AFC East

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1. Buffalo Bills

This is their year to start becoming the dominant franchise in this division.

2. New England Patriots

With Brady’s departure it will be interesting to see if another former league MVP in Cam Newton can continue their winning ways.

3. Miami Dolphins

A few shrewd moves in the offseason has their future looking a lot better than it was one year ago.

4. New York Jets

I still don’t think they know what they’re doing with a suspect offensive line and then trading away their best defensive player. Continue reading

Week 8 Review of the NFL

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Mid-Season Report

We have arrived at the halfway point of the NFL season. Here’s a brief rundown of who are contenders, outsiders and are planning for next season. Continue reading

Central Division

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1. Nashville Predators

Their defense is still stacked, but will the offense match?

2. St. Louis Blues

Coming in as defending Stanley Cup champions shouldn’t have any effect on this team.

3. Colorado Avalanche

They were a dark horse team last year, but they should be legit contenders this year.

4. Winnipeg Jets

The loss of a few key players will hurt, but this team is too talented to not make the playoffs.

5. Dallas Stars

If they remain a defensive stalwart they’ll be playing in the playoffs once again.

6. Minnesota Wild

They seem to always be a player or two away from making a leap in a stacked division.

7. Chicago Blackhawks

They could certainly make strides this year, but everyone above them is better by far. Continue reading

Stanley Cup Prediction

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Eastern Conference

1. Tampa Bay Lightning vs. 4. New Jersey Devils

2. Toronto Maple Leafs vs. 3. Boston Bruins

1. Washington Capitals vs. 4. Florida Panthers

2. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. 3. Carolina Hurricanes

Western Conference

1. Nashville Predators vs. 4. Dallas Stars

2. St. Louis Blues vs. 3. Colorado Avalanche

1. Vegas Golden Knights vs. 4. Winnipeg Jets

2. Calgary Flames vs. 3. San Jose Sharks Continue reading

AFC East

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1. New England Patriots

The quintessential kings of this division will easily finish in first place for the 11th straight season.

2. New York Jets

Their spending spree netted them one of the best running backs in the league and a middle linebacker entering the prime of his career.

3. Buffalo Bills

This is Josh Allen’s team and the second year pro looks primed to take the next step in his maturation.

4. Miami Dolphins

Seeing a franchise with a long storied history begin to go through a rebuild is painful to watch. Continue reading