Super Bowl Predictions: Why the AFC Will Win

January 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the playoffs beginning this weekend and the Super Bowl only a month away, it's time for some fearless predictions. 
Yes, I understand that we don't even know who is playing yet—heck, we haven't even played the first playoff game—but if we waited until we knew who was in the game, it wouldn't quite be a "fearless" prediction now would it?  It would be more like "kind of brave, but really a little scared" prediction.
Besides, if college football can claim a national champion based on the whims of those who don't even play, then there can't be much harm in this little prognostication.
So, with that said, here's my prediction: The Super Bowl champion will come from the AFC.
Okay, perhaps that was too much of a build up for something that has a 50 percent chance of being correct, but looking deeper, those odds are probably better.
First off, since John Elway's Broncos ended the NFC's famous 13-year championship run in 1998, the AFC has gone 9-3 in the bi...

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