Those NFL fans that believe you have to have a top draft pick to rebuild your team have not watched the New York Giants this year. So, why do some teams "appear" to tank a season to get the top pick, like the Jacksonville Jaguars "appeared" to do in 2020? The Jags ended up with the much-hyped quarterback out of Clemson, Trevor Lawrence, notably a franchise changing player. The Jags have a chance to make the playoffs this year. However, the tanking philosophy may have cost the Jacksonville fans at least 5 years of playoff football.
Super Wild Card Weekend is behind us and now it starts to look like the playoff structure we're used to in the NFL. With a 2 - 1 SWP weekend my season total is FINALLY on the plus side! 25 - 24 - 2 is the new record so if I can keep winning I might even make a profit this year. Time for the One Seeds to make their post-season debuts in the Divisional round so here are my picks for all four games this weekend.