NYJ @ BUF
Chuck:The Jets aren’t playing particularly well, and Buffalo got spanked by my wildcats last week, so this may be hard to call. I’m going to give the slight edge to the Bills because they seem to be more consistent.
Risse: It’s no secret that while I respect Favre’s talent, I really don’t like the way he gets exemptions based on the fact that he is Brett. With that said, I want the Bills to beat the NY Bretts like they stole something. Bills got it.
DET @ CHI
Chuck: I used my “mercy pick” on Detroit last week, so I’ll go with Chicago now. They may be ruining Devin Hester, but Kyle Orton is doing his thug thizzle right now.
Risse: Lions get some props for actually looking at Daunte Culpepper as a mid-season pick-up. Anytime your QB runs out the back of the endzone on his own free will, it better be time to holla at D.C. Chicago takes it.
JAC @ CIN
Chuck: Are you kidding me, Cincy is an absolute joke this year so I’ll roll with Jacksonville for the easy win. I DO hope Chad still has that Obama celebration planned and gets in the endzone, I definitely want to see that.
Risse: Jacksonville all day…Next!
BAL @ CLE
Chuck: I’ve also used all my mercy picks for Cleveland, their offense is so wishy washy…. so I expect the Ravens D to eat them alive.
Risse: This one is hard for me to pick. Ravens defense is good, but it’s no guarantee their offense will show up to the same game. Meanwhile, the Browns are inconsistent. Kellen is always crying and Braylon looks like he wants to play Guitar Hero on the rare instances he has actually made it in the end zone this year. I’m going to roll with the Ravens on this one. Flacco, please don’t make me regret it.
TB @ KC
Chuck:Tampa is going to take out the frustration of getting beat by Brad Johnson on poor Kansas City. This very well could be a blowout. Bucs win.
Risse: I wish football was like boxing because I certainly would advise Herm Edwards to just throw in the towel on this season. Bucs baby.
HOU @ MIN
Chuck: NO TEXANS. Big Gus and Purple Jesus are going to handle their business. Minnesota has their backs against the wall and its time to put up or shut up. Vikes win.
Risse: This game is H-U-G-E for MY Texans, truly a “must-win.” This will be the one that will turn our whole season around! I previously predicted that my squad would roll into November at 4-4. The Texans will win on Sunday & Chuck, and the rest of his ilk, can get ready to pucker up and kiss my Converse. Sho Nuff!
ARI @ STL
Chuck: Cards win.
Risse: Not so fast! An upset could be in the making in this game, but all of that hinges on the health of Stephen Jackson. I have drank the Kool-Aid…Jim Haslett for Mayor! Okay, now that I have gotten that out of the way, let’s get real: Cards win. And I need a big game from Steve Breaston because that’s my Fantasy!
GB @ TEN
Chuck: The Titans are BEASTING right now…. I’m going to love seeing Aaron Rodgers sacked over and over (no homo). It’s a massacre at Adelphia (is that still what they call their stadium)?
Risse: FYI, the name Adelphia went down a few years ago because the company went bankrupt in some internal corruption scandal. Imagine that! It’s LP Field now. And though I like Aaron Rodgers, it’s going to be tight on him against the Titans. Tennessee takes it.
MIA @ DEN
Chuck: Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall should strike fear into any defense out there…. but y’all know I never bet against my Dolphins. Joey Porter leads the league in sacks, so I’m gonna have faith in my boys.
Risse: I actually enjoy picking against Chuck, y’all should know this by now. And I desperately want to pick the Broncos vs. The Miami Wildcats. But it’s so hard. Can Denver’s defense get it together? I just don’t think so. But you know what, I am so far ahead at this point, I can afford to gamble. I pick the Broncos for shits & giggles.
DAL @ NYG
Chuck: Everyone expects Dallas to get steamrolled…. and they actually have pretty good reasoning. Brad Johnson is WACK. He can’t throw the ball more than 15 yards with his 74 year old ass. I want Dallas to win but I just can’t see it….. G-Men.
Risse: Finally, Chuckie! You have come to your senses and stopped picking out of emotions. How many weeks ago did I declare that the Cowgirls wouldn’t even make the playoffs? Say it with me: G-Men, G-Men, G-Men! (Cee Fo: that was for you, Boo!)
ATL @ OAK
Chuck: What can I say…. I’m hard headed…. Oakland wins.
Risse: Damn. Just damn, Chuck. Just when I was giving you dap for not picking with your emotions, you turn around and do just that. Perfect timing indeed. Falcons will swoop down on this victory.
PHI @ SEA
Risse: Philly Philly! Need I say more?
NE @ IND
Chuck: Three years ago this would have been a monster matchup…. now it’s just kinda snoozeworthy. Peyton is playing horrible ball… while Cassell is on his way up… but I think I’m going to roll with Indiana.
Risse: I hate both of these teams. I believe that Indy will win, but I am going to actually root for and pick New England and I truly hate them. But, on the real, the more Indy loses in the AFC South, the better for My Texans! With that said, let’s go Pats! (That REALLY made me sick to even type that!)
Mon, Nov 03
PIT @ WAS
Chuck: I know I’m going to have to put a towel down in Risse’s seat before she starts talking about Jason Campbell…. But I think Pittsburgh is going to make him throw his first interception of the season. Steelers win.
Risse: Chuck, you are so funny I can’t even be mad! I actually am gonna start David Garrard this week because I think the Steelers will challenge my Fantasy boo Campbell. I just respect Troy Polamalu and his wild hair that much. This is going to be a really good game though. I am not saying this with the most confidence, but somehow/someway, the Redskins will squeak out the win.