Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 10

While Miami quarterback Jay Cutler threw for 311 yard and three touchdowns against the Raiders on Nov. 5, the Dolphins fell to Oakland 27-24. Oakland tight end Jared Cook posted 126 receiving yards on the day, while running back Marshawn Lynch rushed for 57 yards. While Miami quarterback Jay Cutler threw for 311 yard and three touchdowns against the Raiders on Nov. 5, the Dolphins fell to Oakland 27-24. Oakland tight end Jared Cook posted 126 receiving yards on the day, while running back Marshawn Lynch rushed for 57 yards.

The Raiders victory gave every Duke editor a loss except one — with Layout Editor Hallie Lauer taking home the lone win to bring her record to 3-5. Despite earning his second loss of the season, News Editor Raymond Arke remains at the top of the leaderboard while three other Duke editors — Shivani Gosai, Kailey Love and Bryanna McDermott — tied for second place.

Next matchup pits the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots against the Denver Broncos for Sunday Night Football. Check below for the staff’s expert — and not-so-expert — predictions for the game.

How will The Duke staff fare after Week 10 of NFL play?

Don’t forget to check in each week to see how the editors are faring in this football-prediction frenzy.

Week 10: New England Patriots (6-2-0) vs. Denver Broncos (3-5-0)

Raymond Arke 6-2  (News Editor): Patriots

“In the Revolutionary War, they rode horses, so … ”

Zach Landau 3-5 (A&E Editor): Patriots

“Nana will be mad at me otherwise.”

Ollie Gratzinger 4-4 (Features Editor): Broncos

“I flipped a coin.”

Hallie Lauer 3-5 (Layout Editor): Broncos

“I hate everything about the Patriots”

Adam Lindner 4-4 (Sports Editor): Patriots

“Denver’s quarterbacks suck.”

Bryanna McDermott 5-3 (Asst. Photo Editor): Patriots

“Tom Brady may be a cheater, but he’s also a great quarterback.”

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