Experts at Sports Illustrated unanimously predicted the Patriots, Colts, Broncos and Eagles to win their respective divisions in 2014. Three of the six experts picked the Patriots or Packers to appear in the Super Bowl. The most-popular pick to win the Super Bowl was the Packers.
Sports Illustrated experts correctly predicted three of the four division winners in 2014. The Eagles were the only team not to win their division as predicted by the experts, finishing in second place behind the Dallas Cowboys. Two of the six experts correctly predicted the 2014 Super Bowl matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Emily Kaplan was the only expert to predict the final outcome by choosing the Patriots to defeat the Seahawks.