San Diego 35 – Denver 14
Phillip Rivers throws for 4 TDs and the San Diego Chargers overwhelm the Denver Broncos.
Bears 16, Dolphins 0
The Chicago Bears move to 7-3 and a tie with the Green Bay Packers for the NFC North while the Miami Dolphins fall to 5-5 and look mediocre at best.
Eagles 27, Giants 17
The New York Giants drop their second straight division game and the Philadelphia Eagles take the lead in the NFC East.
Patriots 31, Colts 28
Brady and Manning lead these elite AFC teams in an exciting gunfight. Manning leads the Indianapolis Colts in a 4th quarter comeback but throws a interception on the final drive.
Falcons 34, Rams 17
The Atlanta Falcons once again demonstrate they are among the NFC’s best. It has been a tough year for the St. Louis Rams.
Saints 34, Seahawks 19
The New Orleans Saints are looking more like what we remember from last year dominating the Seahawks offensively this week.
Buccaneers 21, 49ers 0*
The San Francisco 49ers put up a great big goose egg in front of their home fans. The surprising Tampa Buccaneers just keep winning games moving to 7-3
Jaguars 24, Browns 20*
The Jacksonville Jaguars manage to pull it out and retain their division lead. Despite recording only 3 wins this year the upstart Cleveland Browns continue to give good teams a tough game.
Ravens 37, Panthers 13
The Baltimore Ravens beat up on the unfortunate Carolina Panthers. The Ravens move to 7-3 and are tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the AFC North. The Panthers have the dubious distinction of the leagues worst record at 1-9.
Jets 30, Texans 27
The Jets squeak out another close win against a middle-of-the-road team but at 8-2 they are tied with the New England Patriots for the best record in the NFL.
Redskins 19, Titans 16 (OT)*
After a touchdown for each side in the first quarter it was all field goals the rest of the way with the Washington Redskins coming out on top with a game winning 48 yarder with 8:17 left in overtime.
Steelers 35, Raiders 3
The Pittsburgh Steelers completely shut down the Oakland Raiders. Pittsburgh continues to be one of the AFC’s top teams and looks to be a serious Super bowl contender.
Chiefs 31, Cardinals 13
The Kansas City Chiefs at home are too much for the Arizona Cardinals. Dwayne Bowe caught two touchdowns in the win for Kansas City.
Bills 49, Bengals 31
The Buffalo Bills got their second win of the season lighting up the Cincinnati Bengals in this 80 point affair.
Packers 31, Vikings 3
Minnesota looks terrible again leading to Brad Childress getting fired. Aaron Rodgers hooked up with Greg Jennings for a couple of Green Bay’s TDs.
Cowboys 35, Lions 19
The Cowboys seemed to have turned it around under new coach Jason Garret. They face a big test next week against the New Orleans Saints.
Danny Sheridan’s Odds , the Week 12 Matchups and my Week 12 Picks are available here:
Games I missed with my pre-game picks — http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/6016548/week_11_nfl_picks_2010.html?cat=1 — are marked with an asterisk.
I was 12-3 last week. 5 for 5 on Safe Bets and 1 out of 2 on upsets. 5 for 5 on Closer Calls and 1 of 3 on Knuckle Balls.