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Kevin Hagerman
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Week 2


Thursday, September 13

  • Ravens at Bengals
Sunday, September 16

  • Panthers at Falcons
  • Browns at Saints
  • Texans at Titans
  • Colts at Redskins
  • Chiefs at Steelers
  • Chargers at Bills
  • Dolphins at Jets
  • Vikings at Packers
  • Eagles at Buccaneers
  • Cardinals at Rams
  • Lions at 49ers
  • Raiders at Broncos
  • Patriots at Jaguars
  • Giants at Cowboys
Monday, September 17

  • Seahawks at Bears





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After the week 1, do I really want to do this...?   (Well, yes, but bad 1st week.)
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Same here.  Hopefully it's not last year's trend for me.
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I missed Week 1, but here goes:

Week 2


Thursday, September 13

  • Ravens at Bengals - Dammit, can they tie? Fine, I hate to say this: Ravens.
Sunday, September 16

  • Panthers at Falcons - Panthers
  • Browns at Saints - Browns get pummelled by The Saints...
  • Texans at Titans - Titans, I have a friend who is a Titans fan...
  • Colts at Redskins - Colts
  • Chiefs at Steelers - Steelers, hoping we see less turnovers...
  • Chargers at Bills - Chargers
  • Dolphins at Jets - Jets, I have a Jets fan as a friend as well...
  • Vikings at Packers - Packers, even with one leg Rogers will beat them...
  • Eagles at Buccaneers - I'm going Eagles, they pulled it off last week...
  • Cardinals at Rams - Rams
  • Lions at 49ers - Lions, they'll be pissed after Monday...
  • Raiders at Broncos - Broncos
  • Patriots at Jaguars - Patriots, I hate that I'm picking them but they're probably going to win...
  • Giants at Cowboys - Giants, because I can't stand the Cowboys...
Monday, September 17

  • Seahawks at Bears - Seahawks, I actually like them...

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Thursday, September 13
  • Ravens at Bengals
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Matt, here's my Thursday night pick:

  • Ravens at Bengals
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Thursday, September 13

  • Ravens at Bengals
Sunday, September 16

  • Panthers at Falcons
  • Browns at Saints
  • Texans at Titans
  • Colts at Redskins
  • Chiefs at Steelers
  • Chargers at Bills
  • Dolphins at Jets
  • Vikings at Packers
  • Eagles at Buccaneers
  • Cardinals at Rams
  • Lions at 49ers
  • Raiders at Broncos
  • Patriots at Jaguars
  • Giants at Cowboys
Monday, September 17

  • Seahawks at Bears


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Thursday, September 13
  • Ravens
Sunday, September 16
  • Falcons
  •  Saints
  • Texans
  • Redskins
  • Chiefs
  • Chargers
  • Dolphins
  • Vikings
  • Buccaneers
  • Rams
  • 49ers
  • Broncos
  • Jaguars
  • Giants
Monday, September 17
  • Bears
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  • Ravens at Bengals
Sunday, September 16
  • Panthers at Falcons
  • Browns at Saints
  • Texans at Titans
  • Colts at Redskins
  • Chiefs at Steelers
  • Chargers at Bills
  • Dolphins at Jets
  • Vikings at Packers
  • Eagles at Buccaneers
  • Cardinals at Rams
  • Lions at 49ers- I'm a glutton for punishment, can't root against the home team.
  • Raiders at Broncos
  • Patriots at Jaguars
  • Giants at Cowboys
Monday, September 17
  • Seahawks at Bears
Ok I just picked 8 away winners, I may have out thunk myself...
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Thursday, September 13

  • Ravens at Bengals - I think both are improved, but for some reason I have a little more faith in the Ravens.  
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7-8-1  (7-8-1)
Not a great start.

Thursday, September 13

  • Ravens at Bengals
Sunday, September 16

  • Panthers at Falcons
  • Browns at Saints
  • Texans at Titans
  • Colts at Redskins
  • Chiefs at Steelers
  • Chargers at Bills
  • Dolphins at Jets
  • Vikings at Packers unless Rodgers is out.
  • Eagles at Buccaneers
  • Cardinals at Rams
  • Lions at 49ers
  • Raiders at Broncos
  • Patriots at Jaguars
  • Giants at Cowboys
Monday, September 17

