2014 NFL Predictions: Week 3

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A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 3 of the 2014 season.

Early games of the week will be released on those days. Full predictions come out on Saturdays. Point spreads come from bovada.lv. Confidence points are for the straight-up predictions ONLY, not the picks against the spread. What are confidence points?

Last Week: 7-9
Last Week against the spread: 5-11
Last Week confidence points: 71 of 136

This Week: 10-6
This Week against the spread: 5-10-1
This Week confidence points: 104 of 136

Overall: 27-21
Overall against the spread: 17-30-1
Overall confidence points: 248 of 408

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-2) at Atlanta Falcons (1-1)
Prediction: Atlanta 23, Tampa Bay 17
Actual Score: Atlanta 56, Tampa Bay 14
Spread Pick: Tampa Bay +7
Actual Score: Atlanta 56, Tampa Bay 14
Confidence Points: 4

San Diego Chargers (1-1) at Buffalo Bills (2-0)
Prediction: Buffalo 23, San Diego 20
Actual Score: San Diego 22, Buffalo 10
Spread Pick: Buffalo -1
Actual Score: San Diego 22, Buffalo 10
Confidence Points: 3

Dallas Cowboys (1-1) at St. Louis Rams (1-1)
Prediction: Dallas 24, St. Louis 16
Actual Score: Dallas 34, St. Louis 31
Spread Pick: Dallas -2
Actual Score: Dallas 34, St. Louis 31
Confidence Points: 8

Washington Redskins (1-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (2-0)
Prediction: Philadelphia 30, Washington 17
Actual Score: Philadelphia 37, Washington 34
Spread Pick: Philadelphia -6.5
Actual Score: Philadelphia 37, Washington 34
Confidence Points: 10

Houston Texans (2-0) at New York Giants (0-2)
Prediction: Houston 21, NY Giants 17
Actual Score: NY Giants 30, Houston 17
Spread Pick: Houston -1
Actual Score: NY Giants 30, Houston 17
Confidence Points: 1

Minnesota Vikings (1-1) at New Orleans Saints (0-2)
Prediction: New Orleans 27, Minnesota 20
Actual Score: New Orleans 20, Minnesota 9
Spread Pick: Minnesota +10.5
Actual Score: New Orleans 20, Minnesota 9
Confidence Points: 15

Tennessee Titans (1-1) at Cincinnati Bengals (2-0)
Prediction: Cincinnati 24, Tennessee 17
Actual Score: Cincinnati 33, Tennessee 7
Spread Pick: Cincinnati -7
Actual Score: Cincinnati 33, Tennessee 7
Confidence Points: 12

Baltimore Ravens (1-1) at Cleveland Browns (1-1)
Prediction: Baltimore 20, Cleveland 17
Actual Score: Baltimore 23, Cleveland 21
Spread Pick: Baltimore -2
Actual Score: Baltimore 23, Cleveland 21
Confidence Points: 5

Green Bay Packers (1-1) at Detroit Lions (1-1)
Prediction: Green Bay 28, Detroit 24
Actual Score: Detroit 19, Green Bay 7
Spread Pick: Green Bay +1
Actual Score: Detroit 19, Green Bay 7
Confidence Points: 9

Indianapolis Colts (0-2) at Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2)
Prediction: Indianapolis 24, Jacksonville 14
Actual Score: Indianapolis 44, Jacksonville 17
Spread Pick: Indianapolis -7
Actual Score: Indianapolis 44, Jacksonville 17
Confidence Points: 13

Oakland Raiders (0-2) at New England Patriots (1-1)
Prediction: New England 31, Oakland 10
Actual Score: New England 16, Oakland 9
Spread Pick: New England -14.5
Actual Score: New England 16, Oakland 9
Confidence Points: 16

San Francisco 49ers (1-1) at Arizona Cardinals (2-0)
Prediction: San Francisco 17, Arizona 14
Actual Score: Arizona 23, San Francisco 14
Spread Pick: San Francisco -3
Actual Score: Arizona 23, San Francisco 14
Confidence Points: 2

Denver Broncos (2-0) at Seattle Seahawks (1-1)
Prediction: Seattle 23, Denver 17
Actual Score: Seattle 26, Denver 20
Spread Pick: Seattle -5.5
Actual Score: Seattle 26, Denver 20
Confidence Points: 14

Kansas City Chiefs (0-2) at Miami Dolphins (1-1)
Prediction: Miami 21, Kansas City 17
Actual Score: Kansas City 34, Miami 15
Spread Pick: Miami -4
Actual Score: Kansas City 34, Miami 15
Confidence Points: 4

Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) at Carolina Panthers (2-0)
Prediction: Carolina 24, Pittsburgh 14
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 37, Carolina 19
Spread Pick: Carolina -3
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 37, Carolina 19
Confidence Points: 11

Chicago Bears (1-1) at New York Jets (1-1)
Prediction: Chicago 27, NY Jets 23
Actual Score: Chicago 27, NY Jets 19
Spread Pick: Chicago +3
Actual Score: Chicago 27, NY Jets 19
Confidence Points: 7

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