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NFL Top Ten Rankings Week 12

NFL Top Ten Rankings Week 12

1 New England Patriots 9-1 LW(1) I expect a big Pats performance this week.

2 Baltimore Ravens 8-2 LW(2) Huge test on the left coast.

3 Seattle Seahawks 8-2 LW(3) Staying on the heels of the Niners

4 New Orleans Saints 8-2 LW(4) Won’t get bet this week at home

5 Green Bay Packers 8-2 LW(5) Huge potential tiebreaker game this week

6 San Francisco 49ers 9-1 LW(6) Could be a must-win game to get a bye.

7 Minnesota Vikings 8-3 LW(8) Huge comeback win last week.

8 Kansas City Chiefs 7-4 LW(10) The Raiders are on their heels

9 Oakland Raiders 6-4 LW(UR) Just Win Baby

10 Buffalo Bills 7-3 LW(UR) Keep on winning the games they are supposed to win.

 

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TOP TEN NFL TEAMS

TOP TEN NFL TEAMS

1 New England Patriots 8-1 LW(3) Back on top. But the schedule gets harder now

2 Baltimore Ravens 7-2 LW(4) A legitimate threat for the # 1 seed

3 Seattle Seahawks 8-2 LW(5) Huge road win in San Francisco

4 New Orleans Saints 7-1 LW(1) Some games can’t be explained.

5 Green Bay Packers 8-2 LW(6) Pack Attack is a real Super Bowl contender

6 San Francisco 49ers 8-1 (2) Were going to lose a game this year. That was a big one to lose

7 Houston Texans 6-3 LW(7) Keep waiting for this team to take off

8 Minnesota Vikings 7-3 LW(UR) Legit contender for the Super Bowl

9 Philadelphia Eagles 5-4 L(9) Will ultimately win the NFC East

10 Kansas City Chiefs 6-4 LW(8) Getting healthy is their biggest concern.

 

NFL TOP TEN RANKINGS

NFL TOP TEN RANKINGS

1 New Orleans Saints 7-1 Last Week (2) Destined to be in the Super Bowl

2 San Francisco 49ers 8-0 Last Week (3) Can really put a stranglehold in the division with a win over the Seahawks

3 New England Patriots 8-1 Last Week (1) Still on track to have the best record in the AFC

4 Baltimore Ravens 6-2 Last Week (6) Eye opening win vs the Patriots

5 Seattle Seahawks 7-2 Last Week (7) Must win in SF if they want to win the division

6 Green Bay Packers 7-2 Last Week (4)-Rodgers said it. Humble Pie.

7 Houston Texans 6-3 Last Week (9) Ready to take off in the division.

8 Kansas City Chiefs 6-3 Last Week (10) Mahomes is back but is a first-round bye gone.

9 Buffalo Bills 6-2 Last Week (UR) Just keep beating the teams your supposed to.

10 Philadelphia Eagles 5-4 Last Week (UR) My pick to win the NFC EAST

 

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TOP TEN NFL TEAMS AFTER WEEK 8

TOP TEN NFL TEAMS AFTER WEEK 8

1 New England Patriots 8-0 Last Week (1) Best team in the NFL until further notice

2 New Orleans Saints 7-1 Last Week (2) Will Brees get his second ring this year?

3 San Francisco 49ers 7-0 Last Week (3) That defense is nasty.

4 Green Bay Packers 7-1 Last Week (4) Very favorable second-half schedule

5 Indianapolis Colts 5-1 Last Week (5) Played very well despite Luck’s surprise retirement.

6 Baltimore Ravens 5-2 Last Week (6) Brutal second half starts with the Patriots Sunday night.

7 Seattle Seahawks 6-2 Last Week (9) Still my pick to win the best division in the league.

8 Minnesota Vikings 6-2 Last Week (UR) I still question Kirk Cousins in a big game.

9 Houston Texans 5-3 Last Week (UR) Losing Watt hurts big time.

10 Kansas City Chiefs 5-3 Last Week (7) Let Mahomes get healthy first.

 

BONUS TEAMS

Oakland Raiders 3-4 Extremely winable second-half schedule.

Detroit Lions 3-3-1 Should have a better record.

Philadelphia Eagles 4-4 Still my pick to win the weak NFC East Division.

NFL TOP TEN TEAMS 10-23

NFL TOP TEN TEAMS 10-23

1 New England Patriots 7-0 Last Week (1) Best team in the NFL until further notice.

2 New Orleans Saints 6-1 Last Week (2) Bridgewater is 5-0 as a starter

3 San Francisco 49ers 6-0 Last Week (3) This team is for real.

4 Green Bay Packers 6-1 Last Week (4) Packers have a defense now. Rodgers starting to roll.

5 Indianapolis Colts 4-2 Last Week (8) I am surprised at how good this team has played.

6 Baltimore Ravens 5-2 Last Week (6) Lamar Jackson is for real.

7 Buffalo Bills 5-1 Last Week (7) This team is going to the playoffs

8 Kansas City Chiefs 5-2 Last Week (9) Need to make sure Mahomes is healthy.

9 Seattle Seahawks 5-2 Last Week (5) Rough home loss against the Ravens.

10 Carolina Panthers 4-2 Last Week (10) It will be interesting to see what happens when Newton comes back.

BONUS TEAMS

Oakland Raiders 3-3 Raiders are a feisty team. Outside chance of making the playoffs.

