Playbook picks: Which winless team(s) will prevail?

Helmets off to Joe Theismann, the only Playbook analyst who correctly predicted the Broncos would improve to 5-0 last week. The Chiefs, who pushed the Cowboys to overtime, nearly made him look like a regular “Norman Einstein.”

The big question this week is whether any of the winless teams will break through. Sterling Sharpe likes St. Louis to get its first win, Brian Baldinger thinks the Titans to upend the Patriots, and Theismann is sticking with those Chiefs over his former team, the Redskins. Theismann also likes the Buccaneers.

Here are the picks:

AFC Playbook: Thursday 6 p.m. ET
Rams at Jaguars
Baldinger: Jaguars
Sharpe: Rams
Theismann: Jaguars

Eagles at Raiders
Baldinger: Eagles
Sharpe: Eagles
Theismann: Eagles

Browns at Steelers
Baldinger: Steelers
Sharpe: Steelers
Theismann: Steelers

Titans at Patriots
Baldinger: Titans
Sharpe: Patriots
Theismann: Patiots

Bills at Jets
Baldinger: Jets
Sharpe: Jets
Theismann: Jets

Texans at Bengals
Baldinger: Bengals
Sharpe: Bengals
Theismann: Bengals

Broncos at Chargers
Baldinger: Broncos
Sharpe: Chargers
Theismann: Broncos

NFC Playbook: Friday 6 p.m. ET
Panthers at Buccaneers
Baldinger: Panthers
Sharpe: Panthers
Theismann: Buccaneers

Chiefs at Redskins
Baldinger: Redskins
Sharpe: Redskins
Theismann: Chiefs

Cardinals at Seahawks
Baldinger: Seahawks
Sharpe: Seahawks
Theismann: Seahawks

Lions at Packers
Baldinger: Packers
Sharpe: Packers
Theismann: Packers

Ravens at Vikings
Baldinger: Vikings
Sharpe: Ravens
Theismann: Ravens

Bears at Falcons
Baldinger: Falcons
Sharpe: Falcons
Theismann: Falcons

Giants at Saints
Baldinger: Saints
Sharpe: Saints
Theismann: Saints

Playbook airs Tuesday through Friday at 6 p.m. ET. It combines Xs-and-Os analysis of each NFL game with roundtable debates on the NFL’s hottest topics. For more information, check out NFL Network’s broadcast schedule.

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