NFL CONFIDENCE PICKS WEEK 11 11/19-22-23/2020

 

BEARS: Cordarrelle Patterson’s 2nd half opening kickoff  Monday was his   EIGHTH kickoff return for a touchdown, (104yds). Tied an NFL record shared by Leon Washington and Josh Cribbs

Washington was Drafted 117th by the Jets ,in 2006. While there he recorded 4 kickoff returns. in 2010. He was traded to the Seahawks.  During his tenure there he added another 4 kickoff returns. and holds the record for most kickoff returns for both franchises.  Washington also played, (briefly in 2013),  for the Patriots. Followed by a stint with the Titans He is currently,  with the LIONS  as WCF minority coaching assistantship/offense and special teams coach.

Josh Cribbs was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2005 by the Browns.  ribbs signed with the Raiders in 2013 on May 15, 2013, but due to a poor preseason was released in August. Cribbs was signed by the Jets in October, 2013. Cribbs suffered a shoulder injury in a Week 13 game Cribbs was signed by the Jets, In October 2013.  Cribbs suffered a shoulder injury in a Week 13 game  and was placed on injured reserve on December 3, 2013.and was placed on injured reserve on December 3, 2013. Cribbs was signed by the Colts in November,2014.  May 1, 2015, the Colts released Cribbs.  He announced his retirement “as a Brown” in 2017

BENGALS: QB Joe Burrow diagnosed with TORN ACL. Further examination may show further damage.  BURROWS OUT FOR REST OF SEASON!  Torn ACL, MCL, and STRUCTURAL damage to his left knee.  Cincy finished week 11 with QB Ryan Finley, and plan to bring up QB Brandon Allen, from Practice Squad.  To replace Burrows.

CARDINALS: 28 yr. old, WR DeAndre Hopkins, Set An NFL Record Thursday night against the Seahawks.  Hopkins became the “YOUNGEST PLAYER TO HAVE 700 CAREER RECEPTIONS”.  DL Corey Peters is out for the season with a KNEE NJURY.  While DL Jordon Phillips (who did not play last weekend) will miss the next 3 games due to HAMSTRING INJUY.   DL Michael Dogbe elevated from Practice Squad.  RB D.J. promoted to active squad.  Will return to Practice Squad after game.

BROWNS; DE Myles Garrett placed on COVID/reserve list. They also released  a statement that an unnamed player tested COVID-19 positive. (The team hasn’t said if that player is Garrett.    RT Jack Conklin, and Kicker Cody Parkey are also on the CONVID/reserve list. BUT will be eligible Saturday if they test negative.

COLTS: LB  E.J. Speed was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

RAVENS:  RBs Mark Ingram andJ.K. Dobbins tested COVID-19 positive, and won’t be available Thanksgiving night. DT Brandon Williams also placed on COVID-19/reserve list.  Expect to see Gus Edwards in the backfield against the Steelers

TITANS: Release Punter Ryan Allen.  Allen punted eight times for an average of 50.5 yards per punt, with a long of 65 yards against the Bears in Week 9.

JAGUARS: WR Keelan Cole, ,  became the first player in Jaguars history with a punt return TD and a receiving TD in the same game. He’s also the first Packers opponent with a punt-return TD and a receiving TD in a game against them.

STEELERS: WR JuJU Smith-Schuster suffered an injured ankle when he stepped on a yellow flag thrown by the officials.  He IS expected to play Thursday. 

SAINTS:  QB TAYSOM HILL TO START SUNDAY AGAINST THE FALCONS OVER JAMEIS WINSTON. 

SEAHAWKS: QB Russell Wilson ties Peyton Manning with most TNF wins. (9).  Wilson is now 9-1 in TNF games.  TE Greg Olsen out about 2 months with “Ruptured Plantar Fascia” suffered TNF against the Cardinals.    CB Shaquill Griffen, RB Chris Carsen, CTR Ethan Pocic, and DE Darrell Taylor return to active roster.

VIKINIGS: Place WR Adam Thielen on COVID-19/reserve list.  Not reported if he tested positive or was placed for close contact

For those of you who are new here. This is  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.   You add up the TOTAL CORRECT PICKS.. That would be your score.  We use the Monday night (Last game played) as a TIE BREAKER.  The tie is broken by the closest to the total (that is the COMBINED score of the two participating teams) final score, without going over.

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 pts on the second game and lost you would still have  1 pt.

1.  HOWEVER. with the same scenario new scoring system would result with a –14 score

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

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 MIS-COPY OF THE GAMES AND TIMES FEEL  FREE TO EMAIL ME AND TELL ME I GOOFED.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL.

BYES: 49’ERS — BEARS — BILLS —  GIANTS

(All Times EST) 

GAME # TV VISITOR SCORE   HOME SCORE CONFIDENCE RUNNING SCORE
THUR 11/19//20 20:20
         
1 FOX Cardinals (6-3) 21 @ SEAHAWKS (6-3) 28 7 7/7
   
SUNDAY 11/22/20 13:00
2 CBS Bengals (2-6) 9 @ FOOTBALL TEAM(2-7) 20 2 9/9
3 FOX Falcons 3-6) 9 @ SAINTS (7-2) 24 8 17/17
4 CBS STEELERS (9-0 27 @ Jaguars (1-8) 3 14 31/31
5 FOX Titans (6-3) 30 @ RAVENS  (6-3) 24 (OT) 10 31/21
6 CBS PATRIOTS 4-5) 20 @ Texans (2-7) 27 3 31/18
7 FOX     Eagles (3-5-1) 17 @    BROWNS     (6-3) 22 5 36/23
8 FOX LIONS (4-5) 0 @ Panthers  (3-7) 20 1 36/22
SUNDAY 11/22//20 16:05
9 CBS Jets (0-9) 28 @ CHARGERS    (2-6) 34 13 49/35
10 CBS DOLPHINS (6-3) 13 @ Broncos(6-3) 20 6 55/41
SUNDAY 11/22//20 16:25
11 FOX Cowboys (2-7) 31 @ VIKINGS (4-5) 28 11 55/30
12 FOX Packers   (7-2) 31 @ COLTS (6-3() 31(OT) 4 59/34
SUNDAY 11/22//20 20:20
13 NBC CHIEFS    (8-1) 35 @ Raiders (6-3) 31 12 71/46
MONDAY 11/23//20 20:20
14 ESPN Rams (6-3) 27 @ BUCCANEERS  (7-3) 24 9 71/37
67%/35%
GAMES
95 64%/36%
Points Possible 105
Tie Break (Total score Last Game) 47
Total 51
Points Off -4

 

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