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Thumper's Picks - Week 6

Discussion in 'San Diego Chargers Hall of Champions' started by robdog, Oct 11, 2006.

  1. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

    Jun 29, 2009
    By Thumper
    Bolt Talk Staff Writer

    <img width="257" height="192" align="left" title="NFL Logo" alt="NFL Logo" src="http://www.bolttalk.com/images/NFL_LOGO.jpg" />Philip Rivers had his coming out party in front of a national audience. The Bears look like a complete team. Could we be looking at a Chargers vs. Bears Super Bowl? It might just happen. Don't count the Colts out even though Manning has a history of choking on the big one.

    Got to give Chris Collinsworth props for going 14-0 with his picks to vault himself to the top of the leader board. I went 12-2 and still lost ground. Well it's a long season and I'm still right in the mix. Time to get ‘er done!

    <strong>Chris Collinsworth 53-21
    Chris Carter 52-22
    Bob Costas 51-23
    Dan Marino 49-25
    Thumper 49-25 </strong>

    Open date: Cleveland, Green Bay, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Minnesota, New England

    <strong>Sunday, Oct. 15</strong>

    <em><strong>Buffalo 24, Detroit 12</strong></em>
    And the rebuilding continues in Detroit.

    <em><strong>Carolina 13, Baltimore 17</strong></em>
    Baltimore will rebound from their loss to Denver. Jamal Lewis needs to get back on track.

    <em><strong>Cincinnati 28, Tampa Bay 27</strong></em>
    The Buccaneers may have found a QB in Bruce Gradkowski, but the Bengals are too much for this team in trouble.

    <em><strong>Houston 17, Dallas 24</strong></em>
    David Carr has the higher QB rating in the NFL right now, but it's not going to be enough to stop the ‘boys.

    <em><strong>N.Y. Giants 17, Atlanta 23</strong></em>
    The return of DE John Abraham will play a big role as the Falcons defense gets into Eli's head.

    <em><strong>Philadelphia 28, New Orleans 24</strong></em>
    Brees will give a heroic effort to bring them back, but comes up short. McNabb and company is just to much for the Saints.

    <em><strong>Seattle 20, St. Louis 21</strong></em>
    The Rams haven't been overpowering, but they've quietly been getting it done. A tough win over the Alexander-less Seahawks will show these Rams are for real.

    <em><strong>Tennessee 10, Washington 18</strong></em>
    The Titans almost kept the Colts in check. Even with inspired play, they lack in talent.

    <em><strong>Kansas City 13, Pittsburgh 28</strong></em>
    Expect the Steelers to rebound in a big way as they play for their playoff life. This is a must win plus some for the current champs.

    <em><strong>Miami 9, N.Y. Jets 17</strong></em>
    The Dolphins were a sexy pick to win the AFC before the season, now there season is just about over.
    San Diego 24, San Francisco 6</strong></em>
    The 49ers just aren't good enough to face this #1 ranked defense.

    <em><strong>Oakland 3, Denver 17</strong></em>
    Oakland doesn't have an extremely tough schedule, but they still have the look of a team that could go 0-16.

    <strong>Monday, Oct. 16</strong>
    Chicago 27, Arizona 13</strong></em>
    Chicago appears to have a complete team at this point of the season. I just don't see any major weaknesses.
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