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NFL Week 1 Predictions

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That opening game of the NFL was a kick in the nuts, wasn’t it?

The Indianapolis Colts proved their defense wasn’t a mere fluke in last season’s playoff by only allowing the New Orleans Saints offense to only score a field goal in their 41-10 blowout.

At least I was right about the Saints having a pretty porous defense. With the exception of the Reggie Wayne fumble that was taken for a touchdown, no one would have known the Saints defense took the field. QB Peyton Manning did whatever he wanted on the field, and it looked like poetry. Well as much as you can describe football poetry.

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I know I predicted the Saints to win the Superbowl, and I’m not hesitating now. One game a season does not make, and I think the Saints have what it takes to dominate the weak NFC.

Here are my picks for tomorrow:

Minnesota over Atlanta.
St. Louis over Carolina
Denver over Buffalo
Houston over Kansas City
Miami over Washington
New England over New York Jets
Philadelphia over Green Bay
Pittsburgh over Cleveland
Tennessee over Jacksonville
San Diego over Chicago
Oakland over Detroit
Seattle over Tampa Bay
Dallas over New York Giants

Monday Night Picks:

Baltimore over Cincinnati
San Francisco over Arizona

AP Photo by Tom Strattman