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Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#1 » by Cactus Jack » Mon Feb 6, 2017 9:04 am

Who you got?

Also, got a surprise team? A team always come out of nowhere it seems. What team will that be?
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#2 » by Goober » Mon Feb 6, 2017 2:16 pm

NFC South will get to the Super Bowl again with the Tampa Buccaneers don't @ me
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#3 » by dr3am » Mon Feb 6, 2017 4:23 pm

I could see either Tampa Bay, Dallas or Green Bay representing the NFC next year...

The AFC is the Pats until the GOAT retires, nuff said.
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Post#4 » by Ballerhogger » Mon Feb 6, 2017 4:26 pm

I want wait until the NFL Draft and FA signing are over since a lot players are FA.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#5 » by Ballerhogger » Mon Feb 6, 2017 4:27 pm

I'll put Patriots right in thier if they keep the team intact. I don't know what they will do with Gronk but they need another big offensive threat like him or just keep him.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#6 » by Ballerhogger » Mon Feb 6, 2017 4:32 pm

The NFC is a lot tougher than AFC but If I have to pick one ....... Cowboys. ...... I know they need win a game first ..... On paper they should be...
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#7 » by bleu » Mon Feb 6, 2017 5:57 pm

Goober wrote:NFC South will get to the Super Bowl again with the Tampa Buccaneers don't @ me


You are half way right. The NFC South is going to get back, and win. But it's will be a team from Carolina :wink:


Really though, if I were putting money down right now on a matchup, I would go Steelers vs. Cowboys. I think at least one of those two teams makes the SB.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#8 » by High 5 » Mon Feb 6, 2017 6:48 pm

From repeat favorites to not even mentioned. What a difference a couple of minutes make. I trust Quinn to keep that locker room together and focused to be in the running once again.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#9 » by Cactus Jack » Mon Feb 6, 2017 7:12 pm

I think it's safe to say Atlanta won't be back in the big game, a year from now. I Don't mean to pile on Falcon fans. But, SB losers have a hard time with the "Hangover". It's real. Obviously Carolina struggled with it this year. The Hawks Sadly haven't quite been the same since 49. I expect Atlanta to suffer a similar type of fate going forward.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#10 » by RavenMad31 » Mon Feb 6, 2017 7:28 pm

Since about 2005, my early, mid and late year favorites have been the Patriots unless they have just been eliminated from the playoffs. That stands until Brady and belichick are both gone.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#11 » by dr3am » Mon Feb 6, 2017 7:31 pm

The thing with Atlanta is they have a lot of question marks heading into the offseason like Kyle Shanahan going to my 9ers, the Devonta Freeman contract situation...

Last time the Falcons got far was back in 2012 where they lost in the NFC Championship game to my 9ers & came back the following season & finished 4-12. I'm not hating on the Falcons but to be honest heading into this season I thought Carolina & Tampa Bay would be the top 2 teams in the NFC South division. The Panthers & Cardinals drop offs in the NFC this season where very strange, sure the Panthers lost Norman on defense but they also got Benjamin back on offense & have great talent. Cardinals got loaded in the off-season. Matt Ryan has been in Atlanta for like 9 years & just know won a MVP award. Tampa Bay is on the rise and they looked good down the stretch, just had some tough loses due to inexperience...

I can see why the Cowboys are favorites heading into next season to win the NFC but also can't forget about Green Bay who is always the team you don't want to see with Aaron Rodgers & played with a crap load of injuries this postseason. As much as I hate this team next to the Cowboys & Packers the Seahawks could make a couple of moves & be right back in the mix. Also don't sleep on teams like the Cardinals, Eagles, Lions, Vikings & Giants.

Reason why I love the NFL so much is because every year outside of the Pats teams adjust to other teams. It's not like the NBA where you can just say Warriors vs Cavaliers each year. Last team in the NFC to get to the SB back to back was the Seahawks but at that time they had an all-time great defense with the Legion of Boom & Marshawn Lynch & to this day it's still hell going up to Seattle & trying to come out of there with a W.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#12 » by High 5 » Mon Feb 6, 2017 7:35 pm

Cactus Jack wrote:I think it's safe to say Atlanta won't be in it next year. I Don't mean to pile on Falcon fans. But, SB losers have a hard time with the "Hangover". And there will be one for that team. Just brutal.


I don't put much stock in "hangovers." There are a multitude of reasons why teams fail to get back to the SB after winning or losing, but the main one is because it's just really, really hard to make one to begin with. It can be done, though. Just need a strong team and some luck. Of course, I would never predict us to have that luck, I'm only saying I expect us to be in the conversation next season.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#13 » by Cactus Jack » Mon Feb 6, 2017 7:36 pm

dr3am wrote: the Seahawks could make a couple of moves & be right back in the mix.

Reason why I love the NFL so much is because every year outside of the Pats teams adjust to other teams. It's not like the NBA where you can just say Warriors vs Cavaliers each year. Last team in the NFC to get to the SB back to back was the Seahawks but at that time they had an all-time great defense with the Legion of Boom & Marshawn Lynch & to this day it's still hell going up to Seattle & trying to come out of there with a W.

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Post#14 » by bleu » Mon Feb 6, 2017 8:05 pm

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Cactus Jack wrote:I think it's safe to say Atlanta won't be in it next year. I Don't mean to pile on Falcon fans. But, SB losers have a hard time with the "Hangover". And there will be one for that team. Just brutal.


I don't put much stock in "hangovers." There are a multitude of reasons why teams fail to get back to the SB after winning or losing, but the main one is because it's just really, really hard to make one to begin with. It can be done, though. Just need a strong team and some luck. Of course, I would never predict us to have that luck, I'm only saying I expect us to be in the conversation next season.

That's what I said after last season :(
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#15 » by bsjaffe6 » Mon Feb 6, 2017 8:46 pm

i like the Raiders chances with a healthy Carr.
i think the Seahawks will always be a factor in the NFC
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#16 » by Dr Positivity » Mon Feb 6, 2017 9:06 pm

I may eat these words but I predict 40 year old Tom Brady finally declines next year
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#17 » by Mind_Odyssey » Mon Feb 6, 2017 11:17 pm

Dr Positivity wrote:I may eat these words but I predict 40 year old Tom Brady finally declines next year



When guys decline, they fall like a rock.

I believe the Saints will make it to the super bowl next year and face either Denver, Pittsburgh or New England. If I had to guess, Denver. The Saints can do what the Falcons did this year.
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#18 » by Otis Driftwood » Tue Feb 7, 2017 12:16 am

Well... I'm not trying to be provincial or anything like that...

But I could see the Cowboys and Raiders making that date.





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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#19 » by bleu » Tue Feb 7, 2017 1:43 am

"Obviously it's going to be the Colts and the Rams" - Ernie
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Re: Your early favorites for SB 52? 

Post#20 » by bluejerseyjinx » Tue Feb 7, 2017 1:56 am

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dr3am wrote: the Seahawks could make a couple of moves & be right back in the mix.

Reason why I love the NFL so much is because every year outside of the Pats teams adjust to other teams. It's not like the NBA where you can just say Warriors vs Cavaliers each year. Last team in the NFC to get to the SB back to back was the Seahawks but at that time they had an all-time great defense with the Legion of Boom & Marshawn Lynch & to this day it's still hell going up to Seattle & trying to come out of there with a W.

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