Schon: Week One Picks

Broncos Update Columnist Schon throws out his picks for Week One of the NFL season - some of which may come as a complete surprise...

Banging out the picks for Week One is always a dangerous proposition - but after countless hours studying game films and three and a half bottles of vodka I came up with the following.

Week One

Cowboys - 5 ½ over the Giants - W
Patriots - 6 ½ over the Jets - W
Texans - 3 over the Chiefs - W
Broncos - 3 over the Bills - L
Pittsburgh - 4 ½ over Cleveland - W
Jaguars - 6 ½ over the Titans L
Panthers +1 over St. Louis - W
Eagles - 3 over Green Bay - L
Vikings - 3 over Atlanta - W
Miami +3 over Washington - T
Seattle - 6 over Tampa Bay - W
San Diego - 6 over Chicago - W
Detroit +2 over the Raiders - W

Bengals - 2 ½ over Baltimore - W
49ers - 3 over the Cardinals - T

Michael John Schon has covered the National Football League and the Denver Broncos for the past ten years. As a member of the Pro Football Writers Association he has published and syndicated columns to both newspapers and magazines throughout the United States and Canada. His syndicated radio broadcast: "Schon Live" airs weekly on various radio stations around the country.

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