Chiefs to Meet Upstart Titans, Packers Travel West to Meet 49ers (Revised)

January 14, 2020
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Green Bays’ Aaron Rodgers celebrates a touchdown during the Packers’ 28-23 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday to advance to the NFC title game. (Getty Images)

Overall Standings corrected; PDF corrected.

Michael has assumed a narrow lead over Wes as we reach the halfway point in our game. Sheryl has moved into the final prize spot by being the best of the six players who had three of the four game winners correct, while Edward was the sole player to predict two scores within three points, leaving him within striking distance in eighth place. John Lo’s strong showing in the Wild Card Round leaves him in third place.

Overall
1 Michael Poplawski 122
2 Wes Zetaruk 121
3 John Lo 96
4 Sheryl Johnson 88
5 John Woycheshin 87
6 Ed Ho 84
7 Joel Palmer 82
8 Edward Mick 80
9 Petr Havlik 61
10 Shaun Johnson 52
11 Terry Appleby 43
12 Casey Farrell 40
13 Logan Zetaruk 29
Divisional Playoffs
1 Sheryl Johnson 55
2 John Woycheshin 53
3 Michael Poplawski 52
4 Edward Mick 49
Wes Zetaruk 49
Ed Ho 49
7 Joel Palmer 48
8 Shaun Johnson 33
9 Terry Appleby 26
10 Logan Zetaruk 25
11 Casey Farrell 24
12 John Lo 22
13 Petr Havlik 12
Wild Card Games
1 John Lo 74
2 Wes Zetaruk 72
3 Michael Poplawski 70
4 Petr Havlik 49
5 Ed Ho 35
6 Joel Palmer 34
John Woycheshin 34
8 Sheryl Johnson 33
9 Edward Mick 31
10 Shaun Johnson 19
11 Terry Appleby 17
12 Casey Farrell 16
13 Logan Zetaruk 4

Prizes
🥇 $65.00 🥈 $32.50 🥉 $19.50 🍍 $13.00

For download (PDF): NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2020 Divisional Playoffs

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Divisional Playoffs Predictions

January 11, 2020

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The game to watch will be on Sunday, as we are essentially split on the Seahawks-Packers matchup. The remaining games all have overwhelming favourites in the 49ers, Ravens and Chiefs, with only Logan (Vikings, Titans) and Petr (Texans) seeking their upsets.

Good luck, and enjoy the games!

Game Picks
MIN-SF MIN 1 SF 12
TEN-BAL TEN 1 BAL 12
HOU-KC HOU 1 KC 12
SEA-GB SEA 7 GB 6

For download: NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2020 Divisional Playoffs Predictions

Prizes
🥇 $65.00 🥈 $32.50 🥉 $19.50 🍍 $13.00


Divisional Playoffs Prediction Form Now Available

January 7, 2020

NFL PlayoffsThe Divisional Playoffs Prediction Form is now available; please submit your entry by the deadline time shown on the form.

Good luck!


Titans, Vikings Knock Out All-Time QBs Brady and Brees, Texans and Seahawks Also Advance

January 5, 2020
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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry runs from New England Patriots safety Duron Harmon during the first half of Tennessee’s wild-card playoff win on Saturday night. (Charles Krupa/The Associated Press)

John Lo leads the way after the first round of four in our game as one of three players (Michael and Wes joining him) picking three Wild Card game winners and having three scorelines within three points. Petr occupies the final prize spot.

For download (PDF):  NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2020 Wild Card Games

Wild Card Games
1 John Lo 74
2 Wes Zetaruk 72
3 Michael Poplawski 70
4 Petr Havlik 49
5 Ed Ho 35
6 Joel Palmer 34
John Woycheshin 34
8 Sheryl Johnson 33
9 Ed Mick 31
10 Shaun Johnson 19
11 Terry Appleby 17
12 Casey Farrell 16
13 Logan Zetaruk 4

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Wild Card Games Predictions

January 4, 2020

NFL PlayoffsWelcome to the 2020 NFL Playoffs!

