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NFL Predictions: Who will win in Week 3?


Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Jay Morrison offers his predictions for Week 3 of NFL games.

Baltimore Ravens (2-0) at Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1)

For the second year in a row, all that stands between the Ravens and a 3-0 start is the Jaguars.

Pick: Ravens 27, Jaguars 10

Cleveland Browns (0-2) at Indianapolis Colts (0-2)

It doesn’t get any more exciting than thizzzzzzzzzzz.

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Pick: Colts 9, Browns 6

New York Giants (0-2) at Philadelphia Eagles (1-1)

When in doubt, take the strapping 24-year-0ld quarterback over the 36-year-old washed up one.

Pick: Eagles 24, Giants 20

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Miami Dolphins (1-0) at New York Jets (0-2)

By Week 3 everyone should know you never, ever pick the Jets

Pick: Dolphins 31, Jets 10

Denver Broncos (2-0) at Buffalo Bills (1-1)

The Broncos are a different team away from home, but their defense should prevail

Pick: Broncos 17, Bills 13

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New Orleans Saints (0-2) at Carolina Panthers (2-0)

Hmmm, Cam Newton vs. the worst defense in the league?

Pick: Panthers 38, Saints 21

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0) at Chicago Bears (0-2)

Not even Bears fans are picking the Bears to win this one.

Pick: Steelers 35, Bears 13

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Atlanta Falcons (2-0) at Detroit Lions (2-0)

The only battle of unbeatens on the ledger should make for great viewing.

Pick: Lions 28, Falcons 27

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0) at Minnesota Vikings (1-1)

Tampa Bay has won three straight in Minnesota, but four is too much to ask.

Pick: Vikings 23, Buccaneers 21

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Houston Texans (1-1) at New England Patriots (1-1)

Bill Belichick is 11-1 in his last 12 vs. rookie quarterbacks and 28-7 overall.

Pick: Patriots 31, Texans 13

Seattle Seahawks(1-1) at Tennessee e Titans (1-1)

Literally flipped a coin on this one, and it came up tails for Titans.

Pick: Titans 21, Seahawks 20

Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) at San Diego Chargers (0-2)

At least the Chargers don’t have to worry about blowing another game in the final five minutes.

Pick: Chiefs 31, Chargers 17

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Oakland Raiders (2-0) at Washington Redskins (1-1) Sunday night

The Raiders haven’t lost in D.C. since 1986.

Pick: Raiders 33, Redskins 24

Dallas Cowboys (1-1) at Arizona Cardinals (1-1) Monday night

The sophomore slump for Dak and Zeke continues.

Pick: Cardinals 24, Cowboys 21

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Cincinnati Bengals (0-2) at Green Bay Packers (1-1)

The Bengals will score a touchdown this week, but the Packers will score more.

Pick: Packers 24, Bengals 14

Last Week: 13-3

Season: 23-7



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