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NFL picks Week 7: Our Bucs coverage team's predictions

 
Jameis Winston (3) will make his 2018 home debut at 1 p.m. Sunday against the Cleveland Browns in Raymond James Stadium. [Times files (2017)]
Jameis Winston (3) will make his 2018 home debut at 1 p.m. Sunday against the Cleveland Browns in Raymond James Stadium. [Times files (2017)]
Published Oct. 18, 2018

It's been almost a month since the Bucs played at home. A lot has changed.

Bucs quarterbacks. Bucs defensive coordinators. The Bucs' status as the talk of the NFL.

Yep, one month ago all eyes were on the Bucs when they played two home games within a week against the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles and the Steelers. They return to Raymond James Stadium riding a costly three-game losing streak. But if were are to believe a strong concensus of the Times' Bucs coverage team's predictions, things will be looking up by Sunday night.

The Bucs are 3.5-point favorites against the Cleveland Browns, and six of the Times' seven pickers have the Bucs winning. Here's the rest of our picks for Week 7 of the NFL season:

(!-indicates Lock of the Week, *-indicated Upset Special).

(Pickers arranged, from left, in order of record against the spread).