Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Jay Morrison offers his predictions for Week 5 of NFL games.
New York Jets (2-2) at Cleveland Browns (0-4)
No idea why/how the Browns are favored in this one.
Pick: Jets 17, Browns 13
Carolina Panthers (3-1) at Detroit Lions (3-1)
There won’t be anything funny about this one, Cam
Pick: Lions 34, Panthers 24
San Francisco 49ers (0-4) at Indianapolis Colts (1-3)
And the first pick in the 2018 draft goes to…..
Pick: Colts 21, 49ers 20
Tennessee Titans (2-2) at Miami Dolphins (1-2)
Both teams took a lashing from the ugly stick last week, but Miami bounces back.
Pick: Dolphins 27, Titans 14
Los Angeles Chargers (0-4) at New York Giants (0-4)
The Chargers probably feel more comfortable on the road than their empty home.
Pick: Chargers 28, Giants 27
Jacksonville Jaguars (2-2) at Pittsburgh Steelers (3-1)
The water coolers will be safe Sunday.
Pick: Steelers 35, Jaguars 14
Arizona Cardinals (2-2) at Philadelphia Eagles (3-1)
Arizona has lost five of its last six in the Eastern time zone.
Pick: Eagles 24, Cardinals 20
Seattle Seahawks (2-2) at Los Angeles Rams (3-1)
A test of whether the Rams are for real. Psst, they are.
Pick: Rams 21, Seahawks 20
Baltimore Ravens (2-2) at Oakland Raiders (2-2)
No Derek Carr, no problem.
Pick: Raiders, 24, Ravens 10
Green Bay Packers (3-1) at Dallas Cowboys (2-2)
It’s going to be Armageddon in Dallas when the team slips to 2-3
Pick: Packers 31, Cowboys 27
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Kansas City Chiefs (4-0) at Houston Texans (2-2)
How long will the only unbeaten team stay that way? At least one more week.
Pick: Chiefs 27, Texans 23
Minnesota Vikings (2-2) at Chicago Bears (1-3)
The Mitch Trubisky era begins with a thud vs. QB tormentor Mike Zimmer
Pick: Vikings 28, Bears 9
Buffalo Bills (3-1) at Cincinnati Bengals (1-3)
The Bills aren’t as good as their record, and the Bengals aren’t as bad as theirs.
Pick: Bengals 16, Bills 13
This Year: 39-21