Previewing the 2021 CFP National Championship game:

The two teams meeting in this year’s national title game took very different paths to get here. The SEC (together with the ACC) was one of only two conferences to basically start the season “on time” and Alabama played ten regular season games, to go along with beating Florida in a shootout in the SEC title game and a convincing 31-14 win over Notre Dame in the CFP semifinal of the Rose Bowl. Ohio State on the other hand had three of their eight regular games canceled due to COVID concerns and it took the Big Ten to change their rules about the minimum amount of games played to qualify for a spot in the conference championship game, which they struggled with Northwestern through three-and-a-half quarters, but then surprisingly lit Clemson up 49-28 in the Sugar Bowl, to make it to the big game.

All those different factors that have led to the Crimson Tide and Buckeyes meeting in the CFP final don’t matter now, because while people may want to put an asterisk to this very unique season, in the end one of these teams can call themselves national champions. So now let’s see how these two teams match up and what I believe will happen. I will have one paragraph each for one team’s offense, the defense they are facing and how some of the matchups may favor either side, then I give you one X-factor for each team and finally get to my score prediction.

 

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NFL week 17 recap:

All 256 regular season games are now in the books and we’ve recapped every single one of them on this channel. In week 17 we saw which double-digit win team would be left out of the AFC playoffs and which sub-.500 team would win the NFC East, plus another 8-8 team that sneaked in despite a loss. It was the return of the old-school run game, with Derrick Henry reaching 2000 rushing yards on the season, Jonathan Taylor going off for an NFL season-high 253 yards and the Ravens being only the second team in the Super Bowl era to rush for over 400 in a game.

Defy Life NFL Picks: Week 17

The picks are in! Let’s see who the guys are rolling with for the final week of the regular season!

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MIN @ DETMINMINMIN
ATL @ TBTBTBTB
NYJ @ NENENYJNYJ
MIA @ BUFBUFBUFBUF
PIT @ CLECLECLEPIT
DAL @ NYGNYGNYGDAL
BAL @ CINBALBALBAL
JAC @ INDINDINDIND
TEN @ HOUTENTENTEN
ARZ @ LARARZARZARZ
NO @ CARNONONO
GB @ CHIGBCHIGB
LAC @ KCKCKCKC
SEA @ SFSEASEASEA
LV @ DENLVLVLV
WAS @ PHIWASWASPHI
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MIN @ DETMINMINMIN
ATL @ TBATLTBTB
NYJ @ NENYJNYJNE
MIA @ BUFBUFBUFBUF
PIT @ CLEPITCLEPIT
DAL @ NYGNYGDALDAL
BAL @ CINBALBALBAL
JAC @ INDINDINDIND
TEN @ HOUTENTENTEN
ARZ @ LARLARARZLAR
NO @ CARNONONO
GB @ CHIGBGBGB
LAC @ KCKCLACKC
SEA @ SFSEASEASEA
LV @ DENDENLVLV
WAS @ PHIWASWASWAS
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Ten biggest omissions for the 2021 Pro Bowl:

It’s Christmas time and it’s time some players get the love they deserve, but didn’t get from Pro Bowl voters.

I have a problem with the voting process in general, already because pass-rushing outside linebackers are still in the same category off-ball players, but this year in particular the NFL’s ballot were pretty ridiculous – whether it’s not even showing comma numbers, listing players by categories that shouldn’t be as relevant or even having kickers all with a perfect 100 percent rate for a while, while listing them by total makes rather than percentage altogether.

Considering that, the results weren’t as bad as I thought they might be, because the choices for a few positions are just so much straight-forward, but there are a few glaring omissions

While most people just throw out names of players they like, but don’t tell you who they’d take off, I’m looking for actual solution here. So I will keep names like Ryan Tannehill or Justin Herbert, who are both certainly worthy, in the honorable mentions, because the three AFC quarterbacks are just amazing in their own right.

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START/SIT – NFL WEEK 15 – FANTASY FOOTBALL LINEUP ADVICE

Did you advance in your playoffs!? If so congrats, but the job isn’t finished. Let’s keep working! 

For all of my Start/Sit recommendations visit: https://couchpotatogm.com/start-sit-nfl-week-15-fantasy-football-lineup-advice/

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Movies With Migs: Monster Hunter (Spoiler Free)

Monsters on the big screen? SOLD!!!!! When I saw the trailer for Monster Hunter I knew I was in. The trailer shows too much (as they do these days) but I wasn’t going to miss out on seeing these crazy looking creatures in the theater. When I went to book my ticket I had the option to watch it in Dolby Cinema. SCORE!!!!! It was a fun time and I want to watch this one again in IMAX.

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