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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

2021 - Carlos Coinflip. How embarrassing. A coin

2020 - the Covid Classic - A triple of KenaiTider, Kevin and Jim M Message 33122168


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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69118We need more people to sign up. Invite your friends!Carolyn-14 minutes ago
69117SI ANNUAL PIGSKIN CLASSIC - 2022 Edition!! Rules are in the header, or just askRobert F. Newton-20 minutes ago
69116SI ANNUAL PIGSKIN CLASSIC - 2022 Edition!! Rules are in the header, or just askKevin Podsiadlik-yesterday
69115They have a better chance of playing the Panthers in the SB.Bill-yesterday
69114He also let the clock run out for the loss, rather than see his team’s two minutBill-yesterday
69113BB sat all his starters tonight. They played 3rd string rookie QB Zappe for 3 qDon01022-Thursday
69112I think the question all Giants fans are asking themselves is how we might stackJeffrey S. Mitchell-Thursday
69111It’s a good thing Dabo is not showing the league his real plays. But BB certainlBill-Thursday
69110Just a reminder that there is NFL football on TV tonight, namely the Giants. ForJeffrey S. Mitchell-Thursday
69109 Remind you of anyone? Gotta say, Lloyd Bridges was both clairvoyant and deservDon01022-Thursday
69108Maybe you should post some ideas you may like.Carolyn-Wednesday
69107wolf whistle gif The kid has quite an arm on him [graphic][graphic]richardred-Wednesday
69106I'm open to ideas I'll let my fellow NFL'ers pick my gif this yearAugustus Gloop-Wednesday
69105That doesn't capture the real Gloop.Carolyn-Wednesday
69104I think this is the one [graphic]Augustus Gloop-Wednesday
69103Gloop, that is perfect for you! Good choice.Carolyn1Wednesday
69102I think this one is perfect for you! [graphic]Augustus Gloop-Wednesday
69101And you were. That is how I picked out my new avatar. Jeff has it.Carolyn-Wednesday
69100Ok.... I was just trying to be helpful Augustus Gloop-Wednesday
69099Apparently his wife is the Land O Lakes girlAugustus Gloop-Wednesday
69098I know that!Carolyn-Wednesday
69097Gloop dripping in chocolate gives me the willies.Bill-Wednesday
69096<I>Bill must always butter himself</I> Well, that's a mental imEL KABONG!!!-Wednesday
69095Bill must always butter himselfAugustus Gloop-Tuesday
69094No. You're not the sharpest knife in the drawer Augustus Gloop-Tuesday
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