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NFL Picks Week 1, 2014 - Office Pool, Survivor and Predictions Against the Spread

By Staff
Sep 4, 2014
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers travel to Seattle to play the Seahawks on opening night for the NFL week one 2014.

The National Football League regular season gets underway tonight (September 4, 2014) with a prime time game between the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers.

Check below for all of the week's Office Pool picks along with a Survivor pick (Suicide Pool) and some Las Vegas experts choices to bet on against the spread.

The Thursday night game could be a great test for Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, he will face the NFL's number one defense in a very hostile environment.

The Seahawks are ready to defend their very first NFL Championship and the noise from the stadium will be a fever high pitch at kick off and all throughout the game.

The game can be seen on NBC TV and starts at 8:35 EDT / 5:35 on the West Coast.

There are several great match ups for the opening weekend of the National Football League season and if you are looking for help with your weekly pick 'em pool for the office check below, we make a prediction on each game (without the point spread).

A survivor pick is also provided.

Some people call this a suicide pool because if you lose, you are eliminated.

Most rules are similar, you pick one team each week that you think will win and if they do, you continue in the pool.

That continues every week until everyone drops out except for the very last person who is the survivor and the winner of the pool.

However, you can't take the same team twice.

Once you use a team and win, they are no longer in your available teams for you to pick in the survivor pool for the remainder of the season.

Survivor pool week one:

Philadelphia Eagles over Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next up - check out the NFL week one betting lines from Las Vegas directly below.

The number to the far right is the over/under number, bettors try to predict that the total score from both teams will either go over or under that total.

NFL Lines For Week 1 - NFL Football Lines Week One

Thursday Night Football

Date & Time Favorite Line Underdog Total

9/4 8:35 ET At Seattle -5.5 Green Bay 47

Sundays day games

9/7 1:00 ET New Orleans -3 At Atlanta 51.5
9/7 1:00 ET At St. Louis -3.5 Minnesota 44
9/7 1:00 ET At Pittsburgh -6.5 Cleveland 41.5
9/7 1:00 ET At Philly -10.5 Jacksonville 52.5
9/7 1:00 ET At NY Jets -5 Oakland 40
9/7 1:00 ET At Baltimore -2 Cincinnati 43
9/7 1:00 ET At Chicago -7 Buffalo 47
9/7 1:00 ET At Houston -3 Washington 45.5
9/7 1:00 ET At Kansas City -4 Tennessee 43.5
9/7 1:00 ET New England -5 At Miami 47.5
9/7 4:25 ET At Tampa Bay -2 Carolina 39
9/7 4:25 ET San Francisco -5 At Dallas 51.5

Sunday Night Football

9/7 8:30 ET At Denver -7.5 Indianapolis 55.5

Monday Night Football Line

9/8 7:10 ET At Detroit -6 NY Giants 47
9/8 10:25 ET At Arizona -3 San Diego 45

Against the Spread - predictions for week 1:

Experts offer picks for free online and CBS has their staff of NFL football writers make picks ATS every week and their selections are here.

Covers.Com has a consensus pick and lots of other information here for those in Las Vegas.

Office Pool Picks (Pick-Em Pool):

Seattle, New Orleans, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York Jets, Baltimore and Chicago.

Houston, Kansas City, New England, Tampa Bay, San Francisco, Denver, Detroit and Arizona.

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