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2006 NFL Week 12 Picks

We had a pretty good week last week here at Sportscolumn. Vegas Vinny and Boston Mac went 9-7 while Trevor and RJ went 11-5. Trevor has climbed back to tie Vegas Vinny with 103 correct on the season. The national average was 7.5 so we were above average. Yay. If you want to see how we stack up against all the experts, check out a very nifty expert picks compilation spreadsheet by our buddy Tokar.

The featured games this week are Denver @ Kansas City, New Orleans @ Atlanta, San Francisco @ St. Louis, and Chicago @ New England. You can download the podcast directly (running time 32 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

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2006 NFL Week 11 Picks

Tough week 10 for us here at Sportscolumn. Trevor went 9-7 but everyone else went 7-9. For the first time in a long time, we lost to the ESPN experts who had 59% correct. Somehow, despite a 7-9 week, Vegas Vinny still maintains the overall lead amongst all experts posting their picks on the web. If you want to see how we stack up against all the experts, check out a very nifty expert picks compilation spreadsheet by our buddy Tokar.

The featured games this week are Seattle @ San Francisco, Indianapolis @ Dallas, San Diego @ Denver, and NY Giants @ Jacksonville. You can download the podcast directly (running time 32 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

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2006 NFL Week 10 Picks

Things are back to normal as we picked a combined 66% last week. Vin and Trevor went 10-4, RJ went 9-5 and Ryan went 8-6. The top expert on the web got 11 right so chances are if you went with Vin or Trevor’s picks last week, you won your office pool. If you want to see how we stack up against all the experts, check out a very nifty expert picks compilation spreadsheet by our buddy Tokar.

The featured games this week are Kansas City @ Miami, San Diego @ Cincinnati, St. Louis @ Seattle, and Chicago @ NY Giants. You can download the podcast directly (running time 38 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

If you use iTunes, just click here and then click subscribe and iTunes will take care of the rest.

This week’s pickem winner was MDFAN and his picks are below.

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2006 NFL Week 9 Picks

Another tough week in week 8 as we went a combined 54%. It was pretty much another crappy week around the web for everyone else as well. The average this week was 8 wins. (Did anyone in their right mind pick the Raiders over the Steelers? You know, the 2005 Super Bowl Champs?) If you want to see how we stack up against all the experts, check out a very nifty expert picks compilation spreadsheet by our buddy Tokar.

The featured games this week are Cincinnati @ Baltimore, Kansas City @ St. Louis, Denver @ Pittsburgh, and Indianapolis @ New England. You can download the podcast directly (running time 40 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

If you use iTunes, just click here and then click subscribe and iTunes will take care of the rest.

The weekly pickem winner was Buff and his picks are below.

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2006 NFL Week 8 Picks

Talk about a tough week. In week 7, all of us batted sub-.500. But we weren’t alone. ESPN experts got 41% right and around the web, the average number of picks correct straight up was 5 with the high being 8 picks correct. If you want to see how we stack up against all the experts, check out a very nifty expert picks compilation spreadsheet by our buddy Tokar. Last week’s Pickem winner was Jackie Blue and his picks are below.

The featured games this week are Atlanta @ Cincinnati, Indianapolis @ Denver, Dallas @ Carolina, and New England @ Minnesota. You can download the podcast directly (running time 37 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

If you use iTunes, just click here and then click subscribe and iTunes will take care of the rest.

**Finally, don’t forget to check out the mid-season survival pool that starts this week.

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2006 NFL Week 7 Picks

Last week was a tough week for everyone. Trevor and Ryan went 8-5 and RJ and Vin went 7-6. Overall, only 58% right. All the upsets last week meant you could win your pool with 9 or 10 correct. This week, we attempt to right the ship.

The featured games this week are Carolina @ Cincinnati, Pittsburgh @ Atlanta, Arizona @ Oakland, Minnesota @ Seattle, and NY Giants @ Dallas. You can download the podcast directly (running time 45 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

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2006 NFL Week 6 Picks

Last week we went a combined 50-6, a win percentage of .893. But Trevor stole the show by getting every single one of his picks correct. This is the first that has ever happened on Sportscolumn’s Weekly NFL Picks. The Pick ‘Em Contest winner also had all his picks correct. Congrats to stevemc for winning the week 5 contest. Want to win your office nfl pool? Check out the picks below.

The featured games this week are NY Giants @ Atlanta, Philly @ New Orleans, Kansas City @ Pittsburgh, and Chicago @ Arizona. You can download the podcast directly (running time 42 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

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2006 NFL Week 5 Picks

Last week we went a combined 35-21, a win percentage of .625. For the first time all season, we did not beat the ESPN experts who got a combined .641. The top scorer for the fourth straight week was Vegas Vinny with 10 correct.

We’re also going to let the weekly winner of the Sportscolumn pickem contest pick the games as well. Week 3’s winner was PMD with 12 correct and his picks for this week are included below.

There is no podcast this week but we’ll return next week.

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2006 NFL Week 4 Picks

Last week we went a combined 33-23, a win percentage of .589. While this a big dropoff since the previous week, it was a tough week all around for pigskin prognosticators — the ESPN “experts” only went .541. The top scorer for the third straight week was Vegas Vinny going 10-4. We’re also going to let the weekly winner of the Sportscolumn pickem contest pick the games as well. Week 3’s winner was Jackson with 12 correct and his picks for this week are included below.

The featured games this week are Minnesota @ Buffalo, San Diego @ Baltimore, New England @ Cincinnati, and Seattle @ Chicago. You can download the podcast directly (running time 35 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

If you use iTunes, just click here and then click subscribe and iTunes will take care of the rest.

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2006 NFL Week 3 Picks

Last week we went a combined 49-15, a win percentage of .766 compared to the ESPN crew’s 95-32 record (.748). The top scorer for the second straight week was Vegas Vinny with 14correct. We’re also going to let the weekly winner of the Sportscolumn pickem contest pick the games as well. Week 2’s winner was Crumb Snatcha with 13 correct and his picks for this week are included below.

The featured games this week are Chicago @ Minnesota, Cincinnati @ Pittsburgh, Jacksonville @ Indianapolis, NY Giants @ Seattle and Philly @ San Francisco. You can download the podcast directly (running time 34 mins) or subscribe to the feed.

If you use iTunes, just click here and then click subscribe and iTunes will take care of the rest.