A bit of a shake up in the power rankings as things start to come into focus a little more. It’s number one, and then a big gap with the other teams. As always, feel free to berate me in the comments section.
Just took one week to get over .500, after an impressive 10-3 showing last week. I told y’all I’d get better at this. Though I’d promise to give more explanations for each game if I got over .500, I won’t get cute this week. I wanna get a comfortable lead before I start yapping at the mouth. Here are the picks.
I’m giving myself a week off. I had to drive Miss Strong Move to the doctor to get x-rays and whatnot (she’s OK) yesterday and have been my brother’s personal driver today so I figure to take the week off, focus on more job applications and have the blogging take a bit of a backseat for the time being. I’ll be back in full force next week. That being said, he are my power rankings for this week, for record keeping.
Until I get my overall record over .500, I’m giving myself a word limit for these point spread columns. I will only give the picks and no explanation until I prove myself worth of getting on top of this digital soapbox. This is so embarrassing. I knew this would be hard, I said it in the first post. This is just a dry run for, you know, when I do start gambling.
Maybe I’ll improve every week. After going 6-9 with one push in the first week, I scored a 9-7 last week. A three game improvement I’ll take it. I’ll get right to the picks this week. I’m pressed for time and really hungry. I’ll give you one sentence for each game (one word is possible) about why I’m picking the way I am. Let’s get to it.
We’re officially one week away from me pulling a George Costanza and going with the opposite of all of my picks. Though I will say this, last week was my first week of ever picking against the spread with NFL games. So I guess I have a lot to learn. Turns out I was 6-9-1, not a good record by any stretch, but I’ll take it. Another poor showing this week and we’re in trouble. Let’s get to the picks.
A week late once again, but this was something I had in mind for awhile. Contrary to popular belief, I actually have a lot of ideas for this website, but haven’t had the motivation in weeks past. And now that I do, I simply don’t have the manpower. With my first week’s stint at Bleacher Report a huge success (seriously, go over and search for me. I could not be happier with the reception I got), NFL pieces that I want to have a little more control over and that I don’t think would get a tremendous amount of readership over there will go here. This also gives me a forum to be a little less professional, which is always nice.
Anyway, I’ll admit, I’ve never actually bet on sports. Well, I think once in second grade I bet a kid five dollars the Raiders would win in a Monday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs. I’ve always wanted to because it just seems awesome and I actually know a decent amount about football. So this year, since I don’t have any money to gamble with, I’m going to do a dry run throughout the season and see how I stack up. If I’m well over .500, I’ll try and find a bookie or something for next year. If I’m under, I’ll just continue doing what I normally do: waste my money on stupid junk. Let’s get to it, shall we?