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Episode 80: NCAAF – USC at UCLA

With a top-four showdown, the College Football Playoff rankings got another big shake-up. What do Peter and Joel think about the order of this week’s top four teams? Additionally, the college basketball season begins and Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the rest of the year without pay. Also, NCAAF Week 13 picks, NFL Week 12 predictions against the spread, and Giancarlo Stanton signs a monster contract with the Miami Marlins.

QUICK HITS

– College Football Top Four Teams: BAMA, ORE, FSU, MSU
– College Basketball season preview
– Adrian Peterson suspended without pay for rest of season
– Giancarlo Stanton signs 13-year/$325M deal

RECAP

Peter: NCAAF 3-4, NFL 3-3
Joel: NCAAF 3-4, NFL 2-4

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 13
Minnesota at Nebraska (-10.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
Arizona at Utah (-4) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Boston College at Florida State (-19) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Ole Miss at Arkansas (+3.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Oklahoma State at Baylor (-27.5) (SAT, 7:30 PM ET)
– USC at UCLA (-3.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Louisville at Notre Dame (-3.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: Maryland at Michigan (-5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: Kansas State at West Virginia (-2) (THURS, 7 PM ET)

NFL WEEK 12
– Detroit at New England (-7) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Cincinnati at Houston (-1) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Arizona at Seattle (-6.5) (SUN, 4:05 PM ET)
– Miami at Denver (-7) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
Dallas at New York Giants (+3) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
– Baltimore at New Orleans (-3) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 70: NCAAF – Georgia at South Carolina

Peter and Joel give their take on Ray Rice’s release and suspension from the NFL for his domestic abuse incident. Is Roger Goodell’s job on the line? Also, NCAAF Week 3 picks, NFL Week 2 predictions against the spread, and the Atlanta Hawks are up for sale.

QUICK HITS

– Ray Rice released/suspended indefinitely
– Adrian Peterson facing arrest
– Atlanta Hawks up for sale, GM Danny Ferry takes leave of absence
– Serena and Cilic win U.S. Open

RECAP

Peter: NCAAF 2-5, NFL 4-2
Joel: NCAAF 2-5, NFL 3-3

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 3
– UCF at Missouri (-9.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
Georgia at South Carolina (+5.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Iowa State at Iowa (-10) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Tennessee at Oklahoma (-20.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
USC at Boston College (+17) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
UCLA vs Texas (+7.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET) (in Arlington, TX)
– Extra Point: Purdue vs Notre Dame (-28.5) (SAT, 7:30 PM ET) (in Indianapolis, IN)
— Peter: Miami (OH) at Michigan (-31) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: West Virginia at Maryland (-3.5) (SAT, 12 PM ET)

NFL WEEK 2
New England at Minnesota (+3) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Detroit at Carolina (-2.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– New York Jets at Green Bay (-8) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Kansas City at Denver (-13) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
– Chicago at San Francisco (-7) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
Philadelphia at Indianapolis (-3) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 41: NFL – Detroit vs Green Bay

RED ZONE
20: Lane Kiffin fired by USC after blowout loss
Make the play: How many wins does USC end up with this year?

10: Tampa Bay Buccaneers release QB Josh Freeman
Make the play: Will Freeman start for another NFL team this season?

5: 2013 MLB playoffs begin
Make the play: Who wins this year’s World Series?

REPLAY
(NCAAF) Peter: 3-4, Joel 5-2
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Decaff78: 21-14
(NFL) Peter: 2-4, Joel 3-3
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) Decaff78, 16-8

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 6
Maryland at Florida State (-15.5) (12 PM ET)
Clemson at Syracuse (+13.5) (3:30 PM ET)
Georgia at Tennessee (+10) (3:30 PM ET)
Arizona State vs Notre Dame (+5.5) (7:30 PM ET, Arlington, TX)
Ohio State at Northwestern (+7) (8 PM ET)
– Washington at Stanford (-7.5) (10:30 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Kansas State at Oklahoma State (-14) (3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: Minnesota at Michigan (-19) (3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: West Virginia at Baylor (-28) (8 PM ET)

NFL Week 5
Seattle at Indianapolis (+1) (1 PM ET)
Philadelphia at New York Giants (-1) (1 PM ET)
– Detroit at Green Bay (-7.5) (1 PM ET)
Carolina at Arizona (+1) (4:25 PM ET)
– Houston at San Francisco (-6.5) (8:30 PM ET)
– New York Jets at Atlanta (-10.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 39: NFL – Chicago vs Pittsburgh

RED ZONE
20: MLB Wild Card standings become heated as season nears completion
Make the play: Which two teams will meet in the American League play-in game?

10: Cleveland Browns make bizarre moves at QB and RB
Make the play: Will Richardson rush for 1000 yards this season, now that he’s in Indianapolis?

5: No penalties for Nebraska coach Bo Pelini after big outburst
Make the play: How many wins does Nebraska get this year?

REPLAY
(NCAAF) Peter: 3-4, Joel 5-2
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Detlef Schrempf and Decaff78: 13-8
(NFL) Peter: 1-5, Joel 3-3
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) Decaff78 and Skulljumper, 8-4

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 4
Florida A&M at Ohio State (-50.5) (12 PM ET)
– North Carolina at Georgia Tech (-6.5) (12 PM ET)
Michigan State at Notre Dame (-4.5) (3:30 PM ET)
– Tennessee at Florida (-16.5) (3:30 PM ET)
– Arizona State at Stanford (-5.5) (7 PM ET)
Kansas State at Texas (-5.5) (8 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Kent State at Penn State (-21) (3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: Michigan at Connecticut (+17.5) (8 PM ET)
— Joel: West Virginia at Maryland (-4.5) (3:30 PM ET)

NFL Week 3
Detroit at Washington (-1) (1 PM ET)
Tampa Bay at New England (-8.5) (1 PM ET)
Houston at Baltimore (+1) (1 PM ET)
– Buffalo at New York Jets (-1) (4:25 PM ET)
– Chicago at Pittsburgh (+2.5) (8:30 PM ET)
– Oakland at Denver (-14.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 13: NCAAF – Michigan vs Ohio State

RED ZONE
20: NHL labor proposal progress
Make the play: Are any games played this season?

10: Maryland and Rutgers head to Big Ten
Make the play: If Big Ten adds two more teams, which do they acquire?

5: NFL Thanksgiving Games
Make the play: Who wins each game?

REPLAY
(NCAAF) Peter: 39-45, Joel 39-45 – (NFL) Peter: 36-30, Joel: 37-29
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) MajorMoses – (NFL) Skulljumper

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 13
– Michigan at Ohio State (-3.5) (SAT, 12:00 PM ET)
Oregon at Oregon State (+9.5) (SAT, 3:00 PM ET)
Oklahoma State at Oklahoma (-7) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Florida at Florida State (-8) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
– Stanford at UCLA (+2) (SAT, 6:30 PM ET)
– South Carolina at Clemson (-4) (SAT, 7 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Notre Dame at USC (+6) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
— Peter: EP
— Joel: West Virginia at Iowa State (+1.5) (FRI, 3:30 PM ET)

NFL Week 12
Pittsburgh at Cleveland (0) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Atlanta at Tampa Bay (+1) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
St. Louis at Arizona (-1) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
San Francisco at New Orleans (+2.5) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
Green Bay at New York Giants (-2.5) (SUN, 8:20 PM ET)
Carolina at Philadelphia (0) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)