The NFL is fully into December and Week 14 has arrived with the first playoff clinching scenarios. The Cardinals, Packers, and Bucs can all clinch a playoff berth this weekend, but only Arizona can clinch a spot without any additional help.
The week opens with the Vikings and Steelers playing a huge inter-conference game on Thursday Night Football. Minnesota is in ninth place in the NFC, a game back of the wild card 49ers and Washington. Pittsburgh is in eighth place, effectively half a game back of the three wild card teams. The winner of this game gives themselves a helpful boost.
We’re back for another week of straight-up picks. We offer basic straight-up winner picks, but with confidence levels — high, medium, low, and no. A game with three asterisks (***) after it indicate a game where I’m picking the betting underdog to get the win. Last week, we went 11-3 including 2-0 at the high level, 4-1 at medium, 1-2 at low and 4-0 at no confidence.
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