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Tennessee Titans Super Bowl Contenders & 49ers playoff locks??? Week 12 NFL Review - Episode 90

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Week 12 was an interesting week of NFL Football and Pilch n Cork are back to analyse it's every moment. The fellas announce the biggest winners and losers, update their predicted playoff brackets, evaluate week 12 award winners and preview Week 13.

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Cheese settle. Welcome back to theon the board podcast. This is episode ninety of the show, once againjoined by Christian pilcher. How are you, may good matte. How are you? Yeah, I'm actually very well. We both dusted off our unique examso there's going to be a lot more creative podcast content coming out inthe next few weeks and months, but for now we're back to US staple, our meat and Vedg as I called a last week. Our Week twelvefant it will not fantasy. Sorry, that's tomorrow's episode, but our weektwelve NFL review will be going through talking about the winners and the losers fromthe from the weekend's action, discuss WHO's now in our playoff picture, willgive out some awards and we will also have a quick look ahead to weekthirteen, even though week twelve hasn't finished, because we are filming this before thePittsburgh Baltimore game. So, without feather, do join and get intoa mate, with your first winner of the week. Let's go, mate. My first winner of the week is the GM en kill leave, purelybecause for the first time that top of the NFC east with a with apretty average win over the Bengals, has to be said, but Danny Jonesdid go down injured in the third quarter, I believe. But either way couldwin and now they're impul position, in my opinion, to take outthe R NFC. He's yeah, they are. They are the favorites totake it out. Now the mirror prediction model that I don't I the bettingmarkets, but the prediction model. I like to look at. Five hundredthirty eight, for those interested, that's the website name. Yeah, theyhave the giants at thirty five percent chance of winning the division. Now,so what is an interesting one? What's the football team at? I thinkthey're twenty seven, the eagles twenty three and the cowboys are ten percent.And because we're actually know will I'll talk about the cowboys next. They're myfirst loser. But the giants. Do you think they could? If theydo get there, do you think they could win a game in the playoffs, or do you think no, Oh Nah, like a very unlikely.They do have a good defense, though. Yeah, I don't. I don'tthink they would get smashed. I think yeah, I think most ofthe teams, even though it's a pretty bad division. The Eagles Washington andthe giants. They all have solid defense, if not good defenses, so Idon't think they would be like a forty point blowout or anything. Don'tthink would be an embarrassing lost to who have it gets there. But yeah, going to be interesting to see how they go. Hopefully Daniel Jones ishamstrings all right, because you know it's very tight race, so you don'twant them to miss any time at all, even if it is just one week. So that's going to be big to see how he pulls up fromthat injury. But yet definitely a good win from the giants, even thoughit was just scraping the bottom of the barrel in terms of beating a Joeburrowless bangles. But a wins a win in that division and you take whatyou get. So made them well and truly on their way to it andactually know will so my honor Washington arm I winner. I'll forget, forgetthat. I was going to put them in my winners, but I thinkI had them last week so I thought I'd leave them out this week.But another team there was in my winners last week, but now my loses, the Dallas cowboys, in the exact same division as the New York giantsbuying out for that NFC title. But they got pumped and dumped by theWashington football team. They got absolutely destroyed on Thanksgiving Thursday night football. Inthe space of a week they went from NFC east contenders to outside chances.Everyone was up and about after their win...

...against the Vikings. Thought they'd turnthe corner, including myself. I had them in my playoff bracket last week. And now that model I mentioned before is hat says they're only at aten percent chance. So well and truly a long way off in according tothem, and yeah, I can't really disagree with them. They're Washington absolutelydestroyed them on the ground. Ran for a hundred eighty two yards, whichis pretty much the exact same thing as what they did last time. Sointeresting that they let it happen again. Like, I know it's not somethingyou can really short fix in the short term if your run defense is nogood, but yeah, disappointing from Dallas. So they couldn't at least put upa bit better fight this time? But Washington's defensive front, led bychase young and Montez, sweat and their run game. It's just really nota good match up for the cowboys. So that probably explains the Washington sweepin this series. But yeah, pretty poor from the cowboys. They're goingto have to beat the eagles and the giants. I reckon to standard chanceat this stage and that's probably not looking likely unless they produce an upsetting againstthe ravens or forty niners, because they're going to have to get their winsfrom somewhere and there's not many weeks to go now. So yeah, forme the cowboys are the biggest loser. Will the most clear cut, becausethey've now left my playoff bracket, but a pretty long way. So they'remy first loser of the week. Any GM any any other nfce east teamsto talk about it? Would you want to start with a new winner?No, well, the cowboys were also my biggest losers of the week aswell. I'll move on to my second winner, and that is the titans, with an absolute mammoth win against the colts in the division and for methat's put them right into the super bowl contention and the third seed in theNFC. I reckon huge staple when Derrick Henry looked absolutely unstoppable and, asI say, post Thanksgiving is Derrick Henry season. Think after Thanksgiving last yearhe was putting up two hundred yards a game and he's probably going to dothe exact same this year. So look out for the titans. Yeah,they're my biggest winner of the week as well, dre can, they are. If they finish in the third seed, behind the chiefs, in the steelers, Jack and they would be the third favorite to win the Super Bowl. Like, do you think that low of the NFC teams or you're notquite now? I reckon. I reckon they'll be fourth. I reckon they'llput the one seed of the NFC just because they've been buying all that.Yeah, that is true. But yeah, pump the colts, which is prettyimpressive considering only two weeks ago they got pumped by the colts. AndYeah, putting up forty five points against what is rumored to be one ofthe best defenses in the League starts. Actually kind of argue with that.But Derrick Henry, AJ Brown, Ryan Tanner Hill, all all smash jetcontributed to the six touchdowns all between them, with tanners running in one, andthey have taken the lead over the colts in that division and I waslooking at their remaining stretches and the titans is fie easier than the colts.So they're kind of looking unstoppable. But the titans this year, every secondweek they look unstoppable and then the in the off weeks they lose weird game. So that's true. Maybe don't quite put them up into the chief stealersconversation just yet, but definitely putting up performances worthy to be in that conversation. So directing arms win from the titans, who do you I can direct in? The titans this year are better than the titans last year. That'sa tough one. Is they had better defense last year, I seem toremember. But I think it actually a better team. But like last year, they just got hot. So I I can at the point of playoffsat last in last year they were probably...

