The question on my mind and every other Patriots fan out there: Who is going to stop them from repeating as Super Bowl Champions?
In the AFC, I think you look at the Steelers, Raiders, and maybe the Chiefs. To me only one of those is legitimate and that’s the Steelers and mostly because Le’Veon Bell scares the crap out of me. I think we have got a little lucky the past few years by facing an injury-prone Steelers team (although we still would have beat them). With the Raiders losing Murray and the Chiefs, who have done absolutely nothing this offseason, it will be interesting to see if the Patriots are even challenged in the AFC. As I see it, it will be another cake walk to the Super Bowl.
In the NFC, there’s the obvious Seahawks, Falcons and Cowboys. To me the Falcons and Cowboys will struggle to succeed next year. A lot of people want to claim Dak is some amazing superstar but let’s be honest we have seen young quarterbacks succeed early in their careers (Vince Young and Mark Sanchez) and turn into absolute crap. And quite frankly their defense fucking sucks. On the Falcons side of things you look at their gut-wrenching Super Bowl collapse against the GOAT. It will be hard to recover from that loss and I believe they will struggle to do so. While the Seahawks, I see as the only legitimate contender in the NFC who signed fat-ass Eddie Lacy. You also have underdog teams like the Packers and Giants. I don’t think the Packers have any real shot due to their poor supporting cast around Aaron Rodgers but it is hard to ignore that BAAAAD MAN. And the Giants definitely have a shot, I just think the egos of their superstar Wide Receivers will be too much to overcome with such a mediocre Quarterback in Eli.
With the additions of Brandin Cooks, Stephon Gilmore, Dwayne Allen, Kony Ealy and the draft approaching it is hard to argue that the Patriots are the favorites to win it all again. At the end of the day, Tom Brady WILL win his 6th Super Bowl ring and somehow the losers around the World will still continue to belittle his greatness. Don’t worry Tom, I love you.
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