Beat the Blogger Picks

Congratulations to Christie Merkel, who scored a 9 this week to Beat the Blogger’s total of 6 and beat the field to win this week’s contest.

This week’s matchups are posted soon so make sure you get your picks posted before the start of the first game to be eligible to a win.

Thanks to
all
that played and thanks for recruiting some newcomers as well. Let’s try
and do the same this week and get a record turnout and with this week’s
winner being a first-timer, it just shows how easy it is to Beat the Blogger and win.

With the number of weekly participants slipping a bit the last few weeks I’m making a call to action to all of our regulars
to do some recruiting. While more people means more work for the
Blogger and more people for the Blogger to go up against, I welcome the
challenge and offer this challenge to you: If each player can recruit 10 new players and we can boost the total to 200 or more, I’ll triple the weekly prize. So spread the word about the contest to all your co-workers, family and friends and meet that goal and boost the prize.

Copy and paste our link and send it to your friends so they can be a part of the action, http://blog.tuffstuff.com/7thinning/

This week’s winners are posted
below and this week’s matchups will be posted later today so make sure
you check back and get your picks posted before the start of the
first game to be eligible to win this week’s prize. As always, good
luck.

While I
enjoy giving prizes to several people vs. having just one weekly
winner, from this point forward contestants will be asked to provide a tie-breaker on the week’s last game so we narrow our winner down to one. Contestants
will now b
contest.jpge asked to predict the total score from the last game on the
list and the closest to the actual score will be deemed the winner
). I’ll also require contestants to post their e-mail address with their picks so I can track down the winners easier.

For those unfamiliar with the Beat the Blogger contest,
the idea is simple. The Blogger posts 10 matchups each week and then
selects his choices for the winners of those matchups. Contestants
enter the Beat the Blogger contest by clicking on the “Comment” section below the post with the matchups and then select their own 10 winners. You can also designate one of your picks as a “Doubler”
and you will receive an extra point if you’re correct so don’t forget
to designate your “Doubler” pick and increase your chances of winning.
If you Beat The Blogger’s total and post the high score for the week, you win. The regular weekly prize is an authentic signed 8-by-10 color photo of stars such as LaDainian Tomlinson, Drew Brees, Marshall Faulk, Santonio Holmes, Gale Sayers, Catfish Hunter
and many more. From time to time, the Blogger will sweeten the pot for
the weekly contest so look for special prize packages.

This week’s matchups
with Blogger’s picks in parenthesis
Saturday Jan. 23/Sunday, Jan. 24
NCAA Mens Basketball
Duke at Clemson (Duke)
Ohio State at West Virginia (Ohio State)
Texas at UConn (Texas)(Doubler)
NBA Basketball
Philadelphia at Indianapolis (Indianapolis)
Minnesota at Milwaukee (Minnesota)
New Orleans at Denver (Denver)
NHL Hockey
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (Philadelphia)
Dallas at Colorado (Colorado)
NFL Playoffs
NY Jets at Indianapolis (Indianapolis)
Minnesota at New Orleans (Minnesota)
Tiebreaker: Total points in Minnesota at New Orleans game (55)

25 thoughts on “Beat the Blogger Picks

  1. Kayla on said:

    Duke
    Ohio State
    Texas
    Philadelphia
    Minnesota
    Denver (Doubler)
    Philadelphia
    Colorado
    Indianapolis
    New Orleans
    Tiebreaker- 57 points

    teeitupclubworks@yahoo.com

  2. 1. Duke
    2. West Virginia
    3. Texas, doubler
    4. Indianapolis
    5. Milwaukee
    6. Denver
    7. Philadelphia
    8. Colorado
    9. Indianapolis
    1o. New Orleans
    Tiebreaker: Total pts in Minn at NO game (51)

  3. Aaron Barton on said:

    Duke
    Ohio State
    Texas (doubler)
    Indianapolis
    Milwaukee
    Denver
    Pittsburgh
    Colorado
    Indianapolis
    New Orleans (57)

  4. Josh Gran on said:

    Duke
    Ohio St (doubler)
    Texas
    Indy
    Milwaukee
    Denver
    Philly
    Colorado
    Indy
    New Orleans
    Total pts: 61

  5. Rick K on said:

    Saturday Jan. 23/Sunday, Jan. 24
    NCAA Mens Basketball
    Duke at Clemson (Clemson)
    Ohio State at West Virginia (Ohio State)
    Texas at UConn (Texas)(Doubler)
    NBA Basketball
    Philadelphia at Indianapolis (Indy)
    Minnesota at Milwaukee (Milwaukee)
    New Orleans at Denver (Denver)
    NHL Hockey
    Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (Pittsburgh)
    Dallas at Colorado (Colorado)
    NFL Playoffs
    NY Jets at Indianapolis (Indianapolis)
    Minnesota at New Orleans (Minnesota)
    Tiebreaker: Total points in Minnesota at New Orleans game (53)

    klabansky@hotmail.com

  6. Saturday Jan. 23/Sunday, Jan. 24
    NCAA Mens Basketball
    Duke
    West Virginia
    Texas
    NBA Basketball
    Indianapolis
    Milwaukee
    Denver
    NHL Hockey
    Pittsburgh
    Colorado
    NFL Playoffs
    Indianapolis
    Minnesota
    Tiebreaker: Total points in Minnesota at New Orleans game (48)

  7. Doubler…Pittsburgh Pens

  8. Elizabeth Bertel on said:

    duke
    wv
    texas
    indiana
    milwaukee
    denver
    pitt (doubler)
    colorado
    indy
    no
    53

  9. Barbie on said:

    duke
    wv
    texas
    indiana
    milwaukee
    denver
    pitt (doubler)
    dallas
    indy
    no
    53

