It serves me right. I was reading my own press clippings. Getting high off my own stash. Whatever you wanna call it, my head was too big.
Frankly, I needed last week’s losing record to bring me back down to earth. Without it? I might be at the Bellagio right now with Danny Ocean’s crew with three stacks of high society.
To get back on track, we’re not going to overthink it. In fact, we’re barely going to think it. Just rapid reaction picks all the way.
Here we go.
Week 4 = 6-8
Season-to-Date = 30-28-1
Week 4 of the 2021 NFL Season
New York Jets vs. Atlanta Falcons (-3) – LONDON
Atlanta is without its top two WR and the Jets Defense looked amped up last week.
The Pick = New York
Green Bay Packers @ Cincinnati Bengals (+3)
It’s as simple as “I can’t see Cincy being 4-1.”
The Pick = Green Bay
Detroit Lions @ Minnesota Vikings (-9.5)
I don’t see what Minnesota has done to earn this high of a line.
The Pick = Detroit
Denver Broncos @ Pittsburgh Steelers (-1)
This could be Roethlisberger’s last game as the starter and as much as I hope it is, I think it isn’t.
The Pick = Pittsburgh
Miami Dolphins @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (-10)
TB and TB12 look to exhale after last week and put up some serious points this week.
The Pick = Tampa Bay
New Orleans Saints @ Washington Football Team (+2)
Last game to pick. No feel here at all. I guess I’ll go home dog?
The Pick = Washington
Philadelphia Eagles @ Carolina Panthers (-3.5)
I’m going to go down with the “I think the Eagles are good” ship. This might be the last week though.
The Pick = Philadelphia
Tennessee Titans @ Jacksonville Jaguars (+4)
[Absence of game related tweet is not by accident]
I mean, come on. You saw the news. I don’t believe the Jags have a turnaround in them like the 2003 Patriots after the “They hate their coach” incident.
The Pick = Tennessee
New England Patriots @ Houston Texans (+9)
Would be a letdown game no matter who they were playing and now the Patriots likely will be missing 4 of 5 starting o-lineman. Also, their o-line was not good, to begin with!
The Pick = Houston
Chicago Bears @ Las Vegas Raiders (-5.5)
I can’t pick a franchise that thought THIS was a good idea. Plus, I think Fields is starting to get it.
The Pick = Chicago
Cleveland Browns @ Los Angeles Chargers (-1.5)
The Pick = Los Angeles
New York Giants @ Dallas Cowboys (-7)
Dallas plays well in New York. New York plays well in Dallas. I don’t care what Google says, my heart says this is true.
And don’t think I didn’t notice Saquon last week (eye emoji).
The Pick = New York
San Francisco 49ers @ Arizona Cardinals (-5.5)
San Francisco is missing their starting QB and their best offensive player, and Arizona made me look like an idiot picking against them last week.
The Pick = Arizona
Buffalo Bills @ Kansas City Chiefs (-2.5)
This should be a great game, but I think the line is .5 points too low and I’m grabbing it.
Just so you know, I’m aware it’s this level of analysis that sets me apart from the pack.
The Pick = Kansas City
Indianapolis Colts @ Baltimore Ravens (-7)
I will always be completely honest with you. I wrote this whole thing about how my pick was about how the Colts moved. And then I picked Indianapolis thinking that was the original city.
The Pick = Indianapolis
There we go. Quick and to the point.
That’s how winning streaks get back on track.
Let’s bring how some W’s this week!
- / 1 year ago
To me, Rachel Nichols is the personification of posting a black square on Instagram.