Saturday, December 24, 2016

NFL Week 16: Who has been Naughty, and Who has been Nice...

Merry Christmas Eve, everybody!!!! With Christmas falling on a Sunday this year, most of the NFL games are slated for today with only two teams playing on Christmas. It's the time of year when NFL Coaches begin to look over their shoulders for the man with the pink slips. Jeff Fisher and Gus Bradley have already gotten the ax, and Rex Ryan has been walking a tight rope for weeks. Then, there is Todd Bowles in New York, and the Saints are exploring the trade value of Sean Payton. Other coaches who may be packing U-hauls along with their players are Mike McCarthy, Chip Kelly, and John Fox.  Black Monday is only a week away, and I fear that this year may be a particularly vicious one.

My Chiefs...I don't even know where to begin. I didn't watch last week's game against the Titans. They were not playing in my area, so I watched the Pittsburgh/Cincinnati game. My Chiefs are the weirdest team. Games they should lose, they win, and games they should win, they lose. Was there literally no one on the sidelines to tell Andy Reid not to ice Ryan Succop. This guy was one of the best players on the Chiefs team for a few years before they let him walk. Icing this guy just makes him mad, and he made the Chiefs pay. Now, I have to go back to work to a gloating co-worker who loves his Titans. Sigh...The Chiefs take the national spotlight on Christmas night against the Denver Broncos. They will be without Justin Houston who is having issues with his knee, Derrick Johnson who is out for the year with that Achilles, and the Chiefs have officially shut down Jamaal Charles for the year. Sigh...I'm picking my Chiefs, but my confidence is no where near as strong as it should be. At least we got a truly bizarre promo add from NBC...

New England and Dallas have clinched their divisions, playoff berths, and first round byes. Seattle has clinched their division and a playoff berth.  Oakland has also clinched a playoff berth. Everything else is still up for grabs with two games left.  Last week, I had an okay week with many of my losses decided by 3 points or less.  I posted a 10-5 week bringing the year's total to 142-80.  Both of my fantasy teams are alive in the playoffs but things are not looking good with my players dropping like flies.  Here are my picks for the week.

Saturday, December 24, 2016
San Diego Chargers vs. Cleveland Browns:  San Diego (Honestly, I can not in good faith every pick Cleveland)
Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers:  Atlanta
Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills:  Miami
Washington Redskins vs. Chicago Bears:  Washington
Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers:  Green Bay
New York Jets vs. New England Patriots:  New England
Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars:  Tennessee
Indianapolis Colts vs. Oakland Raiders:  Indianapolis
Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks:  Arizona
San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams:  Los Angeles (In what has to be one of the saddest games this week)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints:  New Orleans
Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans:  Houston

Sunday, December 25, 2016
Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers:  Pittsburgh
Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs:  Kansas City

Monday, December 26, 2016
Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys:  Dallas

Here is wishing you all a very happy Holiday season to you and yours!!! Enjoy your families and your games!!! Until next time, "Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values."-Thomas S. Monson

Sunday, December 18, 2016

NFL Week 15: It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like...

Welcome to Week 15, everybody!!!  The NFL Season is winding down and for the first time in years, there are 26 teams alive with a chance at the playoffs!!! The Seahawks, however, are the only team that has clinched their division. 

There was a game last night, or at least, there was supposed to be a game last night. The Miami Dolphins trounced the New York Jets 34-13.  Honestly, I forgot that this game was even on last night. I was too busy entertaining a two-year old and watching Frozen for the 900th time (FYI, I don't really care for this all). Yet, I would rather watch Frozen, than this dumpster fire of a game.

Jerry Jones and the Cowboys, they have been on a roll, but one bad game, and people are already calling for Romo.  Seriously, Cowboys, even Romo, had bad games, give the kid a break. It wasn't a blowout like Seattle in Green Bay. Even, the Hawks recovered to put a beatdown on LA Thursday night.  Seriously, let's go ahead and put a Thursday Night Football to pasture.

Good luck to everyone whose fantasy playoffs begin today.  Last week, I had an 11-5 run bringing the year's total to 132-75. 

