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NY Giants at San Francisco (-6.5)
A rematch of the NFC Championship will be one of the best games in Week 6.
San Francisco looks like the more talented team top to bottom, however, we've learned far too many times to never count out Eli Manning.
The Giants still provide excellent pass protection and Manning's ability to read pre-snap and make in-game adjustments are among the best around.
As for the 49ers, maintaining balance on offense and being physical on defense is expected. All that said, this will be a nail-biting finish.
Take the Giants and the points
Minnesota at Washington (-1)
The Vikings in Washington could certainly be Christian Ponder's breakout performance.
The Redskins are vulnerable against the pass and must put emphasis on shutting down Adrian Peterson. Provided Minnesota remains balanced, the Redskins won't control the game tempo.
Also, watch out for the Vikings' defense which is capable of totally limiting the Redskins' offense with a pass rush to force Mike Shanahan into being one-dimensional.
Take the Vikings and the points
Green Bay at Houston (-3.5)
It's gut-check time for the Green Bay Packers. On the road against the undefeated Houston Texans, Titletown faces a crucial must-win contest.
Not to mention, but Houston also fields one of the NFL's best all-around defenses. Additionally, the Packers pass protection and ground game has been inconsistent.
Considering that the Texans also present a balanced approach to Green Bay's defense, this game will gradually get out of hand.
Take the Texans against the spread
Denver at San Diego (Even)
It's not surprising to see the line even, because the Broncos and Chargers are eerily similar from an all-encompassed perspective.
Both teams have excellent quarterbacks, use multiple running backs, have an array of receiving targets, sound pass-rushers and playmakers against the pass. To that end, this game will strictly come down to the offensive line.
The Chargers are more skeptical in pass protection and with Manning being the better quarterback, Denver's ground game also produces more.
Broncos over Chargers
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