Halfway home! Somehow (and quite sadly), we are on the back nine of the NFL season. It feels like just moments ago we were sitting down to watch the Texans and Chiefs in the Thursday night opener. But for the purposes of survivor contests, the closer you can navigate toward the finish line means fewer competitors -- and fewer correct picks needed until victory. Week 8 went back to business as usual, meaning a couple of big surprises as the Bengals and Vikings eliminated those who were confident enough to pick against them.
Which team should you pick in Week 9 to avoid a similar fate?
Here are my Week 9 NFL survivor pools plays: