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    Media predictions for Sunday's game between the Vikings at Pats.



    The world wide leader is going with the Pats across the board, one of five games that Eric Allen, Mike Golic, Merril Hoge, Ron Jaworski, Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter, Mark Schlereth, Adam Wickersham, their AccuScore simulator, and their fans are all in complete agreement on. The NFL Sunday Countdown crew of Mike Ditka, Keyshawn Johnson, Cris Carter and Tom Jackson are all picking the Pats to win as well.

    NFL Picks and Predictions for Week 8 - National Football League - ESPN
    NFL Sunday Countdown picks

    Their Madden game simulation has the Pats winning a close one.
    Video Games - EA Sports Simulations - ESPN
    Their Accuscore has the Pats winning 65% of the time with an average score of 27.1 to 21.8
    NFL Projections and Simulations - National Football League - ESPN
     
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    if favre sits or goes out in the middle of the game .our chances should improve. surprised so many picked the pats considering a wounded favre could be dangerous.
     
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    The Sunday Countdown guys still have last week's predictions.
     
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    Its not like hes a wounded Tasmanian Devil.
     
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    NFL Picks, Grades - CBSSports.com Football

    All five CBS Sports writers are also picking the Pats to win, but most think the game will be close. When picking against a 5.5 point spread rather than straight up it's 4-1 Vikings; Pete Prisco, Clark Judge, Dave Richard and Josh Katzowitz all think the Vikings will keep it close while only Will Brinson thinks the Pats will win by 6 or more.



    2010 NFL Week 8 Picks and Predictions from Whatifsports.com From WhatIfSports.com
    2010 NFL Week 8 - Minnesota Vikings vs New England Patriots From WhatIfSports.com

    What If Sports has it going the other way, with the Vikings winning 60.4% of the time in their simulation, by an average score of 22.3 to 18.9.
     
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    Its the second week in a row in which we have faced an extremely desperate team. This is going down to the wire yet again most likely.
     
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    I don't know why it went to last week's picks. I re-entered the link, it should go to the week 8 picks now.
     
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    John Rook of Patriots Playbook and his guest Russell Baxster of ESPN both have the Vikings winning.
     
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    NFL Week*8 Predictions, including Steelers-Saints, Packers-Jets - Peter King - SI.com


    Week 8 matchup: Vikings at Patriots - NFL - Sporting News
    A familiar name moonlighting at SN has the Pats winning by a field goal.

    Yahoo! Sports - NFL - Expert Picks Week 8
    Les Carpenter, Jason Cole and Michael Silver all think the Pats will win.
    89% of Yahoo users are predicting the Pats to beat the Vikings.
     
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    Rook is an idiot. I downloaded one of his podcasts for part of my 10-hour trip to see my girlfriend and back a few weeks ago. After about 5 minutes, I turned it off. I never knew anybody could be so critical of a team they work for :ugh:
     
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    Is Rook really the play by play announcer at Gillette stadium?
     
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    NFL Picks Week 8: Are Struggling Saints Due for Big Win? -- NFL FanHouse
    Dave Goldberg picks the Pats by the score of 23-20.


    Weekly NFL picks from USA TODAY's analysts - USATODAY.com
    All eight USA Today panelists went with the Pats.
    Pete's Picks: Texans will make Colts 0-3 in AFC South - USATODAY.com
    Going against the spread Pete O'Brien thinks the Pats will cover, winning by a score of 28-21.
     
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    Don't listen to the crew before him then on PFW in Progress. Andy Hart, Paul Perillo and Eric Scalavino are the biggest critics going. To be fair Hart and Scalavino are worst with Perillo being fair both ways and Fred is the biggest homer going. Those guys make Rook look like a homer.
     
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    What If Sports is going against the grain on a lot of games. They have the Packers beating the Jets too where most of the world picks the Jets.
     
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    Week 8 NFL Picks Finding Randy Moss' New England Return, Brett Favre's Injury Difficult to Predict - NFL - NESN.com

    Michael Hurley of NESN believes the Pats will win by at least 7 points.


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    It may just be me, but it seems that every team that plays against the Patriots are desperate, but everyone wants to win.
     
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    I'm guessing I'm in the minority here, but I hope Favre starts and plays the whole game.
     
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    I like it better when they pick the Pats to lose,frankly....
     
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    I can't remember the last time the Pats played a pretty good team and it was unanimous that we win. Makes me nervous...
     
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