Week 17 NFL picks: Raiders-Chiefs and all others

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Dec 26, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field. The Redskins won 38-24. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys

Washington (8-7) will rest starters and Dallas (4-11) is already full of backups. Good times.

Pick: Dallas 16, Washington 14

Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans (-5.5)

Houston (8-7) won’t roll past Jacksonville (5-10), which can put up a ton of points. Still, the Texans find a way with the vastly superior defense.

Pick: Houston 20, Jacksonville 17

Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts

Indianapolis (7-8) should be ashamed of the way it has played this year. Tennessee (3-12) should be ashamed of the way it has played this century.

Pick: Indianapolis 23, Tennessee 21

New England Patriots (-8) at Miami Dolphins

New England (12-3) is trying to wrap up home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs, and horrific Miami (5-10) is not going to get in the way.

Pick: New England 30, Miami 17

Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants (-3)

New York (6-9) is terrible, but Philadelphia (6-9) has completely quit on Chip Kelly. Hopefully they fire that windbag and move on to a real coach.

Pick: New York 28, Philadelphia 20

Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals (-7.5)

Arizona (13-2) will be locked into the second seed and be resting starters before this game. Seattle (9-6) will want to move into the fifth seed and take care of business.

Pick: Seattle 20, Arizona 10

San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos (-9.5)

Denver (11-4) is not a great team by any stretch, but it is not losing to San Diego (4-11) which has waved the white flag since September.

Pick: Denver 16, San Diego 9

St. Louis Rams (-3) at San Francisco 49ers

For the love of God…

Pick: St. Louis 23, San Francisco 14

Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers (-3)

This game is for the NFC North title. Both Green Bay (10-5) and Minnesota (10-5) are good but flawed teams. Go with the home team, experience and superior quarterback.

Pick: Green Bay 28, Minnesota 19

Last week: 9-6
Season: 148-89