It's been four consecutive weeks above .500 here for my weekly top picks, which I am happy to brag about.
I had a 2-1 record last week, bringing me to 8-3-1 for the past four weeks. After the slow start, I am getting hotter as the temperatures get cooler.
For my picks this week, I like three dogs who I think will win their games outright. I like Arizona, Atlanta and Cincinnati.
Let's keep it going.
Cardinals (plus 3 1/2): The Cardinals have come live with Carson Palmer playing well, and the Eagles aren't exactly great at home. I think the Arizona run defense, which is ranked second, will shut down LeSean McCoy. Palmer will have a better day than Nick Foles. Upset.
Falcons (plus 3): The Bills are coming off a bye, but this game is in Toronto. That's not home for them either. The Falcons showed some life against the Saints last week, and I think they will be glad this one is inside like their stadium. Matt Ryan has a big day.
Bengals (plus 1): The Chargers won a big game last week, while the Bengals are coming off a bye. The key here will be the Cincinnati pass rush. They will get all over Philip Rivers. A.J. Green will also have a big day. Bengals take it.
Topics: A.J. Green, Carson Palmer, LeSean McCoy, Matt Ryan, Nick Foles, Philip Rivers, Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers, NFL
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Pete Prisco has covered the NFL for three decades, including working as a beat reporter in Jacksonville for the Jaguars. He hosted his own radio show for seven years, and is the self-anointed star of CBS Sports' show, Eye on Football. When he's not watching game tape, you can find Pete on Twitter or dreaming of an Arizona State national title in football.
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