In every year of MSF’s existence, I have done a “bold predictions” column before the NFL season starts. They are fun to write, and people seem to enjoy them – especially the part where they rip apart my predictions.
And that’s fine. You are welcome, even encouraged, to rip these predictions to shreds. None of it really matters anyway.
But just know that in last year’s column, this was one of my predictions: 2010 playoff teams the Colts, Chiefs, Falcons, Seahawks, and Bears will not make the playoffs in 2011.
What actually happened? Out of those five teams, four missed the playoffs, including the Colts snapping their long string of double-digit win seasons and playoff appearances. And the Falcons may as well have. (24-2? Seriously? Who scores two points in a playoff game?)
That’s an 80% success rate, beeyatches. Hell. Yes.
Jean-Claude Van-DAMN I nailed that prediction!
So…basically what I’m trying to say is that I’m the man, and you better perk up your ears when I start lo...