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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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60240Maybe Danica is draining all his energy in the sackgolfer72-6 hours ago
60239Pigskin Classic - Playoff Edition - Super Bowl Round Wild card round: 2 point pAugustus Gloop-yesterday
60238I am having the same problem. I like both teams and they are very evenly matchedGlenn Petersen-yesterday
60237Hmmm. Decisions decisions. Do I pick who I plan to root for or who I think will Jeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
60236Pigskin Classic - Playoff Edition - Super Bowl Round Wild card round: 2 point pGlenn Petersen-yesterday
60235TAMPA - we will take the GOATBuckey-Monday
60234Other than that they are completely normal.DMaA-last Saturday
60233Wow. That’s a little sick, doncha think.Bill-last Saturday
60232We arrived at the same conclusion, albeit by alternative lines of reasoning... BEL KABONG!!!-last Saturday
60231Just came back from seeing our kids destroy Greenwich in basketball. Hey, I'Jeffrey S. Mitchell-last Friday
60230Yep. I am rooting for KC!Carolyn-last Friday
60229We won't trade Rodgers - I'm being a pissed off fan. That said.....I doAugustus Gloop1last Friday
60228Fun times ahead!Carolyn-last Friday
60227That doesn't make it a bad trade. Gruden takes a shotgun approach all the tAugustus Gloop-last Friday
60226Never gonna happenAugustus Gloop-last Friday
60225<<But all depends on the fire of the QB.>> I'm all for itAugustus Gloop1last Friday
60224They take chances and I think they have 2 first rounders this year.Augustus Gloop-last Friday
60223I was lead to believe that Brady became a "free agent" after the complEL KABONG!!!-last Friday
60222It's not up to the Raiders what to offer New England. The ball is in Brady&#Jeffrey S. Mitchell-last Friday
60221I've been in cheese head basements that were virtual shrines to Vince LombarDMaA-last Friday
60220This year was an anomaly I think. The Pack should be back to popularity next yeaBill-last Friday
60219Well, okay... While I'll concede that Gruden and the Raiders front office miEL KABONG!!!-last Friday
60218Damn it. Why did you have to say the Raiders before I did! Regardless, I GoogledJeffrey S. Mitchell-last Friday
60217Wait... you left out the Raiders! A new stadium. Vegas likes aging stars. Brady Jeffrey S. Mitchell-last Friday
60216Excellent point. I guess the Lions would have to pick impact players in free arichardred-last Friday
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