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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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79632Well, I'm not the one to call him. I'm concerned but I don't knowAugustus Gloop-17 minutes ago
79631That is funny!Carolyn-an hour ago
79630If you have the number, please call him.Carolyn-an hour ago
79629Not to my knowledge. Rudi met him in Chicago once. I will ask her if she has a pCarolyn-an hour ago
79628Just know that with where he lives the best time to call him is around 3am your Augustus Gloop-yesterday
79627I have no ability to do that nor would he be happy to hear from me lol His abseAugustus Gloop-yesterday
79626I unearthed an old video of Gloop and Bill at an SI outing, showing off their faJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
79625No. I keep thinking about calling him, but not sure if that crosses any cyber frJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
79624Have there been any Glenn sightings?Augustus Gloop-yesterday
79623Not yet! Thank you for asking.Carolyn-yesterday
79622The same initials (TB) and the coincidence of Tom Brady is what made me pick ThoAugustus Gloop-yesterday
79621Well, I just figured that Bradshaw picking the name of a future Hall of Famer whJeffrey S. Mitchell-yesterday
79620There's no reason to insult me with a "duh" The was a top qualityAugustus Gloop-yesterday
79619Bradshaw was #12 in case you forgot. That's obviously why he chose Brady. DuJeffrey S. Mitchell1Wednesday
79618I don't know this but I'm going to go with Thomas Brady (TB) even thoughAugustus Gloop-Wednesday
79617NFL Trivia Question of the Day... Experts Edition... In March of 1983, PittsbuJeffrey S. Mitchell-Wednesday
79616Then some malt liquor [graphic]Augustus Gloop-Wednesday
79615Let's agree then; Jeff needs to drink a bottle of Red Hot Sauce.Don01022-Wednesday
79614Lets just be honest It's Jeff's faultAugustus Gloop-Wednesday
79613I was thinking malt liquorAugustus Gloop-Wednesday
79612And for your penance you shall say 3 Hail Mary's while chugging a bottle of Don01022-Wednesday
79611I want to apologize to everyone. I went to bed last night and neglected to wishAugustus Gloop-Wednesday
79610Ok Just wanted to make sure you didn't wander off and get lost somewhereAugustus Gloop-Wednesday
79609That was great.Bill-Wednesday
79608I am in Virginia visiting my daughter and grandchildren.Carolyn2Wednesday
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