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ClutchPoints

4 bold Buccaneers predictions vs. Saints in NFL Divisional Playoffs

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face off against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday in the NFL Divisional Playoffs. The NFC South rivals were both heavily favored to win their Wild Card matchups, but they had vastly different experiences. The Saints steamrolled past the Chicago […] The post 4 bold Buccaneers predictions vs. Saints in NFL Divisional Playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bear Goggles On

Offseason blueprint for Chicago Bears to make another run at the playoffs

The Chicago Bears must follow this blueprint to take another swing at playoffs It seems like little change is coming to the Chicago Bears in terms of the general manager and head coach positions. After two days of silence within Halas Hall, multiple reports confirmed that Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy would both return to […] Offseason blueprint for Chicago Bears to make another run at the playoffs - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - Chicago Bears News and Fan Community

The Phinsider

Phinsider Question Of The Day - NFL Playoffs Divison Round Edition 01/14/2021

Photo by Chris Graythen/ This is the last PQOTD post until the NFL Playoffs resume this Saturday. With that, we have our usual predictions question of the day before game day. The Phinsider Question Of The Day is a short and simple one. Which team do you expect to win each game and advance to the Conference Championship game and why? Feel free to predict a final score for each of the games as well. As a quick memory refresh, I will list each game to be played this coming weekend below. So please give us your thought’s below in the comments section- Saturday...

ClutchPoints

4 bold Browns predictions vs. Chiefs in NFL Divisional Playoffs

The Cleveland Browns are fresh off perhaps the biggest victory in franchise history. The Browns defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers for the second time in as many weeks, although this time in a more convincing fashion. Cleveland frustrated the Steelers 48-37 in the conclusion of Super Wild Card Weekend. The game never really felt that close, […] The post 4 bold Browns predictions vs. Chiefs in NFL Divisional Playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Kansas City Chiefs: 4 bold predictions vs. Browns in the NFL Divisional Playoffs

History does not look too kindly on Super Bowl winners in their following year. The Super Bowl curse or hangover is well-documented and only a fourth of the victors have gone on to win consecutive titles. Patrick Mahomes and company are here to be one of those teams. By topping the AFC with a 14-2 […] The post Kansas City Chiefs: 4 bold predictions vs. Browns in the NFL Divisional Playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Ramblin' Fan

LA Rams go Behind Enemy Lines for Packers intel

The LA Rams are heading to Green Bay for the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. What should you know? We go behind enemy lines for Packers’ intel The LA Rams have advanced to round two of the NFL Playoffs. As the sixth-seed, they are traveling to face the NFC’s Top-Seeded Green Bay Packers at […] LA Rams go Behind Enemy Lines for Packers intel - Ramblin Fan - Ramblin Fan - A Los Angeles Rams Site (formerly St. Louis Rams Fan) - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

NFL Spin Zone

FanDuel NFL picks, Divisional Round: Best DFS fantasy football advice

FanDuel NFL picks and lineup advice for your Divisional Round DFS lineup. Just because the NFL Playoffs have started doesn’t mean our FanDuel NFL picks and advice stop. With a majority of NFL teams eliminated, DFS fantasy football is a great way to enjoy the NFL playoffs if your favorite team has already been eliminated. If you […] FanDuel NFL picks, Divisional Round: Best DFS fantasy football advice - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

Democrat and Chronicle

Ravens present Bills with massive challenge in AFC divisional playoff game

The Buffalo Bills host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC divisional round playoffs and Sal Maiorana has the preview of the game.        

Baltimore Sun

Lamar Jackson and Josh Allen polarized draft experts. Now they meet in the playoffs as NFL stars.

Lamar Jackson is a former Most Valuable Player, Josh Allen a candidate to win the award this year. Both won their first playoff games last weekend. Both are expected to keep their teams near the top of the AFC for years to come.

Pats Pulpit

Numbers show that the Patriots should be more aggressive on fourth down

Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Related: Were the 2020 Patriots really that good on special teams? The experts think so. The New England Patriots have a long to-do list heading towards the 2021 season. Coming off a 7-9 campaign that saw them miss the playoffs for the first time in 12 years, they need to make decisions on their key free agents, upgrade their talent at some key positions on offense and defense, and — Oh, by the way! — find their quarterback of the future. While those are the big issues that need to be addressed over the coming months, the...

The Viking Age

What if the ‘Minneapolis Miracle’ never happened for the Vikings?

