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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-
nfl.com
sports.espn.go.com

For point spreads-

footballlocks.com

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.

8. BE NICE TO EACH OTHER!

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


2022 - Gloop and Coinflip tied.

2021 - Carlos Coinflip. How embarrassing. A coin

2020 - the Covid Classic - A triple of KenaiTider, Kevin and Jim M Message 33122168


2019 - DUAL WINNERS!! Glenn and Bookmaker https://www.siliconinvestor.com/readmsg.aspx?msgid=32480213


2018 - El Kabong! - Message 31953885


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
2002-Gloop siliconinvestor.com

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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72697The play where the receiver momentarily stretched to the first down… I believe tBill-3 minutes ago
72696Hahaha, yes, that rings a bell, thanks for the info. I knew they were stacked winicewatch-3 hours ago
72695I flip a coin. The coin knows all. Trust the coin. Philly is a lock. I would staJeffrey S. Mitchell-3 hours ago
72694It's Pulaski Academy. They were state champs in football in 2003, 2008, 2011Jeffrey S. Mitchell-3 hours ago
72693You're aging well, Jeff, congratulations! I hear you on the ratings and undenicewatch-3 hours ago
72692I've been accused of being a schemer by a few people but never with respect nicewatch-4 hours ago
72691Who doesn't want to wreck someone's perfect season? Even if the Pats ranJeffrey S. Mitchell-4 hours ago
72690Perhaps you just have a man crush on some of those Eagles players after you saw nicewatch-4 hours ago
72689That sounds like a game hexAugustus Gloop-5 hours ago
72688I wish I were smart enough NFL-wise to know the schemes the Eagles use given theJeffrey S. Mitchell-5 hours ago
72687As for the Giants, it would be easy for me to rewrite history and tell you I hadJeffrey S. Mitchell-5 hours ago
72686That's what the smarter team is supposed to do. Think Gregg Olsen even said nicewatch-5 hours ago
72685Do you honestly think the outcome would have been much different otherwise? Maybnicewatch-5 hours ago
72684Ok, take a deep breath in and exhale a few times then relax. Will combine two ponicewatch-6 hours ago
72683So you see it too? It's all a conspiracy We're in a holodeck Augustus Gloop-6 hours ago
72682I hear ya. Reality TV truly died when they canceled Gilligan's Island. - JJeffrey S. Mitchell-6 hours ago
72681Philly did a good job of playing poker on that play. They rushed to the line andJeffrey S. Mitchell-6 hours ago
72680These were as fake as the moon landing! It would also explain how Eli Manning hAugustus Gloop-6 hours ago
72679Oh come on. Purdy was in there for six whole plays. What game were you watching?Jeffrey S. Mitchell-6 hours ago
72678The wrong call on the catch phil set the tone. Phil scored. 7-0 . Then Purdy goBonefish-6 hours ago
72677<Even with Purdy in there, they dominated> Was he really ever in the game?Don01022-6 hours ago
72676You have to admit that Philly didn't play to their potential today. Even witJeffrey S. Mitchell-6 hours ago
72675I'm waiting to hear from the referees. Let's see who they think. I thiDon01022-6 hours ago
72674they need to give Mahommes a nice pick skirt to wear during games designating thDon01022-6 hours ago
72673We're going to have to pick a real long shot to win the SB if we want to winAugustus Gloop-6 hours ago
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