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
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
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
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
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
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