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Old 02-28-2013, 11:31 AM   #1
 
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Adam Shefter's Prediction for 2014 SB

4. NFC's super trail: Based on recent NFL seasons, there's a strong possibility that Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleans or Tampa Bay will represent the NFC in the next Super Bowl. In each of the past seven seasons, including this one, an NFC team from the division that played its non-division games against the AFC East during the regular season wound up in the Super Bowl. The 49ers played the AFC East this season, but they just continued a trend that started back in 2006, when the Bears played their non-division games against the AFC East and advanced to the Super Bowl. In 2007, the Giants did it; in 2008, the Cardinals did it; in 2009, the Saints did it; in 2010, the Packers did it; last season, the Giants did it again. And this season, San Francisco made it seven straight. Next season, the NFC South is scheduled to square off against the AFC East in the regular season, which assures that a South team has a real chance of winding up in Super Bowl XLVIII.

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Not to mention that we have a top offense and our coach back.
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I love how so-called experts can take a goofy coincidence and turn it into a "real chance"... I thought Schefter was better than this.
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Its always fun reading stuff like this although I take it with a grain of salt. I did feel that before the '09 season that if we did make it to the playoffs, we'd go deep b/c we'd be battle tested against some of the top competition in the NFL, NFC East & AFC East. As it turns out we went all the way that year. Will we return to greatness & glory this year? Its not beyond the realm of possibility but we'll just have to ride the Black & Gold Express to the last stop and see where we get off :

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Saints-Texans

The Texans simply need some more depth and they'll be odds on favorites.
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Not to mention that we have a top offense and our coach back.
Now that you mentioned not mentioning it...

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Not surprising considering that the "AFC Easy" has been the worst division in the AFC for that long as well. You give an NFC division ~1 more win than everyone else on average, and you tend to end up highly seeded in the playoffs.
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The Texans simply need some more depth and they'll be odds on favorites.
I have been waiting for the battle on I -10 bowl since I moved to Texas, don't hold your breath.... Either they completely sucked, and we won it all in 09 ..... or They were tremendous and blew it, and we completely sucked ..... I don't see them getting to the bowl under the current regime....

In order to win it all you need some key components they don't poesess with Kubiak

and if kubiak's fired Phillips has been there to long for the owner to not at least give him a shot.... in short there F*&#ed!!!!!
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4. NFC's super trail: Based on recent NFL seasons, there's a strong possibility that Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleans or Tampa Bay will represent the NFC in the next Super Bowl.
Let's just narrow that down a little more.

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4. NFC's super trail: Based on recent NFL seasons, there's a strong possibility that New Orleans will represent the NFC in the next Super Bowl.
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