Up to now, no NFL workforce has jumped out as an apparent Super Bowl favourite. At numerous occasions by way of the primary half of the season, quite a few squads have all regarded like powerhouses. However each workforce has fairly evident points as effectively, in addition to eye-opening losses.
Earlier than the season, The MMQB staff at Sports activities Illustrated logged their Super Bowl matchup and score predictions. With 9 weeks of the season within the books, they revisited these predictions, and a few selected to replace their AFC and NFC champion picks.
Albert Breer held agency on his Packers 38, Payments 35 choose, with Aaron Rodgers profitable Super Bowl MVP, nevertheless.
“I’ll follow my preseason prediction,” he writes. “Buffalo wants extra steadiness on offense and higher play from its line, however has as a lot upside proper now as any workforce going into the second half of the season.”
Breer got here away impressed with how the remainder of Inexperienced Bay’s roster rose to the event with Rodgers out towards the Chiefs on Sunday. Regardless of a tough outing from quarterback Jordan Love, the workforce took a slim 13–7 loss on the street.
Jenny Vrentas is sticking with the Rams as her Super Bowl champion, with Matthew Stafford profitable MVP. She now has the Ravens, and never the Chiefs, popping out of the AFC, falling 27–24 within the Super Bowl.
Connor Orr preferred Inexperienced Bay over the Browns again in September. Now, he is flipping his NFC choose to the Rams, and has them profitable all of it, 31–25. He cites the mid-season acquisition of Von Miller and the breakout season of Cooper Kupp, his new Super Bowl MVP choose.
Michael Rosenberg can be aboard the Rams prepare. After taking the workforce to lose to the Chiefs within the preseason, he now has them beating the Ravens 31–27 to win the title.
Mitch Goldich and Gary Gramling are the one two going with a repeat champion. Goldich has the Buccaneers over the Ravens 36–32, after choosing the Chiefs over the Bucs in a rematch in the course of the preseason. Gramling had Chiefs over Rams, however has switched to Buccaneers 20, Browns 10.
Per SI Sportsbook, the Payments and Buccaneers are the co-favorites to win the Super Bowl as of now. Each groups have +600 odds, adopted by the Cardinals (+800) and Rams (+900) to win Super Bowl LVI.
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