Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/19/12
Hosts Steve Bennett and Don Russ interview the biggest names in sports media and pop culture each week on Football Nation's The Sports-Casters podcast.Their guest this week is Jim Trotter of Sports Illustrated. Trotter is a senior writer at Sports Illustrated and covers the National Football League from California. Trotter talks about the effect that the 49ers and Patriots games will have on each team. Trotter thinks that the result will be positive for the 49ers, but not that significant for the Patriots.  He also talks about the NFC's race towards the Super Bowl. Trotter picked the 49ers to make the Super Bowl before the season and is going to stick with his pick."With Colin, the offense is more vertical and they feel that its more dynamic because he will take more chances down the field" said Trotter.Trotter also talks about the progression of the Denver Broncos and doesn't think that anyone can beat them at Mile High Stadium in the playoffs. Trotter also says:The Seahawks are a ...
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