NFL Against The Spread Week 16: Holiday Edition

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Picking games in the final two weeks of the NFL regular season tends to be less complicated as teams have different agendas heading towards the end of the year.

NFL Against The Spread Week 15: Rivalry Week Edition

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In recent years Week 17 has been designated for divisional play, but this season, Week 15 provides a preview with 11 divisional games, 10 of which have playoff implications.

And I have gained some separation from the .500 level, this is always a good time to finish strong.

Week 14 NFL Against The Spread: Contenders and Pretenders

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Unlike the charade that will envelop college football this weekend, it is sheer wins and losses that will determine the NFL playoff field during the next four weeks.

There will be no 12-person committee sitting behind closed doors to determine who is worthy of championship contention. All division winners (even the NFC South) and two wild cards from each conference get in. Style points and who teams played will not matter.

FanDuel NFL Week 13 Advice: Stills The One

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You see the adverts about selecting your FanDuel lineup in just seconds. Just click Jamaal Charles Le’Veon Bell, Demaryius Thomas, Odell Beckham, et al. But obviously no one can create an All-Star team that will fit under the $60,000 cap. The utilization of value plays is what makes it all work. Fortunately, strategies exist in Week 13 for contestants to take advantage of matchups while allowing cap room for elite players.

49ers Can’t Allow Seahawks to Eat Turkey On Logo

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It is one thing to be embarrassed by the Seattle Seahawks on your own turf before a national television audience, it is another realizing Colin Kaepernick has regressed as spectacularly as Robert Griffin III over the past two years. And it is quite another for the National Broadcasting Corporation to set up shop on your team’s midfield logo and have Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman eat turkey.

NFL Week 13 Against The Spread Picks – Feast Mode Edition

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With all the byes now complete, 80 games remain over the final five weeks of the 2014 football season. Just in time for Thanksgiving, some of the NFL biggest turkeys have brought their act to the buffet table. And then there is the curious tale of the NFC South.

NFL Week 12 Against The Spread Picks: Lake Effect Edition

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On the heels of last week’s hugely successful Polar Vortex edition of Against The Spread we bring you the even harsher Lake Effect version.

If you happen to be hunkered down in a western New York snow cave while reading this, don’t fear. Not only do I bring you successful picks, but also the best FanDuel plays for Week 12.

Melvin Gordon, Packers combine for memorable weekend

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In Gene Rayburn style, a local radio station asked the following Sunday morning via Facebook:

“Melvin Gordon’s record-breaking 408 yard rushing day is the greatest athletic performance since ________.”

Many answered Aaron Rodgers throwing six touchdowns in the first half six days earlier. Gordon’s historic Saturday remained the greatest event until Rodgers stepped back onto Lambeau Field less than 24 hours later.

FanDuel NFL lineup advice (Week 11) – Blue By You

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Looking for the best Week 11 investments in the wildly popular FanDuel contest? We provide some recommended plays, along with dark horses and some players I might shy away from.

NFL Week 11 Against The Spread Picks: Polar Vortex Edition

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The first Polar Vortex of the season has descended onto the NFL world. That only means one thing: big boy football has begun.

I’ve Never Been More Embarrassed to be a Chicago Bears Fan

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Words escaped me as I watched the Chicago Bears look like a happy but blind birthday kid aimlessly swinging at an pinata against the rival Green Bay Packers. I didn’t expect the Bears to win at Lambeau, but I did expect some effort or, at the very least, not an embarrassing performance.

NFL Week 10 Against The Spread Picks: Separation Sunday Edition

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A quick look at the NFL standings suggests a mad stretch run to the playoffs begins in Week 10.

Week 9 NFL Against The Spread: Mid-Term Edition

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As the calendar turns to November and the cold starts to carry some bite, the NFL’s contenders will separate themselves from the pretenders. At the season’s halfway point, this weeks Against The Spread continues to evaluate trends along with other interesting nuggets.

Green Bay Packers: Is It Time to Stress Out Over 2014 Team?

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I have a very special message for Packers Nation. It contains five letters: P – A – N – I – C.

Week 8 NFL Against The Spread: Raiders Chase ‘Perfection’

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At least any talk about an undefeated season in the NFL ended early this year, as no team made it as far as 4-0.

But the Oakland Raiders still have a shot at going 0-16. I don’t see the excitement in it since the Detroit Lions pulled off the feat just six years ago.