Not so easy, is it? More often than not, chalk prevailed this year at an unusually high clip. Including favorites in teasers and parlays made the most novice bettors seem as sharp as could be … until the last couple of weeks.
The Jets upended the Rams as 17-point dogs in Week 15, followed by the Bengals stunning the Steelers the next night despite the 14.5-point spread. Both continued to play spoiler (to their own draft position) by winning as heavy underdogs again last weekend. Just seeing that it's Week 17 makes me sad, but if you’re reading because you are still alive in your survivor pool, congratulations! You need one more win to earn at least a share of the prize, so let’s waste no more time and find a winner for you.
Here are my Week 17 NFL survivor picks: