Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 6

The Kansas City Chiefs remain undefeated after taking down the Houston Texans 42-34 on Sunday, Oct. 8. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith threw for 324 yards and three touchdowns, while running back Kareem Hunt rushed for 107 yards.

Kansas City’s victory leaves news editor Raymond Arke alone at the top of the leaderboard with an impressive 4-0 record. However, opinions editor Shivani Gosai and photo editor Kailey Love are close behind with 3-1 records.

Next up, Eli Manning and the New York Giants face Trevor Siemian and the Denver Broncos in Week 6 of Sunday Night Football. Check below for the staff’s expert — and not-so-expert — predictions for the game.

The pressure is on. How will the Duke staff fare after Week 6 of NFL play?

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


Week 6: New York Giants (0-5-0) vs. Denver Broncos (3-1-0)

Raymond Arke 4-0  (News Editor): Broncos

“I can’t name a single Denver player, but I do know Eli Manning is a clown.”

Zach Landau 1-3 (A&E Editor): Broncos

“The Giants are too well-known to actually be good, so… I’m going with the horses.”

Hallie Lauer 0-4 (Layout Editor): Giants

“The Giants have a worse record and I’m really trying to keep my losing streak going”

Bryanna McDermott 2-2 (Asst. Photo Editor): Giants

“I remember watching Eli Manning on SNL, and he was pretty funny.”