Dr. Z's

Predicted Order of Finish

Senior writer Paul Zimmerman forecasts the 2007 season

AFC| | | East

Patriots 12-4

Jets 9-7

Bills 8-8

Dolphins 5-11

AFC| | | North

Bengals 10-6

Ravens 10-6*

Steelers 8-8

Browns 5-11

AFC| | | South

Colts 12-4

Titans 8-8

Jaguars 8-8

Texans 6-10

AFC| | | West

Chargers 11-5

Broncos 10-6*

Chiefs 7-9

Raiders 4-12

NFC| | | East

Eagles 11-5

Cowboys 9-7*

Giants 6-10

Redskins 6-10

NFC| | | North

Bears 11-5

Packers 6-10

Vikings 6-10

Lions 4-12

NFC| | | South

Saints 12-4

Panthers 11-5*

Buccaneers 5-11

Falcons 3-13

NFC| | | West

Seahawks 9-7

Rams 9-7

49ers 8-8

Cardinals 7-9

WILD-CARD PLAYOFFS

AFC Chargers (3) beat Broncos (6) Bengals (4) beat Ravens (5)

NFC Bears (3) beat Cowboys (6) Panthers (5) beat Seahawks (4)

DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS

AFC Colts (1) beat Bengals Chargers beat Patriots (2)

NFC Saints (1) beat Panthers Eagles (2) beat Bears

CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES

AFC Chargers beat Colts NFC Saints beat Eagles

SUPER BOWL XLII

FEBRUARY 3, 2008 ||| GLENDALE, ARIZONA

Saints 31, Chargers 27

Lineups compiled by DAVID SABINO

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