One of the worst chores in Week 17 in the NFL is figuring out who will go full-out for victory.
A few teams have little incentive to play their stars as they prepare for the postseason. Others just want to get home, especially after this pandemic-impacted year, and forget about the disappointment that has been 2020.
That said, Pro Picks will push what some term as “meaningless” contests to the side — except for the top upset — while concentrating on the games that don’t fall into those troublesome categories. We’ll still make a choice for every matchup; it’s our obligation. Even if it’s an exercise in futility in some cases.
KNOCKOUT POOL: The Saints carried us through Christmas weekend, and we head into 2021 taking, gulp, DALLAS to finish off the schedule.