Posted on: January 13, 2012 10:22 pm

NFL Playoffs Rd. 2

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>>Well Like week was extremely interesting, the ONE time Denver decides to open a drive with a passing play they score a TD on the first drive of overtime to win over the Steelers. But I'm sure that we have all heard that story a few thousand times already.... Steelers had injuries, some unfortunate events, Broncos got opn them early and sustained the lead. A classic football game that everyone enjoyed Im sure.
>>Drew Brees showed once again why his squad is one of the best offenses in the lead. after a subpar first half, exploding on the Lions defense in the second half to secure their place in the second round, and oh yah, the Saints defense was able to create some turnovers to keep the lead and get the ball back to their potent offense. 
>>Texans pushed through a matchup against the Bengals, leaving no one impressed, but many congratulations on the first playoff win in team history! T.J Yates postseason wins 1 - Dalton/Newton/Bradford/Ryan 0
>> Giants D-line proved to be too strong for Atlanta holding them to minimal yardage in the game.... Falcons scored a whopping 2 points, Matty Ice is still cold in postseason performances.... 

There is your quick summary, I'm sure everyones heard the stats and the games overplayed time and time again, so I won't linger on those any longer, on to this weekends matchups!!!!!

49ers v. Saints -
Honestly the most compelling matchup to me in tthis playoff round. A matchup of offense v. defense better than the matchup many people have halted as THE GAME (Green Bay Packers and New York Giants). 49ers display the ultimate mix of physicality and speed on defense. Not only do they have excellent run blocking schemes that the players know inside and out, but they have supreme talent in the front 7 that would scare any offensive line. With all of those compliments being said, I still feel like there is too much offensive firepower on the Saints roster for the 49ers to account for. I still see the Saints having another big offensive showing and the 49ers offense will be mediocre at best. The saints defense is seen as been "less than good" in many peoples minds, well they don't have to be great. just good enough to get the ball back to the offense here and there. I think the defense steps up big in this game, and look for Roman Harper to have an Interception and a healthy dose of tackles in this game
Saints 34-15

Packers v. Giants
With the way that everyone has been talking about this game, you would think that Geeen Bay was the underdog. Everone is saying that the Giants are getting hot at the right time being healthy and the defensive line is starting to dominate. Do you forget who they are playing? The team that after 14 weeks into the season, many people wanted to crown as one of the most dominant teams of all time. They flirted with perfection, and even with their 2nd string quarterback, put up a better offensive performance against a BETTER defense in the Detroit Lions? Hell they even put up more points then the Giants had put up in a single game all season. This game will be a good matchup to watch, but even with the weeks off Green Bay is to smooth and too potent for the Giants to keep up with. Rodgers throws for 3 and runs for 1 in this matchup....
Packers 34-20
Patriots v. Broncos
What can be said about this game, that HASN't already been covered by the media (cough, ESPN). This is New Englands "easiest road ever", "Can Tebow stay white hot" ,"36 yds per catch against the steelers defense" I'm not gonna bore you with the run-around on all of these, so heres my prediction. Belichik is tired of hearing all of the Tebow lovers uniting and wanting to steal his pretty boy, Tom Bradys, spotlight. Patriots jump on them early and even Chad Ochocinco gets on the box score. They jump on em early and hold the Broncos down
 Patriots 28-17
Ravens v. Texans
Although I wish all the best for the Texans, I'm not sure how much of a shot they have in this game. With that being said, in the last half of the year everyone kept saying they would fall apart, however they still held on to win their division and grab the 3 seed in the AFC, although there was definatly a huge drop off in production. I think Ray Lewis Fires his boys up, as well as the TEXANS Defense will show up big in this game, low scoring tight affair, but Ray Rice will prove to be the difference maker in this matchup, wearing down the Texans D to open things for big handed Torrey Smith.
Ravens 21-20 

Posted on: September 21, 2011 3:25 pm
Edited on: September 23, 2011 1:28 pm

NFL Week3 2011

Well It's been two full seasons since I last posted anythingof any substance one here, but no one really wants my life story so lets just get to the sports.
Last week I went 14-2 (missed Bal/Tenn and Phi/NYG)

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So lets hope heres to another strong week with some great matchups.
(My Local Game)
Panthers v. Jaguars
Interesting matchup here locally, the Medias coverage of the "Stud" in Cam Newton, vs. the QB troubles that has been the headline of the Jaguars season. The Panthers running game hasn't gotten going this year, however Jonathan Stewart has been a huge asset to Newton on checkdown routes, with 100 yds receving last game. I give the offenseive attack edge to the Panthers, however the Jags should have plenty of oppurtunities with possibly the two best defenders of the PAnthers being out for the season, Thomas Davis and Jon Beason. Should be an excellent game, but I'm giving the Game to the Panthers Cam Newton will straighten out his erros and make better choices.
**Panthers 31-24

