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November 21, 2012

Greg Cote’s Thanksgiving Day NFL picks

NFL Week 12 kicks off with the seventh year of a Thanksgiving Day tripleheader, which means by midnight you will be as full of football as you are of turkey. This is the week, with byes over with, that traditionally signals the start of the NFL’s stretch run to the playoffs, along with the start of your stretched waistline due to enormous seasonal weight gain. The gourge-fest that starts it is traced to the first Thanksgiving shared by Pilgrims and Native Americans in 1621. Coincidentally, that was also the year I started working for The Miami Herald.

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