Fact or Fiction: Week 16

Everyone has opinions about what will happen during the NFL season. And the predictions will either prove to be true or false.

So we've made four bold statements and asked our ESPN experts -- former NFL players Merril Hoge and Mark Schlereth-- whether or not they believe the statements will eventually become fact or fiction.

On which side of the fence do they sit? Click on the links below for their answers.

The Eagles will still represent the NFC in the Super Bowl
The Patriots won't make the AFC Championship Game
Julius Peppers should win Def. Player of the Year

There will be at least one new coach in the NFC West next year