...just better, but I think overallthis teams probably actually better, just like but yeah, that's definitely their offenseis definitely improved. I reckon. Yeah, yeah, but as you said,the defense probably needs to get a little bit closer to what it waslast year if they're gonna challenge for the Super Bowl. But yeah, thecolts. They're not worthy of being a loser just for me. But mynext winner. I'm huge on this team after this week. But the I'lltalk about them all throughout the episode in pretty much every section, but theforty nine is they beat the red hot rams. They are my second winnerof the week behind the titans. Their offense just looked rejuvenated with all theinjured players returning. MULLINS, but most and Jeff Wilson came back, aswell as Devo Samuel. All had great games. MULINS is starting to steerthe ship fairly solidly, even though you didn't have ridiculous numbers on the weekend. To think about the fact that it was against the rams makes it looklike a pretty good performance from him. Their defense is improving week after week, as players who probably weren't expecting much time because of depth chart and nowstarting to get used to their roles starters due to injuries to like Nick Browserand stuff. Richard Sherman also returned and he played really well, mainly taggingCoop Cup out of the game. Also. He might have had an interception.I'm not a hundred percent sure, but they're back into the wild cardpicture. For me this week. Every every time they get a player backfrom injury they look even better. So they're currently fourth and the wild cardpicture, so just sitting out of the three. However, I do haveto say there are still some rooms that they are going to add an eighthwild card, like eight spot in the playoffs. So a fourth wild cardbecause they want to allow for team sort of like being dogged by Covid ifthey have to push ball games back and stuff like that. But for nowwe'll treat it as if there's only three wild cards. But yeah, theyhave an easier schedule than the cardinals as well, who are likely going tobe their main competitors in terms of that third wild card spot, because wewould probably assume that the rams and the bucks are going to take out thefifth in the sixth if they don't win their divisions. So Yep, yeah, at the moment the forty niners look like they're going to take it overthe colts. How big on are you on the forty niners or do youthink this was just a fluke? Win? Yeah, no, I'm I agreewith you. And they're starting to get players back. I think Georgekid'll might only be like two weeks away. Apparently. If not, he's they'resaying he's probably definitely going to play at least two games. So ifI if I make the playoffs, I reckon they'll actually be a threat.But I'm yeah, that that ties into my other loser, which is thecardinals. Bit of a shock loss, shock upset by the Patriots and thatloss has hurt them a lot because the niners beat the rams. So yeah, the cardinals. I'd probably have them forth as well going forward in thatdivision. It's pretty our rageous how quickly the tied has turned in that NCwest. Yeah, like two weeks ago we would have been ruling out theforty nine is we will have huge questions over the seahawks and now pretty mucheveryone has the seahawks locked into win the division and people are starting to saythe cardinals might not even make it, which we will talk about later inour predictive playoff bracket. But yet pretty discussing loss to the Patriots. Likethey're starting to gather quite a few scalps of Patriots this year, but Idon't know if it's because they're playing great football. I think it might justbe a bit of a coincidence that they've come up against some size playing boundfootball against them, if I'm honest. But yeah, it looks like carkylamaro shoulder injury is really hampering the team. Talked about it last week, buthe only had five rushes, as he did last week, and theythat is his lowest amount of carries in the game all season. He's beenhaving like twelve, Eleven, eight carries...

