NFL Week 3 Picks Against the Spread

September 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Every week, our far-from-professional "handicappers" at The Weekly Blitz pick three games against the spread (ATS) each. Of course, the picks are for entertainment purposes only, but we've generally found it be more "entertaining" to win than lose.
Through two weeks, I've had one push. In my other five picks, three have covered and two have not.
Ready to put my 60-percent cover rate on the line; here are my Week 3 picks:
Steelers -3 (over Bucs): The Battle of the Unbeatens? Through two weeks, these two teams make up one-quarter of all unbeaten teams. Pittsburgh beat two quality opponents (Atlanta and Tennessee) while the Bucs beat two teams with horrible quarterback play (Cleveland and Carolina). Granted, the Steelers have issues at quarterback as they're down to their fourth option with Charlie Batch. But the Steelers can run the ball (and Tampa ranked 32nd of 32 teams in rushing defense last year). In addition, the Steelers can stop the run -- they held Atl...

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