Good news/bad news from The Sporting News War Room

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  1. DrAstroZoom

    DrAstroZoom Bon vivant

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    Of course, it's not really "news" at all, just commentary. But, The War Room staff predicts us to win the division, while they see the Raiders going to the Super Bowl ... again. :sleep:

    For the full article, see below:

    Predicting the NFL season
     
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    Den54 Punk Exterminator

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    Welcome Back Doc!!!!:)
     
  3. Billsfan

    Billsfan Section 118 Row 1 Seat 5

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    Oakland and TB. Once again, these guys go out on a big limb.
     
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    MDFINFAN Reach for the Stars Super Donator Donator

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    Okay, so we'll the underdog in the playoffs, that won't bother me, but the PAT's in the AFC Championship..Hmmm, I don't know..
     
  5. dolphan39

    dolphan39 Maria & LauRen Aha!

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    and how often have there been a rematches in the SB in back 2 back years :rolleyes: never
     
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    PhinsTD Phins fanatic

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    Plus, he expects us to win the division but a team we beat in the division to go the championship game? So they would have to beat us in the playoffs at home for that to work. We'd be the number two seed in this scenario. I don't get it

    Hey if experts picked the Super Bowl Indy would have three by now and Oakland would be the best team ever.

    We need to prove it on the field and not care what people say, good or bad.
     
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    DrAstroZoom Bon vivant

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    Re: Re: Good news/bad news from The Sporting News War Room

    To quote Independence Day, "Well sir, that's not entirely accurate."

    See Super Bowl XXVII and Super Bowl XXVIII, otherwise known as "The Buffalo Slaughtering Festival" at the hands of the Cowboys.
     
  8. SoCalRaider

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    Interesting post. If another team can knock you guys off for us, there might be some accuracy to that.
     
  9. fins1

    fins1 Sec 145 Row 20 Seats5,6 Finheaven VIP

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    Yeah , thats the only way you get past us. Lord knows we'd WHIP the gaiders!!!
     
  10. Dolphan-B

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    Guys, TSN's "warroom" is written by Gary Horton, and even bigger Jets homer and Phins hater than Prisco. His "power polls" are an exercise in hilarity as Miami usuallu has to have a 2 game lead over the Jets to get the nod over them. It only shows you how strong Miami is if Horton has picked them to take the division over the Jersey...
     
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    I dont understand how people can over look the Phins this year... Baring injuring, I think we are without doubt the toughest team in the whole damn league.

    There is no sense in pointing out the facts about the improvements to the defense.. It is just so dang tough, I dont think KC could walk over us like they did last year, cold or not, it would be a different game if we could play GB again.. and I dont see a let down at the end of the season as in past.. The confidence level on the D side should be very very high..

    On the offensive side, I dont see us as being a "great" ball mover, I would rank it as barely good.. but it will be good enough to score points, keep the defense off the field and if Ricky can run like he did last year.. we can totally control both sides of the ball..

    I am not going to say we will.. but you all have to admit, it is possible that we can beat every team we have scheduled this year.. so I just dont see how these so called experts can predict us as not being the number 1 seed in the AFC and not going to the SB..

    I guess its a case of the football forecasters are like TV weathermen.. they can be right 60% of the time and still keep their jobs..
     
  12. Jaj

    Jaj What you say?

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    Philly will be back with a vengeance and show some really good young players. They have lost some guys, but they look to me like a team that can really do it if Pinkston stays the same and Mitchell emerges in his third season.

    I am relieved that we play them at home.
     
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    Who cares what anyone says? The games are play on the field and not on paper.

    Ozzy rules!!
     
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    Re: Re: Good news/bad news from The Sporting News War Room

    Super Bowl XXVII
    Dallas 52
    Buffalo 17

    Super Bowl XXVIII
    Dallas 30
    Buffalo 13
     
  15. iceblizzard69

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    Re: Re: Re: Good news/bad news from The Sporting News War Room

    And it shouldn't surprise anyone who lost both of those games....
     
  16. Superself

    Superself If you want to, we can supply you.

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    We better be able to move the chains. "Barely good" will not get to the playoffs.....then again, I wouldn't categorize good enough to score points as being barely good.

    The offense will center around Ricky Williams. 95% of it will. Ricky left, Ricky right...Ricky up the middle, Ricky in misdirection, Ricky counter, Ricky catching a pass in the flats, Play action fake to Ricky, Ricky as a decoy, etc....

    Every defense we play will HAVE to key in on Ricky first, and this is what Norv is salivating over...now he has so many options....but will THEY pan out during game time is the question!

    rgds!
     
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    SuperMarksBros. Formerly Fiedler for MVP

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    Re: Re: Good news/bad news from The Sporting News War Room

    yet, for some reason, the bandwagon media makes such predictions year after year. i dont know about you guys, but i find most members on this site much more objective and reliable than 90% of the media...they all have their agendas.
     
  18. Al13

    Al13 Don´t mess with Clint

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    maybe it´s because i´m a homer, but i have the feeling that we will have an explosive offense this season, to much talent to cover.....
     
  19. SmokeyPhinz

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    New User here, and I do have a question. If we're predicted to win the division, why don't they have us in the playoffs?
     
  20. M-REAL

    M-REAL "Another Battle, for the AFC East Title"

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    Forget Buffalo, Pats, and Jits. I'm worried about the Giants and Jaguars their offenses will be dangerous this year, not to mention we play on their turf.
     
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    They did, but assume we wouldn't make the AFC Championship..

    They only put division winners, Conference Champs, and then SB winner.
     
  22. SmokeyPhinz

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    Yeah I realized I made that mistake. My bad. :goof: As for Kansas City making the playoffs, where do i start? Phins go 12-4, might get homefield advantage. Hey, our new defense I put into Madden 2003 is a 98 overall, and I give up 7.8 pts a game. Do I sense a real-life pattern here? Yyyyyyyyyyyyyeah boy!
     

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