Thunderblog NFL Cold Hard FAILS: Week 13 Edition

Week 13 came and went very quickly. Apologies for not having the LOCKS up in time, MPD was still upset that he defended his fantasy title finishes 9th out of 10 teams. I didn’t do much better at 8th, but my team an injury-ridden piece of garbage so I’ll take it (and not last). The FAILS are making another Wednesday appearance due to MPD and myself playing in a men’s league hockey game Monday night where we combined for 4 goals (3 from yours truly) and 3 assists. That dominate performance was followed up by our coed IM football team putting up a goose egg last night, so I guess the FAILS made some sort of Tuesday appearance…

Week 13 Cold Hard FAILS

You missed our picks cause Matt never posted them. By now you’ve seen the scores so I’m going to show who we picked…

Packers survive Lions 27-23 on Hail Mary – We both the Packers: 1-0 G-Man/1-0 Matty D

Eagles upset Patriots 35-28 – We both went against the family: 1-1 G-Man/1-1 Matty – Happiest loss I’ve ever taken

Jets comeback to edge Giants 23-20 in OT – We both went with the Jets: 2-1 G-Man/2-1 Matty D

Cardinals smack Rams 27-3 – We both picked Arizona: 3-1 G-Man/3-1 Matty D

Bucs edge Falcons 23-19 I picked the Bucs while Matt went with Atlanta: 4-1 G-Man/3-2 Matty D

Seahwaks take down Vikings 38-7 in Minnesota – Matt went with Seattle while I picked Minnesota: 4-2 G-Man/4-2 Matty D

Bills beat Texans 30-21 – I took Buffalo while Matt picked Houston: 5-2 G-Man/4-3 Matty D

Dolphins edge Ravens 15-13 – We both picked Miami: 6-2 G-Man/5-3 Matty D

Bengals down Browns 37-3 – We both picked Cincy: 7-2 G-Man/6-3 Matty D – And with that, the Browns become the first team to be eliminated in 2015. Johnny Football will start the remainder of the season as Cleveland goes back to the Draft Board.

Titans win shootout over Jags 42-39 — We both picked Tennessee: 8-2 G-Man/7-3 Matty D – Did this game travel back from 2020?

49ers squeak by Bears 26-20 in OT – We both picked Chicago: 8-3 G-Man/7-4 Matty D

Broncos stomp Chargers 17-3 We both picked Denver: 9-3 G-Man/8-4 Matty D

Chiefs down Raiders 34-20 in Oakland — We both picked Oakland: 9-4 G-Man/8-5 Matty D

SuperCam carries Panthers comeback over the Saints 41-38 — We both took Carolina: 10-4 G-Man/9-5 Matty D – Carolina clinches the NFC South.

Steelers crush Colts 45-10 – Matt wanted to rebel from his muscle picking Indy while I took Pittsburgh: 11-4 G-Man/9-6 Matty D

Cowboys edge Redskins 19-16 – We both picked Washington

G-Man Wins Week 13 11-5 to 9-7, leads series 8-4-1
G-Man Overall: 111-80
Matty D Overall: 107-84

I’m starting to separate myself from MPD in Pick’em. I’m up four games overall and four weeks with four to go. A Dormie for those of you familiar with match play in golf. What a win by the Eagles! Glad I got that pick wrong but it was hard to pick them given the resumes in front of me. With the Cowboys winning, the Birds are tied three-ways with the Giants and Redskins and have a 43% chance of taking the East according to 538.com.

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