Tag Archives: NFL Playoffs

2016 Conference Championship Picks

And in this season that I have not enjoyed at all (I even missed the epic Cards-Packers game on Saturday), we’re down to the final four. Last week I once again went 3-for-4 in my picks (although I was just … Continue reading

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2016 Divisional Round Picks

As usual, my Wild Card picks last week illustrated just how little I know about football. I thought Chiefs-Texans would be a tight game; instead, it was a blowout. I thought Pittsburgh and Seattle would beat Cincy and Minnesota easily; … Continue reading

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2016 Wild Card Playoff Picks

Good lord, I hated this football season. My beloved San Francisco 49ers were a complete abomination—the laughingstock of the entire league. Two of my three most hated teams (the Deflatriots and the PEDhawks) are still Super Bowl contenders. (At least … Continue reading

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2015 Super Bowl Pick

Well, as I predicted a couple of weeks ago, here we are: Pete Carroll vs. Bill Belichick. The Seabitches vs. the Massholes. The PEDhawks vs. the Deflatriots. I’m not sure it would be possible for there to be a less … Continue reading

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2015 Conference Championship Picks

Last year, my Conference Championship weekend picks column clocked in at almost 2,000 words. That’s what happens when my favorite team plays its blood rival, with an undercard featuring what may have been the final Peyton Manning–Tom Brady playoff matchup. … Continue reading

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2015 Divisional Round Playoff Picks

Well, last week’s picks could have been better. Thanks to the incompetence of a few key people, I nailed Carolina (thank you, Ryan Lindley!), Indy (thank you, Andy Dalton!), and Dallas (thank you, NFL referees!)—but I missed on Baltimore. And … Continue reading

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2015 Wild Card Round Playoff Picks

With the Niners flushing their season (and most likely their hopes for the next decade) down the toilet over the past month, this is the least invested I’ve been in football in about five years. This weekend’s slate of games … Continue reading

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Niners Conference Championship Awards and Season Post Mortem

I really have no desire to write this. I haven’t read or listened to any game recaps, and I don’t really intend to. But enough people have told me they enjoy reading these things that I thought perhaps some of … Continue reading

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2014 Conference Championship Picks

Over the last few years, the NFL Playoffs have been rife with surprise teams and upsets, but this year’s tournament has gone pretty much to form (San Francisco was the only road team to win in the Divisional Round, but … Continue reading

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Niners Divisional Round Awards

All week, I felt confident about the Niners’ chances against Carolina. They were the hottest team in the NFL, having won their final six regular season games and their Wild Card round igloo-building contest with the Packers, and they were … Continue reading

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