Upset Sunday torpedoed my Christmas picks and gave me my second losing week of the season. With New Year's Eve tonight, I resolve to not suck as badly at picking NFL games next year.
As for the rest of the NFL, let's see what each team's resolutions should be.
Last Week: 7-9 43% Upset Specials: 0-2 0%
Season: 147-93 61% Upset Specials: 14-21 40%
Jets 27, Bills 20 - For the J-E-T-S Jets! Jets! Jets! they resolve to make the most of this rare trip to the post-season. For the Bills, they resolve to find their sack proficency (they went from first in 2014 to the bottom of the league this year).
Patriots 20, Dolphins 13 - For the Patriots, they resolve to get healthy before they need to play a game in the playoffs. For Miami, they resolve to find a muzzle for the psychotic Miko Grimes.
Falcons 30, Saints 24 - For the ATL, they resolve to figure out what's wrong with Matt Ryan. For New Orleans, they resolve to figure out a way to hang on to the past one more year.
Upset Special #1: Ravens 24, Bengals 20 - The Ravens resolve to get more depth to another season like this one doesn't occur. The Bengals resolve not to be one-and-done in the playoffs this year.
Steelers 26, Browns 17 - Pittsburgh resolves to rebuild their defense to go along with their amazing offense. Cleveland resolves to end the Johnny Football experiment.
Texans 40, Jaguars 20 - Houston resolves to enjoy their first division championship. Jacksonville resolves to stay the course and try again in 2016.
Colts 13, Titans 10 - Indy resolves to get it's Luck back. The Flaming Thumbtacks resolve to resist the urge of bringing in Chip.
Cowboys 17, Washington 10 - Dallas resolves to live up to expectations next year. The Washington franchise resolves to "You Like That" a lot in the playoffs.
Upset Special #2: Eagles 20, Giants 13 - Philly resolves to rebuild from the Chip experiment. G-men resolve to put Tom Coughlin out to pasture.
Lions 27, Bears 17 - Detroit resolves to allow Grandma Ford clean house. Chicago resolves to win more than 1 home game in 2016.
Upset Special #3: Buccaneers 24, Panthers 21 - Tampa Bay resolves to finally draft some defense. Carolina resolves to flip the switch back on for the playoffs.
Chiefs 30, Raiders 20 - Kansas City resolves to make sure people can't ignore them anymore. The Raiders resolve to figure out where they will play in 2016.
Broncos 23, Chargers 16 - Denver resolves to keep Brock as a starter going forward. The Chargers resolve to get to Los Angeles - no matter how they can get there.
Cardinals 30, Seahawks 20 - Arizona resolves to make a Super Bowl run. Seattle resolves to do what no team in the NFC has ever done - win three consecutive conference titles.
Upset Special #4 - Rams 27, 49ers 13 - The Rams resolve to play in L.A. next season - whether the league approves it or not. San Francisco resolves to figure out what to do with Colin Kaepernick.
Upset Special #5 - Vikings 24, Packers 16 - Minnesota resolves to take the division championship. Green Bay resolves to figure out their offensive woes.