For one, Julio Jones had to leave Sunday’s game with a hamstring injury, so there’s no guarantee he’ll be able to play a game on just three days rest.
Since their Week 12 bye, the Cardinals are 1-2 and in those three games, they’re surrendering 115 yards per game on the ground, which is not ideal when you consider the fact that they’ll be facing the best running back in football on Saturday. I’m not one to make excuses for my bad picks, but let’s be honest, this game was played on a Saturday and Saturday games shouldn’t count against your picks record. Longest current streak of picking a team’s games correctly: Bears
Teams I’ve been the worst at picking this year: Washington, Cardinals, Saints, TitansLongest active streak of picking a team’s games wrong: Cardinals
Happy Holidays everyone, and don’t forget, if you need a last minute gift idea, just get everyone in your family a DVD copy of “Fast Five.” They’ll love it and my royalty check will go way up next month, so everyone wins.