Best NFL Survivor Pool Picks for Week 2: Time to Take the Patriots? Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman The Patriots (-19) are the largest road favorites we’ve ever tracked against the Dolphins in Week 2. Travis Reed breaks down this week’s best NFL survivor pool picks, including whether it’s smart to use New England. It is only Week 2 of the NFL season and hopefully nobody reading this is already out of their survivor pools.