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Amir has Bears falling to GB in Sunday’s Picks for Week 13

Week 12 was full of shockers, like Jake Plummer being replaced as worst quarterback in the league by Kordell “Slash[ed by the Bengals]” Stewart. The Patriots are slumping, the Jets and Broncos are streaking at the wrong times, but could still have serious impact on the playoff picture. Here are the games for the week.

Green Bay at Chicago: The Packers are making a strong push to the playoffs, and are tied for first place. They’ll continue to roll. Edge: Green Bay

Indianapolis at Miami: The Colts are the hottest team in the NFL after a slow start. They have been unstoppable. The Dolphins couldn’t score on Dallas. This should be a little different, but look for a similar result. Edge: Indianapolis

NY Jets at NY Giants: Is it really a road game when you take the subway to face your opponent? The Jets could make a serious push to the end. They’ll fall short but will look good trying. Edge: NY Giants

St. Louis at Carolina: The Rams can clinch the division title with a win here and shouldn’t have any problems doing it. The best offense in the league at better than 33 points per game will light it up against the Panthers. Edge: St. Louis

San Francisco at Cincinnatti: You’d think that the 49ers would be able to stop their slump against the lowly Bengals, but after a big win last week against the Steelers, the Bengals are on top of the world (kinda). Look for the 49ers to be embarrassed. Edge: Cincinnatti

Washington at Detroit: A game that will have serious implications on the playoff picture in the NFC should be a tough matchup, and a great game. This is the kind of game the Skins like to lose, though. Edge: Detroit

Tennessee at Baltimore: The schedule for the Titans just doesn't seem to get hard after the first half. The Ravens lost an emotional game to the Jags last week in the closing minutes. The Ravens will come out fighting, but will come out short. Look for a big game from Eddie George, who’s been hot lately. Edge: Tennessee

New Orleans at Atlanta: Two of the worst records in the league square off. The only thing that will come out of this is that one team will finally fall to the cellar in this division. Edge: New Orleans

Cleveland at San Diego: I learned my lesson a couple of weeks ago and I will never again pick Cleveland to win a game. Edge: San Diego

Seattle at Oakland: Big game for Seattle. They lost a key game last week, but nevertheless are having a big year. Jon Kitna and Mike Holmgren continue to work miracles. Edge: Seattle

Philadelphia at Arizona: What's going on? Three TD’s in one game for Jake Plummer? Somethings awry in Tempe. Philly should pose no legitimate threat, and the Cardinals will all of a sudden be in the playoff picture in a weak NFC. Edge: Arizona

Kansas City at Denver: The Broncos are rolling. The Chiefs are mediocre. OK, fine, the Broncos aren’t really on a roll, but they can beat the Chiefs, especially on their home turf. Edge: Denver

Dallas at New England: Dallas is looking to bolster its playoff position. New England is in trouble after a huge slump. The Cowboys should win a close one, and the Patriots’ playoff hopes will fizzle. Edge: Dallas

Minnesota at Tampa Bay: The Bucs lost their starting QB for the season, and while Minnesota is back on track, Tampa Bay is not hurting, having won four in a row and tied for first in their division. Look for a big passing game from the Vikings, they’re getting to be like the Vikings of old. Edge: Minnesota