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S-T staff predictions: Cowboys win the NFC East but no Super Bowl

Andrew Luck will try to lead the Indianapolis Colts to their first Super Bowl since Peyton Manning left for Denver.
Andrew Luck will try to lead the Indianapolis Colts to their first Super Bowl since Peyton Manning left for Denver. AP

The Star-Telegram staff writers took their best guesses on how this NFL season will shake out:

DREW DAVISON

Cowboys beat writer

Division winners

NFC East -- Dallas Cowboys

NFC North -- Green Bay Packers

NFC South -- New Orleans Saints

NFC West --Seattle Seahawks

NFC wild cards -- Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings

AFC East -- New England Patriots

AFC North -- Baltimore Ravens

AFC South -- Indianapolis Colts

AFC West -- Kansas City Chiefs

AFC wild cards -- Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers

Super Bowl -- Indianapolis Colts over Green Bay Packers

MVP -- Adrian Peterson, Minnesota

Offensive Player of the Year -- Andrew Luck, Indianapolis

Defensive Player of the Year -- J.J. Watt, Houston

Coach of the Year -- Andy Reid, Kansas City

Offensive Rookie of the Year -- Amari Cooper, WR, Oakland

Defensive Rookie of the Year -- Leonard Williams, DT, NY Jets

MAC ENGEL

Columnist

Division winners

NFC East -- Dallas Cowboys

NFC North -- Green Bay Packers

NFC South -- Atlanta Falcons

NFC West -- Seattle Seahawks

NFC wild cards -- Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints

AFC East -- New England Patriots

AFC North -- Cincinnati Bengals

AFC South -- Indianapolis Colts

AFC West -- Denver Broncos

AFC wild cards -- Baltimore Ravens, San Diego Chargers

Super Bowl -- Green Bay Packers over New England Patriots

MVP -- J.J. Watt, Houston

Offensive Player of the Year -- Tony Romo, Dallas

Defensive Player of the Year -- J.J. Watt, Houston

Coach of the Year -- Mike Zimmer, Minnesota

Offensive Rookie of the Year -- Melvin Gordon, RB, San Diego

Defensive Rookie of the Year -- Shane Ray, DE, Denver

CLARENCE HILL

Cowboys beat writer

Division winners

NFC East – Dallas Cowboys

NFC North – Detroit Lions

NFC South -- Atlanta Falcons

NFC West -- Seattle Seahawks

NFC wild cards -- Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals 

AFC East – New England Patriots

AFC North – Pittsburgh Steelers

AFC South – Indianapolis Colts

AFC West – Kansas City Chiefs

AFC wild cards – Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens

Super Bowl – Indianapolis Colts over Seattle Seahawks 

MVP – Andrew Luck, Indianapolis

Offensive Player of the Year -- Adrian Peterson, Minnesota 

Defensive Player of the Year – Ndamukong Suh, Miami

Coach of the Year – Chuck Pagano, Indianapolis

Offensive Rookie of the Year – Amari Cooper, WR, Oakland 

Defensive Rookie of the Year – Randy Gregory, DE, Dallas

DAVID HUMPHREY

NFL editor

Division winners

NFC East -- Dallas Cowboys

NFC North -- Green Bay Packers

NFC South -- New Orleans Saints

NFC West --Seattle Seahawks

NFC wild cards – Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles

AFC East -- New England Patriots

AFC North -- Pittsburgh Steelers

AFC South -- Indianapolis Colts

AFC West --Kansas City Chiefs

AFC wild cards – Denver Broncos, Houston Texans

Super Bowl -- Indianapolis Colts over Green Bay Packers

MVP -- Andrew Luck, Indianapolis

Offensive Player of the Year -- Tony Romo, Dallas

Defensive Player of the Year -- J.J. Watt, Houston

Coach of the Year -- Chuck Pagano, Indianapolis

Offensive Rookie of the Year --  Melvin Gordon, RB, San Diego

Defensive Rookie of the Year -- Shaq Thompson, LB, Carolina

GIL LEBRETON

Columnist

Division winners

NFC East – Dallas Cowboys

NFC North -- Green Bay Packers

NFC South – Carolina Panthers

NFC West –Seattle Seahawks

NFC wild cards – Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons

AFC East -- New England Patriots

AFC North – Baltimore Ravens

AFC South – Indianapolis Colts

AFC West – Denver Broncos

AFC wild cards – Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers

Super Bowl – Seattle Seahawks over New England Patriots

MVP -- Andrew Luck, Indianapolis

Offensive Player of the Year -- Tony Romo, Dallas

Defensive Player of the Year – J.J. Watt, Houston

Coach of the Year -- Jason Garrett, Dallas

Offensive Rookie of the Year -- Amari Cooper, WR, Raiders

Defensive Rookie of the Year -- Leonard Williams, DT, Jets

CHAREAN WILLIAMS

Cowboys beat writer

Division winners

NFC East – Dallas Cowboys

NFC North -- Green Bay Packers

NFC South – Atlanta Falcons

NFC West – Seattle Seahawks

NFC wild cards – Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles

AFC East -- New England Patriots

AFC North – Baltimore Ravens

AFC South – Indianapolis Colts

AFC West – Denver Broncos

AFC wild cards – Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins

Super Bowl – Indianapolis Colts over Green Bay Packers

MVP -- Andrew Luck, Indianapolis

Offensive Player of the Year – Adrian Peterson, Minnesota

Defensive Player of the Year – J.J. Watt, Houston

Coach of the Year – Mike Zimmer, Minnesota

Offensive Rookie of the Year -- Amari Cooper, WR Oakland

Defensive Rookie of the Year – Randy Gregory, DE, Dallas 

 

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