Week Six NFL Picks

Last week we returned to mediocrity with a rough 5-8 week. This week we have domination on the mind as JagNation picks each NFL game against the spread.

Jaguars +12.5 @ Steelers

Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau may become the first assistant coach ever inducted into the Hall of Fame when his coaching days are over. The Jaguars appear to be circling the drain as Blaine Gabbert is still searching for his first victory as a pro. It seems like a mismatch and it probably is, but the Jaguars will stay within shouting distance. Steelers 24, Jaguars 13.

Rams +14.5 @ Packers

The Rams could be league's biggest disappointment this side of Philadelphia as lofty preseason expectations have given way to an 0-4 start. St. Louis has had two weeks to prepare for the defending Super Bowl champs, but there's not enough time for that secondary to properly acquaint themselves for the best player in football, Aaron Rodgers. Packers 41, Rams 17.

Eagles -3 @ Redskins

There's no reason for anyone to believe that the Eagles team we've seen over the past four weeks can beat the Redskins at home. Andy Reid may be on the hot seat and desperation should fuel Philadelphia, as well as having better football players at the skill positions. Eagles 31, Redskins 27.

49ers +4.5 @ Lions

Who thought that this game would be must-see TV when the season began? The Lions look great but a young team on a short turnaround after an emotional Monday Night Football victory will have a difficult time against a very solid San Francisco defense. Lions 21, 49ers 20.

Panthers +4 @ Falcons

Atlanta has underachieved greatly this season and Matt Ryan seems to have regressed. Carolina is playing with the house's money with virtually no expectations and have come close to pulling off upsets the last two weeks. This time they get the job done. Panthers 27, Falcons 24.

Colts +7 @ Bengals

Curtis Painter is not a starting caliber NFL quarterback but he's getting better each and every week. Andy Dalton is getting heaps of praise when he's been mediocre at best. Painter will keep the Colts close in this one. Bengals 20, Colts 17.

Bills +3 @ Giants

Buffalo seems to be hitting on all cylinders on offense and they're forcing turnovers on defense. The Giants just lost in embarrassing fashion to Seattle at home and there are questions on both sides of the ball. This is an up and down league and the Giants will prove just that. Giants 28, Bills 24.

Texans +7 @ Ravens

The Texans will be playing their first game without Mario Williams and Andre Johnson has been ruled out as well. Baltimore is likely a better team than Houston if those guys were playing, now that they're not it's a major mismatch. Ravens 35, Texans 17.

Browns +7 @ Raiders

Oakland is coming off a very emotional victory just days after owner Al Davis' death. This week is the funeral and its a whole different type of emotion. Browns 24, Raiders 21.

Cowboys +7 @ Patriots

Tony Romo has all his weapons back and two weeks to prepare for Brady and the Patriots. New England has been virtually unbeatable at home in the regular season as they have won 19 straight games. Patriots 35, Cowboys 32.

Saints -6 @ Buccaneers

Tampa Bay comes into this game banged up and quarterback Josh Freeman has as many interceptions already this year as he threw in all of 2010. The Saints may be the second best team in football and could take a commanding two-game lead in the NFC South with a victory. Saints 31, Bucs 17.

Vikings +3 @ Bears

The Chicago offensive line nearly got Jay Cutler killed on Monday night and they get to face one of the league's best pass rushers in Jared Allen. The Vikings are coming off a big victory against Arizona where Donovan McNabb looked like the McNabb of old. Once again, this is an up and down league. Bears 24, Vikings 16.

Dolphins +7 @ Jets

Brandon Marshall wants to get kicked out and Darrelle Revis may just make him disappear if the officials don't oblige. Matt Moore vs. the Jets defense and Mark Sanchez vs. the Dolphins defense- advantage New York. Jets 24, Dolphins 10.

Last week: 5-8

Season: 36-38-3

Charlie Bernstein is the NFL Insider for ESPNFlorida.com and ESPN 1080 and 1040 in Orlando/Tampa and the host of "The Sports Crunch" on the Aquarius 7 Broadcasting Network (national), and Editor-in-Chief of Sports Media Interactive, covering multiple teams in the National Football League, NCAA, and National Basketball Association. Charlie covers the Jacksonville Jaguars for FoxSports and has been featured on the NFL Network and Sirius NFL Radio. Charlie is also a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. You can follow Charlie on Twitter @nflcharlie

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