If you haven’t heard yet, the Buffalo Bills are the favorites to win Super Bowl LVII per NFL odds. Yes, the same Bills whose claim to fame is by losing four straight Super Bowls. The Bills winning the Super Bowl is one of the most surreal things to happen both in football and in life. In fact, it may be a sign of the apocalypse …
10 NFL Signs Before The Apocalypse
Seeing Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy will be one of many unreal things to imagine. As fans, we get a bit religious at times. We start believing in a “higher power” when the strangest and most unbelievable things happen in football. Buffalo winning the Super Bowl is but one of 10 things that would make even the most atheistic of fans believe in a Judgment Day.
Tom Brady Falls Off the Proverbial Cliff
The Bills win the Super Bowl and Tom Brady goes from being an immortal to a shell of a quarterback. Can you imagine a world where Brady is not playing in the NFL? Now imagine another where he is struggling to make a 20-yard pass. He’s third in MVP odds when you bet online so nobody would have seen it coming – except for 2016 Max Kellerman.
Bill Belichick Retires Midseason
It’s hard to talk about Brady without thinking of Bill Belichick. Again, imagining an NFL without the scowly coaching genius is hard to do. But what if, in the midst of a long losing skid for the Patriots, he just up and called it quits?
Lions Win Playoff Game
Longer than the Bills’ Super Bowl drought are the Lions’ playoffs win drought. The last time Detroit won a playoff game was in 1991. All but one of their current players (Michael Brockers) were not born. Detroit is +350 to make the playoffs this 2022 on the online sportsbook.
Wide Receiver Wins MVP
In 64 years of handing out NFL MVP Awards, a wide receiver has never won the award. Not even Jerry Rice, the greatest wide receiver. So it’s natural for Cooper Kupp, last year’s Offensive Player of the Year.” to be a longshot at 80-1 to win.
Collin Kaepernick Signs with an NFL Team
Of all the items on this list, this one seems like the easiest to do. And yet we know that most teams are likelier to give unsavory characters the benefit of the doubt more than Kaepernick. Alas.
The 1-Point Safety Happens
Did you know there is a 1-point safety in football? It happens when a defensive player is tackled in his own end zone after he picks up the ball on a blocked extra-point attempt. It has never happened in the NFL so …
All Weather Conditions Take Place on One Game
What if it rains, then snows, then becomes sunny all within the span of one game? It has happened on rare occasions within a 24-hour span. But within four hours? Now that is perturbing.
Jacksonville Relocates To London, England
The NFL has hinted at expanding overseas. Cancel that and just relocate the sad franchise that is the Jacksonville Jaguars. It’s already been the End of Days in with that team that Blake flipping Bortles has been their most successful quarterback.
XFL Becomes as Popular as the NFL
This isn’t technically an NFL prediction, but it still counts. The XFL should resume activities by 2023. In two attempts the league has failed miserably. Led by Dwayne Johnson, a lukewarm reception of the league would be considered a step in the right direction. But popularity that rivals the NFL? Now that is crazy.