|NFL Week 3 Picks|
|Last Week: 8-8 Season: 21-11|
|The Ravens are particularly tough defensively at home, but the loss of Trevor Pryce (broken wrist) is a blow. Cardinals are still trying to find their way on both sides of the ball. Pick: Ravens|
|After doing battle with two giants -- New England and Chicago -- the Chargers hope to rebound on the road versus the Packers. Pick: Chargers|
|Although 2-0 for the first time in franchise, look for the high-flying Houston Texans to come back to earth -- Peyton style! Pick: Colts|
|The Vikings hope to rebound against the
hapless Chiefs after a hard-luck loss to the Lions.
|This game won't be as easy as it looks on paper, but the New England Patriots have proven to be the class of the league so far. Pick: Patriots|
|Both teams are experiencing problems at the quarterback position. Home gig gives Jets the edge. Pick: Jets|
|Eagles were out of sync offensively on Monday night and will be hard-pressed to match the high-powered Lions' offense. Pick: Lions|
|Battle of the undefeated will conclude with a
Steelers victory on their home turf. Still waiting for that break-out
game for 'Niners QB Alex Smith.
|After two home losses the Rams hope to get on track on the road. Bucs QB Jeff Garcia is an old hand, but doesn't have enough bullets in his gun. Pick: Rams|
|Denver is not a good place to play for an offense that has a difficult time putting points on the board. Denver in a low-scoring affair. Pick: Denver|
|After 11 regular-season losses in a row, look for the Raiders' defense to shut down the surprisingly high-powered Browns offense. Pick: Raiders|
|Defensively, they couldn't play much worse last Sunday. But an offense led by Carson Palmer will give anyone fits. Bengals in a high-scoring affair. Pick: Bengals|
|Hot-and-cold Panthers just need to be lukewarm versus this struggling Falcons squad. Atlanta has a lot of holes on offense. Pick: Panthers|
|Giants can't stop anyone. Look for the Redskins to win their third straight versus another winless opponent on the season. Pick: Redskins|
|Last weeks upset special -- projecting the Chargers over the Patriots Sunday night -- made me look silly. Bears are very tough defensively and at home, but offensive woes continue. Pick: Cowboys|
|It's critical for the Saints to right this
ship Monday night versus the Titans. Look for Saints to apply a lot of
pressure from the outside on Vince Young.
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