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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


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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63903Annual Pigskin Contest 2021 - Week 6 Date and Time Favorite Spread UnderdogEL KABONG!!!-9 hours ago
63902omg we often comment on how lucky we are that our past foolishness is not on recBuckey-11 AM
63901Annual Pigskin Contest 2021 - Week 6 Date and Time Favorite Spread UnderdogDon01022-8 AM
63900Last week, when I was umping an 11U game, I was watching one of the kids warm upJeffrey S. Mitchell-12 AM
63899I'd have to practice. Take a day or two.Bonefish-yesterday
63898Just out of curiosity, if 100 guys around, say, 40 years old were asked to throwJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
63897Not that there’s anything wrong with that.Bill-yesterday
63896I think he likes Bruce Jenner too.Bonefish-yesterday
63895Here we go yahoo.comAugustus Gloop-yesterday
63894OMG - that's frighteningAugustus Gloop-yesterday
63893<I>Well hey.......I'm a guy.</I> Yeah. a guy with a wee bit of EL KABONG!!!-yesterday
63892Well hey.......I'm a guy. That's a good enough excuseAugustus Gloop-yesterday
63891you stopped and Gloop started LOLDon010221yesterday
63890I dunno, this was when I stopped looking. [graphic]Kevin Podsiadlik-yesterday
63889It was double bubble before Arians made the decision to go for it. That was jusAugustus Gloop-yesterday
63888You picked Tampa Bay and they won. To your credit.Bonefish-yesterday
63887How do you guys like our regular Brewers announcer (Brian Anderson)? Is he a soAugustus Gloop-yesterday
63886I think that was a good call on that 3rd strike edit I thought wrongAugustus Gloop-yesterday
63885Flipping between the game(s), The X-files and CheersAugustus Gloop-Thursday
63884Cancel all - cancel everything - cancel our school and name it after black womenAugustus Gloop-Thursday
63883Yep......I'm not an Arians fan. I used to like him but it bothered me when Augustus Gloop1Thursday
63882Webb is over a hundred pitches. A real oddity in this day and age.Bill-Thursday
63881If you’re going to go for it, at least have a decent play called. That was dumb.Bill-Thursday
63880The game should have been a thrashing. Instead, Philly covered. Good baseball Jeffrey S. Mitchell-Thursday
63879TB deserves to lose for going for it on 4th and 2. That was stupid. I doubt BrAugustus Gloop-Thursday
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