After an 8-21 stretch, an 11-3 week was a welcome relief. I'm just glad the Texans got blown out Sunday night, otherwise I'd still be thinking about the Rams' two-point conversion on Sam Bradford's roll-out, and Dallas' last minute touchdown drive. The closest I've ever come to a perfect week was 12-0-1 heading into Monday night in 2001 and laying points with the Rams against the Bucs. The Bucs won outright.
We liked this week's slate initially but weren't happy a lot of the lines moved away from us. We had the Niners minus 7, the Redskins plus 6.5, the Bucs plus 3, the Texans minus 6, the Rams plus 5.5 and the Patriots minus 10.5. But we take the average of these lines at the time of write-up, rather than cherrypicking the best ones. We do this mainly to stay in line with
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