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Episode 72: NCAAF – Minnesota at Michigan

Peter and Joel give their take on Roger Goodell’s poor press conference. Is there any way that the NFL can repair its image? Also, NCAAF Week 5 picks, NFL Week 4 predictions against the spread, and the MLB regular season is coming to a close.

QUICK HITS

– Roger Goodell press conference goes over poorly
– MLB baseball regular season in its final week

RECAP

Peter: NCAAF 5-2, NFL 4-2
Joel: NCAAF 4-3, NFL 5-1

PICK 6

Peter versus Joel
NCAAF WEEK 3
– Tennesee at Georgia (-17) (SAT, 12 PM ET)
– Arkansas vs Texas A&M (-8.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET) (in Arlington, TX)
Minnesota at Michigan (-11.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Stanford at Washington (+7.5) (SAT, 4:15 PM ET)
Baylor at Iowa State (+21) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
Notre Dame vs Syracuse (+12) (SAT, 8 PM ET) (in East Rutherford, NJ)
– Extra Point: Florida State at NC State (+19.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: EXTRA POINT
— Joel: EXTRA POINT

NFL WEEK 2
Green Bay at Chicago (+1.5) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
– Carolina at Baltimore (-3) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Detroit at New York Jets (+1) (SUN, 1 PM ET)
Philadelphia at San Francisco (-5.5) (SUN, 4:25 PM ET)
New Orleans at Dallas (+3) (SUN, 8:30 PM ET)
New England at Kansas City (+3.5) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 47: NFL – Kansas City vs Denver

Guest: Joe (Detlef Schrempf)

RED ZONE
20: Indiana Pacers start the year unbeaten at 8-0
Make the play: How long does this winning streak go?

10: Ohio State smack-talking Alabama and FSU
Make the play: Will Ohio State play in the national championship game at the end of the year?

5: The Richie Incognito harassment story continues
Make the play: Where will Jonathan Martin play next year?

REPLAY
(NCAAF) Peter: 0-0, Joel: 3-4
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Detlef Schrempf: 30-16
(NFL) Peter: 0-0, Joel: 2-4
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) GymLeaderBen, 10-8

PICK 6Joel vs Joe

NCAAF Week 12
– Syracuse at Florida State (-39) (3:30 PM ET)
Michigan State at Nebraska (+6.5) (3:30 PM ET)
Oklahoma State at Texas (+3) (3:30 PM ET)
– Georgia at Auburn (-4) (3:30 PM ET)
Alabama at Mississippi State (+24.5) (7:45 PM ET)
– Stanford at USC (+24.5) (8 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Houston at Louisville (-15.5) (7 PM ET)
— Joel: West Virginia at Kansas (+6.5) (12 PM ET)
— Joe: West Virginia at Kansas (+6.5) (12 PM ET)

NFL Week 11
Detroit at Pittsburgh (+1) (1 PM ET)
– Cleveland at Cincinnati (-5.5) (1 PM ET)
– Washington at Philadelphia (-3.5) (1 PM ET)
– San Francisco at New Orleans (-3.5) (4:25 PM ET)
– Kansas City at Denver (-9.5) (8:30 PM ET)
– New England at Carolina (-1) (MON, 8:30 PM ET)

Episode 42: NCAAF – Oregon at Washington

RED ZONE
20: Struggles of the Atlanta Falcons
Make the play: How many wins does Atlanta end up with this season?

10: Jerry Kill, University of Minnesota football coach, takes leave of absence for seizures
Make the play: Will Kill coach another game this season?

5: MLB league championship series begin
Make the play: Who makes it to the World Series?

REPLAY
(NCAAF) Peter: 2-5, Joel 2-5
SMYNja Leader: (NCAAF) Decaff78: 25-17
(NFL) Peter: 3-3, Joel 3-3
SMYNja Leader: (NFL) Decaff78, 20-10

PICK 6Joel vs Peter
NCAAF Week 7
– Missouri at Georgia (-8) (12 PM ET)
Oklahoma at Texas (+14) (12 PM ET)
– Florida at LSU (-7) (3:30 PM ET)
Oregon at Washington (+13.5) (4 PM ET)
Michigan at Penn State (+2) (5 PM ET)
– Georgia Tech at BYU (-7) (7 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Syracuse at NC State (-6.5) (3:30 PM ET)
— Peter: EP
— Joel: EP

NFL Week 6
Detroit at Cleveland (+1) (1 PM ET)
– St. Louis at Houston (-9) (1 PM ET)
Oakland at Kansas City (-9.5) (1 PM ET)
Jacksonville at Denver (-26.5) (4:25 PM ET)
– Washington at Dallas (-6) (8:30 PM ET)
Indianapolis at San Diego (+1) (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 36: NCAAF – Georgia at Clemson

RED ZONE
20: Miguel Cabrera chasing the Triple Crown again
Make the play: Will Cabrera win a second consecutive Triple Crown?

10: Rex Ryan burned by putting Mark Sanchez in preseason game late
Make the play: Will Sanchez start at QB for the Jets in Week 1?

5: Johnny Manziel’s autograph-for-pay scandal
Make the play: Will Manziel miss games due to NCAA punishment this year?

INSTRUCTIONS FOR OUR PREDICTION PARTICIPATION

PICK 6Peter and Joel
– Rice at Texas A&M (-26.5) (SAT, 1 PM ET)
– Syracuse at Penn State (+8) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Mississippi State at Oklahoma State (-12.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
Alabama vs Virginia Tech (+19) (SAT, 5:30 PM ET) (in Atlanta, GA)
Georgia at Clemson (+1.5) (SAT, 8 PM ET)
LSU vs TCU (+4) (SAT, 9 PM ET)
– Extra Point: Boise State at Washington (-3.5) (SAT, 10 PM ET)
— Peter: Central Michigan at Michigan (-31.5) (SAT, 3:30 PM ET)
— Joel: William & Mary at WVU (-22) (SAT, 12:00 PM ET)