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NFL Playoffs 2019 Picks: Wild Card Predictions by Football Writers

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Predicting the winners of this week’s NFL games.

NFL: Chicago Bears at Philadelphia Eagles Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Bleeding Green Nation writers picks are in for the Wild Card round of the 2019 NFL Playoffs! Each week we’ll predict the winners of each and every NFL game. We’ll tally the results along the way and see who comes out on top at the end of the season.

Your 2018 regular season BGN picks champion is ... me! I edged out James Keane by just one game in order to knock off last year’s champ: the collective BGN community. Just more proof that I’m smarter than all of the readers ... COMBINED. Just kidding, but I think it’s completely fair to say I know more than Ben Solak, who finished last in the standings and has been relegated. Sorry, Ben.

When it comes to this week’s Philadelphia Eagles versus Chicago Bears game, MOST of our writers are feeling very confident in the reigning Super Bowl champions. There are two non-believers among us.

Feel free to post your own predictions or discuss the writer predictions in the comments. You can also vote for who you think will win the games. I’ll tally those results in a “BGN Community” column. Vote in the polls beneath the table.

Let’s get to this week’s picks!

2019 NFL Wild Card Picks

BGN Picks BLG Benjamin Cody Alexis Tyler James Lee BGN Readers
BGN Picks BLG Benjamin Cody Alexis Tyler James Lee BGN Readers
2018 Season Record 167-87 141-113 156-98 150-104 155-99 166-88 154-100 163-91
Week 17 Record 12-4 6-10 12-4 13-3 13-3 11-5 10-6 13-3
Colts at Texans Colts Colts Colts Colts Texans Colts Colts Vote
Seahawks at Cowboys Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Seahawks Vote
Chargers at Ravens Ravens Chargers Chargers Ravens Ravens Ravens Chargers Vote
Eagles at Bears Eagles Bears Eagles Eagles Eagles Bears Eagles Vote


Vote for YOUR picks below. (Click here if you can’t see the polls.)


Who will win: Colts or Texans?

This poll is closed

  • 60%
    (3907 votes)
  • 39%
    (2540 votes)
6447 votes total Vote Now


Who will win: Seahawks or Cowboys?

This poll is closed

  • 79%
    (5213 votes)
  • 20%
    (1371 votes)
6584 votes total Vote Now


Who will win: Chargers or Ravens?

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  • 62%
    (4041 votes)
  • 37%
    (2424 votes)
6465 votes total Vote Now


Who will win: Eagles or Bears?

This poll is closed

  • 66%
    (4723 votes)
  • 33%
    (2335 votes)
7058 votes total Vote Now