NFL

The NFL season kicks off tonight as the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Bettor Take Cover staff made season predictions for Super Bowl winners, division winnersplayoff teams and MVP winners.

Check back on our predictions throughout the season so you know who to praise and who to make fun of for terrible picks.

MVP

Cody Jinnette: Derek Carr (+1600)

Chance Cassidy: Derek Carr

Cole Frederick: Russell Wilson (+1350)

Brock Little: Aaron Rodgers (+750)

TJ Daugherty: Tom Brady (+375)

Sam Johnson: Derek Carr

Lance Barton: Aaron Rodgers

Playoff Teams

Cody Jinnette

NFC: Cowboys, Vikings (+310), Falcons (+170), Seahawks (-240). Wild cards: Bucs (+155) and Packers (-320)

AFC: Patriots (-900), Steelers (-185), Colts (+460), Raiders (+173). Wild cards: Broncos (+190) and Texans (+145)

Chance Cassidy

NFC: Cowboys, Packers (-175), Falcons, Seahawks. Wild cards: Giants and Panthers (-105)

AFC: Patriots, Steelers, Texans (+170), Chiefs (+240). Wild cards: Titans (+105) and Raiders (-170)

Cole Frederick

NFC: Giants, Packers, Panthers (+230), Seahawks. Wild cards: Bucs and Cardinals (+140)

AFC: Patriots, Steelers, Texans, Chargers (+365). Wild cards: Raiders and Bengals (+160)

Brock Little

NFC: Giants, Packers, Falcons, Seahawks. Wild cards: Cardinals and Eagles

AFC: Patriots, Steelers, Titans, Chiefs. Wild cards: Raiders and Bengals

TJ Daugherty

NFC: Giants, Packers, Falcons, Seahawks. Wild cards: Cowboys and Panthers

AFC: Patriots, Steelers, Texans, Chiefs. Wild cards: Raiders and Bengals

Sam Johnson

NFC: Giants, Packers, Falcons, Seahawks. Wild cards: Bucs and Cardinals

AFC: Patriots, Steelers, Titans, Raiders. Wild cards: Bengals and Chiefs (-125)

Lance Barton

NFC: Giants, Seahawks, Packers, Falcons. Wild cards: Cardinals and Bucs

AFC: Patriots, Raiders, Steelers, Titans. Wild cards: Ravens (+140) and Chargers (+195)

Super Bowl Picks

Cody Jinnette: Raiders over Vikings

Chance Cassidy: Patriots over Packers

Cole Frederick: Seahawks over Patriots

Brock Little: Packers over Patriots

TJ Daugherty: Patriots over Packers

Sam Johnson: Patriots over Packers

Lance Barton: Seahawks over Patriots

NFL Week 1 Power Rankings

  1. New England Patriots
  2. Seattle Seahawks
  3. Green Bay Packers
  4. Pittsburgh Steelers
  5. Oakland Raiders
  6. Atlanta Falcons
  7. Dallas Cowboys
  8. New York Giants
  9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  10. Tennessee Titans
  11. Arizona Cardinals
  12. Carolina Panthers
  13. Kansas City Chiefs
  14. Houston Texans
  15. Cincinnati Bengals
  16. Minnesota Vikings
  17. Denver Broncos
  18. Philadelphia Eagles
  19. Los Angeles Chargers
  20. Baltimore Ravens
  21. Miami Dolphins
  22. Detroit Lions
  23. Washington Redskins
  24. New Orleans Saints
  25. Indianapolis Colts
  26. Los Angeles Rams
  27. Buffalo Bills
  28. Jacksonville Jaguars
  29. San Francisco 49ers
  30. Chicago Bears
  31. Cleveland Browns
  32. New York Jets