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The Packers look like the favorites in the NFC North, but not to play in Super Bowl XLVIII, according to our staffers.

Kickoff 2013: Fearless forecast

BILL JOHNSON
Co-host, Green & Gold Today
 
AFC East: New England, Miami, NY Jets, Buffal
AFC North: Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Cleveland
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West: Denver, Kansas City, Oakland, San Diego
 
NFC East: Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington, NY Giants
NFC North: Green Bay, Chicago, Minnesota, Detroit
NFC South: Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleans, Tampa Bay
NFC West: Seattle, San Francisco, St. Louis, Arizona
 
AFC Wild Card Teams: Kansas City, Cincinnati
NFC Wild Card Teams: San Francisco, Carolina
 
AFC Championship: Denver over New England
NFC Championship: Atlanta over Dallas
 
Super Bowl XLVIII:  Denver over Atlanta
 
JASON WILDE
NFL senior writer, ESPNWisconsin.com
Co-host, Green & Gold Today
 
AFC East:  New England, Miami, NY Jets, Buffalo
AFC North: Cincinnati, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Cleveland
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West: Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland
 
NFC East: Washington, NY Giants, Dallas, Philadelphia
NFC North: Green Bay, Detroit, Chicago, Minnesota
NFC South: Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Carolina
NFC West:  Seattle, San Francisco, Arizona, St. Louis
 
AFC Wild Card Teams: Miami, Indianapolis
NFC Wild Card Teams: San Francisco, Detroit
 
AFC Championship: Houston over Cincinnati
NFC Championship: Seattle over Atlanta
 
Super Bowl XLVIII:  Houston over Seattle
 
DAN NEEDLES
Co-host, The D-List
WISN-TV Sports Director
 
AFC East:  New England, Miami, NY Jets, Buffalo
AFC North: Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West: Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland
 
NFC East: NY Giants, Washington, Dallas, Philadelphia
NFC North: Green Bay, Detroit, Chicago, Minnesota
NFC South: Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Carolina
NFC West:  Seattle, San Francisco, Arizona, St. Louis
 
AFC Wild Card Teams:Kansas City, Pittsburgh
NFC Wild Card Teams:San Francisco, Detroit
 
AFC Championship:Houston over Cincinnati
NFC Championship:Atlanta over Seattle
 
Super Bowl XLVIII:  Atlanta over Houston
 
STEVE “The Homer” TRUE
Co-host, Homer & Thunder
 
AFC East:  New England, Miami, Buffalo, N.Y. Jets
AFC North:  Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Baltimore
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West:  Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland
 
NFC East:  Washington, N.Y. Giants, Dallas, Philadelphia
NFC North:  Green Bay, Detroit, Chicago, Minnesota
NFC South:  Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Carolina
NFC West: San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Arizona,
 
AFC Wild Card Teams: Kansas City, Miami
NFC Wild Card Teams: New Orleans, Seattle
 
AFC Championship: Denver over Houston
NFC Championship:  San Francisco over New Orleans
 
Super Bowl XLVII:   San Francisco over Denver
 
MITCH “Thunder" NELLES
Co-host, Homer & Thunder
 
AFC East:  New England, Miami, Buffalo, N.Y. Jets
AFC North:  Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Cleveland
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West:  Denver, San Diego, Kansas City, Oakland
 
NFC East:  N.Y. Giants, Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington
NFC North:  Green Bay, Chicago, Detroit, Minnesota
NFC South:  New Orleans, Atlanta, Carolina, Tampa Bay
NFC West: San Francisco, Seattle, Arizona, St. Louis
 
AFC Wild Card Teams: Cincinnati, Indianapolis
NFC Wild Card Teams: New Orleans, Seattle
 
AFC Championship: Houston over Denver
NFC Championship:  San Francisco over New Orleans
 
Super Bowl XLVII:  Houston over San Francisco
 
ZACH HEILPRIN
University of Wisconsin beat writer
The Jump Aroundpodcast
 
AFC East: New England, Miami, Buffalo, N.Y. Jets
AFC North: Cincinnati, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Cleveland
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West: Denver, San Diego, Kansas City, Oakland
 
NFC East: Washington, N.Y. Giants, Dallas, Philadelphia
NFC North: Green Bay, Detroit, Minnesota, Chicago
NFC South: New Orleans, Atlanta Carolina, Tampa Bay
NFC West: Seattle, San Francisco, Arizona, St. Louis
 
AFC wild card teams: Baltimore, Indy
NFC wild card teams: Detroit, San Francisco
 
AFC championship: Houston over Cincinnati
NFC championship: Seattle over Green Bay
 