Minnesota Vikings 6-2 I think this team is playoff-bound.

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NFL TOP TEN RANKINGS 10-18

NFL TOP TEN RANKINGS 10-18

  1. New England Patriots 6-0 Last Week (1) With Mahomes injury Patriots roller skate to the best overall record.

  1. New Orleans Saints 5-1 Last Week (2) The Saints keep rolling with a backup quarterback.

3.  San Francisco 49ers 5-0 Last Week (4) This team gets better every week.

4.  Green Bay Packers 5-1 Last Week (3) Pack has a defense to go with Rodgers.

5.  Seattle Seahawks 5-1 Last Week (6) Russell Wilson is having an MVP season.

6.  Houston Texans 4-2 Last Week (8) WIth a win against the Colts, The Texans can run away with the division.

7.  Buffalo Bills 4-1 Last Week (7) The Bills are a real solid team. But not great.

8.  Indianapolis Colts 4-2 Last Week (9) Playing better than I expected them to.

9.  Kansas City Chiefs 5-2 Last Week (5) Holding their breath that Mahomes injury is not long term.

  1. Carolina Panthers 4-2 Last Week (10) Quarterback controversy is imminent.

Baltimore Ravens 4-2. Will open a lot of eyes with a win in Seattle this week.

Minnesota Vikings 4-2. Trap game in Detroit this week.

 

 

NFL TOP TEN RANKINGS

After 4 weeks it’s time for my top ten NFL teams plus two bonus teams.

  1. New England Patriots 4-0. The best team until someone knocks off the two-time defending champs.

  1. Kansas City Chiefs 4-0. Chiefs with three wins on the road already

  1. New Orleans Saints 3-1. When you lose Drew Brees and beat two playoff teams you know your team is good.

  1. Green Bay Packers 3-1. Aaron Rodgers finally has a defense.

  1. Chicago Bears 3-1. Their defense will carry them through the loss of the quarterback.

  1. Seattle Seahawks 3-1. A very gritty team led by Russ Wilson.

  1. Los Angeles Rams 3-1. Jared Goff is regressing.

  1. San Francisco 49ers 3-0. How good is this team?

  1. Dallas Cowboys 3-1. Finally played a real team and lost.

  1. Buffalo Bills 3-1. How long is Josh Allen going to be out for?

BONUS PICKS

Los Angeles Chargers 2-2. Time is running out on Philip Rivers

 

Houston Texans 2-2. Bad start for an explosive team.

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2019 NFL Predictions

I am a day late but trust me whatever has already happened thus far won’t change my 2019 NFL Predictions.

AFC EAST

  1. New England Patriots-Adding Antonio Brown makes this offense potentially unstoppable.
  2. Buffalo Bills-Not as bad a team as you think.
  3. New York Jets-I will be waiting for Le’veon Bell to become a distraction.
  4. Miami Dolphins-I have never seen a team have a fire sale like this one is having.

 

AFC NORTH

  1. Pittsburgh Steelers-Should be better this year with no drama.
  2. Baltimore Ravens-WIll sneak into second place when the Browns under achieve.
  3. Cleveland Browns-Too much talk by a team and a quarterback who have not accomplished anything.
  4. Cincinnati Bengals-Rebuild is long overdue.

AFC SOUTH

  1. Houston Texans-The most talented team in this division.
  2. Jacksonville Jaguars-In second place by default.
  3. Indianapolis Colts-No Luck means the Colts are out of luck.
  4. Tennessee Titans-Make or break season for Marriota.

AFC WEST

  1. Kansas City Chiefs-Unfinished business.
  2. San Diego Chargers-Time is running out on Philip Rivers playing in the Super Bowl.
  3. Denver Broncos-Has John Elway found his QB of the future?
  4. Oakland Raiders-Must have a better team when they finally get to Vegas.

NFC EAST

  1. Philadelphia Eagles-Only if Carson Wentz stays healthy.
  2. Dallas Cowboys-Posied to make a mistake and overpay Dak.
  3. New York Giants-It’s when and not if Daniel Jones gets the keys to the car.
  4. Washington Redskins-Better hope Haskins is the real deal.

NFC NORTH

  1. Green Bay Packers-They might have finally given Aaron Rodgers a defense.
  2. Chicago Bears-If only they had a placekicker last year
  3. Minnesota Vikings-Looking for redemption from a bad 2018 season
  4. Detroit Lions-Can Matt Patricia get this franchise back on course?

NFC SOUTH

  1. New Orleans Saints-It’s Super Bowl or bust after last season’s debacle.
  2. Atlanta Falcons-Only because I don’t believe in the other teams in the division.
  3. Carolina Panthers-Can’t take this team seriously until Cam Newton plays a whole season.
  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers-Should be the last year for Winston.

