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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


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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56391[tweet]Thomas M.-3 hours ago
56390I don't know if anyone watched the news but the center of Madison was roastiAugustus Gloop-yesterday
56389Yeah.....I was just saying the picture was from 2014 and she looked ill then.Augustus Gloop-July 12
56388She passed away yesterday... EK!!!EL KABONG!!!-July 11
56387WOW - look at how thin she is. That poor woman had to be sick for a while now (Augustus Gloop-July 10
56386Gloop... Bad news... I'm sure you'll remember her... msn.com EK!!!EL KABONG!!!-July 10
56385This GIF kicks @$$ WHAT IT IS! WHAT IT CAN BE AND WHAT IT WILL BE! JAM TO TAugustus Gloop1July 10
56384 Jared Lorenzen dies at 38 Posted by Michael David Smith on JulAugustus Gloop-July 3
56383Where's Wal.........err.....BuckeyAugustus Gloop-June 14
56382That is sort of funny. The 4 missing teeth all have crowns caps and a bridge soBuckey-June 14
56381That game truly sucked. Here I got bombed in preparation and when it ended I haAugustus Gloop-June 14
56380That explains why the city went bankrupt. Next time you travel you may want to Augustus Gloop-June 14
56379I kept looking for the big burly guy with no front teeth. But that seemed to appJeffrey S. Mitchell-June 14
56378How'd you guess?Carolyn-June 14
56377im on the left side - good looking guy lolBuckey-June 14
56376I found Carolyn in the picture (the red-shirted female Red Wings fan who snuck iJeffrey S. Mitchell-June 14
56375im in this pic LOL - can you find me - NO not on the ice - in the stands [graphiBuckey-June 14
56374I was in Detroit ten years ago for game 7 Pens beat the wings for the cup - I waBuckey-June 14
56373I bet on the bruins half way through the first. They looked awesome. Its almosBuckey-June 14
56372A radio station played Gloria for 24 hours straight. Twice! Enough is enough.Carolyn-June 14
56371The Blues were named after a WC Handy song... so what song do fans now associateJeffrey S. Mitchell-June 14
56370You are on to me!Carolyn-June 13
56369Everyone knows that was your bet that Scott claimed as his own, right? If you neJeffrey S. Mitchell-June 13
56368OMG! I know this man!Carolyn-June 13
56367Oh, yes. Never thought they could pull it off, but amazing things happened!Carolyn1June 13
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