POORE'S PICKS: Week Sixteen
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The Game of the week has the Saints travel to Carolina in a battle between NFC South rivals as Jim Poore is back with his weekly picks column against the spread.
There are still some playoff spots up for grabs, which means some important games this weekend. Let's get right to the picks.
Miami 2 1/2 @Buffalo
The Dolphins continue with their playoff push.
Dallas 3 @Washington
One team has to win. Might as well be the Cowboys.
@St. Louis 5 Tampa Bay
The Rams have been the perfect spoilers.
@Philadelphia 3 Chicago
Both teams badly need this win.
@Kansas City 6 1/2 Indianapolis
Both teams are already in the playoffs.
@Cincinnati 7 1/2 Minnesota
The Bengals are pretenders, but win against a weak Vikings team.
Denver 10 1/2 @Houston
The Texans have already started their search for a new head coach.
Tennessee 5 @Jacksonville
Not sure why the Jags decided to start winning games.
@Seattle 10 Arizona
The Cardinals really need to win here, but it won't happen in Seattle.
@Detroit 9 1/2 New York Giants
If anyone knows what is going on with the Lions please speak up.
@San Diego 10 Oakland
The Chargers need to win and get some help.
@Green Bay 2 1/2 Pittsburgh
Miraculously the Packers are still alive in the NFC.
@Baltimore 1 1/2 New England
The Patriots are catching the Ravens at the wrong time.
@San Francisco 12 1/2 Atlanta
Back in September this looked like a big game.
Game of the Week
@Carolina 3 New Orleans
The division title is on the line.
Stinker of the Week
@New York Jets 2 Cleveland
Watch some reruns on television.
Record For Week 15: 6 -10 (8 - 8 without the spread)
Record Through Week 15: 101 - 116-7 (140 - 84 without the spread)
Game of Week Record: 7- 8
Stinker of Week Record: 5-10