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NFL Picks and Predictions Week 5: The BTSC Contributor Challenge

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Wondering who to pick in this week's slate of NFL games? The BTSC contributors give you their picks for Week 5 action....you'll never guess who most take in the Jets/Steelers clash.

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The first quarter of the season is in the books for the 32 teams of The National Football League. Even after only four weeks, some teams are looking like sure playoff bets. Some teams, however, are looking like contenders for the top selection in 2017's draft.

As for the BTSC Contributor Challenge, the leader has been consistent a safe bet. But one thing for certain is that even the safest bet each week isn't really safe at all. Fear94, after a week under .500, is starting to see his lead dwindle. Mike Frazer had the best week of the season so far. His 13-2 mark has moved him from the middle-of-the-pack to a serious contender. Here are the current standings:

Week 4 W L 2016
W
L GB
1 Mike Frazer 13 2 1 Fear94 43 20 -
2 Bryan Davis 10 5 2 Brian Nuckols 40 23 3
2 Flip Fisher 10 5 2 Mike Frazer 40 23 3
4 Anthony Defeo 9 6 4 Daniel Sager 38 25 5
4 Daniel Sager 9 6 4 Bryan Davis 38 25 5
4 Robert Hitchcock 9 6 4 Jeff Hartman 38 25 5
7 Brian Nuckols 8 7 7 Flip Fisher 36 27 7
7 Brett Foreman 8 7 8 Brett Foreman 35 28 8
7 Jeff Hartman 8 7 9 Anthony Defeo 34 29 9
7 Zach Parnes 8 7 9 Zach Parnes 34 29 9
11 Fear94 7 8 11 58 Steel 32 31 11
12 58 Steel 6 9 12 Robert Hitchcock 31 32 12
13 Eric O’Connell 5 10 13 Eric O’Connell 29 34 14

Who 's going to make their move this week? Each pick can alter the standings. So, each pick is critical. Check out who the fellas at BTSC select for Week 5 in the grid below. Maybe one of these contributors can help you in your weekly poll, online betting site or at a Native American casino near you. Good luck and remember...anybody could pick 100% of their nose, but it takes someone special to pick 100% correct in the NFL.

WEEK 5 Anthony Defeo Brett Foreman Brian Nuckols Daniel Sager Eric O'Connell Fear94
Arizona @San Francisco
ARI
SF ARI ARI ARI ARI
New England @Cleveland NE NE NE NE NE NE
Philadelphia @Detroit DET DET PHI PHI DET DET
Chicago @Indianapolis IND ChI IND IND IND IND
Tennessee @Miami MIA TEN MIA TEN TEN TEN
Washington @Baltimore BAL WAS BAL BAL BAL BAL
Houston @Minnesota MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN
NY Jets @Pittsburgh PIT PIT PIT PIT NYJ PIT
Atlanta @Denver DEN ATL DEN DEN DEN ATL
Cincinnati @Dallas DAL DAL CIN CIN CIN CIN

Buffalo @Los Angeles

LA BUF LA LA LA LA
San Diego @Oakland OAK OAK OAK SD OAK OAK

NY Giants@Green Bay

GB GB GB GB GB NYG
Tampa Bay @Carolina CAR TB CAR CAR CAR CAR
Bye Week Jacksonville Kansas City New Orleans Seattle Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye

WEEK 5 58Steel Flip Fisher Jeff Hartman Mike Frazer Robert Hitchcock Zach Parnes Bryan Davis
Arizona @San Francisco
SF
SF ARI SF SF ARI ARI
New England @Cleveland NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Philadelphia @Detroit PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI DET DET
Chicago @Indianapolis IND IND CHI CHI IND IND IND
Tennessee @Miami MIA MIA TEN MIA MIA TEN MIA
Washington @Baltimore BAL BAL BAL WAS BAL WAS BAL
Houston @Minnesota MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN MIN
NY Jets @Pittsburgh PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT
Atlanta @Denver DEN DEN DEN DEN DEN ATL ATL
Cincinnati @Dallas CIN CIN CIN DAL CIN CIN CIN
Buffalo @Los Angeles BUF LA LA LA BUF LA LA
San Diego@Oakland SD OAK SD OAK OAK OAK OAK
NYGiants@Green Bay GB GB GB GB GB GB GB
Tampa Bay @Carolina CAR TB CAR TB CAR CAR CAR
Bye Week Jacksonville Kansas City New Orleans Seattle Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye Bye