Thursday, September 07, 2006

Your 2006 NFL Co-op

To all that were directed to this site (because nobody reads this thing on its own), we present to you our 2006 NFL predictions. We don't act like little pussies and only give you the records, oh no. Matt gives you EVERY MOTHERFUCKING GAME. He's hardcore like that. And in the days to come Jason will build on these predictions by creating his 2007 Mock Draft. Yes, we're both gainfully employed and no longer live with our parents, shut your mouth. On to the picks!

Week 1:
Miami 24, Pittsburgh 13
Atlanta 13 at Carolina 28
Baltimore 9 at Tampa Bay 16
Buffalo 3 at New England 21
Cincinatti 28 at Kansas City 13
Denver 13 at St. Louis 10
New Orleans 20 at Cleveland 10
N.Y. Jets 10 at Tennessee 24
Philadelphia 31 at Houston 16
Seattle 28 at Detroit 6
Chicago 17 at Green Bay 13
Dallas 21 at Jacksonville 20
San Francisco 10 at Arizona 21
Indianapolis 35 at N.Y. Giants 24
Minnesota 13 at Washington 20
San Diego 21 at Oakland 17

News, Scores, Highlights: Baltimore fans saddened to find that moving Steve McNair several thousand miles does not magically make him younger... Eli found in locker room post-game crying "No fair!"... Chicago vs. Green Bay first game in NFL history with all touchdowns scored by interception returns... Titans coach Jeff Fisher livid with team's sorry inability to beat Jets by more... The Aaron Brooks era begins... Minnesota sucks.

Week 2:

Buffalo 10 at Miami 24
Carolina 31at Minnesota 7
Cleveland 14 at Cincinnati 21
Detroit 10 at Chicago 21
Houston 10 at Indianapolis 41
New Orleans 24 at Green Bay 21
N.Y. Giants 17 at Philadelphia 13
Oakland 13 at Baltimore 16
Tampa Bay 24 at Atlanta 13
Arizona 10 at Seattle 27
St. Louis 31 at San Francisco 24
Kansas City 13 at Denver 20
New England 35 at N.Y. Jets 10
Tennessee 15 at San Diego 21
Washington 17 at Dallas 21
Pittsburgh 31 at Jacksonville 28

News, Scores, Highlights: New Orleans finds new hope post-Katrina, discovering things could be worse, they could be the Packers. Tampa Bay's Derrick Brooks fined $27,000 by the NFL for physically tattooing "Derrick Brooks owns me" on Michael Vick during a dogpile, Vick afraid to remove it... LaDainian Tomlinson scores touchdown crawling on hands and knees, slowly, while eating a doughnut and sipping a martini, Pacman Jone unable to make tackle due to legal problems... Pittsburgh amazed to discover that the Devil really does get his Due... Minnesota really sucks.

Week 3:

Carolina 17 at Tampa Bay 15
Chicago 21 at Minnesota 17
Cincinnati 35 at Pittsburgh 14
Green Bay 28 at Detroit 13
Jacksonville 31 at Indianapolis 38
N.Y. Jets 6 at Buffalo 12
Tennessee 20 at Miami 41
Washington 31 at Houston 0
Baltimore 6 at Cleveland 7
N.Y. Giants 17 at Seattle 24
Philadelphia 20 at San Francisco 21
St. Louis 13 at Arizona 16
Denver 24 at New England 20
Atlanta 17 at New Orleans 13

News, Scores, Highlights: Simms disturbed to find lactations and foam on his uniform following loss to Panthers... Carson Palmer throws for 400 yds and 4 touchdowns, has to be forcibly removed from field by teammates while screaming "Tear my $#@%ing ACL, now B*tches! Tear my ACL now!"... Jacksonville holds Indianapolis to 250 yards of offense and produces 31 points, including a career day for Matt Jones... and still finds a way to lose... McNair frustrated that Willie McGinest is in fact, older than him, yet still McGinest still kicks his ass with the Browns... Arizona players handing out t-shirts to fans; "No, really, we're actually better, we mean it"... Jake Plummer begins 2006 campaign to trick sports world into believing he's an adequate quarterback... Minnesota might suck less than the Jets...

