Barring injuries I think the Chiefs cakewalk to another superbowl.
Covid has thrown this season for such a loop that its going to come down to coaching and teams that remain largely unchanged from prior seasons meaning players didn’t have to learn a new system. The only major change the Chiefs have is at RB but Andy Reid has shown his system is so RB friendly that they can put almost anyone there and have success. The Ravens will regress as teams will have a year of tape to figure out how to defend Lamar Jackson. The Patriots lost way too much talent and Cam will have to prove he’s not broken. Phillip Rivers hit the age wall last year so the Colts are done before they start. Derrick Henry has so many miles on him at this point he’s due to break down which will implode the Titans.
Ditto with 49ers in the NFC. Other contenders are either inferior talent or have serious age related risks at QB where father time has to catch up to Brady and Brees at some point. As for the Cowboys, Mike McCarthy is the most overrated coach not named Adam Gase in the NFL. The Packers only had success under him because Aaron Rodgers was great enough to overcome him. I’m not sure Dak Prescott is that good.
This all sounds pretty good to me. It’s logical. Very hard to argue. But the NFL has been known to throw people for a loop. We’ve had 50 Super Bowls since the AFL and the NFL merged. Half of those Super Bowls featured at least 1 team that did not make the playoffs the year prior. And if I remember correctly, only one time did it feature a rematch.
When it becomes a pattern, that’s usually a coaching issue. Even though I’m not a big fan of McCarthy, he has to be better than the Red Menace.
Well, they don’t have a name, so it’s the Redskins until they do. I’ll be happy to call them their name when they finally choose one. But Football Team is not a name, it’s what they are. If someone asked you your name, will you answer, human?
As a life long disappointed Chicago Bears fan I know the Bears will once again suck this year, but I just want to thank baby Jesus for the Detroit Lions and give appreciation we get to face them again in December. Dagger Time LOL.