Since I won’t have to worry about the Colts going far in the playoffs this season, I might as well make weekly picks. Speaking as a Colts fan, I hope Peyton can come back. I still want a Mike Tahoe jersey, regardless. Just remember, kids, gambling is wrong …

My picks for Week 1:

GREEN BAY 34, New Orleans 24

Pittsburgh 17, BALTIMORE 10

Atlanta 27, CHICAGO 17

CLEVELAND 20, Cincinnati 3

HOUSTON 24, Indianapolis 14

Tennessee 17, JACKSONVILLE 13

KANSAS CITY 20, Buffalo 6

Philadelphia 34, ST. LOUIS 24

TAMPA BAY 20, Detroit 17

ARIZONA 17, Carolina 6

SAN DIEGO 42, Minnesota 18

SAN FRANCISCO 20, Seattle 17

N.Y. Giants 24, WASHINGTON 10

N.Y. JETS 23, Dallas 13

New England 34, MIAMI 14

Oakland 21, DENVER 14