Rogers and Wojo break down Detroit's decision to trade Golden Tate and the team's upcoming matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. The Detroit News


Justin Rogers, James Hawkins, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their picks against the spread for Week 9 of the NFL season.

Detroit +7 at Minnesota

Rogers: Minnesota

Hawkins: Detroit

Niyo: Detroit

Wojnowski: Detroit

Oakland +3 at San Francisco

Rogers: San Francisco

Hawkins: San Francisco

Niyo: San Francisco

Wojnowski: San Francisco

More: Patricia: Lions must turn page quickly after Tate trade

More: Wojo: Golden Tate trade painful for Lions, but necessary

Kansas City -8 at Cleveland

Rogers: Kansas City

Hawkins: Kansas City (best bet)

Niyo: Kansas City

Wojnowski: Kansas City

Pittsburgh +3 at Baltimore

Rogers: Baltimore

Hawkins: Baltimore

Niyo: Baltimore

Wojnowski: Baltimore

Tampa Bay +6 at Carolina

Rogers: Carolina

Hawkins: Carolina

Niyo: Carolina

Wojnowski: Tampa Bay

N.Y. Jets +3 at Miami

Rogers: Miami

Hawkins: Miami

Niyo: Miami

Wojnowski: Miami

Atlanta +2 at Washington

Rogers: Washington

Hawkins: Atlanta

Niyo: Atlanta

Wojnowski: Atlanta

Chicago -5 at Buffalo

Rogers: Chicago

Hawkins: Chicago

Niyo: Chicago

Wojnowski: Chicago

Houston +2.5 at Denver 

Rogers: Denver

Hawkins: Houston

Niyo: Houston

Wojnowski: Denver

L.A. Chargers +1.5 at Seattle

Rogers: Seattle

Hawkins: Seattle

Niyo: Seattle

Wojnowski: L.A. Chargers

L.A. Rams -1 at New Orleans

Rogers: L.A. Rams

Hawkins: L.A. Rams

Niyo: L.A. Rams

Wojnowski: New Orleans

Green Bay +6.5 at New England

Rogers: New England (best bet)

Hawkins: Green Bay

Niyo: New England

Wojnowski: Green Bay

Tennessee +4 at Dallas

Rogers: Dallas

Hawkins: Dallas

Niyo: Dallas (best bet)

Wojnowski: Dallas (best bet)


Rogers: 9-5 last week, 58-55-8 overall, 5-2-1 best bets

Hawkins: 5-9 last week, 54-59-8 overall, 5-3 best bets

Niyo: 7-7 last week, 59-54-8 overall, 3-5 best bets

Wojnowski: 6-8 last week, 65-48-8 overall, 5-3 best bets