It's time for Thursday Night Football! It is a big NFC North battle between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. It was supposed to be the star Aaron Rodgers against the future star Teddy Bridgewater....but it's not. With the early game, Bridgewater will not be able to play. Instead....Christian Ponder!
Even without knowing Teddy wouldn't be playing, the picks by our writing staff were almost unanimous. Only Randy Fields left the caveat that he picks Minny if Bridgewater plays. He's not, so the pick is unanimous. Here are the picks:
What about against the spread?
The line is Green Bay -8.5. Based on what we have seen, the team that wins does so in blowout fashion. It is Green Bay at home against a guy who was the team's third string QB to start the season. This is easy: Packers -8.5.
Here is the TV information you need:
Game time: 8:25 PM Eastern, 5:25 PM Pacific
Where: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin
TV: CBS, NFL Network
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