Predicting Bengals-Colts and all Week 8 NFL games

Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Jay Morrison offers his predictions for Week 8 of NFL games.

Minnesota Vikings (5-2) vs. Cleveland Browns (0-7) in London

The Browns are undefeated outside of the United States … for now

Pick: Vikings 31, Browns 14

Atlanta Falcons (3-3) at New York Jets (3-4)

Both teams have been in a funk lately, but the Jets are in their home surroundings.

Pick: Jets 21, Falcons 20

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Carolina Panthers (4-3) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-4)

Cam Newton’s immaturity off the field continues to affect his play on it.

Pick: Buccaneers 24, Panthers 20

San Francisco 49ers (0-7) at Philadelphia Eagles (6-1)

This one will be closer than people think but not a shocker.

Pick: Eagles 27, 49ers 23

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Chicago Bears (3-4) at New Orleans Saints (4-2)

Hard to pick against the Saints at home, especially with how that defense is playing.

Pick: Saints 21, Bears 10

Los Angeles Chargers (3-4) at New England Patriots (5-2)

Could the Chargers really go from 0-4 to 4-4? Tom Brady says “no.”

Pick: Patriots 31, Chargers 21

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Oakland Raiders (3-4) at Buffalo Bills (4-2)

There might be more violent altercations in the tailgate lots with these two unstable fan bases.

Pick: Bills 24, Raiders 20

Houston Texans (3-3) at Seattle Seahawks (4-2)

DeShaun Watson has led the Texans to at least 33 points in four straight games. The Legion of Boom thinks that’s cute.

Pick: Seahawks 21, Texans 13

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Dallas Cowboys (3-3) at Washington Redskins (3-3)

A de facto elimination game in the NFC East.

Pick: Redskins 28, Cowboys 27

Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2) at Detroit Lions (3-3)

After filming the sequel to Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, JuJu and the Steelers enjoy another laugher.

Pick: Steelers 34, Lions 17

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Denver Broncos (3-3) at Kansas City Chiefs (5-2)

Denver hasn’t scored more than 16 points since Week 2. That won’t cut it in Arrowhead.

Pick: Chiefs 21, Broncos 6

Indianapolis Colts (2-5) at Cincinnati Bengals (2-4)

Everything comes together for the Bengals against a Colts team that has it all falling apart.

Pick: Bengals 27, Colts 13

Last week: 11-3

This year: 63-37

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