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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

2023 - Bill Message 34529653

2022 - Gloop and Coinflip tied.
2021 - Carlos Coinflip. How embarrassing. A coin

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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79345I agree with you. Reparations make no sense. I'm just saying it's not a Jeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
79344Then why should they get paid reparations?Broken_Clock-yesterday
79343The scholarship limits seem imbalanced. D1 hockey for both men and women get 18 Bill-yesterday
79342Only 57% of D1 athletes get any form of a scholarship. Only for the so-called &qJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
79341Typically if you like the Mets, Jets, and Islanders, you don't like the YankJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
79340those poor slaves that got a free college education.... Is this called a finanBroken_Clock-yesterday
79339Giants and Yanks made up for it.Bill-yesterday
79338 The NCAA’s settlement chase A single lawsuit — House vs. the NCAA — couJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
79337You have to look at the Knicks as part of a larger sports package-- that includeJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
79336Reminds me of the Knicks… all talk no action. Every year.Bill-yesterday
79335[youtube video] - JeffJeffrey S. Mitchell-Monday
79334As long as it happens somewhere.Zen Dollar Round-Monday
79333He might have to go to Charlestown for that.Bill-Monday
79332Austin MaddoxAugustus Gloop-Monday
79331Good to know. I hope a Yankee fan wearing a jersey in a bar there would still gZen Dollar Round-Monday
79330Southie has become mostly gentrified over the past couple of decades. It's lBill-Monday
79329are you ready for the WNFL? [X] This is what happens when people that don't knBroken_Clock-Monday
79328Apparently Koufax began his baseball career as a left handed catcher before moviJeffrey S. Mitchell-Sunday
79327Sandy the First baseman? Hmmmm.....Broken_Clock-Sunday
79326> Just wear a Mariner jersey at the bar and the guys there will start the theZen Dollar Round-Sunday
79325Every so often you see those old scouting reports on guys who became HoFers. FasJeffrey S. Mitchell1Sunday
79324To be completely fair and unbiased and scientific about this, every time I ask sJeffrey S. Mitchell-Sunday
79323LOL! My Mom's uncle was a scout for the Yanks and Braves. He sent us two auBroken_Clock1Sunday
79322I do get tired of New York-centric sports and talk shows talking about New York Zen Dollar Round-Sunday
79321Using the words "Knicks" and "posterity" in the same post coBroken_Clock-Sunday
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