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NFL Picks Week 6: Rest For The Weary

The Saints and Who Dat Nation had to struggle though an overtime thriller in Week 5. Now with the bye week upon us, there is still plenty to keep an eye on throughout the league in Week 6.

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The New Orleans Saints come into the bye week with a surprising 2-3 record. Fresh off of demolishing fending off Tampa in Week 5, the Saints will gladly take a week to rest their injured and regroup themselves.  With the Saints off the schedule this week, we focus on the the rest of the NFL schedule.

Last week I went: 10-5

I told you so: 49ers over Chiefs!

What do I know: Jets over Chargers?


Thursday, October 9th

Colts(3-2) at Texans(3-2)

Andrew Luck will lead Indy to a dominant win in Houston.

Pick: Colts


Sunday, October 12th - Early Games

Steelers(3-2) at Browns(2-2)

Cleveland picks up their third nail-biting win of the season here at home.

Pick: Browns


Patriots(3-2) at Bills(3-2)

New England picks up a pivotal divisional road victory in the closing minutes.

Pick: Patriots


Panthers(3-2) at Bengals(3-1)

Cincy bounces back from their Sunday Night thrashing in a big way by crushing Carolina.

Pick: Bengals


Jaguars(0-5) at Titans(1-4)

Jacksonville picks up their elusive first win of the season against their divisional rivals in Tennessee.

Pick: Jaguars


Packers(3-2) at Dolphins(2-2) - Game of the Week

A big home win over a vulnerable Green Bay team will keep Miami in the AFC East hunt.

Pick: Dolphins


Lions(3-2) at Vikings(2-3)

I like Detroit to win, but far closer than it should be, 14-13.

Pick: Lions


Broncos(3-1) at Jets(1-4)

Denver returns to the scene of their Super Bowl XLVIII dismantling.  In this one, they'll do some dismantling of their own.

Pick: Broncos


Ravens(3-2) at Buccaneers(1-4)

Baltimore will dispatch of the lowly Bucs with ease.

Pick: Ravens


Sunday, October 12th - Late Games

Chargers(4-1) at Raiders(0-4)

San Diego takes the short flight up the coast to collect another victory.

Pick: Chargers


Bears(2-3) at Falcons(2-3)

Chicago falls victim to the Matt Ryan/Matt Bryant special.  Atlanta wins by a field goal in the closing seconds.

Pick: Falcons


Cowboys(4-1) at Seahawks(3-1)

Pick: Seahawks


Redskins(1-4) at Cardinals(3-1)

One week after being smacked by last season's Super Bowl teams respectively, Washington and Arizona look to rebound from their losses.  Washington picks up the surprise victory on the road.

Pick: Redskins


Sunday Night Football

Giants(3-2) at Eagles(3-2)

The Giants are hitting their stride at just the right time.  Their balance coupled with a forecast of showers will combine for a primetime win in Philly.

Pick: Giants


Monday, October 13th - Monday Night Football

49ers(3-2) at Rams(1-3)

St. Louis stuns San Francisco with a surprisingly potent passing attack and an aggressive pass rush.  Rams win it at home on the final drive.

Pick: Rams


That's how I see Week 6 coming together, let us know what you think will happen. Leave your comments, picks, and insight below.