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NFC playoff predictions 2010

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!

NFC Championship:
#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??SurprisedDon't be..........STAY JEALOUS!!Cool
Comments

Since: Apr 12, 2010
Posted on: January 5, 2011 11:31 am
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

The Seahawks are not the first team with a losing record to make the playoffs.  The Detroit Lions in the strike shortened 1982 season made the playoffs with a losing record (4-5).



Since: Aug 12, 2007
Posted on: January 4, 2011 3:12 pm
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

I too have a hard time believeing that the Packers are going to knock off the Eagles, the Falcons, and the Saints all on the road.  As a Bears fan, obviously I hope we draw Seattle.  They beat us on our field during the regular season and we wouldn't mind some revenge.  However, my second choice would be Philadelphia.  I want absolutely nothing to do with the Saints.  To me, they're still the favorite to return to the Super Bowl in this weak conference.



Since: Sep 15, 2010
Posted on: January 4, 2011 1:34 pm
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

Yes!!! You are a ROOKIE!  I'm still trying to understand that you are giving the Packers the edge in Atlanta? Guess you didn't watch the game, THEY LOST, and now you think they will get by the Eagles and go beat the Falcons....hmm you sound pretty stupid.  Let me guess your a Packer fan using the Pacers logo as a cover up? Right?  Face it you shouldn't speak until spoken too and still then you should think very carefully about what you are going to say.  The Bears and Saints will be a good game, but if weather is a factor then the Bears will win because the couldn't beat the Buccaneers whent they needed to and that was at home. I like the Falcons/Eagles matchup and so does the press, remember Vick came off the bench and almost pulled out a victory against the Packers, so if I were you I would sit down and do my home work before spewing something crazy to get a response....



Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: January 4, 2011 1:28 pm
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

Your name should be A-TOOL
Name calling?

Your writing style is ridiculous, and your football knowledge smacks of a 75 year old drunken man sitting in an Elks Lodge drinking .75 cent drafts and spewing useless information. I struggled throughout this entire article too see anything that resembled an intelligent thought.  You are awarded no points, and may God have mercy on your soul
Guessing because I'm picking the Packers and you are a Bears fan. No surprise here. More insults? Your football knowledge must be great cuz you know.....you never bother mentioning a thing about football in your comment on this post. All I saw was a comment full of insults towards me because I don't believe in the Bears.



Since: May 6, 2009
Posted on: January 4, 2011 1:24 pm
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

Whoever wrote this prediction is a dumbass
Name calling needs in your post? What are you a child?

The Packers didn't beat the Falcons in regular season?
true.....I made a mistake. I voiced it in the post on the NFL boards.

 I love all of these "experts" predicting the Packers
I love how you mention I'm an expert.

Aaron Rodgers looked scared when Abraham was coming at him
What does any other quarterback do when they are chased by a defensive player?

There is no way they will lose a playoff game in the dome to them
Believe what ya want..........



Since: Dec 4, 2008
Posted on: January 4, 2011 12:01 pm
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

Your name should be A-TOOL.  Your writing style is ridiculous, and your football knowledge smacks of a 75 year old drunken man sitting in an Elks Lodge drinking .75 cent drafts and spewing useless information. I struggled throughout this entire article too see anything that resembled an intelligent thought.  You are awarded no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.



Since: Jan 4, 2011
Posted on: January 4, 2011 10:29 am
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

Whoever wrote this prediction is a dumbass...The Packers didn't beat the Falcons in regular season?  I love all of these "experts" predicting the Packers..Aaron Rodgers looked scared when Abraham was coming at him...There is no way they will lose a playoff game in the dome to them. 




Since: Dec 3, 2010
Posted on: January 4, 2011 10:03 am
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

SUPER BOWL XLVhmmm Green Bay verse Pittsburgh in Dallas
looks like "old school" football 



Since: Jan 12, 2007
Posted on: January 3, 2011 8:50 pm
 

NFC playoff predictions 2010

I think that you are going to be accurate with the Packers in the Superbowl.  Maybe not beating the Falcons by ten points, but the Pack will come out on top.


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