NFL Week 5 Picks: Predicting the Week's Biggest Upsets

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NFL Week 5 Picks: Predicting the Week's Biggest Upsets
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It's that time of the week again where I go through the schedule and pick five games where the better team won't win.

Last week I picked three out of the five right. That gives me an overall record of 14-6 for the season. This week has some great matchups and we'll find out who the real contenders and pretenders are.

Some of the games I've chosen will leave a lot of fans upset. If my predictions are correct, which so far 70 percent of them are, then there will be a lot supposedly contending teams with a lot of questions.

This year the league seems to be changing. The weaker teams are getting stronger, and the stronger teams are getting weaker. The gap is slowly closing and some of the divisions could be turned upside down.  

The Colts, Cowboys, Saints, 49ers, and Chargers—who were the popular picks to win their division this preseason—are not atop their respective divisions. They're not looking as strong as everyone thought they would.

It is still too early in the season to tell who is in trouble and who isn't. Three of the teams I mentioned earlier made the list this week.

Let's take a look at the five games I think are most likely to end up in an upset.

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