Week 2 NFL Picks Cautiously High on RG3, Looking Forward to Monday’s ‘Gravity Bowl’ (Podcast)

Week 2 NFL Picks Cautiously High on RG3, Looking Forward to Monday's 'Gravity Bowl' (Podcast)OK, so Week 1 could have gone a little bit better, but that's why there are 17 of these.

The NESN.com NFL picks podcast got off to a rough 7-9 start in Week 1, but that's to be be expected. After all, what can you really expect out of anyone in Week 1?

One team that took the podcast — and a lot of others by surprise — was the play of Robert Griffin III and the rest of the Washington Redskins. Vegas had the skins as a sizable underdog heading into Week 1 against the Saints, but the Washington rolled to an easy win.

That, of course, means the RG3 and the Skins are favorites this week, on the road against the St. Louis Rams. 

NESN.com senior assistant editor Mike Cole is back on the picks podcast horse this week, and he's got a little company. Both he and NESN.com assistant editor Ricky Doyle like what Griffin and the Redskins can do this week, but they are a little bit cautious of what may be down the road for the club.

Here are their picks for the week, and you can hear them break them down in the podcast below. 

All lines courtesy of Bovada.lv (Home teams in caps)

Cole

GREEN BAY (-6) over Chicago
TAMPA BAY (+9) over New York Giants
NEW ENGLAND (-14) over Arizona
INDIANAPOLIS (+1.5) over Minnesota
New Orleans (-3) over CAROLINA
BUFFALO (-3) over Kansas City
Baltimore (+3) over PHILADELPHIA
Oakland (-3) over MIAMI
CINCINNATI (-7) over Cleveland  
Houston (-7) over Jacksonville
Dallas (-3) over SEATTLE
Washington (-3) over ST. LOUIS  
NY JETS (+6) over Pittsburgh
Tennessee (+6) over SAN DIEGO
Detroit (+7) over SAN FRANCISCO
Denver (+3) over ATLANTA 

Last week: 7-9-0
Season: 7-9-0 

Doyle

GREEN BAY (-6) over Chicago
TAMPA BAY (+9) over New York Giants
NEW ENGLAND (-14) over Arizona
INDIANAPOLIS (+1.5) over Minnesota
CAROLINA (+3) over New Orleans
Kansas City (+3) over BUFFALO
Baltimore (+3) over PHILADELPHIA
Oakland (-3) over MIAMI
CINCINNATI (-7) over Cleveland  
Houston (-7) over Jacksonville 
Dallas (-3) over SEATTLE
Washington (-3) over ST. LOUIS  
NY JETS (+6) over Pittsburgh
SAN DIEGO (-6) over Tennessee
Detroit (+7) over SAN FRANCISCO 
ATLANTA (-3) over Denver

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