NFL week nine predictions

Game of the WeekIndianapolis at New England – The classic matchup that has brought so many great game in the past will not disappoint this year. The Colts Peyton Manning has made it his quest to be able to win in Foxboro in the cold.Indy is a generally bad cold weather team but behind Manning anything is possible especially this season when the Pats are not what they were in the past. New England’s Tom Brady is still one of the best QBs in the league but he cannot carry the entire team on his shoulders. Without help from his teammates Brady will not be able to hand the Colts their first loss of the season. Final 32-27 Indianapolis.Best of the RestKansas City at St. Louis – The Rams will look to rebound after a tough loss to the Chargers while the Chiefs will look to ride the wave of emotion after knocking off Seattle. The combination of QB Damon Huard and RB Larry Johnson will be too much for St. Louis. Final 32-24 Kansas City.Houston at NY Giants – Houston will not be able to stand up to the Giants. New York is more skilled on offense and defense and will blitz right over the helpless Texans. Final 34-17 New York.Tennessee at Jacksonville – The Jaguars showed last week why they are considered one of the top defensive teams when they held the Eagles to only six points. Against the Titans they will focus all of their efforts on stopping rookie QB Vince Young who will struggle mightily against Jacksonville’s great speed. Final 24-10 JacksonvilleNew Orleans at Tampa Bay – The Saints will look to win a hugely important divisional battle. Playing in Tampa Bay is not easy and it is made even harder because of the Bucs staunt D. But with QB Drew Brees and rookie Reggie Bush leading the way, New Orleans will come out on top. Final 27-20 New Orleans.Dallas at Washington – The rapport between new QB Tony Romo and WR Terrell Owens grows every week and this will be impossible for the struggling Redskins defense to stop. The Dallas team is a testimate to incredible coaching prowess of Bill Parcells. Final 24-10 Dallas.Miami at Chicago – The Dolphins have one of the toughest assignments in football this week: go to Chicago and not loose by 30 points. If they play the way they have of late in Soldier Field, there is no team in the league that can beat the Bears at home. Final 38-13 Chicago.Green Bay at Buffalo – QB Brett Favre is still the best cold weather quarterback in the league and arguably the best in history. The Bills will be coming off their bye week looking to get back on the winning track but will get rocked at home by Farve and his cheeseheads. Final 27-13 Green Bay.Cincinnati at Baltimore – The Bengals have been struggling of late and will continue in Baltimore where they will face one of the fierciest defenses in the league. The Ravens have questions of their own, especially on the offensive side of the ball. This will be a very tight game but Cincinnati will come out on top of their division rival. Final 24-20 Baltimore.Atlanta at Detroit – Electric QB Michael Vick has been on fire passing the ball the last two weeks and will not slow down against the Lions. The only change in Vick will be that he will have the opportunity to run the ball as well as throw. Detroit is in for a serious shock in this game. Final 35-20 Atlanta.Minnesota at San Francisco – The 49ers will look to rebound after being bum rushed in Chicago last week. With the Vikings coming into town they will have to regroup quickly. Minnesota plays a very similar style to the Bears and they will get the same result against San Francisco. Final 27-10 Minnesota. Cleveland at San Diego – This is a great matchup for the warn down Chargers who will relish the opportunity to beat down the lowly Browns. Not only will it be a chance for a fun game in front of the home crowd it will also be a chance to rest their stars before the home stretch of the season. Final 27-13 San Diego.Denver at Pittsburgh – Both teams are coming off hard losses but the Broncos defense is very tough and will give the Steelers fits along with handing them their third consecutive loss. Final 20-13 Denver. Upset SpecialOakland at Seattle – The Raiders have begun to turn their season around with two straight wins while the Seahawks have looked terrible in loosing two games in row. These trends will continue when the two teams clash in Seattle. Final 20-17 Oakland.*Overall Record 61-29