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Full list of Week 8 straight-up picks with confidence levels

The NFL returns for Week 8 and we’ve got a look at who we think will win each game taking place this week, and at what level of confidence.

Robert Griffin III #3 of the Baltimore Ravens attempts a pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at M&T Bank Stadium on December 29, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images

The NFL is back for Week 8, and it’s set to open on Thursday Night Football with the Panthers hosting the Falcons in an NFC South showdown. The week wraps on Monday Night Football with the Giants hosting the Buccaneers.

It’s time once again to start picking winners. Each Thursday, I put together a list of straight up picks for the weekly schedule. I’ll have picks against the spread over the weekend, but this is a chance to just pick winners and losers. This year though, I’ve changed up the approach. Instead of simply picking winners and losers, I’m also grouping the picks by confidence — high confidence, medium confidence, low confidence, no confidence.

I had a solid performance last week, going 10-4. Below I’ve posted all my picks, with my record in that confidence level in parenthesis. A game with three asterisks (***) after it indicate a game where I’m picking the betting underdog to get the win.

High confidence (25-6)

Packers over Vikings
Titans over Bengals
Chiefs over Jets
Seahawks over 49ers
Bucs over Giants

Medium confidence (23-9)

Panthers over Falcons
Ravens over Steelers
Rams over Dolphins
Bills over Patriots

Low confidence (10-12)

Lions over Colts***
Browns over Raiders
Bears over Saints***
Eagles over Cowboys

No confidence (6-8)

Broncos over Chargers***

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