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ESPN Commentator Predictions for the 2017-18 NFL Season

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Thirty-three ESPN NFL commentators offered their predictions for the 2017-18 NFL season, and the New England Patriots are the overwhelming favorites to repeat as champions. The Patriots received 21 votes to win the AFC and 15 votes to win Super Bowl LII. The Green Bay Packers led the NFC with 16 votes to capture the conference and five picks to win the Super Bowl. The Pittsburgh Steelers (12 votes to win AFC, six to win the Super Bowl) and Seattle Seahawks (11 votes to win the NFC, five votes to win the Super Bowl) also fared well.

Others receiving votes: Atlanta Falcons (three votes to win the NFC, two to win the Super Bowl), and Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants were each picked once to win the NFC.

The players who earned the most votes for NFL MVP consideration are: Aaron Rodgers (14), Tom Brady (eight), and tied (two each) Derek Carr, David Johnson and Russell Wilson.

Commentator AFC Champ NFC Champ Super Bowl Champ League MVP
Josina Anderson Steelers Seahawks Seahawks Michael Bennett
Michelle Beisner-Buck Steelers Packers Packers Aaron Rodgers
Stephania Bell Patriots Packers Patriots David Johnson
Chris Berman Patriots Seahawks Seahawks Russell Wilson
Matthew Berry Patriots Packers Patriots Tom Brady
Tedy Bruschi Patriots Cowboys Patriots Tom Brady
Ryan Clark Steelers Giants Steelers Aaron Rodgers
Greg Cosell Patriots Seahawks Patriots Jameis Winston
Herm Edwards Steelers Packers Steelers Aaron Rodgers
Dan Graziano Patriots Packers Patriots Tom Brady
Jon Gruden Patriots Packers Packers Aaron Rodgers
Matt Hasselbeck Patriots Seahawks Seahawks Matthew Stafford
Tim Hasselbeck Patriots Packers Patriots David Johnson
Keyshawn Johnson Steelers Seahawks Steelers Russell Wilson
Lisa Kerney Steelers Seahawks Seahawks Matt Ryan
Suzy Kolber Steelers Packers Steelers Aaron Rodgers
Chris Mortensen Patriots Cardinals Patriots Tom Brady
Randy Moss Patriots Seahawks Patriots Aaron Rodgers
Wendi Nix Steelers Packers Steelers Ben Roethlisberger
Sal Paolantonio Patriots Packers Patriots Tom Brady
Sam Ponder Steelers Seahawks Steelers Aaron Rodgers
Louis Riddick Patriots Packers Patriots Aaron Rodgers
Dianna Russini Steelers Packers Packers Aaron Rodgers
Rex Ryan Patriots Seahawks Patriots Aaron Rodgers
Jeff Saturday Patriots Packers Patriots Aaron Rodgers
Adam Schefter Patriots Packers Packers Aaron Rodgers
Jim Trotter Steelers Falcons Falcons Tom Brady
Trey Wingo Patriots Packers Packers Derek Carr
Charles Woodson Patriots Falcons Patriots Derek Carr
Darren Woodson Steelers Falcons Falcons Aaron Rodgers
Damien Woody Patriots Seahawks Patriots Tom Brady
Field Yates Patriots Packers Patriots Tom Brady
Steve Young Patriots Seahawks Seahawks Aaron Rodgers

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