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.