Confidence Picks, Week 11 11/19 ,22,23 /2015

What a S-T-R-A-N-G-E week.  RIGHT ?

It was like FRIDAY the 13th extended from Thursday to Monday.

Any of you have a better explanation.

I know I had my worst week in 20 years.  By the way, HOW WAS YOUR WEEK?

We saw 3 games with a single point margin.  And one of those was a really late come back by the Mighty Patriots.  They were, what like, 4 and 10, which they converted to get them to FG position.  They were somehow able to get that much needed yardage.  Luck, Skill, or a combination.  I think it was a COMBINATION.  And much more of the time than we like to admit,  THAT is the difference between a W or L.

The big QUESTION this week is……HAS PEYTON MANNING PLAYED HIS LAST GAME???  I think not.  Do you think if he does come back it will be in a back up postition.  NOT ME.  Face it he has nothing to prove.  He holds so  many records.  But having played sports myself,  You always have that little voice saying ” ONE more Year”.    But if you will remember; I thought Manning should retire before he left for Denver.  I’m sure he will do a lot of thinking from now until next year.  I really don’t expect an answer to be quickly made.  BUT, I am sure if he decides he has not enough to contribute, to be competitive.  He will make the choice to retire.  But with all his knowledge, SOME ONE will want to add him to their coaching staff.   He would be good on any level,  Pro, College, High School, whatever level he wants to be.

 

For those of you who do not know how confidence ranking goes, let me explain.

If we were playing an office pool,(which we ARE NOT).  The object is to score the most points. To obtain the score YOU rank the teams by how confident you are a team will win its game.  EXAMPLE:  Say this week we have 16 games.  The team you are most confident will win you would assign the number 16 and follow down to the team you are least confident in and assign that number 1.   We use the Monday night game as a TIE BREAKER.  The tie is broke by the closest to the total (that is the COMBINED score of the two participating tams) final score, without going over.

If we were playing this is how my sheet would look;  My pick will be in bold Capital letters.  you can use circling, underlining, or highlighting.  I will show my correct points in Bold

YOU can adopt the scoring  described above.  Or, the optional method.  A  negative score for missed games.  We will continue to get a positive score for correct predictions.  EXAMPLE:   if you scored 1 pt on the first game and you had 15 pt on the second game and lost you would still have a Positive 1.  HOWEVER. with the same scenario new scoring system would result with a -14 score.

I will fill in my picks Thursday.  Until then feel free to:

Just copy and paste for your own Fun Pool Use.  Or to see if you can beat me.

IF YOU SEE I MADE A MISS COPY OF THE GAMES AND TIMES FEEL  FREE TO EMAIL ME AND TELL ME I GOOFED.

I had some requests from the people who copy and paste, for their own pool to move the network out of the score column.  I aim to please.  So I hope this is better

GOOD LUCK TO ALL.

BYE WEEK:  Cleveland Browns, N.O. Saints, N.Y. Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers

All Times All Times EST

GAME VISITOR SCORE   HOME SCORE CONFIDENCE RUNNING SCORE
THURSDAY 11/19/15 20::25
  1 NFL
TN. Titans
 13  @ J’VILLE JAGUARS
 19  5  5/5
   
SUNDAY 11/22/15 13:00
 2 CBS
OAK. RAIDERS
13 @ Det. Lions
18 2  5/3
 3 CBS
Indy Colts  24  @ ATL. FALCONS
 21 11 5/8
 4 CBS
N.Y. JETS
17
 @
 Hou. Texans
24  4 5/12
 5 CBS
T.B. Buccaneers 45 @ PHI. EAGLES
 17 10  5/22
 6 FOX
Den. Broncos  17  @ CHI. BEARS
15  8  5/30
7 FOX
 G.B. Packers  30 @ MIN. VIKINGS
13  1 5/31
8 FOX
St.L Rams
 13 @ BAL. RAVENS
 16  3 8/28
 9 FOX Dal. Cowboys
24 @ MIA. DOLPHINS
 14  7  8/35
10 FOX
WA. Redskins
16 CAR. PANTHERS
 44  13  21/22

 
SUNDAY
11/22/15 
 16:05
 




 11 CBS
Cin. Bengals  31 AZ. CARDINALS
34 9  30/13
 SUNDAY 11/22/15 16:25
 



12FOX S.F. 49’ers
13
 @ STL. SEAHAWKS
 29  14  44/1
SUNDAY 11/22/15 20:30
13 NBC K.C. CHIEFS
 33  @ S.D. Chargers
 3  6  50/7

   

MONDAY
11/23/2015 20:30
14 ESPN  Buf. Bills  13  @ N.E. PATRIOTS
20  12  62/19


Tie Breaker (Monday 2 team total last game)  48  44%/18%
Actual Score 33
Points Off -15
Possible Points 105

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