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BTB: Poll: What non-playoff teams make it this year

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by jobberone, Jun 20, 2014.

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Name non-playoff teams from last year who go this year

Poll closed Jun 30, 2014.
Cowboys 29 vote(s) 56.9%
Giants 5 vote(s) 9.8%
Washington 2 vote(s) 3.9%
Arizona 9 vote(s) 17.6%
Rams 16 vote(s) 31.4%
Minnesota 1 vote(s) 2.0%
Bears 22 vote(s) 43.1%
Detroit 4 vote(s) 7.8%
Bucs 3 vote(s) 5.9%
Falcons 18 vote(s) 35.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Who Will Be The New NFC Playoff Teams In 2014?


    Every year, an average of six teams make the NFL playoffs that didn't make them the season before. Who are this year's NFC candidates to make the playoffs after sitting at home last January?

    Earlier this week, we asked you which 2013 playoff teams you thought would not make it back to the playoffs in 2014, and the voting was pretty conclusive, at least for two teams: The Eagles (49%) and the Panthers (36%) were the popular favorites not to make it back to the postseason this year.

    Which brings us to our question of the day: Which new teams do you expect to make the playoffs for the NFC this season?

    As this is a Cowboys blog, I think it's fair to say that the vast majority of readers would vote for the Cowboys to make the playoffs this year, so I'm not putting the Cowboys up for a vote. That leaves the following nine teams as candidates to make the playoffs in 2014 after not making the playoffs in 2013:

    Cardinals (10-6), Bears (8-8), Giants (7-9), Lions (7-9), Rams (7-9), Vikings (5-10-1), Buccaneers (4-12), Falcons (4-12), Redskins (3-13).

    http://www.bloggingtheboys.com/2014/6/19/5819100/who-will-be-the-new-nfc-playoff-teams-in-2014

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    I created a poll which also includes the Boys. Pick as many as you like although historically 5-8 teams make the playoffs each year after missing the previous year.
  2. d_dub88

    d_dub88 Active Member

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    The Boys
    The Bears
    The Falcons

    A little bit of defense and it's time for us to take that step.
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  3. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    All good choices.
  4. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Cowboys
    Bears
    Detroit
    AZ
    Falcons

    Not so sure about the North or the West. Heck, I'm not sure about any of them although I'd bet big money one will make it out of that list. I realize that's going way out on a limb but someone's got to do it. :)
  5. d_dub88

    d_dub88 Active Member

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    Thought about AZ. Just can't put any trust into Carson Palmer. That D will keep them close in that division.
  6. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    I only went with Cowboys....don't trust the rest (and yes, I trust Dallas)
  7. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    This conference is still atrocious.
  8. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    These were the I checked and voted for too.
    Don't think the Rams or Cards have quite enough to sobplant Seahawks or 49ers yet.
    falcons will bounce back, Bears can push to take over the Packers, and Lions just not enough yet.
    Giants & Redskins, just don't see it.
    Vikings & Buccs, need a few more years.

    Panthers, Eagles, Packers are the teams that do not make it.
  9. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

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    Lovie Smith will get double digit wins in Tampa.
  10. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    The Rams just drafted the best Offensive lineman and best defensive lineman from the same draft. They will make a strong case for themselves.
  11. pugilist

    pugilist dwarecwby311

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    Rams
    Falcons
  12. Tawney88

    Tawney88 Well-Known Member

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    Cards, Giants, Falcons.
  13. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    The 2 easiest choices are Dallas and Atlanta. After that all I see are longshots.
  14. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Cards.

    Bears.
  15. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Conference? Or division?
  16. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Those were my three too.
    I thought about AZ and SL, but the schedule is rough.
    My Dallas pick was a homer pick. it could happen, but the schedule is also brutal in theory.
  17. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    only voted for St. Louis, Washington probably has a chance but i'll be damned if i choose em
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  18. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Bears, Rams, Cards
  19. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Both lol
  20. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    I think the division is pretty pathetic, but the NFC seems like the superior conference, and I don't think it's all that close.

    I think SEA, SF, and NO were all better teams than Denver last year. Much like in the early 90s, the real superbowl was the NFCCG.


    But I think the biggest indicator is NE. NE made the conference championship, but I really believe the only playoff team they would've beaten last year from the NFC was GB... unless it was in GB.

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