Originally posted by The GoonMaking it to November was my goal. It's all gravy now.
Likewise. This is the longest I have ever lasted in one of these. I usually make a pick on Monday just so I don't forget and sometimes I change it later in the week, but I don't want to me the same fate as Nuclear Winter.
Zack Greinke - winning the Cy Young in the Midwest.
Originally posted by KevintripodPicking Detroit (or even St. Louis)......ballsy move.
I would have stayed the hell away from that game.
It was indeed. I wasn't enamored with my choices this week at all, and just figured I wouldn't be selecting Detroit in any other week anyways. Unfortunately, the "horrible team needing a win badly" mojo outdid the "they may be a bad team that loses but it's at home and they at least score points" football logic.
Michigan against the SEC: 20-5-1 (7-3 in bowl games)
I'd flip Northwestern and Penn State this year on the scale of difficulty. Could that fake field goal against ND really have altered the universe that significantly that Sparty isn't a bunch of choking dogs?