CIN AT BAL (-7)
The Ravens are my AFC pick to land in New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII. The bitter taste of Billy Cundiff’s missed kick in the AFC title game is motivation enough. Add the death of of former owner, Art Modell and the possibility of Ray Lewis calling it a career.. lots to play for in B’more. Opposing offenses will be in more games this season with the injury to Terrell Suggs, but the Ravens will make up for it with their own fire power. Cincy had lots of troubles with good teams last year.. don’t see that changing tonight.
PICK: Ravens laying the points
SD AT OAK (-1)
The last game of Week 1 might be the toughest to pick. I think the difference will by the running backs. Oakland has a healthy one in Darren McFadden while San Diego does not in Ryan Mathews. In a “pick em” game like this I like the Raiders. Plus, it wouldn’t be a season without Norv Turner on the hot seat.
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