Before the 2013 football season began, Seahawks fan Tim Connors boldly got a tattoo proclaiming Seattle as the Super Bowl champs. As fate would have it, the Seahawks lived up to his ink’s aspirational message by demolishing the Broncos in the title game. This year, we’ve once again consulting Starr Cards’ resident tattoo oracle to pick NFL divisional winners based upon fan ink, starting with the AFC East.
AFC EAST BEASTS
The New England Patriots have finished atop the AFC East thirteen of the past fourteen years — the only interruption in their supremacy coming from the Miami Dolphins in 2008. Can the Jets or Bills break through in the top-heavy division? Only the oracle knows…
— Cory J Anderson (@CoryAnderson88) July 16, 2015
— Stuart Thompson (@stuartgthompson) October 3, 2014
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
— ismailkidd (@ismailkidd) September 10, 2015
NEW YORK JETS
— CLOCKERS TATTOO 💉💉 (@ClockersTattoo) July 28, 2017
TATTOO ORACLE SAYS…
After careful consideration of the tattoos, the oracle picked the Patriots to win the AFC East. Her selection, she swears, was in no way based on the Pats 6-2 start to the 2017 season, but a fan’s audacious commitment of skin to Bill Belichick’s hooded likeness.