2013 NFL Week 16 Picks

December 19, 2013

ndamukong shu, detroit lions
Ndamukong Shu and the Detroit Lions are barely alive in the playoff hunt. But they let the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers hang around. Will they beat the New York Giants this week? Photo Credit: Jefrey Beall, Flickr.com

Hello, sports fans! Welcome to Week 16 of the NFL season.

We’re almost at the season’s end, as teams have already clinched a playoff spot. The NFC will feature the Seattle Seahawks, who shut out the New York Giants this past week. The New Orleans Saints currently hold the number two spot, but Carolina is hot on their heels to try to take the NFC South from them.

The AFC features the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs clinching spots. Since both are in the AFC West, that means only one wild card spot is available.

The Baltimore Ravens, Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers and Pittsburgh Steelers all won to keep hope alive. This caused a crazy week for yours truly in the picks. I went 8-8, bringing my total record to 138-86.

Broncos over Chargers X

Falcons over Redskins

Bears over Browns

Colts over Texans

Jaguars over Bills X

Patriots over Dolphins X

Eagles over Vikings X

Seahawks over Giants

49ers over Buccaneers (s.o.)

Panthers over Jets

Chiefs over Raiders

Saints over Rams X

Cardinals over Titans

Cowboys over Packers X

Bengals over Steelers X

Lions over Ravens X

john harbaurgh, baltimore ravens
The Baltimore Ravens have a lot of work to do in order to attempt a repeat campaign as Super Bowl Champions. Photo Credit: Jay Baker, Flickr.com

It’s a tough week ahead, as these games only show the road to the playoffs gets tougher from here. Here are my picks. Remember, the s.o. is my shutout pick and the home teams are in bold.

Dolphins over Bills

Panthers over Saints

Jets over Browns

Colts over Chiefs

Rams over Buccaneers

Cowboys over Redskins

Broncos over Texans (s.o.)

Bengals over Vikings

Titans over Jaguars

Seahawks over Cardinals

Lions over Giants

Steelers over Packers

Chargers over Raiders

Patriots over Ravens

Bears over Eagles

49ers over Falcons

Let me know in the comment section below if you disagree or not.  Remember to check out the Facebook page for the Update. Don’t forget to like me on Facebook, follow me on Twitter and keep on reading. Until then, see you next time sports fans.

Yours Truly,

Sebastian Maldonado

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