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NFL Week 15 expert picks: Detroit Lions vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

A look at who we’re picking in the Lions’ Week 15 matchup.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Detroit Lions

With the Detroit Lions currently on a six-game skid, suddenly these games are becoming a lot easier to pick. Last week, the entire staff picked the Minnesota Vikings to win, and they did so with little uncertainty. As a result, most of the Pride of Detroit staff now has a winning record on the year in weekly predictions.

This week, the challenge may be a little tougher. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a turnover machine, and although they’re on a three-game win streak, their play is terribly inconsistent and their offensive is extremely volatile.

Unfortunately for Detroit, they’re as banged up as ever. In just one week against the Vikings, the Lions lost two starting offensive lineman, a starting wide receiver, their middle linebacker, a defensive tackle and potentially their starting running back.

As a result, everyone is picking against the Lions again. Check out our picks here:

Justin Simon (8-5): N/A
John Whiticar (8-5): 27-16 Buccaneers
Kyle Yost (8-5): 24-20 Buccaneers
Kellie Rowe (6-4): 24-17 Buccaneers
Jeremy Reisman (7-6): 34-20 Buccaneers
Mike Payton (7-6): Buccaneers win
Mansur Shaheen (7-6): 28-14 Buccaneers
Ryan Mathews (7-6): 17-13 Buccaneers
Alex Reno (5-6): 20-13 Buccaneers
Hamza Baccouche (6-7): 25-18 Buccaneers
Levi Blue (6-8): 17-13 Buccaneers
Andrew Kato (4-6): 28-10 Buccaneers
Chris Perfett (4-9): 34-21 Buccaneers

Now it’s time for you to make your picks. In the comment section below drop your score. The closest one gets a virtual prize in next week’s On Paper preview. Also, be sure to vote for the winner in the poll below.


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