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NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

BTW Nov 11 you have me with 0 points, but i have picks there 59 i think

posted by truthhurts at 03:38 PM on November 26

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

BTW Nov 11 you have me with 0 points, but i have picks there 59 i think

posted by truthhurts at 03:38 PM on November 26

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

Thanks rcade

posted by truthhurts at 03:36 PM on November 26

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Washington by 6 (lock)
Steelers by 3
Falcons by 3
Bills by 7 (lock)
Giants by 3
Colts by 6
Vikings by 3
Cardinals by 6
Dolphins by 4
Browns by 6
Saints by 14 (lock)
Rams by 7 (lock)
Buccaneers by 3
Packers by 7 (lock)
Seahawks by 3

posted by tron7 at 03:11 PM on November 26

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Washington by 4
Steelers by 6
Raiders by 10
Bills by 13 (lock)
Giants by 16
Titans by 6
Vikings by 10 (lock)
Cardinals by 7
Dolphins by 6
Browns by 13 (lock)
Saints by 10 (lock)
Rams by 3
Chiefs by 13 (lock)
Packers by 6
Seahawks by 8

posted by tahoemoj at 01:08 PM on November 26

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

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posted by tommytrump at 12:56 PM on November 26

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle

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posted by walwera at 06:07 AM on November 26

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

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posted by walwera at 06:05 AM on November 26

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posted by SandraMoor at 04:27 AM on November 26

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Texans by 7 (lock)
Cowboys by 3 (lock)
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Raiders by 6 (lock)
Bills by 4 (lock)
Giants by 9 (lock)
Titans by 3 (lock)
Vikings by 3 (lock)
Cardinals by 7 (lock)
Dolphins by 13 (lock)
Jaguars by 2
Saints by 3 (lock)
Rams by 6 (lock)
Chiefs by 8 (lock)
Packers by 10 (lock)
Seahawks by 3 (lock)

posted by jagsnumberone at 01:00 AM on November 26

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Lions by 3
Cowboys by 7
Steelers by 6
Raiders by 6
Bills by 13 (lock)
Bengals by 4
Colts by 7
Vikings by 10
Patriots by 7
Dolphins by 3
Jaguars by 6
Broncos by 7
Rams by 13 (lock)
Buccaneers by 3
Packers by 10 (lock)
Seahawks by 14 (lock)

posted by rumple at 10:11 PM on November 25

Diego Maradona has died

The best individual player, for sure. The best player? I think Pele might have just shaded him.

posted by owlhouse at 10:02 PM on November 25

Diego Maradona has died

I am on a soccer coaching group chat and we have been discussing this all day. The main conversation has been about was he the best ever :)

posted by prof at 09:55 PM on November 25

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Lions by 4
Cowboys by 4
Steelers by 4
Falcons by 4
Bills by 4
Bengals by 4
Colts by 4
Vikings by 4
Patriots by 4
Dolphins by 10 (lock)
Browns by 4
Saints by 10 (lock)
Rams by 5
Chiefs by 6
Packers by 6 (lock)
Seahawks by 6

posted by prof at 09:18 PM on November 25

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Lions by 7
Washington by 3
Steelers by 5
Raiders by 10 (lock)
Bills by 10 (lock)
Bengals by 2
Colts by 2
Vikings by 6
Cardinals by 7
Dolphins by 4
Browns by 10
Saints by 5
Rams by 6
Chiefs by 7
Packers by 3
Seahawks by 7

posted by bender at 07:02 PM on November 25

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

Welp, Ryan Finley ain't starting for the Bengals.

The Tampa : Bay Lightning are now $2MM over the cap limit with only 19 players signed.

posted by NoMich at 06:51 PM on November 25

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

Something is messed up, but it's not my scores. It's more likely my ability to pick winners and losers.

posted by Howard_T at 05:26 PM on November 25

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

If anyone else has scores they think are messed up...

