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NFL Expert Picks: Despite likely missing starters, experts like the Steelers to beat the Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers are favored in Week 17, but despite resting some players, NFL experts still like the Steelers in the regular season finale.

Pittsburgh Steelers v Cleveland Browns Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 12-3 heading into Week 17, and the host the 0-15 Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field in the regular season finale. This certainly seems like a slam dunk pick for NFL experts, but the Steelers are contemplating resting several starters before their bye week in the AFC Playoffs.

This makes picking the game a bit more complicated, but the experts have spoken, and the majority is picking the Steelers’ backups to send Cleveland to an 0-16 season.

The experts at ESPN, CBS Sports and SB Nation all like the Steelers to hold serve in Week 17.

But what about all those other websites who produce weekly NFL picks? This is where our friends at NFL Pick Watch come in. They look at all NFL expert picks and put them into one easy-to-read graph. According to them, 100-percent of experts like the Steelers in Week 17 — back ups and all.

Vegas likes the Steelers, and the experts like Pittsburgh as well, but it will be interesting to see who plays, and who sits, when kickoff occurs at 1 p.m. ET Sunday.