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Our experts have predicted the 2008 division winners, wild cards, individual award winners and Super Bowl champion.

NFL Season Predictions
  Jeffri Chadiha,
ESPN.com
John Clayton,
ESPN.com
Tim Graham,
ESPN.com
Jeremy Green,
Scouts Inc.
AFC East New England New England New England New England
AFC North Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Cleveland Cleveland
AFC South Indianapolis Indianapolis Jacksonville Indianapolis
AFC West San Diego San Diego San Diego San Diego
AFC wild cards Cleveland, Jacksonville Tennessee, N.Y. Jets Indianapolis, N.Y. Jets Jacksonville, Pittsburgh
NFC East Dallas Dallas Dallas Dallas
NFC North Green Bay Green Bay Minnesota Minnesota
NFC South Carolina New Orleans New Orleans New Orleans
NFC West Seattle Seattle Seattle Seattle
NFC wild cards Minnesota, N.Y. Giants Carolina, Philadelphia Green Bay, N.Y. Giants Washington, Green Bay
AFC champion San Diego San Diego New England San Diego
NFC champion Dallas Dallas Dallas Dallas
SUPER BOWL CHAMPION San Diego San Diego Dallas San Diego
Coach of the year Wade Phillips Andy Reid Sean Payton Norv Turner
MVP Adrian Peterson Tom Brady Drew Brees LaDainian Tomlinson
Offensive player of the year Adrian Peterson LaDainian Tomlinson Drew Brees Tom Brady
Defensive player of the year DeMarcus Ware Julius Peppers DeMarcus Ware Jared Allen
Offensive ROY Darren McFadden Darren McFadden Matt Forte Kevin Smith
Defensive ROY Vernon Gholston Jerod Mayo Glenn Dorsey Jerod Mayo

NFL Season Predictions
  KC Joyner,
ESPN.com
Paul Kuharsky,
ESPN.com
Matt Mosley,
ESPN.com
Sal Paolantonio,
ESPN
AFC East New England New England New England New England
AFC North Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
AFC South Indianapolis Indianapolis Indianapolis Jacksonville
AFC West San Diego San Diego San Diego San Diego
AFC wild cards Cleveland, Houston Tennessee, Jacksonville Jacksonville, Tennessee Indianapolis, N.Y. Jets
NFC East Dallas Dallas Dallas Dallas
NFC North Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Green Bay
NFC South New Orleans New Orleans New Orleans New Orleans
NFC West Seattle Seattle Seattle Seattle
NFC wild cards Philadelphia, N.Y. Giants Philadelphia, Green Bay Philadelphia, Tampa Bay Philadelphia, N.Y. Giants
AFC champion San Diego New England New England San Diego
NFC champion Dallas New Orleans Dallas Dallas
SUPER BOWL CHAMPION Dallas New England New England Dallas
Coach of the year Brad Childress Sean Payton Bill Belichick Norv Turner
MVP Peyton Manning Tom Brady Tom Brady LaDainian Tomlinson
Offensive player of the year Peyton Manning Tom Brady Adrian Peterson Terrell Owens
Defensive player of the year Jared Allen Albert Haynesworth DeMarcus Ware Jared Allen
Offensive ROY Kevin Smith Matt Ryan DeSean Jackson DeSean Jackson
Defensive ROY Jerod Mayo Jerod Mayo Glenn Dorsey Kenny Phillips

NFL Season Predictions
  Len Pasquarelli,
ESPN.com
Mike Sando,
ESPN.com
Kevin Seifert,
ESPN.com
James Walker,
ESPN.com
AFC East New England New England New England New England
AFC North Cleveland Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
AFC South Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville Indianapolis
AFC West San Diego San Diego San Diego San Diego
AFC wild cards Pittsburgh, Indianapolis Indianapolis, Tennessee Indianapolis, Tennessee Jacksonville, Cleveland
NFC East Dallas Dallas Dallas Dallas
NFC North Green Bay Minnesota Green Bay Minnesota
NFC South New Orleans New Orleans New Orleans New Orleans
NFC West Arizona Seattle Seattle Seattle
NFC wild cards Philadelphia, N.Y. Giants Philadelphia, N.Y. Giants Minnesota, Philadelphia N.Y. Giants, Green Bay
AFC champion San Diego San Diego Jacksonville New England
NFC champion Dallas Philadelphia Dallas Dallas
SUPER BOWL CHAMPION San Diego San Diego Jacksonville New England
Coach of the year Jack Del Rio Andy Reid Jack Del Rio Wade Phillips
MVP Tom Brady LaDainian Tomlinson Drew Brees Tom Brady
Offensive player of the year Reggie Wayne Randy Moss LaDainian Tomlinson Tom Brady
Defensive player of the year Champ Bailey DeMarcus Ware Jared Allen DeMarcus Ware
Offensive ROY Darren McFadden Darren McFadden Darren McFadden Darren McFadden
Defensive ROY Jerod Mayo Vernon Gholston Vernon Gholston Keith Rivers

NFL Season Predictions
  Seth Wickersham,
ESPN The Mag
Bill Williamson,
ESPN.com
Matt Williamson,
Scouts Inc.
Pat Yasinskas,
ESPN.com
AFC East New England New England New England New England
AFC North Cleveland Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
AFC South Indianapolis Jacksonville Indianapolis Indianapolis
AFC West San Diego San Diego San Diego San Diego
AFC wild cards Denver, Buffalo Indianapolis, Houston Jacksonville, N.Y. Jets Jacksonville, Cleveland
NFC East Philadelphia Dallas Dallas N.Y. Giants
NFC North Green Bay Minnesota Green Bay Green Bay
NFC South New Orleans New Orleans New Orleans New Orleans
NFC West Seattle Seattle Arizona Seattle
NFC wild cards Dallas, St. Louis N.Y. Giants, Philadelphia Philadelphia, Tampa Bay Carolina, Philadelphia
AFC champion Indianapolis San Diego New England Indianapolis
NFC champion New Orleans Dallas Dallas Seattle
SUPER BOWL CHAMPION Indianapolis Dallas Dallas Indianapolis
Coach of the year Tony Dungy Gary Kubiak Gary Kubiak Mike Holmgren
MVP Peyton Manning Tony Romo Drew Brees Peyton Manning
Offensive player of the year Randy Moss Tom Brady Drew Brees Peyton Manning
Defensive player of the year Patrick Willis Jared Allen Mario Williams Bob Sanders
Offensive ROY Chris Johnson Darren McFadden Jonathan Stewart Jonathan Stewart
Defensive ROY Jerod Mayo Glenn Dorsey Jerod Mayo Sedrick Ellis