Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Week 9: 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:

Bucs 23, Falcons 20: 82.2 percent of readers picked Falcons

Broncos 29, Packers 10: 75.6 percent picked Packers

Chiefs 45, Lions 10: 80 percent picked Chiefs

Ravens 29, Chargers 26: 60 percent picked Ravens

Vikings 23, Bears 20: 84.4 percent picked Vikings

Cardinals 34, Browns 20: 97.8 percent picked Cardinals

Seahawks 13, Cowboys 12: 77.8 percent picked Seahawks

Saints 52, Giants 49: 66.7 percent picked Saints

Texans 20, Titans 6: 66.7 percent picked Texans

Bengals 16, Steelers 10: 60 percent picked Bengals

Rams 27, 49ers 6: 84.4 percent picked Rams

Raiders 34, Jets 20: 62.2 percent picked Jets

Patriots 36, Dolphins 7: 86.5 percent picked Patriots

Panthers 29, Colts 26: 75.6 percent picked Panthers

Consensus' Week 8 record: 11-3

Consensus' overall record: 77-39

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