Matty Football Challenge: Week 2 Playoffs

Matty Football is back with his playoff picks for Week 2.

About Matthew Proctor

As a fan of American Football and gambling this is a wonderful time of year. Working for a large European betting firm for years covering NFL and College football I was lucky enough to go head to head with some of the planets best football gamblers. Each week I’ll do my best to tip you a winner but more importantly give you vital information for each game before putting down a wager.
Good Luck and Good Punting!!

Week 16 – Indianapolis @ Dallas: December dreaming for Romo

James Caughlin says there’s something wrong in Dallas: no late season collapse by Tony Romo and no talk of sacking head coach Jason Garrett. Craziest of all, the Cowboys are headed to the playoffs.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 13: Washington @ Indianapolis: A tale of two quarterbacks

James Caughlin can’t help but think about Draft Day 2012, when Indianapolis selected Andrew Luck #1 and Washington went #2 and picked Robert Griffin III. Since then, the careers of these top two QB’s have gone in different directions.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 11 – New England @ Indianapolis: Rush hour

Is the Patriots rivalry with the Colts still as fierce with Andrew Luck as it was with Peyton Manning? New England fan Sam Wilkinson ponders the situation after another Pats victory.

About

Sam Wilkinson lives in Melbourne, Australia. His appreciation for the New England Patriots sees him awake at some ridiculous hours just to catch their game. Like all Pats fans, he refuses to admit that one day Tom Brady will get old and have to retire.

Week 9 – Indianapolis @ NY Giants: Monday misery in MetLife

It’s been a rough season for New York Giants’ fans and as Cody Royle writes, it’s only going to get worse, with key injuries ahead of a brutal stretch of games.

About Cody Royle

A Melbourne-native, Cody packed up and moved to Toronto, Canada in 2009 largely to be closer to the NFL and his beloved New York Giants. He now coaches the Canadian Aussie Rules team and can be found tweeting @codyroyle.

Week 7 – Cincinnati @ Indianapolis: Bengals drop a great, big donut in Indy

Declan Boffa checked in on the Cincinnati Bengals, who a week after putting up 37 in a tie with Carolina, were stymied and shut out 27-0 by Indianapolis.

Week 6 – Indianapolis @ Houston: JJ, TY and a bunch of numbers

Ed Wyatt runs through some of the important numbers and marvels at JJ (Watt) and TY (Hilton) who both put on remarkable displays in the Colts’ 33-28 victory over the Texans.

About Ed Wyatt

Ed Wyatt grew up in Halfway, Maryland, following the Baltimore Colts like his football coach father. When he lost his Bert Jones #7 jersey at the Lincolnshire Elementary School playground, he should have taken it as an omen, since the Colts left Baltimore for Indianapolis. Ed has managed to avoid full time work by talking on the radio, smiling on the television and tapping on the keyboard of his computer. He won a number of local Emmy awards with the Seattle-based comedy show Almost Live! and hosted the Super Bowl live on Australian television for nine years. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

Week 4 – Tennessee @ Indianapolis: Record setting but far from Lucky

Ed Wyatt is amazed but not surprised at the red-hot start of Colts’ quarterback Andrew Luck, the best young signal caller in the NFL.

About Ed Wyatt

Ed Wyatt grew up in Halfway, Maryland, following the Baltimore Colts like his football coach father. When he lost his Bert Jones #7 jersey at the Lincolnshire Elementary School playground, he should have taken it as an omen, since the Colts left Baltimore for Indianapolis. Ed has managed to avoid full time work by talking on the radio, smiling on the television and tapping on the keyboard of his computer. He won a number of local Emmy awards with the Seattle-based comedy show Almost Live! and hosted the Super Bowl live on Australian television for nine years. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

Week 3 – Indianapolis @ Jacksonville: Party on the patio

Sir Damon imagines grabbing some fruity drinks, jumping in one of EverBank Field’s new swimming pools and watching the Jaguars get flogged by the Colts.

About Sir Damon

Sir Damon (may or may not be his real name) grew up in Los Angeles but has spent most of his life riding the Hammersmith & City line from Wood Lane to Baker Street. He was a fan of the old Scottish Claymores of NFL Europe and while highly skeptical that the Jacksonville Jaguars will become “London’s team,” he’s willing to give it a shot.

Week 2 – Philadelphia @ Indianapolis: Eagles win no walk in the Parkey

For the second consecutive week, Scott Langford sees his Philadelphia Eagles make a second half comeback, this time against a good Indianapolis team.

About Scott Langford

Australia’s Most Famous SUNY Cortland/Syracuse Alum

Melbourne boy who belongs back in New York.

Eagles fan who for some reason once wore a Giants Super Bowl ring.

Current US collegiate athletic recruiter and advisor.

Week 1 – Indianapolis @ Denver: Horse Latitudes

Last February, Ed Wyatt’s Broncos lost to Seattle, a team loved by his friends and family. This week, the Broncos kicked off the new season against the franchise Ed supported as a boy.

About Ed Wyatt

Ed Wyatt grew up in Halfway, Maryland, following the Baltimore Colts like his football coach father. When he lost his Bert Jones #7 jersey at the Lincolnshire Elementary School playground, he should have taken it as an omen, since the Colts left Baltimore for Indianapolis. Ed has managed to avoid full time work by talking on the radio, smiling on the television and tapping on the keyboard of his computer. He won a number of local Emmy awards with the Seattle-based comedy show Almost Live! and hosted the Super Bowl live on Australian television for nine years. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

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