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NFL Week 2 Recap: I'm a Genius!

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Yesterday I was out shopping all day. It was my friend Cathi’s way of staging an intervention for me. All of my friends are concerned that I’ve become so tied to sports, they are doing everything they can to get me out. Yesterday it worked. What can I say? I’m weak when it comes to shopping.

Anyhow, I’d like to take this moment to say that I’m a fucking genius. I picked 13 of the 15 games played yesterday correctly and with that won my work’s football pick ‘em pool.

NFL Nuggets

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Cleveland Browns over Cincinnati Bengals 51-45. This is one of the picks I got wrong. What in the hell happened? This was almost like a repeat of the week 12 game in 2004 when the Bengals defeated the Browns 58-48 at Cleveland. The Bengals are in a lot of trouble if they expect to go to the playoffs with that defense. This looked more like a Louisville-Rutgers game.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers over New Orleans Saints 31-14 This was the other pick I got wrong. What the hell happened to the Saints? I just can’t believe that Saints would be this bad this quickly. I’m still not going to amend my Superbowl pick, but if they keep on laying eggs I might have to jump off the bandwagon.

Indianapolis Colts over Tennessee Titans 22-20. It’s great to see this rivalry regain some traction. Remember the days when Peyton Manning couldn’t beat the Titans?