2013 NFL Playoffs!

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Who wins the AFC and NFC? (PICK TWO)

Poll closed Jan 19, 2013.
  1. Denver Broncos

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  2. New England Patriots

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  3. Houston Texans

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  4. Baltimore Ravens

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  5. Indianapolis Colts

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  6. Atlanta Falcons

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  7. San Francisco 49ers

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  8. Green Bay Packers/Minnesota Vikings winner

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  9. Washington Redskins

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  10. Seattle Seahawks

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  1. soyizgood

    soyizgood G.O.A.T.

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    Surprised nobody made one. Let's cheer, jeer, hollar, root, joke, etc. And let the games begin! I will make a poll shortly!
     
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    soyizgood G.O.A.T.

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    Who will win the AFC and NFC?

    I got:
    AFC- Patriots
    NFC- 49ers

    Broncos could make it interesting, but Bellichek owns Manning.

    Falcons started living up to the hype, but Matt Ryan is always a no-show in playoffs. I would call the Seahawks a dark horse, but they are so-so on the road.
     
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  3. FEDERERNADAL13

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    What I hope will happen:

    AFC: Colts
    NFC: Skins

    Superbowl: Colts winning 38-35 in OT with yet another amazing finish by Andrew Luck

    What I think will happen:

    AFC: Broncos
    NFC: Falcons

    Superbowl: Peyton, now equipped with decent running + defense, runs through the playoffs, except for a battle with the Pats. The Superbowl score: 35-17
     
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  4. soyizgood

    soyizgood G.O.A.T.

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    I wonder if the Texans will actually put up a fight in Foxborough next week. It better not be like their 1st meeting which was a complete dud.
     
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  5. soyizgood

    soyizgood G.O.A.T.

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    Ack!!! I made the poll without a checkbox!!!! Okay, just pick the team to win the whole thing.
     
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  6. NickC

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    Pats-Falcons is my pick.

    Hopefully I'm wrong, as a Bills diehard I despise the Patriots. With a passion.
     
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  7. krz

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    Bills fan? Are you a western NY native too?

    #billsmafia
     
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  8. norbac

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    Hoping for the Skins. Thinking winner of Pats/Broncos takes it.
     
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  9. stringertom

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    Packers win the NFC on a Hail Mary over the Seahawks...payback is a biotch!

    Broncos outgun the Patsies in the AFC.

    Packers win the Superbowl in the Superdome with Rodgers throwing six TDs to six different receivers!
     
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  10. NickC

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    I'm not from Western New York, but my family are - my mom's mother is from Buffalo and my dad grew up an hour south of Buffalo. His father (my grandfather) was actually the head of medicine for the Bills for a few seasons back in the 70s.
     
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    The 'Niners are my second favorite team, so I'm definitely cheering for them. As for the AFC, please-not the Patriots or the Broncos.....
     
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  12. soyizgood

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    Ouch! Denver's streak came to an end.
     
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  13. stringertom

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    Both my picks are done...still like the Seahawks tomorrow vs Falcons, making it a NFC West duel for the Bowl. Baltimore needs to fix their special teams coverage...can't think of any team ever recovering from TWO runbacks to the house!
     
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  14. Andyroo10567

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    You forgot the KFC. Haha jk
     
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  15. westside

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    I'm surprised this thread hasn't had more replies, especially after the games today.

    I'm guessing there's not that many NFL fans on here?
     
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  16. TMF

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    Nope, not many fans because this is a tennis forum. The Ravens/Broncos game was a classic.
     
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  17. soyizgood

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    As a 49ers fan I don't know who I want them to face. Seahawks are a very difficult team for us. We didn't play the Falcons, but I don't know if I like our odds going to ATL.
     
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  18. soyizgood

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    Seahawks-Falcons has been a CRAZY game!!!
     
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    ATL 30
    SEA 28

    Matt Ryan finally wins a playoff game. Seahawks fought back and almost snatched it.
     
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  20. Andyroo10567

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    Wow....... 2 point lead...... Seahawks........... Really...... Great match otherwise.
     
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  21. stringertom

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    Pete Carroll lost that game...3rd and 1, no Marshawn Lynch, no gain and then he goes for it on 4th down and the FB gets stuffed??? You go with your back or a QB sneak...when you don't get it, take the chip shot FG. They lost by two!

    Then he tries the "ice the kicker" and it boomerangs as Bryant missed the one that didn't matter!

    Still, a great season for them...they will only get better. Wilson is new fave QB. ..so crafty with the legs and has a gun for an arm!
     
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  22. PSNELKE

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    Really disappointed with the Broncos.

    The Falcons and Matty Ice.. well not so clutch i dont see em beating the 49ers.
     
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  23. norbac

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    I hope the 49ers win now. Fun, young team to watch.
     
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  24. anhuynh16

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    In tears right now (literally)...
     
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  25. RealityPolice

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    The fact that I have to root for the Patriots now makes me nauseated.

    No Harbaugh should ever get to hoist the Lombardi. Ever.
     
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  26. NLBwell

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    I picked the Broncos today even though they lost yesterday.
     
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  27. acura9927

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    The Defensive calling was horrible last 25 seconds for the Seahawks. Forget trying to blitz which they did twice, the Falcons are known for having the best Receivers in the league and you need everybody back there.
    I blame the head coach for this loss.
     
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  28. Feña14

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    I was backing Seattle too, no doubt they did get it wrong at the end. The problem for me was the slow start though, same as last week. You can't keep giving yourself that much to do, it always catches up with you in the end.

    Maybe next year!
     
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  29. hollywood9826

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    Denvers secondary played horrible.

    Ravens always play NE tough.

    49ers look really good, and get Smith back to rush the passer.

