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Postby steven lloyd » Dec 11th, 2011, 5:08 pm

Who's going to beat the Packers in the regular season ?

No one - that's who.

I know the Saints look real strong.
What other teams look strong to all you other "real football" fans out there ?
Who are your Superbowl favourites ?
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Re: NFL

Postby wthwyt » Dec 11th, 2011, 5:44 pm

AFC
New England Patriots

NFC
Green Bay Packers

How's that SL.
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Postby steven lloyd » Dec 11th, 2011, 5:57 pm

Good picks.
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Re: NFL

Postby wthwyt » Dec 11th, 2011, 6:00 pm

steven lloyd wrote:Good picks.


I based it around TD totals, NOS are right behind GBP.
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Re: NFL

Postby steven lloyd » Dec 11th, 2011, 6:47 pm

WTHWYT wrote: I based it around TD totals, NOS are right behind GBP.

Well, you know what they say about defense winning championships (although the ability to score touchdowns in todays league cannot be understated). The other thing is momentum - both going into the play-offs and then through the play-offs.

I like Green Bay but don't want to witness predictability. I also like the Patriots but thats still a bit repetitive. I'd like to see something unexpected and unpredictable (like maybe the Broncos from a wildcard spot).
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Re: NFL

Postby rutland1 » Dec 11th, 2011, 7:08 pm

I like the patriots but would not be surprised if Denver beats them next weekend. I think GB will go unbeaten and win the superbowl.
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Re: NFL

Postby steven lloyd » Dec 11th, 2011, 8:08 pm

rutland1 wrote: I think GB will go unbeaten and win the superbowl.

A big prediction - but not an outragious one. Bet you could get some good odds somewhere if you put your money down now.

(Gotta a good game going on between the Giants and Cowboys right now too)



.... and quite a finish. Good game!
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Re: NFL

Postby jaz301 » Dec 18th, 2011, 12:44 pm

steven lloyd wrote:Who's going to beat the Packers in the regular season ?

No one - that's who.


What is going on here? Green bay losing 19-7 to Kansas city with 5min to go.
Life is too sho......
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Re: NFL

Postby steven lloyd » Dec 18th, 2011, 4:43 pm

Interesting. I wasn't watching the game (later watched Pats at the Broncos) and wondered if the Packers kept Rogers on the sideline with homefield advantage already wrapped up. Apparently that was not the excuse. Hmmm - "on any given Sunday"

Speaking of Broncos. Too bad.
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Re: NFL

Postby rutland1 » Dec 19th, 2011, 8:15 am

My predictions from last Sunday were not so good, maybe i would make a good weatherman instead. lol.
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Re: NFL

Postby RR24K » Dec 19th, 2011, 1:03 pm

KC ended GB possible perfect season that was is a surprise.
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Re: NFL

Postby steven lloyd » Dec 22nd, 2011, 4:16 pm

OK, the San Francisco 49ers and the Houston Texans have both clinched their divisions, and both the Broncos and the Cowboys are at 8 and 6. There’s still a chance we will be seeing someone other than the recent regulars going through the play-offs.

I see all Sundays (Christmas) games have been moved to Saturday (Christmas Eve) – my wife is happy about that.
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Re: NFL

Postby wthwyt » Dec 22nd, 2011, 4:25 pm

steven lloyd wrote:OK, the San Francisco 49ers and the Houston Texans have both clinched their divisions, and both the Broncos and the Cowboys are at 8 and 6. There’s still a chance we will be seeing someone other than the recent regulars going through the play-offs.

I see all Sundays (Christmas) games have been moved to Saturday (Christmas Eve) – my wife is happy about that.


Because your now available to carve the turkey. :dyinglaughing:
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Re: NFL

Postby steven lloyd » Dec 22nd, 2011, 4:33 pm

WTHWYT wrote: Because your now available to carve the turkey. :dyinglaughing:

8-[ just available and not zoned on football ( p.s. we're prime rib & Yorkshire Pudding people at Christmas )
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Re: NFL

Postby steven lloyd » Dec 26th, 2011, 1:12 am

It is at least interesting:

NFL playoff scenarios
By NFL.com staff

Published: December 25th, 2011 | Tags: Playoff scenarios, Playoff scenarios

Nine teams have clinched playoff spots and the final three will book their ticket into the postseason in Week 17.

The Broncos, Raiders, Bengals, Jets and Titans are vying for the final two available spots in the AFC. In the NFC, the Giants and Cowboys square off in a de facto play-in game.

Here’s how it all breaks down heading into Week 17:

NFC CLINCHED:

Green Bay Packers — North Division and home-field advantage through NFC playoffs.

San Francisco 49ers — West Division.

New Orleans Saints — Wild-card spot.

Detroit Lions — Wild-card spot.

Atlanta Falcons — Wild-card spot.

ELIMINATED:

Arizona, Carolina, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Washington, Chicago.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

San Francisco clinches a first-round bye with:

1) SF win

2) SF tie + one NO loss or tie

3) NO loss

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

New Orleans clinches NFC South Division with:

1) NO win or tie

2) ATL loss or tie

New Orleans clinches a first-round bye with:

1) Two NO wins + SF loss or tie

2) NO win + one NO tie + SF loss

NEW YORK GIANTS

Giants clinch NFC East Division with:

1) NYG win or tie

DALLAS COWBOYS

Dallas clinches NFC East Division with:

1) DAL win

ATLANTA FALCONS

Atlanta clinches NFC South Division with:

1) Two ATL wins + two NO losses

AFC CLINCHED:

New England Patriots — East Division and a first-round bye.

Houston Texans — South Division.

Baltimore Ravens — Wild-card spot.

Pittsburgh Steelers — Wild-card spot.

ELIMINATED:

Buffalo, Cleveland, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Miami, San Diego

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

New England clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) NE win or tie

2) BAL loss or tie + PIT loss or tie

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Baltimore clinches AFC North Division and a first-round bye with:

1) BAL win

2) BAL tie + PIT loss or tie

3) PIT loss

Baltimore clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) BAL win + NE loss

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Pittsburgh clinches AFC North Division and a first-round bye with:

1) PIT win + BAL loss or tie

2) PIT tie + BAL loss

Pittsburgh clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) PIT win + BAL loss or tie + NE loss

DENVER BRONCOS

Denver clinches AFC West Division with:

1) DEN win

2) DEN tie + OAK loss or tie

3) OAK loss

OAKLAND RAIDERS

Oakland clinches AFC West Division with:

1) OAK win + DEN loss or tie

2) OAK tie + DEN loss

Oakland clinches a wild-card spot with:

1) OAK win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie

2) OAK win + CIN loss + NYJ win

CINCINNATI BENGALS

Cincinnati clinches a wild-card spot with:

1) CIN win or tie

2) NYJ loss or tie + OAK loss or tie

3) NYJ loss or tie + DEN loss or tie

NEW YORK JETS

Jets clinch a wild-card spot with:

1) NYJ win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie + OAK loss or tie

2) NYJ win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie + DEN loss or tie

TENNESSEE TITANS

Tennessee clinches a wild card spot with:

1) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ win + OAK loss or tie

2) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ win + DEN loss or tie

3) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ loss or tie + OAK win + DEN win
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