December 09, 2015

NFL Pick 'Em, Week 14: Not So Hotlanta Edition: The NFL returns Thursday night with Minnesota at Arizona. On Sunday, the 12-0 Carolina Panthers host the 6-6 Atlanta Falcons, whose losing streak now stands at 5 games. Tommytrump leads our contest by two points with just four weeks to go. Make your picks, lock your lock and practice your Dab.

posted by rcade to football at 01:23 PM - 26 comments

Current Standings

SportsFilter is holding an NFL Pick 'Em contest with a first prize of an NFL Official Game Ball.

PlayerTotalW1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13PlAvg
tommytrump1801212202018121722120141291313.846
howard_t1781681615111222161091221101313.692
ic23b1751491816151612181651412101313.462
goyoucolts1741372511201113161641112151313.385
tron71741062312111412151221816231313.385
grum@work173111414151661320162197201313.308
goddam172121217151714162285161171313.231
owlhouse17012131620111213141751212131313.077
rcade169219151614151411100199161313.000
nomich166239201415131011147512131312.769
ufez jones16616623137111616691418111312.769
tahoemoj166187181314101112851317201312.769
holden1652110162014111616110118111312.692
jagsnumberone16517718186141420106141561312.692
cixelsyd16113418181514171574111691312.385
billsaysthis161111216151717111498711131312.385
bender144194151213101311123316131311.077
yerfatma1402281613151415124414--31211.667
jjzucal1311561312151511181466----1111.909
irish627130--5171110141691351713--1111.818
rumple1218141713--51111144168--1111.000
forrestv67185141416----------------513.400
ying yang mafia659131516--12--------------513.000
littlelebowski12------12------------------112.000

Tommytrump now has led for eight weeks, but Howard_T trails by just 2 points. Six more players are within 10 points with four weeks left. Tron7 scores 23 for the week's best result.

Eleven players broke their locks: Six when Philadelphia beat New England (Tommytrump, NoMich, Holden, Billsaysthis, Goddam, Ic23b), four when San Francisco beat Chicago (Bender, Cixelsyd, Howard_T, Ufez Jones)and one when Baltimore beat Jacksonville (Jagsnumberone).

Exact margins hit: Tennessee by 3 (Grum@work, Cixelsyd, Tron7, Goyoucolts), Tampa Bay by 4 (Tahoemoj, Billsaysthis, Ufez Jones), Green Bay by 4 (Bender, Yerfatma), Carolina by 3 (Grum@work), Miami by 2 (Tommytrump), Buffalo by 9 (Howard_T), Denver by 14 (NoMich) and Kansas City by 14 (Ic23b).

Week 13 Results

Green Bay by 4 over Detroit
Buffalo by 9 over Houston
San Francisco by 6 over Chicago
Cincinnati by 34 over Cleveland
Tennessee by 3 over Jacksonville
Arizona by 24 over St. Louis
Miami by 2 over Baltimore
Seattle by 31 over Minnesota
N.Y. Jets by 3 over N.Y. Giants
Tampa Bay by 4 over Atlanta
Kansas City by 14 over Oakland
Denver by 14 over San Diego
Philadelphia by 7 over New England
Carolina by 3 over New Orleans
Pittsburgh by 35 over Indianapolis
Dallas by 3 over Washington

This Week's Games

Minnesota at Arizona
Washington at Chicago
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
San Francisco at Cleveland
San Diego at Kansas City
Detroit at St. Louis
Tennessee at N.Y. Jets
Buffalo at Philadelphia
New Orleans at Tampa Bay
Atlanta at Carolina
Indianapolis at Jacksonville
Seattle at Baltimore
Oakland at Denver
Dallas at Green Bay
New England at Houston
N.Y. Giants at Miami

Make your picks and a spread for this week's games to score 1-3 points. Pick one game as a stone cold lead pipe lock (optional) and triple your score in victory or lose 3 points in defeat. Full contest rules here.

If SportsFilter is down and you need to submit your picks, you can send them in email to me.

Check your score last week on the results spreadsheet at Google Docs.

posted by rcade at 01:23 PM on December 09

Tron7 picked up 17 points on Tommytrump in one week, so the contest is still up for grabs even if the other Trump's eight-week hold on first place makes it seem otherwise.

