You’re Going to Laugh at my Week 12 Upset Pick
The New England Patriots wrap up their NFC East play through this weekend. They beat the Redskins 33-7, the Giants 35-14 and the Eagles 17-10. This Sunday, the Patriots play host to our Dallas Cowboys. The Patriots currently have the number one defense in the league while the Cowboys have the number one offense. The Patriots defense has allowed only 152 yards passing this season with 37 sacks. Their run defense has not been that great, though, giving up 973 yards so far this season.
The Cowboys passing attack has netted 3,127 yards and 1,319 yards rushing. Dak Prescott is also leading the league this season in passing yards. Here's what I need the Cowboys to do this Sunday in Foxboro, take that offensive line, with two tight ends, and give New England a nonstop assault of Zeke Elliott. Elliott needs around 200 yards rushing with Dak throwing about 175 yards for the Cowboys to win. I believe the Cowboys defense will get after Tom Brady, too.
But even if the Cowboys don't follow that game plan, I think they will give New England a run for their money and come out on top 21-20. You laugh, but New England and Tom Brady, I believe, has begun their fall from the mountaintop.
Sunday night and Monday night will once again give us some interesting matchups. Sunday night, the Green Bay Packers head to San Francisco to face the surprising 49ers. I think Green Bay gets the victory 37-28. Monday night features the Baltimore Ravens in Los Angeles versus the Rams. Baltimore will runaway with this one 40-21.
Here are the rest of my Week 12 picks:
Thursday, November 21
- Colts at Texans - Colts
Sunday, November 24
- Buccaneers at Falcons - Falcons
- Broncos at Bills - Bills
- Giants at Bears - Bears
- Steelers at Bengals - Steelers
- Dolphins at Browns - Dolphins
- Panthers at Saints - Saints
- Raiders at Jets - Jets
- Seahawks at Eagles - Seahawks
- Lions at Redskins - Lions
- Jaguars at Titans - Titans
- Cowboys at Patriots - Cowboys
- Packers at 49ers - Packers
Monday, November 25
- Ravens at Rams - Ravens
Nothing is up for grabs but bragging rights if you can out pick me. Make 'em and let's have some fun.