College Football Playoff: Games, Bracket, Schedule & Seeds

The College Football Playoff teams are expected to be LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma. We will update this page with the official bracket and matchups as soon as they are released. The Peach Bowl and Fiesta Bowl are this year’s semifinal matchups. Both games take place on Saturday, December 28th.

Joe Burrow thrived in LSU’s revamped offense as the Tigers went perfect in the SEC. LSU notched wins over Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Auburn, Texas and Texas A&M. Burrow is the favorite to win the Heisman but the Tigers have a bigger trophy on their minds. Heading into the playoff announcement, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron noted the team was not concerned about their ranking.

“I think we’re a darn good football team,” Orgeron told ESPN. “We don’t know. I’ve told the team it doesn’t matter. It don’t matter where they rank us, where they tell us to go. We’ve got to win the next game. That’s all that matters.”

The College Football Playoff Features 3 Undefeated Teams

This is a particularly strong playoff field with three of the four teams going undefeated heading into the semifinal matchups. Clemson, Ohio State and LSU are all perfect heading into the postseason. Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney discussed how the three teams compared after the Tigers won the ACC Championship.

“It’s hard to be undefeated in any league,” Swinney said, per 247 Sports. “Ohio State and LSU, I mean, unbelievable, unbelievable years because it is so hard. I have such a great appreciation for that accomplishment. LSU has been an unbelievable team. I would imagine they’d be one. I think they won pretty big, didn’t they? I didn’t see the end of it, but they were winning pretty big. What was the Ohio State score? Was it close? So pretty close game.

Here’s a look at our projected College Football Playoff bracket, seeds and teams. We will be updating this page once the official announcement for the playoff matchups is made.

College Football Playoff Bracket PredictionSEMIFINAL

FINAL

SEMIFINAL
No. 3 Clemson

No. 1 LSU
Fiesta

New Orleans

Peach
No. 2 Ohio St.

No. 4 Oklahoma
College Football Playoff: Bowl Projections for New Year’s SixDATE
BOWL GAME
December 28
Peach: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 4 Oklahoma
December 28
Fiesta: No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Clemson
December 28
Cotton: Penn St. vs. Memphis
January 1
Rose: Oregon vs. Wisconsin
January 1
Sugar: Baylor vs. Georgia
January 1
Orange: Virginia vs. Florida

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2 Teams Favored to Sign Patriots’ Tom Brady in 2020: Report

Tom Brady may be facing his last days as a member of the New England Patriots.

As crazy as it may sound and as impossible as it may be to imagine, the 20-year veteran is in the last year of his deal with the Patriots and will be a free agent in 2020.

That means that if the 42-year-old quarterback wants to continue playing in the NFL next season, there’s a good chance he’s likely going to have to look for another destination — which means he’s going to have to sign with another team for the first time in his illustrious career.

So who are the favorites to land Brady if that becomes the case?

There are two teams that are considered likely landing spots for Brady if he does leave New England. While we know that the Los Angeles Chargers have been floated around as a name due to Philip Rivers likely playing his last days as a member of the Chargers, there’s another surprising team out West that’s being named as a possibility — none other than John Elway’s Denver Broncos.

Why Brady Playing for the Broncos Makes Sense

According to Peter King during an interview with Boston sports radio station WEEI, the Broncos are in win-now mode and need a quarterback to complete the puzzle — Brady would obviously be that guy.

Via WoodyPaige.com:

“It’s apparent that they [Denver Broncos] semi-soured on Joe Flacco and he didn’t play very well when he was healthy for Denver. John Elway needs to win right now and so I wouldn’t be surprised if that happened.” King goes onto say that the two most likely homes for Brady if he were to leave would be the Chargers and Broncos.

“Denver would provide him with Mike Munchak who is one of the best offensive line coaches in recent history,” says King. “I would feel comfortable knowing that Munchak would figure it out in a way that would at least get him through a season healthy.”

The Broncos are currently 4-8 entering Week 14 and on the verge of their fourth consecutive non-playoff season since winning the Super Bowl. Since Peyton Manning retired, the Broncos have gone through a litany of different starting quarterbacks, including the likes of Trevor Siemian, Case Keenum and more recently, Joe Flacco.

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EX-Knick Weighs-in on New York Knicks Canning David Fizdale

During his pre-game interview, former New York Knicks guard and current Dallas Mavericks‘ head coach Rick Carlisle was asked by Fanatics View’s Taylor Jones. How important the Knicks game in New York in terms of bringing the team together after the loss.

“It was pretty clear that we needed to sure-up things in some areas, and the players are ultimately the ones that do the work on the floor. So, our improvement in defense is a credit to them ultimately, but that was a long time ago, said Carlisle.”

Carlisle would continue by saying, “I’m happy for Fizdale to be out of that terrible mess that he had nothing to do with.”

This past week the New York Knicks opted to fire David Fizdale after posting a record of 4-18. The Knicks would also let their top assistant Keith Smart and appointed Mike Miller as their interim head coach.

Knicks Scott Perry and Steve Mills Press Conference

Last month, after a blow out loss (108-87) to the Cleveland Cavaliers on their home floor. Knicks team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry shocked members of the New York media, as they walked in for an impromptu news conference to address the teams 2-8 start.

“We just felt like given that this is our 10th game, we felt that we had an obligation to come and speak to you guys,” Mills said. “Obviously, Scott and I are not happy with where we are right now. We think the team is not performing to the level that we anticipated, or we expected to perform at, and that’s something that we think we collectively have to do a better job of delivering the product on the floor that we said we would do at the start of this season.

“We still believe in our coaching staff. We believe in the plan Scott and I put together and the players that we assembled. But we also have to acknowledge that we haven’t played at the level we expected to play at.”

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