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Running NFL Wild Card Weekend thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Gutter, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

    (5) Indianapolis Colts (12-4) at (4) San Diego Chargers (8-8)
    Saturday, 8 p.m. (NBC)

    (6) Baltimore Ravens (11-5) at (3) Miami Dolphins (11-5)
    Sunday, 1 p.m. (CBS)

    (5) Atlanta Falcons (11-5) at (4) Arizona Cardinals (9-7)
    Saturday, 4:30 p.m. (NBC)

    (6) Philadelphia Eagles (9-6-1) at (3) Minnesota Vikings (10-6)
    Sunday, 4:30 p.m. (Fox)


    The turnarounds by Miami, Baltimore and Atlanta, plus the late-season pushes by San Diego and Philly, have me looking forward to this year's playoffs despite my team not being involved.

    I honestly can't pick who is heading to Tampa.
  2. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Colts vs. Panthers
  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Colts 35, Chargers 18
    Dolphins 9, Ravens 7

    Cardinals 42, Falcons 17
    Vikings 24, Eagles 0
  4. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

    Panthers I can see, and would probably pick if I had to right now. Probably would lean toward the Titans in the AFC at this point.
  5. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    I can't imagine the Eagles being shut out, especially not by that team.
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I don't want to think that, either, but Philly, I think, put it all on the table today.

    Now they go into a bitch of a stadium to play in, against a team that finally made it over the hump into the playoffs by beating the Super Bowl champions, and bring the 3-year-running best run defense to the game. I see them humping the shit out of Philly's offense and doing just enough to put a few points on the board.
  7. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    They did beat the Giants on the road three weeks ago.
  8. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    X, the Vikings needed Carney to miss a FG with a few minutes left and then needed a 50-yard FG AT THE GUN to beat a Giants team that had nothing to play for and was playing ninth-stringers.

    I'm usually reluctant to pick teams that had to empty the tank to reach the playoffs, but the Vikings are the second-worst team in the field behind only the Cards. Iggles by two TDs at least.
  9. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    I like the Falcons, Chargers, Ravens and Eagles.
    Then ... Giants over the Eagles, Panthers over the Falcons, Titans over Ravens, Chargers over Steelers...
    Chargers over Titans, Panthers over Giants
    Panthers over Chargers.
  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    You're right that they're not that good.
  11. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Chargers over Colts
    Ravens over Dolphins
    Titans over Ravens
    Steelers over Chargers
    Titans over Steelers

    Falcons over Cardinals
    Eagles over Vi-Fail
    Giants over Eagles
    Panthers over Falcons
    Panthers over Giants

    Super Bowl
    Panthers over Titans
  12. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    32 TV market vs. 40
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