NFL Week 13 picks: At least the Draft is near for some teams?

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Nov 1, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) is upended by Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Bradley McDougald (30) during the second half at the Georgia Dome. The Buccaneers defeated the Falcons 23-20 in over time. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Falcons (6-5) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-6) 

Atlanta is travelling down to Florida’s west coast to finally recapture some momentum in a NFC South matchup. Ever since the loss in New Orleans, the Falcons look out of sync on offense and poor personnel has finally caught up with the defensive performance. Meanwhile, the Bucs are coming together as a football team, and it is time they finally play acceptable football at home.

Houston Texans (6-5) at Buffalo Bills (5-6)

Defense, defense, defense! Possibly the best defensive lines in the NFL will both seek to take over what should be a close, hard-fought and exciting battle. J.J. Watt is putting himself squarely in the DPOY (Defensive Player of the Year) conversation as of late, but aces a steep challenge this week against Tyrod Taylor.

Jacksonville Jaguars (4-7) at Tennessee Titans (2-9)

Both teams did not play up to their potential last week, and the hope is that they will on Sunday. The playoff chances are fading for Jacksonville, and Blake Bortles must lead the team against a very good pass defense. I do not know what the Titans would be playing for (pride?), but the team is meshing well together and seems poised for a big leap in the offseason.

Baltimore Ravens (4-7) at Miami Dolphins (4-7)

Ryan Tannehill is back at it, getting another coach fired. This time the Dolphins are making a switch at offensive coordinator. Yet, they have a legitimate chance at winning, the Ravens are a lock for a top 10 pick after every offensive skill position player has suffered an injury. Marshal Yanda against Ndamukong Suh is a great matchup to watch here.

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