I predicted an 11-5 season in April, factoring in some early-season growing pains that reflect how September, in some respects, has become an extension of the preseason as Bill Belichick balances the short- and long-term viewpoints in putting together what he considers the best team.
Note: NFL Nation reporters predicted every team's regular-season record in April.
The NFC South will be strong again with New Orleans and Atlanta, but nine to 11 wins for Carolina is more likely than not.Win, over UW, college Football, jason Caldwell 16 hours ago, college Football 2 Minute Drill: Auburn Gets Big.The Bears spent a lot of time and money this offseason to upgrade the offense, but it usually takes time for a group to mesh.Baltimore Ravens Projected wins:.4 Jamison Hensley's take: The Ravens have been the ultimate middle-of-the-pack team, going 40-40 since they won the Super Bowl in 2012.This season, the Rams will stay closer to home, not making a trip to the East Coast, plus they've bulked up the roster.Prediction: Over 10 wins.With Kirk Cousins taking the reins in hopes of leading this team past where it left off last season, it's not unreasonable to expect 10 or 11 wins at a minimum in 2018.Prediction: Under.7 wins).Although those games didn't mean anything in the playoff picture, the 49ers beat Tennessee and Jacksonville, teams that were still jockeying for postseason position.College Football, iTAT HD: Auburn's Malzahn, Stidham, Williams Talk.New England Patriots, projected wins:.5, mike Reiss' take: The last time the Patriots didn't win 11 games was the 2009 season, so recent history is on their side.College Football, jason Caldwell Sep 1, 8:50.quot;ng Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn After Victory Over Washington, college Football, vIP Premium Mark Murphy 15 hours ago.Carolina Panthers, projected wins:.8.But Carson Wentz is eager to make the push back up the mountain post-injury, and it's hard to imagine a team this talented not reaching double-digit wins.Prediction: Over.9 wins.
How many wins will the Browns have?Prediction: Over.1 wins.The NFC North is also no cakewalk.Minnesota Vikings, projected wins:.4, courtney Cronin's take: The Vikings' runner-up finish in the NFC was no fluke.The Bears will be better, but they're probably not playoff contenders.Cincinnati Bengals Projected wins:.9 Katherine Terrell's take: The Bengals have had two down years, but they've won six or fewer games only three times in 15 seasons under Marvin Lewis.Marcus Mariota is a strong bounce-back candidate after spending this offseason fixing his footwork and learning a more flexible, comfortable scheme created by new offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur.Sidney Crosby made a slick move through two defenders, skated through the slot sams club gift ideas and lifted a backhander into the net at 2:12 of overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.Only the winless Browns turned over the ball more than the Broncos did last season, so if Keenum achieves anywhere close to his performance last season in Minnesota, the offense should be a quality addition to a defense that added Bradley Chubb and has Von Miller.
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