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Our Week 17 NFL picks

And so it goes, another NFL season filled with twists and turns down the stretch, the kind of intrigue that makes the best sport going.

Tread carefully this week, though, especially with plenty of teams resting players in advance of the playoffs. That means games like Buffalo-Indy, Carolina-New Orleans and Green Bay-Arizona are especially tricky.

Good luck, and enjoy the final regular season weekend. And if you're playing the Beat Bob Glauber picks contest, here's the link.

Bills (-7) over Colts, Bills straight up

Panthers (off) over Saints, Panthers straight up

Browns (-3) over Jaguars, Browns straight up

Bears (-3) over Lions, Bears straight up

Texans (+8) over Patriots, Texans straight up

Dolphins (+3) over Steelers, Steelers straight up

Vikings (-8 ½) over Giants, Vikings straight up

49ers (-7) over Rams, 49ers straight up

Falcons (-2 ½) over Buccaneers, Falcons straight up, best bet

Eagles (+3) over Cowboys, Eagles straight up

Cardinals (-3) over Packers, Cardinals straight up

Broncos (-13) over Chiefs, Broncos straight up

Raiders (+11) over Ravens, Ravens straight up

Chargers (-7) over Redskins, Chargers straight up

Titans (-5) over Seahawks, Titans straight up

Jets (-9) over Bengals, Jets straight up

Last week's record: 10-6 straight up, 10-6 against the spread

Overall record: 157-82 straight up. 124-111-6 against the spread.


Mascaro's picks (home team in caps): COLTS (+7) over Bills, PANTHERS (OFF) over Saints, Jaguars (+3) over BROWS, Bears (-3) over LIONS, Patriots (+8) over TEXANS, DOLPHINS (+3) over Steelers, VIKINGS (-8.5) over Giants, RAMS (+7) over 49ers, Falcons (-2.5) over BUCS, Eagles (+3) over COWBOYS, CARDINALS (-3) over Packers, Chiefs (+13) over BRONCOS, Ravens (-11) over RAIDERS, CHARGERS (-7) over Redskins, Titans (-5) over SEAHAWKS, Bengals (+9) over JETS

Best Bet: Titans

Last week: 8-8

Best Bets: 10-6

Season: 126-109-6

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