...a game and backtoback weeks of five. So definitely looks like, unless it's just a fluke, it does looklike they are worried about his shoulder and him getting hit. So he's goingto be running less, which all of a sudden, yes, he's acompetent quarterback in the air, but he's nothing. He's not an Arrow Rodgersor a patrick mahome. So all of a sudden their ability on offense reallylike diminishes. So they've also had there, as well as those low rush talliesfrom Kyla, they've also had their two lowest point totals of the seasonin the last fortnight. So they scored twenty one against the seahawks and thenseventeen against the Patriots and out of all the NFC wild card candidates. Soacross all the divisions they have the hardest remaining schedule. So yeah, it'snot looking good for the cardinals at the moment. A lot of just badjuju has been becoming their way the last two weeks. So yeah, it'spretty funny how quickly the tightest turned but all of a sudden they're not lookingtoo good for the playoffs anymore after looking like chet genuine chances to win thedivision. So I'm not willing to rule them out just yet, but hugedanger signs in on Arizona. So yeah, not not looking good for them.So agree with you that they are a big loser. My final winneris a bit of a duel thing, but it's the interim coaches. They'veactually I think they've been going under the radar. So this is Rahim Morris, the Atlanta Falcons coach, and Romeo Crenel of Houston. They've actually beendoing pretty well since they've taken over their jobs. So we'll start with Atlanta, who had a massive forty three to six win over the loss Vegas raidis probably shock of the week, I'd say, next to that Patriots victoryof the cardinals. So marris came in when the Falcons were all and fiveafter Dan Quinn got them off to a great star and since then they've gonefor and to including the wind that I just mentioned before on Sunday. They'reonly two losses have come to the saints, which is fair great team, andthe Lions, the game where girly fell into the end and they lostby one point. So they are basically a minute away from being five andone over their last six they do have a very tough run home that theyplay the saints, the chiefs and the bucks twice. So I think they'vegot the harder schedule remaining out of the whole competition. But I think goinginto next year, I think we've got to remember this six year stretch.Are The six week stretch after day and Quinn came, because I don't thinktheir records going to look too good at the end of the year. Thereand the sitting at for winds right now and they're going to be lucky toscribe rape more than one win going forward. But I think we do have toremember this impressive six weeks stretch when we consider next year because they've actuallybeen pretty surprising. They held the raiders to six points and their defense isactually started to become pretty good. They're known to be one of the worstsecondaries in the league, but overall their past defense is starting to turn turnit around. They are now in the top ten since the start of Novemberin terms of past defense. So they've gone from I think since start ofOctober they were third worst, but if you take out October they're actually inthe top half, in the top ten even, and in that time theyhave average the fifth least points conceded in the whole league, assuming the ravensdon't concede like a bolt amount of points to the steels or something. Soyeah, and then on terms of in terms of offense, they put upforty three points without over relying on the passing game, which is usually something. If, as we were talking about the other day, if we wokeup to the forty three and six school line, we're expecting four hundred yardsfrom that Ryan and recap three touchdowns from Calvin Ridley. But they really sharedit around this week. They had a hundred twenty five yards on the groundand that was with without Todd Gurley. So that's maybe something to look atgoing forward. And Ryan only got sacked once, which was pretty impressive giventhat he's been sacked twenty seven times over...

...the previous ten weeks and their onlinehas been struggling. So it looks like they're starting to turn it around inall aspects of their game. Julio was missing, as well as Todd Gurley, and Matt Ryan isn't playing the greatest football of his career. So Idon't think it's all bad signs in Atlanta yet. Dude, you a bigAtlanta Fan. Do you think their chance to bounce back next year, ordo you think to rebuild, maybe get rid of that Ryan, bringing anew quarterback, or what do you reckon? Yeah, it's a tough one becauseI'm coming into this year. They sorted it a similar thing last yearfor the second half, where they went on a bit of a run andthen people were pretty high on them at the side of this year and theywent on in five to start off the year. But there's all, there'salways been potential. They're like they have an elite offense on paper and it'smainly been their defense. But I mean, if they can sort out their defense, they might be a sniff next year. Yeah, I agree.I probably wouldn't get rid of Matt Ryan. There's like rumors of him, well, not really rumors, but people are saying like maybe Chicago should havea crack at him or something like that. But I think he should stay becausealthough they have a great team on paper, like, it's not necessarilya young team. Yeah, and Julio. I'm worried about Julio. He's hamstringjust keeps playing up every two weeks. He's getting pretty he's getting pretty oldnow, so he's days might be numbered. Yeah, and if theycould need to strengthen that defense, if they can get it one or twomore years out of this offense and maybe out a few pieces to the Olne, they could bounce back next year and ensue in a serious way and allof a sudden be playoff contenders yet again, despite being in a pretty tough division. But yeah, I reckon things are on the up and Atlanta.And then, on the other side of that coin, we had