The Waiver Wire Predicts the NFL Playoffs

389px-NFL_playoffs_logo_new.svgWell, it’s finally here. The NFL Playoffs officially kick-off (well, technically kicked-off) Saturday afternoon with the first set of Wild Card Weekend match-ups.

So, who do our esteemed staff of writers think is going to win the Super Bowl? Greg Kaplan, Joe Binckes, John Yorke, Zak Lansing and Vinny Ginardi gathered around and submitted their picks. Thanks to playtronics.net, they were able to submit them digitally, but we’re also spell them all out for you so nobody is confused.

GK: The Perfect Bracket – also known as…

Wild Card Weekend – Texans over Bengals, Colts over Ravens, Packers over Vikings and Seahawks over Redskins

Divisional Weekend – Broncos over Colts, Patriots over Texans, Seahawks over Falcons, 49ers over Packers

Championship Weekend – Broncos over Patriots, 49ers over Packers

Super Bowl Sunday – Broncos defeat the 49ers

JB: The Binckes Special –

Wild Card Weekend – Texans over Bengals, Colts over Ravens, Packers over Vikings, Seahawks over Redskins

Divisional Weekend – Broncos over Colts, Patriots over Texans, Seahawks over Falcons, Packers over 49ers

Championship Weekend – Broncos over Patriots, Seahawks over Packers

Super Bowl Sunday – Broncos defeat the Seahawks

JY: Yorkatron-ed –

Wild Card Weekend – Bengals over Texans, Colts over Ravens, Vikings over Packers, Seahawks over Redskins

Divisional Weekend – Broncos over Bengals, Patriots over Colts, Vikings over Falcons, Seahawks over 49ers

Championship Weekend – Broncos over Patriots, Seahawks over Vikings

Super Bowl Sunday – Broncos defeat the Seahawks

ZL: Wait…I wrote something? –

Wild Card Weekend – Texans over Bengals, Colts over Ravens, Vikings over Packers, Seahawks over Redskins

Divisional Weekend – Broncos over Colts, Patriots over Texans, Falcons over Vikings, Seahawks over 49ers

Championship Weekend – Broncos over Patriots, Seahawks over Falcons

Super Bowl Sunday – Broncos defeat the Seahawks

VG: The Carly Rae Jepsen –

Wild Card Weekend – Texans over Bengals, Ravens over Colts, Packers over Vikings, Redskins over Seahawks

Divisional Weekend – Broncos over Ravens, Patriots over Texans, Falcons over Redskins, Packers over 49ers

Championship Weekend – Patriots over Broncos, Packers over Falcons

Super Bowl Sunday – Patriots defeat the Packers

So, those keeping score at home, here are some notable trends

- Everybody except Vinny has picked the Denver Broncos to win the Super Bowl

– Everybody except Vinny has picked the Colts and the Seahawks to pull the Wild Card Weekend upsets

– John picked every road team to win during Wild Card Weekend, as is the only gambler to pick the Bengals at all

– Greg is the only person to pick the 49ers to win one game in the playoffs

– Nobody has the #1 seed Falcons going further than Championship Weekend, with half thinking they won’t win one playoff game

There you have it. The NFL Playoffs in a nut shell according to five of our staff members. Someone is bound to be really wrong. The rest, probably partially wrong. Only one way to find out…