Patriots v. Bills
One of theses teams will come out atop the AFC East (3-0) on the season Bills have been a surprise team this year (another story been played on repeat by the media) But we can all admit that although impressive blowout and come from behind victories over KC and Oakland, repectively, those teams are less then Playoff contenders thus far. Yes KC won the AFCWest last year, and Oakland ran the table in the west, you cant tell me that either has the same offensive firepower as the Patriots. This will still be a solid rivalry game in conf, but I think Tom Brady has too many weapons and too many ways to spread the Ball around the field.... No comeback

49er's v. Bengals
Thus far the Bengals O-Line has shown weakness, getting past the Browns, and then losing to and injury rittled Broncos Offense. They don;t have alot of firepower on either sde of the ball except for their 2 rookies Dalton and AJ Green who will be a solid combo in years to come. Not much to say here, I'm really down on the Bengals and High on the 49'ers. Vernon Davis, Ted Gin, Alex Smith, Frank Gore ..... Ill take them over Dalton, Green, and Benson ....

((More info to come as the week progresses))
**Denotes prediciton
Broncos v. Titans
So far the titans offense has been a little dissappointing and one can only assume its Chris Johnsons Ego that is weighing them down... Not only the run game, but Keenny Britt is expected to miss this week with his lingering Hamstring injury, thats a huge blow to that already sluggish offense. I don't expect the run game to improve by much this weekend as the Broncos have a solid front 7 on defense and play a fast and physical style on D....Johnson stays under 80yds...
In Bronco news Tim Tebow still wont be quarterback, John Fox won't let that happen, but he will lead them to a victory this weekend....

Lions v. Vikings
So far the Vikings haven't shown much dominance on either side of the ball. Mcnabb hasnt produced much with that new offense. Adrian Peterson will continue to be Adrian Peterson, however I dont think its enough to produce big numbers for their TOTAL offense. Lions have Charles Johnson for the Deep threat behind the strong, and finally healthy arm or Matthew Stafford. Jahvid Best makes the most of what he can between his big tackles up front, but i think the Vikings D line over powers um inside. Look for him to get alot of runs to the outside for big chunks of yardage, and I think the Lions jump on the Vikings early, look for him to get a hefty amount of carries.

Texansv.** Saints
With so much going on inb the AFCSouth this year, Mannings Neck, JAX QB struggles, Titans are .... well the titans and the only real competition to the Texansin that division this year. If they DON'T win that division this year, they'll never win it, however, I feel like theyll fall this game. Saints seemed to have two strong offensive games, even though the Week 1 game against the Packers they got off to a very slow start. The Texans D gives up a large number of downfield passes(last Season), and Receiving Touchdowns, thats obviously been the bigggest part of the Saints offense. Brees has 6 TDs through twp games, and Playmaker Devery Henderson is averaging nearly 23 yds a reception, thats big downfield talent. I think The Saints have4 too much talent to spread the ball to to keep the Texans defense guessing....

Giantsv. **Eagles
Well this is a very interesting in division matchup this weekend. Vick might not play with his "concussion" he suffered last week. So I'm making this based of Kafka playing. We know how injury riddled the Giants have been on defense this season, but they havent been  too bad, 284yds a game in the air on defense, and only 66yds a game rushing. Thats better than I thought they would stand, however with that being said they havent faced an offense as versatile as Philly, so i give the edge to Philly in this one.
Also NYG converting less then 25% on their 3rd down attempts, thats abysmal to a stingy Eagles defense....

**Dolphins v.
Although the Dolphins offense has been strong through the first two games, and a solid effort put forth against the Patriots (scoring 24 points but moved the ball effectivley), their defense has really struggled to stop the opponents. They're averaging 485 yds a game on defense, against the Patriots and a 'flat-lined' Texans offense last week who still managed to put up solid numbers. However the Browns have failed to impress me against two far less than mediocre teams, the Bengals and the Colts. I think Chad Henne moves the ball just as well this game as he did against the Patriots nad snags their first victory. Look for the Dolphins Run game to have a big day against the weak Browns D-Line.

**Jets v.

Chiefs v. **Chargers

**Ravens v.

**Cardinals v.

**Packers v.
Jay Cutler has bee nsacked a league high this year, and I'd expect the PAckers Defense who loves to blitx so much to go after that,With Big risk comes big reward. The Packers secondary took a couple of bumps and bruises against the Panthers last week, so if Cutler can get a couple of deep down field throws to his WRs they could be extremely effective. This should be a closer game then alot of people think. Aaron Rodgers has the potential to put up big numbers, but when that Bears defense is on, they can really dominate the line of scrimmage. I think Aaron Rodgers ability to distribute the ball here is the key, It'll force the Bears to play alot of DBS coverings the numerous downfield and slants that they run, the Bears linebackers have teh skill, but not the speed to keep up...

**Falcons v.

**Steelers v.

Redskins v. **Cowboys
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