Detroit News NFL picks: Week 9

The Detroit News
LeGarrette Blount, Matthew Stafford and the Lions  travel to Minnesota this week for a 1 p.m. game Sunday against the Vikings.

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