Week 4 Game Predictions

 

Well, as much as I would like to bore you with this and that, let’s cut to what you clicked on this link for.

Here’s the game predictions for Week 4 of the 2012 NFL Season!!

 

Cleveland (0-3) @ Baltimore (1-2)

Match up to watch: Trent Richardson v.s. Ray Lewis

 

December 24, 2011; Baltimore, MD, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Seneca Wallace (6) throws a third quarter touchdown pass to tight end Dan Gronkowski (not shown) past rushing Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis (52) at M

 

Let’s get this out of the way right now, Cleveland will not contend at all this year. But, they will be “in” every game. Trent Richardson should be a top back given some time. And, well, Baltimore is going to be on a roll now.

 

Cleveland – 13 Baltimore – 27

 

Carolina (3-0) @ Atlanta (2-1)

Match up to watch: Steve Smith v.s. Assante Samuel

 

This contest could very well be, the game of the week. With Carolina being hot and Atlanta being in contention as always, look for a great game. I love Carolina this year, but Atlanta is at home. Hotlanta takes down Cam’s crew.

 

Carolina – 23 Atlanta – 28

 

New England (2-1) @ Buffalo (2-1)

Match up to watch: Nate Solder v.s. Mario Williams

 

Dec 4, 2011; Foxboro, MA, USA; New England Patriots tackle Nate Solder (77) blocks Indianapolis Colts defensive end Robert Mathis (98) during the second quarter at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Colts 31-24. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-US PRESSWIRE

 

Who would’ve thunk it? Both New England and Buffalo sitting at 2-1 to start the year! Although Buffalo is at home with a revamped defense, New England’s offensive line is very experienced. Buffalo may have a shot later in the season, but right now, Brady has the advantage.

 

New England – 24 Buffalo – 17

 

Minnesota (1-2) @ Detroit (2-1)

Match up to watch: Zackary Bowman v.s. Calvin Johnson

 

If Minnesota were at home, I would give this one to them. But, with Detroit boasting a very impressive offensive crew, it could get scary in Detroit. It may be hard for Minnesota to win this season if they’re always trying to make up points.

 

Minnesota – 13 Detroit – 35

 

San Diego (1-2) @ Kansas City (2-1)

Match up to watch: Takeo Spikes v.s. Jamaal Charles

 

December 11, 2011; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers linebacker Takeo Spikes (51) reacts after a defensive stop during the second quarter against the Buffalo Bills at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-US PRESSWIRE

 

Kansas City at home? Seems like a logical choice, right? Wrong. Philip Rivers always seems to play at his best under pressure. Being in a 1-2 slump to begin, what could be his coaches last season with the team, Rivers will be a mad man. Plus, who doesn’t love a good upset?

 

San Diego – 24 Kansas City – 18

 

Seattle (1-2) @ St. Louis (1-2)

Match up to watch: Kam Chancellor v.s. Steven Jackson

 

Who can name one of the most under-rated teams in the NFL? If you though about the Seahawks, you would be correct. Seattle, although the team is shaky at quarterback, is very solid on offense and very stable on defense (boasting one of the best all around units in the league). St. Louis has a bright future with young pieces, but this isn’t quite their time.

 

Seattle – 17 St. Louis – 13

 

San Francisco (3-0) @ New York Jets (0-3)

Match up to watch: Vernon Davis v.s. David Harris

 

Dec 24, 2011; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets linebacker David Harris (52) runs with the ball after intercepting a pass from New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (not pictured) during the second half at MetLife Stadium. The Giants defeated the Jets 29-14. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

 

Man, this one is going to hurt me deep down. Although I cannot stand the Jets, I have to be unbiased here. NY is at home with a ferocious defense. Although San Francisco has great potential on offense, Rex has the mind to shut that offense down.

 

San Francisco – 17 New York Jets- 20

 

Tennessee (0-3) @ Houston (3-0)

Match up to watch: Akeem Ayers v.s. Arian Foster

 

Sorry folks, there’s not much to say about this one. Tennessee could get hot, but Houston is at home. With the Texans having, in my mind, the most talented team in the league. They will be hard to beat this season.

