First of all, I want to thank everyone who has participated this year and stayed active with us every week. It's been a lot of fun, and hopefully the powers that be let me do it again next season.
In true Indy style, the Colts played up to their competition and beat Chiefs in Kansas City, quite handily helping me overcome the upsets I didn't foresee, like Arizona over Seattle. Speaking of which, Seattle plays St. Louis in a game that carries a ton of playoff implications. With a loss, the current top seed could fall all the way down to five. Carolina, New Orleans, Arizona and San Francisco will all be keeping an eye on them. With so much on the line, it's a bit of a nightmare trying to expect the unexpected. Who wants it more? Perhaps I'm overthinking... maybe I'll let my dog make the picks next year.
Here are the standings coming into Week 17!
|Rank||Pick Set Name||Total||Dropped||W-L|
Now onward to the picks!
To their credit, the team has never shown signs of giving up, or half-assing it (except perhaps Brooks Reed), but the talent and coaching staff has been lacking. Sigh... what might have been?
Redskins won't win this one either... making a loss at Tennessee critical for the top overall pick in 2014.
Even with Peyton sitting this one out, possibly, the Broncos have enough firepower to beat the hapless Raiders.
Surprise! Two stout defense clash against two inconsistent offenses. I think Arizona's defense has a bit more upside and has whatever advantage University of Phoenix Stadium offers.
Hey, Romo haters... you can't laugh at the Cowboys for employing Tony Romo, and then laugh at them when he gets injured. You can't have it both ways.
That's it for this week and the season! Thanks for playing, dudes and dudettes. I'll make one more post recapping the final standings next week. Happy New Year!