NFL Week 16: Our official predictions for who wins this weekend

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The holidays are upon us, which means that after you read this you should turn off your computer or phone and do something with your family!

To the picks!

LAST WEEK: 10-6

SEASON: 114-110-6


New York Giants (-3) at Philadelphia Eagles (Thursday, 8:25 p.m. ET)

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Bill Kostroun/AP

I’m still not convinced that the defense can continue to play this well or that the Giants can keep on winning with such a nonexistent run game, but hey, I’ll take it!

The pick: Giants -3


Washington Redskins (-4) at Chicago Bears (Saturday, 1:00 p.m. ET)

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Nam Y. Huh/AP

Matt Barkley is the best former USC quarterback currently in the NFL, but the Bears lose this one.

The pick: Washington -4


Miami Dolphins (+4) at Buffalo Bills (Saturday, 1:00 p.m. ET)

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Bill Kostroun/AP

Matt Moore went from backup to AFC Offensive Player of the Week (against the Jets), but I like Miami with or without Ryan Tannehill.

The pick: Dolphins +4


Atlanta Falcons (-3) at Carolina Panthers (Saturday, 1:00 p.m. ET)

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Sneaky fun game! The Panthers may not be in the playoff picture, but they’ll do everything in their power to shake it up. That means a win here.

The pick: Panthers -3


Minnesota Vikings (+7) at Green Bay Packers (Saturday, 1:00 p.m. ET)

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Mike Roemer/AP

The Packers haven’t lost since Aaron Rodgers said they were going to run the table.

The pick: Packers -7


New York Jets (+16.5) at New England Patriots (Saturday, 1:00 p.m. ET)

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This is a ridiculously high line and the Patriots will cover it easily.

The pick: Pats -16.5


Tennessee Titans (-5) at Jacksonville Jaguars (Saturday, 1:00 p.m. ET)

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Gus Bradley had to fly back on the team plane after learning he’d been fired, which is cruel even for a coach that went 14-48. Blake Bortles, meanwhile, won’t be benched but should.

The pick: Titans -5


San Diego Chargers (-6) at Cleveland Browns (Saturday, 1:00 p.m. ET)

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The Browns will not win this game.

The pick: Chargers -6


Indianapolis Colts (+3.5) at Oakland Raiders (Saturday, 4:05 p.m. ET)

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Upset of the week: Colts win outright!

The pick: Colts +3.5


Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+3) at New Orleans Saints (Saturday, 4:25 p.m. ET)

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Michael Ainsworth/AP

I’m rooting for Tampa to win the NFC South, just because they never do, but I’m worried about their run game. Luckily, the Saints have a terrible defense.

The pick: Bucs +3


San Francisco 49ers (+4) at Los Angeles Rams (Saturday, 4:25 p.m. ET)

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The 49ers winning their second game of the season will be a true Christmas Eve miracle.

The pick: 49ers +4


Arizona Cardinals (+8.5) at Seattle Seahawks (Saturday, 4:25 p.m. ET)

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The Seahawks win but the Cards keep it close.

The pick: Cardinals +8.5


Cincinnati Bengals (+1) at Houston Texans (Saturday, 8:25 p.m. ET)

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All aboard the Tom Savage bandwagon!

The Pick: Bengals +1


Baltimore Ravens (+5.5) at Pittsburgh Steelers (Sunday, 4:30 p.m. ET)

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Bill Wippert/AP

Game of the Week!

The pick: Ravens +5.5


Denver Broncos (+3.5) at Kansas City Chiefs (Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET)

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Joe Mahoney/AP

Trevor Siemian is not the problem! He actually has better numbers than Peyton Manning did last season, so it’s unfair to blame him for the team’s offensive woes. A better place to look would be the run game. CJ Anderson’s injury has been just brutal.

The pick: Chiefs -3.5


Detroit Lions (+7.5) at Dallas Cowboys (Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET)

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Michael Ainsworth/AP

The Lions are going to miss the playoffs.

The pick: Cowboys -7.5


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