• FootballPros.com 2015 Upset Special:Conference Championships Edition


    Welcome to the season's final FP Upset Special. Please take a moment to congratulate Amy on her outright win as she posted what I believe may be a record 11 - and possibly 12 - wins this season. The photosharing site I use is down for maintenance at the moment, but I have the standings grid updated and will post it when I can.

    We have three players competing for second place (iwatt, Afrocomb, xmenehune). Pick well, gentlemen. Roll it.

    Rules:
    • One pick per week
    • Your chosen team must be at least a (+2) underdog (Only games listed in this column are eligible)
    • Your chosen team must win the game outright (no 'pushes' or 'covers')
    • Season winner is the one with the most upsets correctly chosen between Week #1 through the Conference Championship Games (20 weeks all together)
    • There will be a points system to determine a winner in the event of a tie
    • Points will be accumulated by adding the game spreads for your correct picks (if you take Carolina (+4.5) and Carolina wins, you will be awarded a win and 4.5 points). Be careful making picks based on the number of points possible. Points only count if you are tied for the total wins lead when the whole contest is finished.
    • The No Upsets Option: Predict correctly that 'No Upsets' will occur in any given week and you will be awarded one win and a point total equal to the sum of all the spreads in that week's Upset Special. If you wish to exercise the 'No Upsets' Option, that prediction is due by 5 minutes prior to kickoff of the first game of the week in question. This includes Thursday Night Football or Saturday games. The 'No Upsets' option is confined to the Upset Possibilities listed in this article.
    • The All Upsets Option: Predict correctly that 'All Upsets' will occur in any given playoff week and you will be awarded one win and a point total equal to the sum of all the spreads in that week's Upset Special. If you wish to exercise the 'All Upsets' Option, that prediction is due by 5 minutes prior to kickoff of the first game of the week in question. The 'All Upsets' option is confined to the Upset Possibilities listed in this article.
    • Picks are due no later than 5 minutes before the scheduled start of the broadcast time for your game. The FootballPros.com time stamp on your post is gospel.
    • Spread lines, once posted, will remain static throughout the week. This isn't The Sports Book at Caesar's Palace, after all.

    Odds by OddsShark.
    All times Eastern.
    Underdogs in bold.

    2016 AFC & NFC Conference Championship Upset Special Possibilities

    Sunday, January 24, 2016 3:05 PM
    • Patriots @ Broncos (+2.5)

    Sunday, January 24, 2016 6:40 PM
    • Cardinals (+3.5) @ Panthers

    Biggie's 2016 Conference Championships Upset Special:I am picking a Super Bowl XXXVIII rematch everywhere else. I may as well stay consistent. Thanks for playing this year, everybody. Gimme No Upsets (+6).

    Comments 12 Comments
    1. Brian Williams's Avatar
      No upsets
    1. Amy's Avatar
      I'm also going no upsets.
    1. Rich Gapinski's Avatar
      No Upsets
    1. hobbes27's Avatar
      No upsets.
    1. Afrocomb's Avatar
      Cardinals

      (BTW should it be the Broncos in Bold?)
    1. Rich Gapinski's Avatar
      Quote Originally Posted by Afrocomb View Post
      Cardinals

      (BTW should it be the Broncos in Bold?)
      Thanks. Fixed.
    1. Matt Kocsan's Avatar
      Cardinals here.
    1. ScottDCP's Avatar
      Cards
    1. iwatt's Avatar
      No upsets
    1. jhinkamp's Avatar
      no upsets
    1. Raven's Avatar
      No upsets
    1. xmenehune's Avatar
      All Hail AMY!

      well done...

      guess I'll take Manning & Co...

      DEN