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NFL NFC Predictions

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Here is our NFC predictions!!!!! If you missed it check out our AFC version of this article. Now that you are back let us get right into the NFC side of our predictions!!!!!

NFC East

The WFT won the crown to a terrible division last year where everyone finished under .500

The WFT won the crown to a terrible division last year where everyone finished under .500

Phil's Pick

I am going with the Washington Football Team!!!! All of the NFC East teams finished under .500 last season. I don't see that happening again this season but if you look at each of the teams and the WFT has the most complete team. They have a up and coming defense led by second year player Chase Young. They have a good offense with two good RBs in Antonio Gibson and J.D McKissic and a talented pass catching group with Logan Thomas, Terry McLaurin and newly acquired Curtis Samuels. They have improved at the QB position with Ryan Fitzpatrick so they can at least win the division.

Akeem's Pick

As an avid fan, I'm going to go with the Dallas Cowboys. With Dak constantly having something to prove being the QB for "America's Team", I think this will be the year we win our division. With the addition of Micah Parsons on the defensive end, some much needed young talent, could really spruce up our chances. I also think the newly acquired Dan Quinn will make a nice touch. I'm excited to see what happens for us!

NFC West

The Seahawks won the division last year but the Rams had the last laugh in the playoffs.

The Seahawks won the division last year but the Rams had the last laugh in the playoffs.

Phil's Pick

I am going with the LA Rams. They have a top tier defense as well as a great QB in Matt Stafford which is a great upgrade over Jared Goff. They have great pass catching options in Woods, Kupp and Everett but they did lose Cam Akers for the season but that offense is still lethal. The 49ers have health issues, the Seahawks have O-Line and defense issues, and the Cardinals have defense issues as well so I pick LA.

Akeem's Pick

I am going to go with the Cardinals because I know the skill Kyler Murray possesses, since he was on my fantasy team at one point. Couple that with the dominance of Deandre Hopkins and I think it's a recipe for them to do some damage this year. I am always rooting for the underdog so it would only make sense that this would be my pick.

NFC South

The Saints won the division but the Buccaneers won the Super Bowl.

The Saints won the division but the Buccaneers won the Super Bowl.

Phil's Pick

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't win the division last year but I do see them winning it this year. They returned all 22 starters from last year so they will be picking up where they left off. The Saints won the division last year but now have a huge question mark at QB. The Falcons lost Julio and still have questions on defense. The Panthers grabbed a much needed upgrade at QB with Sam Darnold to lead a great offense that has DJ Moore and Robby Anderson. Let's not forget that top tier RB CMC will be returning as well. The Bucs have a good defense despite suspicious secondary play but they have the offense to win championships as long as Brady is healthy.

Akeem's Pick

As much as it pains me to say this, I'm going to have to go with the Bucs as well. You know I'm not a Tom Brady fan but I can't deny that they are the standard right now. The Saints are clearly going to struggle with their identity crisis from the lack of a QB. And no Julio??? Yeah, that doesn't sound good for any team. Now granted the Falcons haven't done much of anything, but losing their star wide receiver is going to hurt them more than it helps.

NFC North

The Packers won the division but fell short against the Bucs in the NFC Championship.

The Packers won the division but fell short against the Bucs in the NFC Championship.

Phil's Pick

Aaron Rodgers plans on playing with GB so I am going with GB to win the division. A Rod and Davante Adams posted a picture of MJ and Scottie near the same time as each other to give the hint that this could be their last run with GB. All or nothing one final season. These two will give it their all before they move on and I don't see anyone in the division stopping them or getting in their way. SUPER BOWL OR BUST for Aaron and Davante but it is SUPER BOWL or lose their top two players for GB. It will be a very intense season for them.

Akeem's Pick

I'm actually going to have to go with the Packers as well. Even though Rodgers said he was coming back, I don't feel the like his heart is in it. I still feel like he has the tools and skill level to make it do what it do. Even he isn't happy with his current situation, he is still Aaron Rodgers. But I do feel like they have to win big this year or not only will he leave, but the receiving core will go as well.

NFC Wild Card

Three teams will be claiming the Wild Card as the number one seed gets a bye.

Three teams will be claiming the Wild Card as the number one seed gets a bye.

Our Picks

5. 49ers

6. Seahawks

7. Panthers



These are our picks for the NFC Wild Cards. The 49ers have some good weapons on both side of the ball all that matters is health. Plus if they can get Trey Lance going or if Jimmy G can play better than before they can be a threat. The Seahawks have the offense to at least make the playoffs in Russell Wilson, DK Metcalf, and Tyler Lockett they just need a better O-Line and defense to contend. My dark horse is the Panthers they have a much needed upgrade at QB with Sam Darnold and I believe that will be the push they need to at least make the playoffs. Darnold and Robby already have chemistry from their NYJ days. Once Run CMC gets back into the offense this team can be good.

Those are our picks for the NFC. Let us know what you guys think!!!! We also have an article that we will release our Super Bowl predictions!!!!!! Stay tuned and we will see you guys in the next article!!!

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