Predicting Bengals-Lions and all Week 16 games


Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Jay Morrison offers his predictions for Week 16 of NFL games.

Miami Dolphins (6-8) at Kansas City Chiefs (8-6)

The Chiefs appear to have righted their ship, while the Dolphins’ is sinking.

Pick: Chiefs 28, Dolphins 17

Buffalo Bills (8-6) at New England Patriots (11-3)

The Patriots have won 25 of 28 in this series.

Pick: Patriots 34, Bills 20

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Cleveland Browns (0-14) at Chicago Bears (4-10)

The parade will be coming around the corner when it comes, when it comes

Pick: Bears 23, Browns 21

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-10) at Carolina Panthers (10-4)

Feels like the Bucs used up all their fight Monday night.

Pick: Panthers 34, Buccaneers 10

Atlanta Falcons (9-5) at New Orleans Saints (10-4)

Saints win the best game of the weekend at the gun.

Pick: Saints 31, Falcons 30

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Denver Broncos (5-9) at Washington Redskins (6-8)

Marvin Lewis coaching tree limbs clash with nothing on the line.

Pick: Broncos 17, Redskins 13

Los Angeles Rams (10-4) at Tennessee Titans (8-6)

Titans come up a little short again in Super Bowl XXXIV rematch.

Pick: Rams 24, Titans 21

Los Angeles Chargers (7-7) at New York Jets (5-9)

The Chargers still have lost six of eight early starts in Eastern time zone.

Pick: Jets 24, Chargers 20

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Jacksonville Jaguars (10-4) at San Francisco 49ers (4-10)

The Disbelief Bowl: Jags playing for first-round bye or 49ers looking for fourth straight win.

Pick: 49ers 20, Jaguars 17

Seattle Seahawks (8-6) at Dallas Cowboys (8-6)

Zeke is back while the Seahawks have checked out.

Pick: Cowboys 34, Seahawks 21

New York Giants (2-12) at Arizona Cardinals (6-8)

The Giants will just be hoping their long flight gets them home before Santa arrives.

Pick: Cardinals 31, Giants 13

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Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3) at Houston Texans (4-10)

Steelers still seething over Patriots loss stagger into another L.

Pick: Texans 21, Steelers 20

Oakland Raiders (6-8) at Philadelphia Eagles (12-2)

All the Eagles want for Christmas is to clinch the No. 1 seed.

Pick: Eagles 34, Raiders 24

Detroit Lions (8-6) at Cincinnati Bengals (5-9)

The Bengals send Marvin out a winner in his PBS finale.

Pick: Bengals 21, Lions 16

Last week: 14-1

This season: 142-69



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