Super Bowl XLVIII: Seattle over Houston
 
JIM RUTLEDGE
The Jump Around podcast
Host, Madison’s GameNight and In The Trenches
 
AFC East: New England, Miami, Buffalo N.Y. Jets,
AFC North:  Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Cleveland
AFC South:  Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West:  Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland
 
NFC East:  Washington, Dallas, N.Y. Giants, Philadelphia
NFC North:  Green Bay, Chicago, Minnesota, Detroit
NFC South:  Atlanta, New Orleans, Carolina, Tampa Bay
NFC West:  San Francisco, Seattle, Arizona., St. Louis
 
AFC wild card teams: Cincinnati, Kansas City
NFC wild card teams: Chicago, Seattle
 
AFC championship: New England over Denver
NFC championship: San Francisco over Atlanta
 
Super Bowl XLVIII: San Francisco over New England
 
MARK CHMURA
Miller Lite Football Show
 
AFC East: New England, Miami, Buffalo, NY Jets
AFC North: Cincinnati, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Cleveland
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West: Denver, San Diego, Kansas City, Oakland
 
NFC East: NY Giants, Washington, Dallas, Philadelphia
NFC North: Green Bay, Minnesota, Chicago, Detroit
NFC South: Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Carolina,
NFC West: San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Arizona
 
AFC Wild Cards: Baltimore, Indianapolis
NFC Wild Cards: Seattle, New Orleans
 
AFC Championship: Houston over Denver
NFC Championship: San Francisco over Seattle
 
Super Bowl XLVIII: San Francisco over Houston
 
DREW OLSON
Co-host, The D-List
ESPNWisconsin.com senior editor
 
AFC East:  Miami, New England, Buffalo, N.Y. Jets
AFC North:  Cincinnati, Baltimore, Cleveland, Pittsburgh
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West:  Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland
 
NFC East:  Washington, Dallas, N.Y. Giants, Philadelphia
NFC North:  Green Bay, Chicago, Minnesota, Detroit
NFC South:  Atlanta, Tampa Bay, New Orleans, Carolina
NFC West:  Seattle, San Francisco, St. Louis, Arizona
 
AFC wild card teams: Baltimore, Kansas City
NFC wild card teams: San Francisco, Tampa Bay
 
AFC championship: Houston over Denver
NFC championship: Green Bay over Seattle
 
Super Bowl XLVIII: Green Bay over Houston
 
ALEX PETAKAS
Host, The Ticket
Staff writer, ESPNWisconsin.com
 
AFC East:  New England, Miami, Buffalo, New York Jets
AFC North:  Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Cleveland
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West:  Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland
 
NFC East:  Dallas, N.Y. Giants, Washington, Philadelphia
NFC North:  Green Bay, Minnesota, Chicago, Detroit
NFC South:  Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Carolina
NFC West:  San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Arizona
 
AFC wild card teams: Indianapolis, Cincinnati 
NFC wild card teams: Seattle, New Orleans
 
AFC championship:  Denver over New England
NFC championship:  Seattle over Green Bay
 
Super Bowl XLVIII:  Denver over Seattle
 
MATT SALMON
Co-host, The Ticket
 
AFC East: New England, Miami, Buffalo, NY Jets
AFC North: Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland
AFC South: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West: Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland
 
NFC East: NY Giants, Washington, Dallas, Philadelphia
NFC North: Green Bay, Chicago, Minnesota, Detroit
NFC South: Atlanta, New Orleans, Carolina, Tampa Bay
NFC West: San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Arizona
 
AFC Wild Cards: Pittsburgh, Miami
NFC Wild Cards: Seattle, New Orleans
 
AFC Championship: Houston over Cincinnati
NFC Championship: San Francisco over NY Giants
 
Super Bowl XLVIII: Houston over San Francisco
 
SARAH BARSHOP
Staff writer, ESPNWisconsin.com
 
AFC East:   New England, Buffalo, Miami, N.Y. Jets
AFC North:  Cincinnati, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Cleveland
AFC South:  Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Jacksonville
AFC West:  Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Oakland
 
NFC East:  Dallas, Washington, Philadelphia, N.Y. Giants
NFC North:  Chicago, Green Bay, Detroit, Minnesota
NFC South:  Atlanta, Carolina, Tampa Bay, New Orleans
NFC West:  Seattle, San Francisco, St. Louis, Arizona
 
AFC wild card teams: Kansas City, Indianapolis
NFC wild card teams: San Francisco, Green Bay
 
AFC championship: Denver over Kansas City
NFC championship: Seattle over Atlanta
 
Super Bowl XLVII: Seattle over Denver