if the Saints would pass on home town once in a lifetime type of player in Leonard Fournette I would DIE!! Mark Ingram hasn't shown to be all that great. We will likely have a new young QB in a few years and a BEAST back would do him wonders. Hell he may help Brees last a little longer in that he won't have to pass 100 times a game. Delvin Breaux, PJ Williams, DeVante Harris, Ken Crawley, Damian Swann, and Kyle Wilson will be plenty enough depth at corner. The 2 UDFA corners have played good considering they are undrafted. I think PJ was gonna have a good year before the devastating concussion. We are missing Sheldon Rankins right now and our top 3 corners. This D isn't as bad as most think, but the devastating injuries to all our corners have killed us, which would happen to every team out there. Plus I'm scared of Bama corners BIG TIME!! They seem to bust or take forever to produce!!
Yeah the Patriots are just clamoring for an interior offensive lineman. After all they have Thuney and Mason as starters at guard with Jonathan Cooper and Ted Karras as back-ups and have a very good center in David Andrews. What the Patriots need is an offensive tackle because Sebastian Vollmer ain't getting any younger and hasn't really been fully healthy the last two seasons. If there's a great prospect at OT at the end of the first round the Patriots should take him. You're out of your tree if you think the Patriot's greatest need is an interior offensive lineman.
Yet again, I will follow Walt's lead for this draft order outside the fact that the Bears land the top pick over the 49ers or Browns, I have more faith in Cutler running into wins before I do with Kessler or Gabbert. Also, there are still some players not in the system such as the Illini DEs, Justin Evans and Malik Hooker at safety. Until they are in I will mock without them.
College Football Picks (Week 1, 2016): 5-0 (+$1,000) College Football Picks (Week 2, 2016): 1-4 (-$900) College Football Picks (Week 3, 2016): 2-3 (-$480) College Football Picks (Week 4, 2016): 3-2 (+$360)
College Football Picks (2016 Season): 11-9 (-$20) College Football Picks (2015 Season): 42-44 (-$560) College Football Picks (2014 Season): 46-39-1 (-$325) College Football Picks (2013 Season): 52-33 (+$3,970) College Football Picks (2012 Season): 45-34-1 (+$2,500) College Football Picks (2011 Season): 36-32-2 (-$390) College Football Picks (2010 Season): 37-31-2 (+$190) College Football Picks (2009 Season): 34-34-2 (-$3,820) College Football Picks (2008 Season): 49-38 (+$3,020)
Stanford at Washington. Line: Washington by 3. Friday, 9:00 p.m.
As a disclaimer, don't go nuts with my college football picks. I'm much better at picking NFL games (which is saying a lot). Follow @walterfootball for updates.
Back in Week 1, I wrote that you can make money betting against media hype, and that's exactly what I did when I faded Stanford against a game Kansas State squad that beat the spread. Stanford has covered its next two games, but its victory over UCLA wasn't very impressive, as the Bruins appeared to be the better team. Washington is definitely the superior squad in this meeting, as quarterback Jake Browning should be able to throw all over the Cardinal. The Huskies have been bet up from -3 to -3.5 by the sharps, but -3 is still available at Bovada.
College football Team versus Team database and match up pages for all the top level games plus researched ATS predictions with detailed analysis all for free at SBS CFB Picks
College Football Pick: Washington -3 (2 Units)
North Carolina at Florida State. Line: Florida State by 11. Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
Florida State has gotten a lot of recognition because of its excellent second half against Ole Miss, but besides that, what have the Seminoles done this season? They were demolished by Louisville and then beat South Florida. Big deal. We've seen Chad Kelly have a meltdown against another opponent in the second half, making Florida State's Week 1 victory less impressive. North Carolina is a decent team that can score very well, and it's coming off a nice win against a high-powered Pittsburgh squad. I think the Tar Heels can cover this spread.
Need Winning Picks Against the Spread? Get $60 in FREE member football picks from Doc's Sports Service, one of the most trusted names in the handicapping industry! No salesmen and no obligations! Click Here
College Football Pick: North Carolina +11 (3 Units)
Texas A&M at South Carolina. Line: Texas A&M by 18. Saturday, 4:00 p.m.
Texas A&M is 4-0 right now, but they haven't exactly played the most challenging schedule, and they've yet to be huge favorites over a 1-A opponent. Not that South Carolina is a great team, or anything, but the Gamecocks are competent and own some victories over 1-A opponents this season. This line seems a bit out of control.
College Football Pick: South Carolina +18 (2 Units)
Marshall at Pittsburgh. Line: Pittsburgh by 16. Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
I've been going with Pittsburgh the past two weeks because I believed its explosive offense could allow them to hang as sizeable underdogs. This week is a different dynamic, as the Panthers' putrid defense will allow Marshall to stay within the game. The Herd can definitely score, so I think they'll be able to keep the margin to within double digits.
College Football Pick: Marshall +16 (2 Units)
Oregon at Washington State. Line: Oregon by 1.5. Saturday, 9:30 p.m.
This spread feels like it's way off. The Ducks should be favored by a touchdown, or perhaps even more. They're definitely the better team. They nearly defeated a very good Nebraska squad, and while they lost to Colorado last week, I think it's because they were deflated coming off such an emotional loss. Washington State, meanwhile, is not very good. The Cougars have been outgained in terms of yards per play this year despite their three opponents being Eastern Washington, Boise State and Idaho.