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Wilbon's Super Bowl picks

After two straight weeks of blowouts, can conference championship Sunday salvage the 2010 playoffs? And after going 1 for 4 last week, will Mike redeem himself?

By Michael Wilbon | January 21, 2010; 10:49 PM ET | Comments (11)

Divisional playoff picks

The NFL's second weekend of playoff games often make for not just the best weekend of football but the best sports weekend of the season.

By Michael Wilbon | January 15, 2010; 12:17 PM ET | Comments (11)

Out with a whimper

It's hard to imagine a worse way to end a season. Week 17 in the NFL was a dud.

By Michael Wilbon | January 3, 2010; 10:33 PM ET | Comments (4)

Pick against Mike: Week 17

In what's easily the game of the week, Wilbon picks the Cowboys to go boldly into the playoffs with a win over the Eagles.

By Michael Wilbon | January 1, 2010; 03:41 PM ET | Comments (1)

Week 16 picks in review

Three best games of the day Philly over Denver: The Eagles were sailing along until Denver came up with a couple of huge turnovers to come back from down 27-10 to tie the game.  Tampa Bay over New Orleans: Saints were...

By Michael Wilbon | December 27, 2009; 08:44 PM ET | Comments (3)

Week 16 Stocking Stuffers

With playoff implications in 12 of the weekend's match ups, there's something for everyone in the NFL this holiday weekend.

By Michael Wilbon | December 25, 2009; 03:37 PM ET | Comments (2)

A look back at Week 15

The Colts, Titans and Chargers pull off exciting wins while the Saints and Jets were forgettable picks.

By Michael Wilbon | December 20, 2009; 09:12 PM ET | Comments (4)

Pick Against Mike: Week 15

Colts at Jaguars If the Colts are going to slip up, it would seem this is the place. The Jags are a division rival and not awed by the Colts after playing them so much. Biggest problem for JAX:...

By Michael Wilbon | December 17, 2009; 07:24 PM ET | Comments (0)

Little drama to Week 14

With little suspense in Sunday's game it was the perfect day to do one's holiday shopping.

By Michael Wilbon | December 13, 2009; 08:57 PM ET | Comments (4)

Pick Against Mike: Week 14

A great week of games with only two of them having zero playoff implications.

By Michael Wilbon | December 11, 2009; 11:33 AM ET | Comments (3)

Missed kick is hard to take

Shaun Suisham's surprising miss was an automatic kick, the kind high schoolers make 85 percent of the time.

By Michael Wilbon | December 6, 2009; 08:28 PM ET | Comments (28)

Pick Against Mike: Week 13

Rams at Bears Not even the Bears offense is dreadful enough to blow this one in Chicago. Bears can only beat the dreadful teams and will again. Raiders at Steelers Season on the line for the defending champs. Steelers will...

By Michael Wilbon | December 4, 2009; 09:30 AM ET | Comments (1)

Wilbon Index: NFL

Marques Colston and the Saints have run away from the pack and are the NFL's clear No. 1 team. How would you rank them?

By Michael Wilbon | December 3, 2009; 04:05 PM ET | Comments (3)

Redskins, Bears are done

For those of you clinging to some deranged notion the Washington Redskins could run the table and finish 9-7, turn out the lights.

By Michael Wilbon | November 29, 2009; 07:58 PM ET | Comments (7)

Pick Against Mike: Week 12

As expected, Thursday's games were complete duds, but there are plenty of big games to look forward to this weekend.

By Michael Wilbon | November 25, 2009; 02:05 PM ET | Comments (5)

Lions, Raiders and Chiefs, oh my!

Not even Northwestern's win could top the excitement of the Lions-Browns game.

By Michael Wilbon | November 22, 2009; 07:44 PM ET | Comments (8)

Pick Against Mike: Week 11

Miami at Carolina No Ronnie Brown for the Dolphins means the Wildcat has to be revamped and include Pat White Tough game. Loser is done for the year. Going with Miami ONE MORE TIME. Cleveland at Detroit There should be...

By Michael Wilbon | November 20, 2009; 09:09 AM ET | Comments (0)

Week 10: Singing the blues

Finally, this was an unpredictable and intriguing week in the NFL. Teams that can't win did win. Bad teams challenged good teams.

By Michael Wilbon | November 15, 2009; 08:38 PM ET | Comments (4)

Pick Against Mike: Week 10

It's not an easy week to pick winners in the NFL, with several seemingly tight games -- including Sunday night's Tom Brady-Peyton Manning showdown.

By Michael Wilbon | November 13, 2009; 09:00 AM ET | Comments (5)

Good, bad and ugly picks

Finally, there were a ton of good, close games of consequence in the NFL. My three best: Chargers over Giants, Colts over Texans Saints over Panthers.

By Michael Wilbon | November 8, 2009; 07:38 PM ET | Comments (4)

Pick Against Mike: Week 9

Looking for an upset this weekend? How about quarterback Matt Schaub and the Houston Texans winning at undefeated Indianapolis?

By Michael Wilbon | November 6, 2009; 06:10 PM ET | Comments (2)

NFL report card: Week 8

It was clearly a disappointing afternoon of football, if the measure is close games.

By Michael Wilbon | November 1, 2009; 07:56 PM ET | Comments (6)

NFL report card: Week 7

This is what happens when you have some very good teams and some very stinky teams: six games Sunday were decided by 28 points or more. Don't remember there ever being this many awful teams in the NFL at once....

By Michael Wilbon | October 25, 2009; 08:11 PM ET | Comments (4)

Pick Against Mike: Week 7

Boy, I stunk out the joint last week. Gotta do better this week, though it's going to be difficult because there are only three locks the entire slate of games. Everything else is tough to call ...

By Michael Wilbon | October 23, 2009; 09:33 AM ET | Comments (2)

NFL Report Card: Week 6

Welcome to what probably has been the most eventful weekend of the NFL season so far. We got a sense that the Saints are for real, largely because they have a hard-hitting defense to go with Drew Brees flinging it...

By Michael Wilbon | October 18, 2009; 08:17 PM ET | Comments (1)

Pick Against Mike: Week 5

After picking Tennessee -- and losing -- for three straight weeks, what should Wilbon do with the Colts-Titans game? Check out his choice and pick against him, too.

By Michael Wilbon | October 9, 2009; 02:10 PM ET | Comments (1)

Pick Against Mike: Week 3

The Week 3 picks include several close games and a few upsets -- including the Lions breaking their losing streak against the Redskins.

By Michael Wilbon | September 24, 2009; 11:55 AM ET | Comments (9)

Pick Against Mike: Week 2

See the reasoning behind Mike's Week 2 picks and then challenge him with your own in the Post Pro Picks contest.

By Michael Wilbon | September 18, 2009; 10:12 AM ET | Comments (3)

Pick Against Mike: Week 1

In the first week of the NFL season, count on Michael Turner and the Falcons -- who should make the NFC championship game -- to defeat 2008's Cinderella, the Dolphins.

By Michael Wilbon | September 10, 2009; 05:54 PM ET | Comments (6)

Tonight's Pick: the Motivated Steelers

The Steelers won't win 'em all, but they'll win the first one.

By Jon DeNunzio | September 10, 2009; 11:31 AM ET | Comments (0)

 
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