Predicting the Week 6 NFL games

KANSAS CITY, MP - JANUARY 15: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs throws a pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second quarter in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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KANSAS CITY, MP - JANUARY 15: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs throws a pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second quarter in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Jay Morrison offers his predictions for Week 6 of NFL games.

Chicago Bears (1-4) at Baltimore Ravens (3-2)

Baltimore defense a tough test for a rookie quarterback making his second start.

Pick: Ravens 21, Bears 13

Cleveland Browns (0-5) at Houston Texans (2-3)

Kevin Hogan is not the answer in Cleveland.

Pick: Texans 35, Browns 10

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Green Bay Packers (4-1) at Minnesota Vikings (3-2)

In 18 career games vs. the Vikings, Aaron Rodgers has 39 TDs and six interceptions.

Pick: Packers 27, Vikings 20

Detroit Lions (3-2) at New Orleans Saints (2-2)

This should be a fun shootout to watch.

Pick: Lions 42, Saints 41

Miami Dolphins (2-2) at Atlanta Falcons (3-1)

The Falcons have two weeks to stew over their home loss to Buffalo.

Pick: Falcons 38, Dolphins 20

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New England Patriots (3-2) at New York Jets (3-2)

This pick would have resulted in a psychiatric evaluation a few weeks ago.

Pick: Jets 17, Patriots 16

San Francisco 49ers (0-5) at Washington Redskins (2-2)

Eventually the 49errs with escape the ranks of the winless, but not this week.

Pick: Redskins 28, 49ers 17

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-2) at Arizona Cardinals (2-3)

The Cardinals won by 33 last year. This isn’t last year.

Pick: Buccaneers 24, Cardinals 23

Los Angeles Rams (3-2) at Jacksonville Jaguars (3-2)

What better way for the Surprise Bowl to end than in a surprise?

Pick: Rams 23, Jaguars 21

Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2) at Kansas City Chiefs (5-0)

The Steelers were putrid last week, while the Chiefs looked awesome.

Pick: Chiefs 21, Steelers 16

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Los Angeles Chargers (1-4) at Oakland Raiders (2-3)

Derek Carr is back, plus the thought of the Chargers winning back-t0-back road games is far-fetched.

Pick: Raiders 34, Chargers 2 7

New York Giants (0-5) at Denver Broncos (3-1)

Who is Eli Manning going to throw passes to? Denver DBs, of course

Pick: Broncos 24, Giants 0

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Indianapolis Colts (2-3) at Tennessee Titans (2-3)

The Colts have won their last 11 against the Titans. Net better against the trend.

Pick: Colts 16, Titans 14

Last week: 9-4

Overall: 48-25

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