Saturday, January 7, 2012

NFL Wild Card Weekend Predictions...

While the NFL is by far my least favorite of the major sports, I do follow it closely in the playoffs. The playoffs start today, with the Wild Card round today and tomorrow. This season has had its fair share of surprises, but I did make some early predictions before the season started, and I will stick to those predictions. If you ask @prestonvjohnson or @ben_wagner of the PB&J Report (@pbjreport), I predicted Ravens vs Packers in the Super Bowl with the Ravens winning it all. As for this weekend, I think the games will go as follows:

Cincinnati Bengals 24 Houston Texans 20
Detroit Lions 31 New Orleans Saints 41

Atlanta Falcons 21 New York Giants 28
Pittsburgh Steelers 24 Denver Broncos 16

This would set up the following for the next round:

Green Bay Packers vs New York Giants
San Francisco 49ers vs New Orleans Saints

New England Patriots vs Cincinnati Bengals
Baltimore Ravens vs Pittsburgh Steelers

With my prediction history, I'll probably be far off on all of these, but I guess we will find out by tomorrow night. Have a good throwball weekend.