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NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 16

On Sunday night, San Francisco will look to become the first team to win at Seattle this season.
<p> NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 16, including the San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, New York Giants at Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings at Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers at New York Jets, Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers.</p>

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) in Week 16.

2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 16

The Seattle Seahawks host the San Francisco 49ers in a Sunday night showdown in Week 16.
<p> 2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 16, including the San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, New York Giants at Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings at Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers at New York Jets, Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers.</p>

NFL Week 16 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule:

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 16

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a statement in an upset win on the road against the Patriots.
<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 16, including the San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, Houston Texans, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, Washington Redskins, New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals and St. Louis Rams.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The San Francisco 49ers have moved into the top spot after knocking off the previous No. 1 New England Patriots, while no team is playing worse than the Kansas City Chiefs, who were blanked by the Oakland Raiders for the second time in history this weekend.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 15 of the season:

Best Fantasy Football Values of 2012

This year's fantasy football "dream team" is highlighted by Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson.
<p> Best Fantasy Football Values of 2012, including Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, Redskins running back Alfred Morris, Bengals receiver A.J. Green, Bears receiver Brandon Marshall, Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas and Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez.</p>

It’s fantasy football Super Bowl time. This week, the majority of leagues across the country will crown a champion who will win bragging rights, trophies, a few dollars, a trip to Vegas, who knows? And while every league is different, there are several key players acquired throughout the season who push a contender over the top, regardless of scoring, league size or any other variable.

NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 15

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers will take on the Chicago Bears in the NFL's oldest rivalry.
<p> NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 15, including the Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers at New England Patriots, Denver Broncos at Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals at Philadelphia Eagles, Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans, New York Giants at Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers at Dallas Cowboys and New York Jets at Tennessee Titans.</p>

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 15.


Locks of the Week
Rematches of heated rivalries, a neutral site home game in Canada and a nine-game losing streak all look good to go this week.


Packers (-2.5) at Bears

2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 15

Aldon Smith and the San Francisco 49ers travel cross-country to take on the New England Patriots.
<p> 2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 15, including the Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers at New England Patriots, Denver Broncos at Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals at Philadelphia Eagles, Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans, New York Giants at Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers at Dallas Cowboys and New York Jets at Tennessee Titans.</p>

NFL Week 15 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule:

 

Bengals (7-6) at Eagles (4-9)
Philadelphia ended its eight-game losing streak — the team’s longest run of futility in 42 years — on a last-second TD at Tampa Bay. Now the Eagles look to end a four-game losing streak at home. If they do, the game will be a close one; Philly’s four wins this season have come by a combined six points.
Bengals by 3

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 15

Big Ben Roethlisberger returned to the field, but the Pittsburgh Steelers struggled this week.
<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 15, including the New England Patriots, Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins, New York Giants, Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The New England Patriots have moved into the top spot after knocking out previous the No. 1 Houston Texans, while no team is playing worse than the recently humiliated Arizona Cardinals.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 14 of the season:



NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 14

If Mark Sanchez can't make it happen at the Jaguars this week, then the Jets may move on.
<p> NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 14, including Houston Texans at New England Patriots, Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints at New York Giants, Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens at Washington Redskins, Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers at Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders.</p>

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 14.


Locks of the Week
Three of the worst teams in the league will be flown over by the sputtering J-E-T-S, soaring Dirty Birds and upstart Hawks.


2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 14

J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans take on the New England Patriots on Monday night.
<p> 2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 14, including Houston Texans at New England Patriots, Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints at New York Giants, Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens at Washington Redskins, Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers, San Diego Chargers at Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders.</p>

NFL Week 14 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule:

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 14

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Baltimore Ravens despite missing Ben Roethlisberger.
<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 14, including the Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Bears, New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings and Dallas Cowboys.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Houston Texans remain the top team, while the Jacksonville Jaguars moved back to the bottom this week.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 13 of the season:

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