Week 4:

Arizona 24 at Atlanta 21
Dallas 28 at Tennessee 17
Indianapolis 42 at N.Y. Jets 16
Miami 31 at Houston 13
Minnesota 21 at Buffalo 20
New Orleans 13 at Carolina 20
San Diego 30 at Baltimore 16
San Francisco 14 at Kansas City 24
Detroit 21 at St. Louis 13
Cleveland 10 at Oakland 17
Jacksonville 28 at Washington 27
New England 28 at Cincinnati 20
Seattle 28 at Chicago 24
Green Bay 13 at Philadelphia 20

News, Scores, Highlights: Peyton Manning has a career day but takes no joy in it; he was facing the Jets... the TO show comes to Tennessee; before the game, Tennessee security is placed outside of locker room to make sure TO has absolutely no influence on already volatile Vince Young... Mario Williams has three sack day; unfortunately, it was on Joey Harrington, all in the fourth quarter... Kansas City takes frustration with difficult schedule out on 49ers, no one notices... Sports world mistified at incompetence of Madden curse... Minnesota wins! Minnesota wins!

Week 5:

Buffalo 13 at Chicago 10
Cleveland 7 at Carolina 10
Detroit 28 at Minnesota 21
Miami 17 at New England 31
St. Louis 35 at Green Bay 18
Tampa Bay 17 at New Orleans 10
Tennessee 20 at Indianapolis 31
Washington 28 at N.Y. Giants 21
Kansas City 17 at Arizona 7
N.Y. Jets 10 at Jacksonville16
Oakland 16 at San Francisco 20
Dallas 20 at Philadelphia 34
Baltimore 10 at Denver 35

News, Scores, Highlights: Haha! Buffalo manages to find a way to victory despite Brian Urlacher killing J.P. Losman... or is that, because of... St. Louis unleashes the 'Greatest Show on Lambeau Field This Year, but That Has Mostly To Do with the Packers"... Reggie Bush begins to discover why Michael Vick fell into maniacal laughter when Bush said "I'm looking forward to all the tough teams in our division"... Jason Campbell takes the helm in Washington, Gibbs reluctantly admits that a young'n did something right... TO experiment starting to go horribly wrong; in completely unrelated news, Donovan McNabb does 10 minute post-game on TO cardboard cutout... No, no wait. Minnesota still sucks.

Week 6:

Buffalo 13 at Detroit 16
Carolina 21 at Baltimore 24
Cincinnati 31 at Tampa Bay 28
Houston 3 at Dallas 17
N.Y. Giants 20 at Atlanta 38
Philadelphia 13 at New Orleans 21
Seattle 17 at St. Louis 28
Tennessee 10 at Washington 14
Kansas City 14 at Pittsburgh 24
Miami 42 at N.Y. Jets 6
San Diego 19 at San Francisco 16
Oakland 16 at Denver 23
Chicago 16 at Arizona 21

News, Scores, Highlights: Detroit continues to annhiliate NFL prop bettors left and right... Steve McNair wills his way to victory, has to be resuscitated following game... Chad Johnson attempts complex TD celebration, only to find Simeon Rice give him the "Terry Tate: Office Linebacker" treatment... Dallas gets back in that feel good state of mind with the easiest of remedies. Playing the Texans... Um... Have I mentioned Ben Roethelisburger returns to form this week?... San Diego enjoys only yearly opportunity to feel like it's better than San Francisco... Al Davis chokes Art Shell on live TV using the force... Kurt Warner rushes for a carrer-high 67 yards and the winning touchdown...out of fear... Minnesota ties with bye week, analysts speculate the bye week let them off easy...

