NFL Week 6 Picks: 5 Games That Will Be Closer Than the Experts Think

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NFL Week 6 Picks: 5 Games That Will Be Closer Than the Experts Think
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Through the first five weeks of the season, the NFL has been topsy-turvy. Both of last year's Super Bowl teams are 3-2, and the Saints have serious questions on the offensive side of the ball.

The Patriots were supposed to be a dominant, offensive team once again with a healthy Brady and an explosive passing game. But now, Randy Moss is gone and the Patriots won their last game against the Dolphins because of defense and special teams.

The Cowboys and Vikings, two teams thought to be contenders in the preseason, are 1-3 and play each other this Sunday. Without Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers have rolled to 3-1 thanks to a dominant defense. It seems only the New York Jets have lived up to their preseason hype.

In a league with this much parity, it's difficult to pick winners, much less blowouts. Let's take a look at five games that will be close, despite the experts' prognostications.

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