Staff Picks: Jets!

Staff Picks: Jets!

This article is part of our Staff Picks series.

DDD won Week 3 at 10-6, but otherwise it was a bad one for the staff. First place is now a three-way tie between Erickson, Pianow and DDD at 26-22. 

We have only one unanimous pick this week, the Jets. If that isn't proof we come upon those independently, nothing is. 

 EricksonPianowskiLissPayneDel Don
Broncos -1 at JetsJetsJetsJetsJetsJets
Colts -2.5 at BearsBearsBearsBearsColtsColts
Saints -4 at LionsLionsSaintsLionsLionsLions
Cardinals -3.5 at PanthersPanthersCardinalsPanthersCardinalsPanthers
Jaguars +3 at BengalsBengalsJaguarsBengalsBengalsJaguars
Browns +4.5 at CowboysBrownsCowboysCowboysCowboysCowboys
Vikings +3.5 at TexansTexansVikingsTexansTexansVikings
Seahawks -6.5 at DolphinsDolphinsDolphinsSeahawksDolphinsDolphins
Chargers +7 at BuccaneersBuccaneersChargersBuccaneersChargersChargers
Steelers -2 at Titans*TitansSteelersTitansTitansSteelers
Ravens -13 at Football TeamFootball TeamRavensFootball TeamRavensFootball Team
Giants +13 at RamsRamsGiantsGiantsGiantsRams
Patriots +7 at ChiefsPatriotsPatriotsPatriotsPatriotsChiefs
Bills -3 at RaidersBillsBillsRaidersRaidersBills
Eagles +7 at 49ers49ersEaglesEaglesEagles49ers
Falcons +7 at PackersPackersFalconsPackersFalconsFalcons
Best BetPackersCowboysTexansEaglesLions
Last week's Record7-96-107-96-1010-6
2019 Record26-2226-2225-2322-2626-22
Best Bet Record1-21-22-11-21-2
Unanimous Pick Record4-5    
Majority Pick Record25-23    
2019 Record126-124-6140-110-6127-123-6127-123-6134-116-6
2018 Record125-122-9134-113-9141-106-9N/A120-127-9
2017 Record117-125-14128-114-14117-125-14N/A98-144-14
2016 Record140-111-5130-121-5123-128-5N/A132-119-5
2015 Record134-114-8120-128-8114-134-8N/A121-127-8
2014 Record123-128-5140-111-5135-116-5N/A128-123-5
2013 Record132-114-10118-128-10123-123-10N/A128-118-10
2012 Record110-140-6125-125-6121-129-6N/A123-127-6
2011 Record121-128-7134-115-7124-125-7N/A127-122-7
2010 Record129-122-5134-117-5126-125-5N/A134-117-5
2009 Record123-130-3132-121-3131-122-3N/A126-127-3
2008 Record132-114-10128-118-10124-122-10N/A130-116-10
2007 Record127-120118-129127-120N/A130-117
2006 Record118-129N/A139-108N/AN/A
2005 Record121-126N/A127-120N/AN/A
2004 Record124-124N/A130-118N/AN/A
2003 Record121-126118-129124-123N/AN/A
2002 Record113-136123-126141-108N/AN/A
2001 Record124-113117-120118-119N/AN/A
2000 Record123-117134-106141-99N/AN/A

*postponed

This week, we have one unanimous pick, the Jets. Last week we went 1-1 on unanimous picks, winning with the Bengals, but losing with the Broncos to go 4-5 on the year. We went 6-10 on majority picks (three or more writers) to go 25-23 on the year. We were 23-17-1 on unanimous picks  and 130-120-6 on majority picks last year. 

WriterComment
EricksonI know there's a risk that I'm living too much in the moment, but I have the Packers as a 10-point favorite in this one. Second best bet is the Texans.
PianowskiI know this is never predictive, but I absolutely loathe this week's slate. Maybe I'll have stronger leans later in the week, but I don't have them right now.
LissI like the Packers laying only seven at home against a weak Falcons team, and I also like the Texans laying only 3.5 at home against the Vikings. The Texans aren't terrible, just had a brutal schedule (@Chiefs, Ravens, @Steelers.)
PayneLots of big spreads this week. Vegas has finally adjusted to the high point totals with many of them being 54-plus. It'll be interesting to see if they've adjusted enough.
Del DonCrazy week with so many high totals, and this version of Drew Brees shouldn't be giving more than a field goal on the road. I also like the Colts, Cowboys and Vikings. 

The players:

• Jeff Erickson: RotoWire Senior editor, 2001, 2008, 2013, 2015, 2016 Staff Picks Champ. Writes the Weekly Rankings. Covers and roots for the Bengals.

• Scott Pianowski: Fantasy expert for Yahoo! Sports, and also contributes to Rotowire.com. 2009, 2011, 2014, 2017 and 2019 Staff Picks Champ. Roots for the Patriots.

• Chris Liss: RotoWire Managing Editor, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2018 Staff Picks Champ, 2003, 2004 co-champ. Writes East Coast Offense, Beating the Book and the Survivor column in addition to Staff Picks. Covers and roots for the Giants.

• Kevin Payne: Staff Writer, Writes our Waiver Wire column. Roots for the Bills.

• Dalton Del Don: Fantasy Expert for Yahoo! Sports, 2007 Staff Picks Champ. Roots for the 49ers.

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