NFL Picks and Predictions – Week 1

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Aug 23, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) passes the ball during the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

Colts vs. Broncos

The Indianapolis Colts made moves in the offseason to try to improve their offense.  Particularly at wide receiver where they were handcuffed last season by the injury to Reggie Wayne.  So they signed Hakeem Nicks and Wayne is back healthy.

They should combine with T.Y. Hilton to give quarterback Andrew Luck more options to throw to.  But it won’t be enough as the Peyton Manning and the Broncos still have more offensive fire power than the Colts.

Winner:  Broncos

Score prediction:       33-24  Broncos   

Points spread:      Broncos -7.5

Over/under:  56  Over

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