So, a little word about last week. I had made my picks but didn’t get around to posting them before the Thanksgiving games had started. Sure, I could have written those off and posted picks for the weekend, but I didn’t. I’m sorry.

So let’s call week 12 my bye week and move on to this week’s picks:

New Orleans 35, ATLANTA 31 (NO +4)

BUFFALO 20, Jacksonville 17 (BUF -6)

CHICAGO 27, Seattle 17 (CHI -4)

Indianapolis 38, DETROIT 34 (IND +5)

GREEN BAY 31, Minnesota 21 (GB -10)

Houston 34, TENNESSEE 17 (HOU -6)

Carolina 17, KANSAS CITY 10 (CAR -3)

San Francisco 27, ST. LOUIS 17 (SF -7)

New England 41, MIAMI 20 (NE -9)

N.Y. JETS 16, Arizona 13 (NYJ -5)

DENVER 27, Tampa Bay 24 (DEN -7)

Cleveland 17, OAKLAND 14 (CLE +2)

Cincinnati 26, SAN DIEGO 23 (CIN -1)

BALTIMORE 24, Pittsburgh 21 (EVEN)

DALLAS 38, Philadelphia 27 (DAL -10)

WASHINGTON 41, N.Y. Giants 38 (WAS +3)

Last week: 16-0! WOO! 0-0

Week 11 results: 12-2

Season: 98-61-1