The available teams are shrinking, so it’s becoming a bit difficult to navigate through the NFL Survivor Pool.

However, I’ve been able to glide through the majority of this season, with only one blemish on my record. Without the easy games available, here’s my favorite week 13 NFL Survivor Pool picks.

Teams Used: Green Bay, Los Angeles Rams, Minnesota (loss), Jacksonville, Carolina, Houston, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Los Angeles Chargers, Chicago, New England

Carson Wentz shouldn’t be drafted too high in the 2018 fantasy football draft. Flickr/Keith Allison

Best Bet

Philadelphia Eagles

Washington’s injury woes are starting to hinder its ability to win games.

The Redskins’ offensive line is in shambles. That has hindered Washington, with the Redskins averaging 4.7 yards per play in the last three games, down from its season average of 5.2.

Washington also is passing for just 5.5 yards per pass attempt in the last three games, while the defense is allowing 8.7 yards per pass attempt in the last three games, up from its season average of 7.3.

That will be a problem against a Philadelphia team that is still in play for a playoff spot.

The Eagles don’t have one of the better defenses in the NFL, but it’s good enough to stop a Redskins team unable to keep up with the injury problems.

Sleeper Pick

Tennessee Titans

There are a few opportunities this week and with Seattle being a 10-point favorite, that will likely be the most used team in the Survivor Pool.

However, I’m siding with the Titans to bounce back after a bad Monday night loss to Houston with my Sleeper Pick.

The Jets are a mess. The offense is a bottom-three unit in the NFL to go along with a defense that that is not making strides, especially against the pass in recent weeks.

Tennessee has actually been better than normal in passing the ball, generating 8.7 yards per pass attempt in the last three games, slightly better than the Jets passing attack at 4.9 yards per pass attempt.

The Titans have a good enough defense to stymie the Jets, so trust Tennessee to bounce back.

Be Careful

Seattle Seahawks

The Seahawks are double-digit favorites because the betting public and oddsmakers believe in this recent win streak by the Seahawks.

But I’m just not buying it.

The Seahawks are having a tough time sustaining drives and are using late-game heroics by Russell Wilson to win games. That won’t work with Seattle being a major favorite. The Seahawks are a better underdog, and against San Francisco, that won’t be the case.

However, the 49ers are better than you think. They can run the ball and the defense is much better than Seattle’s.

Seattle will be the major pick this week in the Survivor Pool, but don’t completely trust the Seahawks.


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