Sunday, December 18, 2016
Tennessee Titans vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Kansas City
San Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons:  Atlanta
New Orleans Saints vs. Arizona Cardinals:  Arizona
Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers:  San Diego
Cleveland Browns vs. Buffalo Bills:  Buffalo
Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears:  Chicago
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals:  Pittsburgh
Indianapolis Colts vs. Minnesota Vikings:  Indianapolis
Detroit Lions vs. New York Giants:  New York
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Baltimore Ravens:  Baltimore
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans:  Houston
New England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos:  New England
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Dallas Cowboys:  Dallas

Monday, December 19, 2016
Carolina Panthers vs. Washington Redskins:  Washington

Thursday, December 22, 2016
New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles:  Philadelphia

Until next time, "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."-Helen Keller

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Dead Viewing: Season 7, Episode 8-"Hearts Still Beating"

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Welcome back, everybody!  I can't believe that we are already at the mid-season finale. The open at the Hilltop with Maggie at Glenn's grave. Then, Gregory telling her not to let her "little" rescue go to her head. Can't wait until that guy is gone. Then, back to Alexandria with Negan giving Carl shaving lessons and cooking a meal before making both Carl and Olivia feel uncomfortable. Back to Rick and Aaron at the crazy dude's compound. Negan is pissed that Rick is not back, and he says Lucille is hungry, before asking Carl to pass the rolls. Yeah, I hate this guy. 

Eugene is looking like death warmed over. Spencer is giving over the supplies he found.  Megan's peeps are as obnoxious as he is. Over to the Kingdom with Carol and Morgan, where Carol calls back to Morgan. She is either going to end up with Ezekiel or Morgan. Speaking of Ezekiel, his head knight just showed up to Carol's house for a conversation. The boat expo is not going hunky dory as Aaron fell out of the boat before reaching the canoe.  Daryl is taking his time escaping grabbing clothes and a bite to eat before taking off. 

Aaron and Rick discussing the repercussions of living under Negan's law, and somebody is watching them. Michonne is not going to kill Negan today, but she wants to change things for herself. Now, Sasha arrives with an apple pie, which Maggie immediately digs into. Maggie is curious as to where Jesus is.  Sasha lies, because she wants to kill Negan, too. Although Enid wants to join, Sasha wants to keep Maggie safe. Ezekiel's Knight, I forgot his name, is telling them about the camps.  He feels that the Kingdom is about under attack. He needs their help to talk to Ezekiel, before the Kingdom falls to Negan.  Everybody wants to take out the the Saviors, because they knows they cannot survive this way.  Found the Head Knight's name, it's Richard. He just asked Carol and Morgan who no longer want to kill, to join him in attack the Saviors.

Rosita and her bullet talking to Father Gabriel about killing Negan with her one bullet. Rosita wants to suicide, because Abraham would fight. She's listing why everybody else has a reason to live, she skipped Sasha though. Gabriel is trying to convince her to lose this stupid idea. Back to Daryl's long escape, and back to the Kingdom. This show is suffering from ADD tonight. Richard is telling Morgan that you are going to have to fight someday.  Carol and Morgan still don't have a clue as to what has happened yet.  Somehow they need to find out about Glenn and Abraham.  Carol puts them both out. I feel like some much has happened and so little at the same time.

Spencer is back at his house that they trashed looking for the gun.  Does he really think this milquetoast act is going to play with Negan?  Richard has a hidden camper?  Every body has an RV. I really can understand his level of frustration. Now, Rosita mocks Spencer playing dress up with Negan. I really hate Spencer. Rosita is so done with him. Daryl finally makes it to the outside, and there is fat Joseph. Daryl just beat the crap out of Fat Joey!  Daryl is pissed. Daryl is ready to kick a** and take names, although I think he just scared the crap out of Jesus who showed up as he took out Joey.  What are they looking at. I guess that was just one of Negan's army outposts. Michonne realizes that this is futile. She killed the woman and is returning home.  Spencer is such a dill. How did that note get in there?  Was it the guy in the house? Meanwhile, they are beating the crap out of Aaron. Spencer is out here bad mouthing Rick to Negan. Really, Spencer? Negan should put you in charge. Poor Aaron. His heart is still beating he says.  Negan is sizing up Spencer just right. This is not going to end well Spencer. Bye-bye Spencer.  You have no guts literally and figuratively.  He asked them to clean up what's left of Spencer and for someone to finish their pool game. Rosita pulled out her gun and fired. She shot Lucille. Now, someone else will have to die. 

