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Lineman Week 11 NFL picks

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The Wichita Lineman had a bit of a rough outing last week but we have to remember it is always hard to step in mid-season and be at the top of your game.

But the Lineman is back for Week 11 so let us see if we can get this thing turned around.

Record: 30-30. Last week 1-5; Pick of the Week: 8-2

PICK OF THE WEEK

Kansas City Chiefs (4-5) at New England Patriots (6-3) (Line Patriots minus-14.5)

Tim Tebow completed just two (count em two) passes last week in the Denver Broncos win over the Chiefs and I cringe to think what damage Tom Brady (the best NFL quarterback not named Aaron Rodgers) will do at home on the Monday Night stage.

The Lineman: Week Three NFL picks

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Had a Baltimore Ravens type Sunday last week, going 2-4 after a brilliant (if I do say so) 5-1 start to the season. But like the Ravens, I look for a big bounce back in Week 3.

Record: 7-5. Last week 2-4; Pick of the Week: 2-0

PICK OF THE WEEK
Kansas City Chiefs (0-2) at San Diego Chargers (1-1)
(Line: Chargers minus-14.5)

The Lineman’s NFL picks — Week 8

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NFL/Another tough week for the Lineman, who is feeling a bit like Tony Romo and Brett Favre — beat up. But as bad as Week Seven was, it was still a move in the right direction so we look forward to an even better Week Eight.

 Record: 19-23. Last week 2-4. Pick of the Week: 3-4

PICK OF THE WEEK

Buffalo Bills (0-6) at Kansas City Chiefs (4-2) (Line Chiefs minus-7.5)

Sure, I know what you’re thinking: it’s easy to bet against the NFL’s only winless team.

The Lineman’s NFL picks: Week 1

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NFL/The Lineman is back for another season of Pick Six that will end with the Green Bay Packers winning the Super Bowl. Yes, the Lineman likes the Pack baby. In fact so does Ms. Lineman and some out of work Octopus.

So, let’s have some fun. Here we go Week One.

PICK OF THE WEEK:

San Diego Chargers (0-0) at Kansas City Chiefs (0-0) (Line Chargers minus-4.5): The Chargers have been slow out of the blocks under coach Norv Turner but that will not happen this season.

Week Seven NFL Picks

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breesThe Lineman had been in a bit of slump the last three weeks. After a very solid start to the season he has picked just six winners the last three weeks.We were hit hard by upsets last week (give me a break Raiders and Bills both picking up wins). But we are still ..500 on the season and Pick of the Week is back at .500.

Record: 18-18. Last week 2-4. Pick of the Week: 3-3

PICK OF THE WEEK:

New Orleans Saints (5-0) at Miami Dolphins (2-3) (Line Saints minus 6 1/2): OK, am I missing something? The Saints have won every game by more than 14 points, last week they torched the unbeaten New York Giants 48-27 and quarterback Drew Brees has put on an air-tossing 13 touchdowns including four against the New Yorkers, who came into the Big Easy with the NFL’s top ranked defence.

Week Six NFL picks

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Panthers quarterback Delhomme celebrates after throwing touchdown pass to Rosario during NFL game in ArlingtonAfter a Week Four meltdown the Lineman is back heading in the right direction going 3-3 in Week Five. We are still stinging after missing Pick of the Week by 1/2 point but we can back to .500 this week with the Panthers.

Record: 16-14. Last week 3-3

Pick of the Week: 2-3

 

PICK OF THE WEEK

Carolina Panthers (1-3) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-5)

(Line Panthers minus 3 1/2)

OK, this certainly will not be the Game of the Week if you are looking for entertainment value but the Panthers are ready to post back-to-back wins and jump back into the playoff chase in the uber-tough NFC South. After opening the season 0-3 the Panthers hit Easy Street with games against, Redskins, Bucs and next week the woeful Buffalo Bills with a chance to get back to .500.

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