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Baltimore Beatdown Game Picks: Week 2

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Vote for the winners of every game across the NFL in Week 2!

Detroit Lions v Arizona Cardinals Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images

Last week, we kicked off the regular season with our debut game selections here at Baltimore Beatdown. Nine writers participated in predicting the winners of all 16 games last weekend, and we’ll keep it rolling again for Week 2 and beyond.

Here’s a look at the standings after Week 1. Each member of our staff, and the readers who voted, were given a “win” for the Arizona Cardinals vs. Detroit Lions matchup, which ended in a tie. Standings will updated weekly and as usual, be sure to vote on the polls below.

1) Jake and Taylor (13-3)

2) Kyle, Vasilis, Frank, Dustin, BB Readers (12-4)

3) Eric (11-5)

4) Adrian (10-6)

5) Spencer (8-8)

Now, here’s a breakdown of where the team stands heading into Week 2.

Analysis of Baltimore Beatdown’s staff picks

Consensus Selections

Our staff was a bit more in-line on picks this week, as there were unanimous projected winners in six matchups, including tonight’s TNF action:

After a record-breaking performance against the Dolphins, our participators are clearly confident in the Ravens’ putting together another strong performance in Week 2. Kyler Murray and the Cardinals air raid offensive attack should pose a more difficult challenge, though. Nobody believes this Miami squad is good enough to challenge the Patriots this year, and our writers got a first-hand look at just how bad the Dolphins may be this year.

Elsewhere, the BB team likes the Chiefs to handle their division rival at home, even without Tyreek Hill in the lineup. They also like the Texans to bounce back against a Jaguars team starting Gardner Minshew at quarterback, and the Cowboys to defeat Washington on the road.

“Lone Wolf”

There were surprisingly no lonesome selections this week. Talk about boring.

“Flip a coin”

The following matchup had the most even split in terms of predictions:

Not as much parity as the selections in Week 1, but the big toss-up here is the NFC North showdown between the Packers and Vikings. Minnesota and Green Bay had two competitive battles last year; one ending in a tie, the other in a Vikings’ victory by one possession. Green Bay is coming off a dominant defensive showing against Chicago, while the Vikings pounded Atlanta with a strong rushing attack led by Dalvin Cook.

More than half of our team likes the Browns to bounce back on Monday Night Football, and envision the Titans and Bills improving to 2-0 on the season.

Baltimore Beatdown’s Week 2 Game Picks

Games Kyle B. Vasilis Frank Dustin Jake Spencer Adrian Taylor Eric BB Readers
Games Kyle B. Vasilis Frank Dustin Jake Spencer Adrian Taylor Eric BB Readers
Buccaneers @ Panthers Panthers Panthers Panthers Panthers Panthers Panthers Panthers Panthers Panthers VOTE
Cardinals @ Ravens Ravens Ravens Ravens Ravens Ravens Ravens Ravens Ravens Ravens VOTE
Cowboys @ Redskins Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys Cowboys VOTE
Colts @ Titans Titans Titans Colts Titans Titans Titans Colts Colts Titans VOTE
Seahawks @ Steelers Seahawks Seahawks Steelers Steelers Steelers Steelers Steelers Seahawks Steelers VOTE
Bills @ Giants Bills Bills Bills Bills Bills Bills Giants Giants Giants VOTE
49ers @ Bengals Bengals 49ers Bengals Bengals Bengals 49ers Bengals 49ers Bengals VOTE
Chargers @ Lions Chargers Chargers Chargers Lions Chargers Lions Chargers Chargers Chargers VOTE
Vikings @ Packers Packers Packers Vikings Packers Packers Vikings Vikings Vikings Vikings VOTE
Jaguars @ Texans Texans Texans Texans Texans Texans Texans Texans Texans Texans VOTE
Patriots @ Dolphins Patriots Patriots Patriots Patriots Patriots Patriots Patriots Patriots Patriots VOTE
Chiefs @ Raiders Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs Chiefs VOTE
Saints @ Rams Saints Saints Rams Saints Rams Saints Saints Saints Saints VOTE
Bears @ Broncos Bears Bears Broncos Bears Broncos Bears Bears Bears Bears VOTE
Eagles @ Falcons Eagles Eagles Eagles Eagles Eagles Falcons Eagles Eagles Falcons VOTE
Browns @ Jets Jets Browns Browns Browns Jets Jets Browns Browns Browns VOTE
Week 1 Record: 12-4 12-4 12-4 12-4 13-3 8-8 10-6 13-3 11-5 12-4

Poll

Who will win: Panthers or Buccaneers?

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  • 95%
    Panthers
    (87 votes)
  • 4%
    Buccaneers
    (4 votes)
91 votes total Vote Now

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Who will win: Cardinals or Ravens?

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  • 3%
    Cardinals
    (6 votes)
  • 96%
    Ravens
    (161 votes)
167 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will win: Cowboys or Redskins?

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  • 89%
    Cowboys
    (130 votes)
  • 10%
    Redskins
    (16 votes)
146 votes total Vote Now

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Who will win: Colts or Titans?

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  • 23%
    Colts
    (34 votes)
  • 76%
    Titans
    (108 votes)
142 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will win: 49ers or Bengals?

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  • 42%
    49ers
    (58 votes)
  • 57%
    Bengals
    (80 votes)
138 votes total Vote Now

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Who will win: Bills or Giants?

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  • 75%
    Bills
    (100 votes)
  • 24%
    Giants
    (33 votes)
133 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will win: Seahawks or Steelers?

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  • 75%
    Seahawks
    (103 votes)
  • 24%
    Steelers
    (33 votes)
136 votes total Vote Now

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Who will win: Chargers or Lions?

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  • 87%
    Chargers
    (115 votes)
  • 12%
    Lions
    (17 votes)
132 votes total Vote Now

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Who will win: Packers or Vikings?

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  • 34%
    Packers
    (46 votes)
  • 65%
    Vikings
    (86 votes)
132 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will win: Bears or Broncos?

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  • 78%
    Bears
    (101 votes)
  • 21%
    Broncos
    (28 votes)
129 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will win: Saints or Rams?

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  • 66%
    Saints
    (86 votes)
  • 33%
    Rams
    (43 votes)
129 votes total Vote Now

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Who will win: Chiefs or Raiders?

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  • 89%
    Chiefs
    (116 votes)
  • 10%
    Raiders
    (13 votes)
129 votes total Vote Now

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Who will win: Patriots or Dolphins?

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  • 91%
    Patriots
    (121 votes)
  • 8%
    Dolphins
    (11 votes)
132 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will win: Jaguars or Texans?

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  • 16%
    Jaguars
    (20 votes)
  • 84%
    Texans
    (105 votes)
125 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will win: Eagles or Falcons?

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  • 80%
    Eagles
    (105 votes)
  • 19%
    Falcons
    (25 votes)
130 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will win: Browns or Jets?

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  • 54%
    Browns
    (74 votes)
  • 45%
    Jets
    (61 votes)
135 votes total Vote Now