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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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62258Toronto fan?Bill-Tuesday
62257This has to be a gummy overload yahoo.com This is 911 - "Yes, I'd Augustus Gloop-Tuesday
62256Emptying your commode?Bill-Monday
62255Here was the vote on you becoming an active [graphic]Augustus Gloop-Monday
62254I would hope!Carolyn-Monday
62253So an engagement pin probably meant more than a bag of Ramen noodles lolAugustus Gloop-Monday
62252I think you are right.Carolyn-Sunday
62251I think more people met and got married in college than they do today.Augustus Gloop-Sunday
62250That was popular at KU back in the day. Doubt it is around anymore.Carolyn-Sunday
62249Do they still do that? I didn't and I don't think most of my buddies diAugustus Gloop-Sunday
62248Frat boy gloop. That explains a lot.Bill-last Friday
62247The time for that passed a long time ago. Do they still do that? Did you guys usCarolyn-last Friday
62246It's a fact Maybe next time you can get pinned to a guy from a good FRATERNAugustus Gloop-last Friday
62245Don't give me that! I was pinned to a Sigma Chi and to a Phi Delt, obviouslyCarolyn-last Friday
62244It's a Fraternity pin - not a frat pin. Calling a Fraternity a "frat&qAugustus Gloop-last Friday
62243I thought so. Haven't seen a frat pin in many years.Carolyn-last Friday
62242A Fiji pinAugustus Gloop-last Friday
62241What is that?Carolyn-last Friday
62240[graphic]Augustus Gloop-last Thursday
62239Impressive article!Carolyn-last Thursday
62238Archie Bunker takes on the topic of slavery [youtube video]Augustus Gloop-last Thursday
62237Jim McMahon: Packers are the best organization I played for, Bears are where QBsAugustus Gloop-last Thursday
62236That's hip! It's nice to see some reporting on the other side of FraterAugustus Gloop-last Thursday
62235The Toronto Sun reported, "Jessie Hamilton worked as a cook at a fraternityCarolyn2last Thursday
62234Meet the Bunkers - pilot episode [youtube video]Augustus Gloop-April 14
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