Archive for December, 2013

The only thing more difficult than trying to pick winners in weeks 1 and 2 is trying to pick winners in weeks 16 and 17.  Last week was a week of upsets and weird finishes. This week should be even stranger.  Usually week 17 presents us with a bundle of games that are meaningless. As […]

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Another week, another “Upset” loss.  I think I’ve given up on that category this season.  I guess that’s why it’s called the “Upset of the Week”! Let’s focus on the positive.  I’ve picked the Game of the Week correctly for five consecutive weeks.  The Lock of the Week has pretty much lived up to its […]


Well I’m kind of on a losing streak with my “Upset” picks, which is preventing me from having perfect 3-0 weeks.  So after I made my picks this week, I quickly checked them against the experts and found that four of them were considered upsets. So how do I approach the games this week?  I […]


Okay, I’m instituting a new rule.  From now on (or at least for this week), this column will no longer prognosticate games that involve the New England Patriots or the Arizona Cardinals. Regardless of whether I pick them to win or lose, they always seem to do the exact opposite from what I predict they […]


This weekend’s schedule offers up a lot of potential great games.  With the playoffs fast approaching, many teams are playing for their life already. This should be a prognosticator’s dream, right?  Riiiiiiiight!  (A little Dr. Evil humor there.) Life on this side of the keyboard is so much easier when there are only a couple […]