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Episode 25 · 1 year ago

NFL - AFC 2020 Predictions - Episode 24

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Hamish is joined by new guest to the show, Mustafa Akbar-Rahim or Mussy, to discuss the AFC divisions ahead of the upcoming 2020 NFL season and make a few bold predictions and tell some stories along the way.

OCS welcome back to the UNERBALLE podcast.This is episode. Twenty four of the show today, I'm joined by new guestMussi Moster Fir. Welcome Mat thanks Mo thanks for having to me yeah. So it's coming up to exam period, so weshould be studying shouldn't we missy, but we felt like having a bit of a chatabout the NFL because that's more of a priority than exam revension shortthing. So last week we talked about the NFCconference with Pilchan Curtis and today will be Chanling t about the AFCconference. I reckon we just get straight into itonce again, I'd like to mention that there's still some free agency signingsthat haven't been made, so that may affect our predictions like in thefuture. But this is how we're feeling right now. So, let's just start with the AFC north. Solast year the Ravens finished on top, then the stiels, browns and BANGALS. So have you got the right, ravensfinishing? On top again, I've got the ravens finishing on top, followed byCleveland browns for Yeah Pittsburgh and followed by Cincinnati yeah, theexact same. So why do you RECON The bronds? Well finish. Second, Hey got anew coach. That's my yeah first thing this this. I think the biggest problemlast season was the high the amount of they were given and then like even Iwas in that hype like I was like O, they are going to win the Super Bowlthidn like nothing happened, same old Cleveland, Yeah Yeah, definitely had a Roumon. You had a rumor on Antonio brownlightbecoming there. Really. I don't know if it's true or anything but like that,would give them pretty good. Look, two good wide receivers and a Qbei. It'spretty good offon! You ask me: Yeah Yeah Theyre, theire, offensis amazing,like they've, got nick chob cream hunt, yeah Jarvis Landry, then they signed Austin Hooper from Atlanta, so they'vegot weapons all over the offense and they had issues withthe o line. Last year, like Baker, Mayfield kept getting sacked and stuffY, but they've drafted one in the first round, and then they picked up. Ithinkers from the Tennessee titans ther their offensive tackle, so that shouldhelp out Baker Mayfield a bit yeah. The steel is they're, probably notgoing to be worse, they're, probably going to be similar to last year, but Ithink ten agree with you. I agree with you. Yeah be big ban his back, but I doagree with you that the brands will leap frog. The steals James, conner and Juju were a bit likeinjured last year, so being back to full fitness, for them might help themyeah w like but yeah imethet thing was they had one of the worst like one ofthe worst offensives last year and they still like nearly managed to get intothe playoffs yeah. So with those guys back that they are a chance yeah, they went eight and eight, as yousaid, and they had like Mason Rudol for half most of the year, so their defenseis like their main weapon almost but yeah. So the theire defense woill probablystill be as good, but I just think the browns are going to be a little bitbetter this year, o course an. I think, the browns Lok last season. As I saidbefore, there was a lot of hype this season. I don't think a lot of peoplehave expectations. Yeah browns moved on to like the cardinals and stuff exactlyso, I'm like it gives them that chance to you know. People are like beforeeveryone t was with us. Now. Everyone is like kind of rooting against us. Youknow, let's prove them wrong. Yeah, that's actually a good point. So Ravens First, not really it waspretty imuch A no brain er! Wasn't it when Mama Jackson is on track towinning an MVP this year, yeah- and I mean rest of the the rest of therose. Roster is I'm full of individuals that are like at their peak and like they are going to lead this partthey're going to lead thay of C north. We know yeah, I think, theyl easily. Doit again yeah they finished on top last year, but sixwins this year. I think browns will get more than eight wins, which was yeah.Pittsburgh were in second last year, with eight wins yea, you hope, yeah, Ireckon browns might be looking for, like maybe ten wins yeah they are. Theydo have to play the NFC east, which is one of the easier divisions in theleague. Yeah like you've, got Washington and New York giants andstuff, so I rockan the Browns Coul,...

