The 2012 NFL season has finally arrived. Some of what we know now will hold true throughout the duration of the year while other prognostications will crumple like a beer can under the foot of a 300-pound fan at a tailgate.

Everybody feels good about their selections before the season starts. But who will be left standing come February? Today, five NFP writers weigh-in with their predictions for the 2012 season. Feel free to share your own opinions in the comments section below.

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