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Miss Cleo, Redux: 9 NFL Storylines the Pundits Got Wrong, and One They Got Right

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Miss Cleo, Redux: 9 NFL Storylines the Pundits Got Wrong, and One They Got Right

What do you do when you're a full time NFL commentator once the season is over? There's the draft, all good fun, unless your team is the one that makes the embarrassing goof (Hi there, Minnesota Vikings!). But how about after that?

You make predictions, that's what. The press bus becomes a bus full of Miss Cleo impersonators, each one doing a vaguely-offensive Jamaican accent as they read their Topps tarot cards and look into their crystal pigskins.

Skip Bayless has a well known habit of reading the entrails of a sheep, though an ESPN intern will do in a pinch, and even B/R's Matt Miller reads tea leaves (well, he uses coffee grounds, but it's about the same). 

There's only so much that you can predict in sports—that's the beauty of the game. Anyone can win on any given day. But predicting is fun, and a good way to generate content during the lean months.

And it's also fun to take a look back at some of the big predictions and stories of the offseason, and see how well they panned out.

As it turns out...not so well.

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