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Old 01-04-2010, 06:46 PM
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7th Annual SDMB Early Super Bowl Pick Contest


The playoff teams are set, so it's time for our annual contest -- can you predict the Super Bowl a month before the game and join our list of champions?:

Year 1: Trillionaire
Year 2: Uncommon Sense
Year 3: Airman Doors, USAF
Year 4: Grits and Hard Toast
Year 5: Hal Briston (woohoo!)
Year 6: dalej42

So how about this year? A two-time champ, or our seventh new winner? Let's find out...

It's simple to play -- just post your pick for the two Super Bowl teams, and the final score. Deadline for submissions will be 4:00pm Eastern on Saturday, January 9th (just before kickoff of the first playoff game).

Since my annual pick of the Giants isn't looking too likely this year, I'm going to go with the game we were robbed of in 2006:
Colts over the Saints, 37-34

As always, just in case you don't follow football but still wanna play along, just pick an AFC team, an NFC team, and a couple of numbers that sound vaguely football-scorish.

AFC Teams:
New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Ravens, New England Patriots, San Diego Chargers, Indianapolis Colts

NFC Teams:
Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints

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Old 01-04-2010, 07:10 PM
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Haven't followed the AFC much this year so a bit of a WAG. But pretty sure it won't be the Colts or the Vikings in any event.
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With Ware getting a drive killing fumble on Manning in the last minute.
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I love your balls Gonzo... but even I as a Raven's fan am not THAT hopeful....
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:23 PM
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I feel like I'm jinxing the colts in picking them, so how about this? Curtis Painter will be the Colts starting QB as Manning takes over as coach of the Canadian Olympic Mens Hockey team (who lose to Iceland in the final 4-1).

There. I bound to get one of the two right?!
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I like the diversity of picks this year -- almost every team is represented. At least one person has nine of the 12 playoff teams picked to win, and 11 of the teams are predicted to at least make it there.

So far, no one has the Benglas making it to the Super Bowl, and no one has the Eagles or Cardinals winning (although that'll change once dalej42 finds this thread and goes for the repeat).
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