The NFL playoffs are well underway, and some teams have more of a chance than others of reaching the semi-finals. At this point in the season, most teams have proven what they’re capable of; however, there are always surprises when it comes to playoff teams. Here are three teams that could reach the semi-finals in NFL schedules:
New England Patriots
The New England Patriots are the best team in the NFL. They have a great coach and quarterback, a good record, an excellent defense and an explosive running game, and a powerful passing game, making them one of the most dangerous teams in the league.
The Eagles have been on an amazing run this season. Still, their chances of making it to Super Bowl 53 are slim as they face some tough competition coming up in their playoff games against the Dallas Cowboys and then the Minnesota Vikings before possibly facing the New England Patriots in the Conference Finals.
While the Patriots may have a better chance at winning the AFC, the Eagles are still favorites to make it to Super Bowl LIII. They have a great coach in Doug Pederson, who has led them to two straight conference championships and a Super Bowl title in 2017. They also have a great quarterback in Carson Wentz and an offense that can score whenever they need it. As for defense, their front four is very strong at rushing the passer but could use some help from other players on that side of the ball.
The Steelers are very likely to reach the semi-finals, and they have a good chance of winning the Super Bowl.
The Steelers are led by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and tight end Vance McDonald. Their defense has been strong all season, especially cornerback Joe Haden, who was recently named Defensive Player of the Year.
The Minnesota Vikings are the best team in the league. They have a great defense, a fantastic offense and a great quarterback. The only thing that could stop them from reaching their first championship since 1976 would be a lack of discipline or injuries. Otherwise, this team will make it to the semi-finals for sure.
New Orleans Saints
The New Orleans Saints have a good chance of reaching the semi-finals and are likely to reach the playoffs. They are also likely to reach the Super Bowl. The team has been in good form lately and should be able to carry this momentum until 2020 when they face off against other NFL teams in their first match.
Los Angeles Rams
The Rams are a good team, and their coach is great. The quarterback is also great, as well as the running back and every position on offense. The defense has a few holes, but overall, it’s pretty good—especially for LA standards. If you need any more convincing that this team will make it to the Super Bowl, just look at who they play in week one: The Raiders!
With these four teams at the top, it’s hard not to feel like you know what’s going to happen in the playoffs. But they’ve definitely seen some surprises in the past few years, with teams like the Eagles and Rams making their way all the way through to Super Bowl LIII. DIRECTV STREAM Sports Bar is designed for sports fans, and you can easily watch your NFL matches there. So if there’s one thing this season has taught you, though (and there are many lessons), anything can happen.
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