My score is messed up, but I don't think you've added incorrectly, rcade

posted by tommytrump at 04:37 PM on November 25

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Texans by 6
Cowboys by 8
Steelers by 6
Raiders by 8
Bills by 8
Giants by 6
Titans by 7
Panthers by 6
Cardinals by 8
Dolphins by 8
Browns by 7
Saints by 11 (lock)
Rams by 12 (lock)
Chiefs by 7
Packers by 7
Seahawks by 18 (lock)

posted by NoMich at 03:42 PM on November 25

Diego Maradona has died

He could have stood in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shot somebody without getting a red card.

posted by beaverboard at 03:36 PM on November 25

Diego Maradona has died

The hand of God has reached out and taken Diego Maradona. Descanse en paz.

posted by Howard_T at 03:07 PM on November 25

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Lions by 9
Cowboys by 12 (lock)
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Falcons by 7
Bills by 6
Bengals by 3
Colts by 9
Vikings by 4
Patriots by 3
Dolphins by 16 (lock)
Browns by 8
Saints by 10 (lock)
Rams by 9 (lock)
Chiefs by 12 (lock)
Packers by 11 (lock)
Seahawks by 6

posted by Howard_T at 02:50 PM on November 25

Diego Maradona has died

"He was credited with powers way beyond those of any mortal. That's why, with no managerial experience to speak of, he was placed in charge of the national side for the 2010 World Cup. It's why there is a Church of Maradona in Buenos Aires. It's why his fake penis was put on display at a museum in Buenos Aires like a religious relic and subsequently stolen on a nationwide tour."

posted by yerfatma at 01:31 PM on November 25

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

Those defenses don't stand a chance! What's the over/under for total points? 163.5?

posted by NoMich at 11:59 AM on November 25

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

The age-old question in times of trouble is: "Who ya gonna call?"

And as NoMich knows, when it comes to QB's, the answer is: North Carolina State.

Hence, to enhance your holiday viewing experience, Ryan Finley will be under center for the snakebit Bengals and the immortal Mike Glennon will be taking the field for the Jags.

posted by beaverboard at 10:52 AM on November 25

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Lions by 14
Cowboys by 9
Ravens by 11
Raiders by 14
Bills by 8
Giants by 2
Titans by 7
Vikings by 7
Cardinals by 7
Dolphins by 17
Browns by 6
Saints by 13
Rams by 7
Chiefs by 5
Packers by 21
Eagles by 4

posted by tommytrump at 08:09 AM on November 25

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Lions by 3
Cowboys by 10
Steelers by 6
Raiders by 10
Bills by 7
Giants by 10
Titans by 3
Vikings by 4
Cardinals by 6
Dolphins by 9
Browns by 4
Saints by 10
Rams by 6
Chiefs by 3
Packers by 10
Seahawks by 6

I figure if I keep picking the Lions to win they continue to lose, the more reason for them to sent Quinn and Patricia packing. The good ole Detroit Lions, been rebuilding for 50 years.

posted by ic23b at 11:32 PM on November 24

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

3rd week in a row that my score was wrong. I should have 8 points for the colts game not 5

I corrected two weeks of scores last week after finding an error in how I was entering the results.

You can see old weeks by going to past posts for the contest. Each week has the scores for that week (along with the total season score) on it.

The Colts won by 3. The spread for getting more points is 0 (30% of 3 is 0.9 and that's rounded down). I kept that rule from past seasons. A game has to be won by 4 or more to have a spread that awards more points.

I need to add the game results and the margins back to the results so this is clearer and it's easier to spot errors.

This is the first NFL season with the new code. If anyone else has scores they think are messed up let me know and I'll recheck them.

posted by rcade at 11:03 PM on November 24

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Texans by 3
Cowboys by 6
Steelers by 7
Raiders by 3
Bills by 7
Giants by 3
Colts by 4
Vikings by 3
Patriots by 3
Dolphins by 10 (lock)
Browns by 7
Saints by 10 (lock)
Rams by 7
Chiefs by 3
Packers by 10 (lock)
Seahawks by 7

posted by truthhurts at 10:15 PM on November 24

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

Correction, 4th week in a row as far as i can tell

and my posts 2 and 3 weeks ago pointing out the error dont seem to be there, so to track it down i will have to review all of the scores over the past 4 weeks.

