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NFL Wild-Card Picks: APC Expects Packers' season to end in Washington

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It's been a weird, frustrating season for fans, and one that most of APC expects to end on Sunday afternoon.

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With the playoffs starting, we at Acme Packing Company are wiping the slate clean on our NFL picks. It's a new season, and the next eleven games will decide the winner of Super Bowl 50.

In the Wild-Card round, we find all four road teams favored. APC is not going with all of the favorites this week. Although home teams are 83-47 in the Wild-Card round since the NFL-AFL merger, neither Vegas nor APC believes that there will be more home teams winning this weekend.

Wild-Card Round Picks

APC's picks are in, and of the seven of us who are picking games this week, six think that at least three Wild-Card teams will win on the road. The one home team who gets the consensus nod is Washington, as five of seven writers are picking the Packers' season to end on Sunday.

Meanwhile, there is just a single unanimous pick this week, as every one of us expect the Minnesota Vikings to fall to the Seattle Seahawks.

Game Tex Jason Aron Brendan Paul Adam VCF Consensus
KC @ HOU KC KC KC KC HOU KC KC KC
PIT @ CIN CIN PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT PIT
SEA @ MIN SEA SEA SEA SEA SEA SEA SEA SEA*
GB @ WAS WAS GB WAS WAS GB WAS WAS WAS

Final Regular Season Standings

Congratulations to Vermont Cubs Fan, who squeaked out a one-game win over Tex for the entire regular season. Aron had a great charge in week 17, and was able to sneak into a tie for third with Jason.

Author Week 17 Overall
VCF 8-8 161-95 (.628)
Tex 8-8 160-96 (.625)
Aron 12-4 158-98 (.617)
Jason 9-7 158-98 (.617)
Adam 9-7 155-101 (.605)
Brendan 9-7 155-101 (.605)
Paul 8-8 148-108 (.578)
Kris N/A* 143-97* (.596)
Consensus 8-8 155-95-6 (.617)

APC Predictions

Now get your predictions in here and we'll see how we can do against those folks from Hogs Haven.