Sept. 9, 2012; Tampa FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans in the crowd against the Carolina Panthers during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. The Buccaneers defeated the Panthers 16-10. Mandatory Credit: Matt Stamey-US PRESSWIRE
Ironically, it was a week very symptomatic of my favorite ballclub, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In the early games last week I got off to a great jump and it looked to be a good week - but just like my Buccos, down the stretch I went down (and went hard).
Since there appears to be a bit of synergy with the Buccaneers and yesterday was the official Talk Like a Pirate day. I'm going to do this pick segment in pirate speak.
Just to show you how bad this is going to be...let's start with a terrible joke. What be a pirate's favorite letter? ARRRR!
So avast ye scallywags - feast your eyes on another mediocre band of selections. Set yer course on the continue reading...
Ye Olde Picks
Season: 16-16 50% Upset Specials: 0-3 0%
Last Week: 9-7 56% Upset Specials: 0 for 1
Upset Special: Panthers 27, Giants 17 - T' sizely landlubbers of New Jersey came out 'o t' battle with the Buccaneers 'o Tampa Bay with many a matey feeling a sea sick. On a short week, th' Panthers take advantage 'o th' banged up Giants
Cowboys 27, Buccaneers 21 - As much as I'd like to pick me jim laddies from Tampa Bay, th' Horse Traders take advantage 'o a bad Buccaneers keel haul.
Texans 26, Broncos 20 - Admiral Peyton be back ship against a surgin' Texans crew that has a chance 'n t' be a tough krewe t' best.
Which Pirate ye be?
Captain Jack Sparrow (28 votes)
Blackbeard (37 votes)
Captain Morgan (74 votes)
Davey Jones (13 votes)
Fletcher Christian (6 votes)
Captain Hook (10 votes)
Cap'n Crunch (61 votes)
229 total votes