Week 11 NFL Picks: Power Ranking Best Upset Specials

November 17, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Looking to be the envy of your prognosticating pals? You've come to the right place. There is no greater glory in the forecasting business than nailing an upset. 
Week 11 is not loaded with upset possibilities, but here are three games that are rife with them. 
*Point spreads according to Football Locks on Nov. 17.
No. 3: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers
Spread: Bucs -1.5
This is actually the lowest point spread on the board, which I guess makes sense, given that the Bucs are on the road, and it is still hard to believe they can consistently be the offensive powerhouse that has propelled them to winning three straight. 
Still, I'm not buying this one as the best upset special. Tampa is terrible in pass defense at No. 32 in the league, but it is No. 1 in run defense, and if it can turn Carolina into a one-dimensional team, it will slow them down. 
Defensively, Carolina is No. 16 in both passi...

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