Steelers offense finally starts to turn a corner in NFL Week 8 Picks and Predictions

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New England Patriots (2-5) vs Miami Dolphins (5-2), Sunday at 1 P.M. EST

Prediction: Dolphins 31, Patriots 24

New England found a way to beat the Bills last week, but it will be nearly impossible to continue that trend this week. The Dolphins are coming off a tough loss last week and that should provide some extra motivation for them at home. The Dolphins have too much fire power for the Patriots to handle. The score will stay close but Miami wins.

New York Jets (3-3) vs New York Giants (2-5), Sunday at 1 P.M. EST

Prediction: Jets 17, Giants 16

Both defenses should be able to play well this week in the battle for New York. The Giants were able to hold onto a win last week, but that will not turn into a streak. The Jets are the better team between the two, even without Aaron Rodgers. It should be a low scoring affair but expect the team in green to get out of the shared stadium with a win.

Jacksonville Jaguars (5-2) vs Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2), Sunday at 1 P.M. EST

Prediction: Steelers 27, Jaguars 23

Another week means another time where the Steelers are underdogs entering a game. The Jaguars are favored, but not by much which is somewhat surprising with some of the clubs they have beaten early in the season. Pittsburgh has a big challenge at stopping Jacksonville's offense and their tough defensive front this week.

The Steelers need to find a way to establish the run well enough to get the play action going. The Steelers defense has to pressure Trevor Lawrence and cause a couple of turnovers to give their stale offense a chance with the ball in their hands. Pittsburgh needs to play a full 60-minute brand of football with the quality they displayed in the fourth quarter last week.