Twenty bold predictions for 2013 NFL season

Friday August 30th, 2013
Tony Romo has gone just 1-3 in the playoffs. Look for him to lead the Cowboys to an NFC East title and at least one more postseason win this season.
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And in case you were wondering, yes, Amendola will stay healthy and on the field in Foxboro this season.

Book it: The Saints and Chiefs will be two of the three teams to make the playoffs after missing them last season.
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20. It's not the loss of Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Paul Kruger, Dannell Ellerbe and Cary Williams on defense that will be a season-long storyline for defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore. Instead it's a question of how quickly can the Ravens' offense figure out a new identity for itself with receiver Anquan Boldin and tight end Dennis Pitta no longer available due to a March trade and a late-July injury. The bottom line is that what's old is new again in Baltimore: This is a defensive-led team that may have to carry the offense for significant stretches of the season.

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