We’re seven months away from Super Bowl 53, but that isn’t stopping Tony Romo from predicting who he thinks will compete for the Lombardi Trophy.
From the NFC, it’s the Green Bay Packers. They have Aaron Rodgers and until they don’t they’re a contender.
From the AFC, its... the Jacksonville Jaguars?
That’s what Romo said on Wednesday when asked by NFL Network’s Lindsay Rhodes.
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“If I had to pick right now? It’s pretty early,” Romo said. “Thing about the NFL is things change pretty fast. Injuries happen, a lot of stuff happens, but, um... if I was picking right now, I’d probably go with Green Bay versus Jacksonville. That would be a tentative, rough guess here in the summer months.”
The Jaguars certainly boast a roster that could get to the Super Bowl. They almost did it last year and they’ve fixed many of the problems that held them back from putting the New England Patriots away in the AFC Championship — a stud rookie at defensive end to spell Calais Campbell, the best left guard in free agency to help keep the run game going, and more.
What do you think? Are the Jaguars the favorite from the AFC to go to the Super Bowl? If not, what’s holding them back?