Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Jay Morrison offers his predictions for Week 13 of NFL games.
Minnesota Vikings (9-2) at Atlanta Falcons (7-4)
Mike Zimmer does not have happy memories in Atlanta, but this will help.
Pick: Vikings 28, Falcons 24
Houston Texans (4-7) at Tennessee Titans (7-4)
The Titans should win easily, but they won’t.
Pick: Titans 17, Texans 16
Kansas City Chiefs (6-5) at New York Jets (4-7)
Both teams have lost five of their last six.
Pick: Chiefs 21, Jets 13
Denver Broncos (3-8) at Miami Dolphins (4-7)
A game so bad, CBS pawned it off on FOX
Pick: Dolphins 13, Broncos 10
Indianapolis Colts (3-8) at Jacksonville Jaguars (7-4)
The Jags need this one to keep pace with the Titans.
Pick: Jaguars 26, Colts 17
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-7) at Green Bay Packers (5-6)
The Packers keep their faint playoff hopes alive.
Pick: Packers 24, Buccaneers 17
Detroit Lions (6-5) at Baltimore Ravens (6-5)
Fourteen points might be all it takes to outscore the Ravens.
Pick: Lions 16, Ravens 13
New England Patriots (9-2) at Buffalo Bills (6-5)
Bengals fans will be Tom Brady fans on Sunday.
Pick: Patriots 34, Bills 17
San Francisco 49ers (1-10) at Chicago Bears (3-8)
Jimmy Garoppoolo’s starting debut for the Niners is a success
Pick: 49ers 27, Bears 21
Cleveland Browns (0-12) at Los Angeles Chargers (5-6)
The Dirty Dozen was filmed in LA, right?
Pick: Chargers 34, Browns 20
New York Giants (2-9) at Oakland Raiders (5-6)
The Eli Manning benching blows up in Ben McAdoo’s face.
Pick: Raiders 35, Giants 14
Carolina Panthers (8-3) at New Orleans Saints (8-3)
The Saints get the home-field edge in what should be the best game on the slate.
Pick: Saints 34, Panthers 34
Los Angeles Rams (8-3) vs. Arizona Cardinals (5-6)
The Rams run continues.
Pick: Rams 30, Cardinals 23
Philadelphia Eagles (10-1) at Seattle Seahawks (7-4)
The Eagles run hits a wall.
Pick: Seahawks 21, Eagles 17
Pittsburgh Steelers (9-2) at Cincinnati Bengals (5-6)
The Bengals are better but still flawed, and no one exposes those warts like the Steelers.
Pick: Steelers 30, Bengals 20
Last week : 8-5
This season: 105-61