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NFL Picks Week 6: Back To Earth

The best kept looking even better, while the worst continued to show how bad they truly were in Week 5. We now take at what Week 6 of the 2015 NFL season has in store.

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The New Orleans Saints come fresh off a demoralizing loss in Philadelphia on Sunday, and now on short rest they host their arch-rivals from Atlanta.  To say the Saints face a severe disadvantage in this game would be an egregious understatement.  Atlanta's top-five offense against the worst defense in the NFL hardly seems competitive now does it?  The Saints will surely give it their all, but that may prove to be far from enough to pick up a home victory on Thursday Night against the hated Atlanta Falcons.  Now we take a look at that and the rest of the games in Week 6.

Last week I went 9-6

I told you soCardinals over Lions!

What do I knowJaguars over Buccaneers?



Thursday, October 15th - Thursday Night Football

Falcons(5-0) at Saints(1-4)

Pick: Falcons


Sunday, October 18th - Early Games

Redskins(2-3) at Jets(3-1)

Points will be at a premium in this one, but the Jets will win this defensive battle at home.

Pick: Jets


Cardinals(4-1) at Steelers(3-2)

Arizona returned to their dominant ways last week and they'll continue with a road win in Pittsburgh.

Pick: Cardinals


Chiefs(1-4) at Vikings(2-2)

Minnesota's rushing attack will overwhelm the wounded Chiefs in this one.

Pick: Vikings


Bengals(5-0) at Bills(3-2)

The toast of the regular season continues their winning ways in Buffalo this week.

Pick: Bengals


Bears(2-3) at Lions(0-5)

The suddenly white-hot Bears pick up a slim victory over the ice-cold Lions in Detroit.

Pick: Bears


Broncos(5-0) at Browns(2-3)

Josh McCown may outplay Peyton Manning in this one, but Denver's top-ranked defense will keep the Broncos undefeated.

Pick: Broncos


Texans(1-4) at Jaguars(1-4)

Houston wins the most uninteresting game of the week, 24-14.

Pick: Texans


Dolphins(1-3) at Titans(1-3)

Tennessee picks up a big home win, behind the strength of one of the NFL's most underrated defenses.

Pick: Titans


Sunday, October 18th - Late Games

Panthers(4-0) at Seahawks(2-3) - Game of the Week

Carolina has taken full advantage of a weak schedule so far, and even though Seattle has struggled recently, they still represent Carolina's toughest challenge yet.  Seattle wins at home, 24-17.

Pick: Seahawks


Chargers(2-3) at Packers(5-0)

The class of the NFC stays undefeated with a big home win at Lambeau Field.

Pick: Packers


Ravens(1-4) at 49ers(1-4)

The unexpectedly bad Ravens will outplay the predictably bad Niners in this awful Super Bowl XLVII rematch.

Pick: Ravens


Sunday Night Football

Patriots(4-0) at Colts(3-2)

Prepare yourselves for a relentless tirade of underinflated football references in this one.  New England will steamroll Indy in this game, Pats win 48-17.

Pick: Patriots


Monday, October 19th - Monday Night Football

Giants(3-2) at Eagles(2-3)

The Giants have the opportunity to widen the gap in the weakened NFC East, and they'll do so by crushing a poor Eagles team in Philly.  Giants roll to an easy victory, 31-13.

Pick: Giants


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