Tuesday, October 19, 2010

NFL: Week 6 Pick Results

Winning teams in bold.

Unanimous Picks (4-3)


Jets @ Broncos
Colts @ Redskins
Titans @ Jaguars
Browns @ Steelers


Seahawks @ Bears
Six more sacks for Cutler. No surprise the Bears only had 3 scoring drives. The Seahawks didn't exactly light it up (they punted 10 times) but two sustained drives for touchdowns, and a short field for a third, were enough to put them past the Bears.
Dolphins @ Packers
The effect of injuries continue to mount for the Packers. Offense can't sustain drives to score points, defense can't get off the field to get the ball back to the offense.
Chargers @ Rams
There's plenty of blame to go around for the Chargers. Special teams gave up a long kick return and a blocked field goal try (turned into a couple of field goals by the Rams). The defense gave up a couple long touchdown drives. And that was more than the offense (missing Antonio Gates for most of the game) was able to overcome.

Split (APR: 2-5 SRS: 0-7 Line: 7-0)

Every split pick goes for the home team.

Falcons (APR, SRS) @ Eagles (Line)
Once they got going (and perhaps not coincidentally, after DeSean Jackson was knocked out of the game), the Falcons played the Eagles pretty evenly. Unfortunately, the Falcons were down 21-0 before they got their first score, and they didn't have enough to get out of that hole.
Chiefs (APR, SRS) @ Texans (Line)
Just a defensive collapse on the part of the Chiefs. They were ahead 21-7 halfway through the 3rd quarter. After that, the Texans outscored them 28-10. It was, for the most part, sustained drive after sustained drive that the Chiefs just couldn't seem to stop.
Ravens (APR, SRS) @ Patriots (Line)
What happened to the Ravens' defense? Starting late in the 3rd quarter, they allowed the Patriots 3 sustained drives which resulted in 13 points scored. That's really not good for a team whose offense is mostly not real explosive.
Buccaneers (APR, SRS) @ Saints (Line)
The Saints finally get their high-scoring offense on track. For the first time (in the regular season) since week 12 last year, the Saints win a game by more than 5 points.
Raiders (APR, SRS) @ 49ers (Line)
Jason Campbell had a really bad day. 8/21 for 83 yards and 2 interceptions bad. For all that, the Raiders still had the lead at half time, and were within one score until half way through the 4th quarter. That's probably bad news for the 49ers if they need that weak an opponent to get a win.
Lions (SRS) @ Giants (APR, Line)
The Lions would be a lot more dangerous if they could protect their quarterback. Their 2nd-string QB Shaun Hill left this game in the second quarter with a broken arm, so their 3rd-string QB Drew Stranton had to finish the game.
Cowboys (SRS) @ Vikings (APR, Line)
The Vikings offense fell short of 200 yards gained. Their longest drive was just 49 yards. Favre completed just 14 passes. But thanks to all the Cowboys' mistakes (turnovers, failed return coverage, and penalties) that was all the Vikings needed to squeak out a win.


APR 6- 835-3947.3%
SRS 4-1035-3947.3%
Line11- 353-3758.9%