The News Teller: Week 17 NFL Predictions – Ravens Triumph over Dolphins in Thrilling Match; Cowboys Rebound against Lions

Disappointing Week for NFL Picks

Last week was a rollercoaster ride for NFL fans and analysts alike, with unexpected twists and turns leaving many scratching their heads. For our writer at The News Teller, it was no different. Despite starting off strong with six correct predictions, the week ultimately ended with a 6-10 record against the spread and a 10-6 straight up record. Let’s dive into the upcoming games and see if our writer can bounce back with their picks.

First up, we have a showdown between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets. The Browns are riding high on a wave of good form, boasting a strong defense. On the other hand, the Jets seem to be lacking motivation. Our writer predicts a close game but ultimately gives the edge to the Browns, with a predicted score of 22-21.

In another matchup, the Dallas Cowboys face off against the Detroit Lions. Despite consecutive losses, the Cowboys are still in the playoffs. The Lions, meanwhile, are playing for seeding but face the challenge of consecutive road games. Our writer predicts a bounce-back game for the Cowboys, with a predicted score of 31-23.

One game that could potentially determine the top seed in the AFC and the MVP race is between the Baltimore Ravens and the Miami Dolphins. The Ravens have been dominating the league, but the Dolphins are not expected to back down easily. Our writer ultimately picks the Ravens to win with a score of 28-27.

The battle between the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots is bound to be intriguing. The Patriots are playing their second consecutive road game, while the Bills are still fighting for a spot in the playoffs. Our writer predicts a strong performance from the Bills, envisioning a score of 30-14 in their favor.

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Moving on to the clash between the Chicago Bears and the Atlanta Falcons, the Bears have shown improvement in recent weeks and are expected to outplay their opponents. Our writer picks the Bears to win, with a predicted score of 25-19.

The Houston Texans and the Tennessee Titans are set to deliver yet another close game. The Texans previously beat the Titans with a different quarterback, and this match is expected to be just as tight. Our writer predicts a narrow victory for the Texans, with a score of 27-26.

Among other exciting matchups, the Las Vegas Raiders desperately need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive as they face the Indianapolis Colts. The writer believes the Raiders’ strong defense will lead them to an upset victory, with a predicted score of 23-15.

In a game between two struggling teams, the Jacksonville Jaguars are favored to come out on top against the Carolina Panthers. Despite their four-game losing streak, the Jaguars have a chance to turn the tide. Our writer expects them to do just that, with a predicted score of 24-20.

The Los Angeles Rams, with Matt Stafford in top form, are predicted to secure a victory against the New York Giants. The Giants’ strong defense will make it challenging, but the writer ultimately believes the Rams will prevail with a score of 23-20.

Next up, the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Arizona Cardinals. The Eagles have displayed inconsistency throughout the season, but the Cardinals are facing consecutive road games. Our writer believes the Eagles will come out on top, with a predicted score of 33-27.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have had some trouble against the New Orleans Saints in recent history, especially when playing at home. However, the Saints have been struggling lately, and our writer predicts the Buccaneers to continue their winning streak with a score of 27-17.

The San Francisco 49ers suffered a blowout loss in their previous game but are expected to bounce back against the Washington Commanders’ weak offensive line. Our writer predicts a victory for the 49ers, with a score of 34-17.

The Seattle Seahawks and the Pittsburgh Steelers are both fighting for their playoff hopes, but the Steelers will face a tough challenge on the road. However, the writer predicts a victory for the Seahawks, with a predicted score of 29-27.

The Los Angeles Chargers, despite showing improvement in their previous game, fell short in the end. The Denver Broncos need a win to stay alive in the playoff race. Our writer predicts a narrow victory for the Broncos, with a score of 23-20.

In an expected victory for the Kansas City Chiefs, they face the Cincinnati Bengals, who are still in the playoff race and should put up a fight. Our writer predicts a close victory for the Chiefs, with a score of 26-23.

And finally, the Green Bay Packers take on the Minnesota Vikings in a do-or-die situation for both teams. The Packers’ passing game is expected to excel against a struggling Vikings defense. The writer predicts a victory for the Packers, with a score of 30-25.

Overall, while the previous week may have been disappointing in terms of predictions, our writer at The News Teller is eager to bounce back with these insights into the upcoming games. Let’s see if they can turn things around and come out on top with their picks for this week’s NFL action. Stay tuned for more updates from our football aficionado.

Queenie Bell

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