How would the Minnesota Vikings look today without their miracle moment in 2017? Stefon Diggs tossing his helmet off as thousands of Minnesota Vikings fans scream with excitement at the end of the team’s win in the divisional round of the 2017 playoffs is something that will be remembered forever in American sports history. Yes, […] What if the ‘Minneapolis Miracle’ never happened for the Vikings? - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - Minnesota Vikings News and Fan Community

Acme Packing Company

Divisional Playoff Picks: APC is confident in Packers, but split on Saints-Buccaneers game

Photo by Chris Graythen/ If APC’s picks bear out, Green Bay will host the NFC Championship, but it’s a coin flip as to which NFC South team will travel North. Last week’s Wild Card weekend started off the NFL playoffs with a bang. In the first year with 14 playoff teams, 12 of which were in action on opening weekend, fans got to see something that almost never happens: all of the 5 and 6 seeds won on the road. That fact seemingly was glossed over a bit by the playoff expansion, as both 7th-seeded teams lost to the 2 seeds. The Buffalo Bills outlasted the...

Field Gulls

Why Seahawks shouldn’t expect a flood of inexpensive free agents this offseason

Photo by Chris Graythen/ The NFL playoffs enter the divisional round this weekend without the participation of the Seattle Seahawks for the third time in four years following the home loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card round. That means it’s the offseason for the Hawks, and fans have started turning their attention to free agency and the draft in hopes of improving the team for next season. One of the big storylines has, of course, been the revenue drop seen by the league as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the complete lack of fans in the stands....

Field Gulls

Seahawks offensive line again looking at possibility of significant turnover

Photo by Jorge Lemus/NurPhoto via With the Seattle Seahawks season having ended at the hands of the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card round of the 2020 NFL Playoffs, the arrival of the offseason means it’s time to take stock of what the team has going forward. So far this week Field Gulls has looked at Where the defensive line stands heading into 2021,What the linebacking corps will look like next season andHow the emergence of D.J. Reed reduces the urgency to retain Shaquill Griffin. With the review of the defense complete, it’s now time to turn to the offense,...

Bleeding Green Nation

NFL Divisional Round Game Picks

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Predicting the winners of this week’s postseason games. The Bleeding Green Nation writers picks are in for the Divisional Round of the 2021 NFL Playoffs! Last year’s pick champion, John Stolnis, is now only one game away from tying the BGN community after last week’s Wild Card results. High stakes down the stretch! There’s only one game that the BGN staff made a unanimous pick on this week. Everyone sees Aaron Rodgers advancing to the NFC Championship Game while most of the staff sees the Kansas City Chiefs going to the AFC Championship...

Field Gulls

Report: Former Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn linked to Seahawks OC job

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/ In spite of falling to the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs, the Seattle Seahawks have had an eventful week. Between what head coach said to the media on Monday, the firing of Brian Schottenheimer on Tuesday, the announcement of signing a dozen players to future contracts on Wednesday and the exit interview of quarterback Russell Wilson Thursday in which Wilson was open about his desires regarding the offense going forward, there’s been no shortage of news. The flurry of news surrounding the team continued Friday...

Arrowhead Addict

Five key matchups for Kansas City Chiefs vs Cleveland Browns

As the defending Super Bowl Champions prepare their title defense, we look at five key matchups that will decide the game. Coming into the 2020 NFL season, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that the Kansas City Chiefs would return to the playoffs once the regular season ended.  The title defense was always going to […] Five key matchups for Kansas City Chiefs vs Cleveland Browns - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

Pats Pulpit

New England Patriots links 1/15/21 - Divisional round previews; Revisiting the Patriots 2018 draft

Isaiah Wynn and Sony Michel after 2018 draft | Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Daily news and links for Friday TEAM TALK Erik Scalavino tells us how 2020’s artificial crowd noise became reality. /Please, may this be a one-and-done. Highlight: 15 years ago Thursday, Ben Watson tackles Champ Bailey at 1 yd line after 100 yard interception. (1.36 min. video) /No mention of how it should have been called a touchback. Patriots Unfiltered 1/14: The QB quandary, Divisional playoffs picks; More. (2 hours) LOCAL LINKS Doug Kyed writes a great piece on the...

