At this time yesterday I suggested that the New England Patriots would be tough to beat if Tom Brady suited up, even if he was at 80 per cent.
Many of you were quick to respond with the fact that the Jaguars had the number one ranked defense. That’s true, but I base my Pats pick on recent history. There is something about knowing how to win, so I am giving the team that has been to six straight AFC championship games the nod.
The battle of the back-ups in the NFC championship game in Philadelphia is intriguing. Nick Foles and/or Case Keenum could flourish or flounder. I’ll go with my heart and take the Vikings. I’m sure I am one of many that would like to see Minnesota play in the Super Bowl in their own stadium.
This much I know. Last weekend three of four divisional games were decided by five points or less. The conference championship games have a lot to live up to.