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NFL Predictions: Week 6 Picks for Every Game

Week 6 of the NFL season signals the start of the bye weeks, meaning we won't have another full slate of games until Week 12 (Thanksgiving week). But that doesn't mean there won't be enough action to keep fans entertained on a weekly basis.

Related: NFL Power Rankings Entering Week 6

And one thing that doesn’t go away even with byes in effect is "Thursday Night Football." For Week 6, TNF pits Washington against Chicago. Both teams are struggling right now but this gives each an opportunity to get back into the win column (barring a tie). If anything, fans are just hoping there will be at least one touchdown scored after last Thursday's field goal-fest between Indianapolis and Denver.

And if TNF isn't your cup of tea, there are 11 games on Sunday. There is no London game in Week 6 (next one is Week 8), but the 1 p.m. ET window features some intriguing cross-conference matchups with Baltimore taking on the New York Giants and the Jets heading to Lambeau Field to face the Packers. Elsewhere, Minnesota heads to Miami, Cincinnati will be in New Orleans, and Tom Brady and the Buccaneers will be in the Steel City to face the reeling Steelers. There is one divisional contest and it's an important one as Jacksonville and Indianapolis meet for the second time this season already (Jaguars won 24-0 in Week 2) with both teams getting a chance to gain on idle Tennessee in the AFC South.

There are just three games in the later-afternoon time slot on Sunday but one of those is a highly anticipated showdown between current AFC leaders Buffalo and Kansas City. Besides the Bills and Chiefs both entering this game with 4-1 records, no one has forgotten about their epic divisional playoff game last season that initiated a tweak to the overtime rules. There's also Arizona at Seattle in a key NFC West contest and the Rams will look to turn things around at home against the Panthers.

Week 6 concludes with a pair of divisional prime-time games. First place in the NFC East and more will be on the line for "Sunday Night Football" when the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles renew their rivalry. The Eagles are the only unbeaten team left standing while the Cowboys could get Dak Prescott back, although Cooper Rush has certainly managed during their four-game winning streak, with considerable help from Dallas' suffocating defense. Then on "Monday Night Football" it's the Chargers and Broncos battling it out in Los Angeles with both teams jockeying for position in the AFC West.

So which teams will come out on top in every NFL game in Week 6? Athlon's own Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven), Mark Ross (@AthlonMarkR), and Ben Weinrib (@benweinrib), along with AthlonSports.com contributor Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer), predict the winners for every game this week:

NFL Week 6 Predictions

Teams on bye: Detroit, Houston, Las Vegas, Tennessee

Bryan FischerSteven LassanMark RossBen Weinrib

Washington at Chicago (TNF)

Commanders

Bears

Bears

Bears

San Francisco at Atlanta

49ers

49ers

49ers

49ers

New England at Cleveland

Patriots

Patriots

Patriots

Patriots

New York Jets at Green Bay

Packers

Packers

Packers

Packers

Jacksonville at Indianapolis

Jaguars

Colts

Colts

Jaguars

Minnesota at Miami

Vikings

Vikings

Vikings

Vikings

Cincinnati at New Orleans

Saints

Bengals

Bengals

Bengals

Baltimore at New York Giants

Ravens

Ravens

Ravens

Ravens

Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

Buccaneers

Carolina at Los Angeles Rams

Rams

Rams

Rams

Rams

Arizona at Seattle

Seahawks

Seahawks

Seahawks

Seahawks

Buffalo at Kansas City

Bills

Bills

Bills

Chiefs

Dallas at Philadelphia (SNF)

Eagles

Eagles

Cowboys

Eagles

Denver at Los Angeles Chargers (MNF)

Chargers

Chargers

Chargers

Chargers

Week 5

11-5

11-5

10-6

11-5

Season Total*

46-33

49-30

46-33

46-33

*Indianapolis-Houston in Week 1 ended in a tie.