NFL 2019 season predictions on playoff teams and Super Bowl

Los Angeles, CA – November 19, 2018 – Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum: Patrick Mahomes (15) of the Kansas City Chiefs during a regular season Monday Night Football game (Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images)

By Vince Ferrara / @VinceSports

On Sundays during the football season, I’m in the rotation as an analyst on the long-running The NFL Report on 99.1 The Sports Animal. The show airs weekly from 10am to 12:30pm leading into our NFL game of the week play-by-play broadcast. See that schedule here.

Let’s put some predictions on record for the 2019 NFL season. x = division champ. y = wildcard team.

AFC East
New England-x
N.Y. Jets-y
Buffalo
Miami

AFC North
Pittsburgh-x
Cleveland
Baltimore
Cincinnati

AFC South
Houston-x
Indianapolis
Tennessee
Jacksonville

AFC West
Kansas City-x
LA Chargers-y
Denver
Oakland

NFC East
Philadelphia-x
Dallas-y
Washington
NY Giants

NFC North
Chicago-x
Minnesota
Green Bay
Detroit

NFC South
New Orleans-x
Atlanta-y
Carolina
Tampa Bay

NFC West
Seattle-x
LA Rams
San Francisco
Arizona

Super Bowl: Philadelphia over Kansas City

Vince’s View: Yes, the default pick should be New England, but as often as the Patriots surface to the top, they don’t win it all every season. I think there’s plenty of parity in the league, so you can go a lot of different directions with your title picks. Every team has flaws and questions.

I think the Eagles have the best roster of 53 players, but they certainly have unknowns, like Carson Wentz’s health and perhaps the running game. You name the team, there are question marks.

Deshaun Watson is my tiebreaker for the Texans in a very tight AFC South that completely changed with Andrew Luck’s lack of health and then retirement. I think the Titans will be average, in the middle of the pack.

I’ll share many more of my opinions on this NFL season in our first NFL Report broadcast this Sunday at Blue Moose Burgers and Grill off the Parkway in Pigeon Forge.


Find more of my broadcasting work at VinceSports.net

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