Just a quick column with my 2021-22 NFL predictions, including the game-by-game matrix I’ve done in years past. Sadly no weekly picks this year but hope you enjoy the last NFL column likely until the postseason!
Here’s the regular season matrix with picks for all 272 regular season games:
Looking at that grid may give you a headache so time to simplify things with regular season records and playoff picks:
And on to the playoff picks:
For the second straight season, the Chiefs will have to play a true road game in the Super Bowl. The difference is, they won’t come up short this time around against Matthew Stafford’s Rams in LA.
Awards and Superlatives
MVP: Patrick Mahomes (QB, Chiefs)
Offensive Player of the Year: Josh Allen (QB, Bills)
Defensive Player of the Year: Aaron Donald (DE, Rams)
Offensive Rookie of the Year: Justin Fields (QB, Bears)
Defensive Rookie of the Year: Jamin Davis (LB, Washington)
Coach of the Year: Sean McVay (Rams)
Passing Yards Leader: Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs)
Rushing Yards Leader: Dalvin Cook (Vikings)
Receiving Yards Leader: Travis Kelce (Chiefs)