Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Jay Morrison offers his predictions for Week 9 of NFL games.
Indianapolis Colts (2-6) at Houston Texans (3-4)
Even without Deshaun Watson, the Texans have too much for Colts.
Pick: Texans 34, Colts 16
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-5) at New Orleans Saints (5-2)
Bucs will make this closer than expected, but Saints still prevail
Pick: Saints 31, Buccaneers 28
Los Angeles Rams (5-2) at New York Giants (1-6)
Rams will become first NFL team to top preseason Vegas win line (5.5)
Pick: Rams 27, Giants 21
Atlanta Falcons (4-3) at Carolina Panthers (5-3)
Hangovers, even of the Super Bowl variety, only last so long.
Pick: Falcons 27, Panthers 20
Denver Broncos (3-5) at Philadelphia Eagles (7-1)
Eagles fans must be distraught with nothing to boo this year
Pick: Eagles 20, Broncos 10
Baltimore Ravens (4-4) at Tennessee Titans (4-3)
It’s not like the Titans will get caught looking ahead to the mighty Bengals
Pick: Titans 21, Ravens 16
Arizona Cardinals (3-4) at San Francisco 49ers (0-8)
The Garappolo era begins with a bang.
Pick: 49ers 17, Cardinals 16
Washington Redskins (3-4) at Seattle Seahawks (5-2)
The Redskins have won six of seven against the Seahawks, but …
Pick: Seahawks 27, Redskins 24
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Kansas City Chiefs (6-2) at Dallas Cowboys (4-3)
With or without Zeke, the Cowboys will struggle
Pick: Chiefs 24, Cowboys 17
Oakland Raiders (3-5) at Miami Dolphins (4-3)
The Dolphins seem to be more focused on 2018.
Pick: Raiders 28, Dolphins 17
Detroit Lions (3-4) at Green Bay Packers (4-3)
The Lions are 1-24 in their last 25 visits to Lambeau.
Pick: Packers 27, Lions 20
Cincinnati Bengals (3-4) at Jacksonville Jaguars (4-3)
Sacksonville vs. Bengals O line equals a long day for Andy Dalton
Pick: Jaguars 20, Bengals 13
This Year: 72-40