Week 7:

Carolina 24 at Cincinnati 7
Detroit 13 at N.Y. Jets 7
Green Bay 17 at Miami 10
Jacksonville 17 at Houston 10
New England 31 at Buffalo 6
Philadelphia 21 at Tampa Bay 20
Pittsburgh 20 at Atlanta 35
San Diego 10 at Kansas City 24
Denver 10 at Cleveland 16
Arizona 19 at Oakland 13
Minnesota 7 at Seattle 35
Washington 28 at Indianapolis 13
N.Y. Giants 21 at Dallas 20

News, Scores, Highlights: Carolina decides it's time to start trying... The Jets decide it's not... Brett Favre has can of spinach, declares pre-game, "I have all I can standsk and I can't standsk no more!"... Eagles continue to irk opponents and spread-bettors... Larry Johnson goes bezerk when Herm Edwards brainwashes him into believing linebackers are all ex-girlfriends... Universe explodes when entire former Browns line play actual Browns line... and lose... after a Kurt Warner concussion from Michael Huff, Matt Leinert leads Cards (Buzzsaw, anyone?) to victory, quietly muttering "You cost me $5 million in signing bonuses, assholes"... Indianapolis found to be comprised of humans after all, Texans demand more tests... T.O. drops winning touchdown catch, cries on field. ESPN covers crying episode with Full-Circle coverage, featuring analysis on ESPN2 from Dr. Phil and Mr. T... Minnesota sends formal letter of request to only play bye week for the rest of the seson to league office...

Week 8:

Arizona 10 at Green Bay 24
Atlanta 7 at Cincinnati 31
Baltimore 42 at New Orleans 21
Houston 21 at Tennessee 13
Jacksonville 13 at Philadelphia 7
Seattle 17 at Kansas City 35
San Francisco 10 at Chicago 28
Tampa Bay 20 at N.Y. Giants 28
St. Louis 31 at San Diego 27
Indianapolis 34 at Denver 31
N.Y. Jets 13 at Cleveland 7
Pittsburgh 17 at Oakland 13
Dallas 24 at Carolina 27
New England 35 at Minnesota 21

News, Scores, Highlights: Brett Favre wallops Cardinals (Buzzsaw, anyone?), kisses Ahman Green, thinking he's Olive Oil... Chad Johnson brings out Jagged Edge for touchdown celebration... Kansas City reminds Seattle that though it may have escaped the AFC West and gone to a soft-ass division and gone to the Superbowl, they are still the Chiefs' bitch... St. Louis proves once again that European Catholics are more powerful than Spanish Catholics... The sound heard is Al Davis' patience running out on the Art Shell experiment 2.0... Keyshawn Johnson and T.O. cancel each other out, Julius Jones and DeShaun Foster cancel each other out, Jake Delhomme and Drew Bledsoe cancel each other out, Dan Morgan cancels the rest of the Cowboys forever... Minnesota begins to miss "Good ol' days of the sex boat scandal..."

Week 9:

Atlanta 10 at Detroit 16
Cincinnati 17 at Baltimore 21
Dallas 17 at Washington 24
Green Bay 20 at Buffalo 24
Houston 13 at N.Y. Giants 10
Kansas City 38 at St. Louis 20
Miami 7 at Chicago 13
New Orleans 13 at Tampa Bay 28
Tennessee 16 at Jacksonville 13
Minnesota 17 at San Francisco 21
Cleveland 17 at San Diego 35
Denver 28 at Pittsburgh 21
Indianapolis 35 at New England 24
Oakland 13 at Seattle 28

News, Scores, Highlights: Michael Vick found postgame muttering to himself and rocking, "The Lions? The fucking Lions?"... Barbecue defeats Toasted Ravioli in a shocker... Reggie Bush confused by box containing tattoo ink sent to his hotel room before game... Brad Johnson surrenders helm of "barely adequate, always bordering on overrated/underrated white, smart QB" to Alex Smith... LaDainian Tomlinson runs through hole bigger than a whale's vagina on way to 3 touchdown performance... Adam Vinatieri sends New England into bloodlust with cocky smirk, receives hugs and presents from Peyton Manning... I'm serious. Minnesota is fucking horrible...

