The only thing stopping them from becoming an annual contender is the occult: The Chargers have had brutal luck when it comes to injuries, continuing in with Henry going down with a torn ACL.
The Rams, on the other hand, have been one of the healthiest teams in the past few years, which definitely helped them win 11 games in Peter King is calling his shot. Rams fan gets tattoo declaring L. Please enter an email address. Sign up No thanks. Sign up for the Rams Wire daily email newsletter for the top stories every day. Success Thanks for signing up. Sign up Like this article?
Sign up for the Rams Wire email newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. Latest Rams news Studs and duds from Rams' win over Arizona reply shares.
Sean McVay hands out game balls following shutout vs. Arizona Sean McVay credited three guys for the jobs they did Sunday. Latest Rams news 4 key takeaways from Rams' point win over Cardinals reply shares. Latest Rams news Here's how dominant the Rams defense has been this season reply shares. The Patriots, once again, dominate the division. The three other teams are out of the playoff race by November, which allows New England to lock up home-field advantage fairly early. Andrew Luck is back healthy but still has some rust to knock off.
Same goes for Deshaun Watson, who suffers a sophomore slump. That leaves the Jaguars and Titans to fight for the division once again. This is the year the Chargers finally put together a full season, and it nets them a first-round bye in the playoffs.
The Chiefs also make it back to the postseason thanks to a more explosive offense that carries an inconsistent defense. The Raiders struggle under Jon Gruden in Year 1, but the offense looks much better.
We get one major upset on the first weekend: Drew Brees and the Saints outgun Carson Wentz and the Eagles in Philadelphia, sending the defending champs home early. Carolina marches on after Cam Newton tears up the Packers defense. Tom Brady continues to terrorize the Steelers defense. The home teams win again. Mike Zimmer out-schemes Sean McVay in a fascinating chess match.
Bill Belichick allows Cook to run wild but Cousins plays a terrible game, throwing three interceptions. New England wins as Belichick and Brady collect their sixth rings.
Please enter an email address. Sign up No thanks. Sign up for the For The Win daily email newsletter for the top stories every day. Success Thanks for signing up. Predicting the outcome of every NFL regular season and playoff game. Some observations before we pick the playoffs… The South divisions are the most competitive in the league, with five games separating first and last place in both the AFC and NFC. The NFC is the better conference once again.