Originally posted on Optimum Scouting  |  Last updated 1/4/12
Aside from Green Bay’s dominating season, it’s tough to say much of the season has played out they way many expected. Nine of the division’s have different champions this year then in 2010, something that hasn’t occurred since the realignment in 2002. The playoffs are always difficult to predict, but we’re going to try anyway. As always, if you disagree, leave your predictions in the comments below, or tweet me your thoughts @notsolegato.  The Wildcard Round Cincinnati at Houston – The Texans have overcome more obstacles than any other team this season on the road to the franchise’s first playoff berth. Injuries to Mario Williams, Matt Schaub, and Andre Johnson could have derailed Houston’s season, but instead the team rallied around TJ Yates and they won the AFC South. The match up of rookie quarterbacks will be the best chance of an upset in the wildcard round. Experience is crucial in the playoffs, and while Andy Dalton is making his first playoff start, he has far more experi...
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