Revenge of the Birds

2021 NFL Mock Draft Tracker: Arizona Cardinals have a plethora of options for the 16th pick

Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports Happy Friday one and all, we have made it. The Arizona Cardinals pick 16th in the 2021 NFL Draft, and let’s take a look at how the mock draft circuit is picking for the Cardinals heading into the 2021 NFL Divisional round in the playoffs. CBS Sports (Chris Trapasso) - Jaycee Horn, CB - South Carolina CBS Sports (Ryan Harris) - Tyson Campbell, CB - Georgia NBC Sports - Kyle Pitts, TE - Florida Pro Football Network - Jayson Oweh, EDGE - Penn State 247 Sports - Patrick Surtain II, CB - Alabama The Draft Network (Brentley Weissman) - Caleb...

Dawg Pound Daily

Jarvis Landry started the culture change in Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns culture began to change Jarvis Landry joined The Cleveland Browns are headed to Kansas City in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs after a convincing victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Pittsburgh during wild card weekend. The culture in Cleveland is changing and there are a lot of people who deserve credit […] Jarvis Landry started the culture change in Cleveland - Dawg Pound Daily - Dawg Pound Daily - Cleveland Browns News and Fan Community

NFL Spin Zone

Is the Green Bay Packers defense ready for the playoffs?

The Green Bay Packers need more than Aaron Rodgers to win in the playoffs. For the third time in the last 10 seasons, the Green Bay Packers have led the NFL in scoring. Matt LaFleur’s club totaled a league-best 509 points thanks to monster seasons from veteran quarterback Aaron Rodgers (see NFL.com’s Michael Silver), running […] Is the Green Bay Packers defense ready for the playoffs? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

The Pewter Plank

3 Saints for the Buccaneers to watch out for in the playoffs

The Buccaneers are already very familiar with the New Orleans Saints, and these players need to be the main focus in the next rematch. The Buccaneers are looking for revenge and redemption this week in their second playoff game of the season. Tampa Bay was able to put down a scrappy Washington Football team, but […] 3 Saints for the Buccaneers to watch out for in the playoffs - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

ClutchPoints

Los Angeles Rams: 4 bold predictions vs. Packers in the NFL Divisional Playoffs

The Los Angeles Rams will have their hands full with the star-studded Green Pay Packers squad. The Rams limped to the finish line to finish their year with Jared Goff injured and rookie running back Cam Akers put the offense on his back. As far as the Packers are concerned, Aaron Rodgers is one of […] The post Los Angeles Rams: 4 bold predictions vs. Packers in the NFL Divisional Playoffs appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Still Curtain

5 moves Steelers must make to ensure future success

The Pittsburgh Steelers were at a loss in the first round of the 2020 playoffs. It was a terrible ending to an otherwise great season for the Steelers. Unfortunately now is the time to reload. There are already rumors on players’ retirements, coaches not being resigned, and ideas of who the Steelers should draft. Yet […] 5 moves Steelers must make to ensure future success - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Niner Nation

Niners Nation prediction contest: Divisional round edition

Photo by Andy Lyons/ Divisional Playoff games are up next, billed as the best weekend in football. If you are new here or want to refresh your memory, here are all the rules and regulations for the contest. Even if you’re returning, give the rules a double-check. Please read over that (it’s reasonably short) to have consistency in the posting. You predict the winners and final scores of the games, and those closest to the actual final scores accrue points for the week and cumulative throughout the Playoffs. BIT Open Contest (Open to ALL players at any time): Those...

Still Curtain

Pros and cons of Steelers keeping Ben Roethlisberger for 2021 season

The Steelers have a very difficult decision to make at quarterback. Here are the pros and cons of keeping Ben Roethlisberger for the 2021 season. It didn’t take long for the Steelers to make some significant moves after suffering an embarrassing loss to the Cleveland Browns in the Wild Card round of the playoffs. On […] Pros and cons of Steelers keeping Ben Roethlisberger for 2021 season - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Decision to bench Eli, start Daniel Jones came at PERFECT time | Pick Six Podcast

Will Brinson is joined by Brady Quinn and Ryan Wilson to discuss Daniel Jones taking over the starting QB role for the New York Giants, Cam Newton's injury status and 0-2 teams that could still make the playoffs.

Aaron Rodgers' legacy hinges on this season - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman says Aaron Rodgers will be remembered in a more negative light if the Green Bay Packers miss the NFL playoffs again this season. #FirstTake ✔

Antonio Brown is a CLOWN and Josh Allen will lead the Bills to the playoffs | Time to Schein

Adam Schein gives his take on all of the nonsense going down between Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger on Twitter. Adam Schein also discusses how quarterback Josh Allen will lead the Buffalo Bills to the playoffs and that Jerry Jones will need to sign