Predictions for AFC/NFC title games

The teams headed to the Super Bowl will be decided today, and look for complete coverage in Monday's Daily News.

Here is how members of the Daily News staff see the AFC and NFC title games.

AFC: Jets at Indianapolis, 3 p.m., CBS.

Colts are a 7 1/2 point favorte.

Les Bowen: Colts, 23-14

Ed Barkowitz: Colts, 24-10

Bill Conlin: Jets, 27-14

Paul Domowitch: Colts, 20-10

Marcus Hayes: Colts, 20-7

Mike Kern: Colts, 24-20

Vegas Vic: Colts, 24-19

NFC: Minnesota at New Olreans, 6:40, Fox

Saints are a 3 1/2 point favorite

Les Bowen: Saints, 30-24

Ed Barkowitz: Vikings: 38-37

Bill Conlin: Saints, 31-24

Paul Domowitch: Saints, 34-31

Marcus Hayes: Saints, 45-38

Mike Kern: Vikings, 31-27

Vegas Vic: Saints, 33-24


We told you in Friday's Daily News about many of the players from the Philadelphia area whose teams are still playing today. There also are seven former Eagles, including two who played their high school ball in Philly.


Lito Sheppard, cornerback

Donald Strickland, cornerback


Hank Baskett, wide receiver, special teamer

Raheem Brock, defensive lineman (from Dobbins Tech, Temple)


Kyle Eckel, fullback (Episcopal Academy)

Mark Simoneau, linebacker; on injured reserve


Greg Lewis, wide receiver

Artis Hicks, offensive lineman

Both NFC head coaches- Minnesota's Brad Childress and New Orleans' Sean Payton -- are former Eagles assistant coaches.