...maybe get ten wins Ravens, probablySibila to last year, maybe fourteen I rickon they could even look at fifteenwinds if I'm honest, yeah and Jus on the defensive end. They needsome improvements, the ravens yeah. They have made some improvement butlike I'm still not convinced oyeahit'sme, they have on paper. Theirdefense is awesome, but there were a few games last year where they kind ofgot into like high scoring shootouts yeah and that's the lot you want yeah.So that's kind of weird because they are meant to be a good defensive team.But there were a few games last year where they just conceded hips. Well,like the Kansas, can whatever? What do you predict for Balti o? Do you win theconference? Yeah Mi get into a bit more later, butyeah they're, probably my pick to win the conference. If I'm honest, Oh okayY, I think yeah we'll discuss it later, but I actually think thafcis pretty badthis year, but yeah and then the BANGLS. In Fourth Ol Imean once again like they've, been no brain. They've got a good cube, butit's going to take time yeah exactly everyone's like what no they're goingto win it. They're going Na win it n Im Lik the peopletthe same thing thathappened with Baker Mayfood when he got to M Cleveland Yeah and like okay, Joe Borrough, he'san established player 's, he was at lso won everything at Le to and like isconsidered to be a very good tb, but college boss, Colors Art College onfootball, is very different to NFL yeah, exactly it's a whole different leveland we see all the time we see a lot of draft bus, bus, stups and everything really weak. One is when even prepreseason, when we have those games and he's playing that's when will reallyget an understanding of where he is and where the team is yeah. Theyre only one two matches last year,you'd hope they maybe win three or four this year, sole a little bit of animprovent. Well we're rebuilding season for them. Yeah hundred percent yeah.Let go one of a long, Tim Aqbe that was there for a long time. I forgot hisname, Tandy Dolt. He was there for a long time. Hi was a he yeah. Okay, ut,like I mean a change had to be made and they did that they took the. They tooka good leap and, like they've, got Joe Boroug now and they can build a teamaround him. Yeah they've actually got a pretty goodoffensive. I'm what I don't know too much about their O line, but they'vegot joe mix in it. Running back and they've got AJ Green Aj ilabroid a lotof good wide receivers, so they might be able to score some points, but I'mnot sure about their defense being able to stop players. So definitely definitely forth in thedivision. I think it's pretty much a guarantee in like in my notes. I was I'reading and stuff and I wrote down like the the offensive land had glaringissues yeah and time with the defensive, liketeam, and they haven't really picked up anyone to help thatOline. The Defense Thay've picked up one safety and a lineback on the draft,but like that's, probably not going to make too much of a difference. Exactlylook apart from Joe Borrough there's, no one really that they've picked uplike like they're saying yeah. We had a great draft, but that's because youpickd Joe borou yeah, they're, probably apar from Joe Borrou ther, probablybiggest other move, was franchise tagging Aj Green, making him stayanother year, so they're probably easily force. I think they'll be quitea gap between the Bangales and the steels. Do you reckon Yo can beat thestealers it's tough? Maybe because the thing is the bangelsdefense isn't great, but then the stills offense isn't great either yeahI'd, probably still back the steels. It depends. So, usually I don't knowthe actual schedule, but usually the division matches happen at the start ofthe season and the end yeah. So this the first one a hundred percent sastealers, but then the second one I wouldn't be surprised if the bang esbeat them but yeah, just in general. I definitely think stills will get morewins. Let's hope I think yeah yeah. I thinkthe stells will comfortably beat teams like the Jagbis Hont, the Redskins, thegiants, whereas the Bangals it might be a little bit more difficult for them tosecure wins like that, agaist the jagwas. Well, they probably should bethe Jagwilsyeah. You never know Theye only on too mucheslast year, so that yeah that division's pretty easy to predict. I think theonly thing is whether the stills and browns finish it n that Arte Othe, wepicke exactly because it's very close between the steelers and browns yeah,but the Ravens first and the BANGALS force I think, ther's safe bets. Now wemove on to day FC East. This is...

...arguably the worst division in thewhole league this year, apparently yeah yeah. So last year we had the Patriots who finished twelveand four. However, people are predicting them to go like four winsthis year was it they've lost Tom, Brady, Jamie Collins, calven now,Philip Door set Danny Shelton they've, technically lost Rob Grankowsky, eventhough it didn't play last year lost everyone yeah and they actually haven'tadded anyone apart from the draft, so you know what that reminds me of whatyou remember: the Chicago Bulls Yeah I wasn't alive, but I know that e atrafter Jordan Hiv been they all left. They were bad. Really, that is true.The only difference is they. Let Fill Jackson go where they've stillgot built bell check. That's what hat's I mean. They've got anew cubi yeah, but like o Sar, I'm sure it did'm yeah, I'm not expecting a lothes. He was a fourrone picked in two thousand and nineteen draft yeah and it Wesnt Abun. So I mean he was more of a backup, Ik yeah. Definitely hes only played twoprofessional games. Yeah and the thing is the attack aroundhim is not great. Like W Julie, Nebelman's, the only guy thatlike he'spretty old now is yeah exactly and then Sonny Sony. Michelle he's kind ofpromised a lot, but he's never really done too much. The defense will still probably bereally good, even though they've lost three or four good good key players.From that defense I mean the courtmy brothers are going t still be there, soI mean yeah exactly it's going to be good o for then yeah. So where do you have the Patriotscoming? I've got padrods Thad Yeah. I've done the same. I think M be honest.It was pretty risky pick from me. I don't know if you found it risky aswell, but I'd say they're a lot more likely to come. Second, but I actuallyreckon they'l come third. WELI'LL BE HONEST: This is the team, that'swithout Tom Brady, without a lot of the players that you mentioned, they're, probably going to go intorebuilding as well yeah. So like, I would say that I don't expect them tobe Buffla yeah, no chance. I don't think I don'tthink they'll be able to score any points against Buffalo. I mean Oh, but we don't know I meanlike this jereds didn't go. He could be EAN that guy you can be the s he couldbe like that guy. What's I it the giants, Daniel Jones yeah, I mean second weekhe came in ind performance. He put on Seel the deal, but he I was a good TB.No one had ever heard of him because of Eli Manin, then, when Ye Lik startingposition and then Daniel Jons put it on a show yeah, but and also like it's billbellcheck, you can't write them off really, luckily yeah. So I think people who are sayingthey're going to come out and win like three matches be last in the AFC. Ithink theyre, like the jets of hit yeah. I think they're underestimating billbell, checking ot the defense of the Patriots, but Yeah I've got them inthird they're going to be a really boringteam to watch do not want to watch them play they're,going to probably score like ten points, a game and then they're just going totry and keep their opponents to less than ten points a game. Well, it's notwon't be fun to watch, but I don't want Braidy to leave Folontiss, Oh yeah andhis career here like anword yeah, it's a bit weird to seee tame, but it's likeJordan, seeing Jordan play for Washington, but now we can find out ifit was brady or bell check this whole time, whois. Actually, the one EIT, thenuick that yeah that's a good thing. Yeahi wish he may be left a bit earlierin his career, though, because now he's also like pasted his prime, so heprobably won't, but the team he's Gong to Yeah Theyre, a very young team,TAT's. True they have. They have good offensive players. Yeah I was having olook at a couple of I've mentioned to you this before theyhave a guy namedJohn Frankin, the thid. I don't know I've never heard of this. The netflix serious lost chance. YouYeah, you told Mo that and I'm so he got he got em watsgot drafted to him. Ithink it was on Chicago bed and then got traded to em. What's the team Tom Brady's at againthe buccones buctonees and he was a QB and they converted him intoa wide receiver, and I saw some of his wide receiver like footage and practiceand stuff like he's pretty good, like theyhave, a good team and now bout, theGRUNP, the drunk is bat yeah. I wouldn't say, like I wouldn't say itpass like. I think Theywilli do really well for the division,...

