Posted on: April 30, 2011 11:22 am
This particular thread is basically to bash teams who have made some dumb decisions on the draft day thus far. Well of course it is everyones opinion.
I'll give you an example: Falcons traded 2 1st and 4th round picks plus a 2nd rounder to get Julio Jones. Some may call it bold. I call it stupid basically trading their draft away for Julio Jones. I believe White posted on twitter they traded their draft away. Obviously White isn't very happy with the trade. Now the Brownies will be battling for the number 2 spot in the division with Baltimore behind Pittsburgh. Nice job....I'm sure the Saint fans along with Buc fans are laughing right now. I would say Carolina is laughing, but you know. At any case, they were the most over-rated team last year. I doubt the team makes it to the playoffs unless they get the 6th slot in the wildcard which I doubt. Saints not only in my opinion will be the division winner, but they should be the best team in the NFC after thee amazing draft they had. Some could argue they had the best draft. The argument is with the Browns. The reason Browns are in the discussion is because all the picks Falcons gave them. Congrats on being the laughing stock of day ones draft. I know I'm not making any friends with Falcon fans, but I speak my opinion. Saint fans probably dislike me just as much as you will after the read. Congrats on trading this years along with next years draft away. I was amazed as I feel Holmgren was when he heard the offer. Julio Jones isn't worth 5 picks. Especially 2 1st round picks! Surprised??Don't be.........STAY JEALOUS!!
Posted on: January 17, 2011 11:20 pm
Edited on: January 18, 2011 12:04 am
To me it is the greatest rivalry in NFL history. You can't really argue with that. Both teams have battled for almost a century. Faced against each the most times. I dislike both football teams, but I can honestly say that it is the greatest rivalry in the NFL history. Both teams have rich history......whoever wins this ball game will not only have bragging rights, but the oppurtunity to win a Super Bowl in Dallas. My preview for the ball game is as follows:
As I have stated before I picked the Packers to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. Rooting for the Bears of course unfortunatley despite it. Bears have home field advantage. Packers have been in playoff form for about a month now. Who has the advantage? Both coming off victories with 2 TDs at least. Falcons are as I said over-rated. They weren't as good as their record and it showed in the playoffs. I'm not again a strong believer in the Bears despite their win over the Seahawks. If they defeat the Packers I will start believing. I challenged Falcons last week to prove me wrong. Now I'm challenging the Bears. Do us a favor and the sooner Rodgers is eliminated from the playoffs the less we will have to listen to the love affair with the media.
Keys in this football game for the Bears: I think the key in this football game for their defense is to pressure Aaron Rodgers. Sack him a couple times and get in his face. Make sure he knows you are there. If they do that I give them a better chance of winning the football game. Not only that, but on offense Forte and the running game in general will have to be great. They rush for over 100 yards their chances will be very high as well to win the ball game. Control the tempo of the game. Keep Rodgers off the football field. Win time of possession the game is yours if indeed all these keys play out.
Packers side of things: Key pressure Cutler, Don't allow them to have a running game, and Force them to throw the football. Do that on defense they will have a good day. Special teams will be a factor in this football game. Packers arn't that great on that side of the ball like the Bears are. Hester is one of the best if not thee best at returning the football for a TD!! Offense protect Aaron Rodgers!! Do that Packers win the football game.
Picking the Packers again to win the football game and represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. Prove me wrong Bears especially you Cutler!
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Posted on: January 12, 2011 9:48 pm
Who has the advantage in this great football game? The Falcons of course had the bye along with home field advantage which is key. Matt Ryan is great on home field. His track record show that fact. Only 2 losses at home. The Packers on the other hand has been in playoff form for weeks now. Having to win several games in a row to make it to where they are. Who has the advantage? You decide.
Anyways my pick as it was before the postseason began is the Packers. The Packers defense has played great this year. It is top 5 if you go by stats and what not. Game winning INT to pick up the road win in Philly. The momentum by victories over Philly, Chicago, and so on gives them a great amount of confidence heading to the Georgia Dome to play Atlanta. The main key in this football game to me is Turner vs GB defense. If Turner has success on the ground the Falcons will win the ball game. If not I'm even more certain that the Packers will win the football game.
