|Polamalu = Best player in the NFL (non-QB)|
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I love the NFL. I'm going to give my picks for this weekends divisional playoff games in the NFL because I can.
Last week I picked all the Wild Card/road teams to win their playoff games. It turned out good for me, as I went 3-1 in those games.
Too bad the Saints were the team that lost. I almost picked the Seahawks, but I just couldn't do it.
This week I thought about picking all home teams. But as the week moved on, I started thinking "Maybe home field doesn't mean as much as it once did in the playoffs."
This morning on Mike and Mike, they showed a revealing stat that would surprise many NFL fans.
In the past five years, home teams in the divisional rounds went 10-10. In the 15 years prior, home teams were 49-15.
With that in mind, here are my picks...
Ravens over Steelers
Falcons over Packers
Bears over Seahawks
Patriots over Jets
I am actually going against the recent trend. I went with three home teams and the Ravens. I actually think the Steelers are the better team, but an unhealthy Troy Polamalu is never a good thing.
I could do a long and extensive breakdown of these games, but I want to live some form of a social life.
Enjoy the weekend!!!