Yeah everyone's predicting them to begood. I assume we both have the same tem in first yeah, the bills yeah last year they went ten and six ten win six losses. I'll be honest, Ithink everyone is over hyping them everyone's coming out and saying, likethey're, going to win fourteen matches. They're Goin I in the AFC I've lot themat eleven winds yeah. I agree, I think, no more than ten to eleven wins yea.After all, this is probably the worst of you shouldn't. They have to play theNFC west, which is the forty, nine and Seahawks frand. That's a very goodevisoe. I don't think they're winning any of those matches and then they'vegot to play. The AFC west, which has the chief so not the easiest, draw and last year, if you look at who theybeat, they beat a lot of bad teams and didn't be many good teams. So I thinkpeople need to go easy on like their predictions wels. You know they've madea trade they've got steff on bigs from mimepidofyeah. That's a big pickup yeah!It's like Joshala now has someone that he can past to yeah and they didn'treally lose any players which is key year last year in a way they've donewell in the rebuilding and like during the trade season like looking forpeople. They are well yeah now that they're a really goodteam, but I just don't think they're going to win like fourteen matches like,as you said, I think, they're more likely to win ten o eleven yeah teneleven is reasonable, but then, when you're getting to fourteen and stuff,it's too much yeah. I like I for me, they're no whene near as good as likeKansas and Baltimore no way, ou mean it's going to take time. Yeah next were the jets came third. Lastyear, we've both got them in. Fourth, I think. Ah, I e they're not doing muchthe theyre Dong, nothing. Absolutely yeah, like Mostye teams who were attheir level last year, went out and did heaps pickups D. Then they've doneabsolutely nothing and the thing is: It's become a pattern. They haven't been doing anything forthe last two three seasons yeah. So I yeah. I don't expect much from them.This season, they're going to finish Woth, that's what I believe yeah. Theydid go seven and nine last year and Sam Danald miss like five weeks and thenLevyon Bell was injured for quite a lot of it as well. So maybe who knows maybethey'll come out and be good, but do you like Conen Patrot? Sorry, you reckon they'll beat thePatriots. No, I don't think they're attacks good enough to be the patrotsany team. Do you think they'll be any team in th afcs? I think they could be. I think theycould win one match out of the six matches like I think they could beatthe dolphins or patriots once Wer. That's it and then the NFC west they'renot going to have much success there. They might get some wins against, likethe chargees, the bronchos teams like that, but yeah I don't know Youi, youdon't expect them to beat some of the big teams. No, I don't think they havethe upset ability to be honest, that's reasonable, yeah understand, but whoknows they? Dod Go Sevento Nine last year and they've got a youngquarterback, so maybe they'll improve yeah. I've got them in fourth and thenwe've both gone the dolphins in second, which is a big call in sebinglassseason. It's a Cinderella story bit like the cardinals and the brands. Lastyear, they've been well in the draft yeah. They did do really well. Theywent five and eleven last year and they were basically tanking. So I mean it's pretty good for tankingandever. They let a new Tube Toa fowhat, his name to was on to a tag of Velaa,was at Alabama last year, hes around one pick five and he he's an allAmerican. I mean he's the whole package yeah. He can definitely think I reckonhe's better than Joe Borou. I've said this on another podcast, but I don'tknow mean Joboro is good man yeah. He is a beast, especially what he did atLsu, yeah TWAS on that level, but like not betterthan him. Yeah, however, too, is going to be injured. Ibelieve for the first like month or something actually, I don't think he'sinjured. I think they're just going to rest him because he's coming back froma big injury, then where's the A at Miami e Fitz, Patrick Okay, and he got them to five wins last year.So he'll do a good job but yeah, as you said, they had a great draft. They had.They had seven weeks through round wat years, seven picks in the first threerounds. I think, and they added a lot of good players added Kyl Ven Noyfrom the patrots one of the best linebackers they added Baran Jones fromthe cowboys WHO's and now they've probably got arguablythe best cuarnerback Juo wit, his Zavian Howard and Byron Jones. This iswhat I say: People were giving them a...

