Playbook picks: Baldinger likes Raiders to get first win

Analysts Brian Baldinger, Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann delivered their picks this week as part of NFL Network’s Playbook show. Most picks went as you would imagine, but Baldinger picked the Raiders to beat the Chiefs. All three analysts expect the Lions’ losing streak to continue, while Sharpe was the only analyst to pick the Bills, Colts and Bears. Sharpe told readers during a live chat Wednesday the Steelers-Bears and Patriots-Jets matchups were his two most interesting games of Week 2.

Here are the picks.


Raiders at Chiefs
Baldinger: Raiders
Sharpe: Chiefs
Theismann: Chiefs

Browns at Broncos
Baldinger: Broncos
Sharpe: Broncos
Theismann: Browns

Cardinals at Jaguars
Baldinger: Cardinals
Sharpe: Jaguars
Theismann: Jaguars

Buccaneers at Bills
Baldinger: Buccaneers
Sharpe: Bills
Theismann: Buccaneers

Texans at Titans
Baldinger: Titans
Sharpe: Titans
Theismann: Titans

Ravens at Chargers
Baldinger: Ravens
Sharpe: Ravens
Theismann: Ravens

Patriots at Jets
Baldinger: Jets
Sharpe: Jets
Theismann: Patriots

Colts at Dolphins
Baldinger: Dolphins
Sharpe: Colts
Theismann: Dolphins


Bengals at Packers
Baldinger: Packers
Sharpe: Packers
Theismann: Packers

St. Louis at Redskins
Baldinger: Redskins
Sharpe: Redskins
Theismann: Redskins

Panthers at Falcons
Baldinger: Falcons
Sharpe: Falcons
Theismann: Falcons

Seahawks at 49ers
Baldinger: 49ers
Sharpe: 49ers
Theismann: 49ers

Saints at Eagles
Baldinger: Saints
Sharpe: Saints
Theismann: Saints

Vikings at Lions
Baldinger: Vikings
Sharpe: Vikings
Theismann: Vikings

Steelers at Bears
Baldinger: Steelers
Sharpe: Bears
Theirsmann: Steelers

Giants at Cowboys
Baldinger: Giants
Sharpe: Cowboys
Theismann: Cowboys

Catch Playbook at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday. Check out NFL Network’s schedule.

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