NFL Network’s Playbook analysts are almost unanimous on their wild card picks. They all expect the Cowboys, Jets and Packers to march on in the postseason. The only place in which not all three agree is in the Patriots-Ravens matchup.
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NFL Network’s Playbook analysts are standing united in their predcitions of who will earn the two AFC wild-card spots that remain up for grabs. Brian Baldinger, Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann all expect the Jets and Ravens to win and get the job done.
The “nice” list continued to get smaller and smaller this holiday season as the Director of Fandemonium finalists were narrowed down from 32 to the elite eight.
NFL Network’s Playbook analysts seem to have finally learned how to agree. It only took until the season was in its penultimate week. They concur on 13 of 16 picks, but there is one notable game in which they are not unanimous: The big Christmas night matchup between the Chargers and Titans on NFL Network. Joe Theismann likes Tennessee to stop San Diego’s nine-game winning streak, while Brian Baldinger and Sterling Sharpe are confident the Chargers will extend their streak to 10.
Our three NFL Network Playbook analysts are in agreement for the most part this week, but as usual Brian Baldinger strays from his fellow experts in one key game. He likes the Steelers to snap their five-game losing skid with a win over the Packers. Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann, on the other hand, see Green Bay winning its sixth straight.
In what is seemingly becoming a weekly ritual, NFL Network Playbook analyst Brian Baldinger disagrees with his fellow experts on a few key Week 14 games. He is going with the Cowboys to beat the Chargers, the Bengals to beat the Vikings and the Panthers to upset the Patriots. Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann feel otherwise.
For the second straight week, Brian Baldinger is the only NFL Network Playbook analyst who likes the Colts to remain undefeated this week against the Titans. Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann, expect Tennessee to hand Indianapolis its first loss of the year. One thing all three analysts can agree on, however, is that the Saints will defeat the Redskins, and improve to 12-0.
Once again, it is the fearless Brian Baldinger going out on his own this week. He is the only one of our three NFL Network Playbook analysts who believe the Colts — and not the Saints — will remain the league’s lone unbeaten team following Week 13. Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann, on the other hand, both like New Orleans to go 11-0, while predicting Indianapolis will lose for the first time in Houston.
Take a look at all of the NFL Network Playbook analyst’s Week 10 picks.
Join NFL Network analyst Sterling Sharpe for his weekly live chat on Wednesday, November 18 at 2 p.m. ET as he takes your questions and discusses the latest around the NFL.
The defending champion Steelers have struggled on the road this year at 1-2, with that one victory being a pretty narrow decision against the struggling Lions. The Broncos, meanwhile, have played lights out at home, posting a perfect 3-0 mark at Invesco Field.
Brett Favre returns to Lambeau Field this week for the first time since the 2007 NFC Championship Game, where his final pass as a Packer landed in the hands of cornerback Corey Webster, giving the Giants an improbable victory. Maybe it’s that memory that has all three of our Playbook prognosticators picking the Packers to beat the Vikings on Sunday.
NFL Network analyst and former Pro Bowl receiver Sterling Sharpe will be back for his weekly live chat with fans on NFL.com on Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET.
Sure Playbook analyst Brian Baldinger may have made the lamentable choice of picking the Titans to upset the Patriots in Week 6, but he more than made up for it by being the only one to sagely predict the Vikings would upend the Ravens.