We have thirteen players (tying our record for most entries) playing for football supremacy, with a $65 top prize, and three additional prizes.

While all four games have a heavy favourite, every team has at least two players picking them to win, making this an important first round of four as we proceed to determine a winner in our game.

Good luck, and enjoy the games! Kickoff is in just minutes!

Game Picks
BUF-HOU BUF 3 HOU 10
TEN-NE TEN 2 NE 11
MIN-NO MIN 2 NO 11
SEA-PHI SEA 10 PHI 3

For download (PDF): NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2020 Wild Card Games Predictions


Patriots Grind Out Third Super Bowl Victory in Five Years, Sixth Overall

February 3, 2019
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New England’s Tom Brady celebrates with his daughter Vivian after the Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 to win Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta on Sunday. (Jeff Roberson/The Associated Press)

After entering the Super Bowl tied on points, Kelly and Shaun continued in lock-step, both scoring the best predictions for the Super Bowl. Congratulations to Kelly as our champion (ahead of Shaun on a tiebreaker [Conference Championships round]), runner-up Shaun and John W. in third place, all three repeating their podium appearances from a year ago. Wes claimed the last prize spot.

I hope all players enjoyed this NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! and the chance to match wits with other football fans. Thank you for playing! ~ Michael

Game completed Sunday:
NE 13 LAR 3
6 players had game winner correct

For download: NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2019.pdf

Overall
1 Kelly Chaplin 251 $60.00
2 Shaun Johnson 251 $30.00
3 John Woycheshin 215 $18.00
4 Wes Zetaruk 209 $12.00
5 Edward Mick 152
6 John Lo 134
7 John Eastaugh 119
8 Logan Zetaruk 105
9 Petr Havlik 104
10 Michael Poplawski 99
11 Tim Winkelmans 89
12 Sheryl Johnson 84
Super Bowl
1 Shaun Johnson 80
Kelly Chaplin 80
3 John Lo 70
4 John Woycheshin 65
Edward Mick 65
6 Wes Zetaruk 50
7 John Eastaugh 0
Logan Zetaruk 0
Petr Havlik 0
Michael Poplawski 0
Tim Winkelmans 0
Sheryl Johnson 0
Conference Championships
1 Kelly Chaplin 92
John Woycheshin 92
3 Shaun Johnson 88
4 Logan Zetaruk 50
5 Petr Havlik 36
6 Wes Zetaruk 8
7 Sheryl Johnson 6
8 Edward Mick 0
Michael Poplawski 0
John Lo 0
John Eastaugh 0
Tim Winkelmans 0
Divisional Playoffs
1 Wes Zetaruk 80
2 Edward Mick 78
3 Michael Poplawski 76
4 Shaun Johnson 64
5 Petr Havlik 60
6 Kelly Chaplin 59
7 John Lo 57
8 John Eastaugh 48
9 Sheryl Johnson 46
10 Tim Winkelmans 40
11 Logan Zetaruk 32
12 John Woycheshin 22
Wild Card Games
1 Wes Zetaruk 71
John Eastaugh 71
3 Tim Winkelmans 49
4 John Woycheshin 36
5 Sheryl Johnson 32
6 Logan Zetaruk 23
Michael Poplawski 23
8 Kelly Chaplin 20
9 Shaun Johnson 19
10 Edward Mick 9
11 Petr Havlik 8
12 John Lo 7

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Super Bowl Predictions

February 3, 2019

super bowl liii logoThe Patriots are the favourite of the four players currently occupying the four prize spots while the Rams are the choice of six of the eight players trying to overtake them.

Good luck, and enjoy the game!

