NFL Week 8 Picks: Big Favorites Guaranteed to Cruise to Victory

October 26, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The absence of six teams from the NFL schedule this week due to byes certainly adds a great deal of intrigue to the weekend's action. A number of elite squads are heavily favored against seemingly lesser opponents, and while there is inherent danger in those games, blowouts could just as easily be on the horizon.
Although there are a lot of games left to be played before playoff time, the midpoint of the season is when the upper-echelon teams need to separate themselves from the rest of the field. There will be plenty of opportunities for those teams to make a statement in Week 8.
Here are three teams that will assert their dominance with convincing wins against over-matched competition.
Seattle Seahawks (-11 @ STL)
The Seattle Seahawks have lived up to the preseason hype that surrounded them, as they currently boast a 6-1 record, good enough for first place in the NFC West. Seattle hasn't been quite as dominant as it was down the stretch last season, bu...

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