On offense for the Packers is obviously based around Aaron Rodgers and the passing game. Running game showed up in Philly. Can they get it going? That will be a factor as well. Falcons defense got to force turnovers if Turner isn't solid on the ground. Falcons won earlier in the season. That fact won't matter heading into the ball game. Both teams have got advantages, but to me the Packers will come out on top again even though I will be rooting against them again this week.
Good luck to both football teams. The winner of this football game will be representing the NFC in the Super Bowl. Again just an opinion. I'll be rooting for the Falcons. Prove me wrong Falcons! Surprised??Don't be.........STAY JEALOUS!!
Posted on: January 11, 2011 12:36 am
In my personal opinion to me Rodgers was over-rated for a long time, but the playoff win sealed it. I love watching football games and watching videos to hype up the game. See the guys picks and so on and so forth. Listening all this week how Aaron Rodgers is the reason Packers win football games. He has no help yada yada yada. Personally I don't believe that. Last year I can make an argument it was just as much Rodgers fault for them losing as the defense. The playoff game last year went to OT. A shootout between both Warner and Rodgers. Which is fine some folks love football games like that. Neither defense was that great last season. Anyways point is Rodgers had a chance to win the football game in overtime. Yea defense shouldn't have gave up so so points, but Cardinals defense did the same. I mean if Warner and Rodgers didn't score so frequently quick they wouldn't have had that many possessions. Green Bay got the ball in OT. Rodgers lost the fumble that was recovered and went for a TD by the cardinals defense. To say it wasn't Rodgers fault is really an understatement. That's like saying Mannings INTs vs the Pats didn't cost them the game. Or Vick's INT on the final drive didn't cost the Eagles the football game. It was Rodgers fault they lost the football game. If you don't agree to that logic you are a mark for Rodgers.
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Posted on: January 6, 2011 10:03 pm
I will start out by saying I hate the Packers. I'm rooting for the Eagles to win this football game. Kinda rooting for Vick as well. All that aside my preview for this weeks best matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Eagles will indeed have home field advantage as a division winner and seeded number 3. Rested starters to end the season. Michael Vick has made this season for the Eagles with his MVP like play all season long. He has played great especially the first half of the season. Now with more teams blitz the last couple of weeks the team has struggled. Especially since their running game isn't playing all that well. For them to be successful vs the Packers is to establish a running game which Packers defense isn't one of the best at, but they are great against the pass. If they can have a great ground game their is a great chance they win this football game.
As for the Packers who I'm picking to win this football game. Their defense is one of the best in the league this year. All the excuses saying that Rodgers would be great if he had a great defense like other quarterbacks. It is his chance to prove it. Injuries aside it is time to put up or shut up. Is Aaron Rodgers an elite quarterback? If you go by numbers you can say yes. You go by winning football games and winning divisions something he has yet to lead his team to do you must say no. Anyways for them to win this football game obviously they will have to make Vick throw the football. Don't let the Eagles run the football and have success. Blitz Vick all game long. Offense won't be an issue in my opinion which is why I'm picking them to win this football game. If the Eagles defense can control the pass game of the Packers than they will most definately win the football game. If not they lose this football game. I don't see a shootout happening between Vick and Rodgers.
Special teams will be a factor in this football game as well. That is something to watch for. Packers have struggled in that part of the game. It will be an interesting football game and should be close. Again I'm picking the Packers to win, but rooting for the Eagles. I'm ready for some playoff football. Will the rest help or hurt the Eagles? Woodson stated today on Jim Rome that they started playing playoff football earlier which will give them an advantage. Somethings gotta give here. Surprised??Don't be......STAY JEALOUS!!
Posted on: January 3, 2011 6:32 pm
As of right now the matchups are set for the wildcard. I will predict who will win those matchups and explain why or why that team does win or lose. I'll do it unbiased here. Despite my hate for the Packers last week I predicted they would represent the NFC in the super bowl which I'm sticking by. Saints to me are the favorites in the NFC. I can say that despite my despise of the Saints. LOL! Don't like a lot of NFC teams to be honest. Let's get to it!
My 2010 NFC playoff predictions:
NFC Wildcard round:
#5 Saints vs # 4 Seahawks-The obvious favorite is the Saints by a big margin. They got the experience in the playoffs plus they are healthy. Seahawks are the first team to make the playoffs with a losing record. That is why all the bets are on the Saints. I am as well picking the Saints. I don't think this will be a passing game myself to be honest. I figure Saints will not have to pass that often. I figure they will run all over the terrible Seahawks defense. All Seahawks really can do on offense is throw the football which is Saints strength on defense is stopping the pass. That is another advantage for them. All factors go towards the way of the Saints winning. Saints win big!!
