2013 NFL Predictions: Non-Playoff Teams That Will Earn Postseason Bid in 2013

July 30, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Parity is certainly alive and well in the NFL, even if there are a few teams that seem to always be vying for a championship each year. 
One thing you can count on every season in the NFL is that a few playoff teams will miss the postseason and a few non-playoff teams will take their place. 
Three teams that made the playoffs in 2011 were absent last season, and five of the squads that made the postseason in 2010 failed to duplicate their success in 2011. 
Rather than focus on the teams that may not make it back to the playoffs this season, here's a look at a few teams that didn't make it in last year but will certainly be postseason players this upcoming January.
Chicago Bears
Many fans wondered why Lovie Smith was fired after leading his Bears to a 10-6 record last year.
The answer is simple: Smith is a defensive-minded coach, and under his leadership Chicago's offense languished. 
The Bears produced the No. 28-ranked...

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