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Old 01-21-2002, 12:58 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Who's Super Bowl Bound?

Well, folks, four teams have survived and still have hopes for the grand finale, the Super Bowl. Who do you think will be representing their conference in the big game in early February? Discuss!

I am going to say the Rams, narrowly, for the NFC - the Eagles will pressure Warner and it won't be a blowout. On the AFC, it has to be the Steelers. No offense to what the Pats have done, but I think they are overmatched against the Steelers. Especially once Pitt gets The Bus back.
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Old 01-21-2002, 03:08 PM   #2
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I guess its the Rams and Steelers. The AFC is really weak this year. I dont look at the Steelers as a Super Bowl team. I think there gonna get murdered by the Rams.
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Old 01-21-2002, 06:42 PM   #3
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I won't give my opinion on the AFC Championship game because it will be heavily biased ( ), but I honestly do think the Pats will give the Steelers a good game and will keep it close. The Steelers defense really worries me, though. Brady is going to be seeing blitz formations he's never dreamt of. He's going to have a tough time against their D.

For the NFC Championship, I think it is going to be a pretty close game. These two teams played in Week 1 and it took OT for the Rams to defeat them. I don't think Philly will give them as hard a time as they did in Week 1, but it should still be a close one. I'll say Rams by 6.
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Old 01-21-2002, 06:46 PM   #4
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From the NFC, I am going to have to say the Rams. I don't think the Eagles are going to get blown out- actually, I might even be a good game. But the Rams have too much offense for the Eagles to handle, and if the Rams defense plays like it did against the Pack, the Eagles don't stand a chance.

I know some of you may criticise me for my pick out the AFC. But I think that the Pats are going to beat the Steelers. Tom Brady has proven that he is a good QB. This game is going to go down to the wire, but Adam Vinateri will once again be the deciding factor in the game.

Superbowl Sunday will be the Rams vs Pats, with the Rams coming out on top.
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Old 01-21-2002, 07:43 PM   #5
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Default [NFL Playoffs] AFC/NFC Championship Games

It will be the St. Louis Rams repeating as 2000 Super Bowl Champions over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Old 01-23-2002, 05:56 PM   #6
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Default Re: [NFL Playoffs] AFC/NFC Championship Games

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It will be the St. Louis Rams repeating as 2000 Super Bowl Champions over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

uhhh...I'm not sure, but I think it's 2002 & the Ravens won it last year (kind of hard to repeat if you didn't win the year before).
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uhhh...I'm not sure, but I think it's 2002 & the Ravens won it last year (kind of hard to repeat if you didn't win the year before).
It IS 2002.
The RAMS last won in 2000.
Therefore, they will repeat what they did in 2000.
That is, they will win the Super Bowl XXXVI, in 2002.
Therefore, "It will be the St. Louis Rams repeating as 2000 Super Bowl Champions over the Pittsburgh Steelers."
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Yes, I understood the 1st time......but a REPEAT means 2 years in a row, not 2000 then 2002.
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From what I've seen, NO ONE is predicting a win for the Pats or Eagles. Do you guys think they stand any chance at all?
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Old 01-24-2002, 10:27 PM   #10
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The Eagles and Patriots are both underrated. I think both games have a chance to be closer than the conventional wisdom would suggest, but if I was putting any real money on it (which I never actually do), my money would be on the Steelers and Rams.

However, remember the Vikings in last year's NFC Championship game. Went in looking very strong and just didn't show up at all.

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I think the Eagles have a decent chance...but the Pats don't have a prayer.
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Ive changed my mind. Initially, I saw the Steelers winning. BUt now Im changing my prediction to New England.
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I think the Eagles have a decent chance...but the Pats don't have a prayer.
Rick, to reflect, this, I've used my moderating powers and removed a vote from the "Philly/St. Louis" option, and added one to reflect your change :nod:
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With the Eagles and Pats, there are more unknowns, so it's hard to go with them. How much pressure can the Eagles put on Warner? Can McNabb step up to the elite class of QBs? Can the Pats win without help from the snow, home-field or the officials? Can a second-year QB overcome a fierce defense?

Here's hoping for two good games, twice as many as we got last weekend.

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Old 01-27-2002, 06:53 PM   #15
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The Pats won! The Pats won! Whoa! I never would have picked them... they are always underrated, but they came out with a trip to the Super Bowl.

And it's halftime and the Eagles are WINNING! Could it happen, two unlikely upsets?
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