Tonight, we have the first game of the NFL Season, New Orleans vs Minnesota. What a game this should be but I am worried how rusty old-timer, Brett Farve will be. My prediction is that the New Orleans Saints will take a commanding lead early in the 3rd quarter and Minnesota will battle back in the fourth quarter to tie. I have a gut feeling Brett Farve will lead his team down the field to win the game but in the last-minute of the game he will throw an interception. New Orleans will be in field goal range and they will kick a field goal to win it.
Here are my prediction who will win each division.
In the AFC EAST, I like the NY Jets to win this division. The Jets made some key acquisitions during the offseason. These key changes will alow them to win this division. I think the New England Patriots will make the playoffs as a wild card team.
In the AFC North, I like the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens have added some good receivers to their team. The offense will be there this year and this will allow the defense some rest on the sidelines. This will be one tough division so don’t overlook the Steelers or the Bengals. I think Pittsburg will make some waves and might make it to the playoffs as a wild card team.
In the AFC South, I like the Indianapolis Colts. Peyton and his team are the team to beat in the AFC. I also like the Texans in this division and in week one they get a chance to make a statement to the league. The Houston Texans will square off against the Indianapolis Colts and this will be the game of the month. If the Texans can pull off a victory in week one, this may be the moment they need to make the playoffs. If they lose this game all bets are off.
In the AFC West, I hate to say it but go with the San Diego Chargers. As a Chiefs fan, I hate the Chargers but in this division they are the best by default. I expect very little from Kansas City, Denver, or Oakland this year. On paper, I like the Raiders defense but I am not too sure about the offense. As Chiefs fan, go chiefs, but with reality sinking in, I can’t see the Chiefs winning more than 6 games.
In the NFC East, I like the Philadelphia Eagles. I know everyone likes the Cowboys. I expect the Cowboys and Eagles slug it out to win the division but I think the Eagles will make a run in December in wun the division.
In the NFC North, I like the Green Bay Packers. Green Bay is out to make a statement and they will when the welcome back Brett Farve and the Minnesota Vikings back in Lambeau. After this game Brett Farve will retire from football again but he will decide to come back a week later. Minnesota will be a force in the NFC North but I am not sure if Farve will last the whole season.
In the NFC South, I like the New Orleans Saints. I hope Atlanta gives the Saints a run for the division but I know the Saints are poised to win the NFC South again.
In the NFC West, I like the Seattle Seahawks. If the Seahawks stay healthy then the 49ners better watch out. This division is a weak division but I don’t believe all the hype about the 49ners. Watch out for the Seahawks this year.
AFC East: NY Jets
AFC North: Baltimore Ravens
AFC South: Indianapolis Colts
AFC West: San Diego Chargers
Wild Card: New England Patriots
Wild Card: Houston Texans
NFC East: Philadelphia Eagles
NFC North: Green Bay Packers
NFC South: New Orleans Saints
NFC West: Seattle Seahawks
Wild Card: Dallas Cowboys
Wild Card: Atlanta Falcons
Superbowl: New Orleans Saints vs Baltimore Ravens
Superbowl Champs: Baltimore Ravens