Originally posted on Jocks and Stiletto Jill  |  Last updated 10/16/11

“U need to be watching some football so your picks won’t look so bad. U r terrible in picking games! ” ~ Ed Make You Wonder

Yes, I am totally ashamed at last weeks picks and when I received the message above on my Facebook page I felt embarrassed. I keep asking myself: What was I thinking? I knew the Raiders would win since their emotions were high after the passing on Al Davis. I also knew that the Steelers would beat the Titans, but yet I bet against them. My silliest move of all was thinking that Indy would finally win a game. I was so wrong!

The Ryan effect against the New England Patriots
Last week my J-E-T-S lead by Rex Ryan failed to stop New England. This week, Rob Ryan and the Cowboy’s defense will have their hands full trying to do anything against them as well. I have never been a fan of the Patriots, but I would be wrong not to acknowledge their greatness. The Ryan’s are good, but I doubt either bother can beat the boys in red, white and blue.

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