NFC WEST

  1. Los Angeles Rams-How do they react after the way they played in the Super Bowl last season.
  2. Seattle Seahawks-Getting Clowney should give them a jolt.
  3. San Francisco 49ers-Need to stay healthy especially Jimmy G.
  4. Arizona Cardinals-Just get Kyler Murray all the reps at quarterback.

AFC PLAYOFFS

WILD CARD ROUND

Steelers over Ravens as this rivalry rekindles

Texans over the Chargers

AFC DIVISIONAL ROUND

Brady, Belichick, and Brown too much for Texans

Steelers upset the Chiefs in arrowhead

AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Steelers won two wars but can’t win the last one vs the Pats. Pats go to their fifth Super Bowl in six years.

NFC PLAYOFFS

WILD CARD ROUND

Rams win a tough one.

Philly won in Chicago last year. This year the Bears return the favor.

NFC DIVISIONAL ROUND

Saints are on a mission

Rodgers and Packers too much for the Rams

NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Two all-time great quarterbacks duel it out with Brees getting the nod.

SUPERBOWL LIV

One more ring for Brady and Belichick.

 

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NFL Over Unders 2019

TEXANS OVER 8.5

SEAHAWKS OVER 8.5

STEELERS OVER 9.5

CHIEFS OVER 10.5

FALCONS OVER 8.5

SAINTS OVER 10.5

LIONS OVER 6.5

JAGUARS OVER 8

COLTS UNDER 7.5

DOLPHINS UNDER 4.5

JETS UNDER 7.5

CARDINALS UNDER 5.5

BENGALS UNDER 5.5

PANTHERS UNDER 8

REDSKINS UNDER 6.5

BUCCANEERS 6.5

NFL-One Question For Every Team Heading Into Training Camp

ONE QUESTION FOR EVERY NFL TEAM GOING INTO TRAINING CAMP

 

AFC EAST

QUICK NOTE-3 of the Fab Four QB’s from the 2018 draft now play in this division. (Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Josh Allen)

BUFFALO BILLS-Have the Bills added enough around Josh Allen to be competitive?

MIAMI DOLPHINS-Does the Josh Rosen trade take them out of the Tua sweepstakes?

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS-At what point do the Pats finally bring in the successor to Tom Brady?

NEW YORK JETS-Will the dysfunction ever end with the Jets?

 

AFC NORTH

QUICK NOTE-Outside of the Bengals this has become an interesting division.

BALTIMORE RAVENS-Are the Ravens now sold on Lamar Jackson as their QB of the future?

CINCINNATI BENGALS-Where is this franchise heading?

CLEVELAND BROWNS-How will a first-year coach handle a team full of colorful personalities?

PITTSBURGH STEELERS-Is the circus finally over?

 

AFC SOUTH

QUICK NOTES-Could this be the deepest division in the NFL.

HOUSTON TEXANS-Will the Texans make the next step?

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS-After a great 2018 draft can they match that this year?

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Can Nick Foles get this team back in contention?

TENNESSEE TITANS-Is this it for Marcus Mariota?

 

AFC WEST

QUICK NOTES-What would happen to this division if Tyreek Hill gets released by the Chiefs

DENVER BRONCOS-Is Elway any closer to getting his QB of the future?

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS-Did they replace Tyreek Hill in this draft?

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS-How will this team react after a 12 win season but getting embarrassed by the Patriots in the playoffs?

OAKLAND RAIDERS-With two first round picks next year does this put the Raiders in the Tua sweepstakes?

 

NFC EAST

QUICK NOTES-Who is the best team in this division?

DALLAS COWBOYS-Is Dak the franchise quarterback the Cowboys desperately hoping he is?

NEW YORK GIANTS-What is their plan?

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES-Can Carson Wentz finally stay healthy?

WASHINGTON REDSKINS-Was Duane Haskins really the quarterback they wanted?

 

NFC NORTH

QUICK NOTES-Back to being the Black and Blue division.

CHICAGO BEARS-How will they recover from the missed field goal in the playoffs last year?

DETROIT LIONS-Will Matt Patricia be able to build the Patriot model in Detroit?

GREEN BAY PACKERS-Can a new coach and revamped defense get Rodgers another ring?

MINNESOTA VIKINGS-Are they contenders or pretenders?

 

NFC SOUTH

QUICK NOTESThe division of aging and injury prone quarterbacks.

ATLANTA FALCONS-How much does Matt Ryan have left?

CAROLINA PANTHERS-Can they ever keep Cam Newton healthy?

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS-Are they over the missed call in the playoff game last year?

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS-Does another bad season mean Winston is gone?

 

NFC WEST

QUICK NOTES-Are the Rams really so much better than the rest of this division?

ARIZONA CARDINALS-Will they regret taking another QB in the top part of the draft?

LOS ANGELES RAMS-What’s next for Todd Gurley?

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS-Is it go time now for the 49ers?

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS-Are they still good at drafting middle round players?