Hawk’s NFL Picks: Championship Sunday Edition

It’s with a heavy heart that I write this as the Seahawks season is now officially over, which sucks, but I must remind myself that this team isn’t going anywhere and should be a Super Bowl contender next year as well. I knew before the year started that 3 straight Super Bowls would be a tall order but I still held on to hope. As hard as it will be to write this, the show must go on, especially with only 3 games left, just don’t expect me to ramble on like usual. still in Seahawks mourning.
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AFC CHAMPIONSHIP
Sunday, January 24, 12:05 PM, Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado
 2) New England Cheaters (13-4) at 1) Denver Broncos (13-4) (+3.0)
(45 O/U)
 
This will be the 17th time that Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have faced off, I assume that ESPN is ranting about this every second of every day.  I haven’t had the heart to watch anything that will talk about this years NFL playoffs this week, but assuming this is a safe bet.

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Hawk’s 2015 NFL Preview: NFC West Edition (Sans Seahawks)

Hawk’s preview of the NFC West, which includes the Arizona Cardinals, St Louis Rams, San Francisco 49ers, and the Seattle Seahawks (who’ll get their own preview next)


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Arizona Cardinals
Arizona was easily the most surprising team of the year in 2014. Through 9 games they were 8-1 and a favorite to win the NFC behind Carson Palmer, but in a week 10 game against the Rams the quarterback was done for the year with a torn ACL. Backup QB Drew Stanton started in his place, he looked good at times but was  wildly inconsistent and he too would get injured, leaving Ryan Lindley as the starting QB and he was terrible. Arizona would drop 4 of their last 6 and finish 11-5, only good enough for a wildcard against the Panthers, where they would lose 27-16 in historically terrible fashion. As a team they only had 78 total yards, a playoff record low.
Arizona expects Palmer to be completely healthy and follow up a season in which he threw for 1,626 yards, 11 Td’s and 3 Int’s in only 6 games, and boy will they need him.

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Hawk’s 2014 NFL Preview: NFC West Edition

Welcome to the the eighth and final segment of The Hawk’s NFL Preview (for the divisions at least)…

Covering the mighty, mighty NFC West, which includes the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, NFC runner-up San Francisco 49ers, and two tough outs in the Arizona Cardinals and St Louis Rams.

To see any of the other divisions just click on the name:

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Click on the logo below to see the first team in Hawk’s 2014 NFL Preview: NFC West Edition: The Arizona Cardinals.