way too much trouble

fwiw i think it is around 30 points i am missing

posted by truthhurts at 10:04 PM on November 24

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

3rd week in a row that my score was wrong. I should have 8 points for the colts game not 5

i am getting frustrated that this keeps happening and no response that the scores have been adjusted

this new format is complete garbage in my opinion.

posted by truthhurts at 10:00 PM on November 24

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Texans by 3
Cowboys by 7
Steelers by 7
Raiders by 9
Bills by 3
Giants by 6
Titans by 7 (lock)
Vikings by 4
Cardinals by 9
Dolphins by 4
Browns by 4 (lock)
Saints by 9 (lock)
Rams by 9
Chiefs by 9 (lock)
Packers by 7
Seahawks by 9 (lock)

posted by cixelsyd at 09:55 PM on November 24

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Lions by 3
Cowboys by 3
Steelers by 3

This is a pretty competitive Turkey Day slate of games. Houston is 3-7 and Detroit 4-6 and the Cowboys and Football Team are a half-game out of the NFC East lead despite being 3-7.

posted by rcade at 09:39 PM on November 24

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

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posted by thomasjack7737 at 04:19 PM on November 24

SportsFilter: The Tuesday Huddle

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posted by beaverboard at 09:02 AM on November 24

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

Jomboy reminded me that I hadn't checked out a Brett Kollmann clip in a while, so I watched his drink gripping deconstruction of former Texans GM Bill O'Brien.

posted by beaverboard at 11:25 PM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

Thanks, NoMich. I had seen that crazy ending, but I'm always happy to have Jomboy tell me about something amusing that happened.

posted by bender at 08:16 PM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

So, if you have yet to see that crazy ending to the New York/Orlando MLS game over the weekend, let Jomboy break it down for you.

posted by NoMich at 07:42 PM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

Another thought to the above. The signing of Jeff Teague might be just as important for Celtics as Thompson. Kemba Walker now has a backup with much NBA experience. He will be able to take minutes that will limit the wear and tear on Kemba.

posted by Howard_T at 05:07 PM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

Thompson will add a new dimension to Celtics games. Now I can sit in my seats high above courtside playing "spot the Kardashian". If he can set picks and seal off a lane for the wings to drive to the basket, all will be well.

posted by Howard_T at 02:20 PM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

From today's Athletic:

[The Lions] are now 13-28-1 under Patricia, the 27th-best record in the league during that span. The Lions were 36-28 under predecessor Jim Caldwell, the 12th-best mark from 2014-17.

posted by NoMich at 01:18 PM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

I think he got off that train a while back after he had caught a couple of locals.

posted by yerfatma at 12:11 PM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Monday Huddle

I see that glitzy Kardashian accessory Tristan Thompson has agreed to relocate to the freewheeling, spontaneous home of the New England Boiled Dinner.

posted by beaverboard at 11:07 AM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

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posted by Dubaisensor at 05:51 AM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

Isn't that a frightening thought? The word has pretty well fanned out to all corners about Harbaugh's issues by this point, but that may not stop the Fords from rushing in where angels fear to tread. They seem determined to learn things the hard way.

A lot of GM's understood that Patricia wasn't head coaching material when he got off the plane wearing a Goodell clown T shirt after the Pats beat the Falcons in the Super Bowl, but that didn't derail the Lions front office's headlong pursuit of mediocrity.

posted by beaverboard at 12:37 AM on November 23

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

I think today may have been the last straw no matter how things shake out on Thursday. Should never have hired that dude in the first place. How much of that tire and car money will get thrown at Jim Harbaugh in a month from now?

posted by NoMich at 09:19 PM on November 22

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

Think of the shutout as the team doing a public service on behalf of its fans. If the Texans beat the Loins decisively on Thursday, then the Matt Patricia situation should be more than clarified.

Maybe even clarified enough for the shilly-shallying Ford family.

