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It’s time to make our NFL Week 6 picks, and there are some of the year’s best games on the slate for Sunday afternoon and evening.

As always, all odds are provided by our partners at WynnBet

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Washington Commanders

1-4

Chicago Bears

2-3

Thursday, Oct. 13

8:20 p.m. ET

Go see a movie. Grab dinner with a friend in a restaurant without televisions. Mow the lawn by moonlight. Anything.

Pick: Washington 20, Chicago 17

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Baltimore Ravens

3-2

New York Giants

4-1

Sunday, Oct. 16

1 p.m. ET

Wink Martindale against Lamar Jackson. This is going to be fascinating stuff. Baltimore better be ready for every blitz imaginable.

Pick: Baltimore 23, New York 21

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Cincinnati Bengals

2-3

New Orleans Saints

2-3

Sunday, Oct. 16

1 p.m. ET

The Bengals are the better team, but it’s never easy playing in the Superdome. Of course, for Joe Burrow, the building has fond memories from his LSU days.

Pick: Cincinnati 30, New Orleans 22

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Jacksonville Jaguars

2-3

Indianapolis Colts

2-2-1

Sunday, Oct. 16

1 p.m. ET

This division should be put out to pasture. Just brutal football all the way around. That said, somehow, the Colts might eclipse .500.

Pick: Indianapolis 18, Jacksonville 16

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Minnesota Vikings

4-1

Miami Dolphins

3-2

Sunday, Oct. 16

1 p.m. ET

The Vikings are playing (pretty) good football, while the Dolphins are really beat up. Feels like a third straight loss for the Fins.

Pick: Minnesota 31, Miami 20

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New York Jets

3-2

Green Bay Packers

3-2

Sunday, Oct. 16

1 p.m. ET

The Jets can absolutely win this game, largely because the Packers can absolutely find a way to lose this game. Still, it’s at Lambeau, and the Packers need it.

Pick: Green Bay 24, New York 20

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New England Patriots

2-3

Cleveland Browns

2-3

Sunday, Oct. 16

1 p.m. ET

This is all about whether you believe Bill Belichick does enough to stymie Jacoby Brissett. I’m riding with Belichick here.

Pick: New England 21, Cleveland 19

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San Francisco 49ers

3-2

Atlanta Falcons

2-3

Sunday, Oct. 16

1 p.m. ET

Atlanta could be catching the Niners on a good week. San Francisco has to fly cross-country, with a beat-up defense, with the Chiefs on deck. Look for the 49ers to win late.

Pick: San Francisco 27, Atlanta 20

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

3-2

Pittsburgh Steelers

1-4

Sunday, Oct. 16

1 p.m. ET

Can the Steelers score a touchdown this week? If the Bucs struggle, it’s a sign of real problems.

Pick: Tampa Bay 24, Pittsburgh 12



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