Which NFL Pundits Embarrassed Themselves The Least In Week 12? Grading ESPN, CBS, and Yahoo

Republished with permission from PunditTracker.com.

Here is how the NFL pundits from ESPN, Yahoo, and CBS Sports did with their Week 12 predictions. Mike Freeman of CBS posted the best performance, getting 13 of the 16 games correct—including upsets such as the Dolphins and Jaguars—resulting in a $1.45 yield. As a reminder, the yield measures the average payout, using Vegas odds, had you placed $1 bets on each of the pundit's selections.

Mike Silver (Yahoo) and Seth Wickersham (ESPN) are turning in excellent seasons once again, while Keyshawn Johnson and Eric Allen of ESPN continue to struggle.

PunditNumber Correct$1 YieldSeason % CorrectSeason $1 Yield
Mike Freeman (CBS)13$1.4566%$1.08
Tom Jackson (ESPN)12$1.3461%$0.97
Mike Silver12$1.3269%$1.13
Will Brinson (CBS)11$1.2465%$1.13
Vegas Favorites11$1.1064%$0.96
Seth Wickersham (ESPN)11$1.2072%$1.20
Ron Jaworski (ESPN)11$1.1766%$1.03
Pete Prisco (CBS)11$1.1965%$1.05
Merril Hoge (ESPN)11$1.2865%$1.06
Cris Carter (ESPN)11$1.1465%$1.01
Adam Schefter (ESPN)11$1.1763%$0.98
Prediction Machine (CBS)10$1.0163%$0.97
Mike Ditka (ESPN)10$1.0461%$1.00
Les Carpenter (Yahoo)10$1.1260%$0.96
Josh Katzowitz (CBS)10$1.0967%$1.09
Chris Mortensen (ESPN)10$1.1170%$1.18
Ryan Wilson (CBS)9$0.9660%$0.96
Mike Golic (ESPN)9$0.9764%$1.03
Mark Schlereth (ESPN)9$0.9764%$1.01
Keyshawn Johnson (ESPN)9$0.8759%$0.93
Jason Cole (Yahoo)9$0.9768%$1.09
Eric Allen (ESPN)9$0.9359%$0.91
David Richard (CBS)9$0.9662%$0.97
Accuscore (ESPN)9$0.9464%$0.99
Jason La Canfora (CBS)8$0.8463%$1.02
Clark Judge (CBS)8$0.7966%$1.04
Pundit Average10$1.0864%$1.03

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