Week 13 NFL picks, predictions


Congratulations to the NFL for one they acquired proper. The Sunday-night flex coverage was immensely mandatory and pure genius. Extra proof comes this Sunday, in Week 13, with the Chargers’ journey to Pittsburgh changing the 49ers-Seahawks recreation initially scheduled.

It is the Jimmy Garoppolo Impact once more, and it is a disgrace, as a result of when the schedule was made final spring, this regarded like a pretty, significant recreation with severe playoff implications and a long-awaited revival of a briefly intense rivalry. Sure, this nonetheless means loads for the Seahawks’ wild-card hopes. However Chargers-Steelers may resolve who will get a bye within the AFC playoffs, and the place a possible postseason rematch can be performed.

It is also Ben Roethlisberger vs. Philip Rivers, within the highlight a matchup like that deserves. It is solely the sixth time the 2 2004 first-round quarterbacks have confronted one another. That’s what the NFL’s flex coverage saved, as a substitute of, nicely, Nick Mullens (who already has been on prime-time TV twice). Thanksgiving is over, however be glad about that.

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