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NFL 2012 Season Preview: Win Totals + Predictions Galore – AFC East

Welcome to part 3 of our NFL season preview! Today the AFC East is up, and we’ll be looking at each team’s outlook for the 2012 season.

AFC East

New England Patriots

  • The best teams in the NFL are constantly changing to stay ahead of the pack. This is why the Pats are always so stinkin’ good.
  • Brandon Lloyd is the first deep threat Brady’s had since Randy Continue reading
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NFL 2012 Season Preview: Win Totals + Predictions Galore!

2012 NFL Predictions 

Want to be accurate in your 2012 season predictions? Here’s my advice: start after week 1.  After observing a good amount of football this past Sunday, I’ve got a good feel for who’s who this year.

Sure, it’s an advantage over most NFL prognosticators (and let’s be honest, I’m only trying to justify it because I didn’t finish the preview on time), but here’s your guide to the 2012 NFL season. After reading this, feel free to retire to your couch for the next 5 months and watch this unfold before your eyes.

NFC East

New York Giants

  • The Giants are one of my least favorite teams. That, unfortunately, does not guarantee their failure to win 9+ games. Continue reading

30 Days of Summer: Seattle Mariners

For this edition of 30 Days of Summer, I will break down the Mariners’ past, evaluate their present, and look into their future. Ahhhhhh……structure.

Past

For some reason whenever I think of the Seattle Mariners, I think of that clip of the Mariner Moose rollerblading behind Continue reading

Break in the Action

Before I begin discussing the surprisingly interesting Seattle Mariners, I’d like to apologize to all my readers for the lack of articles lately. (I know I don’t have that many readers. Don’t worry, I don’t take myself that seriously and neither should you.) My sports mind has been elsewhere. Basically, three things have distracted me.

1) The Olympics. Every. Single. Night. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed it a ton, but eventually I started to feel obligated to watch it even when I just wasn’t all that Continue reading

30 Days of Summer: San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers (59-52) vs. Giants (60-50)

VS.

DOUBLE HEADER NL WEST RIVALRY EDITION!

Today we’re taking a look at two teams, the Dodgers and Giants, that figure to be fighting it out in the NL West for the rest of the season. Below you’ll find a position by position matchup along with a prediction of who will be relevant in October. Enjoy!

Catcher: 

A. Ellis .283/.398/.435  “Young Elly” is really having a breakout year and is an offensive asset.
B. Posey .328/.394/.542 Best catcher in the game? Possibly. He’s been dominating ever since he came back from injury.

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