Steelers can't keep it together in NFL Week 5 Picks and Predictions

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New York Giants (1-3) vs Miami Dolphins (3-1), Sunday at 1 P.M. EST

Prediction: Dolphins 43, Giants 17

Miami's opening season tear was halted last week after the Buffalo Bills humbled them. They need to win those playoff-like contests for people to take them seriously. It is another easy opponent this week for the Dolphins, and they should be able to handle business without too many concerns. New York is a mess right now in all phases of the game.

New Orleans Saints (2-2) vs New England Patriots (1-3), Sunday at 1 P.M. EST

Prediction: Saints 16, Patriots 13

This could be a slow and boring game here between the Saints and Patriots. Both offenses have struggled to produce points, but their defenses have been the brightest spots for their respective clubs. Derek Carr is still playing through an injury but expect him to be able to do just enough to get the Saints down the field late in the fourth quarter to win the game.

Baltimore Ravens (3-1) vs Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2), Sunday at 1 P.M. EST

Prediction: Ravens 23, Steelers 15

It looks like Kenny Pickett will be the starter for the Steelers for their final game before their bye week. This is a big game where Pittsburgh can normally find a way to bounce back in. They were embarrassed again last week against the Texans on the road. They should be able to tighten up and keep this game close, but it won't be pretty.

The struggles on offense will continue moving forward until Pickett and Matt Canada can find some way to get this thing corrected. The Steelers defense will be the unit that corrects their errors and pushes the Ravens' offensive output down. These games are normally close but expect the Ravens to pull away in this one with the Steelers constantly settling for three points in a tough loss.