the LVraiders, always said the La Raiders. They had an absolute shock. Ididn't they like, not really. I was really coming this result when Iwoke up. Derek car. Derek car had four turnovers and Jacobs pitched himwith one thought he would chop out for the boys. And Yeah, Ithought this was an absolute gimme for the raiders. So I think we thething. We talked about it last week. Is One of our short bets ofthe week. But they've still got it easier remaining schedule. I thinkit's the easiest in the competition, next to the Browns, or maybe thebrowns of the thirty one, and they're the easiest. But given the factthat they were pretty high after a great shootout with the chiefs, it's prettydisheartening to come out and get absolutely smacked by a pretty poor like I know, which just been gassing them up, but a team that was capable ofa known five start and yet five turnovers. Not On. It's Derek car.You expect him to be a safe, secure quarterback and that's not good enoughfrom him. They are still well and truly in the wildcom mix,but with the bills, browns, dolphins and times all getting up on theweekend, I think it was a pretty horrible week for the raiders. Soyeah, not too yeah. I couldn't believe that result because last week DerekCarr looked beast against the chiefs and they almost got up. So, yeah, the end at the NFL is weird sometimes. Yeah, definitely shock ofthe week. And then, to finish my point on the insurance coaches,I'll quickly touch on Houston. Not that much of a winner this week.To be fair, it was pretty relevant gaming as the lines the early Thanksgivingkickoff. But Romeo Crenelle came into the head coaching role similar to Rahem Boris. They were own for under Bill O'Brien. Since then they've gone four and threeand their losses have come to the titans in overtime, the packers andthe browns in that game where no one could throw the ball more than tenmeters. They've had that fifth hardest strength of schedule all year and they beatthe lines in a blowout. As I mentioned on Thanksgiving, a few latescores also kind of padded the school for the lines a bit. It wasa lot of a larger deficit than it...

...looked. But yeah, their offenseis absolutely killing at the moment. Also, obviously pretty horrible news, not interms of like I feel bad for him, but like it's pretty shitto hear that will fuller was on the juice all season, but and BradleyRoby, the best corner say exact same thing. Apparently, six weeks thefellows were are not seeing the right people, or they were sharing it around inthe locker room, who knows? But, more importantly, Deshaun Watsonis playing pretty beast footy. So yeah, as long as you've got a quarterbackthat's top five in the league, you can always play some pretty goodfootball if you can build a good team around it. But yeah, that'she's a got ideal to hear from Willfuler and Bradley Robi. So you guysare fuck wits. Do Do you believe that it was their doctor's mistake,or do you reckon that's just an excuse everyone makes, because that seems tobe eighty percent of the doping cases nowadays? Yeah, I don't know, I'mnot going to I'm not going to say either way. Yeah, like, I can see how it happened, because it's like you probably wouldn't eventhink about it really unless it was like a blatant drug that you were taking. But yeah, anyway, do you have any other winners you want tomention or not? Are brought to two winners, to losers. Have wetold you already rinsed them already. Wrong, beautiful or right? The that movesus on to our predicted playoff bracket. Obviously we do this weekly, soI'll be more discussing our changes and why we've made that. So ifyou want to run us through your NFC predictions will yeah, bracket. Yep. So my NFC I've had one change. So I've got packers, one stillsaints, seahawks, giants and then buccaneers, Rams and then in itsseven is the niners. That's the same. I've never placed the hard house.Yeah, after that's Saucy from us. I don't reckon. I think itis pretty extreme extrapolation from one game. But yeah, I'm actually big onthe forty nine is. I kind of forgot how elite they were andbecause I an exam Monday morning, well, Sunday us time, I didn't watchall of it, but from what I caught they were looking pretty sexy. So yeah, I forgot how elite Cal Shanahan offenses are. But yeah, I've got them in at the seven. I've got them going ten and six. My only difference to you is I've got the rams over the buccaneerson the head to head and then I've also got the packers, saints andSeahawks One, two, three, but I've got them all finishing twelve andfour. But the pack is finish above the saints on headtohead and the saintsfinished about the Seahawks on conference record. That was a change from last weekI had the Saints Number One and I've actually this is bizarre, because theylost to the seahawks. They looked pretty bad. But I've actually got theeagles as my NFC east winner again. The cowboys last week got off thema lot this week and I'm back on the Eagles train. I've got themgoing six, nine and one, and the giants I've got going six andten. So I've got that fateful tie against Joe Barrows Bengals and like weektwo or whatever, it is coming in to save the day. But yeah, I think I there are a couple s with the eagles where I backthem to improve, but they haven't really shown any signs of improvement. Soyeah, I definitely you can see how the giants are in there for youjust missing out of the thing. It's worth mentioning. I've got the Vikings, bears and cardinals all finishing eight nates. So actually quite far away from theforty niners on ten wins, but they are out of the picture atthe moment for me. In terms of the AFC, who are you lookingat here? Yeah, my I see, is the exact same as last week. I'll just run through it again. Our chiefs, steelers, titans,bills and then ravens, five, Indie, six, dolphins seven.All right, interesting. I very stiff on the Browns, who are eightand three. But yeah, I still...

