Will anyone knock off New England?
Scouts Inc.'s Gary Horton offers his playoff predictions, from this weekend's Wild Card games all the way through Super Bowl XLII.
Jacksonville won in Pittsburgh in Week 15 and these teams know each other well. They have similar styles and this should be a very physical game. The Jaguars are built to win in cold weather in January and can adapt their style to play in any situation. They are hitting on all cylinders, while the Steelers' running game is in shambles and they must depend on QB Ben Roethlisberger and the passing game. The Pittsburgh defense is not its usual dominant self, either, and Jacksonville will out-physical Pittsburgh in its own stadium, maintaining a reputation as the team nobody wants to play this postseason.
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Updated Playoff Rankings
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Initial Playoff Rankings
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