After a long offseason of watching soft-NBA basketball, the overrated summer Olympics and trying to stay awake during major baseball games, it’s FINALLY time to start watching the NFL again. And what’s crazy about this year is the fact that there’s so much parity in the league it’s hard to say that there is ONE definitive team that will definitely tear through the league. BUT, regardless of how LITTLE credit I typically give Super Bowl predictions made in September, let’s be HONEST: We all like to see if we can pick the champs all the way from NOW so we can brag about how we called it in February.
So first, here are my divisional breakdowns:
For some damn reason a lot of my readers are JETS fans – and I got some BAD news for y’all: You guys are gonna get your ASSES kicked this year and this Tebow experiment will NOT work out the way you want to, because his teammates and coaches REALLY don’t believe in him. The PATRIOTS are gonna win this division again, the DOLPHINS will finish in last, and the BILLS might be the biggest surprise of the entire year.
I’m a RAIDERS fan, but I’m honest enough to admit we are probably gonna come in last or second last to the CHARGERS. The Peyton Manning experiment will be great for Denver, but the CHIEFS will win this division because of their GREAT D and running game.
This division SUCKS. The TITANS, JAGUARS and COLTS will all be regular as hell [although Andrew Luck & Colby Fleener will be BEASTS for Indy]. This is the TEXANS division to lose, and Wade Phillips is gonna have that D flying around.
CLEVELAND BROWNS fans, I hope y’all aren’t surprised that your team is gonna finish in last AGAIN? My second favourite team in the league is the RAVENS but I feel this will actually be the year the BENGALS take them AND the STEELERS over, and finish in first.
I’m gonna be HYPE to see what RGIII does in the NFL, but unfortunately for him, he’s located in the BEST division in the league, thus relegating the REDSKINS to last place. I think the GIANTS have too many injuries to WIN the division but they will have a great year. The EAGLES will have a good year as well, but the COWBOYS are gonna win this division. Too much talent at too many positions.
Let’s be honest here: The 49ERS geared up to win the super bowl by adding Jacobs, Moss and Manningham, and in their weak-ass division, they are NOT gonna face too much stiff competition. The RAMS will be good but they are years away; The CARDINALS will still get their ass kicked and the SEAHAWKS are gonna have a mid-season QB competition that will tear their season apart – TRUST me on that one.
Let me give y’all my dark-horse sleeper team this year: The TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS. That team WILL be BEASTLY this year with Vincent Jackson and a trimmed down Josh Freeman. The SAINTS are gonna have an OFF year with all the BS surrounding that team, and the PANTHERS are still a year away from the playoffs too. But the winner of this division is gonna be the ATLANTA FALCONS. Now that they have Asante Samuel, they are gonna be DANGEROUS on D.
As much as everyone has the PACKERS winning this division, I think the team to beat will be the CHICAGO BEARS. They have the most talented defence, as well as having the Cutler-Marshall connection [from the pre-McDaniels Broncos days] back in full effect. The LIONS are gonna eventually self-destruct with all the legal BS surrounding their team and the VIKINGS still need a few more years [and a healthy Adrian Peterson] before they will be a serious factor.
So what’s my Super Bowl pick you ask?
Well, I have the CHICAGO BEARS Versus the BALTIMORE RAVENS [Yes, I don't have them finishing first this season, but I have Suggs coming back mid year from his knee injury and helping that D out].
And I have the RAVENS winning the Super Bowl – because they cut Billy Cundiff’s punk-ass.
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