Monday, January 22, 2018
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Week 15: Pick this week's NFL games for a chance at a dining gift certificate

Who do you think will win this week's NFL games?

We're inviting tampabay.com readers to chime in with their picks each week through the season. We'll publish the list of games on Tuesdays at tampabay.com/bucs and run the crowd's consensus in the Sunday Tampa Bay Times.

The process is simple: Register your name and email for a chance to win a random drawing for a $20 dining gift certificate and then make your picks.

We look forward to watching the wisdom of the community work its magic.

Here's how you did this past week:

Saints 24, Bucs 17: 71.9 percent of readers picked Bucs

Steelers 33, Bengals 20: 53.1 percent picked Bengals

Redskins 24, Bears 21: 71.9 percent picked Bears

Browns 24, 49ers 10: 65.6 percent picked 49ers

Jaguars 51, Colts 16: 56.3 percent picked Colts

Patriots 27, Texans 6: 71.9 percent picked Patriots

Chiefs 10, Chargers 3: 84.4 percent picked Chiefs

Panthers 38, Falcons 0: 87.5 percent picked Panthers

Jets 30, Titans 8: 90.6 percent picked Jets

Eagles 23, Bills 20: 59.4 percent picked Bills

Rams 21, Lions 14: 75 percent picked Lions

Raiders 15, Broncos 12: 90.6 percent picked Broncos

Seahawks 35, Ravens 6: 93.8 percent picked Seahawks

Packers 28, Cowboys 7: 87.5 percent picked Packers

Cardinals 23, Vikings 20: 95.8 percent picked Cardinals

Giants 31, Dolphins 24: 59.4 percent picked Giants

Consensus' Week 14 record: 8-8

Consensus' overall record: 127-78

Comments
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