Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Okay, technically, the final week’s games will be played in 2017, but this is the 2016 season, so the title remains as it is. As far as making the picks for the week, there are only a handful of games that mean much at all, beyond who makes the roster next season and who is […]


With one week remaining in the regular season, the playoff teams are locked up in the AFC, with the final order of things yet to be determined. In the NFC, things are a bit crazier, with eight teams still in the race. As much as we all hate predictions, we all still make them, so […]


This is a strange season indeed. With three weeks remaining in the regular season, only New England and Dallas were guaranteed playoff berths, and only the Patriots had locked up their division. Seattle joined that party after beating the hapless Lambs this past Thursday, but the playoff picture as a whole is still wide open. […]


As we close in on the final weeks of the regular season, the playoff pictures are as clear as mud. There are only a hand full of teams that are certain playoff contenders, and only a hand full that are out of the playoff picture, leaving nearly the entire league still mathematically in it, with […]


After taking last week off (holidays and grandkids didn’t leave much time for prognostications), I’m ready to get back at it! Were there some great games last week or what? I had actually picked 13 of the first 14 games correctly (I would have had all 14 if I didn’t go back and change the […]


Second week in a row, I’m sitting at 2-0, confident in the third game, only to have Seattle screw things up again. I’ve got to stop picking the games they play in. Whether I pick them to win or lose, I always get it wrong. Hey. Wait a minute. If I keep picking them to […]


My ego took a bruising last week, dropping two of my three picks, thanks to the NFC East remaining as unpredictable as ever. Maybe I’ll give that division a week off for bad behavior. I’m not sure things will improve this week, though. Have you looked at the schedule? I don’t see any of the […]