...don't have them in. But it'sactually starting to have a bit of a math problem now, like they don'thave many more games to win and then they're actually in there. But rightthere, extra must have been so easy this year. How are they asare so actually, I said before that they've got an easy fixed remaining.I think it actually might not be, because I've gotten going on five,yeah, from the Ravens and steelers to go. I think it was easylike a month ago. I think that was stuck on my head. Yeah, so mine is I've still got the steels number one. Don't see themlosing a game, but I could be chinxing tomorrow as much that I've gotthe chiefs to once again I've got them winning out. Then I've got thetimes and the third seed. I've got them now pipping the colts, asI had the colts winning that last week. I've got at the Times going thirteenand three, and I've got the bills, the number four seed,eleven and five. I've got the Ravens, the number five seed. I've gotthem finishing above the colts on head to head, both going eleven andfive, and then I've got the raiders just sneaking in and seventh, pippingthe dolphins, who I have going nine and seven. And then he asI mentioned, the Browns, I put them losing five on the Trot andthe Patriots are going to end seven and nine, but very close at that. For that number seven seed in the AFC, I think the top sixbaring, unless this covid business with the Ravens keeps continuing. I've think thetop six in the AFC's pretty solid. Meant like it. I don't knowif the order will be but I think no sens will all make it.But then out of the raids, dolphins and Browns, I think it's anyone'sgame. At the moment. They all like inconsistent as and yeah, it'sjust a shit shoot really. And Yeah, that team has to that team isgoing to have to play the chiefs of the steels. But I don'tknow. The raiders have challenged the chiefs twice this year, so maybe they'reon their day, they could put up a fight. Or right offensive playersat the week May. Who are you going to who you going with here? Right, bronze medal. This week. Your man, Deshawn Watson, puton an absolute clinic. It was against the lions, but his statswere just inside three hundred yards, three touchdowns in a rushing touchdown, Ibelieve. Yep, fuller and cooks bailed out. Yeah, put on aclinic the boys. Should I go? We go rotating or yeah, I'mjust got. That's great ingenuity from you. My bronze medal don it to andTonio Gibson of the Washington football team. He went a hundred thirty six yardsfrom scrimmage against Dallas on Thanksgiving but, more importantly, had three touchdowns andhe was the main last time they dominated the cowboys on the ground.It was more of a team effort from Barbera, Mkissick and him, andthis time he took over and announced himself on the national stage, which Washingtonon often able to do. So he is my bronze medalist. CONGRATS,Antonio. He is he narrowly missed out. For me he was one of twohonorable mentions. Silver Medal, Derrick Henry. I think we yeah,he's my St Medals. Will have the same silver and gold. But yeah, absolutely tore up the cults, who are meant to be one of thebest run defenses in the league. Think they've been a bit off recently,but that's probably because they've played Henry twice in the last three weeks. ForYeah, hundred seventy yards, three touchdowns. Can't really ask for much more.He's an absolute mad dog. And then, obviously the gold medalist,Tyre kill, one of the best games I seen, one of the bestgames I've ever seen in my recent history as an NFL fan. Two hundredand sixty nine yards from scrimmage, three touchdowns. I think he had overtwo hundred yards in the first quarter. Yeah, and to touchdown. Yeah, I turned it on because I had my exam at ten am Australian time. I turned it on a thirty years quarter time and like, I didn'tknow this. The stats or anything,...

...and they just go through his highlightsand there's just like one massive bomb and I'm like, okay, there's likeanother und them like actually, he's had a pretty good quarter here, andthere was like three more. I was like what the Hell is happening?And they show you out line and I was just like, fair enough,he was on forty fantasy points at quarter time. You didn't. We couldn'tleave it, could not like. It just shows that speed and sport,not even just NFL speed. Before it's the most overpowered thing because it's obviouslya very skillful blow if he's dominating at the NFL level. But yeah,you honestly cannot guard him and I think the buck secondary has been shown upa few times this year. It's looking a little bit shaky every now andthen, but yeah, not it go from them. I got recked bythe Ram's wide outs last week as well. Yeah, so their corners who cameout of the gates this season flying. I have kind of slowed down abit, but fair enough. When you've got a blow who's that asfast as tyry kill? Honorable Mentions, obviously deshaun Watson. You had aMR bronze medalist. Don't need to talk about hire. Nick Chob also hada pretty good game against the jags, latavious Murray. He's kind of takenover in terms of the ground game over our Camaro, which is interesting.And then, obviously, don't really want to get it random this week,but just statistically, will fuller also had a good game. Yeah, weall know why he played well. Offensive Rookie of the week, obviously,mine kind of gave it away, given the fact that I gave him thebronze medal. But Antonio Gibson. Actually always forget he's a rookie, tobe honest, but it's because same with James Robinson. I was just forgettheir rookies. But yeah, he's that's my that's in college. Good.Why? It's not like I'll watch college football you. But yeah, theyweren't high picks. But yeah, he was my offensive rookie the week.Don't really need to go through why. I've what he mentioned. is Heyour offensive rookie of the week or now I've actually snubbed him off. There'sactually there's two other men Justin Jefferson. I just just right game snubbed himas