NFL 2007 Playoff Pick'em: Division Round
posted by apoch to fantasy at 09:20 PM - 65 comments
This weeks picks: If you notice any errors (or have html suggestions) let me know. The Games: Seattle at Green Bay - Saturday 4:30 Jacksonville at New England - Saturday 8:00 San Diego at Indianapolis - Sunday 1:00 New York at Dallas - Sunday 4:30 The Bonus: Each is worth one point, awarded independently and for exact answers only. 1. How many turnovers will there be this weekend? 2. Which team will have the best turnover ration? 3. What will the best turnover ratio be? (eg +3) Last week: An exciting weekend of football. A lot of points where awarded. While almost everyone's yard pick for the bonus fell within the margin, no one picked Hines Ward to have the most receiving yards and no one nailed the exact yardage, so no bonus points were awarded. And here we add some spacing so the table is visible. BoKnows playoff pick'ems.
posted by apoch at 09:30 PM on January 07
Seahawks by 3 (because I just hafta', ya' know) Pats by 10 Indy by 7 How 'bout them Cowboys by 3 There will be 14 total turnovers. New England will have the best turn-over ratio. It will be a +3.
posted by THX-1138 at 09:59 PM on January 07
Green Bay by 5 New England by 6 San Diego by 2 Dallas by 10 There will be 20 turnovers. San Diego will be a +4 on the turnovers and that's why they'll beat Indy again.
posted by NoMich at 10:12 PM on January 07
Packers by 17 Pats by 21 Colts by 10 Cowboys by 7 There will be 10 turnovers. Cowboys will have the best ratio at +4
posted by BoKnows at 10:41 PM on January 07
Packers by 7 Pats by 17 Chargers by 6 Giants by 3 Total Turnovers 13 Pats with the best ratio at +4
posted by HATER 187 at 11:48 PM on January 07
Packers by 7 Pats by 13 Colts by 3 Giants by 10 Total Turnovers 16 Pats with the best ratio at +3
posted by billsaysthis at 12:07 AM on January 08
Seahawks by 11 NE by 9 Indy by 7 Dallas by 4 total turnovers 18 best ratio: Seattle, +4
posted by rumple at 01:00 AM on January 08
Green Bay by 6 New England by 17 Indy by 9 Dallas by 12 Bonus 1.) 17 2.)Dallas 3.)+3
posted by jojomfd1 at 02:11 AM on January 08
Green Bay by 16 New England by 21 San Diego by 3 Dallas by 11 18 turnovers New England + 3
posted by owlhouse at 04:23 AM on January 08
Packers by 14 Patriots by 23 Colts by 3 Giants by 7 16 turnovers Patriots +4
posted by chris2sy at 08:43 AM on January 08
the Pack by 9 The Paits by 14 The Bolts by 4 The Giants by 2 9 turnovers SD +2
posted by Monica Poland at 09:51 AM on January 08
GB 6 NE 9 INDY 10 DAL 7 13 Turnovers Dallas +3
posted by tselson at 11:29 AM on January 08
seahawks by 7 patriots by 11 colts by 13 giants by 3 11 turnovers colts +3
posted by catfish at 12:24 PM on January 08
Getting into this one late, so some catching up to do. Pack by 7 Pats by 13 Colts by 10 Cowboys by 6 11 turnovers Patriots +3
posted by holden at 02:07 PM on January 08
Tough luck boredom. That is a rough week.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 02:12 PM on January 08
Packers by 10 Jaguars by 2 Colts by 15 Cowboys by 5 18 turnovers Green Bay +3
posted by Ufez Jones at 02:40 PM on January 08
Green Bay by 7 New England by 13 Indianapolis by 3 New York by 4 1. 9 turnovers 2. Packers 3. +2
posted by trox at 03:04 PM on January 08
Getting into it late, holden? Me, I'm gonna wait until Friday, see if there's any new injury news. Could be significant in this round, I figure.
posted by lil_brown_bat at 03:09 PM on January 08
Holden wasn't in the first round, LBB. I think thats what he meant.
posted by BoKnows at 03:37 PM on January 08
NFC Seattle by 6 Dallas by 3 AFC New England by 8 Indianapolis by 12 Turnover total = 14 Best +/- is Seattle with +3 Marge Innovera is my favorite number cruncher.
