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NFL Week 4: Desperate 49ers, soaring Eagles, way-overdue Packers

Happy bye-week Saturday. Here are the picks for the rest of the NFL's weekend that will be in Sunday's News Tribune. Enjoy for your argumentative purposes:

Carolina at Baltimore, 10 a.m. Sunday, Channel 7

Panthers career receiving leader Steve Smith is now a Raven. That’s the only intrigue here.

Ravens 17, Panthers 14

Green Bay at Chicago, 10 a.m. Sunday, Channel 13

Time for the real Packers – and the real, not-this-good Jay Cutler – to show up.

Packers 26, Bears 23

Philadelphia at San Francisco, 1:25 p.m. Sunday, Channel 13

Eagles are flying with prodigious pilot Nick Foles. But the 49ers are already near desperation.

49ers 30, Eagles 28

Saints at Cowboys, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Channel 5

Drew Brees can light up that putrid ‘Pokes D for 50. Not sure how much Saints can slow Romo – or anybody.

Saints 52, Cowboys 31


Patriots at Chiefs, 5:30 p.m. Monday, ESPN

Chiefs will get after Tom Brady through Pats’ porous offensive line. But not enough to win.

Patriots 24, Chiefs 20


Buffalo at Houston

10 a.m. Sunday

Pick Bills 20, Texans 16


Tennessee at Indianapolis

10 a.m. Sunday

Pick: Colts 38, Titans 17


Detroit at New York Jets

10 a.m. Sunday

Pick: Jets 21, Lions 19

Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh

10 a.m. Sunday

Pick: Steelers 27, Buccaneers 6

Miami vs. Oakland (in London)

10 a.m. Sunday

Pick: Dolphins 13, Raiders 0

Jacksonville at San Diego

1:05 p.m. Sunday

Pick: Chargers 38, Jaguars 14

Atlanta at Minnesota

1:25 p.m. Sunday

Pick: Falcons 30, Vikings 27

Byes: Seahawks, Denver, Arizona, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Cleveland.