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    The inferior AFC?

    I was just looking at the order of picks for the upcoming NFL draft, and I noticed that 9 of the first 12 picks come from the AFC. That seems shocking to me, and pretty out of balance. Is the AFC that bad, on the whole?

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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    3 of the them are from the AFC East. Patriots were 6-0 in the division.

    Most of those teams are consistently bad, except for the Chargers.

    Jet's were lucky a couple years.



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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    The AFC was awful this year. Look at the head to head record.



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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Other than the Patriots and Broncos the AFC was very weak this year



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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    Other than the Patriots and Broncos the AFC was very weak this year
    Really? The 49ers made them look like a JV squad. Everyone is putting this Superbowl in NE's bag, but I don't know how you can ignore that result.



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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    Other than the Patriots and Broncos the AFC was very weak this year
    The Ravens just beat the Broncos in their own stadium with seasons and careers on the line, and you're not going to at the very least toss the Ravens a bone in this conversation?


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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    Really? The 49ers made them look like a JV squad. Everyone is putting this Superbowl in NE's bag, but I don't know how you can ignore that result.
    Well it's not like the 49ers are bad and they only lost by a TD.



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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    The Ravens just beat the Broncos in their own stadium with seasons and careers on the line, and you're not going to at the very least toss the Ravens a bone in this conversation?
    Looking at their whole body of work I'd say no, they were very inconsistent the whole season.




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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    Really? The 49ers made them look like a JV squad. Everyone is putting this Superbowl in NE's bag, but I don't know how you can ignore that result.
    Wait, a JV squad? They lost by 7? Oh, you're not counting the 4th quarter. I see. Because the game only counts in the first 3 quarters...

    So, if it is the Patriots, 49ers. You think it's going to be a blowout?



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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Looking at their whole body of work I'd say no, they were very inconsistent the whole season.
    And yet they're still playing while the "hottest" and "best" team is on holiday.


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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Patriots View Post
    Wait, a JV squad? They lost by 7? Oh, you're not counting the 4th quarter. I see. Because the game only counts in the first 3 quarters...

    So, if it is the Patriots, 49ers. You think it's going to be a blowout?
    I do.


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    Re: The inferior AFC?

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    And yet they're still playing while the "hottest" and "best" team is on holiday.
    Not really here nor there, I think as a whole the Ravens were not that strong this year. They backed into the playoffs, have played two solid games thus far but consider me skeptical that they have two more in them at this point.




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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Patriots View Post
    Wait, a JV squad? They lost by 7? Oh, you're not counting the 4th quarter. I see. Because the game only counts in the first 3 quarters...

    So, if it is the Patriots, 49ers. You think it's going to be a blowout?
    You get so defensive when people talk bad about the Patriots.




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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    I think they are just better at strategizing for the first picks



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    Re: The inferior AFC?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    You get so defensive when people talk bad about the Patriots.
    LOL, no just asking questions.



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