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Maybe that has me overconfident, but I feel good about this slate. I especially like the Cardinals, Giants, Jaguars, Eagles and Vikings. If you can get the Vikings at three, I like them even better. I could even be talked into the Falcons, Redskins and Seahawks too.
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Packers +2.5 at Seahawks
I made this line three, and I'm not sure why the Packers aren't getting the full field goal. These are two equal teams playing in one of the NFL's toughest road venues off a short week. Lay the wood.
Seahawks 26 - 20
Panthers -3.5 at Lions
I made this line minus three, and the hook is enough to put me on the Lions at home, their 16 sacks allowed the last two games notwithstanding. Take the points.
Panthers 24 - 23
Cowboys +3 at Falcons
The Cowboys are typically worse on the road and the Falcons better at home. This struck me as a good buy-low, sell-high too, and accordingly I set the line at 3.5. Take the Falcons.
Falcons 27 - 23
Bengals +4 at Ravens
This line is largely off the board due to the uncertainty for the