With the NFL Playoffs beginning this weekend, it's time to take a keen, edgy look at the postseason slate. Tens of millions of people will watch the playoffs, with many more following the games online.
Generally, it's difficult to put a solid bet on playoff matchups. The best teams often seem to be those with first-round byes. However, teams like the 2010 Green Bay Packers and 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers have scrambled out of No. 6 playoff spots to win the Super Bowl.
With the high turnover of playoff teams from one year to the next and the frequent playoff upsets, how can a person trust any pick?
Turn to the hipster picks. Hipsters form a driving force in culture. They remind people about the important things to think about, such as vinyl records, social justice and Tim Tebow.
The hipster view on the NFL Playoffs provides clear-headed thoughts, as well as picks that are undeterred by those put forth by network commentators.
Read along for predictions by a writer who pines for an indie rock band called Tim Tebow.