well, though I gave it to my boy James Robinson. You arethat bias to a fantasy players. It's a joke. He's the thing.They might got to take into account opposition and match impact. Gibbos two touchdownswere right at the end junk time. Robinson played the brand who are laidin a loss. He played in a loss, I did in a loss. But, like he's proud, I don't think he's ever played in awin. So work one against indie grounds, very good run defense, and hetore them to shreds. Hundred thirty yards in a touchdown. So Iwill admit it. By so busy's on my fantasy team again, so giveshim as my man on Wi mentions, as you mentioned, and Justin Jeffersonhad a great game against the panthers, with thiln missing. Robinson as yourwater just then had a pretty good one. And then Cam acres and Colin Johnsonboth had semi breakout games respectively. Who's Colin Johnson is? He's ajags receiver. He Oh, yeah, pretty sure. You call like aneight yard touchdown or something like that, but yeah, not a hund percentsure. Don't know too much about him. And then defensive player of the week. I'll just quickly go through who I've got. He like bit ofa dog act, just going for the Bloke who scored points on defense,because that's not really what they're there for, but hard to ignore the fact thathe had to fun will return touchdowns in the space of five seconds.Sign it is Jeremy Chin, the rookie safety from the panthers. He forcedone of them himself, the other one he picked up in like a pack. He also had thirteen tackles, one quarterback hit and was almost a hugereason why the panthers snuck a cheeky victory over the Vikings. They just missedout soundly, but he gave it that his best shot, scoring over halfof their points. So Fair play, Mr Chin, or right? Thatleaves us to our week thirteen preview. This this part, week after week, has gone from just picking headtohead who we got in this one too.It's become pretty sophisticated. It's become my...

...favorite part of the episode, butwe are into our game. Picks for week thirteen. Sure better of theweek. So this is not really like bet. Makes it sound like it'sbetting, but out of all the headtohead matchups. If you had to playsome money on one of them, who are you going with this week?Yep, so this one was a pretty obvious one. In fact, we're, as you obvious ones this week, but I've gone for the dolphins overthe bangles. Cannot see the bengals winning that match without Joe Barrow. Thinkit's as sure as you'll see. Yeah, fair Nu. It's OSS. Fitzgeraldis under center. Yeah, I feel bad this segments probably going tobe the opponent of the jets and the bangles every week, but I haveonce again gone for the opponent of the jets, like I did last week. It's boring, it's soft, but it worked for me last week andI think the raiders are going to bounce back from their horrible loss to theFalcons and I think they're going to put up quite a few points against thejets. The raiders got destroyed, obviously, last week, and I'm not sureif Josh Jacobs is playing or not at this point. It's looking unlikely, apparently, but the raid is actually are a top half defense on theground and in the air. So I don't think the jets are going tobe putting up many points against them and the raiders are up against, inthe jets, the third worst past defense. It's the start of November, soI reckon Derek car will have a huge bounce back game and I reckonthey'll carve them up similar to what the dolphins did last week in a bounceback game. So sadly for the jets they keep getting these teams who areangry about that last week's performance in looking to make a statement. But don'tthink would really matter who they'd be playing. But actually a big couple weeks forSam Donald, if I'm going to not trash out the jets, becauseobviously they're going to get the number one pick at this stage and they're probablygoing to draft Trevor Lawrence, like you're not going to pass up the optionto draft at the best college quarterbacks of all time. But yeah, ifhe's going to probably have a few suitors out there, so it's important fewweeks for him to show some potential if he wants to be a starting quarterbacknext year. Otherwise he's going to have to probably settle for being a benchwarmer. So yeah, I reckon bi couple weeks to him. Upset ofthe week. Mate who have you got here? Yep, so this wasout of two for me and I, but I've got me some the ninersto be hill the baby. We are hardcore on the night as train toto in San Fran nine and I'm anual which going to edits their home game, but they're playing in Arizona. Oh yeah, that's right, because ofthe Santa Clara County rules. That might change it, but now I'll backit in. Surely back in there. I'll back in the nine as Ireckon I'll be or reckon I will get up. Yeah, they are theslight underdog in terms of the bookmakers. They were paying two dollars fifteen inAustralian odds when I look last night. But yeah, they showed great signsagainst the Roman really to thirty when I checked before really and I saw theline was like going out as well. So everyone's kind of on the bills, which is interesting. But they're also on top of the blacks they gotlast week. They're also probably going to get brandon I back this week.D Ford is also a chance to come back from his long layoff, oneof the best pass rushers going round. And the bills actually have been reallybad against the run since start of November, second worst in the league. SoI can imagine for him most in Jeff Wilson will be carving them upand Nick mullins will probably once against you the ship pretty nicely. So,yeah, I'm actually back in the nine. Is kind of hard here, butthe bills have been unpredictable and they did have six, well, notsuccess. They got hail married, but they had a pretty good game inthe same building the other week. So we'll see how they go. Butyeah, I like us. I like our bet. They're I'm back inthe nine. Is Hard. Right game spread? which game spreads are youinterested in here? Yep, so I've...