  • Seahawks at Bears
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Ravens

Panthers
Saints
Titans
Colts
Chiefs
Chargers
Jets
Packers - Only if Rodgers plays, otherwise Vikings
Eagles (Hope I'm wrong)
Rams
49ers 
Broncos
Patriots (Hope I'm wrong)
Cowboys

Seahawks 

After last week's performance, the only way I'd pick the Lions any time soon is if they played the Browns

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Thursday, September 13

  • Ravens at Bengals
Sunday, September 16

  • Panthers at Falcons
  • Browns at Saints
  • Texans at Titans
  • Colts at Redskins
  • Chiefs at Steelers
  • Chargers at Bills
  • Dolphins at Jets
  • Vikings at Packers
  • Eagles at Buccaneers
  • Cardinals at Rams
  • Lions at 49ers
  • Raiders at Broncos
  • Patriots at Jaguars
  • Giants at Cowboys
Monday, September 17

  • Seahawks at Bears
  • Over to you Rich!
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Thursday, September 13

  • Ravens at Bengals
Sunday, September 16

  • Panthers at Falcons Disagree
  • Browns at Saints
  • Texans at Titans Disagree
  • Colts at Redskins Disagree
  • Chiefs at Steelers Disagree
  • Chargers at Bills
  • Dolphins at Jets
  • Vikings at Packers Disagree
  • Eagles at Buccaneers
  • Cardinals at Rams
  • Lions at 49ers
  • Raiders at Broncos Disagree
  • Patriots at Jaguars Disagree
  • Giants at Cowboys
Monday, September 17

  • Seahawks at Bears Disagree
  • 8 disagreements this week!
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FYI to all:  I sent Brad Brickley a message asking who he was taking tonight.  Waiting for a response.  
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Cincinnati keeps forgetting to suck!

The rest:

Sunday, September 16

  •          Panthers at Falcons - Falcons home mojo to the rescue!
  •         Browns at Saints - This isn't Browns vs Saints.  This is Payton vs Williams.  I think Sean Payton will hate his way to victory.
  •         Texans at Titans - Rivalry game with potential to be nuts.      
  •         Colts at Redskins - Like I said last week (do not look what I said last week) this is a whole new Redskins team with a strong tradition of winning (this season).
  •         Chiefs at Steelers - Cheifs looked good versus a bad team last week; Steelers looked like shit versus a team they usually trounce.  I'm hoping the keel rights itself.  Pittsburgh always finds a way to eat KC's lunch, and I am trusting they will again, even with a banged-up Ben Roethlisberger.
  •         Chargers at Bills - Chargers go east, Chargers lose.  Even to the Bills.       
  •         Dolphins at Jets - Sure, why not, whatever,        
  •         Vikings at Packers - Aaron Rodgers is playing.  At least in the 1st quarter.  Vikings are gonna have Reed grinning so wide the top of his head falls off.
  •         Eagles at Buccaneers - Was last week a fluke?
  •         Cardinals at Rams - Rams outscored Cards 67-16 last season.
  •         Lions at 49ers - SF goes home and gets healthy on a reeling Detroit.
  •         Raiders at Broncos - I picked both these teams wrong last week.
  •         Patriots at Jaguars - zzzz
  •         Giants at Cowboys - Cowboys fans will learn to respect Tony Romo's role in Dak Prescott's fantastic rookie season. 

Monday, September 17

  • Seahawks at Bears - Bears D will do more of what the Broncos D did to Russell Wilson.  Wilson will be better prepared for it, but still.
Come and get me, Matt!
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Week 2


Thursday, September 13

  • Ravens at Bengals right
Sunday, September 16
  • Panthers at Falcons
  • Browns at Saints
  • Texans at Titans
  • Colts at Redskins
  • Chiefs at Steelers
  • Chargers at Bills
  • Dolphins at Jets
  • Vikings at Packers If Rodgers is ready, I may flip
  • Eagles at Buccaneers
  • Cardinals at Rams
  • Lions at 49ers
  • Raiders at Broncos
  • Patriots at Jaguars Nervous about this one
  • Giants at Cowboys  Both ugly in week one
Monday, September 17
  • Seahawks at Bears Baldwin out but Bears still hung over from last week's collapse so I'm going underdog.
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Sunday, September 16

