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Staff picks for this weekend's NFL conference finals

Staff picks for this weekend's NFL conference finals

Baltimore Sun writers and editors predict the outcomes of the NFL conference championships on Sunday, when the New England Patriots will host the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC and the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Vikings in the NFC:

Jen Badie

Last week: 2-2

Overall: 171-93

Patriots 27, Jaguars 23

Even if Tom Brady isn’t 100 percent and is facing a team that finished No. 2 in total defense, it’s a little hard to pick against him and Bill Belichick. They haven’t lost a home playoff game in six years (that was to the Ravens, of course) and are 18-3 overall in the...

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