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NFL Week 8 thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chi City 81, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Will either Indy or NE get caught in an obvious "trap" game?

    Also, the Bears absolutely need a win against the Lions to go 4-4 into their bye week and keep their playoff hopes alive.

    Here's the schedule:
    1 p.m. (EST)
    N.Y. Giants vs Miami
    Philadelphia at Minnesota
    Cleveland at St. Louis
    Indianapolis at Carolina
    Houston at San Diego
    New Orleans at San Francisco
    Oakland at Tennessee
    Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
    Detroit at Chicago

    4 p.m.
    Buffalo at N.Y. Jets
    Jacksonville at Tampa Bay
    Washington at New England

    Green Bay at Denver

    Specific TV listings for your area can be viewed here.
  2. pallister

    pallister Guest

    The Bucs-Jaguars game has the potential to set offense back about five decades.

    The keys for the Bears are to get pressure on Kitna (the pass rush has been awful for the last month) and force turnovers and for Brian Urlacher to show up for a change. You'd think it would be impossible for a 260-pound linebacker to disappear, but 54's vanished since making that big INT against the Packers.

    I'll take the Rams as my upset pick.
  3. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    Doc, there's not an 8 P.M. game Sunday?

    Anywhoo, here are my picks with best bets bolded:

    N.Y. Giants
    San Diego
    New Orleans
    Tampa Bay
    New England
    Green Bay
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Nope, no Sunday night game, HB. World Series, I guess.
  5. Tommy_Dreamer

    Tommy_Dreamer Well-Known Member

    No offense to you Doc, but I think The Lions will spring the upset on the Bears Sunday, even with their crappy pass defense.

    Also, I'm looking for the Rams to get into the win column against the Browns, who haven't won consecutive games since 2003, if I recall correctly.
  6. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    I guess that makes sense. I would have thought if the NFL didn't have a problem going head-to-head with Game 7 of the ALCS, it wouldn't think twice about going up against a World Series game.
  7. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Usually, the NFL tries to avoid going against the World Series. They knew there would be a Game 4 of the World Series. No one knew if there would be a Game 7 of a League Championship Series all those months ago.
  8. wannabeu

    wannabeu Member

    That Monday night game is going to be a fun one to watch at the quarterback position with Jay Cutler and Brett Favre. There will be a lot of heaters being thrown in that game.
  9. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Brett Favre is an old Jay Cutler.
  10. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Indianapolis doesn't play New England this week?
    Someone better tell ESPN!
  11. Tommy_Dreamer

    Tommy_Dreamer Well-Known Member

    That's been going on since Week 6
  12. wannabeu

    wannabeu Member

    Actually, it's been going on since Week 1 when both teams started with blowouts. The saying goes, "Cheaters never win." I guess NE is proving that theory wrong, and ESPN has quickly put that behind them as far as covering the Patriots go.
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