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NFL expert picks for the AFC and NFC Championship

Divisional Round - Cleveland Browns v Kansas City Chiefs

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We’ve got a big weekend of football ahead.

The final four units in the 2020 NFL season are positioned, with the Packers, Buccaneers, Bills and Chiefs forming the final radical none a year ago would have expected. Well, outside of the Chiefs.

I think everyone outside of Kansas City is a little bummed we’re not get a Browns vs. Statutes AFC Championship, but honestly, it’s for the best. It would have really taken the wind out of the end of the season to see both the Bills and Browns benefit from two of the league’s best young quarterbacks being impelled out in crunch time due to impact protocol.

The Chiefs are the runaway favorites in the AFC Championship game, which is understandable. Kansas City remains one of the scariest teams in the NFL for a rationalization, and so long as Patrick Mahomes is on the field they will ever have opportunities to. However, the Bills are hungry, gritty and improbably talented on both sides of the lump. It’s going to be interesting to see whether having the value of a town on the shoulders to further improve their participate, or make it all a little more difficult.

Don’t get me wrong, the Chiefs will still be hungry — but trying to a second straight Super Bowl is a little like craving dessert after a really good meal. You’ll make room, but you’re not exactly starving. Buffalo, on the other hand, is STARVING for a Lombardi Trophy. I don’t think there’s anything the players and followers won’t do in order to get their hands on it, and part of me feels like it would be good for the national economy. How much fund will table producers get if Buffalo triumphs? They’ll be violating left and right for two solid weeks. That’s job creation.

I’m spending considerably more time discussing the AFC this week because I conceive the NFC is a foregone conclusion. The Buccaneers are obviously a good squad, but I think you’re kidding yourselves if you think they have more than a slim chance against Green Bay. Aaron Rodgers is playing exceptional football, the team is flattening( and having fun doing it ), and it’s just difficult to see Tom Brady and Co truly organizing a challenge.

Brady mainly strove against the Saints, he just happened to struggle little than Drew Brees. The Tampa Bay defense was the biggest single reason the Bucs are at this degree, but there’s a void of difference between the Saints and the Packers — extremely the Green Bay onslaught indication, who destroyed the Rams over the weekend.

I know, I know … “never count out Tom Brady.” I’m kind of weighing him out here. Sue me.

Our experts are picking the Packers over the Buccaneers and the Bills over the Chiefs.

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