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Predicting every NFC South game

Last season, the NFC South was the laughingstock of the NFL. Can they shed that perception in 2015? Greg Bedard has picked every single game of the NFL regular season, and below are his predictions for the NFC East.

A year ago, the NFC South was the laughingstock of the NFL. The Panthers won the division with a 7-8-1 record (yet backed it up with a wild-card win against the hobbled Cardinals), and the Buccaneers walked away with the No. 1 draft pick. After active off-seasons all around—a new coach in Atlanta, a shaken-up wide receiver corps in Carolina, a blockbuster trade in New Orleans and the arrival of a potential franchise quarterback in Tampa Bay—which team will rise to the top of a division known for its parity?

Greg Bedard has picked every single game of the NFL regular season, and below are his predictions for the NFC South.

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Carolina Panthers

Week 1

Win

Sept. 13

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at Jacksonville Jaguars

Week 2

Loss

Sept. 20

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vs. Houston Texans

Week 3

Loss

Sept. 28

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vs. New Orleans Saints

Week 4

Loss

Oct. 4

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at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 6

Loss

Oct. 18

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at Seattle Seahawks

Week 7

Loss

Oct. 25

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at Philadelphia Eagles

Week 8

Loss

Nov. 2

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at Indianapolis Colts

Week 9

Win

Nov. 8

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vs. Green Bay Packers

Week 10

Win

Nov. 15

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at Tennessee Titans

Week 11

Win

Nov. 22

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vs. Washington Redskins

Week 12

Loss

Nov. 26

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at Dallas Cowboys

Week 13

Win

Dec. 6

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at New Orleans Saints

Week 14

Win

Dec. 13

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vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 15

Win

Dec. 20

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at New York Giants

Week 16

Win

Dec. 27

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at Atlanta Falcons

Week 17

Win

Jan. 3

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vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

New Orleans Saints

Week 1

Loss

Sept. 13

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at Arizona Cardinals

Week 2

Win

Sept. 20

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vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 3

Win

Sept. 27

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at Carolina Panthers

Week 4

Win

Oct. 4

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vs. Dallas Cowboys

Week 5

Loss

Oct. 11

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at Philadelphia Eagles

Week 6

Loss

Oct. 18

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vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 7

Loss

Oct. 25

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at Indianapolis Colts

Week 8

Win

Nov. 1

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vs. New York Giants

Week 9

Win

Nov. 8

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vs. Tennessee Titans

Week 10

Win

Nov. 15

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at Washington Redskins

Week 12

Win

Nov. 29

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at Houston Texans

Week 13

Loss

Dec. 6

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vs. Carolina Panthers

Week 14

Loss

Dec. 13

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at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 15

Loss

Dec. 21

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vs. Detroit Lions

Week 16

Win

Dec. 27

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vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

Week 17

Win

Jan. 3

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at Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons

Week 1

Win

Sept. 14

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vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Week 2

Loss

Sept. 20

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at New York Giants

Week 3

Loss

Sept. 27

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at Dallas Cowboys

Week 4

Win

Oct. 4

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vs. Houston Texans

Week 5

Loss

Oct. 11

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vs. Washington Redskins

Week 6

Win

Oct. 15

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at New Orleans Saints

Week 7

Win

Oct. 25

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at Tennessee Titans

Week 8

Win

Nov. 1

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vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 9

Loss

Nov. 8

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at San Francisco 49ers

Week 11

Loss

Nov. 22

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vs. Indianapolis Colts

Week 12

Win

Nov. 29

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vs. Minnesota Vikings

Week 13

Loss

Dec. 6

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at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 14

Loss

Dec. 13

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at Carolina Panthers

Week 15

Loss

Dec. 21

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at Jacksonville Jaguars

Week 16

Loss

Dec. 27

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vs. Carolina Panthers

Week 17

Loss

Jan. 3

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vs. New Orleans Saints

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 1

Win

Sept. 13

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vs. Tennessee Titans

Week 2

Loss

Sept. 20

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at New Orleans Saints

Week 3

Loss

Sept. 27

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at Houston Texans

Week 4

Win

Oct. 4

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vs. Carolina Panthers

Week 5

Loss

Oct. 11

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vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

Week 7

Win

Oct. 25

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vs. Washington Redskins

Week 8

Loss

Nov. 1

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at Atlanta Falcons

Week 9

Loss

Nov. 8

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vs. New York Giants

Week 10

Loss

Nov. 15

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vs. Dallas Cowboys

Week 11

Loss

Nov. 22

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at Philadelphia Eagles

Week 12

Loss

Nov. 29

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at Indianapolis Colts

Week 13

win

Dec. 6

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vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 14

Win

Dec. 13

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vs. New Orleans Saints

Week 15

Loss

Dec. 20

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at St. Louis Rams

Week 16

Loss

Dec. 24

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vs. Chicago Bears

Week 17

Loss

Jan. 3

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at Carolina Panthers