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#59: Can the Falcons upset the Saints in WK 16? W/Hal Bent – NFL and Patriots writer for Scout media

December 22, 2017

Merry Christmas everybody! Well, they’re only two more weeks left to go in the 2017 NFL season, and the playoff picture is quickly coming together. Despite the lack of appeal regarding the matchups this weekend, a LOT of playoff seeds could be locked up after Monday. And to break it down for us, we once again would like to welcome back our good friend Hal Bent, NFL and Patriots writer for,, and Scout media, to the program.

Hal’s Twitter handle: @halbent01

Other Twitter handles: @MusketFire, @Cover32_NE

  1. What were your big takeaways from Week 15??
  2. Who do you think will be the Wild Card seeds in the AFC? In the NFC?
  3. Falcons/Saints

-What do the Falcons need to do the most in order to pull off the upset? Do you trust them to finish strong?

-What matchup will determine the outcome of this game the most?

-Who wins and why?

  1. Rams/Titans

-Even though there is a lot at steak (playoff-wise) in this game for both teams, is this matchup somewhat of a mismatch?

-What do the Titans need the most in order to pull out a CRUCIAL victory?

-Who wins and why?

  1. Seahawks/Cowboys

-Which will factor more in the outcome of this game: Ezekiel Elliott’s return or Tyron Smith’s likely absence?

-What do both teams have to do defensively in order to come out on top?

-Who wins and why?

  1. Rapid Fire Picks for the rest of Week 16

-Colts/Ravens, Vikings/Packers, Browns/Bears, Lions/Bengals, Broncos/Redskins, Dolphins/Chiefs, Bills/Patriots, Chargers/Jets, Jaguars/49ers, Giants/Cardinals, Steelers/Texans, Raiders/Eagles  

That’s all for today here on Sports Krunch with DKrom. Be sure to check out the episode archive as well as an up-to-date blog of mine at!! And if you enjoy these podcast episodes please consider leaving us an iTunes review and donating to our Patreon at so we can improve our iTunes ranking and afford to produce even more shows with awesome guests. 

For Hal Bent, our producer Chris Brodhead, I’m David Kromelow saying so long, Merry Christmas, and of course, stay awesome!!!


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