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Originally published Sunday, September 7, 2008 at 12:00 AM

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Danny O'Neil | TV Clicks and Picks Analysis

Today's games Time Pick
N.Y. Jets at Miami 10 a.m. (Ch. 7) Jets, 20-17
Miami has lost 8 straight in division by a total of 233-113.
Seahawks at Buffalo 10 a.m. (Ch. 13) Seahawks, 17-13
Seattle 7-20 in season openers from 1976-02, 4-1 since then.
Jacksonville at Tennessee 10 a.m. Titans, 15-14
One of only two games this week between 2007 playoff teams.
Detroit at Atlanta 10 a.m. Lions, 27-20
Lions allowed NFL-high 444 points in '07, but Falcons scored only 259.
Kansas City at New England 10 a.m. Patriots, 20-17
Pats own NFL's longest win streak, Chiefs have longest losing streak.
Tampa Bay at New Orleans 10 a.m. Saints, 31-27
Bucs haven't scored a TD in either of past two season openers.
St. Louis at Philadelphia 10 a.m. Eagles, 23-16
Rams allowed 32.2 points in past 5 games vs. NFC East.
Houston at Pittsburgh 10 a.m. Steelers, 21-20
Steelers have won 5 consecutive season openers by average of 17.8.
Cincinnati at Baltimore 10 a.m. Bengals, 24-20
Carson Palmer's QB rating in Week 1: 101.4; Weeks 2-17: 89.5.
Dallas at Cleveland 1:15 p.m.(Ch. 13) Cowboys, 34-20
Browns 1-8 in season openers since rejoining the league in '99.
Carolina at San Diego 1:15 p.m. Panthers, 24-21
Chargers 4-5 in September past 3 seasons, 30-9 in months after that.
Arizona at San Francisco 1:15 p.m. 49ers, 28-20
Bill Clinton was president last time Cards won opener on the road.
Chicago at Indianapolis 5 p.m. (Ch. 5) Colts, 23-12
Colts have won past 3 season openers by total of 91-38.
Monday's games Time Pick
Minnesota at Green Bay 4 p.m. (ESPN) Packers, 17-13
Packers have won past 4 vs. Vikes, but that was with that Favre guy.
Denver at Oakland 7:15 p.m. (ESPN) Broncos, 27-13
Mike Shanahan is 20-6 coaching against the Raiders.

Last season: 159-86 (.649); 2006 record: 138-107 (.563)

Game of the Day

New York Jets at Miami Dolphins, 10 a.m., Ch. 7

This has one's got historical implications. The teams combined for just five wins last season. Brett Favre will be playing a game for a team other than Green Bay for the first time since 1992. Not only that, he'll also be playing opposite of Chad Pennington — the guy he bumped out of the Jets' pocket. Favre was named the New York's captain and the Dolphins did the same for Pennington, which means that even the pregame coin toss has its own story line.

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