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So here we are. DLE News wanted the best minds to make some predictions on the new season. They couldn't make it, so we ended up getting the job. I, Robbert Graaf, and Mickey Crabtree will talk you through all the divisions, and predict who will win the division, and also give a guess on the wildcards.
We start out with KFC, more precisely:
KFC North: Emsk Red Cardinals, Flashfurt Universe, Hargendorf Unicorns, Marienburg Foxes.
Lets start from the bottom. Unicorns are tanking like there is no tomorrow, so they will probably have a rough season. They will end 4th. Cards have a not too strong roster, so we put them 3rd. Universe promised us all fireworks and a big bang this draft, they didn't quite deliver, so maybe a medium season, while Badpublicity continues to make the team his own. This means Foxes will run away with this division, as they have a good roster and a coach who knows how to use it.
So we end up with:
2. Universe (wildcard)
Next up is:
KFC East: Averheim River Bandits, Nuln Gunners, Talabheim Sluggers, Templehof Thunder.
Sluggers got a very talented team. But we don't see them overthrow Gunner as division top dog this season. Gunners also got a solid team, and a decent coach. Gunners still got both AG5 catchers. Bandits are loading up with 7 picks, but had to cut one player. Thunder had their push season, and will be 4th this season. Thunder has not lost much power, but the others got better, and they will feel it this season. This division is very close, and the end picture could be completely loopsided from what we present here. So this is where we land.
3rd dvision to go through the grinder is:
KFC South: Remas Eagles, Rotenbach Razorbacks, San Luis 49ers, Wolfsbach Scimitars. The best roster sits with 49ers, they will win this very close division. 2nd place is really a coin toss. Eagles got revamped with the arrival of Arcayn. The easier strength of schedule games favor the Eagles, but we still went with always competing Razorbacks for 2nd spot. Scimitars must see the sour end of this division as the 3 other teams are better, even with Scimitars potion used on Jason Taylor to bring him up to full speed.
2. Razorbacks (Wildcard)
The last KFC division is:
KFC West: Altdorf Thunderbolts, Broekwater Patriots, Great Oghma Griffins, Middenheim Classics. Surprisingly Patriots will win the division. 2 times Superbowl Champions will continue to dominate their division. Classics made a reasonable offseason, and are ahead of the pack, they will be 2nd place. Bolts added yet another star, so they could surprise and take 2nd place, but we chose to hold on to Classics. Griffins got a new coach and drafted a gazillion of new players, but they need to develop chemistry before we can see what they are made of.
Next up is SHC!