The NFL picks week 1 preview breaks down the week one NFL schedule. Analyzing this NFL picks week 1 coverage, we have to take into account that some of the better NFL teams out there might start out the season slowly as they try to adjust to major personnel changes. The Arizona Cardinals are trying to play with Derek Anderson at quarterback, the Washington Redskins brought in Donovan McNabb as their starting quarterback, and now the St. Louis Rams have announced that No. 1 draft pick Sam Bradford will also get the start in week one.
The introduction of new starting quarterbacks is just the tip of what has changed in the last NFL offseason, as the Seattle Seahawks now have a new head coach in Pete Carroll, the Cleveland Browns have Mike Holmgren in charge of things now, and the Washington Redskins now have Mike Shanahan in charge of the team. All three teams should show improvement, but will they get back into the NFL Playoffs right away? Or are these three teams going to try and rebuild throughout the season?
The biggest storylines of the 2010 NFL season are whether the New Orleans Saints can repeat as Super Bowl champions, if the Dallas Cowboys can finally reach expectation, whether Brett Favre can get back to full health, or if the Indianapolis Colts can continue their streak of winning 12 games a season. What will be the surprise story of the 2010 NFL season? We will have to wait until the games get started to figure that out. For now though, here are the week one predictions for game results in the NFL.
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NFL Picks Week 1 Schedule
*New Orleans over Minnesota (Thursday, September 9 at 5:30 p.m. PST on NBC)
*Miami over Buffalo (Sunday, September 12 at 10 a.m. PST)
*Chicago over Detroit (10 a.m. PST)
*Tennessee over Oakland (10 a.m. PST)
*Cincinnati over New England (10 a.m. PST)
*New York Giants over Carolina (10 a.m. PST)
*Atlanta over Pittsburgh (10 a.m. PST)
*Cleveland over Tampa Bay (10 a.m. PST)
*Denver over Jacksonville (10 a.m. PST)
*Houston over Indianapolis (10 a.m. PST)
*Seattle over San Francisco (1:15 p.m. PST)
*Arizona over St. Louis (1:15 p.m. PST)
*Green Bay over Philadelphia (1:15 p.m. PST)
*Dallas over Washington (5:20 p.m. PST)
*Baltimore over New York Jets (4 p.m. PST on Monday night) *ESPN*
*San Diego over Kansas City (7:15 p.m. PST on Monday night) *ESPN*