Found September 03, 2012 on Front Office Blogs:
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At the risk of making myself look like an idiot, I am going to offer up some predictions for teams I think will be in the playoffs at the end of the 2012 season even before the season begins. I hate pre-season predictions but figured what's the fun in life if you can't make a fool of yourself a few times, so here goes. From the NFC East: The NY football Giants. I am not on the Eli Manning is an elite quarterback bandwagon but out of the 4 teams in this division, the Giants are the most balanced and will likely see the playoffs yet again. From the NFC North: A no brainer, the Green Bay Packers. Aaron Rogers is just too good for the team not to be in the playoffs. He could probably get them there all by himself but he doesn't have to. They will definitely be a contender again this year. From the NFC South: The Atlanta Falcons. They have been very close the last few years but seem to find themselves just a step behind the Saints. This year though I think will be...
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