Hard to believe that when I was a kid, Firestone was known for their "rubber meets the road" ad campaign. Martha Firestone Ford fell a country mile from that apple tree.

posted by beaverboard at 07:57 PM on November 22

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

Well, the Lions getting shut out by a team without their two best players seems to be keeping the natural order of the NFL in line, so I'm all good. /sigh Why did the Lions fire Jim Caldwell again?

posted by NoMich at 07:31 PM on November 22

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

What does it do to the internal organs of NoMich when the Lions play the Panthers and someone has to lose?

posted by beaverboard at 05:51 PM on November 22

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

I thought he went for the sleepy eyed Morrison and Kaminsky because he wanted his own Luc Longley.

posted by beaverboard at 02:04 PM on November 22

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

I blame Bill Laimbeer for Jordan's decisions. He wants his own Laimbeer so badly that he is compelled to keep trying them. Adam Morrison, Frank the Tank Kaminsky, and now Hayward.

As for the money, the only way that a market like Charlotte is going to attract a name player is to overspend, and this franchise needs a name player. There is just no excitement for the Hornets right now outside of the Uptown area of Charlotte. Hell, not the NBA gives a shit about them. Do an internet search for 'where do the Hornets play?' and see that the first return is this page.

After drafting Ball and overpaying for Hayward, I have to admit that I am intrigued enough to watch their games now.

posted by NoMich at 09:14 AM on November 22

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

If he continues to be a profoundly inept celebrity financial wizard, he'll eventually be obliged to run for president.

Six championships, six bankruptcies, yup, checks out.

posted by tommytrump at 07:14 AM on November 22

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

Congratulations to crack executive Michael Jordan for continuing to have a hell of a week in Hornetville.

First he ropes in the Ball family on draft night, then he entices Hayward to join the crew.

I couldn't wait for Hayward to leave Boston, but did not anticipate the entertainment value he'd provide upon his departure. If you like laughing about dollar bills.

The amount of money Michael is paying Hayward is absurd. His overvaluation is up in the Juwan Howard area.

Michael must have thrown up part of his brain when he ate that Game 5 Salt Lake City pizza in 1997.

If he continues to be a profoundly inept celebrity financial wizard, he'll eventually be obliged to run for president.

posted by beaverboard at 11:29 PM on November 21

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

Looks like Gordon Hayward will be spending all of his restaurant time at Mert's in Charlotte for the next couple of years.

posted by NoMich at 10:16 PM on November 21

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

I was reading about Preston North End's stadium before the match today against Sheffield Wednesday and found an incredible sports photograph I'd never seen before: Preston legend Tom Finney in 1956, sliding through a waterlogged pitch at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea in 1956.

The photo by John Horton of PA was the sports photograph of the year, according to The Guardian. It was so iconic that it inspired a splash fountain outside Preston's Deepdale Stadium.

posted by rcade at 06:02 PM on November 21

SportsFilter: The Saturday Huddle

If it hasn't been spoiled for you yet, watch the Orlando City SC-New York City FC shootout that just ended.

posted by rcade at 04:01 PM on November 21

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

How so?

He has length and is a decent ball handler and passer. It's possible he grows into a Shaun Livingston style role spelling starters although this would require a lot of development both offensively and defensively to attain. He played a lot of minutes with the Pelicans but the team would be better off with a player who can at least balance out +/- wise versus his opponents.

posted by cixelsyd at 01:23 PM on November 21

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

Here are the current standings.

posted by rcade at 06:56 PM on November 20

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

Ummmm

Well, that's just not a fair comparison, tommyt. I can't expect someone who is really, really, REALLY bad at it to recognize my own futility. /cheers, fellow futilitarian.

posted by tahoemoj at 02:40 PM on November 20

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

So the elder Ball boy is starting to look like a decent 7th or 8th man on a bad team

How so?

posted by yerfatma at 02:30 PM on November 20

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

Drew Brees is out at least a couple of weeks. So I assume we're going to see some Jameis 2.0

Shows what happens when you assume!

posted by yerfatma at 02:26 PM on November 20

SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle

How was he not in the background of that last Giuliani presser? Holtz wouldn't need a mask; he'd need to borrow something from Laremy Tunsil.

posted by yerfatma at 02:25 PM on November 20

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

That's because we're *all* losers. /sigh

posted by NoMich at 09:33 AM on November 20

SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle

Meddler, provocateur, virus downplayer, former Jets coach, and all purpose cartoon duck Lou Holtz has tested positive for COVID-19.

