NFL Picks

  • MAY 11TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 New Orleans Saints Win Total Analysis

    With a chance to position themselves in the driver’s seat for the NFC South Division title, the New Orleans Saints lost 30-14 at home to the Atlanta Falcons. If that wasn’t a perfect microcosm of the Saints 2014 season, who knows what could be a better example. The Saints led the NFL in yardage, yet somehow finished ninth in points. The regression of 36-.....

  • MAY 11TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Win Total Analysis

    Excitement will be high for the 2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. First overall pick Jameis Winston has found a good landing spot with a head coach that commands respect and a team that has a young, promising collection of skill players. There will be some growing pains, but Winston is in an environment in which he can succeed. Head coach Lovie Smith has often been.....

  • MAY 9TH, 2015

    2015 Chicago Bears Win Total Analysis

    The Marc Trestman era came to an abrupt end after his hiring was welcomed with a lot of hype. Chicago Bears fans do have to be excited about the future with new head coach John Fox, offensive coordinator Adam Gase, and former San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio. In terms of offseason coaching changes, this one ranks near the top, with a prov.....

  • MAY 9TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 Detroit Lions Win Total Analysis

    The Detroit Lions made the playoffs last season for the first time since 2011 and just the second time since 1999. Like each of their six previous playoff appearances, the Lions were one and done. The early disappointment in the playoffs unfortunately led to more disappoint during the offseason. Ndumakong Suh and Nick Fairley both left for jobs in other citi.....

  • MAY 9TH, 2015

    2015 Green Bay Packers Win Total Analysis

    It will be hard to find a team more motivated about the 2015 season than the Green Bay Packers. After literally giving up the NFC Championship Game, Aaron Rodgers and company have had all offseason to wonder what could have been. The Packers led 16-0 over the Seattle Seahawks at halftime of the NFC Title Game and had a 99.8 percent win probability with a 19-.....

  • MAY 9TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 Minnesota Vikings Win Total Analysis

    Teams are going to be very aware of the Minnesota Vikings this season. After losing Adrian Peterson to what was basically a full-season suspension, the Vikings get their star running back in the lineup once again for the 2015 season. Add that to exciting young quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and a ferocious defense under the tutelage of Mike Zimmer and George .....

  • MAY 8TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 Dallas Cowboys Win Total Analysis

    Jason Garrett managed to keep his job after back-to-back 8-8 seasons and Jerry Jones’s patience paid off. After losing to the San Francisco 49ers to open up the season, the Dallas Cowboys won 12 of their next 15 games to win the NFC East for the first time since 2009. Like the 2009 playoff appearance, the Cowboys won at home and then got bounced from the p.....

  • MAY 8TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 New York Giants Win Total Analysis

    In the midst of an awful season, the New York Giants provided a glimmer of hope to their fans. They never quit on the season. Finishing 6-10 was well below expectations, given that the Giants haven’t finished 6-10 since the 2004 season, which was the first for head coach Tom Coughlin. At 3-9 following an emotionally-draining loss to the Dallas Cowboys and .....

  • MAY 8TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 Philadelphia Eagles Win Total Analysis

    Chip Kelly’s offseason quest to grab every former Oregon Duck on the planet ultimately fell short since he could not move up and grab Marcus Mariota. Quarterback is one of the big questions facing the Philadelphia Eagles this season. After Nick Foles overachieved in a big way in 2013, the former Arizona quarterback took a major step back last season as inj.....

  • MAY 8TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 Washington Redskins Win Total Analysis

    A new head coach did little to change the fortunes of the Washington Redskins in 2014. Jay Gruden’s first year at the helm did not go as planned and there was even talk of firing him very early in the season. Three different quarterbacks started at least four games and none of them had much success. The Redskins finished 29th in point differential and did .....

  • MAY 7TH, 2015

    2015 Denver Broncos Win Total Analysis

    The Denver Broncos are a dangerous team in 2015. Gary Kubiak did a great job with Matt Schaub in Houston and was a very solid offensive coordinator with Baltimore in 2014. How will Kubiak do when he has an elite quarterback in Peyton Manning? Manning’s arm strength has lost a little bit as he has fallen victim to the aging curve, but Kubiak is an excellent.....

  • MAY 7TH, 2015

    NFL Pick: 2015 Kansas City Chiefs Win Total Analysis

    The 2014 season for the Kansas City Chiefs has a lot of perplexing statistics. The offense was 16th in points scored, even though they only turned the ball over 17 times. The defense allowed the second-fewest points in the league, but they were 30th in turnovers with just 14 and had one of the league’s worst yards allowed per carry marks in the NFL. The Ch.....