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Pigskin Predictions

By Robin Vinci

I went 7-6-1 this week. Not one of my best weeks. Overall I am 113-56-1. I was due for a poor week.

The New England Patriots play Sunday at 1 p.m. in Houston. It is a tough game to play away. I think the Patriots are up to it, but it will not be easy.

New England 27, Houston 21

The New York Jets play the Miami Dolphins at home at 1 p.m. Sunday. The Jets play better at home. It’s hard for me to take them. I must give the Dolphins the edge.

Miami 23, New York 21

The New York Giants play the Sunday night game in Washington DC. I actually like the Giants away. Taking the G-Men!

New York 26, Washington 24

Thanksgiving games

Detroit 34, Green Bay 20 – The Lions are due for a huge victory over the Packers. Love the Lions on this day!

Dallas 31, Oakland 16 – Romo looks good here on Thanksgiving Day. Dallas wins Thursday easily.

Pittsburgh 21, Baltimore 20 – Both teams are looking better each week. Steelers have a slight advantage.

Other Games

Carolina 32, Tampa Bay 17 – Panthers should roll.

Arizona 24, Philadelphia 23 – I like Arizona in this spot.

Chicago 24, Minnesota 16 – I don’t like the Vikings at all.

Indianapolis 28, Tennessee 24 – Hopefully Indy’s defense does not blow this game.

Cleveland 20, Jacksonville 17 – The Browns are home.

San Francisco 24, St. Louis 21 – The 49ers squeak it out.

Buffalo 23, Atlanta 20 – Not a fan of either team, but it is being played in cold Buffalo.

San Diego 27, Cincinnati 24 – Would    not be surprised to see the score reversed.

Denver 34, Kansas City 28 – Denver is still the better team.

Seattle 27, New Orleans 24 – Home field advantage all the way!

Top 5

1. Seattle

2. Denver

3. New Orleans

4. Kansas City

5. New England