BLTD Picks: NFL Wild Card Weekend

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With the National Football League Playoffs about to kick off on Saturday, several members of the Better Live Than Dead Sports staff are stepping up to face-off in a Pick ‘Em pool. Keep checking back to see how each of the members of the staff does!

Derek Kramer, usually writing about the floundering Buffalo Bills, leads the charge, with Joe DiBiase and Louie DiBiase placing their picks on the line with Derek. Ryan Wolfe and Brayton Wilson, the leaders of the BLTD Sports staff and usually giving you the best hockey takes, have joined us to pick the games in the NFL Playoffs.

Saturday features the AFC Wild Card games, startint with the Kansas City Chiefs (11-5) winners of ten straight after a 1-5 start. They head to the Lone Star State to take on the Houston Texans (9-7), winners of the AFC South. Later that night, the Pittsburgh Steelers (10-6) square off with their fierce AFC North division rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals (12-4).

On Sunday, it’s the NFC‘s turn to create playoff drama. The two-time defending NFC Champions, the Seattle Seahawks (10-6) go to a freezing Minnesota to face the upstart NFC North Champions, the Minnesota Vikings (11-5). Finally, the Green Bay Packers (10-6) are reeling, but go to the nation’s capital to take on the Washington Redskins (9-7), winners of the NFC East.

Here is the BLTD staff’s picks for the Wild Card slate:

picks wild cardRecord so far: Everyone is tied at 0-0, since it’s the first week of the playoffs.

Winner of the week gets a quick monologue for the next week’s picks! Keep it here to Better Live Than Dead to see who wins, as well as for more of your favorite sports opinions!

Written by Derek Kramer

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