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Full list of Week 12 straight-up picks with confidence levels

The NFL returns for Week 12 and we’ve got a look at who we think will win each game taking place this week, and at what level of confidence.

Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers passes the ball during the second half against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on November 22, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

The NFL is back for Week 12, and the holiday season is upon us. That means we get a Thanksgiving tripleheader to open the week of football. We get Texans-Lions, Washington-Cowboys, and Ravens-Steelers on Thursday, followed by 12 games on Sunday and Seahawks-Eagles on Monday Night Football to close out the week.

It’s time once again to start picking winners. Each Thursday, I put together a list of straight up picks for the weekly schedule. I’ll have picks against the spread over the weekend, but this is a chance to just pick winners and losers. This year though, I’ve changed up the approach. Instead of simply picking winners and losers, I’m also grouping the picks by confidence — high confidence, medium confidence, low confidence, no confidence.

I had a solid performance last week, going 11-3. Below I’ve posted all my picks, with my record in that confidence level in parenthesis. A game with three asterisks (***) after it indicate a game where I’m picking the betting underdog to get the win.

High confidence (37-8)

Browns over Jaguars
Dolphins over Jets

Medium confidence (34-17)

Steelers over Ravens
Bills over Chargers
Giants over Bengals
Cardinals over Patriots
Rams over 49ers
Chiefs over Bucs
Packers over Bears
Seahawks over Eagles

Low confidence (16-22)

Colts over Titans
Vikings over Panthers
Saints over Broncos

No confidence (12-9)

Texans over Lions
Cowboys over Washington
Falcons over Raiders

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