He was immediately classified as a high risk individual due to his ability to initiate a super spitter event.

Mark May could be reached for comment.

posted by beaverboard at 08:46 AM on November 20

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

The standings I see have zeros for everyone

posted by bender at 08:44 AM on November 20

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Ketchup based bbq ... never. Mustard, yes, even if only to bind the rub.

So the elder Ball boy is starting to look like a decent 7th or 8th man on a bad team and may actually be a serviceable NBA player for 5 or 6 years. Still it does not seem there is enough upside to have to deal with all of the baggage.

Was the kid that got drafted the same one who was thrown out of college for theft during games in a foreign country? Why would anyone waste a top pick on someone like that, especially in basketball where your top 5 players have to be great athletically and mentally. Brutal pick, unless somehow the kid gets decoupled from his family and reformed by his new organization.

posted by cixelsyd at 08:48 PM on November 19

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 13
Browns by 7
Saints by 14 (lock)
Bengals by 3
Panthers by 9
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Ravens by 17 (lock)
Patriots by 7
Dolphins by 6
Chargers by 14 (lock)
Colts by 3
Chiefs by 17 (lock)
Buccaneers by 6

posted by rumple at 07:01 PM on November 19

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

When they played at Clemson, that's when they were the real Carolina Panthers.

According to the mustard BBQ peeps.

posted by beaverboard at 06:23 PM on November 19

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 3
Browns by 3
Saints by 6
Washington by 6
Panthers by 4
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Ravens by 6
Texans by 4
Dolphins by 7 (lock)
Chargers by 6
Packers by 3
Vikings by 7 (lock)
Chiefs by 10 (lock)
Buccaneers by 4

posted by tron7 at 05:00 PM on November 19

Robinson Cano Suspended for 2021 Season Over PEDs

/sad-face

posted by billsaysthis at 04:52 PM on November 19

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Now that I think about it, he probably spent all of his restaurant time at Mert's in Charlotte. I base that on the fact that I would spend all of my restaurant time at Mert's as well. It's just a stroll up from the football stadium, after all. Wait! The Panthers played their first season in Clemson. Sheesh, how could I forget that? So, I take it all back. This *is* Lavar's first time in NC. I guess that's why it got below freezing last night.

posted by NoMich at 02:49 PM on November 19

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Opposite side of the state, so he probably went up to Lexington for that ketchup based barbecue. Which is also very good, but...you know the drill by now...not Skylight Inn good.

posted by NoMich at 02:41 PM on November 19

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Well, then I guess you won't have to personally escort Mr. B to the Skylight for chopped meat. He probably already knows about it.

posted by beaverboard at 02:15 PM on November 19

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

Has anybody else noticed that I'm really, really bad at this?

Ummmm

posted by tommytrump at 01:47 PM on November 19

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Oh, and beavy, LaVar Ball spent a cup of coffee in Charlotte back in '95 while on the Panthers practice squad. I actually did not know that until just today.

posted by NoMich at 12:42 PM on November 19

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 3
Browns by 6
Falcons by 4
Bengals by 6
Lions by 3
Steelers by 13 (lock)
Ravens by 14 (lock)
Texans by 3
Dolphins by 4
Chargers by 8
Packers by 6
Vikings by 7
Chiefs by 4
Rams by 6

Has anybody else noticed that I'm really, really bad at this?

posted by tahoemoj at 12:00 PM on November 19

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Cardinals by 4
Browns by 7 (lock)
Falcons by 3
Washington by 7
Panthers by 7
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Titans by 7
Patriots by 7
Dolphins by 9 (lock)
Chargers by 7 (lock)
Colts by 7
Vikings by 3
Chiefs by 7
Rams by 9 (lock)

posted by cixelsyd at 09:54 AM on November 19

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

I think if it were any other team drafting this particular Ball, he would be a major contributor to the greatness of said team. However, since it was Charlotte picking him, he's going to be an all time bust.

This year's draft was the first time in 20-some years that Kentucky, Duke, or Carolina didn't produce a lottery pick.

You fans of the Bulls and Spurs are going to love your Florida State picks.

posted by NoMich at 09:36 AM on November 19

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 3
Browns by 7 (lock)
Saints by 9 (lock)
Washington by 7 (lock)
Lions by 3
Steelers by 12 (lock)
Ravens by 4
Texans by 2
Broncos by 2
Chargers by 14 (lock)
Colts by 7
Vikings by 7
Raiders by 3
Rams by 10 (lock)

posted by bender at 09:25 AM on November 19

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Please join No Mich in welcoming LaVar Ball to the previously undisturbed state of North Carolina.

posted by beaverboard at 09:23 AM on November 19

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Cardinals by 6
Browns by 9 (lock)
Falcons by 7
Bengals by 10
Lions by 3
Steelers by 12 (lock)
Titans by 5
Patriots by 3
Dolphins by 9
Chargers by 10 (lock)
Packers by 11
Vikings by 6
Chiefs by 14 (lock)
Buccaneers by 8 (lock)

posted by Howard_T at 01:39 AM on November 19

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

I don't think my total is correct either. Shouldn't the Lions score be worth 8 points not 5 (and maybe the Vikings game, but I'm not as sure on that one/lol), and for some reason my Lock on the Saints game went away (if you go to the comment section you can see it says lock for that game).

posted by jagsnumberone at 11:30 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 3
Eagles by 2
Saints by 6 (lock)
Bengals by 7
Lions by 7 (lock)
Jaguars by 2
Titans by 4
Patriots by 6 (lock)
Dolphins by 3
Chargers by 10 (lock)
Packers by 7 (lock)
Vikings by 4 (lock)
Chiefs by 14 (lock)
Buccaneers by 7

posted by jagsnumberone at 11:22 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 5
Browns by 3
Saints by 7
Washington by 3
Panthers by 3
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Ravens by 7
Patriots by 3
Dolphins by 5
Chargers by 7
Colts by 4
Vikings by 10 (lock)
Chiefs by 3
Buccaneers by 4

Rcade, this is the 3rd week in a row that my totals are wrong. I should have 8 points for the Cardinals game.

Have you added the missed points from the past 2 weeks as well?

posted by truthhurts at 10:39 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Cardinals by 3
Browns by 6
Falcons by 3
Washington by 7
Lions by 3
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Titans by 3
Patriots by 6
Dolphins by 12
Chargers by 12
Vikings by 7
Chiefs by 9
Buccaneers by 14

I'll never learn, going with the Lions again.

posted by ic23b at 10:34 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

Revised picks:

Seahawks by 10 (lock)
Browns by 6
Saints by 14
Bengals by 9
Panthers by 7
Patriots by 3
Dolphins by 1
Chargers by 24 (lock)
Packers by 10
Vikings by 3
Chiefs by 14
Rams by 21

posted by Boaz at 09:45 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 5
Browns by 3
Saints by 7
Washington by 3
Panthers by 3
Steelers by 10 (lock)
Ravens by 7
Patriots by 3
Dolphins by 5
Chargers by 7
Colts by 4
Vikings by 10 (lock)
Chiefs by 3
Buccaneers by 4

Rcade, this is the 3rd week in a row that my totals are wrong. I should have 8 points for the Cardinals game.

Have you added the missed points from the past 2 weeks as well?

posted by truthhurts at 09:39 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 10: What Happened to the Bucs Edition

Rcade, this is the 3rd week in a row that my totals are wrong. I should have 8 points for the cardinals game, not 5

