Tag:preseason predictions
Posted on: January 5, 2010 9:36 pm

My predictions vs Prisco's preseason predictions

Prisco wrote:

Of the teams that opened in my top 10 the first week, four failed to make the playoffs: the Pittsburgh Steelers, Tennessee Titans, New York Giants and Atlanta Falcons.

Hey, who didn't think those teams would be good?

I thought Atlanta and Tennesse were easy calls.  ATL has the history of never fielding back to back playoff teams and has a very young QB.  Tennesse lost a lot on defense and had a very old QB.

If it weren't for NFL tiebreaking rules I would have been perfect predicting the AFC.  I had Houston in instead of Baltimore.


But, like Prisco, I must admit that I was totally off about the NFC.  My worst predictions were that Washington would make it over Philly (no need to elaborate, team bias played a role in that one) and that Seattle would win the west and replace Arizona.


I was relying on the Super Bowl curse and the theory that Seattle couldn't suffer as many injuries this season as they did last season.  Both theories let me down.


I was dead on about the Bengals, Saints, Bears, Dolphins, and Titans.


I was dead wrong about the Skins, Seattle, Philly, and Arizona

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