 

Tennessee – 14 Houston – 30

 

Miami (2-1) @ Arizona (0-3)

Match up to watch: Vontae Davis v.s. Larry Fitzgerald

 

Dec 24, 2011; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) runs the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals during the second half of the game at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati defeated Arizona 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-US PRESSWIRE

 

This game doesn’t look like much of a match up, does it? It is. This, actually, is Miami’s toughest game of the season so far. Arizona doesn’t have much of a defense, but their offense should click. Arizona being at home, with Larry Fitzgerald on their side. Miami’s secondary should leave the game with a migraine.

 

Miami – 20 Arizona – 24

 

Cincinnati (2-1) @ Jacksonville (1-2)

Match up to watch: Leon Hall v.s. Justin Blackmon

 

Cincy is playing the game IN Jacksonville, but it should almost be a home game for the team. Jacksonville is a powerful running team, but they have almost no passing attack. I feel strongly for this Jaguar team. But, until they get some better pieces on the offensive line, their record will suffer.

 

Cincinnati – 27 Jacksonville – 13

 

Oakland (1-2) @ Denver (1-2)

Match up to watch: Carson Palmer v.s. Champ Bailey

 

Jan 8 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey (24) in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2011 AFC wild card playoff game at Sports Authority Field. The Broncos defeated the Steelers 23-29 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE

 

Denver at home. That defense. Oakland is in store for a mile-high massacre. Although Oakland has the fastest offense in the NFL, it won’t do much against this smothering defense.

 

Oakland – 17 Denver – 23

 

New Orleans (2-1) @ Green Bay (2-1)

Match up to watch: Drew Brees v.s. Charles Woodson

 

New Orleans is going to miss Sean Payton this season, I guarantee it. Even so, I would still take the Packers at home over New Orleans any day of the week. That cheese head offense is too good to be beaten by a team who has lost their head coach and their defensive leader.

 

New Orleans – 21 Green Bay – 35

 

Washington (1-2) @ Tampa Bay (2-1)

Match up to watch: Brian Orakpo v.s. Donald Penn

 

Nov 20, 2011; Green Bay, WI, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive tackle Donald Penn (70) blocks during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. The Packers defeated the Buccaneers 35-26. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

 

RG3 should finally be on page with everyone on the offensive unit. BUT, Tampa Bay is too good. They may have the best offensive line in all of football. Josh Freeman could be in for a break out year and Doug Martin has a decent shot at offensive rookie of the year. The defense may be behind in skill level, but the offense should get Tampa out into a nice lead where that doesn’t matter.

 

Washington – 17 Tampa Bay – 28

 

New York Giants (1-2) @ Philadelphia (3-0)

Match up to watch: The Giants O-line v.s. Philly’s D-line

 

The Giants may have won the super bowl last season, but I have no faith in them this season. I’m not taking anything away from the team as a whole, but Philadelphia and Dallas are too talented to let New York slip back into the hunt. The Giants o-line is too beat up and old to compete against a talented, young, and fast Philadelphia pass rush.

 

New York Giants – 19 Philadelphia – 31

 

Chicago (2-1) @ Dallas (1-2)

Match up to watch: Brandon Marshall v.s. Mo Claiborne

 

Jun 12, 2012; Irving, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne (24) during minicamp at Dallas Cowboys headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE

 

Chicago has a real shot this year to contend for a title. Not only that, but the NFC North has a chance to send 3 teams to the playoffs. Although I love what Chi-town did this offseason, Dallas is at home and has a great defense to shut down the revamped Chicago offense. Either way, this should be a great game!

 

Chicago – 22 Dallas – 32

 

BYE: Indianapolis (1-2) , Pittsburgh (2-1)

 

Well, I hope you took the time to read and think about who you would choose as the winner of each game! Let me know in the comment box below!

Check back soon for Week Five’s predictions! Keep your Fins up!!!!

 

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