As the NFL’s first quarter of regular-season play comes to a close, here is your five-day forecast on who will emerge victorious:
Packers 31, Bears 14: The host Packers take a commanding 95-94-6 series lead tonight in the league’s longest rivalry.
Cardinals 12, 49ers 9: Same score as the 49ers’ loss at Seattle two weeks ago. Same reason: it’s not enough to merely have San Francisco’s defense dominate a bad offensive line.
Raiders 26, Broncos 24: Derek Carr hasn’t lost back-to-back starts since November 2015.
Dolphins 34, Saints 27: Another week, another Florida team wins in London.
Falcons 24, Bills 23: The unbeaten Falcons topple a Bills defense that’s allowed a league-low 12.3 points per game.
Cowboys 24, Rams 17: Great, more camera time for Jerry Jones’ smile.
Steelers 24, Ravens 17: John Harbaugh didn’t like last week’s London trip. Karma: his Ravens lose this week to “Big Ben” Roethlisberger.
Bengals 20, Browns 13: I mean, it’s only the eighth time they’ve met with winless records since the Browns’ 1999 reincarnation.
Texans 17, Titans 16: Good Deed of the Week goes to Deshaun Watson. The rookie QB donated his first game check to Hurricane Harvey victims who work in the Texans’ cafeteria.
Vikings 23, Lions 21: What are the odds the Lions lose again once a replay nullifies a winning TD as time expires?
Patriots 28, Panthers 24: For all Tom Brady’s gaudy numbers, the NFL RedZone channel should automatically switch to his third-down passes (21 of 29, 72.4 percent completion, 310 yards, 3 TDs).
Jaguars 20, Jets 7: Anyone, beside fantasy-football owners, notice rookie Leonard Fournette has a touchdown run in every game? Anyone heard of the Jaguars?
Chargers 31, Eagles 20: Melvin Ingram, the AFC’s Defensive Player of the Month, introduces himself to the Eagles’ Carson Wentz, repeatedly.
Buccaneers 24, Giants 12: Bucs get a leg up on Odell Beckham Jr., whose touchdown celebration last week served as the winless Giants’ latest distraction.
Seahawks 21, Colts 7: Frank Gore ran for 28, 16, 14 and 29 yards in losing his past four visits to Seattle with the 49ers.
Chiefs 29, Redskins 16: How ’bout this rookie Kareem Hunt, the NFL’s rushing leader? Bet he can also shoot a skyhook.
Last week: 9-7. Overall: 29-18
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