NFL Picks for 2013 Season

AFC

East:  NE Pats

North:  Cleveland Browns

South:  Hou Texans

West:  Denver Broncos

AFC Wildcards:  Bengals, Colts

AFC Championship Game:  Broncos vs Bengals

NFC

East:  NY Football Giants

North:  DET Lions

South:  ATL Falcons

West: Seattle Seahawks

NFC Wildcards:  GB Packers, NO Saints

NFC Championship Game:  Falcons vs Lions

Super Bowl:  Denver Broncos over the Detroit Lions

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NFL Picks

AFC WEST: Oakland Raiders
AFC SOUTH: Houston Texans
AFC NORTH: Cincinnati Bengals
AFC EAST: NE Patriots

AFC WILDCARDS: Baltimore Ravens, NY Jets

NFC WEST: Seattle Seahawks
NFC SOUTH: Atlanta Falcons
NFC NORTH: GB Packers
NFC EAST: NY Giants

NFC WILDCARDS: Detroit Lions, TB Bucs

AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Ravens def. Patriots

NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: Packers def. Falcons

SUPER BOWL!! Ravens def. Packers

What do you think?

Tebowmania!

There have been many interesting and thought-provoking things being written about how we are reacting to Denver Bronco QB  Tim Tebow and his faith, and public expression of it.  They will provide some insight into our culture.

Chuck Klosterman usually writes about pop culture but his insight it American culture in general is very interesting.

A great point from a non-believer from Fox Sports:  Why do we Hate Tim Tebow

Rick Reilly compares and contrasts Tim Tebow with Tom Brady in advance of the Broncos/Patriots game this Sunday

the Wall Street Journal has covered the Tebow excitement many times:

God’s Quarterback

What Tim Tebow Can’t Do

Denver’s New Favorite Mensch

Ahhhhhh……the NFL (including Picks)

I suppose I should have made my picks on Friday at the latest but was tired and busy.  Then, our TV goes “kerplunk” on opening weekend for football.  Not that I have much time in the afternoon, after all, I work some on Sunday.  Sunday Night Football, though, is a great way to end a busy day.  I am worn out (mainly because I am an introvert) and falling asleep on the couch to football is so relaxing.

Plus, Jets against the Cowboys is a great game.  I am not a huge Jets fan but like to root for local teams (excepting Yankees in baseball).  And….I love to root against the Cowboys.  It’s a sign of love for my friends.  There are so many Cowgirl fans and I know so many, that I love it when they fail.

I was listening to the radio last night and loved it.  Assumed the Jets would lose.  They should have lost.  The main difference (besides luck) is that the Jets have won a few comebacks/close games in the last two seasons, as well as playing some tight playoff games.  Dallas, with all their talent haven’t done much of that.  Poor Romo.

Anyway, my picks:

NFC

North

Green Bay Packers

East

Philly Eagles

South

New Orleans Saints

West

Arizona Cardinals

Wild Cards:   Washington Redskins, Atlanta Falcons

AFC

North

Pittsburgh Steelers

South

Tennessee Titans

East

New Jersey Jets

West

San Diego Chargers

Wild Cards:  New England Patriots, Houston Texans

There are surprises each season.  I took some risks for fun.  Who do you expect to make the playoffs?

My NFL 2010 Picks

Just for fun, let’s pick some division winners and more!

AFC East: Patriots

AFC North: Cincinnati

AFC South: Indy

AFC West: San Diego

AFC Wildcards: NY Jets, Baltimore Ravens

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NFC East:  Giants

NFC North:  Green Bay

NFC South: New Orleans

NFC West: San Fran

NFC Wildcards:  Redskins, Atlanta Falcons

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NFC Championship: Green Bay over the NY Giants

AFC Championship:  Indy over the Patriots

Super Bowl: Indy over Green Bay 

(p.s.–I did 10 seconds of research for this, most of which involved double-checking which teams were in which divisions)