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NFL Picks Week 16: Broncos-Bills, Chargers-Lions Highlight The Week

Here are my picks for Week 16 (minus the Raiders-Chiefs game, which will come on gameday)....

Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots: The Patriots are still trying to wrap up the No. 1 seed in the AFC so they have something to play for. Wouldn't be surprised to see them win by multiple touchdowns.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans: Chris Johnson is questionable but even without him they should beat the Jaguars. I say should because this team lost to the previously winless Colts last week.

New York Giants vs. New York Jets: The battle of New York. The Jets have found a way into the playoffs the last couple of years and I think they will again this year. That means they win this game.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers: I'm really liking the Panthers right now. They'll be a force next year. The Bucs are sorta like the Chiefs -- but worse. They've lost eight in a row. Take the Panthers and Cam Newton's big day.

St. Louis Rams vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Kellen Clemens vs. Charlie Batch. Not exactly Manning-Brady, huh? The Steelers are clearly the better team here and they should win with or without Ben Roethlisberger.

Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens: The Ravens need to win in order to keep their tiebreaker in the AFC North so I expect them to take care of business at home.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Anyone realize the Bengals should be good for the foreseeable future? It's going to be a weird NFL world if Cincy is a perennial playoff team. I'll take them over John Skelton and the Cardinals.

Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins: Ugh. I would hate to have this as the only game on in your city this weekend. Umm (flips a coin)....Redskins win.

Denver Broncos vs. Buffalo Bills: You know how I'm picking this one. The Harvard quarterback has a huge day and Buffalo wins.

San Diego Chargers vs. Detroit Lions: The Chargers are hot but the Lions are playing for a playoff spot, too. I'm going to take the favorite -- Detroit.

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys: Big game for both teams. Philly, like the Chiefs, has an outside shot at the division (a three-way 8-8 tie). Dallas seems to like to choke so I'll pick the Eagles.

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks: The 49ers are legit. That was a huge game last Monday night and I think they're going to win out (which means beating the Seahawks) and be a serious force in the NFC.

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers: Gotta take Green Bay. I think they'll be ready to roll coming off a loss to the Chiefs.

Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints: Two good Monday night games in a row -- that hasn't happened often this year. The Saints win and Drew Brees throws for over 305 yards, breaking Dan Marino's single-season passing record.

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