Good luck! Last week's Patriots pick was carnage.

posted by rcade at 01:26 PM on December 09

Arizona by 7

Chicago by 5

Cincinnati by 7

San Francisco by 3

Kansas City by 11

St. Louis by 2

N.Y. Jets by 6

Buffalo by 8

New Orleans by 5

Carolina by 10

Indianapolis by 9

Seattle by 8

Denver by 7

Green Bay by 12

New England by 12

N.Y. Giants by 4

posted by tommytrump at 01:51 PM on December 09

Arizona by 13
Chicago by 6
Cincinnati by 7
San Francisco by 3
Kansas City by 20
Detroit by 7
N.Y. Jets by 9
Philadelphia by 7
New Orleans by 7
Carolina by 14
Indianapolis by 3
Seattle by 17
Denver by 10
Green Bay by 17 LOCK
New England by 10
N.Y. Giants by 3

posted by holden at 01:58 PM on December 09

Arizona by 5
Chicago by 5
Pittsburgh by 7
San Francisco by 7
Kansas City by 14
Detroit by 5
N.Y. Jets by 7
Philadelphia by 5
Tampa Bay by 5
Carolina by 7
Jacksonville by 5
Seattle by 21
Denver by 5
Green Bay by 14
New England by 10
Miami by 5

posted by NoMich at 02:03 PM on December 09

Arizona by 8

Chicago by 4

Pittsburgh by 8

San Francisco by 3

Kansas City by 7

Detroit by 5

N.Y. Jets by 8

Buffalo by 7

Tampa Bay by 4

Carolina by 4

Indianapolis by 7

Seattle by 14 - LOCK

Denver by 7

Green Bay by 7

Houston by 6

N.Y. Giants by 4

posted by cixelsyd at 02:31 PM on December 09

Arizona by 7

Washington by 6

Pittsburgh by 4

Cleveland by 3

Kansas City by 14

Detroit by 3

Tennessee by 4

Buffalo by 10

Tampa Bay by 6

Carolina by 12

Indianapolis by 10

Seattle by 21 (LOCK)

Denver by 10

Green By by 7

New England by 17

N.Y. Giants by 8

posted by ic23b at 03:28 PM on December 09

Arizona by 6
Washington by 11
Cincinnati by 3
Cleveland by 1
Kansas City by 9
St. Louis by 13
Tennessee by 9
Buffalo by 3
Tampa Bay by 6
Carolina by 14
Indianapolis by 7
Seattle by 10
Denver by 17
Green Bay by 9
New England by 17 - Lock
Miami by 3

posted by grum@work at 03:58 PM on December 09

Arizona by 20

Washington by 6

Cincinnati by 4

San Francisco by 10

Kansas City by 13

Detroit by 14

N.Y. Jets by 7

Buffalo by 6

Tampa Bay by 4

Carolina by 17

Jacksonville by 4

Seattle by 20 LOCK

Denver by 13

Green Bay by 17

Houston by 3

Miami by 6

posted by tahoemoj at 03:59 PM on December 09

Arizona by 10

Chicago by 14

Pittsburgh by 7

Cleveland by 4

Kansas City by 6

St. Louis by 3

Tennessee by 3

Philadelphia by 14

Tampa Bay by 10

Carolina by 14

Jacksonville by 7

Seattle by 17

Oakland by 3

Green Bay by 14 LOCK

New England by 17

Miami by 10

posted by rumple at 05:14 PM on December 09

Arizona by 3

Washington by 6

Pittsburgh by 20

San Francisco by 4

Kansas City by 7

Detroit by 10

Tennessee by 7

Buffalo by 9

Tampa Bay by 10

Carolina by 14 (Lock it down tight)

Indianapolis by 7

Seattle by 21

Denver by 10

Green Bay by 17

New England by 3

N.Y. Giants by 7

posted by Goyoucolts at 07:29 PM on December 09

Arizona by 7
Chicago by 10
Pittsburgh by 10
Cleveland by 3
Kansas City by 14
Detroit by 7
N.Y. Jets by 3
Philadelphia by 10
Tampa Bay by 14
Carolina by 17
Jacksonville by 7
Seattle by 14
Denver by 7
Green Bay by 13
New England by 3
Miami by 7

posted by owlhouse at 08:41 PM on December 09

Arizona by 3

Chicago by 6

Cincinnati by 2

San Francisco by 1

Kansas City by 13 (LOCK)

