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AP staff NFL preview and predictions for Week 10

The Chiefs play the Raiders on Sunday Night Football, but we’re picking all of this weekend’s games.

NFL: Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Week 10 of the NFL season kicks off with the Baltimore Ravens (6-2) traveling to Florida to face the Miami Dolphins (2-7) on Thursday Night Football.

In a game with big ramifications in the battle for the AFC West, the Kansas City Chiefs (5-4) will be on the road to take on the Las Vegas Raiders (5-3) on Sunday Night Football. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. Arrowhead Time. The Chiefs are favored to win by 2.5 points, according to DraftKings Sportsbook.

Elsewhere in the division, the Denver Broncos (5-4) will host the Philadelphia Eagles (3-6) and the Minnesota Vikings (3-5) will be in California to play the Los Angeles Chargers (5-3). Both matchups will be among Sunday’s late-afternoon games.

Sunday’s early games will include the Buffalo Bills (5-3) in the Big Apple to play the New York Jets (2-6), the New England Patriots (5-4) playing host to the Cleveland Browns (5-4) and the New Orleans Saints (5-3) facing the Tennessee Titans (7-2) in Nashville.

The other late games have the Green Bay Packers (7-2) hosting the Seattle Seahawks (3-5) and the Carolina Panthers (4-5) on the road against the Arizona Cardinals (8-1).

Week 10’s action will conclude with an NFC West battle on Monday Night Football: the San Francisco 49ers (3-5) hosting the Los Angeles Rams (7-2).

There are 14 games are on the Week 10 schedule. The Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Texans and New York Giants all have the week off.

Here are our picks for this weekend’s games. Be sure to cast your vote, too!


Arrowhead Pride readers pick

READER RECORD: 84-50-2

Poll

Which team wins Ravens (6-2) at Dolphins (2-7)?

This poll is closed

  • 87%
    Ravens
    (223 votes)
  • 12%
    Dolphins
    (33 votes)
256 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Buccaneers (6-2) at Washington (2-6)?

This poll is closed

  • 86%
    Buccaneers
    (398 votes)
  • 13%
    Washington
    (60 votes)
458 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Bills (5-3) at Jets (2-6)?

This poll is closed

  • 79%
    Bills
    (348 votes)
  • 20%
    Jets
    (92 votes)
440 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Browns (5-4) at Patriots (5-4)?

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  • 43%
    Browns
    (196 votes)
  • 56%
    Patriots
    (250 votes)
446 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Falcons (4-4) at Cowboys (6-2)?

This poll is closed

  • 25%
    Falcons
    (112 votes)
  • 74%
    Cowboys
    (323 votes)
435 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Lions (0-8) at Steelers (5-3)?

This poll is closed

  • 16%
    Lions
    (69 votes)
  • 83%
    Steelers
    (361 votes)
430 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Jaguars (2-6) at Colts (4-5)?

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  • 18%
    Jaguars
    (80 votes)
  • 81%
    Colts
    (350 votes)
430 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Saints (5-3) at Titans (7-2)?

This poll is closed

  • 39%
    Saints
    (168 votes)
  • 60%
    Titans
    (261 votes)
429 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Panthers (4-5) at Cardinals (8-1)?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    Panthers
    (40 votes)
  • 90%
    Cardinals
    (384 votes)
424 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Vikings (3-5) at Chargers (5-3)?

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  • 51%
    Vikings
    (225 votes)
  • 48%
    Chargers
    (208 votes)
433 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Seahawks (3-5) at Packers (7-2)?

This poll is closed

  • 32%
    Seahawks
    (139 votes)
  • 67%
    Packers
    (287 votes)
426 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Eagles (3-6) at Broncos (5-4)?

This poll is closed

  • 55%
    Eagles
    (237 votes)
  • 44%
    Broncos
    (190 votes)
427 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Which team wins Rams (7-2) at 49ers (3-5)?

This poll is closed

  • 88%
    Rams
    (374 votes)
  • 12%
    49ers
    (51 votes)
425 votes total Vote Now

Reader Record by Week

Predictions W-L-T
Week 1 picks 8-7-1
Week 2 picks 10-6-0
Week 3 picks 10-6-0
Week 4 picks 10-6-0
Week 5 picks 11-5-0
Week 6 picks 9-4-1
Week 7 picks 10-3-0
Week 8 picks 8-7-0
Week 9 picks 8-6-0
Total 84-50-2

AP Staff Record

TW LW Staffer W L T Pct
1 1 Kramer Sansone 87 43 0 0.6692
2 2 Stephen Serda 88 48 0 0.6471
3 3 Matt Stagner 77 45 0 0.6311
4 4 Jared Sapp 85 51 0 0.6250
4 5 Bryan Stewart 85 51 0 0.6250
4 5 Pete Sweeney 85 51 0 0.6250
4 7 Talon Graff 85 51 0 0.6250
8 8 Ron Kopp Jr. 84 52 0 0.6176
9 8 Ethan Willinger 82 54 0 0.6029
10 12 Mark Gunnels 62 42 0 0.5962
11 11 Rocky Magaña 80 56 0 0.5882
12 10 John Dixon 79 57 0 0.5809
13 13 Kristian Gumminger 24 18 0 0.5714

In Week 9, Ron Kopp Jr., Talon Graff and Mark Gunnels all went 9-5-0 head-to-head to lead the AP staff. Six others came in at 8-6-0. Ron and Mark also had 9-5-0 marks against the spread, while John Dixon was right behind at 8-6-0. Bryan Stewart crushed the over/under with a 12-2-0 record. Five others notched 10-4-0 marks. Overall, Mark led the staff with a 28-14-0 record, with Bryan right on his heels at 27-15-0.

Among 325 Tallyight experts in Week 9, Ron ranked 16th head-to-head and 14th against the spread. In over/under, Bryan finished in second place — while both Mark and he ranked in the top 10 overall. Over the whole season, Kramer Sansone ranks sixth straight up, while John is 20th against the spread. In over/under, Mark, Talon and Kristian Gumminger all rank in the top 20.