Sports Insights released their annual Power Rankings prior to the start of the NFL Playoffs and it’s always good to go back and analyze the results. Notice that Green Bay was third in our rankings despite being a 6-seed in the NFC. If you were to simply bet the higher-ranked team against the spread, you would have went 8-3 in the playoffs, including Green Bay covering in the Superbowl.
Superbowl: GB-PIT – (Win)
Conference Championships: GB-CHI – (Win) NYJ-PIT – (Win)
Divisional Round: SEA-CHI – (Win) NYJ-NE – (Loss) BAL-PIT – (Win) GB-ATL – (Loss)
Wildcard Round: BAL-KC – (Win) GB-PHI – (Win) NO-SEA – (Loss) NYJ-IND – (Win)