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The Patriots and Tom Brady are a high flying offense. If there's one QB in the league that can put up 7 TDs, its Tom.
After postings a record of 164-92 last season, I'm ready to breakthrough to 70% this season.
We've started off on the right foot by getting the Broncos game right.
Here's a look at Week 1.
Vikings @ Lions - Detroit wins. This game will give fans for both teams a great picture for their season. Can the Lions defense stop AP? Will AP have a great start on 2,500 yards?
Seahawks @ Panthers - Seattle goes on the road and starts their run at the playoffs with a win. Cam Newton needs to prove that he can lead his team to compete against the NFL elite.
Patriots @ Bills - EJ Manual makes his debut against the greatest coach in NFL history. I don't think this is going to go well in Buffalo. Pats win.
Bengals @ Bears - The Bengals want to prove they are legitimate. Guess what, you get your chance week 1 in Chicago. Too bad the Bears win at home.
Dolphins @ Browns - I'm actually very interested in this game. Is the Browns offense for real? Has Tannehill taken a step forward? I'm going with the Phins at home, but we'll see where this one goes.
Raiders @ Colts - The Colts will be a better team this year, but not win as many games. They win this one easy though.
Falcons @ Saints - I love when the NFL gives us these match-ups week 1. This is a great match-up and will go a long way in determining the winner of this division. Saints win.
Buccaneers @ Jets - Geno Smith makes his debut at home against Revis and the Bucs. If Revis returns a pick for a TD in this game the stadium may implode. Bucs win.
Titans @ Steelers - The Steelers need to return to their winning ways and beat a team they should. Steelers win.
Chiefs @ Jaguars - The Chiefs are my pick to win the AFC West and they start the season off with a big win in Jax.
Cardinals @ Rams - Fitzgerald finally has a QB again and he is going to excel. Throw in a serviceable RB and solid defense and this team is going to make some noise in the West. Cards win.
Packers @ 49ers - Outstanding stand alone game from the NFL, they really understand how to get their fans excited. All leagues should take notice. This could be a NFC Championship preview. I have to go 49ers at home.
Giants @ Cowboys - Historic match-up of NFC East teams. The Cowboys part-time GM will be shown pacing the sidelines during this one. I like Tony Romo more than others and I like the Cowboys to win at home.
Eagles @ Redskins - It looks like RG3 is back and ready to start week 1. I've been taking the Eagles early when looking at this game but I have to go with the Redskins at home now. We'll see what happens and how much RG3 has lost by not playing this preseason.
Texans @ Chargers - The Chargers are terrible and Philip Rivers career is headed downward. They need to make some major changes if they want to become relevant again. Texans win.
Let's hope for a strong double digit start to the season.
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