Continuing in this series, I’ve got the next team I think is the most logical choice to win the Super Bowl this season; the New England Patriots.
Now I realize that if your pick before the season started to play in the Super Bowl was New England and Green Bay, well you’re not going out on a limb too far. This is why that wasn’t my original pick. But if you were asking me to give you one today, well that would be it.
Similarly to Green Bay, New England had a rough start to the 2012 season. Starting off 1-2 and then needing overtime to beat a pretty lousy Jets team at home just to get above .500, there were many murmurs of the Patriots window closing. But then they did what the Brady and Belichick teams have done for the last decade and that is put together some streaks.
Winners of eight of their last nine, the Patriots offense is arguably even better than it was in their 16-0 season of 2007 in which they seemed to break a new record each week. Tom Brady has been Tom Brady and if the...