Desperate Dolphins will pull off upset of sagging Chargers

Albert Breer went 11-5 with his predictions **in Week 3** and is now 31-17 for the season. How will he fare in Week 4? His picks are below, with home teams listed second:

The Bears need this one, and even if safety Chris Harris (hamstring) can't go, I'm banking on a Cam Newton turnover or two to pull Chicago through.

Fitz's magic doesn't relent this week. While Chan Gailey has challenged the team to respond to this newfound prosperity, I think the Bills start slow again, but finish fast in Cincy.

The winner of this game will be an unlikely 3-1. I really like what Munchak's doing in Nashville, but his Titans are still adjusting to life without Kenny Britt, so take the home team here.

Seems like a spot for Detroit to get knocked down a notch, but there are two matchups here I don't like for the Cowboys -- their O-line vs. Suh and Co., and their corners vs. Megatron.

The Texans proved plenty last week, pulling themselves off the canvas and going punch-for-punch with New Orleans. Coming home, and spreading out Pittsburgh, that fight will show up.

New Orleans' offense started to hit its stride last week. Think Jacksonville stops that? Saints build a big lead, force Gabbert into a comeback situation and it's curtains for the Jags.

Romeo Crennel's defense showed signs of life last week in San Diego. And the bet here is he's got enough on Donovan McNabb for the Chiefs to grind out Win No. 1.

LeSean McCoy told me he thinks it'll take one really good afternoon to kick the Eagles' supersonic offense into gear. This is the week, against a good Niners defense, that it happens.

I still believe, at some point, the Rams will find a way to turn it on. And while you gotta love how Shanahan's Skins are playing, this is a short week bookended with road trips.

You can look at the Giants' depth chart now, and marvel at how the team's talent base has turned over. But for some reason, these situations seem to bring out the best in them.

The Falcons have become, as they'd hoped, more explosive, but have slipped in some fundamental areas. This is the week they need to regain their stride, with the Packers next.

Green Bay's tuneup for Atlanta showcases that a) The Packers are playing better football than anyone and b) John Elway's club could be in the running for another Stanford QB.

One of the most intriguing games on the slate. The Patriots need to help their corners, and that could open things up for Darren McFadden. New England escapes, barely.

Just a hunch here. Folks at every level of the Dolphins organization need this one badly. And the Chargers, coming off a squeaker with lowly KC, are ripe to stub their toes.

A slugfest if there ever was one, but I like the Jets backed into a corner here, coming off a loss, and having the Patriots next. Ray Rice piles up yards, but Rex's D locks down in the red zone.

The Colts showed fight against Pittsburgh. That reappears on national television, and Curtis Painter plays better than expected, before the Bucs pull away late.

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