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This is the place for the annual SI NFL Football picks. All are welcome to join. This is purely in fun and each season we have a great time, so we hope to see you here come September!

NFL Schedule-
nfl.com
sports.espn.go.com

For point spreads-

footballlocks.com

Since the Oregon Lottery quit point spreads, what we are using has some whole numbers. Add .5 to the number so we don't have to worry about ties.

Here are the rules:


1. Picks will include the Thursday games, 2 weekend games, Sunday night game, and Monday night game.

2. For the Thursday game only, the default is the HOME team if you fail to pick.

2. Picks must be in one (1) hour before game time.

3. Eliminate the prohibition against picking the same team 2 weeks in a row. HOWEVER, if the same team gets picked 3 games in a row, this rule will be reevaluated. We realize this may have to go out the window as we near season's end.

4. If you cannot be here to make your picks, please enlist a buddy to make the picks for you. The suggestion to create an U/F/H/A is too complicated. Personal responsibility, everyone!


5. Rudi and I make the rules. No arguments.

6. No political discussions are allowed. There are other threads for that.

7. Break the rules and you will be banned for the season.

8. BE NICE TO EACH OTHER!

9. We normally pick a game from each conference. In cross-conference games, the home team determines the conference.


You don't get your pick in you don't get credit for a win. It's a game, sports fans. No money involved.

OUR SI NFL Hall of Fame, courtesy of richardred. Let us all thank him!

SI The new NFL Complete Winners Circle

After years of procrastination , I've finally completed a SI The new NFL past winners board. Going back to 2002 I think the inception of the yearly NFL picking contest. I've included hyperlinks to the wining post. Wins were for the regular season. If I made some mistakes drop me a PM. I'm submitting this to Carolyn for insertion into the header. If anybody else want to be ambitious and add anything pertinent. Such as including best winning % . By all means, do so.and resubmit to Carolyn.

SI The new NFL Complete Winners Circle


2019 - DUAL WINNERS!! Glenn and Bookmaker https://www.siliconinvestor.com/readmsg.aspx?msgid=32480213


2018 - El Kabong! - Message 31953885


2017 - Bookmaker
2016 - Buckey - again! Congratulations!
2015 - Buckey
2014 - Fuzzy - Message 29872291
2013 - SE - Message 29303852
2012-Buckey- Message 28635638
2011-Richardred in tie breaker Message 27856019
2010-Bob Newton- Message 27066154
2009-Jeff- Message 26217112
2008-Carolyn in tie breaker Message 25283049
2007-Jake Straw Message 24171632
2006-Gloop Message 23143162
2005-Bob Newton Message 22020970
2004-Richardred in tie breaker Message 20932353
2003- Glen Message 19634865
2002-Gloop siliconinvestor.com

P.S. Season 2012 included Thursday night games. Previous seasons were mostly 2 games a week with some special games included.
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60477RIP Kenny Rogers. From his psychedelic days: [youtube video] - JeffJeffrey S. Mitchell-March 21
60476[youtube video] Have you ever though about your soul can it be saved Or perhapAugustus Gloop-March 20
60475[youtube video]Augustus Gloop-March 20
60474<< They told me for a decade he is GOD.>> Not possible Favre is GAugustus Gloop-March 20
60473NOPE You are wrong. I have so many pats fans in my neighborhood and friends whoBuckey-March 20
60472Hey, at least I have the same liver I was born with. I'd like to see Gloop mJeffrey S. Mitchell2March 19
60471Watch out, Gloop will call you an old man. Ok, boomer?Bill-March 19
60470As 60 is the start of the high-risk group, since I'm 59, I'll be postponJeffrey S. Mitchell-March 19
60469Father Time is undefeated. But Brady might have one more chance to get the jumpBill-March 19
60468Sean Payton has corona yahoo.comAugustus Gloop-March 19
60467Brady may be the greatest of all time but I hesitate to say that at his age he&#Jeffrey S. Mitchell-March 19
60466oh this brady signing party us Bucs fans are having is quite extended. superbowBuckey1March 19
60465We're all going to do a fly-in on a Canadian fishing lake for the entire sumAugustus Gloop2March 19
60464The Pats are valued at about $4 billion. Kraft has also built an empire around tBill-March 18
60463The Packers shouldn't even be on that list. They're one of one - pricelAugustus Gloop-March 18
60462Aha!!! Here is the most recent NFL valuations from the fine people at Forbes... EL KABONG!!!-March 18
60461<I>All the Patriot haters never even gave them a thought before Brady showEL KABONG!!!-March 18
60460I heard someone on the radio speculating that the value of the Patriots (as if tEL KABONG!!!-March 18
60459My point was that you can never have too much wealth. You can always give some aEL KABONG!!!-March 18
60458That is what I figured.Carolyn-March 18
60457Mostly pro Brady.Bill-March 18
60456Is the reaction negative for Kraft? Or Brady?Carolyn-March 18
60455[youtube video]Augustus Gloop-March 18
60454[youtube video]Augustus Gloop-March 18
60453More rumors now about Brady moving to our sports rival, Greenwich: foxbusiness.cJeffrey S. Mitchell-March 18
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