Week 10:

Baltimore 20 at Tennessee 10
Buffalo 16 at Indianapolis 49
Chicago 14 at N.Y. Giants 13
Cleveland 20 at Atlanta 23
Green Bay 21 at Minnesota 17
Houston 20 at Jacksonville 10
Kansas City 17 at Miami 10
New Orleans 34 at Pittsburgh 42
N.Y. Jets 10 at New England 28
San Diego 35 at Cincinnati 27
San Francisco 13 at Detroit 20
Washington 24 at Philadelphia 23
Denver 10 at Oakland 24
Dallas 21 at Arizona 13
St. Louis 20 at Seattle 35
Tampa Bay 21 at Carolina 20

News, Scores, Highlights: Revenge is Steve McNair's! His non-playoff team with older talent, an unstable core of veterans and a lunatic head coach on the hotseat is way better than your young and up and coming group of talented athletic players headed by a highly succesful coach with an electrifying young quarterback! That'll show you!... Indianapolis trying to put on cruise control keeps destroying teams... Chad Pennington's arm finally falls off, Deion Branch recommends it hold out for more money... Detroit acquitted in mass suicide of NFL prop bettors... Randy Moss crosses all sorts of lines after touchdown celebration featuring Denver mascot... Minnesota proves that even a Quarterback that has jumped the shark on a bad team can beat them...

Week 11:

Atlanta 20 at Baltimore 28
Buffalo 24 at Houston 17
Chicago 16 at N.Y. Jets 13
Cincinnati 42 at New Orleans 7
Indianapolis 38 at Dallas 20
Minnesota 10 at Miami 16
New England 13 at Green Bay 21
Oakland 17 at Kansas City 13
Pittsburgh 13 at Cleveland 7
St. Louis 24 at Carolina 13
Tennessee 13 at Philadelphia 28
Washington 16 at Tampa Bay 21
Detroit 6 at Arizona 12
Seattle 13 at San Francisco 10
San Diego 14 at Denver 24
N.Y. Giants 28 at Jacksonville 16

News, Scores, Highlights: Steve McNair paints an example to Michael Vick of what a real underachieving but E for effort mobile quarterback looks like... Buffalo and Houston mutually agree to pretend like people care about the outcome of their game... "That Peyton Manning, he's so hot right now"... Brett Favre taking Popeye thing a little too far, only refers to Tom Brady as Pluto in press conferences... Carolina irritated at inability to defeat teams it knows it won't play in the playoffs... Aaron Brooks defies probability by not screwing up for three whole quarters... you should probably stop betting against Philadelphia now... Jake Plummer paints an example to Philip Rivers of what a real underachieving but seemingly clutch, however ultimately overrated QB looks like...Minnesota is shown up close and personal from Daunte Culpepper what suck means...

Week 12:

Miami 16 at Detroit 17
Tampa Bay 21 at Dallas 13
Denver 28 at Kansas City 31
Arizona 31 at Minnesota 13
Carolina 17 at Washington 13
Chicago 27 at New England 24
Cincinnati 31 at Cleveland 16
Houston 10 at N.Y. Jets 17
Jacksonville 16 at Buffalo 10
New Orleans 21 at Atlanta 17
N.Y. Giants 17 at Tennessee 14
Philadelphia 31 at Indianapolis 34
Pittsburgh 31 at Baltimore 28
San Francisco 28 at St. Louis 35
Oakland 13 at San Diego 20
Green Bay 10 at Seattle 42

News, Scores, Highlights: Tampa Bay drives a cadillac from one end of TOland to the other... Kansas City places nail in front of Jake Plummer's coffin... Dennis Green takes no joy in annhilating Minnesota with his new offense... well, almost no joy... Rex Grossman outperforms Tom Brady, no kidding!... Cincinatti reminds feisty Browns why it helps to have a quarterback...
St. Louis starts to move into playoff hunt...Oakland moves into Brady Quinn hunt... Minnesota blows, not sucks, this week.