...lot of crap. Last year, yeah h a lot of people giving them craplast year and the year before and they've just been rebuilding and likethis season, they're coming in and they're looking a lot better. A lotbetter and like I get a lot of people are saying that you know you'repredicting too much that don't expect you're expecting too much of them notreally like last year was a rebuild. We all knew that, like they weren't thatgood, they were atrocious and they still won five batches. Sopeople people like t Steven Asmith, was like they're going to go. Sity Zero Dos,He Arda Sixteen Yeah exactlyokay yeah. It's a big ask asking them to finishabove the patrots, given that the Patriots had seven more wins Han thelast season, but I truly think they're a good chance to do it. Let's hope,yeah I like the OPHINS. Both teams have new cubies yeah. You exactl expecting alot from both teams. Then next we've got the AFC south. Bythe way we have to those listening me and Mossy have not conferred beforethis. We have just randomly picked the exact same orders for the first twodivisions. Yeah look at. I think I think we might change here, though Ireckon I hope so so the auder last year was the Texanscame in First Tennessee will one win back and then the cults were two winsbehind Tennessee and then the Jack Wires were down and fourth, it waspretty close last year, though, what order do you have it? In this year I'vegot the Texans first yeah. I've got the cold second yeah.What Tennessee? Third Yeah I' got my favorite Jagwas last O. I min that your favorite JhackleI've told you this, like I'm a big supporter of the Deglas, and you know the reason wait. Why isthere is ecause of their owner yeah the onof, a the is a legend. Is HePakistani yeah he's a Paka Sonny billion e? What's he saying again,Someine Com, Ike o come yeah right. I was so happy when I faund. I I'm likeWot, that's my connection to NFL Yeah Jack Ws. Definitely last, though,sorry to your beloved owner, but they a definitelylast. I think they're probably battling it out for lasting the conference withthe do with the BANGLS. You know what I Kan'd understand, but why is Godner Minsho of French a isqb yeah butith. You He's good, but you needsomeone else. Like I told you this, they nad cam, meudon yeah, I don'tKnowi go for Camn O should go for him like he's not going anwer and he'sfrustrated. You get him now and, like God, Ne Man, you can learn a couple ofthings, fron this guy and then maybe in a couple of years. Yet then you makehim a franchise you, because what's it called on Cam newdons thirty one yearsold, he's Goingno play how many more years like could play like eight or nine moreyears. If it's fit, if he's likewhat like realistically five six, sevenyears, yea yeah yeah and then you can have men Thu behind him, learning,learning the game and the guy that's experienced, he's three Pobo win: He anNFL, NVP and aproven Matchweno. What else can you ask from im? Yeah a hundred percent agree ye. Ithink it is blatant tanking from the JAGUAS. Theyare a hundred percent going for trever Lawrence in the draft. Oh yeah, I toldyou this remember. I don't think anyone can argue with Thi. It's just factslike I'm sorry garden e Ment, you, you think you're the quarterback for thenext twenty years of the Jaguas. This is your last season. Brother Yo had aCTE games, they're either getting trevel larence or if they come seck andlast they're getting justin fields or whatever samnis. I my thing like if thepatrots do really bad seal, like I told you this that, if the Patriots doreally bad, they should go for God Wat to go travel lawrence from Flimson yeah, but I don't think the Patriotswill finish that low, though exactly Lik H. that's what I thought like Ilook off Brady's, not there, then we're not going to expect much of them, butstill yeah. I don't think they will finish last, which you'll need to finish to gettrovil arts, but the thing is: Wouldn't would you rather want Cam, Neuden ortravel larense? To be honest, I'd probably go travelarence. Why is that? Just because he's younger yeah but Cam Meudon mean youcan have them for six seven years. Wuno and also Camnin has injury, worriesyeah, like you can sign him, and then you could just get injured straightaway. Whe trevel laurence hasn't been enjured recently. That was one of thereasons why K he was like Tho by Carolina the injury yeah, but like s like, I thought God nemention he was okay but like giving him the franchise. QB is just puttingpressure on him. Yeah the th there's no way they aren't tanking like that. Asyou said, they would be...

...crazy. They would be psychotic to giveMi Sho ens in he's bad, but like that's too much responsibilities too earlyhe's Nelt good enough, though I don't think he showed enough Yo noo go he'shad a couple of TDIS, guys better than Cammun 's, not better than cammudn yeahexactly, and they gave away two more gooddefenders, Kalai Campbell and AJ Boyer. If now they were like the best defensein two thousand and seventeen, they went to the AFC championship game andI'm pretty sure they've now lost every single player from that defense is, I'mgot to tell you something: they've got someone on the defense that they've got.They got Allen 've actually heard of his name wyv. Iheard of hi saying who is he he was on Lagicat? He was on left. Hinhe went toTexas tick, he was with T, but like he woasd open an arm, drog Roosa he had togo. Then he came back and was Kean captain. So, like he's more of aCinderella, story, yeah and then now he's would no. I check up on theseplays like John Franklin, W bid and all that, but you check out one tha. YouMessage Hem. You message him in the on Instagram. His are yea just check it upbrother. How I, I hope, you're good, not message them like Om. All Gos likehe do with Babara's armes keep ubber out of this. I M I'm kind of happy fhim,I'm very happy for him. Yeah now. That's that's sounds like anice story, but they're definitely coming, if not last. Second, last inthe conference, the Juswi Cacko last I'm just saying that thecome last all right and now the order of theTexans Tins Cults, I think, is probably the toughest choice in the AFC. I thinkall three of those teams are very even they're, be capable yes, yeah. We'veboth got the titans third and they came second last year and went on a bit ofCinder Rella run in the playoffs. Why do you think they're not going to be asgood as they were at the back end of last year? Well, they lost their right,tackle, lost their be cornerback and traded away, Gerol Casy, which alsoalmost guarantees a step Beth that I agree with you. I don't really know why they let someof their best players go after. They just shown what potential they have upther peak unless their coach stinxs, you can produce players at a similarlevel for cheaper or something but yeah. I just it baffles my mind. If you lookat who they beat last year, I actually don't think they bet that many goodteams, I think they were just lucky to come up against teams in bad form likethey beat Kansas without mahomes exactly and they beat the Patriots who ere inpretty bad form. Anyway, they lost like Miami or something in the last round and yeah. I think everyone knows whatthey'll do. They'll just run down the middle with Jerreck Henry and I thinkpeople ill shut them down. However, in saying that, I do think they will bevery close to the cults and Texans. I don't think thes they're going to be third by along way. I think 'll be tight. I've actually gone the cults above theTexans, the Texans have to Shaln Watson, whichis basically all you need to say for the Texans to say how good they ill be,but I feel Ir's a downfall coming for the Houston Texans Yeah but like. Why do you say that theytrated Dandre Hopkins Yeah? It's true, it's true. Nthe coach is the GM yeah.That's thating everit's a weird move yeah, but the thing is apart from eHopkins: They didn't lose anyone else which is lat's El. I feel like there isa doubtfom that's going to come sooner or later yeah it has to come, but thething is to Shawn Watson keeps getting better, so he kind of keeps likecutting like canceling that that the rest of the team being getting worseyeah, I hope so. Yeah they've got a little they've got a weird widereceiving call. They've got like four solid wide receivers, but they've gotlike nothing outstanding, so it'll be interesting to see how their attackworks. They traded Hopkins for David Johnson, obviously in probably theworst trade ofall time. Well, you can thank the GM for that.Soi Mean Yeah exactly, but Yeahi've got them in. Second,you've got them in first yeah. I've got the cults in First Coltmen, I'm pom to Philli Riers yeah. I don't know. I just think Philip riversis better than Brisett. I think they had a lot of injuries. Last year, likeMarland MAC was injured for a lot of it they're starting running back. ThenDiris Leonard Who's, like arguably the best player on either side of the ball,was injured. A Lot twhy Hilton was injured a lot, so I think if they canget them all fit, they had. They beat a lot of really good teams last year. Ifyou look at who they beat, and I think they had really good draft.They picked up Jonathan Taylor, who I...

