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NFL Picks: Week Five

Friday, October 3, 2008 ·

When I decided to go ahead with a weekly NFL Picks column, I thought it would be a good way to show off my football insight. Unfortunately, it's been the complete opposite. Currently, I'm 10th out of 12 in my Pick 'Em league, with 288 out of a possible 483. Not good.

So, I'm deciding to change this up a bit. I'm still going to go ahead with my picks, although I'm going to give my reasons for them in haiku form. A friend of mine did this for our fantasy baseball league, so I thought it'd I steal his idea and use it for my picks.

Hopefully this works.

1 point - Jacksonville over Pittsburgh

Not sure about Ben.
Hasn't looked like his old self.
Could go either way.

2 points - Philadelphia over Washington

Pundits going crazy.
They all love NFC East.
It's early, they'll choke.

3 points - Detroit over Chicago

Bears beat the good teams.
But can not beat the bad ones.
Detroit is awful.

4 points - Buffalo over Arizona

Four wins, no losses.
The Bills are undefeated.
Hop on Bandwagon.

5 points - Tennessee over Baltimore

Just booked our tickets.
Watching the Pack in Nashville.
One of the league's best.

6 points - Green Bay over Atlanta

Rodgers plays, Pack wins.
Flynn starts, could be in trouble.
Suck it up, Aaron.

7 points - Tampa Bay over Denver

My upset special.
Broncos are overrated
I need these seven.

8 points - New England over San Francisco

Tough year for the Pats.
Use their bye week to adjust.
Will destroy San Fran.

9 points - New Orleans over Minnesota

Monday Night Football.
Watch the game with volume down.
Kornheiser brings pain.

10 points - Indianapolis over Houston

Houston's first home game.
First weekend of October.
However, they suck.

11 points - New York Giants over Seattle

It's Bobby Engram!
Seahawks finally have weapon.
Hurt by second half?

12 points - San Diego over Miami

Unlucky season.
Chargers have caught some bad breaks.
Take it out on Fins.

13 points - Carolina over Kansas City

Chiefs surprise Denver.
Are they worst team in the league?
If not for Rams, yes.

14 points - Dallas over Cincinnati.

Forgot the Bengals.
They are truly the worst.
Worse for fantasy.

3 comments:

antonio said...
October 4, 2008 at 3:58 AM  

Ah, you make Masaoka Shiki so proud. Conversely, you do the same for sportsbooks and bookies by enriching them.

Anonymous said...
October 7, 2008 at 12:00 AM  

wow you look really bad

Winks said...
October 7, 2008 at 1:15 AM  

hey did i better this week

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