Ever since I founded MFST in July of 2014, every NFL preseason I have unveiled my list of 50 things…For those that are not familiar with it, I make fifty outrageous and bold predictions that I believe will happen in the upcoming season. Some of them may make you think I’m an idiot, others may make you think I have ESP—whichever, I hope you enjoy the list and read this with an open mind before completely bashing the prediction. Below are my previous 50 Things articles as well as how many outrageous predictions did in fact, come to fruition…

2014- 26/50 correct

2015- 17/50 correct

2016- 23/50 correct


1. The Patriots will not repeat as Super Bowl champs

2. Tom Brady plays in more than 13 games

3. The Buffalo Bills playoff drought continues

4. Tyrod Taylor is benched as starting QB by Week 7

5. The number of Bills QB’s to throw a TD pass will be more than the Jets total victories

6. Matt Moore plays in more games than Jay Cutler

7. Andy Dalton has the best statistical season of his career

8. But the Bengals miss the playoffs

9. The Ravens win the AFC North

10. The Steelers garner a wild card berth

11. The Titans win the AFC South

12. The Colts finish dead last in the division and have a Top 5 pickNFL

13. Paxton Lynch starts more games than Trevor Siemian

14. Derek Carr plays in less than 10 games

15. Khalil Mack records 25 sacks

16. Marshawn Lynch has less than 500 yards rushing

17. The LA Chargers win nine games

18. Tyreek Hill bombs as the Chiefs No.1 WR, catching under 60 passes

19. The Chiefs miss the playoffs

20. The Cowboys and Giants compete for the NFC East title

21. Both teams make the playoffs

22. Dak Prescott throws 10+ INT’s

23. Carson Wentz improves from last season, just not in the win column

24. Kirk Cousins fails to throw for over 4,000 yards

25. Ezekiel Elliott plays in all 16 games

26. Jordan Howard rushes for over 1,600 yards

27. Mike Glennon starts more games than Mitchell Trubisky

28. Matthew Stafford will throw for more than 5,000 yards

29. Aaron Rodgers fails to throw for more than 30 TD’sFantasy Football Rankings

30. Dalvin Cook records more touches, yards and TD’s than Latavius Murray

31. The Tampa Bay Bucs win the NFC South

32. Jameis Winston wins his first MVP award

33. Mike Evans leads the NFL is receiving yards 

34. Cameron Brate has a better season than OJ Howard

35. Cam Newton has a better 2017 season leading the Panthers to a 9-7 record

36. Christian McCaffrey misses 10 games due to injury

37. Michael Thomas will lead the NFL in receiving touchdowns

38. Drew Brees continues to dominate, passing for another 5,000 yard seasonNFL

39. Alvin Kamara will have a better statistical season than Adrian Peterson

40. Peterson will accrue less than 500 total yards and less than 5 TD’s

41. The Niners are a bad football team

42. Jared Goff is a bad quarterback

43. Todd Gurley rebounds and has over 1,200 yards rushing

44. Russell Wilson passes for under 3,500 yards and under 300 yards rushing

45. Seattle misses the playoffs

46. David Johnson amasses over 2,000 scrimmage yards again

47. The Cards win the NFC West

48. Tampa Bay and Tennessee advance to their respective Conference Championship games, but lose

49. The Super Bowl matchup will be Patriots vs Cowboys 

50. The Cowboys win the Super Bowl on the back of their young, fast defense

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Dan Schalk is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief for MFST and can be heard weekly on the 'My Fantasy Podcast'. He is likely watching Seinfeld right now, not that there's anything wrong with that.
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