NFL Survivor Pool Picks Week 16 – 2016

We want you to survive your eliminator pool this NFL season so we’re giving our free survivor pool strategy all season. Our picks are based upon our data driven NFL predictions and power rankings.

We improved to 12-3 on the season as the Falcons flew to a win last week.

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Survivor Pool Pick Strategy:

There are four steps to easily cut down your potential pick for your NFL survivor pool.


Eliminate Toss-Up Winners

First we eliminate toss-up games.  That means we’re cutting the 1 point winners out of the list.  Gone from consideration are the Redskins and Texans.

Eliminate Road Winners

Next we eliminate road teams.  I don’t like taking road teams to win in the NFL at all.  Just too risky when you need a win, go with a home team.

Eliminating predicted road winners, the Chargers, Titans and Falcons are out of consideration in NFL Week 16.  11 teams remain.

Eliminate Low Ranking Winners

Next, I look for team that aren’t in our 20 of the power rankings.  The Saints (21), Eagles (23) and Rams (29) are out of contention for our NFL week 16 survivor pool pick.  Eight teams are still alive.

Eliminate Winners Playing Good Teams

Then, I look for our predicted winners that are playing teams ranked in the top 16 and take them out of consideration.  This eliminates the Bills, Raiders, Steelers, Chiefs and Cowboys.  Three teams remain

Eliminate the Teams We’ve Already Picked in 2016

Three teams remain, the Packers, Patriots and Seahawks.  We’ve previously used the Packers and Patriots.

2016 Survivor Pick Results
Week 1 – Texans (Win)
Week 2 – Panthers (Win)
Week 3 – Packers (Win)
Week 4 – Chargers (Loss)
Week 5 – Steelers (Win)
Week 6 – Bills (Win)
Week 7 – Chiefs (Win)
Week 8 – Broncos (Win)
Week 9 – Vikings (Loss)
Week 10 – Cardinals (Win)
Week 11 – Lions (Win)
Week 12 – Dolphins (Win)
Week 13 – Patriots (Win)
Week 14 – Colts (Loss)
Week 15 – Falcons (Win)

Final  Survivor Pool Pick Candidate

The Seahawks are the only team meeting this week’s criteria.  Hosting the struggling Cardinals, take the Seahawks to win and survive NFL week 16.

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