2013 NFL Week 8 Picks and Predictions
The Chiefs look to stay unbeaten, while powerhouses like the Patriots and Broncos try to recover from tough losses. Find out what will happen below:
(Cole Stevenson 51-33 overall)
(Bryan Zarpentine 50- 34 overall)
Bryan Zarpentine: New Orleans 34, Buffalo 21 – Buffalo just doesn’t have the players that can keep pace with Drew Brees and the Saints.
Cole Stevenson: New Orleans 30, Buffalo 23
Bryan Zarpentine: Kansas City 24, Cleveland 17 – The Chiefs sweat this one out a little bit, but ultimately their defense stops the Browns from trying the game late.
Cole Stevenson: Kansas City 20, Cleveland 13
Bryan Zarpentine: Detroit 38, Dallas 24 – The Cowboys can’t get their running game going, and don’t have the fire power to keep up with the Lions on the road.
Cole Stevenson: Detroit 33, Dallas 25
Bryan Zarpentine: New England 20, Miami 17 – Miami’s losing streak continues, as they can’t get their offense going against New England’s depleted defense.
Cole Stevenson: New England 24, Miami 20
Bryan Zarpentine: New York Giants 28, Philadelphia 14 – Michael Vick returns, but he turns the ball over three times, as the Eagles remain winless at home.
Cole Stevenson: Philadelphia 24, New York Giants 20
Bryan Zarpentine: San Francisco 27, Jacksonville 10 – Not quite the blowout people are expecting, but the 49ers ultimately win comfortably.
Cole Stevenson: San Francisco 26, Jacksonville 13
Bryan Zarpentine: Cincinnati 27, New York Jets 24 – The Bengals are spectacular, but they’re more consistent than the Jets, who fall a little short on the road.
Cole Stevenson: Cincinnati 24, New York Jets 17
Bryan Zarpentine: Pittsburgh 24, Oakland 7 – The Steelers make it three in a row, as the Raiders don’t get anything going against the Pittsburgh defense.
Cole Stevenson: Pittsburgh 20, Oakland 14
Bryan Zarpentine: Arizona 31, Atlanta 24 – Carson Palmer throws the ball all over the place against Atlanta’s secondary, as the Falcons are dealt a crushing loss.
Cole Stevenson: Atlanta 27, Arizona 25
Bryan Zarpentine: Denver 45, Washington 34 – There’s no way the Redskins are keeping Peyton Manning down, and eventually RG3 takes a few too many hits and can’t keep pace with Manning and the Denver offense.
Cole Stevenson: Denver 38, Washington 25
Bryan Zarpentine: Green Bay 27, Minnesota 13 – The Packers win comfortably on Sunday night, as Christian Ponder provides no answers for the game of musical chairs the Vikings are playing at the quarterback position.
Cole Stevenson: Green Bay 30, Minnesota 17
Bryan Zarpentine: Seattle 27, St. Louis 10 – The Rams will score 10 points late after the Seahawks run them out of the building in the 3rd quarter.
Cole Stevenson: Seattle 30, St Louis 19
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