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My Picks for Week Five in the NFL

It is week five and the Rams own first place with a record of 3-1, but will they remain in the sole leaders of first place in the NFC West?  While you ponder that, the Cardinals will take on the Forty-Niners in the Thursday Night game.  This will decide who owns the basement of the NFC West. Also, who do I think will remain undefeated at the end of week five.  These are some of my picks that I will discuss in this post.

So who do I pick?  I would sound biased if I say the Rams, but what the hey, I have to go with the Rams.  If they can keep on throwing deep like they have been, use their passing deep to free up Todd Gurley, and their defense plays the way they did against Seattle then I have to give them the game.  I do believe they will do all these things.  I am also counting on Rex to open his mouth before thinking before this game which will fire up this team even more.

Now, we have tonight’s game between the Arizona Cardinals and the San Francisco Forty-Niners to see who remain the NFC’s Western Division basement.  Both teams will be coming into tonight’s game with a record of 1-3.  The Cardinals will be looking to end their two-game losing streak while the Forty-niners a three-game losing streak.  Without having to go any further, I like the Cardinals in this game and why?  While the Cardinals could be faulted with bad offensive play calling, they will correct that problem.  Also, I feel the Cardinals are a much better-coached team than the Forty-Niners.

Now, for my picks for the three remaining undefeated teams. A lot of people are going hate me for this, but I think there will be two remaining teams at the end of week 5, and that will be Denver and Philadelphia.  Why did I not include Minnesota?  That would be because they will be going against Houston (3-1), and right now they are playing well enough to give the Vikings their first loss.  You could make this same argument against Denver who will be playing Atlanta (3-1), but I just think Denver will pull out a very close victory over Atlanta.  The other remaining team Philadelphia will be playing Detroit who has been called Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde team, so this is a given.

So these are my picks for week 5

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Rumors Have That Rams Quarterback Could be Going to Either the Forty-Niners of the Cardinals

Last week I wrote about Nick Foles’ soon not to be future with the Rams. Well today, I came across an Inquisitr article that claims he could be traded.  According to the article the Forty-Niners or the Cardinals could be possible landing spots.  The article did also mention the Jets if there is no settlement in their stalemate with Ryan Fitzpatrick.

While I have no problem with the Rams and Foles parting ways, I do have some concerns with them just cutting him and not having control of his landing spot.  I don’t like seeing him picked up by one of their divisional opponents so that he comes back to hurt the Rams twice a season. This could be the replay of when Kurt Warner after he went to the Cardinals where for five years he went a total of 8-2 over the Rams.  No, I do not want to go down that road again.

Yet, if he did go to a division rival. let it be the Cardinals. There he would be playing behind starter Carson Palmer and backup Drew Stanton, and most likely never set foot on the field.  Where if he goes to the Niners, he could end up as a starting under his former coach Chip Kelly.

Yet, if the Rams are looking for a trade, they could look in the direction of the Jets.  It may not come to fruition, but if the Jets and Fitzpatrick do not break their stalemate, a trade could be possible.  I do not think that Jets are ready to through their season on the back of Geno Smith. Or, they can wait for the start of training camp because teams will be looking for a quarterback.

Whether it is by trade or cut, Nick Foles will not with the Rams at the start of the season.

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