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Full list of Week 16 straight-up picks with confidence levels

The NFL returns for Week 16 and we’ve got a look at who we think will win each game taking place this week, and at what level of confidence.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) and Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) shake hands after the game during the NFL football game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Pittsburgh Steelers on December 02, 2018 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA. Photo by Mark Alberti/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The NFL is back for Week 16, and we get quite the expanded schedule. Thursday Night Football is complete, but we get NFL action on Christmas afternoon and then a tripleheader on Saturday. That’s followed by a normal Sunday and the season finale of Monday Night Football.

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 10-6. Below I’ve posted all my picks, with my record in that confidence level in parenthesis.

High confidence (47-12)

Saints over Vikings
Ravens over Giants
Chiefs over Falcons
Browns over Jets

Medium confidence (54-22)

Cardinals over 49ers
Bears over Jaguars
Seahawks over Rams
Bills over Patriots

Low confidence (23-28)

Lions over Buccaneers
Washington over Panthers
Raiders over Dolphins
Chargers over Broncos
Packers over Titans

No confidence (16-15)

Texans over Bengals
Steelers over Colts
Cowboys over Eagles

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