Now, it’s time to see who was the closest.
NFC championship game: San Francisco 49er’s vs. Atlanta Falcons
Most of the five polled coaches predicted a 49er victory, so this competition comes down to who guessed the closest to the final score – 28-24.
George Goodwin, of Milton, predicted the Niner’s final tally of 28, but he predicted the Falcons would be farther off at 10.
Jeremy Winn, of Lewisburg also predicted a 28-point feat for San Francisco, and he had Atlanta at 17 – one touchdown away from their final tally.
Winn wins this round.
AFC championship game: New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens
In this round, only two coaches predicted Baltimore as the victor – Winn and Jim Keiser, of Danville.
So who was closer to the final score? It’s tough to say.
Keiser predicted a 24-21 game, and Winn predicted a 38-35 game – the actual final score was 28-13.
So it’s a tough call, though I have to hand it to Keiser, who guessed on the side of a lower-scoring game.
But the overall winner of this “guess the winner challenge” is Jeremy Winn, who picked both winners, and was extremely close on the AFC game.
Congrats, Coach Winn!