Predictem NFL Archives: December 2009 News, Game Previews and Picks

Rumor Expelled: There is no truth to the rumor that the Detroit Lions will sign free agent QB Bubby Brister to start in their Week 17 game.

Post Week 16 Walking Wounded: Panthers WR Steve Smith broke his left arm while scoring a TD on Sunday. An injury you won’t hear much about (torn ACL) but that is a HUGE loss is Eagles C Jamaal Jackson

. Steelers WR Hines Ward aggravated his hamstring injury and his status for Week 17 is unknown. Saints RB Pierre Thomas left the Sunday’s game at the half and did not return. X-rays proved negative but his status is unknown as ribs can be very painful and take lots of time to heal. Seahawks RB Julius Jones aggravated his rib injury and banged up his ankle as well. Look for Justin Forsett to get most of the carries in Week 17.

Week 16 Monday Night Football Preview and Pick: (12/28)
Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears (Note: Vikings Nose Tackle Pat Williams OUT, Bears WR Devin Hester OUT)

Week 16 Sunday Night Football Preview and Pick: (12/27)
Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins

Week 16 Sunday NFL Football Previews and Picks: (12/27)
Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints
Houston Texans vs. Miami Dolphins
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cincinnati Bengals
Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns
Carolina Panthers vs. New York Giants
Buffalo Bills vs. Atlanta Falcons
Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers
Denver Broncos vs. Philadelphia Eagles
New York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts

Week 16 Friday Night (Christmas Day) NFL Football Preview and Pick: (12/25):
San Diego Chargers vs. Tennessee Titans

Playoff Projections: NFL Playoff Picture – (Pre Week 16)

Week 15 Monday Night Football Preview and Pick: (12/21)
New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

Week 15 Sunday Night Football: (12/20)
Minnesota Vikings vs. Carolina Panthers

Week 15 Sunday NFL Football Previews and Picks: (12/20)
San Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles
New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills
Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets
Arizona Cardinals vs. Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Cincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Chargers
Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos
Chicago Bears vs. Baltimore Ravens
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Seattle Seahawks

Week 15 Saturday Night Football Game Preview and Selection: (12/19)
New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys

Week 15 Thursday Night NFL Preview and Play: (12/17)
Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

Pre-Week 15 Notes: Bears WR Devin Hester is DOUBTFUL and not expected to play this week.

Bengal Seriously Injured in Auto Accident: Breaking news on Wednesday afternoon reports that Bengals WR Chris Henry has been seriously injured in an auto accident. No details are currently available regarding the crash.

He Just Doesn’t Seem to Get it: The Raiders signed what may possibly be the only QB worse than Jamarcus Russell today in J.P. Losman. Ok, ol’ JP isn’t that horrible, but behind a crappy offensive line, he’ll do the same or worse than he did with the Bills. Raider Nation continues to endure pain under the leadership of the crustiest NFL owner in the business, Al Davis.

Week 14 Monday Night Football: (12/14)
Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers

Week 14 Sunday Night Football: (12/13)
Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants

Week 14 Sunday NFL Football Previews and Picks: (12/13)
Cincinnati Bengals vs. Minnesota Vikings
New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons
Carolina Panthers vs. New England Patriots
Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears
Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Miami Dolphins vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
New York Jets vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
St. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans
Detroit Lions vs. Baltimore Ravens
Denver Broncos vs. Indianapolis Colts
Washington Redskins vs. Oakland Raiders
San Diego Chargers vs. Dallas Cowboys

Week 14 Thursday Night Football Preview and Pick: (12/10)
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns

3 Strikes…Yer Out! The Redskins stole a page from baseball today using the three strikes and your out by waiving K Shaun Suisham who had bee rock solid since 2007 but has muffed 3 field goals over the past few weeks including a chip shot that cost the Redskins a win vs. the Saints.

Pre-Week 14 Notes: Steelers WR Hines Ward hurt his hamstring in Sunday’s game and is very questionable for the Thursday night game vs. the Browns. Stellers S Troy Polamalu is expected to miss as well. Redskins RB Clinton Portis was placed on IR and will miss the rest of the season. Same story for Bucs KR Clifton Smith. Houston RB Steve Slaton was placed on the IR ending his season.

Week 13 Monday Night Football Preview and Pick: (12/7)
Baltimore Ravens vs. Green Bay Packers

Week 13 Sunday NFL Football Previews and Picks: (12/6)
Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts
New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins
Oakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Atlanta Falcons
Detroit Lions vs. Cincinnati Bengals
St. Louis Rams vs. Chicago Bears
New Orleans Saints vs. Washington Redskins
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Carolina Panthers
Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks
San Diego Chargers vs. Cleveland Browns
Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants
Minnesota Vikings vs. Arizona Cardinals

Week 13 Thursday NFL Game Preview and Prediction: (12/3)
New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills