2010 NFL Playoff Picture: Wild Card Round

January 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL Playoffs are finally upon us. From the Baltimore Ravens and New York Jets (who barely sneaked in) to the Indianapolis Colts (who were in since Week 10), the field is set and ready to go.
Despite our solid picks throughout the season, however, we (like any writers) tense up a bit when having to pick playoff games. It's do-or-die time, and once you're wrong once, you can't go back. There isn't another week of 16 games to rescue you from being wrong.
But almost worse is how the Wild Card round can check analysis at the door and make you re-think everything you thought about any given team.
Just look at the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2006, or the Arizona Cardinals from last season. Who saw those teams coming?
Regardless, each matchup deserves a good, hard look, as well as a prediction. Here's a look at the four games for this weekend:
New York Jets (9-7) @ Cincinnati Bengals (10-6)
The Jets just did their damage in a 37-0 crushing of the Bengals...

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