...think was the best running back in thedraft and then Michael Pitman, who, according to James Curtis, Heis thebest white receiver in the draft. But I don't know about that personally Teoand then they got sorry you took. Then they got tofares Buckna from the fortynineis. That's Al Im going to say, but I eel like there are still some pausesin the defense like even with him joining the club. Yeah like the offense, looks great look.It's amazing the offense, but like Tho defensis, raising some questions evenwith the forost Botna joining yeah, dirus Leonard has to do a lot like he's.Almost got, Ta Carry Exactlyso they've got a decent dline like they've gotbuck. Nine and they've got Houston, but then, if you look at like theircarterbacks and their safety, there's not really anything special there wotbe earlier. I D as Ou as I've kept on saying. I do think the cults Texans andTimes ar we very close so yeah like I think there could be one or two inseparating all three of them exactly yea. No, I agree in that there, thewhat's it called the usimilarity in the Texans Coltan Tadens is very likethey're, very close to each other, whereas the JAS a just dead, lost Butithink I think, out of all the winners, likewinning teams of a division. I think this division will have the lowestrecord because they play the AFC north, sothey have to play the Raven steels and Browns, and then they play the NFCnorth. So they have to play the packags the Vikings the bears yeah. So I don'tthink these teams are going to get too many wins. But do you reckon this is apuff of group as it is it's very. It's very tight like it'svery close. I don't know if it's the best, I wouldn't say it's the bestdivision in terms of quality, but it's very evenly spread they're asking a lot, though yeah. So do you have anything else to say onthe AFC South Mate? Well, I give my own best to Jacksonill. I hope somethingdoes happen, but like ti the best that can happen tothem, is they ligidto come lasting? It res them, like winning copetingconference champions with Godnam Intru, so they win every game and we're like.Oh, my God, we got that wrong now. It's so annoying, though, because they'retanking but they're just wasting bloody Leonard Fornet in his prime, like letthe guy leave or something but to be honest next year, if they get TriviLirans, I'm not saying they're going to win, but they could Legiu be prettygood. Like Dj, CHARF looks like he's going to be a good wide receiver thanFornett looks like Hi's one of the best running backs in the league and then,if they got trevilarence, they could be all right. I hope yeah so now we're on to the finaldivision. The AFC West, similar to the AFC north, we all know who's going towin unless you've gone for an Ho o yeah the chiefs. The Super Bowl championsthe two thousand a nineteen season last year. They wrapped up the division byfive winds and I think they'll do similar to last year from honesty. Theyfind a new backup for Patrick Mahomes. They've signed an xfl player. Oh really,Eh Liit is a glad name M. his Gordan Tamo he went to Ol, Miss Oh really, yeah was he on. Was He onlast chance? Your no? He was not on love, chant okaygd. He played xfl yeah.I mean wasn't good enough for the end AF. It went undrafted in two thousandand nineteen he signed with a Texans what was released and then signed withxfl and like he had a pretty good season at xfo. It's not as big as NFL,but like still yeah, it's exyfel. It was a bit like and then as a softhmoreand I'm at what's go old, miss he threw threesand yards and thirty twotouchdowns, that's aoreally yeah! Well, HE'S SNOT! Let's be real he's not goingto get a sniff, it's not like it's going to be I'm getting in front ofPatrick Mes. At any time soon I'm lith my home Mi. He signd the monstercontract, myhomes yeah. I actually think the chiefs going to have an insanerecord this year. I reckon they'll go fifteen and onethey've got Tan explodei actually now I'll give them I'll give them a badloss. I'll give them I'll go. Fourteen and two, but theythey've got anexplosive offense. I can jus yeah the defensive. The defense is improvingfrom Walsteel yeah. They added Edwards Hilare the Lsu running back to theiralready elite attack. They haven't really lost many on many players ingeneral. They as Cando full or one of their quarterbacks, but that's about it.They Find Anar Hamilton as a Cornerbet, oh really yeah, and they went twelve and four last yearand my homes missed like four matches: tyry kill. Mr Most the season. DamienWilliams was injured a lot. So it's pretty scary to think that they'reactually going to get better, but they...

