The 2011 NFL season kicks off Thursday night in Green Bay as the defending champion Packers host the high-powered New Orleans Saints in what some believe could be a preview of the NFC Championship Game.

As is tradition here at the National Football Post (and just about every place else on the internet) the end of the preseason wouldn’t be complete without a variety of picks and predictions from our crew of experts.

So drink it in and be sure to let us know where you think we missed.

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