Hiya, the Detroit Lions are in London for a business trip, American football, which means I'm obligated to embed the following movie clip from Forgetting Sarah Marshall:
I've been to London before, and we were recommended to keep our personal belongings (i.e. wallets and passports) in a bum bag, because of the bums on the Tube who would pickpocket. (Don't know what a bum bag is? Ask the Lions. They know all the British terms.) I asked my wife if she knew what a bum bag is and she grossly, yet smartly, guessed a colostomy bag. Let's hope the Lions don't play like a bunch of bum bags filled with buggies.
Congratulations to iamkenblack on a 10-win Week 7.
Now crank up the Fergie and let's get these bugger Week 8 picks out of the way:
Chargers (+8) over BRONCOS
Finally, a Thursday night game that is ace. The quarterbacks are going to bung for over 600 yards. The Chargers played in London in 2008.
Lions (-3.5) over FALCONS
I will be really gutted if I'm not right about this.
BENGALS (+1) over Ravens
Texans (-3) over TITANS
The Titans are starting third-string QB Zach Mettenberger. He'll bring a whole new meaning to throw a "wobbler."
CHIEFS (-7) over Rams
Bears (+6) over PATRIOTS
I don't mean to wind up on him (okay, I do), but Jay Cutler is a real wanker. I still think they'll cover here, as they'll be gagging for a win.
JETS (-3) over Bills
It's possible I've made a cock up here, but the Bills have lost four straight on the road to the Jets, and they'll be without their two crying running backs.
Vikings (+2.5) over BUCS
Pavement Pizza game of the week.
Seahawks (-5) over PANTHERS
The Seahawks have lost two in a row, but I think they find their way against these pussies (cats!). Better than Percys.
Dolphins (-6) over JAGUARS
I can't see the Jaguars nicking two games in a row.
Eagles (+2.5) over CARDINALS
No Sproles, a real kick to the Eagles' goolies, but they should be all right. All right?
BROWNS (-7) over Raiders
Piss-poor effort from the Browns last week, which was not my cup of tea and put me in a real nark, but I think they bounce back at home against the Raiders. Dog's bollocks.
Colts (-3) over STEELERS
If not for the Steelers being the bee's knees, putting up 24 points in less than three minutes before the half last week, they lose against the Texans. The Colts have been the mutt's nuts lately.
SAINTS (-1.5) over Packers
COWBOYS (-9.5) over Redskins
DeMarco Murray bought his linemen bomb computers for the bloody big holes they create for him. The Redskins are snookered, starting Colt McCoy. Sod's law here.
LAST WEEK: 8-7
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