...are like without those guys they werestill winning. And now you think that a they're all back like from indiaandeverything like how insane is that on o be yeah. Theyhave to play the AFCEAST as well, so they're going to do some dirty thingsto the Patriots in the jets. I think I hope so yeah all right so last year the orderwas Denver, Oakland charges, but it was all very close. Broncos and Oakland hadseven wins. Setting in the CHARDUS had five wins yea. What order? What orderdid you have them in the show had Kansas as first Yeh Hollrd by Denver Yeah, followed by the new last Vegasraiders interesting and having wost t e chargesand lost position. My arm, I'm loving the Vegas Raders Bea, what a name so you're gone for the same orders lastyear. Yeah. Why have you goten that order?Basically? Well, I think, do you want me to start from last or from the pop go: Go a've got bronchos in second oro'v Wot the broncos and Wa Bot. Second, because Gruwlo, because of Dre Lof, yeah, sorry Wat, I what I meant to saywas IM. They gave drew lock some weapons, yeah and they've, given them some goodplayers and pretty much they have a chance. I reckon to like be pretty good,not not as good as Kansas, obviously but the rest in that group yeah oncesimilarly similar to the last division. We're talking about. I do think thesethree teens will be very close to each other, but we know Kansas is going tolook dominate yeah Y, a hundred percent they're not going to be on that level.Like I don't expect like Las Vegas to like go in and just win everything yeah thethe Broncos, look pretty good, like I think under drew lock. Last yearthey went like four and one or something and then now they've auted,Jerry, Judy melv, an Gordon, exactly e h, that's a good team, Gerell Casey and Bradley Chab. He was injured. Most oflast year, so he's basically coming back. Then you've got no offense he'sgoing to get better caught. An Sutton he's going to get better still stillgot von Billa, just in Symmons, pretty good team yeah exactly not much aschange yeah, so I've got them in second as well same reason, basically, or whata hoensers make. We've got the same standing. No, we actually don't Iknowtor this oneOhi've gone the charges. Third Rad is at fourth, I did a few. I did some predictionsjust on a piece of paper like two weeks ago and I did go the raiders third okay,but I was looking at the teams they beat last year. I don't think they were they were thatgood, I don't think Derek Carand, Marcus Mariod is the best CB situationgoing round. I think that I think the rest of the team aroundthem has gotten better like they've added. Quite a few good players. Yeathe O defense looks all right, but yeah, I think now, Wi'll have the most winsout of any team placed forth in the League. I hope so, but yeah I've gotten the charges abovethem the charges beat some good teams. Last year they have lost Phillip Rivers,which is the big concern where the tyrod Taylor and Justin Herbert can myherberts a Bot do well, basically is a bast, please Jackon, I rekon look be ther, are crazy,talented team, but there's two things that I'm like not happy with. One isthe keadcoach situation. Yeah and theother is just in Hube. Imean I'm sorry he's the bust. You need someone like thet. As you said, they'vegot tyrat Taylor there. He he, I know they're going to go with Herbertas the number one cube. I don't know. IRAC and tail might start y exactly,but if he start he needs to immediately make an impact yeah. He he has that experience he's been tothe Super Bowl E's. He has all the sex wealth of experience, and now he needsto hutilize tha child has he can make them his team yeah. I'll be honest. This team is kindof weird, like the whole team is in their prime exactl and then they'vejust got tired Taylor and Justin Herbert at Kut quarterback. It's prettybizarre, like you think they would try and get. I don't know, CAM NEU, norexactly like saying this. Cam Newton yeah like or another quarterback intheir prime, like Nicki, don't know Nick folls, maybe yeah but like andthen they've. Let Melvin Gordon Go. So I'm a bit confused because theirdefense is amazing, like they've Goe, one of the best offenses in thecompetition, like I said, ad headcoach yeah that actually a hundred percentagree. Anthony Lynn is not a great coach reckon they'll change, Nex cosm,if yeah probably...

...yeah, maybe the they were in. They wereinjured quite a bit last year yeah, but charges Rad is Broncos for meor for all three of them are going to be pretty close. So I can see how youwent the Raders Bo, the charges I mean yeah. The big thing was: what's hisname, the big thing for me. That was like the reason why I put the chargesbelow on the Regla riters was that UN Philip riversman he's left this is yeah,came and started his career here and yeah. He was pretty bad last year,though, exactly exactly like they knew they had to make some changes but, likeI think him leaving had a very negative impact on the team Jack. He was aleader, let's be hone Hewas, the leader of that team he's been there thelongest yeah it's true, and now that he's leftyou've got like this new kid. Just in Hubert who's, a lot of people aresaying he is a bust and I personally believe he's a boss. I don't know you, you might have adifferent opinion, but I think tyro Taylor should be starting. I think you will, I think, you'lldefinitely start the first month and then hell o see after that, exactlybecause I con't, like I'm saying he needs to make an immediate impact.White. The coaches, like okay, we're going to H, ve gonna, have to have himstart yeah, so so now, we'll just discuss who we thinkwill make the playoffs so hands this wall make the pict. So wehave we've. Obviously the divisions winners make it. So that means we'veboth got the ravens chiefs, the bills so they're three well, both. Then you said the Taxans Wild Win, sothey're in yours. I said the cults uld win. So who are your three wild cards?An New England? Yeah? Wait! You have them in third! So are you saying thedolphins making the playoffs wait? Wa, let me see W wel. I had new enland, an Te. SorryYeah at's, going to say that the dolphins, the lads, what no the dolphins will not make theplayoffs okay, I haven't really given much yeah t yeah, but like E, who did just spit somenames at me m all right, we've an Browns, okay. They. I generally think this yeal willbe much better than last year with Ye wation and sluff with Bakon Nafield and who else I've got two more teams today. Last thecharges. Okay, wait: You had demver finishingabolt like Dodi sorr yeah, Oh yeah, O Whatyei, don't know really get out fair enough. I'll go theBROWNS yeahth is tough I'll, go the broncosand I'll go the Texans Tiens to miss out on pson strength of shed orsomething which is on Dapandales yeah, and then, who eve you got finishing inthe number one seed for DAYFC who will have the best record acan in the wholeconference? Hanses I'll go the ravens. Why W I ravins are good, but theyl be second.They did last year. I think the Ravens and chiefs will have three more wins than the third highestteam, but I think I'll back in the ravens. Just I don't know whyi'll behonest- is O Mar Jackson? No, I don't know I mean he's good dfite,no, just because of the draw actually and then finally who's going to win theconference. Oh Kansas, they're, going again, I want to say the Ravens, but they arelike. We don't thike an realistically. It's going to be Kansas again. Actually,no, I changed my number one seed to Kansas and then I'm going my conferencewin of the Ravens and they'll lose to the saints in the Super Bowl. That's my shout. I reckon Bradye will go to Pol really they have a good team like theywere a Mitsoi same. They were Amittom e team before, like I didn't knowanything about them and they didn't get much media coverage either now BrakJame is James, winsdon mate, throwing all the interceptions and thet. I Wu like te all the mediaattention, all the media spotlegts on them now yeah they kind of like a hopewe need. We need this for us. Yeah Soi'm, like I don't know, I feellike they'll, be in the finit yeah, so mos that that's it for the AFCpredictions. Are you looking forward to the cricket coming back there like I'vebeen so bored I mean I want to play. I can not wait, but Pakison is tomuingEngland soon they've left...

