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Vinnie’s Pick$ and Pa$$es – Week 1

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Ok, onto the picks!

Seattle -6 @ Detroit Lions: Playing against last year’s Superbowl loser. There is a simple system here, take the loser, and bet against them. This year, it’s even better as the Seahawks are on the road, and have questions at WR, and have lost a key member of their offensive line. On the flip side, Detroit has a new coach, and new philosophy, and should keep it close. Closer than the 6 points we’re getting.
Detroit +6 ****

Chicago -3 ½ @ Green Bay: The Packers have too many problems and are in a rebuilding year with an experienced QB. The swarming defense is exactly what Brett Farve does NOT want to face with a terrible offensive line. Look for the Bears to win this game solidly with the defense and running attack. |
Chicago -3 ½ ****

Minnesota +4.5 @ Washington: Minny has a new coach, and new attitude. You will get your money’s worth with the Vikings as the give 100% every play. Redskins coach Joe Gibbs is killing a year before retirement. Clinton Portis is hurt, and the offensive timing doesn’t seem to be there yet. Look for Minny to cover here.
Minny +4.5 ****

There we go, Week 1, three easy winners. All 4 star games, perhaps a bit too soon to jump to a 5 star game, let’s see how these teams react out of the gate.

Detroit +6 ****
Chicago -3.5 ****
Minny +4.5 ****

Vinnie

P.S.  Final 2006 Record = 60% winners

** 11-7
*** 10-6
***** 4-4

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