Week 9 NFL Picks Against the Spread

My only twitter picks this season, extra t’s and all:

Those three lucky calls don’t redeem last week’s awful 3-5 record ATS: Continue reading


A Remarkable and Strategically Notable Late Fourth Quarter, as the Washington Redskins Upset the Dallas Cowboys in Overtime 20-17 on Monday Night Football

The Washington Redskins, coming into last night’s Monday Night Football game at 2-5, and looking awful several times so far this season, were 9.5 underdogs to the 6-1 Dallas Cowboys: i.e, the team many this past week called the best team in the NFC. Continue reading

Carolina Panthers Have Another Yet Another Come From Ahead Defeat Against the Defending Super Bowl Champions

With last Sunday’s late game come from ahead to lose defeat, the Carolina Panthers have now managed to lose by just about the same amount, in just about the same fashion, to the same team, and in the same place – their own home stadium – three years running. Continue reading

Week 8 NFL Picks Against the Spread


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A Quick look at the Percy Harvin Trade, a Few Coaching hire Decisions, and Some Analysis on the New York Jets Excess Salary Cap Space and Rollover

Several days ago, this blog published a piece entitled “Why the Percy Harvin Trade May have been Good for the Jets and Seahawks,” that also contended that the trade may have been extremely good for the Jets. Continue reading

Percy Harvin, on his new Head Coach: “I Love ’em Love ’em”

Two days is a ridiculously short time to judge how a new and extremely controversial, teammate is going to fit in with his new team. But based on newest Jet Percy Harvin’s informal post practice press conference earlier in the week  Continue reading

A Wild Finish to the NFC West Playoff Race Last Season Came within 4 points, of an 11-5 team not Making the Playoffs for the First Time in NFL History

Note, a quick rundown of a fascinating end of season playoff race in the NFC West was originally part of a preamble to some interesting week 7 NFL picks. It arose from the fact that the Dallas Cowboys, widely expected to lose, defeated (and frustrated) the home field Seahawks in week 6, and looked like the better team in the process. And the fact that remarkably  Continue reading