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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-

For point spreads-

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.


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

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

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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52469 I think Yelich can for sure - he's steady Eddie. We have ok pitching and aAugustus Gloop1last Thursday
52468There's a good vibe there. Can Yelich and Aguillar keep it up? We shall see.Bill-last Thursday
52467We should have swept them this past series but they're tough. We always seeAugustus Gloop-last Thursday
52466Here come the Cubs...Bill-last Wednesday
52465 Hader's gonna Hade [graphic]Augustus Gloop-last Wednesday
52464 Funny how that music has lived on. It wasn't mainstream but as time went oAugustus Gloop-last Wednesday
52463[graphic]Augustus Gloop-last Wednesday
52462The irony of punk is that it was all supposed to be about individuality. Johnny Jeffrey S. Mitchell-last Tuesday
52461I'm a shade young (still listening to cheap trick lol) for the true punk eraAugustus Gloop-last Tuesday
52460I started binge watching punk videos after watching that last night. There'sJeffrey S. Mitchell-last Monday
52459That's Iggy always looked-- when he decided to wear any clothes at all. [gJeffrey S. Mitchell-last Monday
52458Looks like Iggy had consumed some fungus before the showAugustus Gloop-last Monday
52457Not sure if you guys remember, but Anthony Bourdain's very first episode tooJeffrey S. Mitchell-June 10
52456*** OFF TOPIC *** Always wear your helmet... EK!!!EL KABONG!!!-June 9
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52454Loaf? mobile.twitter.comBill-June 8
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52451You have to realize that Lambeau is Vatican north. As such, Holy communion consAugustus Gloop1June 6
52450and the sacrament of holy communion... [graphic]Bill-June 6
52449 The Father [youtube video] The Son [youtube video] The Holy Ghost [yoAugustus Gloop-June 5
52448Dwight Clark died Gloop1June 4
52447Speaking of "Jr", how about "J.R." as in Smith? I presume yoJeffrey S. Mitchell-June 4
52446Brockmire is on IFCAugustus Gloop-May 30
52445Amazon Prime had it at one point.Carolyn-May 30
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