NFL picks for week 11
By ROGER MILLS
Published November 21, 2004
49ers (1-8) at Bucs (3-6)
COMMENT: A loss to the one-win 49ers could lead to some players getting cut.
MILLS' PICK: Bucs 21, 49ers 20
NICHOLAS' PICK: Bucs 18, 49ers 12
Titans (3-6) at Jaguars (6-3)
COMMENT: Looking for the upset? This is it. David Garrard slips.
MILLS' PICK: Titans 20, Jaguars 15
NICHOLAS' PICK: Jaguars 18, Titans 13
Cowboys (3-6) at Ravens (6-3)
COMMENT: The Cowboys might not be stupid, but they are pretty bad.
MILLS' PICK: Ravens 27, Cowboys 21
NICHOLAS' PICK: Cowboys 16, Ravens 7
Rams (5-4) at Bills (3-6)
COMMENT: The cold weather should slow the Rams, but not save the Bills.
MILLS' PICK: Rams 24, Bills 17
NICHOLAS' PICK: Rams 26, Bills 18
Jets (6-3) at Browns (3-6)
COMMENT: Hard times are coming for the Jets. Browns pull it off.
MILLS' PICK: Browns 21, Jets 19
NICHOLAS' PICK: Jets 24, Browns 18
Steelers (8-1) at Bengals (4-5)
COMMENT: Normally, this would be close. But these Steelers aren't normal.
MILLS' PICK: Steelers 20, Bengals 13
NICHOLAS' PICK: Steelers 22, Bengals 17
Colts (6-3) at Bears (4-5)
COMMENT: Lovie Smith is doing things, but Tony Dungy has done them for a while
MILLS' PICK: Colts 30, Bears 17
NICHOLAS' PICK: Colts 26, Bears 14
Lions (4-5) at Vikings (5-4)
COMMENT: Surely the Vikings aren't going to fall behind some more?
MILLS' PICK: Vikings 35, Lions 28
NICHOLAS' PICK: Lions 26, Vikings 24
Cardinals (4-5) at Panthers (2-7)
COMMENT: It's hard to imagine that the Cardinals are talking playoffs.
MILLS' PICK: Cardinals 15, Panthers 12
NICHOLAS' PICK: Panthers 14, Cardinals 7
Broncos (6-3) at Saints (4-5)
COMMENT: The Saints take some breeze out of the Mile High Air.
MILLS' PICK: Saints 24, Broncos 21
NICHOLAS' PICK: Broncos 24, Saints 12
Dolphins (1-8) at Seahawks (5-4)
COMMENT: New coach, same old problem for the Dolphins.
MILLS' PICK: Seahawks 30, Dolphins 21
NICHOLAS' PICK: Seahawks 18, Dolphins 16
Chargers (6-3) at Raiders (3-6)
COMMENT: This one won't be a blowout, but it's hard to see a Raiders win.
MILLS' PICK: Chargers 28, Raiders 17
NICHOLAS' PICK: Chargers 22, Raiders 13
Falcons (7-2) at Giants (5-4)
COMMENT: I'm firmly, squarely, securely on the Michael Vick bandwagon.
MILLS' PICK: Falcons 30, Giants 14
NICHOLAS' PICK: Falcons 28, Giants 20
Redskins (3-6) at Eagles (8-1)
COMMENT: Sorry, Joe, this gig isn't looking so good now, is it?
MILLS' PICK: Eagles 40, Redskins 10
NICHOLAS' PICK: Eagles 36, Redskins 13
Packers (5-4) at Texans (4-5)
COMMENT: Packers get a scare, but sneak by Houston in the end.
MILLS' PICK: Packers 27, Texans 24
NICHOLAS' PICK: Packers 26, Texans 14
LAST WEEK: Mills 9-5, 7-7 vs. spread. Nicholas 7-7. 6-8 vs. spread.
SEASON: Mills 86-58, 71-70-3 vs. spread. Nicholas 79-65, 70-71-3 vs. spread
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