posted by Howard_T at 03:41 PM on January 08
Green Bay by 10 New England by 5 Indianapolis by 10 New York by 3 1. 12 2. NE 3. +2
posted by dfleming at 05:25 PM on January 08
Seattle by 3 New England by 14 Indy by 10 Dallas by 7 1. 11 2. Seahawks 3. +3
posted by Nakeman at 09:13 PM on January 08
Packers by 6 New England by 13 Indy by 10 Giants by 5 1. 12 2. Indy 3. +2
posted by hawkguy at 02:17 PM on January 09
Packers by 7 New England by 3 Indy by 7 Dallas by 1 Turnovers: 8 Best ratio: New England Ratio: +1
posted by grum@work at 06:37 PM on January 09
Green Bay by 10 New England by 23 Indianapolis by 7 Dallas by 4 1. 12 2. New England 3. +2
posted by tron7 at 08:42 PM on January 09
Packers by 6 Pats by 14 Bolts by 3 Cowboys by 10 1. 12 turnovers 2. Dallas 3. +2
posted by Texan_lost_in_NY at 09:41 AM on January 10
Packers by 3 New England by 14 Indianapolis by 10 Giants by 3 1. 12 turnovers 2. Giants 3. +2
posted by YukonGold at 10:10 AM on January 10
Seattle by 7 New England by 21 Indianapolis by 2 New York by 9 16, New England, +4
posted by DrJohnEvans at 11:12 AM on January 10
Seattle by 7 NE by 21 Ind by 7 Dal by 6 Turnovers: 13 total. Best ratio: Patriots, +3
posted by hincandenza at 01:35 PM on January 10
Green Bay by 10 NE by 25 SD by 1 Dallas by 13 18 turnovers, NE, +5 and wow. the perfect whiff on every pick. i'm good.
posted by boredom_08 at 05:01 PM on January 10
Green Bay by 7 New England by 17 Indianapolis by 7 Dallas by 7 17 turnovers Dallas +3
posted by mbd1 at 05:07 PM on January 10
As long as you keep the streak alive in your first pick boredom, you'll always have a friend in me
posted by THX-1138 at 07:25 PM on January 10
and wow. the perfect whiff on every pick. i'm good. Dude, please don't pick Dallas.
posted by Texan_lost_in_NY at 07:33 PM on January 10
So far ufez jones is the only one to pick the Jaguars.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 07:58 PM on January 10
This will be the new headline if the jags win. "Ufez Jones suspected of taking Pick 'Em enhancing substances after correct Jag's pick." You gotta watch how many of those PES (PEZ on the street) you eat, they'll get ya if don't watch out!
posted by jojomfd1 at 09:09 AM on January 11
So far ufez jones is the only one to pick the Jaguars. That's 'cause I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel.
posted by Ufez Jones at 10:16 AM on January 11
I can't believe that I'm not the only one picking San Diego over Indy.
posted by NoMich at 10:31 AM on January 11
Me neither - because these match-ups smell like 'domination week' in the NFL. Packers by 11 Dallas by 8 Indy by 14 Patriots by 17 14 turnovers, Indy +3
posted by WeedyMcSmokey at 11:32 AM on January 11
Okay, here we go. Packers by 7 Giants by 6 (yeah, I said it) Indy by 10 Patriots by 20 13 turnovers, NE +3
posted by lil_brown_bat at 12:28 PM on January 11
I've got some catching up to do, so. Pondchickens by 3 "we want the ball and we really are gonna score this time" Pokes by 9 Ponies by 11 Pats by 17 only 6 turnovers seattle +2
posted by r8rh8r27 at 12:49 PM on January 11
That's 'cause I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel. Not surprising since you're quoting Peewee's Big Adventure, and we all know how well that turned out.
posted by billsaysthis at 03:24 PM on January 11
I can't believe that I'm not the only one picking San Diego over Indy. You're not. I got 'em. After all, they are my local team.
posted by owlhouse at 03:44 PM on January 11
packers by 8 boys by 10 colts by 14 pats by 4 10 total turnovers dallas + 3
posted by louisville_slugger at 03:57 PM on January 11
Not surprising since you're quoting Peewee's Big Adventure, and we all know how well that turned out. I know you are but what am I.
posted by BoKnows at 04:21 PM on January 11
Green Bay by 10 New England by 7 San Diego by 7 Dallas by 18 13 turnovers New England +2 What happens if there is a tie for turnover ratio?
