However, unlike their college brethren who were able to keep the title in the area with Alabama and Georgia in Monday night's final, these four southern National Football League teams now must travel north to try and keep their seasons alive.
As a reminder, each week I'll add an *asterisk next to my picks against the spread that I'm extremely confident in (a.k.a. games I'm actually willing to put money on). That typically results in lines that aren't quite so sharp as usual.
Preview : The Titans are coming off a big win over the Kansas City Chiefs. And Ryan's Falcons are favored to beat the top-seeded Eagles in Philadelphia, despite the Eagles' 13-3 record.
This Divisional round matchup intrigues me the most. No one will confuse Jacksonville's offense for a high-flying attack, but the Jaguars quietly have the league's sixth-besttotal offense and theNFL's best rushing attack.
The Titans are a team that have been a odd team. However, that is still debatable.
Two brothers from New York, Dan Salem and Todd Salem, debate the NFL Playoffs 2018 in today's NFL Sports Debate. "But at the end of the day, experience or no experience, you've got to execute". I predict the Titans' passing game will be shut down, making the offense one-dimensional.
I just don't see it happening. That won't happen again this week, but the Jacksonville defense is a young, cocky group that will keep this game close.
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I have underrated Dion Lewis' effect on this team this year, but no more. At best, an injured Antonio Brown. But that factor will be tested in all four Divisional Round games.
Early Sunday at 8:05 am HST, fellow former Crusader Tyson Alualu and the Steelers will face off with his former team, the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Because of their defense, their running game and the chip on their shoulder, I'm going with the Eagles.
Highlighted by the Tennessee Titans' comeback and the Cam Newton concussion controversy, last weekend's Wild Card Round games were very entertaining, and this next round should deliver as well. Time of possession is always something that is critical in games like these. What if the Jags defense can't keep up with all those Steelers weapons?
The NFLpostseason began with a dozen clubs and was quickly reduced to eight teams in the span of two days. Here is a look at the schedule for games during the Wild Card weekend of the 2017 National Football League season and where you can catch the action at home. He should have had the starting job in Tennessee a long time ago. I think they limit the Vikings offense and the Saints go into Minnesota and pull off the upset. "You do all the meetings, and walk-throughs, and March, April, May, June try to work out and be prepared for the season, and you get through it and you make it through a whole season and have a chance to compete with everything at stake", he said. Plus, I believe at least half of them win outright. This is a game that will be a must watch.
In the NFC, three local boys reside on the Saints, where New Orleans travels to Minnesota to take on the Vikings Monday at 11:40 pm HST. This game will be close and low-scoring, but don't be surprised when the Jaguars come out on top 15-13. That's what Eagles fans will be hoping helps their team win. Not those who are just over hyped band wagoners from ealry in the season, I mean those who felt that this was "their" season.
The Eagles have been disrespected since losing Carson Wentz. The team could have gone all the way through the playoffs and make a Super Bowl apperance. It's been the big, powerful teams that have given the Falcons trouble this year. Yes, even after accounting for Nick Foles. Back in Week 5, Doug Marrone's team went to the Steel City and handed the current AFC North champions a 30-9 loss in which Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger produced more interceptions (5) than touchdowns (0). But they have shown they can do it.
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Killian of Marion, Illinois was northbound on Highway 45 when her vehicle went off the right side of the road. A woman and two children are dead following a three-vehicle collision in Southern Illinois Thursday morning.
According to The Mirror , Donald Trump's name won't be on the guest list for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle . For one thing, she wants everyone to know that, uh, her Princess Pushy book is not going to be an unflattering portrayal.
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Schiff also said that he would hold Ryan responsible if the House probe "is prematurely curtailed for political reasons". But panel Democrats - who failed to bring along any GOP support for their report in the year since ranking Democrat Sen.
Google Assistant will also let people make video calls on devices that are equipped with a camera, the company said. In addition, JBL, Lenovo, LG, and Sony will be releasing Google Assistant speakers with a screen by the summer.
The world's largest asset manager reported profit that beat estimates as investors flooded into the relatively low-priced funds. S&P 500 profits are expected to have risen 11.2 percent in the fourth quarter of past year .
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid must work harder than ever'
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Steelers CB says he will play Sunday
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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD) Stock Sentiment Improves
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Football title game was awash with Tide
Georgia players watched in shock as Alabama completed a remarkable rally and celebrated another national title win. The Tide remained determined and steadily began erasing the deficit.
Ryan Lochte marries fiancee Kayla Rae Reid
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