Underdogs for Week 9

It's Week 9 of American pro football for 2021–2022, almost to the halfway point of the regular season. And here are this week's possibilities for the players in our charity underdog game:

14 JACKSONVILLE vs. Buffalo

10.5 NEW YORK JETS at Indianapolis (pick due Thursday 5:20 p.m. PDT)

9.5 DENVER at Dallas

7.5 TENNESSEE at Los Angeles Rams

7 HOUSTON at Miami

6.5 CHICAGO at Pittsburgh (Monday; pick still due Sunday 10:00 a.m. PST)

6 ATLANTA at New Orleans

5.5 MINNESOTA at Baltimore

3.5 CAROLINA vs. New  England

3 NEW YORK GIANTS vs. Las Vegas

3 CLEVELAND at Cincinnati

2.5 PHILADELPHIA vs. Los Angeles Chargers

2.5 SAN FRANCISCO vs. Arizona

1 GREEN BAY at Kansas City

We have $440 in hand that will go to three charities just before the Super Bowl, and our best prognosticators will get to name the recipients. We go through three weeks of the playoffs, and so it's still an open game, with nearly three months of pigskin antics left. Players, go for it!