After taking a week off for the Christmas holidays, I am ready to get back to the football picks this weekend. Thankfully, the bowl season is upon us and I can mix in a college game or two

Going back a couple of weeks, because of the schedule, I only had one college game to choose from. Fortunately, I chose wisely as I picked Navy (-12.5) who rolled over Army 34-7.

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Of the five NFL games I selected, I was right on three of the them. The Bears (even) came from behind to knock off the Browns 38-31. The Colts (-5.5) put a 25-3 spanking on the hapless Texans. For my final victory, the Chiefs (-4.5) went to Oakland and lambasted the Raiders 56-31.

I learned the hard lesson of picking the Jags (+1) who lost at home to the Bills 27-20. Quite frankly, I was very surprised by my other loss as I picked the previously hot Eagles (-5.5) over the Vikings. Well, the Vikings got nasty with Philly as they won going away, 48-30.

So, for the week, I was 4-2.

For the year, I am 47-41-2.

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The quest for the perfect week continues.


Maryland (+2.5) Marshall ( Military Bowl )


Bengals (-7) Ravens
Jets (+5.5) @ Dolphins
Giants (-3.5) Redskins
Steelers (-7.5) Browns
Patriots (-10) Bills

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Happy Football!