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Week 8 Picks: Wayne Dobbs

Well I had a positive ratio last week, but I’m still behind Xavier. He picked some upsets and at first I laughed but once I made my own picks I began to see what he was seeing. Not sure I trust some of the better teams to win on the road this weekend.

Wayne Dobbs’ Week 8 Picks:

Thursday Night Football
Buccaneers(2-4) vs Vikings(5-2): Vikings – I’m not sure about this game. If the good Buccaneers show up, this should be their game on points regardless of the Vikings defense. If the good Vikings show up they should be able to keep this game around 20 points and get to the quarterback often enough. I’m going Vikings because they have been much more consistent, they are at home, and their record is much better.

Sunday Football
Falcons(6-0) vs Eagles(3-3): Falcons – Falcons in this one. The Eagles have a good defense, but they lost their defensive coordinator. Between Michael Vick and the Falcons defense, the Eagles might not have a drive without a turnover. Falcons 7-0. Did I mention I’m starting the Falcons defense on my fantasy team this week?

Dolphins(3-3) vs Jets(3-4): Jets – I have to pick the Jets in this, I have to. They usually don’t reproduce after scoring more than 25 points, but the Dolphins have them angry and chomping at the bit. Likewise most likely the opposite direction as well. Picking the Jets because I’m a Jets fan. Go Jets! No hot sauce!

Patriots(4-3) vs Rams(3-4): Patriots – The Patriots should be able to pull this one off. Bill Belichick is smarter than everyone on the Rams sideline. Offensive weapons favor the Patriots a little too much in this one.

Redskins(3-4) vs Steelers(3-3): Steelers – The Redskins have been coming back and keeping games close or blowing leads, I’m not sure what they’re going to do besides score some points. The Steelers have Ben Roethlisberger and a tough defense, and they are at home.

Seahawks(4-3) vs Lions(2-4): Seahawks – The Seahawks should be able to pull out a low-scoring win over the Lions, as in the Lions will have a low score. Road wins are fun.

Chargers(3-3) vs Browns(1-6): Chargers – I’m picking the Chargers in this one because they have been playing fairly well despite playing fairly bad, while the Browns lost their run game most likely for this week as well so their passing game shouldn’t be too hard to cover. Excluding of course Brandon Weeden to Josh Gordon once or twice this game.

Panthers(1-5) vs Bears(5-1): Bears – The Bears should win this game, and it will make the Panthers look bad. Which is bad, because the Panthers need a win coming off a loss after their bye week.

Colts(3-3) vs Titans(3-4): Titans – The Titans should win this game for a few reasons. Besides being at home, they can score points, a lot of points. The Colts also don’t appear to be a good team minus the sporadic appearances of Andrew Luck, which do create highlights.

Jaguars(1-5) vs Packers(4-3): Packers – The Packers at home to the Jaguars, I like this matchup. I’m still not starting the Packers defense in fantasy, but I like this matchup. No MJD or Gabbert for the Jaguars. Packers should win this game handily.

Raiders(2-4) vs Chiefs(1-5): Raiders – I think the Chiefs had better get used to the idea of 1-6. The Raiders aren’t a horrible team, only a bad team. The Chiefs right now are a worse team. Brady Quinn won’t be able to put this offense together in team to beat a Raiders team that only thrives on teams that are worse than themselves.

Giants(5-2) vs Cowboys(3-3): Giants – The Giants are good on the road against teams that should win at home. Sorry Cowboys, a negative record is just around the corner. Look for more Eli Manning deep passes.

Sunday Night Football
Saints(2-4) vs Broncos(3-3): Broncos – The Saints do score a lot of points, but the Broncos are at home. The Broncos are also playing better recently, and the Saints defense gives up more points than any other team. This should be a good game. Sunday Night Football is the best.

Monday Night Football
49ers(5-2) vs Cardinals(4-3): 49ers – This game could end up going to the Cardinals for a number of reasons, from their defense that keeps teams in range to their offense that started to click at one point thus having potential, but I think the 49ers can win this on their offense alone if they choose to. The question is, will they choose to this week? Not to mention the 49ers defense, which I just mentioned, is one of the best.

This should be a good week of football. Hopefully Xavier doesn’t end up being right, again, or I’ll never catch up.

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