Now, Negan knows about the bullet making. Arat, hate her, she cuts Rosita's face as Rosita lies about making the bullet.  Aaaaaand Olivia is dead. Man, he can't even stop fat shaming Olivia in death. Tara and Eugene step up.  Now, Negan is taking Eugene the bullet maker.  I hate Negan. Boy did Spencer make a mess. And of course, Rick has to kill he his reanimated corpse. I really need Carol know what has been happening.

What is Rick contemplating in the jail cell. Michonne is trying to put the fight back in Rick. They all have to fight not just one or two of them.  Rick and the gang have arrived at the Hilltop. Look who else is at the Hilltop!!! Daryl Dixon!!!! That was Rick's gun Fat Joe had!!! The gang is back together!!!! Now we just need Carol and Morgan! Who is this guy that was watching Rick and Aaron and now spying on Alexandria. Soooooo, much!!!!! See you guys in February!!!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

NFL Week 14: Only One Quarter of the Season Left

Ladies and gentle, we are, as they like to say, into the home stretch. Three-fourths of the season is now behind us, and most of us are wondering how it passed by so fast. The 49ers, Jets, Browns, and Jaguars have been eliminated from playoff contention.  Other than the Niners, did anybody really give those other three teams a real shot? They are fighting for draft position now.

Did you see the Chiefs game in Atlanta?  I did, and man was it a nail-biter! Eric Berry and Tyreek Hill put on a clinic in the ATL, but boy was I nervous when the Falcons lined up for that two-point conversion. Thank goodness for Eric Berry who already had a pick-six and snatched another from Matt Ryan taking the Chiefs from a one point loss to a one point victory. Then, they turned around and played the Raiders at Arrowhead stadium.  The Raiders came in to the game in first place in the AFC West and left the game in second. Like Sunday's game, it wasn't a beautiful win, although Tyreek Hill was a highlight again, as was Travis Kelce who tied Tony Gonzalez's 4 game streak of 100 yards in a game, and did a wonderful impression of Raiders' punter Marquette King who retaliated with a tweet mocking Kelce's reality show.  The Chiefs lost LB Derrick Johnson to a ruptured Achilles. He was clearly missed in the second half of the game, and let's not even start on the turnovers and the lack of scoring by the offense in the second half.  Mad props though to the Chiefs Defense who also held the Raiders to only 13 points. The Chiefs may have played and ugly game, but a win is a win and now the Chiefs hold the tiebreaker in the AFC West and are in first place.

As it stands in the AFC, New England is the one seed, Kansas City is the two seed, followed by Baltimore at three and Houston at two. Currently, the two wildcard teams are both form the AFC West, Denver and Oakland.  That said, the Dolphins, Steelers, Colts, Bills, Titans, Chargers, and Bengals still have a chance.

On the NFC side, Dallas has already clinched a playoff berth and are pretty secure with the one seed, while Seattle is two, Detroit three, and Atlanta four.  The two teams hold the wildcards right now are New York and Tampa Bay.  Still in the running, the Redskins, Vikings, Packers, Cardinals, Saints, Eagles, Panthers, Rams, and Bears. 

The races are tight, and there are going to be some really good rivalry games ahead, including the Chiefs and Broncos rematch on Christmas night.  Congratulations are in order for Larry Fitzgerald who is now securely in third place on the NFL all-time receptions list.  He is behind Tony Gonzalez (number 2) and Jerry Rice (number 1).  Speaking of Tony G., Antonio Gates is closing in on his record for most touchdowns by a tight end. He is two touchdowns from catching him and three from passing.

