It predicts also the Packers will beat the New York Giants in the divisional round, and get revenge on last season's loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship. Green Bay, Athlon predicted, will meet the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, which is in Minneapolis this year.
To get to Super Bowl LI, Athlon predicted the Patriots would win the AFC East. The Steelers will win the AFC North, the Titans will take the AFC East, and the Radiers will come out on top in the AFC West, the magazine also predicted.
In the NFC, Athlon predicted the following winners: Dallas Cowboys (NFC East), Falcons (NFC South) and Seattle Seahawks (NFC West).