The 2016 NFL season was okay, but here’s to a much better 2017 season.
Seeing what became of the Dallas Cowboys young gunslinger Dak Prescott was entertaining. The evolvement of the Colin Kaepernick debacle is still being discussed as he remains jobless. And then the Atlanta Falcons epic Super Bowl 51 collapse against the New England Patriots.
Let’s skip forward to the top 12 seeds shall we. In the NFC; New Orleans, Dallas, Seattle and Green Bay will lock up the division crowns. The New York Football Giants and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers round out the playoff field as wild cards.
But check this out!
Tampa Bay gets to the Super Bowl. Desean Jackson signing with a young receiving core spells trouble for opponents. Tampa Bay edges out Dallas in what should be a spectacular NFC Championship game.
Now for the American Football Conference.
New England, Oakland, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh are the division locks. In that order actually, along with Houston and Kansas City as wild cards.
Something about Marshawn Lynch returning to his hometown Oakland Raiders screams storybook ending. Throw in a very sharp defense and a motivated Derek Carr, Oakland will punch their ticket to the Super Bowl over New England.
Oakland edges Tampa Bay in a high-scoring Super Bowl game with a combined score of 69 points.