...wait so who's touring first is at Pakistan. Inthe West indies, the West Indes, with Pakistans leaving soon as well, okay,yeah, CSEI's Gonto, say Westindes are already there, so our mirror isn'tgoing hes wouldr Yeah Theisn't, he retired from tes carget n, but he'sgoing to play the t nis he's Thankhis, Co. Yeah Trust you care about theTATONIES W yea. Now we were number one WERH number, four NOWSO. What? What doyou thinkis going to happen with the t? Twenty Woldca, I'm hoping it happens?Wt Wike, I reckon all happened, but you know India. They have a lot ofinfluence on the ICC. They want the ipl to happen yeah. I should I not say that no Tawhat,I didn't give a crap, because you were quite foramin and I'm thinking thing.No, I'm just thinking like what they can do mean the now I'm having Theit'sa factmate. India have the ICC by the balls. They've got their balls inTheaab in Golis, going for the chammonship. Now, Oh really eah kind of pissed me off,but then there's someone from Pakisan. That's t glong Forim as well a sonMonny, the chairman of the board so ma. Okay.I mean I'm happy for Pakisan cricket. We're on the right were on the rightcall. Now you know the Fabar am. Is Captain safrate still part of the team? I think we can win. You know we can. Wecan go to England and we've got a good team int twenty creer a so I its O, Ye'sholking aout ar you talking bout testr the test. We can win the test seriesreally, okay, we went to Australia and we lost like all the world test. But,like yes, imagine like Mohammed, a man Bakastan do well in England really wellevery time, especially what the last time you were there. You Wont, MrExactly Soe' like wee got Mohammad O bass. Mohammadd got Shahin shaff Rady,the two teenagers MI SEAM SHAP and Hummedhouse name: meanit's, crazy, yeah, it's just a matter. It's just amatter of whether the Batswin can handle road Anderson Works. Bi Canhandle it. He rekon he's better than monest they're, pretty similar ill. ProbablyBarba, though no man, Papa Bu, babarais Baba Bober bothers a better player onhis day, but I think Marnas fights a bit more for his wicked yeah iu sa that,like his, he will like die for his wicked wer. I think bubble would justbe like I'Mall Right, I'll, just get out and squire a hundred next in nuswih. So I wanted to ask you what yeah you watch the PSL this her yeah, Iactually loved it h h. Did you find it compared to the IPL and all the other?I'll be honest, I haven't watched much ipl in my life just because yeah, it'salways almo like two am and stuff, but doing it to be beelden. Now I really enjoyed it. Obviously, it's a bit different for theBBL, because, like did you hear about babyells Baybe, I was like seveno'clock. It's got high quality production and commentators, whereasfrom the Patel was at like eleventhirty, there was like randos commentating and no. It was good as though I oa is somuch random stuff like when they hit balls into the crowd and if you catchyou win. Like thousand Craw, whatever you put money the texicocatch, it'slital death, though just firing a cricket boarl into the crowd, bikin,the bb yeah, because it's dangerous man andthen they've got that one where they do like the spring: Againt, Ober, car andbut they're, just like they're like in random clothes andthey're like sweaty and stuff gak, t's Billana, but now the pese. That isreally good. I really loved it. I reckon what like that I was readingsomething you see. The BBL proposed new ideas for the BBL, but I didn't saythat Wutit, if you boil a wod, it's a free hit in the baby out, like that's one of thenew rules, apparently yeah, it's pretty interesting. I E they're trying to save the sport.Obviously, but like the biggest problem I think is for Australia is they're,not filling up crowds yeah. I think the BBL paked fourteen and fifteen and suff yeah, butt h, add more stuff like they need to pay the players more. That's what Ireckon that othose players will leave for other leagues. They just need A. Idon't know how they do it, but because make ing private make the teamsprivately owned. Yeah Buti, don't know if people wuldbuy Ti neople in Australia, but like Thi, it's not like Pakistan, though,where ther's just billions billionaires like floating around okay. Thank you.There's that's nome thiclaing. The thing is a lot of Indian influence likein the Trenit of the Caribbean Premier League you don'o yeah, but they theIndians, don't play in the BBL so why they want to invest in a team. There'sa lot of Indians that live in Australia that would watch it. Ther we les Tro Olike it's an Indiaona. We got to watch...