    My nightmare of seeing the SuperBaugh I shirt is in play. FML
     
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    These playoffs were the first time I've really watched Russel Wilson... he is friggin amazing, his throws, his smarts, decision making, his attitude, work ethic.

    I've watched both Luck and RG3 and I think he's far better than both.

    From the few games I've watched of RG3 I think scheme has a lot more to do with his production than is usually given credit for. Lots of read-option, Short slants/screens/deep bombs to wide open receivers.
     
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  31. goober

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    LOL- Tebow more playoff wins in Denver than Manning:)
     
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  32. Big_Dangerous

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    Really? Texans didn't do anything but what everyone expected them to. I guess I'm just not that die hard of a fan, but then again it's better this way. I hate being let down by teams so much so that it literally affects your entire day or week. It's such a terrible feeling.
     
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  33. stringertom

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    Gotta love the retirement angle if the Falcons/Ravens (birds of prey angle too...LOL) is the SB matchup...one of two first-ballot HOFers walks off into the sunset. Right now, I'd guess it's the least likely...most likely is the American history matchup...49ers/Patriots.
     
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  34. NLBwell

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    Since Manning won enough regular season games to get a bye, I'd say they are even.
     
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  35. LeeD

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    Even.
    They paid Manning at least 15 mil more per the one year.
    X's and O's can influence winning or losing, but it doesn't tell the whole story. Atlanta really needed to win that one, or the franchise gives up hope.
    Watch out for Seattle and Denver next year.
     
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  36. hollywood9826

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    Thats one way to look at it.

    As long as I dont have to see the SuperBaugh I T-shirt I will be happy. AlthoughI cant imagine it not being 49ers vs Pats. Asking Flacco to play two back to games like that will be tough

    Thats the other way. They lost in the same round, at least Payton had his team with a chance to win that second game until the secondary let him down. Gimmie Payton over Tebow anyday. Although Tebow should get a chance to play somewhere. Hes proven he can win games, there are not a ton of those guys out there.


    Seattle should be very good probably battle San Fran for NFC west home field. Unless Stl and Arizona improve alot.

    Denver will be there again as well. Weak division means playoffs again easy.
     
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  37. goober

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    I don't think they gave Manning a 5 year 96 million dollar contract to be even with Tebow.

    As great as QB as manning is he is not clutch in the post season. His post season record is 9-11. His bro is otoh is clutch in post season play.
     
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  38. stringertom

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    The BroBowl is upon us! They were one game away each last year but have crossed both hurdles today. It's good to be a Harbaugh tonight!
     
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  39. vandre

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    you should probably book court time on the eve of feb. 3rd then. on the upside, you'd prolly have the place all to yourself!

    sorry man.
     
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    I'm cheering for the 49ers in the Super Bowl, but I have a feeling the Ravens are going to win.
     
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  41. krz

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    That was a punk ass move by Brady having his leg "accidentally" in the air on the slide.

    Though it pains me more that a horrible person like Ray Lewis might get to ride off into the sunset with a ring.

    Go Niners.
     
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  42. Disgruntled Worker

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    Yeah, the Cleveland murder thing is kind of a damper on his career. But Ray's atoned since then with all the charities and after school programs he's started (not to mention he's probably the best defensive player we've seen in the last 20 years.)
     
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    Yeah I noticed that too. Thought of that head case Ndamukong Suh cheap-shotting Jay Cutler in the stones.
     
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  44. LeeD

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    I also thought that upon first view.
    But upon further review, I rescinded a bit and remembered a high held leg lowers the head, which Brady was trying to protect.
    And if his shoe caught unmentionables, he'd have been hurt doing the backward cartwheel, tearing a hammy or twisting his ankle.
    So maybe just accidental bad looking move.
     
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  45. Andyroddickfan

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    Ya. Ray Lewis is a terrible person. Are you nuts?
     
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  46. krz

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    Am I nuts?

    Like I previously said, at the very least he is an accomplice to murder and he got nothing but, a misdemeanor for obstruction of justice (giving misleading information to police and telling his friends in the limo to never speak of what took place) in return for throwing his friends under the bus and the mysterious vanishing act his bloodied white suit.

    You're right, that's an A+ role model right there. We should just forget about that like the media has because he's good at a game.

    Matt Schaub but, yea seemed more or less along the same lines. But, I doubt the NFL will do anything about it since it's Brady.
     
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  47. Dedans Penthouse

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    You're right it was Schaub, thanks for the heads up. And you're also right about the "Tom" factor - the NFL won't give it a 2nd thought.
     
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  48. LeeD

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    Schaub...
    Notice his left shoulder was injured during the last sack he sufferred before the short toss that would not have garnered a first down, and no penalty because contact was within 5 yards of line of scrimmage.
    Minor separation, I'd think, forcing him to throw his last ditch pass only 20 yards, and not the HailMary he needed.
     
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  49. Andyroddickfan

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    Not talking about football. Ray has his own charity and is involved in many others. He also supports many causes, in 06 he won the JB award and he has been honoured with an act of kindness award for his community work. He is also a very strong Christian and helps people who are in need. Watch a football life for some examples. While what he did was wrong with the whole incident, one bad thing that he was never actually accused of, does not make him a bad person.
     
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  50. krz

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    Actually, he was indicted aka officially accused. He struck a plea deal for obstruction of justice and testified against his friends in return for them dropping the murder charges(Not saying he was the murderer, but at least an accomplice)

    He's about as innocent as OJ Simpson, just replace the glove with white jacket.

    Not for nothing but, he also did his best Cromartie impression with 6 kids with 4 different moms.

    His "good deeds" are pretty much a PR campaign to revamp his image. Clearly, they are working.
     
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