#6 Packers vs #3 Eagles-This game may be the best game of the week. It will be for the NFC anyway. Coming in this game Eagles have lost their last few games of the season. Not a good way to end a season heading into the playoffs with no momentum. Packers on the other hand do. They have a bunch of momentum that is one of the reasons I like the football team. They beat the Chicago Bears with their starters in to make sure they get their spot in the playoffs. They are just on a roll right now defeating Giants as well. Playing good at the right time despite injuries. The Eagles are coming in with a struggling running game which I don't think will be able to help them vs the Packers. I believe Packers defense will be in Vick's face. Notably Clay Matthews! I don't believe Vick will be able to lead the Eagles to victory with the pass game without some help from the ground game. Packers were ranked one of the top defenses in the league during the season. It isn't gonna be easy to get it done. I don't like their chances and I'm not picking them in this game. I like the Packers and they are my pick. I don't believe their defense can stop Green Bay's passing game which will lead them out of the playoffs.
Picking two wildcards to face win in the divisional round. Interesting........
NFC Divisional round:
#6 Packers vs #1 Falcons-I'm one of those guys who don't believe the Falcons are as good as their record. I stated this last week when I was breaking down each team to get to say who I'm picking to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. The Falcons do have a good running game and a pretty solid passing game, but I don't like them vs the Packers. Falcons did get home field advantage which is a plus. They are much better at home as everyone knows. Record shows it with Matt Ryan behind center. Packers did defeat the Falcons during the season. I believe Packers D can stop their offense. Tampa can I know Packers can. Again Packers offense will be a bit strong for Falcons defense too handle. For them to be successful Turner will have to have a big game to open up for the pass. I don't think they will be able to get it done. I think Packers win by 10 points.
#5 Saints vs #2 Chicago Bears-I'm still one of those nonbelievers in the Bears. I do believe the favorite is the Saints going into this game despite Chicago having home field as well. Saints will be coming in with a bunch of confidence in this ball game after a large margin victory over the Seahawks. Chicago will have to come out with determination and far more passion in this ball game. I mean it feels as if according to reports Bear players are lacking confidence which is why the starters played their final regular season game is they would come in the playoffs with no momentum. That was their fear. Confidence will play a factor of course. I'm picking the Saints to win not only because of that fact, but because I like the Saints offense a lot. Yea Bears have a good defense, but they have yet to face the Saints. It will be rather tough, but they have faced an offense 2x a year that passes just like the Saints. so they may be more prepared than anybody for the Saints. I believe the Bears will need to establish a running game to be successful in this game. They may be able to do that, but I'm betting Cutler will make mistakes to cost the Bears the ball game. He will be facing a rather good pass defense. Cutler has been known to throw INTs in his career. Wouldn't surprise me if he ends the season that way. Saints win 10+
I hate both teams, but I believe they are the best teams in the NFC. Despite record of course. LOL!
#6 Packers vs #5 Saints-If this were to happen both wildcards teams make the NFC championship the Saints will be the ones with the home field advantage. Obviously.....As I said I'm giving the nod to the Packers because of their defense. I figure they will put pressure on Drew Brees which will hurt the Saints chances of winning the ball game. Saints defense has never faced a passing football team like the Packers. Not talking about last year(Indy).Talking about this year. I figure the defense will struggle. Of course I can be wrong, but with the Packers offense so strong and their defense is one of the best I just can't see them losing. The key to the game will be rather or not Brees will be protected. That will decide the game. To me the Packers will come out on top and they will represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. Surprised??Don't be..........STAY JEALOUS!!
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Posted on: January 1, 2011 3:54 pm
Edited on: January 1, 2011 4:02 pm
This probably don't mean much since I've been wrong about the NFC just about every year I can remember. Picked the Packers in 2007, 2008 picked Giants, and the last year picked Vikings and picked them this year preseason. Of course none of that happened. Let's hope I can get one right. LOL!
I'll state why or why not I'm picking this team to represent the NFC.
