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Week 12 Bold Predictions: Focused on Bills vs. Jaguars

Not the flashiest matchup but it could be a fantasy sleeper

NFL: AFC Wild Card-Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Prediction 1: Bills vs. Jaguars over/under is 37.5, give me the over at 41.

Justification: I get the very low total – both defenses are great and both offenses have a lot of questions. First – Josh Allen should be back and that should spike at LEAST 10 points onto the Bills total score. Second, I’m anticipating Blake Bortles rebounding from an ATROCIOUS effort against the Steelers. Third - Can you say AFC playoff repeat!!

NFL: Buffalo Bills at Houston Texans Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Prediction 2: Frank Gore, currently ranked 44th for the week, will be a top 20 RB.

Justification: He was one of the rare good parts of their 31-12 loss to Green Bay before the bye week, coming back he will be given some more carries and EITHER he gets 75 yards or a touchdown.

Prediction 3: San Francisco D/ST gets double digit points for the third time this year

Justification: Their defense started bad but they have now scored 32 points in their last three weeks. They had the bye week to rest and they face Tampa Bay who is the 3rd worst team against opposing defenses.

Prediction 4: Colt McCoy is a top 15 QB this week!

Justification: Currently ranked 29th, Colt gets a start after filling in adequately for Alex Smith who went out with an ankle injury. Colt had 11 points in about half of a game played which would have given him 20 points, good enough for top 15 most weeks. Dallas has a good defense; however, Colt is coming to his home state and I think he might be able to rally off that with a good game.

Prediction 5: Keke Coutee is a top 10 WR this week (projected outside the top 20)

Justification: He was heavily targeted coming back last week. DeShaun and him have a good report and I think he has a big week against Tennessee.


Week 11 Recap ….baaaad week.

Prediction 1: Falcons vs. Cowboys over under is 28, give me over at 54.5

Outcome: 41 total points, they didn’t meet the over/under assigned on the game. You sincerely broke my heart Atlanta, I’m done with you. (Grade D.)

Prediction 2: Randy Bullock is projected as 22nd best kicker, he finishes in the top 10.

Outcome: He made all three PAT attempts and missed a 52 yarder which would have helped a bit but he was the 16th best kicker (Grade: C)

Prediction 3: Devin Funchess has 100 yards receiving for the first time this year.

Outcome: 8 targets and just 2 receptions!?! Come on man! 2 receptions for just 39 yards. (Grade C)

Prediction 4: DeShaun Watson is a top 7 QB this week.

Outcome: He sat somewhere around 21st (Grade D.)

Prediction 5: Two of these three games will involve upsets: PIT vs. JAX, KC vs. LAR and PHI vs. NO (so Jacksonville, KC and Philadelphia – 2/3 will win)

Outcome: You know what, this one REALLY upsets me. Sure the Eagles got thrashed, but the Jaguars literally handed the Steelers what should have been a W and the Chiefs became the only team in HISTORY to lost despite scoring 50 points. SMH (Grade C.)


2018 Total Report card

A – 14
B – 10
C – 14
D – 17

Here is how I will be grading my Bold picks this year

A – The bold pick happened as I stated
B – The bold pick did NOT happened as stated but the idea behind it was there
C – The bold pick did NOT happen and the overall feel for what occurred had you saying “meh”
D – The bold pick was nowhere near accurate