  •          Panthers at Falcons - DISAGREE!!! I think OC Steve Sarkisian will ultimately end up a flop for the Dirty Birds.  His playcalling is uninspired and baffling at times. The Panthers pull out a close win. 
  •         Browns at Saints 
  •         Texans at Titans      
  •         Colts at Redskins 
  •         Chiefs at Steelers 
  •         Chargers at Bills -  DISAGREE!!!!  The Bills look awful and will continue that look throughout the season.      
  •         Dolphins at Jets     
  •         Vikings at Packers - Rodgers in.  Doesn't matter.  I don't fear him.  I would have picked the Vikes if Rodgers was 100% and handing out golden tickets to every fan.
  •         Eagles at Buccaneers - DISAGREE!!!  The Bucs come back down to Earth.
  •         Cardinals at Rams 
  •          Lions at 49ers - Was last week's ugly loss to the Jets an aberration or a sign of things to come?  I think it's a sign.  When your HC is a highly touted defensive coordinator and yet the Lions look that bad on D? UGLY.
  •          Raiders at Broncos - I thought the Gruden deal was a mistake months ago.  Nothing about the way the Raiders played last week changed my mind.
  •         Patriots at Jaguars - Leonard Fournette unlikely to play.  Bortles is still Bortles.  Jags won't get their first win v the Pats today.
  •         Giants at Cowboys - The 'boys looked dreadful last week.  Outside of Prescott, they've got no one on offense that will put a scare into any team.  Gonna be a looooong season for Jerry.

Monday, September 17

  • Seahawks at Bears - The Bears showed me something last week.  That and I think the Chickens are on the decline.  
Not a ton of disagreements this week.  Same as last week in fact.  Still, I feel pretty confident that I'll end the day 6-0 v my frenemy.  ;)
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And Rodgers is playing.    Ugh.  I hope the Vikings end him. 
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OK, so maybe I was a little too optimistic...

Sunday, September 16

  •          Panthers at Falcons - WRONG!!!! HAGERMAN WINS. 
  •         Browns at Saints - Right
  •         Texans at Titans - Wrong    
  •         Colts at Redskins - Wrong
  •         Chiefs at Steelers - Wrong
  •         Chargers at Bills -  RIGHT!!!  HAGERMAN WRONG!!!!  No one pick the Bills this season.  Ever.  
  •         Dolphins at Jets - Wrong
  •          Vikings at Packers - TIE!  We should have won it.  Three missed field goals.  Carlson is gone.  Drafted in the fifth round, the highest we've ever drafted a kicker, he shat the bed not once, not twice, but three times.  Saving grace is the Packers didn't win.  We'll get 'em in Minneapolis.  SKOL VIKINGS!!!
  •         Eagles at Buccaneers - WRONG. HAGERMAN RIGHT!!!  Wow.  Who woulda thunk? 
2-7-1.  Ugly.  1-2 v Hagerman.  Tough week!
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Pittsburgh's defense has traditionally STOMPED rookie QBs, but let's be honest there's two good reasons for that: the genius of Dick Lebeau, and the steady stream of Browns virgins tossed down the Steeler volcano.  So that trend had to end eventually.  But the other trend - of Pittsburgh eating Kansas City's lunch, especially at home - is dust now.

Maybe this is karma, and the Steelers will beat New England?  Or at least not lose to Jacksonville?

The only game I got to see, Vikings at Packers, was a barnburner!  It's a shame both teams couldn't win...
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Late games...
  • Cardinals at Rams - Right.  Cards are B.A.D.
  •          Lions at 49ers - Right
  •          Raiders at Broncos - Right
  •         Patriots at Jaguars - Wrong...and glad I am!
5-85-8-1 with two left to go.  1-2 v Hagerman.
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10-4-1 this week.  And if the Bears win tonight, I win the pool at work too!
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A shaky 7-7-1.  I had a feeling about New England but sometimes it's hard to choose between instincts and being blindly loyal to my team.

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  • Ravens at Bengals- Right
Sunday, September 16
  • Panthers at Falcons- Right
  • Browns at Saints- Right
  • Texans at Titans- Right
  • Colts at Redskins- Right
  • Chiefs at Steelers- Right
  • Chargers at Bills- Right
  • Dolphins at Jets- Right
  • Vikings at Packers- Tie
  • Eagles at Buccaneers- Right
  • Cardinals at Rams- Right
  • Lions at 49ers- Wrong.
  • Raiders at Broncos- Right
  • Patriots at Jaguars- Wrong
  • Giants at Cowboys- Right
Monday, September 17
  • Seahawks at Bears- Right
13-2-1 this week

23-7-2 thus far. Ties are ridiculous!
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