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  • NFC West

    5 27.78%
  • NFC East

    8 44.44%
  • NFC South

    3 16.67%
  • NFC North

    1 5.56%
  • AFC West

    0 0%
  • AFC East

    1 5.56%
  • AFC South

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  1. #1
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    Strongest Division this year????

    Whats the strongest division this year?

    I would think the NFC East will be the strongest with the Giants,Skins,Cowboys and the rejuvenation of the Eagles(without TO)


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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    sorry double post
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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    I chose NFC East too, but the NFC South got stronger too. Now that bush is with the Saints. I would have chosen AFC South but then i remembered that Texans were 2-14

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    Wow...facinating thread. Let's see......

    AFC East
    Buffalo, Miami, NE, NYJ
    Has the potential of being very competitive, but possibly due to teams' mediocrity.

    AFC Central
    Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh
    Cincy and Pittsburgh should dominate, but Baltimore could surprise. Cleveland remains a mess.

    AFC South
    Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Tennessee
    Indy is still head and shoulders above the rest.

    AFC West
    Denver, KC, Oakland, San Diego
    Denver is still clearly the class of the field.

    NFC East
    Dallas, NYG, Philadelphia, Washington
    On paper, this appears to be the toughest division, that is if you buy into the fact that Dallas has found the secret to TO, that Eli will evolve into his brother, that the Eagles will "benefit" from not having TO, and Washington is finally doing things right. I'm not buying it. I predict that this division will implode this year.

    NFC Central
    Chicago, Detroit, Green Bay, Vikings
    At first...I picked this division to be the most competitive, but I woke up. The only thing this division will compete for is who will suck the worse in the league.

    NFC South
    Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleans, Tampa Bay
    This will prove to be the second most competitive division in the league. Mora and Vick will rise to the past hype to prove they belong. New Orleans will be revitalized with the arrival of Bush, and TB will get over the Super Bowl win blahs and again be a force in the NFL.

    NFC West
    St. Louis, Arizona, SF, Seattle
    Call me a homer, but I believe that this division will prove to be the most competitive (and possibly to the Ram's detriment). Notwithstanding the punk ass fans they have, Seattle is still a very good team and has the advantage to win the division again. Arizona has shown to finally go get the players that could get them over the hump and into contention again if not for the division, but a wild card. My beloved Rams have finally gotten rid of the curse that is named Martz (Oh, oh...here it comes), and has significantly addressed the defensive weakness of this team with both players and coaches. The offense will at least remain competent enough to score enough points to win games if the special teams improve this year as well. San Francisco....well....its the whiners after all. While they will end up in the cellar of the division, they will give teams fits, and possibly play the spoiler to other teams outside of the division.

    My pick....NFC West will step up this year.
    Last edited by bigredman; -07-10-2006 at 10:28 PM.

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    You got Carolina and Jacksonville messed up BRM

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    I was going to say that Carolina is in the NFC, I know that because my Seahawks played them in the NFCCG last year...

    BTW, not all of Seattle's fans are "punk-ass"...some of us are very knowledgeable.

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    Quote Originally Posted by rawkhrdr
    BTW, not all of Seattle's fans are "punk-ass"...some of us are very knowledgeable.
    are you saying that punks are dumb?
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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    Not dumb...but punk-ish. I was very vague and I can always count on you to correct me UtterBlitz. What I should have said was that most of us are knowledgable when it comes to football and respect others opinions, because they are well, opinions, even if those opinions do not agree with ours, and are in theory wrong. But if respectfully disagreeing makes us punks...well then a punk I am...

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    I am not correcting you per se ...I am protecting the punks.

    Life is much more fun when you give vague answers that can be manipulated. Thanks rawk
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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    Quote Originally Posted by RamsFan4ever
    You got Carolina and Jacksonville messed up BRM
    I was testing you......(looking at your I don't believe you face)....OK....so I was temporarily mentally impaired, I had my first booze that night since the surgery. Was feeling real good, if you know what I mean. I got the two kitties confused. Fixed it, thanks.
    Last edited by bigredman; -07-10-2006 at 10:31 PM.

