The team was unprepared. The coach got away from his game plan way too soon. And the long road trip brought about unexpected challenges from a focus standpoint.
Those are the issues that plagued the Green Bay Packers last week that remain on the minds of Acme Packing Company’s contributors this week when making our picks for week ten. The Packers return home to face the Carolina Panthers, a team with one of the best running games in the NFL. In doing so, Matt LaFleur will try to get his team back to normal — assuming that their performance against the Chargers is not the new normal.
Indeed, APC’s contributors largely feel that the loss in Los Angeles was an aberration. The majority of our writers’ picks have the Packers winning this week as a home favorite.
One factor working in their favor is a major quarterback advantage. Aaron Rodgers is, well, Aaron Rodgers. Kyle Allen is not, as he is instead a quarterback who is completing barely 60 percent of his passes this season and has thrown four interceptions in the past two games. If the Packers’ defense can get to Allen frequently — he has been sacked more than three times per game on average this season — that should give the green and gold a great chance to pull out a victory and improve to 8-2 before their bye.
Here are the full picks for week ten around the NFL.
Week 10 Picks
|LAC @ OAK||OAK||LAC||LAC||LAC||LAC||LAC||LAC||LAC||LAC||LAC||LAC||LAC|
|DET @ CHI||DET||CHI||CHI||DET||DET||DET||CHI||CHI||CHI||DET||DET||DET|
|BAL @ CIN||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL||BAL*|
|BUF @ CLE||BUF||BUF||CLE||BUF||BUF||CLE||BUF||BUF||BUF||BUF||BUF||BUF|
|ATL @ NO||NO||NO||NO||NO||NO||NO||NO||NO||NO||NO||NO||NO*|
|NYG @ NYJ||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG||NYG*|
|ARI @ TB||TB||TB||TB||TB||ARI||TB||ARI||ARI||ARI||TB||TB||TB|
|KC @ TEN||KC||KC||KC||KC||KC||KC||KC||KC||KC||KC||KC||KC*|
|MIA @ IND||IND||IND||IND||IND||IND||IND||IND||IND||IND||IND||IND||IND*|
|CAR @ GB||GB||GB||GB||GB||CAR||GB||CAR||GB||GB||GB||GB||GB|
|LAR @ PIT||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR||LAR*|
|MIN @ DAL||DAL||MIN||DAL||MIN||MIN||MIN||MIN||MIN||MIN||DAL||MIN||MIN|
|SEA @ SF||SEA||SF||SF||SF||SF||SF||SF||SEA||SEA||SF||SEA||SF|