2002 Season NFL Football Past Picks

October 20, 2002

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Carolina at Atlanta

Sunday 10/20 01:00 PM Eastern

4 units on Carolina +5 (-110) (risk 4 to return 7.64)  RESULT: LOSS

How much bad luck can one team have? Carolina has lost three straight after leading with 5 minutes to go in all three games. A missed 24-yard field goal here, a tipped pass for a touchdown there, and the 3-0 Panthers drop to 3-3.

 

Because of recent (some might say fluke) losses, and the fact that they need to start their second-string quarterback, the Panthers are an underrated team.

 

Expect the Falcons to struggle against the league's second-best defense, leading the league in sacks. The Panther defense will keep this game close. Throw in the fact that road dogs coming off a loss tend to do well against divisional opponents (historically winning three out of four) and we have an upset-in-the-making.

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