This Sunday November 11th, the CFL playoffs kickoff. The Ottawa Redblacks and Calgary Stampeders have earned 1st round byes while this weekend the BC Lions will face the Hamilton Ticats and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to see who advances to the conference finals.
NFL Predictions: Green Bay Packers still rule NFC North
Green Bay Packers: Respect 2011 NFC North Champs
After an amazing run, that saw them go 15-1 during the NFL 2011 regular season, the Green Bay Packers were unceremoniously dumped by the eventual Super Bowl XLIV Champion New York Giants by a in the playoff. Led by QB Aaron Rodgers, the Packers return with their vaunted passing attack in place. The cheeseheads also added RB Cedric Benson for some backfield stability.
Lions and Bears: Best of the rest in the NFC North Division
While it will take a full out solid effort, the Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears are both contenders to knock the Packers of the championship perch. Led by QB Mathew Stafford and all world WR Calvin Johnson, the Lions will have one of the most explosive offensive attacks in the league this season. The Bears added some punch with the addition of WR Brandon Marshall. Don't sail onboard the Vikings ship!
NFC North Online Betting Canada predicted order of finishGreen Bay Packers: 12-4 Detroit Lions: 11-5 Chicago Bears: 9-7 Minnesota Vikings: 6-10
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The Wildcard games have concluded and the 4 Divisional matchups are set. Red Sox, Yankees will have the most marquee appeal but all series are intriguing and this postseason lineup of baseball looks as good as any that can be recalled in recent memory.