Week 16 NFL Picks Against the Spread (Beazley)

Here are my Week 16 NFL picks against the spread:

Dallas Cowboys -3 (over Washington Redskins)

As much as I'd like to see another Tony Romo meltdown, I think the Cowboys come out strong and whoop the 'Skins on Sunday. The Redskins don't have the skilled position players that could give the god awful Dallas defense trouble.

I think Romo redeems himself this week with a huge win on the road setting themselves up for a winner-takes-all battle vs. Philly in Week 17. Romo will throw for 300 yards and 3 TDs this week.

Cowboys 37, Redskins 21.

Jacksonville Jaguars +5 (over Tennessee Titans)

This line is absolutely ridiculous if you go by the home team gets three points rule. The Jaguars already went into Nashville and beat the Titans earlier this year.

Their offense is a little banged up, but I expect both TEs Marcedes Lewis and Clay Harbor to be a factor Sunday. In fact, Lewis is on most of my teams in my daily leagues.

The Titans were without rookie receiver Justin Hunter last week for violating team rules. He is back this week, and should contribute. The future is bright for Tennessee at the WR position as Kendall Wright is pretty unstoppable. Wright worked one of the league's best CBs Patrick Peterson pretty much all day to a monster 12/150 game last week. I expect both Titans WRs to have big games, but I love the points for the home team.

Jags win at home, 27-24.

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Houston Texans +10.5 (over Denver Broncos)

The Texans are finally putting the Case Keenum era to an end as Matt Schaub finally gets the nod back at starting QB. Keenum has looked awful the last few weeks. Schaub is pretty much playing for his job the final two weeks of the season. If he has two good games against Denver and Tennessee, it is possible that the Texans overlook taking a QB with the No. 1 pick in the draft next year, and maybe draft one in the later rounds to challenge Schaub as the starter in 2014.

The Broncos will be without slot receiver Wes Welker for the remainder of the regular season, which should definitely hurt the Broncos offense a bit. The Broncos are still in position to win home-field advantage for the AFC playoffs, but I think they could struggle a bit here in Houston.

Call me crazy, but I think Houston behind Schaub and a huge game from Andre Johnson can challenge Denver late into the 4th quarter. I think it's going to be one of those games where Houston scores a TD with too much time on the clock, and Peyton Manning drives down the field into FG position where Matt Prater kicks the game-winner. Denver, 38-36.

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