  10. Steve I on said:

    NCAA Mens Basketball
    Duke
    Ohio State
    Texas
    NBA Basketball
    Indiana
    Minnesota
    Denver
    NHL Hockey
    Pittsburgh (doubler)
    Colorado
    NFL Playoffs
    Indianapolis
    New Orleans
    Tiebreaker: Total point – 57

  11. ethan on said:

    NCAA Mens Basketball
    Duke at Clemson (Duke)
    Ohio State at West Virginia (Ohio State)
    Texas at UConn (Texas)
    NBA Basketball
    Philadelphia at Indianapolis (Indianapolis)
    Minnesota at Milwaukee (Minnesota)
    New Orleans at Denver (new orleans)
    NHL Hockey
    Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (Pittsburgh)
    Dallas at Colorado (Colorado)
    NFL Playoffs
    NY Jets at Indianapolis (Indianapolis)—Doubler
    Minnesota at New Orleans (Minnesota)

    Tiebreaker: Total points in Minnesota at New Orleans game (62)

    ethan cahn

    islandcards@hail2theskins.com

  12. Howard B. on said:

    CLEMSON
    W. VIRGINIA
    TEXAS
    INDIANA
    MILWAUKEE (DOUBLER)
    DENVER
    PHILADELPHIA
    COLORADO
    INDIANAPOLIS
    NEW ORLEANS
    TIEBREAKER 51

  13. Steve chin on said:

    duke(double)
    west virginia
    texas
    INDy
    milwaukee
    new orleans
    Pitts
    Colorado
    New Orleans Saints

    Total Points 51

  14. steve chin## on said:

    CORRECTED PICKS##
    duke (DOUBLE)
    west virginia
    texas

    INDY
    MILWAUKEE
    NEW ORELEANS

    pITTSBURGH
    COLORADO

    indy colts
    new orleans saints

    total points 54

  15. Christie Merkle on said:

    Clemson
    Ohio St.
    UConn

    Indianapolis
    Milwaukee
    Denver

    Pittsburgh (doubler)
    Colorado

    Jets
    Minnesota
    TB: 61

  16. James on said:

    Duke
    Ohio State
    Texas
    Indy
    Milwaukee
    Denver
    Philadelphia
    Colorado
    Colts
    New Orleans(51pts)

  17. Harry K on said:

    Duke
    West Virginia
    Texas

    Philadelphia
    Milwaukee
    Denver

    Philadelphia
    Colorado

    Jets
    Vikings DOUBLER

    Tie Breaker 75

  18. Joann K on said:

    Duke doubler
    Ohio State
    U Conn

    Philadelphia
    Minnesota
    Denver

    Philadelphia
    Dallas

    Colts
    Vikings
    TIE BREAKER 65

  19. John Glazewski on said:

    Saturday Jan. 23/Sunday, Jan. 24
    NCAA Mens Basketball
    Clemson
    West Virginia (Doubler)
    Texas
    NBA Basketball
    Indianapolis
    Milwaukee
    Denver
    NHL Hockey
    Pittsburgh
    Colorado
    NFL Playoffs
    Indianapolis
    New Orleans
    Tiebreaker: Total points in Minnesota at New Orleans game (51)

  20. Aubrey Thomas II on said:

    Saturday Jan. 23/Sunday, Jan. 24
    NCAA Mens Basketball
    Duke at Clemson (Clemson)
    Ohio State at West Virginia (West Virginia)
    Texas at UConn (Texas)
    NBA Basketball
    Philadelphia at Indianapolis (Philadelphia)
    Minnesota at Milwaukee (Milwaukee)
    New Orleans at Denver (Denver)
    NHL Hockey
    Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (Pittsburgh)(doubler)
    Dallas at Colorado (Dallas)
    NFL Playoffs
    NY Jets at Indianapolis (Indianapolis)
    Minnesota at New Orleans (Minnesota)
    Tiebreaker: Total points in Minnesota at New Orleans game (51)

  21. Mike Molinaro on said:

    Duke at Clemson (Clemson)
    Ohio State at West Virginia (Ohio State)
    Texas at UConn (Texas)
    Philadelphia at Indianapolis (Indianapolis)
    Minnesota at Milwaukee (Milwaukee)
    New Orleans at Denver (Denver)
    Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (Pittsburgh)
    Dallas at Colorado (Colorado)
    NY Jets at Indianapolis (Indianapolis)
    Minnesota at New Orleans (New Orleans)(Dounler
    Tiebreaker: Total points in Minnesota at New Orleans game (48)
    michaelmolinaro@msn.com

  22. Kris on said:

    CLEMSON
    WEST VIRGINIA
    U-CONN
    INDIANA
    MILWAUKEE……DOUBLER
    DENVER
    PHILAPELPHIA
    COLORADO
    INDY
    NEW ORLEANS
    41
    knewt2007@yahoo.com

  23. Kerrin on said:

    Clemson
    West Virginia
    UConn
    Philadelphia
    Milwaukee
    Denver
    Philadelphia (doubler)
    Dallas
    NY Jets
    New Orleans
    Tiebreaker: 38

    sportykerrin@yahoo.com

  24. dave karpinski on said:

    1. duke
    2. west virgina
    3. Texas (doubler)
    4. Indianapolis
    5. Milwaukee
    6. Denver
    7. Philadelphia
    8. Colorado
    9. Indianapolis
    10. Minnesota Total 56 Davekar1@aol.com

  25. Jeff R. Arends on said:

    Clemson
    Ohio State
    UConn
    NBA Basketball
    Indianapolis
    Milwaukee
    New Orleans
    NHL Hockey
    Pittsburgh (doubler)
    Colorado
    NFL Playoffs
    Indianapolis
    Minnesota
    Tiebreaker: Total points in Minnesota at New Orleans game (59)

    jarends@kermantel.net