Picking games for Week 9 of the NFL season involves pushing many teams to the edge of relevancy for the 2012 season.
Clubs like the San Diego Chargers (3-4), Cincinnati Bengals (3-4), Tennessee Titans (3-5), Washington Redskins (3-5), Dallas Cowboys (3-4), Philadelphia Eagles (2-4) and New Orleans Saints (2-5) are still alive, but either struggling to breath or close to flat-lining. A loss in Week 9 may be the knockout punch, even if there are still eight weeks to play following Week 9's action.
Rome wasn't built in a day, but one week can certainly send an NFL season up in flames.
In the following slides, we'll predict every game on the Week 9 schedule, including those whose seasons are on the line.