San Francisco 49ers (15-3, NFC No 1 seed)Head coach: Kyle Shanahan Shanahan is in his third season as the head coach of the 49ers, his first head coaching role in the NFL. After improving an inherited 2-14 to 6-10 in 2017, quarterback Garoppolo went down with an injury early last season as the team dropped to 4-12 and earned the second overall NFL Draft pick. … [Read more...] about San Francisco 49ers vs Kansas City Chiefs: Who are the Super Bowl finalists?
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To offset regression, the Packers can sign difference makers in free agency one year after they did well to add the likes of Adrian Amos, Za'Darius Smith, and Preston Smith to a defense that proceeded to make the leap. They can also improve offensively. The Packers' defense improved, going from 29th to 15th in DVOA. Their offense did not improve, going from seventh to eighth, even though Matt LaFleur was hired to replace Mike McCarthy because he was supposed to bring an innovative offense to Green Bay. More concerning is that Rodgers submitted another underwhelming season by his standards. The advanced metrics continue to indicate that Rodgers is well past his prime. We kept waiting for the Packers' offense to catch fire, but it just never did. We kept waiting for Rodgers to look like the all-time great quarterback he once was, but he never did. At age 36, it's likely that this is the new normal for Rodgers. … [Read more...] about Ranking the 10 NFL playoff losers’ chances of winning Super Bowl LV in 2021: Ravens, Bills on opposite ends
It's also not factually known that the guys are leaving school. But if they do, they won't find the QB-friendly arms of Shanahan waiting. Instead it looks like Browns and Jets will be the primary suitors in the draft. Good luck with that, young men. … [Read more...] about Patriots trading Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers: Five winners, five losers from deal
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