2019 NFL Draft: Predicting the Top-10 Picks + More

Just for kicks I put together a quick mock draft top-10 plus what I think my Packers will do with two picks in the first round and where I expect the remaining 1st round QBs to be selected. I wouldn’t be shocked if I got less than 3 of these picks correct…but I also couldn’t resist another chance at trying to predict what these NFL teams do. Enjoy and critique away!

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Cohen’s Corner NBA & NHL Playoff Predictions

Here’s a quick blog post with my playoff picks in both sports. All 8 NHL first round playoff series have each played one game thus far…but when you see my picks, you’ll realize that these picks were made LONG before the games started.

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The Cohen’s Corner 2019 MLB Predictions

If you’ve been reading Cohen’s Corner for long enough, you know that usually I like to make predictions. And with baseball season beginning this Thursday, here are my projected records for each team, playoff predictions, and award winners in each league! I may have absolutely no idea what I’m doing when it comes to projecting records…but it’s fun to try! Here goes nothing!

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March Madness 2019: Breaking down the bracket + my picks to win

Here’s the main problem with March Madness office pools: they’re seemingly always won by Judy in Accounting who has watched exactly ZERO college basketball games this year and knows nothing about the sport. It’s insulting when those of us who follow the sport fairly closely get embarrassed by people who pick winners based on mascots.

These following words may be the kiss of death this season but at first glance it’s true: this bracket doesn’t look that difficult.

I’d be very surprised if we saw more than one team below a 2 seed in the Final Four. Heck, it wouldn’t shock me at all if all four #1s made it to Minneapolis.

So without spoiling much more of my bracket, here are a few thoughts and early round upset picks.

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Predicting the 2019 NFL Opening Day Starting QBs

Last year this time I put together my predictions of Week 1 starting QBs on Opening Day in 2018 and got most of them right…just because there wasn’t that much movement in the offseason. If you thought last year had little QB drama outside of Kirk Cousins’ signing and a bunch of QBs drafted in the first round, wait until you see what 2019 will look like. Don’t expect many notable moves at all…outside of Nick Foles and a few rookies. However in 2020, I anticipate that nearly 1/3 of all teams will have new starters.

For now here are my predictions as to the QB landscape come early-September 2019…

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Predicting the NFL’s 2019-20 Playoff Teams + My Super Early Power Rankings

I won’t pull any punches with this statement: Not only was Super Bowl LIII a big letdown, it was the most poorly played “big game” I’ve ever watched in the NFL. With the exception of the 2012 BCS Championship Game (in college football), Alabama 19-0 over LSU, I can’t remember watching two more incompetent offenses in a meaningful game. It was brutal.

The biggest takeaway for the long term from the boring and uneventful Super Bowl was how poorly Rams QB Jared Goff looked. His Super Bowl performance was reminiscent of 2016, Goff’s rookie season when he was coached by the lackluster Jeff Fisher. While the Rams should have a hell of a team in future years, will they be held back by Goff? I think that question will be on plenty of Rams’ fans minds going forward.

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My Super Bowl LIII Pick, MVP Plays + Phoenix Open Predictions

It’s been well-chronicled that my postseason NFL picks this year have been dreadful…3-7 straight up to be exact. And considering I’m 1-3 (including a Patriots miracle comeback two years ago) in Super Bowl selections since 2015, it’s hard to put a lot of faith in my pick below.

So by all means – fade the Super Bowl pick(s), long shot MVP plays, and Phoenix Open selections below…but just remember, I am due for a big win sooner than later…!

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