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NFL playoff predictions for the upcoming season

/ 09:38 AM July 28, 2021

With the 2021 NFL season approaching, many fans want to know what the NFL playoff predictions are. Predicting playoff berths is difficult, but there are NFL playoff predictions already announced.

NFL playoff predictions will show you who will be in the playoffs for this upcoming season and for the teams who will not too. A few teams that are predicted to be in the playoffs may surprise you.

Who will make the 2021 NFL playoffs?

Who will make the 2021 NFL playoffs?

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Every season NFL teams have one thing on their minds. Their goal is to get to the playoffs and win games that take them to the Superbowl.

Midway through the season, some teams look like they are going to the playoffs. Each year six teams make it to the playoffs, and the next year, they do not return.

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The playoff teams that made it in 2020 were the Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, and the Green Bay Packers.

These are teams that have not been predicted to make it to the NFL 2021 playoffs, however.

  • Tennessee Titans: There are a lot of questions about their defense this upcoming season. This team has had too many injuries, and they are not the same team that they were in the 2020 season.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers: The Steelers and their offense are in shambles, and this team’s direction is unknown now. Their roster is not good enough to make it far this 2021 season.
  • Chicago Bears: This team barely made it last year to the playoffs, however, only as a wild card. This team has lost several key players, and the short term may look okay. However, the long term is not looking too great.
  • New Orleans Saints: This scenario is almost like the Steelers. Their quarterback retires, and what else Sean Payton has to pull out this year, we don’t know. This is a good rebuilding time for this team.
  • Green Bay Packers: This team depends on Aaron Rodgers and can somehow make nice with him. This is the best team in the NFC North. However, if Rodgers stays and forces a trade, what happens is unknown.

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The teams in 2020 did not make the playoffs, but NFL Playoff predictions point to these teams that will make the playoffs this season.


These teams include:

These teams include:

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  • San Diego Chargers: This AFC West team has one of the top quarterbacks, and there is a lot of talent on this team. Their offensive line has been rebuilt, and they have new management. This team will do well.
  • 49ers: The offense is better, and with Trey Lance, they will excel. This team could be one of the three teams to go to the playoffs in the NFC West.
  • Dallas Cowboys have some defense problems to sort out, but they are expected to win the NFC East.
  • New England Patriots: Without some key and pivotal players, this team may be able to bounce back. Josh McDaniels can help them win some games, but it will take more than one player to do so.
  • Minnesota Vikings: If this team can work with Kirk Cousins and Mike Zimmer can get the defense playing better, they have some chances of getting to the playoffs.

These are the NFL playoff predictions for the teams on the line for a wild card. There are several teams that many are sure will go to the playoffs.

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have an excellent chance to go to the playoffs. If they play this season like last year’s regular season, it is a given.

The Kansas City Chiefs and their quarterback Patrick Mahomes can take this team far. Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens may be one of the team’s top surprise people as well.


These 2021 NFL playoff predictions are simply predictions. However, there are some teams that most of us know will be in the Super Bowl this upcoming season.

Who is predicted to win the Super Bowl in 2022?

Who is predicted to win the Super Bowl in 2022?

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The NFL playoff predictor has the Kansas City Chiefs favored to win the Super Bowl. As long as they have Patrick Mahomes healthy, they will; win the AFC West and go to the Super Bowl.

The AFC North team that will take their conference is the Cleveland Browns. Believe it or not, they are one team that many NFL predictors have going to the Super Bowl. In the AFC South, the Tennessee Titans have been predicted to win their conference.

NFL playoff predictions have chosen the Buffalo Bills to win their conference in the AFC East. As long as they have Josh Allen healthy, this team could go to the Super Bowl.

The Los Angeles Rams are predicted to be a wild card during the playoffs. Another team that many feels will go to the Super Bowl is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tom Brady did such a great job last year. He will be trying for another ring this year.

NFL playoff predictions also have mentioned the Jacksonville Jaguars as a team to look out for.

Trevor Lawrence proved in college how great he is, and this team could be a threat. Urban Meyer can win games. Everyone knows that. However, how do we fare in the NFL?

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Who is the best quarterback in the NFL in 2021?

Who is the best quarterback in the NFL in 2021?

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This 2021 NFL season, so many talented quarterbacks come in as rookies and return to play. The Detroit Lions’ Jared Goff is one of these quarterbacks. Things with Goff could give them a winning record this season.

Russell Wilson is another great quarterback in the league. In 2022, he can be a free agent and leave Seattle, but he is excelling at his job right now.

Tom Brady is by far one of the best quarterbacks in this game. With that being said, at his age, he has broken so many records on the field.

Rookie Trevor Lawrence shined in high school and college, and many hope that he will excel in the NFL. Time will tell how he does this season.

There is so much talent this season it is hard to say who is the best.


NFL playoff predictions are out right now, and many teams that made the playoffs last season should be there this season. If all the teams stay healthy and injury-free, this 2021 NFL season should be exciting.

There may be some surprises and underdogs showing up this season, and we cannot wait to see what happens.

Disclaimer: This article is not the official guide to the NFL Playoff Predictions but is based on the author’s research or own personal experience.

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