Sorry about leaving out the Buccaneers/Chargers game last week, my bad, and I apologize, because I have no idea why I picked Jacksonville either. Even with those errors, I still had a pretty good week with a 10-4 record bringing my season total to 121-69.  Fantasy players: the bye weeks are over and for some of you the playoffs are beginning. Good luck!!! My Lucille Swings team slipped up last week, but held on to the 1st place position.  Lochte and Loaded finally ended their losing streak and the 4th place position.  

Sunday, December 11, 2016
San Diego Chargers vs. Carolina Panthers:  Carolina
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Buffalo Bills:  Pittsburgh
Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns:  Cincinnati
Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions:  Detroit
Denver Broncos vs. Tennessee Titans:  Denver
Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts:  Indianapolis
Arizona Cardinals vs. Miami Dolphins:  Arizona
Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles:  Washington
Minnesota Vikings vs. Jacksonville Jaguars:  Minnesota
New York Jets vs. San Francisco 49ers:  San Francisco (but really, it's a coin toss)
Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams:  Atlanta
New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers:  Tampa Bay
Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers:  Green Bay
Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants:  Dallas

Monday, December 12, 2016
Baltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots:  New England (although I would love an upset here.)

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Los Angeles Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks:  Seattle

Saturday, December 17, 2016
Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets:  New York

Congratulations to Louisville quarterbakck Lamar Jackson on his Heisman trophy victory! That's it guys!! Until next week, "At its best, life is completely unpredictable."-Christopher Walken

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Dead Viewing: Season 7, Episode 7-"Sing Me a Song"

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Welcome back, everybody!  I am on cloud nine because my Chiefs went down to Georgia and came back with an improbable win against the Falcons, which can only mean tonight's 90 minute episode is going to find a way to break our hearts.  I have a feeling that we will be drained much like Tara was last week when she returned to Alexandria and heard the bad news that all of us already knew.  Tonight, we shall find out what happens to Carl after he made the bad decision to journey into Saviors' territory. Granted, Jesus is with him, but Jesus can make himself invisible, while Carl, not so much.

Opens with Michonne alone looking at the burnt out mattresses. I'm not really liking her out on these treks alone. She's whistling the Farmer in the Dell to draw walkers, for practice? What is she doing?  Where is Rick and Aaron? The back of a truck?  What are they doing? What are these Saviors looking at? This is the truck that Jesus and Carl are in. Why is Jesus spilling the syrup? Making a trail. Tells Carl they have to jump, but Carl just stays behind. Well, Carl killed one, but Negan? Come on, Carl, really? I love how Negan tells Carl that Carl scares the crap out of Negan.  Ugh, Dwight. Man, I hate them. Exactly what do they have Darryl doing.  I don't really get Carl's "plan." So, Sanctuary is actually a giant factory facility.

Negan is such a perv. Says he doesn't have time to do his wives, well maybe one, dig at Dwight...who is still in charge of Daryl. These Saviors worship Negan like he is a god.  Spencer is such a douche. Once again, Spencer is blaming Rick. Rosita hates Spencer about as much as I do. Negan is so gross. He has a harem of women dressed up like they are in a brothel.   I don't know who Mark and Amber are, but they are in trouble with Negan. What job is he talking about? He can do what ever he wants, but the wives can't cheat on him. He is a hard core Warren Jeffs. What's gonna happen to Mark though? Negan is so creepy. Daryl speaks! To which Negan threatens to put out Carl's other eye. Tells Dwight to fire up the furnace. Time for a little deja vu? I guess he is going to do to Mark what he did to Dwight. So where exactly are Aaron and Rick going?  

My two least favorite characters in a car together-Spencer and Gabriel. Spencer is such a jerk. So, he blames Rick for his whole family dying. Really, that's all Rick? Spencer has to go. He thinks that he can survive without Rick?  Mr. Hoarder thinks he knows better how to run things. Gabriel tells Spencer what he is saying doesn't make him a sinner, but it does make him crap, but it doesn't have to be terminal. I think it will be though. What is this clown doing? Wow, Negan's pad is gorgeous. Carl killed two of his men, now he has to pay by removing his eye patch. Negan is like, that is gross as hell, Carl is breaking down now. His eye is gross. Fat Joe enters with Lucille.  He asks if he treated the bat like a lady. Negan tells Carl he has to sing him a song. Carl says he can't think of one.  When did Carl grow up 1930? You are my sunshine? This is horrible. I hate Negan. Carl just told him he shot Lori. 

