It’s always smart to focus on the good before the bad, so I will do just that.
I went 4-2 with my Best Bets as part of the Pick Six Podcast, which takes my season record up to 33-30. That’s the good.
Now for the bad. I finally had that terrible week picking all the games against the spread, going 5-9 to drop my season record to 79-68-3. My straight-up record was 7-6-1 to put my season mark at 89-60-1.
Last week was one of those slates that I just didn’t feel like I had a good grasp of heading into making the picks, so I kind of expected a down week. Plus, Brady Quinn, who does the weekly picks show with me on CBS Sports HQ, had almost the identical picks that I had. So I knew, considering his run of bad weeks, that I was on my way to the crapper. One more thing: Will Brinson had a good week, which shows how off a week it was and why I didn’t do as well. He’s been picking like a guy who throws darts at the wall.
So let’s turn it around — and hope like heck I don’t have many of the same picks as Brady Quinn.
Thursday, 8:20 p.m. (Fox, NFLN)
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