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Four teams who will play on - Pick only the teams to WIN

Poll closed Jan 11, 2010.
  1. Jets

    48.4%
  2. Bengals

    50.8%
  3. Patriots

    92.7%
  4. Ravens

    8.1%
  5. Packers

    77.4%
  6. Cardinals

    19.4%
  7. Cowboys

    50.8%
  8. Eagles

    47.6%
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  1. PATRIOTSFANINPA

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    Lets hear your predictions on the 4 playoff games..... Answer to poll to who you think will WIN and PLAY ON.

    My Picks are...

    Bengals 23
    Jets 16


    Bengals had obviously little interest in last weeks game between the two - The score was lopsided for that very reason,not because the Jets are suddenly a juggernaut.


    Ravens 16
    Patriots 13


    This is hard to do because I am a hardened Pats fan but I can't see this team holding off a Ravens team who not only posesses a powerful running game with Rice and McGahee but the passing game was playing well the last time these two teams met - Without Welker, Brady needs Moss and Edelman to have beyond solid games and the rushing attack needs a top notch day- It probably won't be enough with this defensive secondary giving up too many big plays late in the game,hope I am wrong.

    Packers 27
    Cardinals 14


    The Packers defense has been playing lights out,even though last week the Cards didn't care to play the Packers are on a mission and no NFC QB is as hot as Aaron Rodgers is right now (Favre Who?) - The Packers win easily and end the NFC title defense for Arizona.

    Eagles 34
    Cowboys 28


    Toughest game to pick by far of all the games,this game is truly a tossup,I see so many prognosticators putting the Cowboys in the SB yet they have yet to win a playoff game and I don't think they will here either - No team in McNabb's career has beaten him 3 times in one season and I think that string continues,This will be a offensive slugfest with DeSean Jackson being the difference as he has done often this year.
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  2. NovaScotiaPatsFan

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    Bengals, Patriots, Packers, Cowboys.

    Book it. :cool:
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    A complete and utter shock to see the Patriots leading the poll
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    Pats Bengals Packers Cowboys
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    I picked Jets, Pats, Packers & Eagles. Glad to see we are still mostly homers! My only pick that seems to go against the grain is Eagles. I think Tony Romo will choke again and Donovan McNabb will rise to the occassion, only to choke later on. :)
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    Jets, Pats, Packers and Eagles.....
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    Not at all - even Rodney Harrison is pretty adament about the Eagles winning, and he gives alot of good points.

    Also - Reid has never lost an opening playoff game, while Phillips is goosegg in the playoffs.
  11. aluminum seats

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    Small suggestion for anyone just posting who they think will win--that's kinda what the poll part is for.

    But this is a good idea--might be helpful for gambling picks (if that were legal, of course. *cough* )

    One question before I make my picks--what's the deal with the injured Cincy players? I'm in NY so have a pretty good feel for the Jets (sad to say) but I'm not comfortable w/my knowledge of the recent Bengals injuries. Anyone?
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    Actually, I can see the Cardinals handing Green Bay a loss.

    I also don't see how Baltimore beats New England when the Patriots will have Warren and Wilfork back, and the offense will also have Faulk & Maroney to call upon.

    I am more of the opinion that the Bengals allowed the Jets to win last weekend, knowing they would probably be facing them again this weekend. I expect the Jets to have a MUCH harder time this go-around.

    The last one is harder, but I picked the Cowboys, because they seem to have the Big Mo' going, and a BUNCH of coaches are playing for their jobs. I wouldn't be at all surprised to see the Eagles win, but my gut says the Cowboys want it more.
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    I guess others didn't find this as interesting as me.

    OK, well I don't know the status of the Bengals injuries--how they'll affect them. But the Bengals and Jets seem to be pretty similar teams. Not a lot of scoring going on in this one, should be close. But Cincy's at home and they've got Carson Palmer vs. Sanchez, who can't do much of anything yet. Bengals win a close one.

    On the Pats, I'm allowing myself to feel a little more optimistic, because I think the offensive line is ready to dominate in the playoffs. If they do, then this team can hang with anybody. They'll beat Baltimore at home.

    AZ-Green Bay, I'm a little puzzled by both these teams. Whatever I pick will probably be wrong. Green Bay's been playing well, so why don't I trust them? I think maybe I'm still bugged by how they let Favre beat 'em up twice already this season. I'd have to say the Cardinals.

    Philly-Dallas, I'm a little biased here because I hate Wade Phillips and want him to keep losing, but Philly IS a tough out in the playoffs usually. I'll pick the Eagles, without much confidence though.
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    That's where I went as well.
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    Jets
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    Cards
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    Pretty much my predictions... except for Eagles instead of Cowgirls.
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    Ne, Cin, Gb, Dal
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    what he said
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    Patriots in a not-so-close one.
    After an iffy start, the Pats will play a dominating game to the whistle.

    Bengals in a nail-biter.
    Jets D keeps it close, but the Sanitary Napkin can't protect the ball.

    Packers in a not-as-close-as-the-score-suggests game.
    Tight score, but Rodgers and the Pack D will dominate.

    Eagles in an embarrassingly lopsided win.
    Not as much the Eagles rockin' it, but the Cowboys suckin' it. Hard.
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    +1. Looked like the Eagles weren't remotely interested in winning last week. This is Dallas and Wade Phillips we're talking about, so there's actually a chance they get overconfident and don't figure out that Andy Reid was baiting them. Michael Vick, anyone?

    PS: Miles Austin is a fraud.
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