Monday, December 30, 2013

NFL Week 17 Pick Results

Winning team in bold.

Unanimous Picks (12-1)


Panthers @ Falcons
Broncos @ Raiders
49ers @ Cardinals
Eagles @ Cowboys
Browns @ Steelers
Redskins @ Giants
Texans @ Titans
Jaguars @ Colts
Ravens @ Bengals
Buccaneers @ Saints
Bills @ Patriots
Rams @ Seahawks


Jets @ Dolphins
This was another game very much according to the Jets strengths: adequate passing with solid run support, no turnovers, and a dominating defense. Meanwhile, the Dolphins only mounted three extended drives, with two of them ending on turnovers. Just an ugly performance by a team that would've been in the playoffs with one more win.

Split Picks: (APR 1-2, SRS 1-2, Line 3-0)

Packers (SRS, Line) @ Bears (APR)
Aaron Rodgers looked a little rusty to start, throwing interceptions to end the Packers first two drives. But after that, the Packers offense did a lot better, scoring on 6 of their next 8 drives. The Bears' offense mostly kept up, but they needed a little more out of their defense to win this game.
Lions (APR, SRS) @ Vikings (Line)
One of the few games this season the Lions didn't turn over the ball. But they're not the same offense without Calvin Johnson. You could also easily make the case that they just gave up on what was left of their season. An ugly end for Jim Schwartz' tenure as head coach.
Chiefs (SRS) @ Chargers (APR, Line)
The Chiefs were resting a bunch of starters in this game, so the real surprise is they came as close to winning as they did. The Chiefs played a very solid game on offense (200 yards passing, 143 yards rushing, and no turnovers). If their defense had done a little better (or the refs had called illegal formation penalty on that late field goal try), the Chargers would have gone home with a loss.


A nice round of results for everybody, thanks to a near-perfect set of unanimous picks.

APR 13- 3 145-94-160.6%
SRS 13- 3 145-94-150.6%
Line 15- 1 154-85-164.4%