...this yeah the issue for the BBL. is they canthey can't get the good imports over because the IPL the whole cricketcalendar stops for the IP, which is wrong? I believe that's wrong. Buth theBL there's like three test series: Even Australia is playing during the BBL, so,like Australian players aren't even playing half the time yeah one of thethings why pscell OPL and all these other leagues are the successfulnesbecause they host them doring. When all of their players are free, Wereno doesnot care. You've got these randoms that im just playing no offense, like youlike who is this glaen in e and he's like batting and he's like Australia,and he like Cibby Fair, though Cameron, Delport Nateo, who is that Mir?Everyone knows Cameron delpo its like a PSL special n. He pays ipls off of KKRand and who's that keeper from like Bub, Bados or Soi. Wait Shit, Chad, Wik Chan,we Edward Walton, yeah ty me and my me and my mate werepissing ourselves Wat, those two guys still I mean I said they were able toget Shane Watson and Jasonwell with it yeah that made that was so exciting,like my det La and Tom Ben. Well, he was bad, but all those guys are playing the bigbash show, but I really enjoyed the BBL see Darren San me become coach halfwaythrough the season. Yeah a I don't know what Daen Sas about Ma. They made him acoach halfway through the season because he caldn't play anymore, sothey'e like a O, Yeah Oi'm, like my this is Gonto only happening here. Itwouldn't happen anywhere in the world, but now there's really good lots ofEnglish players, playing which I like, as I I winen to go for England. Usuallyand my mate is an English fan, so we enjoyed watching the English players. IWant Steve Smitan David, wanted to complay and aaronall these players to come playlike that's, where it'll get like to another level when it's just hard,because it's so close to the ipl exactly in Ti time wase before the IPL,like, I think, there's a two week difference pretty much yeah exactlywhen the Change O. It's tough O, if you offer them the money, if you offer themthe good don, come anyone's going to be willing to come for money. That's whyall the Australians go to the IPL. They make all their salaries over there yeah it's true. I EAN I mean withoutthe ipl we wouldn't be where we are today, but that's my biggest thing likeyeah, that it's a shame about the hundred I being canceled the corona ireEl. I was looking forward to thet those its going to be interestid. Asom wasn'tpicked in that which made me really angry or ont twenty in the ltplayer in thewood and he still doesn't get picked. But look ame got picked up Shane ifready got picked up and all these guys, which I thought was like you know it'sgood for them, but I want to babthat. You know I want you know. I was thinking Ye. You knowhow everyones saying they're, comparing him to Colli and stuff yeah, I'm like,then he needs to act like holly t first as well. He needs to act arrogant aswell. What he's a no n yeah, that's good! I like Bobas, an I don't likeColie Olas, Mak Colis Nice to Watch II, see watyeah that he's a great player,but he did have to be a dickhead. He is a bit of an Asol Hel, but who isn't allthe best players a except Tan Williams, and I mean he's a good lot. It's true s!Yeah! You got a point. There M Ean Williamson's, the only blook like DonBradman is actually famous for being a Shitbo. Apparently Chapel hated himwhen he was like the head of the Australian Crickin Yeah Yeah, everyonehated him when he was a selector and stuff. I mean I mean you look atStachman. I heard some stories about STWG grace. He would just get bold andput the bales back on so yeah, maybe maybe it's pardon parcelof being a goodplayer. You got to be a crap boy. I heard some stuff like we all know aboutDavid, a warner yeah we used to hear about. I heard some stuff aboutstaesmith as well t he was very arrogant play for Austral, an hiscapaining Australia. He was very arrogant yeah. I think, but you kind of do haveto be arrogant. Be that good at Spool. Exactly like this is my other argument.When you get to that level, you kind of have to be arrogant, yeah, it's likeall the boxes and the USC fighters and stuff that, like they genuinely believein their head, that they are actually the best and then you logeat en youhave to be like calm down like there's. Always someone better yet like everyonewas like yeah who's, the best player in the world, and then this Aberazom justcomes on the stage and like everyone's now, like he's going to break call ofKolis records, yeah and the other things, I'm quitehappy that Peckson after a while has produced a very good batsman. I meaneveryone knew about the fastball in tellet and the Spin Bolles. Now thatthe Fast Balta, now that sorry nnoef The bathmoms are here yeah there was abit of a generation or skip, wasn't ther between like Younis, Miss Bar, butlike the good thing and then from them to Babbar. There was not really anyone.There was like a Asad Chafique, but it was mainly because it Umaark mal reallyexactly I a I hate, Romar Amo,...

...the Gen like Genan flog yeah, like RemaArcmal, was meant to be the Babbarsit that past generation, but he justdecided to be a dog is Moy, was an arrogant, Prek yeah, so that it's goodto see that the next generations covered yeah what Yo yeah now. So I'mlooking forward to test cricket coming back Thut, the England western news is onlylike three weeks away, which is pretty Excilin, OL ether, yeah, Iwe, Weari and then no spit nosalive on the bull. These ruling yeah. What's the point of bowling them likethey saying you can put your sweat on it and I used to put sweatwo you knowwhen we played premio yeah. What's what on the wall? Nothing would happen. My Sa Onit and they're doing that nowon the IC. I've done that it doesn't work you're, just not doing it right, man,iput, thes, plit on it and then the boll still wouldn't do anything. AndI'm like. Do you remember my my one over that I had for a MO? What's acorede came back, yeah against BELB was bad tabals over the Batson toit was like yeah ever. That was because you hadn'teven trained, and they just like expected you to play exactly you.Hadn't played cricket for like two months yeah I mean yeah excas, prettyUMP that was pretty UNFA Thata wheel and I'm like what yeah that anyway yeah so exciting to beback. I am shoutered that the Australians in Babway one day, ocars about that had been canceled.That was going to be a roofting match down in Chilan, but yeah I would havegone. Hopefully, hopefully they sought out something forthe t, twenty O Cup- hopefully it's maybe still in Australia. No, it isit's going to happen in New Zealand yeah. That would make sense. There's noCASS, I wouldn't mind going to New Zealand to watch it. It's aboutTatalike, I'm in you just expecting you can go. 's like yeah holidays are coming soon, so yeah. SoAnyway, thanks for joining me, most no orisn it yeah. So this is wel. Well, definitely get you on formore NFL cricket content or whatever other sports. You likeour, you love achat, don't Youmati! I mean you know you know thast, you know aning. I justtalk to you yeah. I love it because I love a chatmyself. So thanks for joining me, this is coming out on a Tuesday. So ifyou're listening on a Tuesday or Wednesday enjoy the rest, your week,we're filming this on a Satday so most enjoy the rest of your weekend. Man Maygood luck for exams thanks and yeah. Pretty much thanks for joining me.

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