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Predicting and previewing the NFL

By now, you probably have seen my predictions on how the NFC South will shake out in 2011.

But those aren’t the only predictions I had to make. As part of our panel of “experts," I had to predict the winner of every division, the wild-card teams, the AFC champion, the NFC champion and the Super Bowl winner. We also had to predict a coach of the year, MVP, an offensive rookie of the year and a defensive rookie of the year.

Here’s the link to the page with predictions from the entire panel. And, below, you’ll find all of my predictions.

Super Bowl Champion: Patriots

AFC East: Patriots

AFC North: Steelers

AFC South: Texans

AFC West: Chargers

AFC wild cards: Colts, Ravens

NFC East: Eagles

NFC North: Packers

NFC South: Saints

NFC West: Rams

NFC wild cards: Falcons, Giants

AFC champion: Patriots

NFC champion: Eagles

Coach of the Year: Gary Kubiak

MVP: Tom Brady

Offensive ROY: Julio Jones

Defensive ROY: Von Miller