...got an absolute lock first up andthat's the Detroit Lions Plus Three against the bears. The bears suck. Ithink they're on a Stecrett show right. They're on a six game losing streakand Matt Patricia is gone interim head coach. We all know the theory. Whena team gets gets in a new coach, they bum. So I'mback in that in and they have. They have a few goal away thebears. The bears aren't going to blow them out. It's going to bea post game. So back up to Biscay. True, Biscay has alot higher scoring potential than falls. I will say that much. But Ihave to say, like I think it's a good value bet from you.The bears are in pretty bad form, but we do overrate the lines likeyou love it. I think it's corrupted me. I think it's corufted melike because they would. That was my upset of the week last week andthey got absolutely trounce. But yeah, I think it's a chance that bearsplaying pretty another thing to mension. Golada should be back this week, whichwill help out with fans a lot, and swift as well. and swiftvery true. Yeah, what's your other one? You want to you're onlyone. Now I got three. Are we rotating or sure? Yeah,I'm sure, sure. Well, I have first of all for I getinto my actually ones. I've got the forty niners plus two point five.As we mentioned, we think they're going to win and to win by lessthan that would be pretty rare. And I'm actually doubling down and I'm sayingthe raiders at seven and a half under, like minor seven point five is actuallya pretty good chance. I reckon. Yeah, I'll be the jets byquite a margin. But my first other game spread is I've actually minor. Both similar style. I've got a bad team likely to lose, butI reckon they won't be losing by that much. I went with this logiclast week. Went one from too with it in terms of the forty nineis and the bears, but the jags up against the VI kings. WhenI checked, the jags were a plus nine point five. And the jagsof actually been losing a lot of close games in the last five weeks,even against like the packers and stuff. It's all been three points, fourpoints, five points, two point losses. And once again on the weekend everyonewas saying the browns are going to blow them out of the water.They and the lost by two points. So I reckon. The jags justa made of that hard stuff and they don't get blown out. The Vikingsare kind of the opposite. They win really small games. So I reckon. I don't yeah, I don't know. Unless Down Cook has an absolute fieldday, lucky was six weeks ago. I think the jags losing is stilldefinitely probable, but by that much. I'm not. I don't see thathappening, to be honest. So I reckon the JAGS. Plus ninepoint five is pretty solid. Yeah, I saw that one, did not. Didn't mind it at all. I've got a similar one and that's you'llhate this, but the New York giants. Yeah, into it at all.I'm on a baby, your honor. Yeah, plus, plus ten.At the moment, when I just checked before, it's cool out.Daddy dimes probably isn't playing. It looks like a nasty match up, butthe giants have rarely, if it all, been blown out the season. They'vehad about four losses by under three points and they've got a very underrateddefense. So I back them to keep it within ten. Yeah, andin the SEAHAWKS. We see them as like this offensive machine, but thelast two weeks they even scored. They scored. They beat the cardinals byseven and they beat the eagles by like six or something. Did you hearabout the eagles spread? Nah, Oh, yeah, yeah, plus six pointfive. Yeah, and they went for the two point conversion on thatHail Mary touchdown and then the margin went to six. Yeah, those onlyeveryone was fuming on twitter. Yeah, yeah, that's pretty funny, butI saw that on a talk show that Hail Mary was AIDS. There's actuallya good catchy like real flex. But...

