NFL Week 5 picks and predictions from the FanSided staff
What’s that parable about Icarus? He did really awesome in a picks segment, made some badass wings out of wax, talked some s–t while flying close to the sun, and then crashed into a pile of fiery rubble?
Something like that.
Anywho, after going 15-1 last week it was back to a middling performance. Once Josh Scobee decided to sabotage the entire city of Pittsburgh just so he could get early retirement benefits, this one was in the pits (Pitts?). Blech.
Here are the Week 5 NFL picks.
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Spinning forward to this week, there are some intriguing games. And by intriguing, I mean total s–tshows that’ll make you pull your hair out.
Who’s less bad: Tampa Bay or Jacksonville? Does the Earth just open up and save the viewing public? Mother Nature’s blackout?
How about this one: Chicago at Kansas City. The Chiefs have found every way to disappoint their fans this season, save just not dressing for a game. Chicago is coming off the one week where it actually ended the game with more points. Cutler or Smith: who ya got?
On the high end of things: Seattle and Cincinnati is an intriguing matchup. The Bengals have grown stronger each week, and despite a porous offensive line Seattle is coming around. This one could be the game of the week.
If you’re looking for a lock, stay with the Niners traveling East to play the Giants. This is the second time in four weeks that the Niners have traveled to the East Coast. Fish meet barrel.