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Full list of Week 2 straight-up picks with confidence levels

We make picks for all 16 NFL games with levels of confidence ahead of Week 2.

Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Washington Commanders under center against the Jacksonville Jaguars at FedExField on September 11, 2022 in Landover, Maryland. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

The NFL is back for Week 2 and we open with a streaming-only Thursday Night Football. Amazon won the right to air TNF and it will be airing primarily on Prime. Viewers in the Chiefs and Chargers markets will get the game on local TV, but otherwise it’s an Internet-only game.

As we head into Week 2, we’re back with our confidence picks. We pick each game’s winner and then slot the picks based on confidence levels — high, medium, low, and no. A game with three asterisks (***) after it indicates a game where I’m picking the betting underdog to get the win.

Last week, we were 8-7-1 with picks, although that Colts-Texans tie should probably just count as a loss. For the week, I was 0-4-1 for my high confidence picks, 5-0 for medium, 3-1 for low, and 0-2 for no. It was a brutal week of upsets with the 49ers, Bengals, Titans, and Broncos all getting upset.

On to the Week 2 picks!

High confidence

Rams over Falcons
Bengals over Cowboys
Broncos over Texans
Packers over Bears
Bills over Titans

Medium confidence

Chiefs over Chargers
Commanders over Lions***
Bucs over Saints
Ravens over Dolphins
Cardinals over Raiders***

Low confidence

Browns over Jets
49ers over Seahawks
Eagles over Vikings

No confidence

Giants over Panthers
Steelers over Patriots*** (flipped at 4:25 p.m. on Thursday)
Jaguars over Colts*** (flipped at 4:25 p.m. on Thursday)

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