Updated 2016-2017 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Chiefs (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   AFC Playoff Teams  New England Patriots (14-2) – AFC East Division Champion  Kansas City Chiefs (12-4) – AFC West Division Champion  Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5) – AFC North Division Champion  Houston Texans (9-7) – AFC South Division Champion  Oakland Raiders (12-4) – Wild Card from AFC West Division  Miami Dolphins (10-6) – Wild Card from AFC East Division … Continue reading Updated 2016-2017 NFL Playoff Predictions

NFL Playoff Teams: Records Against Other NFL Playoff Teams

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: Tiebreakers are based on overall winning percentage.  New England Patriots (4-1, .800 win percentage)  Seattle Seahawks (3-1, .750 win percentage)  Green Bay Packers (5-2, .714 win percentage)  Dallas Cowboys (3-2, .600 win percentage)  Kansas City Chiefs (3-2, .600 win percentage)  Atlanta Falcons (2-2, .500 win percentage)  New York Giants (2-2, .500 win percentage)  Houston Texans (2-2, .500 … Continue reading NFL Playoff Teams: Records Against Other NFL Playoff Teams

NFL Awards Predictions through Week 17

Photo Credit: Huffington Post (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   MOST VALUABLE PLAYER  Aaron Rodgers, Quarterback, Green Bay Packers (10-6) Statistics: 401/610 (65.7% completion percentage), 4,428 passing yards, 40 passing touchdowns, 7 interceptions, 67 rush attempts, 369 rushing yards, 4 rushing touchdowns Analysis: Aaron Rodgers was pretty much the only member of the Green Bay Packers who put up big numbers in the team’s disappointing 4-6 start to the season. Now with … Continue reading NFL Awards Predictions through Week 17

Top 20 NFL MVP Candidates through Week 17 (#10 through #1)

Photo Credit: Cheesehead TV (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 10.  Vic Beasley Jr., Linebacker, Atlanta Falcons  Team Record: 11-5 Statistics: 39 tackles, 15.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 2 passes defensed, 2 stuffs 9. Khalil Mack, Linebacker, Oakland Raiders Team Record: 12-4 Statistics: 73 tackles, 11 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, 1 interception, 1 touchdown, 3 passes defensed, 4 stuffs 8.  Derek Carr, Quarterback, Oakland Raiders Team Record: 12-4 Statistics: 356/559 (63.7% completion percentage), 3,933 passing … Continue reading Top 20 NFL MVP Candidates through Week 17 (#10 through #1)

Top 20 NFL MVP Candidates through Week 17 (#20 through #11)

Photo Credit: Heavy (featured image), ESPN (team logos) 20.  Kirk Cousins, Quarterback, Washington Redskins Team Record: 8-7-1 Statistics: 406/606 (67.0% completion percentage), 4,917 passing yards, 25 passing touchdowns, 12 interceptions, 34 rush attempts, 96 rushing yards, 4 rushing touchdowns 19.  Tyreek Hill, Wide Receiver, Kansas City Chiefs  Team Record: 12-4 Statistics: 61 receptions, 593 receiving yards, 6 receiving touchdowns, 24 rush attempts, 267 rushing yards, 3 rushing touchdowns, 14 kickoff returns, 384 kickoff return yards, … Continue reading Top 20 NFL MVP Candidates through Week 17 (#20 through #11)

January 2nd NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NCAA Logos (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos) Villanova Wildcats (14-0)  Baylor Bears (13-0), +1 California-Los Angeles Bruins (14-1), -1 Kansas Jayhawks (12-1) Gonzaga Bulldogs (14-0), +2 Kentucky Wildcats (11-2), +2  Duke Blue Devils (12-2), -2  West Virginia Mountaineers (12-1), +2  Florida State Seminoles (14-1), +8 Virginia Cavaliers (11-2), +1 Louisville Cardinals (12-2), -5  Creighton Bluejays (13-1) North Carolina Tar Heels (12-3), -4 … Continue reading January 2nd NCAA Basketball Power Rankings & Trends

January 2nd NHL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NHL (featured image), ESPN (29 team logos), Sports Illustrated (Maple Leafs logo)  Columbus Blue Jackets (26-5-4, 56 points)  Minnesota Wild (23-9-4, 50 points)  Pittsburgh Penguins (25-8-5, 55 points)  New York Rangers (26-12-1, 53 points), +2  San Jose Sharks (23-13-1, 47 points)  Washington Capitals (22-9-5, 49 points), -2  Chicago Blackhawks (23-11-5, 51 points), +1  Montreal Canadiens (22-9-6, 50 points), +1  Calgary Flames (20-17-2, 42 points), +2 … Continue reading January 2nd NHL Power Rankings & Trends