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    NFC East


    Go Eagles!

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    I have to go with the NFC East!

    As far as the west goes it's really a toss up as the Cards with the talent they have could be potentially dangerous.. Someday soon they have to come out and be good. Too much talent not to be! I just don't understand it. Should be dominant.. we will see. Predict - 11 wins

    Seattle, well they could be the same or worse but I don't see them winning the division this season. They are now a team to beat and marked.. They snuck up last season and finally beat the Rams! I don't think they are as good now as their record looked last season. Predict 10 - 11 wins and a hard fight for the west with Arizona.

    Rams - well you know how I feel but I'll be as honest as possible.. New coach, new system, basically new defense. It will take some time for the team to come together.. The heart or talent on the team is getting Older and that's not a good thing.. I think they have lost the speed that thay once had and Jackson is nothing like what I think you Ram fans had hoped.. He is absolutely no Marshall F. I think you will give teams fits but I don't think your any more than a 5-7 win team.. UNLESS, your QB stay's healthy, Bruce gets 700 Yards recieving, Jackson stay's healthy and proves me wrong, Defense somehow upgrades drastically by mid season.

    Niners - well, we already know it's a work in progress and nowhere to go but up! Talent has been added on Offense. Youth has been added to the defense. Only way the Defense is better is if the guy's that played as young players last year step up and the hurt players come back and play hard.. I look for improvement this season as we prepair to make the Playoffs as a super young and talented team in 2007.. Bye that time we will be one of the Youngest and most talented teams in the NFL.. Predict 6 -7 wins this season.

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    htp://www.nfl.com/news/story/9558360

    A look ahead to the NFC East

    Dallas


    Here's hoping T.O. keeps it together for the team and wins the fans over.
    What's going to help: Terrell Owens (Philadelphia) should have his customary strong first season in a new uniform, and Bill Parcells should keep his behavioral issues in check well enough to allow him to enhance the passing game. Flozell Adams' return from his surgically repaired knee should result in a major improvement in the pass protection for Drew Bledsoe. Bobby Carpenter (Ohio State) and Akin Ayodele (Jacksonville) add good range and playmaking ability to the linebacking corps. Marcus Coleman (Houston) is an upgrade at free safety. Despite his crushing playoff miss, Mike Vanderjagt (Indianapolis) remains one of the best kickers in the league.

    What's going to hurt: Losing the stability/leadership of veteran offensive lineman Larry Allen, who was released and signed with San Francisco; defensive tackle La'Roi Glover, who was released and signed with St. Louis; and linebacker Dat Nguyen, who retired. Greg Ellis is unhappy with his new hybrid role as a linebacker/situational pass rusher in the Cowboys' 3-4 scheme.

    New York Giants


    LaVar Arrington should be able to help the DTs out.
    What's going to help: LaVar Arrington (Washington) should be able to shake off the injuries and unhappiness that rendered him mostly ineffective the past three seasons and have a significant impact on an already-strong defensive front. Mathias Kiwanuka (Boston College) should contribute as a pass-rush specialist. Sam Madison (Miami) might have lost a step, but still has a knack for making interceptions. Sinorice Moss (University of Miami) provides a deep threat that should take better advantage of Eli Manning 's big arm and help draw coverage away from Plaxico Burress, Amani Toomer and Jeremy Shockey. Moss also should be an upgrade as a punt returner.

    What's going to hurt: Losing Kendrick Clancy, who signed with Arizona, and Kenderick Allen, who joined Green Bay, has left the Giants with no accomplished player or depth in the middle of their defensive line.

