ESPN’s panel of predictors is pretty divided on two games involving NFC South teams Sunday.
In a mild surprise, seven experts chose the 1-5 Carolina Panthers to beat the Washington Redskins. I’m guessing the fact John Beck will be the starting quarterback for the Redskins might have something to do with that.
Eight panel members picked the Lions over the Falcons. But I think there’s a chance Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter, who picked the Falcons, could end up being right.
The one thing everyone agreed on is the Saints will win against the Colts on Sunday night. Not surprising. Saints coach Sean Payton is injured, but he’ll still be involved. Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning is hurt and won’t be playing a homecoming game in the city where he grew up.