Down to the furnace. The Saviors are so freaking weak. Rules are what make it all work, but dang, Negan. Break the rules, and it is the iron for you. I actually have an iron like that. It belonged to my grandmother. Mark took one for his girlfriend. Negan is so digusting. He is now square.  We don't think you are a lunatic, Negan, we know you are. Negan is by far more despicable than the Governor, and the Governor was a bag of crap. Spencer managed to get a bow and arrow from a walker. I was hoping the walker would kill Spencer, but alas. 

Eugene and Rosita arguing.  Eugene is trying to talk sense into Rosita. Rosita is now taking her anger out on Eugene. He is telling her the truth. Just like Daryl, you may get one, but they have the numbers and more of your people will die.  She calls him useless coward to get him to make a bullet for the person who saved their lives. Eugene doesn't want to, but he begins. Eugene is a little broken; Rosita is a little crazy. Where is Rick and Aaron, and what was Michonne doing? 

Sherry and Dwight are going to get each other killed with their clandestine meetings.  Carl is still trying to stand up to Negan. Negan still wants to look at his eye. Carl tells Negan that he should jump out of the window to save me the trouble of killing you. He then tell Negan that he can't kill any of them. Carl tries himself far too much. How did Jesus get on top of Negan's truck? How does Jesus do these Ninja deals. Negan is such a butthole. Negan tells Daryl that he is taking Carl home. Wait, where did Jesus go? 

Wait, Dwight just passed him a note and some tools to break out and told him to go now. Michonne was making a walker barricade?  What is the point of this? See, Negan doesn't have to make fun of her weight, I mean, really? Olivia just slapped Negan. She wants to die. Oh, man, he found out about Judith. Rick is not going to be happy about Negan touching his baby. Speaking of Judith, seriously, is she the slowest growing baby in the history of television? I know time is not the same on The Walking Dead and seven years have not passed yet, but why is she still so young?

What are Aaron and Rick doing? This guy protected his supplies by putting walkies in the lake? Rosita has her one bullet. What exactly is she going to do with it? Spencer is such a butthole. Rosita don't do anything stupid. He kissed baby Judith as he tells Carl that maybe he should bury Rick and Carl in the flower beds. Next week is the mid-season finale. What will Michonne do?  What is Aaron and Rick going to do?  Why is Rick crying...again in the trailer for next week? What is going to happen with the Kingdom guys?  So much to see next week?  

Saturday, December 3, 2016

NFL Week 13: Did You Just See What I Just Saw?

Welcome back, everybody!!!! I hope you have had a wonderful weekend! I know you cannot see my face right now, but I assure you that after last week's victory over the Denver Broncos, my Chiefs have me smiling and somewhat walking on air.  Did you see it?! Now, I'll admit that I am a bit superstitious. I don't really watch Chiefs games in their entirety.  Why? Because it seems that when I do they lose. I know, I know, that it is irrational. Heck, they won a game while I was actually in the building, but when I watch those national televised games they seem to do better when I'm not watching, which is why I was over on AMC watching one of the more boring episodes of The Walking Dead.  When I went back to the game the Chiefs were up, but then Denver came roaring back, and it looked as if the Chiefs were going to lose once again on national television. Against all hope, they tied the game, and it went to overtime. When I say I was under my covers, hiding my face during that overtime, I truly mean it. I had set the tv timer to go off, and I was peeking over the tops of my covers begging the Chiefs to find a way to win and not lose this game. Then, one of my new favorite players, Cairo Santos kicked a field goal that hit the upright and bounced in.  I thought it was no good. I thought it was no good and exploded out of the bed throwing covers everywhere. When the refs signaled, I screamed like a lunatic, like a raving lunatic!! The Chiefs (even though I did not pick them) had beaten the Broncos. Round 2 will come on Christmas night at Arrowhead.

