Friday, February 5, 2021

Super Bowl LV Prediction

 

Wild Card Record (4-2)

Divisional Round Record (4-0)

Conference Championship Record (1-1)

 

Super Bowl LV

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs Kansas City Chiefs

This is nuts that Tom Brady is playing in his TENTH Super Bowl and did it with a new team in his first season with them. It has been amusing to listen to the remaining crybaby haters who continue to try and discredit his greatness because you simply don’t know shit about football if you can’t at least show some respect for his career. I personally, love the sport of football and can actually remove my emotions (unlike most of you so-called “men”) and not only respect Tom Brady’s amazing career, but also am happy to say I have seen his career from start to finish (whenever that may be). This dude has literally changed the entire culture of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and you can see he has made all the difference considering this team was trash last year! Brady is not the only reason why this team is in the Super Bowl, the defense also deserves a lot of credit for this playoff run. Linebacker Devin White has been playing out of his mind and has been a spark for the defense. The defensive line is also insane and not only has had every quarterback on their ass or running for their lives, but they are also causing turnovers and knocking the ball down at the line creating any type of discourse they can. The turnovers have been huge and the offense has been able to capitalize on every one of them up to this point.

The Chiefs have played as expected this postseason with a high paced, fast scoring offense, and a defense that can make the big play when necessary. Offensively, they are nothing to sleep on and Patrick Mahomes continues to make the big plays, even when it looks impossible. I expect the Chiefs to bring everything they’ve got in this one, but the same can be said for the Bucs. The edge in this matchup goes to the Buccaneers defense. They will have an advantage against the Chiefs because they are missing two of their top tackles, and the Bucs biggest strength on defense is their line who love to make the quarterback work on every possession. The Bucs are also, coming in as one the hottest team who haven’t lost since they last played the Chiefs in week 12. That was the turning point for the Bucs and they have not looked back since then. I’ve learned over the years to stop picking against Tom Brady in the postseason because this is when he shines. He doesn’t have many postseason records left to conquer so it’s only fitting that he may end up winning a Super Bowl in his teams’ home stadium, which has never happened in the history of the league. I won’t be shocked to see him end up with the ball for a game winning drive in what I expect to be a great matchup from both teams!

Buccaneers over Chiefs 31-30

MVP: Devin White

Saturday, January 23, 2021

NFL Conference Championship Predictions

 

Wild Card Record (4-2) 

Divisional Round Record (4-0)


 

AFC

Buffalo Bills Vs Kansas City Chiefs

The Chiefs have definitely been the team to beat all season. Obviously, when you’re the reigning champs you are the top of the food chain until someone else takes you down and so far, nobody can touch the Chiefs. On offense they continue to drive down the field fast and score at will, and the defense has held it down and made the big play when they need to. You can’t ever let up on the Chiefs even when they are down and look like they have an uphill battle, they still make the comeback look pretty fuckin’ easy! The Bills offense is also nothing to sleep on. Josh Allen continues to get better with every game and at times has been the only thing they have going for them as far as a running game goes. I expect this matchup to be an offensive battle with each team going back and forth trading scores with multiple lead changes. Neither team really has much going for them as far as a rushing attack, so I’m expecting big things from both of the quarterbacks! This game is going to come down to whoever ends up with the ball on the last drive and that usually ends up working out in the Chiefs favor. They are the champs and have proven to be the team to beat, so far, and I don’t believe that will change in this matchup. It should be a great game, but I believe the Chiefs will come out on top with the win and move on to another Super Bowl.

Chiefs over Bills 35-31

 

NFC

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs Green Bay Packers

We just can’t get rid of Tom Brady come playoff time, can we? If this guy makes the postseason he makes it very difficult to eliminate his ass, he’s like the playoff cockroach that won’t go away! You gotta give the dude credit though because he’s still playing at a high level and has his team one step away from the Super Bowl. This week’s task will be a tough one against the Packers who look like the best team in football right now. Aaron Rodgers is ballin’ this season and looks unstoppable, although this Bucs defense is the only team this season to give him some frustrations. He turned the ball over and was under pressure for the entire game earlier in the regular season, but I expect a much different game from the Packers this time around. The Packers seem to have it all together right now and are playing their best football, at the right time. The Bucs have had their moments, but overall they have been very inconsistent at times and if the game starts to get away from them it’s difficult for them to get their mind right and get things back on track. While I expect this to be a great game between two great quarterbacks, I believe the Packers are the better team that have been more consistent and are peaking at the right time in the season.

