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Week 3 NFL Picks And Predictions: Eagles Vs. Cardinals

Experts have made their picks for Week 3 of the 2012 NFL season. Many are split on the showdown between the Arizona Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles.


The NFL experts around the league have made their predictions for Week 3 of the season. One of the biggest matchups on Sunday afternoon is between the undefeated Arizona Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles. With both teams at 2-0 and looking strong last week, many are split on which side will come out victorious at University of Phoenix Stadium this weekend.

Here are some expert picks from around the league.

Of ESPN's 12 experts, six of them took the Cardinals and six of them took the Eagles. Their computer simulation of the game likes Philadelphia to win.

Pete Prisco, CBS Sports:

Who picked this as one of the games of the week? Well, it is. The Cardinals went to New England and won, which says a lot. That defense is impressive. The Eagles have won two games while turning it over nine times. They're either good to overcome them or lucky. Kevin Kolb faces his former team with a chance to get the Cardinals to 3-0. I say he does.

Cardinals 21 - Eagles 20

Yahoo! Sports:

Of Yahoo's experts, two of them like the Cardinals to win, while the other chose the Eagles.

For more on the Cardinals, be sure to check out Revenge of the Birds. Head over to Bleeding Green Nation for the latest Eagles news.