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#1 Posted on 7.9.04 0242.21
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Please remember to put in your pick early - picks must be locked in before Thursday.
Promote this thread!
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#2 Posted on 7.9.04 0918.19
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Wow, looking at the schedule this week, it is very hard to decide a clear-cut "they will win" team. Unfortunately, it looks like Baltimore is the closest thing, but I can hope that Cleveland will surprise them. ;)
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#3 Posted on 7.9.04 0921.52
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    Originally posted by whatever
    Wow, looking at the schedule this week, it is very hard to decide a clear-cut "they will win" team.


Am I the only one who sees St. Louis hosting Arizona as a sure win for the Rams?
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#4 Posted on 7.9.04 1027.43
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I hope 1 game clears the field like it did last year. GO ZONA
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#5 Posted on 7.9.04 1038.52
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    Originally posted by gugs
    Am I the only one who sees St. Louis hosting Arizona as a sure win for the Rams?


I'm seeing that whole Houston/Miami game from last year with that. It seems a little TOO obvious.

(That being said, Rams win, 45-0.)
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#6 Posted on 7.9.04 1838.19
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Buffalo over Jacksonville
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#7 Posted on 7.9.04 1915.07
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San Diego is a pretty safe bet to lose
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#8 Posted on 7.9.04 2103.32
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Atlanta over San Fran
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#9 Posted on 7.9.04 2235.19
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Inside knowledge: I have Vick in a different league - this guarantees that he will suck this year. Avoid choosing ATL.

Of course, I have Rattay in the Wienerleague....
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#10 Posted on 8.9.04 0102.05
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    Inside knowledge: I have Vick in a different league - this guarantees that he will suck this year. Avoid choosing ATL.

    Of course, I have Rattay in the Wienerleague....


I think that Vick will be underwhelming this year. Actually, I guess I only hope so (in one league I'm in, the opposing guy has Vick and Crumpler this week). Of course with Atlanta facing the woeful 49ers this week, I may be in trouble.

Oh, and I wouldn't put it past the Chargers to beat the Texans, so I changed my pick there. The Rams is the only real sure pick this week.
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#11 Posted on 8.9.04 0151.08
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Redskins over Bucs
Rams over Cardinals
Eagles over Giants
Ravens over Browns

Looks like several sure things, not to mention my Packers over Carolina...hey, what's that doing in there?!
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#12 Posted on 8.9.04 1103.23
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    Originally posted by Big Bad
    Redskins over Bucs
    Rams over Cardinals
    Eagles over Giants
    Ravens over Browns

    Looks like several sure things, not to mention my Packers over Carolina...hey, what's that doing in there?!


Am I the only person who thinks the Buc's won't suck this year? Course I thought they had a shot at repeating last year. Eagles/Giants is never a sure thing if only because the rivalry between the two can act as a great leveller.

Given the number of games that look close on paper I ended up following rule #1A of Survival Football: When in doubt, bet against the Cards...
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#13 Posted on 9.9.04 1103.44
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    Originally posted by gugs
      Originally posted by whatever
      Wow, looking at the schedule this week, it is very hard to decide a clear-cut "they will win" team.


    Am I the only one who sees St. Louis hosting Arizona as a sure win for the Rams?


Well.....the Rams have a patchwork line and if it doesn't hold up Bulger could have a long day.
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#14 Posted on 10.9.04 0120.02
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In the interests of keeping this thread interesting to anyone NOT in this league (good luck), here are the Week 1 picks publicly available to YOU!

    Active - Week 1
Team Pick Opponent
Sec19Row53 ARI @STL

BWT ATL @SFO
spf is picking blind ATL @SFO
'Cause I got High ATL @SFO

Seventeen the Hard Way BAL @CLE
Calgary Dolphins BAL @CLE
Already Eliminated BAL @CLE
Los Subacuaticos BAL @CLE

A survivor is Jaguar CAR GNB

Whatever DET @CHI

Guru's Goats HOU SDG
Dante's Machine HOU SDG
New Pritchard Productions HOU SDG
Milwaukee Cripplers HOU SDG
Crackback HOU SDG

Broncolanche MIN DAL
Canadian Bacon MIN DAL

Cheeseheads NYJ CIN

Jackson PHI NYG
The Amazing Salami PHI NYG
suckasgots2know PHI NYG
1-900-I-MAKE-BANK PHI NYG
Rippers Retards PHI NYG

The Selcaro STL ARI
One and Done STL ARI
Right Wing-T STL ARI
Torch's Team STL ARI
The Salt Coats STL ARI
Silver Rush STL ARI
JayJayDean STL ARI
Thurman Thomas Helmet STL ARI
Keeper STL ARI
dunknpickz STL ARI
The Piemen Survivors STL ARI
Zack Attack STL ARI
CRZ STL ARI
NetHackPicks STL ARI

Evilwaldo's Henchmen TEN @MIA

Biggus Baddus WAS TAM
JWstorm's Tina Turner 4 prez WAS TAM

Eliminated [no pick]
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www.screwricky.com Week 1
dolfin419 Week 1


You went with Arizona, huh? That's your pick....you're going with that? You think they're gonna win? You didn't pick a loser by mistake? Okay...no, that's okay...
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#15 Posted on 10.9.04 0941.03
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Wow, Whatever picked the Lions to end their 24 game road losing streak in Week 1?? That's some balls, man.
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#16 Posted on 10.9.04 0952.53
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    Originally posted by CRZ
    In the interests of keeping this thread interesting to anyone NOT in this league (good luck), here are the Week 1 picks publicly available to YOU!

        Active - Week 1
    Team Pick Opponent
    Sec19Row53 ARI @STL


Let's all channel ECW for a moment, shall we?

I effed up!
I effed up!
I effed up!


Go Cards.
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#17 Posted on 10.9.04 0957.16
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This is gonna be one small assed league if the Cards and the Giants can spring a week 1 upset.

Kudo's to Jag for taking the Panthers over the Pack. Could have waited for a more 'sure thing' (I mean San Diego, San Fran and the Cards are RIGHT THERE) for your team later in the year but you didn't. Takes balls sir.
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#18 Posted on 10.9.04 1022.40
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    Originally posted by Reverend J Shaft
    Wow, Whatever picked the Lions to end their 24 game road losing streak in Week 1?? That's some balls, man.


Thanks, but I really just think that little of Chicago.
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#19 Posted on 10.9.04 1937.39
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The Panthers kept me alive in Week 1 last year, and I believe they can do it again this year. Good luck to Broncolanche and Candian Bacon with the Minny pick. I hope they win, but that Dallas defense is going to make things interesting.

Best looking pick right now? EvilWaldo's. McNair and company vs the Fins? That looks like the biggest lock of all.

-Jag
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#20 Posted on 11.9.04 1223.40
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This first week is really difficult to pick a sure winning, there's only two that I would say it's decent odds to win and that's Rams over Cardinals and Eagles over Giants... The rest seems like it could go either way depending how prepared each team is.
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