Last week also marked a special occasion for Diana Dishes. Believe it or not, I posted my 300th post last week! It really crept up on me. I only realized today that my "Dead Viewing" post on "Swear" was post number 300. Not bad, I've posted about The NFL, politics, Tony Gonzalez, pop culture, books, Tony Gonzalez, Shawne Merriman, Stephen King, Harry Potter, and of course, Tony Gonzalez. There are not many posts that I regret, but I write what I write with little or no editing, because, I like to turn in a first draft of my work as it is as it comes to me. Keeping it simple.

Speaking of Tony Gonzalez, this week the Chiefs play the Atlanta Falcons in the Georgia Dome. One reporter dubbed it the "Tony Bowl."  The last time these two teams played it was at Arrowhead, the Falcons won, and Tony Gonzalez dunked for the last time at Arrowhead. Many Chiefs fans took umbrage to that event. I'm not most Chiefs fans, but to paraphrase Slim Pickens, I hope the Chiefs find it in their heart to roll into Atlanta and beat the Falcons until they were dead. Uhm, not dead, but badly, shaken...I'm okay, now, but I'm never going to forgive the Falcons for that hot mess of a last season they gave Tony Gonzalez, and their little to no attempt to trade him when everyone in the world knew the only place they were going was home.

The Cowboys won their 11th straight game, Green Bay broke their losing streak, New Orleans put a beatdown on Greg Williams and the Rams, and Oakland won their 5th game in a row. Ugh. Oakland. The Chiefs will welcome them to Arrowhead on Thursday Night Football. By the way, have you heard that the NFL is thinking of doing away with Thursday Night Football? Honestly, I wouldn't miss it. Half the time, if the Chiefs aren't involved I don't watch Monday or Thursday Night Football. 

Rob Gronkowski is done for the season after having surgery on his back. I once stated that Gronk would eventually be the greatest tight end ever, if he could stay healthy.  This is his third back surgery. He is still an awesome force, but he is going to have to learn how to play smarter. Darren Sharper, who I regret to say used to be a favorite of this page, was sentenced to 20 years in California for his multiple rape charges. I still cannot get over how disgusted I am that I thought he was a good guy. What a despicable human being he turned out to be. Twenty years is not long enough in my opinion.  

On Thursday, we found out that former Chiefs player Joe McKnight was killed in a road rage incident in New Orleans, just a few months after former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was killed in a road rage incident. I can't believe that any thing in either of those situations merited a gun. How have we gotten to this point in our society that now we are willing to kill people because they cut us off? Seriously, I had a fender bender this year, and the guy got out yelling at me, even as I apologized.  I know cars are a great investment, but I have never valued my car over a person's life. That's what insurance is for. We, for all our bravado, appear to be a country afraid of each other. I just see this as another senseless tragedy that could have been avoided. Rest in Peace, Joe McKnight.

Last week, I improved to 111-65 after going 9-4 in my picks (yeah, I can't believe I didn't pick the Chiefs either).  My Lucille Swings team improved to 10-2 and is holding on to the top spot in my league, while Lochte and Loaded appears to be circling the drain after dropping a third game.  Bye teams this week are Cleveland and Tennessee.

Sunday, December 4, 2016
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Atlanta Falcons:  Kansas City
San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears:  Chicago
Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints:  New Orleans
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Cincinnati Bengals:  Philadelphia
Houston Texans vs. Green Bay Packers:  Green Bay
Los Angeles Rams vs. New England Patriots:  New England
Denver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jacksonville
Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens:  Baltimore
Buffalo Bills vs. Oakland Raiders:  Oakland
Washington Redskins vs. Arizona Cardinals:  Arizona
New York Giants vs. Pittsburgh Steelers:  Pittsburgh
Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks:  Seattle

Monday, December 5, 2016
Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets:  New York

Thursday, December 8. 2016
Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs:  Kansas City (I'm not picking Oakland over my Chiefs even if I think it's crazy.

Enjoy your week, everybody!!! Until next time, "Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally."-David Frost