Posts Tagged ‘Brian Baldinger’

Playbook picks: Forecasting NFC playoff teams

Sterling Sharpe is boldly going where no analyst has gone before. Well, not exactly, but he is going out on a limb and making quite the prediction for Week 17.

Four Downs: Chaney adds special element to Eagles

Here’s a few thoughts to share after taking in all the film of Week 15. Since we can’t get enough of the Eagles, let’s start with their newest difference-maker on defense.

However you define it, Vick is MVP

As good — and at times perfect — as Tom Brady has been this, Michael Vick is still the NFL MVP. It just goes to show how unbelievable Vick has been for the Eagles.

Playbook picks: Split on the Falcons-Saints tilt

All good things must come to an end … or so they say. Well, one of our “Playbook” analysts sees the Saints’ one-year reign over the NFC South coming to an end on Monday night.

Fixing the Jets, starting with their running game

I’d start fixing the Jets by looking at their running game. The Jets look like a bad, dysfunctional running team right now.

Four Downs: Patient Jaguars can win in Indy

Here’s a look at four items from my film notes from Week 14, starting with why the Jaguars can go into Indianapolis and win this week.

Playbook picks: Jags to win first AFC South title?

The AFC South title has resided in Indianapolis so often that the Colts might as well create a symbolic championship belt with a horseshoe in the middle of it. Well, there will be another top cat this year, say two of three Playbook analysts.

Four Downs: Jaguars are team to beat in AFC South

My weekly look at game film brought up some interesting trends and truths. Four Downs starts this week with why I see the Jaguars winning the AFC South race.

Brady is clear front runner in MVP race

After watching Tom Brady’s near-perfect performance against the Jets on Monday night, I’m not sure there’s any argument about who is the NFL’s most valuable player.

Playbook picks: Bucs ready to topple Falcons?

When three experts pick winners for 16 games, there are bound to be some disagreements.

Playbook picks: Colts or Bolts? Tough call

The November Nine. No, it’s not just the name given to the final table at the World Series of Poker. It also represents a feat two NFL teams are trying to accomplish Sunday night.

Playbook picks: Sorry Favre, Packers to get sweep

U-N-I-T-Y — no, it’s not just an old-school hip-hop classic from Queen Latifah. It’s also representative of how the “Playbook” analysts picked this week.

Playbook picks: Eagles will top McNabb this time

Donovan McNabb might have gotten revenge on the Eagles the first time around, but all three of our Playbook analysts expect Philadelphia to get the better of McNabb in the rematch.

Can Cowboys get any better under Garrett?

Brian Baldinger, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis and Rod Woodson discuss whether the Cowboys can get any better under interim coach Jason Garrett .

Playbook picks: Bucs not ready to overtake Falcons

Tampa Bay coach Raheem Morris has proudly stated he thinks his team is the best in the NFC. Consider our Playbook analysts unimpressed. Sterling Sharpe, Joe Theismann and Brian Baldinger all predict the Falcons will knock off the Buccaneers in a crucial NFC South showdown.

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