Found October 04, 2012 on Football Extra Points:
The Steelers defense needs to get after Vick and force him to turn the ball over. Big Ben is not Brandon Weeden and if he gets chances, the Steelers are going to run away from the Eagles. This game comes down to Vick's ability to hold onto the ball. After a solid week 4, I'm sitting 37-26 headed into week 5. Let's see how I do. Miami at Cincinnati - The Dolphins are developing Tennehill and making some plays, but they are not going anywhere this season. Dalton and Green are continuing to grow and I like with BGE is doing. The Bengals continue to roll and win at home. Green Bay at Indianapolis - This will be a great game between two outstanding QB's, in about 3 years. The Packers need to get things straight on both sides of the ball and this is a good game to get going. Luck is showing flashes of what everyone thought he could be. The Colts are still rebuilding. Packers win. Baltimore at Kansas City - The Ravens are one of the best teams...
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