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WEEK 19--or so

Posted 1/12/06

Seattle -9

New England/Denver under 44

Indy -9

Carolina/Chicago under 30½

LAST WEEK: 3-1

SEASON: 56-64, including 27-32 college, 29-32 pros.


 

WEEK 18--or so

Posted 1/6/06

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

Wash +2½ (W)

Jacksonville +8 (L)

Carolina +3 (W)

Pittsburgh -3 (W)

LAST WEEK: 3-4

SEASON: 53-63, including 27-32 college, 26-31 pros.


 

WEEK 17--or so

Posted Friday, Dec. 30, 11 a.m.

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

 

COLLEGE

South Carolina -4 (L)

Iowa +2 (L)

Penn State -9 (L)

PROS

Green Bay -4 (W)

Arizona +7 (W)

KC -7½ (W)

San Diego -10 (L)

Giants -9 (Push)

LAST WEEK: 2-5

SEASON: 50-59, including 27-29 college, 23-30 pros.


 

WEEK 16--or so

Posted Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

NFL

Detroit +3 (W)

Over 43½ in Miami vs. Tennessee (L)

Over 36½ in Tampa vs. Atlanta (W)

Tampa -3 (Push)

COLLEGE BOWLS

Houston +3 (Friday) (L)

Akron +5½ (Monday) (L)

Nevada -2 (Friday) (L)

Boise State/BC over 54 (Wednesday) (L)

LAST WEEK: 1-2

SEASON: 48-54, including 27-25 college, 21-29 pros.


 

WEEK 15--or so

Posted Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

PROS

Buffalo +9 (L)

Minn +3½ (L)

Atlanta/Chicago under 31½ (W)

LAST WEEK: 1-3

SEASON: 47-52, including 27-25 college, 20-27 pros.


 

WEEK 13

Posted Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

PROS

Tennesse +16 (L)

Cleveland +3 (L)

Chicago -7 (L)

Minnesota -2½ (W)

LAST WEEK: 2-2

SEASON: 46-49, including 27-25 college, 19-24 pros.


 

WEEK 12

Posted Friday, Nov. 25, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

PROS

Carolina -4 (Push)

San Diego -3 (W)

Oakland -7 (L)

Minnesota/Cleveland under 39½ (W)

Green Bay/Philly over 41 (L)

LAST WEEK: 3-7

SEASON: 44-47, including 27-25 college, 17-22 pros.

 


 

WEEK 11

Posted Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

COLLEGE

Minnesota +4 (L)

Nevada -10 (L)

UTEP -7½ (L)

Notre Dame/Syracuse over 53½ (L)

Idaho/Boise State over 63½ (W)

Virginia Tech/Virginia under 48 (L)

PROS

Tennessee +4½ (W)

Houston +7 (L)

Tampa +6 (W)

Green Bay/Minnesota over 44½ (L)

LAST WEEK: 3-4

SEASON: 41-40, including 26-20 college, 15-20 pros.


 

WEEK 10

Posted Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

COLLEGE

Minnesota -4½ (W)

Vanderbilt -12½ (L)

Kansas +34½ (L)

South Carolina +4½ (W)

PROS

Washington -1 (L)

Bears -13 (L)

Green Bay/Atlanta over 41½ (W)

LAST WEEK: 6-4

SEASON: 38-36, including 24-18 college, 14-18 pros.

 


WEEK 9

Posted Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

COLLEGE

Virginia Tech -6½ (L)

Nevada -5 (W)

Kansas/Nebraska under 38 (L)

Oregon State -3½ (W)

Ohio +11 (W)

UTEP -9 (L)

PROS

Jets +6½ (W)

Oakland +4½ (W)

Carolina -1 (W)

Carolina/Tampa Bay under 36½ (L)

LAST WEEK: 8-4

SEASON: 32-32, including 21-15 college, 11-17 pros.

