NFL Week 2 Predictions

The NFL is back, and we saw plenty of intriguing week one matchups. The Bears and Packers debuted their defenses in a Thursday night showdown, while the Ravens, Chiefs, and Titans put up massive offensive numbers. The Browns and Steelers greatly underwhelmed, and the Eagles and Bills both led comebacks to secure victories. The Cardinals fought their way back from a deficit and forced a tie in overtime against the Lions. Week one offered many interesting storylines, but, again, it was only week one. Week two will show if week one was a fluke or a sign of things to come. Starting 0-2 is detrimental to early momentum, and the difference between 2-0, 1-1, and 0-2 is huge. Which teams will emerge victorious this week? Find out below:

Week 2: Straight-up Picks. Previous cumulative record: (12-3-1)

Key:

  • The italicized team is favorited, according to odds makers
  • The team listed first is the home team

Carolina Panthers (-6.5) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Panthers win 28-21

Cincinnati Bengals (-1.5) vs. San Francisco 49ers: Bengals win 26-21

Detroit Lions (+2.5) vs. Los Angeles Chargers: Chargers win 31-16

Green Bay Packers (-2.5) vs. Minnesota Vikings: Vikings win 27-23

Tennessee Titans (-3.5) vs. Indianapolis Colts: Titans win 34-31

Miami Dolphins (+18.5) vs. New England Patriots: Patriots win 31-17

New York Giants (+2.5) vs. Buffalo Bills: Giants win 23-17

Pittsburgh Steelers (-3.5) vs. Seattle Seahawks: Seahawks win 26-20

Washington Redskins (+5.5) vs. Dallas Cowboys: Cowboys win 30-20

Baltimore Ravens (-13.5) vs. Arizona Cardinals: Ravens win 34-13

Houston Texans (-9.5) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Texans win 24-13

Oakland Raiders (+9.5) vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Chiefs win 45-17

Denver Broncos (+1.5) vs. Chicago Bears: Bears win 27- 14

Los Angeles Rams (-2.5) vs. New Orleans Saints: Saints win 28-23

Atlanta Falcons (+1.5) vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Eagles win 27-24

New York Jets (+2.5) vs. Cleveland Browns: Browns win 20-16

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