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Survivor: Backing the Patriots

In the unlikely event you still have the Patriots available, take them. Otherwise, you'll have to choose between some closer calls.

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

If you still have the Ravens available, they're the easy call.

Survivor: Surviving Week 14

If you've used the Packers and Broncos, the Saints at home against the Panthers would be our next choice.

Survivor: Going with the Chalk

Andrew Luck and the Colts are 9.5-point favorites at home over Colt McCoy and the Redskins

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

Jeremy Maclin and the Eagles are likely to offer better bang for the buck than the more heavily-favored Colts.

Survivor: Taking the Broncos (Again)

In the unlikely event you still have the Broncos available, take them even over the more heavily-favored Chargers

Survivor: Backing the Broncos

If you have Denver, use them this week.

Survivor: Surviving Week 9

Going with the chalk.

Survivor: Backing the Dolphins

Taking Ryan Tannehill on the road is a gamble, but the payoff could be big should Dallas go down.

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Joe Flacco's team draws a nice matchup at home against the Falcons.

Survivor: Surviving Week 6 - With Video

Backing the Seahawks at home.

Survivor: Backing the Saints at home

The Saints are the biggest favorites on the board, but only 31 percent used this week.

Survivor: Going with the Chalk (Mostly) - With Video

Philip Rivers and the Chargers are the safest play for this week, but it's worth dropping in a Steelers or Colts pick on an entry or two.

Survivor: Backing the Saints

The Saints are a different team at home.

Survivor: Going with the Chalk

Peyton Manning and the Broncos offer the best value in Week 2.

Survivor: Surviving Week 1 - With Video

Backing LeSean McCoy and the Eagles at home (but mixing in a small dose of the Broncos).

Survivor: Surviving Week 17

Backing Andrew Luck and the Colts at home against the Jaguars

Survivor: Surviving Week 16

Colin Kaepernick and the Niners are the easy top choice.

Survivor: Surviving Week 15

Taking the Chalk

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Assuming only 30 percent or less of your pools are on them, the Ravens are the best bet among the teams you're likely to have available.

Survivor: Surviving Week 13

Backing the Cowboys

Survivor: Backing the Texans (Again)

It's odd to pick a team that's lost eight straight, but they're at home against one of the NFL's all-time doormats.

Survivor: Backing the Texans

Assuming you've used Seattle and Denver, Houston is the next best choice.

Survivor: Fade the Titans

Chris Johnson and the Titans are the week's biggest favorites, but 68 percent of pools are on them.

Survivor: Fade the Cowboys

Tony Romo and the Cowboys should handle Minnesota at home, but a whopping 60 percent of pools are on them. It's an opportunity you shouldn't pass up.

Survivor: Backing San Francisco

Even though 35 percent of pools are on them, the 49ers are an overwhelming favorite.

Survivor: Backing the Dolphins

The Packers are the better bet for this week, but Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins offer a far better payout.

Survivor: Week 6 Edition

According to the implied Vegas odds, Peyton Manning and the Broncos have a 98-percent chance to beat the Jaguars Sunday.

Survivor: Week 5 Edition

Fading Blaine Gabbert and the Jaguars

Survivor: Week 4 Edition

Backing the Broncos

Survivor: Week 3 - Taking the Chalk

Backing Russell Wilson and the 19.5-point favorite Seahawks.

Survivor: Surviving Week 2

Backing the Texans

Survivor: Week 1

Backing Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers.

Survivor: Week 17 Version

Keep an eye on late-week developments and be willing to switch your pick

Survivor: Should You Fade the Panthers This Week?

It depends on how many people in your pool are on them.

Survivor: Fading the Dolphins

With more than half your pool likely on Miami, the value lies elsewhere.

Survivor: Fading the Seahawks - With Video

It's a good matchup at home against the Cardinals, but a whopping 55 percent of pools are taking them.

Survivor: Backing the Broncos - With Video

The Broncos aren't the top choice according to Vegas, but we trust them more than Dallas or Green Bay right now.

Survivor: Backing the Broncos - With Video

Despite being on the road, they're a safer bet than the Bengals

Survivor: Should You Fade the Cowboys? - With Video

If you have Atlanta or Denver available, the answer is yes.

Survivor: Fade the Steelers If You have the 49ers, Patriots or Ravens Available

With 55 percent of pools on Pittsburgh, there's a big payout in the unlikely event they lose

Survivor: Why We Faded the Chargers - With Video

If you've used the Packers and Texans already, play the pot odds and avoid San Diego.

Survivor: Backing the Packers - With Video

Even though Green Bay is the most popular choice, their status as massive favorites more than compensates for the meager payout.

Survivor: Backing the Patriots - With Video

The Patriots are the easy call if you still have them. Otherwise, the 49ers, Texans, Vikings and Bears - in that order.

Survivor: Backing the Steelers

The Falcons are the most likely team to win, but Pittsburgh's payout justifies the added risk

Survivor: Backing the 49ers - With Video

The Bills are banged up and heading to San Francisco at the wrong time

Survivor: Backing the Texans and Packers - With Video

If you haven't used the Texans, they're the easy call. If you have, then go with the Packers.

Survivor: Backing the Bears - With Video

Survivor: Backing the Pats - With Video

Tom Brady and the Patriots nearly 9:1 favorites at home against the Cardinals, and no more than half your pool is likely to be on them

Survivor: Backing the Texans

Arian Foster, Matt Schaub and a stout defense should carry the day against Miami and its rookie QB

Survivor: Survivor Pool Strategy

Chris Liss Discusses Survivor Pool Strategy

Survivor: Backing the Lions

Survivor: Backing the Panthers

Survivor: Backing the Falcons

Survivor: Backing the Seahawks

Survivor: Backing the 49ers

Survivor: Backing the Jets

Survivor: Backing the Patriots

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

Survivor: Backing the Eagles

Survivor: Backing the Titans

Survivor: Backing the Saints

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Survivor: Backing the Packers

Survivor: Backing the Bucs

Survivor: Backing the Steelers (but really the Chargers)

Survivor: Backing the Steelers

Survivor: Backing the Texans

Survivor: ATL, IND, GB, BAL, PIT, KC, NO, SD, NYG and SF in that order

Survivor: Steelers, Eagles, Chargers, Pats, Bucs

Survivor: Pats, Chargers, Steelers, Raiders

Survivor: Top-10 Choices for Week 14

Survivor: Backing the Chargers

Survivor: Backing the Jets

Survivor: Ravens, then Chargers, then Chiefs

Survivor: Giants, then Colts, then Steelers

Survivor: Backing the Falcons

Survivor: Backing the Cowboys

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Survivor: Backing the Chargers

Survivor: Backing the Colts

Survivor: Backing the Packers

Survivor: Backing the Ravens

Joe Flacco and the Ravens are the best bang for the risk

Survivor: Backing the Cowboys

Tony Romo and the Cowboys offer a better payout than the more highly favored Packers

Survivor: Backing the Bears

It's a brutal Week 1, but we're rolling with the veteran Bears at home against an up-and-coming Lions squad

Survivor: Surviving Week 17