 


 

WEEK 8

Posted Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

COLLEGE:

Virginia Tech -13½ (W)

Nebraska -1½ (L)

Auburn -20 (W)

Iowa State +10½ (W)

Ohio -4½ (W)

Texas -37 (L)

Texas Tech -11½ (W)

PROS

Washington +2 (L)

Houston -2 (W)

San Fran +10½ (W)

Pittsburgh -10 (L)

Pittsburgh/Baltimore over 33 (W)

LAST WEEK: 2-4

SEASON: 24-28, including 16-13 college, 8-15 pros.


 

WEEK 7

Posted Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

COLLEGE

Virginia Tech -10 (W)

Ohio -7 (W)

K-State/Tex A&M under 57 (L)

PROS

Green Bay -1½ (L)

New Orleans +3 (L)

Baltimore/Chicago over 30½ (L)

LAST WEEK: 5-3

SEASON: 22-24, including 14-12 college, 8-12 pros.

 

FOR PICKS ON EVERY NFL GAME MADE BY LANDMARK COLUMNISTS AND A WEEKLY SPECIAL GUEST, CLICK HERE


 

WEEK 6

Posted Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

COLLEGE:

Oklahoma -6 (W)

Penn State +3 (W)

Colorado State -2 (L)

Georgia -16 (W)

Nebraska -2 (W)

PROS:

Giants +3 (Push)

Tennessee +3 (L)

New England +3 (L)

Jets/Bills over 33 (W)

LAST WEEK: 3-6

SEASON: 17-21, including 10-11 college, 7-10 pros.

 

FOR PICKS ON EVERY NFL GAME MADE BY LANDMARK COLUMNISTS AND A WEEKLY SPECIAL GUEST, CLICK HERE

 


 

WEEK 5

Posted Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

 

COLLEGE

Virginia Tech -34½ (L)

Ohio State -3 (L)

Texas -13½ (W)

Georgia Tech -4 (L)

Rutgers +4 (L)

NFL

Miami +3 (L)

Wash +7 (W)

Green Bay -3 (W)

LAST WEEK: 4-7

SEASON: 14-16, including 9-7 college, 5-9 pros.

FOR PICKS ON EVERY NFL GAME MADE BY LANDMARK COLUMNISTS AND A WEEKLY SPECIAL GUEST, CLICK HERE

 


 

WEEK 4

Posted Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

COLLEGE

Texas Tech -17½ (L)

Texas -14½ (W)

Texas A&M -23 (L)

Virginia Tech -10 (W)

Marshall -11½ (L)

New Mexico +2½ (L)

NFL

KC -2 (L)

Jacksonville -4 (L)

New Orleans pick (W)

Oakland/Dallas under 46 (W)

Seattle +2 (L)

LAST WEEK: 4-3

SEASON: 10-9, including 7-3 college, 3-6 pros.


 

WEEK 3

Posted Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

COLLEGE

Kentucky +23 (W)

USC/Oregon over 68 (L)

Tulane -4 (W)

Penn State -7½ (L)

NFL

San Diego -6 (W)

Pittsburgh/New England over 42 (W)

Carolina -3 (L)

LAST WEEK: 3-3

SEASON: 6-6, including 5-1 college, 1-5 pros.

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WEEK 2

Posted Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005

College

USC/Arkansas over 58 (W)

Mississippi State -2½ over Tulane (W)

Minnesota -31 over Florida Atlantic (W)

NFL

Miami +6 over Jets (L)

Saints +3 over Giants (L)

Oakland +1 over Chiefs (L)

LAST WEEK: 3-3

SEASON: 3-3


 

FOOTBALL IS HERE: Week 1

Friday, Sept. 9, 2005

 

by Ivan Foley
Landmark editor

Welcome back to the spot where you'll get at least three, and often times more, picks against the spread every weekend of the football season. This year some college picks will be featured as well. For entertainment purposes only, obviously. Let's get started with my personal favorites of the week:

College

Marshall +9½ over K-State (W)

Va Tech -20 over Duke (W)

Iowa -9 over Iowa State (L)

NFL

Redskins -5½ over Bears (L)

Arizona/Giants under 37½ (L)

St. Louis/San Fran over 46 (W)

 

FOR PICKS ON EVERY NFL GAME MADE BY LANDMARK COLUMNISTS AND A WEEKLY SPECIAL GUEST, CLICK HERE