The Rams (30 or more points allowed in their past three games) last allowed 30 or more points in four straight games in Weeks 3-7 of the 1965 season, when they surrendered 30 or more in five consecutive contests.
Prediction: If St. Louis can't take advantage of Seattle's many injuries this week, then it doesn't deserve to be a part of the playoff discussion. Rams 24, Seahawks 23.
Chicago (7-1) at N.Y. Giants (6-2), Sunday, 8:15 Pick: N.Y. Giants -2
Storylines: Two teams believed by many to be the NFC's best meet for a primetime battle at the Meadowlands...Giants defensive end Michael Strahan (foot) will miss 2-4 weeks, and Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher (sprained toe) expected to play with his injury...New York ends Osi Umenyiora (hip flexor) and Justin Tuck (sprained foot) also unlikely to suit up...Chicago quarterback Rex Grossman has committed six turnovers in two of his past three starts... Giants running back Tiki Barber leads the NFL in rushing yards (830)...Chicago leads the NFL in total defense (250 yards per game), passing defense (158.8 yards per game), and forced fumbles lost (13)...Giants wideout Plaxico Burress (back) listed as questionable for Sunday, and team announced on Tuesday that Amani Toomer, the all-time leading receiver in team history, would miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL....Bears kicker Robbie Gould is a perfect 22-of-22 on field goals, and leads the league in scoring (90 points)... Chicago's Devin Hester leads the league in punt returns for touchdowns (2).
Fast Fact: The Giants are 0-4 against the Bears in regular season games played at home since earning a 28-24 victory over Chicago at Yankee Stadium in 1969.
Prediction: With the injuries mounting, the Giants will have trouble taking down a determined Chicago team. Bears 17, Giants 12.
Tampa Bay (2-6) at Carolina (4-4), Monday, 8:30 Pick: Carolina -9
Storylines: NFC South rivals play a rematch of their thrilling Week 3 battle, won by Carolina, 26-24, on a last-second field goal by John Kasay...Tampa Bay quarterback Chris Simms (ruptured spleen) was knocked out for the season in the previous Carolina game, since which time rookie Bruce Gradkowski has gone 2-3 as a starter...Bucs and Panthers have each lost two straight... Tampa Bay has lost six of its last seven meetings with Carolina, with the only win over that stretch coming in Charlotte last season...Panthers are last in the league in third-down percentage (24.5 percent)...Panthers center Justin Hartwig (groin) is doubtful for Monday, and cornerback Ken Lucas (groin) is questionable...Tampa Bay middle linebacker Shelton Quarles (ankle) could miss Monday's game, and would be replaced in the lineup by Barrett Ruud... Carolina is 4-7 all-time following the bye week...Panthers are 3-2 all-time on Monday night, and Buccaneers are 8-7.
Fast Fact: Six of Carolina quarterback Jake Delhomme's 33 regular season wins as an NFL starter, or 18.1 percent, have come against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Prediction: After primetime embarrassment against Cowboys two weeks ago, the Panthers will right the ship by overpowering an inferior Tampa team. Panthers 25, Buccaneers 10.
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