The 2017 NFL season has been one of the most unpredictable in recent memory. Nearly every team has been forced to deal with crushing injuries. The true contenders have displayed their ability to overcome these injuries while the pretenders have shown the opposite.
Now slightly more than halfway through the regular season, the cream is finally starting to rise to the top. The best teams in the AFC are separating themselves from the pack. The NFC is shaping up to be an epic dogfight until the end.
NFL Playoff Predictions:
Joe Flacco does not have the supporting cast necessary to beat the Jaguars ferocious pass rush and shutdown cornerbacks.
In a battle between the NFC’s best defenses, home field advantage carries the Vikings.
Tennessee’s smash mouth rushing attack takes advantage of the Chiefs porous run defense.
Postseason experience allows Seattle to overcome the young Rams.
(5) Titans @ (1) Steelers
Pittsburgh’s speed is too much for the Titans to handle.
(4) Seahawks @ (1) Eagles
The Eagles win the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.
(3) Jaguars @ (2) Patriots
Bill Belichick devises a smart gameplan that allows Tom Brady to move the ball on Jacksonville’s defense.
(3) Vikings @ (2) Saints
Minnesota’s front forces Drew Brees into mistakes and New Orleans defense shows their youth.
(2) Patriots @ (1) Steelers
In reversal of recent fortunes, the Patriots lack of pass rush leads to their eventual downfall.
(3) Vikings @ (1) Eagles
Philadelphia’s depth and versatility provide the winning edge.
(1) Steelers vs (1) Eagles
In a Pennsylvania showdown, the Eagles defensive line holds the Steelers in check while Doug Pederson outcoaches Mike Tomlin.
What are your playoff predictions?