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The Buffalo News’ 2014 NFL Preview will be published in Sunday’s editions. It will include an in-depth cover story on EJ Manuel, a breakdown of the Bills, team-by-team previews, Jerry Sullivan’s column, predictions and much more.

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Here are Mark Gaughan’s predictions for the 2014 NFL season:

AFC East: New England

AFC North: Pittsburgh

AFC South: Indianapolis

AFC West: Denver

AFC wild cards: Baltimore, Cincinnati

NFC East: Washington

NFC North: Detroit

NFC South: New Orleans

NFC West: Seattle

NFC wild cards: San Francisco, Philadelphia

AFC champion: New England

NFC champion: New Orleans

Super Bowl champion: New Orleans

Bills 2014 record: 8-8

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Here’s how Gaughan did last year:

Category (2013 winner): Gaughan’s prediction

AFC East (New England): New England

AFC North (Cincinnati): Cincinnati

AFC South (Indianapolis): Houston

AFC West (Denver): Denver

AFC wild cards (Kansas City, San Diego): Kansas City, Baltimore

NFC East (Philadephia): Washington

NFC North (Green Bay): Chicago

NFC South (Carolina): Atlanta

NFC West (Seattle): San Francisco

NFC wild cards (San Francisco, New Orleans): Seattle, Tampa Bay

AFC champion (Denver): Denver

NFC champion (Seattle): San Francisco

Super Bowl (Seattle): San Francisco

Bills 2013 record (6-10): 6-10

More News predictions:

Jay Skurski

Tim Graham

Jerry Sullivan