Packers over Buccaneers 31-28

Friday, January 15, 2021

NFL Divisional Round Playoff Predictions

 

Wild Card Record (4-2)

 

AFC

Cleveland Browns Vs Kansas City Chiefs

The Browns are coming into this game hot and off of one of the biggest games in the history of the team. Their performance against the Steelers last week was great and they deserve all the credit for dominating a division rival. The Chiefs present a much different battle this week and while they have not dominated like they did last season, they’re still the defending champs and still look pretty damn good! The Chiefs offense can basically score at will and even when they’re down for the majority of the game, they’re able to score really quick and make things really uncomfortable for even the most disciplined defense. The Browns have their hands full this week and while they do have the weapons on offense to try and keep up with the Chiefs, I still think the Chiefs have too much firepower for the Browns to overcome.

Chiefs over Browns 31-20

 

Baltimore Ravens Vs Buffalo Bills

This is going to be one hell of a matchup between these two teams because they are both on fire and one of them will actually have to lose. The Bills high flying offense will have their hands full against the Ravens defense who just shut down the league leading rusher last week so you know they ain’t messing around. The big problem for the Ravens defense will be the Bills quarterback Josh Allen who has had a spectacular season through the air and is also very difficult to bring down in the pocket. He is no Lamar Jackson when he gets to running around, but he is big and can take a hit and will take off if he has to. Speaking of Lamar Jackson he is going to be a problem for the Bills defense to contain because he has been playing some flawless football the last month or so and once this guy gets going he is too much for the defense to handle. I expect this game to be a shootout on offense and may even come down to the final drive of the game. In the end I think the Bills will get the win because I think they will have a little too much firepower on offense for the Ravens to handle. There hasn’t been one point this season where the Bills have looked down and out and haven’t been able to overcome, whereas the Ravens have had their troubles when facing off against the top teams in the league.

Bills over Ravens 41-40

 

NFC

Los Angeles Rams Vs Green Bay Packers

The Packers come into the playoffs hot and with Aaron Rodgers playing some of the best football he has ever played in his career. Rodgers makes being a quarterback look easy because when he drops back to pass it doesn’t even seem like he’s the least bit stressed out. It helps that he has the big playmaker Davante Adams at wide receiver and Aaron Jones in the backfield, but you can’t discredit what Rodgers has done this season to carry the Packers this far. The Rams on the other hand have boring ass Jared Goff at quarterback, who was not that good even before he broke his right thumb, but now that he is playing with a broken thumb on his throwing hand, he looks even worse. The dude barely got by against the Seahawks last week and that was thanks to the defense and the poor play from Seattle. This week they face a much better opponent in the Packers. Jared Goff will be put under a ton of pressure from the Packers defense which will setup the Packers for some easy scores. This will put all the pressure on the Rams defense who already have a tough task going up against Aaron Rodgers. I don’t think this game is going to be close at all. The Packers should absolutely dominate the Rams on every level of this game from offense, to defense and all the way to special teams.

Packers over Rams 35-10

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs New Orleans Saints

It is crazy that we are going to see two of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the NFL play against each other for a shot at the NFC Championship game and they’re both in their 40’s! The Saints have absolutely dominated the Buccaneers this season in the two regular season matchups and it wasn’t even close. Although, after the last loss against the Saints that seemed to be the turning point for the Bucs offense. They finally seemed to have found a running game, which in turn has opened up the passing game for Tom Brady. The Bucs defense gets Devin White back this week which is huge because he is the engine of this defense and he will make things uncomfortable for Drew Brees. When Drew Brees is uncomfortable the Saints offense can’t get it going and that’s been evident this entire season. Even in games they have won you can tell Drew Brees is having issues reading the opposing defense and turning the ball over when he normally wouldn’t in the past. The Bucs defense is going to be the deciding factor in this one because I know their offense will be able to hold it down with Tom Brady and the numerous weapons he has on offense. There is always upset in the playoffs and I believe this will be it!

Buccaneers over Saints 28-21