Greg Cote's Week 7 NFL picks

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[Note: Betting lines are courtesy Caesars Sportsbook as of mid-afternoon Thursday].

Bye weeks:

— Bills (4-2; next vs. Dolphins): AFC East rivals meet again Halloween afternoon. The good news? This one can’’t possibly be worse than the Fins’ 35-0 loss to Buffalo in Miami ... can it?

— Chargers (4-2; next vs. Patriots): Blowout loss to Baltimore and a mortal performance by Justin Herbert found Bolts humbled and Ravens flexing as AFC power to be reckoned with.

— Cowboys (5-1; next @Vikings): Boys have won five straight and Jerry Jones hasn’t been this happy since 1992. Dallas won Super Bowl that season. Also, that was year Johnnie Walker Blue was invented.


— Jaguars (1-5; next @Seattle): Jax had lost 20 games in a row before beating the Dolphins in London. Which verifies there are zero gimmies on Miami’s schedule.

— Steelers (3-3; next @Browns): Signs of life for Big Ben? Pitt beat Seattle for a second straight win, with statement game vs. division rival Cleveland on deck.

— Vikings (3-3; next vs. Cowboys): Just when you doubt Minnesota, Kirk Cousins gets hot and the Purples win two games in a row.

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