Week 13:

Baltimore 17 at Cincinnati 20
Arizona 20 at St. Louis 24
Atlanta 7 at Washington 13
Dallas 17 at N.Y. Giants 10
Detroit 13 at New England 24
Indianapolis 31 at Tennessee 25
Jacksonville 13 at Miami 28
Kansas City 42 at Cleveland 10
Minnesota 6 at Chicago 12
N.Y. Jets 16 at Green Bay 20
San Diego 17 at Buffalo 14
San Francisco 14 at New Orleans 13
Tampa Bay 21 at Pittsburgh 17
Houston 17 at Oakland 21
Seattle 31 at Denver 34
Carolina 13 at Philadelphia 7

News, Scores, Highlights: Tom Brady freaks out people with his robot impression again... Kansas City calls police on Saturday night before Bengals showdown, easily defeat 10 remaining players... Chicago and Minnesota narrowly avoid destroying the universe via a vaccum in the space/time continuum due to negative offense... Drew Brees throws three interceptions following the media's ne nickname for him: Po'Boy... Oakland relieved to find its not THE crappiest team on Earth... Jake Delhomme at this point would like to mention that he's kind of a big deal. Just sayin'... Minnesota knees knee pads...

Week 14:

Cleveland 21 at Pittsburgh 35
Atlanta 31 at Tampa Bay 35
Baltimore 17 at Kansas City 28
Buffalo 28 at N.Y. Jets 31
Indianapolis 35 at Jacksonville 24
Minnesota 10 at Detroit 13
New England 17 at Miami 16
New Orleans 10 at Dallas 21
N.Y. Giants 13 at Carolina 20
Oakland 16 at Cincinnati 20
Philadelphia 13 at Washington 20
Tennessee 24 at Houston 31
Green Bay 17 at San Francisco 10
Seattle 24 at Arizona 21
Denver 28 at San Diego 21
Chicago 17 at St. Louis 13

News, Scores, Highlights: Michael Vick throws for 280 yds, 3 TDs before Derrick Brooks decides to start trying... Jets win "Paper Bag Bowl".... Jacksonville petitions league for realignment to any division but the one Peyton's in... Bill Bellichek informs Nick Saban that there's only room for one cold-hearted evil genius in this division... Cincinatti defeats Oakland when players woo over Black Hole based on mutual appreciation of degredation and chemical entertainment... Brett Favre pretends Alex Smith is Steve Young, leads Pack to victory with 3 TDs... Lovie Smith reminds St. Louis why he was worth so much...Minnesota asks for first game next year to be against "Little Giants..."

Week 15:

San Francisco 20 at Seattle 28
Dallas 28 at Atlanta 31
Cleveland 16 at Baltimore 13
Detroit 13 at Green Bay 10
Houston 13 at New England 24
Jacksonville 17 at Tennessee 20
Miami 24 at Buffalo 21
N.Y. Jets 35 at Minnesota 28
Philadelphia 31 at N.Y. Giants 20
Pittsburgh 17 at Carolina 10
Tampa Bay 13 at Chicago 20
Washington 20 at New Orleans 10
Denver 16 at Arizona 20
Kansas City 17 at San Diego 20
St. Louis 24 at Oakland 6
Cincinnati 20 at Indianapolis 28

News, Scores, Highlights: Seattle escapes with a win, spends week trying to figure out how San Francisco scored 20 on them... Ron Mexico is greater than TO... Lions fans reluctantly agree to cease fire with Matt Millen... Tampa Bay/Chicago annihilates over/under set at '6'... Jake the Snake returns to the desert from whence he came, only to find that no, thanks, we've found ourselves another overrated white Quarterback... Randy Moss states for the record that this is, in fact, "no fun..." Cincinnati loses to Indianapolis in Monday Night Football, fortunately most of their suspended teammates are unable to watch as County lockup doesn't get cable... Minnesota settles the "Who sucks more, the Vikings or Jets" question once and for all...

