Detroit News NFL picks: Week 1

The Detroit News
Philip Rivers and the Chargers are three-point favorites against the Lions.

Josh Katzenstein, Rod Beard, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their picks for Week 1 of the NFL season.

Detroit +3 at San Diego

Katzenstein: Detroit

Beard: Detroit

Niyo: Detroit

Wojnowski: Detroit

Pittsburgh +7 at New England

Katzenstein: New England

Beard: Pittsburgh

Niyo: New England

Wojnowski: Pittsburgh

Green Bay -6.5 at Chicago

Katzenstein: Green Bay

Beard: Green Bay

Niyo: Green Bay

Wojnowski: Chicago

Kansas City +1 at Houston

Katzenstein: Houston

Beard: Kansas City

Niyo: Kansas City

Wojnowski: Houston

Cleveland +3 at NY Jets

Katzenstein: NY Jets

Beard: Cleveland

Niyo: Cleveland

Wojnowski: NY Jets

Indianapolis -2.5 at Buffalo

Katzenstein: Indianapolis

Beard: Indianapolis

Niyo: Indianapolis

Wojnowski: Indianapolis (best bet)

Miami -3.5 at Washington

Katzenstein: Miami (best bet)

Beard: Miami (best bet)

Niyo: Miami (best bet)

Wojnowski: Miami

Carolina -3.5 at Jacksonville

Katzenstein: Jacksonville

Beard: Carolina

Niyo: Carolina

Wojnowski: Jacksonville

Seattle -4 at Seattle

Katzenstein: St. Louis

Beard: Seattle

Niyo: Seattle

Wojnowski: Seattle

New Orleans +2.5 at Arizona

Katzenstein: Arizona

Beard: Arizona

Niyo: Arizona

Wojnowski: Arizona

Tennessee +3 at Tampa Bay

Katzenstein: Tampa Bay

Beard: Tampa Bay

Niyo: Tampa Bay

Wojnowski: Tampa Bay

Cincinnati -3.5 at Oakland

Katzenstein: Oakland

Beard: Oakland

Niyo: Cincinnati

Wojnowski: Oakland

Baltimore +4.5 at Denver

Katzenstein: Baltimore

Beard: Baltimore

Niyo: Baltimore

Wojnowski: Denver

NY Giants +5.5 at Dallas

Katzenstein: NY Giants

Beard: Dallas

Niyo: Dallas

Wojnowski: Dallas

Philadelphia -3 at Atlanta

Katzenstein: Philadelphia

Beard: Philadelphia

Niyo: Atlanta

Wojnowski: Philadelphia

Minnesota -2.5 at San Francisco

Katzenstein: San Francisco

Beard: Minnesota

Niyo: Minnesota

Wojnowski: San Francisco