...yeah, there's pretty duty how ithappened. Yeah, it's funny, but yeah, I've Got New York aswell. I had them at plus nine point five, but plus ten.Shut Your Lips, and I think if Danny Times gets ruled out, Ireckon it will come out even further to me, like plus twelve even so. Would would that make you reconsider though or Nah, I'll but an iteither way. Back in the defense. I can't lie. She don't knowwho the giants back up it, but it's some right called cult McCoy.No, yeah, yeah, he played on. Yeah, he played afew games for Washington last year, I think. Not a Homeston show.That one. Or do you have any others you want to mention, becausethat's all my game spreads done. I actually found for it really hard topredict because it's so unpredictable this year. I don't really want to hit mybets on any but yeah, so I've got another on here. Saints minusthree over the Falcons. They's way, you know, say thanks, yeah, okay, minus three. They dusted them up two weeks ago and I'vebacked them into do it again. Don't think. I don't think Julio isgoing to play. Thinks, how he's pretty dodgy and that they should resthim until he comes back. But yeah, the saints just a much better team, way better defense, and even with Taysom, who'll back them into get the job done. Yeah, even though I was gassing them upbefore and they did score forty three points on the weekend, the the Falcon'soffense isn't necessarily flying, especially in terms of the passing game. Matt Ryan'shad a couple pretty average games in a row and the saints defense is awhole nother kettle of fish to the raiders defense. They are the best interms of run, pass and points against since the side of November. Sohe's that's nasty. Yeah, it's going to be a tough one for them. They are in good for though, obviously coming off a huge winber.Yeah, like that saints one there for sure. All Right, now I'veI'll get you to do the remaining head to head, so we haven't reallydiscussed and then, following that, I'll get you to do some stack predictions. Who's going to get more. So it's it's that or I'm just scaringthrough which ones we haven't talked about? Or right, cult verse Texans,Cots First Texans and that sins are a chance in this one, by theway. Or do you think a willful and Bradley road being out? It'sprobably going to like rock protein. Yeah, that's pretty tough. I'd I'll takethe colts, all right, and this just hit the head right.Yeah, yeah, to head cold, browns best titans. Well, brownsare heavy underdogs, aren't they? I'm pretty sure they were like three dollarsfifty, which is actually saucy, but I'll take the times. Patriots charges. This is this is a flip boyeah. And they, when I can neck, got like a Dollin on h pretty sure it's in the charges atthe charges. Thing is charges just don't know how to win, but I'mgoing charges. Yet, fair enough, the Patriots did lose the week afterthat Ravens, when I'm pretty sure broncos, chiefs, Chiefs. The line inthat one was like yeah, I'll scraped to add that, but Iwas like that I can't trust the broadcos at the moment. Obviously we don'tknow what's happening with the Ravens steelers game, but just based on general form,cowboys, Ravens. He's still back in the Ravens. Yeah, that'son Wednesday, Tuesday night, right yet. Yeah, they should have all theirplayers back. Yeah, and then this one's Monday night, the Washingtonfootball team. It's the steelers. He's thinking about it. Interesting. I'mnot. I'll go the steelers, but I'm actually going to put that onupset watch. So next week I'm putting the Texans Colts on up the watch. But the colts are rolly. Bounce back and smack them. Now.Lot Lions, bears, we talked about saints, Falcon all right, Rams, cardinals, all, that's hard. Now I'm not trusting Kyle Murray Shoulder, so I'll go the rams. Yeah,...

...easier with lust off. This isprobably an easy one for you, but eagles, packers, yeah,packers, yeah, and James Five touchdowns. You know one, all right,once again. So absolutely by store your players, but we love tosee it right. Stat predictions time. These are players playing in the samematch and I'm going to give you a category and you get to choose who'sgoing to do better in that category. Passing guards, rivers versus Watson,Watson, interesting Marie Versus Golf. That's hard. Got Golf either goes ahundred or four hundred. I'M gonna go. I'll go KAYLA. All right.The rushing guards, Nick Chob and cream hunt combined, or Derrick Henry, oh, Chub and hunt. Actually, I reckon Chub is the best runningback in the camp, but that's a different, different topic. YouFrock the Chub Dal and cook versus James Robinson rushing yards. Yeah, Dalvinhurts with Darvin deandre swift SOUCI. That's David Montgomery Swift. What do youwhat do you reckon about that one? Well, Montgomery's guaranteed more rushes andtrue, lines are worst defense. That's true. Swift is way better.So it is tough rushing guards alone. I'd probably back Monty. I don'tknow. I would also like to think the bears. The Games Google suitMonty, but we don't know. But yeah, I'd probably go to Monty'sjust but very close receptions. WHO HAVE THE MOST receptions? This is MichaelThomas and Calvin Ridley or God, and know how you want to take JulioJones playing on it yeah, pick either side. Nah, Thomas, becauseit's the falcons. Yeah, and he I'm pretty sure he had nine receptionsagainst them two weeks ago. So I'll go with Thomas. All right,here's going to score more points? The steelers against Washington or the chiefs againstthe broncos? Wait, total match points or like just now, steel thatthose teams point. Yes, steals in chiefs, Chiefs. Interesting. Andfinally, who is going to give her away more? The more footy?Who's going to have more turnovers? The bills or the forty niners? Allthe open hin each other. It's pretty random, pretty random category, tobe honest, but Derek cars inspired me, I feel like. I feel likeJosh Allen doesn't actually throw that many picks. Could be wrong on that. I'm going to go with the niners. Back Mulans to throw a couple picks. Lost to see it, I should. ABS has been low keyshit this season. Speaking of Mulins, if this forty nine is have agood couple weeks. Grew upolos schedule to come back like week thirteen or fourteen. Say merlins plays twelve and thirteen, though. This is week thirteen.Say he plays well this week. Yeah, and Garoppolo comes back the next week. Are You benching mulins now? That's actually juicy, because I reckonthat's a genuine after a big week for the four nine. So they comeout this week upset the bills like I think it'd be pretty hard to benchmulins person. Yeah, I actually do. They do. Love Jimmy G yeah, well, I think I don't think they should, but I thinkthey will. I think you'll get back to me. Yeah, I agreewith you there. So that's all I've got for you today. Really enjoyedthis episode. Actually loved that last section. Is Always do. Thanks for joiningme, Pilch by Rose Mate, and thanks for lestening. If you'veenjoyed us, go check out our previous...

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