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Naughty's Nfl Picks: Week 14

Pigskin prognostication is just child’s play

By NAUGHTY

naughty@tribunemedia.net

ALRIGHT, down the home stretch we come.

What should be a good week for me, after going 10-6 while distancing myself from some, and gaining rapidly on others, has sadly become a bitter reality check for me.

My eight-year-old son Santxol (pronounced Sancho) appeared on “The Press Box” on KISS96FM last Sunday during our NFL picks segment, and using whatever device these ‘millennials’ use to unlock information, he sat down like a veteran broadcaster (Kirk Smith had nothing on him), slid coolly to the mic and proceeded to recite ‘pigskin prognostication’ gold.

Using family ties, school friends, favourite colours and foods as references, he went a robust 11-4 out of 15 picks.

The Thursday night game had already been played, but seeing how he loves cheese on everything I’m sure he would have taken the Packers in that one, so let’s give him the benefit of the doubt. Let’s say he went 12-4.

Maybe that whole ‘Pick like Sannie’ theory has its flaws after all?

Anyway it’s Father v Son again this week. Can ‘Naughty 2.0’ do it again or was it a fluke? We shall soon find out.

‘NAUGHTY 2.0’s’

PICKS

CARDINALS

SEAHAWKS

PANTHERS

BEARS

BENGALS

BROWNS

COLTS

CHIEFS

TITANS

EAGLES

LIONS

BUCS

BRONCOS

COWBOYS

PATRIOTS

GIANTS

NAUGHTY’S

PICKS

CARDINALS 27

VIKINGS 17

SEAHAWKS 31

RAVENS 17

PANTHERS 31

FALCONS 24

BEARS 24

REDSKINS 20

STEELERS 31

BENGALS 30

NINERS 23

BROWNS 17

JAGS 24 COLTS 23

CHIEFS 34

CHARGERS 31

JETS 27 TITANS 20

BILLS 27 EAGLES 24

RAMS 24 LIONS 23

BUCS 27 SAINTS 24

BRONCOS 30

RAIDERS 17

COWBOYS 24

PACKERS 23

PATRIOTS 27

TEXANS 20

DOLPHINS 27

GIANTS 23

There you have it, until next week when I will either have a voice or be hidden under some rock in shame! I am hoping for the former!

• Naughty presents ‘Mischief and Mayhem in da AM’ from 6am to 10am, Monday to Friday and ‘The Press Box’ sports talk show on Sunday from 10am to 1pm, on KISS FM 96.1.

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