Playboy’s 2012 Superbowl Prediction

Updated: September 20, 2012

Contributor Rick Gosselin Makes Surprise Pick to Win it All

Playboy’s annual NFL Preview appears in the magazine’s October issue (on newsstands and Friday, September 21), and predicts that Matt Schaub and the Houston Texans will triumph over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers to be crowned the champions of Super Bowl XLVII.

In addition to his Super Bowl prediction, Playboy Contributor and Dallas Morning News NFL Columnist Rick Gosselin breaks down his picks for each league’s divisional winners, and forecasts the NFL’s MVP and dark horse picks.

Following are Playboy’s 2012 NFL Preview Picks:

  • AFC East Champion: New England Patriots
  • AFC North Champion: Pittsburgh Steelers
  • AFC South Champion: Houston Texans
  • AFC West Champion: San Diego Chargers
  • AFC Champion: Houston Texans
  • NFC East Champion: Philadelphia Eagles
  • NFC North Champion: Green Bay Packers
  • NFC South Champion: New Orleans Saints
  • NFC West Champion: San Francisco 49ers
  • NFC Champion: Green Bay Packers