Hey, Uncle Max here. Let’s take a break from the Throwback Week festivities to present my annual NFL season preview!
NFC Division Champs: Eagles, Bears, Falcons, Rams
NFC Wild Card Teams: 49ers, Panthers
AFC Division Champs: Patriots, Steelers, Titans, Chiefs
AFC Wild Card Teams: Chargers, Texans
Closest calls for the playoffs: Seahawks, Browns
Most improved teams: 49ers, Browns
Teams that will fall off a cliff: Cowboys, Bucs
AFC Championship Game: Patriots 31-Steelers 17
NFC Championship Game: Eagles 23-Rams 20 (OT)
Super Bowl: Eagles 35-Patriots 31
CUP SERIES Bojangles Southern 500: Mystery Picker (1 win) picks Ryan Newman. Favorite (4 wins): Kyle Busch—someone check on Mystery Picker, he might be on something…and I don’t mean Oscar Mayer Weiners. Next Favorite (3 wins): Kevin Harvick—1880’s car in effect. Dark Horse: Alex Bowman—a little help in the sponsorship hunt?
XFINITY SERIES SportClips VFW 200 (6 wins): Chase Briscoe—takes a guy with a little experience to win here.