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 05:00 PM on January 11
Not surprising since you're quoting Peewee's Big Adventure, and we all know how well that turned out. Pee wee lives happily ever after with Dottie? Go SoundRaptors!
posted by THX-1138 at 05:27 PM on January 11
Thats a very good question, as turnover ratio is a very tieable category. Tieable...really?
posted by hawkguy at 05:32 PM on January 11
After all, they are my local team. I got that, owlhouse. Which is why I picked them as well. You can't do better than a football team from northeast Oz.
posted by Texan_lost_in_NY at 07:15 PM on January 11
However, Tex, if I take the circumpolar route, my local team would probably be the Pats. I'll let you know after the Superbowl...
posted by owlhouse at 11:04 PM on January 11
Not surprising since you're quoting Peewee's Big Adventure, and we all know how well that turned out. You question the brilliance of Tim Burton and Phil Hartman working together? Heresy!
posted by Ufez Jones at 12:06 AM on January 12
The Games: Green Bay by 4 New England by 10 Indianapolis by 9 Dallas by 3 The Bonus: 1. How many turnovers will there be this weekend? 9 2. Which team will have the best turnover ration? NE 3. What will the best turnover ratio be? +3
posted by Jeffwa at 08:32 AM on January 12
However, Tex, if I take the circumpolar route, my local team would probably be the Pats. Wouldn't Seattle make more sense? Somebody get me a globe and a piece of string.
posted by DrJohnEvans at 10:18 AM on January 12
Green Bay by 3 Jax by 2 (I have no chance, so bet with the heart!) Ind by 4 Dal by 10 1) 16 tos 2) Dal 3) +3
posted by tahoemoj at 02:15 PM on January 12
Holy whuh, we're not even two minutes into the Seahawks/Packers game the Seahawks are already a +2 on the turnovers.
posted by NoMich at 03:44 PM on January 12
Yeah, well that didn't last- 28 to 17 going into half time. After the first 4 minutes, when the Hawks went up 14-0, the Packers have outscored them 28-3, scoring TDs on all 4 possessions if I'm not mistaken. Where'd the D go? On that last TD before the end of the half, a Hawk had Favre wrapped up... and just let him slip away. Where's the hustle?! How frustrating. Eh, let's just hope this is not how the Pats game goes... Go Pats! Btw, regarding turnovers: I think the tiebreaker should be if there's a tie in turnover differential, then whichever team forced the most turnovers wins the tie breaker (i.e., if you force 6 turnovers and give up 3, you'd win over the team that forced 5 and gave up 2). If there's still a tie after that, then we should just call both teams a winner.
posted by hincandenza at 05:13 PM on January 12
In case of tie, both picks will be awarded points.
posted by apoch at 05:35 PM on January 12
Nobody picked the Packers by 22 I see. Of course 42 points in those conditions is very impressive.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 06:42 PM on January 12
A couple of people (owlhouse, BoKnows) did get points off the spread (15-29)
posted by apoch at 07:29 PM on January 12
BoKnows playoff pickem's apparently.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 08:56 PM on January 12
So far I am three for three. Of course it isn't looking good for Dallas at the moment.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 04:04 PM on January 13
I should've bought my lottery ticket last week.
posted by BoKnows at 05:08 PM on January 13
A decidedly so-so outing for me...but I did pick the Giants.
posted by lil_brown_bat at 07:37 PM on January 13
The the Lord that I don't put money on playoff games. I should have let my five-year-old son pick the coolest names. Or throw darts.
posted by THX-1138 at 10:36 PM on January 13
I can't believe there were two people who nailed all 4 games- and hey, I think Monica Poland got a couple of spreads, including one right on, and Hater187 got all 4 games and a couple of in-the-range spread picks. Jaysus... can't wait to see how the standings look after this weekend... :(
posted by hincandenza at 11:54 PM on January 13
Evidently my head is so far up my @$$ I'm going to need a plexiglass navel to see the games next weekend. I bet "logic" against emotion; I favored the Giants, Packers and Chargers in my heart, but not my head. The rest of the picks will be easier for me now. Just write me in for NE, and kiss my *.
posted by Howard_T at 06:59 AM on January 14
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