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Superbowl Picks

  1. San Diego Chargers

    8 vote(s)
    26.7%
  2. Baltimore Ravens

    1 vote(s)
    3.3%
  3. Indianapolis Colts

    4 vote(s)
    13.3%
  4. New England Patriots

    5 vote(s)
    16.7%
  5. Kansas City Chiefs

    1 vote(s)
    3.3%
  6. Chicago Bears

    4 vote(s)
    13.3%
  7. New Orleans Saints

    2 vote(s)
    6.7%
  8. Philadelphia Eagles

    3 vote(s)
    10.0%
  9. Seattle Seahawks

    1 vote(s)
    3.3%
  10. Dallas Cowboys

    1 vote(s)
    3.3%
  1. Jan 5, 2007 #1
    Alright, let's pick it right now, who is gonna win the superbowl?

    I had a limit of 10 poll options so I took out the Giants and the Jets. If you take issue to this feel free to write them in, but seriously there is no need :smile:

    I am going with the Saints.
     
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  3. Jan 6, 2007 #2

    SpaceTiger

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    I don't know anything about professional football teams, so I'm going to contaminate the poll by voting for the team with the coolest name. Go Seahawks!
     
  4. Jan 6, 2007 #3

    Gokul43201

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    You went with the E (emotion) factor. That's only good for one game, you know!

    And you picked the team with the coolest name and possibly the weakest record.

    I'm going to go by the numbers - LT's. Except for the Pittsburgh game, no one's really found a way to stop him. Go Chargers!

    The Pats-Jets game is going to be a real corker! The Jets might still have a little bit left over from the fairydust magic that saw them through.
     
  5. Jan 6, 2007 #4
    I voted for Philadelphia. We Eagles fans have full confidence in our underdog team for this season, and with the way we've been playing, I'd say it's possible.
     
  6. Jan 6, 2007 #5

    russ_watters

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    I'd say Eagles are a possibility too (ironic), but not wanting to jinx them, I voted for the Colts.
     
  7. Jan 6, 2007 #6

    Chi Meson

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    Let's have a repeat-but-reversal of the 1986 Superbowl. I'm still hurting from that. (I am required to say) Go Pats.
     
  8. Jan 6, 2007 #7
    It will be eagles vs. patriots round 2.
     
  9. Jan 6, 2007 #8

    SpaceTiger

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    Psh, like record means anything. If I learned anything from not going to my psychology class, it's that past behavior is never an indication of what will happen in the future. Besides, this just means that they're due.
     
  10. Jan 6, 2007 #9

    Gokul43201

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    Oh, crap! The law of averages - how could I forget! Now I want to change my vote ... hey, why aren't the Raiders on the list? :grumpy:
     
  11. Jan 6, 2007 #10
    The Seahawks are due to win, next season maybe :smile:

    I am taking Dallas, KC, Philly, and New England this week :surprised
     
  12. Jan 6, 2007 #11

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    How could you? I pick Seattle, Indy, Philly and the Jets (surprise win with the winning score in the final 2 minutes).
     
  13. Jan 6, 2007 #12
    We will find out shortly. Should be some great games this week.
     
  14. Jan 6, 2007 #13

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    Haw on you, too late. Even better, I heard their kicker kicked three field goals last game. Smells like a hot streak!
     
  15. Jan 6, 2007 #14

    Janus

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    Case in point:

    The 1998 Vikings entered the play-offs with a league leading record of 15-1. In the NFC championship game against the Falcons, they drove down to the 20 to set up a 38 yd field goal with 2 mins left that would have all but sealed a victory. The kicker, who had not missed a field goal all season, missed to the left. The falcons then came back to first tie the game, and then win in overtime.
     
  16. Jan 6, 2007 #15

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    I went with the Patriots - part of the leverage you get by being successful is that the hype surrounding the big game is less compelling. It's not "we're in the big game" as much as "OK, let's do our jobs and win this one, too." If they make it to the dance, they'll win.
     
  17. Jan 6, 2007 #16
    :cry: Cowboys should have won that game. Why did the officials not review that field goal to fumble play? I thought Romo was close to the first down, or at least close enough to warrant a challenge. They challenged and overturned the spot on that previous play, why not take a look? Ohh well, I did not expect the Cowboys to do anything in the playoffs anyway.
     
  18. Jan 6, 2007 #17
    :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

    ROMO!!!!

    How could you have fumbled the ball???

    :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:



    I guess you are right so far....
     
  19. Jan 6, 2007 #18

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    Nope, he was a good 1/2 yard short.
    Two differences.
    1.With Romo, it was a matter of where the ball hit the turf, easy to call. With the other play, it was a matter of forward progress, a harder call.
    2. With thefirst play, the initial replay put the spot of the ball into question, so it warranted a closer look. With Romo, initial replay upheld the call on the field.
     
  20. Jan 6, 2007 #19

    russ_watters

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    Yah, it was a pretty easy call. Really, if not for that shoestring tackle, it would have been the Cowboys' game. Funny stuff, but I would have rather had them win a couple so that they could face the Eagles again...
     
  21. Jan 7, 2007 #20
    After looking at it again he was much further than I originally thought.
     
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