Have you adjusted my past 2 weeks totals? This new system it seems impossible to track

posted by truthhurts at 09:31 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 4
Browns by 3
Saints by 4
Bengals by 3
Panthers by 4
Steelers by 13 (lock)
Ravens by 6
Patriots by 4
Dolphins by 4
Chargers by 10 (lock)
Colts by 2
Vikings by 9 (lock)
Chiefs by 9 (lock)
Buccaneers by 3

posted by prof at 09:14 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 6
Browns by 9
Saints by 6
Bengals by 8
Lions by 6
Steelers by 14 (lock)
Titans by 6
Patriots by 6
Dolphins by 8
Chargers by 10 (lock)
Packers by 6
Vikings by 8
Chiefs by 8
Buccaneers by 6

posted by NoMich at 09:02 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by
Browns by
Saints by
Bengals by
Panthers by
Steelers by 21 (lock)
Ravens by 3 (lock)
Patriots by
Dolphins by
Chargers by
Packers by
Vikings by
Chiefs by
Rams by

posted by Boaz at 09:02 PM on November 18

Robinson Cano Suspended for 2021 Season Over PEDs

He's making ~$24million a season until he turns 40, and he still used PEDs?

What a maroon!

Now, if the 2021 season is only 60 games again, does he get off lightly, or do they stretch it into the 2022 season as well?

posted by grum@work at 08:32 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

My picks:

Seahawks by 11
Browns by 6
Falcons by 8
Bengals by 8
Lions by 6
Steelers by 15
Ravens by 8
Texans by 4
Dolphins by 9
Chargers by 17
Packers by 9
Vikings by 14
Chiefs by 15
Buccaneers by 2

posted by tommytrump at 08:18 PM on November 18

NFL Pickem Week 11: Hail Murray Edition

Current Standings

My picks:

Seahawks by 3
Browns by 3
Saints by 3
Washington by 3
Lions by 3
Steelers by 3
Ravens by 3
Dolphins by 3
Chargers by 3
Colts by 3
Vikings by 3
Chiefs by 3
Buccaneers by 3

posted by rcade at 08:01 PM on November 18

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

Drew Brees is out at least a couple of weeks. So I assume we're going to see some Jameis 2.0

There is a guy out there with the initials CK who may be rusty but knows his limitations and therefore a much better option than Winston. A side benefit would be allowing the Saints to move Hill to a more permanent position (?safety, slotback) as he is an obvious athletic talent without a true role.

posted by cixelsyd at 06:21 PM on November 18

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

I just completed a quick Google search for pizza restaurants in Nashua, NH. There are 44 locations, only 2 or 3 of which are national chains. Interestingly enough, I checked on the number of Dunkin' Donuts locations, and found only 18. Nashua is a city of about 85,000 population, so that ought to say something about ethnicity and food preferences here. The pizza places are owned by members of many ethnic groups. One of our favorite places, although for his Middle Eastern food and not for his pizza, is owned by a man from Egypt. Most are a mix of Greek, Italian, and Lebanese. Yes, Lebanese, since there is a sizeable Lebanese community in the region. (The author Jack Kerouac is from nearby Lowell, MA, and lived in Nashua for a while.) The variety and quality of pizza offered here vary widely, crust too thin or too chewy, too oily, too much or too little tomato sauce, not enough cheese, and so on. The closest one can come to "real" Italian pizza around here is bruschetta, but that's not really pizza either. If beaverboard and yerfatma want to make a pilgrimage to Nashua to go on a pizza sampling binge, I would be happy to host and play tour guide.

posted by Howard_T at 04:07 PM on November 18

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

Justin Herbert is no longer Justin Hairbert.

posted by rcade at 04:00 PM on November 18

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle

Drew Brees is out at least a couple of weeks. So I assume we're going to see some Jameis 2.0

God forbid the Saints decide to keep trotting Taysom Hill out there to do his tired Tebow act instead.
At this point, any DL that allows yardage on those predictable Taysom tuck and carry plays should have to run several extra sets of stadium steps after practice.

posted by beaverboard at 02:49 PM on November 18

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

Agreed, the good Greek stuff is remarkable. If you go in about an hour before closing and smell the strong coffee being made in the back, you know they're getting their second wind on so they can stay late and prep for the next day.

The family whose joint I frequent does a great job with their entire menu, and the matriarch is maybe the hardest working person I've ever seen. She just does not stop.

And when she does stop, she climbs into a well maintained Beemer and glides away. A bit of comfort dearly earned. If I saw her climbing into an old Taurus or K Car, I'd bring her in for evaluation of self-denial issues.

posted by beaverboard at 12:03 PM on November 18

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