Wee 12 NFL Picks


Last week was a good week, as Da Windy City went 9 and 3 in making their predictions for Week 11 games. Hopefully the trend will continue as I make my picks for Week 12 of the NFL regular season.

November 22, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; General view of an American flag at Ford Field prior to a game between the Detroit Lions and the Houston Texans on Thanksgiving. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-US PRESSWIRE

  • The Cincinnati Bengals, behind the play of starting quarterback Andy Dalton, prove to Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Carson Palmer that team is in a better position without him as the Bengals defeat the Raiders.
  • With Ben Roethlisberger already sidelined and backup quarterback Bryon Leftwich suffering from broken ribs, Charlie Batch will struggle as the Steelers have a surprising loss to the Cleveland Browns.
  • Andrew Luck continues his impressive rookie season as he leads the Indianapolis Colts to a victory over the Buffalo Bills.
  • Peyton Manning continues to carry the Denver Broncos to the top of the AFC conference as he leads the Broncos to a victory against the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Seattle Seahawks go to Miami to face the Dolphins in a battle of rookie quarterbacks. Seahawks’ quarterback Russell Wilson will prevail with the victory over Ryan Tannehill.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue their hot streak at home as they defeat the NFC South leading Atlanta Falcons.
  • The San Diego Chargers’ woes continue as they lose to the Baltimore Ravens.
  • The St Louis Rams go on the road and defeat the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Colin Kaepernick is expected to get the start for the San Francisco 49ers, but he will struggle against the New Orleans Saints. Saints defeat the 49ers to continue their playoff push.
  • The game between the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants has significant impact on the NFC conference standings. The Giants’ struggles continues off the bye as they lose to the Packers.
  • In a battle of two disappointing teams, the Carolina Panthers defeat the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football.