Here at BRL Sports, like everyone else we’re counting down the minutes until the NFL season kicks off once again. Now only a handful of hours away until the Packers visit the Seahawks in the season opener, it’s time to try and predict those divisions.
After tackling the AFC, it’s time to predict the National Football Conference (NFC).
Philadelphia Eagles (10-6)
Washington Redskins (7-9)
New York Giants (5-11)
Dallas Cowboys (3-13)
Best team in a pretty weak division, McCoy in with a possible MVP shout should be enough to take his team to the playoffs even if Foles doesn’t perform.
A healthy RG3 could spell danger for many teams, offense could be dangerous. Defense isn’t good enough to stop opponents In key games.
Eli Manning… The team around him is arguably getting better, but he isn’t. Another struggle, despite having a slightly improved defense.
Poor Dallas, losing the majority of their key defensive players and not finding adequate replacements. Lack of rush defense. Tony Romo’s back… It isn’t looking good in big D.
Green Bay Packers (11-5)
Chicago Bears (10-6)
Detroit Lions (6-10)
Minnesota Vikings (4-12)
Perhaps a Super Bowl bound team, the Packers with a heathy Aaron Rodgers and a potentially dangerous running game with Eddy Lacy could go hand in hand with that improved defense.
Unlucky not to be a playoff team last year, the Bears will be in with another shout of a Wildcard slot. Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall, Matt Forte and an improved defense could mean a possible challenge for the NFC North title.
A lot of talent on both sides of the ball, but we’re still waiting for it to fall together and in a tough conference, others teams won’t be waiting. Tough season for the Lions.
All Day can’t do everything. If the 2008 version of Matt Cassel shows up, this team will be a lot better, but will it? Tough division, tough conference. Low number of wins.
Keep it here for Part 2 of our NFC predictions, when we’ll be looking at the NFC South and West.
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