    Philadelphia


    The game plan should have Brian Westbrook run more.
    What's going to help: Being healthier overall and especially having a healthy Donovan McNabb, after his absence/limitations from a sports hernia did the most to sink the team in 2005. The team is no longer dealing with countless headaches caused by Owens, even if he is one of the more talented receivers in the league. The defense should get a big lift from the additions of end Darren Howard (New Orleans), tackles Ed Jasper (Oakland) and Brodrick Bunkley (Florida State), and linebacker Chris Gocong (Cal Poly). Adding depth/competition at receiver in Jabar Gaffney (Houston), Jason Avant (Michigan), Jeremy Bloom (Colorado) and Hank Baskett (New Mexico), and at tight end in Matt Schobel (Cincinnati).

    What's going to hurt: Sticking with an offensive approach that places far too much emphasis on the pass and doesn't create enough of a rushing threat. The distinct possibility that age will start to take a physical toll on the defense as the year progresses.

    Washington


    Mark Brunell needs to stay healthy and be productive.
    What's going to help: New offensive coordinator Al Saunders (Kansas City) brings vast knowledge of the passing game that should allow for more consistent production from quarterback Mark Brunell, whom he has working to improve his footwork on short drop-back passes and making quicker reads and releases on his throws. Antwaan Randle El (Pittsburgh) can emerge as a consistent game-breaking threat as a regular wide receiver, as well as the gadget player he was with the Steelers. Brandon Lloyd (San Francisco) should make enough impact at receiver to help make Santana Moss an even larger big-play threat. Adam Archuleta (St. Louis) is an upgrade at strong safety. Rocky McIntosh (University of Miami) should contribute as a reserve or a starter in the weakside linebacker spot vacated by Arrington's departure.

    What's going to hurt: No depth behind Brunell, who has struggled to stay healthy (he injured his thumb during organized team activities). Todd Collins might know Saunders' offense well from their days together in Kansas City, but he is not the answer for a prolonged stretch. Young Jason Campbell, learning his sixth offense since college, is not ready to step in.

    KEY POSITION BATTLES

    Dallas: Drew Henson will challenge Tony Romo for the No. 2 quarterback spot, but will need to be exceptional this summer to beat out a favorite player of Parcells.

    New York Giants: Damane Duckett, Jonas Seawright, Junior Ioane and Barry Cofield are in a wide-open competition to start at nose tackle. Fred Robbins could push William Joseph at the other tackle position.

    Philadelphia: Strongside linebacker looks like a close fight between incumbent Dhani Jones, who struggled last season, and inexperienced Greg Richmond. Shawn Barber and young Matt McCoy are battling on the weakside.

    Washington: After recovering from minor knee surgery that caused him to miss some practice in the offseason, McIntosh came on strong enough in the final week of organized team activities that he could push Warrick Holdman as the starter at weakside linebacker.

    THE EARLY READ

    This division looks too close to call and is easily the most competitive in the league. You could make an equally strong argument for any of the four teams to win the crown and make a serious run to reach the Super Bowl.

    Last summer, Owens began contributing in earnest to what would be the implosion of the Eagles with his pursuit of a new contract he never received. Although he is gone, the never-ending Owens saga continues in Philadelphia as reporters and fans constantly seek to answer the question: How much will his absence help, or hurt, the team? The conclusion here is that it will help, but not as much as the Eagles' return to good health.

    Owens is going to make the Cowboys better this year. However, the key to their success is going to rest with the offensive line's ability to protect Bledsoe and allow him to be a highly effective pocket passer.

    If Brunell stays healthy, he should benefit greatly from Saunders' presence, and that should do plenty to help make the Redskins a force.

    The Giants will rely on defensive improvements and the arrival of the speed-burning Moss to have a say in which team wins this division.

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    Re: Strongest Division this year????

    Quote Originally Posted by PA_gal_in_OK
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    Boo Eagles!

    SORRY! JUST KIDDING! COULDN'T RESIST!
    NFC WEST - STRONGEST DIVISION BY FAR!
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