2014 NFL Predictions: Week 16

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A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 16 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: 10-6
Last Week against the spread: 5-9-2
Last Week confidence points: 105 of 136

This Week: 9-7
This Week against the spread: 8-8
This Week confidence points: 83 of 136

Overall: 155-84-1
Overall against the spread: 108-129-4
Overall confidence points: 1119 of 1658

Tennessee Titans (2-12) at Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12)
Prediction: Jacksonville 17, Tennessee 13
Actual Score: Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13
Spread Pick: Tennessee +4.5
Actual Score: Jacksonville 21, Tennessee 13
Confidence Points: 10

Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) at Washington Redskins (3-11)
Prediction: Philadelphia 30, Washington 17
Actual Score: Washington 27, Philadelphia 24
Spread Pick: Philadelphia -8
Actual Score: Washington 27, Philadelphia 24
Confidence Points: 13

San Diego Chargers (8-6) at San Francisco 49ers (7-7)
Prediction: San Diego 27, San Francisco 20
Actual Score: San Diego 38, San Francisco 35
Spread Pick: San Diego +1
Actual Score: San Diego 38, San Francisco 35
Confidence Points: 1

Minnesota Vikings (6-8) at Miami Dolphins (7-7)
Prediction: Miami 23, Minnesota 17
Actual Score: Miami 37, Minnesota 35
Spread Pick: Minnesota +7
Actual Score: Miami 37, Minnesota 35
Confidence Points: 12

Baltimore Ravens (9-5) at Houston Texans (7-7)
Prediction: Baltimore 24, Houston 21
Actual Score: Houston 25, Baltimore 13
Spread Pick: Houston +6
Actual Score: Houston 25, Baltimore 13
Confidence Points: 7

Detroit Lions (10-4) at Chicago Bears (5-9)
Prediction: Detroit 30, Chicago 17
Actual Score: Detroit 20, Chicago 14
Spread Pick: Detroit -7
Actual Score: Detroit 20, Chicago 14
Confidence Points: 15

Cleveland Browns (7-7) at Carolina Panthers (5-8-1)
Prediction: Carolina 20, Cleveland 10
Actual Score: Carolina 17, Cleveland 13
Spread Pick: Carolina -3.5
Actual Score: Carolina 17, Cleveland 13
Confidence Points: 4

Atlanta Falcons (5-9) at New Orleans Saints (6-8)
Prediction: New Orleans 27, Atlanta 20
Actual Score: Atlanta 30, New Orleans 14
Spread Pick: New Orleans -6.5
Actual Score: Atlanta 30, New Orleans 14
Confidence Points: 11

Green Bay Packers (10-4) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-12)
Prediction: Green Bay 37, Tampa Bay 17
Actual Score: Green Bay 20, Tampa Bay 3
Spread Pick: Green Bay -12.5
Actual Score: Green Bay 20, Tampa Bay 3
Confidence Points: 16

Kansas City Chiefs (8-6) at Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5)
Prediction: Pittsburgh 24, Kansas City 20
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 20, Kansas City 12
Spread Pick: Pittsburgh -3
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 20, Kansas City 12
Confidence Points: 8

New England Patriots (11-3) at New York Jets (3-11)
Prediction: New England 34, NY Jets 16
Actual Score: New England 17, NY Jets 16
Spread Pick: New England -11
Actual Score: New England 17, NY Jets 16
Confidence Points: 14

New York Giants (5-9) at St. Louis Rams (6-8)
Prediction: St. Louis 23, NY Giants 20
Actual Score: NY Giants 37, St. Louis 27
Spread Pick: NY Giants +6.5
Actual Score: NY Giants 37, St. Louis 27
Confidence Points: 9

Buffalo Bills (8-6) at Oakland Raiders (2-12)
Prediction: Buffalo 24, Oakland 20
Actual Score: Oakland 26, Buffalo 24
Spread Pick: Oakland +7
Actual Score: Oakland 26, Buffalo 24
Confidence Points: 6

Indianapolis Colts (10-4) at Dallas Cowboys (10-4)
Prediction: Indianapolis 27, Dallas 24
Actual Score: Dallas 42, Indianapolis 7
Spread Pick: Indianapolis +3
Actual Score: Dallas 42, Indianapolis 7
Confidence Points: 2

Seattle Seahawks (10-4) at Arizona Cardinals (11-3)
Prediction: Seattle 24, Arizona 21
Actual Score: Seattle 35, Arizona 6
Spread Pick: Arizona +8
Actual Score: Seattle 35, Arizona 6
Confidence Points: 3

Denver Broncos (11-3) at Cincinnati Bengals (9-4-1)
Prediction: Denver 27, Cincinnati 23
Actual Score: Cincinnati 37, Denver 28
Spread Pick: Denver -3.5
Actual Score: Cincinnati 37, Denver 28
Confidence Points: 5

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