Who will be this years surprise team?

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  1. God of Wine

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    I chose Cincinnati. Now that Palmer has another year of experience and is surrounded by offensive weapons, all they need is a defensive effort to put them in the playoffs.

    That being said the Texans could surprise some around the league. But that wouldn't be a surprise to me.:texflag:

    Who is your pick??
     
  2. hot pickle

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    I would have to say the Browns, they got alot of key additions
     
  3. WWJD

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    I'll go with the Chiefs. I believe they upgraded on defense and their offense was very good anyway so that's my choice.
     
  4. HowBoutThemCowboys!

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    Cards look real good.
     
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    There are a number of teams that will suprise the NFL this year...

    Here are mine (In no particular order):

    Arizona
    Oakland
    Jacksonville
    Cincinatti
    Dallas
     
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    Im gonna say Jacksonville ..... as much as I hate to admit it they are a much improved .

    They had a very good defense last season and it should only get better .
    A Solid running game with Fred Taylor as long as he can stay healthy .
    Their O-line is pretty solid
    Two very capable QB's in Byron Leftwich and David Garrard .
    Those QB's have some good talent on the outside to work with in Jimmy Smith , Reggie Williams and first round draft choice Matt Jones . Jones is going to contribute in a big way .
    And did I mention their defense ? .....in particular the front four .

    As shown by the Dolts the past few season you can win in the regular season with a great offense and a poor defense . But when the play-offs roll around the game changes ..... Defense wins Champoinships . They may not win the division but i see them making the play-offs and being a force .
     
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    Dallas with out a doubt i see them making the playoffs unlike us with uor crappy offense thanks to c palmer.
     
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    miami will win 8 games
     
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    I think the Cards are going to the playoffs.
     
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    IMO they are not going to be able to win in this division so I would not pick them. My prediction is the most they can do in this division is 3-3
     
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    Arizona. I see them at about 9-7.
     
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  15. awtysst

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    panthers
     
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    Who exactly is this supposed to surprise?
     
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    quite a lot of people. They were a sub .500 team last year.
     
  19. Fiddy

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    Arizona, but is that really a surprise since a lot of people think they can win that division???

    My AFC pick is the Bills, but that really isnt a surprise either if they make it...
     
  20. awtysst

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    Ok, then I surprised yall by picking Carolina as my surprise pick.
    So if I surprised yall with that pick, wouldnt it qualify as a surprise pick?!
     

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