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NFL picks 2015, Week 10: Experts unanimously favor Patriots, Bengals to stay undefeated

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Week 10 is here and three teams are still undefeated. SB Nation's panel of experts favors all three to stay undefeated after the week.

SB Nation's NFL panel of experts is back for another round of picks for Week 10. Three teams have yet to lose this season, and they're all favored to pick up another win.

Thursday Night Football pits two AFC East rivals against each other when the New York Jets host the Buffalo Bills. With the Jets 5-3 and the Bills 4-4, whoever gets the win here will have an important head-to-head tiebreaker in the AFC wild card race. The Bills are finally getting healthy on offense, but LeSean McCoy and Sammy Watkins still have lingering injury concerns. Ultimately, our panel expects the Jets to hold serve at MetLife Stadium.

The Carolina Panthers put their 8-0 record on the line when they take on the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. The Titans improved to 2-6 after a spirited performance by Marcus Mariota in the Superdome, but the Panthers have a much more imposing defense than the New Orleans Saints. The experts are leaning 6-1 toward the Panthers, with only Joel Thorman picking the Titans to knock off Carolina.

As for the two other undefeated teams, not much drama is expected. The Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots are both unanimous picks to beat the Houston Texans and New York Giants, respectively.

The most intriguing matchup of the late afternoon slate might be the most unexpected, with the 6-2 Minnesota Vikings taking on the 4-4 Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. Derek Carr has been a revelation for the Raiders in his second season, while Adrian Peterson and a stingy defense have Minnesota tied with the Green Bay Packers for first place in the NFC North.

The big question mark heading into this game is the health of Teddy Bridgewater, who is currently in the league's concussion protocol. That uncertainty might have swayed the experts, who picked the Raiders by a 6-1 margin on the board.

NBC gets the best game of the week with the Seattle Seahawks hosting the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday Night Football. Both teams should be well-rested coming off their bye weeks. The Seahawks are back at .500 after a 2-4 start, but they face a must-win scenario if they are to keep pace with the 6-2 Cardinals in the division. If the Cardinals win, they hold a strong lead on the NFC West and have the head-to-head tiebreaker heading into their Week 17 rematch.

Five of our seven experts picked the Seahawks to win and keep the division race interesting for a little longer, while Ryan Van Bibber picked the Cardinals. Of note, resident Seahawks fan Matt Ufford named "whiskey" as his pick. Take that for what you will.

Here are the complete picks for Week 10 (straight-up, not against the spread). Unfortunately, PFT Commenter was too busy with other activities to submit his picks this week.

Week 10 Ryan Van Bibber Stephen White Joel Thorman David Fucillo Danny Kelly Matt Ufford OddsShark
BUF vs NYJ NYJ NYJ BUF NYJ NYJ NYJ NYJ
DET vs GB GB GB GB GB GB GB GB
DAL vs TB TB DAL DAL DAL TB DAL TB
CAR vs TEN CAR CAR TEN CAR CAR CAR CAR
CHI vs STL STL STL CHI STL STL STL STL
NO vs WAS NO NO NO NO NO WAS NO
MIA vs PHI MIA PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI PHI
CLE vs PIT PIT CLE PIT CLE PIT PIT PIT
JAX vs BAL JAX BAL BAL BAL BAL JAX BAL
MIN vs OAK OAK OAK MIN OAK OAK OAK OAK
NE vs NYG NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
KC vs DEN DEN DEN DEN DEN DEN DEN DEN
ARZ vs SEA ARZ SEA SEA SEA SEA WHISKEY SEA
HOU vs CIN CIN CIN CIN CIN CIN CIN CIN


And here are the updated season results.

Ryan Van Bibber Stephen White Joel Thorman David Fucillo Danny Kelly Matt Ufford PFT Commenter OddsShark
Last week 9-4 8-5 7-6 7-6 6-7 8-5 7-6 6-7
To date
78-54 86-46 75-57 84-48 84-48 82-50 77-55 82-50

Our panel consists of: David Fucillo, SB Nation's fantasy guru; Danny Kelly, SB Nation NFL contributor; PFT Commenter, SB Nation's hot takes expert; Joel Thorman, SB Nation NFL blogs manager; Matt Ufford, editorial producer; Ryan Van Bibber, SB Nation's NFL editor; and Stephen White, retired NFL defensive end and SB Nation NFL contributor.

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