Seattle Seahawks: Strong possibility that they can get in to the playoffs with a 7-9 record. Which will be decided this Sunday on NBC vs the Rams. Their starting quarterback is out. Defense isn't great nor is their offense period. I figure if they do make the playoffs they will be their to get beat down by the Saints or Falcons. Without Hasselback they have proven to struggle. That is why I don't like their chances.
Stl. Rams: The Rams could make the playoffs with a victory with an 8-8 record if they come out on top. What a year they have had by being the worst team in football to going to the playoffs. That would be amazing for the franchise and their fanbase. The future looks bright with Bradford behind center. He's in the makings of becoming a star. Leading this team with injured wide receiver after another. Steven Jackson will be a force on the ground and will play a factor. I like them winning the ball game vs the Seahawks, but I don't see a win happening. I see an early playoff exit.
Tampa Bay Bucs: They could possibly make the playoffs, but I doubt it. If they do as a 6th seed I don't see them beating Philly. Freeman has had a phenomanal year. Great future ahead of him. Along with this franchise. I remember watching a camp preview for the Bucs and they said they would surprise the NFL with a good season as they did. Congrats on the great year.
NYG: Has a possibility to make the playoffs with a Green Bay loss and a win tomorrow. Giants just havn't been the same team. Started off slow than were the hottest team in the NFC than all of a sudden they bomb. Again I doubt they make the playoffs, but if they do they can certainly make a run at a Super Bowl, but if they play like they did the last two weeks I don't like their chances. I'm not picking them to even make the playoffs as of now so.
Green Bay Packers: This may come as a surprise pick and it may not to others, but if they make the playoffs they are the team I pick to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. As long as Aaron Rodgers is healthy I like their chances. I despise the Packers, but I'm picking them. Hope I'm wrong. Unbiased here.....
New Orleans Saints: Saints have played great football the last month thanks to their injured players recovering including Reggie Bush. In any case I don't think their defense would be good enough to fend off the Packers offense or Philly offense. Heck probably even Atlanta's offense. Atlanta's beat them before. That is one of the reasons I don't like their chances. Nothing wrong with their offense I just don't have the confidence in their defense.
Philadelphia Eagles: Vick has been playing like an MVP all year. This team did look unstoppable at one point. I did think about giving the Eagles the nod as the my pick to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl, but they are bit inconsistant. Loss to the Vikings with a 3rd string quarterback? That is what made me 2nd guess myself. Whoever wins that wildcard game between Eagles vs Packers will be my pick, but right now the Packers are for sure.
Chicago Bears: Not a strong believer in the Bears. I really havn't been despite their season this year. Whoever the Bears face at home whether it be Eagles, Saints, or Packers I don't like the Bears in the matchup. I think those three teams are better than the Bears. Just my opinion of course. I'm just not a believer in the Bears.
Atlanta Falcons: This Sunday will decide if the Falcons get homefield advantage and clinch the the division. Which is a big difference for this football team cuz Matt Ryan had led this team to a 19-2 record his last 3 seasons. So home field is good for them. Big difference in win/loss column. I know they won't go to the Super Bowl if they don't get home field advantage. Have a stronger possiblity if they do of course. Personally I think the Falcons are a lucky football team. Their record shows they are 12-3, but I don't believe they are as good as their record. Barely beating Bucs, losing to the Saints in last game. I think the Saints, Packers, Eagles all are better football teams than the Falcons too. Question marks with Eagles and Packers. I know for a fact Saints are the better football team. I despise the Saints. Ask any Saints fan on these boards. They'll tell ya that.
This is my breakdown of all of the NFC teams. Why and why not I pick them. So on and so forth. Tell me what ya think. Packers will represent the NFC.
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Posted on: September 3, 2010 4:15 pm
AFC East: Jets
AFC North: Steelers
AFC South: Colts
AFC West: Bolts
AFC Wildcards: Patriots, Ravens
NFC East: Cowboys
NFC North: Packers
NFC South: Falcons
NFC West: 49ers
NFC Wildcards: Vikings, Giants
AFC Champion: Steelers
NFC Champion: Vikings
Superbowl champion: Steelers
Coach of the year: Mike Tomlin
MVP: Aaron Rodgers
Offensive player of the year: CJ2K
Defensive player of the year: Lamar Woodley
Offensive rookie of the year: Emmanuelle Sanders
Defensive rookie of the year: Suh
There's my predictions.