Week 6 NFL Matchup Predictions

Week 6 Matchup Predictions

10/11/12 in NFL   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Jan 22, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Devin Thomas (15) recovers the fumble by San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams (10) on a punt return during overtime of the 2011 NFC Championship game at Candlestick Park.  The Giants defeated the 49ers 20-17. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIREGiants @ 49ers: These teams faced off twice last year, finishing in dramatic fashion in both affairs. Though they split the two games, the Giants got the better victory, as their win over the 49ers sent them to the Super Bowl. The Giants now have to travel to San Francisco for the third time in less than a year, and they'll bring their 2nd ranked offense and improved rushing attack to Candlestick Park. However, since the 49ers lone loss of the season, they've outscored their two opponents 79-3. It's a bad time to catch Patrick Willis and company.

49ers win 24-20.

Vikings @ Redskins: Obviously, my decision on this game wavers upon whether or not Robert Griffin III will pass his concussion test and start at quarterback for the Redskins. He looks to be on pace to get the start, so I'll assume he will. The Vikings are a surprising 4-1 with a win over the 49ers, while the Redskins two wins have come against the 1-4 Saints and the 1-3 Bucs. RG3 has yet to put in a full practice this week, and he won't know if he's cleared to play until Friday. Something few people may have realized is that Vikings' quarterback Christian Ponder is just a hair being RG3 in completion percentage, yards, and quarterback rating - and Ponder has the better QBR of the two. Ponder will be facing the league's 31st ranked pass defense.

Vikings win 28-23.
Sep 30, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) recovers a Tennessee Titans fumble during the game at Reliant Stadium. The Texans defeated the Titans 38-14.  Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE
Packers @ Texans: The Packers' offense has been far from what people expected this season - in a very bad way. They're ranked 18th and 21st in scoring offense and total offense. As far as the rankings, their defense is actually their better unit. They now find themselves at 2-3, and regardless of the blown call in the Seahawks game, no one would have expected Aaron Rodgers to even find himself in that situation a month ago. Heading to Houston to face one of the league's best all-around defensive units (and one of the best defensive players in JJ Watt), they'll have a very hard time beating the Texans.

Texans win 27-20.

Broncos @ Chargers: The Broncos may be 2-3 on the season, but all three losses have come at the hands of great teams (two are still undefeated) in close games. The Chargers, on the other hand, have only beaten sub-.500 teams, got blown out by the one good team they faced (Atlanta), and most recently lost to the 0-4 Saints. Peyton Manning will be too much for the Chargers defense to handle, and too much for Philip Rivers to keep up with.

Broncos win 28-20.
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10/15/12   |   Jeff_P   |   19776 respect

huskerdoug2009 wrote:
Not bad predictions.  Titan, Jets and Redskins all won.  I just hope your wrong on Chargers since I am a Bronco fan.

lol...the TITANS game was over when i wrote this.......BUT I WILL BE 3-0.........CHARGERS WIN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10/14/12   |   huskerdoug2009   |   2745 respect

Jeff_P wrote:
TITANS in an upset........lol
JETS finally take off
REDSKINS in an upset
CHARGERS take charge

Not bad predictions.  Titan, Jets and Redskins all won.  I just hope your wrong on Chargers since I am a Bronco fan.

10/13/12   |   Jeff_P   |   19776 respect

TITANS in an upset........lol
JETS finally take off
REDSKINS in an upset
CHARGERS take charge