Week 16:

Minnesota 17 at Green Bay 20
Kansas City 24 at Oakland 21
Baltimore 24 at Pittsburgh 21
Carolina 28 at Atlanta 13
Chicago 17 at Detroit 6
Indianapolis 17 at Houston 16
New England 16 at Jacksonville 10
New Orleans 35 at N.Y. Giants 28
Tampa Bay 17 at Cleveland 13
Tennessee 20 at Buffalo 28
Washington 13 at St. Louis 28
Arizona 28 at San Francisco 14
Cincinnati 14 at Denver 7
San Diego 17 at Seattle 28
Philadelphia 10 at Dallas 20
N.Y. Jets 20 at Miami 34

News, Scores, Highlights: Chiefs gathering momentum for exciting first round playoff home loss... Pittsburgh coach Bill Cowher wakes up to find that the Ravens have actually come back and won, impales Ben Roethelisburger on chin... Michael Vick totally willing to trade divisions with Jacksonville... The Legend of Reggie Bush begins officially... Indianapolis withholds first team offense, still beats Houston... Miami wishes it could play the Jets three times a year... Minnesota decides to help out the Brett Favre retirement tour...

Week 17:

N.Y. Giants 17 at Washington 20
Atlanta 21at Philadelphia 17
Buffalo 17 at Baltimore 21
Carolina24 at New Orleans 20
Cleveland 13 at Houston 20
Detroit 10 at Dallas 17
Green Bay 17 at Chicago 13
Jacksonville 10 at Kansas City 24
Miami 16 at Indianapolis 28
New England 31 at Tennessee 20
Oakland 17 at N.Y. Jets 21
Pittsburgh 31 at Cincinnati 28
Seattle 13 at Tampa Bay 10
St. Louis 10 at Minnesota 6
Arizona 17 at San Diego 14
San Francisco 14 at Denver 28

News, Scores, Highlights: Brett Favre wins final Game as a Packer, retires gracefully...maybe...well, let him think about it... Houston picks up steam, oh wait, that was just Frye... Seattle sets tone for playoffs, almost manage to screw up easy game... Denver slips into playoffs via Alex Smith's colon... Minnesota mulling offer to switch from USC...

AFC Offensive Season Stat Leaders:
Passing Yards: Peyton Manning
Passing TDs: Tom Brady
Interceptions: Aaron Brooks
Passing %: Peyton Manning

Rushing Attempts: Larry Johnson
Rushing Yards: LaDainian Tomlinson
Rushing TDs: Adai Stevens
Rushing YPC: LaDainian Tomlinson

Receptions: Marvin Harrison
Receiving Yards: Hines Ward
Receiving TDs: Travis Taylor
Receiving YPR: Randy Moss

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Santonio Holmes

NFC Offensive Season Stat Leaders:
Passing Yards: Matt Hasselbeck
Passing TDs: Jake Dellhome
Interceptions: Alex Smith
Passing %: Jake Dellhome

Rushing Attempts: Larry Johnson
Rushing Yards: DeShaun Foster
Rushing TDs: Shaun Alexander
Rushing YPC: Shaun Alexander

Receptions: Steve Smith
Receiving Yards: Steve Smith
Receiving TDs: Santana Moss
Receiving YPR: Steve Smith

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Reggie Bush

AFC Defensive Season Stat Leaders:
Sacks: Jared Allen
Tackles: London Fletcher-Baker
Interceptions: Champ Bailey

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Michael Huff

NFC Defesive Season Stat Leaders:
Sacks: Julius Peppers
Tackles: Brian Urlacher
Interceptions: Chris Gamble

Defensive Rookie of the Year: A.J. Hawk

Final Records (for those clever enough to skip to the end):