Overall Standings through Conference Championships Super Bowl LIII Prediction
1 Kelly Chaplin 171 NE by 6 $60.00
2 Shaun Johnson 171 NE by 6 $30.00
3 Wes Zetaruk 159 NE by 49 $18.00
4 John Woycheshin 150 NE by 3 $12.00
5 John Eastaugh 119 LAR by 3
6 Logan Zetaruk 105 LAR by 6
7 Petr Havlik 104 LAR by 10
8 Michael Poplawski 99 LAR by 4
9 Tim Winkelmans 89 LAR by 12
10 Edward Mick 87 NE by 3
11 Sheryl Johnson 84 LAR by 4
12 John Lo 64 NE by 4

For download: NFL Playoffs Prediction Challenge! 2019 Super Bowl Predictions.pdf

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Super Bowl Prediction Form Now Available

February 1, 2019

super bowl liii logoThe Super Bowl Prediction Form is now available; please submit your entry by 10 AM on Super Bowl Sunday.

Good luck!


Overtime Thrillers Send Rams, Patriots to Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII

January 20, 2019
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Greg Zuerlein’s game-winning field goal in overtime against the Saints propelled the Rams to the Super Bowl. (4) kicks the game-winning field goal against the New Orleans Saints during overtime in the NFC Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: – 12030997 (Matthew Emmons/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)

Kelly is our new leader (ahead on tie-breaker) as he led a group of players who correctly called for both road teams to win the Conference Championships on Sunday. Kelly and John earned top scores as two of the four players to have both winners correct and as two of the three players to have two victory margins within 3 points.

Games completed Sunday:
LAR 26 NO 23 (OT)
4 players had game winner correct
3 players (John W, Kelly, Shaun) had victory margin correct (within 3 points)

NE 37 KC 31 (OT)
5 players had game winner correct
4 players (John W, Kelly, Petr, Shaun had victory margin correct (within 3 points)

Overall
1 Kelly Chaplin 171
2 Shaun Johnson 171
3 Wes Zetaruk 159
4 John Woycheshin 150
5 John Eastaugh 119
6 Logan Zetaruk 105
7 Petr Havlik 104
8 Michael Poplawski 99
9 Tim Winkelmans 89
10 Edward Mick 87
11 Sheryl Johnson 84
12 John Lo 64
Conference Championships
1 Kelly Chaplin 92
John Woycheshin 92
3 Shaun Johnson 88
4 Logan Zetaruk 50
5 Petr Havlik 36
6 Wes Zetaruk 8
7 Sheryl Johnson 6
8 Edward Mick 0
Michael Poplawski 0
John Lo 0
John Eastaugh 0
Tim Winkelmans 0
Divisional Playoffs
1 Wes Zetaruk 80
2 Edward Mick 78
3 Michael Poplawski 76
4 Shaun Johnson 64
5 Petr Havlik 60
6 Kelly Chaplin 59
7 John Lo 57
8 John Eastaugh 48
9 Sheryl Johnson 46
10 Tim Winkelmans 40
11 Logan Zetaruk 32
12 John Woycheshin 22
Wild Card Games
1 Wes Zetaruk 71
John Eastaugh 71
3 Tim Winkelmans 49
4 John Woycheshin 36
5 Sheryl Johnson 32
6 Logan Zetaruk 23
Michael Poplawski 23
8 Kelly Chaplin 20
9 Shaun Johnson 19
10 Edward Mick 9
11 Petr Havlik 8
12 John Lo 7

For download: nfl playoffs prediction challenge! 2019 conference championships.pdf

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Conference Championship Predictions

January 20, 2019

The Saints and Chiefs are our picks to meet in Super Bowl LIII! Eleven of our twelve players have predicted either both home teams or both road teams to advance, with Petr predicting the Saints and Patriots to come out on top.

Good luck, and enjoy the games!

Game Picks
LAR-NO LAR 4 NO 8
NE-KC NE 5 KC 7

For download: nfl playoffs prediction challenge! 2019 conference championship predictions.pdf

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