NFC North

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1. Green Bay Packers

They weren’t Super Bowl contenders last year and that could be in large part due to the injury to WR Jordy Nelson.

2. Minnesota Vikings

The defense is right where it needs to be. They made some offensive upgrades that will keep them in contention with Green Bay.

3. Chicago Bears

2015 was a solid year for Jay Cutler and the Bears defense. Lets see if they can repeat that.

4. Detroit Lions

They will realize pretty quickly that not having Calvin Johnson will hurt more than they’re letting on.

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Week 13 Review of the NFL

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Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert (35) celebrates his touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert (35) celebrates his touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

Dancing To The Top

Why wouldn’t you be celebrating if your the Carolina Panthers? You clinched the division even before you played your game Sunday and you played your worst game of the season and still won. Go ahead and do the ‘Carlton’ Mike Tolbert. Continue reading

NFC North

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1. Green Bay Packers

Easily a favorite to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl with their depth and of course Aaron Rodgers at QB.

2. Minnesota Vikings

A likely candidate for surprise playoff contender with Teddy Bridgewater’s improvement and Adrian Peterson’s return.

3. Detroit Lions

Losing one defensive lineman doesn’t mean you lose more games, but in this case it does.

4. Chicago Bears

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Week 17 Review of the NFL

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If you follow me on Twitter, after every Sunday night game I post who had the best, worst and ugliest performances of the week. It’s a twist on an old Clint Eastwood western called “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”. With the conclusion of the 2014 NFL season I will conclude my final weekly review of this season into three categories; the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Brief and to the point I will look at the most talked about moments of the season before we delve into playoff mode.  Continue reading