Patriots: 12-4
Miami: 9-7
Jets: 5-11
Buffalo 5-11

Cincinnati 10-6
Pittsburgh 10-6
Baltimore 8-8
Cleveland 3-13

Indianapolis 15-1
Jacksonville 4-12
Tennessee 3-13
Houston 5-11

Kansas City 11-5
Denver 10-6
San Diego 9-7
Oakland 4-12

Washington 11-5
Dallas 9-7
Philadelphia 6-10
NY Giants 5-11

Chicago 12-4
Green Bay 9-7
Detroit 9-7
Minnesota 1-15

Carolina 13-3
Tampa Bay 10-6
Atlanta 6-10
New Orleans 5-11

Seattle 13-3
St. Louis 10-6
Arizona 10-6
San Francisco 4-12


2. New England
3. Kansas City
4. Cincinnati
5. Denver
6. Pittsburgh

1. Seattle
2. Carolina
3. Chicago
4. Washington
5.Tampa Bay
6. St. Louis

First round:
Pittsburgh 20 at Kansas City 21
Cincinatti 31 at Pittsburgh 28

St. Louis 13 at Chicago 24
Tampa Bay 13 at Washington 20

News and Notes: Kansas City falls behind 14-3, but come out from halftime and limit the Steelers to just 38 yards in the 3rd quarter, finally taking the win on a last second 45 yard field goal from Lawrence Tynes. Ben Roethelisburger is hammered by a resurgent Chiefs defense, is sacked 4 times and throws 4 interceptions, has beard knocked off in a loss...Cincinatti rolls the Broncos, holding off a late rally from Jake Plummer. On the game winning drive, Jake Plummer throws a killer interception to end the game... Chicago's offense finally decided to come out and play and St.Louis was unable to get Steven Jackson going, especially with a late snowstorm that developed... Washington rumbled behind Clinton Portis, edging out Tampa Bay in a classic...

Divisional Round:
Kansas City 14 at Indianapolis 28
Cincinatti 24 at New England 31

Washgington 17 at Seattle 31
Chicago 17 at Carolina 20

News and Notes: Kansas City's offense sputtered, while Peyton Manning played with renewed determination, and Indianapolis dominated time of possession... New England was able to outrun Cincinatti behind a record day yards wise from Tom Brady and a late sack on Carson Palmer... Washington seemed overmatched in every capacity in an easy win for Seattle that saw 3 TD passes from Matt Hasselbeck...In an ESPN Instant Classic, Carolina and Chicago slugged their way through 5 quarters, needing double overtime for Carolina to finally notch the game winning field goal. Brian Urlacher's 13 tackles and 2 INTs earned him a standing ovation from the Carolina crowd...

AFC Championship Game
New England 17 Indianapolis 20

NFC Championship Game
Seattle 17 at Carolina 31

Revenge is Indy's, as Peyton Manning finally closes the door on his choke artist reputation. Adam Vinatieri, who struggled all year, hits the game winning 48 yd field goal with time expiring to send the Colts to the Superbowl. Afterwards, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning share an emotional handshake/hug combo, as Tony Dungy approaches Bill Bellichek for the same, only to be met with an icy glare... Carolina's defense was the showcase here, scoring the game deciding 14 points off of turnovers, including an 85 yard fumble return in the 4th quarter to crush Seattle's spirit...

Super Bowl
Indianapolis 24, Carolina 21

SuperBowl XLI: In the first ever Superbowl to go into Overtime, Adam Vinatieri put another notch in his Hall of Fame career belt, as Peyton Manning led the Colts with 370 yards and 2 TDs...Carolina stormed back from a 17-7 halftime deficit to tie the game with 8 seconds remaining in regulation, but could not stop Manning as he took the opening drive of Overtime 85 yards setting up an Adam Vinatieri 28 yard field goal.

SuperBowl MVP: Peyton Manning


Mini Me said...

Wow. I am new to this blog. That is perhaps the most comprehensive prediction I have ever seen. I am amazed.

matt said...

No, what's amazing is the fact that I got even half of them right. Now, if I can only get the Vikings to not win another game, the whole season...

Erica said...

Holy shit, Matt. That's all.

Holy shit.