Found January 06, 2012 on
Mike Silva's Sports Media Watchdog:
Let’s have some fun and do some NFL picks.
I am by no means an expert so these are just some fun picks to spark debate.
Atlanta vs. Giants – The Giants are a 3-point favorite. When you combine the pass rush, Eli Manning, and the fact they will be playing at MetLife Stadium, the Giants should take this game. Matt Ryan has a bad postseason resume and Michael Turner has a tendency to be feast or famine. Giants cover the spread and win 25-20.
Detroit vs. New Orleans – The over/under is 59 and I would take that. The eleven points given to Detroit won’t be enough, but I expect an exciting shootout in the 45-31 range. The Saints will get up big early and although Detroit will make a comeback they will never seriously threaten.
Pittsburgh vs. Denver – I am personally rooting for Tim Tebow because a playoff win will rankle the mainstream media. The Steelers are favored by 9-points, but I would pick the Broncos against the spread because their defense will keep them close. I do, however think...
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