NFL Playoffs: Expect No Major Upsets in Divisional Round

January 15, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The biggest upset in the NFL Playoffs since the Jaguars 1996 Divisional win over the No. 1 seed, the John Elway-led Denver Broncos, happened last week when the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks upset the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints, 41-36 in the NFC Wild Card Game.
Last week, however, was probably the last major upset of the 2010 NFL season. No more upsets, no more shockers; from here out, the playoffs should go according to plan with the best team winning out the rest of the way—that team being the New England Patriots, who look like they've taken out the last three seasons of postseason frustration and bundled it all up into one amazing run.
Tom Brady is the league MVP. There is no second place, and if any sportswriter or fan votes for anybody but Tom Brady, they need get their computers taken away.
With that said, a quick and common sense rundown of the Divisional Round games with predictions:

AFC Divisional Playoffs
Baltimore Ravens at Pit...

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