Detroit by 13

NY Jets by 5

Philadelphia by 4

Tampa Bay by 3

Carolina by 10

Jacksonville by 7

Seattle by 6

Denver by 4

Green Bay by 10

New England by 7

NY Giants by 4

posted by jagsnumberone at 02:42 AM on December 10

Arizona by 13
Chicago by 6
Cincinnati by 4
San Francisco by 3
Kansas City by 9
Detroit by 4
N.Y. Jets by 13
Buffalo by 5
Tampa Bay by 5
LOCK Carolina by 17 LOCK
Jacksonville by 3
Seattle by 4
Denver by 7
Green Bay by 8
New England by 4
Miami by 4

posted by bender at 09:12 AM on December 10

Arizona by 10
Chicago by 6
Cincinnati by 3
San Francisco by 7
Kansas City by 17 lock
Detroit by 24
Tennessee by 6
Buffalo by 10
Tampa Bay by 7
Carolina by 17
Indy by 9
Seattle by 14
Denver by 11
Green Bay by 13
Houston by 7
N.Y. Giants by 6

posted by Ufez Jones at 09:46 AM on December 10

Arizona by 11
Washington by 6
Cincinnati by 13
San Francisco by 4
Kansas City by 14
St. Louis by 7
N.Y. Jets by 3
Buffalo by 10
Tampa Bay by 1
Carolina by 25 lock up the South
Jacksonville by 3
Seattle by 17
Denver by 21
Green Bay by 10
New England by 13
N.Y. Giants by 3i

posted by billsaysthis at 10:36 AM on December 10

Arizona by 11
Chicago by by 6
Cincinnati by 7
San Francisco by 3
Kansas City by 11 - Lockeroo
Detroit by 3
N.Y. Jets by 10
Buffalo by 10
Tampa Bay by 7
Carolina by 13
Indianapolis by 3
Seattle by 7
Denver by 6
Green Bay by 10
New England by 6
N.Y. Giants by 3

posted by tron7 at 12:18 PM on December 10

Duplicate comment... just like last week.

posted by tron7 at 12:18 PM on December 10

That's ok, can I use your dupe from last week as my picks? After two weeks off (this ADD is why I gave up on most fantasy sports) I need a little bit of a comeback here:

Arizona by 13
Washington by 7
Cincinnati by 4
San Francisco by 12
Kansas City by 9
Detroit by 6
N.Y. Jets by 3
Buffalo by 10
Tampa Bay by 5
Carolina by 12
Indianapolis by 6
Seattle by 14
Denver by 10
Green Bay by 13
New England by 3
Miami by 6

posted by yerfatma at 01:46 PM on December 10

Arizona by 9

Chicago by 5

Cincinnati by 3

San Francisco by 14

Kansas City by 16

Detroit by 8

N.Y. Jets by 4

Buffalo by 6

Tampa Bay by 6

Carolina by 14: lock

Indianapolis by 3

Seattle by 5

Denver by 8

Green Bay by 15

New England by 8

N.Y. Giants by 6

posted by goddam at 05:51 PM on December 10

**Changing lock to Arizona by 17**

posted by tommytrump at 06:54 PM on December 10

Arizona by 6

posted by rcade at 07:01 PM on December 10

Time for a quickie, more to come in a little bit.

Arizona by 16

posted by Howard_T at 08:18 PM on December 10

...and now for the rest of the story. (My apologies to the late Paul Harvey)

Cleveland by 6
Buffalo by 10
Kansas City by 13
Indianapolis by 5
Carolina by 16 With a solid LOCK keeping all secure.
Detroit by 4
Washington by 9
Tampa Bay by 6
Seattle by 3
Cincinnati by 10
New York (American Conference) by 10
Denver by 12
Green Bay by 10
New England by 7
New York (National Conference) by 15

posted by Howard_T at 09:56 PM on December 10

San Fran by 6

Buffalo by 11

Kansas City by 17

Indy by 3

Carolina by 3

Detroit by 6

Chicago by 7

Tampa by 7

Seattle by 14

Pittsburgh by 7

Jets by 3

Denver by 11

Green Bay by 2

New England by 6

Miami by 9

posted by Irish627 at 12:23 AM on December 12

Arizona by 6
Chicago by 3
Cincinnati by 7
San Francisco by 3
Kansas City by 20 <-- stone cold led pipe lock
Detroit by 6
N.Y. Jets by 7
Buffalo by 3
New Orleans by 6
Carolina by 7
Indianapolis by 4
Seattle by 6
Denver by 7
Green Bay by 8
Houston by 3
N.Y. Giants by 4

posted by rcade at 12:25 PM on December 13

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