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Baltimore Beatdown Staff playoff predictions

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Throughout the off-season, we have posted our thoughts on the winners of the various divisions in the NFL. Now, writers have taken their playoffs teams and predicted how they believe the playoffs will play out, and while two of the three participating writers have the same champion, the predictions varied more than you think.

This article is broken down by round. The Wild Card Round section will have both NFC and AFC picks before proceeding on to the Divisional Round. Predicted winners are italicized.

Wild Card Round

NFC

Jacob Louque

(6) Atlanta Falcons at (3) Carolina Panthers

(5) Seattle Seahawks at (4) Dallas Cowboys

Evan Mazza

(6) Tampa Bay Buccaneers at (3) Packers

(5) Seahawks at (4) New York Giants

Matt Cohen

(6) Minnesota Vikings at (3) Packers

(5) Seahawks at (4) Washington Redskins

AFC

Jacob Louque

(6) Oakland Raiders at (3) Kansas City Chiefs

(5) Cincinnati Bengals at (4) Indianapolis Colts

Evan Mazza

(6) New York Jets at (3) Houston Texans

(5) Steelers at (4) Bengals

Matt Cohen

(6) Bengals at (3) Texans

(5) Chiefs at (4) Raiders

Divisional Round

NFC

Jacob Louque

(5) Seahawks at (2) Green Bay Packers

(3) Panthers at (1) Arizona Cardinals

Evan Mazza

(3) Packers at (2) Cardinals

(5) Seahawks at (1) Panthers

Matt Cohen

(5) Seahawks at (1) Cardinals

(3) Packers at (2) Panthers

AFC

Jacob Louque

(4) Colts at (1) New England Patriots

(3) Chiefs at (2) Pittsburgh Steelers

Evan Mazza

(6) Jets at ((1) Patriots

(4) Bengals at (2) Chiefs

Matt Cohen

(6) Bengals at (1) Patriots

(5) Chiefs at (2) Steelers

NFC Championship

Jacob Louque

(5) Seahawks at (1) Cardinals

Evan Mazza

(2) Cardinals at (1) Panthers.

Matt Cohen

(2) Panthers at (1) Cardinals

AFC Championship

Jacob Louque

(2) Steelers at (1) Patriots

Evan Mazza

(2) Chiefs at (1) Patriots

Matt Cohen

(2) Steelers at (1) Patriots

Super Bowl LI

Jacob Louque

(1) Cardinals vs (1) Patriots

Evan Mazza

(1) Panthers vs (1) Patriots

Matt Cohen

(1) Cardinals vs (2) Steelers