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The new NFL
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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-

For point spreads-

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.


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

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

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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58954Doesn't matter - look at the stats this year. There are 10-15 qb's puttAugustus Gloop-20 minutes ago
58953That Interception in OT should have lost him the game. And remember that super bBonefish-34 minutes ago
58952Agree.Bill-38 minutes ago
58951SI Pigskin Classic 2019 - Week 11 Contest Date and Time Favorite Spread UndBonefish-38 minutes ago
58950All I'm saying is that we have a huge crop of guys playing at unbelievable lAugustus Gloop-an hour ago
58949They ushered in the era of no interceptions. Most of the young QBs take care of Bill-an hour ago
58948Look at these numbers - Rodgers & Brady look like pikers espn.comAugustus Gloop-an hour ago
58947[youtube video]Augustus Gloop-an hour ago
58946NFL Point Spreads For Week 11 - Week Eleven NFL Football Point Spread - NFL SprGlenn Petersen-2 hours ago
58945SI Pigskin Classic 2019 - Week 10 Contest - Final Results Date and Time FavorGlenn Petersen-2 hours ago
58944Yeah, the Wilson pick in OT was fabulous.Bill-7 hours ago
58943Crazy 15 wow, deck exploding . Hate to tell you we only got 3 inches but it waalwaysbmiki-12 AM
58942We've had 15" since Oct 30. Snow melted on Sat and it's really colAugustus Gloop-12 AM
58941Field goal kickers should be paid by there kicks made.alwaysbmiki-12 AM
58940Not yet but maybe soon temps dropping fast. Y ou get lot of snow?alwaysbmiki-12 AM
58939We're watching possibly the best qb'ing I've ever seen.Augustus Gloop112 AM
58938Does Booger want to fallacio Russell Wilson, or what? Won’t he be surprised whenBill112 AM
58937They were cheering for the hitman that was on the roofAugustus Gloop-yesterday
58936That’s from 2014. I would guess the Pats are less hated today based on several aBill-yesterday
58935Has your deck started to explode yet?Augustus Gloop-yesterday
5893490% of southern NY appear to be Jets fans per these two ticket buyer maps. No waJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
58933Here's a couple more recent popularity maps. 2018 from Seatgeek: seatgeekKevin Podsiadlik-yesterday
58932LOL WrongAugustus Gloop-yesterday
58931Wait, isn't that why I hired you? BTW, here is my proof of picking Buffalo aJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
58930We all feel that way.Carolyn1yesterday
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