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Week 4 NFL predictions

Thomas Bassinger

23-25 spread

27-21 overall

3-0 lock

1-2 upset

Jacksonville 24-22

Cleveland 30-20

Buffalo 31-27

N.Y. JETS 24-19

Atlanta 27-20

Chicago 27-24

Tennessee 17-16

Baltimore 24-20

Tampa Bay 15-14

Rick Stroud

22-25 spread

22-15 overall

1-2 lock

1-2 upset

Indianapolis 23-20

Washington 30-21

New England 17-16

Seattle 23-21

Carolina 30-27

Detroit 30-20

Houston 28-20

Baltimore 17-13

Dallas 17-6


Arizona 30-14

Pittsburgh 24-20

Minnesota 20-10

Ernest Hooper

17-31 spread

26-22 overall

1-2 lock

0-3 upset

Indianapolis 14-10

Cleveland 20-13

New England 21-13

Seattle 21-17

Carolina 30-24

Detroit 24-17

Houston 20-10

Baltimore 17-7

Denver 13-7

Dallas 24-10

San Diego 30-24


Pittsburgh 34-30

Minnesota 30-20

Tom Jones

16-32 spread

27-21 overall

1-2 upset

1-2 spread

Cincinnati 27-17

Indianapolis 24-16


New England 20-10

Seattle 21-16

Atlanta 27-20

Detroit 24-14

Houston 26-17

Baltimore 27-19

Denver 26-10

San Francisco 22-14

San Diego 30-21

Arizona 33-9

Pittsburgh 28-20

N.Y. Giants 20-13

Greg Auman

16-32 spread

25-23 overall

0-3 lock

0-3 upset

Indianapolis 24-17

Washington 31-20

New England 21-13


Carolina 31-28

Detroit 20-10

Tennessee 21-17 (UPSET)

Oakland 24-21

San Francisco 21-20

San Diego 41-35

Arizona 31-17

Pittsburgh 21-17

N.Y. Giants 27-24

Martin Fennelly

15-33 spread

25-23 overall

0-3 lock

1-2 upset

Cincinnati 24-16

Jacksonville 31-30


New England 20-10

N.Y. Jets 17-16

Carolina 31-28

Detroit 24-20

Houston 20-19

Baltimore 23-21

Denver 20-19

San Francisco 23-21

San Diego 34-28

Arizona 23-10

Pittsburgh 27-20

Minnesota 21-19

Tampa Bay Times' NFL picks

Times writers picks for Week 4 of the NFL schedule. CAPS indicate lock of the week; italics indicates upset special.

Week 4 NFL predictions 10/01/16 [Last modified: Saturday, October 1, 2016 7:31pm]
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