NFL Picks and Predictions – Week 1

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Nov 27, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) points to the sidelines during the first quarter against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Lions vs. Chargers

This matchup features two teams with a lot of talent on offense as the Lions have the services of a healthy Calvin Johnson for quarterback Matthew Stafford and the Chargers add rookie running back Melvin Gordon to arsenal for quarterback Philip Rivers.

I think the Chargers will move the ball on the Lions and put some points up on the board but I think the Lions are too potent and the combination of Johnson and Golden Tate will be too much for the Chargers to keep up with.

The Lions will steal one on the road and it will be close.

Winner:  Lions

Score prediction:       25-23  Lions   

Points spread:      Chargers -2.5

Over/under:  46 – Over

4:05 pm – FOX

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